An Overview of Michigan State Business Income Tax Extension Forms

- Updated Feb 27, 2021 - 8.00 AM by Admin, ExpressExtension

Does Michigan support tax extension for business income tax returns?

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Yes. Michigan requires a separate tax extension Form to be filed with the state department apart from the federal tax extension Form 7004.

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

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For Corporation

The businesses operating (as Corporation) in Michigan need to file Form 4 with the state to obtain a 6-month extension of time to file their business income tax return with the state.

  • Form 4 - Request for Six-Month Extension to File (for C Corporation)

Note: Make sure to pay any taxes due along with the extension Form to avoid penalties and interest.

For S-Corporation & Partnership

Under the Michigan Corporate Income Tax, a corporation, insurance company, financial institution, or unitary business groups are considered as a taxpayer. Flow-through entities, like, S-corporations, partnerships, and trusts, generally are not considered as a taxpayers under the CIT, unless the flow-through entity elects or is required to file as a C-corporation for federal tax purposes or otherwise constitutes an insurance company or financial institution.

When is the deadline to file Form 4 with the state of Michigan?

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Michigan General Corporation Tax Extension

Michigan State General Business Corporation tax extension Form 4 is due within 4 months and 15 days following the end of the corporation reporting period.

To file an extension for Form 4913, apply for an extension using Form 4 on or before the same date the business tax return is due.

Form 4 grants an automatic 6-month extension of time to file Form 4913.

Note: Make sure to pay any taxes due along with the extension Form to avoid penalties and interest.

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

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You can choose to pay your balance due along with your return by using any one of the following options:

Where do I mail the extension Form 4?

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Mail Form 4, Application for Extension of Time to File, an Michigan Income Tax Return to:

Michigan Department of Treasury,
PO Box 30774,
Lansing MI 48909-8274.