Officially titled, "Application for Automatic Extension of Time to File U.S. Individual Income Tax Return," IRS Form 4868 provides an automatic 6 month extension of time to file your tax return. This form can be used for extending the deadline of the following forms: 1040, 1040A, 1040EZ, 1040NR, 1040NR-EZ, 1040-PR, 1040-SS.
When e-filing Form 4868 you will not need to provide a reason for extending your deadline. You will only need to enter some basic information, including your name, address, and social security number. If you are filing jointly you will need the same information for your spouse.
Form 4868 is due by midnight on April 15th and it will extend your deadline to October 15th.
E-filing Form 4868
ExpressExtension has made e-filing Form 4868 as simple as possible. There are prompts to guide you and our customer servicer team is standing by to assist you if you have any questions. Here is a quick video that shows all the steps:
The Express4868 App
If a computer isn't always in your reach, you can e-file Form 4868 on your smartphone or tablet. ExpressExtension released the Express4868 App - free download available on App Store and Google Play - to make e-filing an extension possible from any location.
If you have any questions about e-filing Form 4868, contact the ExpressExtension Support Team via phone: 803-514-5155 or email: email@example.com.