TAX TOOLS & FINANCIAL CALCULATORS
All tools provided by CalcXML and the IRS
Check the status of your refund. Find the proper forms for your tax preparation.
Choose your State to check on your Refund
Choose your State to find a Form or Publication
Important Tax Dates for 2022
IRS official tax dates you need to stay on top of your taxes.
2022 E-filing Dates
- TBD – IRS begins accepting and processing e-filed returns and extensions
- April 18 – Tax Day – Last day to e-file returns and extensions
- October 15 – Last day to e-file returns with a 6-month extension
2022 Estimated Tax Payment Dates
- January 18 – Make last 2021 estimated tax payment
- April 18 – First 2022 estimated tax payment due
- June 15 – Second 2022 estimated tax payment due
- September 15 – Third 2022 estimated tax payment due
Tax Document Dates
- January 31, 2022 – Deadline for employers to file Form W-2s with the IRS, unless filed electronically (e-file deadline March 31)
- January 31, 2022 – Deadline for reporting payments to contract workers on Form 1099-MISC
State Refund Delivery Timetables
|Alabama||Refunds are processed starting March 1 every year.|
|Alaska||No state income tax.|
|Arizona||Begins processing e-filed tax returns in mid-February.|
|Arkansas||Anti-theft measures may result in tax refunds not being issued as quickly as in past years.|
|California||E-Filed returns will take up to 3 weeks. Some tax returns need extra review for accuracy, so extra processing time may be necessary.|
|Colorado||Fraud detection and verification could delay individual income tax refunds up to 60 days beyond the time frames of prior years.|
|Connecticut||No specific timeline provided for delivery of tax refunds.|
|Delaware||Expect 4–6 weeks from filing for your refund to be delivered.|
|Florida||No state income tax.|
|Georgia||Most error-free e-Filed returns are processed within 5 business days of receiving the return. Most refunds are issued within 21 days from the filed date.|
|Hawaii||It will likely take 9–10 weeks after you e-file your tax return.|
|Idaho||e-Filers can expect refunds about 7 to 8 weeks after receiving an acknowledgment that the state has the return.|
|Illinois||No specific timeline provided for delivery of tax refunds.|
|Indiana||Allow 2–3 weeks of processing time for your tax refund.|
|Iowa||The anticipated time frame for refund processing is 30–45 days.|
|Kansas||No specific timeline provided for delivery of tax refunds.|
|Kentucky||Allow 2–3 weeks of processing time for a directly deposited tax refund. Processing of all refunds may be delayed.|
|Louisiana||The expected refund processing time for returns filed electronically is up to 45 days.|
|Maine||No specific timeline provided for delivery of tax refunds.|
|Maryland||No specific timeline provided for delivery of tax refunds.|
|Massachusetts||E-filed returns take up to 6 weeks to process.|
|Michigan||No specific timeline provided for delivery of tax refunds.|
|Minnesota||Every return received is different, so processing time will vary.|
|Mississippi||E-filers should allow 10 business days before calling about a refund. Returns filed early are usually processed more quickly than ones filed closer to the due date.|
|Missouri||No specific timeline provided for delivery of tax refunds.|
|Montana||May take up to 90 days to issue your refund.|
|Nebraska||Please allow a minimum of 30 days to receive your refund if you e-file an error-free return.|
|Nevada||No state income tax.|
|New Jersey||Use the Online Refund Status Service if you e-filed your return at least four weeks ago.|
|New Mexico||E-filed returns claiming a refund are generally processed within 6 to 8 weeks.|
|New York||No specific timeline provided for delivery of tax refunds.|
|North Carolina||Some refunds may take longer than normal, which is 6 weeks for electronically filed returns.|
|North Dakota||Refunds may take longer than in the past. No specific timeline provided for delivery of tax refunds.|
|Ohio||No specific timeline provided for delivery of tax refunds.|
|Oklahoma||If your return was filed electronically, please allow 6 weeks to receive your refund.|
|Oregon||Four weeks after the return is filed, the Oregon automated telephone answering system can provide information about the current year income tax refund.|
|Pennsylvania||No specific timeline provided for delivery of tax refunds.|
|Rhode Island||No specific timeline provided for delivery of tax refunds.|
|South Carolina||Most refunds are issued 6-8 weeks after you file your return.|
|South Dakota||No state income tax.|
|Texas||No state income tax.|
|Utah||Wait 30 days if filed electronically.|
|Vermont||E-Filed returns have an expected timeframe of 6–8 weeks.|
|Virginia||E-Filed returns should get refunds in up to 4 weeks.|
|Washington||No state income tax.|
|West Virginia||Expect significant delay of your tax refund. Call concerning your refund if it has been more than 10 weeks since your refund was filed.|
|Wisconsin||If filed electronically, most refunds are issued in less than 12 weeks.|
|Wyoming||No state income tax.|
|Friday, December 31, 2021*||New Year's Day|
|Monday, January 17||Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.|
|Monday, February 21**||Washington’s Birthday|
|Monday, May 30||Memorial Day|
|Monday, June 20*||Juneteenth National Independence Day|
|Monday, July 4||Independence Day|
|Monday, September 5||Labor Day|
|Monday, October 10||Columbus Day|
|Friday, November 11||Veterans Day|
|Thursday, November 24||Thanksgiving Day|
|Monday, December 26*||Christmas Day|
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