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Frequently asked Question on Form 4868
What is IRS Form 4868?
Form 4868 is used by individuals to receive an automatic extension of up to 6 months to file their 1040 returns.
The following Forms can be extended through Form 4868:
|Form 1040||Form 1040A||Form 1040-EZ||Form 1040NR||Form 1040NR-EZ||Form 1040-PR or 1040-SS|
When is the Deadline to file IRS Form 4868?
The deadline to file Form 4868 is May 17, 2021 for 2020 Tax Year.
Filing Form 4868 extends your deadline up to October 15, 2021.
What are the penalties for Filing Form 1040 late?
The penalty is eventually 5% of the amount due for each month or part of a month your 1040 return is late. The maximum penalty is 25%.
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