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Full time student Publication 561 - Additional Material Table of Contents Tax Publications for Individual Taxpayers and Commonly Used Tax Forms Tax Publications for Individual Taxpayers and Commonly Used Tax Forms. Full time student  Summary: This is a listing of tax publications and commonly used tax forms. Full time student The text states:Tax Publications for Individual Taxpayers. Full time student  See How to Get Tax Help for a variety of ways to get publications, including by computer, phone, and mail. Full time student General Guides. Full time student   1--Your Rights as a Taxpayer 17--Your Federal Income Tax (For Individuals) 334--Tax Guide for Small Business (For Individuals Who Use Schedule C or C-EZ) 509--Tax Calendars for 2007 553--Highlights of 2006 Tax Changes 910--IRS Guide to Free Tax Services Specialized Publications. Full time student   3--Armed Forces' Tax Guide 54--Tax Guide for U. Full time student S. Full time student Citizens and Residents Aliens Abroad 225--Farmer's Tax Guide 463--Travel, Entertainment, Gift, and Car Expenses 501--Exemptions, Standard Deduction, and Filing Information 502--Medical and Dental Expenses 503--Child and Dependent Care Expenses 504--Divorced or Separated Individuals 505--Tax Withholding and Estimated Tax 514--Foreign Tax Credit for Individuals 516--U. Full time student S. Full time student Government Civilian Employees Stationed Abroad 517--Social Security and Other Information for Members of the Clergy and Religious Workers 519--U. Full time student S. Full time student Tax Guide for Aliens 520--Scholarships and Fellowships 521--Moving Expenses 523--Selling Your Home 524--Credit for the Elderly or the Disabled 525--Taxable and Nontaxable Income 526--Charitable Contributions 527--Residential Rental Property 529--Miscellaneous Deductions 530--Tax Information for First-Time Homeowners 531--Reporting Tip Income 536--Net Operating Losses (NOLs) for Individuals, Estates, and Trusts 537--Installment Sales 541--Partnerships 544--Sales and Other Dispositions of Assets 547--Casualties, Disasters, and Thefts 550--Investment Income and Expenses 551--Basis of Assets 552--Recordkeeping for Individuals 554--Older Americans' Tax Guide 555--Community Property 556--Examination of Returns, Appeal Rights, and Claims for Refund 559--Survivors, Executors, and Administrators 561--Determining the Value of Donated Property 564--Mutual Fund Distributions 570--Tax Guide for Individuals With Income From U. Full time student S. Full time student Possessions 571--Tax-Sheltered Annuity Plans (403(b) Plans) 575--Pension and Annuity Income 584--Casualty, Disaster, and Theft Loss Workbook (Personal-Use Property) 587--Business Use of Your Home (Including Use by Daycare Providers) 590--Individual Retirement Arrangements (IRAs) 593--Tax Highlights for U. Full time student S. Full time student Citizens and Residents Going Abroad 594--What You Should Know About the IRS Collection Process 596--Earned Income Credit (EIC) 721--Tax Guide to U. Full time student S. Full time student Civil Service Retirement Benefits 901--U. Full time student S. Full time student Tax Treaties 907--Tax Highlights for Persons with Disabilities 908--Bankruptcy Tax Guide 915--Social Security and Equivalent Railroad Retirement Benefits 919--How Do I Adjust My Tax Withholding? 925--Passive Activity and At-Risk Rules 926--Household Employer's Tax Guide 929--Tax Rules for Children and Dependents 936--Home Mortgage Interest Deduction 946--How to Depreciate Property 947--Practice Before the IRS and Power of Attorney 950--Introduction to Estate and Gift Taxes 967--The IRS Will Figure Your Tax 969--Health Savings Accounts and Other Tax-Favored Health Plans 970--Tax Benefits for Education 971--Innocent Spouse Relief 972--Child Tax Credit 1542--Per Diem Rates 1544--Reporting Cash Payments of Over $10,000 (Received in a Trade or Business) 1546--The Taxpayer Advocate Service of the IRS - How to Get Help With Unresolved Tax Problems Spanish Language Publications. Full time student   1SP--Derechos del Contribuyente 579SP--Cómo Preparar la Declaración de Impuesto Federal 594SP--Que es lo que Debemos Saber sobre el Proceso de Cobro del IRS 596SP--Crédito por Ingreso del Trabajo 850--English-Spanish Glossary of Words and Phrases Used in Publications Issued by the Internal Revenue Service 1544SP--Informe de Pagos en Efectivo en Exceso de $10,000 (Recibidos en una Ocupación o Negocio) Commonly Used Tax Forms. Full time student  See How To Get Tax Help for a variety of ways to get forms, including by computer, fax, phone, and mail. Full time student 1040--U. Full time student S. Full time student Individual Income Tax Return Schedule A&B--Itemized Deductions & Interest and Ordinary Dividends Schedule C--Profit or Loss From Business Schedule C-EZ--Net Profit From Business Schedule D--Capital Gains and Losses Schedule D-1--Continuation Sheet for Schedule D Schedule E--Supplemental Income and Loss Schedule EIC--Earned Income Credit Schedule