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How to Print 1099 Misc Form Yourself

1099 Form Printing: How to Fill Out and Print 1099 MISC Forms for Contractors and IRS

Step by step guide on how prepare and print 1099 MISC form for contractors and vendors.

As business owner, if you hire contractors, you need to furnish each contractor a completed Form 1099 by Jan 31. You also need file 1099-misc Copy A of all paper Forms 1099 with Form 1096, Annual Summary and Transmittal of U.S. Information Returns, with the IRS by Feb 28.

ezW2 can print 1099 misc forms Copy 1, 2, B, C on white paper. IRS does not certify the substitute forms right now. You need to print 1099-misc copy A and 1096 on the red-ink forms.

Here are the steps:

Step 1: Start ezW2, 1099-misc and W2 software.



ezW2 software can prepare, print and efile forms W2, W3, 1096-misc and 1099. 

If you do not have ezW2 software installed, you can download the trial version for free from halfpricesoft.com. No registration needed and no obligation. You can follow the step by step online instructions to finish the installation in minutes

This W2 1099 software is compatible with Windows 8 system, 32-bit or 64-bit. It can run on Windows 7, XP, Me, 2003 and Vista system too. 



Step 2: Set up company information for 1099 reporting

You can access this screen by clicking the top menu "Current Company->Company". You need to enter the general company information for w2 and 1099 forms, such as Company Name, Address, Tax ID and others.

Step 3: Set up 1096 information

You can access this screen by clicking the top menu "Current Company->1096 information". These information will be displayed on both forms 1099-misc and 1096

Step 4: Add 1099 Recipient(s)

You can access contractor list by clicking the top menu "Current Company->1099 Contractor list". You can add a new employee or edit or delete an existing one easily by clicking the link on this form.

You can also import contractor information quickly by using 1099 import form. You can access this import form by clicking the top menu "Current Company->Import 1099".

Step 5: Fill out 1099-misc information and Print Forms

You can access this 1099 editing screen by clicking the top menu "Current Company->Form 1099".
- The payer information will be filled automatically.

- Once you select the contractor from the contractor list, the recipient information will be filled automatically.
- Fill in the boxes on the 1099 Form.
- Click the Question icon or the instructions link to get help.
- Click the 'save' button to save the 1099 information.
- Click the 'Print 1099 Forms' button to print the different 1099 Copies for this recipient. ezW2 can print forms 1099-misc copy A, B, C, 1 and 2
- Click the 'Print Instructions' button to print 1099 instructions.

Note

1. Form 1096 will be generate automatically based on form 1099 information

2. ezW2 allows user to set up unlimited companies with one flat rate. So if you have multiple companies or you are an accountant, you can add new company by clicking top menu "Company Management->New company

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I work for halfpricesoft.com. Halfpricesoft.com is a leading provider of easy-to-use 1099, W2 and Payroll Software solutions for accountants and small to medium size businesses. And its small business software can save user both time and money. For more information, visit http://www.halfpricesoft.com