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.
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.
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.
Employers. Semi-weekly depositors must deposit employment taxes for payroll dates January 27–29.
Employers. Semi-weekly depositors must deposit employment taxes for payroll date January 30–Feb. 2.
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.