With continuing power outages and extended recovery efforts likely to take longer than originally anticipated, Connecticut Department of Revenue Services (DRS) Commissioner Kevin Sullivan announced that taxpayers now have until September 13, 2011 to file and pay taxes due following Tropical Storm Irene.
Mailing Deadline Extended To September 13, 2011
State tax filing and payment due from August 31, 2011 through September 13, 2011 must now be mailed and postmarked by midnight on September 13, 2011. Payments by electronic funds transfer must be initiated no later than 4:30 p.m. on September 12 to be considered timely.
Many Tax Types Are Affected
Affected taxes include:
- Sales and use tax,
- Business use tax,
- Room occupancy tax,
- Admission and dues tax,
- Alcoholic beverage tax,
- Tourism surcharge,
- Weekly income tax withholding,
- Corporation business tax, and
- Gift and estate
Contact Taxpayer Services if a Notice Is Received
If taxpayers impacted by Irene receive a late filing notice from DRS for an August 31 through September 13 filing deadline, they should call the department’s Taxpayer Services line at (860) 297-5962 to explain the situation.
Contact Vision Payroll for Assistance
Connecticut clients should contact Vision Payroll for further information on the extension.