IRS Clarifies May 17 Federal Income Tax Filing Extension by Angie Adames, CPA

Posted on March 30, 2021 by Angie Adames

The IRS today updated its guidance on the previously announced extension of the federal income tax filing and payment deadlines from April 15 to May 17, 2021. In doing so, the agency has also postponed the following tax deadlines to May 17:

Taxpayers should note, however, that the IRS has not extended the due date for estimated tax payments, which remain payable by April 15, 2021.

About the Author: Angie Adames, CPA, is an associate director of Tax Services with Berkowitz Pollack Brant Advisors + CPAs, where she provides tax and business consulting services to real estate companies, manufacturers and closely-held entities. She can be reached at the firm’s Miami office at (305) 379-7000 or