Some IRS filing dates have changed for the 2016 year; annual employee and information returns must be filed sooner than ever. The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016 calls for changes to help combat tax fraud, including the new accelerated due dates for employer copies of forms W-2 and 1099-MISC. The previous filing deadline of February 28, for forms W-2 to the Social Security Administration and 1099-MISC to the Internal Revenue Service, has changed to January 31, of the following year.
In addition to being the 2016 employer filing deadline, Tuesday, January 31, 2017, is also when these forms must be …read more
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