An Overview of Arkansas State Personal Income
Tax Extension Forms

- Updated March 24, 2021 - 8.00 AM by Admin, ExpressExtension

Does Arkansas support tax extension for personal income tax returns?

  • Yes, The state of Arkansas 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 Arkansas require to apply for an extension?


Individuals in Arkansas need to file Form AR1055-IT with the state to request a 6-month extension of time to file their personal income tax return with the state.

  • Form AR1055-IT - 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 AR1055-IT with the state of Arkansas?


Arkansas State individual tax extension Form AR1055-IT must be filed on or before the 15th day of 4th month after the tax year ends (April 15 for calendar year filers).

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


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

Make a tax payment with your extension using Form AR1000ES, Voucher 5 (Estimated Tax Declaration Voucher) and attach it to Form AR1055.

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

Mailing Address for filing Extension with the State


Where do I mail the extension Form AR1055-IT?

Individual Income Tax Section
P.O. Box 8149
Little Rock, AR 72203-8149

Where do I mail the payment Form AR1000ES?

Department of Finance and Administration
Income Tax Section
P.O. Box 9941
Little Rock, AR 72203-9941