2019 Checklist • 1065 - Partnership Return



What I Need to File

Reminder: 2019 taxes are due March 16, 2020 for calendar year filers

Completed Basic Info

Determine business return type for filing as registered with the IRS (Form 1065, 1120, or 1120S). If unsure, contact the IRS Business help line at 1-800-829-4933

Employer Identification Number (EIN) as registered with the IRS. If you don’t have an EIN, apply online at IRS.gov

List of states and state ID numbers in which your business has nexus or a presence that requires reporting

Copy of partnership agreement or bylaws including any amendments

Last year’s federal, state, and local tax returns

All amounts and dates for state and local estimated tax payments made

Completed Partner Info

Name, address, and SSN/EIN of each partner during the tax year

List of each partner’s profit/loss/ownership percentage

Reports for all owner capital contributions, withdrawals, or loans

Reports for all partner guaranteed payments, compensation, and benefits including cost of medical and life insurance

Reports detailing any change in ownership during the tax year

Completed Documents Received

All Forms 1099-B, 1099-DIV, 1099-INT, 1099-K, or 1099-MISC received
(or other records for dividends, interest, or business income)

Schedule K-1 received from entities that your business owns
(lower tier entities)

All granted credit certificates issued by federal or state taxing authorities

Completed Business and Financial Records

Trial balance report from company books. TaxAct’s Accounting Records import helps reduce time and errors by automatically transferring accounting records for the tax year via .csv import (compatible with most popular accounting applications)

Bank and credit card records to support interest and other day-to-day business expenses

Copy or summary of all Form 1099 and W-2 issued

Reports detailing all federal unemployment, Social Security, and Medicare tax paid (Forms 940 & 941)

Reports of state and local payroll tax paid

If business was conducted in multiple states, compile a report of sales, payroll, and property values for each state

Reports for inventory including cost of goods or materials purchased for resale or manufacture and the total value of goods or materials at the end of year

Completed Asset Records

Prior year depreciation schedules detailing asset cost, date placed in service, prior depreciation, and business use percentage

Date of purchase, cost, trade-in allowance, and business use percentage for all assets acquired during the tax year

Date of purchase, cost, sales proceeds, trade-in allowance, expenses of the sale, and accumulated depreciation for all assets disposed of during the tax year

Mileage log for each owned or leased vehicle (business use and total use)

Reports for business use percentage and actual expenses for each owned vehicle (gas and maintenance costs)

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