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IRS Form 1099-G Mailing Dates

Iowa Workforce Development will begin mailing IRS Form 1099-G on Jan 22, 2018. The 1099-G includes any unemployment insurance benefits issued Jan. 1, 2017, through Dec. 28, 2017, and any federal and/or state taxes that were withheld. The Internal Revenue Service and the State Department of Revenue and Finance were also provided this information.

If you have changed your address since you last claimed benefits, please update your mailing address by calling Unemployment Insurance Customer Service at 1-866-239-0843 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. If you do not receive your 1099-G by Feb. 1, 2018, please call Unemployment Insurance Customer Service at 1-866-239-0843 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and request a duplicate copy be mailed to you.

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Sioux City, Spencer IowaWORKS Centers Closed Today Due to Inclement Weather

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State to Invest in Skills Building and Making Iowa Future Ready

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