Are you an employer utilizing services of independent contractors? If so, you'll need to pay special attention during tax time. While they're paid by your company, contractors are not employees and thus, their taxes are handled differently. As an employer, it's your responsibility to issue a form MISC to all eligible contractors. Not sure how to issue a ? Well, keep reading and we'll show you how.
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If you already mailed or eFiled your form 's to the IRS and now need to make a correction, you will need to file by paper copy a Red Copy A and , fill out and mail to the IRS, if you need further assistance preparing your corrected paper copy, please contact your local tax provider or call the IRS at Note: If you originally efile your 's and need to make a dollar amount correction, you can file your correction on the efile site for the same tax year. Any prior years will need to be filed by paper. If you paper filed your original you will need to file the correction by paper. These errors require only one return to make the correction.
What is Form 1099-NEC?
Small business owners have a number of tasks to complete during tax season, and one important step is providing forms to independent contractors. Your contractors are valuable workers, and you need to submit accurate tax information on their behalf. The first step is to determine whether each worker is an independent contractor or an employee. The IRS provides guidelines to determine if a particular worker is an independent contractor or an employee.
The IRS has introduced Form NEC for the tax year, making a distinction between payments to non-employees and other types of miscellaneous payments a business might make. It just separates payments made to non-employees onto this different form for reporting purposes. NEC stands for "non-employee compensation," and Form NEC includes information on payments you made during the previous calendar year to non-employees.