2019 Payroll Tax Due Dates

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A new year means new tax deadlines 

Use this handy list to mark your calendar so you make your quarterly deposits on time, every time in 2019.  Depending on the filing requirements in your state, you may be required to make monthly or even semi-weekly deposits.  If you are not sure how frequently you need to file, contact the Department of Labor in your state.

January Tax Due Dates

January 15, 2019 –  Fourth Installment of Estimated Taxes for 2018.  Learn more about estimated taxes from Intuit Turbo Tax

January 31, 2019 – Form 940 – Federal Unemployment Tax (FUTA) for the 4th quarter of 2018.  If you made all required payments in full by the due dates, you have 10 more days to submit this form (by February 10).

January 31, 2019 – Form 941 – Quarterly Federal Tax Return for the 4th quarter of 2018.  If you made all required payments in full by the due dates, you have 10 more days to submit this form (by February 10). 

January 31, 2019 – W-2 Forms to the Social Security Administration. If you file these forms online, you don’t need to include a W-3 transmittal form. 

January 31, 2019 – 1099-MISC Forms and 1096 Transmittal Form If you submit 1099 forms electronically, you don’t need to include Form 1096. 

Not sure who should get a W-2 and who should get a 1099-Misc? Use these IRS guidelines to distinguish between an employee and an independent contractor. 

March Tax Due Dates

March 15. 2019 – S Corporation Tax Income Tax Returns (Form 1120-S)

March 15, 2019 – Form 1065 Tax Return for Partnerships

April Tax Due Dates

April 15, 2019 – Personal Tax Returns along with Schedule C for self-employed/single member LLC’s  Your Schedule C net income is included with your other sources of income to determine your taxable income. 

April 15, 2019-  Form 1120 Corporate Income Tax Return if your corporation has a calendar year-end.

April 15, 2019 –  1st Installment of Estimated Taxes Due.  Estimate your tax liability with the help of this tax calculator.

April 15, 2019 – Extension Application for your personal, partnership, or LLC tax return.

April 30, 2019 –  1st Quarter Form 941 – Employer’s Quarterly Federal Tax Return   If you made all required payments in full by the due dates, you have 10 more days to submit this form (by February 10). 

June Tax Due Dates

June 17, 2019 – 2nd Installment of Estimated Taxes Due

July Tax Due Dates

July 31, 2019 – 2nd Quarter Form 941 – Employer’s Quarterly Federal Tax Return If you made all required payments in full by the due dates, you have 10 more days to submit this form (by February 10). 

September Tax Due Dates

September 16, 2019 – 3rd Installment of Estimated Taxes Due

September 16, 2019 – S-Corp Tax Return Extension   

October Tax Due Dates

October 15, 2019  – Personal Tax Returns along with the Extensions

October 31, 2019  – 3rd Quarter Form 941 – Employer’s Quarterly Federal Tax Return  If you made all required payments in full by the due dates, you have 10 more days to submit this form (by February 10). 

October 31, 2019  – 3rd Quarter Federal Unemployment (FUTA)

Take a few minutes today to mark these dates on your calendar to save yourself time and money down the road.  Even if you outsource your quarterly filings, you should be aware of the dates so you are sure to have enough money in your account to cover the payments.  If you need assistance preparing your payroll taxes, please seek the assistance of a professional.

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