Form 1099 penalties increase sharply – Waukesha Small Business Accounting

Form 1099 penalties increase sharply

Have you filed required Forms 1099 for 2015? The forms were due by February 1 to individuals you paid $600 or more in the course of your business during the year. If you haven’t completed Forms 1099, you’ll want to do so as soon as possible. The penalties for failing to file range from $50 to $250 per form, depending on how late your filing is and whether or not the failure to file was intentional. Total penalties can go as high as $1 million for businesses with gross receipts under $5 million or $3 million for those with gross receipts over $5 million. Contact us for help in determining whether you need to file.

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