An Overview of Pennsylvania State Business Income Tax Extension Forms

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

Does Pennsylvania support tax extension for business income tax returns?

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Yes. Pennsylvania requires businesses to file a Federal Form 7004 rather than requesting a separate state tax extension.

State Tax extension Form can be filed only if the federal tax extension Form 7004 was not granted.

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

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The businesses operating (as a corporation) in Pennsylvania need to file Form REV-853 with the state to obtain a 60 days extension of time to file their corporate tax report with the state.

  • Form REV-853 - Request for a 60 days Extension to File (PA CORPORATION TAXES ANNUAL EXTENSION REQUEST COUPON)
S-Corporation / Partnership

The businesses operating (as S-corporation/Partnership) in Pennsylvania need to file Form REV-276 with the state to obtain a 5 months extension of time to file their S-corporate/Partnership tax return with the state.

  • Form REV-276 - Request for a 5 months Extension to File (PA S Corporation/Partnership Information Return)

When is the deadline to file Form REV-853 and Form REV-276 with the state of Pennsylvania?

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Pennsylvania State Corporate Tax Report Extension

The state of Pennsylvania Corporate Tax Report (RCT-101) is due by the 15th day following the 4th month after the end of the businesses reporting period.

For those businesses operating on a calendar year, this deadline is on April 15, 2021.

To file an extension for RCT-101, apply for an extension using Form REV-853 on or before the same date the business tax return is due.

Form REV-853 grants an automatic 60 days extension of time to file Form RCT-101.

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

Pennsylvania State S-Corporate/Partnership Tax Extension

The state of Pennsylvania S-Corporate/Partnership Tax return (PA-20S/PA-65) is due by the 15th day following the 4th month after the end of the businesses reporting period.

For those businesses operating on a calendar year, this deadline is on April 15, 2021.

To file an extension for PA-20S/PA-65, apply for an extension using Form REV-276 on or before the same date the business tax return is due.

Form REV-276 grants an automatic 6 months extension of time to file Form PA-20S/PA-65.

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:

  • Filers may pay by check, electronic funds transfer, or credit/debit card.
  • If the payment is remitted by check, you must also submit Form 276 to the Department.
  • Visit https://www.doreservices.state.pa.us/ to pay and submit a request for an extension of time to file electronically.

Where do I mail the extension Form REV-853 and REV-276?

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Mail extension Form REV-853 to the following address:

PA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE,
PO BOX 280425,
327 WALNUT ST FL 3, HARRISBURG PA 17128-2005.

Mail extension Form REV-276 to the following address:

PA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE,
BUREAU OF INDIVIDUAL TAXES,
PO BOX 280504,
HARRISBURG PA 17128-0504.