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Do I need to file an extension for my personal state taxes?

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Each state has its own rules regarding extensions. If you want more time to file your state taxes, select your state below for more info.

Alabama gives you an automatic filing (not payment) extension to October 15. If you owe, submit payment by April 18 to avoid penalties and interest.

Alaska (AK) doesn't collect personal income tax.

In Arizona, you can file an extension in one of three ways: file a federal extension, make an extension payment at AZTaxes.gov, or print and mail Form 204. This extends your filing deadline to October 15, but if you owe, submit payment by April 18 to avoid penalties and interest.

To file an Arkansas extension, print and mail Form AR1055-IT by April 18. A federal extension will also extend your Arkansas filing deadline. This extends your filing deadline to October 15, but if you owe, submit payment by April 18 to avoid penalties and interest.

California gives you an automatic filing extension to October 15, but if you owe, you must submit payment by April 18 to avoid penalties and interest. They offer 3 payment options:

  1. Pay by bank account (Web Pay)
  2. Pay by credit card
  3. Print and mail Form FTB 3519 (3519-PIT) along with your check payment

Filing an extension gives you until October 15 to file but doesn't give you until then to pay. To file an extension, either fill out Form D-410 and mail it in, or submit an online extension, by April 18.

A taxpayer who is granted an automatic extension to file a federal income tax return will be granted an automatic extension to file the corresponding North Carolina income tax return. In order to receive an automatic State extension, the taxpayer must certify on the North Carolina tax return that the person was granted an automatic federal extension, by filling in the “Federal Extension” circle on page 1, Form D-400.

If you owe, submit payment by April 18 to avoid penalties, either by including a check and Form D-400V with your mailed Form D-410 or by providing payment with your online extension. Please note that interest will start accruing on payments submitted after April 15.

South Carolina automatically grants a filing (not payment) extension to October 15 if you filed a federal extension and don't owe. If you owe, either mail Form SC4868 with payment or pay online via MyDORWAY by April 18 to avoid penalties and interest. To avoid a late-payment penalty, 90% of any tax due must be paid by the original return due date of April 18.

Colorado gives you an automatic filing (not payment) extension to October 15. If you owe, submit at least 90% of your taxes owed by April 18 to avoid penalties and interest.

To file a Connecticut extension, print and mail Form CT-1040 EXT or file your extension online by April 18. A federal extension will also extend your Connecticut filing deadline. This extends your filing deadline to October 15, but if you owe, submit payment by April 18 to avoid penalties and interest.

North Dakota automatically grants a filing (not payment) extension to October 15 if you filed a federal extension. Otherwise, request Form 101 from the State Tax Commissioner by calling (701) 328-1243. The form must be postmarked by April 18. If you owe, submit payment by April 18 to avoid penalties and interest.

South Dakota doesn't collect personal income tax.

To file a Delaware extension, print and mail Form 200-EX by April 18. This extends your filing deadline to October 15, but if you owe, submit payment by April 18 to avoid penalties and interest.

Print and mail Form FR-127 on or before April 18 to the address below, and include a check for any taxes you owe to avoid any penalties.

Office of Tax and Revenue

PO Box 96018

Washington, DC 20090-6018

Florida doesn't collect personal income tax.

To file a Georgia extension, print and mail Form IT-303 by April 18. A federal extension will also extend your Georgia filing deadline as long as you attach Federal Form 4868 to your Georgia return. This extends your filing deadline to October 15, but if you owe, submit payment by April 18 to avoid penalties and interest.

Hawaii automatically grants a filing extension to October 20 if you don't owe them taxes. If you owe, print and mail Form N-200V or e-file your extension at Hawaii Tax Online by April 20 and include payment with your extension to avoid late payment penalties.

Idaho gives you an automatic filing (not payment) extension to October 15 if you've paid at least 80% of the current year’s tax liability or 100% of the prior year’s tax liability. If you owe, submit payment by April 18 to avoid penalties and interest.

Illinois automatically grants a filing (not payment) extension to October 15. If you owe, submit payment by April 18 to avoid penalties and interest, either by including a check with your mailed Form IL-501-I or by paying online at MyTax Illinois.

To file an Indiana extension, print and mail Extension Form IT-9 by April 18. A federal extension will also extend your Indiana filing deadline. This extends your filing deadline to November 14, but if you owe, submit payment by April 18 to avoid penalties and interest.

