Tax: A tax is a money or a financial charge that government charges on the income of the people.The tax that people pays to the government is used for the benefit of the country also government uses this money for paying to military & police. The money is also used for education programmes, health care programmes, etc.It is difficult to keep the tax records on the paper so the best way to keep the records of the tax is through simple accounting software.
Tax has to be paid by every businessmen who falls under tax payer category. There are different tax slots divided by the government for different businesses i.e,according to the income. There are many business in the country and government gets huge amount that is used for the betterment of the country. Out of the total taxpayers some pays tax on time and some not. Also there are people who pays tax on the last date for them some tips are:
1. RIGHT DOCUMENTATION:
When you sit for tax filing make sure you are having all the necessary documents and also all the receipts & expenses.
2. CORRECT SECURITY NUMBER:
The most common mistake a taxpayer does is of inserting wrong social security number in the form which waste the time and also causes delay in the work. When rushing for paying the tax always be focused on the numbers.
3. SIGN YOUR FORM:
Sometimes when the taxpayer is in hurry he forgets to sign the form and submit it to the government which causes errors in the filing.
If taxpayer wants refund in this year e filing is the best option which fasters the transaction speed. The account details entered should be correct in the form otherwise the refund can be delayed.
5. PREPARING OF ESTIMATION:
If a person is self employed he can prepare the estimation of the tax which will help him to pay the tax. If there is a estimation of the tax, a taxpayer can find the mistakes and also check from where he can get the rebate.
6. GET AN EXTENSION:
For the taxpayer who are unable to pay the tax on time or have passed the deadline can get an extension from the government. The extension can be asked electronically or by filing the form of extension.
7. REMEMBER PREVIOUS YEARS TRANSACTIONS:
Remembering previous years transactions will help to check the required items previous & current. Also it will help you to lower your tax liability.
8. PROVIDE A DEADLINE TO YOURSELF:
Start working on time and always record two to three transactions which will help you to do the work on time.
Benefits of paying tax on time:
1. TRUTHFUL ENVIRONMENT:
Tax has to paid by every business and if the tax it paid on time there is truthful environment and that business who pays tax on time are away from governmental problems.
2. STRESS FREE PEOPLE:
By paying tax on time the stress is away from the mind of the managers and there is smooth functioning of the business.
3. INCREASED INVESTOR VALUE:
The business who is accurate in paying taxes are having good reputation in the minds of the investors which increases the amount of investment. There will be more investors coming to invest in the business and is a sign of good company.
4. GOOD CREDIT SCORE:
Paying right amount of tax on the right time provides good credit rating to the other financial institutions.If you are paying higher taxes you are having higher credit score.
5. HELPFUL FOR THE COUNTRY:
All the tax that has been paid is invested for the development of the country.
Avoid mistakes and opt bookkeeping software :-
All the taxpayers should opt for bookkeeping software which will surely help them to compute all the business transaction at one place and will reduce paperwork. If all the work is on the software then the tax will also be paid on time because doing paperwork takes time. The software will also help to get the print out of all the transactions. The mistakes that take place during writing or filling the form by hand also decreased with the help of accounting software. The managers are having all the details on just one click through software.