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Federal Excise Tax REPORTING for 2nd Quarter of 2019

The federal excise tax returns are reported and paid at end of every quarter, the 2nd quarter returns are now due by July 31. IRS Form 720 is the form for reporting federal excise taxes, and it is only filed by those taxpayers – usually businesses – responsible for collecting the excise taxes. Form 720 can be prepared and report online at TaxExcise.com, an IRS Authorized eFile provider for all Federal Excise Tax Forms, in fact the only provider to support all Excise Tax Forms at one place.

Federal Excise Tax – IRS Tax Form 720

Federal excise tax revenues—collected mostly from sales of motor fuel, airline tickets, tobacco, alcohol, and health-related goods and services—totaled $83.8 billion in 2017, or 2.5 percent of federal tax receipts. Excise taxes are narrowly based taxes on consumption, levied on specific goods, services, and activities. They can be either a per unit tax (such as the per gallon tax on gasoline) or a percentage of price (such as the airline ticket tax). Generally, excise taxes are collected from producers or wholesalers, and are embedded in the price paid by final consumers.

Quarterly Federal Excise Tax Reporting
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Report Excise Tax on PCORI Fee online

The Federal Excise Taxes for 2nd Quarter  (April to June) of 2017 is due this July and July 31. is the last date to report it with the IRS.

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) imposes a fee on health insurance issuers and plan sponsors of self-insured health plans to help fund the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute. The fee, called the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) fee, is calculated based on the average number of lives covered under the policy or plan.

PCORI fees applies to policy or plan years ending on or after Oct. 1, 2012, and before Oct. 1, 2019 are reported and paid annually using IRS Form 720 (Quarterly Federal Excise Tax Return). These fees are due each year by July 31 of the year following the last day of the plan year. This means that, for plan years ending in 2016, the PCORI fees are due by July 31, 2017.  This PCORI fee is based on the average number of lives covered under the policy or plan, can be prepared and reported online with  the IRS at  http://TaxExcise.com an IRS Authorized e-file service provider for all excise tax forms including Form 720, Quarterly Federal Excise Tax returnContinue reading Report Excise Tax on PCORI Fee online