SSA-1099

Social Security sends out 1099s (SSA-1099) in January to everyone who gets Social Security benefits.   It shows the total amount of benefits paid in the previous year and is used for tax purposes.

If you lose your 1099 or never got one, you can quickly and easily get a replacement SSA-1099. Go to your “my Social Security” account to request a replacement.

Previously, if you lost your SSA-1099 you were required to call or visit a Social Security office to get a replacement.

If you don’t have a “my Social Security” account, go to ssa.gov to  create one.

“My Social Security” is a secure, online account.

How “my Social Security” can help you:

If you’re working, you can keep track of your earnings and get estimates of future benefits.

If you’re already receiving benefits you can:

  • submit a change of address
  • set up direct deposit or change your direct deposit information
  • get a benefit verification letter
  • and more.

Setting up a “my Social Security” account is quick, easy, and secure and more than 16 million people have already set up an account.

In fact, a new “my Social Security” account is created every six seconds!

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