When are 1099s due to contractors?

You need to submit a 1099-MISC form to any contractors you’ve paid during the year. A contractor is somebody who isn’t your employee, but who you’ve hired to do work for you. For example a freelance writer, designer or web developer.

The IRS uses 1099 forms to keep track of payments made to contractors. You need to mail or email the 1099 forms to any contractors your business paid before February 1. You’ll also need to send a copy of the 1099 to the IRS by February 28. If you’re unsure whether you need to submit a 1099 or not, check with an accountant or financial advisor.

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When are 1099s due to contractors?

You need to submit a 1099-MISC form to any contractors you’ve paid during the year. A contractor is somebody who isn’t your employee, but who you’ve hired to do work for you. For example a freelance writer, designer or web developer.

The IRS uses 1099 forms to keep track of payments made to contractors. You need to mail or email the 1099 forms to any contractors your business paid before February 1. You’ll also need to send a copy of the 1099 to the IRS by February 28. If you’re unsure whether you need to submit a 1099 or not, check with an accountant or financial advisor.

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