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IRS Released the Publication 1220

IRS Released the Publication 1220

On September 27, 2021, the IRS released the Publication 1220, Specifications for Electronic Filing of Forms 1097, 1098, 1099, 3921, 3922, 5498, and W-2G For Tax Year 2021. There are a number of updates to Pub. 1220 this year, some of which include, but are not limited to:

  • The new online Information Returns Application for Transmitter Control Code (TCC) and Secure Access

  • Form 1099-MISC and and Form NEC, particularly due dates and that Form 1099-NEC is part of the Combined Federal/State Filing (CF/SF) Program

  • Common formatting issues

  • Format specifications and record layouts


Have a look at the 2021 Pub. 1220 here:

Be ready for your 2021 electronic filing tax year!

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