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How do I extend my state in TurboTax Easy Extension?

TurboTax Easy Extension is the fast, easy, free way to e-file your federal extension.

Although you won't be able to e-file your state extension using TurboTax Easy Extension, we'll provide you with state-specific instructions once you've e-filed your federal extension.

You can also scroll down this page for those same instructions.

Alabama (AL)

Alabama automatically grants a 6-month extension to October 17, 2016. You do not need to fill out an extension form.

However, if you owe additional Alabama taxes, you'll need to submit payment by April 18, 2016 to avoid penalties. You can either print and mail Alabama Form 40V along with your check payment, or submit your payment electronically (click here for instructions).


Arizona (AZ)

Arizona automatically gives you a 6-month extension to October 17, 2016 if you filed an approved federal extension.

If you filed a federal extension or made an extension payment at AZTaxes.gov, you do not need to fill out a separate Arizona extension form. Otherwise, print and mail Arizona Form 204 by April 18, 2016.

Also, if you owe additional Arizona taxes, you'll need to submit payment by April 18, 2016 to avoid penalties. You can either submit your check payment (along with Arizona Form 204 if you didn't file a federal extension), or submit your payment electronically at AZTaxes.gov.


Arkansas (AR)

Arkansas automatically gives you a 6-month extension to October 15, 2016 if you filed an approved federal extension.

If you filed a federal extension, you do not need to fill out a separate Arkansas extension form. Otherwise, print and mail Arkansas Form AR1055 by April 15, 2016.

Also, if you owe additional Arkansas taxes, you'll need to submit payment by April 15, 2016 to avoid penalties. Submit your check payment with Form AR1000ES, Voucher 5 (it's the last voucher at the bottom of the page), along with Arkansas Form AR1055 if you didn't file a federal extension.


California (CA)

California automatically grants a 6-month extension to October 17, 2016. You do not need to fill out an extension form.

However, if you owe additional California taxes, you'll need to submit payment by April 18, 2016 to avoid penalties. The California Franchise Tax Board offers these options:


Colorado (CO)

Colorado automatically grants a 6-month extension to October 17, 2016. You do not need to fill out an extension form.

However, if you owe additional Colorado taxes, you'll need to submit payment by April 18, 2016 to avoid penalties. You can either print and mail Colorado Form DR 0158-I along with your check payment, or make an electronic payment through the State of Colorado's Revenue Online site.


Connecticut (CT)

Connecticut automatically gives you a 6-month extension to October 17, 2016 if you filed an approved federal extension, provided you don't owe taxes on your Connecticut return.

If you filed a federal extension and expect to get a refund (or owe no additional taxes) on your Connecticut return, you do not need to fill out a separate Connecticut extension form.

Otherwise, print and mail Form CT-1040 EXT or file your extension electronically through Connecticut's TSC online service by April 18, 2016.

Furthermore, if you owe additional Connecticut taxes, you'll need to submit payment by April 18, 2016 to avoid penalties. You can either submit your check payment with your Form CT-1040 EXT or submit your payment electronically through Connecticut's TSC online service.


Delaware (DE)

The filing deadline for Delaware personal returns or extensions is April 30, 2015. Filing an extension moves the deadline to October 17, 2016.

To file a Delaware extension, you can either print and mail Delaware Form 1027 or file online with Delaware Form 1027I.

If you owe additional Delaware taxes, you'll also need to submit payment with your extension by April 30, 2015 to avoid penalties. You can either include a check payment with Form 1027 or submit payment online when you file Form 1027I.


District of Columbia (DC)

To extend the deadline of your District of Columbia return to October 15, 2016, fill out DC Form FR-127 online, print it out, and mail it to this address:

Office of Tax and Revenue
PO Box 96018
Washington, DC 20090-6018

The letter must be postmarked on or before April 15, 2016. Also, if you owe additional DC taxes, you'll need to include your payment with the extension request to avoid penalties.


