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1099 W2 Forms

Software Every State Federal Form

The 1099-Etc software has payroll tax and unemployment forms for each state plus Washington D.C. It also has federal tax and unemployment forms plus a few others related to payroll taxes. Click the following links to see the supported forms for each Module. W-2/1099 Forms Filer –
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What Does Error 213 End Of File Found Unexpectedly

This error indicates a corrupted file. Please contact AMS by email, support@1099-Etc.com, or by phone, 405-340-0697, ASAP. We can walk you through the steps to try to recover the file.
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Error Message Action Cancelled Page Cannot Be Displayed

Microsoft released a security update that does not allow CHM files to be viewed over a network. Since that is the format of the Help, Changes and Tutorial files, and most likely the program is installed to a network, that is the reason that you cannot access these files. You have two
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What Does Error Payer Not Found In Database Cre Mean

The DATABASE.CRE file contains a master list of all files the program uses. If you get an error involving the DATABASE.CRE file, you should download and install the latest update from the 1099-Etc website, www.1099-etc.com.
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What Does Error 5 File In Use Mean

This error could mean a variety of things. If the file is not in use, then the file is likely locked open. If you are using a stand alone PC, reboot it. If you are using a network, make sure that another user doesn’t have this file open at his/her workstation. If it is not open
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Any Way To Find Out Which Clients Have Been Transmitted

If you submitted the forms via E-Filing Services for the 941s, W-2s or 1099s, you can check the Batch Status by doing the following: At the 1099-Etc Main Menu, select Module>E-Filer. On the E-Filer Menu, select E-Filing Services>Check Status. The Check Status screen will list al
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How Do I Pay For The Forms I Submitted

During the E-Filing Services process (after sending the forms to the third-party vendor), you will be prompted to select the Batches to Pay. You can pay then or elect to wait and pay at another time by accessing Payment Status from the E-Filing Services Menu. You pay by Credit card an
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How To Correct Phone As Invalid Data Type

A payer’s phone number is required when E-Filing. The easiest place to input the missing phone number is to go into the W2/1099 Forms Filer and select the payer you are having a problem with. Next, select Payer > Basic Payer Info. There will be a box where you can enter the p
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How Far Back Can We File W2C Forms

You can file W-2Cs for the current year and the three prior years.
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How To Correct Rf Or End Of File Was Reached

The RW records in the electronic file contain the Employee Wage information. The RF record is the final record of the file. Apparently, the electronic file that was sent did not contain any wage information. Please recreate the file and check with our Viewer (E-Filer>Utilties>Vi
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Do I Need To Submit 1099 Or W3 Of I E File

The 1099/W-2 data is summarized in the electronic file, you do not need to create/submit the 1096/W-3 form.
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How Do I Use Combined State Filing For 1099

The combined state filing 1099 program is supported in our E-File Direct module. Known as the Combined Federal/State filer program for 1099s, this program allows employers to file state and federal 1099s together. This can save you some time and prevent headaches that might arise from
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Can We Submit Multiple Companies When Creating W2

You can submit multiple companies in one W-2 electronic file to upload to the SSA.
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Name Of The File Uploaded Ssa That Includes W2 Information

The file must have been created using the E-File Direct Option. The name of the file is by default called EFW2.EFD and it is normally located in the 1099-Etc program directory.
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Can I E File Corrected 1099S

Yes, you can E-File corrected 1099 forms for corrected Money Amounts ONLY through E-File Direct. We have specific directions to help you e-file a corrected 1099-S. Reporting incorrect information on a 1099 can be a nerve-wracking experience. The IRS is very good at catching these mist
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Name Of The File That Contains 1099 Information

The file must have been created through the E-File Direct Option. The file name by default is EF1099.EFD and it is normally found in the 1099-Etc program directory.
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How do you correct “RF or end of file was reached before RW records were processed?”

The RW records in the electronic file contain the Employee Wage information. The RF record is the final record of the file. Apparently, the electronic file that was sent did not contain any wage information. Please recreate the file and check with our Viewer (E-Filer>Utilties>Vi
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Do I Need Transmitter Control Code If I E File

Yes, you need a Transmitter Control Code (TCC) from the IRS when using E-File Direct. The process of receiving a TCC is simple, but it can take some time. We recommend obtaining your TCC soon after starting your business to prevent it from delaying your tax filing. To obtain a Transmi
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Do I Need Sign Ssa Electronically File W 2S Through E File Direct Module

Yes, you will need a User Identification Number (User ID) issued by the SSA to do that, call 800-772-6270 to obtain that number or register online at www.ssa.gov with Business Services Online (BSO).
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Does E-File Direct Allow Filing 941 Forms?

