Important Tax Dates

As of March 18, 2020
If you owe tax on April 15th you now have until July 15th to make that payment without penalty or interest.


This would apply to those taxpayers who owe a balance on their 2019 taxes. It would also apply to taxpayers who make quarterly estimated tax payments and have an estimated payment for the first quarter of 2020 due April 15th.

The IRS has not, as of March 18th, changed the filing deadline. We still recommend either filing your taxes or an extension by April 15th even if you are unable to pay the tax due at this time.

For additional information on this decision please refer to the IRS website

As of March 19, 2020, The Indiana Department of Revenue extended both the filing and payment deadline for individual and corporate taxes and returns originally due April 15, 2020.  The deadline is extended to July 15, 2020 to align with the Federal extension.  This extension includes first quarter estimated tax payments that were originally due April 15, 2020.  

It is important to know the various filing dates.  The list below shows the 2020 deadlines for filing 2019 Individual income tax returns as well as deadlines for extensions and 2020 estimated tax payments

January 15, 2020


Pay the balance of your 2019 estimated tax.

February 1, 2020


Make sure you have received a Form W-2 from each employer for whom you worked in 2019.

April 15, 2020


File your 2019 tax return and pay the balance of your 2019 tax liability.  If you cannot meet this deadline you may obtain an automatic 6 month filing extension by filing Form 4868.


You are still required to estimate your 2019 tax liability and pay the balance of your 2019 tax liability or face interest and penalties.

June 15, 2020


Pay the second installment of your 2020 estimated tax.

September 15, 2020


Pay the third installment of your 2020 estimated tax.

October 15, 2020


File your 2020 return if you received an automatic 6 month extension using Form 4868.

December 31, 2020


If self-employed, this is the last day to set up a qualified retirement plan for 2020.

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