Tax Information For Businesses

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Small Business and Self-Employed One-Stop Resource
This section offers a broad range of resources across federal and state agencies, as well as industry/profession specific information for self-employed entrepreneurs, employers and businesses.

Tax Information For Corporations
Information for corporate taxpayers about pre-filing initiatives, e-file information, Appeals programs, S Corporations, technical resources, and other pertinent corporate taxation topics.

e-file for Large and Mid-Size Corporations
Certain large and mid-size corporations are required to electronically file their Forms 1120 and 1120S. Other corporations may do so voluntarily. This site provides e-file information for corporations that prepare and transmit their own electronic corporate income tax returns and those that use the services of third party tax professionals.

Abusive Tax Shelters and Transactions
The Internal Revenue Service has a comprehensive strategy in place to combat abusive tax shelters and transactions. This strategy includes guidance on abusive transactions, regulations governing tax shelters, a hotline for taxpayers to use to report abusive technical transactions, and enforcement activity against abusive tax shelter promoters and investors.

Audit Techniques Guides (ATGs)
The Audit Techniques Guides (ATG) focus on developing highly trained examiners for a particular market segment. These Guides contain examination techniques, common and unique industry issues, business practices, industry terminology and other information to assist examiners in performing examinations.

Coordinated Issue Papers - LMSB
The IRS works to identify, coordinate, and resolve complex and significant industry wide issues by ensuring uniform application of the law through the issuance of coordinated issue papers. Although these papers are not official pronouncements on the issues, they do set forth the Service's current thinking.

The Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS)
Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS). Free from the U.S. Treasury - pay federal taxes electronically -on-line or by phone 24/7. Visit www.EFTPS.gov to enroll.

Employment Taxes for Businesses
The subject of employment taxes is not as formidable when you consult our comprehensive resources.

Estate and Gift Taxes
The Estate and Gift Tax web site contains information that will give you a better understanding of how much money or property you can give away during your lifetime or leave to your heirs at your death before any tax will be owed.

Excise Tax
The Excise Tax web pages contain information associated with the manufacture, sales or consumption of certain commodities. Excise Tax has several general tax programs and one of the major components is motor fuel. These pages will assist you in finding out information about the various programs, databases, and activities within Excise Tax.

Federal Payment Levy Program
Certain payments made to contractors/vendors doing business with the federal government and disbursed by or administered through the Department of the Treasury, Financial Management Service (FMS) may be subject to a 15 percent or 100 percent levy through the Federal Payment Levy Program (FPLP) to pay your delinquent tax debt. Find out your appeals rights and how to resolve any dispute.

Filing Late and/or Paying Late: Information You Should Know
Before you decide not to file your tax return on time or not pay all of your taxes when they are due, consider this.

HCTC: Health Plan Administrators - Overview
This section of the website is intended to provide health plan administrators with the information you need as partners in the HCTC program. We organized the information around three topic areas.

Industry Issue Resolution Program
The Industry Issue Resolution (IIR) Program resolves frequently disputed or burdensome tax issues. IRS solicits suggestions for issues for the program from taxpayers, representatives and associations.

Information for Large to Mid-Size Businesses
This page provides links which are helpful for large to mid-size businesses with assets greater than $10 million

Information Returns Processing
The Information Reporting Program Website is designed to help you meet your Information Reporting Requirements. Included are help-line telephone numbers and direct links to aid you in reporting information returns. You will also find information about how to file returns electronically or magnetically.

LMSB Industry Director Guidance
LMSB Directives provide industry-related and administrative guidance to LMSB examiners to ensure consistent tax administration. The Directives do not establish Service position on legal issues and are not legal guidance.

Market Segment Understandings (MSU)
The MSU Program, first introduced in 1993, is a means of enhancing tax compliance while reducing taxpayer burden. This Program envisions that the IRS and taxpayers in particular market segments, work together to improve tax compliance in those areas through educational efforts and other collaborative approaches rather than through traditional audit techniques.

Online Ordering for Employer Forms
Online Ordering for Employer Forms

Research Credit
Guidelines and audit technique guide are provided for field examiners on the examination of Research Credit cases.

Research Credit Recordkeeping Agreements (RCRA) Signed
June 08, 2005, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced the execution of letters of understanding with Toyota Motor North America, Inc. and Subsidiaries, and American Honda Motor Co., Inc. and Subsidiaries, outlining the terms of a Research Credit Recordkeeping Agreement (RCRA).

SEP and SIMPLE IRA Retirement Plan Information on Free CD-ROM
Do you have a SEP or SIMPLE IRA plan or have you thought about setting one up? Maybe you're interested in learning more about your traditional or Roth IRA. The IRS has a new CD-ROM containing one-stop information about traditional and Roth IRAs and IRA-based retirement plans. Order yours today!

Small Business Products Online Ordering
Looking for a tool to help you meet your tax requirements? Choose from our free products, developed especially for the Small Business/Self-Employed person, and obtain updated information on existing products. Order today online or by calling 1-800-829-3676.

Tax Code, Regulations and Official Guidance
The place to start for researching publicly accessisble versions of the Internal Revenue Code, Treasury (Tax) Regulations, or other forms of official IRS tax guidance.

Tax Relief in Disaster Situations
Tax relief provisions for disaster situations.