Necessary Details for Submitting Form 8809 Extension

  1. Part I - Payer Information: Basic Address Information

    Image of Part 1 Payer information Form 8809

  2. Part II - Taxpayer identification number: Nine-digit number

    Image of Part 2 TIN Form 8809

  3. Part III - Form Extension Type(s): Check the corresponding Form Types for an extension

    Image of Part 6 Form 8809

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Steps to Submit Form 8809 Extension for the 2023 Tax Year Electronically With BoomTax

Select Form Types

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Select Payer(s)

Enter basic Payer information, including only Name and TIN.

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Commonly Asked Questions about Form 8809 Submission

What is Form 8809?

Form 8809 is a document that allows taxpayers to request additional time for filing specific information returns such as 1099, W2, or ACA Forms. After submitting Form 8809, an automatic 30-day extension period is granted.

Which form deadlines can I extend using Form 8809 Extension?

Form 8809 can be used to extend the following forms:

W-2 5498 1097, 1098, 1099
3921, 3922, W-2G 498-ESA 5498-QA
1042-S 1094-C 1095-C
1095-B 5498-SA 1099-QA

When is the final date to submit Form 8809?

Form 8809 must be submitted physically or digitally before the due date of the forms for which the extension is needed.

Type Paper Deadline E-file Deadline
Form W-2 January 31st, 2024 January 31st, 2024
Form 1099-NEC January 31st, 2024 January 31st, 2024
Forms 1094-C & 1095-C February 28th, 2024 April 1st, 2024
1099 Series Forms February 28th, 2024 April 1st, 2024
W-2G, 1097, 1098, 3921, 3922, & 8027 February 28th, 2024 April 1st, 2024
Form 1042-S March 15th, 2024 March 15th, 2024
Form 5498 May 31st, 2024 May 31st, 2024

Is it possible to extend the deadline for W2 and 1099-NEC forms?

Although the extension for W-2 and 1099-NEC is no longer automatic, it can still be granted under specific situations:

  • A catastrophic event in a federally declared disaster area has occurred, causing the filer to be unable to resume operations or access the necessary records.
  • The operation of the filer was affected by fire, casualty, or natural disaster.
  • The individual responsible for filing the information returns was affected by death, severe illness, or unavoidable absence, thereby impacting the operation of the filer.
  • The filer is in its first year of establishment.

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