Claimant Tax Information

Benefits are a taxable income. You can elect to withhold 10% of your weekly benefit income to cover your taxes due to the IRS. This can be handled after logging into your claim under “View and Maintain Account Information” and selecting “Payment Method and Tax Withholding Options.”  

The 1099-G is the tax form the department issues in January for the purposes of filing your taxes. The 1099-G will detail the amount of benefits paid to you during a specific year as well as any amounts withheld and paid to the IRS. They are made available by January 31st for the prior tax year.

 

The form 49T is a receipt of repayment that provides the amount paid to a Reemployment Assistance Overpayment in a specific tax year. You can log into CONNECT and click on “My 1099G/49T” to view and print the forms. They are made available by February 28th for the prior tax year. 

You can receive a copy of your tax forms multiple ways: 

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An electronic copy

1099-G & 49T

Today

Log intoCONNECTand go to "My 1099-G & 49Ts" in the main menu. This is the fastest method for receiving your tax forms if you selected "Electronic" as your correspondence type. They are available year-round for the last 5 years.

mailed copy

1099-G & 49T

3-5 Days

Copies will be mailed in late-January to the address on record if you selected "US Mail" as your correspondence type. Please keep your address updated in CONNECT. If you have mail forwarding, the United States Postal Service will forward your tax forms.

To request another copy by mail

1099-G

7-10 Days

Send an email to1099G@deo.myflorida.com. Please include your name, last 4 digits of your Social Security number, previous address on file, current street address, valid contact number, and the tax year you are requesting.

Additional assistance

1099-G & 49T

N/A

Contact the department at 1-800-204-2418 for assistance with your tax forms or access to your CONNECT account.


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