Tax Center

Find everything you need for annual tax filing, including tax forms, worksheets, guides and FAQs.

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Tax form schedule

See when your tax forms will be available

1099-DIV Late January February 1, 2021
1099-B Late January February 1, 2021
1099-R Mid-January February 1, 2021
1099-Q Mid-January February 1, 2021
1099-QA Not available February 1, 2021
592-B Mid-January February 1, 2021
1042-S Mid-March March 15, 2021
5498-QA Not available March 15, 2021
5498-ESA Late April April 30, 2021
5498  Late May May 31, 2021

*If the mailing deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, the deadline is the next business day.
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2020 Year-end distributions

Learn which funds are paying capital gain distributions, qualified dividends and income dividends classified as return of capital.

Capital gains, qualified dividends and return of capital FAQ

Find answers to common questions about capital gains and dividends.

Cost basis reporting and FAQ

Learn about IRS regulations on cost basis and capital gains.

Interactive worksheets

Use these worksheets to calculate state tax exclusions, foreign tax credits and other deductions.

State tax exclusion for U.S. government income

See which states and jurisdictions allow exclusions. You’ll also find a worksheet with U.S. government factors by fund.

Federally tax-exempt income dividends

Your guide to special state income tax considerations, including AMT and state tax exemptions.

Section 199A dividends

Review this quick guide on Section 199A dividends.

Foreign tax information

Get an overview of foreign tax distributions and worksheets for funds that distributed foreign income and foreign qualified dividend income.

Additional information for corporate shareholders

Things you may need to know when preparing your taxes if you are a corporate shareholder.

H&R Block®

Follow these steps to import your tax information into H&R Block.

Turbo Tax®

Follow these steps to import your tax information into Turbo Tax.

FAQ on how the CARES Act may affect you

Learn how the CARES Act may affect you, especially those scheduled to take an RMD this year or eligible to take a coronavirus-related distribution from an IRA. 


See how the 2020 SECURE Act may affect your investments.

Tax forms FAQ

Find out which forms you’ll receive for your account and get answers to other tax-reporting questions.

Maximize your IRA contributions

See how to maximize your traditional or Roth IRA contributions using the American Funds website.

Important tax deadlines

Quickly find federal tax deadlines and tax form mailing dates.

Invest your tax refund

Learn how to have your refund deposited to your traditional IRA, Roth IRA, SEP IRA or non-retirement account.

Form 8937: Report of Organizational Actions

Learn which funds had activity, such as a return of capital, that affected the fund’s basis.

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