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Tax Return Due Dates for Year Ending December 31, 2017

March 15, 2018

Partnership and Corporate returns are due or need to be extended.

April 16, 2018

Individual returns are due or need to be extended.

September 17, 2018

Partnership and Corporate tax returns that were extended are due.

October 15, 2018

Individual returns that were extended are due.

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Federal Tax Key Facts & Figures

Retirement Contributions

Tax Year        2018          2017

Age < 50      $5,500       $5,500

Age > 50      $6,500       $6,500

*Maximum amount can be limited due to income and if taxpayer(s) already contribute to a retirement plan.

Maximum elective deferral

Age         2018                   2017

<50      $12,500             $12,500

>50      $15,500             $15,500

Maximum elective deferral

Age              2018              2017

<50          $18,500         $18,000

>50         $24,500         $24,000

Health Savings Accounts (HSA)

Tax Year                              2018         2017

Contribution Limit             $3,450     $3,400

Plan Min. Deductible        $1,350      $1,300

Plan Out Pocket Limit      $6,650      $6,550

*Age 55 or older can contribute an additional $1,000 to HSA.

Tax Year                              2018         2017

Contribution Limit             $6,900     $6,750

Plan Min. Deductible        $2,700      $2,600

Plan Out Pocket Limit      $13,300    $13,100

*Age 55 or older can contribute an additional $1,000 to HSA.

Mileage Rates


Purpose               2018               2017

Business                 –            53.5 cents/mile

Medical                   –             17 cents/mile

Charitable               –             14 cents/mile

Moving                    –             17 cents/mile

Individual Estimated Taxes

Individuals can base federal estimated tax payments on:

  1. 90% of current tax,
  2. 100% of prior year’s tax, or
  3. 110% of prior year’s tax if prior year’s AGI is >$150,000 (>$75,000 Married Filing Separately)