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Filing an Extension

There is no charge when you file a federal extension with the IRS using our program. This does not extend your time to pay any tax due , but instead it extends your time to file the return. As a result, you will still need to pay

Amount Paid With Extension

Whether you mailed your payment with Form 4868, paid by debit/credit card directly with the IRS, or had your payment electronically withdrawn with your filing extension request, this is where you will enter that amount paid. Note

Application for an Extension (Form 4868)

Do you need more time to file? If you cannot meet the mid-April deadline to file your tax return, you can get an automatic six-month extension of time to file from the IRS. The extension will give you extra time to get the paperwork

Form 4868 - Application for Federal Extension

Extensions may be filed electronically through TaxSlayer. There is NO CHARGE for this service. When you choose to file an extension, whichever TaxSlayer account is used to file the extension is the account that must also be used

Extension of Deadlines- Combat Zone Service

For members of the military who are serving in a combat zone, special rules apply regarding the extension of the deadlines for filing your taxes. For these rules click here .

State Extension Filing Information

To file an extension for a state return you must go through the state website. Filing an extension for your federal return does not automatically extend your state filing deadline. Click on your state name for further information. Reminder

If you need more time to file, consider an extension

If you cannot meet the mid-April deadline to file your tax return, you can get an automatic six-month extension of time to file from the IRS. The extension will give you extra time to get the paperwork in to the IRS, but it does not extend

Completing Form 4868 - Application for Automatic Extension

If you can't meet the mid-April deadline to file your tax return, you can get an automatic six-month extension of time to file your return from the IRS. The extension will give you extra time to get the paperwork in to the IRS, but it does

How do I make a payment with my extension?

When you file Form 4868, the IRS Application for Automatic Extension of Time to File US Individual Income Tax Return, you can choose to pay the balance due amount in full, in part, or you can choose not to pay anything with your extension

How do I print my form 4868 Application for Extension?

After you have e-filed your Application for Extension Form 4868 and you want to print your filed extension, log in to your account and from the "Your Account" screen click Continue 2016 Return. Then proceed to the Summary/PDF tab on left