Form 4868
Form 4868

IRS Form 4868 (Extension of Time to File Your Tax Return) 2018-2019

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What Is IRS Form 4868?

All the individuals in the U.S. have to report certain financial information to the IRS with the end of fiscal period coming. For this purpose they have to prepare and submit different papers to report their income and calculate the amount of federal taxes to be deducted. Sometimes it may happen that you can't submit certain forms on time. In this case you can extend the filing period by preparing the IRS Form 4868, Extension of Time to File Your Tax Return. In this article you will find answers to the questions how to fill it out correctly, due date and information you need to provide.

This sample should be prepared by all the U.S. taxpayers who need to prolong the time given to file their tax return. In case you cannot prepere your refund by the due date, you need to fill out IRS 4868. After that you will be granted the right to have 6 more months for your report completion. Remember that such a sample only extends the amount of time to file your refund but not the time to pay taxes owed to the Internal Revenue Service at the time of your deadline.

The fillable template includes two parts that have to contain the following details:

Part 1 - taxpayer identification:

  • full name;
  • address;
  • SSN.

Part 2 - individual income tax:

  • total tax liability;
  • total payments for the fiscal year;
  • balance due;
  • amount you are paying.

After you finish completing an online template in PDF, you can easily save it to your computer or print it out for a hard copy. Be aware that submitting an application for extension you are not required to accompany it by any additional documentation.

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