1099 Electronic Filing

1099 EFile : What business filers need to know about filing 1099 forms electronically

We offer 1099 EFile software for business filers and we found out that our users (and potential customers) keep coming back with the same questions every year. This is why we decided to dedicate this section of our website to 1099 electronic filing and any related information. We will cover topics like 1099 EFile software, IRS E-File service signup, reporting deadline, specifications, electronic file format, obtaining pin codes, penalties and more. We also try to include form-specific information for 1099-NEC, 1099-MISC, 1099-INT, 1099-DIV, 1099-R, 1099-S and more. Enjoy!

Important Note: Effective January 1st, 2024, the e-file threshold for W2 / 1099 / 1095 forms will be lowered from 250 to 10 information returns. The new rules apply to tax year 2023 Forms because they are required to be filed by January 31, 2024..


  • The Basics: How 1099 E-File Works.
  • 1099 E-File Software: Where to download, how to use, reviews criteria and more.
  • Deadlines: Important Dates you need to be aware of when Filing 1099's electronically.
  • 1099 E-File Service: What you need to know about the IRS 1099 FIRE System.
  • Format: How does a 1099 eFile look like and how to open one.
  • Intuit QuickBooks: How to file 1099 forms electronically with Intuit QuickBooks.
  • Sage 50 (Peachtree): Step by steps instructions for E-Filing Sage 50 1099s.
  • Microsoft Dynamics: How to import 1099 data from Microsoft Dynamics (GP) and file it electronically.
  • Accounting and Financial Software: This page is dedicated to financial, accounting, property management, and ERP software users wanting to e-File 1099 forms with the IRS FIRE system and state websites.
  • 1099-MISC: Electronic Filing of Miscellaneous Income. None-employee compensation is now reported on form 1099-NEC.
  • State 1099: State Electronic Filing.
  • NEC FAQ: 1099-MISC NEC Reporting FAQ for Small Businesses and Accountants.

1099 Compliance Isn't Easy , W2 Mate® IS

W2 Mate® offers everything business filers and accountants need for W-2 1099 compliance and reporting. W2 Mate is desktop-based and gets installed locally on the user's machine, which gives filers peace of mind that their information is not somewhere in the cloud facing the risks of getting hacked or accessed without authorization. Our 1099 software covers a wide spectrum of business types from CPA firms, banking, local government, law offices, restaurants, hotels and more. What is unique about W2 Mate® is the ability to import data from different accounting, HR and ERP solutions including SAP, Sage MAS 90, MAS 200, Microsoft Dynamics, Intuit QuickBooks, Sage 50 (Peachtree), Intacct and more.

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