How do I get an extension from the IRS on filing my taxes?

A simple 4 step guide for solving this common IRS problem quickly and effectively by GetHuman

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To get an extension on filing your taxes you can free file here.
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If you would like to learn more about filing an extension on your IRS taxes then you can click here.
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Forms that you file also depend on how you are filing: Individual, Business, or other.
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If you are currently living out side the United States and need an extension then click here.
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After thousands of IRS customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem, along with others, we decide it was high time to publish instructions. Here are just a few examples of the types of questions we were being asked or problems reported by users like you: How do I get an extension from the IRS on filing my taxes?; I want to know when I will be receiving my taxes I mean It couldn't possible take that long I mean it's been almost **days; I haven't received my state taxes yet it's been well over ** days does my state also be held during to eic and child tax credit; Entered wrong bank account information need to fix it; Need to change my direct deposit for my refund; Wanting to know if I owe anything and why I was denied an advancement on my refund... So we put together this guide to try to help. It has 4 step(s) to it. It takes an average of 109 minutes to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting IRS. And we tried to include a checklist of information you'll need when you try to fix this yourself. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with this.

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