About Form 4768, Application for Extension of Time To File a Return and/or Pay U.S. Estate (and Generation-Skipping Transfer) Taxes

Use Form 4768 to:

  • Apply for an automatic 6-month extension of time to file Form 706, Form 706-A, Form 706-NA, or Form 706-QDT.
  • Apply for a discretionary (additional) extension of time to file Form 706 (Part II of Form 4768).
  • Apply for a discretionary (for cause) extension of time to file Form 706.
  • Apply for an extension of time to pay estate or generation-skipping transfer tax under section 6161 (Part III of Form 4768).

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