Monday, October 10, 2016

Form 1099-MISC Has a New IRS Deadline

Well, guys, we had to break it to you about the new W-2 Form deadline, now we’ve got some more slightly stressing news: your Form 1099-MISC deadline has probably been backed up to January 31, too.

The New Filing Date
Usually, when we talk deadlines, we’re a little more exact than “probably,” but the new 1099-MISC filing date has a condition: if you’re reporting nonemployee compensation payments in box 7 on Form 1099-MISC, your 2016 1099-MISC Forms must be submitted to the IRS by January 31, 2017.

If you do not have to report nonemployee compensation payments in box 7, you get to stick with the old deadlines, which if you’ll remember, are:
  • February 28, 2017, if you’re paper filing
  • March 31, 2017, if you’re e-filing.

Use ExpressIRSForms to File On Time
Of course, if you’re using ExpressIRSForms, this little deadline change should be anything but stressful, because we have everything you need to make sure your return is done on time. We’re cloud-based, so you can access your account through any browser and we have a built-in Address Book that automatically saves your payer and payee information as you enter it. We’ll even mail your recipient copies of Form 1099-MISC out from our headquarters in South Carolina once we’ve securely e-filed your IRS return.

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