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1040 state extension frequently asked questions

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1040 state extension frequently asked questions

What if you need more time to file?

The information below will help you see if your state requires an extension for additional time to file or if filing a federal 4868 will also extend the state. The dates listed below show the original April filing deadline. Some states have changed the deadline for tax year 2020. For the most up to date information on deadline changes, see Electronic filing deadlines and perfection periods for individual returns and extensions.

Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland 
Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi  Missouri
Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey
New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio
Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina 
South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont
Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming
  District of Columbia

Alabama

Does the state provide for an automatic six-month extension of time to file? Yes. The taxpayer is automatically provided a six-month extension of time to file. This is an extension of time to file, not to pay. Taxes are due on the April filing deadline.

Does the state allow the filing of a federal extension 4868 to extend the state return? Yes

Can I file the state extension electronically? No

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Alaska

Alaska has no state income tax, therefore no extension of time to file is required.

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Arizona

Does the state provide for an automatic six-month extension of time to file? No. The taxpayer must either file the Arizona Form 204 or the federal 4868 by the April filing deadline. This is an extension of time to file, not to pay. Taxes are due on the April filing deadline.

Does the state allow the filing of a federal extension 4868 to extend the state return? Yes

Can I file the state extension electronically? Lacerte and Proconnect Tax Online  - yes. ProSeries - no.

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Arkansas

Does the state provide for an automatic six-month extension of time to file? No. The taxpayer must either file the Arkansas AR1055 or the federal 4868 by the April filing deadline. This is an extension of time to file, not to pay. Taxes are due on the April filing deadline. If you have filed for and received a federal Extension of time to file, it is not necessary to complete an Arkansas Extension Request unless you want an Arkansas extension beyond the federal extended due date.

Does the state allow the filing of a federal extension 4868 to extend the state return? Yes

Can I file the state extension electronically? Lacerte and ProConnect Tax - yes. ProSeries - no.

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California

Does the state provide for an automatic six-month extension of time to file? Yes.  California automatically grants an extension of time to file.  The California Payment for Automatic Extension for Individuals, Form 3519, is only allowed when there is an amount due and will be paid by direct debit from a bank account.

Does the state allow the filing of a federal extension 4868 to extend the state return? No

Can I file the state extension electronically? Yes. California automatically grants an extension of time to file.  Electronically filed extensions are only allowed when there is an amount due and will be paid by direct debit from a bank account.

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Colorado

Does the state provide for an automatic six-month extension of time to file? Yes. 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 this form. While there is an extension to file, there is not an extension to the payment due date.

Does the state allow the filing of a federal extension 4868 to extend the state return? No

Can I file the state extension electronically? Lacerte and ProConnect Tax - yes. ProSeries - no.

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Connecticut

Does the state provide for an automatic six-month extension of time to file? No. The taxpayer must file Form CT-1040 EXT or the federal 4868 by the April filing deadline. This is an extension of time to file, not to pay. Taxes are due on the April filing deadline.

Does the state allow the filing of a federal extension 4868 to extend the state return? Yes

Can I file the state extension electronically? Lacerte and ProConnect Tax - yes. ProSeries - no.

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Delaware

Does the state provide for an automatic six-month extension of time to file? No. The taxpayer must either file the Delaware Form 1027 or the federal 4868 by the April filing deadline. This is an extension of time to file, not to pay. Taxes are due on the April filing deadline.

Does the state allow the filing of a federal extension 4868 to extend the state return? Yes

Can I file the state extension electronically? Lacerte and ProConnect Tax - yes. ProSeries - no.

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District of Columbia

Does the state provide for an automatic six-month extension of time to file? No. The taxpayer must file DC Form FR-127. This is an extension of time to file, not to pay. Taxes are due on the April filing deadline.

Does the city allow the filing of a federal extension 4868 to extend the DC return? No

Can I file the DC extension electronically? Lacerte and ProConnect Tax - yes. ProSeries - no.

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Florida

Florida has no state income tax, therefore no extension of time to file is required.

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Georgia

Does the state provide for an automatic six-month extension of time to file? No. The taxpayer must either file the Georgia Form IT-303 or the federal 4868 by the April filing deadline. This is an extension of time to file, not to pay. Taxes are due on the April filing deadline.

