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**Remember in most cases an extension gives you more time to file ...........not more time to pay.
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If you know you cannot file your return by the due date you do not need to file for an extension. You will automatically be granted a 6 month extension. If you anticipate that you will owe additional tax on your return you should submit your payment with a payment voucher (Form 40V) by April 15.
An extension means only that you will not be assessed a penalty for filing your return after the due date. Interest on the additional tax due from the due date of the return and any penalties will be assessed if applicable to your return.
You may request an extension if you know you will not be able to file on time.
NOTE: An extension does not extend the time to pay your income tax.
To get a filing extension, you can either:
If you request an extension of time to file your federal income tax return (by filing federal Form 4868 with the IRS) you are entitled to receive the same extension on your Arkansas income tax return. The federal automatic extension extends the deadline to file until October 15th.
|The Department no longer requires that a copy of federal Form 4868 be attached to your state tax return. When your Arkansas return is complete and ready to file, simply check the box on the face of the return indicating you filed a federal extension.
If you wish to file an extension on paper instead of electronically, complete the Form AR1055-IT and enclose the payment of your estimate of tax due.
Mail to: Individual Income Tax Section
P.O. Box 8149
Little Rock, AR 72203-8149
Pay the amount you owe by April 15 to avoid penalties and interest. You can pay online at the FTB website with check or by credit card. Then file your return by October 15. Choose e-file to ensure that the FTB receives your return on time.
|Use the worksheet on form FTB 3519 to figure your tax.
An automatic extension to file is granted until October 15th, but there is no extension to pay. Colorado offers an automatic 6-month extension to file your income tax return if you cannot submit your return by the April 15 due date. This means that you can file your return by October 15 without filing the extension form DR 0158-I. However, 90% of your tax MUST BE PAID by April 15. If you must wait until October 15 to file your return, use worksheet on DR 0158-I (to calculate whether you need to remit a payment on April 15.
To request an extension of time to fi le your return, you must fi le Form CT-1040 EXT, Application for Extension of Time to File Connecticut Income Tax Return for Individuals, and pay all the tax you expect to owe on or before the due date. Visit www.ct.gov/TSC to fi le your extension over the Internet.
See CT-140EXT Form and Instructions for more information.
To extend your due date for submitting your completed income tax return (April 15 to October 15), submit the following to the Division of Revenue no later than April 15th:
To extend your due date beyond October 15, file with the Delaware Division of Revenue a photocopy of your approved Federal extension on or before the expiration of the extension granted on Form 1027. The approved federal extension will extend the due date of your Delaware return to the same date as your federal extension due date and must be attached to your Delaware return.
| District Of Columbia
Use form FR-127 if you cannot file your DC individual income tax return by the April 15th due date. By filing this form, you can receive an extension of time to file until October 15. You must use Form FR-127 to request an extension of time to file a DC individual income tax return.
A filing extension is not an extension of the due date for paying any tax you may owe. Before filing for an extension, estimate the taxes you will owe and pay any part of that amount, not covered by DC withheld tax amounts and/or estimated tax payments. Include your payment with the FR-127 voucher and file it by April 15th. Click here to download FR-127.
There are two ways to obtain an extension to file your Georgia income tax return:
|An extension to file does not extend the date for paying the tax. Tax must be paid by the statutory due date to avoid late payment penalty and interest. Use Form IT-560 to pay tax due. The amount paid should be entered on Form 500, Page 2, Line 20.
Click here to download Georgia Forms.
If you are unable to file by April 15, 2023, you are granted an automatic 6-month extension of time to file Form N-11, Form N-13, and Form N-15 without filing Form N-101A (or any other form) unless an additional tax payment must be made. The extension of time to file is NOT an extension of time for payment of tax. You must fi le Form N-200V if you are making a payment. You may not use federal Form 4868 instead of Form N-200V. Click here to download N-200V.
If you can't file your Idaho state income taxes by April 15th, you may be eligible to get an automatic six-month extension without filing a form. To qualify, you need to pay either an estimated 80 percent of your current year's tax liability or 100 percent of what you paid for state income taxes the prior year. You can avoid a penalty for late filing, but will be charged interest on the remaining tax until it's paid. Complete the worksheet on Idaho Form 51, Estimated Payment of Idaho Income Tax, to see if you meet the extension requirements. If you need to make a payment to avoid a penalty, you can mail Form 51 with your check or money order. Click here to download Form 51.
