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Can I issue an employee a 1099 for reimbursed medical

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I have an employee who received a monthly healthcare reimbursement but I am concerned that filing a 1099 for an employee may cause an issue

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If you (the employer) issues payments through a health reimbursement arrangement, or HRA, the payments aren't taxable to the employee – meaning you do not report as wages on the W-2 or any other 1099MISC.

If they are not covered in a HRA then you add to the wages of the employee and you don't issue a 1099MIS.

If you already issued teh W2 you need to correct that buy issuing a corrected W2.

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