Does the state allow the filing of a federal extension 4868 to extend the state return? Yes

Can I file the state extension electronically? No

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Hawaii

Does the state provide for an automatic six-month extension of time to file? Yes. Hawaii automatically grants a 6-month extension without the need to file anything with the Department unless an additional tax payment must be made. As long as the following conditions are met, you are deemed to have made an application for the 6-month extension to file an income tax return on the prescribed due date:

  1. On or before the April filing deadline, 100% of the properly estimated tax liability is paid;
  2. The tax return is filed on or before the expiration of the 6-month extension period;
  3. The tax return is accompanied by full payment of any tax not already paid; and
  4. A court has not ordered you to file the tax return on or before the prescribed due date.

If you must make an additional payment of tax on or before the April filing deadline in order to meet the condition requiring payment of 100% of the properly estimated tax liability, you must file Form N-101A with your payment. The extension of time to file is not an extension of time for payment of tax.

Does the state allow the filing of a federal extension 4868 to extend the state return? No. Form 4868 may not be used in lieu of Form N-101A to make a tax payment.

Can I file the state extension electronically? No. Form N-101A can be filed and payment made electronically through the state’s web portal.

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Idaho

Does the state provide for an automatic six-month extension of time to file?  Yes. Idaho automatically grants an extension of up to six months to file your return if you’ve paid at least:

  • 100% of what you paid for state income taxes the year before or
  • 80% of your current year’s tax liability

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 Form 51 to see if you meet the extension requirements.

Does the state allow the filing of a federal extension 4868 to extend the state return? No

Can I file the state extension electronically? No

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Illinois

Does the state provide for an automatic six-month extension of time to file? Yes. 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 to pay any tax you owe to avoid penalty and interest on tax not paid by the April filing deadline.

For information on when an IL-505 must be filed, please refer to the following instructions https://www.revenue.state.il.us/taxforms/IncmCurrentYear/Individual/IL-505-I.pdf

Does the state allow the filing of a federal extension 4868 to extend the state return? No

Can I file the state extension electronically? No

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Indiana

Does the state provide for an automatic six-month extension of time to file? No. The taxpayer must either file the Indiana Form IT-9 or the federal 4868 by the April filing deadline. This is an extension of time to file, not to pay. Taxes are due on the April filing deadline.
You must get an extension of time to file if you:

  • Are required to file, and
  • You cannot file your tax return by the April filing due date.

Whether you owe additional tax, are due a refund, or are breaking even, you still need to get an extension if filing after the April filing deadline. Indiana’s extension of time to file, Form IT-9, extends the filing date to Nov. 14, 2019.

Note: See varied instructions depending on whether you owe or do not owe.

Does the state allow the filing of a federal extension 4868 to extend the state return? Yes. Both state Form IT-9 and federal Form 4868 extend your state filing time to Nov. 14, 2019.

Can I file the state extension electronically? No

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Iowa

Does the state provide for an automatic six-month extension of time to file? Yes. Iowa does not have an extension form to obtain additional time to file. To avoid the late-filing penalty, pay at least 90% of your total tax liability by April 30, 2019; you will automatically have until October 31, 2019, to file your return.
You may, however, owe an Iowa 2210 penalty for failure to make estimated payments. You will owe interest on any tax due paid after the April filing deadline.

If you need to make a tax payment to meet the 90% requirement, see payment options available on the Department’s website.

Does the state allow the filing of a federal extension 4868 to extend the state return? No

Can I file the state extension electronically? No

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Kansas

Does the state provide for an automatic six-month extension of time to file? No. 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 federal Form 4868 with the IRS 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 pay the tax balance due for an extension, use the Kansas Payment Voucher (K-40V) and mark the box indicating an extension payment. If you do not pay the tax due (may be estimated) by the original due date, you will owe interest and penalty on any balance due.

Does the state allow the filing of a Federal extension 4868 to extend the state return? Yes (see details above)

Can I file the state extension electronically? No

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Kentucky

Does the state provide for an automatic six-month extension of time to file? No. The taxpayer must either file the Kentucky Form 40A102 or the federal 4868 by the April filing deadline. This is an extension of time to file, not to pay. Taxes are due on the April filing deadline.

Does the state allow the filing of a federal extension 4868 to extend the state return? Yes. 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.

Can I file the state extension electronically? Lacerte and ProConnect Tax - yes. ProSeries - no.

