Definition of 'Form 1099-Q'
The 1099-Q includes information such as the account holder's name, address, and Social Security number; the amount of distributions received during the year; and the tax treatment of the distributions.
Distributions from qualified education plans are generally tax-free if they are used to pay for qualified education expenses, such as tuition, fees, books, and supplies. However, some distributions may be taxable, such as those that are not used for qualified education expenses or that exceed the amount of qualified education expenses.
The 1099-Q is used to determine the amount of taxable distributions from a qualified education plan. The taxable amount is the amount of the distribution that is not used for qualified education expenses.
The taxable amount of a distribution is also used to determine the amount of the education tax credit that can be claimed. The education tax credit is a tax credit that can be claimed for qualified education expenses. The amount of the education tax credit that can be claimed is based on the amount of qualified education expenses and the taxpayer's modified adjusted gross income.
If you receive a Form 1099-Q, you should review it carefully to make sure that you understand the information that is reported on the form. You should also use the form to determine the amount of taxable distributions from your qualified education plan and the amount of the education tax credit that you can claim.
If you have any questions about the Form 1099-Q, you should consult with a tax professional.
Do you have a trading or investing definition for our dictionary? Click the Create Definition link to add your own definition. You will earn 150 bonus reputation points for each definition that is accepted.
Is this definition wrong? Let us know by posting to the forum and we will correct it.