1099-DIV and 1099-B Tax Guides Are Now Streamlined | American Funds

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JANUARY 19, 2018

1099-DIV and 1099-B Tax Guides Are Now Streamlined

We've reorganized our 1099-DIV and 1099-B resources in the Tax Center to help with tax questions. There you'll find links to the same valuable information you used to see in our Tax Guide publications, including:

1099-DIV Tax Resources

  • 2017 Year-End Distributions
  • See which funds paid year-end capital gains distributions, qualified dividends or income dividends classified as return of capital.

  • FAQ
  • Learn about capital gains, qualified dividends and return of capital.

  • Interactive Worksheets
  • Calculate how much of the dividend income distributed by your clients’ funds may be subject to federal and state income taxes.

1099-B Tax Resources

  • Cost Basis Information
  • Learn about cost basis reporting and explore FAQs.

Visit the Tax Center (on the investor site).


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