Requirements for Filing with FIRE

You can file 1099 Forms electronically through the Filing Information Returns Electronically System (FIRE). Our Tax2efile software helps each customer E-file their 1099 Form through the FIRE System. On behalf of the taxpayers who submit the tax document as an information returns to report certain types of payments made by financial institutions and others who make payments as part of their trade or business as required by Internal Revenue Code Regulations, Tax2efile is responsible for the E-filing services for them of their various forms like 1042-S, 1097, 1098, 1099, 3921, 3922, 5498, 8027, 8955-SSA and W-2G as concerned through FIRE System. Tax2efile ensures these 1099 Forms are filed electronically via the FIRE system (Filing Information Returns Electronically).

1099 Form
1099 A

Acquisition or Abandonment of Secured Property

Report the acquired interest in a property that is for the security of a debt or that properties abandonment

 1099 LS

Reportable Life Insurance Sale

Reportable Life Insurance Sale

1099 Q

Payments from Qualified Education Programs

For eligible educational institutions and to report distribution from qualified tuition program

1099 B

Proceeds from Broker and Barter Exchange Transactions

Report interest for tax-exempt PBBET

1099 LTC

Long Term Care and Accelerated Death Benefits

Report payment of long-term care or accelerated death benefits

1099 R

Distributions From Pensions, Annuities, Retirement IRAs, or Insurance Contracts

Report the designated distribution of $10 or more to retirement plans, IRS, pensions, etc.

1099 C

Cancellation of Debt

Report the canceled debt of $600 or more by financial entity or due to a identifiable event

1099 MISC


Report payment made in the course of your trade or business for miscellaneous activities

1099 S

Proceeds from Broker and Barter Exchange Transactions

Reports sale or exchange of real estate

1099 CAP

Changes in Corporate Control and Capital Structure

Report shareholder(s) control of corporation acquired or substantial change in capital structure.

1099 NEC

None Employee compensation

Report payment to independent contractors related to your trade or business

1099 SA

Distributions From an HSA, Archer MSA, or Medicare Advantage

Report distribution made from a HAS, Archer MSA, or MA MSA

1099 DIV


Report dividends and other distributions to taxpayers and to the IRS

1099 OID

Original Issue Discount

Report interest that is tax-exempt OID

1099 SB

Seller’s Investment in Life Insurance Contract

For issuer of life insurance contract to report policy sale provided under section 6050Y (a)

1099 G

Certain Government Payments

For federa/stat/local fovernment to report payment of unempoyment, tax refunds, RTAA payment, grants, etc.

1099 PATR

Taxable Distributions Received From Cooperatives

For cooperatives to report payment(s) of $10 or more in section 6044(b) distributions or backup withholdings

1098 Form
1098 New C

Contributions of Motor Vehicles, Boats, and Airplanes

Used to report the contribution of a vehicle with a value of $500 or more

1098 F

Fines Penalties, and Other Amounts

Fines Penalties, and Other Amounts

1098 Q

Qualifying Longevity Annuity Contract Information

Used to report the issuence of qualifying longevity annuity contract (QLAC)

Used to report the issuence of qualifying longevity annuity contract (QLAC)

1098 E

Student Loan Interest Statement

Used to report student loan interest received in the course of trade or business

1098 MORT

Mortgage Interest Statement

Used to report mortgage interest received during the course of trade of business, that equals $600 or more

1098 T

Tuition Statement

Used by elibible educational institutions to report qualified tuition reimbursments

Other Forms
  • 1097-BTC
  • 5498
  • 5498-ESA
  • 5498-SA
  • W-2G

Tax2efile by virtue of IRS approved and secure vendor has the Transmitter Control Code (TCC) to perform the 1099 E-file services for various forms as information returns through FIRE System. As per the IRS law, Tax2efile can accept the prescribed volume of 250 or more tax documents from potential taxpayers from Corporations, Partnerships, Employers and Estates or Trusts for the recommended E-file 1099 Forms via FIRE System. Though these entities can participate and create accounts to have their own access to FIRE System to file their information returns electronically for any calendar year, Tax2efile has an edge being the specialist with expertise in the tax field of filing electronically millions of various IRS 1099 Forms as approved tax service partner of IRS. IRS always recommend filing information returns electronically whether it is the recommended volume of 250 tax returns or even if it is less than 250 returns.

Tax2efile transmits the information returns through FIRE System to bring in the benefits of fastest processing of tax documents with less or zero error. Tax2efile through FIRE System has the capabilities with the benefit of feeding and processing multiple tax documents for the same type of return. Tax2efile through FIRE System can provide and facilitate Combined Federal / State Filing Program (CF/SF) for participating states. The FIRE System can fetch and fill-in forms that are available for Form 4419, Application for Filing Information Returns Electronically (FIRE) and Form 8809, Extension of Time to File Information Returns.

Tax2efile possess Transmitter Control Code (TCC) to transmit information returns through the FIRE System. We will submit the Fill-in Form 4419, Application for Filing Information Returns Electronically (FIRE), from the FIRE home page and is considered the most efficient way to submit an application to file information returns electronically. One may also visit IRS site to Forms and Pubs and select the paper version of Form 4419, Application for FIRE. One should be sure to submit their application at least 45 days prior to the due date of their information returns.


Mentions that the beginning in January 2017, approval letters will not be issued for Form 8809, Application for extension of time to file information returns (30-Days) requests is to be noted.

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