Give some people time and invariably they'll want more.
In recent tax years, some 12 million filers opted for a Form 4868 to buy another six months to file their return (though not to pay their owed tax, as some taxpayers must learn). According to a National Society of Accountants survey, the fee for filing a clients' extension averaged $41.59 – though two of out three preparers don't charge it.
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