Who needs to file Form 1099-NEC?
Updated July 17, 2020
Form 1099-NEC is a new form starting in 2020. Understand who needs to file and how to file Form 1099-NEC.
For each person business has paid during the year, From 1099-NEC: Non-employee compensation must be filed with the IRS. The IRS uses Form 1099-NEC in fighting under-reporting by self-employed individuals. Hiring employers should not take filing Form 1099-NEC lightly, as there could be stiff penalties for failure to file 1099-NEC.
When From 1099-NEC needs to be filed?
If you have paid someone at least $600 during the year in the course of your business, you will need to file Form 1099-NEC. You must file Form 1099-NEC if the payment is for:
You must also file Form 1099-NEC for anyone from whom you have withheld any federal income tax, even if the amount withheld is less than $600.
Report only when payments are made in the course of your trade or business. Personal payments are not reported.
When is 1099-NEC not needed? Exceptions.
Some payments are not reportable on Form 1099-NEC, even if those payments may be taxable to the recipients:
For more information, please read the instructions for Form 1099-NEC.
With the introduction of Form 1099-NEC, the non-employees’ compensations are not reported on Form 1099-MISC. Instead form 1099-NEC is used.
- Form 1099-A
- Form 1099-B
- Form 1099-C
- Form 1099-DIV
- From 1099-G
- Form 1099-H
- Form 1099-INT
- Form 1099-K
- Form 1099-LS
- Form 1099-LTC
- Form 1099-MISC
- Form 1099-NEC
- Form 1099-OID
- Form 1099-PATR
- Form 1099-Q
- Form 1099-R
- Form 1099-S
- Form 1099-SA
- Form 1099-SB
- Form 1098
- Form 1098-MA
- Form 1098-T
- Form W-2
- Form W-2G
- Form W-9
- Form 1094-B
- Form 1094-C
- Form 1095-B
- Form 1095-C
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