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Tax Tip Tuesday: Extension Deadline Tips

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If you are one of the 13 million taxpayers who asked for more time to file your federal individual tax return and still haven’t filed, your extra time is about to expire.

October 15th is the last day to file for most people who requested an automatic six-month extension. If you have not yet filed, here are some things that you should know:

  • If you owe taxes, file on time to avoid a late filing penalty.

  • If you owe and can’t pay all of your taxes, pay as much as you can to reduce interest and penalties for late payment.

  • Use the IRS Online Payment Agreement tool to ask for more time to pay. You can also file Form 9465, Installment Agreement Request, with your tax return.

We are taking a break next week and will be back on October 20th.

Disclaimer: The items included in the Tax Tip Tuesday Video Blog are informational only and are not meant as tax advice. Consult with your tax advisor to determine how any item applies to your situation. IRS Circular 230 disclosure: To ensure compliance with requirements imposed by the IRS, we inform you that any U.S. federal tax advise contained in this communication (including any attachments) is not intended or written to be used, and cannot be used, for the purpose of (i) avoiding penalties under the Internal Revenue Code or (ii) promoting, marketing or recommending to another party any transaction or matter addressed herein

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