In 2017 President Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. As a result, there are many changes to the tax code which will affect us this tax season. Now that the 2018 tax year is almost over, you’ll want to start planning how this new tax provision will affect you. Below is a brief run-through of the most critical changes that are effective beginning with your 2018 tax return.
Changes for the Tax Filing Requirements of information returns, Forms W-2, 1099
In the past, forms W-2 and 1099 had to be mailed to the recipients by January 31st and mailed to the Social Security Administration (for W-2's) or IRS (for 1099's) by the last day of February.