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April 15 Vermont Income Tax and Homestead Declaration Due Date

The Vermont Department of Taxes reminds Vermont taxpayers that the due date for federal and Vermont personal income tax returns is April 15, 2024. This deadline also applies to corporate income tax and fiduciary income tax returns for calendar year filers.

Homestead Declarations and Property Tax Credit Claims should also be filed by April 15, and eligible Vermont Renters should apply for a Renter Credit when they file their Vermont tax returns.

Some Vermonters may wish to file a personal income tax return even if their income is below the requirement to file, because they may be eligible for tax credits that could put money into their pocket. Some of these credits include:

  • The Vermont Child Tax Credit gives eligible Vermont filers with children aged five or younger a tax credit up to $1,000 per child.

  • Vermont’s Child and Dependent Care Credit is 72 percent of the federal credit.

  • Vermont’s Earned Income Tax Credit is 38 percent of the federal credit.

Vermont law was changed last year, allowing Vermont residents who do not have a Social Security Number (SSN) or Individual Tax Identification Number (ITIN) to file for these credits. For more information about these and other tax credits, visit to learn more.

The fastest way to get your refund is to file your return electronically and request direct deposit. Last year, on average electronic filers received their refunds a month faster than paper filers. Many Vermonters are eligible to file their taxes electronically for free. Filing electronically can help speed up receipt of refunds. Visit to learn about free file offers and free tax preparation assistance.

Vermont taxpayers who are unable to meet the April 15 personal income tax filing deadline may extend their filing to October 15, but must still pay tax owed by April 15 to avoid penalties and interest.

Taxpayers who have questions about filing Vermont income taxes may call (802) 828-2865 for assistance. Information on upcoming tax filing deadlines and opportunities for taxpayers are also available on the department’s website.