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 Deadline April 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 Form Before June 15

General Individual Tax Return Deadlines by Country

2018 2019 2020
Afghanistan March 20 March 20 March 20
Australia Oct. 31 Oct. 31 Oct. 31
Belgium June 30 June 30 June 30
Brazil April 30 April 30 April 30
Canada April 30 April 30 April 30
Chile April 30 April 30 April 30
China March 31 March 31 March 31
Denmark May 1 May 1 May 1
France Mid May by paper Mid May by paper Mid May by paper
Early June online Early June online Early June online
Germany May 31 May 31 May 31
Hong Kong Within 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)
India July 31 July 31 July 31
Ireland Oct. 31 Oct. 31 Oct. 31
Italy Sept. 30 Sept. 30 Sept. 30
Japan March 15 March 15 March 15
Kuwait N/A*
Mexico April 30 April 30 April 30
Netherlands April 1 April 1 April 1
New Zealand July 7 July 7 July 7
Norway April 30 April 30 April 30
Philippines April 15 April 15 April 15
Qatar N/A*
Russian Federation April 30 April 30 April 30
Saudi Arabia N/A*
Singapore April 15 by paper April 15 by paper April 15 by paper
April 18 online April 18 online April 18 online
South Korea May 31 May 31 May 31
Spain June 30 June 30 June 30
Sweden May 2 May 2 May 2
Switzerland Varies by canton, but generally either March 31 or April 30 Varies by canton, but generally either March 31 or April 30 Varies by canton, but generally either March 31 or April 30
Thailand March 31 March 31 March 31
United Arab Emirates N/A*
United Kingdom Oct. 31 by paper Oct. 31 by paper Oct. 31 by paper
Jan. 31 online Jan. 31 online Jan. 31 online
United States April 17 April 15 April 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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