IRS open 2019 tax filing season on January 27, 2020
Tax season will start for individual tax return filers on Monday, January 27, 2020, when the tax agency will being accepting and processing 2019 tax year returns.
Deadline to file 2019 tax returns and pay any tax owed is Wednesday, April 15, 2020.
The IRS set the January 27 opening date to ensure the security and readiness of key tax processing systems and to address the potential impact of recent tax legislation on 2019 tax returns.
While taxpayers may prepare returns through tax software companies and tax professionals before the start date, processing of those returns will being after IRS systems open later this month.
IRS encourages to file electronically and choose direct deposit. It’s fast, accurate and the best way to get your refund as quickly as possible!