IRS: Stimulus payment checks: What You Need to Know

The IRS is publishing its COVID-19 outreach in many languages (see links below) so that resident aliens seeking assistance from their missions and consulates can provide taxpayers with tax information in real time.   


Economic Impact Payments: What you need to know #COVIDreliefIRS





Pagos de alivio por el impacto económico: lo que debe saber #COVIDreliefIRS


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經濟影響付款:您需要瞭解的內容 #COVIDreliefIRS



경제 충격 지원 지불금 : 알아야 할 사항 #COVIDreliefIRS



Платежи в связи с экономическими последствиями : что Вам необходимо знать #COVIDreliefIRS




Khoản thanh toán tác động kinh tế : Những gì quý vị cần biết. #COVIDreliefIRS


Filing and Payment Deadline Extended to July 15, 2020

The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service are providing special tax filing and payment relief to individuals and businesses in response to the COVID-19 Outbreak. The filing deadline for tax returns has been extended from April 15 to July 15, 2020. The IRS urges taxpayers who are owed a refund to file as quickly as possible. For those who can't file by the July 15, 2020 deadline, the IRS reminds individual taxpayers that everyone is eligible to request an extension to file their return.

This filing and payment relief includes:

  • The 2019 income tax filing and payment deadlines for all taxpayers who file and pay their Federal income taxes on April 15, 2020, are automatically extended until July 15, 2020. This relief applies to all individual returns, trusts, and corporations. This relief is automatic, taxpayers do not need to file any additional forms or call the IRS to qualify.
  • This relief also includes estimated tax payments for tax year 2020 that are due on April 15, 2020.
  • Penalties and interest will begin to accrue on any remaining unpaid balances as of July 16, 2020. You will automatically avoid interest and penalties on the taxes paid by July 15.
  • Individual taxpayers who need additional time to file beyond the July 15 deadline can request a filing extension by filing Form 4868 through their tax professional, tax software or using the Free File link on Businesses who need additional time must file Form 7004.
Posted: March 26, 2020