Georgia (GA)

Georgia automatically gives you a 6-month extension to October 17, 2016 if you filed an approved federal extension.

If you filed a federal extension, you do not need to fill out a separate Georgia extension form. Simply attach a copy of your federal Form 4868 to your Georgia return when you file it.

Otherwise, print and mail Georgia Form IT-303 by April 18, 2016.

If you owe additional Georgia taxes, you'll also need to submit payment by April 18, 2016 to avoid penalties. Send your check payment and Georgia Form IT-560 to the address on the form.


Hawaii (HI)

The filing deadline for Hawaii personal returns or extensions is April 20, 2015. Hawaii automatically gives you a 6-month extension to October 20, 2015, provided you don't owe taxes on your Hawaii return.

If you expect to get a refund (or owe no taxes) on your Hawaii return, you do not need to fill out a separate Hawaii extension form.

Otherwise, print and mail Hawaii Form N-101A or file your extension electronically through Hawaii's E-service by April 20, 2015. To avoid late payment penalties, also include check payment with your printed Form N-101A or submit your payment electronically through E-service.


Idaho (ID)

Idaho automatically grants a 6-month extension to October 15, 2016. You do not need to fill out an extension form.

However, if you owe additional Idaho taxes, you'll need to submit payment by April 15, 2016 to avoid penalties. You can either print and mail Idaho Form 51 along with your check payment, or make an electronic payment through Idaho's E-Pay site.


Illinois (IL)

Illinois automatically grants a 6-month extension to October 17, 2016. You do not need to fill out an extension form.

However, if you owe additional Illinois taxes, you'll need to submit payment by April 18, 2016 to avoid penalties. You can either print and mail Form IL-501-I along with your check payment, or make an electronic payment through the State of Illinois Web Pay site.


Indiana (IN)

Indiana automatically gives you a 7-month extension to November 16, 2015 if you filed an approved federal extension, provided you don't owe taxes on your Indiana return.

If you filed a federal extension and expect to get a refund (or owe no additional taxes) on your Indiana return, you do not need to fill out a separate Indiana extension form. Simply attach a copy of your federal Form 4868 to your Indiana return when you file it.

Otherwise, print and mail Indiana Form IT-9 by April 18, 2016.

In addition, if you owe additional Indiana taxes, you'll need to submit payment by April 18, 2016 to avoid penalties. You can either include your check payment with your Indiana Form IT-9 or file your extension online and pay electronically with Indiana's ePay site.


Iowa (IA)

The filing deadline for Iowa personal returns or extensions is April 30, 2015. Iowa automatically gives you a 6-month extension to November 2, 2015, provided you don't owe taxes on your Iowa return. Iowa does not have an extension form.

However, if you owe additional Iowa taxes, you'll need to submit payment by April 30, 2015 to avoid penalties. You can either print and mail the IA 1040V Payment Voucher along with your check payment, or submit your payment electronically through Iowa's ePay system.


Kansas (KS)

Kansas automatically gives you a 6-month extension to October 17, 2016 if you filed an approved federal extension or if you don't owe taxes on your Kansas return. Kansas does not have an extension form.

If you filed a federal extension, simply attach a copy of your federal Form 4868 to your Kansas return when you file it.

If you owe additional Kansas taxes, you'll need to submit payment by April 18, 2016 to avoid penalties. Print and mail Kansas Form K-40V along with your check payment.


Kentucky (KY)

Kentucky automatically gives you a 6-month extension to October 17, 2016 if you filed a federal extension.

If you filed a federal extension, you do not need to fill out a separate Kentucky extension form. Simply attach a copy of your federal Form 4868 to your Kentucky return when you file it.

Otherwise, print and mail Kentucky Form 40A102 by April 18, 2016.

If you owe additional Kentucky taxes, you'll also need to submit payment by April 18, 2016 to avoid penalties. Send your check payment along with Kentucky Form 40A102, whether you filed a federal extension or not.


