Advantages of E-filing Form 8868 with Express990

Exempt organizations that need more time to file their tax returns can quickly and easily transmit IRS tax extension Form 8868. Express990 lets you complete your extension within minutes and receive approval from the irs much quicker than paper filing. to file your form 8868, all you need is your basic organization details, and tax year period. you should also know which annual tax return you typically file for your tax exempt group. your form will be transmitted error-free and you will have access to you copy.

Steps to E-File Form 8868

Step -1
Create a FREE account or sign-in with ExpressTaxExempt
Step -2
Enter basic organization details and select Extension Form 8868
Step -3
Choose your tax year
Step -4
Review extension summary and transmit to the IRS

If your exempt organization needs more time to file, submit Extension Form 8868 to apply for an automatic 6-month extension of time to file your tax-exempt return.

Who Can File Form 8868?

Charitable organizations, churches and religious organizations, private foundations, and other nonprofits can all
file extension Form 8868.

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When is the due date to file an extension?

The deadline to file extension Form 8868 is the 15th day of the 5th month from the tax year end date. E-filing IRS Form 8868 instantly grants an automatic extension of your due date by 6 months.

What Is the Late Payment Penalty?

Generally, a penalty of .5% of any tax not paid by the due date is charged for each month (or part of a month) that the tax remains unpaid. The penalty cannot exceed 25% of the amount due. You will not be charged the penalty if you can show reasonable cause for not paying on time.


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