Iowa's filing and payment deadline is April 30, plus you automatically get a filing extension to October 31 if you don't owe, or you pay 90% of your tax due by April 30. If you owe, submit payment by April 30 to avoid penalties.

Kansas automatically grants a filing (not payment) extension to October 15 if you filed an approved federal extension or don't owe Kansas taxes. A copy of the Federal extension Form 4868 must be enclosed with your Kansas return, or you can FAX to (785) 296-8989, or email to KDOR_IncomeTax@KS.gov in PDF format, or mail to Kansas Dept. of Revenue, 120 Southeast 10th Ave, PO 750260, Topeka, KS 66675-0260. If you owe, submit payment by April 18 to avoid penalties and interest by printing and mailing Form K-40V along with your check payment. Kansas does not have a separate extension form. If 90% of tax liability is paid on or before the original due date, an automatic extension is applied and no penalty is assessed.

To file a Kentucky extension, print and mail Form 740EXT by April 18. A federal extension will also extend your Kentucky filing deadline. This extends your filing deadline to October 15, but if you owe, submit payment by April 18 to avoid penalties and interest.

To file a Louisiana extension, print and mail Form R-2868 or apply via the Online Individual Income Tax Extension Filing site by May 13. This extends your filing deadline to November 15, but if you owe, submit payment by May 13 to avoid penalties and interest.

Maine automatically grants a filing (not payment) extension to October 15. An additional two-month extension is allowed if submitted in writing prior to the expiration of the six-month period. If you owe, submit payment by April 18 to avoid penalties and interest.

To file a Maryland extension, request a Maryland extension at their Individual Taxpayer Online Service Center or by calling (410) 260-7829 or (800) 260-3664. A federal extension will also extend your Maryland filing deadline. This extends your filing deadline to October 15, but if you owe, submit payment by April 18 to avoid penalties and interest, either by including a check with your mailed Form PV or by submitting payment with your e-filed extension at their Individual Online Service Center.

Massachusetts automatically gives you an extension to October 15 if you don't owe or you pay 80% of your tax due by April 18. Otherwise, file your extension and submit payment by April 18 to avoid penalties. There are 3 ways to do this: e-file and pay through this dedicated TurboTax link, enclose a check with Form M-4868, or pay online at MassTaxConnect.

Michigan automatically grants an extension to October 15 if you don't owe and you filed a Federal extension. Attach a copy of the Federal form 4868 to the Michigan return. Otherwise, mail Form 4 or a copy of IRS Form 4868, along with check payment, by April 18 to avoid penalties and interest, to:

Michigan Department of Treasury

PO Box 30774

Lansing, MI 48909-8274

Make the check payable to State of Michigan. Include your Social Security number and the words Michigan Extension on the front of your check.

Minnesota automatically grants a filing (not payment) extension to October 15. If you owe, submit payment by April 18 to avoid penalties and interest.

Mississippi automatically grants a filing (not payment) extension to October 15 if you filed an approved federal extension or don't owe MS taxes. If you owe, pay by April 18 to avoid penalties and interest.

To file a Missouri extension, print and mail Form MO-60 by April 18. A federal extension will also extend your Missouri filing deadline. This extends your filing deadline to October 15, but if you owe, submit payment by April 18 to avoid penalties and interest.

Montana automatically grants a filing (not payment) extension to October 15. If you owe, submit payment by April 18 to avoid penalties and interest, either by mailing a check along with Form-IT or paying online through their TransAction Portal (TAP).

To file a Nebraska extension,print and mail Form 4868N by April 18. A federal extension will also extend your Nebraska filing deadline. This extends your filing deadline to October 15, but if you owe, submit payment by April 18 to avoid penalties and interest.

Nevada doesn't collect personal income tax.

New Jersey automatically grants a filing (not payment) extension to October 15 if you filed a federal extension and have paid or withheld at least 80% of your total New Jersey tax liability. Attach a copy of the Federal extension to your New Jersey return when you file.

Otherwise, print and mail Form NJ-630 by April 18 to extend. If the taxpayer is required to make a payment with the extension to satisfy the 80% requirement, file Form NJ-630 even if the federal Form 4868 is filed with the IRS

If you owe more than 20% of your total tax liability, submit payment by April 18 to avoid penalties, either by including a check with Form NJ-630 or by paying online when you e-file your extension and at their Individual Income Tax Payment and Filing site.