Illinois grants an automatic six-month extension of time to file your return. If you receive a federal extension of more than six months, you are automatically allowed that extension for Illinois. These extensions do not grant you an extension of time to pay any tax you owe. If you determine that you will owe tax, you must use Form IL-505-I, Automatic Extension Payment for Individuals, to pay any tax you owe to avoid penalty and interest on tax not paid by April 15th. Click here to download IL-505-I.
If you are unable to file your IN return by April 15th, you need to file an extension regardless you owe taxes or not. If you have a valid federal extension, Form 4868, you automatically have an extension with Indiana and do not have to file for a separate state extension (Form IT-9). Otherwise, you have to file state extension on IT-9. Keep in mind, the extension is for filing not for paying the taxes due. For more information, please refer to IT-9
Iowa grants an automatic 6 month extension to file your tax return. There is no special form needs to be filed. This extension is for filing but not for paying the taxes due. To avoid the late-filing penalty, at least 90% of your total tax liability must be paid by April 30th; you will automatically have until October 31st, to file your return. You may, however, owe a 2210 penalty for failure to make estimate payments. You will owe interest on any tax due after April 30th. Click here to download Iowa form 2210.
If you are unable to complete your Kansas return by the filing deadline, you may request an extension of time to file. If you filed Form 4868 with the Internal Revenue Service for an automatic extension to file, enclose a copy of this form with your completed Form K-40 to automatically receive an extension to file your Kansas return. Kansas does not have a separate extension request form. (If you are entitled to a refund, an extension is not required to file the return after the original due date.)
|Important: An extension of time to file is NOT an extension to pay. If you do not pay the tax amount due (may be estimated) by the original due date, you will owe interest and penalty on any balance due.
|To pay the tax balance due for an extension, use the Kansas Payment Voucher (K-40V). Check the box on the voucher for extension payment. Click here to download K-40V.
Taxpayers who are unable to file a return by April 15 may request an extension. Taxpayers may elect to file this request electronically or by mailing the extension (Form KY-740EXT) to the Department of Revenue on or before the due date of the return. The request must state a reasonable cause for the inability to file. Inability to pay is not an acceptable reason. Acceptable reasons include, but are not limited to, destruction of records by fire or flood and serious illness of the taxpayer. Extensions are limited to six months. A copy of the Kentucky extension request must be enclosed with the return.
|Individuals who receive a federal extension are not required to request a separate Kentucky extension. They can meet the requirements by enclosing a copy of the application for automatic federal extension to the Kentucky return.
|IRS extensions by e-file (by personal computer or a tax professional)-Enclose a copy of Form 4868 with the confirmation number in the lower righthand corner of the form or a copy of the electronic acknowledgment.
|Military Personnel-Kentucky residents who are in the military are often granted extensions for tax filings when serving outside the United States. Any extension granted for federal income tax purposes will be honored for Kentucky income tax purposes.
The three options for requesting an extension are as follows:
A State of Maine extension request form is no longer required. If you are unable to file your return by the original due date, Maine will allow an automatic six month extension of time in which to file your return. Requests for additional time beyond the automatic six month extension to file must be submitted in writing prior to the expiration of the six month period.
|A penalty for failure to file will not be assessed if you file your return by the extended due date. However, to avoid penalties for late payment, you must pay at least 90 percent of the tax you owe by the original return due date. Please remit your estimated tax payment with the extension payment voucher found in the booklet. Interest will be charged on any unpaid tax balance remaining after the original return due date regardless of any extensions to file.
|If you owe tax, you must pay at least 90% of that amount by the original due date for filing your return (April 15 for calendar-year filers) in order to avoid the penalty for late payment of tax. Use Form 1040-EXT-ME to make your tax payment.
If necessary, you may request an extension of time of up to six months beyond the filing deadline to file your return.
|If you already requested an extension from the IRS for your federal return and you do not owe additional state tax, you receive an automatic six-month extension for filing your Maryland return.
|If no tax is due and you did not request a federal extension, you can request a six-month Maryland extension online or by calling 410-260-7829 from Central Maryland or toll-free 1-800-260-3664 from elsewhere. If you do owe additional tax and need an extension of time to file, you must file Form PV by the due date and enclose a check or money order for the amount you expect to owe. You can also pay by credit card. You can pay by direct debit if you file electronically. You should file Form PV only if you are making a payment with your extension request.
|No request will be granted for an extension of more than six months, unless you are out of the United States, in which case you may request an extension of up to one year.
