2020 TAX DATES

With 2019 wrapping up we hope you enjoy the holidays with family and friends. But it’s good to start thinking about 2020 and taxes. Listed below are all the important tax dates for 2020 (tax year 2019) with the applicable extensions and those deadlines.

PLEASE NOTE: We suggest most clients file an extension on their taxes. Please make sure your extension request is filed before the extension due date. Late extension requests will not be accepted by the IRS.

Form Type of Due Date 2020 Filing Due Date (TY 2019) Notes
Form W-2-(Employee Salary and Tax Info)
Final Due Date
Friday, January 31, 2020
No Extension
Form 1099 – (Contractor Payment Info)
Final Due Date
Friday, January 31, 2020
No Extension
SF Payroll and Gross Receipt (if Registered in SF)
Due Date
Friday, January 28, 2020
Extension Request Date
60 Days
Need to submit 100% before or on 2/28/2020
DE Franchise Tax (DE C Corp. Return)
Monday, March 2, 2020
No extension
Form 1065 (Partnerships Return)
Due Date
Monday, March 16, 2020
Calendar year
The 15h day of the 3rd month.
Fiscal Year
Extension Request Date
4-month
Need to file form 7004 before the 15th day of the 3rd month of fiscal/calendar year to request extension
Form 1120 (S Corp. Returns
Due Date
Monday, March 16th, 2020
Extension Request Date
6 month
SF 571-L (Business Property Filing)
Final Due Date
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
No Extension
Form 1040 (Individual Return)
Due Date
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Extension Request Date
6 month
Need to file form 4868 before 4/15/2020 to request extension and submit payment before or on 4/15/2020
FinCEN 114 (Foreign Bank Acct. Reporting)
Extension Request Date
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Final Due Date
6 month
Extended with form 1040, no need to file any form for extension individually
Form 1120 (C Corp, Return)
Due Date
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Extension Request Date
6 month
Need to file form 7004 before 4/15/2020
Form 990 Series (Tax Exempt Org. Return)
Due Date
Friday, May 15, 2020
Extension Request Date
6 month
Need to file form 8868 before 5/15/2020
SF 2018-2019 (Business Reg. Renewal)
Due Date
Monday, June 1, 2020
No Extension
Form 5500 Series (Employee Benefit Plan)
Due Date
Friday, 31st July, 2020
Extension Request Date
Thursday, 15 October, 2020
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