Printing, Mailing and Electronic Filing of 1099 Form

Be careful when printing 1099 forms from a website. It’s important to note that the official Copy A of the 1099 form is scannable. However, the online version of the form on and other websites is not. Do not print and file copy A that has been downloaded from the IRS website. The IRS imposes a fine for filing information return forms that aren’t scannable.

If you need official printed versions of 1099 Copy A tax forms that can be used without possible penalties, you can place an order for returns and employer products through  Click on Employer and Information Returns and the IRS will mail you the forms you request and their instructions, as well as any other tax publications you may order.

You will be able to specify the quantity needed per tax year. Keep in mind that quantities are limited to 1,000 each for forms and 25 each for publications and instructions. The IRS’s 1099 Copy A tax forms that are available are non-continuous feed, non-laser and carbonless. After they are ordered, they will be mailed to you.

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Where should 1099 Forms be mailed?

All 1099 tax returns that have been filed on paper should be mailed to a different address according to your state.

For Alabama, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Louisiana, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Texas, Vermont, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia and West Virginia mail forms to:

Department of the Treasury
Internal Revenue Service
Austin, TX 73301

For those mailing forms in Alaska, California, Tennessee, Utah, Washington, Colorado, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin and Wyoming mail forms to:

Department of the Treasury
Internal Revenue Service
Kansas City, MO 64999

For local and state tax departments, contact the necessary department to obtain reporting requirements and more information on where to file. Also, if you are filing a paper 1099 form with the IRS, you must send an Annual Summary and Transmittal of U.S. Information Returns (Form 1096) ( with each type of form as the transmittal document.

1099 tax forms will need to be submitted to the IRS in a flat mailing envelope (not folded). If sending many forms, you can send them in a conveniently sized package. On each package, write your name, number of packages consecutively and place Form 1096 in the first package. Post office regulation requires that package and forms be sent by First-Class Mail. The benefit of e-filing is that you do not need to mail any documents, or even file a 1096. Ordering forms or envelopes will be a thing of the past, not to mention it is more environmentally friendly. When you e-file your forms, you typically count with a later due date, therefore more time to make sure all the information being submitted is accurate. ETAX1099 provides you with a thorough list of deadlines on our Form 1099 Filing Deadlines page.

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