IRS Issues Final Reminder to Taxpayers to Claim Tax Refunds from Unfiled 2019 Tax Returns before July 17


The IRS issued a final reminder to taxpayers across the country who may have overlooked filing their tax returns during the pandemic to act quickly and claim their refunds for the tax year 2019 before the July 17, 2023 deadline. The actual refund amount will vary based on a household’s tax situation. The refund will be applied to any amount owed to the IRS or the state tax agency, and may be used to offset unpaid child support or past due federal debts or unfiled tax returns for 2020 and 2021. Notice 2023-21 provides legal guidance on claims made by the postponed deadline. Taxpayers are advised to refer the following resources available on the IRS website to gather the information they require to file this return.