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Before the final form is issued, another draft is to be released in mid-August, said Victor Aledo, an official in the agency’s forms and publications department.
The IRS received about 150 comments on the first draft of the 2019 Form W-4, which was released June 6, Aledo said during the agency’s monthly payroll industry teleconference. The comment period closed July 8.
The W-4 was revised to reflect recent changes to the federal tax code (Pub. L. 115-97). Payroll professionals had anticipated that the elimination of personal exemptions as part of the tax code overhaul would require the refiling of W-4s by employees and changes to payroll systems. Draft forms are not final forms and are not to be filed by taxpayers.
Initiatives to improve the Social Security Administration’s AccuWage system, a free online program used to check wage data for format correctness, are underway for the next filing season, said Scott Pedersen, an SSA program manager.
The initiatives include implementing a simplified user interface, new account authorization and authentication systems, and measures to identify problems before they fully develop, Pedersen said.
Suggestions for changes to the AccuWage system and the Business Services Online accounts used to access the system may be emailed to Pedersen at email@example.com. Concerns about specific accounts should be sent through the normal support channels, he said.
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