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1099-G Tax Form

Information you need for income tax filing 

The Statement for Recipients of Certain Government Payments (1099-G) tax forms are mailed by January 31st of each year for Pennsylvanians who received unemployment benefits. This tax form provides the total amount of money you were paid in benefits from the Office of Unemployment Compensation in 2021, as well as any adjustments or tax withholding made to your benefits. Benefits paid to you are considered taxable income. You must include this form with your tax filing for the 2021 calendar year.  

The UC 1099-G tax form includes the amount of benefits paid to you for any of the following programs:  

    • Unemployment Compensation (UC) 
    • Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) 
    • Extended Benefits (EB) 
    • Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC)
    • Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) 

The PUA 1099-G tax form includes the amount of benefits paid to you for the following program: 

    • Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA)

Did you receive an incorrect 1099-G?

Per the IRS, please move forward with filing your taxes. Report only your true income and not fraudulent income reported in your name. You do not need to complete the additional form normally required by the IRS for reporting identity theft. 

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