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Irs tax forms 2007 Publication 503 - Main Content Table of Contents Tests To Claim the CreditQualifying Person Test Earned Income Test Work-Related Expense Test Joint Return Test Provider Identification Test How To Figure the CreditFiguring Total Work-Related Expenses Earned Income Limit Dollar Limit Amount of Credit How To Claim the CreditTax credit not refundable. Irs tax forms 2007 Employment Taxes for Household Employers How To Get Tax HelpLow Income Taxpayer Clinics Tests To Claim the Credit To be able to claim the credit for child and dependent care expenses, you must file Form 1040, Form 1040A, or Form 1040NR, not Form 1040EZ or Form 1040NR-EZ, and meet all the following tests. Irs tax forms 2007 The care must be for one or more qualifying persons who are identified on Form 2441. Irs tax forms 2007 (See Qualifying Person Test. Irs tax forms 2007 ) You (and your spouse if filing jointly) must have earned income during the year. Irs tax forms 2007 (However, see Rule for student-spouse or spouse not able to care for self under Earned Income Test, later. Irs tax forms 2007 ) You must pay child and dependent care expenses so you (and your spouse if filing jointly) can work or look for work. Irs tax forms 2007 (See Work-Related Expense Test, later. Irs tax forms 2007 ) You must make payments for child and dependent care to someone you (and your spouse) cannot claim as a dependent. Irs tax forms 2007 If you make payments to your child, he or she cannot be your dependent and must be age 19 or older by the end of the year. Irs tax forms 2007 You cannot make payments to: Your spouse, or The parent of your qualifying person if your qualifying person is your child and under age 13. Irs tax forms 2007 See Payments to Relatives or Dependents under Work-Related Expense Test, later. Irs tax forms 2007 Your filing status may be single, head of household, or qualifying widow(er) with dependent child. Irs tax forms 2007 If you are married, you must file a joint return, unless an exception applies to you. Irs tax forms 2007 See Joint Return Test, later. Irs tax forms 2007 You must identify the care provider on your tax return. Irs tax forms 2007 (See Provider Identification Test, later. Irs tax forms 2007 ) If you exclude or deduct dependent care benefits provided by a dependent care benefit plan, the total amount you exclude or deduct must be less than the dollar limit for qualifying expenses (generally, $3,000 if one qualifying person was cared for or $6,000 if two or more qualifying persons were cared for). Irs tax forms 2007 (If two or more qualifying persons were cared for, the amount you exclude or deduct will always be less than the dollar limit, since the total amount you can exclude or deduct is limited to $5,000. Irs tax forms 2007 See Reduced Dollar Limit under How To Figure the Credit, later. Irs tax forms 2007 ) These tests are presented in Figure A and are also explained in detail in this publication. Irs tax forms 2007 Qualifying Person Test Your child and dependent care expenses must be for the care of one or more qualifying persons. Irs tax forms 2007 A qualifying person is: Your qualifying child who is your dependent and who was under age 13 when the care was provided (but see Child of divorced or separated parents or parents living apart , later), Your spouse who was not physically or mentally able to care for himself or herself and lived with you for more than half the year, or A person who was not physically or mentally able to care for himself or herself, lived with you for more than half the year, and either: Was your dependent, or Would have been your dependent except that: He or she received gross income of $3,900 or more, He or she filed a joint return, or You, or your spouse if filing jointly, could be claimed as a dependent on someone else's 2013 return. Irs tax forms 2007 Dependent defined. Irs tax forms 2007   A dependent is a person, other than you or your spouse, for whom you can claim an exemption. Irs tax forms 2007 To be your dependent, a person must be your qualifying child (or your qualifying relative). Irs tax forms 2007 Qualifying child. Irs tax forms 2007   To be your qualifying child, a child must live with you for more than half the year and meet other requirements. Irs tax forms 2007 More information. Irs tax forms 2007   For more information about who is a dependent or a qualifying child, see Publication 501. Irs tax forms 2007 Physically or mentally not able to care for oneself. Irs tax forms 2007   Persons who cannot dress, clean, or feed themselves because of physical or mental problems are considered not able to care for themselves. Irs tax forms 2007 Also, persons who must have constant attention to prevent them from injuring themselves or others are considered not able to care for themselves. Irs tax forms 2007 Person qualifying for part of year. Irs tax forms 2007   You determine a person's qualifying status each day. Irs tax forms 2007 For example, if the person for whom you pay child and dependent care expenses no longer qualifies on September 16, count only those expenses through September 15. Irs tax forms 2007 Also see Yearly limit under Dollar Limit, later. Irs tax forms 2007 Birth or death of otherwise qualifying person. Irs tax forms 2007   In determining whether a person is a qualifying person, a person who was born or died in 2013 is treated as having lived with you for more than half of 2013 if your home was the person's home more than half the time he or she was alive in 2013. Irs tax forms 2007 Taxpayer identification number. Irs tax forms 2007   You must include on your return the name and taxpayer identification number (generally the social security number) of the qualifying person(s). Irs tax forms 2007 If the correct information is not shown, the credit may be reduced or disallowed. Irs tax forms 2007 Individual taxpayer identification number (ITIN) for aliens. Irs tax forms 2007   If your qualifying person is a nonresident or resident alien who does not have and cannot get a social security number (SSN), use that person's ITIN. Irs tax forms 2007 The ITIN is entered wherever an SSN is requested on a tax return. Irs tax forms 2007 If the alien does not have an ITIN, he or she must apply for one. Irs tax forms 2007 See Form W-7, Application for IRS Individual Taxpayer Identification Number, for details. Irs tax forms 2007   An ITIN is for tax use only. Irs tax forms 2007 It does not entitle the holder to social security benefits or change the holder's employment or immigration status under U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 law. Irs tax forms 2007 Adoption taxpayer identification number (ATIN). Irs tax forms 2007   If your qualifying person is a child who was placed in your home for adoption and for whom you do not have an SSN, you must get an ATIN for the child. Irs tax forms 2007 File Form W-7A, Application for Taxpayer Identification Number for Pending U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 Adoptions. Irs tax forms 2007 Child of divorced or separated parents or parents living apart. Irs tax forms 2007   Even if you cannot claim your child as a dependent, he or she is treated as your qualifying person if: The child was under age 13 or was not physically or mentally able to care for himself or herself, The child received over half of his or her support during the calendar year from one or both parents who are divorced or legally separated under a decree of divorce or separate maintenance, are separated under a written separation agreement, or lived apart at all times during the last 6 months of the calendar year, The child was in the custody of one or both parents for more than half the year, and You were the child's custodial parent. Irs tax forms 2007   The custodial parent is the parent with whom the child lived for the greater number of nights in 2013. Irs tax forms 2007 