Personal Tax Rates – Federal Tax Filings
2018 Rates and instructions are provided via PDF in the following link.
To aid in determining how much you should withhold, the IRS has created a withholding calculator. This calculator, while not exact, will help you in estimating your withholding amount. Please pay heed to the cautions, and notices on the IRS.gov web pages, as those notices could determine the ability or lack of ability of this calculator to help in determining how much you should withhold. For more detailed estimates, you should schedule an appointment with your CPA.
Initial filing date April 15
Extended filing date October 15
Initial filing date March 15th
Extended filing date September 15th
Initial filing date March 15
Extended filing date September 15
Initial filing date the 15th day of the third month following the year-end date.
Six months after the 15th day of the third month following the year-end date.
Not For Profit Organizations
The return due dates for a Not for Profit organization depends on the fiscal (not calendar-unless the fiscal and calendar year-end are the same) year-end. There was a change for the 2017 tax year. Previously there were two three month extensions, now there is only one six month extension.
Other Business Related Due Dates
Employment Tax Due Dates
By January 31
Form 940, Employers Annual Federal Unemployment Tax Return (FUTA)
Form 943, Employers Annual Federal Tax Return for Agricultural Employees
Form 944, Employers Annual Federal Tax Return-IF the IRS notified you in writing to file Form 944
Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statements with Form W-3
By February 28
All Forms 1099 with Form 1096
Quarterly (April 30, July 31, October 31, January 31)
Forms 941, Employers QUARTERLY Federal Tax return.
Deposits of the federal taxes withheld from employees as well as the social security and medicare taxes withheld/paid for by employees are deposited based on a schedule that is determined by the total tax liability that you have reported. It can vary from bi-weekly, to monthly. Consult your payroll tax professional for more guidance in this area.