Frequently Asked Questions About 1099s in California


Yes, the California Franchise Tax Board allows taxpayers to file 1099 forms online. You can do so electronically by visiting California's state website.


Yes, the state of California requires you to file your 1099s if taxes are withheld.


Taxes will need to be filed online with both the State & IRS. You can file 1099s in California for state taxes via the California Franchise Tax Board, and via the IRS website for federal taxes.


You need to have your company name, your tax identification number, the payer’s name, address, and social security number.


California requires that all 1099 forms be filed by February 28th.

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