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TAX FORM CHANGES FOR 2018
(as of 06/21/2018)



 
MAJOR TAX FORM CHANGES FOR 2018
Form
Type
Reprogramming
Required?
Details
1042S YES Extensive changes in box locations in right half of form. Checkbox 15, "pro-rata basis reporting,"  added.  Right hand boxes 13 through 16 reformatted and/or repositioned to annoy as many filers as possible.
1098 YES "Other" moved to new box 11, Box 10 retitled "Number of mortgaged properties. Filers who use either of these boxes must reprogram. 
1094-B, 1094-C
UNKNOWN
2018 form not yet released by IRS.
1095-B, 1095-C
UNKNOWN 2018 form not yet released by IRS.
1096 YES Form types 1099-LS and 1099-SB added, and Box 6 layout changed to make room for the additions.
W-4 YES Form layout changed. Boxes 8-10 expanded. Calculations section expanded and second page added, resulting in construction change to 2 sheets/form.


 
MINOR TAX FORM CHANGES FOR 2018
Form
Type
Reprogramming
Required?
Details
W-2C NO Current form is dated 8/2014
W-2G NO Minor backer changes
W-3 NO Minor backer changes
W-3C NO Current form is dated 11/2015
L4UP NO Minor backer changes
L4UPA NO Minor backer changes
L3UP NO Minor backer changes
L4UPW NO Minor backer changes
L275 NO Minor backer changes
L87 NO Minor backer changes
W-9 NO Current form is dated 11/2017
1098-C NO Minor backer changes
1098-E NO Minor backer changes
1098-T NO Minor backer changes
1099-A NO Minor backer changes
1099-B NO Minor backer changes
1099-C NO Minor backer changes
1099-CAP NO Copy A is now black. Minor backer changes
1099-DIV NO Minor backer changes
1099-G NO Minor backer changes
1099-H NO Minor backer changes
1099-INT NO Verbiage added to Box 12,  Minor backer changes.
1099-K NO Minor backer changes
1099-LTC NO Copy A is now black. Minor backer changes
1099-MISC NO Minor backer changes
1099-PATR NO Minor backer changes
1099-Q NO Minor backer changes
1099-R NO Minor backer changes
1099-S NO Minor backer changes
1099-SA NO Copy A is now black. Minor backer changes
3921 NO Current form is dated 10/17
3922 NO Current form is dated 9/2016
5498-ESA NO Copy A is now black. Minor backer changes
5498-SA NO Copy A is now black. Minor backer changes
I-9 NO As of this date, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services web site (www.uscis.gov) declares that the current I-9  form is " Rev. 11/14/2016".  The revision date can be found in the lower left hand corner of the form. 

OBSOLETE FORMS
2017 Part Number 2018 Recommended Replacement  Item Description
1042S17
1042S18 or 1042S19
FOREIGN PERSON'S US SOURCE OF INCOME
LW2GA17
LW2GB17
LW2GC217
LW2GD117
LW2GA18 or LW2AG19
LW2GB18 or LW2BG19
LW2GC218 or LW2GC219
LW2GD118 or LW2GD119
W-2G CERTAIN GAMBLING WINNINGS

L42A17
L42B17
L42C17
L42D17
L42E17
L42A18 or L42A19
L42B18 or L42B19
L42C18 or L42C19
L42D18 or L42D19
L42E18 or L42E19
1042S
W-417
W-418 or W-419
W-4 WITHHOLDING ALLOWANCE CERTIFICATE 
W-2G17
W-2G18 or W-2g19
6-PART CBLS W-2G GAMBLING WINNINGS 


 
NEW FORMS FOR 2017
2017 Part Number Description
1042S17,1042S18 Foreign Person's US Source of Income for 2017, 2018: 5 part carbonless
W-2G17,W-2G18 Certain Gambling Winnings for 2017: 6-part carbonless
W-417,W-418 Laser W-4 Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate
L42A17, L42A18
L42B17, L42B18
L42C17, L42C18
L42D17, L42D18
L42E17, L42E18
Foreign Person's US Source of Income for 2017, 2018: Laser cut sheets
LW2GA17, LW2AG18
LW2GB17, LW2BG18
LW2GC217, LW2GC218
LW2GD117, LW2GD118
Laser Certain Gambling Winnings for 2017, 2018