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Illinois 1040x Publication 80 - Introductory Material Table of Contents Future Developments What's New Reminders Calendar Future Developments For the latest information about developments related to Publication 80 (Circular SS), such as legislation enacted after it was published, go to www. Illinois 1040x irs. Illinois 1040x gov/pub80. Illinois 1040x What's New Social security and Medicare tax for 2014. Illinois 1040x  The social security tax rate is 6. Illinois 1040x 2% each for the employee and employer, unchanged from 2013. Illinois 1040x The social security wage base limit is $117,000. Illinois 1040x The Medicare tax rate is 1. Illinois 1040x 45% each for the employee and employer, unchanged from 2013. Illinois 1040x There is no wage base limit for Medicare tax. Illinois 1040x Social security and Medicare taxes apply to the wages of household workers you pay $1,900 or more in cash or an equivalent form of compensation. Illinois 1040x Social security and Medicare taxes apply to election workers who are paid $1,600 or more in cash or an equivalent form of compensation. Illinois 1040x Change of responsible party. Illinois 1040x . Illinois 1040x  Beginning January 1, 2014, any entity with an employer identification number (EIN) must file Form 8822-B, Change of Address or Responsible Party—Business, to report the latest change to its responsible party. Illinois 1040x Form 8822-B must be filed within 60 days of the change. Illinois 1040x If the change in the identity of your responsible party occurred before 2014, and you have not previously notified the IRS of the change, file Form 8822-B before March 1, 2014, reporting only the most recent change. Illinois 1040x For a definition of “responsible party”, see the Form 8822-B instructions. Illinois 1040x Same-sex marriage. Illinois 1040x  For federal tax purposes, individuals of the same sex are considered married if they were lawfully married in a state (or foreign country) whose laws authorize the marriage of two individuals of the same sex, even if the state (or foreign country) in which they now live does not recognize same-sex marriage. Illinois 1040x For more information, see Revenue Ruling 2013-17, 2013-38 I. Illinois 1040x R. Illinois 1040x B. Illinois 1040x 201, available at www. Illinois 1040x irs. Illinois 1040x gov/irb/2013-38_IRB/ar07. Illinois 1040x html. Illinois 1040x Notice 2013-61 provides special administrative procedures for employers to make claims for refund or adjustments of overpayments of social security and Medicare taxes with respect to certain same-sex spouse benefits before expiration of the period of limitations. Illinois 1040x Notice 2013-61, 2013-44 I. Illinois 1040x R. Illinois 1040x B. Illinois 1040x 432, is available at www. Illinois 1040x irs. Illinois 1040x gov/irb/2013-44_IRB/ar10. Illinois 1040x html. Illinois 1040x Reminders Additional Medicare Tax withholding. Illinois 1040x  In addition to withholding Medicare tax at 1. Illinois 1040x 45%, you must withhold a 0. Illinois 1040x 9% Additional Medicare Tax from wages you pay to an employee in excess of $200,000 in a calendar year. Illinois 1040x You are required to begin withholding Additional Medicare Tax in the pay period in which you pay wages in excess of $200,000 to an employee and continue to withhold it each pay period until the end of the calendar year. Illinois 1040x Additional Medicare Tax is only imposed on the employee. Illinois 1040x There is no employer share of Additional Medicare Tax. Illinois 1040x All wages that are subject to Medicare tax are subject to Additional Medicare Tax withholding if paid in excess of the $200,000 withholding threshold. Illinois 1040x For more information on what wages are subject to Medicare tax, see the chart, Special Rules for Various Types of Employment and Payments , in section 12. Illinois 1040x For more information on Additional Medicare Tax, visit IRS. Illinois 1040x gov and enter “Additional Medicare Tax” in the search box. Illinois 1040x Work opportunity tax credit for qualified tax-exempt organizations hiring qualified veterans. Illinois 1040x  The work opportunity tax credit is available for eligible unemployed veterans who begin work on or after November 22, 2011, and before January 1, 2014. Illinois 1040x Qualified tax-exempt organizations that hire eligible unemployed veterans can claim the work opportunity tax credit against their payroll tax liability using Form 5884-C, Work Opportunity Credit for Qualified Tax-Exempt