February 2020 Individual Due Dates
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February 2020 Individual Due Dates

February 1 - Tax Appointment

If you don’t already have an appointment scheduled with this office, you should call to make an appointment that is convenient for you.

February 10 - Report Tips to Employer

If you are an employee who works for tips and received more than $20 in tips during January, you are required to report them to your employer on IRS Form 4070 no later than February 10.


Your employer is required to withhold FICA taxes and income tax withholding for these tips from your regular wages. If your regular wages are insufficient to cover the FICA and tax withholding, the employer will report the amount of the uncollected withholding in box 12 of your W-2 for the year. You will be required to pay the uncollected withholding when your return for the year is filed.


February 18 - Last Date to Claim Exemption from Withholding

If you claimed an exemption from income tax withholding last year on the Form W-4 you gave your employer, you must file a new Form W-4 by this date to continue your exemption for another year.


February 2020 Business Due Dates

February 10 - Non-Payroll Taxes

File Form 945 to report income tax withheld for 2019 on all non-payroll items. This due date applies only if you deposited the tax for the year in full and on time.

February 10 - Social Security, Medicare and Withheld Income Tax

File Form 941 for the fourth quarter of 2019. This due date applies only if you deposited the tax for the quarter in full and on time.

February 10 - Certain Small Employers

File Form 944 to report Social Security and Medicare taxes and withheld income tax for 2019. This due date applies only if you deposited the tax for the year in full and on time.

February 10 - Farm Employers

File Form 943 to report Social Security and Medicare taxes and withheld income tax for 2019. This due date applies only if you deposited the tax for the year timely, properly, and in full.

February 10 - Federal Unemployment Tax

File Form 940 for 2019. This due date applies only if you deposited the tax for the year in full and on time.

February 18 - Social Security, Medicare and Withheld Income Tax

If the monthly deposit rule applies, deposit the tax for payments in January.

February 18 - Non-Payroll Withholding

If the monthly deposit rule applies, deposit the tax for payments in January.

February 19 - Payroll Withholding

Employers begin withholding for employees who claimed exemption for withholding in 2019 but have not provided a W-4 (or W-4(SP)) to continue the exemption for 2020.

February 28 - Payers of Gambling Winnings

File Form 1096, Annual Summary and Transmittal of U.S. Information Returns, along with Copy A of all the Forms W-2G you issued for 2019. If you file Forms W-2G electronically, your due date for filing them with the IRS will be extended to March 31. The due date for giving the recipient these forms was January 31.

February 28 - Informational Returns Filing Due

File government copies of information returns (Form 1099) and transmittal Forms 1096 for certain payments you made during 2019, other than the 1099-MISCs that were due January 31. There are different 1099 forms for different types of payments.


February 28 - Applicable Large Employers (ALE) – Form 1095-C

If you’re an Applicable Large Employer, file 1094-C, Transmittal of Employer-Provided Health Insurance Offer and Coverage Information Returns, and 1095-C with the IRS. For all other providers of minimum essential coverage, file paper Forms 1094-B, Transmittal of Health Coverage Information Returns, and 1095-B with the IRS. If you’re filing any of these forms with the IRS electronically, your due date for filing them will be extended to March 31. See the Instructions for Forms 1094-B and 1095-B and the Instructions for Forms 1094-C and 1095-C for more information about the information reporting requirements.

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