One word to describe the 2020 tax season would be unpredictable.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, taxpayers were allowed extra time to file their 2019 tax returns. This meant more time to spend with your loved ones during this time and a less stressful tax season with an extra month to file.
Luckily, the IRS gave taxpayers tax relief for filing and payments. With tax day already gone, you have until October to e-file.
Continue to keep reading on how to file your 2019 taxes.
Important dates to remember
- July 15, 2020:
The last day to file and pay your 2019 taxes without accumulating tax penalties.
It is also the last day to file for a tax extension.
The final day to postmark your 2016 tax refund.
- October 15, 2020:
The last day to file extensions and to electronically file your tax return to the IRS.