If you received an extension to file your federal and state tax returns and still need to file, you must do so by October 15 to avoid interest and penalties. With the Tax Filing Extension Deadline quickly approaching, here’s what you should know:
Here are two reminders for taxpayers who requested a tax-filing extension.
- File any time before October 15, in most years.
Tax payers who have requested an extension to file their tax returns can file at any moment before the Friday, October 15 deadline. As long as they have all of the necessary documents. They can also e-file or use tax return preparation software for free through the IRS Free File program. Those who owe taxes but are unable to pay them by October 15 should file and pay as soon as possible. The sooner they file their return, the sooner any interest and