If you need more time to prepare your tax return, beyond the due date of April 18, you may apply for an extension of time to file. Be aware that:
If You Are Filing a Federal Extension
Provide us with a copy of your federal extension application (or confirmation number from the IRS) when you file your New Jersey tax return.
Civil union partners filing a joint return must either provide copies of the federal extension application (or confirmation number), or they must file Form NJ-630.If You Are Not Filing a Federal Extension
You Must Pay At Least 80% of Your Tax Liability
In order for New Jersey to accept your extension, you must:
If you do not have at least 80% of your taxes paid by April 18, 2022, we will deny your extension and charge you a late filing penalty.