Organizations Hiring Qualified Veterans. Illinois 1040x For more information, visit IRS. Illinois 1040x gov and enter “work opportunity tax credit” in the search box. Illinois 1040x Outsourcing payroll duties. Illinois 1040x  Employers are responsible to ensure that tax returns are filed and deposits and payments are made, even if the employer contracts with a third party to perform these acts. Illinois 1040x The employer remains responsible if the third party fails to perform any required action. Illinois 1040x If you choose to outsource any of your payroll and related tax duties (that is, withholding, reporting, and paying over social security, Medicare, FUTA, and income taxes) to a third-party payer such as a payroll service provider or reporting agent, visit IRS. Illinois 1040x gov and enter “outsourcing payroll duties” in the search box for helpful information on this topic. Illinois 1040x Residents of the Philippines working in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI). Illinois 1040x  The IRS will not assert that an employer has understated liability for social security and Medicare taxes because they failed to treat services performed before January 1, 2015, in the CNMI by a resident of the Philippines as employment as defined under Internal Revenue Code section 3121(b). Illinois 1040x For more information, see Announcement 2012-43, 2012-51 I. Illinois 1040x R. Illinois 1040x B. Illinois 1040x 723, available at www. Illinois 1040x irs. Illinois 1040x gov/irb/2012-51_IRB/ar15. Illinois 1040x html. Illinois 1040x CNMI government employees now subject to social security and Medicare taxes. Illinois 1040x  Beginning in the fourth calendar quarter of 2012, CNMI government employees are subject to social security and Medicare taxes. Illinois 1040x COBRA premium assistance credit. Illinois 1040x  The credit for COBRA premium assistance payments applies to premiums paid for employees involuntarily terminated between September 1, 2008 and May 31, 2010, and to premiums paid for up to 15 months. Illinois 1040x See COBRA premium assistance credit in Publication 15 (Circular E), Employer's Tax Guide. Illinois 1040x You can get Publication 15 (Circular E) at IRS. Illinois 1040x gov. Illinois 1040x You must receive written notice from the IRS to file Form 944. Illinois 1040x  If you have been filing Forms 941-SS and believe your employment taxes for the calendar year will be $1,000 or less, and you would like to file Form 944, Employer's ANNUAL Federal Tax Return, instead of Forms 941-SS, you must contact the IRS to request to file Form 944. Illinois 1040x You must receive written notice from the IRS to file Form 944 instead of Forms 941-SS before you may file this form. Illinois 1040x For more information on requesting to file Form 944 visit IRS. Illinois 1040x gov and enter “file employment taxes annually” in the search box. Illinois 1040x Federal employers in the CNMI. Illinois 1040x  The U. Illinois 1040x S. Illinois 1040x Treasury Department and the CNMI Division of Revenue and Taxation entered into an agreement under 5 USC 5517 in December 2006. Illinois 1040x Under this agreement, all federal employers (including the Department of Defense) are required to withhold CNMI income taxes (rather than federal income taxes) and deposit the CNMI taxes with the CNMI Treasury for employees who are subject to CNMI taxes and whose regular place of federal employment is in the CNMI. Illinois 1040x Federal employers are also required to file quarterly and annual reports with the CNMI Division of Revenue and Taxation. Illinois 1040x For questions, contact the CNMI Division of Revenue and Taxation. Illinois 1040x Change of address. Illinois 1040x  Use Form 8822-B to notify the IRS of an address change. Illinois 1040x Do not mail Form 8822-B with your employment tax return. Illinois 1040x Federal tax deposits must be made by electronic funds transfer. Illinois 1040x  You must use electronic funds transfer to make all federal tax deposits. Illinois 1040x Generally, electronic fund transfers are made using the Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS). Illinois 1040x If you do not want to use EFTPS, you can arrange for your tax professional, financial institution, payroll service, or other trusted third party to make electronic deposits on your behalf. Illinois 1040x Also, you may arrange for your financial institution to initiate a same-day wire payment on your behalf. Illinois 1040x EFTPS is a free service provided by the Department of Treasury. Illinois 