Beginning with W-2 forms filed with respect to 2016 wages, a new law requires employers to file the government copy by January 31, 2017, for both paper and electronic copies. The accelerated deadline also applies to 1099-MISC forms for independent contractors.
Payroll Get Ready — Employers Face New January 31st Filing Deadline for W-2 and 1099-MISC Forms
By Jeffrey Holdvogt and Ruth Wimer on November 10, 2016
Posted In Employment