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1099 W2 Forms

Setup Initialization Error Setup Cannot Access Required File

You may still have the program running. If you do you need to close the program. If you don’t have the program running shut your computer off wait for a few seconds and turn your computer back on and try it again.
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Error Message About Splash Program

Most Windows machines have a feature called Autorun which will automatically run a program from a CD-Rom that is placed in the CD-Rom drive. The 1099-Etc CD-Rom contains a program called SPLASH.EXE that is designed to autorun when you place the 1099-Etc installation CD-Rom in your mac
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Will Software Work With Windows 8

Yes, the software will work with the 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows 8.
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How To Import Corrected 1099S

It is easy to import corrected 1099-S forms. Simply import the form as you would with the original 1099-S. However, you’ll want to keep the versions of the form separate for later recordkeeping. To do this, create a Corrected column within the Excel spreadsheet. Then, place an X in th
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What File Formats Can Be Imported

We can import several different file formats, including Tab Delimited Text Files, Print Files, and Columnar Reports.
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How To Correct List Index Out Of Bounds 308 When Importing Prn File

Please make sure the file that you are importing is an actual PRN File and not a Tabbed Delimited Text file. When you view the file on-screen if it looks like the form without the lines (just the data), then it is probably a PRN File. If your data is listed in columns, for example one
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How To Change Atf Name In The X Ref File

On the X-REF screen, click Open, highlight the ATF.IIF file and click Open. Now go down and double-click on the incorrect ATF_NAME. A list of ATF Field Names will display. Highlight <none> and click Select.
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How Do I Set Up A Lotus File To Import

Preparing the Lotus file is very simple. You only need to enter the proper field names in row number one of the worksheet and then save the worksheet as a “.WK1” file. To find the Field Codes, at the 1099-Etc Main Main Menu, select Utilities>Import Assistant>View/Pri
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How To Correct Range Check Error When Importing

In most cases, the error occurs because you are loading the settings from a previously imported Tab Delimited Text file. Since every text file is different you cannot load these settings. You will need to select Do Not Load Settings when prompted.
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How Do I Know What The Field Names Mean

As you highlight each field, a brief description will appear above and to the right of the Field Names List Box.
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How Can I Use The Name Formatting Function

On the Forms Entry screen, select Options>Fill a Field with a Value over a Record Range>Assign Order Name and click OK. This will display the Reformat Names screen.
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Can Data Be Imported From Other Accounting Software

If the accounting software can get their data into a spreadsheet format, then the data can be imported into our program.
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What Is The Limit On The Number Of Records That Can Be Imported

In the W-2/1099 Forms Menu you can import up to 99,999 employees/recipients. In A-T-F Payroll you can import up to 9,999 employees/recipients.
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Do I Need Hyphens In The Tins In Excel Before Importing

Yes, otherwise the program will assume it is a Social Security Number.
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How To Correct I O Error 103 When Importing

Normally, that indicates that while you are importing the file is opened in Excel. You need to make sure that the file is closed and retry the import.
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Can A Tab Delimited File Be Imported

Yes the software will allow you to import this type of data through our Import Assistant located on the Main Menu, Utilities>Program System Utilities>Import from a Tab Delimited Text File.
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What Happens Existing Records When Excel File Imported

When importing you are prompted to select Top or Bottom. Top means to start at record 1 and will overwrite all existing records and Bottom adds new records but keeps the existing records.
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Can I Import W2 Information From Sage Peachtree

Yes, you can. You can either print the W-2 forms to a Generic/Text Only printer or import the information into A-T-F Payroll and then export that information to the W-2 forms.
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Can 1099 Forms Be Exported From Excel

Yes. Data in Excel will need to be saved as a Tab Delimited Text file. Then at the 1099-Etc Main Menu, select Utilities>Import Assistant>Import from a Tab Delimited Text File, you will associate the columns with the various form fields. Once this is done, the data can then be im
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How To I Import 1099 Misc Information From Quickbooks

You will need to print the 1099s to a Generic Text/Only Printer from QuickBooks. This will create a Print file that you can import by defining the form fields through 1099-Etc Main Menu>Utilities>Import Assistant>Import from a QB 1099 Print File.
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What Are System Requirements

Note: System Requirements are subject to change without notice and are listed below. Windows XP or higher Up to 65MB of free hard disk space (depending on installed options) Screen Resolution: 1024 x 768 (higher resolution recommended) Internet Connection (for Updates and E-File Direc
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What Is The Max Number Of Records Supported

