Form 1099-MISC, Miscellaneous Income
Form 1099-MISC is used to report payments for services performed for a business by people not treated as its employees, such as payments to subcontractors, rent payments, or prizes. A 1099-MISC Form must be provided to the recipient and a copy mailed to or e-filed with the IRS.Read More
Form 1099-INT, Interest Income
Form 1099-INT is a yearly tax statement provided by payers of interest income that summarizes income of more than $10 from interest along with associated expenses. The information on Form 1099-INT is provided to both the payee and the IRS.
Form 1099-INT is used to report interest income for each person:
- To whom you paid amounts reportable in boxes 1, 3, and 8 of at least $10 (or at least $600 of interest paid in the course of your trade or business)
- For whom you withheld and paid any foreign tax on interest, or
- From whom you withheld (and did not refund) any federal income tax under the backup withholding rules regardless of the amount of the payment.
Form 1099-DIV, Dividends and Distributions
Form 1099-DIV is a yearly tax statement provided to investors by banks and other financial institutions to report dividends and other distributions to taxpayers and to the IRS. This form includes income from dividends, including capital gains dividends and exempt-intereest dividends over $10. The information on Form 1099-DIV is provided to both the payee and the IRS.Read More
Form 1099-R, Distributions from Pensions, Annuities, Retirement or Profit-Sharing Plans, IRAs, Insurance Contracts, etc.
When reporting various distributions of retirement benefits, Form 1099-R has to be filed. For most public and private pension plans that are not included in the Civil Service System, Form 1099-R can be transmitted as well. A copy of Form 1099-R is sent to those who have received a distribution of $10 or more from their retirement plan. Certain death benefit payments from employers and reportable disability payments from retirement are also reported on Form 1099-R.Read More
Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement
Form W-2 is used to report wages paid to employees and the taxes withheld from them. Every employer engaged in a trade or business who pays remuneration for services performed by an employee, including noncash payments, must file a W-2 Form for each employee (even if the employee is related to the employer) from whom:
- Income, social security, or Medicare tax was withheld.
- Income tax would have been withheld if the employee had claimed no more than one withholding allowance or had not claimed exemption from withholding on Form W-4, Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate.
Employers must mail out W-2 Forms to employees on or before January 31st.Read More
IRS Form W-9 is used to request the Tax Identification Number (TIN) of a US person or resident alien and to request certain exemption certifications and claims. Signed W-9 Forms from exempt recipients are needed by withholding agents to overcome an assumption of foreign status or within a partnership from its US partners to prevent withholding a partner's share of income.
The forms now required to be filed under Sections 6055 and 6056 are Forms 1094-B, 1094-C, 1095-B, and 1095-C. Forms 1094-B and 1095-B are to be filed by health insurance providers, and Forms 1094-C and 1095-C are to be filed by ALEs. Forms 1094 and 1095 are sent to the IRS, and copies of Form 1095 are sent to the recipients of each provider or employer.Read More
If, for some reason, you cannot get your 1099 or W-2 Form filed on time you can get an automatic 30-day extension of time by completing Form 8809, Application for Extension of Time to File Information Returns. The form can be submitted on paper or online.Read More