Generally, an S corporation is exempt from federal income tax, other than tax on certain capital gains and passive income. Shareholders must include their share of the corporation's income on their tax returns.
S corporations must file an Election of Small Business Corporation form to register with the IRS. S corporations and their shareholders must include special forms when filing their income and employment taxes.
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