Form 1099-DIV - Entering Dividend Income in Program

The following steps will enable you to enter or review information from Form 1099-DIV Dividends and Distributions:

  1. From within your TaxAct® return (Online or Desktop) click Federal. On smaller devices, click the menu icon in the upper left-hand corner, then select Federal
  2. Click Investment Income to expand the category and then click Dividend Income (Form 1099-DIV)
  3. Click +Add Form 1099-DIV to create a new copy of the form or click Review to review a form already created 
  4. Click Quick Entry or Step-by-Step Guidance 
  5. If you select Quick Entry, fill in the form to match your paper copy of Form 1099-DIV and be sure to scroll down to answer questions. If you select Step-by-Step Guidance, the program will proceed with the interview questions for you to enter or review the appropriate information.