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Louisiana

Does the state provide for an automatic six-month extension of time to file?  No. The Secretary of LDR may grant an extension of time for filing returns not to exceed six months from the date the Louisiana income tax return is due. Extensions must be filed before the due date of the return. The four options for requesting an extension are as follows:

  • Filing an extension request electronically via LDR's website at www.revenue.louisiana.gov/fileonline or www.revenue.louisiana.gov/extensions;
  • Filing an extension request electronically via LDR’s IVR phone system by calling 225-922-3270 or 888-829-3071. For an extension request, select option #3, then select option #1. Taxpayers will need the social security number of the primary account holder to request the extension;
  • Submitting a state extension to LDR by “checking the state extension box” included in the tax preparation software for an electronically-filed return (Screen 9, Extensions - Louisiana Information); or
  • Mailing Form R-2867, Transmittal of Federal Extension Request for Louisiana Individual Income Tax Return, along with a copy of your federal paper extension or a copy of the receipt for an electronically-filed federal extension to the address on Form R-2867.

By requesting an extension, you are only requesting additional time to file your tax return. An extension does not extend the time to pay the tax. Payments received after the due date will be charged interest and penalties.

Does the state allow the filing of a federal extension 4868 to extend the state return? No

Can I file the state extension electronically? Yes

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Maine

Does the state provide for an automatic six-month extension of time to file?  Yes. 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. Generally, the total extension period cannot exceed eight months. The automatic extension is only effective if the return is filed within 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 available at www.maine.gov/revenue/forms. Interest will be charged on any unpaid tax balance remaining after the original return due date regardless of any extensions filed.

Does the state allow the filing of a federal extension 4868 to extend the state return? No

Can I file the state extension electronically? No

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Maryland

Does the state provide for an automatic six-month extension of time to file? No. The taxpayer must either file the Maryland Form PV or the federal 4868 by the April filing deadline. Filing Form PV extends the time to file your return but does not extend the time to pay your taxes. Payment of the expected tax due is required with Form PV by the April filing deadline.

Beginning TY18: The paper Forms 502D and 502E have been discontinued. Do not mail Form 502D or Form 502E. The new Maryland Payment Voucher Worksheet (PVW) must be used to determine the amount of the estimated payment or extension payment required. Payment must be sent using the new Form PV. The Form PV replaces the Forms IND PV, 502D and 502E for remitting payments. The Form PV must be used to remit payments for Forms 502 or 505, and Estimated and Extension payments. See Instruction 23 for more information.

Does the state allow the filing of a federal extension 4868 to extend the state return? Yes. If no tax is due and you requested a federal extension, you do not need to take any other action to obtain an automatic six-month extension.

Can I file the state extension electronically? Lacerte and ProConnect Tax - yes. ProSeries - no.

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Massachusetts

Does the state provide for an automatic six-month extension of time to file? Yes.  All taxpayers filing personal income tax returns are automatically granted a six-month extension of time to file their tax return as long as at least 80% of the total amount of tax ultimately due on or before the due date prescribed for payment of the tax has been paid. See TIR 16-10.

Note: Your extension will not be valid if you fail to pay 80% of your total tax liability through withholding, estimated tax payments or with your extension. Form M-4868 is available at mass.gov/ dor or by calling (617) 887-6367 or toll-free in Massachusetts (800) 392-6089. See Form 1 or Form 1-NR/PY Instructions to review the Extension Worksheet.

Does the state allow the filing of a federal extension 4868 to extend the state return? No

Can I file the state extension electronically? Yes

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Michigan

Does the state provide for an automatic six-month extension of time to file? No. If you cannot file before the due date and you owe tax, you may file Form 4 with your payment. This allows an extension of time to file, but not to pay. Payment is due no later than the April filing due date, otherwise penalty and interest may apply.

Does the state allow the filing of a federal extension 4868 to extend the state return? Yes. To request more time to file your Michigan tax return, send a payment of your remaining estimated tax to Treasury with a copy of your federal extension (U.S. Form 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.

Can I file a state extension electronically? No

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Minnesota

Does the state provide for an automatic six-month extension of time to file?  Yes. The taxpayer is automatically provided a six-month extension of time to file. There is no late filing penalty if your return is filed within six months of the October due date. If your return is not filed within six months, a 5 percent late filing penalty will be charged on the unpaid tax.

Does the state allow the filing of a federal extension 4868 to extend the state return? No

Can I file the state extension electronically? No

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Mississippi

Does the state provide for an automatic six-month extension of time to file?  No. The taxpayer must file the federal 4868 by the April filing deadline.  This is an extension of time to file, not to pay.  State Form 80-180 is required to be filed with the state if taxes are due.

Does the state allow the filing of a federal extension 4868 to extend the state return? Yes. If you will receive a refund or will not owe any additional tax, Mississippi will allow you the same time to file your return as allowed by federal. However, if you owe additional taxes, you must remit the tax due with Form 80-106 on or before the due date of the return.

