Sage Software have just published their 2010 year end frequently asked questions about payroll and 1099 processing. This 6 page guide contains answers to the following questions:
1. Do I need to download the 2010 Interim Release Download (IRD)?
2. Do I need to download the 2010 IRD if I’m using the Federal and State eFiliing and Reporting feature?
3. When will the year end Sage EPR MAS 90 and MAS 200 Federal and State eFiling and Reporting updates be available?
4. When will the year end Tax Table Update (TTU) and Interim Release Download (IRD) for Sage MAS 90 and MAS 200 be available?
5. Will I be required to print my W-3 on the red, preprinted form when using Federal and State eFiling and Reporting?
6. How will the year end Tax Table Update (TTU) and Interim Release Download (IRD) for Sage ERP MAS 90 and MAS 200 be made available to Customers, Business Partners or Sage Accountants Network members?
7. I do not have access to the Internet from my Sage ERP MAS 90 or MAS 200 server. How can I obtain the year end Interim Release Download program update and TTU to install them on my server?
8. How can I obtain the TTU or IRD if I do not own a current Subscription plan?
9. I’ve never been to Sage MAS Supprot, and I don’t know if anyone else from my company has either. What do I do to get a login and access the information I need?
10. After I downloaded the TTU and IRD, do I install it on my workstation or on my server?
11. We file Local Withholding Tax on our W-2s and we’re using Federal and State eFiling and Reporting, what extra steps do I need to take?
12. What changes were applied to the Electronic Reporting Module?
13. Previously, I’ve filed employees W-2’s via Magnetic Media. Are there any changes?
14. I’m supposed to electronically file my W-2s in the EFW2 format, so why does Sage ERP MAS 90 and MAS 200 show a MMREF-1 format?
15. For companies who must print 1099 forms, are changes required this year?
16. I was formerly required to file Form 1099’s via Magnetic Media, but now need to file 1099’s via Electronic Reporting using the Internet. What do I need to know?
17. Where can I find information on how to do year end processing for any module?
18. Where can I purchase W-2 and 1099 forms 100% compatible with my Sage ERP MAS 90 and MAS 200 software?
19. I have an Extended Solution enhancement. Will I need to update it after installing the 2010 Interim Release Download?
20. I am using Sage ERP MAS 200 SQL 4.45 and need to file 1099s. What do I need to do?
21. Does the IRD contain changes to Payroll to support the Qualified Employee Reporting as allowed by the HIRE Act?
22. What is new in eFiling and Reporting this year?
23. Will the IRD be included in a Product Update or Service Update?