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Title 32 : Taxation and Finance

Chapter 151 : INCOME TAXES

Subchapter 005A : QUARTERLY FILING AND PAYMENT

(Cite as: 32 V.S.A. § 5858)
  • § 5858. Payment dates

    A taxpayer required to file a declaration of estimated tax shall pay such estimated tax as follows:

    (1) If the declaration is required to be filed on or before the 15th day of the fourth month of the taxable year, the estimated tax shall be paid in four equal installments. The first installment shall be paid at the time of required filing of the declaration, the second, third and fourth installments shall be paid on or before the 15th day of the sixth, ninth, and 12th months of the taxable year, respectively.

    (2) If the declaration is required to be filed on or before the 15th day of the sixth month of the taxable year, the estimated tax shall be paid in three equal installments. The first installment shall be paid at the time of required filing of the declaration, the second and third installments shall be paid on or before the 15th day of the ninth and 12th months of the taxable year, respectively.

    (3) If the declaration is required to be filed on or before the 15th day of the ninth month of the taxable year, the estimated tax shall be paid in two equal installments, at the time of required filing of the declaration for such taxable year and on or before the 15th day of the 12th month of such taxable year.

    (4) If the declaration is required to be filed on or before the 15th day of the 12th month of the taxable year, the estimated tax shall be paid in full at the time of such required filing.

    (5) If an amended declaration is filed, the remaining installments, if any, shall be ratably increased or decreased, as the case may be, to reflect the increase or decrease in the estimated tax occasioned by such amendment.

    (6) The Commissioner may authorize payment by electronic funds transfer. The Commissioner may require payment by electronic funds transfer from any taxpayer who is required by federal tax law to pay any federal tax in that manner, or from any taxpayer who has submitted to the Department of taxes two or more protested or otherwise uncollectible checks with regard to any State tax payment in the prior two years. (Added 1975, No. 1 (Sp. Sess.), § 15, eff. Jan. 1, 1976; amended 1997, No. 156 (Adj. Sess.), § 7, eff. April 29, 1998.)