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March 16 Form 7004 Deadline is just couple of days to go

Paying taxes is not optional – it’s the law. Taxpayers do have options when it comes to how they pay their taxes. The IRS offers several easy ways to pay taxes. Taxpayers can pay online, by phone or with their mobile device using the IRS2Go app, just to name a few. Some taxpayers must make quarterly estimated tax payments throughout the year. This includes sole proprietors, partners, and S corporation shareholders who expect to owe $1,000 or more when they file. Individuals who participate in the gig economy might also have to make estimated payments.

Taxpayers should remember a few important things.

  • An extension of time to file a return is not an extension of time to pay.
  • Taxpayers should pay any taxes they owe by the March 16 deadline to avoid possible penalties and interest.
  • The extension request must be filed electronically or postmarked no later than March 16, 2020.

Not yet ready with all the required paper work to report the taxes, and looking to seek additional time with the IRS? then you must file the extension application by the due date of your business tax return.  Corporate tax returns (Forms 1120, 1120-A, and 1120-S) or partnership tax return (Form 1065) filers have to report Form 7004 for an automatic 6-month extension of time to file the return by September 15. Do remember to make the deposit on the Form 7004 return, of what you estimate you owe in tax. Form 7004 extension request is due by March 16, 2020.

The IRS strongly encourages people to file their tax returns electronically and choose direct deposit for faster refunds. Filing electronically reduces tax return errors as the tax software does the calculations, flags common errors and prompts taxpayers for missing information. The IRS says, Form 7004 does not extend the time for payment of tax.” You must pay taxes due (estimated) by your tax return due date, even if you file an extension application. You will need to estimate as best you can because under-estimating can subject your business to fines and penalties.

Extension Application with ExtensionTax.com:

We’re the leaders in Federal Excise Tax online reporting and started supporting Federal Extension Applications since 2010 to make it more affordable and economic for our excise users and now we’re support many individuals and businesses to report the federal extension application online. Electronic filing provides fast acknowledgement that the IRS has received the return and reduces normal processing time, making compliance with reporting and disclosure of requirements easier. Electronically through http://ExtensionTax.com an IRS Authorized e-File Provider at just $14.99. Simple steps and clear work flow to complete the return faster and receive back an acknowledgement quicker.

We have a dedicated team of support agents to help you through your extension application and address any questions that come-up in the process of efiling. Reach us at 866 – 245 – 3918 or write to us at support@extensiontax.com.

Not Ready to File Business Income Tax Return? Request a Tax Extension with Form 7004

The March 15th deadline to file your business income tax return is almost here. Have you filed your return yet? There is still some time left. Maybe you’re still waiting on documents, or maybe you’ve just been too preoccupied with work and life to prepare your return. Whatever the reason may be, the IRS will grant you tax extension to file your return in case you are not ready.

If you need more time to file your taxes, you should definitely request an extension sooner than later. It’s always better to extend than to file an incorrect return and have to amend it later. With that in mind, it’s important to note, filing an extension grants you additional time to file your return, but not to pay the tax due.

If snail mail isn’t your thing, you can e-file your extension using www.ExtensionTax.com and make an estimated payment online using IRS Direct Debit Payment Option. ExtensionTax offers a secured service that lets you pay directly from a checking or savings account, and will send you an instant confirmation that your extension request was accepted and your payment was submitted. Just make sure you choose the correct form and tax period to let the IRS know where to apply your payment.

It is challenging to calculate the estimated amount-due to be paid if you’re not prepared to file, but if your tax situation has not changed much since last year, you can send the same estimated amount with your extension tax form 7004 and extend your filing date.

If you didn’t file for an extension by March 15th deadline, your extension request won’t be accepted by the IRS. So just do whatever it takes to e-file your 7004 return right away, the sooner the better. Remember, a return that is filed even one day late is considered late and the penalty will be levied by the IRS. Don’t waste several thousand dollars that you would likely owe in penalties if late, e-file Form 7004 for just $14.99 and take some extra time to review your return to make sure everything is complete before sending it in.

Talk to us at 1-866-245-3918 (toll free) for any assistance or write to us in support@extensiontax.com.

November 15 deadline coming up for calendar-year tax-exempt organizations that requested six-month form extensions

If your organization filed Form 8868 for a six-month extension to file its calendar year 2017 Forms 990, 990-EZ, 990-PF, or 990-BL,the extended deadline is November 15. Filers of non-calendar year returns may see initial and extended due dates here. View File Error-Free Forms 990 before filing.

Filing deadline extensions for hurricane impact areas 

The IRS extended certain filing deadlines for taxpayers, including exempt organizations, in certain counties in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Florida and Georgia. Organizations in affected counties that had an original or extended due date on or after September 7, 2018 and before January 31, 2019 (North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia), October 7, 2018 (Florida), or October 9, 2018 (Georgia), now have until February 28, 2019 to file affected returns, including Form 990-series annual information returns and Form 990-T, Exempt Organization Business Income Tax Return.

New IRS YouTube video for Tax Exempt Organization Search 

The video explains features of the new, mobile friendly Tax Exempt Organization Search launched earlier this year.

Tax-Exempt and Government Entities issues Annual Priority & Program Letters

This report highlights TE/GE’s 2018 accomplishments and explains the compliance programs in fiscal year 2019.

Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT) issues 2018 report of recommendations 

The ACT made recommendations regarding incentivizing universal e-filing for Form 990.


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Non-Profit Organization Tax Extension, Form 8868: Deadline Alert!

TODAY! May 15th is the deadline to file your Non-Profit Organization Income Tax Return and if you need more time to file, it’s not too late to e-file for an extension with www.Extensiontax.com . Missing your tax deadline can incur hefty penalties & Interests. Extensiontax.com is your one-stop e-filing solution for IRS tax extensions. E-filing an extension for your business tax return is quick and easy…

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IRS provides additional day to file and pay for taxpayers through Wednesday, April 18; IRS processing systems back online

In the latest IRS release (Issue Number: IR-2018-100), April 17th Deadline is pushed to April 18th, as there was a system issue and tool some time to set it right. Here is the details from the IRS release.

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service announced today that it is providing taxpayers an additional day to file and pay their taxes following system issues that surfaced early on the April 17 tax deadline. Individuals and businesses with a filing or payment due date of April 17 will now have until midnight on Wednesday, April 18. Taxpayers do not need to do anything to receive this extra time.

The IRS encountered system issues Tuesday morning. Throughout the system outage, taxpayers were still able to file their tax returns electronically through their software providers and Free File. Taxpayers using paper to file and pay their taxes at the deadline were not affected by the system issue.

“This is the busiest tax day of the year, and the IRS apologizes for the inconvenience this system issue caused for taxpayers,” said Acting IRS Commissioner David Kautter. “The IRS appreciates everyone’s patience during this period. The extra time will help taxpayers affected by this situation.”

The IRS advised taxpayers to continue to file their taxes as normal Tuesday evening – whether electronically or on paper. Automatic six-month extensions are available to taxpayers who need additional time to file can visit https://www.irs.gov/forms-pubs/extension-of-time-to-file-your-tax-return.

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