8027 Software: Why efile? I have less than 250 records.

December 10th, 2017 No comments

You can paper file Form 8027 and its Form 8027-T or transmittal summary to the IRS.  You would print Form 8027 with black ink on plain paper and mail to Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service Cincinnati, OH 45999 But there are benefits to efiling which we list below: Additional Time. You have to paper file […]

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8027 Software: How can I submit a test file?

December 10th, 2017 No comments

You can submit as many test files as you like.  But there is no requirement to submit a test.  Testing typically starts in mid-November and runs until mid-February.  The testing link is fire.test.irs.gov You can login and check the status of your file. The following results will be displayed: “Good, Federal Reporting” — The test […]

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8027 Software: How can I attain a TCC number?

December 10th, 2017 No comments

A TCC number is a transmitter control code. Its a five-character alpha/numeric code assigned to you by Technical Services Operation (or TSO) of the IRS.  Its free to get a TCC number but takes time.  The application is IRS Form 4419 which can be found here: https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f4419.pdf Fill out that form and fax it to 877-477-0572 […]

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8027 Software: How can I register the software?

December 10th, 2017 No comments

You download and install the software to your computer.  You can download the software using this link: https://www.1099fire.com/try_now.htm Once installed, the software will display a 6-digit User ID and is looking for a passcode. If you order the 8027 software online, our shopping cart will provide a passcode to activate the software at anytime of […]

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8027 Software: How can I order the software?

December 10th, 2017 No comments

You can order online through our secure shopping cart.  The link is here https://www.1099fire.com/software/8027.htm You can order the software and import, print, paper or electronically file Form 8027 to the IRS on your own.  Or you can order the outsourcing service and you send us your data in excel.  We will import, convert to PDF […]

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8027 Software: Allowable Characters

December 10th, 2017 No comments

Publication 1239 says: Allowable characters are alphas, numerics, and blanks. What this means is that characters such as ! or & or # or * or () or even commas, periods or hyphens are illegal characters. Lets consider some examples. Espresso Café, LLC. Characters with an accent or tilde look cool but are not allowable when […]

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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