TAX FILING DEADLINES EXTENDED FOR TAXPAYERS
IN COUNTIES IMPACTED BY WINTER STORMS
Taxpayers in California counties that suffered the impact of severe winter storms will have more time to file and pay taxes under extensions granted by the federal and state governments.
The Internal Revenue Service and the Franchise Tax Board extended the deadline to October 16, 2023, to file individual and business tax returns and to make certain payments.
According to the FTB and the IRS, this includes:
- Individuals whose tax returns and payments are due on April 18, 2023.
- Quarterly estimated tax payments due January 17, 2023, April 18, 2023, June 15, 2023, and September 15, 2023.
- Business entities whose tax returns are normally due on March 15 and April 18.
- Pass-through entity elective tax payments due June 15, 2023.
The extension to the new October 16 deadline applies to residents and businesses in the following counties: Alameda, Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Colusa, Contra Costa, Del Norte, El Dorado, Fresno, Glenn, Humboldt, Inyo, Kings, Lake, Los Angeles, Madera, Marin, Mariposa, Mendocino, Merced, Mono, Monterey, Napa, Nevada, Orange, Placer, Riverside, Sacramento, San Benito, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, San Mateo, Santa Barbara, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Siskiyou, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Sutter, Tehama, Trinity, Tulare, Tuolumne, Ventura, Yolo, and Yuba.
The IRS further advises that “taxpayers will also have until Oct. 16 to make 2022 contributions to their IRAs and health savings accounts.”
Taxpayers who have suffered a disaster loss may be able to claim a deduction on their tax return.
For more information, go online to ftb.ca.gov and irs.gov or consult your tax preparer.