Our 1099 software automatically generates form 1096 (Annual Summary and Transmittal of U.S. Information Returns) and allows users to print 1096 and 1099’s for year-end reporting. A free demo of the software can be downloaded from the 1099 software download page, you can also read more about printing 1096 from this link.
Please follow the steps below to print 1096 using our software:
(1) This example assumes that you have already entered all your 1099 recipients inside the software and you entered their 1099 forms information.
(2) Open W2 Mate 2009 Software.
(3) Click on 1096 Form.
(4) Click on “Select the type of 1099 form to be filed” button and select the 1099 form you are reporting: 1099-MISC, 1099-INT, 1099-DIV or 1099-R.
(5) W2 Mate will now generate a preview for the 1096 you want to print.
(6) It’s very important that you review field number 3 (total number of forms) and make sure it matches the total number of 1099 forms you are reporting. If you want to review box 5 and see how it’s calcualted you need to refer to form 1096 instructions.
(7) When you are ready to print 1096 click on the “Print” button. Make sure to feed the red-ink 1096 laser form into your printer. W2 Mate will print the data on the 1096 form and can also print a 1096 copy for your records.
If you are ready to print 1096, please go to the 1099 software page and download a free demo.