|With the coronavirus impacting many Californians, State Controller Betty Yee is extending the income tax filing and payment deadline to July 15. The federal government is also pushing its payment deadline to July 15, but returns must be filed by April 15. For more information, visit www.ftb.ca.gov.
Additionally, workers and employers in California affected by the pandemic can get help through the Employment Development Department. Programs and benefits are available to eligible individuals who cannot work, have reduced hours, or need to stay home due to school closures.
“Californians have a little more time to file and pay taxes this year,” said Controller Galperin. “I appreciate Controller Yee’s leadership on this issue and the willingness of our state leaders to step up and help working families get through this.”