Does Alabama require a business tax extension?

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No, the state of Alabama does not require a state-specific form. They will grant an automatic 6-month extension, but any taxes must be paid on the original deadline.

What tax forms are required to file business taxes with Alabama?

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The Form 20E or 7004 are no longer required to request an extension of time to file the 20C and 20C-C. An automatic extension of six months has been granted to file the Alabama Return, but the full amount of the tax due for a tax year is due, in full, by the original due date of the return.

What is the deadline to file business taxes with the state of Alabama?

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Business taxes must be filed by March 16, 2020 if the business entity operates on a calendar year. If the business entity operates on a fiscal year, they must file by the 15th day of the 3rd month following the end of their taxable year.

Business taxes are due on April 15, 2020 for limited liability entities that operate on a calendar year.

What is the extended business tax deadline in Alabama?

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Alabama offers an automatic six month extension. The extended business tax deadlines for calendar year filings is September 15, 2020. There are no additional forms or electronic filings required

What are the payment options when filing with Alabama?

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Form BIT-V - If your automatic extension payment is less than $750, you can remit your extension payment by check or money order.

Make check or money order payable to: Alabama Department of Revenue. Write the corporation's federal employer identification number or the Alabama Affiliated Group,'s federal employer identification number for 20C-C, the income tax form number or type of payment (automatic extension payment), and the tax year end on the check.

The check or money order must be remitted along with a complete Form BIT-V, Alabama Business Income Tax Voucher.

What are the electronic payment options with Alabama?

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For automatic extension payments that are $750 or more, the payment must be made electronically.

The payments can be made electronically through the following options,

  • ACH Debit and ACH Credit - ACH Debit or Credit users should visit Alabama Website at http://revenue.alabama.gov/
    eft/eftindex.html
    for additional information.
  • Alabama Interactive - https://www.alabamainteractive.org/.
  • E-Check - The Department will accept electronic check (e-check) for corporate income tax through Official Payments Corporation on the internet. To make a payment by e-check go to http://www.officialpayments.com/echeck. There is no fee for this service.
  • Credit Card Payments - You may be able to use your credit card to pay your tax liability with Official Payments Corporation, Link 2 Gov or Value Payment Systems. You may choose to use your Discover/Novus, MasterCard, Visa or American Express card. Value Payment Systems does not accept American Express but has a program called BillMeLater. There is a convenience fee for these services that is paid to Official Payments Corporation, Link 2 Gov or Value Payment Systems. This convenience fee is determined by each individual provider and may vary.

Where do I mail Alabama payment voucher BPT-V?

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Check or Money orders may be mailed if the amount owed is less than $750.00.

Attach voucher Form BPT-V and payment. Mail to address below:

Alabama Department of Revenue,
Business Privilege Tax Section,
P.O. Box 327320, Montgomery, AL 36132-7320.

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