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If you miss the deadline and do not file for an extension, it’s very important to file your taxes as soon as possible. Filing with TurboTax is fast, easy and guaranteed to get you the biggest refund you deserve.
If you’re working out of the country or take a vacation and you miss Tax Day, guess what? You’re still expected to file your taxes before the April deadline. Itemizing tax deductions or owning a small business can make your tax filing really difficult.
Forgetting About Your Extension Deadline
If you choose the latter, make it payable to “US Treasury” and include your name, address, phone number, Social Security number or Individual Tax ID Number. Under no circumstances should you ever mail cash to the IRS.
- If you really blow the deadline and your return is over 60 days late, you’ll pay either $435 or what you still owe, whichever figure is smaller.
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- Some taxpayers may have extra time to file their tax returns and pay any taxes due.
- As you can see, the longer you wait, the higher the penalties grow.
- For example, let’s say you owe $1,000, then you miss the April 15 deadline and you don’t file an extension.
If you have a good explanation for missing the filing or payment deadline, you might be able to avoid the penalties . Think fire, natural disaster, serious illness and the like.
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They qualify for an additional extension of at least 180 days to file and pay taxes. State filing and payment deadlines may be different from the federal July 15 deadline.
If owe taxes and missed the deadline, there’s good news and bad news. When approved, extensions to pay are generally limited to six months.
Income Tax Return Deadlines, Tax Due Dates
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Payment penalties and interest will also apply if you did not pay your taxes owed by July 15. The penalties for not filing a return are higher than the penalties for not paying taxes owed. Find out if late penalties apply to you. The IRS gives taxpayers until April 15 to file and pay their federal income taxes. People who cannot make this deadline to file can request an extension until October 15 by filling out and submitting IRS Form 4868.
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Step 2: Pay Your Taxes Or Set Up Tax Payments
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If the estimated payment ends up being less than what you actually owe, you’ll likely need to pay interest on the difference. The longer that’s outstanding, the more interest you may rack up. Taxpayers can track a refund using the “Where’s My Refund? ” tool on IRS.gov, IRS2Go and by phone at . Taxpayers need the primary Social Security number on the tax return, the filing status and the expected refund amount.
You must demonstrate that paying the tax when due would result in undue hardship; simple inconvenience is not enough of a hardship to qualify. Various options are available for accepted Offers in Compromise requests, such as a reduced total payment and scheduled monthly payments. When there is doubt that you could ever pay the tax in full. There’s also a late-payment penalty of 1/4 of 1% a month. The 3% 2020 interest rate plus 1/4 of 1% a month adds up to the equivalent of 6% a year.
The IRS may also assess a late-payment penalty, which normally is 0.5% per month of the outstanding tax not paid by the April deadline (the maximum penalty is 25%). You might be able to catch a break if you’ve paid at least 90% of your actual tax liability by the April deadline and you pay the rest when you send in your return. Forget to do that and you’ve opened yourself up to a late-filing penalty of 5% of the amount due for every month or partial month your return is late. The maximum penalty is 25% of the amount due.
What If You Cant Pay Your Taxes?
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The IRS interest rate on late payments was 3% for the fourth quarter of 2020 and can change quarterly. That’s no longer required in cases where the amount owed is under $10,000 and the proposed payment plan doesn’t stretch over more than three years. About 2.5 million taxpayers are paying off their bills under such an arrangement and recently the IRS made it easier to qualify. Even if you don’t enclose a check for the balance due, sending in your return protects you from the late-filing penalty that otherwise would keep digging you deeper into a hole.