Common Forms and Frequently Asked Questions

Form Links

Form W-11 Hire Act Employee Affidavit – w11_20100526104911.pdf

Form W-4 Employees Withholding Allowance Certificate – www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/fw4.pdf

Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification – www.uscis.gov/files/form/i-9.pdf

Form W-9 Request for Taxpayer Identification Number – www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/fw9.pdf?portlet=3

IRS Refund Status –  https://sa2.www4.irs.gov/irfof/lang/en/irfofgetstatus.jsp

Pennsylvania Exemption Certificaterev-1220.pdf

Federal Individual Extensionwww.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f4868.pdf

Pennsylvania Individual Extensionrev-276.pdf

Circular E Federal Income Tax Withholding Tables – www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p15.pdf

 

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

How long should I keep my records on hand?  IRS suggested record retention times are found in publication 552 for individual taxpayers www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p552.pdf and publication 583 for businesses www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p583.pdf.  Publication 583 has additional information related to starting a business.

Independent contractor or employee? It is critical that you, the business owner, correctly determine whether the individuals providing services are employees or independent contractors. www.irs.gov/businesses/small/article/0,,id=99921,00.html