Tax Return Deadline Extended for Storm Damaged Areas in Fremont and Union Counties


Iowa Tax Return Deadlines Extended for Storm Damaged Areas

April 16, 2012,
Des Moines, Iowa

In response to Governor Branstad's disaster declarations for Fremont and Union Counties, the Iowa Department of Revenue (IDR) has granted extensions to file 2011 income tax returns, quarterly sales/use tax returns, and quarterly withholding tax returns. Taxpayers whose principal business or residence was affected by April 14/15 storms in Fremont and Union counties will have until June 30, 2012 to file the quarterly Iowa sales/use tax and withholding returns for the period ending March 31, 2012. Impacted taxpayers will also have until June 30, 2012 to file their 2011 Iowa income tax returns, normally due on April 30, 2012. Penalties and interest will also be waived for taxpayers located in one of the disaster areas.

When filing a 2011 income tax return on extension:

When filing a sales/use or withholding return on extension for the period ending March 31, 2012, taxpayers should: