The various IRS tax filing deadlines for employer forms have been announced. Be sure to mark the following on your calendar for timely submission:

  • February 1, 2016 – Forms 940, 941, 943, and 944, related to employer tax returns.
  • February 29, 2016 – Paper filing of Forms W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, with IRS Form W-3 included. Copies of Forms W-2 must also be provided to employees by this date.
  • March 31, 2016 – Electronic filing of Forms W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, with IRS Form W-3 included. Also, Forms 1095-C, Employer-Provided Health Insurance Offer and Coverage Insurance, must be provided to employees by this date.
  • May 31, 2016 – Forms 1095-C must be filed with the IRS.

Failure to file your employer tax forms on time can result in penalties. Get more information and links to the various forms here: https://www.sba.gov/blogs/mark-your-calendar-employer-tax-filing-deadlines