Archive for February, 2010

Form SS-4, Application for Employer Identification Number

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

What is the purpose of this form? Use Form SS-4 to apply for an employer identification number (EIN). An EIN is a nine-digit number (for example, 12-3456789) assigned to sole proprietors, corporations, partnerships, estates, trusts, and other entities for tax filing and reporting purposes. The information you provide on this form will establish your business […]

Form NYS-1-MN, Return of Tax Withheld

Saturday, February 20th, 2010

What is the purpose of this form? Form NYS-1, Return of Tax Withheld, is used to remit to New York State the personal income taxes that you have withheld from your employees’ wages or from certain other payments (for example, pensions). When should this form be used? Every employer paying wages must file a return […]

Form 2848, Power of Attorney and Declaration of Representative

Saturday, February 20th, 2010

What is the purpose of this form? Use Form 2848 to authorize an individual to represent you before the IRS. When should this form be used? Use Form 8821, Tax Information Authorization, if you want to authorize an individual or organization to receive or inspect your confidential tax return information, but do not want to […]

Form W-9, Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification

Saturday, February 20th, 2010

What is the purpose of this form? A person who is required to file an information return with the IRS must obtain your correct taxpayer identification number (TIN) to report, for example, income paid to you, real estate transactions, mortgage interest you paid, acquisition or abandonment of secured property, cancellation of debt, or contributions you […]

Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification

Saturday, February 20th, 2010

What is the purpose of this form? The purpose of this form is to document that each new employee (both citizen and noncitizen) hired after Novemeber 6, 1986, is authorized to work in the United States. When should this form be used? All employees (citizens and noncitizens) hired after November 6, 1986, and working the […]