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6/13/2014

Tax Extension For Taxpayers Living Abroad

If you are a US citizen living abroad, your income tax deadline is Monday, June 16th. If you need more time to prepare your tax return for the IRS, you can easily extend your filing deadline to October 15th with Form 4868. ExpressExtension.com provides quick e-filing of Form 4868.

What is Form 4868?
Form 4868 is an "Application for Automatic Extension of Time to file U.S. Individual Income Tax Return." It extends your time to file Form 1040, 1040A, 1040EZ, 1040NR, 1040NR-EZ, 1040-PR, or 1040-SS. According to the IRS, to qualify for an extension of your U.S Individual Income Tax Return you must:

  1. Properly estimate your 2013 tax liability using the information available to you
  2. Enter your total tax liability 
  3. File Form 4868 by the due date of your return
Please note: An explanation of why you are asking for an extension is not required. Filing Form 4868 does not extend the time for payment of taxes,it's only an extension to file your return.

Advantages of E-filing
Number 1 advantage to e-filing is not having to deal with long paper forms. The electronic version of Form 4868 is much easier to understand so you are not putting information in the wrong section. IRS confirmation is received immediately. If your your return is rejected, we will notify you of the errors and you can correct & resubmit your return until it is accepted - at no additional cost. 

Another great advantage to e-filing with ExpressExtension.com is that we provide a mobile site - m.expressextension.com - so you can e-file from any location at any time. 

Extending your Individual Income Tax Return Deadline has never been easier with ExpressExtension.com. If you have any questions you can reach our ExpressExtension Support Team via phone: 803.514.5155 or 24/7 email: support@expressextension.com


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