Form 1099 Compliance: How to Minimize Errors in 2017

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Date Oct 11, 2017
Time 01:00 pm ET
Cost $199.00
Online
OVERVIEW
The IRS is actively targeting its enforcement measures on accounts payable operations. With the increase in penalties for non-compliance, 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.
This webinar will cover the latest updates for Form 1099-MISC, specific reporting requirements for various types of payments and payees, filing requirements, withholding requirements and reporting guidelines. It will cover important changes to the filing due dates and the new safe harbor requirements for de minimus dollar amount errors. It will also cover penalty provisions and exceptions to the penalties, due diligence procedures, exceptions to penalties including reasonable cause, common errors, and correction of errors.
WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND
The changes in reporting requirements can be confusing and the IRS has recently made changes to reporting, error correction, and filing due date requirements. Accounts payable professionals, managers, and withholding agents need to be aware of the changes in order to avoid non-compliance and penalties. Penalties for non-compliance have recently been increased. 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
AREAS COVERED
  • Reminders & What’s New
    • Changes to filing deadlines and affected returns
    • New de minimus exception for money errors
    • Increases in penalties for non-compliance
  • Information Returns
    • Overview of information returns
    • Resources for compliance
  • A walk through Form 1099-MISC
    • Identification of reportable payments and payees
  • Correcting Errors
    • Common 1099 errors – how to prevent them and how to correct them
  • SSN, TIN, EIN
    • Taxpayer identification number basics: Which number to use
    • Documentation that established reportable and non-reportable payees
  • TIN Solicitation & “B” Notices
    • Due diligence procedures avoid or mitigate penalties for missing or incorrect payee tax ID numbers
    • “B” notice procedures: When to issue and how to follow-up
  • TIN Verification
    • Using the IRS TIN verification system
  • Backup Withholding
    • What it is 
    • When to start and when to stop
    • How to deposit and report
  • Penalties and problems
    • Procedures and policies that establish "reasonable cause" and avoid penalties
WHO WILL BENEFIT
  • 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
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
  • Know when to furnish and file information returns under the new requirements
  • Understand the new de minimus error rules
  • Identify reportable payments and payees. Know when a 1099 is required
  • Be aware of common 1099 errors: Know how to avoid them and how to correct them
  • Understand backup withholding: What it is; When to start and when to stop; How to deposit and report.
  • Know the due diligence procedures to avoid penalties for missing or incorrect payee tax ID numbers
  • Understand the procedures for "B" notices: When to issue and how to follow-up
  • Know when the payment card rules apply and how 1099 reporting is affected
  • Understand how to document independent contractor as reportable or non-reportable
  • Know the procedures and policies that establish "reasonable cause" and avoid penalties
 
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