Legal Alert: IRS Deadline Moved Up to January 31, 2017

January 13, 2017 — In  accordance with the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015, employers and small businesses must now file their annual Forms W-2 and, with respect to independent contractors, Forms 1099-Misc by no later than January 31 each year.

For more information, please see the IRS’s Employers Face New Jan. 31 W-2 Filing Deadline.  If you have questions about this change, we suggest you discuss them with your payroll vendor or accountant.