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Personal Tax Form 1040 is Due on Monday, May 17, 2021.

File Form 4868 & Extend your 1040 Deadline up to 6 months. File 4868 Now

IRS Form 4868 - Personal Tax Extension

IRS Form 4868 is specifically designed for individuals in the U.S. to request an extension of time to file personal income tax returns up to 6 months.

Form 4868 is an automatic, which means you do not need to provide any explanation for requesting an extension of time.

Things you should know before filing Form 4868:

  • Personal tax extension Form 4868 doesn't extend the time for paying taxes.
  • If You are paying your tax due after the original deadline, the IRS penalize you for late payment
  • If you are a U.S Citizen or resident who lives outside of the U.S, then the IRS gives you an additional two months of time to file your original tax return (i.e. June 15, 2021).

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Who Must File IRS Form 4868

  • Federal Individual Income Tax Return Filers (1040 Series)
  • 1099 Independent Contractors
  • Sole Proprietorships (Schedule C)
  • Single-Member LLCs

Deadline to File IRS Form 4868

The actual deadline to File Personal Tax Extension Form 4868 is May 17, 2021.

By filing Form 4868, you can extend the 1040 deadline up to October 15, 2021.

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Information Required to File IRS Form 4868

Filing IRS Form 4868 requires the following information:

  • Personal Details such as Full name, Address, & SSN.
  • If you're filing jointly, you'll need the same information for your spouse.
  • Total tax liability & Payment for 2020.
  • Balance due, if any.
Note: Make Sure your Personal Details matches with the IRS Database.

How to File IRS Form 4868

Form 4868 can be filed Electronically or by paper.

However, the IRS recommends individuals to file Form electronically for quicker processing and instant IRS Approval.

Even, if you are required to file by paper, fill out the Form 4868 properly and send the form to the address mentioned here.

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How to E-File IRS Form 4868?

  • Step 1: Choose the extension type (Either individual or joint filing) you would like to file.
  • Step 2: Enter your personal details such as Name, Address, SSN
  • Step 3: Enter your tax payment details if you owe any taxes
  • Step 4: Review your Form
  • Step 5: Transmit your Form 4868 to the IRS.

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