Extension of Time to File (IRS8809)
Client Reports Extension of Time to File
Account Ability can create a single electronic transmittal requesting additional time to file any, or all, of the following forms
Send your completed paper Form 8809 to
Department of the Treasury
Internal Revenue Service Center
Ogden, UT 84201-0209
In order to create an Extension of Time to File transmittal,
Extension of Time to File Dialog
Type of Returns
Check each type of return for which you will be requesting an extension of time to file. A single transmittal can contain any combination of returns.
Extension of Time to Furnish Statements to Recipients
To request an extension of time to furnish statements to recipients, you will need to send a letter to
Internal Revenue Service
Attn: Extension of Time Coordinator
240 Murall Drive, Mail Stop 4360
Kearneysville, WV 25430
The letter must include the (a) payer name, (b) payer TIN, (c) payer address, (d) type of return, (e) a statement that extension request is for providing statements to recipients, (f) reason for delay, and (g) the signature of the payer or authorized agent.
Your request must be postmarked by the date on which the statements are due to the recipients. If your request for an extension is approved, generally you will be granted a maximum of 30 extra days to furnish the recipient statements.
Active Client List
Select (check) each client for whom you are requesting an extension of time to file.
To create the transmittal file, click the OK button. You will be prompted for a destination folder and whether or not to print a Control Report. If successful, a transmittal file named IRS8809 will be created in the destination folder. After submitting IRS8809 to The IRS FIRE System, select Rename an IRSTAX/IRS8809 File from the Module menu and rename IRS8809 to the name supplied by The IRS FIRE System (this is your receipt from IRS).