26 CFR 1.6081-6T - Automatic extension of time to file estate or trust income tax return (temporary).
(1) Except as provided in paragraph (a)(2) of this section, any estate, including but not limited to an estate defined in section 2031, or trust required to file an income tax return on Form 1041, “U.S. Income Tax Return for Estates and Trusts,” will be allowed an automatic five and one-half month extension of time to file the return after the date prescribed for filing the return if the estate or trust files an application under this section in accordance with paragraph (b) of this section. No additional extension will be allowed pursuant to § 1.6081-1(b) beyond the automatic five and one-half month extension provided by this section.
(2) [Reserved]. For further guidance, see § 1.6081-6(a)(2).
(g)Applicability date. This section applies to applications for an automatic extension of time to file an estate or trust income tax return on or after July 20, 2017. Section 1.6081-6 (as contained in 26 CFR part 1, revised April 2017) applies to applications for an automatic extension of time to file a return before July 20, 2017.
(h)Expiration date. The applicability of this section will expire on or before July 17, 2020.