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Required Reporting

The university performs a Mid-Year Hard Close and a Year-End Close. Key closing dates and important deadlines are outlined in the applicable Memos.

Please take special notice of the information contained in this document, and share it with your staff and others that you deem appropriate. If you have questions or need further information, please do not hesitate to contact the Controller’s Office at 216.368.2126.

As required by the IRS, Case Western Reserve University must report certain types of payments on a 1099 form. Please Read the 1099 Tax Reporting and Withholding FAQ for more information. If you have any questions regarding the 1099 Tax Form, please contact Accounts Payable at