Accurate, Timely Tax Filings Are Possible
with TIN Matching
Understanding TIN Matching and Why It’s Crucial for Annual Filings
It’s called a TIN – and it’s an essential number when filing W-2s, 1099s and ACA forms. A TIN, or Taxpayer Identification Number, is simply an individual’s Social Security number (SSN) or the Employer Identification Number (EIN) for a business entity.
If there’s a problem with any name and SSN number combination with your tax filings, you could receive a Social Security Number (SSN) No-Match Letter or your forms could be rejected by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Forms with incorrect TINs can also trigger penalties.
Want to avoid these scenarios with the SSA and IRS, as well as the added time and effort to fix errors? Of course you do! That’s why you should check out the TIN Matching service, now available from efileACAforms.com
Getting to the Source of Most Errors
Mismatches can happen for a variety of reasons – from typos and transposed numbers to unreported name changes with a marriage or divorce. The bigger concern, however, is missing, incomplete or outright false SSNs. Because the SSA is keeping a watchful eye on this and sharing data with other government agencies, it’s vital to carefully check employee and contractor data when filing tax forms.
That’s where TIN Matching from efileACAforms.com comes to your assistance. With this verification service, you can prevent missing TINs or incorrect TIN/name combinations and, in turn, rejected forms, SSA No-Match Letters and potential IRS penalties. You’ll learn of any discrepancies beforehand, which you can verify with the recipient and correct before forms are e-filed.
Less Errors, Greater Efficiency with TIN Matching
To submit a file for TIN Matching, sign up or log in and create your payers and recipients, either manually or via upload. Then go to the “Services” page, select the payer for TIN Matching and check out. The results will be emailed directly to the address you provide.
The ideal time to use a TIN Matching service is preseason, so May through December. In many cases, you can submit a multi-record data file, paying only a single fee for the entire file.
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