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The deadline to file a federal extension for 2019 was July 15, 2020.

Even though the extension deadline has passed, you can file your taxes now.

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If you have all of your tax information and can file your 2019 tax return, you should do it now. Federal filing is always free and easy.

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Why Do I Need a Tax Extension?

By filing Form 4868, you can add three months to your tax deadline. It only takes a few minutes. Here are some reasons you may want to file an extension:

  • You need to get organized before filing
  • A sudden change happens in your life
  • Still waiting for tax forms or documents
  • Lost W-2 or other forms that need to be replaced
  • Extreme weather or other events delay your tax filing
  • Waiting for specific tax filing advantages
  • Trying to reduce late filing penalties

File a State Extension

Not sure how your state handles extensions? Some states will automatically grant an extension when you file your Federal Extension, but others may require you to submit another form.

Most states allow you an extension to file your state return without needing to file anything other than the federal extension. Check your state below to see what they require.

To file a federal extension: Menu Path: Personal > 2019 Extension > Begin your 2019 Extension

Important: An extension of time to file your tax return does NOT mean you have an extension of time to pay your tax due. If you owe taxes, be sure to make an estimated tax payment before your state's deadline, even if you don't file your return until later.

State How to file an extension:
Alabama Alabama tax extensions are automatically granted until October 15, no extension filing needed. If you owe taxes, a payment to your state is required by the July deadline. More Info
Alaska Alaska doesn't collect income tax, so there is no Alaska tax extension to file.
Arizona Arizona tax extensions are automatic when you file a Federal Extension. If you owe taxes, a payment to your state is required by the July deadline. More Info
Arkansas Arkansas tax extensions are automatic when you file a Federal Extension. If you expect to owe taxes, a payment to your state is required by the July deadline. More Info
California California tax extensions are automatic, no extension filing needed. If you expect to owe taxes, a payment to your state is required by the July deadline. More Info
Colorado Colorado tax extensions are automatic, no extension filing needed. If you expect to owe taxes, a payment to your state is required by the July deadline. More Info
Connecticut Connecticut tax extensions are automatic with a Federal Extension if you don't owe taxes. If you expect to owe taxes, file CT Form 1040-EXT  by the July deadline and include your tax payment. More Info
Delaware Delaware tax extensions require filing DE Form 1027  by the July deadline. Include your tax payment if you expect to owe taxes. More Info
District of Columbia District of Columbia extensions are automatic with a Federal Extension if you expect a refund. If you expect to owe taxes, file DC Form FR-127  by the July deadline and include your tax payment. More Info
Florida Florida doesn't collect income tax, so there is no Florida tax extension to file.
Georgia Georgia tax extensions are automatic when you file a Federal Extension. If you expect to owe taxes, a payment to your state is required by the July deadline. More Info
Hawaii Hawaii tax extensions are automatic if you don't owe taxes. If you expect to owe taxes, file Form N-200V  by the July deadline and include your tax payment. More Info
Idaho Idaho tax extensions are automatic, no extension filing needed. If you expect to owe taxes, a payment to your state is required by the June deadline. More Info
Illinois Illinois tax extensions are automatic, no extension filing needed. If you expect to owe taxes, a payment to your state is required by the July deadline. More Info
Indiana Indiana tax extensions are automatic with a Federal Extension if you don't owe taxes. If you expect to owe taxes, file IN Form IT-9  by the deadline and include your tax payment. More Info
Iowa Iowa tax extensions are automatic, no extension filing needed. If you expect to owe taxes, a payment to your state is required by the July deadline. More Info
Kansas Kansas tax extensions are automatic when you file a Federal Extension. If you expect to owe taxes, a payment to your state is required by the July deadline. More Info
Kentucky Kentucky tax extensions are automatic when you file a Federal Extension. If you expect to owe taxes, a payment to your state is required by the July deadline. More Info
Louisiana Louisiana tax extensions can be filed online or by phone: 225-922-3270 or 888-829-3071. If you expect to owe taxes, a payment to your state is required by the July deadline. More Info
Maine Maine tax extensions are automatic, no extension filing needed. If you expect to owe taxes, a payment to your state is required by the July deadline. More Info
