Important Tax Dates

2016 Important Tax Date

* Tax Law changes every year. We keep track of all the tax law change to help you get your maximum refund and credit. *

Due date of return for individual income tax return . File your individual income tax return by April 18, 2016. The due date is April 18, instead of April 15, because of the Emancipation Day holiday in the District of Colum-bia—even if you do not live in the District of Columbia. If you live in Maine or Massachusetts, you have until April 19, 2016. That is be-cause of the Patriots’ Day holiday in those states.

Please note: Our business will be closed for all Federal Holidays.

New ITIN Procedure and new ITIN Acceptance Agent Program Changes: We now join the Certifying Acceptance Agent CAA) program covered under Circular 230. We are allowed to certify your original documentations by using IRS specific form without going to you IRS local office or IRS center office. Contact our office for these improvements and changes for more details.

By types:

For Individuals

January 15 — Individuals pay your estimated tax for last year using Form 1040-ES.

April 15 — Individuals File your last year’s income tax return (Form 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ) and pay any tax due.

April 15 — Individuals First payment due for those paying this year’s estimated tax in installments (Use Form 1040-ES)

September 15 — Individuals Third payment due for those paying this year estimated tax in installments (Use Form 1040-ES).

October 17 — Individuals If you have an automatic 6-month extension, file Form 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ and pay any tax, interest, and penalties due.

For Businesses

January 31 — All Businesses Give annual information statements to recipients of certain payments you made during 2015. Furnish Forms 1098, 1099 and W-2G to recipients for certain payments during last year. Furnish Form W-2 to employees who worked for you during last year.

February 16 — All Businesses Furnish Forms 1099-B, 1099-S and certain Forms 1099-Misc to recipients during last year. Deposit payroll tax for Jan. if the monthly deposit rule applies.

February 28 — All Businesses File information returns (Form 1098, 1099 and W-2G) for certain payments you made during last year.

March 15 — Corporations File your last calendar year income tax return (Form 1120) and pay any tax due. For automatic 6-month extension, file Form 7004 and deposit estimated tax.

March 15 — S Corporations File your last calendar year income tax return (Form 1120S) and pay any tax due. Furnish a copy of Schedule K-1 to each shareholder. File Form 2553 to elect S Corporation status beginning with this calendar year.

March 15 — Partnerships Electing Large Partnerships:  Provide each partner with a copy of Schedule K-1 (Form 1065-B), Partner’s Share of Income (Loss) From an Electing Large Partnership, or a substitute Schedule K-1.

March 31 — All Businesses  File Forms 1098, 1099, & W-2G with the IRS. This due date applies only if you filed electronically (not by magnetic media).

April 15 — Partnerships File your last year calendar year return (Form 1065) and furnish a copy of Sch. K-1 to each partner.

April 15 — Partnerships Electing large partnerships:  File your last year calendar year return (Form 1065-B)

April 15 — Corporations Deposit the first installment of estimated income tax for this year.

June 15 — Individuals If you are a U.S. citizen or resident alien living and working (or on military duty) outside the United States and Puerto Rico, file Form 1040 and pay any tax, interest, and penalties due.

June 15 — Individuals If you are a U.S. citizen or resident alien living and working (or on military duty) outside the United States and Puerto Rico, and want additional time to file your return, file Form 4868 to obtain 4 additional months to file.

June 15 — Individuals Second payment due for those paying this year estimated tax in installments (Use Form 1040-ES).

June 15 — Corporations Deposit the second installment of estimated income tax for this year.

September 15 — Corporations File your last calendar year income tax return (Form 1120) and pay any tax, interest, and penalties due (applies only to automatic 6 month extension).

September 15 — S Corporations File your last calendar year income tax return (Form 1120S) and pay any tax due (applies only to automatic 6-month extension).

September 15 — Partnerships File your last calendar year return (Form 1065) (applies only given an additional 5-month extension).

September 15 — Corporations Deposit the third installment of estimated income tax for this year.

October 17 — Partnerships Electing large partnerships:  File your last calendar year return (Form 1065-B). Applies only if you were given an additional 6-month extension.

December 15 — Corporations Deposit the fourth installment of estimated income tax for this year.

For Employers

January 31 — Employers Deposit any FUTA tax owed through Dec last year. File Forms 940, 941, 943, 944 and/or 945 if you didn’t deposit all taxes when due. File tax return if you didn’t pay your last installment of estimated tax by Jan 15th.

February 16 — Employers  Deposit payroll tax for Jan this year if the monthly deposit rule applied.

February 28 — Employers  File Form W-3 with Copy A of all Forms W-2 issued for last year.

March 15 — Employers  Deposit payroll tax for Feb this year if the monthly deposit rule applied.

April 15 — Employers  Deposit payroll tax for Mar this year if the monthly deposit rule applied.

April 30 — Employers  File Forms 941 for the first quarter of 2016. Deposit FUTA tax owed through Mar if more than $500.

May 16 — Employers  Deposit payroll tax for Apr. this year if the monthly deposit rule applied.

June 15 — Employers  Deposit payroll tax for May this year if the monthly deposit rule applied.

July 15 — Employers  Deposit payroll tax for Jun this year if the monthly deposit rule applied.

July 31 — Employers  File Forms 941 for the second quarter of this year. Deposit FUTA tax owed through Jun if more than $500.

August 15 — Employers  Deposit payroll tax for Jul 2016 if the monthly deposit rule applied.

September 15 — Employers  Deposit payroll tax for Aug this year if the monthly deposit rule applied.

October 17 — Employers  Deposit payroll tax for Sep this year if the monthly deposit rule applied.

October 31 — Employers  File Forms 941 for the third quarter of this year. Deposit FUTA tax owed through Sep if more than $500.

November 15 — Employers  Deposit payroll tax for Oct this year, if the monthly deposit rule applied.

December 15 — Employers Deposit payroll tax for Nov this year if the monthly deposit rule applied.