As an individual or business, it is your responsibility to be aware of and to meet your tax filing/reporting deadlines. This calendar summarizes important federal tax reporting and filing data for individuals, businesses and other taxpayers for the month of December 2016. 

December 2
Employers. Semi-weekly depositors must deposit employment taxes for Nov 26–Nov 29.

December 7
Employers. Semi-weekly depositors must deposit employment taxes for Nov 30–Dec 2.

December 9
Employers. Semi-weekly depositors must deposit employment taxes for Dec 3–Dec 6.

December 12
Employees who work for tips. Employees who received $20 or more in tips during November must report them to their employer using Form 4070.

Employers. File Form 941 for third quarter of 2016 only if the tax was previously deposited timely, properly and in full.

December 14
Employers. Semi-weekly depositors must deposit employment taxes for Dec 7–Dec 9.

December 15
Corporations. Deposit the fourth installment payment for 2016 estimated income tax. 

December 16
Employers. Semi-weekly depositors must deposit employment taxes for Dec 10–Dec 13. 

December 21
Employers. Semi-weekly depositors must deposit employment taxes for Dec 14–Dec.16

December 23
Employers. Semi-weekly depositors must deposit employment taxes for Dec 17–Dec 20.

December 29
Employers. Semi-weekly depositors must deposit employment taxes for Dec 21–Dec 23.

December 30
Employers. Semi-weekly depositors must deposit employment taxes for Dec 24–Dec 27.

January 5
Employers. Semi-weekly depositors must deposit employment taxes for Dec 28–Dec 30. 

January 6
Employers. Semi-weekly depositors must deposit employment taxes for Dec 31.