Since the time businesses began having to report employee and contractor wages to the IRS and SSA, filing has been a bit of a hassle. Let us paint you a picture here. In the beginning, business owners would have to order W-2/1099 forms and software from a catalog (using a fax machine. Oh the horror).
Form 1099-MISC Due Dates Form 1099-MISC is due each year to the recipient by January 31 and to the IRS by the last day of February. However, if filing your 1099-MISC electronically the date is extended to March 31st. Each state also varies with its deadlines and requirements. For example, North Carolina 1099-MISC reflecting NC