The IRS released a revised 2020 Form 941,Employer’s Quarterly Federal Tax Return, and its instructions. The form will be used to report employment taxes beginning with the third quarter of 2020. The IRS revised Form 941 to allow employers that defer the withholding and payment of the employee share of social security tax on wages paid on or after September 1, 2020, to report the deferral.
Adjustments for Payments or Deposits Made in Same Quarter as a Deferral
The instructions provide guidance on how to report a deferral of the employer and/or employee share of social security tax that is subsequently paid or deposited in the same quarter it was deferred.
Revised Instructions for Schedules B and R