The W-2/1099 Froms Filer Module supports up to 1,999 payers/clients and up to 99,999 employees per payer/client. the AMS Payroll module supports up to 1,999 payers/clients and 9,999 employees per payer/client.
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Where Is The Manual

The Manual can viewed/print from the 1099-Etc Main Menu. You can also access it from the Main Menu through Help>Electronic Manual. The Help Files can also be accessed while you are in the program options (e.g. A-T-F Payroll, etc.)from Help on the Menu bar or you can press F1 to rec
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How To Delete A Payer

First, we recommend that you Backup your data. Data that has been deleted cannot be recovered. Select a module, on the Select Payer screen, highlight the Payer and then click the Delete Payer button. This will delete the selected Payer and all data.
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How To Get A Replacement Cd

Call our Sales Line, 800-536-1099, to order the replacement CD (charges apply).
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Setup Different Users

The most common reason to setup multiple users is to setup different Third Party Designee/Preparer information. For larger companies, it is possible that there are multiple Preparers/Third Party Designees within one company. If your Preparer and Third Party Designee information is the
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How To Automatically Enter The Decimal Point

You will need to enable the Implied Decimal Setting, select Options>Settings>Implied Decimal from either the W-2/1099 Forms Filer Menu, the AMS Payroll Menu, or the Forms Filer Plus Menu.
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Is The Program Compatible With Windows 8.1

The software runs on Windows 8.1 (both 32-bit and 64-bit). However, extensive testing as not yet been performed.
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How Can I View The License Agreement

From the 1099Etc Main Menu,select Help>View License Agreement and Warranty. You may install the software on as many machines as necessary in one office. It is a site license.
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How To Transfer 1099 Misc That Are At Least 600

When exporting 1099 data from A-T-F Payroll you will be given the opportunity to transfer only those that are above a user specified amount, in which case you could enter 600.00 and the software would transfer only those 1099s that meet the criteria. Once the data is in the Forms Menu
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What Is Your Forms Filer Plus Module

Forms-Etc is a Forms Filler program that allows you to fill in the form, print it out and send it in. Click here for more information on Forms Filer Plus. Forms Filer Plus is a Forms Filler program that allows you to fill in the form, print it out and send it in. Click here for more i
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How Do I Move My Program To Another Computer

The easiest way will be to do a full backup of your payer information and then install the software on the new computer. Once the software is installed, restore your backups and remove the software from the old computer. The Backup and Restore Utility is located on the Main Menu, Util
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How Do I Edit Client Letters

To modify a client letter globally, please do the following: At the Main Menu, select Utilities>Program System Utilties>Edit Client Letter Templates. Highlight the form name and click Select. Edit the Client Letter as needed. When editing client letters, be especially careful of
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How Can I Learn More About The Software

There is a variety of ways to learn more about the software. At the Main Menu, select Help. From this menu you can print/search the Reference Guide or the Electronic Manual (approx. 70 pages). There is also a Tutorial that you can go through that gives you some basic information about
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How To Set Up A Password For A Payer

You can assign a password to each individual payer. Open the payer in either the W-2/1099 Forms, A-T-F Payroll or Forms-Etc module and select Payer>Password.
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How To Correct Navigation Cancelled

In an effort to increase system security, Microsoft no longer alows the viewing of HTML Help files (.CHM) that reside on a remote hard drive, such as a server, without modifying the system Registry. To allow access to view the Help files you will need to either Modify the Security Set
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How Do I Restore A Client Letter File For 1099 Letter

First you need to rename the old 1099 Letter File, 1099.ltr, to 1099.old (the file is located in the program directory). When you run the 1099 Client letter again the default values will be restored.
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Can I Merge Checks And Deposits One Payer To Another

Yes, you can. However, due to the number of variables, please contact AMS Technical Support, support@1099-etc.com, for further assistance.
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Can I Allow Access To Only One Form In Forms Filer

You cannot restrict/password different forms, however, you can restrict/password different payers/companies. You could create two different payers/companies for example, one for 1099s and one for W-2s. You can then password protect the W-2 payer. Open the Module and select the Company
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How Do I Change The Work Directory

To change the Work Directory: At the Main Menu, select Utilities>Program System Utilities>Change User’s Work Directory. Select the correct drive and directory for the program year.
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How Can I Export Form Data To Be Opened In Excel

Data in the W-2/1099 Forms Filer Module can be exported into a file format that can be opened in Excel through Utilities>Export Database to Text File. From the Main Menu, select Module>W-2/1099 Forms Menu. Next select the Payer and click OK. Highlight Form and select the Form Ty
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How Do You Delete User

