Pennsylvania recently released its EFW2/EFW2C Reporting Instructions and Specifications Handbook. This booklet contains the EFW2 specifications and special instructions for reporting information returns to Pennsylvania. The most notable change this year is that Pennsylvania will now require filing of Forms 1099-NEC with the commonwealth and that the e-TIDES system will accept those files as well. Other notable changes are detailed below:
- For Correction Files – The Originally Reported Employer Entity ID and Originally Reported PA Employer Account ID fields should be left blank. The PA Employer Account ID must be reported according to the situation. If the correction type code reported is D or U enter the originally reported value and if A enter the correct value.
- Taxpayers needing direct assistance urged to email at firstname.lastname@example.org or to use the online Customer Service Center at www.revenue-pa.custhelp.com
To view the full specifications handbook, click here.