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Tax Season Checklist for Payroll Clients

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December 6th 2012 by Laura Madeira

To help you manage your practice during this busy time, we created a checklist of key tasks to complete for clients. Print it out as a handy way to stay on top of your year-end action items.

Download the year-end checklist.

Year End Payroll Check List for Accountants

Additional Year-End Tasks

Your clients (in some cases, with your help) may want to:

Important Dates

January 31, 2013: Deadline to supply each employee a completed Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, and each 1099 vendor a completed Form 1099

January 31, 2013: Deadline to file Form 941 for fourth quarter 2012

January 31, 2013: Deadline to file Form 943 and Form 944 for 2012

February 28, 2013: Deadline to file all the Forms 1099 you issued for 2012, along with Form 1096, Annual Summary and Transmittal of U.S. Information Returns (April 1, 2013, if you file electronically)

Holidays

December 25, 2012: Christmas Day

January 1, 2013: New Year’s Day

January 21, 2013: Martin Luther King Jr. Day

February 18, 2013: Presidents’ Day

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  • About Laura Madeira

    Laura Madeira is the owner of ACS, Inc.; an Intuit Solution Provider firm providing software sales and training for QuickBooks Enterprise, Premier and Pro, QuickBooks Point of Sale Software and Hardware, Intuit Merchant Services and Intuit Payroll solutions. She is also certified in QuickBooks Enterprise, QuickBooks Point of Sale and Advanced Certified in QuickBooks and offers training on several other software solutions. Information about their services can be found at http://www.quick-training.com/. Laura is a select member of the Intuit Trainer/Writer Network and has been a guest speaker for Intuit for many years, teaching what is new for QuickBooks each year and speaking at multiple accountant and end users conferences nationally. She is also a published author of QuickBooks training materials. She has authored the QuickBooks 2013 In Depth, QuickBooks Solutions Guide, QuickBooks Essentials self-paced training DVDs and QuickBooks on DemandSee all of Laura's articles…

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