Important Tax Dates in 2020

Jan 8 The IRS will begin accepting and processing business returns.
Jan 15 Fourth quarter estimated taxes are due: 1040-ES, AL 40-ES
Jan 27 The IRS will begin accepting and processing individual returns.
Jan 31 Deadline to file and issue W2s, 1099-MISC with box 7 filled, and 1098s.
Fourth quarter wage reports are due: 941, A-1.
Fourth quarter Alabama unemployment reports are due.
Annual wage reports are due: A-3.
Annual unemployment reports are due: 940.
Feb 15 1099-B, 1099-S, and other 1099-MISC due.
The IRS begins to issue refunds for PATH filers (refunds containing Earned Income Credit and/or Child Tax Credit).
Mar 16 The deadline to pay corporate taxes on time.
Apr 1 First required minimum distribution (RMD) for those who are 70.5 years old.
Apr 30 First quarter wage reports are due: 941, A-1.
First quarter Alabama unemployment reports are due.
Jun 17 Second quarter estimated taxes are due: 1040-ES, AL 40-ES
Jul 15 The deadline to pay income taxes on time.
First quarter estimated taxes are due: 1040-ES, AL 40-ES
(This extension was given due to the various quarantines and shelter-in-place orders that arose from SARS-CoV-2 or COVID-19.)
Jul 31 Second quarter wage reports are due: 941, A-1.
Second quarter Alabama unemployment reports are due.
Sep 16 Third quarter estimated taxes are due: 1040-ES, AL 40-ES
Oct 15 The official end of tax season and the last day to file your tax return on time for the year if you filed an extension back in April.
Oct 31 Third quarter wage reports are due: 941, A-1.
Third quarter Alabama unemployment reports are due.