Due Diligence Steps for Form 1099

On-Demand Schedule Thu, January 21, 2021 - Thu, January 28, 2021
Duration 90 Mins
Webinar ID IQW15C8142

  • Due Diligence best practices steps
  • Most common mismatch problems
  • How is a name/TIN mismatch identified
  • Use of IRS e-services to avoid mismatches
  • Review of W-9 solicitation requirements
  • Step by step review of Forms W-9
  • 2016 penalty increases against Form 1099 preparer
  • Resources for W-9 and 1099 compliance

Overview of the webinar

Want to avoid IRS penalties for mistakes on Form 1099? Yes, make sure the staff has exercised due diligence. Due Diligence involves a written Plan, training staff, and monitoring staff to determine if they have followed the plan. The Plan for accurate Form 1099 is the development of procedures for an accurate Form W-9. Most mistakes that the IRS identifies on the Form 1099, originates in failure to follow W-9 procedures. IRS penalties not only cost money but also take up valuable time which translates to money.

Who should attend?

  • CPA, Attorney, EA Firms and Staff
  • Firm Accounts Payable Management or Staff
  • Owners, Shareholders of Small Businesses and Staff
  • Corporate Controllers, Accounts Payable, Financial Managers & Staff
  • Non-profit Controllers, Accounts Payable, Staff

Why should you attend?

This course is designed to develop a plan and train and monitor staff to achieve due diligence.

Faculty - Ms.Greta Hicks

Greta P. Hicks is a former IRS Revenue Agent and Regional Training Coordinator. After a time as tax manager for Ernst & Young, Greta started her own business and for 34 years her CPA practice has been limited to representing persons who have IRS problems. 
She is the author of "IRS Examination and Appeals Procedures" as well as, pilot tester of on-line continuing education courses for Checkpoint Learning. Greta has authored a number of continuing education courses on IRS practice & procedures and articles are regularly published on professional as well as trade magazines. Ms Hicks has traveled the US and taught Tax Update Seminars as well as various Inside the IRS topics.
Greta has been active in the Texas Society of CPAs for 40 years and has served on the IRS Relations Committee, on the Editorial Board of the TSCPAs and was the Tax Editor of Today's CPA. Her activities for the Houston Chapter of CPAs included Coordinator of Houston's IRS/Practitioner Study Group, Relations with Taxing Entities Committee, Teaching Taxes Committee, plus the Spring EXPO and Tax EXPO Committees.

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