2018 Tax Due Dates

Renner Business News, February 8, 2018—Mark Your Calendar—2018 Tax Due Dates

Tax is all about deadlines.  We may have a blizzard, a flu epidemic or a government shutdown, but the IRS deadlines will stand.  Last year there were some major changes to the deadlines for filing certain tax returns, so you may want to check your calendar.  Here’s a list of some of the more basic due dates.  Let us know your questions, and how we can help.

2018 Tax Due Dates

DATEDEADLINE FOR:
March 15, 2018Calendar-year 2017 S corporation income tax returns (Form 1120S) or automatic six-month extension (Form 7004) and paying any tax due.
March 15, 2018Calendar-year 2017 partnership returns (Form 1065) or requesting an automatic six-month extension (Form 7004).
April 17, 20182017 individual income tax returns (Form 1040) or automatic six-month extension (Form 4868 and paying any tax due.
April 17, 20182018 individual quarterly estimated tax payment (Form 1040-ES).
April 17, 2018Payment of 2017 individual IRA contribution, traditional IRA or Roth IRA (even if return is on extension).
April 17, 2018Payment of 2017 individual SEP contribution (unless 2017 tax return is on extension).
April 17, 20182017 individual gift tax return (Form 709) or automatic six-month extension (Form 8892) and paying any gift tax due; or
if no gift tax is due, filing automatic six-month extension (Form 4868 to extend both Form 1040 and Form 709).
April 17, 20182017 individual schedule H (Part of Form 1040) for reporting of wages paid to a domestic employee.
April 17, 2018Calendar-year 2017 trust and estate income tax returns (Form 1041) or automatic five-and-a-half month extension to October 1 (Form 7004) and paying any income tax due.
April 17, 2018Calendar-year 2017 C corporation income tax returns (Form 1120) or automatic six-month extension (Form 7004) and paying any tax due.
April 17, 20182018 corporate quarterly estimated tax payment for calendar-year corporations.
April 30, 2018First quarter payroll tax returns (Form 941).
June 15, 20182018 individual quarterly estimated tax payment (Form 1040-ES).
June 15, 20182018 corporate quarterly estimated tax payment for calendar-year corporations.
July 31, 2018Second quarter payroll tax returns (Form 941).
July 31, 2018Calendar-year 2017 retirement plan report (Form 5500) or extension request.
September 17, 20182018 individual quarterly estimated tax payment (Form 1040-ES).
September 17, 20182018 corporate quarterly estimated tax payment for calendar-year corporations.
September 17, 2018Calendar-year 2017 S corporation returns extended due date (Form 1120S).
September 17, 2018Calendar-year 2017 partnership returns extended due date (Form 1065).
October 1, 2018October 1, 2018
Calendar-year trust and estate income tax returns extended due date (Form 1041).
October 15, 20182017 individual income tax return extended due date (Form 1040).
October 15, 20182017 individual gift tax return extended due date (Form 709).
October 15, 20182017 calendar-year C corporation income tax return extended due date (Form 1120).
October 31, 2018Third quarter payroll tax returns (Form 941).
December 17, 20182018 corporate quarterly estimated tax payment for calendar-year corporations.

NOTE: There are many more filing requirements and deadlines including state and local returns and other returns. This list is just a few. To find out what deadlines apply to you, consult your tax advisor.

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