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The Form 4868 is an application for an extension of time to file your U.S. Individual Tax Returns. Any taxpayer can get an automatic 6-Month tax return extension by filing or E-filing Form 4868 with Tax2efile.

If you are not able to file your U.S. individual tax on April, you can extend the date to file your tax return to October by filing the Form 4868, Application of Automatic Extension of Time to File U.S. Individual Tax Return. When you file the Form 4868, extensions for filing income tax returns are automatic. You do not need to provide an explanation to the IRS. Tax2efile provides an easy way to file this tax extension!

Filing an extension is only an extension of time to gather information. There is no extension of time to pay the taxes. All individual taxes due must be paid by May 17th to avoid penalties and interest. An automatic extension extends the amount of time to file until October(for individuals). Please note that you must be able to prepare a good estimate of the actual taxes due in order to file valid extensions.

Once you filed your tax return with Tax2efile, within 24-48 hours you will get the electronic confirmation from IRS. We keep your electronic returns for 2 years online. If you want copies of your old returns, we will provide them to you upon request.

Still Have Questions?

Form 4868 allows the taxpayer to have more time to file their federal income tax return but does NOT provide more time to pay any tax that may be owed.

Form 4868 allows the taxpayer to obtain 6 additional months to file their tax return.

The deadline to file form 4868 is on April 18th this is also the deadline to pay any tax owed.

Form 4868 does not give an extension to pay any owed tax to the IRS.

Form 4868 can not be filed after the deadline has passed.

Anyone who is out of the country during tax season automatically gets 2 months of extension. However, they may file for an extension to obtain 4 additional months to have a total of 6 months.

You can find your AGI in your prior 1040 return.

If your business is a sole proprietorship, you can file form 4868, all other businesses fall under form 7004.

Tax2efile will send an email out to the user with a status update within 24-48 business hours.

Tax liability amount on 4868 refers to the amount estimated on Form 1040, 1040-SR, or 1040-NR, line 24; Form 1040-PR, line 6; or Form 1040-SS, line 6. *If you expect this amount to be zero, enter 0

No, filing an extension form 4868 does not cause a risk of an audit.

An extension form 4868 can be rejected if the user did not file the correct information or if filed past the deadline.

If you have more questions, please refer to our FAQ page.

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