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Extend Your Corporate Tax Return Due Date By Filing Form 7004

It so happens that each time when tax due date is nearing; we have no time in hand to sit and categorize our documents in order to report tax to the IRS. And when we know the heavy penalties included, none of us would take a chance to file the form a day later. And that is the main reason, IRS have considered the same and introduced form 7004 as an application for Automatic Extension of Time To File Certain Business Income Tax, Information, and Other Returns.

Deadline for Form 7004
Due date for filing an automatic 5/6 month extension for your business is always on March 15th. Normally the due date for the corporate income tax return always falls on the 15th day of the third month. But for this year, the deadline for filing your return is March 16th as the date March 15th falls on a weekend, so the deadline is pushed to the next business day, which is Monday, March 16th.
Forms that apply for corporate tax returns are Forms 1120, 1120A and 1120S. Form 1120 is for the C-corporations for filing a tax return. Form 1120A is a shorter version of Form 1120 used by corporations for filing a tax return, Form 1120S is used by S-corporations(domestic corporation selected to be taxed as a corporation) to report the income gained, losses, deductions, credits etc. Continue reading

Tax filing Time Extended for all Boston Residents and the Affected Individuals – The IRS

The Boston Marathon explosions have left a strong impact on the lives of people that were a part of it. Usually conducted on the third Monday of April i.e., on the Patriots’ Day it is one of the world’s best racing events well participated and viewed by people from various parts of the country. This year the racing event ended with much distress and agony after the two explosions that occurred near the finishing line. However, as a sigh of relief, the Internal Revenue Service has extended the tax filing time to 3 months for taxpayers residing in the Boston area and those affected by the explosion.

The announcement made by the IRS about the automatic extension of the tax filing date by three months can bring in some relief to the taxpayers who have been affected by the twin explosions in Boston Marathon. This tax extension of three months applies to taxpayers residing in Boston, as well as in and around the city such as Suffolk county and Mass. Moreover, the increase in the tax deadline even applies to the sufferers, their family members, casualty providers, and everyone who have been a part of the disaster. Taxpayers can visit IRS.gov for additional information about the automatic extension of the tax filing date.

It is surely heart touching to see the aftermath caused during the Boston Marathon on April 15th, 2013. The now IRS acting commissioner, Steven T. Miller has also expressed his grief towards the affected individuals, therefore, have decided to give them an additional three months time for filing their tax returns. Therefore, taxpayers concerned about paying taxes can stay relieved by the announcement made by the IRS. In simple words, taxpayers are not subjected to any dues or penalties if they file their tax returns before July 15th, 2013.

Individuals residing in Suffolk County are not required to take any action, as this rule automatically applies for them. However, individuals residing outside the Suffolk County should call the IRS @ 1-866-562-5227 before April 23rd to know if they are eligible for the relief declared. Additionally, taxpayers who have received a penalty notice can call the IRS to enquire about the same. Moreover, they always have the option to e-file for tax extension by July 15th, 2013 and get an extension up to 6 months. We at ExtensionTax.com have developed a user-friendly e-filing system that can help taxpayers file tax form 4868 from the comfort and convenience of their house. Reach us @ 1-866-245-3918 for any queries or suggestions.

Missing Your W-2? Here’s What to Do

It’s a good idea to have all your tax documents together before preparing your 2012 tax return. You will need your W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, which employers should send by the end of January. Give it two weeks to arrive by mail.

If you have not received your W-2, follow these three steps:

1. Contact your employer first.  Ask your employer – or former employer – to send you your W-2 if it has not already been sent. Make sure your employer has your correct address.

2. Contact the IRS. After February 14, you may call the IRS at 800-829-1040 if you have not yet received your W-2. Be prepared to provide your name, address, Social Security number and phone number. You should also have the following information when you call:

• Your employer’s name, address and phone number;

• Your employment dates; and

• An estimate of your wages and federal income tax withheld in 2012, based upon your final pay stub or leave-and-earnings statement, if available.

3. File your return on time. You should still file your tax return on or before April 15, 2013, even if you have not yet received your W-2. File Form 4852, Substitute for Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, in place of the W-2. Use the form to estimate your income and withholding taxes as accurately as possible. The IRS may delay processing your return while it verifies your information.

If you need more time to file, you can get a six-month extension of time. File Form 4868, Application for Automatic Extension of Time to File US Individual Income Tax Return.  If you are requesting an extension, you must file this form on or before April 15, 2013.

The Best way to file for an extension is E-filing through www.extensiontax.com, where your returns get accepted by the IRS within minutes. Extensiontax.com is now ready to accept and process Form 4868 for 2012. Do not wait till April to file for an extension, E-file it right away and stay relaxed till October 15. Call 1-866-245-3918 for all your tax extension related questions or write to support@extensiontax.com.

Form 4868 Extension Request Rejection

In all probability, IRS will accept  most of the extension requests that you file through IRS Form 4868, Application for Automatic Extension of Time to File U.S. Individual Income Tax Return. As a rule, it takes 24-48 hours to validate your extension application to term it as accepted or rejected. Even though the extension form is very short and easy to file on, it’s still possible to commit mistakes. Whenever you file an extension with extensiontax, we will update you with reason, in case if IRS rejects your demand. We will also notify you with resubmitting instructions via call/mail. Let’s look over some common reasons that compel IRS to reject your tax extension application.

  • A major number of requests get refused because of the name and social security number that you give incorrectly by mistake. If those details do not match with your recently filed name or SSN, your application turns down.
  • An adjustment that you didn’t inform IRS about. You might have changed your name due to marriage, divorce etc after your last e-filing with the IRS. So IRS cannot map your tax info to your extension request.
  • A mismatch between the Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) amount entered and IRS records.
  • Forgetting to update IRS about your status can also lead to Form 4868 rejection.

So always file an extension before deadline with right data, update IRS about the tax info changes and be in peace. IRS will likely approve your demand. Filing with extension tax can be a better choice, since we can help you whenever your extension gets rejected. Remember! You can re-apply for an extension, but you may have fines and dues if you don’t file earlier. Hence, file an extension earlier and you will have enough time to re-apply if your extension request gets rejected. Call us at 1-866-245-3918 for any support, no matter when!

Informative tips for tax filers who file on deadline.

Countless tax payers turn up only on closing date, getting their skates on to meet April 15th 2013. Filing tax is in real a boring and mind-numbing process for which planning, organizing with enough time and material are important. If you are filing taxes inaccurate or with flaws, then you are really planning to miss out your tax credits and deductions, for which you are eligible. Still, there are several options to stay on safer side of filing taxes. Continue reading