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How do I file extensions in ProConnect Tax?

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How do I file extensions in ProConnect Tax?

This article will help you e-file an extension and view or print an extension form for your client. Click on a question below to get started.

ProConnect Tax supports e-filing extensions for most tax types including:

  • Individual (1040)
  • Partnership (1065)
  • Corporate (1120)
  • S-corporation (1120S)
  • Fiduciary (1041)
  • Exempt (990)

To e-file an extension:

  1. Open a return.
  2. Click on the Profile tab at the top of your screen.
  3. Check the e-file box for both the respective Return and Extension checkboxes. (Federal and State, if applicable)
  4. Go to the File Return tab.
  5. On the left side of your page, click E-file Extension.
  6. Clear any extension critical diagnostics.
  7. Click the e-file Now button.

  1. Go to the Input Return tab.
  2. On the left-side navigation menu, select Payments, Penalties & Extensions.
  3. Click on Extensions (4868/2350).
  4. Enter a 1 in 1=automatic extension, 2=blank (MANDATORY).
  5. Go to the Check Return tab and verify the information printing on Form 4868.

Note: We strongly recommend saving a copy of the 4868 when the extension is filed to preserve any amount due or amounts paid with the extension.

To generate an extension in a 1065 return (Partnership):

  1. Go to the Input Return tab
  2. Navigate to General section to expand
  3. Click on the Automatic Extension (7004) screen.
  4. Enter a '1' in the field Print extension: 1=1065, 2=8804, 3=both.

To generate an extension in an 1120 return (Corporation):

  1. Go to the Input Return tab
  2. Navigate to the Payments, Penalties & Extensions section and expand that.
  3. Click on the Extension (7004) screen.
  4. Make an entry in the field 1=automatic extension, 2=blank (MANDATORY)

To generate an extension in an 1120S return (S Corporation):

  1. Go to the Input Return tab
  2. Navigate to the Payments, Penalties & Extensions section and expand that.
  3. Click on the Extension of Time to File (7004) screen.
  4. Make an entry in the field 1=automatic extension, 2=blank (MANDATORY).

To generate an extension in a 990 return (Exempt organization):

  1. Go to the Input Return tab
  2. Navigate to the Payments, Penalties & Extensions section and expand that.
  3. Click on the Extension screen.
  4. Make an entry in the field 1=automatic extension, 2=blank (MANDATORY).

To access the extension for a state attached to a business return:

  • Once you have added the state in the Profile section, state extension data will appear under the same extension section as the 7004 and can be edited here.

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