IRS Form 4868: Automatic Extension for Individual Tax Returns

The deadline to file your Personal Tax return is less than a month away.  If you need more time to prepare your tax return you can use Form 4868, officially called an Application for Automatic Extension of Time to File U.S. Individual Income Tax Return, to file an extension. The key word here is Automatic. The deadline to file a Personal Tax Extension is April 15, 2013. If you don’t think you’ll be able to hit that dreaded April 15 deadline, you can E-File Form 4868 at The IRS will grant you an extra six months to file; your new deadline will be October 15.

Please note: IRS Form 4868 does not extend the time for payment of tax. Generally, payment of any balance due according to IRS Form 4868 is required by the due date of the return for which this extension is filed.

If you have any questions about filing Tax Extensions, you can call, email or chat online with the Express Tax Support Center in Rock Hill, SC at 803-514-5155 between the hours of 8am – 6pm EST, Monday through Friday or email [email protected].  We have Spanish Support too!

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