2019 Tax Deadlines for San Francisco Startups

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Many startups get overwhelmed with the number of local, state, and federal filings that are due every year. We are providing the following list to make life a little easier for compliance. Click the links below to learn more about the various filings and San Francisco tax deadlines.

  • JAN 1: San Francisco companies with 20+ employees: Post Paid Parental Leave Ordinance (PPLO) and Health Care Security Ordinance (HCSO) posters and begin compliance.
  • JAN 31: Send 1099 ‘s to Contractors. Send W2 ‘s to Employees. 1099-MISC for non-employee compensation must also be e-filed to IRS on this date.
  • JAN 31: Send 1095-B and 1095-C forms to Employees.
  • JAN 31: Claim R&D Tax Credits on Form 941 , and deadline to file annual FUTA return on Form 940.
  • FEB 28: IRS ACA Compliance 1094-B , 1095-B , 1094-C and 1095-C filings are due (if paper-filing, due APR 1 if eFiling).
  • FEB 28: SF Annual Gross Receipts Tax for 2018 filing & payment deadline.
  • MAR 1: Delaware Annual Franchise Report filing due: Pay a min. of $400, +more if you have significant funding.
  • MAR 1: IRS 30 day automatic extension: provide Form 1095-B and 1095-C form s to Employees.
  • APR 1: IRS ACA Compliance 1094-B , 1095-B , 1094-C and 1095-C filings are due (eFile).
  • APR 1: 1099 ‘s and W2 ‘s must be e-filed with the IRS by this due date.
  • APR 1: SF 571-L Business Property Tax filing due. Initial deadline.
  • APR 15: C-Corp Form 1120 Tax Return due. Can extend to Oct 15.
  • APR 15: File the R&D Tax Credit Form 6765 with your tax return. Can extend the tax deadline to OCT 15.
  • APR 15: File the CA Franchise Tax due. Pay $800.
  • APR 30: Q1 2019 Estimated SF Gross Receipts Tax installment payment.
  • APR 30: Claim R&D Tax Credits on Form 941.
  • MAY 7: SF 571-L Business Property Tax due. Final date to avoid 10% penalty.
  • MAY 31: SF Business Registration Renewal filing due. Payment calc’d on Gross Receipts.
  • JUN 3: Delaware Quarterly Estimated Franchise Tax, Pay 40% of estimated annual amount (if annual amount expected to exceed $5,000).
  • JUL 31: Q2 2018 Estimated SF Gross Receipts Tax installment payment deadline.
  • JUL 31: Claim R&D Tax Credits on Form 941.
  • AUG 31: SF 571-L Business Property Tax due.
  • SEP 2: Delaware Quarterly Estimated Franchise Tax, Pay 20% of estimated annual amount (if annual amount expected to exceed $5,000).
  • OCT 15: C-Corp Form 1120 Tax Return final due date if extension was filed.
  • OCT 31: Q3 2018 Estimated SF Gross Receipts Tax installment payment.
  • OCT 31: Claim your R&D Tax Credits on Form 941.
  • DEC 2: Delaware Quarterly Estimated Franchise Tax, Pay 20% of estimated annual amount (if annual amount expected to exceed $5,000).
  • ROLLING: CA Statement of Information due. Pay $25.
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