2024 Santa Monica Tax Deadlines

Delaware C-Corps in Santa Monica have the April 15th federal and California tax return deadlines, plus several Santa Monica/LA specific dates. These include the April 1st 571-L filing date (due May 7th) and July 1st/August 31st Santa Monica Business License deadlines. See the rest below.

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Upcoming Santa Monica deadlines in 2024

1 tax event

  • For Santa Monica startups, IRS ACA Compliance 1094-B, 1095-B, 1094-C, and 1095-C filings are due (if paper-filing, due April 1 if eFiling). File Form 8809 for a 30-day extension.

2 tax events

  • IRS 30-day automatic extension: provide Form 1095-B and Form 1095C to employees.

  • Delaware Annual Franchise Report filing deadline. Your Santa Monica startup will pay a minimum of $400, which increases if you have significant funding.

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Total 27 Tax events for Santa Monica in 2024

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  • For Santa Monica startups, IRS ACA Compliance 1094-B, 1095-B, 1094-C, and 1095-C filings are due (if paper-filing, due April 1 if eFiling). File Form 8809 for a 30-day extension.

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  • IRS 30-day automatic extension: provide Form 1095-B and Form 1095C to employees.


  • Delaware Annual Franchise Report filing deadline. Your Santa Monica startup will pay a minimum of $400, which increases if you have significant funding.

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  • Deadline to file the California Franchise Tax. Pay $800.


  • Due date for Santa Monica startup employees to make contributions to Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) for 2023 (Employee Benefits).


  • File the R&D Tax Credit Form 6765 with your tax return. Can extend to October 15. We strongly recommend working with a qualified CPA to prepare this form in conjunction with your Form 1120 if you are a high-growth startup – if your company is going to be acquired by a major technology company, that company’s CFO will use a strong tax team to do due diligence on this.


  • Federal Quarterly Estimated Tax 1st installment (first quarter 2024).


  • C Corp Form 1120 Tax Return due. The Federal Form 1120 is the U.S. Corporation Income Tax Return, which the IRS has companies use to report their income, losses, credits, etc., and to figure the income tax liability of the corporation. Can extend the deadline to Oct. 15. All Santa Monica startups are required to file this Federal form by this deadline unless they file an extension.

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California Statement of Information deadline date. Pay $25.

Note: Startups need to prepare and file their federal and state tax returns by April 15 in 2024, unless filing for an extension. The federal extension deadline for 2024 is October 15. 

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SANTA MONICA, STARTUPS AND TAXES

On the west side of Los Angeles County, Santa Monica boasts both natural beauty and a diverse economy. Santa Monica is the #2 city in the US for sustainability startup funding, according to Promoleaf, which ranks cities for green businesses, renewable energy, environmental engineering, and recycling. Often called “Silicon Beach,” Santa Monica is home to hundreds of startup companies funded by venture capital. 

The most important taxing authorities for companies in Santa Monica are:  

Delaware C-Corps in Santa Monica have the April 15th federal and California tax return deadlines, plus several Santa Monica/Los Angeles specific dates. See the important dates above.


Last Year's Tax Deadlines For Santa Monica Startups

2023 startup tax deadlines are supplied for reference purposes only, and should not be used when making decisions in 2024 or beyond. Always consult your tax professional, and see our disclaimer below.


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Every startup is different and so are its tax compliance needs. This is only a guideline. Please consult your tax professional. IRS Circular 230 Disclaimer: To ensure compliance with IRS Circular 230, any U.S. federal tax advice provided in this communication is not intended or written to be used, and it cannot be used by the recipient or any other taxpayer for the purpose of avoiding tax penalties that may be imposed on the recipient or any other taxpayer. Copyright © Kruze Consulting

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