What happens if you miss the tax deadline? Penalties for late filing

If you miss the tax filing deadline, you will be subject to failure-to-file penalties. To avoid this, you should file an extension prior to the deadline. Extensions allow extra time to file a tax return, but it does not give you extra time to pay.

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Updated on: January 27, 2023 · 4 min read


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