Form 1120-S

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Form 1120-S

A tax return for the income of an S-corporation. A corporation files Form 1120-S to report its revenue, expenses, and profits or losses. It also uses Form 1120-S to claim deductions and credits, which is especially important in the United States because corporate tax rates historically have been high compared to other countries.
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On each of his income tax returns for 2009 to 2011, Fleischer reported wage income paid to him by FWP and the ordinary income of FWP (as calculated on FWP's Form 1120S, U.
By linking 2011 partnership and S corporation tax returns with federal individual income tax returns, in particular Form 1065 and Form 1120S K-1 returns, the researchers find that over 66 percent of pass-through business income received by individuals goes to the top 1 percent.
doesn't file anything on line 7 of Form 1120S (officers' compensation), it sends up a red flag to the IRS, and that business will often get examined.
The survey also reports the average fees for preparing other Internal Revenue Service tax forms, including $236 for a Form 1040 Schedule C (profit or loss from business); $524 for a Form 1065 (partnership); $695 for a Form 1120 (corporation); $660 for a Form 1120S (S corporation); $396 for a Form 1041 (fiduciary); $566 for a Form 990 (tax exempt); and $61 for a Form 940 (Federal unemployment).
This is noted in the IRS's instructions for Form 1120S, line 7, which cautions: "Distributions and other payments by an S corporation to a corporate officer must be treated as wages to the extent the amounts are reasonable compensation for services rendered to the corporation.
The corporation did not receive notification from the IRS regarding any problem with S status within six months of the date that Form 1120S, U.
Bernard noted that large taxpayers will be required to e-file their corporate Form 1120s this year for the first time.
If you file as an S corporation using IRS form 1120S prior to receiving approval and/or an Employer Identification Number, you could jack up the amount owed on your return in a big way.
Shareholders may elect to use normal accounting rules, passing the early losses through the short-year Form 1120S to their personal tax returns and reporting later profits on the short-year Form 1120.