If you plan to start a new business, or you've just opened your doors, it is important for you to know your federal tax responsibilities. Here are five basic tips from the IRS that can help you get started.
For more information, check out the "Business Taxes" page on IRS.gov. From there, review the special section on Starting a Business. Publication 583, Starting a Business and Keeping Records, may also help new business owners with the tax aspects of running a business. The booklet is also available on IRS.gov or by calling 800-TAX-FORM (800-829-3676).
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Additional IRS Resources
December 10 (Employees who work for tips)
If you received $20 or more in tips during November, report them to your employer - Details
December 16 (Corporations)
Deposit the fourth installment of estimated income tax for 2013 - Details
December 25 (Everyone)
Federal Holiday (Christmas Day) - Details