Deadline to file IRS Form 1099-DIV for Tax Year 2017

Deadlines to File Form 1099-DIV

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31, 2018
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28, 2018
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02, 2018

What is IRS Form 1099-DIV?

The 1099-DIV form is used to report the yearly tax statement furnished by investment fund companies to their investors. Form 1099-DIV includes income from dividends including exempt interest dividends, non-taxable distributions and capital gains dividends of more than $10.

The information included on Form 1099-DIV is furnished to the IRS (Internal Revenue Service) as well as the payee, or person the dividends were paid to.

Wise Choice to File IRS Form 1099-DIV Online

E-filing 1099-DIV brings about the online method of filing your information return forms easily with the IRS. 1099-DIV Forms can be filed online with the help of an IRS Authorized Service Provider. These service providers transmit all your information directly to the IRS and thereby bringing a secured E-filing process.

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Steps to File 1099-DIV Return Online

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  • Create Account
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Penalties for not filing Form 1099-DIV on time

If 1099-DIV forms are filed late with the IRS (Internal Revenue Service) or provided to recipients late there will likely be penalties assessed based on the date that you file Form 1099-DIV.

Avoid late filing penalties for Form 1099-DIV by submitting your forms for processing before the deadline.

The penalty will range from $30 to $60 per 1099-DIV Form with a maximum amount of $1,500,000 for a year. And the penalty may vary if you have filed the incorrect information on your 1099-DIV return.

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Exceptions for filing Form 1099-DIV

There are two exceptions for filing the Form 1099-DIV as follows


Dividend distributions that are taxable from life insurance contracts and employee stock ownership which need to be reported on Form 1099-R, distributions from pensions, retirement or profit-sharing plans, IRAs, annuities, etc.


Substitute payments in lieu of dividends. Payments that are received by a broker on behalf of a client in lieu of dividends resulting from a loan of a client’s securities.

Extension to File Form 1099-DIV Online

There is an automatic 30 day extension available in case you have missed the deadline. This is done through filing an Extension Form 8809 and can be done either through paper or electronic filing. You can E-file Form 8809 through as it is fast & secured and done within a few minutes.

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Other Supported 1099 forms

There are many different types of 1099 forms that you may need to file each year. Each of these forms can be either paper filed or E-Filed with the IRS (Internal Revenue Service).

With you can also file the other series of 1099 Forms such as

  • Form 1099-MISC
  • Form 1099-INT
  • Form 1099-R
  • Form 1099-S
  • Form 1099-B

And even you can file the below set of Forms too conveniently from the same account.

  • ACA Forms (1095-B & 1095-C)
  • W2 Forms (W2 & W2c)
  • 941 Forms (941, 941-PR, 941-SS)
  • 990 Forms (990, 990-N, 990-EZ, 990-PF & 1120-POL)
  • Extension Forms (8809 & 8868)

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