Proof of S Corp and Effective Date
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Helps Determine

  • S Corp Books Start Date

    • 1st of the month of the S Corp Effective Date... if Collective is filing the S Corp's first 1120-S.

    • 1st of the year of the first 1120-S filed by Collective... If Collective is not filing the S Corp's first 1120-S.

    • All business transactions, from all business and personal accounts, are imported to the S Corp's Financial Books... as long as the transaction is dated after the S Corp Books Start Date.

    • The transactions are categorized to produce Financial Statements

    • Financial Statements are:

      • reported in the 1120-S Business Tax Return

      • used in Quarterly Tax Estimate Payment calculations

      • used to measure the company's financial performance over time

      • used in loan applications

  • First Payroll Date

    • Within the first year of the S Corp Effective Date, payroll for reasonable compensation for the S Corp's Owner/Employee must be submitted with a payroll company.

  • First 1120-S Business Tax Return Year Start Date

    • The first year the S Corp needs to file an 1120-S

    • The first of the month of the S Corp Effective Date

  • Schedule C 1040 Individual Tax Return End Date

    • If your business had activity before your S Corp Effective Date,

    • and your S Corp Effective Date is February 1st or after,

    • you'll gather and submit all transactions for January 1 through the Month Prior to the S Corp Effective Date

Disclaimer: The information contained in this document is provided for informational purposes only and should not be construed as financial or tax advice. It is not intended to be a substitute for obtaining accounting or other financial advice from an appropriate financial adviser or for the purpose of avoiding U.S. Federal, state or local tax payments and penalties.

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