If the child was with each parent for an equal number of nights, the custodial parent is the parent with the higher adjusted gross income. Irs tax forms 2007 For details and an exception for a parent who works at night, see Publication 501. Irs tax forms 2007   The noncustodial parent cannot treat the child as a qualifying person even if that parent is entitled to claim the child as a dependent under the special rules for a child of divorced or separated parents. Irs tax forms 2007 Please click here for the text description of the image. Irs tax forms 2007 Figure a. Irs tax forms 2007 Can you claim the credit Earned Income Test To claim the credit, you (and your spouse if filing jointly) must have earned income during the year. Irs tax forms 2007 Earned income. Irs tax forms 2007   Earned income includes wages, salaries, tips, other taxable employee compensation, and net earnings from self-employment. Irs tax forms 2007 A net loss from self-employment reduces earned income. Irs tax forms 2007 Earned income also includes strike benefits and any disability pay you report as wages. Irs tax forms 2007   Generally, only taxable compensation is included. Irs tax forms 2007 However, you can elect to include nontaxable combat pay in earned income. Irs tax forms 2007 If you are filing a joint return and both you and your spouse received nontaxable combat pay, you can each make your own election. Irs tax forms 2007 (In other words, if one of you makes the election, the other one can also make it but does not have to. Irs tax forms 2007 ) Including this income will give you a larger credit only if your (or your spouse's) other earned income is less than the amount entered on line 3 of Form 2441. Irs tax forms 2007 You should figure your credit both ways and make the election if it gives you a greater tax benefit. Irs tax forms 2007    You can choose to include your nontaxable combat pay in earned income when figuring your credit for child and dependent care expenses, even if you choose not to include it in earned income for the earned income credit or the exclusion or deduction for dependent care benefits. Irs tax forms 2007 Members of certain religious faiths opposed to social security. Irs tax forms 2007   This section is for persons who are members of certain religious faiths that are opposed to participation in Social Security Act programs and have an IRS-approved form that exempts certain income from social security and Medicare taxes. Irs tax forms 2007 These forms are: Form 4361, Application for Exemption From Self-Employment Tax for Use by Ministers, Members of Religious Orders and Christian Science Practitioners, and Form 4029, Application for Exemption From Social Security and Medicare Taxes and Waiver of Benefits, for use by members of recognized religious groups. Irs tax forms 2007   Each form is discussed here in terms of what is or is not earned income for purposes of the child and dependent care credit. Irs tax forms 2007 For information on the use of these forms, see Publication 517, Social Security and Other Information for Members of the Clergy and Religious Workers. Irs tax forms 2007 Form 4361. Irs tax forms 2007   Whether or not you have an approved Form 4361, amounts you received for performing ministerial duties as an employee are earned income. Irs tax forms 2007 This includes wages, salaries, tips, and other taxable employee compensation. Irs tax forms 2007   However, amounts you received for ministerial duties, but not as an employee, do not count as earned income. Irs tax forms 2007 Examples include fees for performing marriages and honoraria for delivering speeches. Irs tax forms 2007   Any amount you received for work that is not related to your ministerial duties is earned income. Irs tax forms 2007 Form 4029. Irs tax forms 2007   Whether or not you have an approved Form 4029, all wages, salaries, tips, and other taxable employee compensation are earned income. Irs tax forms 2007   However, amounts you received as a self-employed individual do not count as earned income. Irs tax forms 2007 What is not earned income?   Earned income does not include: Pensions and annuities, Social security and railroad retirement benefits, Workers' compensation, Interest and dividends, Unemployment compensation, Scholarships or fellowship grants, except for those reported on Form W-2 and paid to you for teaching or other services, Nontaxable workfare payments, Child support payments received, Income of a nonresident alien that is not effectively connected with a U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 trade or business, or Any amount received for work while an inmate in a penal institution. Irs tax forms 2007 Rule for student-spouse or spouse not able to care for self. Irs tax forms 2007   Your spouse is treated as having earned income for any month that he or she is: A full-time student, or Physically or mentally not able to care for himself or herself. Irs tax forms 2007 (Your spouse also must live with you for more than half the year. Irs tax forms 2007 )   If you are filing a joint return, this rule also applies to you. Irs tax forms 2007 You can be treated as having earned income for any month you are a full-time student or not able to care for yourself. Irs tax forms 2007   Figure the earned income of the nonworking spouse, described under (1) or (2) above, as shown under Earned Income Limit under How To Figure the Credit, later. Irs tax forms 2007   This rule applies to only one spouse for any one month. Irs tax forms 2007 If, in the same month, both you and your spouse do not work and are either full-time students or not physically or mentally able to care for yourselves, only one of you can be treated as having earned income in that month. Irs tax forms 2007 Full-time student. Irs tax forms 2007    You are a full-time student if you are enrolled at a school for the number of hours or classes that the school considers full time. Irs tax forms 2007 You must have been a full-time student for some part of each of 5 calendar months during the year. Irs tax forms 2007 (The months need not be consecutive. Irs tax forms 2007 ) School. Irs tax forms 2007   The term “school” includes high schools, colleges, universities, and technical, trade, and mechanical schools. Irs tax forms 2007 A school does not include an on-the-job training course, correspondence school, or school offering courses only through the Internet. Irs tax forms 2007 Work-Related Expense Test Child and dependent care expenses must be work-related to qualify for the credit. Irs tax forms 2007 Expenses are considered work-related only if both of the following are true. Irs tax forms 2007 They allow you (and your spouse if filing jointly) to work or look for work. Irs tax forms 2007 They are for a qualifying person's care. Irs tax forms 2007 Working or Looking for Work To be work-related, your expenses must allow you to work or look for work. Irs tax forms 2007 If you are married, generally both you and your spouse must work or look for work. Irs tax forms 2007 One spouse is treated as working during any month he or she is a full-time student or is not physically or mentally able to care for himself or herself. Irs tax forms 2007 Your work can be for others or in your own business or partnership. Irs tax forms 2007 It can be either full time or part time. Irs tax forms 2007 Work also includes actively looking for work. Irs tax forms 2007 However, if you do not find a job and have no earned income for the year, you cannot take this credit. Irs tax forms 2007 See Earned Income Test, earlier. Irs tax forms 2007 An expense is not considered work-related merely because you had it while you were working. Irs tax forms 2007 The purpose of the expense must be to allow you to work. Irs tax forms 2007 Whether your expenses allow you to work or look for work depends on the facts. Irs tax forms 2007 Example 1. Irs tax forms 2007 The cost of a