Filing forms W-2 and 1099 electronically is becoming the norm for tax filing, but your business needs a quality tax software to take advantage of the convenience. Electronic filing expedites the tax process by eliminating the need to print and mail tax forms to the IRS. Filing this way also allows employers to fill out the forms digitally rather than by hand, which helps to reduce errors.
To start filing electronically, your business should invest in a helpful tax software. AMS’ W-2/1099 filing software is a cost-effective resource for employers looking to move their tax filing process online. The platform is easy to use and menu-driven to make the steps less complicated. Tax software smooths the transition to electronic filing and eases the burden of tax season.
Transition to Filing W-2 and 1099 Electronically
To prepare for electronic filing, employers need to consider how they will move their tax system online. Employers first need to choose a tax software system that enables easy electronic filing. When looking for a tax software provider, be sure the platform is compatible with the IRS FIRE system and the SSA’s BSO System, which are the federal electronic filing platforms. Additionally, the tax software will need to support the appropriate IRS reporting forms you will need throughout the year.
Using a tax software requires some frontloaded efforts to complete the initial information input. Many tax software tools will store the information for your payee and payer files so that you only have to enter the information once. The tax software will securely house this sensitive data.
To integrate your payroll and tax processes, you can invest in a tax software that helps not only with filing W-2 and 1099 electronically but also with processing payroll. This allows employers to use one software to complete payroll while and seamlessly transfering wage information to year-end employment tax forms.
AMS Tax Software Complements Your Tax Filing Process
AMS W-2/1099 Forms Filer software makes filing W-2 and 1099 electronically much simpler for employers. AMS software is compatible with the state and federal tax reporting documents your business needs for tax season. You can view a full list of the forms AMS supports to check for the forms you use. The AMS platform is menu-driven, using point-and-click commands for many of the data entry fields. Plus, once you initially input payer and payee information, this information automatically loads in the files you are working on.
AMS takes a modular approach to software packages. You can purchase the base platform and customize the software by purchasing additional add-on modules. This way, you only pay for the features you use. The W-2/1099 software works with the E-filer package to file through the IRS FIRE or the SSA’s BSO system. If you would like to try the software before you buy, you can access a free demo of the products. Get into touch with the AMS Sales and Information Team at (800) 536-1099 with your questions on how tax software can improve your business.