Federal Cancellation of Debt (Info Copy Only)
Extracted from PDF file 2016-federal-form-1099-c.pdf, last modified September 2015
Cancellation of Debt (Info Copy Only)Attention: Copy A of this form is provided for informational purposes only. Copy A appears in red, similar to the official IRS form. The official printed version of Copy A of this IRS form is scannable, but the online version of it, printed from this website, is not. Do not print and file copy A downloaded from this website; a penalty may be imposed for filing with the IRS information return forms that can’t be scanned. See part O in the current General Instructions for Certain Information Returns, available at www.irs.gov/form1099, for more information about penalties. Please note that Copy B and other copies of this form, which appear in black, may be downloaded and printed and used to satisfy the requirement to provide the information to the recipient. To order official IRS information returns, which include a scannable Copy A for filing with the IRS and all other applicable copies of the form, visit www.IRS.gov/orderforms. Click on Employer and Information Returns, and we’ll mail you the forms you request and their instructions, as well as any publications you may order. Information returns may also be filed electronically using the IRS Filing Information Returns Electronically (FIRE) system (visit www.IRS.gov/FIRE) or the IRS Affordable Care Act Information Returns (AIR) program (visit www.IRS.gov/AIR). See IRS Publications 1141, 1167, and 1179 for more information about printing these tax forms. 8585 VOID CORRECTED CREDITOR'S name, street address, city or town, state or province, country, ZIP or foreign postal code, and telephone no. 1 Date of identifiable event 2 Amount of debt discharged $ 3 Interest if included in box 2 $ CREDITOR'S federal identification number DEBTOR'S identification number OMB No. 1545-1424 2016 Form 1099-C Copy A 4 Debt description For Internal Revenue Service Center DEBTOR'S name Street address (including apt. no.) File with Form 1096. For Privacy Act and . ▶ Paperwork Reduction Act Notice, see the 2016 General Instructions for 7 Fair market value of property Certain Information Returns. $ 5 Check here if the debtor was personally liable for repayment of the debt . . . . . . . City or town, state or province, country, and ZIP or foreign postal code Account number (see instructions) Cancellation of Debt 6 Identifiable event code 1099-C Cat. No. 26280W www.irs.gov/form1099c Department of the Treasury - Internal Revenue Service Do Not Cut or Separate Forms on This Page — Do Not Cut or Separate Forms on This Page Form CORRECTED (if checked) CREDITOR'S name, street address, city or town, state or province, country, ZIP or foreign postal code, and telephone no. 1 Date of identifiable event 2 Amount of debt discharged $ 3 Interest if included in box 2 $ CREDITOR'S federal identification number DEBTOR'S identification number 4 Debt description OMB No. 1545-1424 2016 Cancellation of Debt Form 1099-C Copy B For Debtor DEBTOR'S name Street address (including apt. no.) City or town, state or province, country, and ZIP or foreign postal code Account number (see instructions) Form 1099-C (keep for your records) This is important tax information and is being furnished to the Internal Revenue Service. If you are required to file a 5 If checked, the debtor was personally liable for return, a negligence repayment of the debt . . . . . . . . ▶ penalty or other sanction may be imposed on you if taxable income results from this transaction 6 Identifiable event code 7 Fair market value of property and the IRS determines that it has not been reported. $ www.irs.gov/form1099c Department of the Treasury - Internal Revenue Service Instructions for Debtor You received this form because a Federal Government agency or an applicable financial entity (a creditor) has discharged (canceled or forgiven) a debt you owed, or because an identifiable event has occurred that either is or is deemed to be a discharge of a debt of $600 or more. If a creditor has discharged a debt you owed, you are required to include the discharged amount in your income, even if it is less than $600, on the "Other income" line of your Form 1040. However, you may not have to include all of the canceled debt in your income. There are exceptions and exclusions, such as bankruptcy and insolvency. See Pub. 4681, available at IRS.gov, for more details. If an identifiable event has occurred but the debt has not actually been discharged, then include any discharged debt in your income in the year that it is actually discharged, unless an exception