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By filing Form 4868, you can add 6 months to your filing deadline. If you owe taxes, you still need to pay them by April 18, 2023. These are some reasons you may want to file an extension:

  • You've got a few things left to organize before you can file
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  • 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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