IR-2020-231, October 7, 2020
WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today reminds taxpayers who filed an extension that the October 15 due date to file their 2019 tax return is near. Taxpayers should file their tax returns on or before the October 15 deadline. For those who still owe, pay as soon as possible to reduce any penalties and interest.
Convenient electronic filing options, including IRS Free File, are still available. Taxpayers and tax professionals should continue to use electronic options to support social distancing and speed the processing of tax returns, refunds and payments.Although October 15 is the last day for most people to file, some taxpayers may have more time. They include: