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State and local tax guidance, tax relief in response to coronavirus (COVID-19) (updated 24 March)

State and local tax guidance, tax relief

U.S. state and local jurisdictions continue to issue guidance for taxpayers or to provide tax relief in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Certain states and local governments have offered tax relief on extensions of time to file and or extensions of time to pay state and local taxes, as well as additional information on matters such as agency shutdowns.


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KPMG’s State and Local Tax practice has prepared a report that, in table format, provides a summary of guidance from jurisdictions on extensions of time for filing and payment of income, sales and/or other state taxes, or penalty relief in light of COVID-19.

In this updated report (24 March) [PDF 190 KB], there is new information from:

  • Alabama
  • Colorado
  • Hawaii
  • Kentucky and the city of Louisville
  • Louisiana
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • New York
  • North Dakota
  • Pennsylvania and the city of Philadelphia
  • Vermont
  • Wisconsin

Hyperlinks are provided to the state or municipal website where additional guidance can be found. 

This summary will be updated often, so check back frequently. It is important to carefully read the guidance to determine the tax types affected and the type of relief (e.g., extension of time to file or pay). The situation is fluid, and initial guidance may be revised by the states or new guidance may be issued by state and local governments. 

For more information about a particular state development, contact a KPMG State and Local Tax professional with KPMG’s Washington National Tax:

Harley Duncan | +1 (202) 360 6165 |

Sarah McGahan | +1 (713) 449 9748 |

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