April 2024 Business Due Dates

April 1 - Electronic Filing of Forms 1098, 1099 and W-2G

If you file Forms 1098, 1099 (other than 1099-NEC), or W-2G electronically with the IRS, this is the final due date. This due date applies only if you file electronically (not paper forms). Otherwise, January 31 or February 28 was the due date, depending on the form filed. The due date for giving the recipient these forms was January 31.

April 1 - Applicable Large Employers (ALE) – Form 1095-C

If filing electronically, file Form 1095-C, Employer-Provided Health Insurance Offer and Coverage, with the IRS. If filing on paper the due date was February 29, 2024.

April 1 - Large Food and Beverage Establishment Employers

If you file Forms 8027 for 2023 electronically with the IRS, this is the final due date. This due date applies only if you file electronically. Otherwise, February 29, 2024 was the due date

April 15 - Household Employer Return Due

If you paid cash wages of $2,600 or more in 2023 to a household employee, you must file Schedule H. If you are required to file a federal income tax return (Form 1040 or 1040-SR), file Schedule H with the return and report any household employment taxes. Report any federal unemployment (FUTA) tax on Schedule H if you paid total cash wages of $1,000 or more in any calendar quarter of 2022 or 2023 to household employees. Also, report any income tax that was withheld for your household employees. For more information, please call this office.

April 15 - C-Corporations

File a  2023 calendar year income tax return (Form 1120) and pay any tax due. If you need an automatic 6-month extension of time to file the return, file Form 7004, Application for Automatic Extension of Time to File Certain Business Income Tax, Information and Other Returns, and deposit what you estimate you owe. Filing this extension protects you from late filing penalties but not late payment penalties, so it is important that you estimate your liability and deposit it using the instructions on Form 7004.

April 15 - Social Security, Medicare and Withheld Income Tax

If the monthly deposit rule applies, deposit the tax for payments in March.

April 15 - Non-Payroll Withholding

If the monthly deposit rule applies, deposit the tax for payments in March.

April 15 - C-Corporations

The first installment of2024estimated tax of a calendar year corporation is due.

April 15 - Fiduciary Returns

Last day to timely file a 2023 calendar year fiduciary return (Form 1041, U.S. Income Tax Return of Estates and Trusts) or file an extension.   

April 30 - Social Security, Medicare and Withheld Income Tax

File Form 941 for the first quarter of 2024. Deposit or pay any undeposited tax under the accuracy of deposit rules. If your tax liability is less than $2,500, you can pay it in full with a timely filed return. If you deposited the tax for the quarter in full and on time, you have until May 10 to file the return.

April 30 - Federal Unemployment Tax

Deposit the tax owed through March if it is more than $500.

Weekends & Holidays:

If a due date falls on a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday, the due date is automatically extended until the next business day that is not itself a legal holiday

Disaster Area Extensions

Please note that when a geographical area is designated as a disaster area, due dates will be extended. For more information whether an area has been designated a disaster area and the filing extension dates visit the following websites:

FEMA: https://www.fema.gov/disaster/declarations
IRS
: https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/tax-relief-in-disaster-situations

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