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These resources – like the public health crisis itself – are constantly evolving and are only current as to the date of publication. This page was last updated on June 9, 2020.

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Description of Program and Relief

Extension of State Franchise and Excise Tax Filing and Payment Extension in Light of COVID-19

The Tennessee Department of Revenue has extended the due date for filing and paying state franchise and excise tax from April 15, 2020 to July 15, 2020.

Government or Lead Agency

Tennessee Department of Revenue

Dates Available

Effective immediately.

Eligibility Requirements/Restrictions

Taxpayers will have until July 15, 2020, to file returns and make any payments (including quarterly estimated payments) originally due on April 15 2020. Interest and late filing penalties will not be applied to returns filed and payments made on or before this extended due date. The October 15, 2020, six-month extension date for the calendar year 2019 return remains unchanged.

Application Deadlines (If Applicable)

Returns are due July 15, 2020.

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