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The deadlines to FILE and PAY federal income taxes are extended to July 15, 2020.

The Federal Governments’ response to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis by automatically extending certain filing deadlines and payments is good news to many, though the deadline to report personal income tax has been extended from April 15th to July 15th. Taxpayers including individuals, trusts and estates, corporations and other non-corporate tax filers as well as those who pay self-employment tax, if wants more time for any reason to file federal income tax returns can use www.ExtensionTax.com to e-file extension forms to request for an automatic extension, this will give them an automatic 6 months extension from the newly extended July 15 deadline.  

  • Individual taxpayers can request a filing extension by filing Form 4868 and;
  • Businesses who need additional time can request a filing extension by filing Form 7004.

By obtaining this extension, you can avoid any late-filing penalties as long as you do file by the extended due date. It’s important to keep in mind that filing an extension does not generally mean you are off the hook for paying taxes.

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Form 4868 for extension of your individual income tax filing

Tax time and the income tax filing is due by April 15, 2020 for the tax year 2019. If taxpayers need more time to prepare their federal income tax return, there’s an option to extend the filing period by reporting Federal Extension Tax Form 4868 and your new deadline would be October 15. 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 April 15 deadline to avoid possible penalties and interest.
  • The extension request must be filed electronically or postmarked no later than April 15, 2020.

Simply efile IRS Form 4868 at http://ExtensionTax.com to push your due date from April 15 to October 15 — but remember that getting an extension doesn’t give you more time to actually pay your taxes.

Requesting an extension and making an estimated payment in April are just half the work. You still have to file your final return. If you don’t file by the extension deadline, the penalties could get worse. Talk to us and get the help needed from our support agents at 866 – 245 – 3918 or write to us at support@extensiontax.com.

Time to File an Extension Application for Corporate or Partnership Taxes if you indeed need it

Business taxpayers it is your time now, as the taxes are up for due this March 15 and April 15certain corporates or LLC or partnership firms have to react. When you need additional time to work with your paper work submit in your Internal Revenue’s Application for Automatic Extension of Time To File Certain Business Income Tax, Information, and Other Returns—Form 7040 now. Form 7004 is the form used to file for an automatic extension of time to file business tax return for firms that comes under partnership, a multiple-member LLC filing as a partnership, a corporation, or s-corporation. This application will only extend the time to file and not the time to pay the taxes.

You must file this extension by the due date of your business tax return. This is an automatic extension, so you don’t have to worry about your extension being approved. However we shall keep you updated by sharing an email on your acceptance status. Make sure the return is filed with the IRS before the actual deadline to avoid last minute surprises.

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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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October 15 is just around the corner and time for extension filers to report tax returns

The standard six-month tax extension allows you to file your tax return after the usual deadline of April 15. However, it doesn’t buy you more time to pay any taxes you may owe. That means that if you don’t pay your tax balance by the filing deadline (April 17 in 2018), you’ll get hit with penalty and interest. Almost 14 million taxpayers filed for an extension of time to report their income tax returns. So they got their due date pushed from April 17th to October 15. still haven’t filed your return? then you are running out of time, because the tax filing extension deadline is October 15, 2018. Once Oct. 16 rolls around, taxpayers who still haven’t filed and owe the IRS will face a 5 percent monthly failure-to-file penalty. This would increase and go upto maximum of 25 percent depends on your case.

Need Additional Tax (Second) Extension

Once you successfully request a tax extension, remember that you must file your tax return by the new extended deadline. If you miss the October 15 due date, you will be subject to IRS late fees, penalties, and interest. It is also important to note that you will not be allowed to request any further extensions. Your request for an automatic extension of time will grant you an extra six months to file your taxes, but that’s your one and only chance to ask for a bit of a reprieve.

Only under few exemptions IRS grands you additional time, see do you qualify for it:

For tax year 2017, the extended filing deadline is October 15, 2018.