If you find you owe tax after completing your federal tax return but can't pay it all when you file, the IRS wants you to know your options.
Here are four tips that can help you lower the amount of interest and penalties when you don't pay the full amount on time.
In short, it is always best to file on time, pay as much as you can by the tax deadline and pay the balance as soon as you can. For more information on the IRS collection process go to IRS.gov or see IRSVideos.gov/OweTaxes.
Quickly and easily pay your taxes and/or request an installment agreement via Form 9465 in TaxACT. Start your return now.
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October 10 (Employees who work for tips)
If you received $20 or more in tips during September, report them to your employer - Details
October 13 (Everyone)
Federal Holiday (Columbus Day) - Details
October 15 (Individuals)
If you have an automatic 6-month extension to file your income tax return for 2013, file Form 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ and pay any tax, interest, and penalties due - Details
October 15 (Partnerships)
Electing large partnerships: File a 2013 calendar year return (Form 1065-B). This due date applies only if you were given an additional 6-month extension - Details