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m_heilala
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Do I need to add Jr to the last name in 1099 Last name field?

One of my deckhands is a Ed Bob Jr.  Do I need to add the Jr. surname to the last name field on a 1099 form?

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Opus 17
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Do I need to add Jr to the last name in 1099 Last name field?

I don't think you have to, because the IRS will match based on the main part of the name and the SSN.  But you can -- however, if you do, don't use a comma.  "Ed Bob Jr" not Ed Bob, Jr".

*Answers are correct to the best of my ability at the time of posting but do not constitute legal or tax advice.*

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Opus 17
Level 15

Do I need to add Jr to the last name in 1099 Last name field?

I don't think you have to, because the IRS will match based on the main part of the name and the SSN.  But you can -- however, if you do, don't use a comma.  "Ed Bob Jr" not Ed Bob, Jr".

*Answers are correct to the best of my ability at the time of posting but do not constitute legal or tax advice.*
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