How do I correct the recipient name and/or TIN in 1099s?
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Applicable To
94X 1099 W-2 ACA W-4

For correcting the payer name and/or TIN, you will need to send a letter to the IRS. TaxBandits allows you to prepare the letter. Send the letter to the IRS by postal mail after you prepare the letter at TaxBandits. You would need the payer details that you originally filed to complete this process.
Here is how you correct the payer name and/or TIN with TaxBandits 

  • Sign in to TaxBandits.
  • Click on the Start New >> Form >> 1099 Corrections.
  • Click Continue under Correct Payer Details.

  • Enter the originally reported details.

  • Select the checkboxes based on the details you would like to correct and enter the correct details.

  • Click the Generate button to download the letter, sign it, and mail it to the address below.

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

After you postal mail the letter, you can contact the IRS at 1866-455-7438 to know the status of your correction letter.

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