The Internal Revenue Service will begin accepting and processing 2019 tax returns starting January 27, 2020 with the last day to file 2019 tax returns and pay owed taxes is Wednesday, April 15.
IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig encourages taxpayers to plan ahead and use the tool and information available at IRS.gov. In order to receive your refund quickly, the IRS urges taxpayers to consider filing electronically and choosing direct deposit. By filing electronically, common errors are flagged and prompts taxpayers for missing information. Free tax help preparing and filing is also available through IRS Free File online 24 hours a day. The Let Us Help You page can help to answer most tax questions and offers Guide links to other IRS services.