Prepare Now for New Filing Deadline

The IRS has announced a new deadline for W-2 and 1099 filings. It is important to plan now, as the deadline has been moved up. From CPA Practice Advisor: “Historically, filers were required to provide W-2 and 1099-MISC forms to recipients by January 31; however, they were not required to submit the forms to the SSA/IRS until February 28 (paper) or March 31 (e-file).”

Failure to comply with these new requirements will result in higher penalties in 2017, and the IRS will no longer allow a 30-day extension for W-2 forms as in the past.

Our CPAs can help you prepare for this deadline. Contact us with questions. To read more, see the article from CPA Practice Advisor.

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