The COVID-19 pandemic forced the Internal Revenue Service to push last year’s income tax filing deadline from the usual April 15 date to July 15 — but don’t count on a repeat this year.
“Right now, we are not planning any administrative extension beyond the April 15 normal deadline,” Ken Corbin, commissioner of the IRS’s Wage and Investment Division, told reporters Thursday.
On Friday, Feb. 12, the IRS will begin processing 2020 income tax returns. That’s a slightly later start than usual because the IRS needed extra time to prepare for tax season after distributing a second round of stimulus checks, beginning in late December.
If a third round of…