How long do I keep records?
2019 – 05/09 Are you eager to spring clean your stacks of records? Not so fast. While you can safely dispose of some records eventually, all employment tax records must be kept by businesses for at least four years after filing the fourth quarter for the year. They must be available for IRS review upon request. Among other things, the tax records you maintain should include your employer identification number; amounts and dates of all wage, annuity and pension payments; names, addresses, and Social Security numbers of employees and recipients; and dates of employment. Here’s the full list: https://bit.ly/2VQlVyF