What tax years are available to corporations? How do the options differ from other forms of business organizations?
Upon establishing a new corporation, the corporation may choose either a calendar year or a fiscal year. They may choose either of the two regardless of the tax years of its owners which creates tax savings. This differs from other forms of business organization as the S corporation, the Partnership, and Limited Liability Companies are all required to use the calendar year unless they can establish a business purpose to use a fiscal year.