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Vendor Access to Forms 1099

An image of the Form 1099-MISC

Vendors can access their Forms 1099 by logging onto VendorWeb.​

To log in, vendors must enter:​

For more information, please see the How to Use VendorWeb job aid.

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Types of Forms 1099 and Where to Get Help

1099-INT

Interest payments, usually for interest paid by the Commonwealth on unclaimed property through Find Mass Money; if $10 or more.

CTR Solution Desk
[email protected]
617-973-2468

1099-MISC

Payments for rent, prizes, medical / health care, legal services; if $600 or more.

CTR Solution Desk
[email protected]
617-973-2468

1099-S

Proceeds from real estate transactions if $600 or more.

CTR Solution Desk
[email protected]
​617-973-2468
(Do not send your social security number in an email)

1099-G for Unemployment

Unemployment compensation.

Department of Unemployment Assistance
617-626-5647

1099-G for Tax Refunds

State or local tax refunds if $10 or more.

Department of Revenue
617- 887-6367

1099-G for Grants

Taxable grants if $600 or more.

CTR Solution Desk
[email protected]
617-973-2468

1099-R

Distributions from Pensions, Annuities, Retirement or Profit Sharing Plans, IRAs, Insurance Contracts if $10 or more.

State Retirement Board
617-367-7770
(Do not send your social security number in an email)

1099-HC

Serves as proof of health insurance coverage for Massachusetts adult residents. Every Massachusetts resident who has insurance will receive an annual form from your insurance carrier.

Tax filing information for MassHealth members

1099-NEC

Payments for Non-Employee Compensation and certain legal payments.

CTR Solution Desk
[email protected]
617-973-2468
(Do not send your social security number in an email)

Form 1099 FAQS

How do I contact Commonwealth departments?

Please refer to the MMARS Liaison contact list.

I need a reprint of my Form 1099.

Forms 1099 are available on VendorWeb. To use VendorWeb enter your vendor code, starting with VC, and the last four digits of your tax ID number.

What are the different types of Forms 1099?

  • 1099-INT: Interest payments, usually for interest paid by the Commonwealth on unclaimed property through FindMassMoney
  • 1099-NEC: Non-employee compensation and certain legal payments
  • 1099-MISC: Payments for rent, prizes, medical/health care, and legal services
  • 1099-S: Proceeds from real estate transactions
  • 1099-G: Unemployment compensation, state or local tax refunds, taxable grants

I usually receive a 1099-MISC from the Commonwealth. Why did I receive a 1099-NEC this year?

The 1099-NEC is a new form for Tax Year 2020. It takes the values that were in Box 7 of the 1099-MISC and moves them to box 1 of the 1099-NEC. It also moves certain legal payments from the 1099-MISC Box 14 to 1099-NEC Box 10.

I received a Form 1099 but don’t remember receiving a check from the Commonwealth for this tax year. Why?

Please log on to VendorWeb. If you do not know your Vendor Code please contact the CTR Solution Desk at [email protected] or 617-973-2468.

We do not provide a list of payments. We usually provide the Vendor Code and point to VendorWeb. Unless the payment is a 1099-INT, we will explain that the State Treasurer issued a payment for unclaimed property.

Why does my Form 1099 only show the last four of my tax ID? Can I use this for filing?

The Commonwealth, following IRS guidance, has shortened tax identification numbers on Forms 1099 to reduce the risk of identity theft. Yes, you may use this to file your taxes.

What is the $ amount on my Form 1099 for?

Please log on to VendorWeb. If you do not know your Vendor Code please contact the CTR Solution Desk at [email protected] or 617-973-2468. You may need to contact the department that made the payments to work through the specific issue. We do not provide a list of payments.

I received a Form 1099-INT. What is it for?

Most 1099-INTs are issued due to payments made by the State Treasurer for the interest earned on unclaimed property, also known as the Find Mass Money program.

I received a Form 1099-MISC and I need a detailed listing of each payment.

Please log on to VendorWeb and use the date range search to view payment detail for the calendar year. If you do not know your Vendor Code, please contact the CTR Solution Desk at [email protected] or 617- 973-2468. We do not provide a list of payments.

I received a Form 1099 and the amounts do not agree with my amount. Why?

Please log on to VendorWeb and use the date range search to view payment detail for the calendar year. If you do not know your Vendor Code, please contact the CTR Solution Desk at [email protected] or 617-973-2468. We do not provide a list of payments.

I received a Form 1099-MISC with Box 6 showing that I received medical and health care payments. Why?

Please log on to VendorWeb. If you do not know your Vendor Code please contact the CTR Solution Desk at [email protected] or 617-973-2468. You may need to contact the department that made the payments to work through the specific issue. We do not provide a list of payments.

I have not received my Form 1099. Why?

Please log on to VendorWeb to view and print a reference copy of your Form 1099. If you moved, please contact the agency with which you do business. If you do not know your Vendor Code please contact the CTR Solution Desk at [email protected] or 617-973-2468. We do not provide a list of payments.

I moved and I want my Form 1099 forwarded to my new address. What do I need to do?

Please log on to VendorWeb to view and print a reference copy of your Form 1099. If you moved, please contact the agency with which you do business. If you do not know your Vendor Code please contact the CTR Solution Desk at [email protected] or 617-973-2468. We typically do not mail Form 1099s.

I need Forms 1099 from prior years. How do I get them?

VendorWeb contains the Forms 1099 for the current tax year and two previous tax years. If you need Form 1099s going back further, please contact the IRS to request a Wage and Income Transcript.

Why did I receive a Form 1099 with my Social Security Number instead of my Employee Identification Number (EIN)?

The Commonwealth follows the IRS rules and issues the Form 1099 to the Tax ID that was given when the vendor code was established. If the Social Security Number should be changed to an Employee Identification Number, you will need to mail an original W-9 with the change to the department you are doing business with for correction.

Do I need a new Form 1099 under my company number rather than my Social Security Number?

The Commonwealth follows the IRS rules and issues the Form 1099 to the Tax ID that was given when the vendor code was set up. If this information has been updated, you will need to mail an original W-9 with the change to the department you are doing business with for correction.

I received a Form 1099 and the tax ID is wrong. What should I do?

The Commonwealth follows the IRS rules and issues the Form 1099 to the tax ID that was given when the vendor code was set up. If this information has been updated, you will need to mail an original W-9 with the change to the department you are doing business with for correction. Once corrected in the accounting system, we will issue a corrected Form 1099 under the correct tax ID.

I don't file any taxes. Why am I getting this Form 1099?

The Commonwealth follows IRS rules. These are forms that we must send you for tax reportable payments the Commonwealth has made to you. The Commonwealth cannot advise you on your IRS filing status. Consult a tax professional or the IRS, at 800-829-1040. The Office of the Comptroller can look up your payment information and provide you with a list of payments made to you. You may need to contact the department that made the payments to work through specific issues.