Instructions for Form 1120S - Notices

Paperwork Reduction Act Notice.

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The time needed to complete and file the following forms will vary depending on individual circumstances. The estimated average times are:

Form Recordkeeping Learning about the  
law or the form
Preparing the form Copying, assembling, and sending the form to the IRS  
1120S 62 hr., 10 min. 30 hr., 28 min. 56 hr., 3 min. 6 hr., 42 min.  
Sch. B-1 (1120S) 1 hr., 25 min. - - - - - 0 hr., 1 min. - - - - -  
Sch. D (1120S) 7 hr., 53 min. 4 hr., 30 min. 6 hr., 42 min. 0 hr., 32 min.  
Sch. K-1 (1120S) 8 hr., 15 min. 6 hr., 3 min. 10 hr., 22 min. 1 hr., 4 min.  
Sch. M-3 (1120S) 63 hr., 51 min. 3 hr., 3 min. 5 hr., 9 min. 0 hr., 16 min.  

If you have comments concerning the accuracy of these time estimates or suggestions for making these forms simpler, we would be happy to hear from you. You can send us comments from Click on “More Information” and then on “Give us feedback.” Or you can send your comments to: Internal Revenue Service, Tax Forms and Publications Division, 1111 Constitution Ave. NW, IR-6526, Washington, DC 20224. Do not send the tax form to this address. Instead, see Where To File, earlier.

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