Do you own an existing S-Corp? Formations is here to help. 

We'll prep, review, and file your 2023 1120s tax form, and even add in your 1040 tax form (premium package only), along with IRS audit protection and expert recommendations. Take a look at the options below, and lets get your taxes handled!

Worried that you missed the March 15 business tax deadline? Don't sweat it! We'll help with your penalty abatement options and filing an extension.

We know how stressful taxes are for the self-employed. We're here to help, so you can get back to your business. 

File your 1120s with Formations this year and save thousands. 

This offer is limited to the first 200 high-income S Corps to claim it!

Worried you're leaving money on the table with your current tax service? You're not alone. Most self-employed professionals miss valuable deductions that could dramatically decrease their tax burden. We’ll help prepare, review, and file your 1120s for a fraction of the cost of an over-priced CPA.

Simply choose the package above that fits your business and we'll get the ball rolling, so you can get back to...well...running your business!


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What is the 1120s tax form?

The 1120S tax form is used to report the income, gains, losses, deductions, credits, and other financial information of a business that is registered as an S corporation (S-corp). It is designed to determine the tax liability of the S-corp, which is a pass-through entity. This means that the income earned by the S-corp is not taxed at the corporate level but is instead passed through to the shareholders. The shareholders then report their share of the company’s income and losses on their personal income tax returns using Form 1040. The 1120S form helps to allocate the individual share of the company’s financial activity to each shareholder for their personal tax reporting.

How do I know if an S Corp is right for me?

Determining whether an S Corporation (S Corp) is the right choice for your business involves weighing several advantages and considerations:

Advantages of an S Corp:

1. Pass-through taxation: Profits or losses are reported on the shareholders' personal tax returns, which can reduce personal tax liability and avoid the double taxation that C Corporations face.
2. Limited personal liability: Shareholders have limited liability for the company's debts or legal obligations, protecting personal assets.
3. Lower operational costs: S Corps generally require less paperwork and administrative overhead than C Corporations.
4. Legal and financial benefits: S Corps may enjoy certain exemptions and benefits, such as lower insurance premiums or protection from certain types of lawsuits.


Considerations for an S Corp:

1. Ownership restrictions: S Corps are limited to 100 shareholders, and there are restrictions on who can be a shareholder (e.g., individuals, certain trusts, and estates, but not partnerships or corporations).
2. Higher filing fees: In some states, like California, there may be additional documentation and higher costs associated with maintaining an S Corp.
3. Complex regulations: S Corps must adhere to strict rules regarding profit distribution and dividend payments to avoid legal complications.
4. Increased tax liability for high-income shareholders: The pass-through nature of taxation can result in higher taxes for shareholders in higher income brackets.

Before deciding on an S Corp, you should also consider the need to have a registered business entity in place, the requirement to issue stock, and the necessity to maintain compliance with state and federal regulations.

If you're considering an S Corp, it's important to consult with a tax professional or legal advisor to understand how these factors apply to your specific situation and to ensure that this business structure aligns with your financial and operational goals.

How experienced is Formations with 1120s tax returns?

Formations has significant expertise in 1120s tax returns, having completed thousands of them, exclusively for the self-employed. Our specialization in this area ensures precise and beneficial filing for self-employed professionals across various sectors. 

How will you prepare my return?

After purchase, you'll create an account on our secure portal, where you'll answer key questions and upload necessary tax documents. Our team will then prepare your return for review, keeping the process straightforward and efficient. 

Do I need an 1120s AND a 1040?

The 1120S form and the 1040 form are both tax forms used in the United States, but they serve different purposes and are used by different types of taxpayers

1. Form 1120s: This is the tax return form used by S corporations. An S corporation is a type of corporation that elects to pass corporate income, losses, deductions, and credits through to their shareholders for federal tax purposes. Shareholders of S corporations report the flow-through of income and losses on their personal tax returns and are assessed tax at their individual income tax rates. The 1120S form is used by the S corporation to report its income, gains, losses, deductions, credits, and other information necessary to the IRS.

2. Form 1040: This is the standard Individual Income Tax Return form used by individual taxpayers in the U.S. It is used by individuals to file their annual income tax returns with the IRS. The form calculates the total taxable income of the taxpayer and determines how much is to be paid or refunded by the government. Income, deductions, and credits are reported on this form, and the resulting tax liability is computed.

In summary, the 1120S is for S corporations to report their income and determine the tax liability of the corporation (which is then passed on to the shareholders), while the 1040 is for individuals to report their personal income and calculate their own tax liability. If you are a shareholder in an S corporation, you may need to file both forms: the 1120S for the corporation and the 1040 for your personal taxes, including your share of the S corporation's income or loss.

What else can Formations help me with?

Formations can assist you with a variety of services beyond just preparing and filing your 1120S tax forms. Here's a list of additional services they offer:

1. Predictive Tax Management: They provide solutions for self-employed professionals to manage tax liabilities and save on taxes predictably.
2. Bookkeeping: Formations offers day-to-day bookkeeping to keep your financial records accurate and up-to-date.
3. Payroll Management: They handle payroll for S-Corporations, including issuing W-2 forms to the owner and managing salary payments.
4. Financial Reporting: You'll receive financial reports that offer insights into your business's financial health.
5. Quarterly Business Reviews: Formations conducts reviews every quarter to assess your business health and project your tax liability for the year.
6. Tax Filing: Besides 1120S, they can also prepare and file your personal taxes (1040) if you opt for this service.
7. Retirement Planning: They provide guidance on retirement plans, such as 401(k) options, to help you save for the future in a tax-efficient way.
8. Incorporation and S-Election: Formations assists with setting up your business structure, forming an LLC if necessary, and registering an S-Corp with the IRS.
9. Bank Account Management: They help you open a business bank account and connect it to their systems for financial management.
10. Document Management: You can access your business documents through the Formations platform.
11. Educational Content: They offer educational content and webinars to help you understand financial and tax-related topics.
12. Personalized Guidance: You'll receive personalized advice from experienced tax and accounting professionals.
14. Annual Tax Preparation: They manage the entire tax season process, including the preparation and filing of business and personal taxes.
15. Consultation Services: Formations offers consultations with tax experts to address any questions you may have.

These services are aimed at helping self-employed individuals and small business owners to optimize their S-Corporations, save on taxes, and efficiently manage their financial back office.

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