Louisiana (LA)

The filing deadline for Louisiana personal returns or extensions is May 15, 2015. Filing an extension moves the deadline to November 15, 2015.

Louisiana no longer has an extension form. Instead, extensions must be filed electronically at the Louisiana Online Individual Income Tax Extension Filing site or by calling their automated phone line 225-922-3270 (toll-free: 888-829-3071).

If you owe additional Louisiana taxes, you'll also need to submit payment by May 15, 2015 to avoid penalties. You can either print and mail Louisiana Form R2868V along with your check payment or submit your payment online at the Louisiana Department of Revenue's Individual Income Online Tax Filing site.


Maine (ME)

Maine automatically grants a 6-month extension to October 17, 2016. You do not need to fill out an extension form.

However, if you owe additional Maine taxes, you'll need to submit payment by April 18, 2016 to avoid penalties. You can either print and mail Form 1040EXT-ME along with your check payment, or submit your payment electronically at the Maine EZ Pay site.


Maryland (MD)

Maryland automatically gives you a 6-month extension to October 17, 2016 if you filed a federal extension, provided you don't owe taxes on your Maryland return.

If you filed a federal extension and expect to get a refund (or owe no additional taxes) on your Maryland return, you do not need to fill out a separate Maryland extension form.

On the other hand, if you expect to get a refund (or owe no additional taxes) on your Maryland return but you did not file a federal extension, you should request an extension at Maryland's Individual Online Service Center or by calling 410-260-7829 from Central Maryland (1-800-260-3664, toll-free, from anywhere else).

If you owe additional Maryland taxes, you'll need to submit payment by April 18, 2016 to avoid penalties. You can either print and mail Maryland Form 502E along with your check payment, or file Form 502E electronically and submit payment at Maryland's Individual Online Service Center.


Massachusetts (MA)

The filing deadline for Massachusetts personal returns or extensions is April 19, 2016. Massachusetts automatically gives you a 6-month extension to October 19, 2016 if you don't owe taxes on your Massachusetts return.

If you expect to get a refund (or owe no additional taxes) on your Massachusetts return, you do not need to fill out a separate Massachusetts extension form.

However, if you owe additional Massachusetts taxes, you'll need to file your extension and submit payment by April 19, 2016 to avoid penalties. You can either print and mail Massachusetts Form M-4868 along with your check payment, or make an electronic payment through the Massachusetts Department of Revenue's WebFile for Income site.


Michigan (MI)

Michigan automatically gives you a 6-month extension to October 17, 2016 if you don't owe taxes on your Michigan return. In this case, you do not need to fill out a separate Michigan extension form.

However, if you owe additional Michigan taxes, you'll need to file your extension and submit payment by April 18, 2016 to avoid penalties. Print and mail Michigan Form 4 (or a copy of IRS Form 4868, if you filed a federal extension), along with your check payment, to:

Michigan Department of Treasury
PO Box 30774
Lansing, MI 48909-8274

Make your check payable to State of Michigan, and be sure to include your Social Security number and the words Michigan Extension on the front of your check.


Minnesota (MN)

Minnesota automatically grants a 6-month extension to October 17, 2016. You do not need to fill out an extension form.

However, if you owe additional Minnesota taxes, you'll need to submit payment by April 18, 2016 to avoid penalties. You can either print out a payment voucher to include with your check payment, or submit your payment electronically through their e-Services Payment System.


Mississippi (MS)

Mississippi automatically gives you a 6-month extension to October 17, 2016 if you filed an approved federal extension or if you don't owe taxes on your Mississippi return. Mississippi does not have an extension form.

If you filed a federal extension, simply attach a copy of your federal Form 4868 to your Mississippi return when you file it.

If you owe additional Mississippi taxes, you'll need to submit payment by April 18, 2016 to avoid penalties. Print and mail Mississippi Form 80-106 along with your check payment, or make your payment online at the Mississippi Department of Revenue's Taxpayer Access Point (TAP).


