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1099 E-Filing: Minnesota

Nina Tchistiakova Updated by Nina Tchistiakova

Due date

January 31

E-filing threshold

Must E-file if 10 or more forms (W-2s plus 1099s)

Filing options

Electronic Filing

Forms to file

State requires W-2G and 1099 statements listing Minnesota withholdings.

Required file name

Any name with “.txt” at the end.

E-filing website


Minnesota Revenue




Submitting files

Submitting an Pub 1220 File Using e-Services

You can use this option if:

•your file is less than 30 MB.

•you are a third party bulk filer who submits your clients’ W-2s one client at a time or combined into one file on behalf of multiple clients.

Log into e-Services:

1. Choose Submit Forms W-2/W-2c/1099 under the I Want To menu.

2. Choose Upload a file.

3. Review the information and choose Add Attachment.

4. Choose 1099 (IRS Pub 1220), enter a description (e.g., 2021 Forms 1099), and choose Browse to attach your file. Choose Save.

5. Choose Next to review a summary of the information you attached.

6. If correct, choose Submit to complete. If incorrect, choose the red X in the Attachments box on the left to remove the attached file. Choose Previous to attach a new file. Note: You must correct errors in your file information before reattaching a new file.

7. The confirmation screen will appear after successfully submitting your 1099 information. Print the confirmation page by choosing Printer Friendly or email the confirmation by choosing Email Me.

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