Form 1042-S |

What is a 1042-S form ?

Form 1042-S is similar to a 1099 in that it is for income not received as an employee. Types of reportable income may include interest on deposits, corporate distributions, rents, royalties, annuities and more.

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Who receives this form?

Every withholding agent must file an information return on Form 1042-S to report amounts paid during the preceding calendar year that are described under Amounts Subject to Reporting on Form 1042-S.

However, withholding agents who are individuals are not required to report a payment on Form 1042-S if they are not making the payment as part of their trade or business and no withholding is required to be made on the payment.

Important dates

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Filing Type Due Date
Recipient copy Mar 15, 2018
IRS Paper Filing Mar 15, 2018
IRS eFile Mar 15, 2018

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