Attention: Changes to 1099 Forms in Dynamics GP (Update Needed Before Year-End)

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Dynamics GP Update on 1099First, if you’re running GP2015 or older, there will be no year-end update this year, and you need to look at upgrade options as soon as possible (so be sure to contact Crestwood today!)

Big Changes to 1099 Forms

The IRS announced some big changes to reporting non-employee compensation and 1099 forms for the 2020 tax year. The 1099-NEC has moved non-employee compensation (box 7) off of the 1099-MISC to a new form: 1099-NEC.  The other boxes have moved around. The Dynamics GP update will handle which box things go into (but note the new fields on the Vendor form below).

Dynamics GP Update on 1099

For those who run 1099-MISC and 1099-NEC for 2020 will need the Year-End Update (only available for Dynamic GP 2016 and higher, as mentioned above) applied.

To reiterate: ALL Dynamics GP 2016+ users NEED the 2020 year-end update applied before January.  The update will not be released until November.


Those on Dynamics GP 2015 and earlier who don’t plan to upgrade will not get this update and will have to find a workaround (another application to take a file from Dynamics GP and print their 1099 NEC out of that system). More information from IRS website or click here for 1099 info.

So contact your ERP Software Partner or Crestwood support today to ensure you’re ready for these changes!

1 thought on “Attention: Changes to 1099 Forms in Dynamics GP (Update Needed Before Year-End)”

  1. I'm just trying to find out why we actually have to purchase a 3rd party software like W-2 mate to print the 1099s from GP? We currently use MSGP 2016. So is this necessary and why? Thank you.

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