On the Main Menu, select Utilities>Program System Utilities>Browse/Edit User/Prepare/3rd Party Designee File. Highlight the User that you wish to Delete and then click Omit. Select Menu, select Pack File and then click Quit. The program will automatically close.
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Can A Logo Be Inserted Into A Client Letter

An image can be inserted into a client letter, select insert image at the top right of the client letter input screen.
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Can The Font Be Changed On Client Letters

Yes, you can. To change the font for all payers, select Utilities>Program System Utilities>Edit Client Letter Templates at the Main Menu. Select the client letter and then change the font as needed on the client letter edit screen. This will make the change available for all pay
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What Type Mailing Labels Are Supported

We support 2 different sizes, a 2-wide label (Height = 1.00″, Width = 4.00″, 20 per page)and a 3-wide label (Heigth = 1″, Width = 2.63″, 30 per page).
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Can Payroll Data Be Exported

Yes, AMS Payroll allows the export of Employee and check information into a Tab Delimited file that can be opened in Excel. At the AMS Payroll Menu, select Options>Import & Export Options>Export Tabbed Delimited Transactions w/Employee Information. Follow the prompts to crea
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Why My Futa Liability Higher

You are likely in a credit reduction state. Credit reduction states are not determined by the IRS until late November or early December so they show up as a liability in December. Credit reduction states have not repaid the federal government money they borrowed to fund unemployment b
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When Does Software Become Available Each Year

The software is released in mid-January for people that need to file monthly state returns and for new people new to AMS Payroll. A full version is usually released in mid-March for use with AMS Payroll and Forms Filer Plus. Forms in the W2/1099 Forms Filer are added as they are appro
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Can Scanned Form C 3 Texas Workforce Commission Be Filed

Yes. All the forms in our software have been approved for submission to the various states. If the form does not say “Do Not File” or “File Copy Only” then you can go ahead and submit the forms.
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How Can I Print Georgia Annual Form G 1003

That form is available in the Forms Filer Plus module (fill-in form only, data does not transfer from AMS Payroll). To purchase this module, please call our Sales line at 800-536-1099.
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How Do I Change The Due Date On A Client Letter

When printing your state quarterly forms, there is a screen called General Information that contains the due date and other information. The due date can be changed on this screen. It can also be changed directly on the Client Letter screen if using Print Preview.
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Does Oklahoma Accept Laser Printed Itw Forms

The state of Oklahoma will accept the form that is produced using the 1099-Etc software. If you wish to use preprinted forms, we recommend purchasing from NELCO, they can be reached at 1-800-266-4669.
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Does Program Generate The Colorado Dr 1093 Form

The Colorado Form 1093 is supported in the Forms Filer Plus module of the program.
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Can Ams Payroll Generate New Jersey W3

No, AMS Payroll does not generate the New Jersey W-3 form. However, the New Jersey W-3 form is included in the Forms Filer Plus module as a fill-in form (data does not flow through from AMS Payroll, you would need to manually enter the information). Please call our Sales Department, 8
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Will California Accept The Ca De 88 Form

Yes, California will accept our laser-generated DE-88 form.
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How To Print Texas Workforce Commission Domestic Report

The Texas C-3 DOM form is found in the Forms Filer Plus module. If you do not have that module, please call our Sales Department (800-536-1099) to order.
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Print Late Filing Penalty On The Quarterly Tax Form

Yes, when you are preparing these forms you will go through a screen that has information specific to the state you’re filing in. There will be a place to enter the filing penalty. Basically, if the form has a place for the penalty the software will have a place to enter it.
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How Do I Get Tri Met To Appear On The Oregon Quarterly Tax Report

Always define Tri-Met as “TRI-MET” on the payer’s State/Local screen (at the AMS Payroll Menu, select Payer>Payer Edit>State/Local) in the Local section. For deposits always enter “TRI” on the comment line. See the Special Help for Oregon for additi
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How Do I Waive Printing The De88 Form

When printing the quarterly forms for California, a screen will display where you can elect to disable the printing of the DE-88. At the AMS Payroll Menu, select Forms>Z.Print State Quarterly Returns. Follow the prompts until you get to the Form DE-9 screen. Click the drop-down box
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How Do I Print Copy Abc And Copy 1 W 2 Same Time

You must print the Federal, Payer/State and Recipient copies separately.
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Printing 1096 Form Still Shows File Copy

Our program does not print a “fileable” copy of the 1096 form. You must use the 1096 pre-printed forms to send to the IRS.   Printing 1096 Form Printing 1096 form is necessary because there is no such thing as e-filing the form. Rather, 1096 is designed to condense an
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Do You Have An Option That Contains The 945 And 945A Forms

The 945 and 945-A forms are included in our Forms Filer Plus module. Form 945, also known as the Annual Return of Withheld Federal Income Tax form, is used to report federal income tax on nonpayroll payments. This includes gambling winnings, pensions, military retirement, and backup w
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Is Transferring 1099 Data to Form 1096 Automatic?

