Senators Ask IRS to Delay Quarterly Tax Payment Deadline to May

April 13, 2021, 2:25 PM

A bipartisan group of Senators is requesting that the Internal Revenue Service delay the quarterly estimated tax filing deadline to May 17 from April 15, to match the extension for 2020 individual tax returns.

  • “Self-employed individuals and those with pass-through income, many of whom are small business owners, are still required to file first quarter estimated tax payments on April 15, 2021,” the senators wrote in an April 12 letter
  • Republican Senators Pat Toomey and Steve Daines, along with Democrats Maria Cantwell and Ben Cardin, signed the letter which said the IRS has the authority to move the...

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