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Form 1099-CAP

Form name

Changes in Corporate Control and Capital Structure

IRC Section

6043

Link to form

https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f1099cap.pdf

Purpose of form

U.S. payors that are corporations use this form for its shareholders if control of the corporation was acquired or it underwent a substantial change in capital structure.  Filers must furnish Form 1099-CAP to its shareholders who receive cash, stock, or other property from an acquisition of control or substantial change in capital structure.

Information reported on form

  • The name, address, taxpayer identification number and phone number of the corporation,
  • The name, address, and taxpayer identification number of the shareholder,
  • The date of sale/exchange,
  • The aggregate amount received (cash and fair market value of property),
  • The number of shares and classes of stock
  • Please see Form 1099-CAP for all other information required to be reported.

Reporting threshold

Over $1000.

Due date to recipient

(To Shareholders) January 31, (To Clearing Organization) January 5

Due date to IRS (paper filing)

February 28

Due date to IRS (Electronic Filing)

March 31