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U.S.A. Tax Due Dates


Tax Deadlines 2018

  January 16, 2018

4th Quarter 2017 Estimated Tax Payment Due
If you are self-employed or have other fourth-quarter income that requires you to pay quarterly estimated taxes, get them postmarked by January 15, 2018 tax deadline.

 

 

         April 17, 2018

Individual Tax Returns Due for Tax Year 2017
If you haven't applied for an extension, e-file or postmark your individual tax returns by midnight April 18, 2018.

 

Individual Tax Return Extension Form Due for Tax Year 2017
Need more time to prepare your tax return? File your request for a tax extension by April 17 to push your tax deadline back to October 15, 2018.

 

1st Quarter 2018 Estimated Tax Payment Due
If you are self-employed or have other first-quarter income that requires you to pay quarterly estimated taxes, get your Form 1040-ES postmarked by April 17, 2018 tax deadline.

 

Last Day to make a 2017 IRA Contribution
If you haven't already funded your retirement account for 2017, do so by April 17, 2018. That's the deadline for a contribution to a traditional IRA, deductible or not, and a Roth IRA. However, if you have a Keogh or SEP and you get a filing extension to October 15, 2018, you can wait until then to put 2017 money into those accounts.

 

 

        June 15, 2018

2nd Quarter 2018 Estimated Tax Payment Due
If you are self-employed or have other second-quarter income that requires you to pay quarterly estimated taxes, make sure your payment is postmarked by June 15, 2018 tax deadline

 

 

       September 17,  2018

3rd Quarter 2018 Estimated Tax Payment Due
If you are self-employed or have other third-quarter income that requires you to pay quarterly estimated taxes, make sure your third quarter payment is postmarked by Sept. 17, 2018 tax deadline.

 

 

   October 15, 2018

Extended Individual Tax Returns Due
If you got a filing extension on your 2017 tax return, you need to get it completed and postmarked by October 15, 2018.

 

Last Chance to Recharacterize 2017 Roth IRA Conversion
If you converted a traditional IRA to a Roth during 2017 and paid tax on the conversion with your 2016 return, October 15 2018 is the deadline for recharacterizing (undoing) the conversion. Doing so could save you money if the IRA has lost money since the time of the original conversion.

 

 

   January 15, 2019

4th Quarter 2018 Estimated Tax Payment Due
If you are self-employed or have other fourth-quarter income that requires you to pay quarterly estimated taxes, get them postmarked by January 15, 2019 tax deadline.


January

January 16, 2018 Pay the final installment of your 2017 estimated tax - use Form 1040-ES.

January 16, 2018 Farmers and fishermen: Pay your estimated tax for 2017. Use Form 1040-ES.

January 31, 2018 Individuals: File your tax return if you did not pay your last installment of estimated tax by Jan 16th (see Form 1040-ES)

January 31, 2018 Furnish Forms 1098, 1099 and W-2G to recipients for certain payments during 2017. Furnish Form W-2 to employees who worked for you during 2017.

January 31, 2018 File 2017 Forms W-2, W-2AS, W-2CM, W-2GU, W-2VI, W-3 and W-3SS with the SSA whether you file using paper forms or electronically.

January 31, 2018 File Form 1099-MISC with IRS if you are reporting nonemployee compensation.

January 31, 2018 File Form W-3 with Copy A of all Forms W-2 issued for 2017.

January 31, 2018 File Forms 940, 941, 943, 944 and/or 945 if you did not deposit all taxes when due.

January 31, 2018 Applicable Large Employers provide Forms 1095-C to full time employees; For all other providers of Minimum Essential Coverage, provide Forms 1095-B to responsible individuals.

February

February 12, 2018 File Forms 940, 941, 943, 944 and/or 945 if you timely deposited all required payments.

February 15, 2018 Furnish Forms 1099-B, 1099-S and certain Forms 1099-MISC to recipients.

February 15, 2018 File a new Form W-4 if you claimed exemption from income tax withholding in 2017.

February 16, 2018 Begin withholding on employees who claimed exemption from withholding in 2017 but did not file a W-4 to continue withholding exemption in 2018.

February 28, 2018 File Forms 1096, 1098, 1099 (except Form 1099-MISC reporting non-employee compensation), and W-2G if you file paper forms.