The extension process is automated so that all individual income taxpayers are given an extension of time to file their tax returns if certain payment requirements are met. Individual income taxpayers must have paid at least 80% of the tax due for the taxable year by the original due date for filing the return. Individual taxpayers meeting the payment requirements will be given an automatic six-month extension to file their returns
To request more time to file your Michigan tax return, send a payment of your estimated tax to Treasury with a copy of your approved federal extension (U.S. 4868) on or before the original due date of your return. Treasury will extend the due date to your new federal due date. If you do not have a federal extension, file an Application for Extension of Time to
File Michigan Tax Returns (Form 4) with your payment. Treasury will not notify you of approval. Do not file an extension if you will be claiming a refund.
|An extension of time to file is NOT an extension of time to pay. If you do not pay enough with your extension request, you must pay interest on the unpaid amount. Compute interest from the original due date of the return. Interest is 1 percent above the prime rate and is adjusted on July 1 and January 1. You may be charged a penalty of 10 percent or more if the balance due is not paid with your extension request. When you file your MI-1040 return, include on line 37 the amount of tax you paid with your extension request. Attach a copy of your federal or state extension to your return.
|Note: If you requested and received an e-filed federal extension, you must attach your paper U.S. 4868 form to the MI-1040. If you e-filed your MI-1040 return and you e-filed your federal extension, you must send us a completed paper U.S. 4868 form.
If you can't file your return by the regular due date (April 15 for most people), you are allowed six months (or until Oct. 15) before a late-filing penalty is charged. You don't have to submit a separate form to request an extension. However, this extension is for filing only, not for the tax owe. The tax owe is due on April 15. You may pay electronically or by check with a voucher (Form M13, Income Tax Extension Payment). Please visit MN website for more information.
Mississippi tax return is due on April 15th. If you receive an extension of time to file your federal income tax return, you are automatically allowed an extension of time to file your Mississippi income tax return. You will need to attach a copy of your federal extension (federal Form 4868 or 2688) with your Mississippi income tax return when you file. An extension of time to file does not extend the time to pay any tax due. To avoid interest and penalty charges, you should pay your tax by the April 15th due date with Form 80-106 by April 15.
You are not required to file an extension if you do not expect to owe additional income tax or if you anticipate receiving a refund. If you wish to file a Missouri extension, and do not expect to owe Missouri income tax, you may file an extension by filing Form MO-60 , Application for Extension of Time to File. An automatic extension of time to file will be granted until October 15.
|If you receive an extension of time to file your federal income tax return, you will automatically be granted an extension of time to file your Missouri income tax return, provided you do not expect to owe any additional Missouri income tax. Attach a copy of your federal extension (Federal Form 4868) with your Missouri income tax return when you file. If you expect to owe Missouri income tax, file Form MO-60 with your payment by the original due date of the return. Remember: An extension of time to file does not extend the time to pay. A 5 percent additions to tax will apply if the tax is not paid by the original return's due date, provided your return is filed by the extension date.
Automatic Six-Month Extension
If you or your spouse is:
When you file your return, write "Combat zone or contingency operations extension" in red ink at the top of your Montana Individual Income Tax Return Long Form (Form 2).
If you file within 180 days of your last day in a combat zone, you won't be charged any penalties or interest.
Penalties and Interest
A NEBRASKA EXTENSION OF TIME to file Form 1040N may only be obtained by:
|If the extension documentation is not attached, a late filing penalty may be imposed. Any tax not paid by April 15 is subject to interest. An extension of time cannot exceed a total of six months after the original due date of the return.
| New Jersey
To be eligible for an extension you must have paid at least 80% of the tax liability computed on the New Jersey gross income tax return on April 15th. Otherwise, your extension will be denied and penalty and interest will be imposed from the original due date of the return.
