1099 B

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1099 B

The tax statement used for reporting proceeds resulting from the sale, redemption or liquidation of shares.

1099 B

A form stating a taxpayer's capital gains and losses from security trades. A broker provides each client with a 1099 B form by January 31 each year; the client then uses this to report capital gains and losses from the sale of securities when filling out his/her 1040 to calculate his/her tax liability.
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The system prints and electronically reports 1097-BTC, 1098, 1098-C, 1098-E, 1098-T, 1099-A, 1099-B, 1099-C, 1099-CAP, 1099-DIV, 1099-G, 1099-H, 1099-INT, 1099-LTC, 1099-MISC, 1099-OID, 1099-PATR, 1099-R, 1099-S, 1099-SA, 3921, 3922, 5498, 5498-ESA, 5498-SA, W-2G and optionally 1042-S forms.
The system prints and electronically reports 1098, 1098-C, 1098-E, 1098-T, 1099-A, 1099-B, 1099-C, 1099-CAP, 1099-DIV, 1099-G, 1099-H, 1099-INT, 1099-LTC, 1099-MISC, 1099-OID, 1099-PATR, 1099-R, 1099-S, 1099-SA, 3921, 3922, 5498, 5498-ESA, 5498-SA, W-2G and optionally 1042-S forms.
Currently, matching is only done on Forms 1099-B, Proceeds from Broker and Barter Exchange Transactions, and 1099-S, Proceeds from Real Estate Transactions, but no matching is done for put-and-call stock option transactions conducted through a broker, because they are exempt from Form 1099-B reporting.
For example, the legislative history of the 1997 Act suggests that Form 1099-B (Broker Proceeds) should be employed as the designated form for reporting payments made to attorneys.
CPAs should read the detailed instructions in this announcement for changes in the following forms: 1997 Form 1099-DIV, Dividends and Distributions; 1997 Form 1099-B, Broker and Barter Exchange Transactions; 1996 Form 2439, Notice to Shareholder of Undistributed Long-Term Capital Gains, for 1996-97 fiscal years ending after May 6, 1997; and 1996 schedules K and K-1 for partnerships, S corporations and estates with 1996-97 fiscal years ending after May 6, 1997.
AADM supports the entire family of Information Returns (1097-BTC, 1098, 1098-C, 1098-E, 1098-T, 1099-A, 1099-B, 1099-C, 1099-CAP, 1099-DIV, 1099-G, 1099-H, 1099-INT, 1099-K, 1099-LTC, 1099-MISC, 1099-OID, 1099-PATR, 1099-Q, 1099-R, 1099-S, 1099-SA, 3921, 3922, 5498, 5498-ESA, 5498-SA, W2G) and Annual Wage Reports (W2, W2C).
The pilot TIN Matching Program will include Forms 1099-INT, 1099-DIV, 1099-OID, 1099-PATR, 1099-B and 1099-MISC and will be limited to 1,000 participants.
Products: 1065 ($229) includes 10 forms/schedules; 1120 ($229) includes 14 forms/schedules; 1120S ($229) includes 9 forms/schedules; 1041 ($229) includes 9 forms/schedules; 1040X ($59); 1120X ($59); 1099-B, 1099-Div, 1099-Int, 1099-Misc ($59 each); depreciation and calculator ($99).
The standard version prints and electronically reports 1098, 1098-C, 1098-E, 1098-T, 1099-A, 1099-B, 1099-C, 1099-CAP, 1099-DIV, 1099-G, 1099-H, 1099-INT, 1099-LTC, 1099-MISC, 1099-OID, 1099-PATR, 1099-R, 1099-S, 1099-SA, 3921, 3922, 5498, 5498-ESA, 5498-SA, 8935 and W-2G.
This is in contrast to the legislative history, which suggested that Form 1099-B should be used.
Although the legislative history anticipates that gross proceeds reporting will be required on Form 1099-B, Proceeds From Broker and Barter Exchange Transactions, the IRS has decided that gross proceeds will be reportable on Form 1099-MISC, in Box 13, coded "A."