There are new tax deadlines effective for the 2017 tax filing season that generally apply to taxpayers with tax years beginning after December 31, 2015.
- Partnerships are now originally due on the 15th day of the third month after the close of the tax year (March 15 for a calendar-year partnership) – can be extended 6 months (previously 5)
- S Corporations original due date remains unchanged, still due on the third month after the close of the tax year (March 15 for a calendar-year s corps) – can be extended 6 months
- C Corporations are now originally due on the 15th day of the fourth month after the close of the tax year (April 15 for a calendar-year c corps) – can be extended 6 months; however special exception just for June 30 year-end corps (their deadline remains the old deadlines for the next 10 years).
- Trusts original due date remains unchanged but now have a maximum 5.5 month extension (previously 5 months) (Sept 30 for calendar year trusts)
- Non-profits original due date remains unchanged but now have a maximum 6 month extension (previously 3 months) (Nov 15 for calendar year non-profits)
- FBAR is now due April 15, with a maximum extension of 6 months ending on October 15 – IRS has not yet issued extension forms for the FBAR – PLEASE NOTE THAT THE FBAR DEADLINE DOES NOT FOLLOW THE SAME “NEXT BUSINESS DAY” RULE AS OTHER FEDERAL INCOME TAX RETURN FILINGS. SO, APRIL 15/OCTOBER 15 IS THE DEADLINE, REGARDLESS OF HOLIDAYS/WEEKENDS.
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