Internal Revenue Service United States Department of the Treasury
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Income — Unemployment Compensation

Reporting Unemployment Compensation

Reporting Unemployment Compensation

Enter the amount of unemployment received in box 1 of Form 1099-G on Form 1040, line 19.

Enter the amount of withholding from Form 1099-G, box 4 in the payment section on Form 1040.

If the taxpayer has more than one Form 1099-G, total the amounts from each box on all the Forms(s) 1099-G and enter on the return.

Tax Software Hint

Refer to the Volunteer Resource Guide, TaxWise Income, for more information about unemployment compensation.