What is a Form 1099-G?
The Kansas Department of Labor will mail a Form 1099-G in January to individuals who received unemployment benefits at any time during the previous calendar year. The form documents the total benefits paid to the claimant
during the previous calendar year. The same information is provided to the Internal Revenue Service.
Unemployment benefits are considered regular income for tax purposes, and so are subject to both federal and state income taxes. The 1099-G form assists in claiming the income on your tax forms.
Is a 1099-G only mailed to people who received unemployment benefits in the previous calendar year?
No. The form is also mailed by other government agencies for other purposes. For instance, the Kansas Department of Revenue sends a 1099-G form to individuals who received a state income tax refund in the previous calendar year. Individuals need to read the top of the form to determine what agency has sent the forms and for what purpose.
The diagram below shows how to determine which agency sent you the Form 1099-G and where information about unemployment compensation is found.
When will I receive my 1099-G Form?
The Kansas Department of Labor will mail 1099-G forms in January. Mailings typically begin in the middle of the month and continue through the end of the month. If your address has changed since you filed for unemployment benefits, you will need to register your change of address with the Kansas Department of Labor in order to receive your 1099-G Form. You can register a change of address online at https://www.getkansasbenefits.gov/LoginReg.asp, you will need to log in and click on "Change personal information." You can also change your address by calling the Unemployment Insurance Contact Center. Claimants who have not received a 1099-G after the first week in February can order a duplicate online or contact the Kansas Unemployment Insurance Contact Center.
What should I do if I believe the amount reflected on my 1099-G is wrong?
If you believe the amount shown on your 1099-G form is incorrect, you will need to send a written dispute to the Kansas Department of Labor at the following address:
|Kansas Department of Labor|
|401 SW Topeka Blvd.|
|Topeka, KS 66603-3182
Can I get a reprint of my 1099-G Form?
Yes, 1099-G forms for 2014 and before are available upon request from the Contact Center. The current tax year reprint is not available until Feb. 1, 2015. These forms can be requested by calling the Unemployment Contact Center Unemployment Contact Center in your area or online at https://www.dol.ks.gov/mail1099G.aspx?ssl=1.
Disclaimer: The information listed here does not have the effect of law or regulations, but may help answer questions you have about your claim. If you have questions or a problem with your claim that is not covered on this site, please contact the Unemployment Contact Center.
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