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One payment that’s never reportable


March 11, 2009 by Carol Katarsky
Posted in: 1099s, Hiring & training staff, In this week's e-newsletter, Latest news & views, Tax compliance

A recent private letter ruling clarifies one time when checks to workers aren’t reportable on W-2s or 1099s.

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Stimulus package: 4 steps you need to take now


February 20, 2009 by Carol Katarsky
Posted in: Best practices, Communication, Fringe benefits, Hiring & training staff, In this week's e-newsletter, Internal controls, IRS regs, Latest news & views, Tax compliance

The economic package Congress just passed will require a fair amount of work on your part.

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Easy cures for the ‘missing’ tax form blues


January 29, 2009 by Carol Katarsky
Posted in: 1099s, Best practices, Communication, In this week's e-newsletter, Internal controls, Latest news & views, Tax compliance

Once you send out your W-2s and 1099s you can be sure of one thing: calls from people who “lost” theirs and need you to send a duplicate.

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IRS changes how you handle certain year-end reporting


December 17, 2008 by Carol Katarsky
Posted in: IRS regs, Special report, Tax compliance

Just in time for year-end, IRS has thrown a rule change at you.

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IRS wants more security for employee & contractor TINs


November 21, 2008 by Carol Katarsky
Posted in: 1099s, Best practices, Communication, Fraud prevention, Hiring & training staff, In this week's e-newsletter, IRS regs, Latest news & views, Tax compliance

Is this a blessing or a curse for your department? 

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Pop-quiz: Are you ready for these 5 year-end curveballs?


November 19, 2008 by Carol Katarsky
Posted in: 1099s, Best practices, Communication, Hiring & training staff, In this week's e-newsletter, IRS regs, Latest news & views, Tax compliance

It’s not the usual year-end stuff that’ll trip you up — it’s the never-heard-that before questions that can throw you for a loop.

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New specs for substitute 1099s, W-2Gs and more


October 31, 2008 by Carol Katarsky
Posted in: 1099s, Communication, In this week's e-newsletter, Internal controls, IRS regs, Latest news & views, Tax compliance

Make sure your forms are up to date for Tax Year 2008 filing.

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New specs for e-filing 1099s; other key forms


August 12, 2008 by Carol Katarsky
Posted in: 1099s, In this week's e-newsletter, Internal controls, IRS regs, Latest news & views, Tax compliance

Time to download the new specs if you plan on filing any of these forms electronically or magnetically.

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Congress takes aim at how you make payments


July 2, 2008 by Carol Katarsky
Posted in: 1099s, Best practices, Communication, Hiring & training staff, In this week's e-newsletter, Internal controls, IRS regs, Latest news & views, Tax compliance

Do any of your payments to independent contractors qualify as a “prohibited act?”

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Surprising risk hidden in your W-2s


June 18, 2008 by Carol Katarsky
Posted in: Best practices, Fraud prevention, Hiring & training staff, In this week's e-newsletter, Internal controls, IRS regs, Latest news & views

Sure, an error on one of your W-2s can cause a lot of hassle for you and the employee involved. But you can face an even bigger risk from errant forms.

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