Understanding your 1099

We’ve provided a sample document of a Robinhood 1099 form to help guide you through what each category refers to. This is for informational purposes only and aimed at answering questions regarding the tax document you will receive from Robinhood.

1099 sample

  1. Robinhood’s address and TIN
  2. Your account information including your address and TIN
  3. Document ID, used for importing into tax prep software
  4. IRS Form 1099-DIV
  5. IRS Form 1099-MISC
  6. IRS Form 1099-B; short term means that the shares were held for 1 year or less
  7. The amount of money you received in exchange for selling shares within the year
  8. The original cost of an asset adjusted for any corporate actions or wash sales throughout the year
  9. The amount of realized losses that violate the IRS wash sale rule
  10. Total gain or loss of all positions sold during the tax year
Reference No. 1470916
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