Federal Tax Filing Deadline Extended to July 15th

Please note that this blog is based on laws effective March 21, 2020 and may not contain later amendments. Please contact Cray Kaiser for most recent information.

On Friday, March 20, Steve Mnuchin, Secretary of the Treasury, released a statement that the federal tax filing deadline has moved in response to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The new deadline of July 15, 2020 corresponds with the tax payment deadline previously rescheduled earlier in the week. We do not yet have clarity on tax deadlines for certain states, including Illinois. We will keep you posted as guidance is provided.

What this means for you:
Due to the extenuating circumstances surrounding COVID-19, and the Illinois “stay at home” requirement, our office has closed to the public and our employees are working from home. See more about how our operations have been affected below.

We’re here to help:
We understand that this situation can be extremely frustrating. We empathize with what you are feeling as we all navigate this situation together. Please know we are doing all that we can to complete work in an accurate and efficient manner.

If you have any questions regarding the latest update regarding the federal tax filing deadline, or simply want to chat about your current situation, please do not hesitate to contact our office at 630-953-4900.


These are certainly trying times and we want to reiterate that Cray Kaiser is here for you. As things continue to evolve in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we at CK are taking additional precautions for the benefit of our team members and our clients.

Effective immediately:


We want to remind our clients of our portal access and your ability to safely and securely share your information with our team. We ask that you email efile@craykaiser.com to request your portal access. This will eliminate the need for you to drop off your tax information at our office.


Thank you for your patience and understanding during this challenging time. We wish you, your family, and your business health and safety. We will continue to support you as best as we can while keeping each other’s health a priority. If any changes occur during the course of the next few days, we will update our website.

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