Today is the deadline for filing 1099-MISC Forms! If you hired a non-employee during 2017, you are required to file IRS Form 1099-MISC. This form is used to report income for services performed for a business by a group or individual not classified as an employee.
Urgent! Today is the Last Day to File 1099-MISC Forms
If you have waited until the last moment to file here is what you will need to know to file:
What is a 1099-MISC Form?
Form 1099 is a series of information returns that report income from self-employment, interest and dividends, or independent contractors to the IRS. The various Forms correspond to a variety of income reporting types.
If you hired a contract worker or independent contractor you need to file Form 1099-MISC as it reports income for services performed for your business by those not classified as traditional employees. Miscellaneous income can include payments made to subcontractors, rental payments, awards, prizes, or substitute payments in place of dividends. A 1099-MISC Form must be sent to all non-employees compensated $600 or more for their services rendered during the previous calendar year.
Copies of Form 1099-MISC
- Copy A is sent to the IRS. This should be printed on a laser-scannable form.
- Copy 1 is filed with the State Tax Department.
- Copy B is for your recipient.
- Copy 2 is issued to the recipient for filing their state tax returns.
- Copy C is for your business records.
What Information Will I Need to Complete Form 1099-MISC?
- Your EIN (Employer Identification Number)
- Name of Your Business
- Business Address
- Your Business’s State Tax ID Number
- Full Name
- Social Security Number or Federal EIN
Non-Employee Payment Information:
- Payment Amounts for services performed
- Include Parts and Materials
Can I Print a Blank 1099-MISC Form and File?
“You cannot simply download a 1099-MISC Form, print, and file with any online location.”
Copy A of Form 1099-MISC is sent to the IRS. This should be printed on a laser-scannable red form. You must file with approved forms to avoid filing penalties. When you generate 1099-MISC Forms or e-file using ExpressEfile, you can rest assured that all of your required forms are generated correctly and are printed on the correct forms.
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