E-File Form 8868 Online and extend
your 990 deadline up to 6 months
How to file Form 8868 Electronically?
To e-file Form 8868, get started with ExpressTaxExempt and follow the below simple steps:
Step 1 : Enter organization details such as Name, EIN
Step 2 : Choose the IRS form to extend
Step 3 : Choose the organization's tax year
Step 4 : Review your return and fix errors, if any
Step 5 : Pay and e-file 8868 to the IRS
Frequently Asked Questions on Form 8868
QWhat is IRS Form 8868?
IRS Form 8868 is used by exempt organizations to apply for an automatic 6-month extension of time to file their 990 tax returns. IRS requires no explanation of the extension on Form 8868.
QWhat forms can extend using Form 8868?
|Form 990 or Form 990-EZ||Form 990-BL||Form 4720 (individual)||Form 990-PF|
|Form 990-T (sec. 401(a) or 408(a) trust)||Form 990-T (trust other than above)||Form 990-T (corporation)||Form 1041-A|
|Form 4720 (other than individual)||Form 5227||Form 6069||Form 8870|
Note: Extensions are not applicable for Form 990-N.
QWhen To File Form 8868?
File Form 8868 by the due date of the original tax return for which you are requesting an extension. For instance, an extension on the filing date for Forms 990, 990-EZ, 990-PF must be filed by the 15th day of the 5th month after the organization's fiscal tax year ends.
Use the Due Date Calculator to find your 990 deadline.
QWhat Happens When You E-file tax extension Form 8868 with ExpressTaxExempt?
When you file an extension using Form 8868 with ExpressTaxExempt, your form gets reviewed for basic errors, before transmission to the IRS, ensuring an error-free return.
You will get the status of the filing instantly.
QWhere do I mail in Form 8868?
IRS recommends the electronic filing of extension Form 8868 for faster processing of the return and to get status instantly.
In case you decide not to file Form 8868 electronically but paper-file instead, complete the form and mail it to:
Internal Revenue Service Center,
Ogden, UT 84201-0045.
For the extension on the filing date of Form 8870, the IRS accepts only the paper-filing of Form 8868. Fill in the form and mail it to the above address.