All Things Tax

All Things Tax

Like the title says, from the filing process and tax questions to tax policy and reform, you can search and share All Things Tax here. This is the place to find answers to all your general questions that don't fall under the other categories. And just a reminder: questions about software or online filing should be posted in DIY Products.

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Need to file an extension? Form 4868

So you're running out of time and don't think you can finish your return before the deadline? You can file for an automatic six-month extension for completing your return.


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Remember: Although an IRS filing extension gives you more time to file your return, it doesn’t give you extra time to pay the taxes you owe. So you must estimate how much you owe and pay the amount due when you file Form 4868.