IRS Form 944 Due Date & Mailing Address for 2023 & 2022

IRS Form 944 - Due Date & Mailing Address

Updated on January 12, 2024 - 10:30 AM by Admin, TaxBandits

IRS Form 944 is an annual form needed by small business employers to report annual federal income tax & FICA tax with the IRS. In order to file the annual federal tax return for employees in a timely manner, employers must be familiar with the Form 944 deadline.

Employers can either file paper copies or e-file this form. The IRS recommends the e-filing of Form 944 for quicker processing and instant IRS approval. If you choose paper filing, keep reading to learn more about the Form 944 deadline and mailing address details

Table of Content:

1. About the Employer’s Annual Tax Return

IRS Form 944, (Employer’s Annual Tax Return) is designed for the small employers and is used to report employment taxes. Small business employers with an annual liability for social security, Medicare, and withheld federal income taxes of $1,000 or less have to file annual information returns instead of the quarterly form 941.

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2. When is the due date to file 944 tax Form?

For 2023, you have to file Form 944 by January 31, 2024. However, if you made deposits on time in full payment of the taxes due for the year, you may file the return by February 10, 2024.

Note: File Form 944 only once for each calendar year. If you filed Form 944 electronically, don't file a paper Form 944.

If the Form 944 due date falls on any Federal holidays or weekend, the next business day will be the due date.

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3. Where to mail Form 944 for 2023?

When filing paper copies, small business employers must mail Form 944 to the IRS. Where you file depends on whether the payments are included or not and also the State where the business operates.

Mailing Addresses for Form 944 for 2023 Tax Year

If you are in Without a payment With a payment
Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin Department of the Treasury
Internal Revenue Service
Kansas City, MO 64999-0008
Internal Revenue Service
P.O. Box 806533
Cincinnati, OH 45280-6533
Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wyoming Department of the Treasury
Internal Revenue Service
Ogden, UT 84201-0008
Internal Revenue Service
P.O. Box 932200
Louisville, KY 40293-2200
No legal residence or principal place of business in any state Internal Revenue Service
P.O. Box 409101 Ogden,
UT 84409
Internal Revenue Service
P.O. Box 932200
Louisville, KY 40293-2200
Special filing address for exempt organizations; federal, state, and local governmental entities; and Indian tribal governmental entities, regardless of location Department of the Treasury
Revenue Service Ogden,
UT 84201-0008
Internal Revenue Service
P.O. Box 932200
Louisville, KY 40293-2200

Note: Your filing address may have changed since you filed your employment tax return in prior years. Don't send Form 944 or any payments to the SSA

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4. Paper filing vs e-filing of Form 944

Small business employers may choose between paper filing and e-filing. E-filing is a time-saving filing option for Form 944. Paper filing means a longer processing time and surprisingly can actually cost you more. Whereas the IRS recommended method of filing (e-filing Form 944) is more convenient, quick processing, and cost-effective than paper filing.

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  • Step 1: Enter Form 944 Details
  • Step 2: Review the Summary Form 944
  • Step 3: Pay & transmit to the IRS

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