IRS Form 1099-Q "Payments From Qualified Education Programs (Under Sections 529 and 530)"

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PAYER’S/TRUSTEE'S name, street address, city or town, state or province,
1 Gross distribution
OMB No. 1545-1760
Payments From
country, ZIP or foreign postal code, and telephone no.
Qualified
2018
Education
$
Programs
2 Earnings
(Under Sections
529 and 530)
1099-Q
$
Form
Copy A
PAYER’S/TRUSTEE'S TIN
RECIPIENT’S TIN
3 Basis
4 Trustee-to-trustee
transfer
$
For
Internal Revenue
RECIPIENT’S name
5 Distribution is from:
6 Check if the recipient is
not the designated
Service Center
• Qualified tuition program—
beneficiary
File with Form 1096.
or
Private
State
For Privacy Act
Street address (including apt. no.)
• Coverdell ESA
and Paperwork
Reduction Act
Notice, see the
City or town, state or province, country, and ZIP or foreign postal code
2018 General
Instructions for
Account number (see instructions)
Certain Information
Returns.
1099-Q
Form
Cat. No. 32223J
www.irs.gov/Form1099Q
Department of the Treasury - Internal Revenue Service
Do Not Cut or Separate Forms on This Page — Do Not Cut or Separate Forms on This Page
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CORRECTED
PAYER’S/TRUSTEE'S name, street address, city or town, state or province,
1 Gross distribution
OMB No. 1545-1760
Payments From
country, ZIP or foreign postal code, and telephone no.
Qualified
2018
Education
$
Programs
2 Earnings
(Under Sections
529 and 530)
1099-Q
$
Form
Copy A
PAYER’S/TRUSTEE'S TIN
RECIPIENT’S TIN
3 Basis
4 Trustee-to-trustee
transfer
$
For
Internal Revenue
RECIPIENT’S name
5 Distribution is from:
6 Check if the recipient is
not the designated
Service Center
• Qualified tuition program—
beneficiary
File with Form 1096.
or
Private
State
For Privacy Act
Street address (including apt. no.)
• Coverdell ESA
and Paperwork
Reduction Act
Notice, see the
City or town, state or province, country, and ZIP or foreign postal code
2018 General
Instructions for
Account number (see instructions)
Certain Information
Returns.
1099-Q
Form
Cat. No. 32223J
www.irs.gov/Form1099Q
Department of the Treasury - Internal Revenue Service
Do Not Cut or Separate Forms on This Page — Do Not Cut or Separate Forms on This Page
CORRECTED (if checked)
PAYER’S/TRUSTEE'S name, street address, city or town, state or province,
1 Gross distribution
OMB No. 1545-1760
Payments From
country, ZIP or foreign postal code, and telephone no.
Qualified
2018
Education
$
Programs
2 Earnings
(Under Sections
529 and 530)
1099-Q
$
Form
Copy B
PAYER’S/TRUSTEE'S TIN
RECIPIENT’S TIN
3 Basis
4 Trustee-to-trustee
transfer
For Recipient
$
RECIPIENT’S name
5 Distribution is from:
6 If this box is checked, the
This is important tax
recipient is not the
information and is
• Qualified tuition program—
designated beneficiary
being furnished to
or
Private
State
the IRS. If you are
required to file a return,
Street address (including apt. no.)
• Coverdell ESA
a negligence penalty
If the fair market value (FMV) is shown below, see Pub. 970,
or other sanction may
Tax Benefits for Education, for how to figure earnings.
be imposed on you
City or town, state or province, country, and ZIP or foreign postal code
if this income is
taxable and the IRS
determines that it has
Account number (see instructions)
not been reported.
1099-Q
(keep for your records)
Form
www.irs.gov/Form1099Q
Department of the Treasury - Internal Revenue Service
Instructions for Recipient
Under a CESA, the amount in box 2 is included in income if there has been a
change in the designated beneficiary and the new designated beneficiary is not
Note: Nontaxable distributions from Coverdell education savings accounts (CESAs)
a family member or is over age 30 (except for beneficiaries with special needs).
under section 530, and qualified tuition programs (QTPs) under section 529,
Also, an additional 10% tax may apply to part or all of any amount included in
including rollovers, are not required to be reported on your income tax return. You
income from the CESA or QTP. See Form 5329 and your tax return instructions
must determine the taxability of any distribution. See Pub. 970 for more information.
for more information.
