IRS Publication 583, Business Taxes

The form of business you operate determines what taxes you must pay and how you pay them. The following are the four general kinds of business taxes.

Income Tax
Self-Employment Tax
Employment Taxes
Excise Taxes

See Table 2 for the forms you file to report these taxes.

Tax Tip You may want to get Publication 509. It has tax calendars that tell you when to file returns and make tax payments.

Also see Depositing Taxes.

Information courtesy of the Internal Revenue Service.


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