For IRS filing
File Copy A of this form with the IRS by February 29, 2016. If you file electronically, the due date
is March 31, 2016.
Copy A of this form is provided for informational purposes only. Copy A appears in red, similar to the official IRS form. The official printed version of Copy A of this IRS form is scannable, but the online version of it, printed from this website, is not. Do not print and file copy A downloaded from this website;
So - when you file to the IRS - you either order forms from the IRS or purchase in a local store.
Or you may file electronically using third party providers.
You will need to use form 1096
and have all 1099MISC forms attached to that form 1096 when mailing to the IRS.
Let me know if you need any clarification this matter.