Many States Conform to the New IRS Filing Deadline
As noted in a recent post, the Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service announced on March 17, 2021, that the federal income tax filing due date for individuals for the 2020 tax year will be extended automatically from April 15, 2021, to May 17, 2021.
At this time, the automatic extension applies to individual tax returns and does not apply to first-quarter estimated tax payments, gift, estate, corporation, or trust return filings, which are still due April 15, 2021.
As expected, many states will conform to the federal deadline. As of March 22, 2021, the following states have also pushed their deadlines to May 17: