The Virginia individual income tax filing deadline has been extended to May 17

File and pay by Monday, May 17. Filing electronically is the fastest, easiest, and most efficient way to file your return. Note: This extension does not apply to estimated payments.

Filing electronically, and requesting direct deposit if you’re expecting a refund, is the fastest, safest, and easiest way to file your return. 

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Made $72,000 or less in 2020? Use Free File

If you made $72,000 or less in 2020, you qualify to file both your federal and state return through free, easy to use tax preparation software.

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Don't qualify for Free File? Try Free Fillable Forms

You may still be able to file your return for free using Free Fillable Forms if:

  • you're a Virginia resident (filing Form 760 and related schedules), and
  • you're comfortable doing your taxes yourself

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File with approved tax preparation software

If you don't qualify for free online filing options, you can still file your return electronically with the help of commercial tax preparation software. View approved software options.

To file on paper, see Forms and Paper Filing below. If you do choose to file on paper, please note that, due to COVID-19 workplace protocols and mail delays, it will take longer for us to process your return.