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Important Tax Dates

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February 2016
We expect 1099s to be mailed and available online by February 16. You may receive your form earlier.

February 29, 2016
Mailing date for Forms 480.6A and 480.6B

March 15, 2016
Mailing date for Form 1042-S and Real Estate Mortgage Investment Conduit/Widely Held Fixed Investment Trust (REMIC/WHFIT) statements

March 30, 2016
Mailing date for Form 2439 

April 15, 2016
Tax filing deadline, last day to contribute to an IRA, and K-1 mailing date

Keep this chart handy to see when your final forms for tax year 2016 will be ready.

NameWhat's reported2016 Availability date

Consolidated Form 1099

All reportable income and transactions for the year. Depending on your account activity, your 1099 may include: Form 1099-B, Form 1099-DIV, Form 1099-INT, Form 1099-MISC, and Form 1099-OID.

We expect 1099s to be mailed and available online by February 16, 2016. You may receive your form earlier.

1099-B

Sales transactions, cover short transactions, redemptions, tender offers, and mergers for cash. And new in 2014: closing options transactions will be reported.

We expect 1099s to be mailed and available online by February 16, 2016. You may receive your form earlier.

1099-DIV

Ordinary dividends of $10 or more from U.S. and foreign corporations, capital gains distributions, mutual fund dividends, federal and foreign tax withheld, and non-taxable distributions.

We expect 1099s to be mailed and available online by February 16, 2016. You may receive your form earlier.

1099-INT

Interest income of $10 or more; federal and foreign tax withheld.

We expect 1099s to be mailed and available online by February 16, 2016. You may receive your form earlier.

1099-MISC

Rent or royalty payments, and substitute payments of $10 or more, and other income totaling $600 or more.

We expect 1099s to be mailed and available online by February 16, 2016. You may receive your form earlier.

1099-OID

Original issue discounts on corporate bonds, certificates of deposit (CDs), collateralized debt obligations (CDOs), and U.S. government obligations of $10 or more.

We expect 1099s to be mailed and available online by February 16, 2016. You may receive your form earlier.

1099-Q
Payments from Qualified Education Programs (under Sections 529 and 530)

Distributions from qualified tuition programs and Coverdell Education Savings Accounts (ESAs).

Online and mailed by February 1, 2016.

1099-R

Distributions from Pensions, Annuties, Retirement or Profit-Sharing Plans, etc.

 

Distributions from qualified retirement plans (for example, individual 401[k], profit-sharing, and money-purchase plans), or any IRAs or IRA recharacterizations

 

Online and mailed by February 1, 2016.

480.6a
Informative Return– Income Not Subject to Withholding (Puerto Rico residents only)

Payments to residents of Puerto Rico—such as dividends, interest, partnership distributions, long-term gains, liquidations, and gross proceeds—that did not have Puerto Rico tax withheld. These payments can be from a Puerto Rico or non-Puerto Rico source.

Online and mailed by February 29, 2016.

480.6b
Informative Return – Income Subject to Withholding (Puerto Rico residents only)

Puerto Rico source income (generally, dividends and interest); this is subject to Puerto Rico "at source" withholding (also known as foreign tax).

Online and mailed by February 29, 2016.

REMIC/WHFIT
Real Estate Mortgage Investment Conduit or Widely Held Fixed Investment Trust

Interest and original issue discount from a REMIC. The information reported on this form is in addition to the interest and Original Issue Discount (OID) as shown on your consolidated 1099.

Mailed by March 15, 2016.

1042-S

Foreign Person's U.S. Source Income Subject
to Withholding
Interest, dividends, and federal taxes withheld.

Online and mailed by
March 15, 2016.

2439
Notice to Shareholders of Undistributed Long-Term Capital Gains
Undistributed capital gains from mutual funds and Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs).

Mailed by March 30, 2016.

5498-ESA
Coverdell ESA (Education Savings Account) Contribution Information
Contributions (including rollover contributions) to a Coverdell ESA.

Mailed by May 2, 2016

5498

IRA (Individual Retirement Account) Contribution Information     
Contributions (including rollover contributions) to any IRA.

Mailed by May 31, 2016

Schedule K-1/Form 1065
Partner's Share of Income, Deductions, Credits, etc.

Distributions from partnership securities; your partnership administrator should mail your K-1 by April 18. Please note: While the K-1 form itself accounts for distributions or other items being passed through to the partners, proceeds from the sale of partnership units must be reported on the 1099-B section of your Consolidated 1099 Form.

TD Ameritrade does not provide this form.

Tracking Your Cost-Basis

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Tax Resources

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