Can I file the state extension electronically? No

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Missouri

Does the state provide for an automatic six-month extension of time to file? No. 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. An automatic extension of time to file will be granted until the October filing deadline. If you expect to owe Missouri income tax, file Form MO-60 with your payment by the original due date of the return. An extension of time to file does not extend the time to pay. A 5 percent addition to tax will apply if the tax is not paid by the original return’s due date.

Does the state allow the filing of a federal extension 4868 to extend the state return? Yes. 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 to your Missouri income tax return when you file.

Can I file the state extension electronically? No

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Montana

Does the state provide for an automatic six-month extension of time to file? Yes. An automatic extension of six months applies for filing your return, but this extension does not apply to payments. If you file after the extended due date, you may have to pay a penalty for late filing. See instructions about interest and penalties on page 38.

Does the state allow the filing of a federal extension 4868 to extend the state return? Yes

Can I file the state extension electronically? No

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Nebraska

Does the state provide for an automatic six-month extension of time to file? No. The Department accepts the federal extension of time to file. It is only necessary to file a Nebraska extension of time if you are making a tentative tax payment or when a federal extension is not filed.  A six-month extension to file may only be obtained by:

  1. Attaching a copy of a timely-filed Application for Automatic Extension of Time to File U.S. Individual Income Tax Return, Federal Form 4868, to the Nebraska return when filed;
  2. Attaching a schedule to your Nebraska return listing your federal confirmation number and providing an explanation that you received a federal extension;
  3. Filing a Nebraska Application for Extension of Time, Form 4868N, on or before the due date of the return, when you need to make a tentative Nebraska payment or when a federal extension is not being requested; or
  4. Attaching a copy of the statement or letter submitted with your federal return requesting the automatic extension of time to file for a U.S. citizen residing outside the U.S. or Puerto Rico, to the Nebraska return when filed.

Does the state allow the filing of a federal extension 4868 to extend the state return?  Yes

Can I file the state extension electronically? No

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Nevada

Nevada has no state income tax, therefore no extension of time to file is required.

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New Hampshire

Does the state provide for an automatic seven-month extension of time to file? Yes. If you have paid 100% of the BET and BPT determined to be due by the due date of the tax, you will be granted an automatic 7-month extension to file your New Hampshire BET and BPT returns without filing Form BT-EXT. If you meet this requirement, you may file your New Hampshire BET and BPT return up to 7 months beyond the original due date of the return and you will not be subject to the late filing penalty. Note that an extension of time to file your return is not an extension of time to pay the tax.

For New Hampshire returns with a balance due: File a New Hampshire Form DP-59-A Form with the full payment of the New Hampshire Interest and Dividends Tax Return.

Can I file the state extension electronically? No

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New Jersey

Does the state provide for an automatic six-month extension of time to file?  No. You can receive a six-month extension of time to file your New Jersey nonresident return only if you have paid at least 80% of your tax liability through withholdings, estimated payments, or other payments by the original due date, and

  1. Federal extension filed. You enclose a copy of your federal Application for Automatic Extension with your final return and check the box at the top of your NJ-1040NR (or enter your confirmation number in the space provided at the top of Form NJ 1040NR if you filed the extension application or payment online or by phone); or
  2. No federal extension filed. You file a request for a six-month extension on Form NJ-630, Application for Extension of Time to File New Jersey Gross Income Tax Return, by the original due date of the return. You also can file an extension application online until April 15, 2019, at www.njtaxation.org. Taxpayers who file Form NJ-630 will not receive an approved copy. We will notify you only if we deny your request, but not until after you actually file your return.

Note: If you file a federal extension, you must still file Form NJ-630 by the original due date if you need to make a payment to meet the 80% requirement.

Does the state allow the filing of a federal extension 4868 to extend the state return?  Yes

Can I file the state extension electronically? Lacerte and ProConnect Tax - yes. ProSeries - no.

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New Mexico

Does the state provide for an automatic six-month extension of time to file?  No. The taxpayer must either file the New Mexico Form RPD-41096 or the federal 4868 by the April filing deadline.

Does the state allow the filing of a federal extension 4868 to extend the state return?  Yes. New Mexico recognizes and accepts an IRS automatic six-month extension of time to file. If you filed federal Form 4868 for the tax year, the October filing deadline is the extended due date for your return. However, even if you obtain the extension, interest continues to accrue. If you expect to owe more tax when you file your 2018 return and you want to avoid accrual of interest, make a payment using the 2018 PIT-EXT payment voucher.

