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Subject: Re: 1099-DIV Date: 3/26/2011 5:44 PM
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My daughter did not receive a 1099-DIV. Her stock dividends total less than $10. I know they are still to be reported as income, but are they 'Ordinary' or 'Qualified' Dividends as per TaxAct interview questions. The referred TaxAct explanation is not very helpful.

I don't think that's really TaxAct's fault... The answer is normally on the 1099. I couldn't give you a useful, correct, generic short answer, and I'm a human.
I would say you should contact the firm that would normally give you the 1099.
Or if you know the details, you can ask here and maybe someone can tell you. (For example, if you were to say it was dividends on 2 shares of MSFT that she has held for a long time, and is continuing to hold, I could say yes, it's a qualified dividend)

qualified vs. not on <$10 is just pennies in difference - I wouldn't worry about it very much.
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