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The deadline to file a federal extension for 2019 was July 15, 2020.

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Why Should I File a Tax Extension?

By filing Form 4868, you can add three months to your filing deadline. If you owe taxes, you still need to pay them by July 15, 2020. These are some reasons you may want to file an extension:

  • You've got a few things left to organize before you can file
  • A sudden change in your life that needs your full attention
  • You're still waiting for tax forms or documents
  • Your W-2 or other forms need to be replaced
  • Extreme weather or another event delays your tax filing
  • Filing later has tax planning advantages
  • You want to avoid late filing penalties

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The deadline to file a federal extension for 2019 was July 15, 2020.

Even though the extension deadline has passed, you can file your taxes now.

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