Gov. Pritzker announces income tax filing extension, small business aid

Gov. Pritzker announces income tax filing extension, small business aid

ILLINOIS (WFIE) - Gov. Pritzker announces a three-month extension of the income tax filing deadline, and several new programs to provide 90 million in financial relief to small businesses.

Gov. Pritzker says the new income tax filing and payment deadline is July 15. He says the Department of Revenue will continue to process tax refunds for individuals filing before the new deadline.

The Illinois governor announces a new package of emergency assistance programs for small businesses. They are able to apply here.

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Tuesday, Gov. Pritzker outlined measures to find tens of thousands of hospital beds for COVID-19 patients within the next two weeks while continuing to expand capacity for testing for the novel coronavirus amid a pandemic that has now claimed 16 Illinois lives.

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