How to read your MagCloud payment history

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This article will help MagCloud authors calculate their annual earnings, particularly for tax purposes and 1099 purposes. Log in to your MagCloud account to check your payment history.


MagCloud (part of Blurb, and Reischling Press Incorporated) will only issue you a 1099 if you earned $600 or more in the calendar year and checked one of the boxes indicating you're a US citizen, US resident, or US business owner.

  • For 2020 earning only, some MagCloud authors may receive a 1099 from Blurb, Inc and another 1099 from Reischling Press Incorporated (RPI). That's because RPI acquired Blurb in August of 2020) and each company must send separate 1099s. 
  • Payments made in January 2020 through July 2020 will be under a 1099 from Blurb Inc (if you earned $600 or more).
  • Payments made in August 2020 through December 2020 will be under a 1099 from RPI, Inc (if you earned $600 or more).
  • Also see Calculate your Annual Earnings below.

Viewing your profit payments

1. Log in to your your MagCloud account.

2. Go to the Sales Statistics page:

3. Click Payment History.

4. You'll now see a list of payout transactions. These are your author earnings (and any referral fees)

  • Each payout transaction has a date to its right, and that's the date the payment was sent to you.
  • If you believe you did not receive a specific payment, or you did not claim it in time and it was returned, please contact customer support.



Calculate your annual earnings

To calculate your earnings for a specific year, simply add up the payments in your Payment History for each month of that year. 

Here's a sample showing all 2020 earnings:

Remember to check any additional pages of results/payments for that year:


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