April 2022 | Important Dates & What's New
April is a big month for businesses, with many annual and Q1 deadlines. Here are the major deadlines that might be applicable to you and your business.
April 15, 2022
Annual DOR Filers: Excise Tax Return — DOR
Annual City of Bellingham Filers: B&O Tax Return — City of Bellingham
April 18, 2022
Since April 15 falls on Emancipation Day in D.C., these Federal deadlines have been extended until the next business day.
Individual Income Tax Return (Form 1040) — IRS
Estimated Tax Payments for Q1 — IRS
C-Corp Income Tax Returns (Form 1120) — IRS
April 30, 2022
Paid Family & Medical Leave Report for Payment for Q1 — Paid Leave
May 2, 2022
Since the last day of the month falls on a Saturday, these deadlines have been extended until the next business day.
Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return (Form 941) for Q1 — IRS
State Unemployment Insurance (SUI) Report and Payment for Q1— ESD
L&I Report and Payment for Q1 — L&I
Quarterly DOR Filers: Excise Tax Return for Q1 — DOR
Quarterly City of Bellingham Filers: B&O Tax Return — City of Bellingham
Monthly City of Bellingham Filers: B&O Tax Return — City of Bellingham
Please note that every business is different, so it's important to make sure to talk with your accountant or bookkeeper about your tax and filing requirements.
Whatcom Small Business Flood Recovery Grants
Applications are open from April 15 - May 3, 2022, 11:59 PM.
The Whatcom Small Business Recovery Grant is available for businesses that were affected by the fall 2021 floods. Grants are up to $5,000 and are intended to help businesses cover essential expenses such as rent, payroll, repairs, and mitigation measures.
Learn more here.
Downtown Bellingham Storefront Improvement Grant
Applications are open from April 4 - May 9, 2022.
This grant is available for eligible businesses in Downtown Bellingham and will provide design assistance and remodeling assistance to small businesses.
Learn more: https://www.downtownbellingham.com/sig
Working Washington Grants: Round 5 Coming Soon
Round 5 of the Working Washington Grant is in the works and is expected to be available this Spring.
Learn more: commercegrants.com
COVID Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Deferment
If you have an existing COVID Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL), the SBA announced additional deferment of principal and interest payments for a total of 30 months deferment from inception.
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