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Tax filing is different with Bench. From year-round bookkeeping to unlimited tax advisory support, our Premium plan has you covered. No extra fees, no year-end surprises—just expert tax support you can rely on. Get total peace of mind when you file with Bench.

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An all star tax team

With experts in your corner, tax filing is simple. Our year-round tax support means you’ll never have to worry about missing a deadline again.

Your best return ever

An all-star team means an all-time-great tax return. Bookkeeping and tax services from Bench ensure you’ll get every deduction you deserve.

Every detail, handled by us

Our Premium plan gives you an all-in-one tax and bookkeeping solution. We keep everything organized for you, every step of the way.

Tax Deadlines

Income tax filing deadlines

Don't wait until the last minute to start prepping your financials for tax filing. Consider this your official filing cheatsheet.

S corporation and partnerships

March 15
S corporation (Form 1120-S) and partnership (Form 1065) tax returns are due March 15. This is also the deadline to file for an extension using Form 7004.

If you successfully apply for an extension, your new filing due date is September 15. Note that even with an extension, you still need to pay an estimate of your taxes on the original due date.

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Don't want to miss the March 15th filing deadline? Bench is the fastest solution for small businesses to get their records completed and taxes filed—minimizing late filing penalties as much as possible.

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Sole proprietors and C corporations

April 18
Sole proprietors filing Schedule C (Form 1040) and C corporation returns (Form 1120) are due April 18. This is also the deadline to file for an extension using Form 4868.

If you successfully apply for an extension, your new filing due date is October 16. Note that even with an extension, you still need to pay an estimate of your taxes on the original due date.

Forms

Don't want to miss the April 18th deadline? Bench is the fastest solution for small businesses to get their records completed and taxes filed—minimizing late filing penalties as much as possible.

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PRODUCT UPDATE

Need to file Form 1099?

Our 1099 reporting feature makes your filing prep quick and easy. 1099 reports from Bench include the total amount you paid each contractor during the tax year, payee name, date, and method of payment
so you can file your 1099s confidently and on time.

Meet your all-star team

When it comes to tax filing, there’s a lot of moving pieces. Your team of experts tracks every detail for you, and works in tandem to get you organized and filed on time.

Bookkeeper

Your bookkeeper completes your books and prepares your financials each month. Questions? Chat with your bookkeeper in the Bench platform, or book a call directly in the app.

Tax Coordinator

Tax season can be overwhelming. That’s why your dedicated Tax Coordinator supports you through the entire process. Need help tracking down tax-related documents or info? Your Tax Coordinator is here to help.

Bench Tax Advisor

Our Bench Tax Advisors are licensed tax professionals that facilitate the preparation of your income tax return, review it with you and then get it filed with the IRS and your state. They also provide unlimited, year-round advisory services.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Will Bench file my personal taxes?

Yes! Personal federal and state income tax filings are included for sole proprietors in our Premium plan.

For S-Corps, C-Corps, and Partnerships, you can add-on personal filing for 1 partner or shareholder for just $59/mo when billed annually or $69/mo when billed monthly.

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What kind of questions can I ask my tax team?

Anything and everything tax-related! Here are some examples to get you started:

The IRS just sent me a letter. What does it mean? Do I have to pay quarterly estimates? Should I incorporate my business? Should I write off mileage or get a business vehicle? What are the tax implications of my PPP loan?

Your Bench Tax Advisors are available year-round, and will answer your questions in 2 business days or less. Don’t have any burning questions? That’s okay, too! We’re still on hand to support you, and can give recommendations based on your unique business needs.

Work with the expert tax team your business deserves

Start a free trial and learn how Bench can take tax and bookkeeping stress off your plate for good. We’ll do one month of your bookkeeping and prepare a set of financials for you to keep.