February 28, 2018 File paper Forms 1094-C and 1095-C with IRS if you are an Applicable Large Employer; For all other providers file paper Forms 1094-B and 1095-B with the IRS

March

March 1, 2018 Farmers and fishermen: File Form 1040 and pay any tax due. However, you have until Apr 17 to file if you paid your 2017 estimated tax payments by Jan 16.

March 15, 2018 S Corps: File Form 1120S for calendar year & pay any tax due. Furnish copy of Sch. K-1 to each shareholder. For automatic 6-month extension, file Form 7004 & deposit estimated tax. File Form 2553 to elect S Corp status beginning with calendar year 2018.

March 15, 2018 Electing Large Partnerships: File Form 1065-B calendar year return. Furnish Sch. K-1 to each partner. For automatic 6-month extension File Form 7004.

March 15, 2018 Partnerships: File Form 1065 and furnish a copy of Sch. K-1 to each partner. For automatic 6-month extension, file Form 7004.

April

April 2, 2018 Electronically file Forms W-2, W-2G, 1098, 1099, 8027, 1094-C, 1095-C, 1094-B, and 1095-B. (see F.I.R.E.)

April 17, 2018 Corporations: Deposit the first installment of your 2018 estimated tax.

April 17, 2018 Household Employers: File Sch. H with Form 1040 if you paid $2,000 or more to a household employee.

April 17, 2018 Corporations: File Form 1120 for calendar year and pay any tax due. For automatic 6-month extension, file Form 7004 and deposit estimated tax.

April 17, 2018 Individuals: File Form 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ. For automatic 6-month extension file Form 4868 and deposit estimated tax. Pay the first installment of 2018 estimated tax - Use Form 1040-ES.

April 30, 2018 Employers: File Form 941 for the first quarter.

April 30, 2018 Deposit FUTA tax owed through Mar if more than $500.

May

Thursday, May 10, 2018 File Form 941 for the first quarter if you timely deposited all required payments.

June

June 15, 2018 Individuals living outside the U.S.: File Form 1040. For automatic 4 month extension file Form 4868 and deposit estimated tax.

June 15, 2018 Pay the second installment of 2018 estimated tax -Use Form 1040-ES.

June 15, 2018 Corporations: Deposit the second installment of your 2018 estimated tax.

July

July 31, 2018 Deposit FUTA owed through June if more than $500.

July 31, 2018 File Form 941 for the second quarter.

August

August 10, 2018 File Form 941 for the second quarter if you timely deposited all required payments.

September

September 17, 2018 Corporations: File calendar year Form 1120S if you timely requested a 6-month extension.

September 17, 2018 Partnerships: File calendar year Form 1065 if you timely requested a 6-month extension.

September 17, 2018 Individuals: Pay the third installment of your 2018 estimated tax - Use Form 1040-ES.

September 17, 2018 Corporations: Deposit the third installment of your 2018 estimated tax.

September 17, 2018 Electing Large Partnerships: File Form 1065-B if you timely requested a 6-month extension.

October

October 15, 2018 Individuals: File Form 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ if you timely requested a 6-month extension.

October 15, 2018 Corporations: File calendar year Form 1120 if you timely requested a 6-month extension.

October 31, 2018 File Form 941 for the third quarter.

October 31, 2018 Deposit FUTA owed through Sep if more than $500.

November

November 13, 2018 File Form 941 for the third quarter if you timely deposited all required payments.

December

December 17, 2018 Corporations: Deposit the fourth installment of your 2018 estimated tax.




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Did you know that?


Currently, six states – Nevada, Ohio, South Dakota, Texas, Washington, and Wyomingdo not have a corporate income tax. However, four of those states – Nevada, Ohio, Texas, and Washington – do have some form of gross receipts tax on corporations. Moreover, five of those states – Nevada, South Dakota, Texas, Washington, and Wyoming – as well as Alaska and Florida currently have no personal income tax. Individuals in New Hampshire and Tennessee are only taxed on interest and dividend income.
Four states - Oregon, New Hampshire, Montana and Delaware - have no state or local sales taxes.
Alaska has no state sales tax but does have some local sales taxes. Hawaii has a general excise tax (GET) that is very similar to a sales tax (though at 4.35% it would be the lowest sales tax in the U.S.). In the remaining states, total state and average local tax rates range from 5.43% to 9.45%. Tennessee has the highest sales tax rates in the U.S.