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Level 3

Filing 2018 Taxes Late

I filed an extension (on 4/15/2019)  to file my 2018 tax returns.  Then missed the 10/15/2018 deadline.  

 

I am almost done with my taxes.   I will not owe any money because I am running a loss from my rental property business.

 

What penalties or fines is the IRS going to hit me with?

 

Thanks!!!

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Level 15

Filing 2018 Taxes Late

If you file the 2018 tax return for a tax refund or there are no taxes owed then there are no penalties for filing the tax return after the due date.

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Level 15

Filing 2018 Taxes Late

Filing late when you do not owe is not a problem ... only folks who owe are penalized.  However the efile system is closed for 2018 returns so you must print, ink sign & mail in the return now.  The ONLINE system will go offline tomorrow night so if you have already started the return you have until then to finish & print the return.  

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Level 3

Filing 2018 Taxes Late

Thank goodness I'm using TurboTax desktop.