Federal Filing Deadline by State

Janet Noack Coronavirus

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced on Friday, March 20, 2020 that the federal filing deadline was being moved to July 15, 2020 due to the COVID-19 outbreak. State departments of revenue are expected to follow suit, so we have begun building a list of affected state individual income tax return deadlines. We will update this list as we receive new information.

  • Alabama

    “For an Affected Taxpayer, the due date for filing State Income Tax, FIET, and BPT returns and making State Income Tax, FIET, and BPT payments due April 15, 2020, is automatically postponed to July 15, 2020. There is no limitation on the amount of the payment that may be postponed.”

    Individual Income Tax Deadline: July 15, 2020

  • Arizona

    The Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR) has announced it has moved the deadline for filing and paying state income taxes from April 15 to July 15, 2020 following direction today by Governor Doug Ducey.”

    Individual Income Tax Deadline: July 15, 2020

  • Arkansas

    Governor Hutchinson announced the state deadline to file and pay individual income taxes has been extended to July 15, matching the federal extension.”

    Individual Income Tax Deadline: July 15, 2020

  • California

    Individual Income Tax Deadline: July 15, 2020 

  • Connecticut

    At the direction of Governor Ned Lamont, the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services (DRS) is extending the filing and payment deadline for personal income tax returns 90 days, to July 15, 2020.

    Individual Income Tax Deadline: July 15, 2020


  • Idaho

    In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Little has extended the 2019 Idaho income tax filing and payment deadlines from April 15, 2020, to June 15, 2020.”

    Individual Income Tax Deadline: June 15, 2020

  • Indiana

    DOR is closely monitoring the IRS on possible changes to filing and payment due dates and will be prepared to follow suit.”

    Expected Individual Income Tax Deadline: July 15, 2020

  • Iowa

    Individual Income Tax Deadline: July 31, 2020

  • Kansas

    “[Governor] Kelly signed Executive Order #20-13, extending tax filing deadlines to July 15, 2020, and waiving any interest and penalties for returns and payments made on or before July 15, 2020.”

    Individual Income Tax Deadline: July 15, 2020

  • Maryland

    If the IRS extends its April 15th filing deadline for corporate and individual income tax returns, Maryland will conform to the decision of the IRS.” (For a convenient graphic from the Maryland Department of Revenue explaining Maryland and federal tax deadlines, click here.)

    Individual Income Tax Deadline: July 15, 2020

  • Massachusetts

    In the event the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issues tax relief to taxpayers with federal filing obligations, DOR is prepared to follow the IRS in offering similar relief for taxpayers with Massachusetts tax filing obligations.”

    Expected Individual Income Tax Deadline: July 15, 2020

  • Minnesota

    We are providing additional time until July 15, 2020, for taxpayers to file and pay 2019 Minnesota Individual Income Tax without any penalty and interest.”

    Individual Income Tax Deadline: July 15, 2020

  • Missouri

    Mirroring the federal guidance issued by the Internal Revenue Service, the Missouri Department of Revenue announced today that it will provide special tax filing and payment relief to individuals and corporations in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.”

    Individual Income Tax Deadline: July 15, 2020

  • Montana

    Governor Steve Bullock today extended the payment and filing deadlines for 2019 individual income taxpayers to July 15 in accordance with the new federal filing deadline.”

    Individual Income Tax Deadline: July 15, 2020

  • Nebraska

    Governor Pete Ricketts announced that Nebraskans will have until July 15, 2020 to pay state income taxes.  For Nebraskans impacted by COVID-19, this change will give them additional flexibility. Nebraskans who are not impacted by the virus should consider filing by the traditional April 15th date.”

    Individual Income Tax Deadline: July 15, 2020

  • New Mexico

    “New Mexico personal income tax returns and payments due between April 15, 2020 and July 15, 2020 may be submitted without penalty no later than July 15, 2020.”

    Individual Income Tax Deadline: July 15, 2020

  • North Carolina 

    “The NCDOR is mirroring this payment extension to the greatest extent possible under current state law. While the NCDOR is waiving late payment penalties through July 15, state law prevents waiving any interest.”

    Expected Individual Income Tax Deadline: July 15, 2020

  • North Dakota

    “Individuals or businesses who are unable to file an income tax return or pay the tax by the April 15th deadline, can file and make payment through July 15, 2020, without penalty and interest.”

    Individual Income Tax Deadline: July 15, 2020 


  • Oregon

    “If the IRS declares the April 15th due date to be extended due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Oregon will automatically connect to those dates for personal income tax filers.”

    Expected Individual Income Tax Deadline: July 15, 2020

  • Pennsylvania

    “The Department of Revenue today announced the deadline for taxpayers to file their 2019 Pennsylvania personal income tax returns is extended to July 15, 2020.”

    Individual Income Tax Deadline: July 15, 2020

  • Rhode Island

    “In conjunction with announcements made today by United States Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin and Rhode Island Governor Gina M. Raimondo involving the April 15, 2020, deadline for certain tax filings and tax payments, the Division of Taxation will mirror the federal extensions and is awaiting the issuance of written guidance from the Internal Revenue Service. The Division intends to post further guidance as soon as possible.”

    Expected Income Tax Deadline: July 15, 2020

  • South Carolina

    “The governor … directed the Department of Revenue to conform the state’s income tax deadline to July 15th, which is the new federal income tax deadline. Other state taxes will remain delayed until June 1st, as previously ordered.”

    Individual Income Tax Deadline: July 15, 2020

  • Utah

    “The Utah State Tax Commission, after consultation with the Governor, the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House, intends to follow the federal government’s tax filing and payment actions in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. We are waiting to review the official instructions from the IRS to make certain that we align properly with the federal requirements.”

    Expected Individual Income Tax Deadline: July 15, 2020

  • Vermont

    “In addition to moving the deadline for filing Vermont income tax from April 15 to July 15, the Department will provide relief to businesses owing Meals and Rooms Tax and Sales and Use Tax by foregoing any penalty or interest for those who are not able to meet the March 25 or April 25 deadlines.”

    Individual Income Tax Deadline: July 15, 2020

  • Virginia

    “Any income tax payments due during the time period of April 1, 2020, to June 1, 2020, will now be due on June 1, 2020.”

    “All income tax filing deadlines remain the same, including the May 1, 2020 individual income tax filing due date. However, Virginia does already have an automatic, 6-month extension to file (7 months for certain corporations).”

    Individual Income Tax FILING Deadline: May 1, 2020 (taxpayers are eligible for an automatic, 6-month extension)

    Individual Income Tax PAYMENT Deadline: June 1, 2020

  • Washington, D.C.

    “Mayor Muriel Bowser and Chief Financial Officer Jeffrey DeWitt announced that the deadline for taxpayers to file and pay their 2019 District of Columbia individual and fiduciary income tax returns (D-40, D-41, and D-40B), partnership tax returns (D-65), and franchise tax returns (D-20, D-30) is extended to July 15, 2020. This means taxpayers will have an additional 90 days to file and pay from the original deadline of April 15, 2020.”

    Individual Income Tax Deadline: July 15, 2020

  • Wisconsin

    “Both federal and Wisconsin income tax payment and return due dates are automatically extended to July 15, 2020. Wisconsin law will automatically extend time and waive interest and penalties for taxpayers due to a presidentially declared disaster.”