Latest Updates to Publication 1220
IRS Update Publication 1220
Early January, I published changes for Electronic filing of forms based upon Publication 1220 (Pub 1220) that was released in August 2021. The IRS has issued an update related to 2021 reporting in Pub 1220 that was released 28th February 2022. The latest release of Pub 1220 captures all of the changes I highlighted in my previous article, ‘Tis the Season for Information Reporting’ and some added changes to the filing of forms 1099-MISC, 1099-NEC and others. Below I have listed all of the additional changes not covered in my previous update based upon page 11 of Pub 1220 and comparison of the formats.
Part A. Introduction and General Information
Sec. 7 Reporting Nonemployee Compensation in Tax Year 2021 – Updated Form 1099-NEC, Nonemployee
Compensation is part of the Combined Federal/State Filing (CF/SF) Program
Part B. Data Communication
Sec. 1 Updated to new online Information Returns (IR) Application for Transmitter Control Code (TCC)
Sec. 9 Common Formatting Errors – Item 8, Issue – Updated amount code(s) in positions to 28-45
Part C. Format Specifications and Record Layouts
Sec. 2 Issuer “A” Record, For Reporting Payments on Form 1099-DIV:
Amount Type – Added Section 897 Ordinary Dividends and added Amount Code H
Amount Type – Added Section 897 Capital Gains and added Amount Code J
Record Layout Positions, Form 1098 – Updated Field Positions 749-750, General Field Description
Record Layout Positions, Form 1098-Q - Updated Field Positions 749-750, General Field Description
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