What is the deadline date for tax
Usually the due date for filing tax returns
for most people is April 15 of the calendar year following the
For example, the deadline for filing the
2007 tax return is April 15 of the year 2008.
However, if a taxpayer files for a tax
extension by filing the tax form 4868, Application for
Automatic Extension of Time to File U.S. Individual Tax Return,
then he or she will have an automatic 6 month period to file
his or her tax return.
The deadline date for filing the tax
extension form 4868
The deadline for filing the tax extension
form 4868 is April 15. If the IRS does not receive the 4868
form by the due date of the tax return, then penalties and
interests are assessed.
The deadline date for filing tax return
with the extension
Once the form 4868 is filed, the taxpayer
has until October 15 to file his or her tax return. This is the
automatic 6 month tax extension period.
However, if the taxpayer is outside the US,
exception rules apply.