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Indiana Public Retirement System (INPRS) > My Fund > Public Employees > 1099-R Information for PERF and TRF Members 1099-R Information for PERF and TRF Members

Why did I receive a Form 1099-R?
INPRS is required by federal law to provide a Form 1099-R to anyone who received money from PERF or TRF in 2013. This information is also provided to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

What should I do with the form?
You should use your Form 1099-R when completing your tax returns. If an accountant or other professional prepares your returns, you should provide this form or a copy of this form to your tax preparer. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) provides instructions for completing tax returns, and also offers information online at http://www.irs.gov/. You may wish to contact your tax advisor regarding questions related to completing your tax return.

Why did I receive more than one Form 1099-R from PERF/TRF?
If you received distributions in 2013 of more than one benefit type, then you will receive a Form 1099-R for each benefit type. The benefit type description is displayed in Box 7 of the Form 1099-R. This description will assist you in associating the amount reflected on each form with its proper benefit type.

What is included in Box 5 Employee Contributions (Non-taxable)?
Box 5 represents the non-taxable portion of your 2013 distributions.

Why are there blank boxes on my Form 1099-R?
The Form 1099-R was designed by the IRS to apply to many different types of organizations and types of payments. As a result, there are several boxes that do not specifically apply to members of PERF and TRF – those boxes are left blank.

How do I get a duplicate copy of my Form 1099-R?
If you are a registered user of PERF Online or TRF Interactive, you can view or print your 1099-R beginning Jan. 31, 2014, by logging in here. You can also request a duplicate copy of your Form 1099-R after Feb. 14, 2014, by calling INPRS toll-free at (888) 526-1687.

What should I do if I have not received my 2013 Form 1099-R in the mail?
The 2013 Form 1099-Rs will be postmarked by Jan. 31, 2014. Please allow for normal delivery time. Your 1099-R will also be available for you to download on PERF Online/TRF Interactive. If it is not available online and you have not received your Form 1099-R by Feb. 14, 2014, contact INPRS toll-free at (888) 526-1687.

Which payments are included on the 2013 Form 1099-R?
The 2013 Form 1099-R reflects all amounts paid during the 2013 tax year, regardless of the month in which the amounts were paid. The 2013 Form 1099-R includes payments with issue dates from Jan. 1, 2013 through Dec. 31, 2013.

How do I correct my address on my 2013 Form 1099-R?
An incorrect address does not affect the validity of your Form 1099-R. However, you should notify INPRS of your correct address to ensure prompt delivery of benefit payments and/or correspondence. You may do this online here or contact us toll-free at (888) 526-1687.

I believe that my PERF/TRF-issued 1099-R is incorrect. What should I do?
For any questions regarding your Form 1099-R, you may send an e-mail by logging on to your PERF Online or TRF Interactive account or call INPRS toll-free at (888) 526-1687.