babysitter while you and your spouse go out to eat is not normally a work-related expense. Irs tax forms 2007 Example 2. Irs tax forms 2007 You work during the day. Irs tax forms 2007 Your spouse works at night and sleeps during the day. Irs tax forms 2007 You pay for care of your 5-year-old child during the hours when you are working and your spouse is sleeping. Irs tax forms 2007 Your expenses are considered work-related. Irs tax forms 2007 Volunteer work. Irs tax forms 2007   For this purpose, you are not considered to be working if you do unpaid volunteer work or volunteer work for a nominal salary. Irs tax forms 2007 Work for part of year. Irs tax forms 2007   If you work or actively look for work during only part of the period covered by the expenses, then you must figure your expenses for each day. Irs tax forms 2007 For example, if you work all year and pay care expenses of $250 a month ($3,000 for the year), all the expenses are work related. Irs tax forms 2007 However, if you work or look for work for only 2 months and 15 days during the year and pay expenses of $250 a month, your work-related expenses are limited to $625 (2½ months × $250). Irs tax forms 2007 Temporary absence from work. Irs tax forms 2007   You do not have to figure your expenses for each day during a short, temporary absence from work, such as for vacation or a minor illness, if you have to pay for care anyway. Irs tax forms 2007 Instead, you can figure your credit including the expenses you paid for the period of absence. Irs tax forms 2007   An absence of 2 weeks or less is a short, temporary absence. Irs tax forms 2007 An absence of more than 2 weeks may be considered a short, temporary absence, depending on the circumstances. Irs tax forms 2007 Example. Irs tax forms 2007 You pay a nanny to care for your 2-year-old son and 4-year-old daughter so you can work. Irs tax forms 2007 You become ill and miss 4 months of work but receive sick pay. Irs tax forms 2007 You continue to pay the nanny to care for the children while you are ill. Irs tax forms 2007 Your absence is not a short, temporary absence, and your expenses are not considered work-related. Irs tax forms 2007 Part-time work. Irs tax forms 2007   If you work part-time, you generally must figure your expenses for each day. Irs tax forms 2007 However, if you have to pay for care weekly, monthly, or in another way that includes both days worked and days not worked, you can figure your credit including the expenses you paid for days you did not work. Irs tax forms 2007 Any day when you work at least 1 hour is a day of work. Irs tax forms 2007 Example 1. Irs tax forms 2007 You work 3 days a week. Irs tax forms 2007 While you work, your 6-year-old child attends a dependent care center, which complies with all state and local regulations. Irs tax forms 2007 You can pay the center $150 for any 3 days a week or $250 for 5 days a week. Irs tax forms 2007 Your child attends the center 5 days a week. Irs tax forms 2007 Your work-related expenses are limited to $150 a week. Irs tax forms 2007 Example 2. Irs tax forms 2007 The facts are the same as in Example 1 except the center does not offer a 3-day option. Irs tax forms 2007 The entire $250 weekly fee may be a work-related expense. Irs tax forms 2007 Care of a Qualifying Person To be work-related, your expenses must be to provide care for a qualifying person. Irs tax forms 2007 You do not have to choose the least expensive way of providing the care. Irs tax forms 2007 The cost of a paid care provider may be an expense for the care of a qualifying person even if another care provider is available at no cost. Irs tax forms 2007 Expenses are for the care of a qualifying person only if their main purpose is the person's well-being and protection. Irs tax forms 2007 Expenses for household services qualify if part of the services is for the care of qualifying persons. Irs tax forms 2007 See Household Services, later. Irs tax forms 2007 Expenses not for care. Irs tax forms 2007   Expenses for care do not include amounts you pay for food, lodging, clothing, education, and entertainment. Irs tax forms 2007 However, you can include small amounts paid for these items if they are incidental to and cannot be separated from the cost of caring for the qualifying person. Irs tax forms 2007 Otherwise, see the discussion of Expenses partly work-related, later. Irs tax forms 2007   Child support payments are not for care and do not qualify for the credit. Irs tax forms 2007 Education. Irs tax forms 2007   Expenses for a child in nursery school, preschool, or similar programs for children below the level of kindergarten are expenses for care. Irs tax forms 2007   Expenses to attend kindergarten or a higher grade are not expenses for care. Irs tax forms 2007 Do not use these expenses to figure your credit. Irs tax forms 2007   However, expenses for before- or after-school care of a child in kindergarten or a higher grade may be expenses for care. Irs tax forms 2007   Summer school and tutoring programs are not for care. Irs tax forms 2007 Example 1. Irs tax forms 2007 You take your 3-year-old child to a nursery school that provides lunch and a few educational activities as part of its preschool childcare service. Irs tax forms 2007 The lunch and educational activities are incidental to the childcare, and their cost cannot be separated from the cost of care. Irs tax forms 2007 You can count the total cost when you figure the credit. Irs tax forms 2007 Example 2. Irs tax forms 2007 You place your 10-year-old child in a boarding school so you can work full time. Irs tax forms 2007 Only the part of the boarding school expense that is for the care of your child is a work-related expense. Irs tax forms 2007 You can count that part of the expense in figuring your credit if it can be separated from the cost of education. Irs tax forms 2007 You cannot count any part of the amount you pay the school for your child's education. Irs tax forms 2007 Care outside your home. Irs tax forms 2007   You can count the cost of care provided outside your home if the care is for your dependent under age 13 or any other qualifying person who regularly spends at least 8 hours each day in your home. Irs tax forms 2007 Dependent care center. Irs tax forms 2007   You can count care provided outside your home by a dependent care center only if the center complies with all state and local regulations that apply to these centers. Irs tax forms 2007   A dependent care center is a place that provides care for more than six persons (other than persons who live there) and receives a fee, payment, or grant for providing services for any of those persons, even if the center is not run for profit. Irs tax forms 2007 Camp. Irs tax forms 2007   The cost of sending your child to an overnight camp is not considered a work-related expense. Irs tax forms 2007    The cost of sending your child to a day camp may be a work-related expense, even if the camp specializes in a particular activity, such as computers or soccer. Irs tax forms 2007 Transportation. Irs tax forms 2007   If a care provider takes a qualifying person to or from a place where care is provided, that transportation is for the care of the qualifying person. Irs tax forms 2007 This includes transportation by bus, subway, taxi, or private car. Irs tax forms 2007 However, transportation not provided by a care provider is not for the care of a qualifying person. Irs tax forms 2007 Also, if you pay the transportation cost for the care provider to come to your home, that expense is not for care of a qualifying person. Irs tax forms 2007 Fees and deposits. Irs tax forms 2007   Fees you paid to an agency to get the services of a care provider, deposits you paid to an agency or preschool, application fees, and other indirect expenses are work-related expenses if you have to pay them to get care, even though they are not directly for care. Irs tax forms 