DC State Tax Extension

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You have to file a Form FR-127 to get extension of time to file your personal tax return with District of Columbia. You have to pay the tax due also along with the extension. Similarly for business tax extension Use Form FR-128 to request a 6-month extension of time to file a Corporation Franchise Tax Return (Form D-20), an Unincorporated Business Franchise Tax Return (Form D-30), or a Partnership Return of Income (Form D-65).

For more information like Forms,Payment Vouchers and Payment methods,visit the resepctive section in this page.

Purpose:

Use Form FR-128 to request a 6-month extension of time to file a Corporation Franchise Tax Return (Form D-20), an Unincorporated Business Franchise Tax Return (Form D-30), or a Partnership Return of Income (Form D-65).

When to file?

The request for an extension of time to file must be submitted no later than the due date of the return.

Where to submit your request?

Mail the completed FR-128 with your payment in full of any tax due to:
PO Box 7792,
Office of Tax and Revenue,
Washington,
DC 20044-7792.

Make your payment out to the DC Treasurer. Include your FEIN or SSN,FR-128 and the tax year on the payment.
Note: If you are a Qualified High Technology Company please submit a completed DC Form QHTC-CERT with your extension request.

Extension of time to file:

A 6-month extension of time to file will be allowed if you complete this form properly, file it on time and PAY the full amount of any tax due shown on Line 5 Worksheet. When you file your return (D-20/D-30/D-65), attach a copy of the FR-128 which you filed. A separate extension request must be filed for each return. Blanket requests for extensions will not be accepted.

Federal extension forms

The Office of Tax and Revenue does not accept the federal application for an extension of time to file. You must use DC Form FR-128.

Additional extension of time

No additional extension of time to file will be granted beyond the 6-month extension unless the taxpayer is outside the continental limits of the United States. In that case, an additional extension of 6 months may be granted.

Notes:

  • If your liability exceeds $10,000 in any month, you must fileand pay electronically. See Taxpayer Service Center
  • For electronic filers, in order to comply with new banking rules, you will be asked the question "Will the funds for this payment come from an account outside of the United States". If the answer is yes, you will be required to pay by check or credit card. Please notify this agency if your response changes in the future. If your payment is rejected, you may be subject to the District's dishonored check fee and additional penalties and interest.

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What is the due date for my District of Columbia individual tax return?

The due date for your DC income tax return is April 18, 2016. If the due date falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, the return is due the next business day.

How do I request an extension of time to file my individual income tax return?

If you require more time to file your return, submit an extension of time to file request, Form FR-127, on or before April 18, 2016. Any tax due must be paid in full with the request. Penalty and interest will be assessed on any tax outstanding from the time that the return is due until the tax is paid, even if an extension to file is granted. (There is no extension of time to pay.) A copy of the federal application for an extension of time to file is acceptable for requesting an extension of time for filing a DC return.

Why file Form FR-127?

Use this form if you cannot file your DC individual income tax return by the April 15 due date. By filing this form, you can receive an extension of time to file until October 17. You must use Form FR-127 to request an extension of time to file a DC individual income tax return. A filing extension is not an extension of the due date for paying any tax you may owe.

Before filing for an extension, estimate the taxes you will owe and pay any part of that amount, not covered by DC withheld tax amounts and/or estimated tax payments. Include your payment with the FR-127 voucher and file it by April 18, 2016.If filing jointly, or filing separately on same the return, enter the social security number (SSN) and name shown first on your D-40/D-40EZ return, then enter the SSN and name shown second on your return

Additional extension:

In addition to the 6-month extension, you may receive another 6-month extension if you are living or traveling outside the U.S. You must file for the first 6-month extension by the April 18, 2016 due date before applying for the additional extension of time to file.

When to file?

You must submit your request for an extension along with full payment of any tax due by April 18, 2016.

How to avoid penalties and interest?

You will be charged interest of 10% per year, compounded daily, for any tax not paid on time. Interest is calculated from the due date of the return to the date the tax is paid.You will be charged a 5% per-month penalty for failure to file a return or pay any tax due on time. The penalty is calculated on the unpaid tax for each month or part of a month that the return is not filed or the tax is not paid. The maximum penalty is an additional amount due, equal to 25% of the tax due.

Mailing Instructions:
Tax and Revenue,
PO Box 7182,
Washington,
DC 20044-7182.
NOTE: You may also file and pay electronically. Visit http://www.taxpayerservicecenter.com.

Why should I use Express Extension?

ExpressExtension has an experienced and competent team to meet all your individual and business tax solutions.We provide a complete and easy solution to all your tax needs.