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Are partnership taxes taxed?

Are partnership taxes taxed?

Partnership taxes are typically not taxed at the partnership level. Instead, the profits and losses of a partnership are passed through to the individual partners and taxed at the individual level. This is known as “pass-through” taxation.

In a partnership, each partner is responsible for paying income taxes on their share of the profits, as well as self-employment taxes if they are actively involved in the business. The partnership itself is not taxed as an entity.

It’s important to note that partnerships are required to file an annual tax return, Form 1065, U.S. Return of Partnership Income, to report the profits and losses of the partnership to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). However, this tax return is used to allocate the profits and losses of the partnership among the individual partners, not to tax the partnership as a whole.

It’s worth noting that the rules for partnership taxation may vary depending on the jurisdiction. Partnerships should consult with their tax advisors and local tax authorities for more information about the specific rules that apply to their business.

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