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1099-MISC Deadlines for 2016 and New State Filing Requirements

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Mark your calendar now so you don’t miss any important deadlines when preparing and filing documents.

2016 Federal forms – recipient and IRS e-file deadlines

The following table includes key dates you’ll want to remember for transmitting important tax forms and for e-filing them with the IRS. Note: 1095-C dates have been revised as per IRS Notice 2016-4.

Form Due to Recipient E-file to IRS
1099-MISC Feb 1, 2016 Mar 31, 2016
1099-MISC boxes 8 or 14
Feb 15, 2016 Mar 31, 2016
Other 1099 Forms
3921, 3922
Feb 1, 2016 Mar 31, 2016
W-2 Feb 1, 2016 Mar 31, 2016
1042-S Mar 15, 2016 Mar 15, 2016
1094-C, 1095-C
(Affordable Care Act)
Feb 1, 2016 Mar 31, 2016

Note: E-file deadlines are usually March 31, whereas filing by paper is February 28.

For additional details on filing dates and specific forms other than 1099-MISC, please see

State requirements

The following table includes state filing requirements. CSF refers to Combined State/Federal program where the IRS forwards 1099-MISC info on to the state. In some states it is required to file by paper; click on the state link to learn more. For Massachusetts, Oregon and soon, Pennsylvania, state files may be downloaded from Track1099.

State CSF Not Required Required
Alabama x
Alaska x
Arizona x
Arkansas x
California x
Colorado x
Delaware x
Florida x
Georgia x
Hawaii x
Idaho x
Pub 110
Kansas x
Specifications for Electronic Submission
Required if withholding
Louisiana x
Maine x
Maryland x
x x
Michigan x
Minnesota x
Mississippi x
Missouri x
Montana x
Nebraska x
Nevada x
New Hampshire x
New Jersey x
New Mexico x
New York x
North Carolina x
North Dakota x
Ohio x
Electronic Filing FAQs
Oregon x
1099-Misc Overview
Rhode Island
Withholding tax forms
W-2 Magnetic Media Filing Requirements
Required if withholding
South Carolina x
South Dakota x
Federal Form 1099
Texas x
Employer Whithholding Tax Guide
Required if withholding
Vermont x
Virginia x
Washington x
Washington DC
Learn more
West Virginia
Learn more
Required if withholding
Wisconsin x
Wyoming x
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