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Choose Form 1099-DIV

Select the Form 1099-DIV, choose the appropriate tax year and proceed. With TaxBandits you can file your Form 1099-DIV for current and previous tax years.

Enter Form 1099-DIV Details

Enter the required information on the Form 1099-DIV either manually or bulk upload through custom CSV/Excel templates.

Review Form 1099-DIV Information

Review the information entered on the Form 1099-DIV and make necessary changes
if needed.

Transmit your Form 1099-DIV to the IRS

After reviewing the form, transmit the completed Form 1099-DIV to the IRS and State.

Deliver Recipient Copy(Online/Postal)

You can opt to distribute your recipient copies either through postal mailing or secure online portal.

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What Information is Required to File Form 1099-DIV Electronically?

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  • 1. Payer Details: Name, EIN/SSN, and Address
  • 2. Recipient Details: Name, EIN/Social Security, and Address
  • 3. Federal Details: Dividend and Distribution of Income Information
  • 4. State Filing Details: Federal/State Income Taxes Withheld

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the IRS Form 1099-DIV?

Form 1099-DIV: Dividends and Distributions is an IRS form sent by banks and other financial institutions to investors who receive dividends and distributions from any type of investment during a calendar year. Investors can receive multiple 1099-DIVs. Each 1099-DIV form should be reported on an investor’s tax filing.

Who must file Form 1099-DIV?

If you are a payer, you are required to File Form 1099-DIV for each recipient under the following conditions:

  • If you paid dividends including capital gain dividends, exempt-interest dividend and other distributions on stock of $10 or more
  • If you withheld and paid any foreign tax on dividends and other distributions on stock
  • If you withheld any federal income tax on dividends under the backup withholding rules
  • If you paid $600 or more as part of a liquidation

Who is required to file Form 1096?

Form 1096 is used to summarize 1099-DIV Forms being filed with the IRS. The Transmittal Form 1096 is required only when you file 1099-DIV Forms by paper.

Form 1096 is not required when you file Form 1099-DIV electronically.

Is It Required To File Form 1099-DIV With The State?

Some states require the filing of 1099-DIV Form to report the State tax withheld from the 1099-DIV payment, including any additional information required by a respective state.

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When is the Deadline to file Form 1099-DIV?

For the 2023 Tax Year, January 31, 2024 is the due date to distribute recipient copies, February 28, 2024 is the due date to paper file with the IRS and April 1, 2024 is the due date to file Form 1099-DIV electronically.

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January 31, 2024

February 28, 2024

April 1, 2024

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What are the requirements for filing Form 1099-DIV?

For each 1099-DIV Form you submit with the IRS, you will need to include the following information:

  • Payer Information such as Name, Address, EIN/SSN
  • Recipient Information such as Name, Address, EIN/SSN
  • Dividends and Distributions paid to the recipient
  • Federal income tax withheld
  • State and local information such as State number, taxes withheld
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How to fill out a 1099-DIV Form?

Form 1099-DIV is comprised of 15 boxes. The form also
contains boxes

Boxes For Reporting Payer Information

1. Enter your information such as Name, Address, City or Town, State, Postal Code and Phone Number

2. Enter your TIN (EIN/SSN)

Boxes For Reporting Recipient Information

1. Enter your recipient TIN (EIN/SSN)

2. Enter your recipient Name, Address, City or Town, State, Postal Code and Phone Number

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Checkbox for FATCA filing requirement

Check this box, if you meet the following requirements:

  1. If you are a payer in the United States filing Form 1099 (including reporting distributions in boxes 1 through 3 and 9 through 12 of 1099-DIV) to satisfy the reporting requirement with respect to a U.S. account for chapter 4 purpose under section 1.1471-4(d)(2)(iii)(A).
  2. If you are a FFI (Foreign Financial Institution) reporting payments to a U.S. account pursuant to an election described in Regulations section 1.1471-4(d)(5)(i)(A).

Box for Account Number

Enter the account number if you have multiple accounts for a recipient for whom you are filing more than a single Form 1099-DIV.

Then start entering the dividends & distribution payments that you made to the recipient and indicate if withholding any taxes from the recipient.

  • Box 1a: Total Ordinary Dividends

    Enter the total amount of dividends such as money market funds, net short-term capital gains from mutual funds and other distributions on stock you paid to the recipient.

  • Box 1b: Qualified Dividends

    Enter the portion of total dividends in box 1a that qualify for the reduced capital gains rates.

  • Box 2a: Total Capital Gain Distributions

    Enter the total long-term capital gain distributions paid to your recipient.

