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I have misplaced try IRS extension letter. When I tried to

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I have misplaced try IRS extension letter. When I tried to unsuccessfully speak to someone at IRS, the wait was over an hour! Is there a particular number to call in situations like mine? We are trying to refinance our home, and the agent wants a copy of the granted extension, which I cannot find.
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Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Tax-Scholar replied 6 months ago.
Hello and welcome to just answers. There isn't really an easy way to get your extension from the IRS. I would recommend you just generate a new 4868. Did you use a tax software program? There is very little information on this form that is unique. The IRS can provide account transcripts and detail on extension payments. However for them to physically pull the Form 4868 is pretty difficult and timely.