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Registration Now Open for Our 2017 Form W-9/1099 Changes & Compliance Tips Update Online Seminar

Our most popular spring seminar is back! We request that you join us on Thursday March 30, 2017 and get the latest updates in W-9/1099 compliance rules - plus have your questions answered on-air by our expert!

Correcting Forms 1099/1042-S: How to Maintain Compliance & Avoid Penalties Webinar - Airing in One Week!

We request that you join us on Thursday March 9, 2017 and get proven 1099/1042-S corrections processing tips - plus have your questions answered on-air by our expert!

TAX TIP OF THE WEEK: Form 1099 Returned as Undeliverable - What Should Your AP Department do?

You filed a Form 1099-MISC for a vendor, but the payee statement is returned as undeliverable. This week let's look at what you should do in this all-too common situation.

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TAX TIP OF THE WEEK: Foreign Owned U.S. Disregarded Entity Pitfalls

Disregarded entities cause all kinds of problems for 1099 filers, but those problems are magnified when you throw the 1042-S into the mix. Here's what you need to know when dealing with foreign owned U.S. disregarded entities.

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TAX TIP OF THE WEEK: Brand New Update to Form 1042-S - Certain Codes No Longer Valid

Please be careful. On February 1, 2017 the IRS issued new guidance for filers of the Form 1042-S in regards to payments of U.S. sourced income made to Non-Resident Aliens (NRA's). Here is what you need to know:

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THIS MONTH'S FEATURED SUBSCRIBER ARTICLE: How to File Forms 1042-S Without Payee TIN's

This month's article addresses a hot topic. It provides you the exact steps you need to take to file Forms 1042-S when the payee has not or refuses to provide their TIN.

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Form 1042/1042-S Filing Tune Up: Last Minute Tips and Updates in the Law

We request that you join us February 16, 2017 and get last minute 1042/1042-S filing tips and updates in the law - plus have your questions answered on-air by our expert!

TAX TIP OF THE WEEK: Reminder on Important W-2 Information Reporting Changes For This Filing Season

We just want to remind you about important W-2 information reporting changes that impact the current filing season. Please read on for what you need to know.

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TAX TIP OF THE WEEK: More Guidance for Avoiding 1099 Filing Related Penalties in 2017 Due to New Changes in Reporting Law

Last week we provided one tip for handling the new IRS update that makes it more likely you will be penalized for minor Form 1099 errors. This week, we provide an additional tip for penalty free filing under these recent changes in the law.

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IRS Announces Increased Enforcement Push in 2017: Form 1099 and 1042-S Filers Need to Watch Out!

Bad news for filers of Forms 1099 and 1042-S. On January 10, 2017 National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson announced the IRS is seeking to make enforcement 50% of the IRS budget.