2007 However, a forfeited deposit is not for the care of a qualifying person if care is not provided. Irs tax forms 2007 Example 1. Irs tax forms 2007 You paid a fee to an agency to get the services of the nanny who cares for your 2-year-old daughter while you work. Irs tax forms 2007 The fee you paid is a work-related expense. Irs tax forms 2007 Example 2. Irs tax forms 2007 You placed a deposit with a preschool to reserve a place for your 3-year-old child. Irs tax forms 2007 You later sent your child to a different preschool and forfeited the deposit. Irs tax forms 2007 The forfeited deposit is not for care and so is not a work-related expense. Irs tax forms 2007 Household Services Expenses you pay for household services meet the work-related expense test if they are at least partly for the well-being and protection of a qualifying person. Irs tax forms 2007 Definition. Irs tax forms 2007   Household services are ordinary and usual services done in and around your home that are necessary to run your home. Irs tax forms 2007 They include the services of a housekeeper, maid, or cook. Irs tax forms 2007 However, they do not include the services of a chauffeur, bartender, or gardener. Irs tax forms 2007 Housekeeper. Irs tax forms 2007   In this publication, the term housekeeper refers to any household employee whose services include the care of a qualifying person. Irs tax forms 2007 Expenses partly work-related. Irs tax forms 2007   If part of an expense is work-related (for either household services or the care of a qualifying person) and part is for other purposes, you have to divide the expense. Irs tax forms 2007 To figure your credit, count only the part that is work-related. Irs tax forms 2007 However, you do not have to divide the expense if only a small part is for other purposes. Irs tax forms 2007 Example. Irs tax forms 2007 You pay a housekeeper to care for your 9-year-old and 15-year-old children so you can work. Irs tax forms 2007 The housekeeper spends most of the time doing normal household work and spends 30 minutes a day driving you to and from work. Irs tax forms 2007 You do not have to divide the expenses. Irs tax forms 2007 You can treat the entire expense of the housekeeper as work-related because the time spent driving is minimal. Irs tax forms 2007 Nor do you have to divide the expenses between the two children, even though the expenses are partly for the 15-year-old child who is not a qualifying person, because the expense is also partly for the care of your 9-year-old child, who is a qualifying person. Irs tax forms 2007 However, the dollar limit (discussed later) is based on one qualifying person, not two. Irs tax forms 2007 Meals and lodging provided for housekeeper. Irs tax forms 2007   If you have expenses for meals that your housekeeper eats in your home because of his or her employment, count these as work-related expenses. Irs tax forms 2007 If you have extra expenses for providing lodging in your home to the housekeeper, count these as work-related expenses also. Irs tax forms 2007 Example. Irs tax forms 2007 To provide lodging to the housekeeper, you move to an apartment with an extra bedroom. Irs tax forms 2007 You can count the extra rent and utility expenses for the housekeeper's bedroom as work-related. Irs tax forms 2007 However, if your housekeeper moves into an existing bedroom in your home, you can count only the extra utility expenses as work-related. Irs tax forms 2007 Taxes paid on wages. Irs tax forms 2007   The taxes you pay on wages for qualifying child and dependent care services are work-related expenses. Irs tax forms 2007 For more information on a household employer's tax responsibilities, see Employment Taxes for Household Employers, later. Irs tax forms 2007 Payments to Relatives or Dependents You can count work-related payments you make to relatives who are not your dependents, even if they live in your home. Irs tax forms 2007 However, do not count any amounts you pay to: A dependent for whom you (or your spouse if filing jointly) can claim an exemption, Your child who was under age 19 at the end of the year, even if he or she is not your dependent, A person who was your spouse any time during the year, or The parent of your qualifying person if your qualifying person is your child and under age 13. Irs tax forms 2007 Joint Return Test Generally, married couples must file a joint return to take the credit. Irs tax forms 2007 However, if you are legally separated or living apart from your spouse, you may be able to file a separate return and still take the credit. Irs tax forms 2007 Legally separated. Irs tax forms 2007   You are not considered married if you are legally separated from your spouse under a decree of divorce or separate maintenance. Irs tax forms 2007 You may be eligible to take the credit on your return using head of household filing status. Irs tax forms 2007 Married and living apart. Irs tax forms 2007   You are not considered married and are eligible to take the credit if all the following apply. Irs tax forms 2007 You file a return apart from your spouse. Irs tax forms 2007 Your home is the home of a qualifying person for more than half the year. Irs tax forms 2007 You pay more than half the cost of keeping up your home for the year. Irs tax forms 2007 Your spouse does not live in your home for the last 6 months of the year. Irs tax forms 2007 Costs of keeping up a home. Irs tax forms 2007   The costs of keeping up a home normally include property taxes, mortgage interest, rent, utility charges, home repairs, insurance on the home, and food eaten at home. Irs tax forms 2007   The costs of keeping up a home do not include payments for clothing, education, medical treatment, vacations, life insurance, transportation, or mortgage principal. Irs tax forms 2007   They also do not include the purchase, permanent improvement, or replacement of property. Irs tax forms 2007 For example, you cannot include the cost of replacing a water heater. Irs tax forms 2007 However, you can include the cost of repairing a water heater. Irs tax forms 2007 Death of spouse. Irs tax forms 2007   If your spouse died during the year and you do not remarry before the end of the year, you generally must file a joint return to take the credit. Irs tax forms 2007 If you do remarry before the end of the year, the credit can be claimed on your deceased spouse's own return. Irs tax forms 2007 Provider Identification Test You must identify all persons or organizations that provide care for your child or dependent. Irs tax forms 2007 Use Form 2441, Part I, to show the information. Irs tax forms 2007 If you do not have any care providers and you are filing Form 2441 only to report taxable income in Part III, enter “none” in line 1, column (a). Irs tax forms 2007 Information needed. Irs tax forms 2007   To identify the care provider, you must give the provider's: Name, Address, and Taxpayer identification number. Irs tax forms 2007    If the care provider is an individual, the taxpayer identification number is his or her social security number or individual taxpayer identification number. Irs tax forms 2007 If the care provider is an organization, then it is the employer identification number (EIN). Irs tax forms 2007   You do not have to show the taxpayer identification number if the care provider is a tax-exempt organization (such as a church or school). Irs tax forms 2007 In this case, enter “Tax-Exempt” in the space where Form 2441 asks for the number. Irs tax forms 2007   If you cannot provide all of the information or the information is incorrect, you must be able to show that you used due diligence (discussed later) in trying to furnish the necessary information. Irs tax forms 2007 Getting the information. Irs tax forms 2007    You can use Form W-10, Dependent Care Provider's Identification and Certification, to request the required information from the care provider. Irs tax