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Amend federal tax return free 7. Amend federal tax return free   Ship Passenger Tax Table of Contents A tax of $3 per passenger is imposed on certain ship voyages, as explained later under Taxable situations. Amend federal tax return free The tax is imposed only once for each passenger, either at the time of first embarkation or disembarkation in the United States. Amend federal tax return free The person providing the voyage (the operator of the vessel) is liable for the tax. Amend federal tax return free Voyage. Amend federal tax return free   A voyage is the vessel's journey that includes the outward and homeward trips or passages. Amend federal tax return free The voyage starts when the vessel begins to load passengers and continues until the vessel has completed at least one outward and one homeward passage. Amend federal tax return free The tax may be imposed even if a passenger does not make both an outward and a homeward passage as long as the voyage begins or ends in the United States. Amend federal tax return free Passenger. Amend federal tax return free   A passenger is an individual carried on the vessel other than the Master or a crew member or other individual engaged in the business of the vessel or its owners. Amend federal tax return free Example 1. Amend federal tax return free John Smith works as a guest lecturer. Amend federal tax return free The cruise line hired him for the benefit of the passengers. Amend federal tax return free Therefore, he is engaged in the business of the vessel and is not a passenger. Amend federal tax return free Example 2. Amend federal tax return free Marian Green is a travel agent. Amend federal tax return free She is taking the cruise as a promotional trip to determine if she wants to offer it to her clients. Amend federal tax return free She is a passenger. Amend federal tax return free Taxable situations. Amend federal tax return free   There are two taxable situations. Amend federal tax return free The first situation involves voyages on commercial passenger vessels extending over one or more nights. Amend federal tax return free A voyage extends over one or more nights if it extends for more than 24 hours. Amend federal tax return free A passenger vessel is any vessel with stateroom or berth accommodations for more than 16 passengers. Amend federal tax return free   The second situation involves voyages on a commercial vessel transporting passengers engaged in gambling on the vessel beyond the territorial waters of the United States. Amend federal tax return free Territorial waters of the United States are those waters within the international boundary line between the United States and any contiguous foreign country or within 3 nautical miles (3. Amend federal tax return free 45 statute miles) from low tide on the coastline. Amend federal tax return free If passengers participate as players in any policy game or other lottery, or any other game of chance for money or other thing of value that the owner or operator of the vessel (or their employee, agent, or franchisee) conducts, sponsors, or operates, the voyage is subject to the ship passenger tax. Amend federal tax return free The tax applies regardless of the duration of the voyage. Amend federal tax return free A casual, friendly game of chance with other passengers that is not conducted, sponsored, or operated by the owner or operator is not gambling for determining if the voyage is subject to the ship passenger tax. Amend federal tax return free Exemptions. Amend federal tax return free   The tax does not apply when a vessel is on a voyage of less than 12 hours between 2 points in the United States or if a vessel is owned or operated by a state or local government. Amend federal tax return free Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications
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Amend federal tax return free 6. Amend federal tax return free   Insurance Table of Contents What's New Introduction Topics - This chapter discusses: Useful Items - You may want to see: Deductible PremiumsSelf-Employed Health Insurance Deduction Nondeductible Premiums Capitalized Premiums When To Deduct Premiums What's New Retiree drug subsidy. Amend federal tax return free  Beginning in 2013, sponsors of certain qualified retiree prescription drug plans must account for the subsidy received by reducing the amount of qualified retiree prescription drug plans expense by the subsidy received (taking into account the taxpayer's accounting method). Amend federal tax return free For more information, see the retiree drug subsidy frequently asked questions on IRS. Amend federal tax return free gov. Amend federal tax return free Introduction You generally can deduct the ordinary and necessary cost of insurance as a business expense if it is for your trade, business, or profession. Amend federal tax return free However, you may have to capitalize certain insurance costs under the uniform capitalization rules. Amend federal tax return free For more information, see Capitalized Premiums , later. Amend federal tax return free Topics - This chapter discusses: Deductible premiums Nondeductible premiums Capitalized premiums When to deduct premiums Useful Items - You may want to see: Publication 15-B Employer's Tax Guide to Fringe Benefits 525 Taxable and Nontaxable Income 538 Accounting Periods and Methods 547 Casualties, Disasters, and Thefts Form (and Instructions) 1040 U. Amend federal tax return free S. Amend federal tax