You can e-file an extension by April 18 at this dedicated TurboTax link. You can also print an extension with TurboTax that you mail in. Start your NY return, if you haven't already done so, and look for the extension question. If you don't see it, step through your NY return again from the beginning. The state of New York will not accept a copy of federal Form 4868 in place of Form IT-370.

The extension gives you until October 15 to file. If you owe, submit payment by April 18 to avoid penalties and interest, either by paying with your extension or by going to their Online Services site.

New Hampshire will grant a filing and payment extension to November 15 if you paid an amount equal to or greater than your 2021 tax liability by April 18.

If you owe, submit payment by April 18 to avoid penalties and interest.

New Mexico automatically grants a filing (not payment) extension to October 15 if you filed a federal extension. Otherwise, print and mail Form RPD-41096 by April 18. The extension on an initial form RPD-41096 application is limited to 60 days. Use the same form to apply for an additional extension.

If you owe, submit payment by April 18 to avoid penalties and interest. You can either mail a check with Form 2019 PIT-EXT or pay online at their Taxpayer Access Point.

Ohio automatically grants a filing (not payment) extension to October 15 if you filed a federal extension. There is no Ohio extension form, so include the federal Form 4868 with your Ohio tax return when it is filed. If you owe, submit payment by April 18 to avoid penalties and interest by mailing a check with Form IT 40P or by paying online.

Oklahoma automatically grants a filing (not payment) extension to October 15 if you filed a federal extension and don't owe. Otherwise, mail Form 504 by April 18.

If you owe 10% or more of your total tax liability, also include a check to avoid penalties. An extension of time to file your income tax return on Form 504-I shall not be granted unless 90% of the tax liability is paid on or before the original due date of the return.

Oregon automatically grants a filing (not payment) extension to October 15 if you filed an approved federal extension and don't owe. If you owe, print and mail Form 40-EXT by April 18 with a check to avoid penalties and interest.

Pennsylvania automatically grants a filing (not payment) extension to October 15 if you filed an approved federal extension. Otherwise, print and mail Form REV-276 by April 18 and if you owe, include a check to avoid penalties and interest.

Rhode Island automatically grants an extension to October 15 if you don't owe and you file a federal extenstion. If you owe, submit payment by April 18 to avoid penalties and interest.

Tennessee doesn't collect personal income tax.

Texas doesn't collect personal income tax.

Utah automatically grants a filing (not payment) extension to October 15. If you owe, submit payment by April 18 to avoid penalties and interest, either by including a check with Form TC-546 or by paying online through their Taxpayer Access Point site.

A Vermont tax return can be filed up to 60 days after April 18 without filing an extension. Interest and penalty accrue on tax due after April 18. Returns filed more than 60 days after the original due date are assessed a $50 late filing penalty, even if no tax is owed, unless an extension has been filed.

To file a Vermont extension, mail Form IN-151 (or a copy of your federal 4868 extension forms) or apply via the myVTax website by April 18. If you owe, submit payment by April 18 to avoid penalties and interest.

Virginia automatically grants a 6-month filing (not payment) extension. For most people, this is November 1. If you owe, mail Form 760IP or submit your extension by May 1 and submit payment to avoid penalties.

West Virginia automatically grants a filing (not payment) extension to October 15 if you filed a federal extension and don't owe. To receive an automatic extension to October 15, file Form 4868 with the IRS, enter the extended due date on the West Virginia return, and attach a copy to the return. For an electronically-filed federal extension, write “Federal Extension Granted” and the confirmation number at the top of the West Virginia return.

Otherwise, mail Form WV/4868 by April 18 and include a check for the tax due to avoid penalties and interest.

Washington doesn't collect personal income tax.

Wisconsin automatically grants a filing (not payment) extension to October 15 if you filed a federal extension. If you didn't, print IRS Form 4868 and only fill out the name, address, and signature fields. Then, when you file your Wisconsin return, attach this 4868 to your return. Extensions available under federal law may be used for Wisconsin purposes, even if you do not need a federal extension because you filed your federal return by April 18.

If you owe, submit payment by April 18 to avoid penalties and interest, either by including a check with your mailed Form 1-ES or by paying online at their DOR Electronic Filing page.

Wyoming doesn't collect personal income tax.

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