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

Whether you filed the original 1099s with us or with other service providers, you can correct the recipient name and/or TIN in TaxBandits. If you had filed 1099s elsewhere, you will need the originally reported details for the correction. 

Here's how you correct the recipient TIN and/or name reported in 1099. The procedure is the same for 1099-NEC, 1099-MISC, 1099-DIV, and 1099-INT.

  1. Sign in to TaxBandits, click the Start New Form >> 1099 Corrections
  2. Select the Tax year and choose the form type.

Filed with other providers

  1. Click Continue under Correct Recipient Details - Filed with other service providers.
  2. You can correct either manually or through bulk upload.
  3. Bulk upload - Click the Select bulk upload button and upload the file with form details.
  4. Manual upload - Click the Select manual data entry button to enter the correct payer and recipient details.
  5. Select the checkboxes to correct the name and/or TIN and enter the previously reported details in the respective fields.
  6. Continue with the flow to review and transmit your return.

Filed with TaxBandits

  1. Click Continue under Correct Recipient Details - Filed with other service providers.
  2. You can correct either manually or through bulk upload.
  3. Bulk upload - Click the Bulk Correction button and upload the file with form details.
  4. Manual upload - Select the payer. Choose the recipient for whom you want to file corrections and click Make Correction.
  5. Select the checkboxes based on the details you would like to correct and enter the correct details.

6. Continue with the flow to review and transmit your return.

Print Copy

Once your form is successfully transmitted, a copy of the 1099 correction can be accessed from the print center. For step-by-step instructions on the correction form, click here.

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