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19 tax update: Federal tax deadline delayed


UPDATE: Federal tax deadline moved to July 15, 2020!

It’s official! The IRS has provided additional information regarding the 90-day extension for the filing of 2019 tax returns and related payment of taxes. Access details from the IRS below:

The details:

The filing and payment extension applies to tax balances due for 2019 and estimated tax payments for 2020 due April 15, 2020. At this point in time we do not have any guidance related to postponement of the May 15, 2020, deadline. We will update this information as soon as we have it.


While this is certainly good news, we need to be mindful of the limitations. For example:

Some states have enacted an actual extension and some will follow the IRS.

Below are updates from select states:

For details on other state tax filing extensions, click here.  

Please contact your BerryDunn tax consultant if you have any questions. 

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