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E-file IRS Form 1099-R Online for 2022 Tax Year

What is a 1099-R Form?

Form 1099-R is used to report the distribution of retirement benefits such as pensions and annuities. The user may receive a 1099-R Form from every taxpayer to whom they have made a designated distribution or have been treated to a distribution of $10 or more from profit-sharing, retirement plans, Individual Retirement Arrangements (IRAs), annuities, pensions, insurance contracts, or survivor income benefit plans.

Form 1099-R is used to report death benefit payments made by employers that are not made as a part of a pension, profit-sharing, or retirement plan. Reportable disability payments made from a retirement plan must be reported on Form 1099-R. You may also, report payments on Form W-2, Wage, and Tax Statement. If you don’t receive the missing or corrected form insufficient time to file your tax return, you may use this retirement tax return to complete your return.

How to File IRS Form 1099-R?

The 1099-R tax return is an informational return, which means the taxpayer will use it to report income on their federal tax return. If it shows federal income tax withheld, attach a copy – Copy B— in Box 4. The total amount paid by Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) during that tax year including the Cost-Of-Living-Adjustment (COLA) if applicable. The taxpayer must report amounts from the tax return 1099-R as ordinary income on lines 4b and 5b of Form 1040.

  • Disability
  • Death
  • IRS levy
  • Medical charges exceeding 7.5% of AGI (Adjusted Gross Income)
  • An exception is also met if the bills are made to an alternate payee under a qualified domestic relations (divorce) order.

If the form shows federal income tax withheld attach a copy – Copy B to your tax return in Box 4.

1099 R Form

Easy Steps to E-file your 1099-R Form

  • Create your free account
  • Enter Tax Information
  • Submit to IRS

The IRS encourages you to designate an account number for all Forms 1099-QA that you file.

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Who Must File Form 1099-R?

  • Contract proprietors who file distributions from their annuities during the previous calendar year will be receiving a 1099-R tax return. For clients enrolled in electronic delivery, notification of 1099-R availability on the website is sent to the email address on record.
  • If the contract has joint owners, the 1099-R is issued to the primary owner.
  • A 1099-R is also not generally generated on corporate-owned, nonqualified, 401(k), Pension, Keogh, 457 (b), or 501(c)(3) not-for-profit, entity-owned contracts or for contracts held by a custodian company. In this case, please contact the respective custodian for your 1099-R.

When is the Form 1099-R Deadline?

Filing Type Deadline
Recipient copy January 31st
IRS Paper Filing February 28th
IRS Electronic Filing March 31st

Note: If the due date/deadline falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or federal holiday, the filer will need to E-file on the next business day.

Still have questions?

Form 1099-R is used to report the distribution of retirement benefits such as pensions and annuities

Required Details to file Form 1099-R may be: payers & payees Information & Tin of Payers, Recipient Information, Tin as well as any amounts

Yes, Tax2efile offers a bulk upload feature that allows the user to upload all the Recipient to an excel sheet for a faster process.

Tax2efile allows you to correct a mistake to the Recipient’ information for TINs, Names & amounts.

Yes, Tax2efile offers printing and mailing service! Our dedicated team will print and mail out each form you filed.

Using our fast electronic service, you can complete your filing within 5 minutes.

To file Form 1099-R for a single return the filing fee is $3.25.

The IRS requires Form 1099-R to be submitted by February 28 through the mail and by March 31 if you file the form electronically however, recipients’ copy should be mailed by January 31.

The penalty can be from $50 per 1099 form, the maximum penalty can be up to $194,000. The penalty increases to $100 per 1099 form if you submit more than 30 days after the due date, but by August 1; the maximum penalty is $556,500. If you file after August 1, the penalty increases to $280 per 1099 form, with a maximum of $3,392,000. Additionally, there are penalties for failure to furnish the payee statement.

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