1099-G Tax Information

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1099-G income tax statements for 2020 will be available online mid-January 2021. If you received unemployment, your tax statement is called form 1099-G, not form W-2.

All unemployment benefits including Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC), Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA), Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC), Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) and Extended Benefits (EB) are taxable income.

Sign up below to receive an email notification in mid-January when 1099-Gs are available online. NOTE: If you received previous year 1099-G email alerts, you will need to sign up again to receive an email notification for this year.

To view and print your current or previous year 1099-G tax forms online, logon to the online benefits services website:

Log on using your username and password, then go to the "Unemployment Services" menu to access your 1099-G tax forms. If you have questions about your user name and password, see our frequently asked questions for accessing online benefit services.

After you are logged in, you can also request or discontinue federal and state income tax withholding from each unemployment benefit payment. The federal withholding is 10% of the weekly amount payable, and the state withholding is 5% of the weekly amount payable.

IRS Free Online Tax Prep

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) offers free Federal income tax filing to taxpayers whose adjusted gross income was $72,000 or less in 2020. See details at IRS.gov/FreeFile.

For questions about how to fill out your Form 1040 or Form 1 contact:

Email Notification for 1099-G

Sign up to receive an email alert when 1099-Gs are available online mid-January.

Please enter your email address below and indicate whether you would like to be added to or deleted from the 1099-G email notification list.

IMPORTANT: Logon to my.unemployment.wisconsin.gov to view or print your current or previous year 1099-G tax forms. The signup below is ONLY to request email notification in mid-January when 1099-Gs are available online.

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