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U.S. tax filing day moved from April 15 to July 15

"We are moving Tax Day from April 15 to July 15," Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced on Twitter.
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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks on regulatory issues associated with crypto currency in the briefing room at the White House on July 15, 2019.Nicholas Kamm / AFP - Getty Images file

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By Dareh Gregorian

茄枝视频Tax Day is being pushed back until July while the nation copes with the effects of the coronavirus, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced Friday.

"At ’s direction, we are moving Tax Day from April 15 to July 15. All taxpayers and businesses will have this additional time to file and make payments without interest or penalties," Mnuchin said in .

茄枝视频"I encourage all taxpayers who may have tax refunds to file now to get your money."

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The announcement follows one earlier this week that individuals and businesses would be allowed to for 90 days past the usual April 15 deadline.

Mnuchin said then that individuals would be able to delay paying up to $1 million in tax payments, while corporations would be able to defer payment on up to $10 million. Individuals and corporations would not be subject to interest or penalty payments during that period of time, Mnuchin said.

The delay is part of an effort to keep $300 billion in the economy while people and companies deal with the unprecedented financial impact caused by the coronavirus.

茄枝视频In its Wednesday announcement on the initial 90-day delay, the cautioned that the delay applied only to federal income taxes, not state income taxes.

"Taxpayers also will need to file income tax returns in 42 states plus the District of Columbia," the agency said on its website. "State filing and payment deadlines vary and are not always the same as the federal filing deadline. The IRS urges taxpayers to check with their state tax agencies for those details."

茄枝视频The Treasury Department was expected to comment later Friday.

David Gura contributed.