forms 2007 If you do not use Form W-10, you can get the information from one of the other sources listed in the instructions for Form W-10, including: A copy of the provider's social security card, A copy of the provider's completed Form W-4, Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate, if he or she is your household employee, A copy of the statement furnished by your employer if the provider is your employer's dependent care plan, or A letter or invoice from the provider if it shows the necessary information. Irs tax forms 2007    You should keep this information with your tax records. Irs tax forms 2007 Do not send Form W-10 (or other document containing this information) to the Internal Revenue Service. Irs tax forms 2007 Due diligence. Irs tax forms 2007   If the care provider information you give is incorrect or incomplete, your credit may not be allowed. Irs tax forms 2007 However, if you can show that you used due diligence in trying to supply the information, you can still claim the credit. Irs tax forms 2007   You can show due diligence by getting and keeping the provider's completed Form W-10 or one of the other sources of information just listed. Irs tax forms 2007 Care providers can be penalized if they do not provide this information to you or if they provide incorrect information. Irs tax forms 2007 Provider refusal. Irs tax forms 2007    If the provider refuses to give you the identifying information, you should report on Form 2441 whatever information you have (such as the name and address). Irs tax forms 2007 Enter “See Attached Statement” in the columns calling for the information you do not have. Irs tax forms 2007 Then attach a statement explaining that you requested the information from the care provider, but the provider did not give you the information. Irs tax forms 2007 Be sure to write your name and social security number on this statement. Irs tax forms 2007 The statement will show that you used due diligence in trying to furnish the necessary information. Irs tax forms 2007 U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 citizens and resident aliens living abroad. Irs tax forms 2007   If you are living abroad, your care provider may not have, and may not be required to get, a U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 taxpayer identification number (for example, an SSN or an EIN). Irs tax forms 2007 If so, enter “LAFCP” (Living Abroad Foreign Care Provider) in the space for the care provider's taxpayer identification number. Irs tax forms 2007 How To Figure the Credit Your credit is a percentage of your work-related expenses. Irs tax forms 2007 Your expenses are subject to the earned income limit and the dollar limit. Irs tax forms 2007 The percentage is based on your adjusted gross income. Irs tax forms 2007 Figuring Total Work-Related Expenses To figure the credit for 2013 work-related expenses, count only those you paid by December 31, 2013. Irs tax forms 2007 Expenses prepaid in an earlier year. Irs tax forms 2007   If you pay for services before they are provided, you can count the prepaid expenses only in the year the care is received. Irs tax forms 2007 Claim the expenses for the later year as if they were actually paid in that later year. Irs tax forms 2007 Expenses not paid until the following year. Irs tax forms 2007   Do not count 2012 expenses that you paid in 2013 as work-related expenses for 2013. Irs tax forms 2007 You may be able to claim an additional credit for them on your 2013 return, but you must figure it separately. Irs tax forms 2007 See Payments for prior year's expenses under Amount of Credit, later. Irs tax forms 2007 If you had expenses in 2013 that you did not pay until 2014, you cannot count them when figuring your 2013 credit. Irs tax forms 2007 You may be able to claim a credit for them on your 2014 return. Irs tax forms 2007 Expenses reimbursed. Irs tax forms 2007   If a state social services agency pays you a nontaxable amount to reimburse you for some of your child and dependent care expenses, you cannot count the expenses that are reimbursed as work-related expenses. Irs tax forms 2007 Example. Irs tax forms 2007 You paid work-related expenses of $3,000. Irs tax forms 2007 You are reimbursed $2,000 by a state social services agency. Irs tax forms 2007 You can use only $1,000 to figure your credit. Irs tax forms 2007 Medical expenses. Irs tax forms 2007   Some expenses for the care of qualifying persons who are not able to care for themselves may qualify as work-related expenses and also as medical expenses. Irs tax forms 2007 You can use them either way, but you cannot use the same expenses to claim both a credit and a medical expense deduction. Irs tax forms 2007   If you use these expenses to figure the credit and they are more than the earned income limit or the dollar limit, discussed later, you can add the excess to your medical expenses. Irs tax forms 2007 However, if you use your total expenses to figure your medical expense deduction, you cannot use any part of them to figure your credit. Irs tax forms 2007 For information on medical expenses, see Publication 502, Medical and Dental Expenses. Irs tax forms 2007    Amounts excluded from your income under your employer's dependent care benefits plan cannot be used to claim a medical expense deduction. Irs tax forms 2007 Dependent Care Benefits If you receive dependent care benefits, your dollar limit for purposes of the credit may be reduced. Irs tax forms 2007 See Reduced Dollar Limit, later. Irs tax forms 2007 But, even if you cannot take the credit, you may be able to take an exclusion or deduction for the dependent care benefits. Irs tax forms 2007 Dependent care benefits. Irs tax forms 2007    Dependent care benefits include: Amounts your employer paid directly to either you or your care provider for the care of your qualifying person while you work, The fair market value of care in a daycare facility provided or sponsored by your employer, and Pre-tax contributions you made under a dependent care flexible spending arrangement. Irs tax forms 2007 Your salary may have been reduced to pay for these benefits. Irs tax forms 2007 If you received benefits as an employee, they should be shown in box 10 of your Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement. Irs tax forms 2007 See Statement for employee, later. Irs tax forms 2007 Benefits you received as a partner should be shown in box 13 of your Schedule K-1 (Form 1065) with code O. Irs tax forms 2007   Enter the amount of these benefits on Form 2441, Part III, line 12. Irs tax forms 2007 Exclusion or deduction. Irs tax forms 2007   If your employer provides dependent care benefits under a qualified plan, you may be able to exclude these benefits from your income. Irs tax forms 2007 Your employer can tell you whether your benefit plan qualifies. Irs tax forms 2007 To claim the exclusion, you must complete Part III of Form 2441. Irs tax forms 2007 You cannot use Form 1040EZ. Irs tax forms 2007   If you are self-employed and receive benefits from a qualified dependent care benefit plan, you are treated as both employer and employee. Irs tax forms 2007 Therefore, you would not get an exclusion from wages. Irs tax forms 2007 Instead, you would get a deduction on Form 1040, Schedule C, line 14; Schedule E, line 19 or 28; or Schedule F, line 15. Irs tax forms 2007 To claim the deduction, you must use Form 2441. Irs tax forms 2007   The amount you can exclude or deduct is limited to the smallest of: The total amount of dependent care benefits you received during the year, The total amount of qualified expenses you incurred during the year, Your earned income, Your spouse's earned income, or $5,000 ($2,500 if married filing separately). Irs tax forms 2007   The definition of earned income for the exclusion or deduction is the same as the definition used when figuring the credit except that earned income for the