North Dakota extends income tax deadline to May 17

The extension is to provide relief to 2021 individual income tax filers impacted by the coronavirus pandemic

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BISMARCK — Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger announced that individual income tax filers have until May 17 to file their income tax return and pay the tax.

Taxpayers who can file prior to May 17 do not need to take any additional steps if they are able to file by that date.

The IRS recently announced it has also extended the federal individual income tax filing deadline to May 17. The extension is to provide relief to 2021 individual income tax filers impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.

In addition, North Dakota law conforms with the provision in the American Rescue Plan Act where the first $10,200 of unemployment benefits are not subject to income tax. This applies to unemployment benefits received in 2020 and for taxpayers with an adjusted gross income of less than $150,000

Many North Dakotans are eligible to e-file their individual income taxes for free, depending on income and age. By answering a few questions online using the ND Free File tool at , taxpayers can easily see if they qualify to file their federal and state returns for free with certain tax software companies.


Taxpayers can stay up-to-date on North Dakota tax-related matters by visiting the Office of State Tax Commissioner’s website at or by connecting on Facebook , Twitter , or LinkedIn .

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