Form 4868

Form 4868

A form that one files with the IRS to apply for a six-month extension to file Form 1040 or any other form in the 1040 family. The extension is granted automatically the first time it is requested. The extension lasts for four months if the citizen or resident lives outside the United States.
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Form 4868, Application for Automatic Extension of Time to File U.
pdf) Form 4868 can be filled out on the IRS website or through tax preparation services like TurboTax.
Don't miss the deadline for filing an extension--Filing for an automatic extension with Form 4868 is painless and will spare you penalties for missing the deadline.
Taxpayers have until Monday, April 18 to the their returns and pay the tax due but, if you cannot finish your return on time, make sure you file Form 4868 for a six-month extension.
Taxpayers may file for an extension from the IRS by mailing in Form 4868, or by using tax preparation software to file their request electonically, by the April 15 deadline.
If you can't get all your paperwork together, request an automatic six-month extension by submitting Form 4868.
You could file Form 4868 to receive another four months, and if that wasn't enough, you could eke out another 60 days by filing Form 2688.
Requests for an automatic six-month filing extension, filed electronically or on Form 4868.
If you're not able to gather all of your information by April 15, filing form 4868 will grant you an automatic extension to August 15.
Individuals who need additional time should submit a request for an extension by filing IRS Form 4868, "Application for Automatic Extension of Time to File U.
2) the extension calculation; and (3) Form 4868, Application for Automatic Extension of Time to File U.