You thought the whole tax topic was dead when you filed your Form
4868. After all, 4 months is quite the time crunch. It’s just long
things to get crazy hectic and when something’s gotta give, we
understand that sometimes that something is your tax return. Perhaps,
it wasn’t the everyday
crazy that we don’t expect—maybe you were waiting on an important tax
document. Maybe you were underway and serving our country. No matter
what the reason
for filing a Form 4868, it was in your best interest to file an
extension. Now that it’s October, the tax time crunch is back! Sign in and
When is Your Tax Return Due?
The deadline for filing your tax return after the IRS grants and
extension is midnight, October 15 (local time). It is important to
remember that a Form
4868 only extended your time to file the paperwork associated with your
return NOT an extension to pay any tax due. Any unpaid tax due back in
still subject to penalties and interest charges from the IRS.
What Happens if I Forgot to File an Extension too?
If you missed the tax filing deadline last April, it is in your best
interest to keep the penalties and interest from piling up and file
your tax return as
soon as possible. Penalties and interest will continue to accrue the
longer your wait to pay and file.
How Do You File an Extended Tax Return ?
Grab W-2s, 1099s, and tax documents from your banking institution(s),
school(s), or other agencies. Then, log in to your eSmart Tax account.
step-by-step process will help you easily find and enter the
information needed to accurately prepare your tax return.
Still Need More Help?
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