1040x Services provided by your tax professional, financial institution, payroll service, or other third party may have a fee. Illinois 1040x For more information on making federal tax deposits, see How To Deposit in section 8. Illinois 1040x For more information about EFTPS or to enroll in EFTPS, visit the EFTPS website at www. Illinois 1040x eftps. Illinois 1040x gov or call 1-800-555-4477 (U. Illinois 1040x S. Illinois 1040x Virgin Islands only) or 303-967-5916 (toll call) or 1-800-733-4829 (TDD). Illinois 1040x Additional information about EFTPS is also available in Publication 966, Electronic Federal Tax Payment System: A Guide To Getting Started. Illinois 1040x Electronic filing and payment. Illinois 1040x  Using electronic options can make filing a return and paying your federal tax easier. Illinois 1040x Use the Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS) to make deposits or pay in full, whether you rely on a tax professional or prepare your own taxes. Illinois 1040x You can use IRS e-file to file certain returns. Illinois 1040x If there is a balance due on the return, you can e-file and e-pay in a single step by authorizing an electronic funds withdrawal (EFW) from your bank account while e-filing. Illinois 1040x Do not use EFW to pay taxes that are required to be deposited. Illinois 1040x Visit the IRS website at www. Illinois 1040x irs. Illinois 1040x gov/efile for more information on filing electronically. Illinois 1040x For more information on paying your taxes using EFW, visit the IRS website at www. Illinois 1040x irs. Illinois 1040x gov/e-pay. Illinois 1040x A fee may be charged to file electronically. Illinois 1040x For EFTPS, visit www. Illinois 1040x eftps. Illinois 1040x gov or call EFTPS Customer Service at 1-800-555-4477 (U. Illinois 1040x S. Illinois 1040x Virgin Islands only) or 303-967-5916 (toll call). Illinois 1040x For electronic filing of Forms W-2AS, W-2CM, W-2GU, W-2VI, Wage and Tax Statements; W-3SS, Transmittal of Wage and Tax Statements; and W-2c, Corrected Wage and Tax Statement, visit www. Illinois 1040x socialsecurity. Illinois 1040x gov/employer. Illinois 1040x If you are filing your tax return or paying your federal taxes electronically, a valid EIN is required. Illinois 1040x If a valid EIN is not provided, the return or payment will not be processed. Illinois 1040x This may result in penalties and delays in processing your return or payment. Illinois 1040x Electronic option for filing Forms W-2AS, W-2CM, W-2GU, or W-2VI. Illinois 1040x  Employers in American Samoa, the CNMI, Guam, and the U. Illinois 1040x S. Illinois 1040x Virgin Islands can now use the Social Security Administration's W-2 Online service to create, save, print, and submit up to 50 Forms W-2AS, W-2CM, W-2GU, or W-2VI at a time over the Internet. Illinois 1040x Form W-3SS will be generated automatically based on your Forms W-2AS, W-2CM, W-2GU, or W-2VI. Illinois 1040x For more information, visit Social Security Administration's SSA website at www. Illinois 1040x ssa. Illinois 1040x gov/bso/bsowelcome. Illinois 1040x htm. Illinois 1040x Credit or debit card payments. Illinois 1040x  For information on paying your taxes with a credit or debit card, visit the IRS website at www. Illinois 1040x irs. Illinois 1040x gov/e-pay. Illinois 1040x However, do not use credit or debit cards to make federal tax deposits. Illinois 1040x Hiring new employees. Illinois 1040x  Record the number and name from each new employee's social security card. Illinois 1040x An employee who does not have a social security card should apply for one on Form SS-5, Application for a Social Security Card. Illinois 1040x See section 3. Illinois 1040x Reporting discrepancies between Forms 941-SS (or Form 944) and Forms W-2. Illinois 1040x  File Schedule D (Form 941), Report of Discrepancies Caused by Acquisitions, Statutory Mergers, or Consolidations, to explain certain wage, tax, and payment discrepancies between Forms 941-SS (or Form 944), and Forms W-2 that were caused by acquisitions, statutory mergers, or consolidations. Illinois 1040x For more information, see the Instructions for Schedule D (Form 941). Illinois 1040x Apply for an employer identification number (EIN) online. Illinois 1040x  You can apply for an EIN online by visiting IRS. Illinois 1040x gov and clicking on the Apply for an EIN Online link under Tools. Illinois 1040x Dishonored payments. Illinois 1040x  Any form of payment that is dishonored and returned from a financial institution is subject to a