Any Idahoan who received unemployment insurance benefits must file individual 1099G tax forms. The state will send tax data to recipients by Jan. 31.
Unemployment insurance benefits are fully taxable, according to a press release from the Idaho Department of Labor. The 64,700 Idaho workers who received unemployment must file a tax return.
The 1099G will be available online Jan. 31. Anyone who received benefits last year should go to labor.idaho.gov/iw and select the "Year End 1099G" option to find forms and verify personal information, including the address where the tax data should be sent to.
The Department of Labor has been swamped with phone calls as people sort out work search requirements and questions about 1099G forms. Labor suggests those needing information leave a message if no specialists are available to take their calls. All calls will be returned, the release said.
All unemployment insurance benefit activity must be taken care of online or by telephone. Responses to commonly asked questions about unemployment insurance and benefit claims can be found at labor.idaho.gov/uitips.