The federal government and several states have extended their deadlines to file and pay 2019 tax returns because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The IRS pushed out the filing date for 2019 tax returns from April 15 to July 15. Individual states have announced changes as well. AFS has compiled some of these new deadlines:
- Alabama Arkansas, California, Colorado, Indiana, Maryland, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Utah: Follow IRS extension of filing and payment date to July 15 for individual, corporate, and fiduciary returns
- Iowa: Extended date for filing returns to July 31, no extension for estimated taxes
- Idaho: Extended date for income tax returns and payments to July 15
- Connecticut: Extended date for personal income tax returns and payments to July 15; business and passthrough entity tax returns and payments extended to June 15
- Virginia: Extended date for payments to June 1 without penalties but interest will accrue. No extension for filing tax returns due May 1
- Washington: Extended date for tax returns to May 15 upon request
Make sure to monitor local government announcements for updates as the status of COVID-19 develops.