Tax Deadlines Around the World

When Are US Taxes Due: Dates & Deadlines

Expats can sometimes feel like they have double duty complying with both the tax regulations in the country in which they reside plus having to follow reporting and filing requirements as stipulated in the US. And if you are like many expats, you have wondered to yourself: “When are US taxes due?” To help you keep track of the many deadlines in the US as well as other countries, our accountants have compiled a handy chart so that you can be prepared for the upcoming deadlines wherever you are.

When Are US Taxes Due?

What:2018 Due Date
US Tax DeadlineApril 17
FBARs (Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts)April 17 (with an automatic extension until October 15)
Federal Tax Return (overseas without extension)June 15
Federal Tax Return (with extension filed)October 15
Extension FormBefore June 15

General Individual Tax Return Deadlines by Country

201820192020
AfghanistanMarch 20March 20March 20
AustraliaOct. 31Oct. 31Oct. 31
BelgiumJune 30June 30June 30
BrazilApril 30April 30April 30
CanadaApril 30April 30April 30
ChileApril 30April 30April 30
ChinaMarch 31March 31March 31
DenmarkMay 1May 1May 1
FranceMid May by paperMid May by paperMid May by paper
Early June onlineEarly June onlineEarly June online
GermanyMay 31May 31May 31
Hong KongWithin one month from date of issue (typically issued early May)Within one month from date of issue (typically issued early May)Within one month from date of issue (typically issued early May)
IndiaJuly 31July 31July 31
IrelandOct. 31Oct. 31Oct. 31
ItalySept. 30Sept. 30Sept. 30
JapanMarch 15March 15March 15
KuwaitN/A*
MexicoApril 30April 30April 30
NetherlandsApril 1April 1April 1
New ZealandJuly 7July 7July 7
NorwayApril 30April 30April 30
PhilippinesApril 15April 15April 15
QatarN/A*
Russian FederationApril 30April 30April 30
Saudi ArabiaN/A*
SingaporeApril 15 by paperApril 15 by paperApril 15 by paper
April 18 onlineApril 18 onlineApril 18 online
South KoreaMay 31May 31May 31
SpainJune 30June 30June 30
SwedenMay 2May 2May 2
SwitzerlandVaries by canton, but generally either March 31 or April 30Varies by canton, but generally either March 31 or April 30Varies by canton, but generally either March 31 or April 30
ThailandMarch 31March 31March 31
United Arab EmiratesN/A*
United KingdomOct. 31 by paperOct. 31 by paperOct. 31 by paper
Jan. 31 onlineJan. 31 onlineJan. 31 online
United StatesApril 17April 15April 15
*N/A indicates the country does not have personal income taxes.

The US Tax Deadline Is Just Around the Corner

If you want to be sure that you meet the April deadline and accrue no interest on this year’s expat taxes, get started with Greenback today! The process couldn’t be simpler when you file with our expat tax specialists.

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