Electronic Filing for Federal Excise Tax Form 720

If you own a business that deals in goods and services subject to excise tax, you must prepare a Form 720 quarterly to report the tax to the IRS. The federal government charges an excise tax on specific types of products and services, and in some ways resembles a state sales tax. Excise taxes are taxes paid when purchases are made on a […]

What is an Federal Excise Tax?

An excise tax is a tax on use or consumption of certain products. Excise taxes (sometimes called “duties”) are sometimes included in the price of a product, such as motor fuels, cigarettes, and alcohol. Excise taxes may also be imposed on some activities, like gambling. Excise taxes may be imposed by the federal government or by a […]