Louisiana Workforce Commission

Tax Information and Forms for Unemployment Claimants Available Online

For Release On:

February 14, 2013

Baton Rouge: Individuals who received unemployment benefits in 2012 may now obtain a Form 1099-G from the Louisiana Workforce Commission in accordance with federal tax guidelines.

Individuals who were paid unemployment benefits in 2012 can view and print their Form 1099-G information by logging in with their Social Security Number and PIN at: https://laors.laworks.net/UI_SelfService/UIC_ContinuedClaims/Index.asp

Unemployment benefits are considered taxable income and must be reported on your federal tax return.

Anyone receiving unemployment benefits and would prefer that the LWC withhold 10 percent per payment can learn more about the process at: http://www.laworks.net/Downloads/UI/UIFederalIncomeTaxWithholding.pdf

Additional Contact Information:

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Media Relations (225) 342-3035  
Workforce Commission http://www.laworks.net/PublicRelations/P R_PressReleaseDetails.asp?SeqNo=1515& ;Year=2013&Month=2

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