Your Form 1099, 1042-S and W-2 Answer People
COKALA is an advisory services firm offering experienced and practical help for tax regulatory compliance
for Forms W-9, W-8, W-2, 1099, 1098, 5498, 945, 941, 1042, 1042-S, and state reporting.  We can
support you
"on call" with a subscription for custom question-and-answer service plus weekly federal and
state tax updates, or call us in for special projects.   

Publication 1220 for 2016 efiling: Specifications for Forms 1097, 1098, 1099, 3921, 3922, 5498, W-2G
Form 1095-B: New proposed Regulations contain TIN solicitation rules unique to Sec. 6055 information
reporting, and other rules.  
Form 1098-T: New proposed Regulations require reporting of additional information and more students.
NEW Form W-8BEN-E for certifications from foreign entities; implement by October 2016.  Obtain the new
Form W-8BEN-E
(rev. April 2016) and Instructions for Form W-8BEN-E (rev. April 2016).  Major change:
entity must specify the Limitation on Benefits provision that applies to a treaty claim.      
NEW Form W-8EXP; implement by March 2017.  Obtain the new Form W-8EXP (rev. September 2016).
Form 1042-S for 2016: Changes include Unique Identifying Number (required) and Limitation on Benefits
code number (required for tax treaty claims).  See
2016 Instructions for Form 1042-S.

Form 1099 and 1042-S/FATCA compliance training:
See below
for our 2016 schedule of public classes.
We also offer custom training by private webinar or at your location.  
For information, contact
When you are served by the COKALA group, you enjoy the benefits of working with experienced, professional and
friendly people with decades of experience in tax withholding and reporting compliance ... who understand and can
help you navigate the difficulties of complying with federal and state regulations ... the responsiveness of a smaller
firm, combined with the highest level of expertise ... and the ability to help you integrate tax regulatory compliance into
practical operational solutions.
COKALA Tax Information
Reporting Solutions, LLC
Please contact us to learn how we can help you:
COKALA Tax Information Reporting Solutions, LLC
P.O. Box 2224
Ann Arbor MI  48106
T:  734.629.5155
F:  734.428.0702
or send email to
Cokala state tax withholding and reporting data services (on-line lookup tables):
For financial products, securities, and retirement plans tax operations  (complete group of 10 tables)

For Form 1099-A, 1099-C and 1099-K state reporting information

For Accounts Payable tax operations  (4 tables, for corporate Accounts Payable and P&C Claims)
FORM 1099 and 1042-S/FATCA compliance training classes for 2016
ABOUT 1099 training class for 2016               ABOUT 1042-S/FATCA training class for 2016
CHARLOTTE: 1099 on Thur. Dec. 1; 1042-S on Fri. Dec. 2; at the Courtyard Charlotte Airport hotel,
2700 Little Rock Road
CHICAGO:  1099 on Mon. Sept. 19; 1042-S on Tue. Sept. 20; at the Courtyard O'Hare hotel, 2950
South River Road, Des Plaines
CLEVELAND: 1099 on Wed. Sept. 28; 1042-S on Thur. Sept. 29; at the Courtyard Cleveland Airport
North hotel, 24901 Country Club Boulevard, North Olmsted
DALLAS: 1099 on Thur Oct. 6; 1042-S on Fri. Oct. 7; at the DFW Airport Marriott hotel, 8440
Freeport Parkway
DETROIT: 1099 on Mon. Sept. 26; 1042-S on Tue. Sept. 27; at the Marriott Livonia hotel, Six Mile at
Laurel Park Place
DISTRICT of COLUMBIA (suburban): 1099 on Tue. Nov. 29; 1042-S on Wed. Nov. 30; at the
Courtyard Dunn Loring Fairfax hotel
ORLANDO: 1099 on Mon. Oct. 3; 1042-S on Tue. Oct. 4; at the Courtyard Orlando Airport hotel
SAN JOSE: 1099 on Thur. Oct. 20; 1042-S on Fri. Oct. 21; at the Courtyard San Jose Airport hotel,
1727 Technology Drive
SEATTLE: 1099 on Mon. Oct. 17; 1042-S on Tue. Oct. 18; at the Courtyard Seattle Southcenter hotel,
400 Andover Park West
ST. LOUIS: 1099 on Thur. Sept. 22; 1042-S on Fri. Sept. 23; at the Courtyard St. Louis Airport (Earth
City) hotel, 3103 Rider Trail South  
Additional information about class locations
Cokala conference participation:  Attend a training class or an educational presentation with
Marianne Couch, JD, of Cokala as part of the Accounts Payable and Procure-to-Pay Conference in
Las Vegas October 24-27.  For information see