Box 6 of Form 1099-NEC

February 22, 2021


Q. Our outside processor, populated box 6 with a state abbreviation (no state number), even though we did not withhold monies. I see in your master manual that box 6 is an optional population based on box 5. To the best of your knowledge, by populating box 6 without box 5 being populated--should this cause concern?Would it be in my best interest to send a corrected 1099-NEC if a supplier questions the box 6? A. (Answered by a 3rd party, independent advisory services firm offering experienced…

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