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Form 1096

May 25, 2017

Mike Kappel

Short Definition
The Form 1096 is the required form when sending the IRS copies of Form 1099-MISC or other information forms via U.S. Mail.

Expanded Definition
The IRS requires Form 1096 Annual Summary and Transmittal of U.S. Information Returns when you submit forms such as the 1099-MISC. For example, if you pay independent contractor(s), you need to send a copy of the Form 1099-MISC to the IRS either electronically or with Form 1096.

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