Simplified Employer Tax Filing and Reporting
Reporting of Wages and Taxes
you need to know about reporting your employees' wages and taxes
in a variety of electronic and paper formats is on this webpage.
For Tax year 2000, service will also be available via the Internet,
according to the Social Security Administration.
Uses the Web to Simplify Business Sales Tax Filing
October 25, 1998--The State of Texas--the same Texas
that launched a successful performance review under the leadership
of Comptroller John Sharp in the early 90s that saved taxpayers
billions of dollars--keeps working to make government cost less
and work better. The State has now simplified business sales tax
filing. Analyst Stuart Greenfield says "Our agency has recently
deployed an application that allows 'no-tax' due sales tax payers
the capability to file these type of returns over the Web." It's
called WebFile and you will find it on the agency's Window on State
"This application builds off the Telefile system
the agency has used since 1996," Greenfield said."Both applications
share the same database and a procedure is in place to extract the
return data and port it to the agency mainframe to update taxpayer
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