New Filing Information Returns Electronically (FIRE) Online Application
A new online application for the FIRE system, Information Returns (IR) Application for Transmitter Control Code (TCC), is scheduled to launch on September 26
. The new application will replace both the current and fill-in versions of Form 4419.
In order to access the new online IR Application for TCC, new users will be required to authenticate their identities and create a new account through IRS Secure Access.
FIRE is used for transmitting information returns and automatic extension requests to IRS. Anyone who files 250 or more Forms 1097, 1042-S, 1098, 1099, 3921, 3922, 5498, 8027, 8955-SSA, or W-2G for any calendar year must file their information returns electronically. Get details about the upcoming changes here