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1099-G Tax Information

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1099-G income tax statements for 2023 will be available online mid-January 2024. If you received unemployment, your tax statement is called form 1099-G, not form W-2.

Unemployment benefits including Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA), Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC), Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC), Mixed Earner Unemployment Compensation (MEUC), Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) and Extended Benefits (EB) are taxable income.

View and print your current or previous year 1099-G tax forms online:

Log on using your username and password. Select "Get your 1099-G" from "My UI Home" in the online claimant portal to access your 1099-G tax forms.

If you have questions about your username and password, see our frequently asked questions for accessing online benefit services.

After you are logged in, you can also request or discontinue federal and state income tax withholding from each unemployment benefit payment. The federal withholding is 10% of the weekly amount payable, and the state withholding is 5% of the weekly amount payable.

1099-G Frequently Asked Questions

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If you receive a 1099-G for benefits you did not file for, please let the department know immediately, as this could be a case of identity fraud.

If you receive a 1099-G for benefits you did not file for:

The representative for the deceased person may request the 1099-G by mailing the following to: UI, P.O. Box 8400, Madison, WI 53708:

  1. Certified death certificate;
  2. Signed letter showing you are authorized to administer the estate, or a domiciliary letter granting duties of a personal representative; and
  3. Address to which the 1099-G and death certificate should be mailed, if not on the domiciliary letter.
After receiving this information, UI will mail the 1099-G (and return the original certified death certificate) to the address provided.

If you have questions about your 1099-G call (608) 266-2999.

IRS Free Online Tax Prep

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) offers free Federal income tax filing to taxpayers whose adjusted gross income was $73,000 or less in 2022. See details at

For questions about how to fill out your Form 1040 or Form 1 contact: