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Sec. 6050B Returns relating to unemployment compensation

  • Internal Revenue Code of 1986
  • Chapter 61 -- Information and Returns
  • Subchapter A -- Returns and Records
  • Part III -- Informational Returns
  • Subpart B -- Information concerning transactions with other persons

(a) Requirement of reporting. Every person who makes payments of unemployment compensation aggregating $10 or more to any individual during any calendar year shall make a return according to the forms or regulations prescribed by the Secretary, setting forth the aggregate amount of such payments and the name and address of the individual to whom paid.

(b) Statements to be furnished to individuals with respect to whom information is required. Every person required to make a return under subsection (a) shall furnish to each individual whose name is required to be set forth in such return a written statement showing--

(1) the name, address, and phone number of the information contact of the person required to make such return, and

(2) the aggregate amount of payments to the individual required to be shown on such return.

The written statement required under the preceding sentence shall be furnished to the individual on or before January 31 of the year following the calendar year for which the return under subsection (a) was required to be made.

(c) Definitions. For purposes of this section--

(1) Unemployment compensation. The term "unemployment compensation" has the meaning given to such term by section 85(b).

(2) Person. The term "person" means the officer or employee having control of the payment of the unemployment compensation, or the person appropriately designated for purposes of this section.

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