Taxpayers who requested an automatic filing extension should complete their 2019 tax returns and file on or before the Oct. 15 deadline. Convenient electronic filing options, including IRS Free File, are still available. Although Oct. 15 is the last day for most people to file, some may have more time. They include:
Most federal tax filing and payment deadlines from April 1, 2020, to July 14, 2020, are postponed to July 15, 2020. The postponements are automatic and apply to all taxpayers. You do not need to file other forms or call the IRS to qualify. Find detailed information in Filing and Payment Deadlines Questions and Answers.
If you need more time to file after the new July 15 deadline, or to file a form with a different deadline date, you may request a filing extension.