Important 2018 Tax deadlines for startups

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It’s that pesky time of the year again where we start thinking about tax compliance. Whether your business made any money or not, you must comply with filing requirements set forth by the IRS. Here are a handful of key dates to remember. If you have any questions about any of these filings reach out to info@greenoughgroup.com.

Federal filing deadlines

· Jan 31:1099-MISC– forms are due to all your contractors. W2s are sent to employees.

· Jan 31: Form 941– Q4`17 Quarterly payroll reports. Include R&D Credit from Form 8974

· Jan 31: Form 8974 – Claim your R&D tax credits from prior year.

· Jan 31: Form 940– Annual payroll report

· Mar 15: Form 1065 – LLC or Partnership tax returns due. Can be extended to Sep 15.

· Apr 17: Form 1120 – C-Corp Tax returns due. Can be extended to Oct 15.

· Apr 17: Form 6765 – R&D Tax Credit for FY`17 due.

· Apr 30: Form 941– Q1`17 Quarterly payroll reports. Include R&D Credit from Form 8974!

· Apr 30: Form 8974 – Claim your R&D tax credits from prior year.

· Jul 31: Form 941 – Q2`17 Quarterly payroll reports. Include R&D Credit from Form 8974!

· Jul 31: Form 8974 – Claim your R&D tax credits from prior year.

· Oct 31: Form 941– Q3`17 Quarterly payroll reports. Include R&D Credit from Form 8974!

· Oct 31: Form 8974 – Claim your R&D tax credits from prior year.

Delaware filing deadlines

· Mar 1 – Delaware Franchise Tax reports are due.

California filing deadlines

· Mar 15: Form 565/568 – LLC/Partnership Tax returns due. Can be extended to Sep 15.

· Apr 17: Form 100 – C-Corp Tax returns due. Can be extended to Oct 15.

· Apr 17: CA Franchise tax Due (Typically $800)

· May 7: 571-L – Property Tax form due with your local County. (Link not provided as each county varies)

· Month of Company Incorporation: SI-550– Statement of Information due to the CA Secretary of State. $25 if filed on time, $250 if filed late. 

San Francisco City filing deadlines

· Feb 28: San Francisco Gross Receipts and Payroll Expense Due