Distributions From Pensions, Annuities, Retirements or Profit-Sharing Plans, IRAs, and Insurance Contracts. Use Form 1099-R Copy A to print and mail payment information to the IRS. 1099-R Forms are 2up on an 8 1/2" x 11" sheet with a 1/2" side perforation and printed with required red scannable ink on 20# laser paper. Mail in a batch to the IRS. Order by number of forms, not sheets.