8955-SSA Software: Why efile? I have less than 250 records.

December 6th, 2017 No comments

Publication 4810 says: A filer must generally file the Form 8955-SSA electronically if the filer is required to file 250 returns of any type during the calendar year that include the first day of the plan year. If a filer is required to file a Form 8955-SSA electronically but does not do so, the filer […]

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1095 Software: How can I align data to print perfectly?

October 25th, 2017 No comments

Go to File/Print or File/Preview.  A print options box will display that looks like the following: When you print, client data is printed on top of an image of the 1095 form.  If the data prints too high, then increase the value of the top offset to move client data down.  If the top offset […]

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1095 Software: Can you print and mail on our behalf?

October 25th, 2017 No comments

Yes. We can print and mail any size order with complete security.  We duplex print the 1095 form on one side and the mailing address and instructions on the other side of single sheet of paper.  We have machines that tri-fold, stuff and seal pre-postage paid envelopes. Here are the steps you would want to […]

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1095 Software: What’s New for Tax Year 2017?

October 16th, 2017 No comments

IRS Forms 1095-C and 1095-B must be postmarked by January 31, 2018. The IRS gave companies a break with extended deadlines and leniency for good faith effort in prior years. But the tide has turned and the IRS has given no indication of extended deadlines or leniency for good faith efforts. If the IRS publishes […]

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1042-S Software: Test Files

October 3rd, 2017 No comments

Filers are not required to file a 1042-S test file.  But the transmission of test files to the IRS is encouraged. Testing is typically available for 2-months beginning in early January and running until the end of February. The following file status results will display: Good, Federal Reporting – The test file is good for […]

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1042-S Software: Due dates and extension

October 3rd, 2017 No comments

Copy B of Form 1042-S must be printed and mailed by March 15th unless the the due date fails on a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday. The withholding agent must paper or electronically file Copy A of Form 1042-S by March 15th as well. A withholding agent can file for a 1-month extension to electronically […]

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1042-S Software: Amended Form 1042-S

October 3rd, 2017 No comments

Amendments take time.  We can electronically file amendments of Form 1042-S on your behalf for current or prior years.  Please contact our sales office at (480) 460-9311 for more information and to order this service. Here is what we would need: The record you want to correct along with the Unique Form Identifier that was […]

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1042-S Software: How can I order the 1042-S software?

October 3rd, 2017 No comments

Our 1042-S software contains Form 1042-T or transmittal summary when electronic filing.  You order the software online at this link https://www.1099fire.com/buy_now.htm You can also order by phone at (480) 460-9311.

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1042-S Software: What’s new for Tax Year 2017?

October 3rd, 2017 No comments

Changes to IRS Form 1042-S for tax year 2017. Unique form identifier. Beginning in tax year 2017, withholding agents will be required to assign a unique form identifier to each Form 1042-S they file.  The IRS says the Unique Form Identifier must be Exactly 10 digits. Unique to each original Form 1042-S filed for the […]

1099 Software: Why is the Create & Review button inactive?

June 13th, 2017 No comments

If the Create & Review button is inactive or grayed out, then the software is either: Not registered, or Registered for paper filing only. If you ordered the electronic filing version and the Create && Review button is inactive, please call our sales office at (480) 460-9311 and they can look up your order and […]

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