Vermont tax deadline extended

MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) Vermont tax deadline extended

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Vermonters will have extra time to file their state taxes this year.

MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX)

Vermonters will have extra time to file their state taxes this year.

The governor has also directed the commissioner of taxes to provide relief to Vermont businesses that owe meals and rooms tax or sales and use tax until further notice.

The steps come in the wake of the spread of COVID-19.

Taxpayers who can't meet the deadlines will not be charged penalties or interest for late submissions.

The income tax filing due dates for the following taxes have been extended from April 15 to July 15:

-Vermont personal income tax

-Vermont Homestead Declaration and Property Tax Claims

-Corporate income tax

-Fiduciary income tax

This means taxpayers can file and pay these taxes on or before July 15, 2020, without any penalty or interest. This includes any tax year 2020 estimated payments that were due for these taxes on April 15, 2020.

Click here for more guidance from the Vermont Department of Taxes.

Friday, the U.S. Treasury announced its filing deadline is now July 15 instead of April 15.