Instructions for 
Form 1099-K - Introductory Material


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Future Developments

For the latest information about developments related to Form 1099-K and its instructions, such as legislation enacted after they were published, go to www.irs.gov/form1099k.

Reminder

In addition to these specific instructions, you should also use the 2016 General Instructions for Certain Information Returns. Those general instructions include information about the following topics.

  • Who must file (nominee/middleman).

  • When and where to file.

  • Electronic reporting requirements.

  • Corrected and void returns.

  • Statements to recipients.

  • Taxpayer identification numbers.

  • Backup withholding.

  • Penalties.

  • Other general topics.

You can get the general instructions at www.irs.gov/form1099k.

Frequently asked questions.   To find frequently asked questions (FAQs) about Form 1099-K reporting, go to IRS.gov and enter “new payment card reporting” in the search box.


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