1099-G Information & Access
The 2011 tax year was the last year that the department mailed Form 1099-G, Statement for Recipients of State Income Tax Refunds; paper copies are now issued only upon request.
Taxpayers and practitioners can access an electronic version of Forms 1099-G via the Personal Income Tax e-Services Center. To access a Form 1099-G electronically, a taxpayer must first register for an e-signature account by establishing a User ID and Password. Taxpayers and practitioners can also access the amount of overpayments reported on the Forms 1099-G. To retrieve the overpayment amount from the 2012 Form(s) 1099-G, you will need the taxpayer’s Social Security number, current home address ZIP code and last name. View your 1099-G overpayment amount.
About Form 1099-G
Form 1099-G is a federal form that the Internal Revenue Service requires be provided to taxpayers to remind them of the Pennsylvania income tax refunds or credits they received the previous year.
The 1099-G will affect the filing of your federal income tax return if you itemized deductions the prior year and claimed state income tax paid as a deduction. In such case, you will need to use the 1099-G in filing your federal income tax return for the subsequent year.
For more information about Form 1099-G, review the Frequently Asked Questions Form 1099-G and Form 1099-INT.
If you have questions about where to report this credit or refund on your federal tax return, please call the IRS at 1-800-829-1040.