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3/09/2016

Important Business Deadlines and Extensions




The deadlines for businesses are coming up really soon, and if you still need to get all your information together, you should invest in a business tax extension and receive more time to file. A filing extension is automatic - you get it simply by asking the IRS for it. 

But you must file the request for an extension by the deadline you’re expected to meet for filing your return - not to mention that different types of businesses have different due dates and extension periods. Check the following to see which deadline applies to you.

Partnerships
Calendar Year Partnerships:
  • Tax Deadline: March 15 
  • Extension Period: 6-month automatic extension to September 15 
Fiscal Year Partnerships:
  • Tax Deadline: 15th day of 3rd month after tax year end date 
  • Extension Period: 6-month automatic extension
C-Corporations
Calendar-year C-Corporations:
  • Tax Deadline: April 18 
  • Extension Period : 5-month automatic extension to September 15
Fiscal Year C-Corporations:
  • Tax Deadline: 15th day of 4th month after tax year end date
  • Extension Period: 6-month automatic extension
Trusts
Calendar Year Trusts:
  • Tax Deadline: April 18 
  • Extension Period : 5-month automatic extension to September 15
Fiscal Year Trusts:
  • Tax Deadline: 15th day of 3rd month after year end
  • Extension Period : 5-month automatic extension 
Estates
Calendar Year Estates:
  • Tax Deadline: March 15
  • Extension period: 6-month automatic extension to September 15 
Fiscal Year Estates:
  • Tax Deadline: 15th day of 4th month after year end
  • Extension Period: 6-month automatic extension
With Multi-Member LLCs and S-Corporations, the tax deadline is March 15, and the extension period is for 6 months. Each of these business types will need to complete a Form 7004 in order to file an extension - so make sure you have the correct form.

With ExpressExtension, you can have your business tax extension e-filed within minutes. If you can’t make to a computer - that’s no problem. Download our FREE Express 7004 app for iOS and Android devices, and e-file your extension anywhere just as quickly.

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