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Under payment penalties for corporations to avoid underpayment penalties corporations must make quarterly estimated income tax payments to avoid underpayment penalties the amount the amount of the payment is the least of 100 percent of last year's tax liability assuming you had a full year remember that some corporations in the first year of their operation will have short years 100% of the actual current tax year liability or 100 percent of the estimated current tax year liability annualized if you're on a short year so we're going to line up last year's liability did you pay it if so you're good as far as the underpayment penalties if not did you pay what you were supposed to pay this year and if yes you're good if last year was only a four month year and that's really not a good use for estimating so when that happens we annualized the