exclusion or deduction does not include any dependent care benefits you receive. Irs tax forms 2007    You can choose to include your nontaxable combat pay in earned income when figuring your exclusion or deduction, even if you choose not to include it in earned income for the earned income credit or the credit for child and dependent care expenses. Irs tax forms 2007 Statement for employee. Irs tax forms 2007   Your employer must give you a Form W-2 (or similar statement), showing in box 10 the total amount of dependent care benefits provided to you during the year under a qualified plan. Irs tax forms 2007 Your employer will also include any dependent care benefits over $5,000 in your wages shown on your Form W-2 in box 1. Irs tax forms 2007 Effect of exclusion on credit. Irs tax forms 2007   If you exclude dependent care benefits from your income, the amount of the excluded benefits: Is not included in your work-related expenses, and Reduces the dollar limit, discussed later. Irs tax forms 2007 Earned Income Limit The amount of work-related expenses you use to figure your credit cannot be more than: Your earned income for the year, if you are single at the end of the year, or The smaller of your or your spouse's earned income for the year if you are married at the end of the year. Irs tax forms 2007 Earned income for the purpose of figuring the credit is defined under Earned Income Test, earlier. Irs tax forms 2007 For purposes of item (2), use your spouse's earned income for the entire year, even if you were married for only part of the year. Irs tax forms 2007 Example. Irs tax forms 2007 You remarried on December 3. Irs tax forms 2007 Your earned income for the year was $18,000. Irs tax forms 2007 Your new spouse's earned income for the year was $2,000. Irs tax forms 2007 You paid work-related expenses of $3,000 for the care of your 5-year-old child and qualified to claim the credit. Irs tax forms 2007 The amount of expenses you use to figure your credit cannot be more than $2,000 (the smaller of your earned income or that of your spouse). Irs tax forms 2007 Separated spouse. Irs tax forms 2007   If you are legally separated or married and living apart from your spouse (as described under Joint Return Test, earlier), you are not considered married for purposes of the earned income limit. Irs tax forms 2007 Use only your income in figuring the earned income limit. Irs tax forms 2007 Surviving spouse. Irs tax forms 2007   If your spouse died during the year and you file a joint return as a surviving spouse, you may, but are not required to, take into account the earned income of your spouse who died during the year. Irs tax forms 2007 Community property laws. Irs tax forms 2007   Disregard community property laws when you figure earned income for this credit. Irs tax forms 2007 Self-employment earnings. Irs tax forms 2007   If you are self-employed, include your net earnings in earned income. Irs tax forms 2007 For purposes of the child and dependent care credit, net earnings from self-employment generally means the amount from Schedule SE (either Section A or Section B), line 3, minus any deduction for self-employment tax on Form 1040 or Form 1040NR, line 27. Irs tax forms 2007 Include your self-employment earnings in earned income, even if they are less than $400 and you did not file Schedule SE. Irs tax forms 2007 Clergy or church employee. Irs tax forms 2007   If you are a member of the clergy or a church employee, see the Instructions for Form 2441 for details. Irs tax forms 2007 Statutory employee. Irs tax forms 2007   If you filed Schedule C (Form 1040) or C-EZ (Form 1040) to report income as a statutory employee, also include as earned income the amount from line 1 of that Schedule C (Form 1040) or C-EZ (Form 1040). Irs tax forms 2007 Net loss. Irs tax forms 2007   You must reduce your earned income by any net loss from self-employment. Irs tax forms 2007 Optional method if earnings are low or a net loss. Irs tax forms 2007   If your net earnings from self-employment are low or you have a net loss, you may be able to figure your net earnings by using an optional method instead of the regular method. Irs tax forms 2007 Get Publication 334, Tax Guide for Small Business, for details. Irs tax forms 2007 If you use an optional method to figure net earnings for self-employment tax purposes, include those net earnings in your earned income for this credit. Irs tax forms 2007 In this case, subtract any deduction you claimed on Form 1040 or Form 1040NR, line 27, from the total of the amounts on Schedule SE, Section B, lines 3 and 4b, to figure your net earnings. Irs tax forms 2007 You or your spouse is a student or not able to care for self. Irs tax forms 2007   Your spouse who is either a full-time student or not able to care for himself or herself is treated as having earned income. Irs tax forms 2007 His or her earned income for each month is considered to be at least $250 if there is one qualifying person in your home, or at least $500 if there are two or more. Irs tax forms 2007 Spouse works. Irs tax forms 2007   If your spouse works during that month, use the higher of $250 (or $500) or his or her actual earned income for that month. Irs tax forms 2007 Spouse qualifies for part of month. Irs tax forms 2007   If your spouse is a full-time student or not able to care for himself or herself for only part of a month, the full $250 (or $500) still applies for that month. Irs tax forms 2007 You are a student or not able to care for self. Irs tax forms 2007   These rules also apply if you are a student or not able to care for yourself and are filing a joint return. Irs tax forms 2007 For each month or part of a month you are a student or not able to care for yourself, your earned income is considered to be at least $250 (or $500). Irs tax forms 2007 If you also work during that month, use the higher of $250 (or $500) or your actual earned income for that month. Irs tax forms 2007 Both spouses qualify. Irs tax forms 2007   If, in the same month, both you and your spouse are either full-time students or not able to care for yourselves, only one spouse can be considered to have this earned income of $250 (or $500) for that month. Irs tax forms 2007 Example. Irs tax forms 2007 Jim works and keeps up a home for himself and his wife Sharon. Irs tax forms 2007 Because of an accident, Sharon is not able to care for herself for 11 months during the tax year. Irs tax forms 2007 During the 11 months, Jim pays $3,300 of work-related expenses for Sharon's care. Irs tax forms 2007 These expenses also qualify as medical expenses. Irs tax forms 2007 Their adjusted gross income is $29,000 and the entire amount is Jim's earned income. Irs tax forms 2007 Jim and Sharon's earned income limit is the smallest of the following amounts. Irs tax forms 2007   Jim and Sharon's Earned Income Limit   1) Work-related expenses Jim paid $   3,300   2) Jim's earned income $   29,000   3) Income considered earned by Sharon (11 × $250) $    2,750   Jim and Sharon can use $2,750 to figure the credit and treat the balance of $550 ($3,300 − $2,750) as a medical expense. Irs tax forms 2007 However, if they use the $3,300 first as a medical expense, they cannot use any part of that amount to figure the credit. Irs tax forms 2007 Dollar Limit There is a dollar limit on the amount of your work-related expenses you can use to figure the credit. Irs tax forms 2007 This limit is $3,000 for one qualifying person, or $6,000 for two or more qualifying persons. Irs tax forms 2007 If you paid work-related expenses for the care of two or more qualifying persons, the applicable dollar limit is $6,000. Irs tax forms 2007 This limit does not need to be divided equally among them. Irs tax forms 2007 For example, if your work-related expenses for the care of one qualifying person are $3,200 and your work-related expenses for another qualifying person are $2,800, you can use