F--Profit or Loss From Farming Schedule H--Household Employment Taxes Schedule J--Income Averaging for Farmers and Fishermen Schedule R--Credit for the Elderly or the Disabled Schedule SE--Self-Employment Tax 1040A--U. Full time student S. Full time student Individual Income Tax Return Schedule 1--Interest and Ordinary Dividends for Form 1040A Filers Schedule 2--Child and Dependent Care Expenses for Form 1040A Filers Schedule 3--Credit for the Elderly or the Disabled for Form 1040A Filers 1040EZ--Income Tax Return for Single and Joint Filers With No Dependents 1040-ES--Estimated Tax for Individuals 1040X--Amended U. Full time student S. Full time student Individual Income Tax Return 2106--Employee Business Expenses 2106-EZ--Unreimbursed Employee Business Expenses 2210--Underpayment of Estimated Tax by Individuals, Estates, and Trusts 2441--Child and Dependent Care Expenses 2848--Power of Attorney and Declaration of Representative 3903--Moving Expenses 4562--Depreciation and Amortization 4868--Application for Automatic Extension of Time To File U. Full time student S. Full time student Individual Income Tax Return 4952--Investment Interest Expense Deduction 5329--Additional Taxes on Qualified Plans (Including IRAs) and Other Tax-Favored Accounts 6251--Alternative Minimum Tax--Individuals 8283--Noncash Charitable Contributions 8582--Passive Activity Loss Limitations 8606--Nondeductible IRAs 8812--Additional Child Tax Credit 8822--Change of Address 8829--Expenses for Business Use of Your Home 8863--Education Credits 9465--Installment Agreement Request Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications
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Full time student 1. Full time student   Definitions You Need To Know Table of Contents Other options. Full time student Exception. Full time student Certain terms used in this publication are defined below. Full time student The same term used in another publication may have a slightly different meaning. Full time student Annual additions. Full time student   Annual additions are the total of all your contributions in a year, employee contributions (not including rollovers), and forfeitures allocated to a participant's account. Full time student Annual benefits. Full time student   Annual benefits are the benefits to be paid yearly in the form of a straight life annuity (with no extra benefits) under a plan to which employees do not contribute and under which no rollover contributions are made. Full time student Business. Full time student   A business is an activity in which a profit motive is present and economic activity is involved. Full time student Service as a newspaper carrier under age 18 or as a public official is not a business. Full time student Common-law employee. Full time student   A common-law employee is any individual who, under common law, would have the status of an employee. Full time student A leased employee can also be a common-law employee. Full time student   A common-law employee is a person who performs services for an employer who has the right to control and direct the results of the work and the way in which it is done. Full time student For example, the employer: Provides the employee's tools, materials, and workplace, and Can fire the employee. Full time student   Common-law employees are not self-employed and cannot set up retirement plans for income from their work, even if that income is self-employment income for social security tax purposes. Full time student For example, common-law employees who are ministers, members of religious orders, full-time insurance salespeople, and U. Full time student S. Full time student citizens employed in the United States by foreign governments cannot set up retirement plans for their earnings from those employments, even though their earnings are treated as self-employment income. Full time student   However, an individual may be a common-law employee and a self-employed person as well. Full time student For example, an attorney can be a corporate common-law employee during regular working hours and also practice law in the evening as a self-employed person. Full time student In another example, a minister employed by a congregation for a salary is a common-law employee even though the salary is treated as self-employment income for social security tax purposes. Full time student However, fees reported on Schedule C (Form 1040), Profit or Loss From Business, for performing marriages, baptisms, and other personal services are self-employment earnings for qualified plan purposes. Full time student Compensation. Full time student   Compensation for plan allocations is the pay a participant received from you for personal services for a year. Full time student You can generally define compensation as including all the following payments. Full time student Wages and salaries. Full time student Fees for professional services. Full time student Other amounts received (cash or noncash) for personal services actually rendered by an