Tax Information Checklist


1.   Personal property tax information

Employment & Income Information

2.   W-2 forms Unemployment compensation (Form 1099-G)

3.   Miscellaneous income, including rent (Form 1099-MISC)

4.   Partnership, S Corporation, & trust income (Schedules K-1)

5.   Pensions and annuities (Forms 1099-R)

6.   Social Security/RR1 benefits (Forms RRB-1099)

7.   Alimony received

8.   Jury duty pay

9.   Gambling and lottery winnings (Forms W-2G)

10.        Prizes and awards

11.        Scholarships and fellowships

12.        State and local income tax refunds (Form 1099-G)

Financial Assets

13.        Interest income statements (Form 1099-INT & 1099-OID)

14.        Dividend income statements (Form 1099-DIV)

15.        Proceeds from broker transactions (Form 1099-B)

16.        Retirement plan distribution (Form 1099-R)

Financial Liabilities

17.       Auto loans and leases if vehicle used for business – account numbers and car values

18.        Student loan interest paid

19.        Early withdrawal penalties on CDs and other time deposits

Homeowner/Renter Information

20.        Residential address for the current tax year

21.        Mortgage interest (Form 1098)

22.        Sale of your home/real estate (Form 1099-S)

23.        Interest on second mortgage

24.        Real estate taxes paid

25.        Rent paid during tax year

26.        Moving expenses

Miscellaneous Tax Documents

27.        Federal, state & local estimated income tax paid for current year

28.      (estimated tax vouchers, cancelled checks & personal payment records)

29.   IRA, Keogh and other retirement plan contributions (distinguish between self and              employees)

30.        Records to document medical expenses

31.        Records to document casualty or theft losses

32.       Records for any other expenditure that may be deductible

33.   Records for any other revenue or sales of property that may be taxable or reportable

Personal/Business Expenses

34.        Gifts to charity (qualified written statement from charity for any single donations               in excess of $250)

35.        Non-reimbursed expenses related to volunteer work

36.        Non-reimbursed expenses related to your job (travel expenses, uniforms, union                  dues, subscriptions)

37.        Investment expenses

38.        Job-hunting expenses

39.        Job-related education expenses

40.        Child care expenses

41.        Medical Savings Accounts

42.        Adoption expenses

43.        Alimony paid

44.        Tax return preparation expenses and fees from prior years

Personal Information

45.        Social Security Numbers of all family members including spouse and children

46.        Childcare provider information including name, address, and tax identification                     number or social security number

47.        Any alimony paid and the social security number of ex-spouse

Self-employment Data

48.        Business income (Form 1099-MISC and/or personal records)

49.        Partnership SE income (Schedule K-1)

50.        Business-related expenses (receipts, other documents & personal records)

51.        Farm-related expenses (receipts, other documents & personal records)

52.        Employment taxes & other business taxes paid for current year (personal records)