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 tax reporting and filing data for individuals, businesses and other taxpayers for the month of February 2016.

February 1
Individuals. Individuals may file their 2015 Form 1040 and avoid any penalty otherwise assessed for not making the final installment of 2015 estimated tax payment by January 15.

February 1
Businesses. Give annual information statements to recipients of certain payments made during 2015. These information returns include (but are not limited to) Forms 1097-BTC, 1098, 1098-C, 1098-E, 1098-MA, 1098-T, and all 1099 series returns.

All employers. Give employees their copies of Form W­2 for 2015. If an employee agreed to receive Form W­2 electronically, have it posted on a website and notify the employee of the posting.

February 3
Employers. Semi-weekly depositors must deposit employment taxes for payroll dates January 27–29. 

February 5
Employers. Semi-weekly depositors must deposit employment taxes for payroll date January 30–Feb. 2.

February 10
Employees who work for tips. Employees who received $20 or more in tips during January must report them to their employer using Form 4070.

Employers. Semi-weekly depositors must deposit employment taxes for payroll date February 3–5.