The 2019 income tax filing and payment deadline is coming up on
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
. This relief, which was given due to COVID-19, applies to all individual returns, trusts, and corporations. This relief was automatic, and taxpayers do not need to file any additional forms or call the IRS to qualify.
Penalties and interest will begin to accrue on any remaining unpaid balances as of
July 16, 2020
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 IRS.gov. Businesses who need additional time must file Form 7004.