Don’t have time to get all that paperwork in by Friday? You can request an additional extension until Oct. 15. However, if you do owe U.S. tax, any amount paid after June 15 would be subject to both interest and failure to pay penalties.
and other US threats,
- If you do happen to owe U.S. taxes, your ability to travel to the U.S. in the future could be severely restricted if a bill, which is now being studied by a congressional conference committee, sees the light of day. Under U.S. law, it is illegal for a U.S. citizen “to depart from or enter the United States unless he bears a valid United States passport.” A recent tax amendment added to the senate version of the Highway Trust Fund bill, would authorize the U.S. government to revoke or deny the renewal of a U.S. passport to an individual who owes more than US$50,000 in U.S. taxes, effective Jan. 1, 2013.