You can print your Form 1096 after going through the manual process of printing and filing of 1099. Let me show you how to prepare and print it.
Please know that if the form needs to be aligned, select No, it doesn't line up and then select Next. Then re-select the 1096 Form, and select Print on a 1096 Form.
When you electronically file your 1099 forms, you'll receive the link to download a copy of the employer 1099. Or go to the IRS website and download the form.
You can always get back to us here in the Community if you have any other questions.
Thanks for following up on this thread. If you're having trouble printing a copy of a 1096, then I recommend clearing your browsing data. Removing this data will help resolve any errors or glitches that may be standing in your way. Here's how:
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Afterward, try the same steps my colleague gave you above. If the printing issue is persisting, then I suggest contacting our Customer Support Team. They can look further into your account by using different tools and a screen share.
Here's an extra link that can help you out with PDF printing issues.
Let me know if this helps. I want to make sure that you're able to get back to running your business. I'll be waiting for your response.
Thanks Candice - i was told by customer support this morning that I have to reach out to the IRS because Quickbooks does not keep 1096's on file anyway. Just curious if you disagree with this or if this is instructions on how to print out a blank 1096?
She told me: "
Quickbooks cannot archive the 1096 the form
once you e-file the 1099 the 1096 will go along with the 1099s that you have submitted. For the 1096 form they cannot archive it and we cannot see it on my end. If I want a copy I need to ask from the IRS."
Good afternoon, @cschmid.
Thank you for following up on this thread with contacting support about locating the 1096 forms.
Yes, the QuickBooks specialist is correct, you'll have to get in contact with the IRS to get further instructions with printing the 1096 forms.
According to the IRS webpage, the form is provided for informational purposes only. The official printed version of this IRS form is scannable, but a copy, printed from this website is not.
For more information about 1096 forms, you can refer back to this article: About General Instructions for Certain Information Returns.
If you have any more questions or concerns, please feel free to comment below. Have a good rest of your day!
ok thanks - so FOR ANY FRUSTRATED CUSTOMERS READING THIS: Quickbooks can not provide you with the 1096 they turned in on your behalf. You have to contact the IRS directly.
(this should be clear somewhere before submitting 1099s with you for the record - this has been an extremely frustrating week following lots of directions online that lead to no where)