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Interest/Dividends/Other Types of Income - Savings Bonds


Rev. date: 1/2010


I cashed some Series E, Series EE and Series I savings bonds, how do I report the interest?

Exclusion of Interest From Series EE and I U.S. Savings Bonds Issued After 1989
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Optional Form To Record Redemption of Series EE and I U.S. Savings Bonds Issued After 1989
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If you have not reported the increase in the redemption value of the bonds as interest each year, you must report all of the interest in the year they are cashed or otherwise disposed of: