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When are 1099 forms due? And more to-do’s for January 31

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The W-2 year-end process is burdensome enough. The last thing you need to worry about is filing 1099 forms for your independent contractors. 

Get those due dates right. If you’re reporting nonemployee compensation in Box 7 of Form 1099-MISC, you must provide payees with their copies, and file those forms with the IRS, by Jan. 31, 2019. This due date applies regardless of whether you file on paper or electronically.

If you’re filing 1099-MISC forms to report payments in any other box, or you’re filing other 1099s, the traditional due dates apply—provide payees with their copies by Jan. 31, 2019 (Feb. 15, 2019, if you’re reporting gross proceeds to any attorney); file paper forms with the IRS by Feb. 28, or e-file by April 1.

Forms may be provided to recipients electronically, if they consent.

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