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I have an LLC last year file taxes under schedule C. My

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I have an LLC last year file taxes under schedule C. My question is this year 2018 I want to file taxes for the year of 2017 as an S-corp. Can I do that? I didn't pay myself a salary last year at all, is it away for me to file the taxes asking my llc to be tax as S-corp? what would be the steps to take?
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Step #1 - you will need to specifically elect your LLC to be classified as S-corporation.

LLCs can file Form 8832 (PDF) to elect their business entity classification.

https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f8832.pdf

You may select election effective date starting Jan 1, 2017 - that will be late election - but that possible.

However if you did not set payroll and will do that now for 2017 - there will be penalties.

So think twice - if you want to start from 2017 or from 2018.

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if a qualifying LLC elected to be an S Corporation, it should file a Form 1120S, U.S. Income Tax Return and S corporation laws apply to the LLC. Each owner reports their pro-rata share of corporate income, credits and deductions on Schedule K-1 (Form 1120S).

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