Category Archives: IRS Updates

Oct. 15 deadline approaches for taxpayers who requested extensions to file 2020 tax returns

The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers about the upcoming October 15 due date to file 2020 tax returns. People who asked for an extension should file on or before the extension deadline to avoid the penalty for filing late. Electronic filing options, such as IRS Free File, are still available.

Although October 15 is the last day for most people to file, some taxpayers may have more time. They include:

  • Members of the military and others serving in a combat zone. They typically have 180 days after they leave the combat zone to file returns and pay any taxes due.
  • Taxpayers in federally declared disaster areas who already had valid extensions. For details, see the disaster relief page on IRS.gov.

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The IRS has announced tax exemption for citizens of those states that have been impacted by storms, straight-line storms, tornadoes, and flooding.

Tax Relief Definition

Following the recent disaster declaration issued by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the IRS announced that affected taxpayers in certain areas will receive tax relief. 

Tennessee – Individuals and households affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes, and flooding that reside or have a business in Campbell, Cannon, Cheatham, Claiborne, Clay, Davidson, Decatur, Fentress, Grainger, Hardeman, Henderson, Hickman, Jackson, Madison, Maury, McNairy, Moore, Overton, Scott, Smith, Wayne, Williamson, and Wilson counties qualify for tax relief. The declaration permits the IRS to postpone certain tax-filing and tax-payment deadlines for taxpayers who reside or have a business in the disaster area. For instance, certain deadlines falling on or after March 25, 2021, and before August 2, 2021 are postponed through August 2, 2021.

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TODAY, April 15, is the deadline for Form 7004 extension of time for Form 1120 C-corp. Now is the time to file electronically!

There is a pressing need to act quickly because there isn’t much time left to file the C-corporation Form 1120 income tax return or an Extension Form 7004 for C-corporation 1120 to seek a filing extension. It’s not unfair to choose to save your hard-earned money for as long as possible, so you can make sure that you register and pay your taxes on or before the deadline to avoid IRS fines and interest. Keep one step ahead of the IRS by e-filing for an automatic 6-month extension of time to file the income tax returns. The deadline to file your C-corporation income tax returns (IRS Form 1120) is TODAY, April 15, 2021. The deadline to apply for a Form 7004 extension, which is an automatic extension of time for Form 1120, is also TODAY, April 15.

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IRS reminds taxpayers to make April 15 estimated tax payment

The Internal Revenue Service today reminded self-employed individuals, retirees, investors, businesses, corporations and others who pay their taxes quarterly that the payment for the first quarter of 2021 is due Thursday, April 15, 2021.

The extension to May 17, 2021 for individuals to file their 2020 federal income taxes does not apply to estimated tax payments. The 2021 Form 1040-ES, Estimated Tax for Individuals, can help taxpayers estimate their first quarterly tax payment.

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Tax Day for individuals extended to May 17: Treasury, IRS extend filing and payment deadline

WASHINGTON — The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service announced today that the federal income tax filing due date for individuals for the 2020 tax year will be automatically extended from April 15, 2021, to May 17, 2021. The IRS will be providing formal guidance in the coming days.

“This continues to be a tough time for many people, and the IRS wants to continue to do everything possible to help taxpayers navigate the unusual circumstances related to the pandemic, while also working on important tax administration responsibilities,” said IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig. “Even with the new deadline, we urge taxpayers to consider filing as soon as possible, especially those who are owed refunds. Filing electronically with direct deposit is the quickest way to get refunds, and it can help some taxpayers more quickly receive any remaining stimulus payments they may be entitled to.”

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