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.|
For additional help or troubleshooting steps, see this Tax1099 support page.