Box 10b – State Identification Number

Box 10b – State Identification Number on Form 1099-G, Certain Government Payments is one of the challenging parts the filers have a problem with figuring out what to enter. This box found on Form 1099-G refers to the state identification number of the recipient. 

Box 10b identifies the recipient of the certain government payments that need to be reported using Form 1099-G. The recipient then can use this tax document to file his or her federal and/or state income tax return. Other than the state identification number, the filer also needs to enter state income tax withheld if any. 

After Form 1099-G is completed, furnish a copy of the “Copy B” as it indicates that it’s for the recipient to be filed with a tax return. The recipient then can figure out total gross income along with the other information returns furnished such as Forms W-2 and other variants of 1099

What is Form 1099-G?

Form 1099-G, Certain Government Payments is the tax form filed by federal, state, and local governments for reporting certain payments. This includes the following for any amount paid.

  • Agricultural payments
  • Reemployment Trade Adjustment Assistance (RTAA) payments
  • State or local income tax refunds, credits, or offsets
  • Taxable grants
  • Unemployment compensation

Learn more about 2024 Form 1099-G, Certain Government Payments, and ways to file it for the recipient, Internal Revenue Service, and State Tax Department online.

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