Form 1096 - Annual Summary and Transmittal of U.S. Information Returns. Use this laser Form 1096 to summarize all 1099, 1098, 5498, and W-2G information for the IRS. You must complete one 1096 form for each payer. 1096 Forms are 8 1/2 x 11" with a 1/2" side perforation and are printed with required red scannable ink. Order by number of payers you need to file.