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Ask A CPA - Gambling Winnings & Losses

Are My Gambling Winnings From The Lottery Subject To Backup Withholding ?

Generally, backup withholding applies to slot machine winnings and bingo for winnings of $1,200 or more. The amount of the winnings and withholding will be reported on Form W-2G.

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