Tips to help you file an extension
Now that you've filed an extension, you might wonder what you need to do between now and when your tax return is due. We've addressed some of the
Frequently asked questions
You can file an extension for free through our Easy Extension website.
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Generally, no. However, there are a few cases in which you can.
If you’re getting a federal refund, the short answer is no. However, it’s still a good idea to file an extension to protect yourself, and it’s free to do so. Learn more
It varies from state to state. If your state requires it and you’re filing with TurboTax, there’s a direct link to file an extension when you go to complete your state return. Learn more
If you filed for an extension, you’ll have until October 16 to submit your return. You don’t need to do anything extra to finish up in TurboTax. Once your return is done and you’re ready to file, we’ll guide you through the next steps. Learn more