Can a 1031 Exchange Overlap the April Income Tax Filing Deadline?
March 29, 2016
Section 1031 exchanges must be completed within 180 days after the sale of replacement property. The exception is when the April income tax filing deadline falls within that 180 day period, in which case the April filing deadline trumps the 180 day deadline. In other words, your 1031 closing deadline is now the April tax filing deadline.