Recent Queries

1. How do I print the forms filed?

Navigate to Quick Links at the top right corner >> Print Center >> choose your Form Type. Select the Tax Year and Employer. The respective forms will be available for download.
 

2. How to check the E-filing Status?

TaxBandits will notify via email with the status of your return. You can also check the status of your filing from Home dashboard >> Recent Filing.

3. How do I enter EIN, SSN, or Zip Codes with Leading Zeros in Excel?

To insert leading zeros, press the (') single quote sign and then type the EIN, SSN, or Zip Code. For example: to enter an SSN 012345678, type the following '012345678 and press enter.

4. What’s the password to open the 1099s/W2s pdf with unmasked TIN?

Enter the employee's/recipient's TIN (without hyphen).
 

5. How to correct the payer Name and/or EIN in 1099s?

You need to send a letter to the IRS with the previously reported and the corrected payer Name and/or TIN. You DO NOT have to reissue any corrected 1099s to your recipients.

To prepare the letter in TaxBandits,

  • Click Start New Form >> 1099 Corrections
  • Select Tax Year and 1099 Type (1099-MISC, 1099-NEC, 1099-INT, or 1099-DIV). 
  • Under the Payer Details Correction, click Continue

Enter the originally reported and the correct payer details. Download the letter, print, sign, and mail it to the IRS.
 

6. How to correct the Recipient Name and/or TIN in 1099s?

To correct the Recipient Name and/or TIN,

  • Click Start New Form >> 1099 Corrections
  • Select Tax Year and 1099 Type (1099-MISC, 1099-NEC, 1099-INT, or 1099-DIV).
  • Under Recipient & Amount Details Correction, click Continue

If you filed original 1099s with TaxBandits, we will default the previously reported values. You only need to enter the correct recipient name and/or TIN. If you filed elsewhere, you need to enter both the originally reported and the correct recipient name and/or TIN. 

Once transmitted, the corrected copies will be available in the Print Center for download.
 

7. Do I need to send the corrected 1099 copies to the state agency?

Yes, you should send the corrected 1099 copies along with Form 1096 to the state agency. Once you file a correction, you can download these from the Print Center. To do that, 

  • Go to Print Center >> W2/1099 Forms
  • Select Tax Year and Payer
  • Click Print State Copies and choose Form Type
  • Choose the State and click Download

Once downloaded, print and mail it to the respective state agency. If your state requires the reconciliation form, prepare and mail it along with the form copies.
 

8. How to correct Form W-2 with incorrect Employer’s EIN and Incorrect Tax Year?

If you have filed the original W-2s with TaxBandits, you must file two Form W-2cs. The first one will void the originally filed W-2. Once it is accepted by the SSA, you must file a second W2 Correction to correct the values.

To Void the original W-2, 

  • Click Start New Form >> Form W-2c (Choose the tax year).
  • Choose I filed with TaxBandits.

Proceed to nullify the originally filed W-2. Once the W-2c is accepted by the SSA, file a second correction form W-2c with the correct values. 

Note: If the original W-2s were filed with other service providers, please contact SSA to correct the employer details.

9. How to provide Online Access to employees/recipients?

Click Quick Links >> Manage Online Access. Choose Business. Use the toggle button to enable or disable online access for the employees/recipients.
 

10. I don’t have the TIN of my Employee/Recipient. Can I file for this recipient?

Enter 000000000 (all zeros) for the TIN and complete the filing to avoid an IRS penalty. Later, you can file for TIN correction with TaxBandits. 
 

11. I filed my original 1099s with other service providers. Can I file 1099 corrections in TaxBandits?

Yes, you can file 1099 corrections using TaxBandits even if you filed the original 1099s somewhere else. For step-by-step instructions, click here.
 

12. How do I e-file form 941 for the first quarter of 2021?

TaxBandits supports the e-filing of the revised form 941 for the first quarter of 2021. Follow the steps below:

  • Click Start New Form >> Form 941
  • Enter employer details, choose Tax Year, and Quarter.
  • Enter 941 form details and continue with the flow to transmit the return to the IRS.
     

13. How long will it take for the IRS to accept my 941?

The IRS will process your within 30 minutes of submitting. TaxBandits will notify you via email about your return status. You can also view the status of your return from TaxBandits account.

Here’s how you can view the status of your return,

  • Click 94x tab >> E-filed Forms tab.
  • Choose Employer and view the status under E-file Status column.

14. How do I correct the originally filed 941s?

You can correct the originally filed 941s by filing 941-X. At TaxBandits, you can fill your Form 941-X, sign, download, print, and mail it to the IRS. Please be aware that the IRS doesn’t currently support the e-file of Form 941-X.

15. Can I e-file 941s in bulk?

Yes, you can e-file 941 in bulk through TaxBandits. Click Start New Form >> Upload Multiple 941s. Then, download the template based on the quarter you would like to file for, fill in the form details in the template and upload it. Continue with the subsequent steps and transmit returns to the IRS.

16. I want to file W-2 corrections with the state agency. Can I do it using TaxBandits?

Yes, you can file W-2 corrections with state agencies if you made errors on your original W-2s. TaxBandits allows you to correct W-2s both filed using TaxBandits and other service providers. 

If you filed your original W-2s with other service providers, click here.

If you filed your original W-2s with TaxBandits, click here.
 

17. Does TaxBandits support W-2 corrections for every state?

Yes, TaxBandits supports W-2 corrections with all the states. Whether you filed original W-2s with TaxBandits or other service providers, you can file W-2c with TaxBandits

To e-file W-2c for correcting state details, click here.
 

18. How do I e-file Form 5498 using TaxBandits?

Sign in with TaxBandits. Select Start New Form >> Form 5498. Choose Tax Year. Enter Trustee, Participant, and IRA details. Then, pay and transmit the returns to the IRS.

19. Can I file Form 5498 in bulk?

At this time, you cannot file Form 5498 in bulk through TaxBandits. However, our developers are working on a bulk feature that will be available soon.

20. How do I print copies of Form 5498?

Navigate to the Print Center at the top right corner >> W-2/1099 tab. Select the Tax Year and Employer. Payer, recipient, and state copies of Form 5498 will be available for download.

21. How do I check the status of my 5498 returns?

After transmitting 5498 returns, you can check their status from the account dashboard. Go to 1099/W-2 tab and choose Business using dropdown. Click Transmitted Forms to view the status of the forms submitted.

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