Montana 1099 Reporting Requirements

Does Montana mandate you file 1099 Forms?

Yes, the Montana Department of Revenue requires filing 1099 forms.

Does Montana participate in the CF/SF program?

Yes, but you need to file 1099 forms (MISC & R) directly with the State.

What types of 1099 forms does Montana require?

  • 1099-MISC
  • 1099-INT
  • 1099-DIV
  • 1099-R

You must file the required 1099 forms when there is state tax withholding.

Does Montana have any additional requirements when you file 1099 forms?

Yes, the state of Montana mandates filing the Annual Reconciliation Form MW-3 with 1099 forms if there is any state tax withholding. If there is no state tax withholding, you must file Form 1096 with your 1099 Forms if you are planning to paper-file.

What is Form MW-3?

Form MW-3 is an Annual Reconciliation used to report the total income taxes withheld from individuals.

What are the due dates to file 1099 & Form MW-3 electronically?

The filing deadline for both is the last day of January.

What are the requirements when you file 1099 online?

The state of Montana suggests you file 1099 online if you are submitting 25 or more 1099s. However, if you have paid your taxes electronically during the year, you are required to efile 1099 forms.

What is the penalty for filing Federal Form 1099 and Montana State Form MW-3 late?

Montana charges a penalty for filing after the due date: a$50 minimum, or 5% of the outstanding tax per month, and up to a maximum of 25% of the tax due. Learn more about the Form 1099 penalties in detail by visiting

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