2021 Important Tax Dates

IRS Tax Due Dates

Mark Them In Your Calendar

To avoid paying penalties, be sure to mark your calendar with the following important tax deadlines.

When it comes to tax deadlines, there is no reason for business owners to find tax season stressful. If you are an entrepreneur, it is important to stay on top of your taxes, no matter how busy or how complex your business is. Royal Accounting tax experts keep track of your files and know when and what you need to file,which can save you money, prevent any problems at tax time, and give you more time to manage your business.

January 15, 2021

4th Quarter 2020 Estimated Tax Payment Due.
If you are self-employed or have other fourth-quarter income that requires you to pay quarterly estimated taxes, get them postmarked by January 15, 2020 tax deadline.

April 15, 2021

Individual Tax Returns Due for Tax Year 2020.
If you haven’t applied for an extension, e-file or postmark your individual tax returns by midnight April 15, 2021.

Individual Tax Return Extension Form Due for Tax Year 2020
Need more time to prepare your tax return? File your request for a tax extension by April 17 to push your tax deadline back to October 15, 2021.

1st Quarter 2021 Estimated Tax Payment Due
If you are self-employed or have other first-quarter income that requires you to pay quarterly estimated taxes, get your Form 1040-ES postmarked by April 15, 2021 tax deadline.

Last Day to make a 2020 IRA Contribution
If you haven’t already funded your retirement account for 2020, do so by April 15, 2021. That’s the deadline for a contribution to a traditional IRA, deductible or not, and a Roth IRA. However, if you have a Keogh or SEP and you get a filing extension to October 15, 2021, you can wait until then to put 2020 money into those accounts.

June 15, 2021

2nd Quarter 2021 Estimated Tax Payment Due
If you are self-employed or have other second-quarter income that requires you to pay quarterly estimated taxes, make sure your payment is postmarked by June 15, 2021 tax deadline

September 15, 2021

3rd Quarter 2021 Estimated Tax Payment Due
If you are self-employed or have other third-quarter income that requires you to pay quarterly estimated taxes, make sure your third quarter payment is postmarked by Sept. 15, 2021 tax deadline.

October 15, 2021

Extended Individual Tax Returns Due
If you got a filing extension on your 2020 tax return, you need to get it completed and postmarked by October 15, 2021.

January 15, 2022

4th Quarter 2021 Estimated Tax Payment Due
If you are self-employed or have other fourth-quarter income that requires you to pay quarterly estimated taxes, get them postmarked by January 15, 2022 tax deadline.

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