return free Individual Income Tax Return See chapter 12 for information about getting publications and forms. Amend federal tax return free Deductible Premiums You generally can deduct premiums you pay for the following kinds of insurance related to your trade or business. Amend federal tax return free Insurance that covers fire, storm, theft, accident, or similar losses. Amend federal tax return free Credit insurance that covers losses from business bad debts. Amend federal tax return free Group hospitalization and medical insurance for employees, including long-term care insurance. Amend federal tax return free If a partnership pays accident and health insurance premiums for its partners, it generally can deduct them as guaranteed payments to partners. Amend federal tax return free If an S corporation pays accident and health insurance premiums for its more-than-2% shareholder-employees, it generally can deduct them, but must also include them in the shareholder's wages subject to federal income tax withholding. Amend federal tax return free See Publication 15-B. Amend federal tax return free Liability insurance. Amend federal tax return free Malpractice insurance that covers your personal liability for professional negligence resulting in injury or damage to patients or clients. Amend federal tax return free Workers' compensation insurance set by state law that covers any claims for bodily injuries or job-related diseases suffered by employees in your business, regardless of fault. Amend federal tax return free If a partnership pays workers' compensation premiums for its partners, it generally can deduct them as guaranteed payments to partners. Amend federal tax return free If an S corporation pays workers' compensation premiums for its more-than-2% shareholder-employees, it generally can deduct them, but must also include them in the shareholder's wages. Amend federal tax return free Contributions to a state unemployment insurance fund are deductible as taxes if they are considered taxes under state law. Amend federal tax return free Overhead insurance that pays for business overhead expenses you have during long periods of disability caused by your injury or sickness. Amend federal tax return free Car and other vehicle insurance that covers vehicles used in your business for liability, damages, and other losses. Amend federal tax return free If you operate a vehicle partly for personal use, deduct only the part of the insurance premium that applies to the business use of the vehicle. Amend federal tax return free If you use the standard mileage rate to figure your car expenses, you cannot deduct any car insurance premiums. Amend federal tax return free Life insurance covering your officers and employees if you are not directly or indirectly a beneficiary under the contract. Amend federal tax return free Business interruption insurance that pays for lost profits if your business is shut down due to a fire or other cause. Amend federal tax return free Self-Employed Health Insurance Deduction You may be able to deduct premiums paid for medical and dental insurance and qualified long-term care insurance for yourself, your spouse, and your dependents. Amend federal tax return free The insurance can also cover your child who was under age 27 at the end of 2013, even if the child was not your dependent. Amend federal tax return free A child includes your son, daughter, stepchild, adopted child, or foster child. Amend federal tax return free A foster child is any child placed with you by an authorized placement agency or by judgment, decree, or other order of any court of competent jurisdiction. Amend federal tax return free One of the following statements must be true. Amend federal tax return free You were self-employed and had a net profit for the year reported on Schedule C (Form 1040), Profit or Loss From Business; Schedule C-EZ (Form 1040), Net Profit From Business; or Schedule F (Form 1040), Profit or Loss From Farming. Amend federal tax return free You were a partner with net earnings from self-employment for the year reported on Schedule K-1 (Form 1065), Partner's Share of Income, Deductions, Credits, etc. Amend federal tax return free , box 14, code A. Amend federal tax return free You used one of the optional methods to figure your net earnings from self-employment on Schedule SE. Amend federal tax return free You received wages in 2013 from an S corporation in which you were a more-than-2% shareholder. Amend federal tax return free Health insurance premiums paid or reimbursed by the S corporation are shown as wages on Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement. Amend federal tax return free The insurance plan must be established, or considered to be established as discussed in the following bullets, under your business. Amend federal tax return free For self-employed individuals filing a Schedule C, C-EZ, or F, a policy can be either in the name of the business or in the name of the individual. Amend federal tax return free For partners, a policy can be either in the name of the partnership or in the name of the partner. Amend federal tax return free You can either pay the premiums yourself or your partnership can pay them and report the premium amounts on Schedule K-1 (Form 1065) as guaranteed payments to be included in your gross income. Amend federal tax return free However, if the policy is in your name and you pay the premiums yourself, the partnership must reimburse you and report the premium amounts on Schedule K-1 (Form 1065) as guaranteed payments