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Business Tax Filing Deadlines - 2020

January 31, 2020

This is the deadline to send out Form W-2 to your employees, and to file the documents with the IRS.

This is also the deadline to issue 1099s to all independent contractors who received payments in 2019.


February 29, 2020

Deadline for businesses to file information returns with the IRS that report on 1099s issued for 2019. Companies use IRS Form 1096 (Annual Summary and Transmittal of US Information Returns) for this filing.


April 1, 2020

The deadline for filing 1099s electronically is April 1st. If you don’t file electronically, the deadline is February 29th (see above).


March 15, 2020

This is the tax return deadline for S-Corps (using Form 1120-S) and for partnerships/LLC’s (using Form 1065). You can file for a 6-month extension on either return, but your tax liability is still due on March 15th.


April 15th, 2020

This is the due date for corporate tax returns, using Form 1120.

If you must make 2020 estimated tax payments for your business, payment for the 1st quarter of 2020 is due on April 15th, 2019.


June 17th, 2019

If you must make 2020 estimated tax payments for your business, payment for the 2nd quarter of 2020 is due on June 17th, 2019.


September 16th, 2019

If you must make 2020 estimated tax payments for your business, payment for the 3rd quarter of 2020 is due on September 16th, 2019.


If you received a 6-month extension to file a tax return for an S-Corp or a partnership, the return is due on September 16th

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October 15th, 2020

If you were granted an extension of time to file a corporate tax return, your tax return is due on this date.


January 15th, 2021

If you must make 2020 estimated tax payments for your business, payment for the 4th quarter of 2020 is due on this date.

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