State Tax Extension Information

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Need to file a state tax extension? While it’s fairly simple and streamlined to file a federal tax extension, state extensions vary depending on where you live. Because of this, we’ve compiled a list of where to go for each state if you need a little bit more time on your taxes.

Alabama

labama residents are granted an automatic six month extension if they cannot file on time. However, they must send in payments if they owe them with Form 40V.

Online Tax Extension Payment

Address: Alabama Department of Revenue PO Box 327467 Montgomery, AL 36132-7467

Alaska

Alaska has no state income tax, so there is no need to file for an extension.

Arizona

If you were approved for a federal tax extension, then Arizona will grant you an automatic 6 month state tax extension. If you did not file a federal tax extension or you owe money, then you must fill out Form 204.

Address: If You Are Sending a Payment:

Arizona Department of Revenue PO Box 29085 Phoenix, AZ 85038-9085

If You Are Not Sending a Payment:

Arizona Department of Revenue PO Box 52138 Phoenix, AZ 85072-2138

Arkansas

If you were approved for a federal income tax extension, Arizona automatically grants you a 6 month state tax extension. If you need to make a payment, though, you still need to send that in with Form AR1000ES.

If you didn’t file a federal income tax return, you can file the Arkansas state tax form extension form by itself.

California

If you were approved for a federal income tax extension, California will grant you a 6 month state tax extension. If you need to make a payment or didn’t fill out a federal income tax extension, then you must fill out Form FTB 3519.

If mailing it in, the address is:

Franchise Tax Board PO Box 942867 Sacramento, CA 94267-0051

Colorado

The state of Colorado will automatically grant you a 6 month tax extension. If you don’t owe anything, you don’t need to do anything else. However, if you owe money, you must send in Form DR 158-I.

Address:

Colorado Department of Revenue Denver, CO. 80261-0008

Connecticut

If you were approved for a federal tax extension, Connecticut will automatically give you a 6 month extension as well. If you owe taxes, though, you must send in Form CT-1040 EXT.

The automatic 6 month tax extension doesn’t apply to your payments. You might qualify for an extension on those as well, though. File Form CT-1127 to request this extension.

Delaware

Delaware will automatically grant you a 5 ½ month tax extension as long as you were approved for a federal tax extension. If you need to make a tax payment, however, you must file Form 1027.

Address:

Delaware Division of Revenue PO Box 508 Wilmington, DE 19899-0508

D.C., Washington

To gain a 6 month tax extension in Washington D.C., you must file Form FR-127.

This is on top of filing for a federal tax extension.

Address:

Office of Tax and Revenue PO Box 59 Washington DC 20044-0059

Florida

Florida does not have a state income tax. There is no reason for you to submit a state tax extension.

Georgia

Georgia will grant you a 6 month state tax extension when you are approved for your federal tax extension. If you haven’t filled out a federal tax extension form, you can use Form IT-303. They will grant it in cases of sickness, absence, or other disability or other reasonable causes.

You also need to send in tax payments as the time does not extend when you file for a state tax extension. Use Form IT-560 for this.

Address:

Georgia Department of Revenue Processing Center PO Box 740320 Atlanta, GA 30374-0320

Hawaii

A 6 months state tax extension will be granted in Hawaii if you qualify for a federal tax extension. If you don’t file a federal tax extension of owe taxes, you must file the Form N-101A.

Address:

Hawaii Department of Taxation PO Box 1530 Honolulu, Hawaii 96806-1530

Idaho

Idaho will automatically give you 6 more months to file your tax forms. To qualify for the tax extension, make sure to finish your taxes by October 15th. If you need to send in a payment, use Form 51.

Address:

Idaho State Tax Commission PO Box 83784 Boise, ID 83707-3784

Illinois

You don’t have to file any paperwork to get a 6 month tax extension in Illinois. If you don’t owe any taxes, you don’t have to do anything else. However, if you owe taxes, you need to send in Form IL-505-I with your payment.

Address:

Illinois Department of Revenue PO Box 19005 Springfield, Illinois 62794-9005 

Indiana

Indiana will grant you a 7 month tax extension if you need it as long as you have an approved federal tax extension. If you don’t, or you owe taxes, you must use Form IT-9.

Address:

Indiana Department of Revenue PO Box 6117 Indianapolis, IN 46206-6117

Iowa

An automatic state tax extension is available in Iowa if you need more time for your taxes. However, if you owe taxes, you must file IA-1040V and send in your payment.

Address:

Iowa Department of Revenue Iowa Income Tax – Document Processing PO Box 9187 Des Moines, Iowa 50306-9187

Kansas

The state of Kansas will automatically grant you a 6 month state tax extension if you need it. If you need to submit a state tax payment because you owe money, use Form K-40V.

