What is Form 1099 NEC?
Form 1099-NEC is an IRS tax form used to report nonemployee compensation. Payers should use this form if they have paid $600 or more to a vendor, independent contractor, or freelance worker during the tax year. In addition to filing Form 1099-NEC with the IRS, payers must also furnish a copy to their recipients.
What are IRS Form 1099 NEC changes for the 2021 Tax Year?
There are some recent updates from the IRS for the 2021 tax year. The IRS has updated a few changes in the Form 1099 NEC
The following are the changes made by the IRS to the 1099-NEC Form:
- Box 1: It will not be used for reporting cash payments for the purchase of fish for resale purposes under section 6050R.
- Box 2: New box updated to report any sales of $5,000 or more of consumer products for resale, on buy-sell, deposit-commission, or any other basis.
- FATCA Filing Requirements: The IRS has removed the Check box for FATCA Filing Requirement from the 1099 NEC Form.
- Form Size Changes: The IRS has reduced the height of the form so that it can accommodate 3 forms on a single page.
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What is the Deadline for the 1099 NEC Form?
January 31, 2022
January 31, 2022
January 31, 2022
If the 1099-NEC deadline falls on any Federal holidays or weekends, the next business day will be the due date.
Note: IRS Recommends to file Form 1099 NEC electronically for quick processing and instant approval.
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What are the filing requirements for Form 1099 NEC?
E-filing is by far the best option when it comes time to file Forms 1099-NEC with the IRS. Filing electronically is more accurate, efficient, and cost-effective.
Payer Details: Name, TIN, and Address
Recipient Details: Name, TIN, and Address
Federal Details: Miscellaneous Incomes and Federal Tax Withheld
State Filing Details: State Income, Payer State Number, and State Tax Withheld
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How to File 1099 NEC Form Electronically
With TaxBandits, you can expect an e-filing process that is simple, secure, and designed for accuracy. To begin filing just follow these simple steps Once you review and transmit your form, our team will continue to update you on it’s status with the IRS.
Sign up and Select Form 1099-NEC from the dashboard.
Enter the required Form 1099-NEC details.
Review Form information
Transmit Form 1099 NEC to the IRS/State.
What are the penalties for 1099 NEC Forms?
It is crucial that you file 1099-NEC with the IRS on or before the deadline. If you fail to do so, you are subject to late filing penalties, depending on how late you file it. These penalties are given below:
Filing 1099-NEC after the deadline, Not more than 30 days late $50/per return.
Filing between 31 days late and August 1 - $120/per return.
Filing after August 1 or not filing at all - $280/per return.
Not filing the return intentionally - $550/per return.
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States that require 1099-NEC filing for 2021
For the states, Alaska, Florida, Illinois, Nevada, New Hampshire, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, Wyoming are not required to file form 1099.
Check out your Form 1099 NEC state filing requirements.