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Tax Year 2014 Calendar: Important Dates and Deadlines

Unless otherwise indicated, all deadlines are at 11:59:59 P.M. (one second before midnight) local time.

See also IRS Publication 509.

March 31, 2014

November 15, 2014

  • Start of 2015 open enrollment at the Health Insurance Marketplace.
  • This applies to uninsured taxpayers who want to avoid possible penalties on their 2015 tax returns, which are filed in 2016.

January 5, 2015 (evening)

  • The Intuit Electronic Filing Center begins accepting and holding ("stockpiling") 2014 tax returns that are final and able to be e-filed.
  • The IRS starts processing stockpiled returns on January 20.

January 15, 2015

  • Due date for fourth installment of 2014 estimated tax payments.

January 20, 2015

  • The IRS starts processing previously stockpiled returns. Most (but not all) are processed on a first-in, first-out basis.
  • The IRS will run a small number of stockpiled returns through their systems up to a week before this date for testing purposes.
    • If yours is one of them, please note that your tax refund (if any) will not be processed until after January 20.

February 15, 2015

  • End of 2015 open enrollment at the Health Insurance Marketplace.
  • This applies to uninsured taxpayers who want to avoid possible penalties on their 2015 tax returns, which are filed in 2016.

March 16, 2015

  • Deadline for filing a 2014 corporation or S-corporation return or extension.

April 15, 2015

  • Deadline for filing a 2014 personal, partnership, or estates/trusts tax returns or extension.
    • The return or extension must be postmarked or transmitted for e-filing by Wednesday, April 15, 2015.
    • To avoid late payment penalties and interest, any additional taxes you owe must be paid by this date even if you filed an extension
  • Due date for first installment of 2015 estimated tax payments.

April 20, 2015

  • Deadline for resubmitting or paper-filing a rejected federal return that was originally e-filed by the April 15 deadline if you did not file an extension.
    • Note: The last day to resubmit a rejected 2014 return is October 20; however the April 20 deadline applies to taxpayers who owe taxes and want to avoid the late-filing penalty.
  • Deadline for resubmitting or paper-filing a rejected extension that was originally e-filed by the April 15 deadline.

June 15, 2015

  • Deadline for filing a 2014 personal return for U.S. citizens or residents living and working abroad, including military duty.
  • Due date for second installment of 2015 estimated tax payments.

September 15, 2015

  • Final deadline to file your 2014 corporation, S-corporation, partnership, or estates/trusts tax return if you filed an extension.
  • Due date for third installment of 2015 estimated tax payments.

October 15, 2015

  • Final deadline to file your 2014 personal tax return if you filed an extension on or before April 15.

October 20, 2015

  • Final deadline to resubmit a rejected 2014 return that was originally e-filed on or before October 15.
    • If you're expecting a refund and miss the October 20 e-file cutoff date, you have until April 16, 2018 (October 15, 2018 if you filed an extension) to file a paper return and claim your 2014 refund.

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