The 2019 instructions for completing the annual tax return for agricultural employees was released Oct. 24 by the IRS.
Form 943, Employer’s Annual Federal Tax Return for Agricultural Employees, was mostly unchanged from the 2018 version.
For tax years starting Jan. 1, 2016 and later, a qualified small business may elect to claim up to $250,000 of its credit for increasing research activities as a payroll tax credit against the employer share of Social Security tax. The credit is reported on Form 8974, Qualified Small Business Payroll Tax Credit for Increasing Research Activities.
Updates to Form 943 and the…