Due Diligence for Foreign Entity Payees: How to Review IRS Forms W-8BEN-E, W-8IMY and W-8ECI for Validity

Thursday, May 25, 2017 2:00PM – 3:30PM ET Tax regulations give your organization a strict due diligence obligation to identify foreign payees, document their status, withhold a standard or treaty rate of U.S. tax from payments when required, and know which foreign entities must be reported to the IRS on Form 1042-S. For payments to… Read more »

Compliance Audit Focus: Contractor vs. Employee and Fringe Benefit Payments

Thursday, March 23, 2017 2:00PM – 3:30PM EST Two top targets in IRS tax compliance examinations are Worker Classification and Fringe Benefits. The compliance audit spotlight is on Accounts Payable and the two areas of risk to your organization are that workers were paid as independent contractors when they should have been paid as employees… Read more »

TIN Compliance Essentials: Tax Regulations and Procedures for Soliciting and Validating SSNs and EINs, and Handling B Notices and Penalty Notices

Thursday, April 27, 2017 2:00PM – 3:30PM EST register now Are you prepared to respond to IRS proposed penalty notices using your documented TIN solicitation, B Notice and Backup Withholding history and do your internal procedures include all required steps for TIN solicitation – obtaining tax identification numbers according to IRS rules including up to… Read more »