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Corrected tax return Index A Additional Medicare Tax, Reminders, Additional Medicare Tax withholding. Corrected tax return Adjustments, Reporting Adjustments to Form 941-SS, 944-SS, 944, or 943 Agricultural labor, Deposits. Corrected tax return Aliens, nonresidents, Deposits. Corrected tax return Assistance (see Tax help) C Calendar, Calendar Comments on publication, Comments and suggestions. Corrected tax return Common-law employee, Employee status under common law. Corrected tax return Corrected wage and tax statement, Correcting Forms W-2AS, W-2CM, W-2GU, W-2VI, and Form W-3SS. Corrected tax return Crew leaders, Farm Crew Leaders Current period adjustments, Current Period Adjustments D Deposit How to deposit, How To Deposit Penalties, Deposit Penalties Period, Deposit Period Requirements, 8. Corrected tax return Depositing Taxes Rules $100,000 next-day deposit, $100,000 Next-Day Deposit Rule Accuracy of deposits, Accuracy of Deposits Rule Schedules Monthly, Monthly Deposit Schedule Semiweekly, Semiweekly Deposit Schedule When to deposit, When To Deposit E Electronic deposits, Electronic deposit requirement. Corrected tax return Electronic filing and payment, Reminders Employee, 2. Corrected tax return Who Are Employees? Employer identification number (EIN), 1. Corrected tax return Employer Identification Number (EIN) F Family employees, Deposits. Corrected tax return Farm crew leaders, Farm Crew Leaders Farmworkers, 6. Corrected tax return Social Security and Medicare Taxes for Farmworkers, Employers of farmworkers. Corrected tax return Federal employees, Deposits. Corrected tax return Fishing, Deposits. Corrected tax return Form, Calendar, Lookback period for employers of nonfarm workers. Corrected tax return 4070, 5. Corrected tax return Tips 4070A, 5. Corrected tax return Tips 8274, Deposits. Corrected tax return 940, Calendar 941-SS, Calendar, Current Period Adjustments 941-X, Adjustments to lookback period taxes. Corrected tax return 943, Calendar 943-X, Adjustments to lookback period taxes. Corrected tax return 944-X, Adjustments to lookback period taxes. Corrected tax return Schedule H (Form 1040), Household employers reporting social security and Medicare taxes. Corrected tax return SS-4, 1. Corrected tax return Employer Identification Number (EIN) SS-5, Reminders, Employee's social security card. Corrected tax return SS-8, IRS help. Corrected tax return W-2c, Employee's social security card. Corrected tax return , Correcting Forms W-2AS, W-2CM, W-2GU, W-2VI, and Form W-3SS. Corrected tax return Fringe benefits, Fringe Benefits, Deposits. Corrected tax return FUTA tax, 11. Corrected tax return Federal Unemployment (FUTA) Tax—U. Corrected tax return S. Corrected tax return Virgin Islands Employers Only G Government employees, nonfederal, Deposits. Corrected tax return Group-term life insurance, Deposits. Corrected tax return H Help (see Tax help) Hiring new employees, Reminders Homeworkers, Deposits. Corrected tax return Hospital interns, Deposits. Corrected tax return Household employers, Household employers reporting social security and Medicare taxes. Corrected tax return Household workers, Household employers reporting social security and Medicare taxes. Corrected tax return , Deposits. Corrected tax return How to deposit, How To Deposit I Insurance agents, Deposits. Corrected tax return IRS help (employee v. Corrected tax return subcontractor), IRS help. Corrected tax return L Lookback period Farmworkers, Lookback period for employers of farmworkers. Corrected tax return Nonfarm workers, Lookback period for employers of nonfarm workers. Corrected tax return M Meals and lodging, Deposits. Corrected tax return Ministers, Deposits. Corrected tax return Monthly deposit schedule, Monthly Deposit Schedule Moving expenses, Deposits. Corrected tax return N Newspaper delivery, Deposits. Corrected tax return Noncash payments, Deposits. Corrected tax return Nonprofit organizations, Deposits. Corrected tax return P Partners, Deposits. Corrected tax return Penalties, Deposit Penalties Pension plans, Deposits. Corrected tax return Prior period adjustments, Prior Period Adjustments Private delivery services, Reminders Publications (see Tax help) R Recordkeeping, Reminders Religious orders, Deposits. Corrected tax return Retirement and pension plans, Deposits. Corrected tax return S Salespersons, Deposits. Corrected tax return Scholarships and fellowships, Deposits. Corrected tax return Semiweekly deposit schedule, Semiweekly Deposit Schedule Severance pay, Deposits. Corrected tax return Sick pay, Sick pay. Corrected tax return , Sick pay payments. Corrected tax return , Deposits. 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The Corrected Tax Return

