Frequently Asked Questions About 1099s in Pennsylvania


In Puerto Rico, you can prepare and file your tax return online through their pre-approved third-party companies. You can find a list of those companies by going to the official website and searching for "Planilla CorporaciĆ³n 2020" where you will find a list of the companies you can e-file with.


Typically, if you have income from Puerto Rico, you will need to pay taxes in Puerto Rico. How you are taxed is dependent upon whether you are a bona fide resident of Puerto Rico or not. If you are a resident of Puerto Rico, you'll need to file a Puerto Rico tax return (Form 482) and a U.S. tax return (Form 1040) reporting your worldwide income. For Form 1040, exclude your Puerto Rico income.


In Puerto Rico, you can only file your 1099s online via third-party websites, which you can find on their official website. The cost to file electronically will depend on the third-party company you choose to work with.


As a business owner/contractor, you will need to get a form W-8BEN signed by the contractor.


If your fiscal year ends on December 31, then the deadline is May 17th. However if your fiscal year ends at any other time, you are required to file before the 15th day of the 4th month after the end of your fiscal year.

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