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We started a company during 2017. We shut down the company in 12/17. The company had no sales and 5 figure start up and operating costs. It was incorporated in Texas. Other than notifying IRS of closure of company, do we need to file a tax return?

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3/4/2018
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What entity type?

Sole proprietor? Partnership? S corporation? C corporation?

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
It was a LLC

LLC with what entity classification? Partnership? S corporation? C corporation?

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Just chat for now, thanks.

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
I don't think this question warrants a phone call and the expense. If you are not willing to answer with chat, then I will seek other sources. Thanks.

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What is the entity classification of the LLC?

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Thanks, What other information do you require so I can comply before 03/15/18?

I've asked you what the entity classification of the LLC is. Is it a partnership, C corporation, or S corporation?

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
It was a C corporation. An LLC

Thank you.

A C corporation must file Form 1120. You will mark the return as final so the IRS does not expect to receive any other tax returns from the C corporation.

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Thanks, ***** ***** afraid of that. Appreciate the advise. Cheers!

The new due date for C corporations is 4/15/18.

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Actually, this year it's 4/17/18 because 4/15 is a Sunday and 4/16 is Emancipation Day in Washington, DC.

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