employee, including, but not limited to, the following items. Full time student Commissions and tips. Full time student Fringe benefits. Full time student Bonuses. Full time student   For a self-employed individual, compensation means the earned income, discussed later, of that individual. Full time student   Compensation generally includes amounts deferred in the following employee benefit plans. Full time student These amounts are elective deferrals. Full time student Qualified cash or deferred arrangement (section 401(k) plan). Full time student Salary reduction agreement to contribute to a tax-sheltered annuity (section 403(b) plan), a SIMPLE IRA plan, or a SARSEP. Full time student Section 457 nonqualified deferred compensation plan. Full time student Section 125 cafeteria plan. Full time student   However, an employer can choose to exclude elective deferrals under the above plans from the definition of compensation. Full time student The limit on elective deferrals is discussed in chapter 2 under Salary Reduction Simplified Employee Pension (SARSEP) and in chapter 4. Full time student Other options. Full time student   In figuring the compensation of a participant, you can treat any of the following amounts as the employee's compensation. Full time student The employee's wages as defined for income tax withholding purposes. Full time student The employee's wages you report in box 1 of Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement. Full time student The employee's social security wages (including elective deferrals). Full time student   Compensation generally cannot include either of the following items. Full time student Nontaxable reimbursements or other expense allowances. Full time student Deferred compensation (other than elective deferrals). Full time student SIMPLE plans. Full time student   A special definition of compensation applies for SIMPLE plans. Full time student See chapter 3. Full time student Contribution. Full time student   A contribution is an amount you pay into a plan for all those participating in the plan, including self-employed individuals. Full time student Limits apply to how much, under the contribution formula of the plan, can be contributed each year for a participant. Full time student Deduction. Full time student   A deduction is the plan contributions you can subtract from gross income on your federal income tax return. Full time student Limits apply to the amount deductible. Full time student Earned income. Full time student   Earned income is net earnings from self-employment, discussed later, from a business in which your services materially helped to produce the income. Full time student   You can also have earned income from property your personal efforts helped create, such as royalties from your books or inventions. Full time student Earned income includes net earnings from selling or otherwise disposing of the property, but it does not include capital gains. Full time student It includes income from licensing the use of property other than goodwill. Full time student   Earned income includes amounts received for services by self-employed members of recognized religious sects opposed to social security benefits who are exempt from self-employment tax. Full time student   If you have more than one business, but only one has a retirement plan, only the earned income from that business is considered for that plan. Full time student Employer. Full time student   An employer is generally any person for whom an individual performs or did perform any service, of whatever nature, as an employee. Full time student A sole proprietor is treated as his or her own employer for retirement plan purposes. Full time student However, a partner is not an employer for retirement plan purposes. Full time student Instead, the partnership is treated as the employer of each partner. Full time student Highly compensated employee. Full time student   A highly compensated employee is an individual who: Owned more than 5% of the interest in your business at any time during the year or the preceding year, regardless of how much compensation that person earned or received, or For the preceding year, received compensation from you of more than $115,000 (if the preceding year is 2012, 2013, or 2014) and, if you so choose, was in the top 20% of employees when ranked by compensation. Full time student Leased employee. Full time student   A leased employee who is not your common-law employee must generally be treated as your employee for retirement plan purposes if he or she does all the following. Full time student Provides services to you under an agreement between you and a leasing organization. Full time student Has performed services for you (or for you and related persons) substantially full time for at least 1 year. Full time student Performs services under your primary direction or control. Full time student Exception. Full time student   A leased employee is not treated as your employee if all the following conditions are met. Full