Can’t Meet the IRS Filing Deadline?
Taxpayers who cannot meet the IRS filing deadline for their federal tax return can file for an extension that will push the date to October 15, 2020. This does not mean that the time to pay taxes is extended, too. When it is expected that taxes will be owed, the taxpayer must pay the estimated amount due and file Form 4868. If both these things are done, the IRS will grant an automatic extension.
Why Taxpayers Should File for an Extension
The benefit of filing for an extension is that the due date will be extended, and the filer is protected fro