If you have at least one franchisee operating in the state of New York State, you are required to file your annual information return under a state tax law. If you have filed previously, the due date of the annual report is June 20th.
All franchisors that have at least one franchisee operating in New York State should be aware that they must file an annual information return next month under a state tax law. This annual report is due on or before March 20th of each year.
Today, more than 150 businesses nationwide wrote a letter to Speaker Boehner and Leader Pelosi urging them to enact the Business Activity Tax Simplification Act this year. The businesses, which include many franchise companies, want to put an end to unfair, confusing and costly state corporate income taxation.
On September 27, 2010, President Obama signed into law the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 (the “Act”) which includes a number of tax breaks and incentives for businesses. The Act contains several tax initiatives designed to assist small businesses. The following is a brief overview of the most important tax-related changes in the Act.