When Are Taxes Due in 2017? This Year, It’s Not April 15

RotenbergMerilApril 15 is a date burned into our brains: the drop-dead deadline to file our taxes or at least pay what we figure we owe for last year even if we get an extension to finish the paperwork later.

But in 2017, the official tax day is actually three days later, April 18. Here’s why: