All payments should be made through your personal bank account and not your business. This is because your S-Corp business is a flow through entity, and so all the profits ‘flow through’ to you personally. If you need funds from your business account to cover this payment, please transfer the amount needed from your business account to your personal account first and categorize it as a ‘shareholder distribution’ in QuickBooks.

  1. Make your Federal estimated payment here
  2. Reason for Payment select “Estimated Tax”
  3. Apply Payment to “1040ES (for 1040, 1040A, 1040EZ)" will auto populate
  4. Tax period for Payment select the applicable tax year and click “Continue” then a window will appear to verify your selection then select “Continue”
  5. Tax Year for Verification, enter the last tax return year the IRS has on file. Please note: This is not the payment year and if you recently filed your tax return then select the year before as the IRS may not have the most recent return on file yet
  6. Enter the filing status you filed for that tax year
  7. Enter your name, social security number, date of birth, and address that matches the tax year you selected for verification
  8. Check the box for “I accept the Privacy Act and Paperwork Reduction Act.” then select “Continue”
  9. Enter your payment amount and payment date
  10. Enter your bank information and type of account
  11. Check the box for “I would like to receive email confirmation notification and agree to the Email Terms of Service.” then enter your email address and select “Continue”
  12. Review that the information is accurate then select “Submit”
  13. Print the confirmation page to pdf and slack us a copy of the confirmation page so that we can retain it for our records.
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