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January
31
Wednesday


Form W-2
All Employers
Form W-2 must be completed and filed by an employer in order to report income tax withholdings to all employees
Form W-3
All Employers
Form W-3 must be filed with the Social Security Administration. Form W-3 reports total income amounts, including Medicare and Social Security wages.
Form 1099-MISC
All Employers
Form 1099-MISC is used to report all amounts that a company or corporation has paid to independent employees for services.
Form 1096
All Employers
Form 1096 is the IRS tax form that summarizes information returns that have been sent to the Internal Revenue Service.
Form 941
All Employers
Form 941 is called the Employer’s Quarterly Federal Tax Return and must be completed and filed by an employer to report witheld tax information.
February
28
Wednesday (to file on paper to the IRS)
Form 1099-MISC
All Employers
Form 1099-MISC is used to report all amounts that a company or corporation has paid to independent employees for services. The deadline to e-file is March 31.
Form 1096
All Employers
Form 1096 is the IRS tax form that summarizes information returns that have been sent to the Internal Revenue Service. The deadline to e-file is March 31.
March
15
Thursday


Form 1065
Partnerships
Form 1065 is used as an information return to report income, losses or gains, credits, deductions or other amounts from partnership operations.
Form 1120-S
S Corporations
Form 1120-S, known as the U.S. Income Tax Return for an S Corporation, is used to report losses/gains, income, credits and/or deductions for S Corporations.
Form 2553
Corporations
Form 2553, or the Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate, must be filled out and filed by companies that elect to be treated as corporations.
April
17
Tuesday


Form 1040
Individuals
Form 1040 is used to accurately calculate amounts that must be withheld from taxable income.
May
15
Tuesday


Form 990
Tax-exempt organizations
Form 990 must be sent to the IRS by tax-exempt organizations to provide financial information for non-profit operations.
December
No tax forms due.
January
16
Tuesday
Form 1040-ES
Individuals
Form 1040-ES is used to report income that is not subject to tax withholding such as dividends, alimony, interest, rents and earnings from self-employment.
February
No tax forms due.
March
No tax forms due.
April
17
Tuesday
Form 1040
Individuals
Form 1040 must be filled and submitted to the IRS containing correct information on taxes withheld from the taxable income.
Form 1040-ES
Individuals
Form 1040-ES is used to report income that is not subject to tax withholding such as dividends, alimony, interest, rents and earnings from self-employment.
January
10
Wednesday and monthly
Form 4070
Employees
Form 4070, or the Employee's Report of Tips to Employer, is issued by the IRS for employees to report tip amounts to their employers.
February
10
Wednesday
Form W-4
Employees (Individuals)
Form W-4 must be completed by an employee and sent to their employer with the purpose of withholding the correct tax amount from the employee's income.
March
No tax forms due.
April
17
Tuesday
Form 1040
Individuals
Form 1040 is the U.S. Individual Income Tax Return that is used to report an employee's annual income as well as taxes withheld.
Form 1041
Estate or trust
Form 1041 is used to report the income, gains or losses of trusts and estates subject to tax withholding to the Internal Revenue Service.
Form 4868
Employees/Individuals
Form 4868 is the Application for an Automatic Extension of Time To File a U.S. Income Tax Return. It is used to request a 6-month time extension for filing a return without penalty.
July
31
Tuesday
Form 5500
Employees (including retirees)
Form 5500 is known as the Annual Return/Report of Employee Benefit Plan and is used for filing an annual return that reports employee benefit information to the Department of Labor.

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The tax filing deadline depends on the taxpayer category you belong to and the form(s) you need to file. The IRS requires individuals to file taxes on time so as to avoid being issued a penalty. By preparing all tax documents without delay, you’ll receive your refund sooner and without penalty.

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