Form 8868 is used by charities, nonprofit groups, and other tax exempt organizations to receive an automatic filing extension of 6 months to file their return. Users that file a Form 8868 must do so by the original filing deadline of their appropriate form.
Note: Extensions are not available for Form 990-NStart E-Filing Now
Organizations that operate from January 1 to December 31 should file their Form 990 Series return by November 15 if they filed for an extension.
Fiscal tax year organizations should file their return on the 15th day of the six month after their original filing deadline.