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Tax Topic Index

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These Tax Topics contain general individual and business tax information. If you don't find the answer to your question below, also check Frequently Asked Questions, Interactive Tax Assistant (ITA) and Tax Trails.

IRS Help Available Topic 100
IRS Services – Volunteer Tax Assistance, Outreach Programs and Identity Theft Topic 101
Tax Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities and the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Topic 102
Tax Help for Small Businesses and the Self-Employed Topic 103
Taxpayer Advocate Service – Your Voice at the IRS Topic 104
Armed Forces Tax Information Topic 105
Tax Relief in Disaster Situations Topic 107
IRS Procedures Topic 150
Your Appeal Rights Topic 151
Refund Information Topic 152
What To Do if You Haven't Filed Your Tax Return Topic 153
Form W-2 and Form 1099-R (What to Do if Incorrect or Not Received) Topic 154
Forms and Publications – How to Order Topic 155
Copy of Your Tax Return – How to Get One Topic 156
Change of Address – How to Notify the IRS Topic 157
Ensuring Proper Credit of Payments Topic 158
Prior Year(s) Form W-2 (How to Get a Copy) Topic 159
Form 1099-A (Acquisition or Abandonment of Secured Property) and Form 1099-C (Cancellation of Debt) Topic 160
Collection Topic 200
The Collection Process Topic 201
Tax Payment Options Topic 202
Refund Offsets for Unpaid Child Support, Certain Federal and State Debts, and Unemployment Compensation Debts Topic 203
Offers In Compromise Topic 204
Innocent Spouse Relief (Including Separation of Liability and Equitable Relief) Topic 205
Dishonored Payments Topic 206
Alternative Filing Methods Topic 250
Substitute Tax Forms Topic 253
How to Choose a Tax Return Preparer Topic 254
Self-Select PIN Signature Method for Online Registration Topic 255
General Information Topic 300
When, Where, and How to File Topic 301
Checklist of Common Errors When Preparing Your Tax Return Topic 303
Extensions of Time to File Your Tax Return Topic 304
Recordkeeping Topic 305
Penalty for Underpayment of Estimated Tax Topic 306
Backup Withholding Topic 307
Amended Returns Topic 308
Roth IRA Contributions Topic 309
Coverdell Education Savings Accounts Topic 310
Power of Attorney Information Topic 311
Disclosure Authorizations Topic 312
Qualified Tuition Programs (QTPs) Topic 313
Which Forms to File Topic 350
Which Form – 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ? Topic 352
Decedents Topic 356
Types of Income Topic 400
Wages and Salaries Topic 401
Interest Received Topic 403
Dividends Topic 404
Business Income Topic 407
Capital Gains and Losses Topic 409
Pensions and Annuities Topic 410
Pensions – The General Rule and the Simplified Method Topic 411
Lump-Sum Distributions Topic 412
Rollovers from Retirement Plans Topic 413
Rental Income and Expenses Topic 414
Renting Residential and Vacation Property Topic 415
Farming and Fishing Income Topic 416
Earnings for Clergy Topic 417
Unemployment Compensation Topic 418
Gambling Income and Losses Topic 419
Bartering Income Topic 420
Scholarship and Fellowship Grants Topic 421
Social Security and Equivalent Railroad Retirement Benefits Topic 423
401(k) Plans Topic 424
Passive Activities – Losses and Credits Topic 425
Stock Options Topic 427
Traders in Securities (Information for Form 1040 Filers) Topic 429
Receipt of Stock in a Demutualization Topic 430
Canceled Debt – Is It Taxable or Not? Topic 431
Adjustments to Income Topic 450
Individual Retirement Arrangements (IRAs) Topic 451
Alimony Paid Topic 452
Bad Debt Deduction Topic 453
Moving Expenses Topic 455
Student Loan Interest Deduction Topic 456
Tuition and Fees Deduction Topic 457
Educator Expense Deduction Topic 458
Itemized Deductions Topic 500
Should I Itemize? Topic 501
Medical and Dental Expenses Topic 502
Deductible Taxes Topic 503
Home Mortgage Points Topic 504
Interest Expense Topic 505
Charitable Contributions Topic 506
Miscellaneous Expenses Topic 508
Business Use of Home Topic 509
Business Use of Car Topic 510
Business Travel Expenses Topic 511
Business Entertainment Expenses Topic 512
Educational Expenses Topic 513
Employee Business Expenses Topic 514
Casualty, Disaster, and Theft Losses (Including Federally Declared Disaster Areas) Topic 515
Tax Computation Topic 550
Standard Deduction Topic 551
Tax and Credits Figured by the IRS Topic 552
Tax on a Child's Investment Income Topic 553
Self-Employment Tax Topic 554
Alternative Minimum Tax Topic 556
Additional Tax on Early Distributions from Traditional and ROTH IRAs Topic 557
Additional Tax on Early Distributions from Retirement Plans, Other Than IRAs Topic 558
Net Investment Income Tax Topic 559
Additional Medicare Tax Topic 560
Tax Credits Topic 600
Earned Income Credit Topic 601
Child and Dependent Care Credit Topic 602
Adoption Credit and Adoption Assistance Programs Topic 607
Excess Social Security and RRTA Tax Withheld Topic 608
Retirement Savings Contributions Credit Topic 610
Repayment of the First-time Homebuyer Credit Topic 611
IRS Notices Topic 650
Notices – What to Do Topic 651
Notice of Underreported Income – CP-2000 Topic 652
IRS Notices and Bills, Penalties and Interest Charges Topic 653
Basis of Assets, Depreciation, and Sale of Assets Topic 700
Sale of Your Home Topic 701
Basis of Assets Topic 703
Depreciation Topic 704
Installment Sales Topic 705
Employer Tax Information Topic 750
Social Security and Medicare Withholding Rates Topic 751
Form W-2 – Where, When, and How to File Topic 752
Form W-4 – Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate Topic 753
Employer Identification Number (EIN) – How to Apply Topic 755
Employment Taxes for Household Employees Topic 756
Forms 941 and 944 – Deposit Requirements Topic 757
Form 941 – Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return and Form 944 – Employer's Annual Federal Tax Return Topic 758
Form 940 – Employer's Annual Federal Unemployment (FUTA) Tax Return – Filing and Deposit Requirements Topic 759
Reporting and Deposit Requirements for Agricultural Employers Topic 760
Tips – Withholding and Reporting Topic 761
Independent Contractor vs. Employee Topic 762
The Affordable Care Act Topic 763
Electronic Media Filers – 1099 Series and Related Information Returns Topic 800
Who Must File Information Returns Electronically Topic 801
Applications, Forms, and Information Topic 802
Waivers and Extensions Topic 803
Test Files and Combined Federal and State Filing Topic 804
Electronic Filing of Information Returns Topic 805
Tax Information for Aliens and U.S. Citizens Living Abroad Topic 850
Resident and Nonresident Aliens Topic 851
Foreign Tax Credit Topic 856
Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) – Form W-7 Topic 857
Alien Tax Clearance Topic 858
Tax Information for Residents of Puerto Rico Topic 900
Is a Person With Income from Puerto Rican Sources Required to File a U.S. Federal Income Tax Return? Topic 901
Credits and Deductions for Taxpayers With Puerto Rican Source Income That is Exempt From U.S. Tax Topic 902
Federal Employment Tax in Puerto Rico Topic 903
Tax Assistance for Residents of Puerto Rico Topic 904

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