An IRS extension gives you until
October 16 to file, but it doesn't give you until October to pay your taxes. Those
are still due by midnight, April 18.
(Expecting a refund? You may not
need an extension. Read more here.)
Below are 5 different ways to
file your IRS extension (click or tap here for info about state extensions).
Make a payment to the IRS and select Form
4868 as the payment type.
Search for extend inside your TurboTax
program, then click or tap the "Jump to" link.
Sign in at TurboTax.com, then select Easy Extension
from the MyTurboTax menu (mobile devices: tap the upper-left
corner to access this menu).
Sign in at the Easy Extension website to e-file your
Download and print Form 4868,
fill it out, and mail it before midnight April 18. Payment and
mailing instructions are on pages 3 and 4 of your printout.
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