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2022 Tax Deadlines And Dates: What Business Owners Need To Know When Filing This Year

Let’s start with…when are taxes due?

First off, there’s more than one business tax deadline. We’ve included the most important dates to know below, so keep on reading (and take note of any relevant tax deadlines to your business)!

For reference, the quarterly tax payments apply to those who are self-employed or receive a form of income that requires you to pay quarterly estimated taxes.

January 18, 2022 – Deadline for Q4 2021 estimated tax payments.

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January 31, 2022 – Deadline for your employees and independent contractors to receive their W-2 or 1099-NEC/1099-MISC forms.

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March 15, 2022 – Deadline for partnership tax returns (and LLCs that are taxed as a partnership) as well as S-corporation tax returns.

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April 15, 2022 – Deadline for 2022 Q1 estimated tax payments. It’s also the deadline for C-corporation, sole proprietor (businesses you report on a schedule C), and individual tax returns. (And if you file an extension for the deadline, the Individual Tax Return Extension Form is due on April 15, too.)

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June 15, 2022 – Deadline for 2022 Q2 estimated tax payments.

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September 15, 2022 – Deadline for 2022 Q3 estimated tax payments.

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October 17, 2022 – Deadline for 2021 individual tax returns that received a filing extension.

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What am I missing?

We want to make sure that you don’t have any loose ends when it comes to your 2022 tax season. That’s why we’ve prepared two things to make your life easier:

Click here for our free small business tax calculator to help you with your quarterly estimated tax payments. And don’t forget to compare your tax to-do list with our 2022 Small Business Tax Preparation Checklist.

2022 Tax Deadline FAQs

What are the due dates for estimated tax payments?

There are four due dates each year: January 15; April 15; June 15; and September 15.

However, if these dates fall on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday in any given year, the payments are due the next business day. With that in mind, take a look at the dates for 2022:

  • January 18, 2022: Q4 2021 estimated tax payments due
  • April 15, 2022: Q1 2022 estimated tax payments due
  • June 15, 2022: Q2 2022 estimated tax payments due
  • September 15, 2022: Q3 2022 estimated tax payments due

What is the deadline for 1099 forms?
The deadlines vary, depending on which 1099 form you’re filing.

For all you need to know about 1099 forms and the deadlines, check out our blog, The 1099 Form 2021: What You Need to Know About Filing.

When are S-corp taxes due?
The S-corp tax deadline is March 15, 2022.

When are partnership tax returns due?
The partnership tax deadline is March 15, 2022.

When are LLC taxes due?
It depends! For LLCs that are taxed as a partnership, the tax deadline is March 15, 2022. For LLCs that are taxed as a corporation or single member LLCS, the tax deadline is April 15, 2022.

When are C-corp taxes due?
The C-corp tax deadline is April 15, 2022.

What is the sole proprietorship tax deadline?
The sole proprietorship tax deadline is April 15, 2022.

When are quarterly tax payments due?

Here are the quarterly tax payment due dates in 2022:

  • January 18, 2022: Q4 2021 estimated tax payments due
  • April 15, 2022: Q1 2022 estimated tax payments due
  • June 15, 2022: Q2 2022 estimated tax payments due
  • September 15, 2022: Q3 2022 estimated tax payments due

So You’ve Added the 2022 Tax Deadlines and Dates to Your Calendar – Now What?

Check out our Small Business Tax Preparation Checklist for the next steps you should take. If you’re interested in having Acuity handle your taxes, check out our tax services packages or schedule a call to get started. If you’re not quite ready to get started but you do want to talk to someone on our team and get some questions answered, take advantage of our free office hours. Sign up below.