April 01, 2020
Business Latest News | Coronavirus | Bangor Metro | Pandemics | Today's Paper

Maine’s tax deadline is still April 15

Mark Lennihan | AP
Mark Lennihan | AP
This July 24, 2018, file photo shows a portion of the 1040 U.S. Individual Income Tax Return form. The Trump administration is working on plans to delay the April 15 federal tax deadline for most individual taxpayers as well as small businesses. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told Congress on Wednesday, March 11, 2020, that the administration is "looking at providing relief to certain taxpayers and small businesses who will be able to get extensions on their taxes."

Update: Janet Mills announced Thursday, March 26, that Maine’s income tax filing deadline is moved to July 15. Read the story here.

Click here for the latest coronavirus news, which the BDN has made free for the public. You can support this mission by purchasing a digital subscription.

AUGUSTA, Maine — Gov. Janet Mills wants to clear up some confusion on Maine’s tax deadline.

She says Maine’s deadline to file state taxes is still April 15th.

The federal government extended the deadline to file federal taxes to July 15.

[Our COVID-19 tracker contains the most recent information on Maine cases by county]

Governor Mills says she hasn’t made a decision about changing the April deadline, but she says:

“We are conferring among ourselves and with our own treasuries and revenue services about what we can do and how we can accommodate the federal government’s extension without sacrificing state finances.”

Watch: What older adults need to know about COVID-19

 


Have feedback? Want to know more? Send us ideas for follow-up stories.

You may also like