For years the IRS has struggled with the independent contractor and tax collection. In assessing opportunities to close the tax gap (taxes due but not reported or paid), one of the greatest opportunities comes from expanding the information reporting on taxpayers by payors – the 1099. This time consuming reporting obligation can be streamlined in a number of ways. Join us to learn more…
What are the rules regarding paying and IRS reporting on Independent Contractors? How do I avoid the IRS CP-2100 (B-Notices)? What if my vendor claims exemption; must I obtain a W-9 anyway? What are the best practices? How can I minimize risk of improper exemption claims by my vendors? Get the answers to these and related questions to reduce your risk of huge penalties from the IRS.
- Information Returns: 2021 updates to Form 1099-MISC and Form 1099-NEC
- 1099, W-2 and ACA Filing Deadlines to IRS and SSA
- Starter Question: How can we best set up an independent contractor in our vendor payment system to ensure compliance with the IRS reporting rules?
- Protocols for setting up new vendors (ICs)
- When to require a Form W-9
- How to test the accuracy of the W-9 information with the IRS’s records – for free!
- Who and what you pay determines whether you must report (1099 reporting)
- Forms to use to document your independent contractor as reportable or non-reportable
- Required governmental reporting on ICs
- "B" notice procedures: When to issue and how to follow-up
- Using the IRS TIN verification system to avoid IRS notices
- Best practices for filing 1099s with the IRS – TIP: never file early!
- The government wants to remove the exemptions – what this means to you
Why Should You Attend?
Learn the rules requiring W-9 documentation and 1099 reporting. Learn how to establish the independent contractor relationship with the right documentation. Understand the rules and keep your company in compliance. Ensure that your records will stand the scrutiny of an IRS 3rd Party Documentation and Reporting audit. Avoid the onerous penalties for noncompliance and build the best defense against the 972-CG Notice of Proposed Penalty Letter.
Who will benefit?
- Tax Managers/Tax Professionals
- Tax Attorneys
- Bank Managers
- Compliance Officers
- Information Reporting Officers
- Accounting Managers
- IT Managers
- Compliance Managers
- Risk Managers
Patrick Haggerty is a tax practitioner, author, and educator. His work experience includes non-profit organization management, banking, manufacturing accounting, and tax practice. He began teaching accounting at the college level in 1988. He is licensed as an Enrolled Agent by the U. S. Treasury to represent taxpayers at all administrative levels of the IRS and is a Certified Management Accountant. He has written numerous articles and a monthly question and answer column for payroll publications. In addition, he regularly develops and presents webinars and presentations on a variety of topics including Payroll tax issues, FLSA compliance, information returns, and accounting.