Coronavirus: Tax Filing
Updated: March 25, 2020
The Georgia Department of Revenue, in conformance with the U.S. Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service (IRS), is automatically extending the 2019 income tax filing and payment deadline to July 15, 2020, without penalties or interest. Click here to learn more.
Updated: March 22, 2020
In response to strong Congressional concerns, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) implemented several changes during the COVID-19 pandemic. You may find updated notices and responses to coronavirus from the IRS on their website at https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus.
- IRS extended its tax filing deadline to July 15th
- Unfortunately, the IRS temporarily closed its Taxpayer Assistance Centers and discontinued face to face services throughout the country.
- Eligible low-income taxpayers may still file their taxes for free through the Free File Program online.
In addition to the small and medium-sized business assistance, the IRS is also taking steps to defer tax payments up to one million dollars for individuals and businesses. The Department of Treasury will provide resources and updates on coronavirus on their webpage which you may access here.