IRS FIRE System Starts Accepting 2014 1099 Electronic Filing Submissions on January 20, 2015; W2 Mate Software Updates E-File Engine

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The 2014 1099 electronic filing engine inside W2 Mate software has been updated to meet the latest IRS e-file regulations for the 2015 tax season. More details at

W2 1099 software to print, e-file, PDF and generate tax forms W2, 1099-MISC, 1099-INT, 1099-DIV, 1099-R, W-3, 1096, 1099-S, 1098-T, 1098, 1099-A, 1099-B, 1099-C, 1099-K, 1099-PATR and 1099-OID.

W2 MateĀ® W2 1099 Printing / E-Filing Software

1099 Electronic Filing Software Trial is Available from or by calling 1-800-507-1992

The IRS Filing Information Returns Electronically (FIRE) system starts accepting 2014 1099 E-File submissions on Tuesday January 20, 2015. By utilizing the new 1099 electronic filing engine that comes with W2 Mate® software ( / 1-800-507-1992), accounting firms, small businesses and tax professionals will be able to e-File 2014 forms 1099-MISC, 1099-INT, 1099-DIV, 1099-R, W-3, 1096, 1099-S, 1098-T, 1098, 1099-A, 1099-B, 1099-C, 1099-K, 1099-PATR and 1099-OID.

1099 electronic reporting is safe and secure method of filing 2014 1099 data and provides filers with a unique confirmation number for each successfully submitted return. The W2 1099 electronic reporting module inside W2 Mate 2014 software prepares an unlimited number of E-File transmittals which comply with the Internal Revenue Service's publication 1220 and SSA EFW2 specifications.

A free 2014 1099 and W-2 software evaluation can be downloaded from Customers can purchase the software and receive it instantly.

The IRS FIRE production system is available from January 20, 2015 to Dec 11, 2015 and the IRS FIRE test system is available from November 3, 2014, through February 20, 2015. W2 Mate 2014 software supports sending both test and final 1099 e-File submissions for the 2014 / 2015 season.

According to 2014 IRS regulations, penalties may be assessed for failure to file correct information returns (1099, 1098 and other similar tax forms) by the due date, without reasonable cause. This includes Form 1099-MISC. The penalty may also apply if the filer shows incomplete or incorrect information, or files on paper when required to file electronically. Businesses and accounting professionals required to process IRS Form 1099-MISC this year can rely on W2 Mate for all their 2014 / 2015 filing needs.

If the information to-be-filed resides inside Sage Peachtree, Sage 50, Sage MAS 90, Sage MAS 200, Intuit QuickBooks, Microsoft Dynamics (GP or SL), Sage DacEasy or Excel, then W2 Mate is definitely the right solution for the job. W2 Mate has a powerful module for importing tax data from different accounting and ERP software to allow users print ready-to-file W-2 and 1099 forms.

W2 Mate also saves users time and money by printing recipient 1099 forms on regular white paper. This eliminates the need to buy expensive laser forms. All substitute forms generated by W2 Mate comply with 2014 IRS publication 1179 (General Rules and Specifications for Substitute Forms 1096, 1098, 1099, 5498, W-2G, and 1042-S).

W2 Mate Software Highlights:
Prepares unlimited number of 2014 W2 and 1099 forms for multiple employers and payers;
Prints 2014 1099 recipient copies on regular white paper;
Unlimited 2014 1099 E filing using IRS FIRE System (No per form fees and No data transmission charges) Unlimited 2014 W2 electronic filing submissions using the EFW2 format;
Creates 2014 employee W2's as PDF and recipient (vendor) 1099's as PDF;
SSA-approved to print W2 and W3 forms on regular paper including government copies ;
Data import from Sage Peachtree, MS Dynamics, Great Plains, Intuit QuickBooks, Sage DacEasy, Excel and CSV;
Efficient and intuitive manual W2 / 1099 data entry;
Supports 1099MISC, 1099K, 1099INT, 1099DIV, 1099R, W2, W3, 1096, 1099S, 1098T, 1098, 1099A, 1099B, 1099C, 1099PATR, 1099OID;
Automatically calculates Social Security and Medicare taxes for paper filers 1096 and W3 are automatically generated;
Supports Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000 or Windows 98;
Roll-over of payer and recipient information from year to year;
Password protection and data validation;
Generates printing labels, form totals and recipient lists;
Prompt, courteous and reliable US-based support through phone, chat or e-mail;
Network ready with affordable pricing for multiple seats;
Exports W2s and 1099s to excel;
Free downloadable updates;
TIN matching and verification including reports for missing TINs and TIN matching errors;
Built-in links to form instructions and websites for the IRS, SSA and government tax agencies;
Supports foreign recipient address for 1099 forms (such as Canadian);
Auto generates control numbers for W-2 Forms;
Demo software includes sample company with sample 1099 forms filled out.

A free trial of W2 Mate 2014 can be downloaded from Customers can purchase W2 Mate and receive it instantly.

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