Internal Revenue Service

Oct. 16 is the deadline to file taxes with an extension

Oct. 16 is the deadline to file taxes with an extension

If you were granted extra time to filed your taxes this year, time is up. The deadline to get your tax documents to the IRS is Oct. 16.

While taxes are typically due in April, taxpayers who are unable to file on time can apply for a six-month extension to gather and submit their paperwork. Taxpayers are still expected to pay any money they owe on time.

But there’s no second snooze on taxes. If you were granted an extension and still haven’t filed, the IRS advises you get that paperwork in as soon as possible — especially if you owe money.

Taxpayers who fail to file and pay on time could owe interest and be charged a penalty.

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