Does Arizona require you to file a business tax extension?


Yes, If you were approved for a federal tax extension, then the State of Arizona will automatically grant your business a six-month income tax extension. If your business owes the state tax or was not approved for a federal extension, you must submit Arizona tax extension Form 120EXT.

What are the forms required to file business taxes with Arizona?


To request Arizona business tax extension, use Arizona Form 120EXT (Application for Automatic Extension of Time to File Corporation, Partnership, and Exempt Organization Returns). To avoid late filing penalties from the State of Arizona, your filing of Form 120EXT must be postmarked by the original due date of your return.

What is the deadline to file business tax forms with the state of Arizona?


The Business tax filing due by April 15, 2020 or by the 15th day of the 4th month following the end of the taxable year (for fiscal year filers).

What is the extended deadline for business taxes in Arizona?


An Arizona extension offers an additional 6 months tax extension, which moves the filing deadline to October 15 (for calendar year taxpayers) and Arizona partnerships are given a 5-month tax extension.

What payment options does the state of Arizona offer?


An extension of time to file is not an extension of time to pay. The taxpayer must pay at least 90 percent of its tax liability by the original due date of the return. If the estimated tax payments reported on line 2 are less than 90 percent of the amount on line 1, the taxpayer must make an extension payment

Payments reported on line2 is less than 90 percent of the amount on line1.

What are the electronic payment options with Arizona?


The payments can be made through the following options,

  • Check or money order - Make checks payable to Arizona Department of Revenue. Write the taxpayer's EIN on the front of the check or money order. Include the check or money order with the extension request.
  • Internet Payments - Corporate taxpayers must be licensed by the Department of Revenue before they can register to pay taxes online. Visit to register and make payments over the internet.
  • Electronic payment from checking or savings account - Payments can be made electronically from a checking or savings account. Visit and choose the e-check option. There is no fee to use this method. This payment method will debit the amount from the specified checking or savings account on the date specified. If an electronic payment is made from a checking or savings account, a confirmation number will be generated. Please keep this confirmation number as proof of payment.
  • Credit card payment - Payments can be made via American Express, Discover, MasterCard or VISA credit cards. Visit and choose the credit card option. This will take you to the website of the credit card payment service provider. The service provider will charge a convenience fee based on the amount of the tax payment. The service provider will disclose the amount of the convenience fee during the transaction and the option to continue or cancel the transaction will be presented. If you accept the convenience fee and complete the credit card transaction, a confirmation number will be generated. Please keep this confirmation number as proof of payment.

Where do I mail Arizona Form 120EXT?


Mail Arizona Form 120EXT with payment to the following address:

Arizona Department of Revenue,
PO Box 29085,
Phoenix, AZ 85038-9085.

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