2023 FILING SEASON CHANGES FOR 1099 REPORTING

On-Demand Schedule Thu, February 29, 2024 - Thu, March 07, 2024
Duration 90 Mins
Level Basic & Intermediate
Webinar ID IQW23E0544

  • Information Returns: 2023 updates to Forms 1099-MISC and 1099-NEC.
  • Reporting and filing requirements for 2023 returns filed in 2024.
  • Information Returns: What they are and using the Guide to Information Returns.
  • Forms 1099-MISC, 1099-NEC and 1096: Identification of reportable payments and payees.
  • Common 1099 errors - how to prevent them and how to correct them.
  • Taxpayer identification number basics: Which number to use.
  • Form W-9: documentation that establishes reportable and non-reportable payees.
  • Due diligence procedures avoid or mitigate penalties.
  • Penalties for late or incorrect 1099 Forms.
  • Procedures and policies that establish "reasonable cause" and avoid penalties.

Overview of the webinar

This webinar will cover the reporting requirements for Forms 1099-MISC and 1099-NEC with a focus on the details and proper preparation of the forms. It will cover changes to the 2023 Forms and the new electronic filing methods and requirements. This will include anticipated decreases in the e-file thresholds that will affect most filers and IRIS (Information Return Intake System) a new online portal for filing forms in the 1099 series. IRIS will not require users to obtain special software and will allow users to choose an electronic filing option. The webinar will also cover specific reporting requirements for various types of payments and payees, filing requirements, withholding requirements and reporting guidelines and best practices for compliance assurance and penalty avoidance.

This webinar will cover the latest updates for Form 1099-MISC and Form 1099-NEC. It will cover specific reporting requirements for various types of payments and payees, filing requirements, withholding requirements and reporting guidelines as well as the latest filing methods.

The webinar will touch on filing due dates, penalties for late filed and late furnished returns, best practices for prevention and mitigation of penalties and penalty exceptions. including how to establish reasonable cause for penalty abatement.

Who should attend?

  • CFOs and controllers
  • Accounts payable and accounting managers
  • Accounts payable processing professionals
  • Employers and Business owners
  • Purchasing managers and professionals
  • Public accountants, CPAs and Enrolled Agents

Why should you attend?

The IRS is beefing up technology and staff to enhance enforcement to reduce the tax gap including actively targeting enforcement measures on information reporting compliance. Penalties for non-compliance are now indexed and increase each year. It is more important than ever that 1099 Forms be prepared correctly, filed and furnished timely, and that filers perform due diligence procedures to avoid or mitigate penalties.

In order to stay compliant, practitioners must know which form to use to report specific transactions, when forms must be filed or furnished to recipients in order to be on-time, which information to include and how to make sure it is accurate, how and when to make corrections, how to avoid or mitigate errors, whether a particular payee is subject to backup withholding or transaction reporting, and the due diligence procedures that shield an issuer from penalties even when the forms contain incorrect information.

The IRS is in the process of finalizing regulations regarding reduction of the e-filing thresholds for information returns and providing a new e-file portal (IRIS) that will enable filing returns without special software. This session will provide the latest information available regarding regulatory and technology changes and what you can do to prepare for compliance in 2023 and beyond.

Faculty - Mr.Patrick A. Haggerty

Patrick A. Haggerty is a tax practitioner, author, and educator. His work experience includes nonprofit 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 tax payers 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, and information return reporting.

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