Form 5754

Form 5754

A form filed with the IRS to claim gambling winnings, which are taxable.
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In general, states that allow lottery pools--or allow exceptions to the "one claimant" policy--have the winners complete the state lottery commission's multiple-winner form, IRS Form 5754, or both, for instructions on how to divide the tax liability.
Florida--winners complete a multi-winner form and IRS Form 5754.
Kansas--multiple winners are allowed; one individual must claim but may submit IRS Form 5754 to designate who receives payments and properly distribute the tax liability.
Michigan--winners may claim as individual or group; to form a group, IRS Form SS-4 must be completed, and IRS Form 5754 must be completed to claim winnings.
South Carolina--multiple winners are allowed; they must be designated on the claim form and attach IRS Form 5754.