United States: Treasury expected to announce tax return filing extension

U.S. Treasury to announce tax return filing extension

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin today announced via Twitter that at President Trump’s direction, the U.S. Treasury Department and the IRS will be extending the filing deadline for 2019 U.S. federal income tax returns from April 15 to July 15, 2020.


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The Twitter announcement states that “[a]ll taxpayers and businesses will have this additional time to file and make payments without interest or penalties.”

No additional details are known at this time, and there has not been an official release from Treasury or the IRS.

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