How To File: Apply For A Tax Extension 2018 - 2019

Apply For Tax Extension Online

Filing a tax extension for the 2018 - 2019 tax season is quite easy and takes only minutes.

An Extension is a way to ask the IRS for more time to file your tax return. The traditional deadline to file your tax return is April 15, with variations being applied if this date falls on a weekend.

You can apply for tax extension grace periods by using the forms below.

Apply For Tax Extensions Using These Forms

  • Form 4868- Application for Automatic Extension of Time To File U.S. Income Tax Return. This is the most common extension form used to apply for personal tax extension of up to 6 months.
  • Form 7004- Application for extension to file business tax returns for partnerships, corporations, multi-member LLC's or estates and trusts.
  • Form 2350- Oversees Application for Extension of Time to File U.S. Individual Income Tax Return for U.S. citizens and resident aliens abroad that may be eligible for a special tax filing rules.
  • Form 4768- Estate Application for Extension of Time to File a Return and Pay Estate Taxes owed.
  • Form 5558- Application for Extension of Time to File Certain Employee Plan Income Tax Returns.
  • Form 8809- Application to request an Extension of Time to File Information Returns.
  • Form 8868- Application for Extension of Time To File the Return for a Tax Exempt Organization.
  • Form 8892- Application for Automatic Extension of Time to File Form 709. to be used if you owe gift tax and apply for tax extension.

Note: an extension of time to file does not constitute an extension of time to pay. If you owe additional taxes, you must pay the IRS by the April 15th deadline to avoid penalty and interest fees. Use a free online income tax calculator for payment estimates.

If you can not pay your taxes owed, then you will be charged interest from the tax due date deadline until paid.

How Much Are Penalty And Interest Charges?

If you owe the IRS, you must pay your tax in full by the tax return due date. If you do not pay your taxes in full, the IRS will calculate and charge penalties and interest on your outstanding balance at at a rate of 5% per month up to a maximum penalty of 25% of the balance due.

By contrast, if you did not complete your income tax filing on time, the failure to pay penalty if you did not file an extension is 0.5% per month, plus a monthly penalty charge. Bottom line, If you owe, file an extension and pay as much as you can of your taxes due!

What Are My Tax Payment Options?

You can pay your taxes using a credit card and file your Form 4868 all at the same time when you apply for tax extension grace periods online.

Now that Form 4868 provides an automatic 6-month extension, you will no longer need to submit Form 2688 to extend an additional 2 months.

Apply For a Tax Extension Online in minutes and avoid the April 15 tax filing deadline.

The extension process takes just a few minutes.

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