can i file 1099 electronically with missing vendor EINs

Client has 5 vendors, 4 with missing EINs, can't get them to supply the information.  Do I have to file manually or is there a way to get the system to allow me to file electronically?  Thanks!


Hey there, kelly.

I appreciate you checking in with us. I'm here to address your concern about 1099.

The IRS requires a business to issue the 1099-MISC Form to individuals and businesses that reached the $600 threshold. However, you'll need to get a business's EIN to file the 1099 form electronically. In this case, you can print and file the form manually since QBO requires an EIN.

To obtain more information about Form 1099-MISC, you can refer to these articles: 

That should answer your concern for today. Let me know if I can be of additional assistance. I'm always here to help you out. Have a wonderful day.

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