Tax Pro Deadlines

Know Exactly When

Important dates and deadlines for tax professionals shown below.  Keep in mind that this list is not intended to include every deadline that could ever apply to any tax professional.  You must always take 100% responsibility for your own knowledge of and compliance of deadlines that apply to you.

January 15th – Last Quarter Estimated Taxes Due

January 15th – Final Deadline for CTEC Renewal Registration

January 18th – Farmers & Fisherman

Pay your estimated tax for 2021. Use Form 1040-ES. Pay the final installment of your 2021 estimated tax – use Form 1040-ES

January 31st – FUTA

Deposit any FUTA tax owed through Dec 2021. Furnish Forms 1098, 1099, & W-2G to recipients for certain payments during 2021. Employers: Furnish Form W-2 to employees who worked for you in 2021 & file Form W-3, Transmittal of Wage & Tax Statements, with Copy A of Forms W-2 you issued for 2021. Individuals: File your tax return if you did not pay your last installment of estimated tax by Jan 18th (see Form 1040-ES) File Form 1099-NEC for nonemployee compensation paid in 2021, see instructions.

January 31 – All W-2s and 1099-NEC should be sent to employees / contractors


February 10th – Employers

Employees are required to report to you tips of $20 or more earned during Jan.

File a new Form W-4 if you claimed exemption from income tax withholding in 2021.

Furnish Forms 1099-B, 1099-S and certain Forms 1099-MISC to recipients.


March 1st – Farmers & Fisherman

File Form 1040 and pay any tax due. However, you have until Apr 15 to file if you paid your 2021 estimated tax payments by Jan 15, 2022.

March 10th – Employers

Employees are required to report to you tips of $20 or more earned during February.

March 15th – Extension Request Deadline

Foreign Trusts with a U.S. Owner: File calendar year Form 3520-A. For automatic 6-month extension, file Form 7004. extension request is required for 30-day extension to provide Forms 1042-S to recipients

S Corp: File Form 1120S for calendar year & pay any tax due. Furnish copy Sch. K-1 or K-3 to each shareholder. For automatic 6-month extension, file Form 7004 & deposit estimated tax. File Form 2553 to elect S Corp status beginning with calendar year 2022.

Partnerships: File Form 1065 for calendar year and furnish a copy of Sch. K-1 or K-3 to each partner. For automatic 6-month extension, file Form 7004.

Partnerships: File Form 8804 and Forms 8805 for a calendar year entity. For automatic 6-month extension, file Form 7004.

March 31st – Electronically File Forms

Electronically file Forms W-2G, 1097, 1098, 1099, 1094-C, 1095-C, 1094-B, 1095-B, 3921, 3922 & 8027


April 15th – Tax Returns & Extensions Due

C Corp and Single Member LLC Tax Returns or extensions. Personal Tax Returns or extensions.

April 15th – 1st Quarter Estimated Taxes


June 15 – Due date for second quarter estimated payments, also due date for individual tax returns for U.S. taxpayers living abroad (expatriates)


July 1 – Version 1 of Pronto Tax School Update Course released to Members


September 15 – Partnership and S corporation tax filing deadline for clients on extension, also due date for third quarter estimated payments


October 15 – Individual and C corporation tax filing deadline for clients on extension


December 31 – Last day to get credit for IRS continuing education hours for the calendar year, including completion of Annual Federal Tax Refresher (AFTR) exam for tax pros who wish to earn the Annual Filing Season (AFSP) credential for the upcoming calendar year