Millions of Americans Are Expected to Extend their Tax Filing Deadline with IRS Form 4868

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Monday, April 15th is the Official IRS Deadline for Individual Tax Returns, but anyone needing a Tax Extension can E-file it in minutes through

Last year, the IRS received approximately 10.7 million tax extension forms; and this amount has been increasing year by year.

The IRS Tax filing deadline of April 15 is this Monday. Individuals, Families, 1099 Contractors, Single-Member LLCs & Sole Proprietors will need to file their tax returns by this deadline. If more time is needed to file the tax return, an IRS Tax Extension is the perfect solution. IRS Form 4868 can provide a tax extension of 6 months for these taxpayers.

Last year, the IRS received approximately 10.7 million tax extension forms; and this amount has been increasing year by year. With tax extensions gaining in popularity, and the ability to e-file getting easier, the IRS should expect a significant increase in e-filed tax extensions this April.

The most efficient method of filing this is to e-File the Form 4868 online. No trips to the post office or waiting in long lines. Just a few questions at the IRS authorized and it is done. With e-filing, the IRS sends a proof of acceptance for e-filing immediately. ExpressExtension provides the option to e-file from any computer or smartphone. The mobile version of ExpressExtension is The ExpressExtension team is very proud of the fact that this is the first truly mobile application to e-file a Tax Extension.

To get started E-Filing a tax extension, a taxpayer only needs to provide the following information:

  • Social Security Number
  • Estimated Tax Amount
  • An amount to pay now

Since an IRS tax extension is an extension of time to file a return and not to actually pay the tax, the IRS will still expect the full tax payment on the traditional deadline. However, the IRS Penalties for a Failure to Pay are significantly lower than the penalties for a Failure to File. Therefore, if funds are in short supply it may be more economical to pay whatever is possible, and file the Form 4868 before the deadline.

After E-Filing a Tax Extension through the form will be processed by the IRS within minutes. A major benefit of E-Filing with ExpressExtension is the fact that after the IRS has processed the return, the taxpayer will be notified via email that the return has been either accepted or rejected. If the IRS rejects an application for extension for any reason, the form can be corrected and resubmitted through ExpressExtension until the form is accepted for no additional cost.

ExpressExtension has a dedicated team of USA based tax extension experts that are available for live chat, email, and phone support. “We take great pride in our commitment to quality customer support,” says Charles Hardy, Director of Communications for ExpressExtension. “Our team in Rock Hill, SC will be available to help anyone with questions regarding IRS tax extensions throughout the tax season. There is no better combination of efficient E-Filing, affordable pricing, and locally based knowledgeable support in the industry.”

ExpressExtension is part of the ExpressTaxZone family of Tax products. This includes ExpressTruckTax, ExpressIFTA, and ExpressTaxFilings.

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