Requesting an Extension of Time to File

If you are unable to submit your tax form(s) by the tax deadline, use Form 4868 to apply for an extension of time  to file Form 1040, 1040NR, or 1040NR-EZ. If you use this form, your deadline to file your tax return will be October 15, 2020.

To get the extra time you must:

  • Estimate the amount you owe.
  • Enter that amount on Line 4 of Form 4868, and include your payment with the form.
  • Mail Form 4868 in time to be postmarked no later than July 15, 2020.

To request an extension of time to file the State of Michigan tax form, please follow the instructions for Form 4, Instructions for Application for Extension of Time to File Michigan Tax Returns.

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