I need to delete a filed 1099 and correct it

I filed a 1099 on the wrong person.  i need to delete the incorrect one and replace with the correct named person

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Hi there, aggieddt

I’ll share some information about filing 1099 forms in QuickBooks Online Payroll (QBOP).

This time, QBOP doesn’t let you delete a filed 1099 form and replace it with the correct one. 

As an alternative, you’ll need to print a new paper form to correct a 1099. Here’s how:

  1. If you don’t have paper forms already, you can either order 1099s from us online or from IRS.
  2. Fill out the 1099-MISC form and be sure to select the Corrected checkbox.
  3. Mail the form to the IRS
  4. Mail the recipient copy to your contractor/vendor as soon as possible so that they can file their taxes.

For more information about 1099s, you can go through these helpful articles below:

You can also check out page 10 of the IRS publication for detailed instructions through this link: https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/i1099gi.pdf. To see the error charts for filing corrected 1099 returns, you can refer to this IRS website: https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/i1099gi.pdf#en_US_2018_publink1000286954.

That’ll help you stay compliant about correcting your 1099 forms, aggieddt. Feel free to add a comment below if you have other concerns. I’m always here to help. Have a great day!

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