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1099 Form Printing: How to Fill Out and Print 1099 MISC Forms for Contractors and IRS

Preprinted forms are NOT necessary for recipient copies!
As business owner, if you hire contractors, you need to furnish each contractor a completed Form 1099 by Jan 31. You also need file 1099-misc Copy A of all paper Forms 1099 with Form 1096, Annual Summary and Transmittal of U.S. Information Returns, with the IRS by Feb 28.

ez1099 can print 1099 misc forms Copy 1, 2, B, C on white paper. IRS does not certify the substitute forms right now. You need to print 1099-misc copy A and 1096 on the red-ink forms.

Here are the steps:

Step 1: Start ez1099 software.

1.1 If you have not installed ez1099 software, you can download the trial version for free before purchasing.

1.2 After you installed ez1099 software, you can click desktop shortcut to start ez1099 software easily.

If you have not set up an account and recipients to prepare 1099-MISC form, you can click here to see
  • How to add a new account
  • How to add a new recipient

    Step 2: Add a new 1099-MISC form

  • Start ez1099 software, select the recipient and click the Add Form button

    Step 3: Enter 1099-MISC form information

    Enter form details. if you have questions, you can also check Form 1099-MISC Instructions at

    If you are ready to print form, you can click the "SAVE" button to save your changes first and click the "PRINT" button to view print options.

    Step 4: Print 1099-MISC form

    If you are ready to print form, you can click the "SAVE" button to save your changes first and click the "PRINT" button to view print options.

    Recipient copies:
    - You can print form on white paper - Or you can fill data on pre-printed forms by choosing data only option for copy A

    IRS copy:
    The Red-ink form is required since IRS does not certify black-and-white substitute form. You need to choose the "Data only" option

    PDF files
    You can click the "PRINT TO PDF" button to print recipient copies into PDF files. However, this feature is only available for advanced version.


  • Multiple forms printing
    If you need to print multiple IRS copies for different recipients at the same time, please check this article on how to multiple copies of 1099s form at the same time

  • eFile 1099-MISC
    If you need to efile your forms, you can view this article on How to eFile 1099s form

    Sample Forms

  • 1099 MISC Recipient copy

  • 1099 MISC Copy A

  • Note

    1. Form 1096 will be generate automatically based on form 1099 information

    2. ez1099 allows user to set up unlimited companies with one flat rate. So if you have multiple companies or you are an accountant, you can add new company by clicking top menu "Company Management->New company"

    3. The .csv file data import feature, PDF print feature and efile feature are available with Enterprise version and Multiple-user version. They are not available with small business version. Click here to view ez1099 feature list)

    1099 software ez1099 software can prepare, print and efile forms 1099s, 1096, 1098s and 5498s.

    If you do not have ez1099 software installed, you can download the trial version for free from No registration needed and no obligation. You can follow the step by step online instructions to finish the installation in minutes

    This 1099 software is compatible with Windows 11, 10, 8, 7, XP and others Windows computers too.

    1099 free download     purchase 1099 software

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