IRS Issues New FAQs for the HIRE Act
has issued updated FAQs which provide additional
information to the FAQs issued last month. The new FAQs provides an answer to
one of the most popular questions regarding whether or not Form W-11 may be transmitted
electronically and signed by way of electric signature. TALX is pleased to inform
you that an electronic signature will be accepted by the IRS. The following information
must be part of the new electronic affidavit:
information included on the original Form W-11
electronic system must inform the employee that that he/she must make the declaration
contained in the perjury statement and that the declaration is made by signing the
Form W–11. The instructions and the language of the perjury statement must immediately
follow the employee’s statements and immediately precede the employee’s electronic
signature. The electronic signature must be the final entry in the employee’s Form
employer must supply a hard copy of the electronic Form W–11 upon an IRS examination.
are excited to see the IRS providing updated FAQs with the details needed to answer
client questions. We look forward to sharing more information from the new FAQs.
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