1099 Forms The Effortless Way to File Form 1099 Corrections 2023 Tax Season!

Frequently Asked Questions About Correcting Form 1099

What are the 1099 Deadlines for 2024?

  • January 31st, 2024
    Recipient Copies

    Form 1099s must be distributed to the recipient on or before January 31st

  • February 28th, 2024
    Paper Filing

    Paper filing must be filed with the IRS on or before February 28th

  • April 1st, 2024

    Form 1099s must be e-filed directly to the IRS on or before April 1st

Visit our deadlines article to learn more about Form 1099 due dates.

Note: If the filing deadline lands on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, the due date will automatically be extended to the following business day.

The exception to these deadlines above is for filing Form 1099-NEC. Depending on the filing method, there is a month's advancement on the recipient and IRS copies being January 31st. Get started with BoomTax and file your 1099 with the IRS, state, and mail recipient copies on time.

If you find errors after filing your 1099 return with the IRS, promptly correct the information and submit the corrected Form 1099 and Form 1096 to the IRS. Also, provide your recipient with an updated 1099 showing the updated details. If you need to correct any state or local tax department information, file the form with the appropriate agencies, not the IRS.

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How to Make Corrections to 1099 Forms?

There is no separate Form 1099 designated for corrections. Instead, use a new Form 1099 and mark the checkbox "CORRECTED" box at the top of the form.

What are the Types of 1099 Corrections?

Suppose you have any mistakes on your previously submitted Form 1099. In that case, rectifying them, submitting an amended form to the IRS, and providing the updated forms to the recipient is essential.

Employers can address two distinct types of errors in Form 1099 corrections, Type 1 and Type 2:

Type 1

Type 1 errors involve:

  • Reporting inaccurate payment amounts
  • Utilizing incorrect codes
  • Not filing for the appropriate recipient

Type 2

Type 2 errors involve:

  • An omitted or incorrect payee TIN
  • An omitted or incorrect payee Name
  • Filing the return using an improper form

You must file Form 1096 with the corrected return unless you're filing the correction electronically.

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What state information can be corrected on my 1099?

The state errors that can be corrected on Form 1099 are State tax withheld, State/Payer's state number, and State income. Errors that apply only to state filing requirements should be sent directly to the state.

How to Correct Payer Information on an Accepted 1099 Form?

To report incorrect payer information on a submitted 1099 return, send a letter to the IRS containing the following information:

  • Name and address of payer
  • Type of error (including the incorrect payer name/TIN reported)
  • Tax year
  • Correct payer TIN
  • Type of return
  • Number of payees
  • Filing method, paper or electronic
  • If federal income tax was withheld

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Where to mail the physical 1099 Form?

Location of the principal business, office, agency, or residence of an individual

Alabama Arizona Arkansas Delaware
Florida Georgia Kentucky Maine
Massachusetts Mississippi New Hampshire New Jersey
New Mexico New York North Carolina Ohio
Texas Vermont Virginia
Internal Revenue Service Austin Submission Processing Center
P.O. Box 149213
Austin, TX 73301
Alaska Colorado Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana
Iowa Kansas Michigan Minnesota Missouri Montana
Nebraska Nevada North Dakota Oklahoma Oregon South Carolina
South Dakota Tennessee Utah Washington Wisconsin Wyoming
Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service Center
P.O. Box 219256
Kansas City, MO 64121-9256
California Connecticut District of Columbia Louisiana
Maryland Pennsylvania Rhode Island West Virginia
Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service Center
1973 North Rulon White Blvd.
Ogden, UT 84201

If your legal residence, principal place of business, or principal office or agency is outside the United States.

Internal Revenue Service Austin Submission Processing Center
P.O. Box 149213
Austin, TX 73301

Important Notes:

  • The IRS encourages filers to electronically file 1099 for prompt processing and immediate IRS confirmation.
  • If you file 1099 Forms on paper, they must be submitted with a summary Form 1096.
  • For filing year 2024 the IRS has reduced the e-file threshold limit to 10 forms

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Does BoomTax support error corrections for Form 1099-NEC?

Yes, BoomTax supports error corrections for Form 1099-NEC. If you find errors in the transmitted IRS form, you can resolve and retransmit them to the IRS and recipients for no extra cost.

What is IRS Form 1096?

Form 1096, Annual Summary and Transmittal of U.S. Information Returns, serves as a summary for tax Forms 1097, 1098, 1099, and W-2G. If you submit Form 1096 and 1099s forms on paper, you must complete Form 1096 and send it to the IRS. Form 1096 is not required for electronic filing.

However, when e-filing these forms with BoomTax, there is no need to fill out Form 1096. For your records, Form 1096 will be auto-generated in your account.

Do I need to file a Form 1096 transmittal with a corrected 1099?

If you're mailing filing 1099 corrections, you must send Copy A of the corrected 1099 with Form 1096 to the IRS. However, you don't need to send Form 1096 for electronic filing.

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