No, E-File Direct is only for W-2 and 1099 type forms. To E-File the 941 you will need to have AMS Payroll and use E-File Services. There is a per form charge, which can be found here.   More Information about Filing 941 Forms with E-File Direct If you’re a small business, we rec
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What Is The E File Direct Option

The E-File Direct Option was formerly known as the Magnetic Filing Option. This option allows you to create a file (via the federal specifications) that the user submits to the IRS/SSA via the internet.
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Is There Way Create Form W2G Information So It Can Be E Filed

Yes, the W-2G information is entered in the W-2/1099 Forms Menu. Once the Payer is opened, select Form>1099 Forms>W-2G from the Forms Menu. Then select either E-File Direct or E-Filing Services and 1099 as the Form Type to E-File the W-2G forms.
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Can I File 1098S Electronically

Yes, a 1098 is considered to be a 1099 form and is included with them in the E-File Direct Module or E-Filing Services.
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What Is E Filing Services

E-Filing Services allows the user to electronically file their W-2, 1099, W-2C and 1042S forms via a third party vendor. AMS is working with a specialist third-party provider who has built a state-of-the-art solution with which 1099-Etc is integrated. There are different levels of E-F
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Do I Need File 1096 If I E-File?

No, the information that would appear on the 1096 is included in the E-File.   More Information about E-Filing Form 1096 The E-File is a combination of the tax reports you are filing, including but not limited to the 1099, 1097, 1098, 3921, 3922, 5498, and W-2G. This is a summary
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Do I Need To File A W3 If I E File

No, the information on the W3 is already included in the E-File.
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Update Software To Computer Not Connected To Internet

If you have a another computer, you can save the update file to either a network or local drive or even a flash drive. Once the file is saved, to install from: Network Drive (both computers have access to this drive), from the computer that does not have access to the internet, locate
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I Get Error Zip File Is Damaged Download Again

This message indicates that the file has become corrupt during the download process. Reboot the computer and try the Download again.
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Can I Download Prior Years Software Website

The software for the years 2005 and higher can be downloaded from www.1099-etc.com. Find Get Updates on the right side of the window and click Download Now. On the next screen, select the appropriate year and select your desired update type.
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I Cannot Access Ams Website

The download manager has been removed from the software. You will need to download all updates from the AMS website .
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Installation Error 0 Running Command Setup Z

This seems to be caused by security software preventing the WinZip Self-Extractor from running/creating output. There are two workarounds. If the person has file extensions turned on then you can change the extension from .EXE to .ZIP which will enable you to right click on the file a
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Difference Between Differential And Full Update

The Full Update is only needed when installing the program for the first time. The Differential Update includes all of the changes to the program since the original release.
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How Do I Install Differential Update

Downloading the 1099-Etc Differential Update is a two-step process. When the download starts it will ask you two things: Run or Save If you choose to Run the file you will be able to install the update the computer you are currently using and you will be prompted to install the progra
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Setup Multiple Third Party Designees

Multiple Third Party Designees are setup through multiple Users. To setup multiple Users, click the User button on the 1099-Etc Main Menu, setup a new 3-character User Code and enter the information for each Third Party Designee. Then selecting the appropriate User code will print the
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How Do I Enable And Input Third Party Information

The Third Party Designee Option is enabled in the AMS Payroll by clicking on Payer>Payer Edit>Preferences>Other. Place a check before 6. Is a 3rd Party Designee. Once this has been set, the Third Party Designee information can be entered/changed in AMS Payroll through Options>File Man
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FICA Withholding Rates for 2019

FICA withholding rates have not changed from 2013; the only difference is that the maximum wage subject to Social Security tax has increased to $132,900 for 2019. The rates for 2019: Employee/Employer rate for Social Security ($132,900 max subject wages): 6.2% Employee/Employer rate f
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What Is A 1042 S

According to the IRS form 1042-S is used to report amounts paid to foreign persons, and to report amounts withheld under Chapter 3 of the Internal Revenue Code or to report distributions of effectively connected income by a publicly traded partnership or nominee. The form is not used
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Why Is It Important to Have Valid TIN/SSN Information?

The most important reason to have correct ID information is to avoid potentially high penalties. The current penalties are $100 for every 1099 or W-2 that has a missing or incorrect TIN or SSN. However, you can reduce the penalty to $30 if you file the correct information within 30 da
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Employees Live In One State And Work In Another

As an employer you may be wondering what you need to do if you happen to hire an employee that lives in another state. This is a fairly common scenario if you live close to a state line and you want to be careful so that you don’t end up having to file amended returns. Generally what
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Why Should I Use Direct Deposit

You may ask yourself why use direct deposit for issuing checks to my employees. There are several reasons. The main reason a business may want to use direct deposit is obviously the one that affects them the most, cost. You no longer have to pay someone or use your own valuable time t
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