IRS e-file is the IRS’s electronic filing program.
You can get an automatic extension of time to file your tax return by filing Form 4868 electronically.
You’ll receive an electronic acknowledgment once you complete the transaction.
Keep it with your records.
How do I file a tax extension for 2018?
The fastest and easiest way to get the extra time is through the Free File link on IRS.gov. In a matter of minutes, anyone, regardless of income, can use this free service to electronically request an automatic tax-filing extension on Form 4868. Filing this form gives taxpayers until Oct. 15 to file a return.
Where do I send my Tax Extension Form 4868?
Form 4868 Addresses for Taxpayers and Tax Professionals
|If you live in||And you ARE NOT enclosing a payment use this address|
|Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas||Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service Austin, TX 73301-0045|
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Does it cost money to file a tax extension?
Benefits of filing an extension
Filing a tax extension is free, easy and automatic: Just submit Form 4868 electronically or on paper by the filing deadline. TurboTax Easy Extension makes it easy.
How do I file a tax extension for 2019?
Individual tax filers, regardless of income, can use Free File to electronically request an automatic tax-filing extension.
- Filing this form gives you until Oct. 15 to file a return.
- To get the extension, you must estimate your tax liability on this form and should also pay any amount due.