As previously announced, this is the last year (tax filing year 2013) updates will be provided for 1099 Forms printed from the Accounts Payable> Reports > 1099 Form printing menu task, W2 Forms printed from the Payroll > Period End menu task and the Electronic Reporting module.
Users of Sage 100 ERP 2013 (no other version applies) who wish to utilize form printing may need to perform the following task:
From within Sage 100 ERP (Standard or Advanced) select FILE – RUN and type *UNHIDETAXFORMS.
The release of the 2013 Year End Program Change IRD (available for Sage 100 ERP – Standard and Advanced Versions 126.96.36.199 & higher, 4.50.0 & higher and 2013 PU3 & higher) contains these enhancements:
SAGE 100 ERP PAYROLL MODULE CHANGES MADE BY 2013 IRD
ACTION REQUIRED for Massachusetts Employers: Payroll has been modified to calculate the Employer Medical Assistance Contribution (MAC). In order for the Employer MAC to calculate before processing the first payroll in 2014 you MUST enter the rate for your Employer Medical Assistance Contribution (MAC) in the new Employer MAC field in Tax Table Maintenance (located under Payroll > Setup menu).
The Federal and State eFiling and Reporting version has been updated to 2.42. State eFiling and Reporting Local Codes have been updated.
In Employee Maintenance, if an employee has a suffix it is now separated from the Last Name on the Federal eFiling and Reporting W2’s if the last name and suffix are separated by a comma. (Defect 102154)
During Year End Processing the amounts for Box 12 Codes DD & EE are updated for Federal eFiling and Reporting W2 reporting. (Defect 101834)
For State eFiling and Reporting Total Tips Reported for a Quarter will now populate the state forms that require separate tip reporting by employee. (Defect 102124)
State eFiling and Reporting tax rates are now 4 decimal places. (Defect 101975)
During Tax Calculation Additional Medicare tax is no longer calculated for an employee with zero dollar checks or for an employee with subject to Medicare wages equal to zero if the preceding employee has Additional Medicare wages. (Defect 101871)
More descriptive Form ID and Form Description have been added to the list box on the Federal and State eFiling and Reporting window.
SAGE 100 ERP 1099 FORM CHANGES MADE BY 2013 IRD
Changes required for year 2013 1099-Form Reporting have been incorporated. Maintenance, data entry, as well as certain reports and 1099 Form Printing have been modified to adhere to the 2013 Miscellaneous, Dividend, and Interest forms as published by the IRS for the tax year 2013 filings.
During the installation of the IRD, the new 2013 boxes will be installed and will be available for all companies in the installation in various data entry, maintenance and reporting menu options, including 1099 Form Printing. The 1099-DIV, 1099-INT & 1099-MISC forms have been modified to accommodate the correct placement of the information.
Form 1099-INT: will now print 2 1099 forms per page.
Form 1099-MISC: new Box 11 Foreign tax paid and Box 12 Foreign country or U.S. possession have been added to the form.
SAGE 100 ERP 1099 ELECTRONIC REPORTING CHANGES MADE BY 2013 IRD
1099 Electronic Reporting has been modified according to the IRS 2013 Specifications for filing Form 1099 Electronically. The following changes have been made:
Combined Federal/State Filing Michigan (code 26) and Vermont (code 50) added
“A” record position 28-43 for 1099-MISC new Amount Code 9 (Foreign Tax Paid) has been added.
“B” record position 151-162 is for Payment Amount 9 (Foreign Tax)
SAGE 100 ERP W2 ELECTRONIC REPORTING CHANGES MADE BY 2013 IRD
W2 ELECTRONIC REPORTING:
W2 Electronic Reporting has been modified according to the SSA 2013 Specifications for filing Form W-2 Electronically. The following changes have been made:
Employer Contact Name—positions 222-248
Employer Contact Phone Number—positions 249-263
Employer Phone Extension—positions 264-268
Employer Contact Fax Number—positions 269-278
Employer Contact E-Mail/Internet—positions 279-318
On the W2 Electronic Reporting window, a new Employer Contact tab has been added with the following new fields:
Employer Contact Name
Employer Contact Phone Number
Employer Phone Extension
Employer Contact Fax Number
Employer Contact E-Mail