Form 8027

Form 8027

A form that a restaurant or bar files with the IRS to report all tips reported by employees. All employees who receive $20 or more in tips per month must report tips to their employer, who in turn reports this information to the IRS.
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Form 8027, Employer's Annual Information Return of Tip Income and Allocated Tips
An establishment that meets certain criteria must file Form 8027 with the IRS reporting annual sales, charge-card sales, and employee-reported tips.
Each year Fior filed Form 8027, Employer's Annual Information Return of Tip Income and Allocated Tips.
Source Income of Foreign Persons; Form 8027, Employer's Annual Information Return of Tip Income and Allocated Tips; Form CT-1, Employer's Annual Railroad Retirement Tax Return; and any variant of these forms.
Nevertheless, Form 8027 specifies tips as 8% of total receipts no matter what the employees report.
2d 1050 (1999), Coco Pazzo, a Chicago restaurant, declared both its total charged tips and cash tips reported by employees on Form 8027, Employer's Annual Information Return of Tip Income and Allocated Tips, for 1993-95, the years at issue.
The agent estimated tip income by reviewing Form 8027, Employer's Annual Information Return of Tip Income and Allocated Tips.
The IRS will try to increase the number of filings of Form 8027, Employer's Annual Information Return of Tip Income and Allocated Tips, as well as the percentage of tips reported by both employers and employees and the tax collections from tip income.
Furthermore, employers required to file a Form 8027 must send an additional copy of the form to the IRS district director.
Establishments filing more than one Form 8027 must include the transmittal Form 8027T with the return.
For 1990 and 1991, the company had timely filed Form 8027, Employer's Annual Information Return of Tip Income and Allocated Tips, for that particular restaurant.
Recent IRS analysis of filings of Form 8027, Employer's Annual Information Return of Tip Income and Allocated Tips, highlighted some serious concerns, including the number of forms filed compared with the known number of establishments required to file, the significant number of restaurants reporting tips received on charge sales in excess of total tips reported by employees and the reported tip rates.