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Form W-3

A cumulative annual payroll report that tallies the entire payroll for the company; this informaiton is reported to the Social Security Administration. It includes the reconciliation report of the Form W-3 along with the individual W-2’s supporting the entire payroll for the company.

Form 941 – The Basics

12/26/2012

Form 941 is the employer’s quarterly federal tax return.  It reports how much federal income taxes were withheld; Social Security taxes and Medicare taxes that are due and how much was paid in deposits to the Internal Revenue Service.  The [...]

Year-End Preparation

12/03/2012

I dread January of every year. I have to spend so much time preparing the year-end payroll reports prior to the January 31 deadline. Not only must your quarterly’s and monthly’s tie together, but it has to match the general ledger at year-end. [...]