Online Tax Extension Payment

Instructions for Single Web Based Payment

General Instructions

Use this application to make an extension payment for Forms 40, 40A, 40NR, 41, PTE-C, corporate Forms 20C/20C-C, 20S and Financial Institution Excise Forms ET-1/ET-1C. The extension payment will be applied to your account if you complete the application process successfully.

When to file

This extension payment application should be completed by March 16, 2020 for calendar year Forms PTE-C and 20S. This extension payment application should be completed by April 15, 2020 for calendar year Forms 40, 40A, 40NR, 41, 20C/20C-C, ET-1/ET-1C. If you are filing a fiscal year form 40, 40A, 40NR, 41, PTE-C, 20C/20C-C, or 20S, complete this extension payment application by the regular due date of the return. If you are filing Form ET-8 for a fiscal year financial institution, complete this extension payment application by the original due date of Form ET-1/ET-1C. You may file your return anytime before the extension period ends:

  • Forms 40, 40A, and 40NR - automatic 6 month extension.
  • Forms PTE-C and 20S, calendar and fiscal year end - 6 month extension.
  • Form 41 calendar and fiscal year end - 5 month extension
  • Forms 20C/20C-C, *ET-1/ET-1C, calendar year and fiscal year, excluding June 30 year end - 6 month extension
  • Forms 20C/20C-C, *ET-1/ET-1C, fiscal year, ending June 30 - 7 month extension
  • *Due dates are effective for tax periods beginning after January 1 of the current calendar year.

Penalties

You will not be charged a delinquent penalty if the return is received by the extended due date. Other penalties such as fraud penalty, non-payment penalty, estimate penalty, or underestimation penalty, will be charged, if applicable.

Interest

Interest is charged from the regular due date of the return until the tax is paid. It will be charged even if:

  • You have been granted an extension, or
  • You show reasonable cause for not paying the tax on time.
Alabama law provides that interest shall be collected at the same rate as prescribed by the Internal Revenue Service.

Specific Instructions

Begin by indicating the type of return for which you are making an extension payment by checking the appropriate radio button. Enter the appropriate taxpayer identifier (SSN for Forms 40, 40A, 40NR and FEIN for Forms 41, PTE-C, 20C/20C-C, 20S, and ET-1/ET-1C) and your tax year end date. Finally chose the action you wish to take:

  • Submit an extension payment
  • Modify a previously filed extension payment
Based on the type of return for which you are making an extension payment, you will then be prompted to enter additional information necessary for processing your payment:
  • Form 40, 40A, 40NR: Full name, spouse's SSN (if applicable), address, email address and phone number.
  • Form PTE-C: Name, FEIN, address, tax year beginning date, tax year ending date, contact email address and contact phone number.
  • Fiduciary (Estate or Trust) Form 41: Fiduciary name, FEIN, address, tax year beginning date, tax year ending date, contact email address and contact phone number.
  • Form 20C/20C-C, 20S: Corporation name, FEIN, address, tax year beginning date, tax year ending date, contact email address and contact phone number.
  • Form ET-1/ET-1C,: Financial Institution name, FEIN, address, tax year beginning date, tax year ending date, contact email address and contact phone number.
If you anticipate owing additional tax when your return is filed, this amount must be paid with this application. Any tax due when your extended return is filed will be subject to interest and penalties as previously explained.

Security Information

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