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What is IRS Form 1042-S?

IRS Form 1042-S is used to report a foreign person’s income, if it is sourced in the U.S., and subject to withholding.
Example use: Payers use this form to report payments to foreign persons.

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When would you need to file a 1042-S?

  • If you are a withholding agent of a foreign person’s income, you may need to file Form 1042-S.
  • If you are a withholding agent paying a foreign person income that is subject to withholding, even if you are not paying the withholding, you may need to file Form 1042-S.
  • For more, Visit www.irs.gov

Important dates

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Filing Type Due Date
Recipient copy Mar 15, 2019
IRS Paper Filing Mar 15, 2019
IRS eFile Mar 15, 2019

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