A form one must file with the IRS declaring all the interest one receives in a year from taxable investment vehicles held at a financial institution. This includes interest on corporate bonds, savings accounts, certificates of deposit, and so forth.
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An annual statement to savers and the Internal Revenue Service that shows the amount of taxable interest payments received from an institution during the year. Interest included on 1099-INT forms includes interest paid on savings accounts, money market funds, interest-bearing checking accounts, and taxable bonds. Municipal bond interest is not included on a 1099-INT form.
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