Set up QuickBooks Online for 1099s. Hover over the Expenses tab in the left-hand menu, then click on Vendors. Enter your company information. Select the type of payments you make. Review your contractor information. Review your information. File your 1099s. 1099s are the tax forms you need to file with the IRS when you pay contractors in cash. Save time and money. E-file 1099s using our one-time service or with QuickBooks Online Payroll.