July 15 Tax-Filing Deadline is Fast Approaching. Have You Filed Yet?
- Written by Drew Guthrie
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If you haven't filed your 2019 federal income taxes, you will need to file them by July 15 or request an extension. The IRS is recommending that you use electronic options to speed the processing of tax returns, refunds and payments.
If you haven't filed your 2019 federal income taxes, you will need to file them by July 15 or request an extension.
If your income was $69,000 or less in 2019, you are eligible to use IRS Free File software. You may also use Free File Fillable Forms no matter your income. You can find more information about Free File here.
The fastest way to receive your refund is to have it directly deposited into your checking, savings or other financial account. You can divide your refund in up to 3 financial accounts. You can check the status of your refund through Where's My Refund or the IRS2Go app.
If you need to pay your 2019 taxes or make an estimated tax payment, the IRS provides several electronic payment options. You can also make a payment when you file electronically using tax software.
Need More Time?
If you need more time to file your taxes, you can request an extension electronically through Free File. Or you can get an extension by paying all or part of your tax due using Direct Pay, the Electronic Federal Tax Payment Systems or a credit or debit card. You will need to indicate that they payment is for an extension.
For other information or questions about filing your federal taxes, check the IRS website.