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Most federal tax returns are due; people who can’t pay should still file on time

The filing and payment deadline for most 2021 federal tax returns has arrived. Taxpayers should file or request an extension of time to file and pay any taxes they owe by the April 18, 2022, deadline to avoid penalties...

  • April 18, 2022

IRS extends Economic Impact Payment registration deadline for non-filers to Nov. 21

The deadline to register for an Economic Impact Payment using the Non-Filers tool is extended to November 21, 2020. The IRS urges people who don’t typically file a tax return – and haven’t received an Economic Impact Payment –...

  • October 14, 2020

Oct. 15 deadline nears for taxpayers who requested tax filing extensions

Taxpayers should file electronically and request direct deposit for refunds WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service today reminds taxpayers who filed an extension that the Oct. 15 due date to file their 2019 tax return is near. Taxpayers should...

  • October 8, 2020

Important things all extension filers should remember

October 15 is almost here. That’s the last day to file for most people who requested an extension for their 2019 tax return. These taxpayers can file any time before Thursday, Oct. 15 if they have all their required...

  • August 25, 2020

IRS reminds truckers of Aug. 31 highway use tax return deadline; e-file encouraged

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today reminded owners of most heavy highway vehicles of their responsibility to timely file Form 2290, Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax Return. The highway use tax applies to highway motor vehicles with a...

  • August 17, 2020

IRS advice for those who missed the July 15 deadline, file now to avoid bigger bill

WASHINGTON — For those who missed the July 15 tax deadline and didn’t request an extension, the Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers about some important tips, including filing electronically as soon as possible to reduce potential penalties. Some taxpayers...

  • July 21, 2020

What someone should do if they missed the July 15 deadline to file and pay

While the federal income tax-filing deadline has passed for most people, some taxpayers haven’t filed their 2019 tax returns yet. If a taxpayer is entitled to a refund, there’s no penalty for filing late. Penalties and interest will begin...

  • July 20, 2020

Taxpayers should file on time even if they can’t pay their full tax bill

Taxpayers should file their tax return by the deadline even if they cannot pay the full amount due. Otherwise, they may end up owing even more because penalties and interest can cause a taxpayer’s debt to grow. If a...

  • July 14, 2020

Here are reasons people should file a 2019 tax return; Economic Impact Payment, tax credits available for some

While many people are required to file a tax return, it’s a good idea for everyone to determine if they should file. Some people with low income are not required to file but will need to do so to...

  • July 1, 2020

An extension to file is not an extension to pay taxes

For most taxpayers the filing and payment deadline was postponed July 15. Those who need more time to file beyond the postponed date, can request an extension to file. Taxpayers must request an extension to file by July 15....

  • June 19, 2020

The filing deadline for extension filers is almost here

It’s almost here…the filing deadline for taxpayers who requested an extension to file their 2018 tax return. This year’s deadline is Tuesday, October 15. Even though time before the extension deadline is dwindling, there’s still time for taxpayers to...

  • September 26, 2019

Tax-filing and Payment Extensions Expire Oct. 15

Check Eligibility for Overlooked Tax Benefits; Choose e-file; Payment Options Available WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today urged taxpayers whose tax-filing extension runs out on Oct. 15 to double check their returns for often-overlooked tax benefits and then...

  • October 12, 2012

Failure to File or Pay Penalties: Eight Facts

The number of electronic filing and payment options increases every year, which helps reduce your burden and also improves the timeliness and accuracy of tax returns. When it comes to filing your tax return, however, the law provides that...

  • April 18, 2012

IRS Extends Deadline for Disclosing Hidden Offshore Accounts

WASHINGTON ─ The Internal Revenue Service today announced a one-time extension of the deadline for special voluntary disclosures by taxpayers with unreported income from hidden offshore accounts. These taxpayers now have until Oct. 15, 2009. Under special provisions issued...

  • September 21, 2009