An Overview of Alabama State Personal Income Tax Extension Forms

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

Does Alabama support tax extension for personal income tax return?


Yes, The state of Alabama supports the automatic extension of time to file personal income
tax Form 40.

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


There is no state-specific form to request an extension, as the state of Alabama automatically grants the extension for up to 6 months for individuals to file an income tax return
with the state.

When is the due date to file personal tax Form 40 with Alabama?


Alabama personal tax filings are due by May 17, or by the 15th day of the 4th month following the end of the taxable year for fiscal year filers.

Although the state gives you an automatic 6-month extension to file your return, you must file by the deadline to avoid a late filing penalty.

How do I pay my balance due to the state of Alabama?


If you owe Alabama state taxes, your balance must be paid by the regular due date, or penalties and interest will be charged.

You may pay your tax due with check, money order, credit card, E-Check, or ACH Debit or mailing the payment voucher

  • Credit Card: You may choose to use your Discover/Novus, Visa, Master Card, or American Express card.
  • ACH Debit: You may pay by ACH Debit by going to Do not use Form 40V when paying by ACH Debit. You will need to have your bank routing number and checking account number to use this service.

To make a payment with the state, use Payment Voucher (Form 40V) to make a payment.

Where to mail payment Form 40V?


Mail the check with the payment voucher to the following address:

Alabama Income Tax
P.O. Box 327467,
Montgomery, AL 36132-7320.