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Important Dates for Small Business Owners

Updated: Apr 4

As a small business owner, there are several important dates throughout the year that you should be aware of. These dates can help you stay on top of your financial obligations, plan for tax season, and take advantage of marketing opportunities. In this blog post, we’ll discuss some of the key important dates for small business owners annually.

January 1st – New Year’s Day

The start of the year is a great time to review your business goals and plan for the year ahead. Take some time to reflect on the previous year and set new objectives for your business.

January 15th – 4th Quarter Estimated Tax Payment Due

If you’re self-employed, you’re required to pay estimated taxes on a quarterly basis. The fourth quarter payment is due on January 15th. Make sure to pay this on time to avoid penalties and interest.

February 14th – Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a great opportunity for small businesses to market their products and services. Consider running a promotion or special offer to attract new customers and reward existing ones.

March 15th – S Corporation and Partnership Tax Return Due

If your business is structured as an S Corporation or Partnership, your tax return is due on March 15th. Make sure to file your return or request an extension by this date to avoid late fees.

April 15th – Individual Tax Return Due

Individuals are required to file their tax return by April 15th. If you’re self-employed, make sure to include all of your business income and expenses on your return.

May 31st – Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a federal holiday that falls on the last Monday in May. Consider running a promotion or special offer to attract customers during the long weekend.