How to Print 1099 and 1096 Forms in Sage 100

Print 1099 and 1096 Forms in Sage 100

It’s a great tool for tracking expenses and income. However, one of the most overlooked functions in Sage 100 is printing 1099 and 1096 forms. It can be a bit confusing especially if you’re new to the software so keep on reading to find out exactly how to print out these important tax forms. We’ll walk through some of the basics and then cover everything you need to know about setting up the form templates and how to print 1099 and 1096 Forms in Sage 100.

Sage 100 is an important addition to the family of Sage software and is used by millions to drive productivity and increase efficiency. It provides useful functions related to payments and reporting, among others. It also includes amazing features to assist businesses in filing annual taxes. With this accounting software, you can do e-filing of the 1099 and 1096 Forms with effortless ease. In this blog, we will discuss how to print these 1099 and 1096 Forms through Sage 100.

What are 1099 and 1096 Forms?

The 1099 and 1096 forms are used to report income from self-employment, rentals, and other sources. They are also used to report income from gambling winnings, interest, and dividends. The forms are available for download at the IRS website.

Read More-: How to Print 1096/1099 Forms in Sage 50

What is the Procedure to Print 1099 and 1096 forms in Sage 100?

  • Go to the Accounts Payable section
  • Click on Reports 
  • Click to open Form 1099 reporting
  • Go to the 1099 reporting visual section
  • Click on the form to use tab
  • Click New
  • Specify the form type you would like to use (Dividend, Interest or Miscellaneous)
  • Also, specify the 1099 calendar year and the merchant category 
  • Type in the minimum amount payable to the vendors, along with the year to date payments. Please note that this amount should be equal to or more than the amount entered
  • Check and confirm all the information related to the company
  • After you accept the terms & conditions, a 1099 window would appear
  • Click next to proceed
  • In the checklist wizard, click on the print check list tab in order to print all the steps of the 1099 form
  • Tap on Finish
  • Follow the same steps to complete the form in the next window as well
  • Once all the details are confirmed, the processing of the 1099/1096 forms will commence. 
  • Now you need to decide the look of the form.
  • Select the print format 
  • Select suitable forms
  • Click on the forms viewer to acknowledge and verify your form
  • Click on next to display the form

Payroll and 1099 Compatibility for Sage 100 is Changing

Starting this December, the users who are running the older versions of Sage 100 Payroll and 1099 are ready to embrace certain changes. Considering the upcoming Payroll 2.24 and 1099 update, which will be released soon, the tax reporting partner’s software will be at odds when it comes to the older Sage 100 versions, previous to 6.20.0. As a result, the customers running 2018, and 2019 versions are required to upgrade to a more supported Sage 100 version to access the latest tax form updates and Payroll 2.24 release. Now, you need to discover all the important details regarding this Sage 100 Payroll compatibility update and its subsequent impact on customers in the following article:

It is strongly recommended that the users upgrade to a supported ERP system and take advantage of the various new features that are available. Also, we have developed resources and support tools to make the upgrade much easier.

Important Note: The Customers who are running unsupported legacy payroll versions do not have the option of an exclusive payroll installation and are not affected by this change.

Also Effective with the release of Payroll 2.24, payroll and 1099 customers on versions 2018 and 2019 are required to be running one of the following versions of Sage 100 to install the current release of Payroll and 1099 forms:

  • 2023.x
  • 2022.x
  • 2021.x
  • 2020.x

The Customers who are not running a compatible version of Sage 100 will experience a failure of the Payroll update installation and the inability to generate 1099’s, W-2s, or the associated tax reporting documents.

Beginning with the 2024 Payroll release we will have an n-3 support policy for payroll updates. This implies that the update will be compatible with the latest and three previous versions of the Sage 100 software.

Also, keeping up with updates and utilizing supported software is important for smooth functionality and uninterrupted access to the important features. When you upgrade to the supported ERP, the customers can make sure that they can stay up to date with the current tax form updates without any interruptions. However, be sure to contact the support team if you have any questions or concerns concerning this change.

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Final Word! 

We hope the sequential steps mentioned above have cleared all of your doubts related to printing 1099/ 1096 forms in Sage 100. If you still have some queries or, if you experience any difficulties in carrying out the above-mentioned steps, we would recommend you to speak to some of the authorized Sage experts.

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Frequently Asked Questions(FAQs)

How can I Print or e-file the State Quarterly Forms?

🔹 Go to the Reports and Forms menu, 
🔹 Select Forms 
🔹 Click Tax Forms. 
🔹 The Select a Report or Form window will appear on your screen
🔹 Double-click on Payroll Tax Forms 
🔹 Click on the State form type 
🔹 Select your state.
🔹 Specify the relevant state for which you need to print /e-file.
🔹 Go to the select filing period section and select the year and quarter
Please Note: If you select a new form, you should again select the year and quarter you prefer.
🔹 Click OK 
🔹 Follow the instructions displayed on your screen

What is a 1099 Vendor?

A 1099 vendor is a company or individual who does work for you but, is not an employee of yours. These vendors are so called because they must receive an IRS Form 1099 from you if you pay them more than $600 in a fiscal year. You can send them Form 1099 even if they are not paid more than $600, to keep your accounting books in order. Before making any such payments to 1099 vendors, you should gather all information about them so that file 1099 forms properly during tax time.

What is Reported on a Form 1099-MISC?

A Form 1099-MISC includes various types of payments. The boxes mostly used are as follows:
🔹 Box 1 – To report amounts you paid for rent ( against equipment, machinery and  real estate )
🔹 Box 2 -To report royalty payments. This also includes the royalty fees paid to the franchisors.
🔹 Box 3- To report other income. This includes prizes where the relevant service was not provided and wages of the deceased employees that were eventually disbursed to the beneficiaries.

What is the procedure to Print /e-file the 941/941B Federal Tax Forms?

To print e-file the 941/941B Federal Tax Forms:
🔹 Go to the Reports and Forms menu
🔹 Select Forms
🔹 Go to the Tax Forms. 
🔹 The Select a Report or Form window will appear on your screen 
🔹 Double-click on the Payroll Tax Forms tab
🔹 Click on the Available Forms box
🔹 Select the current 941/Schedule B/941-V Report.
🔹 Go to the select filing period section 
🔹 Select the relevant  year
🔹 Click OK 
🔹 Follow the instructions displayed on your screen

What are the basic requirements of e-filing Tax Form 941 in Sage 50?

You need to fulfill the below-mentioned requirements-
🔹 A compatible Sage 50 version
🔹 An active subscription to Sage 50 Payroll Solutions
🔹 The latest Payroll update
🔹 A stable internet connection
🔹 Enrollment in the IRS e-File program
🔹 10-digit unique code assigned after successful enrollment to the IRS e-File program

I am not able to open Form 941 in my Sage 50. To resolve this, I am asked to enable the automatic Update option. How can I do this?

Please follow the steps below-
🔹 Close the Sage application 
🔹 Open Internet Explorer 
🔹 Download the latest payroll update from any of your preferred websites
🔹 Click Run 
🔹 The installation of the updates will continue
🔹 Open the company file 
🔹 Choose the preferred Payroll Tax Form
🔹 The Forms Update window will appear on your screen
🔹 Selects the Automatic Update button 
🔹 Follow the instructions carefully
🔹 Check if the Form 941 is opening now

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