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1040 Extension Online - An Overview

U.S. individuals are required to file Form 1040 to report their personal tax returns to the IRS. However, it takes more time to prepare the Form 1040 documents and calculative works.

To help individuals, the IRS designed the tax extension Form 4868 to extend the 1040 deadline.

Form 4868 is an application to get an extension of time up to 6 months to file U.S Individual Income Tax Returns 1040. Form 4868 is completely automatic, which means the IRS doesn’t require any explanation to file Form 4868.

Note: Form 4868 doesn’t extend the paying your balance tax due. If you do not send payment by the original IRS deadline, or your estimated payment is less than the amount you owe, you may face late fees and other penalties.

Form 4868 can also be used by 1099 Independent Contractors, Sole Proprietorships (Schedule C), Single-Member LLCs.

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1040 Extension - Filing Deadline

The actual deadline to file Form 1040 is April 15.

1040 Extension Form 4868 must be filed on or before the actual due date of 1040.

Form 4868 Extends your deadline up to October 15.

Information required to file a 1040
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The following information is required in order to properly file 1040 Extension Online:

  • Taxpayer's name
  • Taxpayer's address
  • Taxpayer's SSN (Social Security Number)
  • Estimated amount of taxes owed in 2022 Tax Year.
  • Total payment of balance due, if applicable.
  • If filing jointly the same information is required from your spouse.

Note: Make sure your Social Security Number(SSN) matches with the IRS database.

E-filing 1040 Extension Form with is an IRS authorized e-file provider which offers secure & simple filing solutions for tax extension Forms. Your Personal tax extension Form 4868 gets reviewed for any errors through our Internal Audit checks.

We provide detailed instructions throughout the filing process to simplify the filing of Form 4868. Once you transmit the return to the IRS, you will get the status instantly.

You will also have the option to opt-in for instant status through email and fax.

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Steps to E-file 1040 extension for the 2023 Tax Year

  • Step 1: Select the extension type you would like to file.
    (Either individual or joint filing)
  • Step 2: Enter Your Personal Details such as Name, Address, SSN
  • Step 3: Enter payment details if you owe any taxes
  • Step 4: Review your Form for any corrections
  • Step 5: Transmit your Form 4868 to the IRS
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