Should I file a tax extension?

by Jarred

April 15th 2021 will be the “2 year deadline” for me to file so I will be sending mine in this month (Jan 2021).

If it takes longer than 3 months to be approved should I file for a tax extension or file my taxes normally. The language says it has to be “filed” by that second year so I would assume if I send it by certified mail and have a receipt that shows I sent it this month then I’d be fine and I should pay my taxes to avoid penalties.

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Apr 20, 2021
Same Question
by: Titan Brave


Apr 21, 2021
File Taxes and Once Approved File for Refund
by: Vickey

"Go ahead and file your taxes as usual. Once your Form 4361 is approved, you can request a refund of any Social Security taxes that you have paid for your ministerial services up to that point."

Good site for more information:

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Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to IRS Form 4361.

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