Can you postpone IRS payment online?

Between January 1st and the original due date of your return, visit the main Direct Pay page and select the “Make a Payment” button. On the page that follows, Select “Extension” as your “Reason for Payment.” (The “Apply Payment to…” field will then start with “4868,” the IRS number for the extension request form)

Can you make federal extension payment online?

You can also get an extension by paying all or part of your estimated income tax due and indicate that the payment is for an extension using Direct Pay, the Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS), or a credit or debit card.

How do I extend my tax payment deadline?

You can request more time to file your individual federal income tax returns by completing and submitting Form 4868. This form can be filed electronically or sent by post and, barring any issues, should automatically extend the deadline for filing by about six months.

How do I suspend IRS installment payments?

Call the IRS immediately at 800-829-1040. Options could include reducing the monthly payment to reflect your current financial condition. You may be asked to provide proof of changes in your financial situation so have that information available when you call.

Can I file form 4868 electronically?

You can e-File Form 4868 or Form 2350 for free on After you have e-Filed an IRS accepted tax extension, you can complete your 2021 Tax Return by October 15 October 17, 2022; all your tax extension information will be in your account when you e-file.

How do you eFile an extension?

What is the 2021 IRS extension deadline?

If you file for an extension, you’ll have until October 15, 2021 to file your taxes. But, you’ll still need to pay any taxes you owe by May 17. The new federal tax filing deadline doesn’t apply to 2021 estimated tax payments.

Can I skip an IRS installment payment?

Believe it or not, the IRS is usually very accommodating if your situation is short-term. A call with a request to miss a month’s payment should get an IRS “yes.” Usually, for a one month breather, the IRS will barely require a reason. Make sure you make this call in advance of when your payment is due.