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2018: January

January 2018

    Tax Information for Unemployment, Paid Family Leave, or Taxable State Disability Benefits

    If you received Unemployment Insurance, Paid Family Leave, or taxable State Disability Insurance benefits from the Employment Development Department (EDD) in 2017, you will receive the Form 1099G. The Form 1099G reports the total taxable unemployment compensation issued to you from the EDD for a calendar year. Total taxable compensation includes:

    • Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits – shown as UI
    • Disability Insurance (DI) benefits received as a substitute for UI benefits – shown as DI
    • Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) benefits – shown as DUA
    • Paid Family Leave (PFL) benefits – shown as PFL

    The EDD mails the annual Form 1099G during the last week of January. Claimants should receive their forms no later than January 31.

    For more information, check out the FAQs – Form 1099G: Taxable Unemployment Compensation or the FAQs – Form 1099G for State Disability Insurance and Paid Family Leave.

    For added convenience, UI customers may access their UI OnlineSM accounts to view, print, or request an official copy of their Form 1099G information for up to the past five years. Visit the Get Tax Information (Form 1099G) with UI Online web page for more details or to view the helpful video tutorial.