March 23, 2021

Indiana Delays State Tax Filing Deadline To May 17, Aligning With Federal

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Hoosiers have until May 17 to file and pay their state and federal taxes. - Lauren Chapman/IPB News

Hoosiers have until May 17 to file and pay their state and federal taxes.

Lauren Chapman/IPB News

Hoosiers don’t have to file and pay their state income taxes until May 17 this year.

That’s after Gov. Eric Holcomb issued an executive order Monday, aligning the state’s deadline with the new federal tax deadline set by the Biden administration.

The U.S. Treasury Department announced last week Americans would have until mid-May, acknowledging the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is still creating “unusual circumstances” for taxpayers.

The IRS is still processing millions of tax returns from last year, when the filing deadline was pushed back to July.

Contact reporter Brandon at bsmith@ipbs.org or follow him on Twitter at @brandonjsmith5.

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