2017 Tax Return Filing Date Change

Effective in July 2017, the filing and payment dates of state tax returns are changing. These changes are due to 2017's Senate Bill 36.

The changes made by SB 36 include:

  • Electronically Filed Returns and Payments
    • The filing due date of tax returns has changed to the 20th of the month from the 23rd of the month.
    • The payment due date has moved to the 25th of the month from the second to the last business day of the month.
  • Paper Filed Returns and Payments
    • Non-monthly filer: The filing due date and payment due date have both moved to the 20th of the month from the last day of the month.
    • Monthly motor fuel paper filer : The filing due date and payment due date have both moved to the 20th of the month from the last day of the month.
    • Monthly business tax paper filer: No change.┬áThe due date remains the 20th of the month.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    When do these changes go into effect?

    These changes will begin with tax returns due during the month of July 2017.



    What tax returns do these changes affect?

    The due date changes apply to all taxes reported and paid on:

    • Sales Tax
    • Use Tax
    • Contractor’s Excise Tax
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    • Motor Fuel tax returns.


    Do these changes affect how frequently I file tax returns?

    No, the frequency of your tax filing will not change.



    Do these changes apply to businesses in Special Jurisdictions?

    Yes, anyone filing South Dakota tax returns will have a new filing due date starting with tax returns due during the month of July 2017.



    What if my due date falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or a holiday?

    When a filing or payment due date falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, the filing or payment is due the next business day.

    Click here to see a list of 2017's Business Tax filing due dates

    Click here to see a list of 2017's Motor Fuel Tax filing due dates



    How do I file and pay my returns online?

    To file and pay your returns online, setup an account on EPath.

    Visit https://apps.sd.gov/RV23EPath/Login.aspx to setup your account.

     



    Still have questions?

    For business tax related inquiries, contact the Department of Revenue toll free at (800) 829.9188(800) 829.9188 or by email at bustax@state.sd.us

    For questions about your motor fuel returns, contact our motor fuel agent by phone at 605.773.8178 or email us at sdmotorfuel@state.sd.us



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