Frequently Asked Questions About 1099s in Michigan


Yes, you can file 1099 forms online through the Michigan Department of Revenue. The State of Michigan actually suggests filing electronically if you are submitting 250 or more 1099s.


You must file 1099s for all independent contractors if there is state tax withholding.


You can file 1099 forms online, or send your Form 5081 along with your Form 1099 to the following mailing address:

Michigan Department of Treasury,

P.O. Box 30401,

Lansing, MI 48909-7901.


Michigan has an additional form 5081 (Reconciliation) to be sent if there is state tax withheld. You will need to file it along with Form 1099. Form 5081 is used to claim an overpayment refund or pay if you underpaid taxes.


The filing due date to file Form 1099 is January 31 and Form 5081 is February 28.

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