Taking the hassle out of 1099

Make 1099 reporting easier with Xero. View 1099 transactions, customize reports, and file 1099s.

Screenshot of NEC and MISC reporting dashboard in Xero

Manage contacts

Set up contractors in Xero.

Prepare reports

Create, view and manage reports.

Review and fine tune

Make changes as and when you need.

File and complete

Easily file your 1099 forms using your preferred method.

Manage contacts

Identify, group, and pay contractors.

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    Use the account transactions report to identify contacts who need a 1099
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    Group 1099 contacts to view and manage them in one place
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    Easily pay contractors throughout the year
Illustration of contractor list in Xero dashboard along with amounts owed

Prepare reports

Set up rules and generate MISC and NEC reports.

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    Set up customized rules to report payments on 1099-NEC & 1099-MISC forms
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    View transactions that match your rules
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    See a summary of contacts and payments on your reports
Illustration of rules in Xero dashboard

Review and fine tune

Correct reports and make adjustments where needed.

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    Edit contractor's details from the 1099 report and review their transactions
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    Xero lets you know of any missing contact details to fill in before filing
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    Transactions below IRS thresholds are automatically excluded*
Illustration of missing detail on NEC report in Xero dashboard

File and complete

E-file with an app partner or export your reports.

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    Use our friendly due date reminders so forms are filed before IRS deadlines
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    File through one of our e-filing app partners
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    Alternatively, export your reports as a CSV
Illustration of e-filing dropdown in Xero dashboard

More about 1099

We’ll exclude any transactions that don’t meet IRS requirements for payment thresholds, as well as credit card transactions. You can also choose to remove any other transactions from your report, such as debit card or third party payments. Don’t worry, you’ll still have visibility into any transactions we’ve excluded from your report.

There’s lots to know about 1099 forms, including deadlines, filing and who requires them. Click below to learn more.

Learn more about 1099-NEC

Learn how to manage 1099 contacts, create rules, and complete your forms with Xero.

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