Address:

Kansas Income Tax Kansas Department of Revenue 915 SW Harrison St. Topeka, KS 66699-1000

Kentucky

If you were approved for a federal tax extension, the state of Kentucky will grant you an automatic state tax extension. You must submit Form 40A-102 if you need to pay on your taxes.

Address:

Kentucky Department of Revenue PO Box 1190 Frankfort, KY 40602-1190

Louisiana

After you submit your federal tax extension, the state of Louisiana will automatically grant you a 6 month state tax extension. If you weren’t approved for a federal extension, didn’t file one, or need to pay state taxes, you must fill out Form R-2868.

Address:

Louisiana Department of Revenue PO Box 751 Baton Rouge, LA 70821-0751

Maine

Maine will automatically grant you a 6 month state tax extension. If you don’t owe any taxes, you don’t need to do anything else. If you need to make a payment, however, you must submit Form 1040EXT-ME.

Address:

Maine Revenue Services PO Box 9114 Augusta, ME 04332-9114

Maryland

If you filed a federal tax extension and were approved, Maryland will automatically grant you a 6 month state tax extension. If you owe state taxes, though, or you didn’t file a federal tax extension, you need to file Form 502E and send it in with your payment.

Address:

Comptroller of Maryland Revenue Administration Division Annapolis, Maryland 21411-0001

Massachusetts

Massachusetts will grant you a 6 month state tax extension after you’re approved for your federal tax extension. If you didn’t file or were not approved, you can file Form M-4868. You also must fill out this form if you owe state taxes.

Address:

Massachusetts Department of Revenue PO Box 7070 Boston, MA 02204

Michigan

You must file Form 4 if you are filing for a state tax extension in Michigan. However, if you successfully filed for a federal tax extension, then you don’t need to file this form unless you owe taxes.

Address:

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

Minnesota

You automatically get a 6 month state tax extension through the state of Minnesota. If you owe state income tax, though, you have to submit Form M13.

Address:

Minnesota Revenue PO Box 64058 St. Paul, MN 55164-0058

Mississippi

When you submit a federal tax extension, the state of Mississippi will grant you a 6 month state tax extension if you’re approved. If you owe taxes, though, you’ll need to file Form 80-180. You’ll also need to file this form if you don’t file a federal tax extension or you’re not approved.

Address:

Office of Revenue PO Box 23075 Jackson, MS 39225-3075

Missouri

Submit Form MO-60 if you’d like a 6 month state tax extension in Missouri. However, if you already successfully submitted a federal tax extension, you may not have to send it in. If you don’t owe any taxes, you’re fine. If you do owe, make sure to send in the form with your payment.

Address:

Missouri Department of Revenue PO Box 3400 Jefferson City, MO 65105-3400

Montana The state of Montana may grant you a 6 month state tax extension if you fall into certain categories.

·       Approved by federal tax extension

·       Paid 90% of 2010 Montana income tax liability, OR

Paid 100% of 2009 Montana income tax liability through:

·       Estimated tax payments

·       Withholding tax

·       Combination of both

If you need to make a state tax payment, though, you’ll need to file Form EXT-09.

Address:

Department of Revenue PO Box 6308 Helena, MT 59604-6308

Nebraska

The state of Nebraska will grant you a 6 month state tax extension as long as you have been approved for a federal tax extension and have no outstanding payments due. If you do owe state taxes or did not file a federal tax extension, you must file Form 4868N.

Address:

Nebraska Department of Revenue PO Box 94818 Lincoln, Nebraska 68509-4818

Nevada

The state of Nevada has no state income tax. You do not have to file a state extension form.

New Hampshire

If you’ve paid 100% of the tax you are determined to owe by the due date you will be granted a 7 month state tax extension without filing any forms. If you still owe taxes, you should file Form DP-59-A along with payments for your state taxes and Dividends Taxes.

Address:

NH DRA PO Box 2072 Concord, NH 03302-2072

New Jersey

If you’ve successfully submitted a federal tax extension then New Jersey will grant you a 6 month state tax extension. If you were not approved or owe on your state taxes, fill out Form NJ-630 and send it in along with your payments.

Address:

State of New Jersey Division of Taxation Revenue Processing Center PO Box 282 Trenton, NJ 08646-0282

New Mexico

New Mexico will grant you a 60 day state tax extension if you were previously approved for a federal tax extension. If you would like to request additional time or were not approved for the federal tax extension, you should fill out Form RPD-40196. You also should submit this form if you owe taxes.

Address:

Revenue Processing Division PO Box 630 Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504-0630

New York

Did you file for a federal tax extension? Then you do not need to file a separate form if you don’t owe any taxes. Simply attach a copy of the federal form to your state tax return and include “New York State Copy” at the top of the form.

If you owe taxes or didn’t file a federal tax extension, then you need to file Form IT-370. Include your payment with the form if you owe taxes.

Address:

Extension Request PO Box 4125 Binghamton, NY 13902-4125

North Carolina

To receive a state tax extension in North Carolina you must fill out Form D-410. This is even if you do not owe taxes or were approved for a federal tax extension. If you do owe taxes, then submit your payment with the form.

