Federal Tax Calendar

Here are some key dates for the current tax year.

2015

January
15 –Fourth quarter 2014 estimated tax due. Use Form 1040-ES.
February
2 –Deadline for employers to provide copies of Forms W-2 and 1099 for 2014 to employees.
17 –If you claimed exemption from income tax withholding last year on the Form W-4 you gave your employer, you must file a new Form W-4 by February 17 to continue your exemption for another year.
March
2 –Deadline for farmers and fishermen who have a balance due on their taxes to file their 2014 individual income tax returns and pay the balance due without penalties.
16 –Deadline for 2014 corporate tax returns (Forms 1120 and 1120-S) or to request an extension using Form 7004.
April
15 –Deadline to file 2014 individual income tax returns (Form 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ) and any taxes owed, or to file for an automatic 6-month extension.
15 –Last day to contribute to a traditional IRA, Roth IRA, or SEP-IRA for the 2014 tax year.
15 –First quarter 2015 estimated tax due. Use Form 1040-ES.
15 –Deadline to file 2014 trust tax returns (Form 1041) or to request an automatic extension.
15 –Deadline to file 2014 partnership tax returns (Form 1065) or to request an automatic extension (Form 7004).
June
15 –Deadline for U.S. citizens living abroad to file individual tax returns and pay any tax, interest, and penalties due, or to request a 4-month extension (Form 4868).
15 –Second quarter 2015 estimated tax due. Use Form 1040-ES.
September
15 –Third quarter 2015 estimated tax due. Use Form 1040-ES.
October
1 –Deadline for existing employers to establish a SIMPLE IRA plan.
15 –If you were given a 6-month extension to file your income tax return for 2014, file Form 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ and pay any tax, interest, and penalties due.
15 –Final deadline to file 2014 partnership tax return if you were given a 6-month extension.