Tax Deadlines and Extensions
2015 Tax Deadlines Approaching:
IRS Personal Form 1040 4-18-2017
IRS Corporation Form 1120S 3-15-2017
IRS LLC and Partnership Form 1065 3-15-2017
IRS Corporation Form 1120 4-18-2017
State of Texas Franchise (LLC and Corps) 5-15-2017
YOU MAY WANT TO CONSIDER AN EXTENSION to avoid LATE FILING PENALTIES
Two ways to acquire an extension:
1. IRS website: www.irs.gov, and complete the appropriate form. Make sure you keep a copy and mail the form in by the Tax Deadline:
2. Request our assistance in preparing an Electronic Extension with an e-file IRS Acknowledgement ($ 25 fee per extension). Scroll to PDF Fillable form and complete your name, entity name, etc. PAYMENT for EXTENSION is due prior to our filing form
Or contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone number: 512-462-3656
Fax number: 512-462-2715
NOTE: Being granted an extension, does not relieve the need to pay taxes. Or another way to say this: The extensions below can grant one additional time to file a return and avoid Late Filing Penalties, but if you owe Tax Money, there are other penalties for Underpaying your obligation by the proper due date.
Six Month Extension *
Five Month Extension**
DUE DATES Type of Return Form Extension Late Filing Penalty
3-15-2017 S-Corporation 1120S 7004* Failure to file penalty is $195 for each month or part of a month (up to 12 months), for each shareholder in the corporation. The minimum penalty for a return that is more than 60 days late is the smaller of the tax due or $205. Additional tax Penalty of $260 applies for each failure to timely issue a schedule k-1 to a shareholder.
3-15-2017 LLC 1065 7004* Failure to timely file partnership returns is $ 195 per month per partner up to 12 months. Failure to Timely furnish or include all required information on a K-1: $260 for each failure.
4-18-2017 Corporation 1120 7004** A corporation that does not file its tax return by the due date, including extensions, may be penalized 5% of the unpaid tax for each month or part of a month the return is late, up to a maximum of 25% of the unpaid tax. The minimum penalty for a return that is over 60 days late is the smaller of the tax due or $205.
4-18-2017 Fiduciary 1041 7004** Estates/Trusts and Grantor Trusts: Late filing penalty of 5% of tax per month up to 25% plus Payment penalties and interest. If a return is more than 60 days late, the minimum late filing Penalty is the smaller of $205 or the tax due.
4-18-2017 Personal 1040 4868* imposes an addition to tax for failure to file a Federal income tax return by its due date, determined with regard to any extension of time for filing previously granted. The addition equals 5% of the net amount due for each month that the return is late, not to exceed 25%.The penalty does not apply if it is shown that the failure to timely file is due to reasonable cause and not due to willful neglect. If any tax is due, the tax must be paid by the unextended due date to avoid late payment penalties even if extension was filed.
05-15-2017 Texas Franchise 05-102/163 $50 late filing penalty. The extension payment must be at least 90% of the tax that will be due with report, or 100% of the tax reported as due on the prior franchise tax report (provided the prior report was filed on or before May 15).