IRS Tax Deadlines in Year 2014
January 31, 2014
The IRS expects to begin processing 2013 individual tax returns (IR-2013-100).
Deadline for employers to mail out Form W-2 to employees and for businesses to supply Form 1099 statements reporting, among other things, dividends, bank interest, non-employee compensation, and distributions from a retirement plan. Deadline for self-employed individuals to file and to pay their taxes and avoid a tax penalty for not being able to make the 4th quarter estimated tax payment.
February 28, 2014
Deadline for businesses to mail Forms 1099 and 1096 with the IRS if filing on paper. If electronically filing these forms, the deadline’s April 1. For more details, see the General Instructions for Certain Information Returns.
March 15, 2014
Deadline for corporate tax returns (Forms 1120, 1120A, and 1120S) for the year 2013, or to request an automatic 6-month extension of time to file (Form 7004) for corporations who use the calendar year as their tax year.
April 15, 2014
Deadline to file individual tax returns (Form 1040EZ, 1040A, or 1040) for the year 2014 or to request an Automatic Extension (Form 4868). An extension gives an additional 6 months to file your return. Tax payment’s still due by April 15th. You can submit payment for tax with the extension tax forms.
Last day to make a contribution to solo 401(k), SEP-IRA, Health Savings Account, Roth IRA, or traditional IRA for the 2013 tax year. (However, if you get an extension, you will have until October 15th to fund a SEP-IRA or solo 401(k).)
1st quarter estimated tax payments due for the 2014 tax year.
Final deadline to file an amended tax return (Form 1040X) for the tax year 2010 & still claim a tax refund. (Ensure to mail the amended return prior to April 15th so that in a timely manner, your tax refund will be processed. And be sure to obtain proof of mailing, such as a certified mail receipt.)
Deadline to file trust income tax returns (Form 1041) or estate income tax or to request an automatic 5-month time extension to file (Form 7004).
Deadline to file partnership tax returns (Form 1065) or to request an automatic 5-month time extension to file (Form 7004).
Final deadline for partnerships, trusts, or estates to file an amended tax return & still claim a tax refund for the year 2010, as refunds expire 3 years from the tax return’s original due date.
May 15, 2014
Deadline for non-profit organizations to file information returns (Form 990) for the year 2013, or request an extension (Form 8868).
June 15, 2014
2nd quarter estimated tax payments due for the 2014 tax year. (The normal deadline’s June 15th, which is on a Sunday, so the deadline is pushed to the next business day.)
Deadline for US citizens living overseas to file individual tax returns and to pay any tax due. You can request an additional 4-month extension (Form 4868). (You can request an automatic extension by April 15th.) Two tax breaks important for Americans working abroad are the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion and the Foreign Tax Credit.
Link for IRS Forms & Publications: http://www.irs.gov/formspubs/index.html
Link for State Tax Forms: https://www.taxadmin.org/state-tax-forms
July 30, 2014
Deadline to file Foreign Bank Account Report for the year 2013. This report is required if you have over $10,000 (in aggregate) held in foreign bank accounts. Foreign Bank Account Reports have a new form number (FinCEN Form 114) and should be electronically filed. Extensions of time to file are not available.
September 15, 2014
3rd quarter estimated tax payments due for the 2014 tax year.
Last deadline to file corporate tax returns for the year 2013 if an extension was requested. (Forms 1120, 1120A, 1120S).
Last deadline to file trust income tax returns (Form 1041) for the year 2013 if an extension was requested.
Last deadline to file partnership tax returns (Form 1065) for the year 2013 if an extension was requested.
October 15, 2014
Last deadline to file individual tax returns (with extension). (Forms 1040, 1040A, 1040EZ.)
Last day the IRS will accept tax returns that are filed electronically for the year 2013. If filing after October 15th, you must mail in your tax return for processing.
Final deadline to fund a SEP-IRA or solo 401(k) for the tax year 2013 if you requested an automatic extension of time to file.
Start planning any year-end tax moves.
December 31, 2014
Last day to make any tax moves for the year 2014. Last day to set up a solo 401(k) for self-employed persons.
On this date, it determines your marital status for the entire year.
Source: Tax Calendars for 2014 (IRS Publication 509)
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