I got a 1099 form from the IRS what does that mean?

The form says my previous employer reported I made extra 1600 and now I owed the IRS 400 dollars, I don't understand this form, I usually file my tax whenever I get it and this form says nonemployee compensation, what does this mean and why didn't my previous employer report the whole income that I made... show more The form says my previous employer reported I made extra 1600 and now I owed the IRS 400 dollars, I don't understand this form, I usually file my tax whenever I get it and this form says nonemployee compensation, what does this mean and why didn't my previous employer report the whole income that I made that year and why did they report this extra 1600 to the IRS now? What does nonemployee compensation mean?
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