If you live in NJ and have received Unemployment Insurance benefits, you must be aware that these benefits are taxable and must be reported when filing your Income Tax. The 1099-G form will give you the details that are needed to file your Income Tax return. The State of NJ does not mail out the 1099-G tax form anymore. You have to go online where you can both view your 1099-G tax form as well as print it. For your 1099-G tax form for your unemployment benefits you have to go to the web portal at www.njuifile.net. Here you can view your 1099-G tax statement as well as print it for your records if you so wish.
In order to be able to view or print your 1099-G tax statement at www.njuifile.net you must have an Online ID and password. If you do not have one you will need to create an account and an Online ID and Password. The steps to create an Online ID and Password are very simple. All you have to do is follow the instructions and fill in the required information. Once you have created your Online ID and Password you can enter the web site and view your 1099-G tax statement as well as print it.
The 1099-G tax statement is issued by that department of the government from whom you have received an income. In NJ they are issued either by the Department of taxation or by the unemployment office. Depending on from where you have received any income or refund, you would have to go to the website of that Department to get your 1099-G tax statement.
The 1099-G is used to report income that does not appear on the W-2 form as wages, salaries or tips. Only income from a Government source can be reported on a 1099-G form. This can include all grants, agricultural subsidies, state and local tax refunds and credits, unemployment benefits, trade or wage subsidies as well as payments from qualified state tuition programs. The recipient of the form has to report the income on their tax return and usually owe taxes unless they have request withholdings from the payments they have received.