Tax Calendar

April 15

  • Besides being the last day to file (or extend) your 2012 personal return and pay any tax due, 2013 first quarter estimated tax payments for individuals, trusts, and calendar-year corporations are due on this date; SEP and Keogh contributions are also due if your return is not being extended.
  • If you need to file a 2012 gift tax return, it also must be filed or extended by this date.
  • If you paid cash wages of $1,800 or more in 2012 to a household employee, you must file Schedule H by this date. You may also have to report any federal unemployment tax paid and any income tax you withheld for your household employees.

April 30

  • If you have employees, a federal unemployment tax (FUTA) deposit is due if the FUTA liability through March 31 exceeds $500.
  • Most employers must file Form 941 (Employer’s Quarterly Federal Tax Return) to report Medicare, social security, and income taxes withheld in the first quarter of 2013. (If your tax liability is less than $2,500, you can pay it in full with a timely filed return.) If you deposited the tax for the quarter in full and on time, you have until May 10 to file the return.

June 17

  • Second quarter estimated tax payments for individuals, trusts, and calendar-year corporations are due on this date.

 

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