If you know the guidelines, you can set the address book records up correctly, so there is little work to do at year end.
The mailing name is used for many applications within JD Edwards World software, such as the name that prints on an A/P payment or as part of the Remit To address for customer statements; therefore, if you need to change the mailing name to accommodate the IRS requirements for 1099 processing, be sure to consider any other type of form that you print that might utilize it.
Understanding the IRS Mailing Address Requirements
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) limits the mailing address on 1099 returns to three lines:
If the supplier uses a DBA (Doing Business As) name or if the legal name requires more than one line, the IRS allows four lines:
Other IRS limitations are:
For more details, see How to Set Up Mailing Addresses for 1099 Processing (Doc ID 630967.1).