Compliance Calendar

The Compliance Calendar contains important payroll filing dates and information every payroll professional needs to know during the current calendar year such as:

  • Filing dates for Forms W-2 and 941
  • When to distribute Forms W-2, 1095-C, and 1099-MISC

It also includes deposit due dates for important payments as well as the dates within which employers may make lawful shortfall deposits.

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Tax Returns Due

Employers must file quarterly tax returns (Form 941) for the third quarter of 2019. Deposit or pay any undeposited tax under the accuracy of deposit rules. If the tax liability is less than $2,500, it can be paid in full with a timely filed return. (Employers that have deposited all of the tax for the quarter on time have until November 12 to file.)

Deposit FUTA tax owed through September if more than $500.

Certain small employers must deposit any undeposited tax if the employer's tax liability is $2,500 or more for 2019 but less than $2,500 for the third quarter.

Shortfall deposits by semi-weekly depositors for deposits made October 1 to 4 for September liabilities.

Shortfall deposits or payments by monthly depositors for deposits made August 15, September 16, and October 15.