How long does this process take?

If you have all the necessary information to file, the extension process is typically fairly quick. What may prolong the process is if you do not know or need additional time to estimate your tax liability (an IRS requirement for all extensions) or if you do not know or need time to lookup your PIN/AGI in order to sign your filing.

Is all of this information necessary?

In order to electronically file your extension with us, the IRS requires us to collect certain tax filing related information (Remember that if you are filing jointly, you will need that person's information as well). Here is the complete list of information you will need:

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