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How to File 1099s Tax Forms to IRS FIRE System Electronically

ez1099 Quick Start Guide


ez1099 software is the simple, fast and affordable tax forms preparing, printing and eFiling solution for businesses and accountants. The advanced version can support efile feature. In this guide, you will find:

  • Step 1: First Time 1099 E-filer - Apply TCC.
  • Step 2: Prepare and generate the efile document.
  • Step 3: Upload the efile document to IRS FIRE system.

  • Step 1: First Time 1099 E-filer - Apply TCC.

    You can skip this step if you already have a TCC (Transmitter Control Code) for 1099 Efiling.

    If you are a new user of IRS EFILE service, you need to apply TCC code (Transmitter Control Code) to generate the efile document. You also need to create a FIRE account to upload your file.

    1.1 How to Apply TCC (transmitter control code)

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    1.2 Create a Fire system account

    Step 2: Prepare and generate the 1099s and 1096 tax form efiling document for IRS

    2.1: Start ez1099 software, set up account and enter 1099 form data

    2.2: Generate EFile document

  • 2.2.1 Click the top menu "E-file Form"

  • 2.2.2 Enter the transmitter information and contact information
  • If you are first time efile user, you can learn more about on how to apply TCC here.

  • 2.2.3 Check the forms you want to include in this efile document

  • 2.2.4 Click the button "Create File" to generate the efile document that you can upload to IRS site.

  • 2.2.5 Save the file.

  • The efile document is .txt file. You need to upload this file to IRS. Below is a sample Efile document.

    Step 3: Submit the efile document to IRS FIRE system

    Follow this guide to log in IRS site and upload the efile document to IRS FIRE system

    1099s software ez1099 software can prepare, print and efile forms W2G, 1097BTC, 1098s (1098, 1098C, 1098E, 1098F, 1098Q, 1098T), 1099s (1099A, 1099B, 1099C, 1099CAP, 1099DIV, 1099G, 1099INT, 1099K, 1099LTC, 1099MISC, 1099NEC, 1099OID, 1099PATR, 1099Q, 1099QA, 1099R, 1099S, 1099SB, 1099SA), 5498s(5498, 5498ESA, 5498QA, 5498SA), 8935, 3921, 3922, 1096 forms required by the IRS.

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    If you do not have ez1099 software installed, try it free today with no obligation and no cost.


    Ralated Links

  • Quick Start Guide
  • W2 and 1099 Reporting deadline
  • How to Transfer Previous ez1099 data to the New Version

  • How to set up company account
  • How to add recipient
  • How to add a tax form

  • How to prepare and file forms
  • How to print 1099s forms on white paper for recipients
  • How to print forms in PDF format
  • How to print multiple forms on the same red-ink sheet?
  • Batch form printing
  • How to eFile forms

  • How to Import 1099 Data
  • How to Share data (for Multiple-user network version)