1099 Electronic Filing Basics

California 1099 Rules | E-File CA 1099's

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This page provides the latest resources on California state 1099 filing including compliance rules, sending 1099 forms electronically, filing due dates, reporting thresholds and agency contact information.

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  • File the following forms with the state of California: 1098, 1098-T, 1099-A, 1099-B, 1099-C, 1099-DIV, 1099-INT, 1099-MISC / 1099-NEC, 1099-PATR, 1099-R and 1099-S.
  • Filing due dates: File the state copy of form 1099 with the California taxation agency by March 31, 2021.
  • Reporting threshold: If you file 250 or more 1099 forms with California you must file electronically.
  • When filing federal copies of forms 1099 with the IRS from the state of California the mailing address is: Department of the Treasury , Internal Revenue Service Center , Ogden, UT 84201.
  • When filing state copies of forms 1099 with California department of revenue, the agency contact information is: Franchise Tax Board, PO Box 942840, Sacramento, CA 94240-6090.
  • Compliance rules: The California Franchise Tax Board recommends that businesses use the IRS Combined Federal/State Filing Program to fulfill their state 1099 filing requirements. Filers who do not participate in the CF/SF, and file 250 or more 1099 returns must file directly with the state electronically. Generally, the California 1099 reporting requirements are the same as the IRS. Failure to provide a 1099 forms, if required, to each independent contractor may be subject to a penalty as imposed under Section 13052.5 of the California Unemployment Insurance Code.
  • Our W2 Mate software helps users of major accounting packages including some free and open source ones print and e-File California 1099 forms. Some examples include Intuit QuickBooks, Microsoft Dynamics, Peachtree, Sage 50 Accounting, IntarS, Kerridge, iDempiere, Microsoft Dynamics SL, Sage 300 ERP, Cheqbook, Microsoft Office Accounting Professional.

Note: None-employee compensation is now part of form 1099-NEC and not 1099-MISC. The IRS does not forward 1099-NEC forms to the state, remember to file directly with the California Department of Revenue.

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