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Form 8955-SSA Resources
Get a copy of the form and instructions
Request an extension of time to file
- Form 5558, Application for Extension of Time To File Certain Employee Plans Return
Late filers and possible penalties
File my return electronically
FIRE and FIRE Test will be offline from 12/13/2013 to 01/20/2014 for yearly updates.
- file Form 8955-SSA on paper at any time
- file electronically prior to December 13
- file an extension, then file electronically after January 20, 2014
- Filing Information Returns Electronically (FIRE)
- Approved Software Vendors Form 8955-SSA
- Questions about using FIRE? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Get an answer to my question
- Frequently Asked Questions regarding Form 8955-SSA
Including information for 403(b) plan sponsors and e-file providers
Read guidance about the form
- Announcement 2011-21, Replacement of Schedule SSA with Form 8955-SSA
I'm a software developer
- Revenue Procedure 2011-31, Publication 4810, contains information required to file Form 8955–SSA through the IRS FIRE (Filing Information Returns Electronically) system.
- Form 8955-SSA 2-D Barcode Standards (4/22/2013)
Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 06-Dec-2013