IRS Tax Filing Deadline Chart -for Individual & Business

Tax filing deadline is very important for all taxpayer. If you do not file your tax return within the deadline , there will be penalty and other losses just for not adhereing the deadline. For example , you may lose your claim of refund if you do not file the tax return and also did not file extension for filing of tax return. So , it is better to adhere to the deadline and if for any reason it is not possible for you to file tax return within filing deadline, you must file Form 8868 asking for extention of time .

Return Due Dates and Deadlines for Tax Year 2017?

Deadline for Individual Individual Tax Return

Form Due Dates Filing Season Deadlines  Perfection Period
1040 (individual) return 
Due April 15 (15th day of the 4th month following the close of the year) Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Sunday, April 22, 2018
Due after extension (4868) October 15 (6 mo. after return due date) Monday, October 15, 2018 Saturday, October 20, 2018
706 (estate and generation-skipping transfer) returns
Due 9 months after date of decedent’s death
Due after extension (4768) 6 months after return due date
709 (gift and generation-skipping transfer) returns   (Calendar year only)
Due April 15 following close of the year of the gift Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Due after extension (4868) October 15 (6 months after return due date) Monday, October 15, 2018
Farmers and Fishermen (2/3 income from farming or fishing, filing date to avoid estimated tax penalties) March 1 Thursday, March 1, 2018

Deadline for Business Tax Return

Form Due Dates Filing Season Deadlines  Perfection Period
1065 (partnership) returns You can correct a rejected business e-filing during the “transmission perfection period”. The length of the period depends on what you have e-filed

  • 7004 and 8868 extension – 5 days
  • 1120, 1120S, 1065 and 990 – 10 days
Due 15th day of the 3rd month following the close of the entity’s year
Due after extension (7004) 6 months after return due date
Calendar year return due March 15 Thursday, March 15, 2018
Calendar year return due after extension (7004) September 15 Monday, September 17, 2018
1120S (s-corp) returns
Due 15th day of the 3rd month following the close of the entity’s year
Due after extension (7004) 6 months after return due date
Calendar year return due March 15 Thursday, March 15, 2018
Calendar year return due after extension (7004) September 15 Monday, September 17, 2018
1120, 1120-C, and 1120-H (corporate) returns
Due 15th day of the 4th month following the close of the entity’s year
Due after extension (7004) 6 months after return due date
Calendar year return due April 15 Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Calendar year return due after extension (7004) October 15 Monday, October 15, 2018
990 (exempt organization) returns
Due 15th day of the 5th month following the close of the entity’s year
Due after extension (8868) 6 months after return due date
Calendar year return due May 15 Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Calendar year return due after extension (8868) November 15 Thursday, November 15, 2018
 1041 (fiduciary, trust, estate) returns
 Due 15th day of the 4th month following the close of the entity’s year
 Due after extension (7004) 5.5 months after return due date

(6 months for a bankruptcy estate return)

 Calendar year return due April 15 Tuesday, April 17, 2018
 Calendar year return due after extension (7004) September 30

(October 15 for a bankruptcy estate return)

Monday, October 1, 2018

(Monday, October 15 for a bankruptcy estate return)

 

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