What is Form 1099-DIV (Dividends and Distributions)?

IRS Form 1099-DIV is the official form for reporting dividend income to recipients and to the Internal Revenue Service. A payer is required to send this information by February first of the current tax year (for example send 1099-DIV for 2010 by February 2011). Sometimes a payer will send some sort of substitute statement that provides the same information an official 1099-DIV would.

Where to buy 1099 div forms?

You can buy 1099-DIV forms online or from an office supplies store. For example you can buy 1099-DIV forms from Office Depot , staples or online from www.W2Mate.com .

How to print 1099-DIV forms?

You can use 1099 DIV software program to print 1099 Dividends. The software can print on the official IRS form and print the recipient copies on regular white paper.

How to file 1099-DIV electronically?

To file electronically, you must have 1099 software that generates a file according to the specifications in Pub. 1220, Specifications for Filing Forms 1097, 1098, 1099, 3921, 3922, 5498, 8935, and W-2G Electronically. IRS does not provide a fill-in form option. You can visit our FREE 1099 software page to download a demo and see how to print and E-File 1099-DIV.

How does a 1099-DIV form look like?

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Form 1099-DIV Sample

 Sample 1099-DIV PDF form

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