Important Dates, Deadlines & Reminders

Wondering when your estimated taxes are due? What about that extension you filed last April?

This calendar will give you the lowdown on all you need to know. Yay! Now you can stay on top of all of these important dates!

Use the arrow navigation to scroll through the upcoming or past months to see what you missed. (Check out the sidebar to see upcoming dates, in list form.)

 

TAX TIP: Use QuickBooks Online to Ease Estimated Tax Nightmares

DID YOU KNOW? Figuring out estimated taxes can be a big PITA if you don’t have a bookkeeping system…and doing your own books can be even more overwhelming….until now! If you pay estimated tax, and your income fluctuates, you may wish to adjust estimated tax installments you owe throughout the year, say if you’re not earning as…

Tax Extension expires October 15!

Did You File an Extension last April? It expires on October 15th! Are you ready? Need help with any of this stuff? Please feel free to contact me anytime to discuss your situation. I look forward to helping you!

Time for a QuickBooks Check-Up!

Title: Schedule your QuickBooks Check-Up Date: Now Have you ever worried that there might be something wrong with your QuickBooks file, or feel like you may need a little QuickBooks help from an expert accountant & QuickBooks Proadvisor? It’s a feeling that many people have, because Intuit tells everyone they can do their own books…

TAX YEAR 2014: IRS Due Dates — Estimated Tax Payments (Form 1040-ES)

2014 Federal Estimated Income Tax Payment Coupon (IRS Form 1040-ES): Like every year before ths, 1040-ES payments are due on the 15th day of the 4th, 6th, and 9th months of your tax year and on the 15th day of the 1st month after your tax year ends.  (FYI: For the majority of individual taxpayers, the tax…

Need to File Form 1099? Save Time, Money on Forms, Envelopes

Here’s a time and money-saving suggestion for everyone still looking to purchase blank 2013 1099-misc forms: You can save a lot of money over the higher prices you’ll pay if you were to order the forms from Intuit or pick them up from an office supply store. Amazon’s selection is wider and deeper than any…

Free Tool to Calculate 1040-ES Estimated Tax Payment Amounts (link)

Here’s a great resource I’ve located online for calculating how much you need to pay with the Form 1040-ES voucher. As a tax professional, I found this estimated tax payment calculator tool (link below) fairly straightforward to use. TAX TIP: If the tool I linked to below seems overwhelming or confusing to you, please consider…

TAX YEAR 2013: IRS Due Dates — Estimated Tax Payments (Form 1040-ES)

Federal Estimated tax payments (IRS Form 1040-ES): Payments are due on the 15th day of the 4th, 6th, and 9th months of your tax year and on the 15th day of the 1st month after your tax year ends.  (For individuals, this is December 31.) QuickBooks Pro and Premier Conveniently come in Download Versions and are Easily…

List of IRS forms that 1040 filers can begin filing in March 2013

Per the IRS: “the following tax forms will be accepted by the IRS during the first week of March after updating forms and completing programming and testing of its processing systems. A specific date will be announced in the near future.” Form 3800 General Business Credit Form 4136 Credit for Federal Tax Paid on Fuels…

WHAT IS ESTIMATED TAX & WHY SHOULD YOU PAY IT?

If you receive taxable income that is paid to you without income tax withheld, you may owe estimated tax. You should make your estimated tax payment(s) on time in order to not be charged penalties and interest for paying late, (for instance if you wait until you file your tax return to pay all the…

How to Pay Your IRS 1040ES Estimated Taxes

The IRS accepts payment by mail, credit card, or online. The following instructions are from the IRS 2013 “Form 1040ES Instructions – “How To Pay Estimated Tax”: Pay Online: Paying online is convenient and secure and helps make sure we get your payments on time. You can pay using either of the following electronic payment…

Ready? Employer Tax Forms (like 1099 & W-2) Due 1/31/2013!

Oops! this was last year’s (2012 forms) post! Are you looking for the 2013 forms to be filed with IRS by 2/28/2014 (or 3/31/2014, if you eFile) ? —–>CLICK HERE, READ a FREE TIP about FILING YOUR 2013 1099-Misc or 1099-Int forms QUICKLY & WITH EASE in 2014.<—-  itle: Be Prepared for Smooth 1099 Filing!…

Avoid IRS Penalty for no 4th Qtr Estimate!

As always, you can skip the last 1040-ES estimated tax payment without penalty if you file your return and pay the full balance due no later than January 31, 2012

2nd Quarter Estimated Taxes: Due on Fri 06-15-2012!

Title: 2nd Quarter 2012 Estimated Taxes are Due! Description: Estimated tax payment. Your second-quarter estimated tax payment for Tax year 2012 is due. Mail form 1040-ES with your payment or pay online. Date: 2011-06-15 Link: www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f1040es.pdf Quarterly Estimated Tax payments can be tricky but it’s not rocket science. You have an option to pay in…

2012 IRS Due Dates — Estimated Tax Payments (Form 1040-ES)

Estimated tax payments (Form 1040-ES): Payments are due on the 15th day of the 4th, 6th, and 9th months of your tax year and on the 15th day of the 1st month after your tax year ends. If the 15th happens to fall on a Saturday, Sunday, or a Government Holiday, then your payment is…

Extension 411

FEDERAL EXTENSIONS THE Ultimate Bookkeeper is pleased to be able to help with your federal extensions. I’ve listed basic information & links to forms below. Forms are are free to download and you can complete and file them on your own. To view and print these federal and most state forms you need special software.…