1096 Form: Summing It Up
This post was updated in April 2018
A 1096 form is only used by businesses and corporations when they are paper-filing their tax return. It’s used to summarize the total information entered on various forms in the tax return. Think of it as a “Table of Contents” for a company’s 2017 IRS tax return, providing an overview of the informational forms that may involve multiples, such as 1097, 1098, 1099, and W2-G.
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