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Form 4868 Application For Automatic Extension Of Time To File Form. This is a Official Federal Forms form and can be use in Department Of Treasury.
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Form 4868Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service (99) Application for Automatic Extension of Time To File U.S. Individual Income Tax Return Go to www.irs.gov/Form4868 for the latest information. OMB No. 1545-0074 2018There are three ways to request an automatic extension of time to file a U.S. individual income tax return. 1. You can pay all or part of your estimated income tax due and indicate that the payment is for an extension using Direct Pay, the Electronic Federal Tax Payment System, or using a credit or debit card. See How To Make a Payment on page 3. 2. You can file Form 4868 electronically by accessing IRS e-file using your home computer or by using a tax professional who uses e-file. 3. You can file a paper Form 4868 and enclose payment of your estimate of tax due (optional). It222s Convenient, Safe, and Secure IRS e-file is the IRS222s electronic filing program. You can get an automatic extension of time to file your tax return by filing Form 4868 electronically. You222ll receive an electronic acknowledgment once you complete the transaction. Keep it with your records. Don222t mail in Form 4868 if you file electronically, unless you222re making a payment with a check or money order (see page 3). Complete Form 4868 to use as a worksheet. If you think you may owe tax when you file your return, you222ll need to estimate your total tax liability and subtract how much you222ve already paid (lines 4, 5, and 6 below). Several companies offer free e-filing of Form 4868 through the Free File program. For more details, go to IRS.gov and click on freefile. Pay ElectronicallyYou don222t need to file Form 4868 if you make a payment using our electronic payment options. The IRS will automatically process an extension of time to file when you pay part or all of your estimated income tax electronically. You can pay online or by phone (see page 3). E-file Using Your Personal Computer or Through a Tax Professional Refer to your tax software package or tax preparer for ways to file electronically. Be sure to have a copy of your 2017 tax return227you222ll be asked to provide information from the return for taxpayer verification. If you wish to make a payment, you can pay by electronic funds withdrawal or send your check or money order to the address shown in the middle column under Where To File a Paper Form 4868 (see page 4). File a Paper Form 4868 If you wish to file on paper instead of electronically, fill in the Form 4868 below and mail it to the address shown on page 4. For information on using a private delivery service, see page 4. Note: If you222re a fiscal year taxpayer, you must file a paper Form 4868. General Instructions Purpose of Form Use Form 4868 to apply for 6 more months (4 if 223out of the country224 (defined on page 2) and a U.S. citizen or resident) to file Form 1040, 1040NR, 1040NR-EZ, 1040-PR, or 1040-SS. Gift and generation-skipping transfer (GST) tax return (Form 709). An extension of time to file your 2018 calendar year income tax return also extends the time to file Form 709 for 2018. However, it doesn222t extend the time to pay any gift and GST tax you may owe for 2018. To make a payment of gift and GST tax, see Form 8892. If you don222t pay the amount due by the regular due date for Form 709, you222ll owe interest and may also be charged penalties. If the donor died during 2018, see the instructions for Forms 709 and 8892. Qualifying for the Extension To get the extra time, you must: 1. Properly estimate your 2018 tax liability using the information available to you, 2. Enter your total tax liability on line 4 of Form 4868, and 3. File Form 4868 by the regular due date of your return. !CAUTIONAlthough you aren222t required to make a payment of the tax you estimate as due, Form 4868 doesn222t extend the time to pay taxes. If you don222t pay the amount due by the regular due date, you222ll owe interest. You may also be charged penalties. For more details, see Interest and Late Payment Penalty on page 2. Any remittance you make with your application for extension will be treated as a payment of tax. You don222t have to explain why you222re asking for the extension. We222ll contact you only if your request is denied. Don222t file Form 4868 if you want the IRS to figure your tax or you222re under a court order to file your return by the regular due date. DETACH HERE Form 4868Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service (99) Application for Automatic Extension of Time To File U.S. Individual Income Tax Return For calendar year 2018, or other tax year beginning , 2018, and ending , 20 . OMB No. 1545-0074 2018 Part I Identification 1 Your name(s) (see instructions) Address (see instructions) City, town, or post office State ZIP code2 Your social security number 3 Spouse222s social security number Part II Individual Income Tax4 Estimate of total tax liability for 2018.. $ 5 Total 2018 payments...... 6 Balance due. Subtract line 5 from line 4 (see instructions)....... 7 Amount you222re paying (see instructions).. 8 Check here if you222re 223out of the country224 and a U.S. citizen or resident (see instructions)...... 9 Check here if you file Form 1040NR or 1040NR-EZ and didn222t receive wages as an employee subject to U.S. income tax withholding.......... For Privacy Act and Paperwork Reduction Act Notice, see page 4. Cat. No. 13141W Form 4868 (2018) American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com Form 4868 (2018) Page 2 When To File Form 4868 File Form 4868 by April 15, 2019 (April 17, 2019, if you live in Maine or Massachusetts). Fiscal year taxpayers file Form 4868 by the original due date of the fiscal year return. Taxpayers who are out of the country. If, on the regular due date of your return, you222re out of the country (as defined below) and a U.S. citizen or resident, you222re allowed 2 extra months to file your return and pay any amount due without requesting an extension. Interest will still be charged, however, on payments made after the regular due date, without regard to the extension. If you222re out of the country and file a calendar year income tax return, you can pay the tax and file your return or this form by June 17, 2019. File this form and be sure to check the box on line 8 if you need an additional 4 months to file your return. If you222re out of the country and a U.S. citizen or resident, you may qualify for special tax treatment if you meet the bona fide residence or physical presence tests. If you don222t expect to meet either of those tests by the due date of your return, request an extension to a date after you expect to meet the tests by filing Form 2350, Application for Extension of Time To File U.S. Income Tax Return. You222re out of the country if: 225 You live outside the United States and Puerto Rico and your main place of work is outside the United States and Puerto Rico, or225 You222re in military or naval service on duty outside the United States and Puerto Rico. If you qualify as being out of the country, you222ll still be eligible for the extension even if you222re physically present in the United States or Puerto Rico on the regular due date of the return. For more information on extensions for taxpayers out of the country, see Pub. 54, Tax Guide for U.S. Citizens and Resident Aliens Abroad. Form 1040NR or 1040NR-EZ filers. If you can222t file your return by the due date, you should file Form 4868. You must file Form 4868 by the regular due date of the return. If you didn222t receive wages as an employee subject to U.S. income tax withholding, and your return is due June 17, 2019, check the box on line 9. Total Time Allowed Generally, we can222t extend the due date of your return for more than 6 months (October 15, 2019, for most calendar year taxpayers). However, there may be an exception if you222re living out of the country. See Pub. 54 for more information. Filing Your Tax Return You can file your tax return any time before the extension expires. Don222t attach a copy of Form 4868 to your return. Interest You222ll owe interest on any tax not paid by the regular due date of your return, even if you qualify for the 2-month extension because you were out of the countr