2020 Tax Due Dates

2020 calendar

January

  • 15th – Quarterly estimated taxes for the months of October, November, and December 2019 are due
  • 30th – All Employers – Give your employees their copies of Form W2 for 2019. If an employee agreed to receive Form W2 electronically, have it posted on a website and notify the employee of the posting
  • 31st – Individuals who must make estimated tax payments – If you did not pay your last installment of estimated tax by January 15, you may choose (but are not required) to file your income tax return (Form 1040) for 2019 by January 31. Filing your return and paying any tax due by January 31 prevents any penalty for late payment of the last installment. If you cannot file and pay your tax by January 31, file and pay your tax by April 15

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February

  • 28th – All employers – File Form W3, Transmittal of Wage and Tax Statements, along with Copy A of all the Forms W2 you issued for 2019. If you file Forms W2 electronically, your due date for filing them with the SSA will be extended to March 31. The due date for giving the recipient these forms remains January 31.
  • 28th – All businesses – File information returns (for example, Forms 1099) for certain payments you made during 2019

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March

  • 16th – S Corporations – File a 2019 calendar year income tax return (Form 1120S) and pay any tax due
  • 16th – Partnerships – File a 2019 calendar year return (Form 1065)
  • 31st – Electronic filing of Forms W2 – File copies of all the Forms W2 you issued for 2019. This due date applies only if you electronically file.

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April

  • 15th – Tax Day for Tax Year 2019 – Individuals File a 2019 income tax return (Form 1040) and pay any tax due. If you want an automatic 6 month extension of time to file the return, file Form 4868, Application for Automatic Extension of Time To File U.S. Individual Income Tax Return
  • 15th – Corporations – File a 2019 calendar year income tax return (Form 1120) and pay any tax due
  • 15th – Individuals  – 1st Quarter 2020 Estimated Tax Payment due
  • 15th – Corporations – 1st Quarter 2020 Estimated Tax Payment due
  • 15th – Last Day to make a 2019 IRA Contribution. For 2020, the maximum contribution is $6,000

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May

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June

  • 15th – Individuals – 2nd Quarter 2020 Estimated Tax Payment due
  • 15th – Corporations – 2nd Quarter 2020 Estimated Tax Payment due

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July

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August

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September

  • 15th – Individuals – 3rd Quarter  2020 Estimated Tax Payment due.
  • 15th – Corporations -3rd Quarter 2020 Estimated Tax Payment due
  • 15thExtended Returns Due – S-Corporations and Partnerships – File a 2019 calendar year income tax return -form 1120S/1065 (extended)

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October

  • 15thExtended Returns Due – last day to e-file 2019 Personal Federal Income Tax Returns extended return

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November

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December

  • 15th – Corporations – Deposit the 34th quarter of estimated income tax for 2020

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