If there's no way in Helena you can pay what you owe in state income tax by April 15, fear not: you don't have to.
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That is, you will have to pay your taxes eventually, but the California Franchise Tax Board (FTB) today advised those who need extra time to contact the agency immediately for assistance to avoid penalties.
The agency generally approves installment payment requests if the balance owed is less than $25,000 and can be paid within 60 months.