Illinois Releases 2017 Form W-2G and 1099 Electronic Filing Specifications

January 16, 2018 Adam Rivera

Illinois has released its 2017 Form W-2G and 1099 Electronic Filing Specifications.


Forms W-2G are mandated to be electronically filed for TY2017, and for TY2017 Forms 1099 will be electronically filed with the Illinois DOR on a voluntary basis. If a filer attempts to file Form W-2G information on magnetic media, it will not be accepted.


As a reminder, the due date for submitting 2017 Forms W-2G electronically is January 31, 2018.


To view the specifications, please click here.

About the Author

Adam Rivera is a member of the Regulatory Analysis Team's Direct Tax division at Sovos. His main areas of focus are Federal and State Tax Withholding and Affordable Care Act (ACA) Reporting. Prior to Sovos, Adam worked as a legislative aide in the Florida House of Representatives. He also has experience in securities law, focusing on securities litigation and researching emerging crowdfunding methods of raising capital. Adam is a member of both the Massachusetts and Florida Bars. He earned his B.A. from the University of Florida and his J.D. from the University of Miami.

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