ARKANSAS RELEASES W-2 and 1099 Specifications, 1099-NEC accepted through CFS

Paul Ogawa
December 6, 2021

Arkansas has published its W-2 and 1099 specifications for electronic filing with the state. Forms 1099 and W-2 are due to Arkansas by January 31, 2021.
For 1099s, electronic media will only be accepted by CD and DVD. Arkansas will no longer accept USBs.
Federal Form 1099NEC is now part of the CFS Program for tax year 2021. Arkansas will accept 1099NEC through the CFS program. There is no direct filing requirement.

See specifications here.

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Paul Ogawa

Paul Ogawa is a Senior 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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