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2018 Individual Income Tax Information for Unemployment Insurance Recipients

NOTICE: As of April 2016, all Claimants are required to provide a working email address and information about their Indiana driver’s license or state identification card (if issued) when registering an Uplink account. If you have not accessed your Uplink account since this change took effect, you will need to complete email verification and provide additional information to update your account the next time you log on.

By January 31, 2019, your tax statement (form 1099G) for 2018 will be available to print or download from your Uplink account. Please access your Uplink account as soon as possible to make sure your email address and personal information are correct and up to date.

What Do I Do If I Forgot My Uplink UserName or Password?
Navigate to the Uplink Claimant Self Service Logon page, located at https://uplink.in.gov/CSS/CSSLogon.htm, and click either the “Forgot Password?” or “Forgot UserName?” icons. You will need to have your Social Security Number and date of birth to answer questions.

How Do I Download a Copy of My 1099G Tax Statement from My Uplink Homepage?
After you have logged into your Uplink account online, click the “View my 1099G” icon under the “SMARTLINKS” section, which will enable you to view and print a copy of your 1099G tax statement.

How Do I Change My Email Address and Personal Information in Uplink?
Once you have logged into your Uplink account, click on the “Go to My HomePage” icon to visit your Uplink homepage. You may then click the “Change Personal Info” in drop down menu under username at the top of the screen.

Why Do I Have to Pay State and Federal Taxes on Unemployment Insurance Benefits?
Unemployment insurance benefits are taxed at the state and federal level and in most cases not tax deductible.

Free Income Tax Preparation through Indiana FreeFile
You may qualify for free income tax preparation and filing through Indiana FreeFile. Visit www.in.gov/dor/4741.htm for more information.

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