Additional Tax Deadlines for Individuals Are Extended to May 17
The IRS is extending additional tax deadlines for individuals from April 15 to May 17. The following deadlines are extended:
IRAs and Roth IRAs
Making contributions to IRAs and Roth IRAs, the time for reporting and paying the 10% additional tax on 2020 distributions from IRAs or workplace-based retirement plans. The deadline for filing Form 5498 (IRA Contribution Information) series returns related to these accounts is extended to June 30, 2021.
Health and education accounts
Making contributions to health savings accounts (HSAs), Archer Medical Savings Accounts (Archer MSAs) and Coverdell education savings accounts.
Making refund claims for the 2017 tax year, which are normally due April 15. Taxpayers must properly address, mail, and ensure the refund claim (e.g., return) is postmarked on or before May 17, 2021.
Returns of foreign trusts and estates with federal income tax filing or payment obligations that file Form 1040-NR.
Annual Filing Season Program
Applying to the Annual Filing Season Program (AFSP) for calendar year 2021. Tax preparers now have until May 17 to submit an application to participate in the AFSP.
Deadlines not extended
The IRS has not extended the April 15, 2021 estimated tax payment due date. These payments are still due on April 15.
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