1099-OID

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1099-OID

A form that an issuer sends to all investors listing all income from interest on discount issues. This includes income from zero-coupon bonds, Treasury bills, and other securities issued at a discount from par. Investors are to include this income when calculating their taxable income.
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1099-OID

An annual report sent to investors and the Internal Revenue Service that lists interest income from taxable original-issue discount securities. The form, which originated during the 1984 tax year, reports the amount of implied and real income derived from original-issue discount securities such as Treasury bills, zero-coupon bonds, and commercial paper. Income shown on a 1099-OID is to be included on Part I in Schedule D of an investor's federal income tax return.
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The issuers of tax-exempt bonds are not required to issue Forms 1099-OID. Therefore, the responsibility of reporting OID amortization falls on the taxpayer, his income tax preparer or his broker.
The primary purpose of the publication is to help brokers and other middlemen identify publicly offered OID debt instruments, which they hold as nominees for the true owners, so they can comply with their responsibility to file Forms 1099-OID and Forms 1099-INT.