What are TIN and Transmitter Control Code (TCC)

by admin 9. January 2014 07:32

·         Transmitter’s TIN

It is the transmitter’s nine-digit Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN). May be an EIN or SSN


·         TCC

It is five-character alpha/numeric Transmitter Control Code assigned by IRS/MCC. It is your unique ID to file the 1099s tax forms to IRS electronically.


  • How to request a transmitter control code (TCC)

    If you are new user of IRS efile service, you should request a transmitter control code (TCC) by filling out IRS Form 4419, "Application for Filing Information Returns Electronically." 

    Form 4419

    You need to mail or fax the form to the IRS at least 30 days before the deadline for filing 1099s. The IRS will send your 5-character transmitter control code by mail once the application is approved.

    Internal Revenue Service
    Information Returns Branch
    230 Murall Drive, Mail Stop 4360
    Kearneysville, WV 25430

    Or fax your completed Form 4419 to: 
    877-477-0572 (toll-free)
    304-579-4105 (not toll-free)

    Upon approval, a five-character alpha/numeric Transmitter Control Code (TCC) will be assigned and mailed to you. Form 4419 should be submitted to IRS at least 30 days before the due date of the returns for current year processing.

    Other Resources

    How to efile 1099-misc forms


    How to eFile 1099s forms



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