Missouri (MO)

Missouri automatically gives you a 6-month extension to October 17, 2016 if you filed a federal extension, provided you don't owe taxes on your Missouri return.

You also get an automatic 6-month extension if you're getting a refund on your Missouri return even if you didn't file a federal extension.

If you're getting a refund, or if you filed a federal extension and owe no additional taxes on your Missouri return, you do not need to fill out a separate Missouri extension form. Simply attach a copy of your federal Form 4868 (if filed) to your Missouri return when you file it.

Otherwise, print and mail Form MO-60, along with payment for taxes owed, by April 18, 2016 to avoid penalties.


Montana (MT)

Montana automatically gives you a 6-month extension to October 17, 2016 if any of the following situations apply to you. Montana does not have an extension form.

  • You are a first-time filer or you had no taxable income in 2014; or
  • Your entire 2014 Montana income tax liability has been paid (or will be paid by April 18, 2016); or
  • 90% of your 2014 Montana income tax liability has been paid (or will be paid by April 18, 2016); or
  • Your entire 2014 Montana income tax liability is $200 or less.
    • If your 2014 tax liability is $200 or less, you will also have until October 17, 2016 to pay your taxes.

Otherwise, if you owe additional Montana taxes, you'll need to submit payment by April 18, 2016 to avoid penalties. You can either print and mail the voucher on Montana Worksheet EXT-14 along with your check payment, or make an electronic payment through the Montana Department of Revenue's Taxpayer Access Point (TAP).


Nebraska (NE)

Nebraska automatically gives you a 6-month extension to October 17, 2016 if you filed a federal extension.

If you filed a federal extension, you do not need to fill out a separate Nebraska extension form. Simply attach a copy of your federal Form 4868 to your Nebraska return when you file it.

Otherwise, print and mail Nebraska Form 4868N by April 18, 2016.

Also, if you owe additional Nebraska taxes, you'll need to submit payment by April 18, 2016 to avoid penalties. You can either print and mail Form 4868N along with your check payment, or make an electronic payment through the Nebraska Department of Revenue's e-pay system.


New Hampshire (NH)

New Hampshire automatically gives you a 7-month extension to November 15, 2016 if you don't owe taxes on your New Hampshire return.

If you expect to get a refund (or owe no additional taxes) on your New Hampshire return, you do not need to fill out a separate New Hampshire extension form.

However, if you owe additional New Hampshire taxes, you'll need to submit payment by April 15, 2016 to avoid penalties. You can either print and mail New Hampshire Form DP-59-A along with your check payment, or make an electronic payment through the eFile New Hampshire site.


New Jersey (NJ)

New Jersey automatically gives you a 6-month extension to October 17, 2016 if you filed a federal extension, provided you have paid at least 80% of your total New Jersey tax liability.

If you filed a federal extension and have already paid at least 80% of your total New Jersey tax liability, you do not need to fill out a separate New Jersey extension form. Simply attach a copy of your federal Form 4868 to your New Jersey return when you file it.

Otherwise, print and mail Form NJ-630 by April 18, 2016.

Also, if you owe additional New Jersey taxes and/or haven't already paid at least 80% of your total New Jersey taxes, you'll need to submit payment by April 18, 2016 to avoid penalties. You can either submit your check payment along with Form NJ-630 or file your extension online and pay electronically with New Jersey's Individual Taxpayer Account, Filing and Payment Service.


New Mexico (NM)

New Mexico automatically gives you a 6-month extension to October 17, 2016 if you filed a federal extension.

If you filed a federal extension, you do not need to fill out a separate New Mexico extension form.

Otherwise, print form RPD-41096, fill it out, and mail it by April 18, 2016. Please note that Form RPD-41096 only extends the filing deadline 60 days to June 15, 2016.

In addition, if you owe additional New Mexico taxes, you'll need to submit payment by April 18, 2016 to avoid interest charges. (Late payment penalties aren't assessed as long as you pay your tax bill by June 15.) Submit your check along with Form PIT-EXT or pay online at New Mexico Taxpayer Access Point.


