Today is the big day. It’s the Form 941 e-filing due date. That means you have until midnight, tonight on January 31 to e-file Form 941 or you will have major IRS penalties to face. If you haven’t prepared to file don’t panic.
You won’t have to spend hours on complicated forms or stay up all night. You can easily e-file right now with the help of TaxBandits, the market leading business tax return e-filing solution. Simply create your free account and follow the step-by-step instructions to complete your Form 941 e-filing.
Your Last Minute Form 941 E-Filing Checklist
When preparing to file, be sure to go over the Form 941 checklist, as the following information is required to complete it:
- Total Employee Count
- Medicare Tax and Social Security
- Deposit Made to the IRS
- Tax Liability (Monthly/Semiweekly)
- Signing Authority Information
- Online signature PIN or Form 8453-EMP.
Signing Form 941 Online
When your file Form 941 online you are required to electronically sign your form in order to complete it. There are two ways you can do this with TaxBandits. You can use your online signature PIN form the IRS or use Form 8453-EMP.
If you don’t have an IRS online signature PIN you can apply for one with us for free. Please note that it may take up to 45 days to become active, so if you don’t have that many days to spare you can use Form 8453-EMP.
However, it’s beneficial to get an online signature PIN, because once you have it you can instantly use it every time you file.
To use Form 8453-EMP simply download it, fill it out, and re-upload it to the system. The entire process only takes about a minute.
If you need any assistance with filing your form 941 e-filing, please don’t hesitate to contact the amazing US-based TaxBandits support team. We’re available Monday – Fridays from 9 AM to 6 PM EST at 704.684.4751. We also offer live chat and provide 24/7 email support at support@TaxBandits.com. Plus, we’re providing extended hours of support around the Form 941 deadline, to be there for you if you need us!
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