It is not enough to send a 1099 with the VOID box marked and teh amounts still on the form. It is necessary to send a corrected 1099 with zero in every box that had been reported and the recipient's name, address, taxpayer id, and account number identical to that entered on the original 1099.
Although you can request a payor transcript that will list the items reproted by others for your account, this information is not usually available until some time after the filing due date of the return. Also, the 1099 corrrection will not show on your account until after that has been processed by the IRS. See http://www.irs.gov/taxtopics/tc156.html for how to request a transcript. You can not, for privacy reasons, obtain information on any account other than your own.
For reporting on your individual return you can include the 1099-MISC on line 21 Other Income as it was incorrectly reported and then make another offsetting negative 1099 entry on the same line with a description that the form was issued in error and is (or was) being corrected. This will make the statement that you are aware of the original filng and help to notify the IRS that a correction is (or was) being made.
I hope this helps for reporting the 1099 issued in error.
Regardless of what your recipient copies say the critical matter is that if the copy sent to the IRS just says VOID that will not be effective in having the amount reported by the company removed or corrected.
In order for the amount on record at the IRS to change the issuer must send a corrected form 1099 with the correct amount (zero in this case). Sending only a VOID will not remove the amount from being recorded with the IRS as income paid to you.
Yes, you as the recipient should get always get the same (and correct) information as was filed with the government; but in this scenario you should actually not even have had a 1099 at all.
I hope this helps to clarify for you.