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Amending Forms W-2 and 941

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Course Description

Course Description

No one wants to have to amend tax forms but no matter how many precautions you take to avoid it, there will always be a time that you will need to do an amendment. The material in this CPE webinar will help you how to collect the information needed to complete W-2 corrections as well as file the amended 941 forms and any additional state and local tax filings.

The CPE webinar for CPAs will discuss specific types of errors found on form W-2 and provide guidance on how to make the necessary corrections. It will provide information on amending both current year and prior year corrections. Failure to properly amend corrected forms and payroll tax filings may result in additional tax, penalties and interest. This online webinar will help payroll departments avoid penalties and time consuming responses to follow up questions from the IRS and other taxing jurisdictions.

Key Topics covering Amendment of W-2s and 941s included in the webinar:

I. W-2 and W-3 Corrections

  1. Statute of Limitations on Corrections
  2. Timing to provide corrections to employees/SSA
  3. Correct forms to use

II. Corrections on Current Forms

  1. W-2C or Corrected W-2
  2. Adjustments to 941 and 940
  3. Timing to send out corrections and reports

III. Corrections to Common Errors for Prior Year Forms

  1. Employee Name Corrections
  2. Employee Address Corrections
  3. Multiple W-2 Forms Corrections
  4. Box 12 Entry corrections

IV. Federal Payroll Tax Form Amendments

  1. Form 941- Underpayments
  2. Form 941- Overpayments
  3. Form 940 Corrections

V. Other Considerations

  1. Overpaid FICA Taxes
  2. Correcting State Tax Forms
  3. Corrections to Local Taxes

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Learning Objectives

  • To determine when an amendment needs to be filed.
  • To explore which fields to complete for the amendments.
  • To identify what other amendment forms need to be filed.
  • To review your documentation to properly file your amendments.

Recommended For

This online CPE/CE IRS-approved course is recommended for CPAs, EAs, AFSPs, and Other Tax professionals involved in advising or are responsible for filing or overseeing information reporting compliance and related issues.

This SHRM & HRCI approved online CPE course is recommended for HR Professionals involved in filing or overseeing information reporting compliance and related issues.

    Who Should Attend?

    • Bookkeepers & Accountants & Tax Preparers
    • California Registered Tax Professional
    • CPA (Industry)
    • CPA - Mid Size Firm
    • CPA - Small Firm
    • HR Professionals
    • Human Resources Manager
    • Maryland Tax Preparers
    • Oregon Tax Preparers
    • Tax Accountant (Industry)
    • Tax Attorney
    • Tax Director (Industry)
    • Tax Firm
    • Tax Managers
    • Tax Practitioners
    • Tax Preparer
    • Tax Professionals
    • Tax Pros
    • Young CPA

    Course Qualification

    Webinar Qualifies For

    • 1 CE Credit of Taxes for Annual Filing Season Program (AFSP)
    • 1 CE Credit of Federal Tax Related Matters for California Registered Tax Preparers (CRTP) (Approval No. 6273-CE-0488)
    • 1 CPE Credit of Taxes for Certified Public Accountants (CPA-US)
    • 1 CE Credit of Taxes for Enrolled Agents (EA) (Approval No. GEHNZ-T-00488-21-O)
    • 1 RCH Credit of Personal/ Human Resources for Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) (Approval No. 559159)
    • 1 PDC Credit of Business Acumen for SHRM Professionals (Approval No. 21-KS735)
    • 1 CE Credit of Taxes for Tax Professionals (Approval No. GEHNZ-T-00488-21-O)
    • 1 CE Credit for Certified Fiduciary & Investment Risk Specialist (CFIRS)
    • 1 CE Credit for Certified Wealth Strategist (CWS)
    • 1 General Credit for Accountant/Bookkeeper/Tax Professionals

    Additional details

    • Course Level :
    • Credits :
    • Instructional Method :
      Group Internet Based
    • Pre-requisites :
      Experience With The Preparation Of Income Tax Returns


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    About Presenter

    Deborah Cash, CPP

    Business Analyst-Implementation, GNA Partners

    Debbie Cash, CPP is a Business Analyst-Implementation at G&A Partners.  She was formerly a Payroll Tax/Time and Attendance Specialist at Employer Advantage LLC.  G&A Partners is a Professional Employer Organization (PEO) that offers payroll, human resources, benefits management, risk management, and accounting services for businesses and they recently acquired Employer Advantage LLC a former PEO.  She has been with the organization since 2006.  

    Debbie earned an Associates Degree in Accounting from MSSU in 1985 and a Bachelors Degree in General Business from MSSU in 2006.  She obtained her Certified Payroll Professional Certification in October 2006.  She has 30+ years of experience processing payroll and payroll taxes for various different companies and professions.

    Debbie worked as a Payroll Specialist at Missouri Southern State University from 1993 to March 2006.  She attended the International Tax Conference in Wisconsin in 2005 and specialized in International Tax for Student Visa’s.  She also worked for Joplin R-8 School District from 1990 to 1993.  

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    Ratings and Review


    58 Ratings



    Very Good









    Jean Hess, CFE, CPA/CITP, CPA (US)

    Feb 18th, 2022

    great presentation


    Maryann Sztenderowicz, Accountant

    Sep 24th, 2021

    very informative


    Stuart Merrill, CPP, SPHR

    Mar 5th, 2022

    There was some overlap between sections, but overall the course was very informative.


    Donald W Stoker Stoker, Accountant, CPA (US)

    Jun 14th, 2022

    wish that there had been more on the erc and amending those reports.


    Jason Lapierre, CPA (US)

    Dec 3rd, 2021


    Amending Forms W-2 and 941


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