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Entering penalties paid by a corporation or S-corporation in ProConnect Tax

by ProConnect Tax Online Updated 7 months ago

This article will assist you with entering penalties paid by a corporation or S-corporation, such as payroll penalties or late filing penalties. Follow the instructions for applicable tax type below.

Follow these steps to enter penalties paid in the S-Corporate return:

  1. From the Input Return tab, go to Balance Sheet Schedule M-1, M-3  Schedule M-1.
  2. Scroll down to the Expenses Recorded on Books Not Included on Schedule K section.
  3. Locate the Nondeductible Expenses subsection.
  4. Enter any penalties or fines incurred by the S-Corporation during the year in the Penalties input field.
    • Penalties include payroll tax penalties, late filing penalties, and any other nondeductible penalty or fine.
    • The program prints a supporting statement and carries the amount to the following forms:
      • Schedule K, line 16
      • Schedule K-1, box 16
      • Schedule M-1, line 3
      • Schedule M-2, line 5, column (a) (AAA)

Follow these steps to enter penalties paid in the Corporate return:

  1. From the Input Return tab, go to Balance Sheet  Schedule M-1, M-3  Schedule M-1.
  2. Locate the Schedule M-1 (Book-Tax Adj.) section.
  3. Locate the Expenses Recorded on Books not Included on this Return subsection.
  4. Enter any penalties or fines incurred by the corporation during the year in the Penalties input field.
    •  Penalties include payroll tax penalties, late filing penalties, and any other nondeductible penalty or fine.
    • The program includes this amount on Schedule M-1, line 5d and prints a supporting statement.
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