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February 2024 Business Due Dates

February 12 - Non-Payroll Taxes

File Form 945 to report income tax withheld for 2023 on all nonpayroll items. This due date applies only if you deposited the tax for the year in full and on time.

February 12 - Social Security, Medicare and Withheld Income Tax 

File Form 941 for the fourth quarter of 2023. This due date applies only if you deposited the tax for the quarter in full and on time.

February 12 - Certain Small Employers

File Form 944 to report Social Security and Medicare taxes and withheld income tax for 2023. This due date applies only if you deposited the tax for the year in full and on time.

February 12 - Farm employers 

File Form 943 to report Social Security and Medicare taxes and withheld income tax for 2023. This due date applies only if you deposited the tax for the year timely, properly, and in full.

February 12 - Federal Unemployment Tax

File Form 940 for 2023. This due date applies only if you deposited the tax for the year in full and on time.

February 15 - All Businesses

The following information statements are due to recipients to whom certain payments were made during2023: Form 1099-B (Proceeds from Broker and Barter Exchange Transactions), Form 1099-S (Proceeds from Real Estate Transactions) and Form 1099-MISC(Miscellaneous Income) if substitute payments are reported in Box 8 or gross proceeds paid to an attorney are reported in Box 10. With consent of the recipient, the 1099 can be issued electronically.

February 15 - Social Security, Medicare and Withheld Income Tax

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

February 15 - Non-Payroll Withholding

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

February 16 -  Payroll Withholding 

Employers begin withholding for employees who claimed exemption from withholding in 2023  but have not provided a W-4 (or W-4(SP)) to continue the exemption for 2024.  

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 2023. If you file Forms W-2G electronically, your due date for filing them with the IRS will be extended to April 1. The due date for giving the recipient these forms was January 31.

February 28 - Informational Returns Filing Due

File government copies of information returns (Forms 1099) and transmittal Forms 1096 for certain payments you made during 2023, other than the 1099-NECs that were due January 31. There are different 1099 forms for different types of payments.

February 28 -   Applicable Large Employers (ALE) – Forms 1094-B and1095-C  

If you’re an Applicable Large Employer, file paper Forms 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 April 1. See the Instructions for Forms 1094-B and 1095-B and the Instructions for Forms 1094-C and 1095-Cfor more information about the information reporting requirements. 

February 29 - Large Food and Beverage Establishment Employers

File Form 8027, Employer’s Annual Information Return of Tip Income and Allocated Tips. Use Form 8027-T, Transmittal of Employer’s Annual Information Return of Tip Income and Allocated Tips, to summarize and transmit Forms 8027 if you have more than one establishment. If you file Forms 8027 electronically, your due date for filing them with the IRS will be extended to April 1.

Weekends & Holidays:

If a due date falls on a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday, the due date is automatically extended until the next business day that is not itself a legal holiday.

Disaster Area Extensions:

Please note that when a geographical area is designated as a disaster area, due dates will be extended. For more information whether an area has been designated a disaster area and the filing extension dates visit the following websites:

FEMA: https://www.fema.gov/disaster/declarations
IRS
https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/tax-relief-in-disaster-situations


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