Expat Tax Calendar


The US tax deadline for expats to file an individual tax return is different than for Americans at home. The calendar below lists this important deadline and other essential tax due dates for US expats and entrepreneurs abroad by month.

How to use this tax calendar


For each month, you see information about the tax due date, the tax event and the situation it applies to. This way, you can clearly see which dates apply to you and which ones don’t.

January


  • Connector.

    Fourth and final installment of quarterly estimated taxes

    Self-employed, others with income where taxes are not withheld


February


  • Connector.

    File and pay all taxes to avoid penalites if last quarterly installment wasn't paid on Jan-15

    Self-employed, others with income where taxes are not withheld


March


  • Connector.

    S-Corp and LLC tax returns

    US entrepreneurs (incl foreign based)

  • Connector.

    Trust returns for trusts incl foreign trusts

    US individuals with trusts, foreign trusts


April


  • Connector.

    Individual tax return due if residing in the US - if taxes are owed interest will accrue from this date (even for expats)

    US residents, nationals, greencard holders, expats in low tax jurisdictions that have taxes due

  • Connector.

    C-Corp tax returns (starting 2017)

    Foreign companies investing in US, foreign startups

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    First installment of estimated taxes

    Self-employed, others with income where taxes are not withheld

  • Connector.

    FBAR reporting (starting 2017 for 2016 tax year)

    Holders of foreign bank accounts with a combined balance of 10k or more


June


  • Connector.

    Individual tax return due if residing outside the US

    US expats

  • Connector.

    Second installment of quarterly estimated taxes

    Self-employed, others with income where taxes are not withheld


September


  • Connector.

    Late filing deadline for S-Corp and LLC if filed for an extension

    Foreign companies investing in US, foreign startups

  • Connector.

    Late filing deadline for trusts if filed for an extension

    US individuals with trusts, foreign trusts

  • Connector.

    Third installment of estimated taxes

    Self-employed, others with income where taxes are not withheld


October


  • Connector.

    Late filing deadline for individual US tax returns if filed for an extension

    US taxpayers that filed for an extension to file

  • Connector.

    Late filing deadline for C-Corp if filed for an extension

    Foreign compnaies investing in US and foreign startups that filed for an extension to file


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