Corrected tax return 1. Corrected tax return   Canceled Debts Table of Contents General RulesForm 1099-C Discounts and loan modifications Sales or other dispositions (such as foreclosures and repossessions) Abandonments Stockholder debt This chapter discusses the tax treatment of canceled debts. Corrected tax return General Rules Generally, if a debt for which you are personally liable is forgiven or discharged for less than the full amount owed, the debt is considered canceled in whatever amount it remained unpaid. Corrected tax return There are exceptions to this rule, discussed under Exceptions , later. Corrected tax return Generally, you must include the canceled debt in your income. Corrected tax return However, you may be able to exclude the canceled debt. Corrected tax return See Exclusions , later. Corrected tax return Example. Corrected tax return John owed $1,000 to Mary. Corrected tax return Mary agreed to accept and John paid $400 in satisfaction of the entire debt. Corrected tax return John has canceled debt of $600. Corrected tax return Example. Corrected tax return Margaret owed $1,000 to Henry. Corrected tax return Henry and Margaret agreed that Margaret would provide Henry with services (instead of money) in full satisfaction of the debt. Corrected tax return Margaret does not have canceled debt. Corrected tax return Instead, she has income from services. Corrected tax return A debt includes any indebtedness: For which you are liable, or Subject to which you hold property. Corrected tax return Debt for which you are personally liable is recourse debt. Corrected tax return All other debt is nonrecourse debt. Corrected tax return If you are not personally liable for the debt, you do not have ordinary income from the cancellation of debt unless you retain the collateral and either: The lender offers a discount for the early payment of the debt, or The lender agrees to a loan modification that results in the reduction of the principal balance of the debt. Corrected tax return See Discounts and loan modifications , later. Corrected tax return However, upon the disposition of the property securing a nonrecourse debt, the amount realized includes the entire unpaid amount of the debt, not just the FMV of the property. Corrected tax return As a result, you may realize a gain or loss if the outstanding debt immediately before the disposition is more or less than your adjusted basis in the property. Corrected tax return For more details on figuring your gain or loss, see chapter 2 of this publication or see Publication 544. Corrected tax return There are several exceptions and exclusions that may result in part or all of a canceled debt being nontaxable. Corrected tax return See Exceptions and Exclusions, later. Corrected tax return You must report any taxable canceled debt as ordinary income on: Form 1040 or Form 1040NR, line 21, if the debt is a nonbusiness debt; Schedule C (Form 1040), line 6 (or Schedule C-EZ (Form 1040), line 1), if the debt is related to a nonfarm sole proprietorship; Schedule E (Form 1040), line 3, if the debt is related to nonfarm rental of real property; Form 4835, line 6, if the debt is related to a farm rental activity for which you use Form 4835 to report farm rental income based on crops or livestock produced by a tenant; or Schedule F (Form 1040), line 8, if the debt is farm debt and you are a farmer. Corrected tax return Form 1099-C If you receive a Form 1099-C, that means an applicable entity has reported an identifiable event to the IRS regarding a debt you owe. Corrected tax return The identifiable event may be an actual cancellation of the debt or it may be an event the applicable entity is required, solely for purposes of reporting to the IRS, to treat as a cancellation of debt. Corrected tax return For information on the reasons an applicable entity files Form 1099-C, see Identifiable event codes, later. Corrected tax return Unless you meet one of the exceptions or exclusions discussed later, this canceled debt is ordinary income and must be reported on the appropriate form discussed above. Corrected tax return An applicable entity includes: A federal government agency, A financial institution, A credit union, and Any organization a significant trade or business of which is lending money. Corrected tax return Identifiable event codes. Corrected tax return    Box 6 of Form 1099-C should indicate the reason the creditor filed this form. Corrected tax return The codes shown in box 6 are explained below. Corrected tax return Also see the chart after the explanation for a quick reference guide for the codes used in Box 6. Corrected tax return Note. Corrected tax return Codes A through G and I identify specific occurrences resulting from an actual discharge of indebtedness. Corrected tax return However, Code H, Expiration of nonpayment testing period, does not necessarily identify an actual discharge of indebtedness. Corrected tax return Code A — Bankruptcy. Corrected tax return Code A is used to identify cancellation of debt as a result of a title 11 bankruptcy case. Corrected tax return See Bankruptcy , later. Corrected tax return