The current requirements for electronic delivery and consent are stringent—failure to follow them may be viewed as not delivering the form or notice at all. If your organization is considering electronic delivery or enabling electronic elections, be sure to stick to the IRS guidelines.Read More
The 2019 instructions for IRS Forms 1099-R and 5498 are now available, with a few notable changes in addition to standard updates.Read More
After a longer than usual delay, the IRS released the 2018 Form 1099-R, 5498, and the associated instructions for IRA and retirement plan transactions. The IRS explains how to handle certain retirement plan loan offsets that are allowed an extended period beyond 60 days for rollover.Read More
The IRS announced a late change for 2017 Form 1099-R reporting of IRA and retirement plan qualified hurricane distributions. The IRS is not, however, requiring reporting corrections.
An IRA owner wants to complete a rollover through the new self-certification process. How do we report this? Must we file a corrected Form 1099-R showing a small incorrect amount? Can an IRA beneficiary do a qualified charitable distribution?Read More
What is the difference between a domestic relations order (DRO) and a qualified domestic relations order (QDRO)? How can the alternate payee take the awarded amount from the plan? How will the award be taxed and reported?Read More