Forms and Documents

IRS Tax Form Support

These forms contain dividend, distribution, sale/exchange, and account value information related to your client's annuity contract. See below for information and frequently asked questions regarding these forms. 

Type of Communication/ Title of Form Select to Email Form Purpose Mailed

IRS Form 1099-R

Distributions from pensions, annuities, retirement or profit-sharing plans, IRAs, insurance contracts, etc.

Email  Reports distributions from retirement or profit-sharing plans, any IRA, insurance contracts, and IRA recharacterizations. Late January
1099-R Questions and Answers - Information and frequently asked questions regarding IRS form 1099-R.

IRS Form 1098-Q

Qualifying longevity annuity contract information

  Reports contributions (including rollovers) to any qualifying longevity annuity contract (QLAC), including total premiums through the end of the calendar year, fair market value (FMV) of the account, and annuity payment amount and start date (if applicable). Late January
Please contact Pacific Life Customer Service with any questions related to your qualifying longevity annuity contract.

IRS Form 5498

IRA contribution information

Email  Reports contributions (including rollovers) to any individual retirement arrangements (IRA) including a SEP-IRA, SIMPLE IRA, and Roth IRA, Roth conversions, IRA recharacterizations, and the fair market value (FMV) of the account. Late May
5498 Questions and Answers - Information and frequently asked questions regarding form 5498.

The amounts shown on Forms 1099, 1098-Q, and 5498 will be reported to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Download the federal tax forms available above, or go to for more specific information. Your clients should consult with their tax or legal advisors regarding their specific situations.

State Tax Withholding Requirement Guide

Some states require the use of their state specific form(s). The guide below is a listing of the required state specific forms Pacific Life is aware of as of June 2024. 

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