#Good news! The IRS has extended the tax deadline to April 18th! As long as you submit your federal return by midnight on 4/18/2018, you won't be considered a late filer for your federal return. Direct debit tax payments that are submitted with your federal return (or on the IRS website) by 4/18 are also considered timely filed ×

What key factors impact my credit scores?

To help make credit easier to understand, Credit Karma shows you some of the key factors that can impact your credit scores.

These factors are:

The Credit Factors page shows you an overview of how you’re doing in each category. You can also drill down to see more details about each factor.

The information you see is based on your most recent credit reports, so if you’ve recently made a change, like paying off a credit card balance, it may not be reflected yet. If you’re wondering how long it’ll take to see these updates, read up on credit report lag.

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