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When do I need to send my employees a Form 1099-MISC?
As a business owner, you're required to provide your employees with Forms W-2 on or before Jan. 31 of the year following the payment of their wages.
You're required to provide independent contractors you pay Forms 1099-MISC. You must provide Form 1099-MISC:
Usually, workers who perform services for you are considered your employee if you can control:
This applies even if you give the employee freedom of action. What matters is that you have the right to control the details of how the services are performed.
Workers in business for themselves usually aren't employees. However, the determination depends on the facts in each case.