Be aware of these tax deadlines

Posted on Jan 15, 2016

A new year means tax return filing season has arrived once again. Among the tax deadlines you may be required to meet in the next few months are the following:

● January 15 – Due date for the fourth and final installment of 2015 estimated tax for individuals (unless you file your 2015 return and pay any balance due by February 1).

● February 1 – Employers must furnish 2015 W-2 statements to employees. Payers must furnish 1099 information statements to payees. (The deadline for Form 1099-B and consolidated statements is February 16.)

● February 1 – Employers must generally file 2015 federal unemployment tax returns and pay any tax due.

● February 29 – Payers must file information returns (except Forms 1095-B and 1095-C) with the IRS. (March 31 is the deadline if filing electronically.)

● February 29 – Employers must send W-2 copies to the Social Security Administration. (March 31 is the deadline if filing electronically.)

● March 31 – Large employers must furnish Form 1095-C to employees.

● May 31 – Forms 1095-B and 1095-C due to IRS. (June 30 is the deadline if filing electronically.)

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