Connecticut Updates 1099 and W-2 Electronic Filing Specifications

The Connecticut Department of Revenue Services recently released updated specifications for information returns which include 1099 and W-2 reports. These publications not only include electronic filing specifications, but also include instructions and information relevant to filing for the upcoming information returns deadline of January 31, 2020.

While the specifications remain largely unchanged from the prior year, minor edits were made to certain field positions in the 1099 specifications relating to Date of Payment and Blank spaces in the Payee B Record for 1099-R transmissions.

To review the 1099 specifications in full, click here. To review the W-2 specifications in full, click here.

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Paul Ogawa

Paul Ogawa is a Junior Regulatory Counsel at Sovos Compliance. As part of the Regulatory Analysis team, his main areas of focus are state and federal tax withholding, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and Canadian tax information reporting. Prior to Sovos, Paul worked as a litigation attorney in Boston area law firms, representing clients in insurance subrogation claims, family law matters, and employment disputes. Paul is a member of the Massachusetts Bar, earned his B.A. from Brandeis University and his J.D. from the Suffolk University Law School.
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