Important Tax Dates for 2020

IRS official tax dates you need to stay on top of your taxes.

2020 Federal Legal Holidays

    January 1 – New Year's Day
    January 20 – Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday
    February 17 – Washington's Birthday
    May 25 – Memorial Day
    July 3 – Independence Day
    September 7 – Labor Day
    October 14 – Columbus Day
    November 11 – Veterans' Day
    November 26 – Thanksgiving Day
    December 25 – Christmas Day

2020 E-File Dates

    January 27 – First day to e-file and first IRS acknowledgements of e-filed returns.
    February 15 – First day refunds can be issued for taxpayers claiming the Earned Income
       Tax Credit or the Additional Child Tax Credit.
    June 15 – Last day to e-file timely extension request for overseas taxpayers.
    July 15 - Last day to e-file returns and extensions.
    October 15 – Last day to e-file returns that received 6-month extension.

2020 Estimated Tax Payment Dates

    January 15 – Make last 2019 estimated tax payment.
    April 15 – First 2020 estimated tax payment due.
    June 15 – Second 2020 estimated tax payment due.
    September 15 – Third 2020 estimated tax payment due.

Tax Document Dates

    January 31, 2020 – Deadline for employers to file Form W-2s with the Social Security Administration.
    January 31, 2020 – Deadline for reporting payments to contract workers on Form 1099-MISC.