Romney files for extension on his 2011 tax return
April 13th, 2012
07:18 PM ET
3 years ago

Romney files for extension on his 2011 tax return

New York (CNNMoney) - Like millions of other Americans, Mitt Romney isn't going to be ready to file his taxes on time this year.

The former Massachusetts governor and his wife Ann filed for an extension for their 2011 taxes, according to tax forms released by the Romney campaign on Friday.

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  1. Gurgyl

    Very pathetic idiot for this nation. Bain-capital says all.

    April 13, 2012 07:28 pm at 7:28 pm |
  2. Gurgyl

    Stash money in cayman island and now talk of tax who paid 13.4%. Nonsense.

    April 13, 2012 07:31 pm at 7:31 pm |
  3. Dana

    He must not have realized he was the likely GOP nominee or he might have been smart enough to have his minions file his taxes on time... or is there something he doesn't want us to see???

    April 13, 2012 07:41 pm at 7:41 pm |
  4. GI Joe

    Postponing it until after he loses the election. ha ha ha ha ha a

    Something fishy and awfully sneaky about him (of course, that's been true with all the mormons I've ever worked with in my lifetime).

    Liar, hypocrit, flip-flop, sneak. What else?

    April 13, 2012 07:44 pm at 7:44 pm |
  5. vic , nashville ,tn

    Hiding something

    April 13, 2012 07:45 pm at 7:45 pm |
  6. Bessy

    His lawyers need extra time to set them up the way they think " we the people " want them to be, or until after the election.

    April 13, 2012 07:51 pm at 7:51 pm |
  7. Wvazoe

    I smell a rat.

    April 13, 2012 07:59 pm at 7:59 pm |
  8. Dr Matrix

    Why did he need an extension. He said he was unemployed at a campaign stop. If that's the case, why can't he find the time to do his taxes.

    April 13, 2012 08:01 pm at 8:01 pm |
  9. GI Joe

    You can run, but you can't hide . ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha

    April 13, 2012 08:16 pm at 8:16 pm |
  10. Thomas

    I filed for an extension myself.

    However, I don't have a busload of accountants , nor am I running for President !

    April 13, 2012 08:51 pm at 8:51 pm |
  11. Gurgyl

    This speaks nonsense, he wants to ban ss Medicare and wants to go to Iran war. Idiot.

    April 13, 2012 09:04 pm at 9:04 pm |
  12. Obushama

    My buddy doesn't have any investments to worry about and he's extending...it would take years for H&R to do Romneys...

    April 13, 2012 09:17 pm at 9:17 pm |
  13. Excoastie

    It is estimated that Mr. Romney has a wealth of $250 million dollars, with that amount of wealth I would assume he must employ an army of CPA's to handle his fortune. Maybe he should fire them all if they cannot get his taxes prepared on time, actually the government is giving them two extra days to get his taxes in on time. After all he is running for president.

    April 13, 2012 09:19 pm at 9:19 pm |
  14. Former Republican, now an Independent

    This is a stall tactic by Romney to keep things hidden until just before the election. What a crook!

    April 13, 2012 09:19 pm at 9:19 pm |
  15. Marie MD

    What? Too busy with his failed campaign (to be in November) or are he and his tax accountants trying to see how best to hide more money?

    April 13, 2012 09:22 pm at 9:22 pm |
  16. Sorensen

    First class coward.

    April 13, 2012 09:25 pm at 9:25 pm |
  17. Nadeem4freedom

    Ane this guy wants to be President, he is clearly hiding something

    April 13, 2012 09:30 pm at 9:30 pm |
  18. fernace

    Of course he is! Like we didn't see this coming! Obama/Biden next4!!

    April 13, 2012 09:35 pm at 9:35 pm |
  19. Larry L

    Who cares? He's another fat-cat associated with the Koch brothers and pretending to relate with working Americans. He's so out of touch he has to coached to show some level of empathy with people who worry about their bills. Just another Republican elitist – with "magic underwear!"..

    April 13, 2012 09:45 pm at 9:45 pm |
  20. 2020

    Is that a surprise? NO, this is a man who cannot keep track of his bank accounts, Swiss, some island,..... scheme after scheme....you never know which version of Romney at issue today, which fool will him serious?!

    April 13, 2012 09:46 pm at 9:46 pm |
  21. 2020

    what a fool!

    April 13, 2012 09:47 pm at 9:47 pm |
  22. DENNA

    It will be nice to see how much he makes while trying to relate to ordinary Americans. Oh, by the way Ann Romney, I'm a mom too. When my daughter was young I made a choice too. I could go on welfare and be a stay at home mom or work and take care of us. We can't all marry meal tickets, you know, so I worked.

    April 13, 2012 09:48 pm at 9:48 pm |
  23. GonzoinHouston

    He'll try to get his deadline extended until after the election!

    April 13, 2012 10:34 pm at 10:34 pm |
  24. jt1962

    slick mitt, now you can wait until Oct 15 to file. (three wreks before election) That way you can avoid revealing how much lower your effevtive tax rate is compared to " the little people " aka the 99%.

    April 13, 2012 10:48 pm at 10:48 pm |
  25. Larry in Houston

    that's because he's too busy campaigning – why don't he just hire it done ?

    April 13, 2012 11:32 pm at 11:32 pm |
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