2020 Tax Day Deadlines: The Ultimate List of IRS Due Dates

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Updated: March 20, 2020

When are taxes due? 

As of March 20, 2020, the US Treasury and IRS have delayed the federal income tax filing and payment deadline by 90 days, to July 15, 2020.

The IRS has announced that tax season will open on Monday, January 27, 2020, which means that they will begin accepting paper and electronic tax returns that day.

Knowing when and what is due for your tax filing tasks is crucial for keeping up with your business or personal finances. Stay on top of all of 2020's tax day due dates with our complete calendar of IRS deadlines below.

Business Tax Deadlines

Here are the business tax due dates and deadlines for 2020:

Business Tax Deadlines In January

  • January 15

    • Deposit Social Security, Medicare, withheld income tax, and nonpayroll withholding payments for December 2019.

  • January 31

    • Forms 1099 and W-2 due to be furnished to employees

    • Form 1099-MISC due to be filed with the IRS.

    • Forms 945, 941, 944, 943, and 940 (Social Security, Medicare, Withheld Income, Federal Unemployment) due to be filed with the IRS if your tax liability is greater than $2,500.

Business Tax Deadlines In February

  • February 10

    • Forms 945, 941, 944, 943, and 940 (Social Security, Medicare, Withheld Income, Federal Unemployment) due to be filed with the IRS if your tax liability is less than $2,500.

  • February 18

    • Deposit Social Security, Medicare, withheld income tax, and nonpayroll withholding payments for January 2020.

  • February 19

    • Begin withholding income tax from 2019 previously tax-exempt employees who have not returned their W-4.

  • February 28

    • Forms 1097, 1098, 1099 (except 1099-MISC), 1094-B, 1094-C, 3921, 3922, W-2, and W-3 due to be manually filed with the IRS and SSA.

    • Form 1096 due to be filed with the IRS.

Business Tax Deadlines In March

  • March 2

    • Forms 1095-C and 1095-B (Employer-Provided Health Insurance Offer and Coverage) due to be furnished to employees.

    • Form 8027 (Employer's Annual Information Return of Tip Income and Allocated Tips) due to be manually filed with the IRS via Form 8027-T.

  • March 16

    • Partnership income tax return filing deadline via Form 1065 with Schedule K1.

    • S-Corp income tax return filing deadline via Form 1120-S.

    • S-Corp tax election deadline via Form 2553.

    • Deposit Social Security, Medicare, withheld income tax, and nonpayroll withholding payments for February 2020.

  • March 31

    • Forms 1097, 1098, 1099 (except 1099-MISC),1094-B, 1094-C, 3921, 3922, W-2, and W-3 due to be electronically filed with the IRS and SSA.

    • Form 8027 (Employer's Annual Information Return of Tip Income and Allocated Tips) due to be electronically filed with the IRS via Form 8027-T.

Business Tax Deadlines In April

  • April 15

    • C-Corp income tax return filing deadline via Form 1120.

    • Deposit Social Security, Medicare, withheld income tax, and nonpayroll withholding payments for March 2020.

    • Schedule H due to be filed with the IRS.

  • April 30

    • Form 941 due to be filed for the first quarter of 2020 if your tax liability is greater than $2,500.

    • Federal Unemployment Tax owed through March due to be deposited (if more than $500).

Business Tax Deadlines In May

  • May 11

    • Form 941 due to be filed for the first quarter of 2020 if your tax liability is less than $2,500.
  • May 15
    • Deposit Social Security, Medicare, withheld income tax, and nonpayroll withholding payments for April 2020.

Business Tax Deadlines In June

  • June 15

    • Second installation of C-Corp income tax due to be deposited. (estimate your tax with worksheet Form 1120-W)

    • Deposit Social Security, Medicare, withheld income tax, and nonpayroll withholding payments for May 2020.

Business Tax Deadlines In July

  • July 15

    • Deposit Social Security, Medicare, withheld income tax, and nonpayroll withholding payments for June 2020.
    • New C-Corp income tax return filing deadline via Form 1120.
  • July 31
    • Form 941 due to be filed for the second quarter of 2020 if your tax liability is greater than $2,500.
    • Deposit any undeposited tax if your tax liability is greater than $2,500.
    • Federal Unemployment Tax owed through June due to be deposited (if more than $500).
    • Forms 5500 5500-EZ (Employee Benefit Plan Forms) due to be filed with the IRS.

