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2020 Net Profit Return Filing Extension

March 23, 2021
Finance Department
Occupational License - 270-393-3000
Bowling Green, KY

To align with the Federal guidelines, the City of Bowling Green is extending the 2020 Net Profit Return filing deadline to May 17, 2021.

The City of Bowling Green will be following the Internal Revenue Service’s extension to individuals in response to the COVID-19 Outbreak by extending the deadline for all Business Entities. The filing and payment deadline for City Net Profit Returns with a due date of April 15, 2021 will be automatically extended until May 17, 2021. Late fees on returns with these due dates will be waived until the extended due date of May 17, 2021. 

Businesses requiring a six month extension of time to file until October 15, 2021 must submit the City Extension Request Form along with a copy of the Federal Extension Request form. The Extension must be accompanied by an Estimated Payment equal to 90% of the estimated tax due or an amount equal to 100% of the total liability of the most recent year but cannot be less than the $30 minimum. These forms and payments must also be submitted by the extended due date of May 17, 2021.

Taxpayers may also continue to file and pay their City Net Profit License Fee Returns by the original due date of April 15, 2021. Net Profit Return Forms and City Extension Request Forms may be found on the City’s website

All City Employee Wage Withholding Tax returns and payments must continue to be submitted by the original due dates to avoid late fees.

Reference City Code of Ordinances 18-2.07a. granting the Chief Financial Officer the authority to extend the Net Profit return deadline.

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