New York (NY)

To file a New York extension, you must do so online at the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance's Personal Income Tax Extension site. The extension gives you until October 17, 2016 to file your New York return.

Note: Unlike prior years, New York no longer accepts federal extensions, nor do they offer the option of filing paper extensions for individual tax returns.

If you owe additional New York taxes, you'll also need to submit payment by April 18, 2016 to avoid penalties. You can submit payment with your online extension, pay by check, or pay by credit card. Click here for more info.


North Carolina (NC)

To receive an extension on your North Carolina return, you can print, fill out, and mail North Carolina Form D-410 (or click here to create a printable, filled-out form) or file an online extension at the Department of Revenue Electronic Services site. The extension gives you until October 17, 2016 to file your North Carolina return.

If you owe additional North Carolina taxes, you'll also need to submit payment by April 18, 2016 to avoid penalties. You can submit payment with your online extension, or send in your payment with your personalized payment voucher.


North Dakota (ND)

North Dakota automatically gives you a 6-month extension to October 15, 2016 if you filed a federal extension.

If you filed a federal extension, you do not need to fill out a separate North Dakota extension form. Otherwise, print and mail North Dakota Form 101 by April 15, 2016. For a copy of Form 101, contact the North Dakota Office of the State Tax Commissioner at 701-328-1243.

Also, if you owe additional North Dakota taxes, you'll need to submit payment by April 15, 2016 to avoid penalties. Submit your check payment with Form ND-1EXT, or pay online at North Dakota ndTax. You can also call toll-free 1-888-ND-TAXES (1-888-638-2937) to pay over the phone.


Ohio (OH)

Ohio automatically gives you a 6-month extension to October 17, 2016 if you filed a federal extension. Ohio does not have an extension form.

If you filed a federal extension, simply attach a copy of your federal Form 4868 to your Ohio return when you file it.

If you owe additional Ohio taxes, you'll need to submit payment by April 18, 2016 to avoid penalties. Print and mail Ohio Form IT 40P along with your check payment, or pay online either at the Ohio Department of Taxation website or their Pay Online site.


Oklahoma (OK)

Oklahoma automatically gives you a 6-month extension to October 17, 2016 if you filed a federal extension, provided you have already paid at least 90% of your total Oklahoma tax liability.

If you filed a federal extension and have already paid at least 90% of your total Oklahoma tax liability, you do not need to fill out a separate Oklahoma extension form. Simply attach a copy of your federal Form 4868 to your Oklahoma return when you file it.

Otherwise, print and mail Oklahoma Form 504 by April 18, 2016.

Also, if you owe additional Oklahoma taxes, you'll need to submit payment by April 18, 2016 to avoid penalties. Submit your check payment along with Form 504.


Oregon (OR)

Oregon automatically gives you a 6-month extension to October 18, 2016 if you filed an approved federal extension.

If you filed a federal extension, you do not need to fill out a separate Oregon extension form. Otherwise, print and mail Form 40-EXT by April 18, 2016.

Also, if you owe additional Oregon taxes, you'll need to submit payment by April 18, 2016 to avoid penalties. Submit your check payment with Form 40-EXT.


Pennsylvania (PA)

Pennsylvania automatically gives you a 6-month extension to October 15, 2016 if you filed an approved federal extension.

If you filed a federal extension, you do not need to fill out a separate Pennsylvania extension form. Simply attach a copy of your federal Form 4868 to your Pennsylvania return when you file it.

Otherwise, print and mail Form REV-276 by April 15, 2016.

If you owe additional Pennsylvania taxes, you'll also need to submit payment by April 15, 2016 to avoid penalties. Send your check payment along with Form REV-276.


Rhode Island (RI)

Rhode Island automatically gives you a 6-month extension to October 17, 2016, provided you don't owe taxes on your Rhode Island return.

If you expect to get a refund (or owe no taxes) on your Rhode Island return, you do not need to fill out a separate Rhode Island extension form.

