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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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April 18 4868 due

DEADLINE ALERT! Today is the LAST DAY to file for an Extension!

 

“When it comes to taxes, there are two types of people. There are those that get it done early, also known as psychopaths, and then the rest of us.” – Jimmy Kimmel

To the Jimmy Quoted rest of us also known as Non-Psychopaths, Today April 17th 2018 is the Official Due date to File and pay your Personal Income taxes. Not everyone is prepared to file their Personal Income Taxes, due to lack of paper work or lack of time.

Though TODAY is the official deadline to file your personal Income taxes but this is not the end of the Road. You can legally, postpone your Official Tax Due date to October 15th by simply E-filing Federal Extension Tax Form 4868.  Form 4868– Application for Automatic Extension of Time to File U.S. Individual Income Tax Return. Continue reading

Less Than 48 hours remaining, E-file for an Extension Today!

 

“It’s tax time. I know this because I’m staring at documents that make no sense to me, no matter how many beers I drink.” – Dave Barry. The day Dave was quoting is almost there. YES! You read that right, Less than 48 hours remaining to file and pay your Personal Income taxes. Not everyone is prepared to file their Personal Income Taxes, due to lack of paper work or lack of time.

Though tomorrow is the official deadline to file your personal Income taxes, it is not the end of the road for you. You can legally, postpone your Official Tax Due date to October by simply E-filing Federal Extension Tax Form 4868.  Form 4868– Application for Automatic Extension of Time to File U.S. Individual Income Tax Return. Continue reading

Tax deadline just 48 hours away; nearly 40 million to file by April 17

In the recent IRS issue (IR-2018-92, April 13, 2018), highlighted the April 17 deadline for filing tax returns and if you’re not ready then file for extension, the automatic extension tax pushes your due date to October 15.

IRS YouTube Videos: Extension of Time to File – English | Spanish | ASL

As the April 17 tax filing deadline approaches, the Internal Revenue Service is reminding the nearly 40 million taxpayers who have yet to file their tax returns that there are a variety of options to help them in the final days of the tax filing season.

IRS tax help is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week on IRS.gov. Whether filing a tax return, requesting an extension or making a payment, the IRS website can help last-minute filers on just about everything related to filing taxes.

Information about free e-file options, such as FreeFile, how to request an automatic six-month filing extension or fast and easy ways to pay any tax due using IRS Direct Pay are available online at IRS.gov.

The busiest part of tax season begins this week, with millions of people planning to file. Through April 6, the IRS has processed more than 101 million tax returns and issued more than 79.1 million tax refunds totaling $226.6 billion. The average refund to date is $2,864.

 Additional filing season numbers: Continue reading

Tax Time Guide: Request online extension, get 6 more months to file

The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers who may have trouble meeting the April 17 tax filing deadline that e-File provides an easy, online option to get more time. Taxpayers submitting Form 4868, Application for Automatic Extension of Time to File U.S. Individual Income Tax Return, will automatically be granted a six-month filing extension.

This is the seventh in a series of nine IRS news releases called the Tax Time Guide, designed to help taxpayers navigate common tax issues. The IRS offers the extra time to file, automatically, to all taxpayers requesting it. A filing extension allows taxpayers until Oct. 15 to gather, prepare and file their taxes with the IRS. However, it does not extend the time to pay any tax due.

Applying for an extension requires to complete Form 4868, with your personal information such as name, address and Social Security number. Also tax related info, about estimated tax liability, payments and residency. Taxpayers can make this extension request electronically at http://ExtensionTax.com at just $9.99. e-File would be the fastest and easiest way of filing your tax extension request.  Continue reading