Key dates from the federal tax calendar.

January 15

Estimated tax for the 4th quarter of 2014 due for those who do not pay their income tax throughout the year through withholding.

February 2

Employers must send out W-2 Forms and 1099 Forms to employees and non-employees who provide services.

February 17

If you claimed exemption from income tax withholding on the W-4 Form you gave your employer last year, you must file a new Form W-4 by this date to continue your exemption for another year.

March 2

Businesses must file paper copies of Form 1099 with the Internal Revenue Service.

March 16

Businesses must file “Form 1120” for the calendar year and pay any taxes due.

April 15

2014 Individual income tax returns due, along with any tax, interest, and penalties due.

Last day to contribute to a traditional IRA, Roth IRA, or SEP-IRA for the 2014 tax year

Estimated tax for the 1st quarter of 2015 due for those who do not pay their income tax throughout the year through withholding.

June 15

2014 Individual income tax returns due for those who live outside the United States.

Estimated tax for the 2nd quarter of 2015 due for those who do not pay their income tax throughout the year through withholding.

September 15

Estimated tax for the 3rd quarter of 2015 due for those who do not pay their income tax throughout the year through withholding.

Businesses tax returns due for those business that were given a 6-month extension to file returns for 2014.

October 15

Individual income tax returns due for those who were given a 6-month extension to file income tax returns for 2014, along with any tax, interest, and penalties due.