IRS Updates 2018 Form 1099-DIV

The IRS has updated the 2018 Form 1099-DIV. Form 1099-DIV is used to report dividends and distributions to the IRS. There are some changes from the previous revision:

  • New Box Added
    • Box 5, Section 199A dividends
    • This box is used to report dividends eligible for the 20% qualified business income deduction under section 199A.

 To view the updated Form 1099-DIV, please click here.


Adam Rivera

Adam Rivera is a member of the Regulatory Analysis Team’s Direct Tax division at Sovos. His main areas of focus are Federal and State Tax Withholding and Affordable Care Act (ACA) Reporting. Prior to Sovos, Adam worked as a legislative aide in the Florida House of Representatives. He also has experience in securities law, focusing on securities litigation and researching emerging crowdfunding methods of raising capital. Adam is a member of both the Massachusetts and Florida Bars. He earned his B.A. from the University of Florida and his J.D. from the University of Miami.
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