Which business tax return should I choose to file Form 7004?
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There are 33 different IRS business tax returns that can have their filing deadlines extended up to 6 months if properly filed an extension Form 7004.  Exceptions apply to C corporations (1120-C) with a fiscal tax year ending June 30 and are eligible for an automatic 7-month extension using Form 7004. 

Form 1120 Form 1120-C, Form 1120-F Form 1120-FSC Form 1120-H Form 1120-L  Form 1120-ND
Form 1120-PC Form 1120-POL  Form 1120-REIT Form 1120-RIC Form 1120-S Form 1120-SF  

The following tax returns qualify for an automatic 6-month extension with IRS Extension Form 7004:

Form 706-GS (D)  Form 706-GS (T) Form 1041 (bankruptcy estate only) Form 1041-N  Form 1041-QFT
Form 1042  Form 1065
Form 1065-B Form 1066 Form 1120-S
 Form 3520-A
Form 8612 Form 8613  Form 8725  Form 8804
Form 8831  Form 8876 Form 8924 Form 8928

The following Certain Trust and Entities qualify for an automatic 5 1/2-month extension:

  • Form 1041 (estate)
  • Form 1041 (trust)

If you do not know which IRS business return you should choose to file an extension Form 7004, click the 'What business return should I file extension for?' link on the application's select business return page. A pop-up appears where you need to select the Business Entity Type, and we will suggest the business tax return you need to choose to apply for an extension.


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