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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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IRS extends April 15 and other upcoming deadlines, provides other tax relief for victims of Texas winter storms

Victims of this month’s winter storms in Texas will have until June 15, 2021, to file various individual and business tax returns and make tax payments, the Internal Revenue Service announced today.

Following The recent disaster declaration issued by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA),  the IRS is providing this relief to the entire state of Texas. But taxpayers in other states impacted by these winter storms that receive similar FEMA disaster declarations will automatically receive the same filing and payment relief. The current list of eligible localities is always available on the disaster relief page on IRS.gov.

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Form 4868 for extension of your individual income tax filing

Tax time and the income tax filing is due by April 15, 2020 for the tax year 2019. If taxpayers need more time to prepare their federal income tax return, there’s an option to extend the filing period by reporting Federal Extension Tax Form 4868 and your new deadline would be October 15. Taxpayers should remember a few important things.

  • An extension of time to file a return is not an extension of time to pay.
  • Taxpayers should pay any taxes they owe by the April 15 deadline to avoid possible penalties and interest.
  • The extension request must be filed electronically or postmarked no later than April 15, 2020.

Simply efile IRS Form 4868 at http://ExtensionTax.com to push your due date from April 15 to October 15 — but remember that getting an extension doesn’t give you more time to actually pay your taxes.

Requesting an extension and making an estimated payment in April are just half the work. You still have to file your final return. If you don’t file by the extension deadline, the penalties could get worse. Talk to us and get the help needed from our support agents at 866 – 245 – 3918 or write to us at support@extensiontax.com.

November 15 deadline coming up for calendar-year tax-exempt organizations that requested six-month form extensions

If your organization filed Form 8868 for a six-month extension to file its calendar year 2017 Forms 990, 990-EZ, 990-PF, or 990-BL,the extended deadline is November 15. Filers of non-calendar year returns may see initial and extended due dates here. View File Error-Free Forms 990 before filing.

Filing deadline extensions for hurricane impact areas 

The IRS extended certain filing deadlines for taxpayers, including exempt organizations, in certain counties in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Florida and Georgia. Organizations in affected counties that had an original or extended due date on or after September 7, 2018 and before January 31, 2019 (North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia), October 7, 2018 (Florida), or October 9, 2018 (Georgia), now have until February 28, 2019 to file affected returns, including Form 990-series annual information returns and Form 990-T, Exempt Organization Business Income Tax Return.

New IRS YouTube video for Tax Exempt Organization Search 

The video explains features of the new, mobile friendly Tax Exempt Organization Search launched earlier this year.

Tax-Exempt and Government Entities issues Annual Priority & Program Letters

This report highlights TE/GE’s 2018 accomplishments and explains the compliance programs in fiscal year 2019.

Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT) issues 2018 report of recommendations 

The ACT made recommendations regarding incentivizing universal e-filing for Form 990.


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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