the total, $6,000, when figuring the credit. Irs tax forms 2007 Yearly limit. Irs tax forms 2007   The dollar limit is a yearly limit. Irs tax forms 2007 The amount of the dollar limit remains the same no matter how long, during the year, you have a qualifying person in your household. Irs tax forms 2007 Use the $3,000 limit if you paid work-related expenses for the care of one qualifying person at any time during the year. Irs tax forms 2007 Use $6,000 if you paid work-related expenses for the care of more than one qualifying person at any time during the year. Irs tax forms 2007 Example 1. Irs tax forms 2007 You pay $500 a month for after-school care for your son. Irs tax forms 2007 He turned 13 on May 1 and is no longer a qualifying person. Irs tax forms 2007 You can use the $2,000 of expenses for his care January through April to figure your credit because it is not more than the $3,000 yearly limit. Irs tax forms 2007 Example 2. Irs tax forms 2007 In July of this year, to permit your spouse to begin a new job, you enrolled your 3-year-old daughter in a nursery school that provides preschool childcare. Irs tax forms 2007 You paid $300 per month for the childcare. Irs tax forms 2007 You can use the full $1,800 you paid ($300 × 6 months) as qualified expenses because it is not more than the $3,000 yearly limit. Irs tax forms 2007 Reduced Dollar Limit If you received dependent care benefits that you exclude or deduct from your income, you must subtract that amount from the dollar limit that applies to you. Irs tax forms 2007 Your reduced dollar limit is figured on Form 2441, Part III. Irs tax forms 2007 See Dependent Care Benefits, earlier, for information on excluding or deducting these benefits. Irs tax forms 2007 Example 1. Irs tax forms 2007 George is a widower with one child and earns $24,000 a year. Irs tax forms 2007 He pays work-related expenses of $2,900 for the care of his 4-year-old child and qualifies to claim the credit for child and dependent care expenses. Irs tax forms 2007 His employer pays an additional $1,000 under a qualified dependent care benefit plan. Irs tax forms 2007 This $1,000 is excluded from George's income. Irs tax forms 2007 Although the dollar limit for his work-related expenses is $3,000 (one qualifying person), George figures his credit on only $2,000 of the $2,900 work-related expenses he paid. Irs tax forms 2007 This is because his dollar limit is reduced as shown next. Irs tax forms 2007   George's Reduced Dollar Limit 1) Maximum allowable expenses for one qualifying person $3,000 2) Minus: Dependent care benefits George excludes from income −1,000 3) Reduced dollar limit on expenses George can use for the credit $2,000 Example 2. Irs tax forms 2007 Randall is married and both he and his wife are employed. Irs tax forms 2007 Each has earned income in excess of $6,000. Irs tax forms 2007 They have two children, Anne and Andy, ages 2 and 4, who attend a daycare facility licensed and regulated by the state. Irs tax forms 2007 Randall's work-related expenses are $6,000 for the year. Irs tax forms 2007 Randall's employer has a dependent care assistance program as part of its cafeteria plan, which allows employees to make pre-tax contributions to a dependent care flexible spending arrangement. Irs tax forms 2007 Randall has elected to take the maximum $5,000 exclusion from his salary to cover dependent care expenses through this program. Irs tax forms 2007 Although the dollar limit for his work-related expenses is $6,000 (two or more qualifying persons), Randall figures his credit on only $1,000 of the $6,000 work-related expense paid. Irs tax forms 2007 This is because his dollar limit is reduced as shown next. Irs tax forms 2007   Randall's Reduced Dollar Limit 1) Maximum allowable expenses for two qualifying persons $6,000 2) Minus: Dependent care benefits selected from employer's cafeteria plan and  excluded from Randall's income −5,000 3) Reduced dollar limit on work-related expenses Randall can use for the credit $1,000 Amount of Credit To determine the amount of your credit, multiply your work-related expenses (after applying the earned income and dollar limits) by a percentage. Irs tax forms 2007 This percentage depends on your adjusted gross income shown on Form 1040, line 38; Form 1040A, line 22; or Form 1040NR, line 37. Irs tax forms 2007 The following table shows the percentage to use based on adjusted gross income. Irs tax forms 2007   IF your adjusted gross income is: THEN the       Over:       But not over:   percentage is:       $0   —   $15,000   35%       15,000   —   17,000   34%       17,000   —   19,000   33%       19,000   —   21,000   32%       21,000   —   23,000   31%       23,000   —   25,000   30%       25,000   —   27,000   29%       27,000   —   29,000   28%       29,000   —   31,000   27%       31,000   —   33,000   26%       33,000   —   35,000   25%       35,000   —   37,000   24%       37,000   —   39,000   23%       39,000   —   41,000   22%       41,000   —   43,000   21%       43,000   —   No limit   20%   To qualify for the credit, you must have one or more qualifying persons. Irs tax forms 2007 You should show the expenses for each person on Form 2441, line 2, column (c). Irs tax forms 2007 However, it is possible a qualifying person could have no expenses and a second qualifying person could have expenses exceeding $3,000. Irs tax forms 2007 You should list -0- for the one person and the actual amount for the second person. Irs tax forms 2007 The $6,000 limit that applies to two or more qualifying persons would still be used to compute your credit unless you already excluded or deducted, in Part III of Form 2441, certain dependent care benefits paid to you (or on your behalf) by your employer. Irs tax forms 2007 Example. Irs tax forms 2007 Roger and Megan Paris have two qualifying children. Irs tax forms 2007 They received $1,000 of dependent care benefits from Megan's employer during 2013, but they incurred a total of $19,500 of child and dependent care expenses. Irs tax forms 2007 They complete Part III of Form 2441 to exclude the $1,000 from their taxable income (offsetting $1,000 of their expenses). Irs tax forms 2007 Roger and Megan continue to line 27 to figure their credit using the remaining $18,500 of expenses. Irs tax forms 2007 Line 30 tells them to complete line 2 without including any dependent care benefits. Irs tax forms 2007 They complete line 2 of Form 2441, listing both Susan and James, as shown in the Line 2 example above. Irs tax forms 2007 Line 2 Example (a) Qualifying person's name (b) Qualifying person's social security number (c) Qualified expenses you incurred and paid in 2013 for the person listed in column (a) First Last Susan Paris 123-00-6789 -0- James Paris 987-00-4321 18,500. Irs tax forms 2007 00 All of Susan's expenses were covered by the $1,000 of employer-provided dependent care benefits. Irs tax forms 2007 However, their son James has special needs and they paid $18,500 for his care. Irs tax forms 2007 Line 3 imposes a $5,000 limit for two or more children ($6,000 limit, minus $1,000 already excluded from income = $5,000) and Roger and Megan continue to complete the form. Irs tax forms 2007 Even though line 2 indicates one of the Paris children did not have any dependent care expenses, it does not change the fact that they had two qualifying children for the purposes of Form 2441. Irs tax forms 2007 Payments for prior year's expenses. Irs tax forms 2007   If you had work-related expenses in 2012 that you paid in 2013, you may be able to increase the credit on your 2013 return. Irs tax forms 2007 Attach a statement to your form showing how you figured the additional amount from 2012. Irs tax forms 2007 Then enter “CPYE” (Credit for Prior Year Expenses) and the amount of the credit on the dotted line next to line 9 on Form 2441. Irs tax forms 2007 Also enter the name and taxpayer identification number of the