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Update On Filing Deadlines For Forms W-2, W-3 and 1099.

Posted by Lori Shepard on Fri, Jul 01, 2016 @ 07:00 AM


The deadline for filing information returns requires Forms W-2, W-3, and 1099 with non-employee compensation to be filed on or before January 31 of the year following the calendar year to which such returns relate, regardless of whether the forms are filed on paper or electronically.  Please note the following due dates:

Form: 2015 Form Filing Due:  2016 Form Filing Due
Paper filed Forms W-2, W-3, and 1099s with "non-employee compensation" February 29, 2016 January 31, 2017
1099s without "non-employee compensation" February 29, 2016 February 28, 2017
Electronically Filed Forms W-2, W3, and 1099s with "non-employee compensation" March 31, 2016 January 31, 2017


By:  Lori Shepard, CPA

If you have questions on your company's responsibility in processing informational returns or other payroll related returns, please feel free to contact one of our CPAs at (616) 642-9467 or request a complimentary accounting consultation.

Tags: W-2, 1099, Information returns