No, you will need to transfer the 1099 information to Form 1096 so that the values are updated.   More Information about Transferring 1099 Data IRS Form 1096 is a summary tax report, which shows the totals from information returns, such as the 1099. In addition to sending 1096, y
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Is There A Way To Print 4 Up Employee W2

At the present time, there is no way to have the instructions print in one panel of a 4-up W-2. However, you can print instructions on the back of the form.
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Tax Deposits Entered Not Carrying Through 943 Form

When you enter a 943 Federal Tax Deposit in the Deposits section of the software, make sure the first 3 characters on the comment line are 943. If this is not done, the program assumes these deposits are for a 941.
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How Do We Print 1098 Form

At the 1099-Etc Main Menu, select Module>W-2/1099 Forms Filer. Select your Payer, select Form>1098 Forms>1098 and the form will be displayed on the screen. Enter your data and when you are ready to print the form simply select Print>Form and follow the prompts to print the
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How Should Foreign Address Be Entered

On foreign addresses on the form 1042-S you enter the astrick (*) before the City, State and Zip.
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Does Your Software Print 1042

As of 2016, the 1042-S Filer is a module that can be added to the W2/1099 Forms Filer (base software that is required). The 1042-T will be in the 1042-S filer since it is the required transmittal form for the 1042-S. The 1042-S was originally, and is still part of the 2015 W2/1099 For
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How Do I Suppress Printing Line 17

In AMS Payroll, after selecting the 941 Form and selecting your Print Options, and the Quarter, a screen titled 941 Control and Signer Information will display. Remove the X from Print Line 17, even when not required. In the Forms Filer Plus option of the 941 form, place an X in the b
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Can I Sort The 1099S In Alpha Order

Yes. On the Form Entry Screen for your 1099 form, select Utilities>Sort Database by Name, TIN, OAN, Zip or Field. Select the Sorting Order and follow the prompts to complete.
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Can We Enter The Data Directly Into The Wsc Form

Yes, you can enter data directly on the W-2C form.
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Can I Print Totals For W2 In The 4Up Quadrant Code

No, you cannot print the W-2 totals when printing the employee copies. To print the W-2 totals you will need to select the Payer/State/Federal copies and select Totals on the Record Selection screen.
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Is It Possible To Show More Than 2 Locals On W2S

No, the form itself only has room for two. If the employee has more than 2 local taxes, the program will create a second W-2 that only lists the additional locals. Several states impose a local income tax in some areas. This means employers will need to address those locals on each ve
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How Do I Print A Corrected Form

After correcting the 1099-Misc information you will need to place an “X” in the CORR box. The 1099-MISC Copy A form that goes to the IRS will need to be printed on a Pre-Printed Form. The Reipient Copy can be printed on blank paper if you have purchased the Laser Generatio
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Where Can I Get The Wager Codes For The W2G Form

You can go to the IRS’ website, www.irs.gov, and look at the W-2G instructions.
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How To Transfer Data From W2 To W2C

Yes, you can transfer data from W-2 to W-2C forms. You can even designate whether the data is the Previous or the Corrected information. First open the client in the W-2/1099 Forms Filer Menu and select Form>W-2/W-3 Forms>W-2. On the W-2 Form Entry screen, select Transfer and fo
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Print W2 B And C On Same Page

Yes, a recipient copy B and C for one employee can be printed on one sheet with the software.
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1099G Transfers To 1096 Forms

According to the 1096 instructions no amounts from the 1099-G are required to be transferred.
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Printed W2 Forms Don’t Show Totals

You can print the totals when you are printing the W-2’s. After selecting Print>Form from the Form Entry screen follow the prompts until you get to the Record Selection screen. In the area for Records or Totals(or Both), select Print Totals. You can also print a Table Report
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How Do I Print W2 Records By State

On the W-2 Form Entry screen, select Print>Form. Select the Printer Mode and the Type of Output. On the Record Selection screen, towards the bottom, replace the “*” with “OH” (or “MI“) in the W-2 State Selection Criteria box. Click OK and finish
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I Have Withholding For Two Different States But W2S Show Only One