However, if you owe additional Rhode Island taxes, you'll need to submit payment by April 18, 2016 to avoid penalties. Print and mail Form RI-4868 along with your check payment. You can also pay by credit card by following the instructions on Form RI-4868.


South Carolina (SC)

South Carolina automatically gives you a 6-month extension to October 15, 2016 if you filed an approved federal extension, provided you don't owe taxes on your South Carolina return.

If you filed a federal extension and expect to get a refund (or owe no additional taxes) on your South Carolina return, you do not need to fill out a separate South Carolina extension form. Simply attach a copy of your federal Form 4868 to your South Carolina return when you file it.

Otherwise, print and mail Form SC4868 or file your extension electronically through South Carolina's SCnetFile by April 15, 2016.

Furthermore, if you owe additional South Carolina taxes, you'll need to submit payment by April 15, 2016 to avoid penalties. You can either include check payment with Form SC4868 or pay online when you file your extension through SCnetFile.


Tennessee (TN)

To extend the deadline of your Tennessee return to October 15, 2016, print and mail Tennessee Form INC 251 or file your extension online at Tennessee.gov.

In addition, if you owe additional Tennessee taxes, you'll need to submit payment by April 15, 2016 to avoid interest charges. (Late payment penalties aren't assessed as long as you pay your tax bill by October 15.) Submit your check payment along with Form INC 251 or pay when you file your extension online at Tennessee.gov.


Utah (UT)

Utah automatically gives you a 6-month extension to October 17, 2016. Utah does not have an extension form.

However, if you owe additional Utah taxes, you'll need to submit payment by April 18, 2016 to avoid penalties. You can either print and mail Utah Form TC-546 along with your check payment, or pay online at Utah's Taxpayer Access Point (TAP).


Vermont (VT)

To extend the deadline for your Vermont income tax return, you must print and mail either a copy of your Federal Extension (Form 4868) or print and mail Vermont Form IN-151 by April 18, 2016.

Also, if you owe additional Vermont taxes, you'll need to submit payment by April 18, 2016 to avoid penalties. Send your check payment along with Form IN-151 or pay online at the Vermont Department of Tax's VT Pay website.


Virginia (VA)

The filing deadline for Virginia personal returns or extensions is May 1, 2016. Virginia automatically gives you a 6-month extension to November 1, 2016, provided you have already paid at least 90% of your total Virginia tax liability.

If you have already paid at least 90% of your total Virginia tax liability, you do not need to fill out a separate Virginia extension form.

Otherwise, print and mail Virginia Form 760IP or file your extension electronically through VATAX Online Services by May 1, 2016. To avoid late payment penalties, also include check payment with your printed Form 760IP or pay when you file your extension electronically at VATAX.


West Virginia (WV)

West Virginia automatically gives you a 6-month extension to October 17, 2016 if you filed a federal extension, provided you owe no additional tax on your West Virginia return.

If you filed a federal extension and you owe no additional West Virginia tax, you do not need to fill out a separate West Virginia extension form. Simply attach a copy of your federal Form 4868 to your West Virginia return when you file it.

Otherwise, print and mail Schedule L by April 18, 2016.

If you owe additional West Virginia taxes, you'll also need to submit payment with Schedule L by April 18, 2016.


Wisconsin (WI)

Wisconsin automatically gives you a 6-month extension to October 17, 2016 if you filed a federal extension.

If you filed a federal extension, you do not need to fill out a separate Wisconsin extension form. Otherwise, print IRS Form 4868 and only fill out the name, address, and signature areas of the form. (Do this even if you filed your federal return by the April 18 deadline and didn't need the federal extension.)

Then, when you file your Wisconsin return, simply attach federal form 4868 to your Wisconsin return.

If you owe additional Wisconsin taxes, you'll need to submit payment by April 18, 2016 to avoid penalties. You can either print and mail Wisconsin Form 1-ES along with your check payment, or pay online at WDOR Online Services.


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