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1099 E-Filing: Connecticut

Nina Tchistiakova Updated by Nina Tchistiakova

Due date

January 31

If the due date falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, the return will be considered timely if filed by the next business day.

E-filing threshold

Must E-file if 25 or more

Filing options

Electronic filing

Forms to file

1099-MISC, 1099-NEC, 1099-R and W2-G

Transmittal form

Connecticut requires the CT-1096 to be filed electronically. The CT-1096 is located in CFS Payroll System ''W-2/1099 Information Returns'' under ''CT CT-W3 or CT-1096 -CSV File Upload to myconnectCT''. First Create the CT-1096 located right above the CSV File Upload.

Required file name

CTTAX20XX.txt where XX is the tax year.

E-filing website

https://drs.ct.gov/eservices/_/

Contact

Dept of Revenue Service

877-729-6691

DRS@po.state.ct.us

Submitting files

DRS does not accept prior year data.

For information returns filed through myconneCT, corrected filings can only be done using the Standard login or Bulk Filer login.

If filing electronically, first determine whether you will file as a Tax Preparer for multiple employers in one file (requires registration as a Third Party Bulk Filer), or as an Employer/Payer.

Standard employer login filing through myconneCT

1. Login to myconneCT.

2.Select View/File Returns and View Period Details.

3. Select 1099s/CT-1096 Annual Summary of Withholding, File Now hyperlink.

4. Choose the Bulk file option. Then select the Standardized File Layout and upload your file.

Once uploaded the file will be reviewed for errors in real time. If the file is accepted you will receive a confirmation number for your records. If the file fails, you will receive a list of the failed records with an explanation. Simply correct the file and resubmit. There is no limit on the number of upload attempts.

Your Forms 1099 or W-2G are not successfully transmitted until myconneCT issues a confirmation number for Form CT‑1096.

Bulk Filer Forms 1099 or W-2G myconneCT Filing Options

Electronic Filing Through myconneCT as a Third Party Bulk Filer Third Party Bulk Filers (TPBF) are tax preparers who prepare returns for multiple employers, or for multiple locations for the same employer.

Option 1: Single Client 1099 Upload

1. Login to myconneCT.

2. Click on the More... tab.

3. Locate the Bulk filing group and select the View Bulkfiler Menu hyperlink.

4. Locate the file Non-Payroll Withholding forms hyperlink.

5. Choose your upload selection Single Client 1099 Upload.

6. Click the Choose file button to attach the file from your computer and click next to upload.

Option 2 Multi Client 1099 Upload

1. Login to myconneCT.

2. Click on the More... tab.

3. Locate the Bulk filing group and select the View Bulkfiler Menu hyperlink.

4. Locate the file Non-Payroll Withholding forms hyperlink.

5. Choose your upload selection Multi Client 1099 Upload.

6. Click the Choose file button to attach the file from your computer and click next to upload.

Once all Forms 1099 or W-2G are successfully uploaded you will then need to upload the Form CT-1096 to complete the CT-1096/1099 upload process.

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