Minnesota Updates Specifications for filing W-2 and 1099 reports, Bulk Filing Instructions

January 10, 2018 Paul Ogawa

Minnesota recently updated a number of their specifications and publications relating to electronic filing, specifically W-2, 1099, and Bulk Filing instructions. There are a few changes to the publications, which are detailed as follows.

 

Fact Sheet 02: W-2 Specifications

  • Under the “Key and Send” and “Submitting your file in e-Services” instructions, the first step removes the instruction to “Select the Withholding Tax account type”.

Fact Sheet 02A: 1099 Specifications

  • Under the “Key and Send” and “Submitting your file in e-Services” instructions, the first step removes the instruction to “Select the Withholding Tax account type”.

Fact Sheet 05: Third Party Bulk Filers

  • There are no changes to the most recent update of these instructions.

To review Fact Sheet 02 (W-2 specifications), click here. To review Fact Sheet 02a (1099 specifications), click here. To review Fact Sheet 05 (Third Party Bulk Filer Instructions), click here.

About the Author

Paul Ogawa is a Junior Regulatory Counsel at Sovos Compliance. As part of the Regulatory Analysis team, his main areas of focus are state and federal tax withholding, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and Canadian tax information reporting. Prior to Sovos, Paul worked as a litigation attorney in Boston area law firms, representing clients in insurance subrogation claims, family law matters, and employment disputes. Paul is a member of the Massachusetts Bar, earned his B.A. from Brandeis University and his J.D. from the Suffolk University Law School.

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