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Form 4868 Mailing Address

Form 4868 is an extension form that allows individual taxpayers in the United States to apply for and receive a 6-month extension to file their personal income tax returns.

Form 4868 may be filed on paper or electronically. The IRS recommends filing Form 4868 electronically for faster processing.

If you decide to file a paper copy of IRS Form 4868, this information will provide you with the postal address where the IRS needs you to send the extension form.

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What is Tax Form 4868?

Individual taxpayers use IRS Form 4868 to request an extension to file income tax returns, such as Forms 1040, 1040-SR, 1040-NR, 1040-PR, or 1040-SS. Taxpayers can request a 6-month delay by completing Form 4868.

Form 4868 Filing Due Date

The general deadline for filing personal tax Form 1040 is April 15, 2024 (April 17, 2024, if you live in Maine or Massachusetts). If you need more time to file your personal tax return, submit Form 4868 on or before the original deadline.

When you fill out form 4868 on paper or online, your personal tax deadline for filing your 1040 Tax Return will be extended until October 15, 2024.

Form 4868 Mailing Address

The mailing address for submitting the paper copy to file a personal tax extension may differ depending on the following factors:

  • The location where you live
  • Whether you are making a tax payment.
If you live inWhere to Mail Form 4868 with paymentWhere to Mail Form 4868 without payment
Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, TexasP.O. Box 1302, Charlotte, NC 28201-1302Austin, TX 73301-0045
Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, WisconsinP.O. Box 931300, Louisville, KY 40293-1300Kansas City, MO 64999-0045
Alaska, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Kansas, Michigan, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming P.O. Box 802503, Cincinnati, OH 45280-2503Ogden, UT 84201-0045
Arkansas, OklahomaP.O. Box 931300, Louisville, KY 40293-1300Austin, TX 73301-0045
PennsylvaniaP.O. Box 802503, Cincinnati, OH 45280-2503Kansas City, MO 64999-0045
A foreign country, American Samoa, or Puerto Rico, or are excluding income under Internal Revenue Code section 933, or use an APO or FPO address, or file Form 2555 or 4563, or are a dual-status alien, or nonpermanent resident of Guam or the U.S. Virgin Islands.P.O. Box 1303, Charlotte, NC 28201-1303Austin, TX 73301-0215
All foreign estate and trust Form 1040-NR filersP.O. Box 1303, Charlotte, NC 28201-1303 USAKansas City, MO 64999-0045 USA
All other Form 1040-NR and 1040-SS filersP.O. Box 1302, Charlotte, NC 28201-1302 USAAustin, TX 73301-0045 USA

Advantages of E-filing Form 4868

There are several advantages to filing Form 4868 electronically rather than on paper with the IRS. Some of the advantages include:

  • Faster processing of your personal tax extension
  • Get quick status updates from the IRS.
  • There's no paperwork involved.
  • If the extension is rejected by the IRS, you can correct any problems and resubmit the form for free.
Advantages of e-filing form 4868

Have you prepared your personal information, tax liability, and payments for 2023?

You can e-file Form 4868 with the IRS within the next 5 minutes.

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