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UPDATE:  As taxpayers continue navigating the challenges caused by the pandemic, the IRS announced in March that federal and local tax return due dates have been extended.

The federal income tax filing due date for individuals for the 2020 tax year will be automatically extended from April 15, 2021, to May 17, 2021. Locally, 2020 Walker Income Tax Returns are now due June 1, 2021.

Taxpayers do not need to file any additional forms or call to qualify for the automatic tax filing and payment relief. Please click here for more information: https://bit.ly/3s4Q6Pu
 
If you worked for a company in Walker in 2020 but lived outside of the City, you may be able exclude wages for work you did remotely during the stay-at-home order. The W-COV form will help you calculate the amount you may exclude from Walker tax on your non-resident return.
 
Click here for the W-COV form. 
Click here for examples of wage allocation.

Please keep in mind:
  • If your employer letter does not have all the information in the sample letter, you MUST INCLUDE a copy of your work log with your return. 
  • You must attach a signed copy of the W-COV form to your 2020 W-1040NR if you are excluding wages for COVID-related wage allocation.
  • You must also attach a letter from your employer on company letterhead that confirms the dates you worked remotely outside of Walker, signed by your supervisor or Human Resources Department.

    Click here for a sample employer letter.
    Click here for a sample work log.
 For more information about the Income Tax Department, including frequently asked questions, please click here.