Learn how to prepare and file your federal 1099s with QuickBooks Desktop or QuickBooks Desktop for Mac.
If you pay contractors in cash, check, or direct deposit you'll need to file 1099s with the IRS. QuickBooks Desktop can help you prepare your 1099s from the info you already have in your account.
Note: You can also prepare 1099s in QuickBooks Contractor payments. To learn if QuickBooks Contractor Payments is right for you, see Create and file 1099s with QuickBooks Contractor Payments if you use QuickBooks Desktop.
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.
For additional help or troubleshooting steps, see this Tax1099 support page.