April 15 has come and gone. If you didn’t quite finish your tax return, you should have filed Form 4868, Application for Automatic Extension of Time to File, to the IRS.
This automatic extension gives you another six months to file your tax return – no questions asked.
Your tax return is now due October 15.
It’s easy to breathe a sigh of relief, put away your files, and forget about taxes for now.
Before you do, however, consider the following: