Learn how to file a tax extension in TurboTax Online with this helpful video guide.

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How do I file a tax extension?
When you file a tax extension, you have until October 16th to file your taxes.
Although an extension gives you six extra months to file your return, it does not give you extra time to pay your taxes if you owe—which are still due on April 18th.
Even if you can’t pay your taxes by the deadline, go ahead and file an extension anyway.
Doing so will protect you from the late filing penalty.
To file an extension, sign in to TurboTax and search extend in the search box.
Click the jump to extend link and follow the on-screen instructions.
If you don’t have a TurboTax account, you can search for TurboTax Easy Extension in your search engine to e-file an extension.
TurboTax Easy Extension is available around mid-March.
You can also visit and file Form 4868.
Don’t forget, you must file an extension by April 18th.
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