penalty. Illinois 1040x The penalty is $25 or 2% of the payment, whichever is more. Illinois 1040x However, the penalty on dishonored payments of $24. Illinois 1040x 99 or less is an amount equal to the payment. Illinois 1040x For example, a dishonored payment of $18 is charged a penalty of $18. Illinois 1040x Private delivery services. Illinois 1040x  You can use certain private delivery services designated by the IRS to send tax returns or payments. Illinois 1040x The list includes only the following: DHL Express (DHL): DHL Same Day Service. Illinois 1040x Federal Express (FedEx): FedEx Priority Overnight, FedEx Standard Overnight, FedEx 2Day, FedEx International Priority, and FedEx International First. Illinois 1040x United Parcel Service (UPS): UPS Next Day Air, UPS Next Day Air Saver, UPS 2nd Day Air, UPS 2nd Day Air A. Illinois 1040x M. Illinois 1040x , UPS Worldwide Express Plus, and UPS Worldwide Express. Illinois 1040x For the IRS mailing address to use if you are using a private delivery service, go to IRS. Illinois 1040x gov and enter “private delivery service” in the search box. Illinois 1040x Your private delivery service can tell you how to get written proof of the mailing date. Illinois 1040x Private delivery services cannot deliver items to P. Illinois 1040x O. Illinois 1040x boxes. Illinois 1040x You must use the U. Illinois 1040x S. Illinois 1040x Postal Service to mail any item to an IRS P. Illinois 1040x O. Illinois 1040x box address. Illinois 1040x Recordkeeping. Illinois 1040x  Keep all records of employment taxes for 4 years. Illinois 1040x These should be available for IRS review. Illinois 1040x There is no required format for such records, but they should include your EIN; the amounts and dates of all wage payments (including fringe benefits) and tips reported; the names, addresses, and occupations of employees receiving such payments and their social security numbers; copies of returns filed; dates of employment; and the dates and amounts of deposits made. Illinois 1040x Farm employers must keep a record of the name, permanent address, and EIN of each crew leader. Illinois 1040x See Farm Crew Leaders in section 2. Illinois 1040x Disregarded entities and qualified subchapter S subsidiaries (QSubs). Illinois 1040x  Eligible single-owner disregarded entities and QSubs are treated as separate entities for employment tax purposes. Illinois 1040x Eligible single-member entities that have not elected to be taxed as corporations must report and pay employment taxes on wages paid to their employees using the entities' own names and EINs. Illinois 1040x See Regulations sections 1. Illinois 1040x 1361-4(a)(7) and 301. Illinois 1040x 7701-2(c)(2)(iv). Illinois 1040x Photographs of missing children. Illinois 1040x  The IRS is a proud partner with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Illinois 1040x Photographs of missing children selected by the Center may appear in this publication on pages that would otherwise be blank. Illinois 1040x You can help bring these children home by looking at the photographs and calling 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678) if you recognize a child. Illinois 1040x Calendar   If any date for filing a return, furnishing a form, or depositing taxes falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, the due date is the next business day. Illinois 1040x A statewide legal holiday delays a filing due date only if the IRS office where you are required to file is located in that state. Illinois 1040x However, a statewide legal holiday does not delay the due date of federal tax deposits. Illinois 1040x See Deposits on Business Days Only in section 8. Illinois 1040x For any filing due date, you will meet the “file” or “furnish” requirement if the envelope containing the return or form is properly addressed, contains sufficient postage, and is postmarked by the U. Illinois 1040x S. Illinois 1040x Postal Service on or before the due date, or sent by an IRS-designated delivery service on or before the due date. Illinois 1040x See Private delivery services under Reminders. Illinois 1040x The following are important dates and responsibilities. Illinois 1040x Also see Publication 509, Tax Calendars. Illinois 1040x By January 31. Illinois 1040x   Furnish wage and tax statements to employees. Illinois 1040x Give each employee a completed Form W-2AS, W-2CM, W-2GU, or W-2VI. Illinois 1040x See section 10 for more information. Illinois 1040x File Form 943, Employer's Annual Federal Tax Return for