Federal and State Tax Updates Amid COVID-19

As of 12:00 p.m.  3/30/2020

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has extended the federal income tax payment AND filing deadline to July 15, 2020, as part of a growing effort to stem the financial pain from the coronavirus pandemic. All taxpayers and businesses will have this additional time to file and make payments without interest or penalties. As is the case every year, you can request that the IRS grant a six-month extension to file your returns. If you wish to extend, please notify your Kruggel Lawton tax professional.

Other deadlines also extended to July 15 include:


Several states have also issued payment and/or filing extensions of their own:




If you receive calls, emails, or other communications claiming to be from the Treasury Department and offering COVID-19 related grants or stimulus payments in exchange for personal financial information, or an advance fee, tax, or charge of any kind, including the purchase of gift cards, please do not respond.  These are scams. Please contact the FBI at so that the scammers can be tracked and stopped.

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