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 […]