Code B — Other judicial debt relief. Corrected tax return Code B is used to identify cancellation of debt as a result of a receivership, foreclosure, or similar federal or state court proceeding other than bankruptcy. Corrected tax return Code C — Statute of limitations or expiration of deficiency period. Corrected tax return Code C is used to identify cancellation of debt either when the statute of limitations for collecting the debt expires or when the statutory period for filing a claim or beginning a deficiency judgment proceeding expires. Corrected tax return In the case of the expiration of a statute of limitations, an identifiable event occurs only if and when your affirmative defense of the statute of limitations is upheld in a final judgment or decision in a judicial proceeding, and the period for appealing the judgment or decision has expired. Corrected tax return Code D — Foreclosure election. Corrected tax return Code D is used to identify cancellation of debt when the creditor elects foreclosure remedies that statutorily end or bar the creditor's right to pursue collection of the debt. Corrected tax return This event applies to a mortgage lender or holder who is barred from pursuing debt collection after a power of sale in the mortgage or deed of trust is exercised. Corrected tax return Code E — Debt relief from probate or similar proceeding. Corrected tax return Code E is used to identify cancellation of debt as a result of a probate court or similar legal proceeding. Corrected tax return Code F — By agreement. Corrected tax return Code F is used to identify cancellation of debt as a result of an agreement between the creditor and the debtor to cancel the debt at less than full consideration. Corrected tax return Code G — Decision or policy to discontinue collection. Corrected tax return Code G is used to identify cancellation of debt as a result of a decision or a defined policy of the creditor to discontinue collection activity and cancel the debt. Corrected tax return For purposes of this identifiable event, a defined policy includes both a written policy and the creditor's established business practice. Corrected tax return Code H — Expiration of nonpayment testing period. Corrected tax return Code H is used to indicate that the creditor has not received a payment on the debt during a testing period ending on December 31, 2013. Corrected tax return The testing period is a 36-month period increased by the number of months the creditor was prevented from engaging in collection activity by a stay in bankruptcy or similar bar under state or local law. Corrected tax return This identifiable event applies only for a creditor that is a financial institution or credit union (and certain of their subsidiaries), the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), Resolution Trust Corporation (RTC), National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), and other Federal executive agencies. Corrected tax return Expiration of the nonpayment testing period does not necessarily result from an actual discharge of indebtedness. Corrected tax return Code I — Other actual discharge before identifiable event. Corrected tax return Code I is used to identify an actual cancellation of debt that occurs before any of the identifiable events described in codes A through H. Corrected tax return Form 1099-C Reference Guide for Box 6 Identifiable Event Codes A Bankruptcy B Other judicial debt relief C Statute of limitations or expiration of deficiency period D Foreclosure election E Debt relief from probate or similar proceeding F By agreement G Decision or policy to discontinue collection H Expiration of nonpayment testing period I Other actual discharge before identifiable event Even if you did not receive a Form 1099-C, you must report canceled debt as gross income on your tax return unless one of the exceptions or exclusions described later applies. Corrected tax return Amount of canceled debt. Corrected tax return    The amount in box 2 of Form 1099-C may represent some or all of the debt that has been canceled or treated as canceled. Corrected tax return The amount in box 2 will include principal and may include interest and other nonprincipal amounts (such as fees or penalties). Corrected tax return Unless you meet one of the exceptions or exclusions discussed later, the amount of the debt that has been canceled is ordinary income and must be reported on the appropriate form as discussed earlier. Corrected tax return Interest included in canceled debt. Corrected tax return    If any interest is included in the amount of canceled debt in box 2, it will be shown in box 3. Corrected tax return Whether the interest portion of the canceled debt must be included in your income depends on whether the interest would be deductible if you paid it. Corrected tax return See Deductible Debt under Exceptions, later. Corrected tax return Persons who each receive a Form 1099-C showing the