Deadline to pay the fourth quarter estimated tax payment for the year 2018
January 28, 2019
The Internal Revenue Service will begin processing tax returns, both those that are electronically filed and paper-filed returns. Not all of the forms will be released at this time, however, and so not everyone will be able to file at this time.
January 31, 2019
Deadline for employers to mail out Forms W-2 to their employees and for businesses to furnish Forms 1099 statements reporting, among other things, non-employee compensation, bank interest, dividends and distributions from a retirement plan. For more details, see How to Prepare and Distribute Form 1099-MISC and General Instructions for Certain Information Returns.
February 15, 2019
Deadline for financial institutions to mail out Form 1099-B relating to sales of stock, bonds or mutual funds through a brokerage account, Form 1099-S relating to real estate transactions; and Form 1099-MISC if the sender is reporting payments in boxes 8 or 14.
February 28, 2019
Deadline for businesses to mail Forms 1099 and 1096 to the IRS if filing on paper. If filing these forms electronically, the deadline is March 31. For more details, see the General Instructions for Certain Information Returns.
March 15, 2019
Deadline for corporate tax returns (Forms 1120, 1120A, and 1120S) for the year 2016, or to request automatic 6-month extension of time to file (Form 7004) for corporations who use the calendar year as their tax year
Final deadline to file an amended corporate tax return (Form 1120X) for tax year 2013 and still claim a tax refund. Refunds expire three years from the original due date of the return
Deadline to file partnership tax returns (Form 1065) or to request an automatic 5-month extension of time to file (Form 7004)
April 15, 2019
Deadline to file individual tax returns (Form 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ) for the year 2018 or to request an automatic extension (Form 4868). An extension provides an extra six months to file your return. Payment of the tax is still due by April 15. You can submit payment for tax along with the extension form.
Last day to make a contribution to traditional IRA, Roth IRA, Health Savings Account, SEP-IRA or solo 401(k) for the 2018 tax year. You have until Oct. 15 to fund a SEP-IRA or solo 401(k) if you get an extension
1st quarter estimated tax payments due for the 2019 tax year
Final deadline to file an original tax return (Form 1040) for tax year 2015 and still claim a tax refund, as refunds expire three years from the original due date of the tax return
Final deadline to file amended tax return (Form 1040X) for tax year 2015 and still claim a tax refund. (Be sure to mail the amended return well before April 15th to make sure your tax refund will be processed in a timely manner. And be sure to obtain proof of mailing, such as a certified mail with return receipt).
Deadline to file estate income tax or trust income tax returns (Form 1041) or to request an automatic 5-month extension of time to file (Form 7004)
Final deadline for estates and trusts to file an amended tax return and still claim a tax refund for the year 2015. Refunds expire three years from the original due date of the tax return.
May 31, 2019
Deadline for financial institutions to send out Form 5498 to report balances in an individual retirement account for the year 2018.
June 15, 2019
2nd quarter estimated tax payments due for the 2016 tax year
June 30, 2019
Deadline to file Foreign Bank Account Report for the year 2018. This report is required if you have over $10,000 (in aggregate) held in foreign bank accounts. Foreign Bank Account Reports must be filed electronically.
September 15, 2019
3rd quarter estimated tax payments due for the 2018 tax year
Final deadline to file corporate tax returns for the year 2018 if an extension was requested. (Forms 1120, 1120A, 1120S)
October 1, 2019
Deadline for self-employed persons or small employers to establish a SIMPLE-IRA for the year 2018
October 15, 2019
Final deadline to file individual tax returns for the year 2018. (Forms 1040, 1040A, 1040EZ)
Last day the IRS will accept an electronically filed tax return for the year 2018. If filing after October 15, you'll have to mail in your tax return for processing.
Final deadline to fund a SEP-IRA or solo 401(k) for tax year 2018 if you requested an automatic extension of time to fileDeadlines Organized By Date.