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Version: 1.7.3


Form 1099-LTC must be filed by insurance firms, government bodies, and viatical settlement providers if they have paid any long-term care benefits such as payments made under a product that is advertised, marketed, or offered as long-term care and accelerated death benefits.

Services you can avail of through TaxBandits API:

  • Federal Filing - E-file 1099-LTC with the IRS.
  • Postal Mailing - Distribute the recipient copy of Form 1099-LTC via Postal Mail.
  • Online Access - Make the digital copies of Form 1099-LTC available online for the corresponding recipients.

Form 1099-LTC endpoints:​

You can use the following endpoints to complete the 1099-LTC filing.


In order to use the following endpoints, you must call the Auth method to get the access token. This access token must be supplied in the request header as the ‘Bearer‘ token. Refer to OAuth 2.0 Authentication for more information on JWT authentication.

  • Create - To create Form 1099-LTC for the recipients under the corresponding payer. While creating the form, you can opt for postal mail, and online access if required.
  • Update - To make changes to an existing Form 1099-LTC.
  • Transmit - To transmit the 1099-LTC to the IRS.
  • Status - To check the status of the 1099-LTC after transmission. (As an alternative, you can configure Webhooks for E-file Status Change)

If you need to retrieve Form PDFs, you can use one of the endpoints mentioned here.

Other 1099-LTC Endpoints:

You can use any of the following endpoints based on your needs.

  • ValidateForm - To validate the field-level specifications of Form 1099-LTC before creating the form. (Optional)
  • Validate - To audit the created Form 1099-LTC data before transmission to the IRS.
  • List - To list all Form 1099-LTC created and transmitted on the account for a particular submission or Payer.
  • Get - To retrieve the recipient data, business data, and form data from the 1099-LTC created.
  • GetbyRecordIds - To retrieve the recipient data, business data, and form data using the recordids (without submissionid).
  • Delete - To delete the 1099-LTC return you prepared in TaxBandits.

1099-LTC PDF Retrieval

You can obtain the PDF version of your 1099-LTC forms using one of the following endpoints:

  • RequestDraftPdfUrl - To return the Draft PDF for review purposes. These forms are not transmitted and will have a watermark "For Review only" on it.
  • RequestPdfURLs - To retrieve PDFs for single or multiple recipients.
  • GetPDF - To get the link for Form 1099-LTC PDF. To use this, you must have configured Webhook so that the endpoint will return the PDFs via Webhook.

Note: To retrieve the final version of 1099 Form PDFs, you can use either RequestPdfURL or GetPDF and not both.

To learn how to retrieve a 1099 PDF, click here