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1096 Form 1096 is filed by individuals who withdraw all available retirement funds from their retirement plan.

1099 An annual statement showing non-wage compensation that must be reported to the federal government on an individual's personal return. Form 1099 can be issued to employees or non-employees of a company.

1099-R An annual statement of disbursements and applicable taxes from any retirement plan (such as IRA accounts).