Form 941, Employer’s Quarterly Federal Tax Return, is used to report the total amount of employment taxes that employers withhold from their employees’ wages. Employers are responsible for withholding social security tax, federal income tax, medicare tax, and other payroll taxes from the paycheck of each employee and remitting it to the IRS. Form 941 also reports the employer’s portion of Medicare and Social Security tax. Employers must mail or e-file their 941 Form to the IRS each quarter.
October - December
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While e-filing Form 941, you must authenticate your Form by using a valid 94x online signature PIN or Form 8453-EMP. Don't have an online signature PIN? No worries! You can easily complete and e-sign Form 8453-EMP using ExpressEfile.
An additional charge of $0.49 will apply if you prefer to file Form 8974, Qualified Small Business Payroll Tax Credit for R&D, along with your Form 941.
When filing Form 941 additional information regarding tax liabilities for semiweekly depositors must be provided. Employers should report this information on Form 941 Schedule B and attach it along with Form 941.
Complete Form 941-V and attach a check or money order to it, and mail it to the IRS along with Form 941.
Complete Form 8974 to determine the amount of the qualified small business payroll tax credit for research activities that you can claim on Form 941.
If you are e-filing Form 941, the IRS mandates you sign Form 941 either by 94x Online Signature PIN or Form 8453-EMP. If you don't have an online PIN, simply use Form 8453-EMP to sign and e-file IRS Form 941.