Those In Easter Night Tornado Area To Get Extra Time To Submit State Taxes

Saturday, July 11, 2020

State officials said those in the areas struck by the tornadoes on Easter night in Hamilton and Bradley County will have extra time to submit their taxes.

Officials said:

Federally Declared Disaster Areas Under Tennessee law

The Commissioner is authorized to extend the deadline for filing a return whenever the IRS extends, for a group of taxpayers, a federal filing date. Under this authority, the state extension cannot exceed the federal extension.

Franchise and Excise Tax |Hall Income Tax

Consistent with the IRS’s decision to extend federal deadlines for individuals and businesses located in Bradley County or Hamilton County, the Department of Revenue has extended the franchise and excise tax and Hall income tax filing and payment deadlines to October 15, 2020 for taxpayers located in these counties. This tax relief postpones the franchise and excise tax and income tax filing and payment deadlines that occur between April 12, 2020 and October 15, 2020. Affected businesses and individuals will have until October 15, 2020, to file returns and make any payments (including estimated tax payments for the first two quarters of 2020 that were due on July 15, and the third quarter estimated tax payment normally due on September 15).

The Department will automatically apply these extensions to franchise, excise and income tax accounts of taxpayers with a primary address in Bradley County or Hamilton County. Penalties and interest will not be applied to returns filed and payments made on or before this extended due date. These extensions will not alter due dates or extend due dates that otherwise fall after October 15, 2020. 


Mobile Home Damaged By Fire Off Dayton Boulevard

Latest Hamilton County Arrest Report

Upcoming City Council Agenda For Tuesday


Fire officials said a smoke detector saved a Hixson woman’s life when her mobile home caught fire early this morning, waking her up and allowing her to escape. It happened at 4:17 a.m. ... (click for more)

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Here is the upcoming City Council agenda for Tuesday: I. Call to Order by Chairman Henderson. II. Pledge of Allegiance/Invocation (Councilwoman Berz). III. Special Presentation. ... (click for more)



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Fire officials said a smoke detector saved a Hixson woman’s life when her mobile home caught fire early this morning, waking her up and allowing her to escape. It happened at 4:17 a.m. on Saturday at Smitty's Trailer Park on Smitty's Circle off Dayton Boulevard. Responding units found the trailer fully involved. They quickly had the fire under control. The resident ... (click for more)

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Here is the latest Hamilton County arrest report: BANKS, ANTHONY BRETT 212 WILSON ST CONCORD, 28025 Age at Arrest: 29 years old Arresting Agency: Hamilton County Booked for Previous Charges or Other Reason(s) --- BEARD, KEVIN LEBRON 806 HOOKER RD CHATTANOOGA, 37412 Age at Arrest: 36 years old Arresting Agency: Collegedale Police AGGRAVATED ROBBERY AGGRAVATED ... (click for more)

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