The IRS has postponed the deadline to file federal income tax returns and make tax payments for certain New York storm victims until May 15, 2023, and to July 31, 2023, for certain Mississippi storm victims. The deadline has been postponed for disaster-area taxpayers in most of California and parts of Alabama and Georgia until October 16, 2023 (there is no need to file for an extension). The current list of eligible localities and other details for each disaster are always available on the Tax Relief in Disaster Situations page on irs.gov.
The IRS announced that the starting date for when it would accept and process 2022 tax-year returns was Monday, January 23, 2023.
Tips for making filing easier
To speed refunds and help with tax filing, the IRS suggests the following: