Category Archives: Form 4868 efile

May 17 is the deadline to request for Tax Extension and to push deadlines beyond due date

Internal Revenue Service announced that the federal income tax filing due date for individuals for the 2020 tax year will be automatically extended from April 15, 2021, to May 17, 2021. Today May 17, 2021 is the deadline to report and pay your federal taxes, when you’re in need of additional time then report tax extensions on time to push your deadline beyond May 17. The tax extension is only to report your taxes and taxes you owed should be paid in full by this deadline. Penalties, interest and additions to tax will begin to accrue on any remaining unpaid balances as of May 17, 2021. Individual taxpayers will automatically avoid interest and penalties on the taxes paid by May 17.

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The IRS has announced tax exemption for citizens of those states that have been impacted by storms, straight-line storms, tornadoes, and flooding.

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Following the recent disaster declaration issued by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the IRS announced that affected taxpayers in certain areas will receive tax relief. 

Tennessee – Individuals and households affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes, and flooding that reside or have a business in Campbell, Cannon, Cheatham, Claiborne, Clay, Davidson, Decatur, Fentress, Grainger, Hardeman, Henderson, Hickman, Jackson, Madison, Maury, McNairy, Moore, Overton, Scott, Smith, Wayne, Williamson, and Wilson counties qualify for tax relief. The declaration permits the IRS to postpone certain tax-filing and tax-payment deadlines for taxpayers who reside or have a business in the disaster area. For instance, certain deadlines falling on or after March 25, 2021, and before August 2, 2021 are postponed through August 2, 2021.

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You will have until October 15 to file your return when your Tax Extension Form 4868 is approved by the IRS

The Internal Revenue Service already announced that the federal income tax filing due date for individuals for the 2020 tax year will be automatically extended from April 15, 2021, to May 17, 2021. When your Income Tax Extension Form 4868 is approved you’ll have until October 15, 2021 to file your return but you still need to pay any taxes owed by May 17.

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Tax Day for individuals extended to May 17: Treasury, IRS extend filing and payment deadline

WASHINGTON — The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service announced today that the federal income tax filing due date for individuals for the 2020 tax year will be automatically extended from April 15, 2021, to May 17, 2021. The IRS will be providing formal guidance in the coming days.

“This continues to be a tough time for many people, and the IRS wants to continue to do everything possible to help taxpayers navigate the unusual circumstances related to the pandemic, while also working on important tax administration responsibilities,” said IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig. “Even with the new deadline, we urge taxpayers to consider filing as soon as possible, especially those who are owed refunds. Filing electronically with direct deposit is the quickest way to get refunds, and it can help some taxpayers more quickly receive any remaining stimulus payments they may be entitled to.”

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October 15 deadline nears for taxpayers who requested tax filing extensions

Federal Taxpayers should file electronically and request direct deposit for refunds, eFiling is fast, easy and secured.

The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers who filed an extension that the Oct. 15 due date to file their 2019 tax return is near. Taxpayers should file their tax returns on or before the Oct. 15 deadline. For those who still owe, pay as soon as possible to reduce any penalties and interest.

Convenient electronic filing options, including IRS Free File, are still available. Taxpayers and tax professionals should continue to use electronic options to support social distancing and speed the processing of tax returns, refunds and payments.

Although October 15 is the last day for most people to file, some taxpayers may have more time.

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