August 2021 Individual Due Dates
Report Tips to Employer If you are an employee who works for tips and received more than $20 in tips during July, you are required to report them to your employer on IRS Form 4070 no later than August 10. Your employer is required to withhold FICA taxes and income tax withholding for these tips from your regular wages. If your regular wages are insufficient to cover the FICA and tax withholding, the employer will report the amount of the uncollected withholding in box 12 of your W-2 for the year. You will be required to pay the uncollected withholding when your return for the year is filed.
August 2021 Business Due Dates
Self-Employed Individuals with Pension Plans If you have a pension or profit-sharing plan, this is the final due date for filing Form 5500 or 5500-EZ for the calendar year 2020.
August 2 - All Employers
Suppose you maintain an employee benefit plan, such as a pension, profit-sharing, or stock bonus plan, file Form 5500 or 5500-EZ for the calendar year 2020. If you use a fiscal year as your plan year, file the form by the last day of the seventh month after the plan year ends.
Certain Small Employers Deposit any undeposited tax if your tax liability is $2,500 or more for 2021 but less than $2,500 for the second quarter.
Federal Unemployment Tax Deposit the tax owed through June if more than $500.
Social Security, Medicare, and Withheld Income Tax File Form 941 for the second quarter of 2021. This due date applies only if you deposited the tax for the quarter in full and on time.
Social Security, Medicare and Withheld Income Tax If the monthly deposit rule applies, deposit the tax for payments in July.
August 16 - Non-Payroll Withholding
If the monthly deposit rule applies, deposit the tax for payments in July.