Form 1099-DIV reports the ordinary dividends, total capital gains, qualified dividends, non-taxable distributions, federal income tax withheld, foreign tax paid and foreign source income from each investment account held by a fund company.
File Form 1099-DIV, Dividends and Distributions, for each person:
To whom you have paid dividends (including capital gain dividends and exempt-interest dividends) and other distributions on stock of $10 or more,
For whom you have withheld and paid any foreign tax on dividends and other distributions on stock,
For whom you have withheld any federal income tax on dividends under the backup withholding rules, or
To whom you have paid $600 or more as part of a liquidation.
You are not required to report on Form 1099-DIV the following.
Taxable dividend distributions from life insurance contracts and employee stock ownership plans. These are reported on Form 1099-R, Distributions From Pensions, Annuities, Retirement or Profit-Sharing Plans, IRAs, Insurance Contracts, etc.
Substitute payments in lieu of dividends. For payments received by a broker on behalf of a customer in lieu of dividends as a result of a loan of a customer's securities, see the instructions for box 8 in the 2022 Instructions for Form 1099-MISC.
Payments made to certain payees. These include a corporation, tax-exempt organization, any IRA, Archer MSA, health savings account (HSA), U.S. agency, state, the District of Columbia, U.S. possession, or registered securities or commodities dealer.