IRS Income Tax Refund – Are you having trouble obtaining your IRS refund? Try the “Where’s my refund?” link at https://sa.www4.irs.gov/irfof/lang/en/irfofgetstatus.jsp.
California Income Tax Refund – California tax refund information can also be obtained online at https://www.ftb.ca.gov/online/refund/index.asp.
Social Security – Do you remember the annual Social Security statements you used to receive in the mail? You can sign up to receive them online at https://secure.ssa.gov/RIL/SiView.do.
Independent Contractors/Form 1099’s – Businesses are often required to issue Form 1099’s to independent contractors if the aggregate amount paid exceeds $600 per year. Be sure to obtain the taxpayer identification number of the independent contractor before you pay them. The form to provide them with can be found at https://www.irs.gov/uac/about-form-w9.
California Employers – Did you know that California employers must notify the State Employment Development Department within thirty days of any new hire? EDD Form 34 can be filed online or found at http://www.edd.ca.gov/payroll_taxes/new_hire_reporting.htm.