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Reminders of Filing Deadlines for 2019 Returns and 2020 2nd Estimated Payment

As the filing deadline approaches here are some reminders regarding when the filing deadline is and when the 2020 2nd estimated tax payment is due for IRS and States:

Filing Deadline
The deadline for filing the federal 2019 individual and corporate returns is July 15.

An extension is still available until October 15 by filing a Form 4868 for individuals or Form 7004 for corporations and paying any tax that may be due by July 15.

For more information see the Coronavirus Tax Relief: Filing and Payment Deadlines page on the IRS web page.

All states (except Idaho and Virginia) also extended their filing deadline to July 15 (Hawaii to July 20).  Idaho’s filing deadline is June 15 and Virginia’s was June 1.

2020 2nd Estimated Payment
For federal purposes the 2020 individual and corporate 2nd estimated payment is due on July 15.

The following states have also extended the due date for the 2nd estimated payment to July 15: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Mississippi, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Utah, West Virginia, and Wisconsin

The due date for the 2nd estimated payment remains at June 15 for the following states: Arizona, Delaware, District of Columbia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Maine, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont and Virginia

Mark Castro, CPA

Mark Castro, CPA

Mark has been with CrossLink Professional Tax Solutions (CPTS) since 2008, but has been in the tax industry since 1990. As the government/tax industry liaison for CPTS, Mark has been very active in working with the IRS, States, and other tax industry members to help improve communications, promote standardization, and simplification of eFile systems. Mark has also been active with industry associations as a board member of the National Association of Computerized Processors (NACTP) and the Council of Electronic Revenue Communication Advancement (CERCA) for many years. These two associations work with the IRS and States to help solve key eFile and electronic tax system issues and work to improve the operations of the State and IRS eFile systems.
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