FAQ

Tax Law: May a single member LLC use Form 1065 and Schedule K-1 instead ofSchedule C?
No you cannot file a singlemember LLC as a partnership. The only option thatyou have in this case is to make an election to be treated as a associationtaxable as a corporation by filing Form 8832 and then you can elect to betreated as either an Scorporation by also filing Form 2553. See LimitedLiability Company LLC on the IRS Web site.
I formed an LLC for my side business on Amazon. I am not planning to takesalary for myself from this company. Do I need to file form 2553 or 8832 withthe IRS? If so what are the benefits of filing?
Filing the 8332 would tax you as a corporation and the 2553 would make it aSubchapter S Corporation. S Corps are generally taxes as flow through entitieswith one level of tax just like not making the election. They can be complexwith numerous filing requirements. However the one thing you could do with anS corp is pay yourself a salary subject to withholding if you wanted to avoidestimated taxed