Blog Posts on How to File 1099 & W2 Forms
A list of official 1099 and W2 due dates for e-filing or mailing paper copies to recipients and the IRS or SSA.
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.
1099-MISC ‘Copies’, or parts, report income to recipients and government agencies and help ensure accuracy of income tax filing. They include identical information about the payer and recipient, payments and withholdings, but each copy is given to a different entity. 1099-MISC Forms are filled out by the payer and provided to the recipient or a government agency.
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.
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.
An overview of your options for 1099-MISC filing, how to choose the right forms, filing deadlines and more.
An overview of your options for filing, how to choose the right forms, filing deadlines and more.
Instructions for printing 1099 forms from QuickBooks® software.
Instructions for printing W2 forms from QuickBooks® software.
You do not need to correct a 1099 the same way you filed it, so if you mailed a paper copy, you can e-file a correction, or vice versa. However, if you have 250 or more corrections that need to be filed, they MUST be e-filed with the IRS.
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.
As a small business, we’re always looking for ways to save money by doing things ourselves. Many of our colleagues can say the same. One of the ways you can do this is filing 1099 and W2 forms yourself, instead of paying an accountant. It’s easier than you think!!
E-filing 1099 and W2 forms to the Federal Government is not only faster, but you get more time to get it done! It’s enough of a hassle to print and mail recipient copies, you don’t need to spend time repeating the process for the government copies. Here is how to electronically file quickly and easily.
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.
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.
There are online systems ready and waiting to help you get things done easily. You don’t have to buy software or forms, all you need is Discountefile.com
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.
Blog Expert insights to easy 1099 & W2 filing. 1099 & W2 Efile Options E-filing W-2 and 1099 info, instead of printing Copy A forms is encouraged for all businesses. It’s easy to do and will save you time and printing expenses....
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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.
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.
Businesses need to file a 1099-MISC if any of the following payments are made in the course of doing business throughout a calendar year. Here is what the IRS says.