The local library and post office are also good places to get 1099 tax forms for free. Alternately, you could order the forms for free by calling the IRS or order it online from their website.What is a 1099 form and who gets one?
A 1099 form is a tax document filed by an organization or individual that paid you during the tax year. "Employees get W-2s. This is the equivalent of a W-2 for a person that's not an employee," says Debbie Oster, certified public accountant and director of tax compliance at Margolin, Winer & Evens in Garden City, New York.What information is needed for 1099?
Each 1099 needs your business name, address, phone number and employer identification number. For the independent contractor, you need his Social Security number, address, and the amount paid.