The Internal Revenue Service tax deadline for people and businesses is being extended three months, from April 15 to July 15, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced Friday.
At @realDonaldTrump’s direction, we are moving Tax Day from April 15 to July 15. All taxpayers and businesses will have this additional time to file and make payments without interest or penalties.
— Steven Mnuchin (@stevenmnuchin1) March 20, 2020
In a second tweet, Mnuchin said he encourages filers who are expecting refunds to file now in order to receive their checks.
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