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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.

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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. 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.

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How to Correct 1099 Forms You Already Filed

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.

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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.

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File 1099 & W2 Forms Yourself and Save Money

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!! 

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How to E-file 1099 & W-2 Forms

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.

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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.

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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. 

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1099 & W2 Efile Options

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. However, if you...

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Types of W-2 Forms

Blog Expert insights to easy 1099 & W2 filing. Types of W-2 Forms Types of Paper for W-2s W-2 Preprinted Laser Forms: These forms are for laser and inkjet printers and have the boxes and government information preprinted on the front, and...

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Penalties for Business that Don’t File 1099-MISC 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.

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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.

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When is a 1099-MISC Required?

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.

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