This notice informs you that your annual federal employment tax filing requirement has not changed for the current calendar year. Even though your Form 944, Employer's ANNUAL Federal Tax Return PDF, liability was more than $1,000; you must remain a Form 944 filer for the current calendar year. What you need to do Read the notice carefully, it will explain the actions that are necessary. If you don’t agree with the changes, contact us within 30 days from the date of the notice. Beginning the first quarter of the next calendar year, you will be required to file quarterly using Form 941, Employer's QUARTERLY Federal Tax Return PDF You may want to Review Form 944 instructions PDF for reporting and paying employment taxes. Review Form 941 instructions PDF for reporting and paying employment taxes. For tax forms, instructions, and publications, visit /forms-pubs. (Access to this site will not provide you with your specific taxpayer account information.) If you had a practitioner or other third party prepare your return, you may want to contact them to assist you. Frequently asked questions How can I find out when and why I should change my tax return? Please contact us at the number listed on your notice for specific information about your tax return. Why can’t I file Form 944? Your filing requirement changed because your annual employment tax liability was more than $1000. When do I file Form 941? You should file beginning first quarter of the next calendar year. Review Form 941 instructions for reporting and paying employment taxes. Tips for next year File the appropriate employment tax return by the required due date. Refer to your tax form instructions for the required documentation to complete your return. Attach all required forms and schedules to your tax return when filing. Review Form 941 instructions PDF for reporting and paying employment taxes. Consider filing your taxes electronically (if you’re not doing so already). Filing online can help you find credits and deductions that you may qualify for and avoid mistakes. In many cases, you can file free. Reference Tools Publication 15 (Circular E), Employer’s Tax Guide for the tax deposit rules PDF Publication 80 (Circular SS), Federal Tax Guide for Employers in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands PDF Publication 179 Circular (Circular PR), Guía Contributiva Federal para Patronos Puertorriqueños PDF Publication 966, Electronic Choices to Pay All Your Federal Taxes PDF Publication 966(SP), Sistema de Pago Electrónico del Impuesto Federal PDF Full list of tax forms and instructions Need Help? You can authorize someone to contact the IRS on your behalf. See if you qualify for help from a Low Income Taxpayer Clinic. If you can’t find what you need online, call the IRS number at the top of your notice or letter.