1099 reporting to an executive who paid for a staff meal

September 1, 2021

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Q.¬†Our Chief of Staff had a business meeting with his staff at a restaurant. He paid the bill for meals, provided 'business purpose' and list of attendees. He was reimbursed the full amount paid for the entire group. Do I need to issue a Form 1099 to the restaurant for the payment made by the Chief of Staff? Or is this just an employee reimbursement for business expense? A. (Answered by a 3rd party, independent advisory services firm offering experienced and practical help for tax regulatory…

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