Important Tax Dates

It is important to know the various filing dates.  The list below shows the 2021 deadlines for filing 2020 Individual income tax returns as well as deadlines for extensions and 2021 estimated tax payments

January 15, 2021


Pay the balance of your 2020 estimated tax.

February 1, 2021


Make sure you have received a Form W-2 from each employer for whom you worked in 2020.

April 15, 2021


File your 2020 tax return and pay the balance of your 2020 tax liability.  If you cannot meet this deadline you may obtain an automatic 6 month filing extension by filing Form 4868.


You are still required to estimate your 2020 tax liability and pay the balance of your 2020 tax liability or face interest and penalties.

June 15, 2021


Pay the second installment of your 2021 estimated tax.

September 15, 2021


Pay the third installment of your 2021 estimated tax.

October 15, 2021


File your 2020 return if you received an automatic 6 month extension using Form 4868.

December 31, 2020


If self-employed, this is the last day to set up a qualified retirement plan for 2020.