I’m not sure about the weight issue for depreciating a van or truck. Does the 6,000 pounds of “gross vehicle weight” mean loaded or unloaded weight for trucks and vans? Is that the same as GVWR (gross vehicle weight rating)?
Estimated corporate taxes for the 3rd payment of the 2015 tax year are due on September 15th. This also applies at the state and local level. These taxes must be paid by the due date to avoid interest & penalties. Below are the specific details.
Requirement: Deposit the third installment of your estimated corporate income taxes to avoid interest, penalties & a big tax bill at the end of the year.
Who Must Pay: Corporations must generally make quarterly estimated tax payments if it expects the estimated tax for the year to be $500 or more for the tax year.
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We borrowed $100,00 from our LLC, which is taxed as a partnership. We now have a new partner and we have forgiven the loan. How is a forgiven partnership loan treated from a tax perspective on the 1065 and 1040?
We are an S Corporation with a fiscal year end of September 30th. Is there a way that the existing S Corporation shareholders can take distributions to pay the estimated income taxes, and the new shareholders would not take distributions until next year? Can this be done without breaking the S election?
I need to dissolve a NYC S corporation. I think there are additional steps that need to be taken into consideration. Please advise.
Commuter passes are generally an IRC Section 132(f) fringe benefit. This means that they’re treated as a pre-tax contribution and excluded from income on the W-2 Form. These commuter programs can provide a great tax saving benefit to both the employee and the employer. If your company is interested in learning how commuter benefit programs work, there are a few points to keep in mind.
The short answer is that it depends on a few factors. However, it’s likely that the suspended passive activity losses can be claimed as there will be a complete liquidation of the taxpayer’s entire interest in that single rental activity.
So you took that leap of faith, and started your own business! What does this mean to the typical entrepreneur? For most of us, running your own business means that you are responsible for paying your own individual income tax liability throughout the entire year in quarterly installments. Moreover, payroll taxes aren’t always automatically withheld from a W-2 form as is the case for most traditional employees.
Technically, it does not hurt to save every single receipt and there are tools available to easily convert hard copies to digital. However, that doesn’t mean you need to save receipts for taxes in every instance.
The answer is yes if you need to justify an expense on your tax return. However, those that file a simple tax return and elect the standard deduction usually do not need to save their receipts for everyday purchases. Typically, you will not need a receipt for groceries as that’s not an item you can itemize on your tax return, unless sales tax is involved. It’s a different story for receipts related to charitable donations and mortgage interest payments as that can generally be claimed on your tax return.