Maryland Maryland tax extensions are automatic with a Federal Extension if you don't owe taxes. If you expect to owe taxes, file MD Form PV  by the deadline and include a tax payment. More Info
Massachusetts Massachusetts tax extensions are automatic, no extension filing needed. If you expect to owe taxes, a payment to your state is required by the July deadline. More Info
Michigan Michigan tax extensions are automatic when you file a Federal Extension. If you expect to owe taxes, a payment to your state is required by the July deadline. More Info
Minnesota Minnesota tax extensions are automatic, no extension filing needed. If you expect to owe taxes, a payment to your state is required by the July deadline. More Info
Mississippi Mississippi tax extensions are automatic when you file a Federal Extension. If you expect to owe taxes, a payment to your state is required by the July deadline. More Info
Missouri Missouri tax extensions are automatic with a Federal Extension if you don't owe taxes. If you expect to owe taxes, file Form MO-60  by the July deadline and include your tax payment. More Info
Montana Montana tax extensions are automatic, no extension filing needed. If you expect to owe taxes, a payment to your state is required by the July deadline. More Info
Nebraska Nebraska tax extensions are automatic with a Federal Extension if you don't owe taxes. If you expect to owe taxes, file NE Form 4868N  and include a tax payment by the July deadline. More Info
Nevada Nevada doesn't collect income tax, so there is no Nevada tax extension to file.
New Hampshire New Hampshire tax extensions are automatic if you don't owe taxes. If you expect to owe taxes, file NH Form DP-59-A  and include a tax payment by the June deadline. More Info
New Jersey New Jersey tax extensions are automatic when you file a Federal Extension. If you expect to owe taxes, a payment to your state is required by the July deadline. More Info
New Mexico New Mexico tax extensions are automatic when you file a Federal Extension. If you expect to owe taxes, a payment to your state is required by the July deadline. More Info
New York New York tax extensions require filing Form IT-370 by the July deadline. Include your tax payment if you expect to owe taxes. More Info
North Carolina North Carolina tax extensions are automatic when you file a Federal Extension. If you expect to owe taxes, a payment to your state is required by the July deadline. More Info
North Dakota North Dakota tax extensions are automatic when you file a Federal Extension. If you owe taxes, a payment to your state is required by the July deadline. More Info
Ohio Ohio tax extensions are automatic when you file a Federal Extension. If you owe taxes, a payment to your state is required by the July deadline. More Info
Oklahoma Oklahoma tax extensions are automatic with a Federal Extension if you don't owe taxes. If you expect to owe taxes, file OK Form 504-I  by the July deadline and include a tax payment. More Info
Oregon Oregon tax extensions are automatic with a Federal Extension if you don't owe taxes. If you owe taxes, file OR Form 40-EXT  by the July deadline and include your tax payment. More Info
Pennsylvania Pennsylvania tax extensions are automatic with a Federal Extension if you don't owe taxes. If you expect to owe taxes, file PA Form REV-276  by the July deadline and include your tax payment. More Info
Rhode Island Rhode Island tax extensions are automatic with a Federal Extension if you don't owe taxes. If you expect to owe taxes, file RI Form RI-4868  by the July deadline and include your tax payment. More Info
South Carolina South Carolina tax extensions are automatic with a Federal Extension if you don't owe taxes. If you expect to owe taxes, file Form SC4868  by the July deadline and include your tax payment. More Info
South Dakota South Dakota doesn't collect income tax, so there is no South Dakota tax extension to file.
Tennessee Tennessee tax extensions are automatic with a Federal Extension. If you expect to owe taxes, file TN Form INC 251  by the July deadline and include your tax payment. More Info
Texas Texas doesn't collect income tax, so there is no Texas tax extension to file.
Utah Utah tax extensions are automatic, no extension filing needed. If you owe taxes, a payment to your state is required by the July deadline. More Info
Vermont Vermont tax extensions require filing VT Form IN-151  by the July deadline. Include your tax payment if you expect to owe taxes. More Info
Virginia Virginia tax extensions are automatic, no extension filing needed. If you owe taxes, a payment to your state is required by the May 1 deadline to avoid penalties and interest. More Info
Washington Washington doesn't collect income tax, so there is no Washington tax extension to file.
West Virginia West Virginia tax extensions are automatic if you don't owe taxes. If you owe taxes, file WV 4868  by the July deadline and include your tax payment. More Info
Wisconsin Wisconsin tax extensions are automatic, no extension filing needed. If you owe taxes, a payment to your state is required by the July deadline. More Info
Wyoming Wyoming doesn't collect income tax, so there is no Wyoming tax extension to file.

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