Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker announced the state’s income tax filing and payment extension would be pushed back three months to accommodate families and businesses struggling during the coronavirus pandemic.
- The filing deadline for Illinois income tax returns has been extended from April 15, 2020, to July 15, 2020
- This relief applies to all individual returns, trusts, and corporations that were due April 15, 2020
- This relief is automatic, taxpayers do not need to file any additional forms or call IDOR to qualify
- Penalties and interest will begin to accrue on any remaining unpaid balances as of July 16, 2020
- WHAT IS NOT EXTENDED: This does NOT impact the first and second installments of Illinois estimated payments for 2020 taxes that are due April 15 and June 15. Taxpayers are required to estimate their tax liability for the year and make four equal installments
Additional information is available on IDOR.