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  • 1. Employer Details of the CPEO / Section 3504 Agent: Name, EIN, and Address
  • 2. Employment Details of the Aggregate Filer and Their Clients:

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Schedule B (Form 941)

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the changes to Form 941 for the first quarter of 2023?

The Q1 Form 941 for 2023 has a few minor changes. First, the IRS revised Form 8974, Qualified Small Business Payroll Tax Credit for Expanding Research Activities. Small businesses can now use this form to claim a tax credit of up to $250,000.

Line 12 of Form 8974 has been updated to reflect this. In previous quarters it has been "Credit", it is now 'Credit against the employer share of social security tax'. Lines 13 -17 have also been added to the form for the first quarter of 2023 and beyond.

The IRS updated the first step of Worksheet 1 and has reintroduced Worksheet 2 for the first quarter of 2023.

It is also important to note that the social security wage base limit for the 2023 tax year has been raised to $160,200. Forms 941-PR and 941-SS will likely be discontinued after the 2023 tax year.

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What is Quarterly Federal Tax Schedule R (Form 941)?

CPEO's and Section 3504 reporting agents are required to attach Schedule R (Form 941) to the aggregate Form 941. Schedule R simplifies the aggregate reporting process by allocating aggregate wages reported on Form 941 to each of their clients.

Generally, CPEO's are required by the IRS to file their Schedule R electronically and can file the returns listed on Form 8973. Also, Section 3504 Agents can file the returns listed on their Form 2678 appointment.

Aggregate filers can use their own EIN to file a single Form 941 for all their clients with Schedule R along with their respective wage and tax liability information for the tax period.

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When is 2023 Form 941 Schedule R due?

Form 941 Schedule R 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 May 1, 2023
  • Second-quarter (APR, MAY, JUN) on July 31, 2023
  • Third-quarter (JUL, AUG, SEP) on October 31, 2023
  • Fourth-quarter (OCT, NOV, DEC) on January 31, 2024

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

Generally, the CPEO is solely responsible for paying the client's employment taxes, filing returns, and making deposits and payments for the reported taxes. IRC Section 3504 Agents and their clients are both responsible for paying their employment taxes, filing returns, and making deposits and payments for the reported taxes. Click here to learn more about Form 941 penalties.

What are the Changes in Form 941 Schedule R for the Second Quarter of 2021?

According to the American Rescue Plan passed earlier this year, the Form 941 has been revised for the Quarter 2 of 2021. Along with those changes, the IRS Revised Form 941 Schedule R for the second quarter of 2021.

The following columns are revised for the Q2 2021: Column f, g, h, i, j, k, l, m, n, o, p, r, s, t, u, v, w,x, y. These columns reflect the changes made in Form 941.

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What are the changes in Form 941 for the 2nd & 3rd quarter of 2022?

The tax relief programs passed under the American Rescue Plan Act are continuing to expire, and these changes will reflect on Form 941 for the second quarter and third quarter 2022. As a result, the COBRA Premium Assistance Credit is not available for the Q2 & Q3 of 2022.

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