Sanger, CA asked in Tax Law for California

Q: if my parents owe taxes can they file now and don't have to pay until july 15?

My parents owe taxes, and they want to wait till july 15 to file because they owe money, but if they file now, they won't have to pay until july 15, right? The reason I'm asking is be causse on the 2018 taxes they put me as a dependant, and 2019 their not going to put me down?

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Paul Martin Vargas
Paul Martin Vargas
  • Tax Law Lawyer
  • Hermosa Beach, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Hi. Yes, they can file now and wait until July 15 to pay what is owed on the return.

Bruce Alexander Minnick and Zaher Fallahi agree with this answer

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A: If you are concerned about the Corona virus $500 stimulus checks coming to children of taxpayers don't be; the government is using tax returns for 2018 if none has (yet) been filed for 2019.

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