April Tax Dates
Get a copy of Form 509
with all important calendar dates and information.
E-Filing - April 2
Electronic filing of Forms 1097, 1098, 1099, 3921, 3922, and W-2G.File Forms 1097, 1098, 1099 (except a Form 1099-MISC reporting nonemployee compensation), 3921, 3922, and W-2G with the IRS. This due date applies only if you file electronically.
Individual - April 10
Employees who work for tips
. If you received $20 or more in tips during January, report them to your employer. You can use Form 4070.
Individual - April 17
. File a 2017 income tax return (Form 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ) and pay any tax due. If you want an automatic 6-month extension of time to file the return, file Form 4868 and pay what you estimate you owe in tax to avoid penalties and interest. For more information, see Form 4868. Then, file Form 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ by October 15.
. If you’re not paying your 2018 income tax through withholding (or won't pay in enough tax during the year that way), pay the first installment of your 2018 estimated tax. Use Form 1040-ES. For more informa-tion, see Pub. 505.
Business - April 17
. If you paid cash wages of $2,000 or more in 2017 to a house-hold employee, you must file Schedule H (Form 1040), Household Employment Taxes. If you’re required to file a federal income tax return (Form 1040), file Schedule H (Form 1040) with the return and report any house-hold employment taxes. Report any federal unemployment (FUTA) tax on Schedule H (Form 1040) if you paid total cash wages of $1,000 or more in any calendar quarter of 2016 or 2017 to household employees. Also, report any income tax you withheld for your household employees. For more information, see Pub. 926.
. File a 2017 calendar year income tax return (Form 1120) and pay any tax due. If you want an automatic 6-month extension of time to file the return, file Form 7004 and deposit what you estimate you owe in taxes.
. Deposit the first installment of estimated income tax for 2018. A work-sheet, Form 1120-W, is available to help you estimate your tax for the year.