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.Continue reading Federal Excise Tax REPORTING for 2nd Quarter of 2019