The filing deadline for tax year 2017 individual 1040 tax returns is Tuesday, April 17th due to the Federal Emancipation Day Holiday for federal workers in Washington DC falling on Monday April 16th, 2018.
Federal tax returns filed by midnight Tuesday, April 17, 2018 will be considered timely filed by the IRS. TaxAct® will process electronically filed returns through midnight on April 17th.
To verify that your electronic return file was received, please check your e-file status. Be sure to allow ample time for your return to be processed before checking your status.