Software Compatible 1099 & W2 Tax Forms
Find the right 1099 & W2 forms for your accounting and tax software.
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Find software compatible 1099 and W2 tax forms for QuickBooks, Granite, Peachtree, UltraTax, 1099ETC, CFS, ATX, Drake, EasyACCT, TaxWise, Padgett and Shelby software systems.
**IMPORTANT** E-Filing thresholds MAY change from 250+ to 100+ in 2021. The IRS will make this decision by November. Stay tuned to Discount Tax Forms and the IRS 1099 Website and W2 Instructions for developments.
We make it easy to e-file W2 & 1099 forms with DiscountEfile.com, and can even print and mail your employee forms! Learn more.
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1099NEC FORMS CHANGE TO 3UP FORMAT FOR 2021
New 1099NEC forms for reporting payments to non-employees (contractors, freelancers, etc) were new in 2020, and are changing again this year to a 3up format (instead of the 2up format last year). This means you will need new forms and envelopes!
If you have used 1099MISC in the past to report non-employee compensation in box 7, you MUST USE NEW 1099NEC FORMS in 2021.
We have official forms, blank perforated paper, pressure seal forms, carbonless forms, compatible envelopes and everything you need for easy printing.
E-FILING REQUIREMENTS MAY CHANGE FOR 2021
The IRS is now considering changing the 2021 e-filing threshold for 1099 & W2 forms.
It is now 250+ forms, but could change to 100+ when they make a final decision in November.
Please stay tuned to Discount Tax Forms and the Official IRS Instructions website for finalized regulations.
We make it e-filing 1099 & W2 forms easy with our DiscountEfile.com system! We can even print and mail recipient copies for you!
Deadlines for 2020 1099 & W-2 Filing
February 1, 2021
(January 31 is a Sunday)
All 1099 Recipient Copies B / C / 2 mailed to recipient
W-2 Employee Copies B / C / 2 mailed to employees
1099-NEC for contractors – Copy A forms to IRS (via mail or e-file, which is required for 100+ forms)
W2 Copy A to IRS (mailed or e-filed)
March 1, 2021 – Paper 1099 Copy A forms to IRS
(February 28 is a Sunday)
1099 Form Copy A, along with 1096 Transmittals, mailed to the IRS for all 1099 forms except 1099-NEC with non-employee compensation, which are due January 31.
March 31, 2021 – E-file 1099 forms with IRS
1099 Forms E-filed to the IRS, except 1099-NEC with non-employee compensation, which are due January 31.
Instantly print, mail and e-file your 1099 and W-2 forms.
Simply enter your data, or import it from QuickBooks®, then click a few buttons and you’re done.
We print and mail recipient copies, plus e-file with the government, for around $4 per form.
**IF YOU FILE MORE THAN 100 W2 or 1099 FORMS, YOU MUST E-FILE FOR 2020**
1099 & W-2 Filing Guides
Decoding W-2 Formats
2up W2 Forms
2 forms per sheet, all blank paper can include employee instructions on the back.
Use them for Official W2 forms (2 of the same copies) or condensed 2up employee Copies B/C for federal filing.
3up W2 Forms
3 forms on a sheet, typically with a vertical size strip to remove before mailing.
Use for condensed 3up W2 forms for employees, Copies B/C/2 for federal and state filing.
4up W2 Forms
4 forms on a single sheet, perforated into quadrants or horizontal sections depending on your software.
Use for 8pt W2 printing of employee Copies B/C/2/2 for federal, state and local filing.
Tips for Easier W2 Filing
Check your software for supported formats:
- Preprinted forms (prints data on a pre-made form) or
- Blank paper (prints data and boxes on a perforated sheet)
- 2up, 3up or 4up forms
- Be sure your envelope windows match!
W3 Transmittal forms must be mailed with Red Copy A forms. We include a couple FREE W3 forms with each W2 order.
Online filing is an option! DiscountEfile.com lets you enter or import data, and then takes care of the rest. Your forms are e-filed with the IRS/SSA and mailed to employees automatically. With a few clicks, you're done! Learn more.