Address:

North Carolina Department of Revenue PO Box 25000 Raleigh, NC 27640-0635

North Dakota

If you’ve been approved for a federal tax extension, North Dakota will give you an automatic 6 month state tax extension. If you owe taxes or did not file a federal tax extension, then you must file Form 101. You must also submit this with payment voucher Form 400-EXT.

Address:

Office of State Tax Commissioner PO Box 5622 Bismarck, ND 58506-5622

Ohio

The state of Ohio will automatically grant you a 6 month state tax extension if you’ve been approved for a federal tax extension. When you submit your state tax return, make sure to attach a copy of your federal tax extension form. If you didn’t file a federal tax extension of owe state taxes then you should submit Form IT 40P. Send this in with your payments.

Address:

Ohio Department of Taxation PO Box 182131 Columbus, OH 43218-2131

Oklahoma

Submit Form 504 if you need a state tax extension in Oklahoma. However, if you’ve already been approved for a federal tax extension, the state will automatically grant you a 6 month state tax extension. If you need a further extension or owe taxes, you can submit Form 504.

Address:

Oklahoma Tax Commission Income Tax PO Box 26890 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73126-0890

Oregon If you previously submitted and were approved for a federal tax extension and have no balance due, Oregon will automatically grant you a 6 month state tax extension. If you were not approved or owe state taxes, you should file Form 40-EXT. Send it in with any payments due.

Address:

Extension Clerk Oregon Department of Revenue PO Box 14950 Salem, OR 97309-0950 

Pennsylvania

The state of Pennsylvania will grant you a 6 month state tax extension if you were previously approved for a federal tax extension. If you need to pay taxes, though, you’ll need to file Form REV-276. You also need to file this form if you did not file a federal tax extension or were not approved.

Address:

PA Department of Revenue Bureau of Individual Taxes PO Box 280504 Harrisburg, PA 17128-0504

Rhode Island

File form RI-4868 if you have not filed a federal tax extension or you owe state taxes. If you previously filed for a federal tax extension and do not owe taxes you do not have to do anything else.

Address:

Rhode Island Division of Taxation One Capitol Hill Providence, RI 02908-5807

South Carolina

If you want to receive a state tax extension in South Carolina, you can file Form SC4868. If you have been approved for a federal tax extension, though, the state will grant you a 6 month extension automatically. If you owe taxes, you should file the form and send in payments.

Address:

SC Department of Revenue Income Tax Columbia, SC 29214-0013

South Dakota

South Dakota does not have state income taxes. Therefore, you should not have to file a state income tax extension form.

Tennessee

Tennessee will grant you a 6 month state tax extension if you were already approved for a federal income tax extension. However, if you owe state taxes or did not submit a federal tax extension, then you should file the Form 251 for a state tax extension. Make sure to send in your payments with the form.

Address:

Tennessee Department of Revenue Andrew Jackson State Office Building 500 Deaderick St. Nashville, TN 37242

Texas

The state of Texas does not have state income tax. You do not need to file a state tax extension form.

Utah

The state of Utah will automatically grant you a 6 month tax extension if you need it. However, if you owe taxes to the state, you need to file Form TC-546. Send this form in with your taxes to get your extension.

Address:

Income Tax Prepayment Utah State Tax Commission 210 N 1950W Salt Lake City, UT 84134-0266

Vermont

The state of Vermont will grant you a 6 month state tax extension if you have filed a federal tax extension and don’t owe state taxes. If you are turned down by federal or owe taxes, though, you can file Form IN-151. You can submit your tax payment through VTPay.

Address:

VT Department of Taxes PO Box 1779 Montpelier, VT 05601-1779

Virginia

As the state of Virginia automatically grants you a 6 month extension, you only need to file Form 760IP if you need to make a state tax payment. Send it along with your payment if you need to.

Address:

Department of Taxation PO Box 760 Richmond, VA 23218-0760

Washington

The state of Washington has no state income tax, so you do not have to worry about filing a tax extension.

West Virginia

If you successfully filed for a federal tax extension, then West Virginia will grant you a 6 month state tax extension as well. If you did not qualify or you owe state taxes, you must file West Virginia Schedule L. Send this in with a payment on your state taxes.

Address:

West Virginia State Tax Department Internal Auditing Division PO Box 2585 Charleston, WV 25329-2585

Wisconsin

The state of Wisconsin will automatically grant you a 6 month federal tax extension if you have received a federal tax extension. If you need to make a payment, though, you must file Form 1-ES. You should also file this if you want a state tax extension and did not get a federal tax extension.

Address:

Wisconsin Department of Revenue PO Box 930208 Milwaukee, WI 53293-0208

Wyoming

The state of Wyoming has no state income tax. Therefore, there is no reason to file for a state tax extension.