E-File IRS Form 8868

The IRS Form 8868 - known as "Application for Extension of Time to File an Exempt Organization Return" - is a tax extension that grants nonprofits, charities, and other tax-exempt organizations 6 months of extra time to file their annual tax returns.

  • Automatic 6-Month Extension of Time
  • You can get an automatic extension quickly and easily when you e-file an 8868 form to the IRS with ExpressExtension which extends the filing deadline by 6 months to file your exempt organization returns.

Form 8868 E-Filing Requirements

Collect the organization data the IRS requires for you to file the extension - organization name, address, Tax-ID/EIN, and tax year period. Make sure your information matches what the IRS has on record or verify your information with them by calling 1-800-829-4933.
Once you have your information ready, our on-screen directions will guide you through the e-filing process.

How Does ExpressExtension Work?

After you create an account with ExpressExtension, click on "Create Exempt Org Tax Extension" from the dashboard screen and the system will walk you through entering your information step by step. Our program will also automatically check your form for errors, and you can transmit to the IRS in just minutes. After sending your form, we will email you with your extension confirmation. If the IRS rejects your return for any reason, we will also send you an email identifying the issue. You can correct and re-transmit rejected returns with ExpressExtension at no additional charge.

Notes About E-filing IRS Form 8868:

  • You cannot e-file IRS Form 8868 to extend the deadline for IRS Form 990-N (e-Postcard)
  • IRS Form 8870 cannot be e-file with Part I or II; however, we can generate the form in your account to print, complete, and mail

Preparing and e-filing tax extensions can be done in a matter of minutes. Our site is encrypted, safe and secure. If you have outstanding tax dues, you can send them securely using our application. Your information goes to the IRS and nowhere else.

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