The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) fee was introduced as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for the sole purpose of funding medical research. Under the Affordable Care Act, issuers of specified health insurance policies and self-insured health plans are required to pay a fee to help with funding the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). This fee is calculated based on the average number of lives covered and must be reported once a year after the second quarter (April, May & June) ends before July 31st (or the following business day if July 31 falls on a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday).
Are you unsure if you need to file Form 720 and pay the excise tax? We’ve come to inform you just that. If you own a company and sell goods and services that are listed on Form 720, The fee, on the other hand, is found in the items that consumers buy, such as fuel for your vehicle or plane tickets. Businesses that deal with these goods and services are responsible for paying the bill. Excise tax is paid on a quarterly basis, and the first installment is due by the end of this month, so you must pay taxes on or before April 30, 2021. This is a reminder to excise taxpayers to log in and efile form 720 (Excise Tax) and report their returns electronically on www.TaxExcise.com as quickly as possible.
Taxes are one of the most challenging and complicated aspects of running a business. There are several forms to fill out, each with its own set of conditions and deadlines. In light of that, businesses who deal with the selling of such products and services must file Form 720. These companies must pay “Excise Taxes,” which are additional taxes.
If the company is in charge of filling out Form 720, you must file it periodically and can do it either online or by mail. The IRS Form 720 has three components, as well as sections for Schedule A, Schedule T, and Schedule C. Excise taxes, on the other hand, must be paid on a semimonthly basis and through electronic funds transfer. A semimonthly period is described by the IRS as the first 15 days of the month (first semimonthly period) or the 16th to the last day of the month (second semimonthly period). Your excise taxes will be calculated as a percentage of gross revenue or a percentage of units sold, depending on your specific business.
Over a calendar year, this Federal excise tax is divided into four months, with each quarter’s date falling on the last day of the next month, i.e., by April 30 for the first quarter, July 31 for the second quarter, October 31 for the third quarter, and January 31 for the fourth quarter. The first quarter of 2021 (for the months of January, February, and March) must be submitted by April 30, 2021. Even if you are not responsible for excise taxes during any of the year’s quarters, you must submit Form 720 by the deadlines.
Overcoming the Pandemic, one of the most essential business goals is to stay compliant with the IRS by not missing out on the deadlines. Being the 1st month of the year, and it is the end of the month resulting in 3 Tax Deadlines.
* 4th Quarter Form 720
Form 720, Quarterly Federal Excise Tax filing has to be reported before the end of the month following the calendar quarter. Form 720 is filed every quarter to report taxes imposed on the manufacture, sales, or usage of a certain type of goods & products, as the 4th quarter deadline falls on 31st January 2021. If missed or filed late will result in paying penalties.
We have an important message about your Form 720 tax returns, today is the deadline to file Form 720 excise tax return for the third calendar quarter of 2020 (July, August, and September). However it is only applicable for businesses that deals in goods and services subject to excise tax. If you were responsible for collecting excise taxes during this quarter and haven’t filed your tax return yet, you must prepare and file it by today, November 2nd, 2020.