IRS Form 1099-DIV, Dividends and Distributions, is a legal document completed by banks and other financial institutions (payers) and sent to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and investors (recipients) who had dividends and distributions from various types of investments during a calendar year. Once the investor receives Form 1099-DIV, it is necessary to put the information from this document on a Schedule B or Form 1040, US Individual Income Tax Return. File your tax return with a copy of the 1099-DIV Form by April 15.
The latest version of the form was issued in 2019 with all previous editions obsolete. You can download a fillable 1099-DIV example through the link below. If you are looking for other IRS 1099 Forms, you may find them through this link.