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Penalties for Not Filing 1099 Forms Before Due Date

The Penalty amount depends based on when you filed the information return or when you furnished the correct payee statement. The penalty for not filing 1099 forms, correct information is separate from the penalty for not providing the proper payee statement. The penalty rates differ based on the condition.IRS 1099 Late Filing and Late Payments Penalties

Penalty Rates

The following table reflects the penalty rates and the maximums for not providing the correct information and/or not furnishing appropriate statements of the payee. This also includes the inflationary adjustments which are applicable.

Large Businesses – Gross Receipts of $5 Million& more and Government Entities

Returns Furnished / Filed Due date from 01-01-2011
to 12-31-2015
Due Date from 01-01-16
to 12-31-2016
(adjustedinflation)
Due Date from 01-01-17
to 12-31-2017
(adjustedinflation)
Due Date from 01-01-18
to 12-31-2018
(adjustedinflation)
Less than 30 days late $ 30 / return $ 50 / return $ 50 / return $ 50 / return
More than 31 days Late August 1 $ 60 / return

$ 500,000 max

$ 100 / return

$ 1,589,000 max

$ 100 / return

$ 1,589,500 max

$ 100 / return

$ 1,609,000 max

After August 1st or not $ 100 / return

$1,500,000 max

$ 260 / return

$ 3,178,500* max

$ 260 /return

$3,193,000 max

$ 260 / return

$ 3,218,500 max

Disregarding Intentionally $ 250 / return

No limitation

$ 520 / return

No limitation

$ 530 / return

No limitation

$ 530 / return

No limitation

Note: that there will be an increased penalty amounts. This is applicable to certain failures when there is an intentional disregard. Check IRC 6721 (e) (2) and IRC 6722 (e) (2)

Small Businesses – Gross Receipts with $5 Million or Less

Returns furnished / filed Due date from 01-01-2011
to 12-31-2015
Due Date from 01-01-16
to 12-31-2016
(adjustedinflation)
Due Date from 01-01-17
to 12-31-2017
(adjustedinflation)
Due Date from 01-01-18
to 12-31-2018
(adjustedinflation)
Less than 30 days late $30 / return
$75,000 max
$50 / return
$ 185,000 max
$50 / return
$ 186,000 max
$50 / return

$187,500 max

Late by 31 days $60 / return
$ 200,000 max
$100 / return

$529,500 max

$100 / return
$532,000 max
$100 / return

$ 536,000 max

After August 1st or not $100 / return

$ 500,000 max

$260* / return

$ 1,059,500 max

$260 / return
$ 1,064,000 max
$260 / return

$ 1,072,500 max

Disregarding Intentionally $250 / return

No limitation

$520 / return
No limitation
$530 / return

No limitation

$530 / return

No limitation

Penalties for filing incorrect information returns will be applicable:

  • When you do not file the correct information return by the given due date and reason is not shown properly.
  • When you filed the paper when you need to file electronically.
  • Taxpayer Identification Number is not reported.
  • Incorrect TIN is reported
  • The file paper forms submitted are machine readable.

Penalties for providing incorrect payee statements will be applied:

  • When you do not give the correct payee statement and when the reasonable cause is not shown.
  • When all the necessary information is not specified in the statement or
  • When any inappropriate information is specified in the statement.

The penalties vary depending upon certain conditions. The wise part is to avoid the penalties and other charges. To do so, file your returns at the earliest before the actual due date.

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