How to File Form 8868 Electronically
Search for your EIN to import your organization’s data from the IRS or enter your organization’s details manually.
Choose the tax year for which you are required to file, select Form 8868, and select the return for which you need to file an extension.
Using our Interview-Style filing method, provide the required information for your Form 8868 extension.
Review your form summary. You also have the option to share your form with foundation members for review and approval.
Once you have reviewed the form, you can transmit it to the IRS. The IRS will provide you with a 6-month automatic extension.
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Information Required to E-file Form 8868 Online
Here is the list of major information that you’ll need to file Form 8868 online,
- The organization’s basic Information
- Start and end date of the organization’s accounting period
- Tax dues (if applicable)
- Organization’s books are in the care of details
- Signing authority’s details
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Frequently Asked Questions about Form 8868
Form 8868 is a tax extension form filed by exempt organizations to get an automatic 6-month extension to file their annual tax returns.
No! This extension is automatic, which means you aren’t required to provide the IRS with a reason for requesting more time to file your nonprofit tax returns.
The due date to file Form 8868 is actually the same as the due date of the original nonprofit tax forms for which the extension is being requested.
For example, If you need to get an extension for Form 990, then the organization is on the 15th day of the 5th month after the organization’s accounting period ends.
So, for calendar filers, the deadline to file Form 8868 is May 15, 2023.
Yes! Form 8868 can be filed either electronically or on paper. However, if you are requesting an extension for Form 8870, you must paper
file Form 8868.
You can complete and mail your 8868 return to the following address.
Department of the Treasury,
Internal Revenue Service Center,
Ogden, UT 84201-0045.