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    Why File Form 1099-NEC with Freelance Central

    Supports state & federal filing

    You can file 1099-NEC securely with federal and state mitigating your tax non-compliance costs and risk.

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    Import your contractors details using QuickBooks integration or via CSV in just a few clicks.

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    Register & file form 1099-NEC online for free easy and quick in 2 minutes with TIN verification.

    File your 1099-NEC in 5 simple steps

    Start filing your 1099-NEC for January 31, 2022 now.

    • 1 Register
    • 2 Add business details
    • 3 Upload contractor details
    • 4 Review payment
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    1099-NEC Filing Requirements for 2022

    1. Payer Details: Payee Name, TIN, and Address.
    2. Recipient Details: Recipient Name, TIN, and Address.
    3. Federal Details: Non-employee Compensation amount and Federal Tax Withheld.
    4. State Filing Details: Payer State Number and State Tax Withheld.

    Why File Form 1099-NEC with Freelance Central?



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    Supports state & federal filing 
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Q1. What is form 1099-NEC?

    Form 1099-NEC (officially known as nonemployee Compensation) is a new tax form that’s used to report compensations given to nonemployees by a company.

    Form 1109-NEC was reintroduced by the IRS as a new way to report self-employment income.

    Any payment totaling $600 or more made to a nonemployee must be filed using form 1099-NEC. Form 1099-MISC was used for this purpose till the tax year 2019.

    Q2. Who needs to file 1099-NEC?

    All businesses must file a Form 1099-NEC form for nonemployee compensation if the below conditions are met:

    1. If you made a service payment to someone who is not your employee
    2. If you made payment for any kind of service in the course of your trade/business
    3. If you made payment to an individual, partnership, estate, or corporation
    4. If the total payment you made is at least $600 for the year

    Additionally, you will need to file Form 1099-NEC when you pay an individual at least $10 in royalties, or if you have withheld any federal income tax under the backup withholding rules regardless of the payment amount for that year to a nonemployee.

    Q3. Can I e-file multiple form 1099-NECs?

    Yes. You can file more than one form 1099-NECs at once through Freelance Central. On the dashboard, click on Tax Compliance and choose contractors from the contractor list to start the filing process.

    Q4. What is the penalty for not filing form 1099-NECs?

    You will incur a penalty if you fail to file your form 1099-NEC on time. The penalty will depend on the delay of payment.

    1. A penalty of $50 if you file within 30 days
    2. A penalty of $100 if you file more than 30 days late, but before August 1
    3. A penalty of $260 if you file on or after August 1

    Q5. How do I know if my form 1099-NEC has been processed by the IRS?

    We will send you alerts via email and text message about the status of your form 1099-NEC. Once processed, we’ll also deliver copy C of your 1099-NEC to the recipient via postal mail or email.

    Q6. Can I re-file my form 1099-NEC again?

    Yes, you can re-file your rejected form 1099-NEC in just a few clicks through Freelance Central at no extra cost.

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