September 2017 Tax and Compliance Deadlines

Tax Law and News Back to school

Now that it’s September, the kids are back in school and there’s a hint of fall in the air. Welcome to your monthly summary of important tax and compliance deadlines. Here’s a list for your review.

In September, it is recommended that you:

  • Schedule appointments with individual clients for year-end tax planning sessions.
  • Remind individual clients on automatic six-month extensions of Oct. 16 filing deadline for 2016 returns.

File returns for calendar-year corporations and partnerships that obtained automatic extensions. 

Key Compliance Dates:

Friday, Sept. 1 – Semiweekly depositors deposit FICA and withheld income tax on wages paid on Aug. 26-29.

Thursday, Sept. 7 – Semiweekly depositors deposit FICA and withheld income tax on wages paid on Aug. 30-Sept. 1.

Friday, Sept. 8 – Semiweekly depositors deposit FICA and withheld income tax on wages paid on Sept. 2-5.

Monday, Sept. 11 – Tipped employees who received $20 or more in tips during August report them to the employer on Form 4070.

Wednesday, Sept. 13 – Semiweekly depositors deposit FICA and withheld income tax on wages paid on Sept. 6-8.

Friday, Sept. 15

  • Semiweekly depositors deposit FICA and withheld income tax on wages paid on Sept. 9-12.
  • Monthly depositors deposit FICA and withheld income tax for August.
  • Individuals and calendar-year corporations pay third installment of 2017 estimated tax.
  • Calendar-year corporations file 2016 income tax return (Form 1120 for C corporations; 1120S for S corporations) if automatic extension was obtained.
  • Partnerships file 2016 Form 1065, S. Return of Partnership Income, if automatic extension was obtained.

Wednesday, Sept. 20 – Semiweekly depositors deposit FICA and withheld income tax on wages paid on Sept. 13-15.

Friday, Sept. 22 – Semiweekly depositors deposit FICA and withheld income tax on wages paid on Sept. 16-19.

Wednesday, Sept. 27 – Semiweekly depositors deposit FICA and withheld income tax on wages paid on Sept. 20-22.

Friday, Sept. 29 – Semiweekly depositors deposit FICA and withheld income tax on wages paid on Sept. 23-26.

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