Date:February 13, 2013
Contact:Media Relations @ (225) 342-3035

Tax information, forms for unemployment claimants available online

Individuals who received unemployment benefits in 2012 may now obtain a Form 1099-G from the Louisiana Workforce Commission, in accordance with federal tax guidelines.

Individuals who were paid unemployment benefits in 2012 can view and print their Form 1099-G information from LWC’s website, by logging in with their Social Security Number and PIN. Login in.

Unemployment benefits are considered taxable income and must be reported on your federal tax return. Anyone receiving unemployment benefits and would prefer that the LWC withhold 10 percent per payment can click here to learn more.

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