or exclusion applies to you in that year. Debtor's identification number. For your protection, this form may show only the last four digits of your social security number (SSN), individual taxpayer identification number (ITIN), adoption taxpayer identification number (ATIN), or employer identification number (EIN). However, the creditor has reported your complete identification number to the IRS. Account number. May show an account or other unique number the creditor assigned to distinguish your account. Box 1. Shows the date the earliest identifiable event occurred or, at the creditor's discretion, the date of an actual discharge that occurred before an identifiable event. See the code in box 6. Box 2. Shows the amount of debt either actually or deemed discharged. Note: If you do not agree with the amount, contact your creditor. Box 3. Shows interest if included in the debt reported in box 2. See Pub. 4681 to see if you must include the interest in gross income. Box 4. Shows a description of the debt. If box 7 is completed, box 4 also shows a description of the property. Box 5. Shows whether you were personally liable for repayment of the debt when the debt was created or, if modified, at the time of the last modification. See Pub. 4681 for reporting instructions. Box 6. Shows the reason your creditor has filed this form. The codes in this box are described in more detail in Pub. 4681. A—Bankruptcy; B—Other judicial debt relief; C—Statute of limitations or expiration of deficiency period; D— Foreclosure election; E—Debt relief from probate or similar proceeding; F—By agreement; G—Decision or policy to discontinue collection; H—Expiration of nonpayment testing period; or I—Other actual discharge before identifiable event. Box 7. If, in the same calendar year, a foreclosure or abandonment of property occurred in connection with the cancellation of the debt, the fair market value (FMV) of the property will be shown, or you will receive a separate Form 1099-A. Generally, the gross foreclosure bid price is considered to be the FMV. For an abandonment or voluntary conveyance in lieu of foreclosure, the FMV is generally the appraised value of the property. You may have income or loss because of the acquisition or abandonment. See Pub. 4681 for information about foreclosures and abandonments. If the property was your main home, see Pub. 523 to figure any taxable gain or ordinary income. Future developments. For the latest information about developments related to Form 1099-C and its instructions, such as legislation enacted after they were published, go to www.irs.gov/form1099c. VOID CORRECTED CREDITOR'S name, street address, city or town, state or province, country, ZIP or foreign postal code, and telephone no. 1 Date of identifiable event 2 Amount of debt discharged $ 3 Interest if included in box 2 OMB No. 1545-1424 2016 Form 1099-C $ CREDITOR'S federal identification number DEBTOR'S identification number Cancellation of Debt Copy C 4 Debt description For Creditor DEBTOR'S name Street address (including apt. no.) City or town, state or province, country, and ZIP or foreign postal code Account number (see instructions) For Privacy Act and Paperwork Reduction Act 5 Check here if the debtor was personally liable for Notice, see the repayment of the debt . . . . . . . . ▶ 2016 General Instructions for Certain Information Returns. 6 Identifiable event code 7 Fair market value of property $ Form 1099-C www.irs.gov/form1099c Department of the Treasury - Internal Revenue Service Instructions for Creditor To complete Form 1099-C, use: • the 2016 General Instructions for Certain Information Returns, and • the 2016 Instructions for Forms 1099-A and 1099-C. To order these instructions and additional forms, go to www.irs.gov/form1099c. Caution: Because paper forms are scanned during processing, you cannot file Forms 1096, 1097, 1098, 1099, 3921, 3922, or 5498 that you print from the IRS website. Due dates. Furnish Copy B of this form to the debtor by January 31, 2017. File Copy A of this form with the IRS by February 28, 2017. If you file electronically, the due date is March 31, 2017. To file electronically, you must have software that generates a file according to the specifications in Pub. 1220. The IRS does not provide a fill-in form option. Need help? If you have questions about reporting on Form 1099-C, call the information reporting customer service site toll free at 1-866-455-7438 or 304-263-8700 (not toll free). Persons with a hearing or speech disability with access to TTY/TDD equipment can call 304-579-4827 (not toll free).
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