About Form 8809, Application for Extension of Time to File Information Returns

Use this form to request an extension of time to file forms:

  • W-2, W-2G,
  • 1042-S,
  • 1094-C, 1095,
  • 1097, 1098, 1099,
  • 3921, 3922,
  • 5498, and
  • 8027.

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FIRE Production System, You can file Form 8809 online by completing a fill-in Form 8809 through the FIRE system for an automatic 30-day extension (not available for Form W-2). Acknowledgements are automatically displayed online if the request is made by the due date of the return.

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