1099-INT Form Instructions for 2016-Efile 1099-INT Tax Form - Tax2efile Blog

1099-INT Form Instructions for 2016-Efile 1099-INT Tax Form

1099 Forms are a type of tax document that is used for reporting certain kinds of payments which are made by financial institutions. These forms are used in the U.S.A. for preparing and filing information returns for reporting various sources of income other than salaries, wages, and tips. They can be filed in two ways mainly. Firstly, they are sent manually. Secondly, they are sent electronically through the Filing Information Returns Electronically System (FIRE). These series of documents are named by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) as “Information Returns”. There are multiple such forms that report various kinds of income, which people receive in the whole financial year. However, this excludes salary from employers.

What’s New in 1099-INT Instructions

According to the new instructions implemented for the 1099-INT form, the form needs to be filed on or before 31st January of the year 2017, in the case of reporting compensations provided to non-employees in box 7. Otherwise, people can E-file the 1099-int Form by 31st March 2017. There have been no changes to the due dates for furnishing payee statements.

Adding to these 1099 int instructions are some more 2016 general instructions for some information returns. They include information about who should file when to file, where to file etc. 1099 int instructions also state the miscellaneous payments one has paid to each person.

Some Old Aspects for Instructions

Form 1099 int instructions also state one must report any direct sale of consumer products to buyers for resale in any place except permanent retail establishments.  One important point to be noted in the Form 1099 int instructions is that people should report any federal income tax which they have withheld, regardless of them being included in this instruction. These instructions should be read very carefully by people.

The IRS Form 1099-INT includes instructions like reporting incomes made from people’s businesses or trade. The IRS form 1099 int excludes personal payments from reporting. So NGOs should not file this form since it requires profits or gains for an organization and NGOs do not engage in profits.

1099-MISC excludes many payments which are not required to be reported, although they may be subject to taxation. Payments that do not require 1099-MISC forms include payments done to corporations, payments done for merchandise, payments of rent to real estate agents, wages paid by employers to employees, Travel allowances paid by business firms to employees, etc. The process of paying the 1099 form online is very easy and less time-consuming. For reporting a 1099 form online one has to have a FIRE Transmitter Control Code. Entities or people, who are responsible for payments, also create and fill up these forms. Then they send them as per the 1099 form deadline provided in the instructions for these forms. Delays can cause penalties.