IRS Form 8868: Extension of time to file Exempt Organizations taxes.

Are you an exempt organization, needing more time to file your IRS income taxes? The deadline is May 16th, but if you know that isn’t enough time, you can e-file a tax extension with . To be precise, you will e-file IRS Form 8868 – Exempt Organizations Tax Extension.

Form 8868 Introduction:

Exempt organization extensions have 2 parts. allows you to file both. You can even e-file Part II through us, even if you didn’t file Part I with us.

Part I: Automatic 3-Month Extension of Time

Filing Part I will automatically extend the filing deadline for 3 months (or 6 months for From: 990-T)

Part II: Additional (Non-Automatic) Extension of Time
You would only e-file Part II if you have already been granted an automatic 3-month extension on a previously filed Form 8868.

Who can file Form 8868?

  • Charitable Organizations
  • Churches & Religious Organizations
  • Private Foundations
  • Other Non-Profits

What you will need to e-file Form 8868?

Before filing your extension, make sure to have your business/organization name, address, Employer Identification Number/(FEIN), estimated amount of tax owed to the IRS (if applicable), and the type of tax form that you normally file your income tax returns on (*ex. 990, 990EZ, 990-T, etc.) It is important that this information matches what the IRS has on record for you. If you are unsure of any of this information we recommend contacting the IRS Exempt organizations hot line @ 1.877.829.5500.


Once you have everything you need and have created an account with, all you have to do is follow the steps to e-file your extension with the IRS. If you need more information on E-filing Extensions for exempt organizations feel free to reach us @ 1-866-245-3918 or write to us @ .