Free Small Business and HR Compliance Calendar: October 2020

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October 2020

Running a small business is hard work. Between tax deadlines, compliance requirements, and keeping track of whatever hashtag you’re supposed to use to #promote your business, it can get overwhelming.

Don’t miss compliance deadlines! We’ve created this easy-to-use calendar to help you stay organized. Download it, bookmark it, and refer to it throughout the month so you can focus on running your business.

October 2020 Small Business Calendar

October 1, 2020

Start Planning for the Holidays! The holidays are just around the corner. Do you have a marketing plan in place? Brainstorm how you’ll promote your business this holiday season.

October 4, 2020

National Taco Day! Let’s Taco ’bout the best food ever! If you don’t like tacos, we’re nacho type… Inhale tacos, exhale negativity. #NationalTacoDay

October 5, 2020

October 5-9 is National Customer Service Week. Celebrate the employees who make your business great by supporting your customers on a daily basis.

October 10, 2020

World Mental Health Day is observed annually to raise awareness and support of mental health with the goal to erase the negative stigma. #WorldMentalHealthDay

Employee’s Report of Tips. Employees who make $20 or more in tips the previous month need report it to their employer using Form 4070.

October 11, 2020

International Day of the Girl! Celebrate the hardworking women in your office. #DayOfTheGirl

October 12, 2020

Indigenous Peoples’ Day is a day to recognize indigenous people and honor their history and culture. It began as a counter celebration to Columbus Day.

October 14, 2020

Notice of Creditable/Non-Creditable Coverage. If you offer prescription drug coverage to Medicare-eligible individuals, you must notify them as to whether the plan’s prescription drug coverage is creditable coverage.

October 15, 2020

Get to Know Your Customers Day. Take the time to reach out to your customers and get to know them better. It might be helpful to the success of your business. #GetToKnowYourCustomers

Individual and C Corporation Tax Return Deadline. It’s the deadline for those who filed for an extension.

October 16, 2020

Boss’s Day. Time to send your boss a thank you card for being awesome! If they aren’t awesome … you should probably send them a little something anyway LOL. #BossDay

October 21, 2020

Local Chamber of Commerce Day. Local chambers create a strong and vibrant economic community. Say thanks to the small businesses that make up your community.

October 24, 2020

Consider offering paid Civic Time Off to your employees and encourage them to vote on November 3.

October 27, 2020

Cranky Co-Workers Day. Yup. This is a real holiday. And if you don’t know who the cranky co-worker is in your office, it might be you!

October 30, 2020

Checklist Day. Are you super organized? Place a checkmark next to this holiday! Create a checklist of your own, or use one of ours to keep your business on track.

October 31, 2020

Happy Halloween! Have a costume contest and eat some sweet treats. Likely your employees will want to leave early to take their children trick-or-treating! #Halloween

Deadline to file Form 941, employer’s quarterly tax return.

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