to be included in your gross income. Amend federal tax return free Otherwise, the insurance plan will not be considered to be established under your business. Amend federal tax return free For more-than-2% shareholders, a policy can be either in the name of the S corporation or in the name of the shareholder. Amend federal tax return free You can either pay the premiums yourself or your S corporation can pay them and report the premium amounts on Form W-2 as wages to be included in your gross income. Amend federal tax return free However, if the policy is in your name and you pay the premiums yourself, the S corporation must reimburse you and report the premium amounts on Form W-2 as wages to be included in your gross income. Amend federal tax return free Otherwise, the insurance plan will not be considered to be established under your business. Amend federal tax return free Medicare premiums you voluntarily pay to obtain insurance in your name that is similar to qualifying private health insurance can be used to figure the deduction. Amend federal tax return free If you previously filed returns without using Medicare premiums to figure the deduction, you can file timely amended returns to refigure the deduction. Amend federal tax return free For more information, see Form 1040X, Amended U. Amend federal tax return free S. Amend federal tax return free Individual Income Tax Return. Amend federal tax return free Amounts paid for health insurance coverage from retirement plan distributions that were nontaxable because you are a retired public safety officer cannot be used to figure the deduction. Amend federal tax return free Take the deduction on Form 1040, line 29. Amend federal tax return free Qualified long-term care insurance. Amend federal tax return free   You can include premiums paid on a qualified long-term care insurance contract when figuring your deduction. Amend federal tax return free But, for each person covered, you can include only the smaller of the following amounts. Amend federal tax return free The amount paid for that person. Amend federal tax return free The amount shown below. Amend federal tax return free Use the person's age at the end of the tax year. Amend federal tax return free Age 40 or younger–$360 Age 41 to 50–$680 Age 51 to 60–$1,360 Age 61 to 70–$3,640 Age 71 or older–$4,550 Qualified long-term care insurance contract. Amend federal tax return free   A qualified long-term care insurance contract is an insurance contract that only provides coverage of qualified long-term care services. Amend federal tax return free The contract must meet all the following requirements. Amend federal tax return free It must be guaranteed renewable. Amend federal tax return free It must provide that refunds, other than refunds on the death of the insured or complete surrender or cancellation of the contract, and dividends under the contract may be used only to reduce future premiums or increase future benefits. Amend federal tax return free It must not provide for a cash surrender value or other money that can be paid, assigned, pledged, or borrowed. Amend federal tax return free It generally must not pay or reimburse expenses incurred for services or items that would be reimbursed under Medicare, except where Medicare is a secondary payer or the contract makes per diem or other periodic payments without regard to expenses. Amend federal tax return free Qualified long-term care services. Amend federal tax return free   Qualified long-term care services are: Necessary diagnostic, preventive, therapeutic, curing, treating, mitigating, and rehabilitative services, and Maintenance or personal care services. Amend federal tax return free The services must be required by a chronically ill individual and prescribed by a licensed health care practitioner. Amend federal tax return free Worksheet 6-A. Amend federal tax return free Self-Employed Health Insurance Deduction Worksheet Note. Amend federal tax return free Use a separate worksheet for each trade or business under which an insurance plan is established. Amend federal tax return free 1. Amend federal tax return free Enter the total amount paid in 2013 for health insurance coverage established under your business for 2013 for you, your spouse, and your dependents. Amend federal tax return free Your insurance can also cover your child who was under age 27 at the end of 2013, even if the child was not your dependent. Amend federal tax return free But do not include the following. Amend federal tax return free   Amounts for any month you were eligible to participate in a health plan subsidized by your or your spouse's employer or the employer of either your dependent or your child who was under the age of 27 at the end of 2013. Amend federal tax return free Any amounts paid from retirement plan distributions that were nontaxable because you are a retired public safety officer. Amend federal tax return free Any amounts you included on Form 8885, line 4. Amend federal tax return free Any qualified health insurance premiums you paid to “U. Amend federal tax return free S. Amend federal tax return free Treasury-HCTC. Amend federal tax return free ” Any health coverage tax credit advance payments shown in box 1 of Form 1099-H. Amend federal tax return free Any payments for qualified long-term care insurance (see line 2) 1. Amend federal tax return free   2. Amend federal tax return free For coverage under a qualified long-term care insurance contract, enter for each person covered the smaller of the following amounts. Amend