Recipient's taxpayer identification no. (TIN). For your protection, this form
If a final (total) distribution is made from your account and you have not
may show only the last four digits of your TIN (SSN, ITIN, ATIN, or EIN).
recovered your contributions, see Pub. 970 to determine if you have a
However, the payer or trustee has reported your complete TIN to the IRS.
deductible loss and how to claim it.
Account number. May show an account or other unique number the payer has
Box 3. Shows your basis in the gross distribution reported in box 1.
assigned to distinguish your account.
Box 4. This box is checked if a trustee-to-trustee transfer was made from one
Box 1. Shows the gross distribution (including in-kind distributions) paid to you
QTP to another QTP, from one CESA to another CESA, or from a CESA to a
this year from a QTP or a CESA. This amount is the total of the amounts shown
QTP. However, in certain transfers from a CESA, the box will be blank.
in box 2 and box 3. See Pub. 970 for more information.
Box 5. Shows whether the gross distribution was from a QTP (private or state)
Caution: For CESA distributions (other than earnings on excess contributions)
or from a CESA.
made during 2018, the payer/trustee is not required to report amounts in boxes
Box 6. The designated beneficiary is the individual named in the document
2 and 3. Instead, the payer/trustee may report the fair market value of the CESA
creating the trust or custodial account to receive the benefit of the funds in the
as of December 31, 2018, in the blank box below boxes 5 and 6. To figure your
account. If you are not the designated beneficiary, see Pub. 970 and the
earnings and basis, use the Coverdell ESA—Taxable Distributions and Basis
Instructions for Form 1040.
worksheet in Pub. 970.
Distribution codes. For 2018, the payer/trustee may, but is not required to,
Box 2. Shows the earnings part of the gross distribution shown in box 1. Generally,
report (in the box below boxes 5 and 6) one of the following codes to identify the
amounts distributed that are used to pay for qualified education expenses,
distribution you received: 1—Distributions (including transfers); 2—Excess
transferred between trustees, or rolled over to another qualified education program
contributions plus earnings taxable in 2018; 3—Excess contributions plus
within 60 days, are not included in income. Report taxable amounts as “Other
earnings taxable in 2017; 4—Disability; 5—Death; 6—Prohibited transaction.
Income” on Form 1040. Also see Form 5329 and its separate instructions.
Under a QTP, the amount in box 2 is included in income if there has been
Future developments. For the latest information about developments related to
(a) more than one transfer or rollover within any 12-month period with respect
Form 1099-Q and its instructions, such as legislation enacted after they were
to the same beneficiary, or (b) a change in the designated beneficiary and the
published, go to www.irs.gov/Form1099Q.
new designated beneficiary is not a family member.
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PAYER’S/TRUSTEE'S name, street address, city or town, state or province,
1 Gross distribution
OMB No. 1545-1760
Payments From
country, ZIP or foreign postal code, and telephone no.
Qualified
2018
Education
$
Programs
2 Earnings
(Under Sections
529 and 530)
1099-Q
$
Form
PAYER’S/TRUSTEE'S TIN
RECIPIENT’S TIN
3 Basis
4 Trustee-to-trustee
Copy C
transfer
$
For Payer
RECIPIENT’S name
5 Distribution is from:
6 Check if the recipient is
not the designated
For Privacy Act
• Qualified tuition program—
beneficiary
and Paperwork
or
Private
State
Reduction Act
Street address (including apt. no.)
• Coverdell ESA
Notice, see the
2018 General
City or town, state or province, country, and ZIP or foreign postal code
Instructions for
Certain
Information
Account number (see instructions)
Returns.
1099-Q
Form
www.irs.gov/Form1099Q
Department of the Treasury - Internal Revenue Service
Instructions for Payer/Trustee
To complete Form 1099-Q, use:
File Copy A of this form with the IRS by February 28,
2019. If you file electronically, the due date is April 1,
• the 2018 General Instructions for Certain Information
2019. To file electronically, you must have software that
Returns, and
generates a file according to the specifications in Pub.
• the 2018 Instructions for Form 1099-Q.
1220.
To order these instructions and additional forms, go
Need help? If you have questions about reporting on
to www.irs.gov/Form1099Q.
Form 1099-Q, call the information reporting customer
service site toll free at 866-455-7438 or 304-263-8700
Due dates. Furnish Copy B of this form to the recipient
(not toll free). Persons with a hearing or speech
by January 31, 2019.
disability with access to TTY/TDD equipment can call
304-579-4827 (not toll free).