W-2 & 1099 Definitions

Get the basics for filing & reporting your wages. Greatland's team of experts have summarized the basics to make filing easier. Below, select the form you need to file and we'll show you the following:

  • What to Report
  • Due Dates
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  • What's New
  • Federal & State Filing Requirements
  • E-Filing & Transmittal Requirements
  • IRS Instructions
  List of Forms (in alphabetical order)  
  Form 940 - Employer's Annual Federal Unemployment (FUTA) Tax Return  
  Form 941 - Employer's QUARTERLY Federal Tax Return  
  Form 944 - Employer's Annual Federal Tax Return  
  Form 945 - Annual Return of Withheld Federal Income Tax  
  Form 1042-S - Foreign Person's U.S. Source Income Subject to Withholding  
  Form 1096 - Annual Summary and Transmittal of U.S. Information Returns  
  Form 1098 - Mortgage Interest Statement  
  Form 1098-C - Contributions of Motor Vehicles, Boats, and Airplanes  
  Form 1098-E - Student Loan Interest Statement  
  Form 1098-T - Tuition Statement  
  Form 1099-A - Acquisition or Abandonment of Secured Property  
  Form 1099-B - Proceeds From Broker and Barter Exchange Transactions  
  Form 1099-C - Cancellation of Debt  
  Form 1099-CAP - Changes in Corporate Control and Capital Structure  
  Form 1099-DIV - Dividends and Distributions  
  Form 1099-G - Certain Government Payments  
  Form 1099-INT - Interest Income  
  Form 1099-LTC - Long-Term Care and Accelerated Death Benefits  
  Form 1099-MISC - Miscellaneous Income  
  Form 1099-OID - Original Issue Discount  
  Form 1099-PATR - Taxable Distributions Received From Cooperatives  
  Form 1099-Q - Payments From Qualified Education Programs (Under Sections 529 and 530)  
  Form 1099-R - Distributions From Pensions, Annuities, Retirement or Profit-Sharing Plans, IRAs, Insurance Contracts, etc.  
  Form 1099-S - Proceeds from Real Estate Transactions  
  Form 1099-SA - Distributions From an HSA, Archer MSA, or Medicare Advantage MSA  
  Form 5498 - IRA Contribution Information  
  Form 5498-ESA - Coverdell ESA Contribution Information  
  Form 5498-SA - HSA, Archer MSA, or Medicare Advantage MSA Information  
  Form W-2 - Wage & Tax Statement  
  Form W-2c - Corrected Wage and Tax Statement  
  Form W-2G - Certain Gambling Winnings  
  Form W-3 - Transmittal of Wage and Tax Statements  
  Form W-3c - Transmittal of Corrected Wage and Tax Statements