federal tax return free       a) Total payments made for that person during the year. Amend federal tax return free       b) The amount shown below. Amend federal tax return free Use the person's age at the end of the tax year. Amend federal tax return free         $360— if that person is age 40 or younger          $680— if age 41 to 50         $1,360— if age 51 to 60         $3,640— if age 61 to 70         $4,550— if age 71 or older         Do not include payments for any month you were eligible to participate in a long-term care insurance plan subsidized by your or your spouse’s employer or the employer of either your dependent or your child who was under the age of 27 at the end of 2013. Amend federal tax return free If more than one person is covered, figure separately the amount to enter for each person. Amend federal tax return free Then enter the total of those amounts 2. Amend federal tax return free   3. Amend federal tax return free Add lines 1 and 2 3. Amend federal tax return free   4. Amend federal tax return free Enter your net profit* and any other earned income** from the trade or business under which the insurance plan is established. Amend federal tax return free Do not include Conservation Reserve Program payments exempt from self-employment tax. Amend federal tax return free If the business is an S corporation, skip to line 11 4. Amend federal tax return free   5. Amend federal tax return free Enter the total of all net profits* from: Schedule C (Form 1040), line 31; Schedule C-EZ (Form 1040), line 3; Schedule F (Form 1040), line 34; or Schedule K-1 (Form 1065), box 14, code A; plus any other income allocable to the profitable businesses. Amend federal tax return free Do not include Conservation Reserve Program payments exempt from self-employment tax. Amend federal tax return free See the Instructions for Schedule SE (Form 1040). Amend federal tax return free Do not include any net losses shown on these schedules. Amend federal tax return free 5. Amend federal tax return free   6. Amend federal tax return free Divide line 4 by line 5 6. Amend federal tax return free   7. Amend federal tax return free Multiply Form 1040, line 27, by the percentage on line 6 7. Amend federal tax return free   8. Amend federal tax return free Subtract line 7 from line 4 8. Amend federal tax return free   9. Amend federal tax return free Enter the amount, if any, from Form 1040, line 28, attributable to the same trade or business in which the insurance plan is established 9. Amend federal tax return free   10. Amend federal tax return free Subtract line 9 from line 8 10. Amend federal tax return free   11. Amend federal tax return free Enter your Medicare wages (Form W-2, box 5) from an S corporation in which you are a more-than-2% shareholder and in which the insurance plan is established 11. Amend federal tax return free   12. Amend federal tax return free Enter any amount from Form 2555, line 45, attributable to the amount entered on line 4 or 11 above, or any amount from Form 2555-EZ, line 18, attributable to the amount entered on line 11 above 12. Amend federal tax return free   13. Amend federal tax return free Subtract line 12 from line 10 or 11, whichever applies 13. Amend federal tax return free   14. Amend federal tax return free Enter the smaller of line 3 or line 13 here and on Form 1040, line 29. Amend federal tax return free Do not include this amount when figuring any medical expense deduction on Schedule A (Form 1040). Amend federal tax return free 14. Amend federal tax return free   * If you used either optional method to figure your net earnings from self-employment from any business, do not enter your net profit from the business. Amend federal tax return free Instead, enter the amount attributable to that business from Schedule SE (Form 1040), Section B, line 4b. Amend federal tax return free * *Earned income includes net earnings and gains from the sale, transfer, or licensing of property you created. Amend federal tax return free However, it does not include capital gain income. Amend federal tax return free Chronically ill individual. Amend federal tax return free   A chronically ill individual is a person who has been certified as one of the following. Amend federal tax return free An individual who has been unable, due to loss of functional capacity for at least 90 days, to perform at least two activities of daily living without substantial assistance from another individual. Amend federal tax return free Activities of daily living are eating, toileting, transferring (general mobility), bathing, dressing, and continence. Amend federal tax return free An individual who requires substantial supervision to be protected from threats to health and safety due to severe cognitive impairment. Amend federal tax return free The certification must have been made by a licensed health care practitioner within the previous 12 months. Amend federal tax return free Benefits received. Amend federal tax return free   For information on excluding benefits you receive from a long-term care contract from gross income, see Publication 525. Amend federal tax return free Other coverage. Amend federal tax return free   You cannot take the deduction for any month you were eligible to participate in any employer (including your spouse's) subsidized health plan at any time during that month, even if you did not actually participate. Amend federal tax return free In addition, if you were eligible for any month or part of a month to participate in any subsidized health plan maintained