Frequently Asked Questions About 1099s in Illinois


The state of Illinois does not require you to file Form 1099s. However, the IRS still requires you to file Form 1099s to report payments and the taxes withheld for each of your recipients for the year. Documents can be filed electronically.


Illinois does not require you to file a Form 1099. The IRS requires Form 1099-NEC to be filed even if there is no state withholding.


All 1099 forms in Illinois should be filed online with the IRS. This can be done through the IRS' website.


Although Illinois does not require you to file, you are still required to file with the IRS. You will need the following: the company name, your tax identification number, the payer’s name, address, and social security number.


Illinois requires that all 1099 forms be filed with the IRS February 28.

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