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Heads up for taxpayers who requested an extension: The deadline is Oct 15

IRS in its latest issue (Issue Number: Tax Tip 2018-156) highlighted the October 15 deadline for those who got 6-month automatic extension of time to report income tax returns…. you can read the full issue here.

October 15 is the filing deadline for taxpayers who requested an extension for their 2017 tax return. However, those who have an extension should mark this coming Monday, Oct. 15 as the deadline to file.

While the deadline is just around the corner, there are still things these taxpayers can remember to make sure they file a complete and accurate return. Here are a few tips and reminders for taxpayers who have not yet filed:

Try IRS Free File or e-file. Taxpayers can e-file their tax return for free through IRS Free File. The program is available on IRS.gov through Oct. 15. IRS e-file is easy, safe and the most accurate way to file taxes.  Continue reading

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.

Many tax-exempt organizations must file information returns by May 15 or claim extension of time using IRS Form 8868 at ExtensionTax.com

The Internal Revenue Service reminded certain tax-exempt organizations that the Tuesday, May 15 filing deadline for Form 990-series information returns is fast approaching. Need more time to work on your papers or need extra time? then request IRS for additional time by filing extension tax form 8868 online at http://ExtensionTax.com and push your Due Date from May 15, 2018 to November 15, 2018.

Form 990-series information returns and notices are normally due on the 15th day of the fifth month after an organization’s tax-year ends. Many organizations use the calendar year as their tax year, making May 15, 2018 the deadline to file for 2017.

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Extension of time for exempt organisations

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Now Time to Claim Extra Time for Exempt Organization Tax Returns using Form 8868 at ExtensionTax.com

The Extension Tax Form 8868 for Application for Extension of Time to File an Exempt Organization Return is now Due on May 15th, just couple of days left. Form 8868 is used by an exempt organization to request an automatic 6-month extension of time to file its return and also to apply for an additional (not automatic) 3-month extension if the original 6-month extension was not enough.

IRS Tax Form 8868 is now Due

Electronic Filing is just $9.99

Extension of time can be claimed using IRS Form 8868, by reporting it with-in the actual deadline (May 15), gives you additional time to work with your paper work. Extension of time will push your due date from May 15 to November 15, this 6-month automatic extension of time can be claimed electronically (eFile) at http://ExtensionTax.com. You may also seek additional (not automatic) 3-month of extension if required, however IRS wants you to file this additional extension request as a paper return. Continue reading

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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