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Incorrect 1099-G Forms and Fraud

The 1099-G forms reflecting unemployment benefits paid in 2020 were generated the week of January 30, 2021, to the last address on file.


Those who elected to receive electronic notifications were sent messages to the email on file advising them where they can view and print their 1099-G form online.
                                                                                       
If you have received a 1099-G form that does not match the benefits you received, please send a letter to the address shown on the 1099-G form indicating why you believe the amount shown is incorrect.
 
If you did not receive your 1099-G form via mail, you can log in to your account to obtain a copy.
 
If you believe a fraudulent claim was filed by a person using your information, please send an email to safe@mdes.ms.gov and provide all available details regarding the situation. Fraudulent claims can also be reported by calling 601-493-9427 and selecting the Benefit Payment Control / Integrity option followed by the Income Tax option.

 

IRS offers guidance to taxpayers on identity theft involving unemployment benefits
WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service today urged taxpayers who receive Forms 1099-G for unemployment benefits they did not actually get because of identity theft to contact their appropriate state agency for a corrected form. For more information, click here.