Pennsylvania Publishes 2018 W-2 and 1099 Employer Withholding Reporting Instructions and Specifications Handbook

The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue has released its 2018 W-2 and 1099 Employer Withholding Reporting Instructions and Specifications Handbook, which filers should consult when electronically uploading W-2 and 1099 filings.

There are no substantive changes to the specifications. The instructions now clarify that the specifications in this publication aren’t effective until January 3, 2019. Current specifications should be used until that date. There will be a blackout period for filing W-2/1099 information from December 17, 2018 through January 2, 2019.

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Tom Hospod

Tom Hospod is a Regulatory Counsel at Sovos Compliance. Within Sovos’ Regulatory Analysis function, Tom focuses om Affordable Care Act (ACA) reporting, Tax Withholding, and Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI). Prior to Sovos, Tom worked as a legislative aide in the Massachusetts House of Representatives. Tom is a member of the Massachusetts Bar, earned his B.A. from Boston College and his J.D. from the University of Miami.
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