Pennsylvania Departments of Revenue, Labor & Industry Extend State Tax, Unemployment Compensation Tax Deadlines for Employers Impacted by Hurricane Sandy

Oct 31, 2012, 17:15 ET from Pennsylvania Department of Revenue

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Revenue Dan Meuser and Secretary of Labor & Industry Julia Hearthway today announced certain filing and payment deadline extensions for business and individual taxpayers directly impacted by Hurricane Sandy.

In general, Pennsylvania will follow Internal Revenue Service rules outlined in recent news releases (IR-2012-82) that extended federal tax deadlines to Nov. 7. 

The 2012 Pennsylvania disaster recovery deadline extension generally applies to inheritance tax, employer withholding and motor carrier road tax/IFTA tax filings and payments with due dates between Oct. 29 and Oct. 31. The deadline extension also applies to unemployment compensation tax filings for third quarter 2012 that were due Oct. 31. Such filings may now be filed as late as Nov. 7.

No special action or notice is required by the taxpayer, as the deadline extensions will automatically be honored.

Media contacts: Elizabeth Brassell, 717-787-6960
Sara Goulet, 717-787-7530

SOURCE Pennsylvania Department of Revenue