Upload file to FIRE System
These instructions show you how to upload a file to the IRS system.
1. Your now ready to upload your file to the FIRE system.
a. At Menu Options to the left:
- Click on "Send information returns" and you get to a screen that looks like the following:
Enter your TCC and your TIN number and click Submit.
The system will then display the company name, address, city, state, ZIP code, telephone number, contact and e-mail address. This information will be used to e-mail the status of your transmission. Update as appropriate and/or click "Accept".
Then you get the following screen:
b. Click one of the following:
As an example, let's say you click on Test File. You see the following screen:
Click on Browse, then find the ascii text file on your computer and click Open. By default, the 1099Fire software wants to put the files for electronic filing in the folder:
Find that file, usually named, fire.txt and upload that.
c. When the upload is complete, the screen will display the total bytes received and tell you the name of the file you just uploaded.
d. If you have more files to upload for that TCC:
- Click "File Another?", otherwise
- Click Main Menu.
You can now Check Your File Status.