Quebec individuals may benefit from some additional time to file their 2020 tax returns and make their 2020 tax payments this year. Quebec recently announced that it would effectively extend the deadline for individual income tax returns to May 31, 2021 (from April 30, 2021). Specifically, Quebec stated that it will not impose a late filing penalty and will not charge interest on a 2020 tax balance until after May 31, 2021, due to the ongoing public health situation.

The federal government has not announced plans to postpone upcoming tax filing deadlines as of the time of this publication.

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