Don’t subject yourself to penalties for missing important tax filing deadlines in 2015. Before you hang up your 2015 calendar, mark any of the following tax deadlines that apply to you or your business.
Tax Deadlines to Be Conscious Of
- January 15 – Due date for the fourth and final installment of 2014 estimated tax for individuals (unless you file your 2014 return and pay any balance due by February 2).
- February 2 – Employers must furnish 2014 W-2 statements to employees. 1099 information statements must be furnished to payees by payers. (Deadline for providing Forms 1099-B and consolidated statements to customers is February 17.)
- February 2 – Employers must file 2014 federal unemployment tax returns and pay any taxes due.
- March 2 – Payers must file information returns (such as 1099s) with the IRS. (March 31 is the deadline if filing electronically.)
- March 2 – Employers must send W-2 copies to the Social Security Administration (March 31 is the deadline if filing electronically).
- March 2 – Farmers and fishermen who did not make 2014 estimated tax payments must file 2014 tax returns and pay taxes in full.
- March 16 – 2014 calendar-year corporation income tax returns are due.
- April 15 – Individual federal income tax returns for 2014 are due unless you file for an automatic extension. Taxes owed are due regardless of extension.
- April 15 – 2014 federal partnership returns are due.
- April 15 – 2014 annual gift tax returns are due.
- April 15 – Deadline for making your 2014 IRA and education savings account contributions.
- April 15 – First installment of 2015 individual estimated tax is due.
- June 15 – Second installment of 2015 individual estimated tax is due.
- September 15 – Third installment of 2015 individual estimated tax is due.
- October 15 – Deadline for filing your 2014 individual tax return if you filed for an extension of the April 15 deadline.