Online Tax Extensions: Quick and Easy!

Getting a tax extension is easy and it takes only minutes when you use a secure online service like More than 10 million taxpayers get extensions every year, giving them more time to prepare and file their returns. You can too! is an Authorized IRS e-file Provider, which means that you can feel confident knowing your information is in good hands. Our dedicated team of product experts and tax professionals has created a user-friendly online application that guides you through the process of submitting Form 4868 (or Form 7004) to the IRS. In just 3 simple steps, you can get a tax extension online and say “goodbye” to the April 15 (or March 15) Tax Day!

First Step

To apply for a tax extension, you must provide some personal information. For individual taxpayers, this includes your name, address, and Social Security Number (SSN). For businesses, this includes your name, address, and Federal Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN).

Second Step

You must calculate the amount of your estimated tax liability for the year, and report any payments that were made during the year. offers an online tax calculator to help with this step. If this year’s tax situation is similar to the previous year, you may want to just use those same numbers (as many customers do). To avoid interest and penalties, you can make an IRS tax payment along with your extension application via Electronic Funds Withdrawal (EFW).

Third (and Final) Step

When you click “Submit,” your tax extension form (and payment, if applicable) is sent directly to the IRS. Once your extension is approved by the IRS, you will receive a confirmation email. customers may also login to check the status of their extension any time.

If your extension application is rejected for any reason, the Support Team will help you figure out what went wrong. Then you can fix any mistakes and re-submit your application at no extra charge. Keep in mind, the majority of rejections are caused by mismatching names and Social Security Numbers that conflict with IRS records.

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions about the tax extension process.

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