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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, 2023 to have until October 16, 2023 to finish and file your 2022 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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