The end of 2020 is only a few weeks away, so it’s time to kick your year-end filing into high gear. You may understand and be fully prepared to file your Forms 1099 and W-2 with the IRS, but what about your state e-filing requirements?
Today we’re talking about Arizona, where you can find the Grand Canyon, desert terrain, and snowy mountains all in the same state!
Here are the requirements for filing your W-2s and 1099s with their state agency.
Does the W-2 need to be filed with Arizona?
Yes, the state of Arizona does require the filing of Form W-2 even if there was no state withholding. This form must be submitted by January 31, this year because this falls on a weekend, the deadline is February 1, 2021. Remember, regardless of whether you are paper filing or filing electronically, you must adhere to this deadline.
Do you need to file 1099s with the state of Arizona?
The state of Arizona requires direct state filing of the forms when there is state withholding to report. The following 1099’s must be filed with the state.
When it comes to the reactivated Form 1099-NEC for tax year 2020, TaxBandits supports it’s direct transmission to the state of Arizona. TaxBandits supports the transmission of all the required Forms 1099 as well.
The deadline to file this form to report non employee compensation is January 31, 2021. Again, this year the deadline falls on a weekend, so the state will expect your form on or before February 1, 2021.
Is there a reconciliation form for the state of Arizona?
Yes, when filing Forms W2 and 1099 with the Arizona Department of Revenue, you will need to submit the Form A1-R. This is the Withholding Reconciliation Tax Return, you will need to file this form regardless of whether you are paper filing or filing electronically.
Ready to begin filing your Forms W-2 and 1099?
Did you know that TaxBandits helps you file Form 1099-NEC directly with the state of Arizona? We can handle your IRS filing, state filing, and easily distribute your recipient copies by mail! The same is true for the other 1099s you need to file.
As for the W-2 we support filing of this form with the SSA and state e-filing. Get started with your year-end filing in your TaxBandits account today! Sign up for free to get started!