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Issue, track, and file 1099 forms for your independent contractors.

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File 1099 forms online

Issue, track, and file 1099 forms for your independent contractors.

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No credit card required

Track payments to 1099 contractors throughout the year.

1099 vs W2
Sometimes the line between an independent contractor and an employee is fuzzy. However, it’s important to know the difference in order to comply with IRS tax rules. Take an easy quiz to determine whether your worker is an independent contractor or an employee and needs a 1099 or W2.

Track payments to independent contractors
All payments to independent contractors must be tracked throughout the year in order to stay compliant with tax rules. If you paid contractors more than $600 in business-related payments, then you will need to prepare and issue an IRS Form 1099-MISC. QuickBooks Plus tracks every payment you make to contractors and then creates ready-to-send 1099 forms at tax time. *Available in QuickBooks Online Plus

Keep expenses separate
If you pay a contractor for expenses such as equipment rental or supplies, QuickBooks tracks that separately as an expense. Keeping payments to contractors separate from expenses makes it easy to issue and file accurate 1099 forms for the tax year.

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Fill out a 1099
QuickBooks makes it easy to map contractor payments to the correct boxes on the 1099 tax form. In minutes, you can fill out a 1099 for each contractor that you paid throughout the year. Then, it’s easy to email or print-and-mail a copy to your contractors, as it’s what they use to calculate and file their taxes.

eFile 1099 forms online
In addition to sending the 1099-MISC to your contractor, you also need to file the form with the IRS. With QuickBooks, you can choose to automatically e-file through QuickBooks one-click efile service (electronic filing service) starting at $14.99 for three forms. We are an approved IRS e-file provider, and we will transmit the form securely and electronically for you.

Print and mail 1099 forms
Alternatively, you can choose to purchase official 1099 forms within QuickBooks and print them directly from your printer. If you choose to print and file 1099 forms by mail, remember that they are due to the IRS by February 28.

Seamlessly file 1099 forms online.

Fill out a 1099
QuickBooks makes it easy to map contractor payments to the correct boxes on the 1099 tax form. In minutes, you can fill out a 1099 for each contractor that you paid throughout the year. Then, it’s easy to email or print-and-mail a copy to your contractors, as it’s what they use to calculate and file their taxes.

eFile 1099 forms online
In addition to sending the 1099-MISC to your contractor, you also need to file the form with the IRS. With QuickBooks, you can choose to automatically e-file through QuickBooks one-click efile service (electronic filing service) starting at $14.99 for three forms. We are an approved IRS e-file provider, and we will transmit the form securely and electronically for you.

Print and mail 1099 forms
Alternatively, you can choose to purchase official 1099 forms within QuickBooks and print them directly from your printer. If you choose to print and file 1099 forms by mail, remember that they are due to the IRS by February 28.

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Track expenses
QuickBooks tracks and automatically sorts expenses into expense categories, keeping them organized in one place so you never miss a tax deduction. Easily run expense reports to see how every dollar is spent.

Create invoices
Create invoices customized to your business, complete with built-in payment processing. When an invoice is paid, QuickBooks processes the payment, records the transaction in your books, and transfers the money to your bank account.

Reporting
QuickBooks comes loaded with over 50 pre-built reporting templates. In just a few clicks you can access your balance sheet, cash flow statement, income statement, and over 50 other accounting and business reports.

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The 1099 Form, Explained and Annotated
As a small business owner, there are two different tax forms you can issue to workers. If you have employees, then you will provide W-2 forms. If you have independent contractors, you will issue 1099 forms. Read our guide that breaks down the 1099 form box by box, step by step.
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Understanding the Different Types of IRS Form 1099
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