Massachusetts | Personal Tax Extension | Form M-4868 Massachusetts Income Tax Extension

Modified on Wed, 12 Apr 2023 at 05:20 AM

State Abbreviation MA
State Name Massachusetts
Extension Status Approved Automatically
Return Due Date

April 19, 2023

Extended Due Date

October 16, 2023

Other Information
  • Massachusetts provides an automatic 6-month extension, without filing a form or application if 80% of total tax liability is paid by the return due date.
  • An extension will be voided if you don't pay 80% of the total tax liability on or before the return's original due date. Voided extensions are subject to penalty and interest charges from the original due date. You'll be penalized if you don't pay any part of the tax on or before the return's due date, with a penalty of 1% per month of the tax due, up to a maximum of 25%.
  • Returns not filed on or before the due date are also subject to a late return penalty of 1% per month of the tax due, up to a maximum of 25%. You'll also be charged interest on any tax not paid on or before the original due date.
Online Payment Massachusetts | Online Tax Extension Payment
Payment Voucher Title Form M-4868 Massachusetts Income Tax Extension
State Payment Agency Massachusetts Department of Revenue
Mailing Address with Payment Massachusetts Department of Revenue
P.O. Box 7062
Boston, MA 02204
Online Payment Options | ACH Debit Go to www.mass.gov/how-to/pay-your-personal-income-tax for online payment options
Failure to File Penalties 1% of unpaid tax per month, up to 25%.
Failure to Pay Penalties 1% of the tax required to be shown on the return for each month or part of a month during which the failure continues, up to 25% in the aggregate.

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