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How do I 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 for applicable information.

See this article for automatic extensions for those affected by natural disasters.

Note: Alaska, Florida, Nevada, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, and Wyoming don't collect personal income tax.

Alabama gives you an automatic filing (not payment) extension to October 15, 2024. If you owe, you will still need to submit payment by April 15, 2024 to avoid penalties and interest.

In Arizona, you can file an extension in one of three ways:

  1. File a federal extension.
  2. Make an extension payment at AZTaxes.gov.
  3. Print and mail Form 204.

Any of these options will extend your filing deadline six months to October 15, 2024. If you owe, you will still need to submit payment by April 15, 2024 to avoid penalties and interest.

Arkansas has two dates for deadline extensions, depending on what type of return you're filing:

  • Partnerships - October 15, 2024
  • Individuals, Fiduciaries, and Composites - November 15, 2024

To file an Arkansas extension, print and mail Form AR1055-IT by April 15, 2024. If you owe, you will also need to submit payment by this date to avoid penalties and interest.

California gives you an automatic filing extension to October 15, 2024.

If you owe, you will need to submit payment by April 15, 2024 to avoid penalties and interest:

Colorado gives you an automatic filing (not payment) extension to October 16, 2024. However, if you owe, you will need to submit a payment of at least 90% of your taxes owed by April 15, 2024 to avoid penalties and interest.

To file a Connecticut extension, print and mail Form CT-1040 EXT or file your extension online by April 15, 2024. Either of these options will extend your filing deadline six months to October 15, 2024. If you owe, you will still need to submit payment by April 15, 2024 to avoid penalties and interest.

To file a Delaware extension, print and mail Form PIT-EXT or file an extension online by April 30, 2023. This extends your filing deadline to October 15, 2024. However, if you owe, make sure to submit payment by April 30, 2023 to avoid penalties and interest.

To file a DC extension, visit the MyTaxDC website. Once there, locate the section called Forms, and select the link for Submit an extension. You will be taken through a series of questions to complete your Form FR-127.

Print and mail the form by April 15, 2024 to the address below to extend your filing deadline to October 15, 2024. If you owe, include a check with your form to avoid any penalties:

Office of Tax and Revenue

PO Box 96018

Washington, DC 20090-6018

To file a Georgia extension, print and mail Form IT-303 by April 15, 2024. A federal extension will also extend your Georgia filing deadline as long as you attach Form IT-560 to your Georgia return. Either of these options will extend your filing deadline to October 15, 2024. However, if you owe, make sure to submit payment by April 15, 2024 to avoid penalties and interest.

Hawaii automatically grants a filing extension to October 22, 2024 if you don't owe taxes. However, if you owe, print and mail Form N-200V or e-file your extension at Hawaii Tax Online by April 22, 2024 and include payment with your extension to avoid late payment penalties.

Idaho gives you an automatic filing (not payment) extension to October 15, 2024 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, print and mail Form 51 and include payment by April 15, 2024 to avoid penalties and interest.

Illinois automatically grants a filing (not payment) extension to October 15, 2024. If you owe, submit payment by April 15, 2024, 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 15, 2024. A federal extension will also extend your Indiana filing deadline. This extends your filing deadline to November 15, 2024. However, if you owe, submit payment by April 15, 2024, to avoid penalties and interest.

Interest will be added to any amount owed after April 15, 2024, but the penalty will be waived if both of the following conditions are met:

  1. You pay at least 90% of the tax expected to be owed by the original April 15, 2024, due date, and
  2. The remaining balance due (including interest) is paid in full no later than November 15, 2024

Iowa's filing and payment deadline is April 30, 2024, plus you automatically get a filing extension to October 31, 2024, if you don't owe, or you pay 90% of your tax due by April 30, 2024. If you owe, submit payment by April 30, 2024 to avoid penalties.