You must file this NJ-630 application if:
You need not submit this NJ-630 application if:
| New Mexico
The due date for filing New Mexico tax is April 15th. New Mexico recognizes and accepts an IRS automatic extension of time to file. If you obtained the federal six-month automatic extension by filing federal Form 4868, Application for Automatic Extension of Time to File U.S. Individual Income Tax Return, you have six months to file your New Mexico return.
Beyond the six months, you are required to obtain an additional extension through the IRS or the state. If you expect to file your federal return by the original due date or by the six- month automatic extension allowed by the IRS, but need additional time to file your New Mexico return, ask for an extension of time by filing New Mexico Form RPD-41096, Application for Extension of Time to File. File Form RPD-41096 on or before the April 15th due date. You do not need to attach an approved state extension to your return. Click here to visit NM Tax and Revenue Department.
| New York
April 15th is the date by which you must file your New York State income tax return and pay any amounts you owe without interest or penalty. If you cannot file by this date, you can get an automatic 6.month extension of time to file (to October 15th) by filing IT.370, Application for Automatic Six.Month Extension of Time to File for Individuals. Keep in mind, tax owe needs to be paid with that form to avoid interest and penalty.
| North Carolina
If you can not file your North Carolina Individual Income Tax Return by the due date, you may apply for an automatic six-month extension. To receive an extension of time, you can file Form D-410 and properly estimate the amount of tax your expect to owe. However, you are not required to pay the tax you expect to owe with the extension request to avoid the late filing penalty.
|You can file and pay online Online Filing and Payments
|You are not required to send a payment of the tax you estimate as due to receive the extension; however, it will benefit you to pay as much as you can with the extension request. An extension of time for filing the return does not extend the time for paying the tax. If you do not pay the amount due by the original due date, you will owe a 10 percent late-payment penalty and interest. The late-payment penalty will not be due if you pay at least 90 percent of your tax liability through withholding, estimated tax payments, or with Form D-410 by the original due date.
|If you do not file the application for extension by the original due date of the return, you are subject to both a late-filing penalty and a latepayment
penalty. The penalties will also apply if your extension is not valid. An application for extension is not valid if the amount entered on Form D-410 as the tax expected to be due is not properly estimated.
| North Dakota
You may obtain an extension of time to file your North Dakota individual, corporation, or fiduciary income tax return by obtaining either a federal extension or a North Dakota extension.
|If you obtain an extension of time to file your federal return, it will be recognized for North Dakota purposes. When you file your North Dakota return, you must attach a copy of the federal extension form filed with the IRS and check the appropriate block on the front page of your North Dakota return that an extension is attached. If a copy of the federal extension is not attached, the North Dakota return must be processed as a delinquent return.
|If you do not obtain a federal extension, but need additional time to fi le your North Dakota return, you may apply for a North Dakota extension by completing and filing Form 101.
|This is not an automatic extension-you must have good cause to request a North Dakota extension. Form 101 must be postmarked on or before the due date of your return. You will be notified whether your extension request is approved or rejected. If approved, attach a copy of the approved extension form to your return and fi ll in the circle next to "Extension" in the top right-hand corner of your return.
You must first qualify for an IRS extension of time to file. Ohio does not have an Ohio extension form but honors the IRS extension. You should attach to the Ohio income tax return a copy of your IRS extension or your extension confirmation number or a printed copy of the IRS Acknowledgment. Except as set forth below, there is no extension for paying the tax. Make extension payments on Form IT-40P.
Exception: Certain military personnel may have an additional extension to file and to pay.
National Guard and Reserve Servicemembers Called to Active Duty
A taxpayer eligible for a federal extension receives an automatic extension to file an Ohio return and to pay the tax. The Ohio extension is for the same length of time as the federal extension. Each taxpayer who is (i) either a member of the National Guard or a reserve component of the armed forces of the United States, (ii) called to active duty pursuant to an executive order issued by the president of the United States or an act of Congress of the United States and (iii) eligible for a federal extension of time to file her/his federal income tax return automatically receives an extension of time to file the Ohio income tax return and to pay the Ohio income tax. The Ohio extension is for the same length of time as the federal extension. During the extension period, these taxpayers do NOT have to pay any interest, interest penalty or penalty on any tax due.
