IRS Forms

943 Form 2021

Form 943—Employer’s Annual Federal Tax Return for Agricultural Employees is similar to the Employer’s Quarterly Federal Tax Return, Form 941.

While Form 941 is filed for every quarter, farmers who hire employees whether it be seasonal or not must file Form 943 for every year. Unlike an individual tax return, Form 943 must be filed by January 31st.

Form 943 a farmer files in 2021 by January 31st of that year for the 2020 taxes must also be paid by January 31st. However, if the farmer’s tax liability is $0 for that year, the filing deadline will be February 10, 2021.

2021 Form 943 is the same as any other Forms 943 in the past. Farmers must provide their total tax liability for each month during the tax year. Other than these, on Form 943, employers must provide information about income paid to employees and taxes withheld from their income.

Since the income paid to employees and taxes withheld from their income must be reported with a Form W2—Wage and Tax Statement, it also needs to be filed for every employee.

Content of Form 943

Everything that needs to be reported on Form 943 include the following.

  1. Total wages subject to Social Security tax
  2. Social Security tax
  3. Total wages subject to Medicare tax
  4. Medicare tax
  5. Total wages subject to Additional Medicare Tax
  6. Additional Medicare Tax
  7. Federal income tax withheld
  8. Total taxes before adjustments
  9. Total taxes after adjustments
  10. Qualified small business payroll tax credit (for the increasing research activities, Form 8974 must be attached)
  11. Total taxes after adjustments
  12. Deposits for 2020 (including overpayment applied from the previous year(s) and Form 943-X
  13. Total taxes after adjustments and credits

In the last part of Form 943, you will need to enter the balance due and overpayment if your deposits were more than your tax liability.

Filing 2021 Form 943

Form 943, just like any other tax return can be filed electronically. For this, you must purchase tax software. The IRS approved e-file providers all have their own pricing and features. We suggest picking one that suits your needs the most.

On the other hand, you always have the option to file a paper Form 943. Although it is suggested to file Form 943 electronically, you can opt to file a paper return if you know everything that goes into your annual tax return.

Form 943 Mailing Address

StateMailing Form 943 With PaymentMailing Form 943 Without Payment
Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, and Washington, WyomingInternal Revenue Service
PO Box 806533
Cincinnati, OH 45280-6533
Department of the Treasury
Internal Revenue Service
Ogden, UT 84201-0046
Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, and WisconsinInternal Revenue Service
P.O. Box 932200
Louisville, KY 40293-2200
Department of the Treasury
Internal Revenue Service
Kansas City, MO 64999-0006
No Legal Residence or Principal Place of Business in Any StateInternal Revenue Service
P.O. Box 932200
Louisville, KY 40293-2200
Internal Revenue Service
P.O. Box 409101
Ogden, UT 84409

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