Tax day is tomorrow. April 15th is the deadline to have your Federal tax return ready and postmarked, but if you haven’t filed yet and are feeling pressed for time, you may want to consider getting an extension.
It’s important to file on time or get an extension so you don’t get hit with a late-filing and/or late-payment fee. The IRS doesn’t care what your reason is – lost documents, a family emergency or simple procrastination – you’ll get six months more time with an extension.
You can e-file an extension for free using any of the Free File software offered by the major tax preparation companies. These oft