top of page

Key Deadlines for 2022 Tax Season

Working on your financials and taxes never feels fun, but when you stay ahead of deadlines it can feel a lot less frantic. So, mark your calendars and don't miss these key dates to watch for in 2022.

Jan. 31, 2022:

Deadline for any employees or independent contractors you hired last year to receive their W-2, 1099-NEC, or 1099-MISC tax forms.

March 15, 2022:

  • Deadline to file Form 2553 to switch your business election to an S corporation (S corp) for tax year 2022. If you miss this deadline, your business will not be treated as an S corp until calendar year 2023.

  • Deadline to file business tax returns for partnerships, S corporations, or LLCs that are taxed as partnerships (Note that this is the deadline for calendar year filers. While most taxpayers fall under this category, there are special exceptions for fiscal-year taxpayers. So, be sure to do some research.

April 18, 2022:

  • Deadline for C corporations, sole proprietorships (Schedule C), single-member LLCs or LLCs taxed as corporations, and individuals to file their tax returns.

Oct. 17, 2022:

  • If you received a filing extension on your 2021 income tax return, your extended individual return is due on this date.

2022 quarterly estimated tax payment deadlines: If you are self-employed or receive any form of income that requires you to pay estimated taxes, here are the estimated tax due dates for 2022:

  • April 18, 2022 – Deadline for 2022 Q1 estimated tax payments

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

  • Sept. 15, 2022 – Deadline for 2022 Q3 estimated tax payments

  • Jan. 17, 2023 – Deadline for 2022 Q4 estimated tax payments

Not quite ready to file your taxes yet?

If you need more time, you have until your tax-filing deadline (see above) to apply for a tax-filing extension. An extension will give you an extra six months to file your return.

  • Sole proprietors can request a tax extension using IRS Form 4868

  • Partnerships, S corps, and C corps can request an extension using IRS Form 7004

Not sure where to begin?

Tap into some help. Search our Small Business Services to find exactly what you're looking for.


bottom of page