Businesses can download a free 1099 form to use via the Internal Revenue Service website, according to the IRS. The IRS has made a searchable database of tax forms used in filing taxes and keeping track of earnings.
- Go to the IRS website
- Search for the appropriate 1099 form
- Order the form
Go to IRS.gov/businesses, then scroll down to Online Ordering for Information Returns and Employer Returns and click on the link.
Scroll down the page until reaching the desired 1099 form. The IRS makes numerous different 1099 forms available, as stated by NOLO. For instance, the 1099-MISC is used primarily for reporting income paid to independent contractors.
Enter the number of forms desired. Scroll down and click Add to Cart. Proceed to checkout and fill in the mailing address information where the forms should be sent. Click on Continue to finish ordering the forms. The IRS may hold the order for certain forms until the current year's batch becomes available.