IRS delaying 2021 tax deadline until May 17

The IRS has pushed back the tax filing deadline from April 15 to May 17, giving taxpayers an extra month to file their returns amid the pandemic.

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NORAH O'DONNELL: And you know the old saying, there's two things certain in life, death and taxes. Well you're getting a delay for one of them. The IRS just pushed back the tax filing deadline from April 15 to May 17, giving taxpayers an extra month to file returns. And we also learned today that the US so far has issued 90 million stimulus checks, worth more than $242 billion as part of President Biden's American Rescue Plan.