Legal Holidays


  • New Year's Day--January 1
  • Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.--Third Monday in January
  • Inauguration Day--Every fourth year
  • President's Day--Third Monday in February
  • Emancipation Day in Washington D.C.--April 16*
  • Memorial Day--Last Monday in May
  • Independence Day--July 4
  • Labor Day--First Monday in September
  • Columbus Day--Second Monday in October
  • Veterans Day--November 11
  • Thanksgiving Day--Fourth Thursday in November
  • Christmas Day--December 25

*Although the Tax Court is open on this day, it is a legal holiday for the purpose of computing time. See Rule 25.

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