The 2022 Tax Calendar

Jan 9, 2022

22 tax filing dates

January 2022 Tax Due Dates

January 3 – Self-Employed Individuals Pay Half of Deferred 2020 Social Security Taxes

January 18 – Estimated Tax Payment for 4th Quarter of 2021 (Form 1040-ES)

April 2022 Tax Due Dates

April 1 – First Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) by Individuals Who Turned 72 in 2021

April 18:

    • File 2021 Tax Return (Form 1040) and Pay Tax Due (except for residents of Maine and Massachusetts).  The extensions are applicable for tax filings only.  There is no extension on tax payments.
    • File Form 4868 to Request 6-Month Income Tax Return Filing Extension (payment of tax not extended)
    • Estimated Tax Payment for 1st Quarter of 2022 (Form 1040-ES)
    • Contribute to Individual Retirement Account (IRA) for 2021
    • Withdraw Excess IRA Contributions in 2021 to Avoid Penalty if Filing of Form 1040 Was Not Extended
    • Contribute to Health Savings Account (HSA) for 2021
    • Contribute to Solo 401(k) Plan or Simplified Employee Pension (SEP) Plan for 2021 by Self-Employed if Filing of Form 1040 Was Not Extended

June 2022 Tax Due Dates

June 15:

    • Estimated Tax Payment for 2nd Quarter of 2022 (Form 1040-ES)
    • U.S. Taxpayers Living and Working Abroad File 2021 Tax Return (Form 1040)
    • U.S. Taxpayers Living and Working Abroad File Form 4868 to Request 4-Month Income Tax Return Filing Extension (payment of tax not extended)
    • Military Personnel on Duty Outside the U.S. File 2021 Tax Return (Form 1040)
    • Military Personnel on Duty Outside the U.S. File Form 4868 to Request 4-Month Income Tax Return Filing Extension (payment of tax not extended)

September 2022 Tax Due Dates

September 15 – Estimated Tax Payment for 3rd Quarter of 2022 (Form 1040-ES)

October 2022 Tax Due Dates

October 17:

    • File Extended 2021 Tax Return (Form 1040) and Pay Tax Due
    • Apply for a second extension to December 15 if you live overseas and have not filed
    • Withdraw Excess IRA Contributions in 2021 to Avoid Penalty if Filing of Form 1040 Was Extended
    • Contribute to Solo 401(k) Plan or Simplified Employee Pension (SEP) Plan for 2021 by Self-Employed if Filing of Form 1040 Was Extended

December 2022 Tax Due Dates

December 12 – Contribution to Employer-Sponsored Retirement Plan for 2022 (401(k), 403(b), 457 or federal thrift savings plans)

December 15 – Second extended filing deadline for taxpayers living overseas.

December 31 – Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) by Individuals Who are 73 or Older at the End of 2022

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