About Form 941, Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return


Employers use Form 941 to:

  • Report income taxes, Social Security tax, or Medicare tax withheld from employee's paychecks.
  • Pay the employer's portion of Social Security or Medicare tax.

Current Revision

Recent Developments

Clarification of the Definition of Qualified Sick Leave Wages and Qualified Family Leave Wages -- 29-JAN-2021

More Time to Withhold and Pay the Employee Share of Social Security Tax Deferred in 2020 -- 28-JAN-2021

Didn’t Get Requested PPP Loan Forgiveness? You Can Claim the Employee Retention Credit for 2020 on the 4th Quarter Form 941 -- 22-JAN-2021

Form W-2 Reporting of Employee Social Security Tax Deferred under Notice 2020-65 -- 29-OCT-2020

Changes to Reporting Tax Liabilities if you Claim Certain Nonrefundable Credits -- 16-SEP-2020

Failure to deposit penalties on some employers claiming new tax credits -- AUG-21-2020

Temporary Efile Waiver for CPEOs (Notice 2020-35) PDF -- 01-JUN-2020

Impact of Recent COVID-19 Legislation on Employment Taxes -- 05-MAY-2020

IRS COVID-19 New FAQs on Sick Leave and Family Leave 

Employee Retention Credit for Employers Subject to Closure Due to COVID-19 Crisis -- 03- APR-2020

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