1099-MISC Box-2-Royalties: The box one for rent as in IRS 1099-MISC determines the reporting as spells out the standard $600 which applies to rental payments for the box-1 as in the 1099 form.
Now comes the second box in the form IRS 10999-MISC which deals with Royalties, IRS here says that and when one exploit the natural resources be it mineral, metal, coal, oil and whatsoever as useful for mankind as mining property which includes even trying to extract from natural resources and as a result of one’s capacity of investing in trying to capitalize as their right to corner and exploit the intangible property resources such as copyrights, trademarks, and patents and these are all reserved under to be federal government jurisdiction to decide and however quantifiable and eligible for federal tax limit payable through IRS tax form 1099-MISC.
The use of US intellectual property rights as reserved by the USA federal government is always understandable with the evolution of perpetrating actions and thus been null and void through certain logical law procedures and the one in the accounting of IRS is through Tax form 1099 MISC. The use of intellectual property could be for instance be it software licensing agreements which also would fall under the category as discussed here. Therefore the software licensing agreements should be considered as reportable income in box-2 of IRS form 1099-MISC. A $10 minimum as special is considered in this regard as a threshold as applicable to royalty penalties.
IRS also clarifies that surface royalties need to be delivered through addressing the box-1 of form 1099-MISC.