Field Definitions: AP 1099 Types Form

The following is a list of field descriptions for the AP 1099 Types form. Many of the descriptions include links to other topics that provide additional information about or related to the topic.

1099 Type

The 1099 Type field on the AP 1099 Types form.

Enter a code, up to 10 characters, that will identify the 1099 Form type. Vista™ by Viewpoint software provides the standard “MISC” (Miscellaneous) 1099 type, and you must set up any others that your company uses.

1099 types are used for accumulating 1099 amounts. For filing purposes, acceptable 1099 types are “MISC” (Miscellaneous Income), “INT” (Interest Income), "NEC" (Non-employee Compensation), and “DIV” (Dividends/Distributions).

Note: Beginning December 2021, you must use Aatrix to print and eFile 1099 forms.

If you are using 1099 types only for informational or reporting purposes, and not for filing, any type is acceptable.


The Description field on the AP 1099 Types form.

Enter a description, up to 30 characters of the 1099 type. This is for your reference, that is, your entry doesn't appear in any reports or forms.