There are 33 different IRS returns that can have their filing deadlines extended by properly submitting extension Form 7004. The IRS typically grants automatic extensions up to 7 months depending on the business type and tax year. Businesses with tax years ending on December 31st or July 2 are eligible for a 6 or 7-month extension, depending on when their tax year ends.
For the following forms you can only obtain a 6-month extension with Form 7004 if the tax year ends during any other period besides July 2 and December 31st:
Note: If an association is electing to file Form 1120-H, the U.S. income tax return for homeowners associations, it should file for the extension with Form 7004 using the original form type assigned to the entity.
The following tax returns qualify for an automatic 6-month extension with IRS Form 7004:
The following Certain Trust and Entities qualify for an automatic 5 1/2 -month extension: