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Which mailing address to use for IRS Form 7004

SOLVEDby IntuitLacerte Tax7Updated October 12, 2021

This article will help you determine which mailing address to use when sending a Form 7004 application for an automatic 6-month extension. It'll also assist you with generating the Form 7004 filing instructions in Lacerte.

Follow these steps to determine which address the Form 7004 should be sent to:

  1. Go to the IRS Where to File Form 7004 webpage.
  2. Find the applicable main form under the IF the form is... column.
  3. Determine the state under the AND your principal business, office, or agency is located in... column.
  4. Locate the address under the THEN file Form 7004 at: column.

Follow these steps to generate Filing Instructions for Form 7004 within Lacerte:

  1. Go to the applicable Invoice, Letter, Filing Instructions screen.
    • Screen 5.1 (Corporate)
    • Screen 2.1 (Partnership)
    • Screen 4.1 (S-Corporate)
    • Screen 3.1 (Fiduciary)
  2. Scroll down to the Filing Instructions section.
  3. Enter a 1 in the Filing Instructions: 1=yes, 2=no [O] field (code 20).
  4. Check the box labeled Automatic Extension (7004).
  5. Go to the Forms tab.
  6. Select the Filing Instructions.
  7. Click the Print Form button at the top right corner of the screen.
  8. Go back to the Invoice, Letter, Filing Instructions screen. 
  9. Remove the entry of 1 in the Filing Instructions: 1=yes, 2=no [O] field (code 20).
  10. Uncheck the box labeled Automatic Extension (7004).

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