Tax Season Starts Monday

While many people put off filing income tax returns to the very end, some like to get an early start – and for New York, the first day of the income tax filing season officially begins Monday, Jan. 23.

The state Department of Taxation and Finance reminds taxpayers that filing electronicalls means refunds typically arrive twice as fast as paper filers.

For those wanting to wait until the deadline, it will be April 18 this year as the traditional deadline of April 15 is on a Saturday and the Monday after is a holiday in Washington D.C.