Employers face a January 31, 2018, due date for filing 2017 Forms W-2 and W-3 with the Social Security Administration. This date applies to both electronic and paper filers.
Form 1099-MISC is due to the IRS and individuals by January 31 when reporting non-employee compensation payments in box 7.
Penalties for failure to file correct information returns or furnish correct payee statements have increased and are now subject to inflationary adjustments. These increased penalties are effective for information returns required to be filed after December 31, 2015.
Form 1098-T Reporting Changes and Limited Penalty Relief for 2017 Returns
Eligible educational institutions are required to report the total amount of payments received for qualified tuition and related expenses from all sources during the calendar year on Form 1098-T, Tuition Statement.
Announcement 2016-42 provides relief from penalties under Section 6721 and 6722 to 2017 Forms 1098-T. The IRS will not impose penalties on eligible education institutions that report the aggregate amount billed (instead of amount received) for qualified tuition and related expenses on 2017 Form 1098-T.
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IRS e-News for Small Business 2018-9: IRS “Paycheck Checkup” campaign; tax guidance regarding virtual currency
Issue Number: 2018-9 Inside This Issue March 26: IRS launches week-long “Paycheck Checkup” campaign Reminder: Join IRS on Thunderclap to Promote National “Paycheck Checkup” Tax season tip: Income from virtual currency transactions is reportable 1. March 26: IRS launches week-long “Paycheck Checkup” campaign As part of the “paycheck checkup” campaign, the IRS continues to advise taxpayers this […]