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Posted January 7, 2022 by Robert Beck
Wisconsin Releases Update to Publication 117

Wisconsin recently released a new update to Publication 117, the Guide to Wisconsin Wage Statements and Information Returns. Aside from updating the revision date from September to October of 2021, the only notable change to the publication was the removal of Form W-2G from the list of forms that can be filed electronically in the […]

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Posted December 28, 2021 by Enis Gencer
Romania: Go-live for partial B2B e-invoicing mandate and e-transport system

The Government Emergency Ordinance (GEO) no. 130/2021 was published in Romania’s Official Gazette on 18 December. The legislative act includes significant changes with respect to the fiscal-budgetary measures, including the roll-out date for B2B e-invoicing and the introduction of the e-transport system. According to the GEO 130/2021, in B2B transactions involving products with high fiscal […]

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Posted December 6, 2021 by Paul Ogawa
Illinois Releases Illinois W-2 and W-2c Electronic Transmission Program Guide EFW2 and EFW2C Format 2021 Forms W-2 and W-2c filed in 2022.

Illinois recently released an updated transmission guide for 2021 Form W-2 and W-2C filed in 2022. Most changes to the transmission guide are the result of consolidating information from other sources, clarifying information from the previous guide, or updating dates to reflect the new tax year. General Information. • Illinois begins accepting 2021 W-2 and […]

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Posted December 6, 2021 by Ramón Frias
CHILE: New Resolution Establishes New Conditions for Certain Dispatch Guides

The Chilean tax administration has issued a new Resolution 123/2021 establishing new mandatory information for the Dispatch Guides (Chilean equivalent of the Carta Porte) issued by taxpayers carrying out forestry operations intended to trade wood. For this purpose, the dispatch guide will need to include geo-references in decimal grades, information about the place from where […]

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Posted December 6, 2021 by Enis Gencer
Slovenia: CTC system in the pipeline

The Ministry of Finance has withdrawn its draft regulation, submitted to the Slovenian parliament in June 2021, which, if passed, would introduce mandatory B2B e-invoicing in the country. According to the draft regulation, all business entities would be obliged to exchange e-invoices exclusively in their mutual transactions (B2B). In the case of B2C transactions, consumers […]

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Posted December 6, 2021 by Victor Duarte
SPAIN: Government approves preliminary draft law introducing B2B e-invoice mandate

The draft law for the creation and growth of companies introducing mandatory B2B e-invoices for companies and freelancers in the country has been approved by the Government and now will continue its legislative process in Congress. The obligation for taxpayers above a certain threshold may be in force as early as February 2023 if the draft law […]

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Posted December 6, 2021 by Robert Beck
Nebraska Releases Updated Forms W-3N and Amended Form W-3N

Nebraska recently released updated versions of its Form W-3N and Amended Form W-3N, the Nebraska Reconciliation of Income Tax Withheld and the form for sending an amended W-3N. Several minor grammatical changes were made this year, but there were a few notable changes to both forms and instructions which are detailed below: • Line 5 […]

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Posted December 6, 2021 by Paul Ogawa
Connecticut Releases Updated Instructions for Filing and Paying Taxes Electronically

Connecticut recently updated instructions for Filing and Paying Taxes Electronically or IP 2021 (5). This publication was previously IP 2020(6). The most notable changes are detailed below. • List of tax types available to file through DRS myconneCT expanded to include everything except those covered by TSC including alcoholic beverages, bottle deposit, public services taxes, […]

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Posted November 29, 2021 by Joanna Hysi
Germany: The new government identifies CTC controls as a policy objective

In an earlier post a few weeks ago, we wrote about how the recent German elections seem to have accelerated the country’s move towards a digital real-time VAT control system. In the coalition deal concluded on 24 November 2021, the new coalition government has identified VAT fraud as a policy question it intends to combat, […]

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Posted November 16, 2021 by Robert Beck
Wisconsin Releases 2021 W-2 and 1099 Specifications

Wisconsin recently released the 2021 version of its Publication 172, the Annual W-2, 1099-R, 1099-MISC, 1099-NEC, and W-2G Electronic Reporting. Few changes were made to the document itself and no changes were made to the actual specifications portion of the publication. The most notable changes are detailed below: • Updated revision from 11/20 to 10/21 […]

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Posted November 16, 2021 by Robert Beck
IRS Releases 2021 Forms 1094-B and 1095-B

The IRS recently released it’s 2021 Forms 1094-B and 1095-B, the Transmittal of Health Coverage Information Returns and the Health Coverage Form required by the Affordable Care Act. There were no major changes to either form this year, excepting the form year was changed on both forms and a couple of minor grammatical changes were […]

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Posted November 16, 2021 by Robert Beck
IRS Releases 2021 Forms 1094-C and 1095-C

The IRS recently released its 2021 Forms 1094-C and 1095-C, the Transmittal of Employer-Provided Health Insurance Officer and Coverage Information Returns and the Employer-Provided Health Insurance Offer and Coverage respectively. The only notable changes to the 1094-C were the update of the year to 2021. There were several grammatical updates to the 1095-C along with […]

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Posted November 16, 2021 by Robert Beck
IRS Releases October Update to 2021 Publication 1220

The IRS recently released a new update to Publication 1220, the specifications for 1099 series forms and other related forms. The primary updates were in response to several errors that had been noted in the September release. A detailed list of changes found in the most recent version follows: • Form 1099-H: Health Coverage Tax […]

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Posted November 16, 2021 by Paul Ogawa
IRS Publishes New Draft W-4P and W-4R Forms, Pushes Effective Date to 2023

The IRS recently released updated draft versions of the new versions of Forms W-4R and W-4P. Originally released in March 2021, this third draft release for the W-4R and fourth draft release for the W-4P remain largely the same as their respective predecessors. The only substantial difference is a revised worksheet for computing withholding based […]

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Posted November 16, 2021 by Robert Beck
Indiana Releases W-2 and WH-3 Specifications for Tax Year 2021

Indiana recently released its W-2 and Electronic Filing Requirements document for the 2021 tax year. This publication includes all W-2 and specifications. Few changes were made to the document this year, the most notable of which is the removal of all references to the RV record, which Indiana no longer uses. Additionally, supporting documents may […]

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Posted September 16, 2021 by Filippa Jörnstedt
France postpones roll-out of mandatory B2B e-invoicing reform

The French Council of Ministers announced on September 15 the decision to implement a country-wide e-invoicing and e-reporting obligation according to a revised calendar: from July 1st, 2024, all companies headquartered or established in France will have to accept e-invoices from their suppliers. at the same date, issuing e-invoicing in lieu of paper will become […]

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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 May 11, 2021 by Joanna Hysi
Germany: Dialogue about the introduction of CTCs

The German Bundesrechnungshof (Federal Audit Office), which is a independent judiciary body that advises various government bodies through non-legally binding recommendations, recently proposed to the Ministry of Finance that a real-time reporting system leveraging blockchain technology would be an efficient system to combat VAT fraud and reduce the VAT loss in Germany which is estimated […]

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