Anyone who has registered or is required to register a heavy highway motor vehicle with a taxable gross weight of 55,000 pounds or more in their name at the time of first use on the public highways during the reporting period must file Form 2290, Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax Return.
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).
IRS Tax Form 720, or the Quarterly Federal Excise Tax Return, is where the businesses across America report and pay the excise taxes, must be completed at end of every quarter. The Federal Excise Taxes is imposed on specific goods or services that are manufactured in or imported into the U.S. Excise taxes are often included in the price of the product, like gasoline or alcohol, so you might not even realize you’re paying them. However, if your business sells a good or service that is subject to excise tax, then you are responsible for reporting and paying those taxes; IRS Form 720 allows you to do so.
Pre-filing your tax return certainly helps in meeting your 2290 deadline as you would be the first in line on opening day to receive your IRS stamped watermarked copy. So, if it’s that time of the year when you’re drowning in reams of paperwork and trying to make sense of all the mumbo-jumbo, pre-filing your returns certainly does help blow off some steam.
The Internal Revenue Service today reminded self-employed individuals, retirees, investors, businesses, corporations and others who pay their taxes quarterly that the payment for the first quarter of 2021 is due Thursday, April 15, 2021.
The extension to May 17, 2021 for individuals to file their 2020 federal income taxes does not apply to estimated tax payments. The 2021 Form 1040-ES, Estimated Tax for Individuals, can help taxpayers estimate their first quarterly tax payment.