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Form 1099 is an information return that reports amounts paid to taxpayers. There are many different types of 1099s. The most common are 1099-MISC for miscellaneous payments, such as payments to freelancers, 1099-DIV for dividends, 1099-INT for interest, SSA-1099 for social security benefits.

Estimated Tax and 1099-MISC Deadlines

This message is to remind you of two important upcoming tax deadlines: January 15 is the deadline for the fourth and final estimated tax payment for 2014. Make sure your estimated payment is postmarked by the 15th. You might want to send it certified return receipt to be sure of when...  Read More

When You Need To File a 1099 For a Vendor Or Contractor

I regularly get questions about whether or not to file 1099s. ¬†They are often surprised that more vendors and contractors need 1099s than they think. The list goes well beyond a freelancer you hire or a subcontractor you use. In general, 1099s are required for payments over $600 made...  Read More