This article was originally published on Jan. 3, 2019, and was updated on Jan. 8, 2020 and Jan. 4, 2021.
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As a small business owner, it can feel like tax deadlines constantly sneak up. Quarterly estimated taxes? Sending 1099s to contractors? Income tax day? It can be all too easy for busy business owners to overlook the tax calendar, missing a due date and facing a penalty.
And then there’s COVID-19. The pandemic threw the 2020 tax calendar into a frenzy, with the usual April 15th due date moving forward two months to July 15, 2020. The good news is that, as of right now, all tax deadlines for 2021 remain unchanged.