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Form 941 Third Quarter Deadline is on November 2, 2020.
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Schedule B (Form 941)

Schedule B (Form 941)

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the changes in Form 941 for the third quarter of 2020?

IRS revised 2020 Form 941 for the third and fourth quarter of 2020 to report deferrals of the employee portion of Social Security tax and the changes to affect lines 1, 13b, 24, and 25.

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What are the COVID-19 changes in 2020 Form 941?

IRS released a new Form 941, Employer’s Quarterly Federal Tax Return for 2020, and updated instructions to reflect the effects of COVID-19.

The updated new form 941 addresses the economic impacts of COVID-19 by allowing qualifying employers to defer deposits on their payroll taxes, apply for Payment Protection Program (PPP) loans, obtain employment tax credits, and claim payments towards advance credits.

Employers will be required to use the new 2020 Form 941 when they submit their second-quarter filing to the IRS. The second-quarter Form 941 deadline is on July 31, 2020.

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What is Quarterly Federal Tax Form 941?

Form 941, Employer’s Quarterly Tax Return, is used to report employment taxes. If you own and operate a business with employees, you will need to
file IRS Form 941 quarterly. You, the employer, are responsible for withholding federal income tax, social security tax, and Medicare tax from each employee’s salary. This form is also used to calculate the employer's portion of Social Security and Medicare tax.

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When is Form 941 due?

Form 941 is generally due by the last day of the month following the end of the quarter. You’re required to file Form 941 for each quarter.

  • First-quarter (JAN, FEB, MAR) is due on April 30, 2020
  • Second-quarter (APR, MAY, JUN) on July 31, 2020
  • Third-quarter (JUL, AUG, SEP) on November 2, 2020
  • Fourth-quarter (OCT, NOV, DEC) on February 01, 2021

What are the penalties for not filing Form 941 on time?

Failure to file form 941 by the deadline will result in a 5% penalty on the tax return for each month the return is late. This penalty caps at 25%. The IRS will also heavily penalize you for late payment or not paying the full amount owed. You will be charged 2-15% of the unpaid tax determined by the number of days it remains unpaid. To learn more about Form 941 penalties for not filing & not paying the taxes.

How to Sign Form 941 when filing electronically?

The IRS requires an Online Signature PIN to complete Form 941 to ensure that the person filing has the proper authorization by the company or business. If you don’t possess 94x Online Signature PIN you can still complete 941 filings using Form 8453-EMP.

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