And, after the holiday, please note some important income tax deadlines:
- September 12: Employees Who Work for Tips: If you received $20 or more in tips during the month of August, you should report them to your employer. Use IRS Form 4070 (Employee’s Report of Tips to Employer).
- September 15: Individuals: If you are not paying your 2016 income tax through withholding (or you will not pay enough tax during the year that way), pay the third installment of your 2016 estimated tax. Use Form 1040-ES (Estimated Tax for Individuals). For more information, see IRS Publication 505 (Tax Withholding and Estimated Tax).
- October 17: Individuals: If you requested/obtained a 6-month tax extension, file your income tax return (Form 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ) and pay any tax due by this date.