time student Leased employees are not more than 20% of your non-highly compensated work force. Full time student The employee is covered under the leasing organization's qualified pension plan. Full time student The leasing organization's plan is a money purchase pension plan that has all the following provisions. Full time student Immediate participation. Full time student (This requirement does not apply to any individual whose compensation from the leasing organization in each plan year during the 4-year period ending with the plan year is less than $1,000. Full time student ) Full and immediate vesting. Full time student A nonintegrated employer contribution rate of at least 10% of compensation for each participant. Full time student However, if the leased employee is your common-law employee, that employee will be your employee for all purposes, regardless of any pension plan of the leasing organization. Full time student Net earnings from self-employment. Full time student   For SEP and qualified plans, net earnings from self-employment is your gross income from your trade or business (provided your personal services are a material income-producing factor) minus allowable business deductions. Full time student Allowable deductions include contributions to SEP and qualified plans for common-law employees and the deduction allowed for the deductible part of your self-employment tax. Full time student   Net earnings from self-employment does not include items excluded from gross income (or their related deductions) other than foreign earned income and foreign housing cost amounts. Full time student   For the deduction limits, earned income is net earnings for personal services actually rendered to the business. Full time student You take into account the income tax deduction for the deductible part of self-employment tax and the deduction for contributions to the plan made on your behalf when figuring net earnings. Full time student   Net earnings include a partner's distributive share of partnership income or loss (other than separately stated items, such as capital gains and losses). Full time student It does not include income passed through to shareholders of S corporations. Full time student Guaranteed payments to limited partners are net earnings from self-employment if they are paid for services to or for the partnership. Full time student Distributions of other income or loss to limited partners are not net earnings from self-employment. Full time student   For SIMPLE plans, net earnings from self-employment is the amount on line 4 of Short Schedule SE or line 6 of Long Schedule SE (Form 1040), Self-Employment Tax, before subtracting any contributions made to the SIMPLE plan for yourself. Full time student Qualified plan. Full time student   A qualified plan is a retirement plan that offers a tax-favored way to save for retirement. Full time student You can deduct contributions made to the plan for your employees. Full time student Earnings on these contributions are generally tax free until distributed at retirement. Full time student Profit-sharing, money purchase, and defined benefit plans are qualified plans. Full time student A 401(k) plan is also a qualified plan. Full time student Participant. Full time student   A participant is an eligible employee who is covered by your retirement plan. Full time student See the discussions of the different types of plans for the definition of an employee eligible to participate in each type of plan. Full time student Partner. Full time student   A partner is an individual who shares ownership of an unincorporated trade or business with one or more persons. Full time student For retirement plans, a partner is treated as an employee of the partnership. Full time student Self-employed individual. Full time student   An individual in business for himself or herself, and whose business is not incorporated, is self-employed. Full time student Sole proprietors and partners are self-employed. Full time student Self-employment can include part-time work. Full time student   Not everyone who has net earnings from self-employment for social security tax purposes is self-employed for qualified plan purposes. Full time student See Common-law employee and Net earnings from self-employment , earlier. Full time student   In addition, certain fishermen may be considered self-employed for setting up a qualified plan. Full time student See Publication 595, Capital Construction Fund for Commercial Fishermen, for the special rules used to determine whether fishermen are self-employed. Full time student Sole proprietor. Full time student   A sole proprietor is an individual who owns an unincorporated business by himself or herself, including a single member limited liability company that is treated as a disregarded entity for tax purposes. Full time student For retirement plans, a sole proprietor is treated as both an employer and an employee. Full time student Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications