2022 is nearly here! Start the year off strong with this January calendar filled with holidays, compliance reminders, and social media dates.
And just like that, 2021 is almost over. Although this year has had no shortage of hardships, there’s plenty to be thankful for (and to look forward to!).
Kick the year off with a bang with this free January small business and HR calendar. It’ll help you stay on top of deadlines and requirements, plan for important holidays, and better connect with your staff and customers. Download it, bookmark it, and refer to it throughout the month.
Remember to take time to congratulate yourself and your staff for making it through another unprecedented year. Cheers to a healthy, happy, successful 2022. Happy new year!
To download our calendar with dates and descriptions, click here.
January 1, 2022
New Year’s Day. Give your employees off to celebrate the first day of 2021. #NewYearsDay
New IRS Retirement Plan Limits Effective. The IRS recently announced that the 2022 contribution limit for 401(k) plans will increase to $20,500.
States’ Minimum-Wage Increases Effective. Nearly half of the U.S. will increase minimum wages for hourly workers starting on January 1. Check your state’s minimum wage law here.
January 4, 2022
New Year for Business / Performance Goals Setting. New year, new goals.
Summer Intern Recruiting. Don’t get caught behind the eight ball. HR pros recommend if you’re looking for summer interns, now’s the time to start looking or posting information.
January 10, 2022
Clean off Your Desk Day. Whether your desk is at home or in the office, it’s probably time you clean and organize your space. #CleanOffYourDeskDay
OSHA Vaccine Mandate Penalties to Start. OSHA will begin penalizing large private employers who don’t comply with the federal COVID-19 vaccine-or-test rule starting on January 10.
January 15, 2022
National Bagel Day. Treat your staff to bagels today!
January 17, 2022
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. #MLKDay is a federal holiday observed on the third Monday of January marking the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
January 20, 2022
Get To Know Your Customers Day. The perfect day to reach out to your customers and get to know them better. It occurs on the third Thursday of each quarter. #GetToKnowYourCustomersDay
January 22, 2022
Celebration of Life Day. This day is a reminder to take a moment of gratitude for the life you have, and to appreciate life in all its wonders.
January 24, 2022
National Compliment Day. A wonderful way to brighten your employee’s day and give them credit for a job well done! #NationalComplimentDay
Community Manager Appreciation Day. Don’t forget to recognize and celebrate the efforts of your community manager. Whether they manage your social media or your online community of followers, they too help to improve your customer experiences. #CMAD
January 28, 2022
Data Privacy Day. 43% of data breaches involved small business victims. Protect yourself and your business. #PrivacyAware
January 31, 2022
IRS Deadline: File Form 941 – Federal Quarterly Return. Your quarterly filings for Q4 2020 are due on this day.
IRS Deadline: File Form 940 – Annual Federal Unemployment Tax Return (FUTA). The previous year’s Form 940 is due to the IRS by January 31.
Deadline to Distribute Forms W-2. January 31 is the deadline to distribute Forms W-2 to employee(s).