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Now that you've bought six extra months by filing an income tax extension, you might be wondering what you need to do between now and October 15, 2013 when your 2012 tax return is due. We've addressed some of the most common questions below. Brought to you by TurboTax.com
Can't afford to pay your income taxes? You may be able to qualify for an installment plan with the Internal Revenue Service. The minimum monthly payment for your plan depends on how much you owe. Brought to you by TurboTax.com
The Internal Revenue Service allows taxpayers to file for a six-month extension if they need more time to prepare their tax return. You can obtain a tax extension for any reason; the IRS grants them automatically as long as you complete the proper form on time. Check your state tax laws; some states accept IRS extensions while others require you to file a separate state extension form. Brought to you by TurboTax.com
The Internal Revenue Service recognizes the fact that members of the United States armed forces are often deployed outside of the U.S. at tax time and gives many military and support personnel an extension on their tax deadlines. Brought to you by TurboTax.com
In general, you can deduct interest paid on money you borrow to invest, although there are restrictions on how much you can deduct and which investments actually qualify you for the deduction. Brought to you by TurboTax.com