Video instructions and help with filling out and completing Are Form 944 Pr Filers

Instructions and Help about Are Form 944 Pr Filers

Hi I'm Maria and I work for the IRS if you're an employer here's an important reminder about a law change that most likely affects you as an employer the law now requires you to file a copy of the w-2 forms you give to your employees by January 31st this includes the w3 forms as in the past you still need to send these forms to the Social Security Administration now you just need to do that a little sooner that's also the deadline if you have independent contractors working for you in other words if you're filing a form 1099 miscellaneous and you use box seven non-employee compensation you need to send in your copy of that form by January 31st this deadline helps us prevent fraud because we can check taxpayers returns with your records sooner here are some tips to help you file these forms on time and avoid penalties before the end of the year make sure your employees information is correct this includes names addresses and ID numbers also double-check your company's information with the Social Security Administration and with any agency whose information you rely on to complete w-2s if you need paper forms order them early if a payroll service files your forms make sure they have what they need to file your forms on time remember extensions for filing w-2s are no longer automatic they will only be allowed for very specific reasons such as disaster related damage to your records you can get details about extensions on form eight eight zero nine find it and other forms at irs.gov forms.