File an IRS Tax Extension
TaxAct makes it easy to quickly file an income tax extension
File for a tax extension with TaxAct by midnight on April 18 to have until October 17, 2022 to finish and file your 2021 tax return. E-file IRS Form 4868 free to receive confirmation when the IRS accepts your extension. If you need a state tax extension, TaxAct will guide you through those steps as well.
Important reminder — an extension to file is not an extension to pay.
Let TaxAct help you estimate your taxes, then easily pay when filing your extension to avoid penalties and minimize interest.
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Midnight on Monday, April 18, 2022: Deadline to file tax year 2021 federal tax returns or extensions. Learn More about the Tax Filing Deadline
Monday, October 17, 2022: If you file an extension, deadline to file tax year 2021 federal return and pay any tax, interest and penalties due. Learn More about deadline to file tax