The average cost of a Notice of Proposed Penalty is estimated at US $150,000 including the penalty itself and the added costs for consultants, personnel, remediation of legacy records, etc. Compliance is far less expensive than the alternative. This seminar will focus on addressing these issues and many more compliance and regulatory issues pertaining to IRS forms 1099 and 1042-S. It will also address compliance with Title 26, CFR 1402(b) & (c), employee v. independent contractor distinction, and 1441 (withholding of tax on nonresident aliens and foreign corporations) mandates.
On completing this course, participants will
Be well versed in the information reporting process
Understand the importance of obtaining forms W-9 or W-8 on all payees
Be able to reduce the amount of time and resources necessary to handle the company’s information reporting mandate
Be able to minimize the risk and effort involved in performing backup withholding
Improve the accuracy of their regulatory reporting process
Have a clear action plan for implementing best practices for compliance