Can I file the state extension electronically? No

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New York

Does the state provide for an automatic six-month extension of time to file?  No. The taxpayer must file the New York Form IT-370 by the April filing deadline. Extensions filed for a return with a balance due must be paid electronically.

Does the filing of a federal 4868 extension extend the time to file the NY return? No

Can I file the state extension electronically? Yes. If the paid preparer is mandated to electronically file New York State returns, the extension must also be electronically filed.

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New York City UBT

Does the city provide for an automatic six-month extension of time to file?  No. The taxpayer must file the NYC-EXT by the April filing deadline. Extensions filed for a return with a balance due must be paid electronically.

Does the filing of a federal 4868 extension extend the time to file the NYC-UBT return? No

Can I file the city extension electronically? Yes

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North Carolina

Does the state provide for an automatic six-month extension of time to file? No. The taxpayer must file the North Carolina Form D-410 by the April filing deadline. An extension of time to file is not an extension of time to pay. The state does not require payment at the time of the extension but late payment and interest charges will accrue on unpaid taxes owed.

Does the state allow the filing of a federal extension 4868 to extend the state return? No

Can I file the state extension electronically? Lacerte and ProConnect Tax - yes. ProSeries - no.

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North Dakota

Does the state provide for an automatic six-month extension of time to file?  No. The taxpayer must either file the North Dakota Form 101 or the federal 4868 by the April filing deadline.

Does the state allow the filing of a federal extension 4868 to extend the state return? Yes. If you obtain an extension of time to file your federal return, it will be recognized for North Dakota individual income tax purposes. This includes the automatic extension allowed for being outside the U.S. and Puerto Rico on April 15. You do not have to file a separate state extension form or notify the Office of State Tax Commissioner that you have obtained a federal extension prior to filing your North Dakota return. Fill in the circle next to “Extension” on Form ND-EZ or Form ND-1, whichever applies.

Can I file the state extension electronically? No

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Ohio

Does the state provide for an automatic six-month extension of time to file?  No. The taxpayer must file the federal 4868 by the April filing deadline. An extension of time to file is not an extension of time to pay.

Does the state allow the filing of a federal extension 4868 to extend the state return? Yes. You can extend the due date for filing your Ohio IT 1040 and SD 100 to the October filing deadline, provided you qualify for an IRS extension of time to file. Ohio does not have an extension request form, but honors the IRS extension. Include a copy of your IRS extension or IRS acknowledgment, and/or your extension confirmation number. For an exception for certain military servicemembers, see instructions.

Does the state have its own extension form? No. Ohio does not have an extension request form, but honors the IRS extension. Include a copy of your IRS extension or IRS acknowledgment, and/or your extension confirmation number.

Can I file the state extension electronically? No

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Oklahoma

Does the state provide for an automatic six-month extension of time to file?  No. The taxpayer must file the Oklahoma Form 504 or the federal 4868 by the April filing deadline. An extension of time to file is not an extension of time to pay. The state requires 90% of the tax liability due to be paid by the April filing deadline in order to grant an extension of time to file.

Does the state allow the filing of a federal extension 4868 to extend the state return?  Yes

Can I file the state extension electronically? No

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Oregon

Does the state provide for an automatic six-month extension of time to file?  No. This means the taxpayer must file the Oregon Form 40-EXT or the federal 4868 by the April filing deadline. An extension of time to file is not an extension of time to pay. If the 4868 is filed, the 40-EXT is only required to be filed if there is a balance due to be paid on the April filing deadline.

Does the state allow the filing of a federal extension 4868 to extend the state return?  Yes

Can I file the state extension electronically? No

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Pennsylvania

Does the state provide for an automatic six-month extension of time to file? No. The taxpayer must file the Pennsylvania Form REV-276 or the federal 4868 by the April filing deadline. An extension of time to file is not an extension of time to pay. If the 4868 is filed, the REV-276 is only required to be filed if there is a balance due to be paid on the April filing deadline.

Does the state allow the filing of a Federal extension 4868 to extend the state return?  Yes

Can I file the state extension electronically? Lacerte and ProConnect Tax - yes. ProSeries - no.

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Rhode Island

Does the state provide for an automatic six-month extension of time to file? Yes. If there is not tax due on the return, the filing of a Rhode Island Form R-4868 is not required. Otherwise, if there are taxes owed on a Rhode Island return, a Form R-4868 must be filed by the April filing deadline for the Form RI-1040 or RI-1040NR.  An extension of time to file is not an extension of time to pay.