by the employer of either your dependent or your child who was under age 27 at the end of 2013, do not use amounts paid for coverage for that month to figure the deduction. Amend federal tax return free   These rules are applied separately to plans that provide long-term care insurance and plans that do not provide long-term care insurance. Amend federal tax return free However, any medical insurance payments not deductible on Form 1040, line 29, can be included as medical expenses on Schedule A (Form 1040), Itemized Deductions, if you itemize deductions. Amend federal tax return free Effect on itemized deductions. Amend federal tax return free   Subtract the health insurance deduction from your medical insurance when figuring medical expenses on Schedule A (Form 1040) if you itemize deductions. Amend federal tax return free Effect on self-employment tax. Amend federal tax return free   For tax years beginning before or after 2010, you cannot subtract the self-employed health insurance deduction when figuring net earnings for your self-employment tax from the business under which the insurance plan is established, or considered to be established as discussed earlier. Amend federal tax return free For more information, see Schedule SE (Form 1040). Amend federal tax return free How to figure the deduction. Amend federal tax return free   Generally, you can use the worksheet in the Form 1040 instructions to figure your deduction. Amend federal tax return free However, if any of the following apply, you must use Worksheet 6-A in this chapter. Amend federal tax return free You had more than one source of income subject to self-employment tax. Amend federal tax return free You file Form 2555, Foreign Earned Income, or Form 2555-EZ, Foreign Earned Income Exclusion. Amend federal tax return free You are using amounts paid for qualified long-term care insurance to figure the deduction. Amend federal tax return free If you are claiming the health coverage tax credit, complete Form 8885, Health Coverage Tax Credit, before you figure this deduction. Amend federal tax return free Health coverage tax credit. Amend federal tax return free   You may be able to take this credit only if you were an eligible trade adjustment assistance (TAA) recipient, alternative TAA (ATAA) recipient, reemployment trade adjustment assistance (RTAA) recipient, or Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) pension recipient. Amend federal tax return free Use Form 8885 to figure the amount, if any, of this credit. Amend federal tax return free   When figuring the amount to enter on line 1 of Worksheet 6-A, do not include the following. Amend federal tax return free Any amounts you included on Form 8885, line 4. Amend federal tax return free Any qualified health insurance premiums you paid to “U. Amend federal tax return free S. Amend federal tax return free Treasury-HCTC. Amend federal tax return free ” Any health coverage tax credit advance payments shown in box 1 of Form 1099-H, Health Coverage Tax Credit (HCTC) Advance Payments. Amend federal tax return free More than one health plan and business. Amend federal tax return free   If you have more than one health plan during the year and each plan is established under a different business, you must use separate worksheets (Worksheet 6-A) to figure each plan's net earnings limit. Amend federal tax return free Include the premium you paid under each plan on line 1 or line 2 of that separate worksheet and your net profit (or wages) from that business on line 4 (or line 11). Amend federal tax return free For a plan that provides long-term care insurance, the total of the amounts entered for each person on line 2 of all worksheets cannot be more than the appropriate limit shown on line 2 for that person. Amend federal tax return free Nondeductible Premiums You cannot deduct premiums on the following kinds of insurance. Amend federal tax return free Self-insurance reserve funds. Amend federal tax return free You cannot deduct amounts credited to a reserve set up for self-insurance. Amend federal tax return free This applies even if you cannot get business insurance coverage for certain business risks. Amend federal tax return free However, your actual losses may be deductible. Amend federal tax return free See Publication 547. Amend federal tax return free Loss of earnings. Amend federal tax return free You cannot deduct premiums for a policy that pays for lost earnings due to sickness or disability. Amend federal tax return free However, see the discussion on overhead insurance, item (8), under Deductible Premiums , earlier. Amend federal tax return free Certain life insurance and annuities. Amend federal tax return free For contracts issued before June 9, 1997, you cannot deduct the premiums on a life insurance policy covering you, an employee, or any person with a financial interest in your business if you are directly or indirectly a beneficiary of the policy. Amend federal tax return free You are included among possible beneficiaries of the policy if the policy owner is obligated to repay a loan from you using the proceeds of the policy. Amend federal tax return free A person has a financial interest in your business if the person is an owner or part owner of the business or has lent money to the business. Amend federal tax return free For contracts issued after June 8, 1997, you generally cannot deduct the premiums on any life insurance policy, endowment contract, or annuity contract if you are directly or indirectly a beneficiary. Amend federal tax