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2019 Review of W-2/1099 Filer

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W-2/1099 Filer

EG Systems, Inc,


From the 2019 reviews of W2 and 1099 Systems.

W-2/1099 Filer from EG Systems is well-suited for accounting professionals that file year-end compliance forms for multiple clients. W-2/1099 Filer is an on-premise application that can be installed on a desktop, workstation, or network computer. The product offers an easily navigated user interface that provides access to all system functions.

A handy feature in W-2/1099 Filer is the ability to choose from a variety of data entry options, with interactive, classic, and quick-entry options available. The application includes all electronic tax filing and magnetic media filing at no additional cost, and a Bulk TIN matching feature is available in the application as well. The application can also import data using Microsoft Excel and uses a wizard to guide users through the import/export process.

New for 2019, W-2/1099 Filer now includes a dashboard manager that displays each payor and their current status, along with a list of what has been printed or e-filed for each payor. Bulk TIN Matching has also been added to the application, though an e-services account is necessary in order to use the Bulk TIN Matching feature.

W-2/1099 allows users to carry forward any prior year totals and the product includes good password protection. The application is designed to print on pre-printed forms, but EG Systems offers an optional Laser Engine module for printing on blank paper. Users can also print directly to a PDF or save forms as a PDF that can later be mailed to clients for printing.

The forms supported by W-2/1099 include: W2, W2C and W2G, W3, W3C and 1096 Transmittals, 1099 MISC, 1099 DIV, 1099 INT, 1099R, 1099S, 1099A, 1099B, 1099C, 1099 CAP, 1099 OID, 1099 PATR, 1099G, 3921, 1099K, 1098, 1098T, 1098E and 1098C, 1042S, 1095-C, 1095-B and 1094C / 1094-B, 5498 and Form 940, 941 and 943.  The product supports electronic filing for all federal and state forms, with a handy link of all electronic filings available for future reference.

In addition to the W-2/Forms Filer application, EG Systems also offers various add-on modules including the Laser Engine, mentioned earlier, along with a QuickBooks Import module, a Universal Import module, and an optional ACA module.

A help system is available from EG Systems website that offers a complete product introduction, quick tutorial, and troubleshooting options, as well as a link to technical support options. Toll free support is included in the cost of W-2/1099 Filer, with extended support hours available during January. Users can also contact support via email as well. W-2/1099 Filer also offers a remote support option that allows EG personnel to access user computers in order to diagnose issues.

W-2/1099 is a good fit for businesses and accounting professionals that handle a high number of year-end compliance forms for their business or their clients.  Those interested in the application can download a demo from the EG Systems website to try out prior to purchasing. All software from EG Systems, including W-2/1099 Filer can be downloaded immediately upon purchase from the EG website. The basic W-2 and 1099 software program runs $119 for the first year, with a renewal fee of $89 yearly. The Laser Engine add-on module runs $40, and the ACA module is an additional $100.  

2019 Overall Rating 4.75 Stars