Does the state allow the filing of a federal extension 4868 to extend the state return?  No

Can I file the state extension electronically? No

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South Carolina

Does the state provide for an automatic six-month extension of time to file? No. If you owe additional state income tax, you are required to file Form SC4868 and attach payment of taxes you estimate you owe. Remember, an extension only allows you additional time to file your return. Your tax must still be paid to avoid penalty and interest. SCnetFile for Extensions allows you to file and pay your SC4868 electronically directly with the SC Department of Revenue. You can pay your balance due by credit card or by EFW (Electronic Funds Withdrawal).

Does the state allow the filing of a federal extension 4868 to extend the state return?  Yes. If no income tax is anticipated to be due on your return and you have been granted a federal extension of time to file a federal income tax return, the department will accept the federal extension.

Can I file the state extension electronically? No

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South Dakota

South Dakota has no state income tax, therefore no extension of time to file is required.

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Tennessee

Does the state provide for an automatic six-month extension of time to file? No. The taxpayer must file the Tennessee Form INC251 or the federal 4868 by the April filing deadline.  An extension of time to file is not an extension of time to pay. An INC251 is required to be filed for returns with a payment due by the April filing deadline.

Does the state allow the filing of a federal extension 4868 to extend the state return? Yes

Can I file the state extension electronically? Yes

Tennessee Franchise

Does the state provide for an automatic six-month extension of time to file? No. The taxpayer must file the Tennessee Form FAE 173. An extension of time to file is not an extension of time to pay. An FAE 173 is required to be filed for returns with a payment due by the April filing deadline.

Does the state require the filing of a State Form FAE 173 in order to extend the state return? If a payment is due, yes. See the form instructions for details.

Can I file the state franchise tax extension electronically? Yes

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Texas

Texas has no state income tax, therefore no extension of time to file is required.

Texas Franchise

Does the state allow the filing of a federal extension 4868 to extend the state return? No

Can I file the state franchise tax extension electronically? Yes

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Utah

Does the state provide for an automatic six-month extension of time to file?  Yes. The taxpayer is automatically provided a six-month extension of time to file. This is an extension of time to file, not to pay. Taxes are due on the April filing deadline. If taxes are due, a Form TC-546 with a payment must be sent to the state by the April filing deadline.

Does the state allow the filing of a federal extension 4868 to extend the state return? No

Can I file the state extension electronically? No

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Vermont

Does the state provide for an automatic six-month extension of time to file? No. The taxpayer must file the Vermont Form IN-151 or the federal 4868 by the April filing deadline. If you have a valid federal tax extension, you can file a copy of your approved federal extension application (IRS Form 4868) in lieu of the Vermont extension application (Form IN-151). Remember to file your extension request with the Vermont Department of Taxes by the original deadline of your return (April 15).

Does the state allow the filing of a federal extension 4868 to extend the state return?  Yes, if there were no taxes due on the return. An IN-151 is required to be filed for returns with a payment due by the April filing deadline.

Can I file the state extension electronically? Lacerte and ProConnect Tax - yes. ProSeries - no.

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Virginia

Does the state provide for an automatic six-month extension of time to file?  Yes. The taxpayer is automatically provided a six-month extension of time to file. This is an extension of time to file, not to pay.  Taxes are due on the April filing deadline. If taxes are due, a Form 760IP with a payment must be sent to the state by the April filing deadline.

Does the state allow the filing of a federal extension 4868 to extend the state return? No

Can I file the state extension electronically? No

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Washington

Washington has no state income tax, therefore no extension of time to file is required.

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West Virginia

Does the state provide for an automatic six-month extension of time to file?  No. The taxpayer must file the West Virginia Schedule L or the federal 4868 by the April filing deadline. An extension of time to file is not an extension of time to pay. A Schedule L is required to be filed for returns with a payment due by the April filing deadline.

Does the state allow the filing of a federal extension 4868 to extend the state return? Yes, if there are no taxes owed.

Can I file the state extension electronically? No

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Wisconsin

Does the state provide for an automatic six-month extension of time to file? No. The taxpayer must file the Wisconsin Form 1-ES or the federal 4868 by the April filing deadline. An extension of time to file is not an extension of time to pay. A Form 1-ES is required to be filed for returns with a payment due by the April filing deadline.

Does the state allow the filing of a federal extension 4868 to extend the state return? Yes, if there are no taxes owed.

Can I file the state extension electronically? No

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Wyoming

Wyoming has no state income tax, therefore no extension of time to file is required.

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