From 1099 instructions https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/i1099msc.pdf

Examples. The following are some examples of payments to be reported in box 7. Professional service fees, such as fees to attorneys (including corporations), accountants, architects, contractors, engineers, etc

Resolution for 'architects issue: 'Are legal fees paid to law firm reported in box 7 or box 14 of 1099?' available: Yes.

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