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Do I need Payroll Corrector to correct e-filed returns?

Eric Updated by Eric


e-filed via the FIRE system

Payroll Corrector is not needed.

  1. Open the 1099.
  2. Select the Corrected box and make the correction.
  3. Create a corrected 1099 in Payroll System and upload to IRS FIRE.
e-filed via the IRIS portal

Payroll Corrector is not needed. The user must manually make the correction through the IRS portal. See 1099 E-Filing: Submitting IRIS CSV Portal corrections.

Paper filed

Payroll Corrector is needed.


A W-2c form must be created using Payroll Corrector.

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Does Payroll Corrector correct prior year's forms?