full amount of debt. Corrected tax return    If you and another person were jointly and severally liable for a canceled debt, each of you may get a Form 1099-C showing the entire amount of the canceled debt. Corrected tax return However, you may not have to report that entire amount as income. Corrected tax return The amount, if any, you must report depends on all the facts and circumstances, including: State law, The amount of debt proceeds each person received, How much of any interest deduction from the debt was claimed by each person, How much of the basis of any co-owned property bought with the debt proceeds was allocated to each co-owner, and Whether the canceled debt qualifies for any of the exceptions or exclusions described in this publication. Corrected tax return See Example 3 under Insolvency, later. Corrected tax return Discounts and loan modifications If a lender discounts (reduces) the principal balance of a loan because you pay it off early, or agrees to a loan modification (a “workout”) that includes a reduction in the principal balance of a loan, the amount of the discount or the amount of principal reduction is canceled debt. Corrected tax return However, if the debt is nonrecourse and you did not retain the collateral, you do not have cancellation of the debt income. Corrected tax return The amount of the canceled debt must be included in income unless one of the exceptions or exclusions described later applies. Corrected tax return For more details, see Exceptions and Exclusions, later. Corrected tax return Sales or other dispositions (such as foreclosures and repossessions) Recourse debt. Corrected tax return   If you owned property that was subject to a recourse debt in excess of the FMV of the property, the lender's foreclosure or repossession of the property is treated as a sale or disposition of the property by you and may result in your realization of gain or loss. Corrected tax return The gain or loss on the disposition of the property is measured by the difference between the FMV of the property at the time of the disposition and your adjusted basis (usually your cost) in the property. Corrected tax return The character of the gain or loss (such as ordinary or capital) is determined by the character of the property. Corrected tax return If the lender forgives all or part of the amount of the debt in excess of the FMV of the property, the cancellation of the excess debt may result in ordinary income. Corrected tax return The ordinary income from the cancellation of debt (the excess of the canceled debt over the FMV of the property) must be included in your gross income reported on your tax return unless one of the exceptions or exclusions described later applies. Corrected tax return For more details, see Exceptions and Exclusions, later. Corrected tax return Nonrecourse debt. Corrected tax return   If you owned property that was subject to a nonrecourse debt in excess of the FMV of the property, the lender's foreclosure on the property does not result in ordinary income from the cancellation of debt. Corrected tax return The entire amount of the nonrecourse debt is treated as an amount realized on the disposition of the property. Corrected tax return The gain or loss on the disposition of the property is measured by the difference between the total amount realized (the entire amount of the nonrecourse debt plus the amount of cash and the FMV of any property received) and your adjusted basis in the property. Corrected tax return The character of the gain or loss is determined by the character of the property. Corrected tax return More information. Corrected tax return    See Publications 523, 544, and 551, and chapter 2 of this publication for more details. Corrected tax return Abandonments Recourse debt. Corrected tax return   If you abandon property that secures a debt for which you are personally liable (recourse debt) and the debt is canceled, you will realize ordinary income equal to the canceled debt. Corrected tax return You must report this income on your tax return unless one of the exceptions or exclusions described later applies. Corrected tax return For more details, see Exceptions and Exclusions, later. Corrected tax return This income is separate from any amount realized from the abandonment of the property. Corrected tax return For more details, see chapter 3. Corrected tax return Nonrecourse debt. Corrected tax return   If you abandon property that secures a debt for which you are not personally liable (nonrecourse debt), you may realize gain or loss but will not have cancellation of indebtedness income. Corrected tax return Stockholder debt If you are a stockholder in a corporation and the corporation cancels or forgives your debt to it, the canceled debt is a constructive distribution. Corrected tax return For more information, see Publication 542, Corporations. Corrected tax return Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications