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TAX TALK: 2018 Q3 - Key Tax Deadlines for Businesses

Posted by Michael Eagan, J.D., LL.M. on Jun 25, 2018 9:17:00 AM

Here are some of the key tax-related deadlines affecting businesses and other employers during the third quarter of 2018.  Keep in mind that this list is not all-inclusive, so there may be additional deadlines that apply to you. Contact us to ensure you’re meeting all applicable deadlines and to learn more about the filing requirements.

July 31

  • Report income tax withholding and FICA taxes for second quarter 2018 (Form 941), and pay any tax due. (See the exception below, under “August 10.”)
  • File a 2017 calendar-year retirement plan report (Form 5500 or Form 5500-EZ) or request an extension.

August 10

  • Report income tax withholding and FICA taxes for second quarter 2018 (Form 941), if you deposited on time and in full all of the associated taxes due.

September 17

  • If you are a calendar-year C corporation, pay the third installment of 2018 estimated income taxes.
  • If you are a calendar-year S corporation or partnership that filed an automatic six-month extension:
    • File a 2017 income tax return (Form 1120S, Form 1065 or Form 1065-B) and pay any tax, interest and penalties due.
    • Make contributions for 2017 to certain employer-sponsored retirement plans.

If you have questions about meeting your deadlines, contact me at meagan@BerdonLLP.com or contact to your Berdon advisor.

Michael Eagan, J.D., LL.M., a Berdon LLP tax manager, has nearly 20 years of experience in the accounting profession with a concentration in the real estate industry including partnerships and international organizations.  He works extensively with REITs to minimize corporate taxes and maximize tax benefits.    

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