File an extension by April 15, 2024 and have until October 15, 2024 to finish your taxes
Avoid penalties and get a little extra time to
file your return. Learn more about penalties
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Tips to help you file an extension
Filing an income
If you can't complete your federal tax return by the deadline, find out how and when to file an IRS extension and push your deadline back to October 15th.
How to file for an
extension of state taxes
While the IRS requires you to file Form 4868 for your federal extension, each state has its own requirements for obtaining a similar state
What to do after you've
filed an income tax 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.
File a free extension
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 15 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