Learn how to prepare and file your federal 1099s with QuickBooks Desktop or QuickBooks Desktop for Mac.
QuickBooks Desktop has a great time saving feature to help you prepare your 1099s from the info you already have in your accounts.
1099s are the tax forms you need to file with the IRS when you pay contractors in cash, check, or direct deposit. See What is a 1099 and do I need to file one? for more general info.
Follow the steps below to create your 1099s in QuickBooks Desktop. After you prepare your forms, you'll choose to file them online or print and mail them to the IRS. Likewise, you'll also choose if you want to email copies to your contractors, or mail them printed 1099 copies. Let's get started.
|Steps for other QuickBooks products: This article covers QuickBooks Desktop and QuickBooks Desktop for Mac. If you have QuickBooks Online, Intuit Online payroll, or don’t have a payroll service with us, we can still help you create and file your 1099s. See What is a 1099 and do I need to file one? for links and more information.|
How do I upload data from multiple QuickBooks company files into Tax1099?
For instructions on uploading or importing data for another company file, refer to this Tax1099 article, How do I import a different company (payer) in QuickBooks Desktop (QBD)?
How do I correct 1099s?
For instructions on correcting your 1099s, refer to this Tax1099 article, What kinds of corrections can I make to 1099 forms after they have been submitted?
How do I view or print my 1099 form
Once you've created and submitted your forms, you may find you need to view, print, email, or mail them. Follow the steps in this Tax1099 article, Where Can I See My Submitted Forms? to perform any of these actions.
For additional help or troubleshooting steps, see this Tax1099 support page.