Companies are required to send out 1099 forms by Jan.31.
It is now Feb. 11, and I have not received mine yet.
Google was late last year, as well.
Last year, I concluded that the postmark date is not necessarily the actual date of mailing. I don't believe that back-dating is a defense.
Feb. 15 is the day to report to the IRS that you have not yet received your required 1099.