By Jean Murray. US Business Law / Taxes Expert
Jean Murray has the education and experience to help you become an expert in your small business, and to provide you with information about business legal and tax issues. With an MBA and a PhD in entrepreneurship, she brings almost 30 years of experience and knowledge to these important business subjects.
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Question: How Long Do I Get for an Extension on My Business Taxes?
If I file an application for an extension on my business taxes, how long does the extension last? In other words, when are my taxes due at the end of the extension?
First, you must file an application for an extension with the IRS no later than the due date of the tax return. The due date depends on the type of tax return: