The following is a list of common
paper filing errors:
1. Duplicate filing. Do not send the
same information to the IRS more than once.
2. Filer's name, address, and TIN are
not the same on Form 1096 and the attached Forms 1099, 1098, 3921,
3922, 5498 or W-2G.
3. Decimal point to show dollars
and cents omitted. For example, 1230.00 is correct while 1230 is
4. Two or more types of returns
submitted with one Form 1096 (for example, Forms 1099-INT and
1099-MISC with one Form 1096). You must submit a separate Form 1096
with each type of return.
you come across an error not listed above, please do not hesitate to
with the full description of the error and we will review the error
and add it to the above list.