Covid19 Office and Tax updates

This page is here to give you updates about 2019 taxes and our office during this challenging time. We will be updating this page daily as we monitor the situation.

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We are currently open for our normal hours

How we are currently operating

Accounting services is among the listed necessary services, so we are still open during Utah’s “Stay home. Stay safe” orders.

We have implemented extensive sanitation practices and are wiping down desks, chairs, and pens in between each client and practicing social distancing by maintaining 6 feet of distance between all personnel and clients. We generally have less than 8 people in our office at any one point in time.

While we are currently still open. If you want to come in we are meeting by appointment only. However, we strongly encourage you to work with us remotely. You can drop off documents or email them to us. We will then communicate with you via phone and email. See below for more details.

The IRS has extended the deadline to pay and file any income taxes due for 2019. The IRS and we are both strongly encouraging those who are receiving a refund to still file as soon as possible.

Remote tax return filing options:

  • Drop off returns– Please include the best method to contact you with your documentation. We will work on your return and get in touch with you to finalize via email or phone. You can drop off at:
    • Front desk
    • After hours lock box
  • Email returns– You can send your your documentation to us is via email. Please call the office at 801-483-1040 (SLC) or 801-226-3339 (Orem) to get the email address for the office or your preferred tax professional. We will work on your return and get in touch with you if we have questions and can finalize the return via email or phone.
  • Dropbox or Google drive– If you are not able to encrypt your tax documents and email them to us another option is to load them to your Google drive or Dropbox account and then share that with us. Please call the office at 801-483-1040 (SLC) or 801-226-3339 (Orem) to get the email address for the office or your preferred tax professional.

Stimulus Payment Checks

In order to check to status of your Economic Impact Payment or get your payment information to the IRS go HERE

It is required that you file a tax return in order to receive the economic impact payment. If you have not yet filed your 2018 or 2019 tax return is recommended that you do so as soon as possible.

If you do not normally need to file a tax return you can file a simplified return with the IRS HERE

Details and updates for Utah State can be found at https://tax.utah.gov/

Details for the IRS extension can be found at https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/payment-deadline-extended-to-july-15-2020

A good FAQ about how all this is affecting taxes https://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/2020/03/19/all-you-wanted-to-know-about-the-recent-irs-tax-payment-relief-but-were-afraid-to-ask/#58fef4bf45d5

Tax Deadlines

Federal tax filing & payment: July 15th

Utah state filing & tax payment: July 15th

HSA contribution deadline: July 15th

IRA contribution deadline: July 15th

Extension to file: July 15th

First Quarter Estimated Tax payment for 2020: July 15th

Second Quarter Estimated Tax payment for 2020: June 15th

Third Quarter Estimated Tax payment for 2020: September 15th

Fourth Quarter Estimated Tax payment for 2020: January 15th 2021