return free The disallowance applies without regard to whom the policy covers. Amend federal tax return free Partners. Amend federal tax return free If, as a partner in a partnership, you take out an insurance policy on your own life and name your partners as beneficiaries to induce them to retain their investments in the partnership, you are considered a beneficiary. Amend federal tax return free You cannot deduct the insurance premiums. Amend federal tax return free Insurance to secure a loan. Amend federal tax return free If you take out a policy on your life or on the life of another person with a financial interest in your business to get or protect a business loan, you cannot deduct the premiums as a business expense. Amend federal tax return free Nor can you deduct the premiums as interest on business loans or as an expense of financing loans. Amend federal tax return free In the event of death, the proceeds of the policy are generally not taxed as income even if they are used to liquidate the debt. Amend federal tax return free Capitalized Premiums Under the uniform capitalization rules, you must capitalize the direct costs and part of the indirect costs for certain production or resale activities. Amend federal tax return free Include these costs in the basis of property you produce or acquire for resale, rather than claiming them as a current deduction. Amend federal tax return free You recover the costs through depreciation, amortization, or cost of goods sold when you use, sell, or otherwise dispose of the property. Amend federal tax return free Indirect costs include premiums for insurance on your plant or facility, machinery, equipment, materials, property produced, or property acquired for resale. Amend federal tax return free Uniform capitalization rules. Amend federal tax return free   You may be subject to the uniform capitalization rules if you do any of the following, unless the property is produced for your use other than in a business or an activity carried on for profit. Amend federal tax return free Produce real property or tangible personal property. Amend federal tax return free For this purpose, tangible personal property includes a film, sound recording, video tape, book, or similar property. Amend federal tax return free Acquire property for resale. Amend federal tax return free However, these rules do not apply to the following property. Amend federal tax return free Personal property you acquire for resale if your average annual gross receipts are $10 million or less for the 3 prior tax years. Amend federal tax return free Property you produce if you meet either of the following conditions. Amend federal tax return free Your indirect costs of producing the property are $200,000 or less. Amend federal tax return free You use the cash method of accounting and do not account for inventories. Amend federal tax return free More information. Amend federal tax return free   For more information on these rules, see Uniform Capitalization Rules in Publication 538 and the regulations under Internal Revenue Code section 263A. Amend federal tax return free When To Deduct Premiums You can usually deduct insurance premiums in the tax year to which they apply. Amend federal tax return free Cash method. Amend federal tax return free   If you use the cash method of accounting, you generally deduct insurance premiums in the tax year you actually paid them, even if you incurred them in an earlier year. Amend federal tax return free However, see Prepayment , later. Amend federal tax return free Accrual method. Amend federal tax return free   If you use an accrual method of accounting, you cannot deduct insurance premiums before the tax year in which you incur a liability for them. Amend federal tax return free In addition, you cannot deduct insurance premiums before the tax year in which you actually pay them (unless the exception for recurring items applies). Amend federal tax return free For more information about the accrual method of accounting, see chapter 1. Amend federal tax return free For information about the exception for recurring items, see Publication 538. Amend federal tax return free Prepayment. Amend federal tax return free   You cannot deduct expenses in advance, even if you pay them in advance. Amend federal tax return free This rule applies to any expense paid far enough in advance to, in effect, create an asset with a useful life extending substantially beyond the end of the current tax year. Amend federal tax return free   Expenses such as insurance are generally allocable to a period of time. Amend federal tax return free You can deduct insurance expenses for the year to which they are allocable. Amend federal tax return free Example. Amend federal tax return free In 2013, you signed a 3-year insurance contract. Amend federal tax return free Even though you paid the premiums for 2013, 2014, and 2015 when you signed the contract, you can only deduct the premium for 2013 on your 2013 tax return. Amend federal tax return free You can deduct in 2014 and 2015 the premium allocable to those years. Amend federal tax return free Dividends received. Amend federal tax return free   If you receive dividends from business insurance and you deducted the premiums in prior years, at least part of the dividends generally are income. Amend federal tax return free For more information, see Recovery of amount deducted (tax benefit rule) in chapter 1 under How Much Can I Deduct. Amend federal tax return free Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications