By Lisa Maxwell on January 22, 2019
It’s that time of the year again! CMS wants to help take the mystery out of what needs to meet which deadline. It is important to notice that there may be different deadlines for paper filing and electronic filing.
IRS and SSA Deadlines:
Paper Filing Electronic Filing
Recipient Federal Agency Recipient Federal Agency
W-2 1/31/2019 1/31/2019 1/31/2019 1/31/2019
1099MISC 1/31/2019 1/31/2019 1/31/2019 1/31/2019
1095 1/31/2019 2/28/2019 1/31/2019 4/2/2019
W-2s must be filed with the SSA electronically if you are filing 250 or more forms.
State deadlines vary by state. Check with your state agency for their due date, as the submission should be received by the e-file Center three business days prior to that date.
As always, we suggest that you carve out time within your day to dedicate to getting this task completed. You don’t want to wait until the last minute. By planning ahead, you can help to avoid delays, mistakes, and aggravation. Success comes to those who prepare well and put in the effort.
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