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IRS: Coronavirus Tax Relief

The IRS has established a special section focused on steps to help taxpayers, businesses and others affected by the coronavirus.

This page will be updated as new information is available. Learn more here: https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus

Stimulus payment checks: No information available yet, No sign-up needed
At this time, the IRS does not have any information available yet regarding stimulus or payment checks, which remain under consideration in Congress. Please do not call the IRS about this. When the IRS has more specific details available, we will make it available on this page.

Economic impact payments: What you need to know
The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service announced on March 30 that distribution of economic impact payments will begin in the next three weeks and will be distributed automatically, with no action required for most people. However, some taxpayers who typically do not file returns will need to submit a simple tax return to receive the economic impact payment. Learn more here: https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/economic-impact-payments-what-you-need-to-know

Filing and Payment Deadlines Answers and Questions
In Notice 2020-18 (PDF), the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced special Federal income tax return filing and payment relief in response to the ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) emergency. This page provides answers to frequently asked questions related to the relief provided in the Notice. Learn more here: https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/filing-and-payment-deadlines-questions-and-answers

News Releases

IRS unveils new People First Initiative; COVID-19 effort temporarily adjusts, suspends key compliance program

Tax Day now July 15: Treasury, IRS extend filing deadline and federal tax payments regardless of amount

Treasury, IRS and Labor announce plan to implement Coronavirus-related paid leave for workers and tax credits for small and midsize businesses to swiftly recover the cost of providing Coronavirus-related leave

Treasury and IRS Issue Guidance on Deferring Tax Payments Due to COVID-19 Outbreak

IRS: High-deductible health plans can cover coronavirus costs