If you file Form 4868 with the IRS requesting a six-month extension of time to file your federal tax return by October 15, 2024, your Kansas state return will be automatically extended as well. A copy of this form must be enclosed with your Kansas state return when filed.

To make an extension payment on your Kansas state return, print and mail Kansas Payment Voucher (K-40V) by April 15, 2024. Make sure to check the box on the voucher for extension payment.

Interest will be added to any amount owed after April 15, 2024, but the penalty will be waived if both of the following conditions are met:

  1. You pay at least 90% of the tax expected to be owed by the original April 15, 2024, due date, and
  2. The remaining balance due (including interest) is paid in full no later than October 18, 2023

To file a Kentucky extension, print and mail Form 740EXT by April 15, 2024. This extends your filing deadline to October 15, 2024, However, if you owe, make sure to submit payment by April 15, 2024, to avoid penalties and interest.

To file a Louisiana extension, print and mail Form R-2868V by May 15, 2024. This extends your filing deadline to November 15, 2024. However, if you owe, make sure to submit payment by May 15, 2024 to avoid penalties and interest.

Maine automatically grants a filing (not payment) extension to October 15, 2024, for filers who don't owe taxes. An additional two-month extension is allowed if submitted in writing prior to the end of the six-month period.

However, if you owe, make sure to print and mail Form 1040EXT-ME with your payment by April 15, 2024, to avoid penalties and interest.

To file a Maryland extension, apply for one at their Individual Taxpayer Online Service Center or by calling either (410) 260-7829 or (800) 260-3664. This will extend your filing deadline to October 15, 2024. However, if you owe, make sure to print and mail Form PV with your payment by April 15, 2024 to avoid penalties and interest.

Massachusetts automatically gives you an extension to October 15, 2024 if you don't owe or you pay 80% of your tax due by April 17, 2024. However, if you owe, make sure to print and mail Form M-4868 with your payment by April 17, 2024 to avoid penalties.

Alternatively, you may e-file your return and pay any taxes owed through this dedicated TurboTax link, or pay online at MassTaxConnect.

Michigan automatically grants an extension to October 15, 2024, if you don't owe and you filed a Federal extension (make sure to attach a copy of the Federal form 4868 to your Michigan return.

Otherwise, mail Form 4 or a copy of IRS Form 4868, along with check payment, by April 15, 2024 to avoid penalties and interest, to:

Michigan Department of Treasury

PO Box 30774

Lansing, MI 48909-8274

Make the check payable to the State of Michigan, and 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, 2024. However, if you owe, make sure to submit payment by April 15, 2024 to avoid penalties and interest.

Mississippi automatically grants a filing (not payment) extension to October 15, 2024 if you filed an approved federal extension (Federal form 4868), or don't owe MS taxes. However, if you owe, make sure to pay by April 15, 2024 to avoid penalties and interest.

To file a Missouri extension, print and mail Form MO-60 by April 15, 2024. This extends your filing deadline to October 15, 2024. However, if you owe, make sure to pay by April 15, 2024 to avoid penalties and interest.

Montana automatically grants a filing (not payment) extension to October 15, 2024. However, if you owe, make sure to pay by April 15, 2024 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 15, 2024. This extends your filing deadline to October 15, 2024. However, if you owe, make sure to pay by April 15, 2024 to avoid penalties and interest.

New Hampshire will grant a filing and payment extension to November 15, 2024 if you paid an amount equal to or greater than your 2021 tax liability by April 15, 2024.

However, if you owe, make sure to pay by April 15, 2024 to avoid penalties and interest.

New Jersey automatically grants a filing (not payment) extension to October 15, 2024 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 15, 2024 to to avoid penalties and interest, either by including a check with your form submission or by paying online when you e-file your extension.

New Mexico automatically grants a filing (not payment) extension to October 15, 2024 if you filed a federal extension. Otherwise, print and mail Form RPD-41096 by April 15, 2024. The extension on an initial form RPD-41096 application is limited to 60 days. If you require more time, you can apply for an additional extension by printing and mailing another copy of the same form.

