MA State Business Extension Deadline Extended

The Massachusetts Department has announced that they will be providing business entities and tax professionals affected by the recent severe winter storms additional time to receive an automatic extension to file their 2017 Massachusetts Tax Returns. The MA DOR is providing this relief to corporations, partnerships and S Corporations affected by last week’s storm – known as Winter Storm Quinn, and this week’s storm – known as Winter Storm Skylar.

Business taxpayers who are unable to remit the payment necessary to receive an automatic extension by the regular due date, March 15, 2018, will receive an automatic extension if they have remitted the greater of (i) 50% of the total amount of tax ultimately due or (ii) the minimum corporate excise to DOR on or before Tuesday, March 20, 2018.

Read the official announcement from the Massachusetts DOR here.