Agricultural Employees, with the IRS. Illinois 1040x If you deposited all Form 943 taxes when due, you have 10 additional calendar days to file. Illinois 1040x U. Illinois 1040x S. Illinois 1040x Virgin Islands employers only must file Form 940, Employer's Annual Federal Unemployment (FUTA) Tax Return, with the IRS. Illinois 1040x Pay or deposit (if more than $500) any balance of the tax due. Illinois 1040x If you deposited the full amount of taxes when due, you have 10 additional calendar days to file. Illinois 1040x File Form 944 with the IRS if you were notified by the IRS to file Form 944 instead of quarterly Forms 941-SS. Illinois 1040x If you deposited the full amount of taxes when due, you have 10 additional calendar days to file. Illinois 1040x By February 28. Illinois 1040x  File paper wage and tax statements with the Social Security Administration (SSA). Illinois 1040x File Copy A of Forms W-2AS, W-2CM, W-2GU, or W-2VI, and Form W-3SS with the Social Security Administration (SSA). Illinois 1040x For electronically filed returns, see By March 31 next. Illinois 1040x By March 31. Illinois 1040x  File electronic Forms W-2AS, W-2CM, W-2GU, or W-2VI with the SSA. Illinois 1040x Visit the SSA's Reporting Instructions & Information webpage at www. Illinois 1040x socialsecurity. Illinois 1040x gov/employer for more information. Illinois 1040x By April 30, July 31, October 31, and January 31. Illinois 1040x  File Form 941-SS with the IRS. Illinois 1040x If you deposited the full amount of taxes when due, you have 10 additional calendar days to file. Illinois 1040x Do not file Forms 941-SS for these quarters if you have been notified to file Form 944 and you did not request to file quarterly Forms 941-SS. Illinois 1040x Deposit FUTA tax for the quarter (including any amount carried over from other quarters) if over $500. Illinois 1040x If $500 or less, carry it over to the next quarter. Illinois 1040x See section 11 for more information. Illinois 1040x Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications
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Illinois 1040x Publication 526 - Introductory Material Table of Contents Future Developments What's New Reminders IntroductionOrdering forms and publications. Illinois 1040x Tax questions. Illinois 1040x Useful Items - You may want to see: Future Developments For the latest information about developments related to Publication 526 (such as legislation enacted after we release it), go to www. Illinois 1040x irs. Illinois 1040x gov/pub526. Illinois 1040x What's New Limit on itemized deductions. Illinois 1040x  For 2013, you may have to reduce the total amount of certain itemized deductions, including charitable contributions, if your adjusted gross income is more than: $150,000 if married filing separately, $250,000 if single, $275,000 if head of household, or $300,000 if married filing jointly or qualifying widow(er). Illinois 1040x For more information and a worksheet, see the instructions for Schedule A (Form 1040). Illinois 1040x Reminders Disaster relief. Illinois 1040x  You can deduct contributions for flood relief, hurricane relief, or other disaster relief to a qualified organization (defined under Organizations That Qualify To Receive Deductible Contributions ). Illinois 1040x However, you cannot deduct contributions earmarked for relief of a particular individual or family. Illinois 1040x Publication 3833, Disaster Relief: Providing Assistance through Charitable Organizations, has more information about disaster relief, including how to establish a new charitable organization. Illinois 1040x You can also find more information on IRS. Illinois 1040x gov. Illinois 1040x Enter “disaster relief” in the search box. Illinois 1040x Photographs of missing children. Illinois 1040x  The IRS is a proud partner with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Illinois 1040x Photographs of missing children selected by the Center may appear in this publication on pages that would otherwise be blank. Illinois 1040x You can help bring these children home by looking at the photographs and calling 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678) if you recognize a child. Illinois 1040x Introduction This publication explains how to claim a deduction for your charitable contributions. Illinois 1040x It discusses the types of organizations to which you can make deductible charitable contributions and the types of contributions you can deduct. Illinois 1040x It also discusses how much you can deduct, what