However, if you owe, make sure to pay by April 15, 2024 to avoid penalties and interest. You can either mail a check with your form or pay online at their Taxpayer Access Point.

You must file a New York state extension (Form IT-370-PF) by April 15, 2024. The state of New York won't accept a copy of federal Form 4868 in place of Form IT-370-PF.

The extension gives you until October 15, 2024 to file. However, if you owe, make sure to pay by April 15, 2024 to avoid penalties and interest, either by paying with your extension or by going to the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance website.

Filing an extension gives you until October 15, 2024 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 15, 2024.

To receive an automatic state extension, verify on your tax return that you were granted an automatic federal extension, by filling in the “Federal Extension” circle on page 1 of your Form D-400.

If you owe, submit payment by April 15, 2024 to avoid penalties, either by including a check and Form D-400V when mailing Form D-410.

North Dakota automatically grants a filing (not payment) extension to October 15, 2024 if you filed a federal extension. Otherwise, request Form 101 from the State Tax Commissioner by calling (701) 328-1243, and submit it by April 15, 2024.

If you owe, make sure to submit payment by April 15, 2024 to avoid penalties and interest.

Ohio automatically grants a filing (not payment) extension to October 15, 2024 if you filed a federal extension. There's no Ohio extension form, so include the federal Form 4868 with your Ohio tax return when filing. 

If you owe, mail and print Form IT 40P and include a check with your payment by April 15, 2024 to avoid penalties and interest.

Oklahoma automatically grants a filing (not payment) extension to October 15, 2024 if you filed a federal extension and don't owe. Otherwise, mail Form 504-I by April 15, 2024.

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, 2024 if you filed an approved federal extension and don't owe. However, if you do owe, print and mail Form 40-EXT by April 15, 2024 along with a check to avoid penalties and interest.

Pennsylvania automatically grants a filing (not payment) extension to October 15, 2024 if you filed an approved federal extension. Otherwise, if you owe, print and mail Form REV-276 along with your payment by April 15, 2024, to avoid penalties and interest.

Rhode Island automatically grants an extension to October 15, 2024, if you don't owe and you file a federal extension. However, if you do owe, print and mail Form RI-4868 along with your payment by April 15, 2024, to avoid penalties and interest.

South Carolina automatically grants a filing (not payment) extension to October 15, 2024, if you filed a federal extension and don't owe. However, if you owe, either mail Form SC4868 with your payment or pay online via MyDORWAY by April 15, 2024, to avoid penalties and interest. 90% of any tax due must be paid by this date to avoid a late-payment penalty.

Utah automatically grants a filing (not payment) extension to October 15, 2024. However, if you owe, print and mail Form TC-546 and include a check with your amount owed by April 15, 2024to avoid penalties and interest. You can also pay online if preferred. through their Taxpayer Access Point site.

To file a Vermont extension, print and mail Form IN-151 (or a copy of your federal 4868 extension forms) or apply via the myVTax website by April 15, 2024. The extension gives you until October 15, 2024 to file. However, if you owe, make sure to submit your payment by April 15, 2024 to avoid penalties and interest.

Virginia automatically grants a 6-month filing (not payment) extension to October 15, 2024 (for e-filers), and November 1, 2024 (for mail-in filers). However, if you owe, mail Form 760IP or submit your extension by May 1, 2024, along with your payment to avoid penalties.

West Virginia automatically grants a filing (not payment) extension to October 15, 2024 if you filed a federal extension by April 15, 2024, and don't owe. However, if you owe, print and mail Form WV/4868 by April 15, 2024, and include a check for the tax due to avoid penalties and interest.

Wisconsin automatically grants a filing (not payment) extension if you filed a federal extension by April 15, 2024. The extension gives you until October 15, 2024 to file.

However, if you owe, print and mail Form 1-ES and submit it along with your payment by April 15, 2024 to avoid penalties and interest. You also have the option to pay online.

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