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Product Release Alert - March, 2015


8966 FATCA XML IDES Packager

8966 FATCA Pro is available for immediate download. The download can be run using "DEMO" as the activation code or activation codes* can be purchased on-line to fully unlock the DEMO activating the XML V1.1 & IDES Packager module. Functionality includes:

  • XML V1.1 generation
  • IDES Packager
    • Uses the 8966 FATCA Pro generated file or any V1.1 XML file
    • Packager creates the Digital Signature, SHA2-256 hash, enveloping ...
    • Packager encrypts & zips
  • Import of Data
  • Name Fields of up to 180 characters
  • Address Free Fields of up to 180 characters

A short video of the process 1) Creating your FI (filer), 2) importing, 3) creating your XML & IDES Package. See

To create the IDES Sender Payload File just 1) browse and select your 8966 XML V1.1 file, 2) select your Digital Certificate - typically a .pfx or .p12 file, 3) enter the passphrase associated with your Digital Certificate, if you have one, 4) select the output directory for your file and 5) create the package.

To import your data use only the "Headings" you need from our sample Excel™ (.xls) import files (note the order of your fields does not matter). Once installed you can access the sample Pooled, Not Pooled and Pooled & Not Pooled files at the folder: Import/Samples/XLS Samples/

* Activation codes ((Starts with the letter "X") should not be shared as your code is unique and the IDES/IRS rely on this unique key to uniquiely identify your transmissions & corrections. Sharing an Activation Code with other installations will end badly.

ABOUT 1099 Pro, Inc. 1099 Pro, Inc. has been in business for over 20 years and files 10% of the information returns filed in the United States each year. 1099 Pro software is available for 1099, W-2, 1042-S, & FATCA 8966 tax forms and can process printing, eFiling, & corrections. Still to Come: Activation of the paper filing module for filing paper forms via a 1042-T.

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About 1099 Pro LLC

1099 Pro LLC ( ) is a market-leading provider of information-reporting Solutions & Services for 1099, W-2 and 1042-S filers. 1099 Pro develops and markets a comprehensive range of products that enables any size of business or institution to effectively manage and complywith all 1099, W-2 and 1042-S filing requirements.

1099 Pro products range from i) Client Server / ASP applications capable of filing over 100 million records utilizing a MS SQL back end with a multi year presentation of forms via Internet Explorer to ii) desktop software products for filing from 20 - 100,000 forms to iii) for internet filing of < 20 forms. Adjunct products include secure Hosting and Services for information processing, printing, filing and penalty abatement.

1099 Pro is a Microsoft Certified Partner, MBE certified and has received SSAE 16 SOC I Type II certification.