Tax deadline pushed back to July


More than 50 percent of taxpayers relied on professionals to file their tax returns in 2016, according to the IRS. The agency offers several resources for taxpayers to check the credentials of tax prep companies, CPAs and other paid tax preparers to avoid scams and fraudulent returns. Mackenzi Klemann | Lima News.

More than 50 percent of taxpayers relied on professionals to file their tax returns in 2016, according to the IRS. The agency offers several resources for taxpayers to check the credentials of tax prep companies, CPAs and other paid tax preparers to avoid scams and fraudulent returns. Mackenzi Klemann | Lima News.


Tax Day is coming 90 days late this year _ and you can thank coronavirus for the reprieve.

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said Americans don’t have to file or pay taxes until July 15 instead of the usual April 15 deadline.

The move means Americans who owe Uncle Sam will keep more money in their pocket longer. Those who are expecting a refund should still file as soon as possible so they get their cash.

The feds are trying to pump as much money into the economy as possible amid dire economic predictions over the global pandemic.

The IRS had already pushed back the deadline for payments. But it had said taxpayers would still have to file by April 15, a deadline that has now been delayed for three months.

More than 50 percent of taxpayers relied on professionals to file their tax returns in 2016, according to the IRS. The agency offers several resources for taxpayers to check the credentials of tax prep companies, CPAs and other paid tax preparers to avoid scams and fraudulent returns. Mackenzi Klemann | Lima News.
https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2020/03/web1_Taxes-pen.jpegMore than 50 percent of taxpayers relied on professionals to file their tax returns in 2016, according to the IRS. The agency offers several resources for taxpayers to check the credentials of tax prep companies, CPAs and other paid tax preparers to avoid scams and fraudulent returns. Mackenzi Klemann | Lima News.

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