There’s a little more than a month left before the April 15th deadline. If you aren’t able to file by April 15th, you can request a filing extension with the IRS (and possibly your state). While IRS has no problem with delaying your filing until October, many people forget that they still expect your payment on April 15th.

It is recommended to make an estimated payment of your anticipated tax by April 15th in order to avoid late payment penalties. If you can’t afford to pay in full, pay what you can and make payments between now and October. IRS charges penalties based on the shortfall and how late the payments are, so paying even a portion now will help to limit penalties and interest.

If you are still looking for a tax preparer, Clergy Financial Resources’ deadline for documents is March 15th. If you provided a completed tax organizer and documents after this date, we will still try to file by April 15th for you but it is not guaranteed. If you still need to order a tax organizer, visit our store at today.

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Clergy Financial Resources serves as a resource for clients to help analyze the complexity of clergy tax law, church payroll & HR issues. Our professionals are committed to helping clients stay informed about tax news, developments and trends in various specialty areas.

This article is intended to provide readers with guidance in tax matters. The article does not constitute, and should not be treated as professional advice regarding the use of any particular tax technique. Every effort has been made to assure the accuracy of the information. Clergy Financial Resources and the author do not assume responsibility for any individual’s reliance upon the information provided in the article. Readers should independently verify all information before applying it to a particular fact situation, and should independently determine the impact of any particular tax planning technique. If you are seeking legal advice, you are encouraged to consult an attorney.

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