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What to exclude transactions on 1099-MISC forms when you pay an independent contractor

The basic rule is that you must file a 1099-MISC forms when you pay an independent contractor (sole proprietor type) $600 or more in a year payments you made by cash or check. ( https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/i1099msc.pdf )

Beginning with the 2011 tax year, the IRS requires you to exclude from Form 1099-MISC any payments you made by credit card, debit card, gift card, or third-party payment network such as PayPal. If they meet the requirements, these payments are being reported by the card issuers and third-party payment networks on Form 1099-K.

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In QuickBooks, here is a reference list of codes to use when you record payment transactions to exclude:

http://support.quickbooks.intuit.com/support/pages/inproducthelp/core/qb2k13/contentpackage/payroll/1099/popup_1099_exclude_text.html

Here is another helpful article to get familiar with 1099 exclude rules.
http://payroll.intuit.com/support/kb/2001238.html

Note: In QBO, 1099 vendor feature is available in PLUS version only.


 

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How I can generate a 1099 summary report for non-employee compensation in QuickBooks Online Plus?

There is no built-in 1099 related summary report for non-employee compensation at this time

Here is how you can get that information.

Go to prepare 1099-MISC forms screen (blue navigation bar > vendors > prepare 1099s button (right corner) > “Follow the steps to prepare 1099-MISC forms” screen > Choose “Print using purchased forms” link (at the bottom) > side arrow will move down and expand with more information > select “Print Information Sheet” blue button (at the bottom).

It will show printable “1099 Information Tax Year 2014” report.

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Updated 12/10/2015:

It used to be able to preview the 1099 Summary Report without having gone through all the prepare 1099 steps. There is no way to preview accounts and vendors meeting the threshold without going through the prepare 1099s steps now. It is not clear why the “1099 Transaction Detail by Vendor” is not even a built-in report at this time.

To run this report (go through all the steps), click on the Box 7 payment amount by any vendor to get a vendor report to support that value. See attached screenshots below.

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If you want to run this report for another vendor, you will need to do it all over again. Would not it be nice if they have the simple build-in “1099 Transaction Detail by Vendor” for ALL the vendors in one customize format?

Send them your feedback before it’s too late for this year.
Gear (upper right corner) > your company > FEEDBACK.

 

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