The Internal Revenue Service reminded taxpayers today that if they are unable to document their taxation statements by this year’s April 18 deadline there is an easy, online option to obtain additional time to complete their come back. The advice for those who cannot complete their taxes return by April 18: Usually do not panic. Taxpayers who need more time to complete their come back can request an automatic six-month expansion.
An extension permits extra time to gather, prepare and file paperwork with the IRS, however, it does not prolong enough time to pay any tax credited. Taxpayers can electronically request an extension on Form 4868. This ongoing service is free for everybody, of income regardless. Filing this form gives taxpayers until Oct. 16 to file their tax return. To obtain the expansion, taxpayers must calculate their tax responsibility with this form and really should pay any amount credited. Other fast, easy and free methods for getting an extension include using IRS Direct Pay, the Electronic Federal Tax Payment System or by paying with a credit or debit cards.
There is no need to file another Form 4868 expansion request when coming up with an electronic payment and indicating it is perfect for an extension. The IRS will automatically depend it as an expansion. Direct Pay is available and on the IRS2Go application online. It’s free, will not require preregistration and provides instant confirmation when taxpayers submit a payment.
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