Make sure all checks entered for your state B employees have a Bxx (xx determines the local taxes and do not come into play at this point) in the State code on the checks. Make sure your state “B” employees and/or the state “B” checks have not been omitted.
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How Do I Type A Zero In Box 9

Box 9 of the 1099-MISC form is a yes/no question, blank=No, X=Yes, zero is not a proper response and you will not be able to enter it.
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Can We Print 1098 Copy A Forms

1098 Copy A is required to be filed using the pre-printed red forms. Use Printer Mode, 2 HP Laser Printer (Pre-printed forms) and you’ll be able to print on those forms. If you need to purchase forms, we recommend NELCO, 800-266-4669.
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Are Laser Generated Copy A W2 Forms Accepted By The Ssa

Yes, those forms have been approved and will be accepted as printed.
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Where Do I Input Data Form 1042-S

As of 2016, the 1042-S Filer is a module that can be added to the W2/1099 Forms Filer (base software that is required). The 1042-T will be in the 1042-S filer since it is the required transmittal form for the 1042-S. The 1042-S was originally, and is still part of the 2015 W2/1099 For
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How Do I Print Copy B Form

Open the W-2 and on the Form Entry screen, select Print>Form. Select the Printer Mode and then the Type of Output screen will allow you to select the employee copy that you need.
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When Can We Transfer Data From 1099S And W 2S

The 4th quarter update will have the 1096 and W-3 forms. This update will be available mid-to-late December and can be downloaded from our website.
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How Do We Transfer 1042S To 1042

As of 2016, the 1042-S Filer is a module that can be added to the W2/1099 Forms Filer (base software that is required). The 1042-T will be in the 1042-S filer since it is the required transmittal form for the 1042-S. The 1042-S was originally, and is still part of the 2015 W2/1099 For
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When Will Form 940 Available

Form 940 is generally available with software support in late December with the 4th quarter release. Also known as the Employer’s Annual Federal Unemployment Tax Return, this form is an essential document for most employers. It is used to report FUTA tax, or the tax established under
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What Are The Credit Reduction Rates

The 2013 credit reduction states and rates are as follows: Arkansas — 0.009 California — 0.009 Connecticut — 0.009 Delaware — 0.006 Florida — 0.006 Georgia — 0.009 Indiana — 0.012 Kentucky — 0.009 Missouri — 0.009 North Carolina &#
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Does the Program Include W-2 and 1099 Forms?

Yes, we support W-2s and all 1099 Forms in the W-2/1099 Forms Filer. We have a complete list of all forms included with this Forms Filer available for potential users to browse, but we’ll include some of the highlights below. W-2 W-2C W-2G W-3 W-3C 1099-A 1099-B 1099-C 1099-G 1099-INT
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Is There Any Way Produce Form 1096 Irs Submittal

You must use a pre-printed 1096 Copy A form to submit to the IRS.
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Do We Need The Red Inked Forms To Produce 1099 A

Yes, the red form is required for Copy A of the 1099. Copy A is printed in red because it prevents duplication. This is one of the more important copies of the 1099 because it goes to the IRS. Most businesses will need to make all five copies of the 1099. For a quick refresher, here a
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Where Do I Order My Forms And Checks From

We encourage our customers to purchase forms from Nelco Tax Forms. You may order online from Taxforms.. Nelco’s telephone numbers are: Voice 800-266-4669 414-337-1000 or Fax 800-99-NELCO 414-336-5130 Both 1099-Etc and AMS Payroll have been developed and extensively tested using
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Does Your Program Support 944 Form

Yes, our program supports the 944 form. It can be found in the AMS Payroll and Forms Filer Plus modules. Form 944, also known as the Employer’s Annual Federal Tax Return, is an essential federal document used by small businesses to file and pay annual taxes. The form us used by the sm
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Will Ssa Accept Laser Generated W 2Cw 3C Forms

The SSA will accept the laser-generated W-2c/W-3c forms. Currently the 1099’s and 1096’s are the only forms requiring the preprinted red Copy A forms.
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Can I Use Scannable Forms Unemployment Reports

Yes. Unless the form indicates that it is a “File Copy Only” it can be filed. Be aware that you may be able to suppress the “File Copy Only” message but this does not mean the form can be filed.
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Can I Print A List To Show Which Forms A Payer Uses

You can print a list of forms that are used for an individual Payer or multiple Payers. From the 1099-Etc Main Menu, select Utilities>Print Utilties>Print Count of All 1099-Etc Forms in Use. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete.
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How Can I Prepare Forms For Prior Year

You will need to purchase the prior year program. Please call our Sales Department 800-536-1099 to purchase.
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