Filing and paying taxes by the due date is important and you can avoid interest and penalty.

 

Personal Income Tax Due Date
 Individual Income Tax Return is due by 15-Apr
 Individual income tax payment is due by 15-Apr
 U.S. citizens or U.S. residents (includes Green card holders or other U.S. tax residents) residing outside the United States 15-June

 


 
How to request IRS for an automatic extension of time to file your U.S. individual income tax return?.
  1. You can pay all or part of your estimated income tax due and indicate that the payment is for an extension using Direct Pay on the Electronic Federal Tax Payment System, or using a credit or debit card.
  2. You can file Form 4868 (Individual) 7004 (Corporate) electronically by accessing IRS e-file, using your tax software or by using a tax professional who uses e-file.
  3. You can file a paper Form 4868/7004 and enclose payment of your estimate of tax due.

Note: This is a one time request for a particular tax year and maximum allowed extension of time for a tax year.

 


 

Corporate Income Tax Due Date
 U.S. Corporation Income Tax Return 1120 for a C-Corporation The 15th day of the 4th month after the corporation’s tax year-end.
 U.S. Corporation Income Tax Return 1120S for an S-Corporation The 15th day of the 3rd month after the corporation’s tax year-end.
 Extension accepted by IRS – An additional 6 months.
 Estimated tax payments – Payments are due on the 15th day of the 4th, 6th, 9th, and 12th months of the corporation’s tax year.

Note: a corporation with a fiscal tax year ending June 30th must file by the 15th day of the 3rd month after the end of its tax year In this case if you apply for an extension, you can get 7 months extension instead of 6 months. A corporation with a short tax year ending anytime in June will be treated as if the short year ended on June 30, and must file by the 15th day of the 3rd month after the end of its tax year.


 

Employer’s Responsibility Due Date
 Report the Annual FUTA tax on wages on Form 940 The last day of the first calendar month after the calendar year ends.
 Report your QUARTERLY social security and Medicare taxes and withheld income taxes on wages on Form 941 The last day of the first calendar month after the calendar quarter ends.
 Certain small employers – report the ANNUAL social security and Medicare taxes and withheld income tax on Form 944 The last day of the first calendar month after the calendar year ends.
 Report the Annual income tax withheld on all nonpayroll items on Form 945 The last day of the first calendar month after the calendar year ends.
 Forms W-2, W-2AS, W-2CM, W-2GU, W-2VI, W-3, and W-3SS are due by 31st-Jan

 


 

Note: Most quarterly and annual filing due dates are the same date of the month as the monthly due date, but there are some exceptions. Many States give you a discount for timely filing and payment.

 


SALES AND USE TAX MONTHLY FILER Due Date
 California 30th of the following month
 Florida 19th of the following month
 Kansas 25th of the following month
 Maine 15th of the following month
 Montana No Sales and Use Tax
 Nevada 30th of the following month
 New Mexico 25th of the following month
 North Dakota 30th of the following month
 Ohio 23rd of the following month
 Oregon No Sales and Use Tax
 Utah 30th of the following month
 Washington 25th of the following month
 Wisconsin 30th of the following month
 Wyoming 30th of the following month
 Rest of the States 20th of the following month

Note: Most quarterly and annual filing due dates are the same date of the month as the monthly due date, but there are some exceptions. Many States give you a discount for timely filing and payment.
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