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Posted September 24, 2021 by Paul Ogawa
Wisconsin Publishes Updated Guide to Wage Statements and Information Returns

The Wisconsin Department of Revenue recently published an updated version of Publication 117, Guide to Wisconsin Wage Statements and Information Returns. This publication provides guidance and instructions for filing W-2 and 1099 returns with the Department of Revenue. There were a few updates to the publication, which are as follows: The applicable years in the […]

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Posted September 24, 2021 by Paul Ogawa
Indiana Publishes Updated Electronic Filing Specifications for 1099 and W-2G Reports

The Indiana Department of Revenue recently published an updated version of their W-2G and 1099 Filing Requirements. This publication provides instructions and electronic filing specifications for information return reporting, specifically 1099 and W-2G records. There are two significant changes to the most recent version of this publication, which are as follows: The “B” records have […]

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Posted September 24, 2021 by Robert Beck
South Carolina Announces Interest Rate Remains Unchanged for Q4 2021

South Carolina recently released Information Letter #21-23, which gives the interest rates for over and underpayment of tax for the state. For Q4 of 2021, the interest rate remains unchanged at 3% for both over and underpayment of tax. The rate has been set at 3% since July 1 of 2020. To view the interest […]

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Posted September 24, 2021 by Robert Beck
New Mexico Interest Rate Unchanged For Fourth Quarter of 2021

New Mexico recently released an update to its 400.04 Bulletin which contains the Effective Interest Rates for Late Payment of Tax Due. The interest rate will remain at 3% for the 4th Quarter of 2021. The rate has been at 3% since July 1, 2020. To view the complete bulletin, click here.  

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Posted September 20, 2021 by Paul Ogawa
Hawaii Publishes Updated Employer’s Tax Guide

The Hawaii Department of Taxation recently published an updated version of Booklet A, Employer’s Tax Guide. This publication provides guidance, filing instructions, and filing requirements for withholding tax reporting and payment obligations in Hawaii. There were several updates to the publication that will bear an effect on taxpayers with reporting and payment obligations in Hawaii, […]

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Posted September 20, 2021 by Paul Ogawa
Hawaii Publishes Updated Instructions for Forms HW-14 and HW-30

The Hawaii Department of Taxation recently published an updated version of the instructions for submitting Forms HW-14 (Withholding Tax Return) and HW-30 (Employer’s Annual Transmittal of Income Tax Withheld from Wages). These instructions provide relevant information and guidance for withholding tax generally, and these forms specifically. These instructions were updated with new information regarding filing […]

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Posted September 13, 2021 by Paul Ogawa
Virginia Publishes Updated Interest Rates for Q4 2021

The Virginia Department of Taxation recently published Tax Bulletin 21-8, which provides information on interest rates applicable to withholding tax underpayments and overpayments for the fourth quarter of 2021. Virginia Code Section 58.1-15 provides that the applicable rates for both underpayments and overpayments will be 2% higher than the federal rates for the same payment […]

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Posted September 7, 2021 by Erik Wallin
Planned October Sourcing Change in Texas Enjoined by Local Court

Texas Tax Rule 3.334 was recently modified to clarify the definition of a “place of business” as it applies to local sales and use tax sourcing. It now clearly specifies that sales personnel must be present for a location to be considered a “place of business” and that a “place of business” does not include […]

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Posted August 31, 2021 by Robert Beck
IRS Releases 2021 Revision of Publication 1179

The IRS released its 2021 revision of Publication 1179, the General Rules and Specifications for Substitute Forms 1096, 1098, 1099, 5498, and Certain Other Information Returns. The update has a revision date of June 28, 2021. For the most part, only minor changes have been made to the information contained within the publication. The most […]

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Posted August 31, 2021 by Robert Beck
Kansas Releases Update to Withholding Tax Guide for 2021

Kansas recently released an update to its Withholding tax guide, Publication KW-100. Though minor updates have been made, this appears to be the first full revision since 2017. Throughout the document, references to 2017 have been updated to 2021, and several minor grammatical and formatting changes have been made. Additionally, the tables have been updated […]

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Posted August 31, 2021 by Robert Beck
Oklahoma Releases Updated WTR-10002 for 2021

Oklahoma recently released an update to it’s WTR 10002, the Nonresident Royalty Withholding Tax Return. Aside from updating the revision date to 6/2021, there were several formatting and font changes to the form itself which will not affect reporting. The only notable changes to the form are found in the on-form instructions. The instructions for […]

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Posted August 31, 2021 by Robert Beck
New York Releases Updated Form IT-2104 – Employee’s Withholding Allowance Certificate

New York recently released an update to its 2021 Form IT-2104, the Employee’s Withholding Allowance Certificate. The IT-2104 is used for claiming withholding allowances for New York State, New York City, and Yonkers. No changes were made to the form itself, but a couple of notable changes and additions have been made to the on-form […]

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Posted August 31, 2021 by Robert Beck
New Mexico Updates FYI 104

New Mexico recently released an update to it’s FYI 104 Publication which is the Withholding Tax general instructions document. The revision is noted as July of 2021 and many of the updates come from the development of new forms. The most important changes are detailed below. • Under the Notes for Who Must Withhold, a […]

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Posted August 31, 2021 by Robert Beck
Idaho Releases Updated Wage Withholding Tables

Idaho recently updated its Wage Withholding Tables, changing several of the withholding brackets for the 2021 tax year. To view the complete table, click here.

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Posted August 31, 2021 by Robert Beck
Arkansas Releases Update to Form ARW-3

Arkansas recently updated its Form ARW-3, the Transmittal of Wage and Tax Statements. The only changes to the form itself are that the fillable format was enhanced with defined areas for input. The form revision date was updated to June 28, 2021. To view the complete form, click here. ARW_3 ARW_3-1

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Posted July 30, 2021 by Bradley Feimer
Virginia is First in the Nation to enact E-988 Surcharge Legislation

Effective July 1, 2021, Virginia Senate Bill 1302 was a the first legislation in the nation to provide for an E-988 surcharge on retail prepaid wireless services to fund a 988 suicide prevention hotline. Notably, the E-988 surcharge is combined to the existing E-911 surcharge. Thus on sales tax returns, the new E-911/E-988 surcharge of […]

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Posted July 29, 2021 by Bradley Feimer
Colorado Enacts E-988 Surcharge Legislation

Colorado recently enacted Senate Bill 154 to establish a 988 suicide prevention hotline and impose an E-988 surcharge. The legislation provides that beginning January 1, 2022, there is to be a E-988 surcharge applied to each retail transaction for prepaid wireless services. This surcharge will be used to fund the 988 network in the state. […]

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Posted June 25, 2021 by Bradley Feimer
Maine Amends Remote Seller and Marketplace Facilitator Economic Nexus Threshold

Maine’s governor recently signed LD 1216 into law. This bill provides that on or after January 1, 2022, economic nexus will no longer require 200 separate transactions. Entities with gross sales exceeding $100,000 in the current or previous calendar year must continue to register, collect and remit sales and use tax. The relevant amendment can […]

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