Missouri Department of Revenue Covid-19 Information Page

Missouri Department of Revenue Covid-19 Information Page




  • Individual and corporate income tax filing deadline extended to July 15, 2020.
  • Income tax payment deadlines for individual and corporate income returns with a due date of April 15, 2020 are extended until July 15, 2020.
    • This payment relief applies to all individual income tax returns, income tax returns filed by C Corporations, and income tax returns filed by trusts or estates. The is an automatic relief, no action needs to be taken by filers.
    • This relief also applies to individuals and corporations with estimated tax payments for tax year 2020 due on April 15, 2020.
    • Penalties and interest will begin to accrue on any remaining unpaid balances as of July 16, 2020. Individuals and corporations that file their return or request an extension of time to file by July 15, 2020 will automatically avoid interest and penalties on the tax paid by July 15.
  • Valid MO driver licenses (Class A, B, C, E, F and M), nondriver licenses and noncommercial instruction permits with original expiration dates of March 1, 2020 through April 30, 2020, have been granted an automatic 60-day extension.
    • The extension does not apply to document holders whose lawful status end date is the same as the expiration date.
    • The approved extension does not waive the mandatory retesting requirement for persons who have allowed their license to expire for more than 184 days.
    • Individuals who were provided notice to complete additional testing as part of a medical review program requirement may be granted an additional 60 days to comply with such requirements.
  • Vehicle owners with license plates expiring in the months of March and April have been granted an automatic 2 month extension and will be able to continue operating their vehicles on MO roadways without penalty.
  • The time frame in which a vehicle safety and emission inspection is valid for the March and April license plate expirations will also be extended an additional 60 days.
  • For waiver of late registration penalty and extension of the safety and emission inspection time frame, the vehicle owner must visit a license office.
  • Applicants for title will not be assessed a late title penalty when visiting a license office. This waiver continues through April 30, 2020

To get answers 24/7, go to the Department’s website and get help from DORA, the Department’s virtual assistant chatbot. DORA is programmed to respond to common tax, motor vehicle and driver license questions. To chat with DORA, click on DOR CHAT on the lower right hand corner of the home page.