Oregon Employment Law Update – November 2016
Oregon DOR Announces New Deadline for Electronic Filing of W-2s and 1099 Forms
On November 29, 2016, the Oregon Department of Revenue (DOR) issued a press release informing personal and corporate income taxpayers that the deadline for electronically filing informational returns, including W-2s and some Forms 1099, has been moved up to January 31, 2017. The new deadline is applicable for filing with both the IRS and the DOR. Taxpayers must file their W2s and most 1099s electronically using the DOR’s Income and Wage Information Return E-services (iWire) application. The information returns can be filed through manual entry, bulk file upload, or spreadsheet import. Tax filers can enter their information into the spreadsheet template and import that document directly into iWire, which will then create individual W-2 and 1099 entries for review and validation. Further, the manual entry option now looks like the information return form, making it quicker and easier for tax filers to enter data from a W-2 or a 1099. Also, tax filers can now save their progress at iWire, and its error detection process will now instantly tell users if there are any errors in their submission and the line number at which the error appears.
Read the DOR Press Release