records you must keep, and how to report charitable contributions. Illinois 1040x A charitable contribution is a donation or gift to, or for the use of, a qualified organization. Illinois 1040x It is voluntary and is made without getting, or expecting to get, anything of equal value. Illinois 1040x Qualified organizations. Illinois 1040x   Qualified organizations include nonprofit groups that are religious, charitable, educational, scientific, or literary in purpose, or that work to prevent cruelty to children or animals. Illinois 1040x You will find descriptions of these organizations under Organizations That Qualify To Receive Deductible Contributions . Illinois 1040x Form 1040 required. Illinois 1040x   To deduct a charitable contribution, you must file Form 1040 and itemize deductions on Schedule A (Form 1040). Illinois 1040x The amount of your deduction may be limited if certain rules and limits explained in this publication apply to you. Illinois 1040x Comments and suggestions. Illinois 1040x   We welcome your comments about this publication and your suggestions for future editions. Illinois 1040x   You can write to us at the following address: Internal Revenue Service Tax Forms and Publications Division 1111 Constitution Ave. Illinois 1040x NW, IR-6526 Washington, DC 20224   We respond to many letters by telephone. Illinois 1040x Therefore, it would be helpful if you would include your daytime phone number, including the area code, in your correspondence. Illinois 1040x   You can send your comments from www. Illinois 1040x irs. Illinois 1040x gov/formspubs/. Illinois 1040x Click on “More Information” and then on “Comment on Tax Forms and Publications. Illinois 1040x ”   Although we cannot respond individually to each comment received, we do appreciate your feedback and will consider your comments as we revise our tax products. Illinois 1040x Ordering forms and publications. Illinois 1040x   Visit www. Illinois 1040x irs. Illinois 1040x gov/formspubs/ to download forms and publications, call 1-800-TAX-FORM (1-800-829-3676), or write to the address below and receive a response within 10 days after your request is received. Illinois 1040x Internal Revenue Service 1201 N. Illinois 1040x Mitsubishi Motorway Bloomington, IL 61705-6613 Tax questions. Illinois 1040x   If you have a tax question, check the information available on IRS. Illinois 1040x gov or call 1-800-829-1040. Illinois 1040x We cannot answer tax questions sent to either of the above addresses. Illinois 1040x Useful Items - You may want to see: Publication 561 Determining the Value of Donated Property Form (and Instructions) Schedule A (Form 1040) Itemized Deductions 8283 Noncash Charitable Contributions  See How To Get Tax Help near the end of this publication for information about getting these publications and forms. Illinois 1040x Table 1. Illinois 1040x Examples of Charitable Contributions—A Quick Check Use the following lists for a quick check of whether you can deduct a contribution. Illinois 1040x See the rest of this publication for more information and additional rules and limits that may apply. Illinois 1040x Deductible As Charitable Contributions Not Deductible As Charitable Contributions Money or property you give to: Money or property you give to: Churches, synagogues, temples, mosques, and other religious organizations  Federal, state, and local governments, if your contribution is solely for public purposes (for example, a gift to reduce the public debt or maintain a public park)  Nonprofit schools and hospitals  The Salvation Army, American Red Cross, CARE, Goodwill Industries, United Way, Boy Scouts of America, Girl Scouts of America, Boys and Girls Clubs of America, etc. Illinois 1040x   War veterans' groups    Expenses paid for a student living with you, sponsored by a qualified organization  Out-of-pocket expenses when you serve a qualified organization as a volunteer Civic leagues, social and sports clubs, labor unions, and chambers of commerce  Foreign organizations (except certain Canadian, Israeli, and Mexican charities)  Groups that are run for personal profit  Groups whose purpose is to lobby for law changes  Homeowners' associations  Individuals  Political groups or candidates for public office    Cost of raffle, bingo, or lottery tickets  Dues, fees, or bills paid to country clubs, lodges, fraternal orders, or similar groups  Tuition  Value of your time or services  Value of blood given to a blood bank   Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications