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Use Our Simple Checklist for Your Business’ End-of-Year Tasks

Tax filings and paperwork don’t have to be scary. This end of year checklist helps you keep track of key documents and deadlines.

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Dec 01, 20202 minutes

There’s no way around it — the end of the year means paperwork and tax filings for business owners. And if you’re not careful with filing business taxes correctly, your company may receive some unexpected fines.

The Justworks Guide to End of Year: 2020 Edition

Tackle end-of-year filings with our Guide to End of Year.

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But it’s not just tax filings you have to worry about. It’s also end-of-year bonuses and commissions, rounding out 401(k) contributions, informing employees about their FSA funds, and a multitude of other tasks. All these tasks can feel daunting for any business.

Get Organized

Getting organized is the first step in navigating the end-of-year rush. That’s why we’ve created a downloadable ebook for employers that lists common federal tax filings and dates, along with other helpful tips.

This ebook includes:

  • 2021 federal deadlines at-a-glance
  • Tips for developing a tax strategy and plan
  • How to prepare for the end of the year
  • Working with a PEO at the end of the year

While some federal tax filings are due at the end of January, other forms aren’t due until as late as mid-April.

Keep in mind that the checklists in this ebook are not exhaustive, and different or additional requirements may apply to your particular business. Also, state and localities may have different forms and filing deadlines. If you’re unsure of what forms or tasks apply to your company, it’s best to reach out to your tax advisor or legal counsel.

Ready to check those boxes and move on to planning for the new year? You can download the ebook for free here.

How Justworks Can Help

We’re guessing you didn’t get into business just to file paperwork. Justworks is a Professional Employer Organization (PEO) that can help you manage your payroll and related tax paperwork, and in many cases, can file for you. That means that, at the end of the year, you’ll have a few less items on your to-do list to worry about. Learn more about all the ways we can help you run your business with confidence.

This material has been prepared for informational purposes only, and is not intended to provide, and should not be relied on for, legal or tax advice. If you have any legal or tax questions regarding this content or related issues, then you should consult with your professional legal or tax advisor.