1099 and ACA 1095 Forms are due in 3 days! Extend your deadline in minutes by filing Form 8809

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March 31, 2023, is the deadline for businesses to file 1099 Forms, ACA 1095 Forms, and many other information tax returns.

We know that there are many stressed-out business owners unsure how they will possibly be able to complete their information returns with only 3 days left before the deadline.

Especially with ACA Forms 1095, this is a daunting task, as many employers are unable to complete these forms without the assistance of a professional when they are working within a reasonable timeline. 

However, there is no need to fear, your business still has options, and if you are a tax professional who is filing on behalf of your clients, you also have options.

It’s called the Form 8809 Extension, and it’s here to save the day!

What is Form 8809? 

Form 8809, Application for Extension of Time To File Information Returns, is an IRS tax extension form used by businesses to apply for an extension of time to file certain information returns to the IRS. This includes 1099 Forms, ACA Form 1095-B/C, and more. 

Upon filing Form 8809, you can get up to 30 days of additional time to file your information returns. As long as you file an accurate form on or before the deadline, in this case, March 31, 2023, the IRS will grant your extension. 

This extension is automatic and doesn’t require you to provide any reason for requesting more time unless you are filing the extension for Form 1099-NEC or W-2.

For these forms, the extension is not automatic, and it will be accepted only under emergency circumstances, such as,

  • You are unable to resume your business operations or records are unavailable due to a catastrophic event in a federally declared disaster area.
  • Fire, casualty, or natural disaster affected your business operations
  • Death, serious illness, or unavoidable absence
  • Your business is in its first year of establishment

Which Forms does a Form 8809 Tax Extension apply to? 

Form 8809 can be filed by any business or tax professional filing on behalf of their clients to extend the deadline for filing the following information returns.

  • W-2
  • 1097 
  • 1098 
  • 1099 
  • 3921
  • 3922
  • W-2G 
  • 1099-NEC
  • 1042-S
  • 5498
  • 5498-ESA
  • 5498-QA
  • 5498-SA
  • 8027
  • 1094-C 
  • 1095-C
  • 1095-B
  • 1099-QA

How Should I File Form 8809? 

Form 8809 is a straightforward form that can be filled out quickly, provided that you have all the required information available. To file Form 8809, you will need the following information. 

  • Basic payer information (name, address, phone number)
  • The information tax forms for you need an extension

You can file Form 8809 either by paper or electronically. The IRS-preferred method of filing is e-filing, as it allows them to process your form at a faster rate. Given the backlog of paper forms that the IRS is facing, e-filing is more convenient now than ever. 

If you are seeking a simple e-filing solution, look no further than ExpressExtension. With over a decade of experience providing IRS e-file services, our application is both user-friendly and secure.

You can file your extension in minutes and receive instant IRS updates, this will take the stress out of your extension, giving you time to complete your information returns!

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