Tax Information For Partnerships
2008 Changes to Form 1065 - Frequently Asked Questions
Posted 1065 FAQ answers regarding ownership reporting for Form 1065 Schedule B questions 3 and 4 may be applied to similar issues in reporting ownership for Form 1120 Schedule K questions 4 and 5. Both sets of questions require a limited application of section 267(c) attribution rules to determine total ownership percentages, direct or indirect.
Starting a Business
If you’re considering starting a business, then start here. This section provides links to everything from a checklist for a new business to selecting a business structure and more.
Notification of Possible Filing Requirement
This reminder is being issued to alert partnerships that they may have an additional filing requirement with the Internal Revenue Service related to a foreign partner(s) on their partnership return.
Modernized e-file (MeF) for Partnerships
This web site provides an overview of electronic filing and more detailed information for those partnerships that prepare and transmit their own income tax returns using MeF. Partnerships that rely upon third party tax professionals to prepare and transmit their tax returns should consult their tax professional.
A partnership is the relationship existing between two or more persons who join to carry on a trade or business.
Publicly Traded Partnerships
This page contains information related to publicly traded partnerships that have effectively connected income, gain, or loss and who must pay withholding tax on any distributions of income made to its foreign partners.
Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR)
If you own a foreign bank account, brokerage account, mutual fund, unit trust, or other financial account, then you may be required to report the account yearly to the Internal Revenue Service.