Business Tax Deadlines In August

  • August 10

    • Form 941 due to be filed for the first quarter of 2020 if your tax liability is less than $2,500.
  • August 17
    • Deposit Social Security, Medicare, withheld income tax, and nonpayroll withholding payments for July 2020.

Business Tax Deadlines In September

  • September 15

    • Partnership income tax return extension deadline via Form 1065 with Schedule K1.

    • S-Corp income tax return extension deadline via Form 1120-S.

    • Third installation of C-Corp income tax due to be deposited. (estimate your tax with worksheet Form 1120-W)

    • Deposit Social Security, Medicare, withheld income tax, and nonpayroll withholding payments for August 2020.

Business Tax Deadlines In October

  • October 15

    • C-Corp income tax return extension deadline via Form 1120.

    • Deposit Social Security, Medicare, withheld income tax, and nonpayroll withholding payments for September 2020.

Business Tax Deadlines In November

  • November 2

    • Form 941 due to be filed for the third quarter of 2020 if your tax liability is greater than $2,500.
    • Deposit any undeposited tax if your tax liability is greater than $2,500.
    • Federal Unemployment Tax owed through September due to be deposited (if more than $500).
  • November 10
    • Form 941 due to be filed for the third quarter of 2020 if your tax liability is less than $2,500.
  • November 16
    • Deposit Social Security, Medicare, withheld income tax, and nonpayroll withholding payments for October 2020.

Business Tax Deadlines In December

  • December 15
    • Fourth installation of C-Corp income tax due to be deposited. (estimate your tax with worksheet Form 1120-W)

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Individual Tax Deadlines

Here are the individual tax due dates and deadlines for 2020:

Individual Tax Deadlines In January

  • January 10

    • Tip reporting deadline for December 2019 tips (if over $20) via Form 4070.

  • January 15
    • Fourth quarter 2019 quarterly tax deadline, filed via Form 1040-ES.

Individual Tax Deadlines In February

  • February 10

    • Tip reporting deadline for January 2020 tips (if over $20) via Form 4070.

  • February 18

    • W-4 filing deadline for tax-exempt individuals.

Individual Tax Deadlines In March

  • March 10

    • Tip reporting deadline for February 2020 tips (if over $20) via Form 4070.

Individual Tax Deadlines In April

  • April 10

    • Tip reporting deadline for March 2020 tips (if over $20) via Form 4070.

  • April 15

    • Personal income tax return filing deadline via Form 1040.

    • First quarter 2020 quarterly tax deadline, filed via Form 1040-ES.

Individual Tax Deadlines In May

  • May 10

    • Tip reporting deadline for March 2020 tips (if over $20) via Form 4070.

Individual Tax Deadlines In June

  • June 10

    • Tip reporting deadline for May 2020 tips (if over $20) via Form 4070.

  • June 15

    • Second Quarter 2020 quarterly tax deadline, filed via Form 1040-ES.

Individual Tax Deadlines In July

  • July 10

    • Tip reporting deadline for June 2020 tips (if over $20) via Form 4070.

  • July 15

    • New personal income tax return filing deadline via Form 1040.

Individual Tax Deadlines In August

  • August 10

    • Tip reporting deadline for July 2020 tips (if over $20) via Form 4070.

Individual Tax Deadlines In September

  • September 10

    • Tip reporting deadline for August 2020 tips (if over $20) via Form 4070.

  • September 15

    • Third quarter 2020 quarterly tax deadline, filed via Form 1040-ES.

Individual Tax Deadlines In October

  • October 13

    • Tip reporting deadline for September 2020 tips (if over $20) via Form 4070.

  • October 15

    • Personal income tax return extension deadline via Form 1040.

Individual Tax Deadlines In November

  • November 10

    • Tip reporting deadline for October 2020 tips (if over $20) via Form 4070.

Individual Tax Deadlines In December

  • December 10

    • Tip reporting deadline for November 2020 tips (if over $20) via Form 4070.

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Posted: 06 Jan, 2020

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