It’s officially crunch time.
The deadline is less than 48 hours away. We’re here to help anyone
that’s struggling to finish his or her returns.
As an eSmart Tax blog fan, you get exclusive access to the commonly asked
questions that can help ease the stress of Tax Day.
How do I file an
Currently, filing an extension electronically is not
available through eSmart Tax, but you can drop by your local Liberty Tax Service Office
to file an extension. As a second option, it’s incredibly easy to file Form 4868 and mail it to
I did my taxes last
night and I owe a lot of money. I can’t pay. Should I wait and file when I have
This was addressed in yesterday’s blog article about
efiling. The bottom line is that is will
end up costing you much more money if you wait to file when you have the
money. There are alternatives available,
like paying what you can now and filing an extension or setting up an
installment plan with the IRS. Please
see yesterday’s article, With the Deadline So Close, Look to eFile for more.
I found a mistake on
my return, but my return is in the “submitted” status. Can I edit it?
eFiling a return is like successfully completing a legal
serve in volleyball. Once you take a swing and serve the ball over the net, you
can’t have the ball back until the other team returns it. You must wait for
your return to be rejected by the tax agency in order to edit it. If the return is accepted with the mistake on
it, you will need to visit your local
Liberty Tax Service office to file an Amendment.
My return is in the
“submitted” status. The deadline is
tomorrow. What do I do?
A submitted status in eSmart Tax means your return has been
sent off to your tax agency. The return is time stamped so when the tax agency
begins processing, they can acknowledge that it has been received on time.