Answer: IRS Form 4868 is tax extension form. It gives you six month to file your tax return.
You can visit the IRS website at www.irs.gov and go to the forms and publication section, and search for form 4868. Alternatively, you can click this link to download Tax Form 4868.
The last date to file Tax Form 4868 is April 15. In addition, many states require their own tax extension form.
|State||Form / Payment Form||Automatic or Form Requirements||Notes|
|Alabama||Form 40V||Automatic Extension - No need to file extension||The Alabama Department of Revenue automatically grants a six-month extension of time to file a return, so you have until Oct. 15. Payments can be remitted by the April deadline using the payment voucher Form 40V and checking the box for Automatic Extension Payment.|
|Alaska||N/A||No State Income Tax|
|Arizona||Form 204||Must File State Extension||You must file Form 204 by April 15 to request an extension. Payments of tax can also be remitted using Form 204.|
|Arkansas||IRS Form 4868||Arkansas honors Federal extension||You don't have to also ask Arkansas for an extension if you file the federal form with the IRS|
|California||Form 3519 - Payment||Automatic Extension - No need to file extension||The California Franchise Tax Board grants an automatic six-month extension of time to file until Oct. 15.|
|Colorado||Form DR-158||Automatic Extension - No need to file extension||The Colorado Department of Revenue automatically grants a six-month extension of time to file to Oct. 15|
|Connecticut||Form CT-1040 EXT||Must File State Extension||Connecticut Department of Revenue Services grants a six-month extension of time to file a return to Oct. 15 if you file the state extension|
|Delaware||Form 1027I||Must File State Extension||The Delaware Division of Revenue grants a 5½-month extension to file a return upon request. File Form 1027I by April 30|
|District of Columbia (Washington DC)||Form FR-127||Must File State Extension||The District of Columbia Office of Tax and Revenue grants a six-month extension of time to file to Oct 15. Fill out and mail Form FR-127 by April 15|
|Florida||N/A||No State Tax|
|Georgia||Form IT-303||Must File State Extension||The Georgia Department of Revenue grants a six-month extension of time to file until Oct 15 if you file the extension|