Quarterly Estimated Tax Payments Due Dates for 2011 and 2012
Are you self employed or an independent contractor? Are you someone who received a block of income on which federal income tax was not withheld (Eg. Annuity Distribution, IRA distribution, bad debt forgiveness, etc.)?
If you answered yes, then you have to pay attention to estimated tax payment deadlines. These are the deadlines on which you must pay your share of federal income taxes that would have been owed on that money.
Here is a summary of due dates for your reference:
|Quarter||Period||2011 Due Dates||2012 Due Dates|
|Q1||January 1 – March 31||April 18, 2011||April 17, 2012|
|Q2||April 1 – May 31||June 15, 2011||June 15, 2012|
|Q3||June 1 – August 31||September 15, 2011||September 17, 2012|
|Q4||September 1 – December 31||January 17, 2012||January 15, 2013|