  • Box 2b: Unrecaptured Section 1250 Gain

    Enter the portion of box 2a that is the Unrecaptured Gain from any depreciable real property under
    Section 1250.

  • Box 2c: Section 1202 Gain

    Enter the portion of box 2a that is gained from any small business stock under Section 1202.

  • Box 2d: Collectibles (28%) Gain

    Enter the portion of box 2a that is a 28% rate gain from sales or exchanges of collectibles.

  • Box 3: Nondividend Distributions

    Enter nondividend distributions which you paid to the recipient. A nondividend distribution is considered a distribution that is not paid out of the earnings and profits of a corporation or a mutual fund. Generally, the distribution is a return of capital or the investment that was made by the holder of the corporation or
    mutual fund.

  • Box 4: Federal Income Tax Withheld

    Enter an amount if you withhold any taxes from the recipient for not providing the correct TIN. Generally, use Form W-9 to request the TIN of the recipient. For foreign recipients, use the applicable Form W-8.

  • Box 5: Section 199A Dividends

    Enter the dividends paid to a recipient that is eligible for the 20% qualified business income deduction under Section 199A.

  • Box 6: Investment Expenses

    Enter your recipient's share of any investment expenses. These expenses are generally from a non-publicly offered mutual fund.

  • Box 7: Foreign Tax Paid

    Enter the foreign tax you paid on dividends and other distributions on stock.

  • Box 8: Foreign Country or U.S. Possession

    Enter the foreign country or U.S. possession in which the tax is reported on Box 7.

  • Box 9: Cash Liquidation Distributions

    Enter the cash liquidation distribution (return of the cost or basis of the investment), also considered the cash you paid upon liquidation of all or part of an underlying entity.

  • Box 10: Non-Cash Liquidation Distributions

    Enter the Non-cash Liquidation Distribution, commonly referred to as any amounts other than cash that you paid upon liquidation of all or part of the underlying entity.

  • Boxes 11: FATCA filing requirement

    Check the box if any FATCA filing is reported.

  • Boxes 12: Exempt-Interest Dividends

    Enter the amount if Mutual Funds paid tax-exempt dividends to the recipient.

  • Boxes 13: Specified Private Activity Bond Interest Dividends

    Enter the amount if RIC paid the exempt-interest dividends from specified private activity bonds.

    • Box 14-16: State Withholding Information
    • Box 15 - Enter State ID number
    • Box 16 - Enter State tax withheld

    Want to know how to complete Form 1099-DIV? Here are the step by step Form 1099-DIV Instructions.

What are the Form 1099-DIV copies?

Payer must complete 5 copies when filing Form 1099-DIV:

  • Copy A must be filed with the IRS.
  • Copy 1 must be filed with the State tax department.
  • Copy B must be furnished to the recipient.
  • Copy 2 must be filed with the recipient's state income tax return, when required.
  • Copy C is for the payer’s records.
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What are the Penalties for not filing Form 1099-DIV?

The IRS will issue penalties for filing 1099-DIV Forms for the following reasons:

  • Not filing 1099-DIV by the due date
  • Not filing a proper 1099-DIV paper form that's machine-readable.
  • Using the form 1099-DIV for the wrong year
  • Not using the correct copy of Form 1099-DIV
  • Filing with an Incorrect or missing TIN
  • Filing with the incorrect information

The penalty is $60 per form if filing a 1099 DIV Form if it is late for less than 30 days, and increases to $120 per form if more than 30 days late. Learn More about 1099-DIV penalties.

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What are the most common errors on Form 1099-DIV?

There are two type of errors that occur when filing Form 1099-DIV are:

  • Incorrect amount(s), code or checkbox
  • No payee TIN (SSN, EIN, QI-EIN or ITIN), incorrect payee TIN/Name

How to correct errors on Form 1099-DIV?

If you discover an error, correct IRS 1099-DIV and retransmit your Form 1099-DIV to the IRS.

You’re also required to furnish the corrected copies of Form 1099-DIV to the recipient(s).

To correct a Form 1099-DIV previously reported with the IRS, use a separate Form 1099-DIV and enter an “X” in the “CORRECTED” box. Make any necessary corrections to your 1099-DIV Forms and transmit them to the IRS again.

If the error is an incorrect TIN/ID, you must send a written statement to the IRS to correct the form.

What is Form 1099-DIV Extension?

If you need more time to file 1099-DIV with the IRS, you may request an automatic 30-day extension by filing Form 8809. Tax Extension Form 8809 can be filed electronically or by paper.

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