Blog Posts on 1099 & W2 Forms & Filing
Decoding W-2 Copy Requirements
There are various ‘Copies’, or parts, of a W-2 form, each with a different name. Although they will have the same information about the employer and employee, earnings and withholdings, each copy is given to a different entity. This ensures correct reporting during the income tax filing process. W-2 Forms are filled out by the employer and provided to the employee or a government agency.
Decoding 1099-MISC Copy Requirements
1099-MISC ‘Copies’, or parts, report income to recipients and government agencies and help ensure accuracy of income tax filing. 1099-MISC Forms are filled out by the payer and provided to the recipient and government agency.
How to File a W2 or 1099 TODAY
The Deadline to Mail 1099s & W2s to Recipients is January 31. You can get them out the door without having to go to the office store and buy forms.
Why You Should NOT Buy W-2 Forms from the Office Store
Simply stated, it’s not efficient. They only have 1 style of form, the Traditional 2up W-2, for employee copies. This is the SLOWEST way to print W-2 forms.
Small Business Guide to Filing 1099 & W-2 Forms
An overview of the options for small business 1099 and W2 filing, how to choose the right forms, filing deadlines and more.
How to File 1099-NEC for Contractors
An overview of your options for filing 1099 forms for non-employee compensation, how to choose the right forms, filing deadlines and more.
Landscaping Company’s Guide to Filing 1099 & W-2 Forms
An overview of your options for 1099 and W2 filing, how to choose the right forms, filing deadlines and more.
New ACA Reporting with 1095 Forms
Beginning in January 2016, most employers must file information returns for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on new 1095 and 1094 Forms. Here is an overview of the requirements.
How to Correct W2 Forms You Already Filed
If you need to correct W2 forms that have already been mailed or e-filed with the SSA, you must file a W-2C Correction Form, with a W-3C form to summarize corrections by a single employer. There is no deadline, simply file the form as soon as you discover the error.
Don’t Get 1099 & W-2 Forms from the IRS!
Why not? They’re free, right? Sure, they’re free. But this is definitely a case of ‘you get what you pay for’. Here is a list of things that regularly go wrong when you order 1099 and W2 Forms from the IRS.
Online 1099 & W-2 Filing – Efile, Print & Mail Service – DiscountEfile.com
Technology, no doubt, makes filing 1099 and W-2 forms easier – typewriters are almost completely out of business. There are software programs and accounting software will print the forms. As long as you buy the right forms, stock up on printer ink, and are prepared to make a few mistakes and stuff a few envelopes, you’ll get it all done. Eventually. Hopefully by the deadline. But yet again, technology brings you a better way! With online filing systems like DiscountEfile.com, you no longer need to hassle with software, forms or stuffing envelopes.
It’s May. W-2s and 1099s are the Last Thing on Your Mind
Congratulations on finishing up another year-end reporting cycle. Hopefully everything went well, forms mailed on time, taxes paid and now it’s time to relax a little and enjoy the summer. But know that we’re STILL working on 1099 and W-2 filing! No, not because we didn’t send out our forms on time, but because we’re working to make filing easier for you at the end of this year!
3 Ways to Make Printing 1099 & W2 Easier
First, error check data before printing, always select the right 1099 & W-2 forms and choose the best filing method for the number of employees or recipients you have.
Penalties for Business that Don’t File 1099 Forms Correctly
If a business doesn’t file 1099-MISC Forms with the correct information, by the due date, and cannot show reasonable cause, it is subject to penalties from the IRS. This applies to electronic and paper filers. Penalties can be assessed if a business fails to do any of the tasks in this article.
1099 Form Definitions
A simple list of all the 1099 forms and what they are used for. From 1099-MISC to 5498 forms, they’re all covered here.
How to File 1099 & W-2 Forms: Different Filing Methods
From typing forms on a typewriter to printing them using your accounting software or specialized 1099 & W2 software, to filing them online and never touching a form, we help you understand your options and make the most efficient choice for getting this annual talk done quickly and efficiently.
Welcome to the Discount Tax Forms Blog about 1099s and W-2s
Blog Expert insights to easy 1099 & W2 filing. Welcome to the Discount Tax Forms Blog about 1099s and W-2s Since we’ve been helping you get the right 1099 and W2 forms for years, we figured it’s about time that we give you even more resources on a...