Submitted By: Gary
Answered: January 21, 2014 8:30 am

Where do I report income from my corporation on Form 1040?

If you have a C corporation that files Form 1120, you only report compensation (including wages, bonuses, and taxable fringe benefits), dividends, and other taxable distributions received. The corporation itself pays tax on its profits. However, if you have an S corporation, in addition to reporting compensation and dividends, you also report your share of corporate profits on Schedule E of Form 1040. The amount reported on Schedule E is taken from Schedule K-1 issued to you by the S corporation.

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Tenants in common

Two or more persons who have undivided ownership rights in property. Upon death of a tenant, his or her share passes to his or her estate, rather than to the surviving tenants.

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