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IRS Form 8822: How to Change Your Address with the IRS the RIGHT WAY!

The IRS needs a current address to send you any refunds and correspondence. It can take up to 6 weeks to process a change of address. Most people use IRS Form 8822 to change their address, but there are a couple of other methods too.

If you move after you file your taxes, you’ll need to complete the IRS form. If you move before you file your taxes, your new tax returns will reflect the new address, but you must take other precautions too.

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IRS Form 2553: How to Register as an S-Corporation for Your Business

If you registered your business as a corporation, the IRS automatically makes you a C-corp. This has many tax disadvantages, making it hard for small businesses to remain profitable. Fortunately, businesses can file IRS Form 2553 and choose to be an S corporation instead.

The largest benefit of filing as an S-corp is the tax savings. The shareholders bear the burden of the corporation’s net income, paying taxes at their personal tax rate rather than the corporate tax rate, which is 21% plus the personal tax rate of any earnings.

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Do I Need to File IRS Form 8832 for My Business?

You may be eligible to change your business’s tax classification if you file IRS Form 8832. It’s not for everyone – only certain businesses qualify, but it can be financially beneficial.

Find out if your business qualifies for a change in tax classification in this guide.

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