An Overview of Michigan State Personal Income Tax Extension Forms

- Updated February 21, 2022 - 8.00 AM by Admin, ExpressExtension

Does Michigan support tax extension for personal income tax returns?

  • Yes. The state of Michigan requires individuals to file a Federal Form 4868 rather than requesting a separate state tax extension.
  • State Tax extension Form can be filed only if the federal tax extension Form 4868
    was rejected.

What Form does the state of Michigan require to apply for an extension?


Individuals in Michigan need to file Form 4 with the state to request a 6-month extension of time to file their personal income tax return with the state.

  • Form 4 - Request For Extension Of Time For Filing Individual Tax Returns

Note: Make sure to pay any taxes due along with the extension Form to avoid penalties and interest.

When is the deadline to file Form 4 with the state of Michigan?


Michigan personal tax return due date is extended to May 17.

The actual due date to file Michigan State individual tax extension Form is April 15 for calendar year filers (15th day of 4th month after the tax year ends).

How do I pay my balance due along with the extension Form?


If you owe Michigan state taxes, you must pay your tax due by the regular due date, or you will be charged with penalties and interest.

To avoid underpayment penalties, make a tax payment with your extension form using Form 4 on or before May 17.

You can pay tax due online using or mailing your Form.

Also, use Form 4 to remit an extension payment whether you are requesting a Michigan extension or using a valid federal extension.

Michigan will accept your federal extension for the period covered by the federal extension.

Mailing Address for filing Extension with the State


Where do I mail the extension Form 4?

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