An extension of time to file your income tax return shall not be granted unless 90% of the tax liability is paid on or before the original due date of the return.
|Since the Oklahoma return cannot be completed until the Federal return is completed, the Oklahoma Tax Commission has administratively adopted the policy of honoring the automatic Federal extension, when no additional state tax is due, as an extension of time to file the Oklahoma return. When you file your Oklahoma return, simply enclose a copy of the Federal extension.
|Therefore, you only need to use Form 504 to apply for additional time to file your income tax return when you owe additional Oklahoma income tax or you do not have a Federal extension. Also, corporations need to use this form when filing for additional time beyond that granted by the Federal extension. When you file your Oklahoma return, enclose a copy of the Oklahoma Extension.
|Remember, you can not get an extension of time to pay your income tax, but only to file your return. Delinquent penalty of 5% may be charged, if at least 90% of your total tax liability has not been paid by the original due date. Delinquent interest, at the rate of 1.25% per month, may be charged if 100% of your tax liability is not paid by the original due date of the return.
If you need more time to file, request an automatic six month extension. Complete an Oregon extension form, Form 40-EXT, if:
The Department will grant an extension of time to file a PA income tax return up to six months. Unless the taxpayer is outside the U.S., the Department will not grant an extension for more than six months.
|If a taxpayer has been approved an extension of time to file his/her federal income tax return and does not owe PA income tax with the state return, the Department will grant the same extension for filing the PA tax return. Otherwise, taxpayers need to submit Form 276.
| Keep in mind that en extension to file is not an extension to pay. Tax owe is due on the regular due date.
| Rhode Island
Any extension of time granted for filing an individual income tax return shall not operate to extend the time for the payment of any tax due on such return.
|In General -
|NOTE: If no payment is required to be made with your Rhode Island extension form and you are filing a federal extension form for the same period of time, then you do not need to submit the Rhode Island form. Attach a copy of the Federal Form 4868 or the electronic acknowledgement you receive from the IRS to your Rhode Island individual income tax return at the time it is submitted.
| South Carolina
|When to file:
| If you filed a federal extension:
|Filing your tax return:
|Penalty and interest:
|When to file:
Taxpayers may submit their applications for extension or any extension payments or prepayments online by visiting the Department's website at tntap.tn.gov
See TN-INC 251 Form and Instructions for more information.
Utah personal tax return is due on April 15th. You automatically get an extension of up to six months to fi le your return. Utah does not have an extension form. However, penalties will be assessed if you have not met the prepayment requirements by the original due date. All extension returns must be filed by October 15th. Please visit Utah Department of Revenue for details.
Vermont follows the IRS in allowing an automatic six-month extension of time to file the individual income tax return. You must file either VT form IN-151 or a copy of the Federal extension return by the original due date of the return.
|You can find Form IN-151 here. Simply choose it from the drop down menu
|Remember: An extension is only for more time to file the income tax return. It does not extend the due date for payment. Interest and penalty accrue on any tax due from April 16th to the time of payment.
Virginia income tax return is due on May 1st. All taxpayers are granted an automatic 6-month extension of time to file their income tax returns. No application for extension is required; however, any tentative tax due must be paid with an extension voucher, Form 760IP, by the original due date for filing the return.
The extension is for filing the return, not for payment of the tax; therefore, you must pay at least 90% of your tax by the due date, to avoid incurring any penalties or interest. To make a payment of tentative tax, use Form 760IP. You can download VA forms on this link.
| West Virginia
If you obtain an extension of time to file your federal income tax return, you are automatically allowed the same extension of time to file your West Virginia income tax return. You must enter on your return the date to which the extension was granted. If a federal extension was granted electronically, write "Federal Extension granted" and the confirmation number at the top of the form. Enter the extended due date in the appropriate box. A copy of federal Schedule 4868 must be attached to your return.
|If you need an extension of time for West Virginia purposes but not for federal purposes, or if you expect to owe an additional tax due to West Virginia, you must submit a completed Schedule 4868 (Application for Extension of Time to File) and pay any tax expected to be due.
Your Wisconsin return is due April 15th.
|If you cannot file on time, you can get an extension. You can use any federal extension provision for Wisconsin, even if you are filing your federal return by April 15.
You do not need to submit a request for an extension to us prior to the time you file your Wisconsin return. When you file your Form 1 enclose either of the following:
|More information about Wisconsin tax extension is available at https://www.revenue.wi.gov/Pages/FAQS/pcs-extensn.aspx.