October 27, 2018

Election Workers: Payroll Reporting and Withholding


Election Workers: Payroll Reporting and Withholding 
Source: Internal Revenue Service

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Each election year, state and local government entities hire temporary workers to conduct primary and general elections. Election workers are subject to unique reporting and withholding requirements and may be coveredby a Section 218 Agreement.


IRS Videos available

Watch the latest presentations made for federal, state and local governments.

Payroll Reporting for Election Workers Learn about reporting and withholding requirements that apply to paid election workers.

Why File Form 1099-MISC Learn about the basic filing requirements for reporting payments on Form 1099-MISC.

Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) Matching Program Use TIN Matching to validate whether the TIN and name combinations provided on Forms W-9 match IRS tax filing records prior to submitting related information returns.

10 Minutes on Reconciling Forms 941/W-3/W-2 to Gross Payroll Employers who reconcile payroll can avoid discrepancies by ensuring that employees’ wages and taxes reported to the IRS and the Social Security Administration match.

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