person for whom you paid the prior year's expenses. Irs tax forms 2007 Then add this credit to the amount on line 9, and replace the amount on line 9 with the total. Irs tax forms 2007 See Worksheet A. Irs tax forms 2007 Example. Irs tax forms 2007 In 2012, Sam and Kate had childcare expenses of $2,600 for their 12-year-old child. Irs tax forms 2007 Of the $2,600, they paid $2,000 in 2012 and $600 in 2013. Irs tax forms 2007 Their adjusted gross income for 2012 was $30,000. Irs tax forms 2007 Sam's earned income of $14,000 was less than Kate's earned income. Irs tax forms 2007 A credit for their 2012 expenses paid in 2013 is not allowed in 2012. Irs tax forms 2007 It is allowed for the 2013 tax year, but they must use their adjusted gross income for 2012 to compute the amount. Irs tax forms 2007 The filled-in Worksheet A they used to figure this credit is shown later. Irs tax forms 2007 Sam and Kate add the $162 from line 13 of this worksheet to their 2013 credit and enter the total on their Form 2441, line 9. Irs tax forms 2007 They enter “CPYE $162” and their child's name and SSN in the space to the left of line 9. Irs tax forms 2007 Worksheet A. Irs tax forms 2007 Worksheet for 2012 Expenses Paid in 2013 Use this worksheet to figure the credit you may claim for 2012 expenses paid in 2013. Irs tax forms 2007 1. Irs tax forms 2007   Enter your 2012 qualified expenses paid in 2012 1. Irs tax forms 2007     2. Irs tax forms 2007   Enter your 2012 qualified expenses paid in 2013 2. Irs tax forms 2007     3. Irs tax forms 2007   Add the amounts on lines 1 and 2 3. Irs tax forms 2007     4. Irs tax forms 2007   Enter $3,000 if care was for one qualifying person ($6,000 if for two or more) 4. Irs tax forms 2007     5. Irs tax forms 2007   Enter any dependent care benefits received for 2012 and excluded from your income (from your 2012 Form 2441, line 25) 5. Irs tax forms 2007     6. Irs tax forms 2007   Subtract the amount on line 5 from the amount on line 4 and enter the result 6. Irs tax forms 2007     7. Irs tax forms 2007   Compare your earned income for 2012 and your spouse's earned income for 2012 and enter the smaller amount 7. Irs tax forms 2007     8. Irs tax forms 2007   Compare the amounts on lines 3, 6, and 7 and enter the smallest amount 8. Irs tax forms 2007     9. Irs tax forms 2007   Enter the amount on which you figured the credit for 2012 (from your 2012 Form 2441, line 6) 9. Irs tax forms 2007     10. Irs tax forms 2007   Subtract the amount on line 9 from the amount on line 8 and enter the result. Irs tax forms 2007 If zero or less, stop here. Irs tax forms 2007 You cannot increase your 2013 credit by any previous year's expenses 10. Irs tax forms 2007     11. Irs tax forms 2007   Enter your 2012 adjusted gross income (from your 2012 Form 1040, line 38; Form 1040A, line 22; or Form 1040NR, line 37) 11. Irs tax forms 2007     12. Irs tax forms 2007   Find your 2012 adjusted gross income in the table below and enter the corresponding decimal amount here 12. Irs tax forms 2007             IF your 2012 adjusted gross income is:   THEN the decimal                 Over:   But not over:     amount is:                 $0 — $15,000     . Irs tax forms 2007 35                 15,000 — 17,000     . Irs tax forms 2007 34                 17,000 — 19,000     . Irs tax forms 2007 33                 19,000 — 21,000     . Irs tax forms 2007 32                 21,000 — 23,000     . Irs tax forms 2007 31                 23,000 — 25,000     . Irs tax forms 2007 30                 25,000 — 27,000     . Irs tax forms 2007 29                 27,000 — 29,000     . Irs tax forms 2007 28                 29,000 — 31,000     . Irs tax forms 2007 27                 31,000 — 33,000     . Irs tax forms 2007 26                 33,000 — 35,000     . Irs tax forms 2007 25                 35,000 — 37,000     . Irs tax forms 2007 24                 37,000 — 39,000     . Irs tax forms 2007 23                 39,000 — 41,000     . Irs tax forms 2007 22                 41,000 — 43,000     . Irs tax forms 2007 21                 43,000 — No limit     . Irs tax forms 2007 20           13. Irs tax forms 2007   Multiply line 10 by line 12. Irs tax forms 2007 Add this amount to your 2013 credit and enter the total on your 2013 Form 2441, line 9. Irs tax forms 2007 Enter the following on the dotted line next to line 9 of Form 2441: “CPYE” The amount of this credit for a prior year's expenses           Also, attach a statement to your tax return showing the name and taxpayer identification number of the person for whom you paid the prior year's expenses and how you figured the credit 13. Irs tax forms 2007       Worksheet A. Irs tax forms 2007 Filled-in Worksheet for 2012 Expenses Paid in 2013 Use this worksheet to figure the credit you may claim for 2012 expenses paid in 2013. Irs tax forms 2007 1. Irs tax forms 2007   Enter your 2012 qualified expenses paid in 2012 1. Irs tax forms 2007   $2,000 2. Irs tax forms 2007   Enter your 2012 qualified expenses paid in 2013 2. Irs tax forms 2007   600 3. Irs tax forms 2007   Add the amounts on lines 1 and 2 3. Irs tax forms 2007   2,600 4. Irs tax forms 2007   Enter $3,000 if care was for one qualifying person ($6,000 if for two or more) 4. Irs tax forms 2007   3,000 5. Irs tax forms 2007   Enter any dependent care benefits received for 2012 and excluded from your income (from your 2012 Form 2441, line 25) 5. Irs tax forms 2007   0 6. Irs tax forms 2007   Subtract the amount on line 5 from the amount on line 4 and enter the result 6. Irs tax forms 2007   3,000 7. Irs tax forms 2007   Compare your earned income for 2012 and your spouse's earned income for 2012 and enter the smaller amount 7. Irs tax forms 2007   14,000 8. Irs tax forms 2007   Compare the amounts on lines 3, 6, and 7 and enter the smallest amount 8. Irs tax forms 2007   2,600 9. Irs tax forms 2007   Enter the amount on which you figured the credit for 2012 (from your 2012 Form 2441, line 6) 9. Irs tax forms 2007   2,000 10. Irs tax forms 2007   Subtract the amount on line 9 from the amount on line 8 and enter the result. Irs tax forms 2007 If zero or less, stop here. Irs tax forms 2007 You cannot increase your 2013 credit by any previous year's expenses 10. Irs tax forms 2007   600 11. Irs tax forms 2007   Enter your 2012 adjusted gross income (from your 2012 Form 1040, line 38; Form 1040A, line 22; or Form 1040NR, line 37) 11. Irs tax forms 2007   30,000 12. Irs tax forms 2007   Find your 2012 adjusted gross income in the table below and enter the corresponding decimal amount here 12. Irs tax forms 2007   . Irs tax forms 2007 27         IF your 2012 adjusted gross income is:   THEN the decimal                 Over   But not over     amount is:                 $0 — $15,000     . Irs tax forms 2007 35                 15,000 — 17,000     . Irs tax forms 2007 34                 17,000 — 19,000     . Irs tax forms 2007 33                 19,000 — 21,000     . Irs tax forms 2007 32                 21,000 — 23,000     . Irs tax forms 2007 31                 23,000 — 25,000     . Irs tax forms 2007 30                 25,000 — 27,000     . Irs tax forms 2007 29                 27,000 — 29,000     . Irs tax forms 2007 28                 29,000 — 31,000     . Irs tax forms 2007 27                 31,000 — 33,000     . Irs tax forms 2007 26                 33,000 — 35,000     . Irs tax forms 2007 25                 35,000 — 37,000     . Irs tax forms 2007 24                 37,000 — 39,000     . Irs tax forms 2007 23                 39,000 — 41,000     . Irs tax forms 2007 22                 41,000 — 43,000     . Irs tax forms 2007 21                 43,000 — No limit     . Irs tax forms 2007 20           13. Irs tax forms 2007   Multiply line 10 by line 12. Irs tax forms 2007 Add this amount to your 2013 credit and enter the total on your 2013 Form 2441, line 9. Irs tax forms 2007 Enter the following on the dotted line next to line 9 of Form 2441: “CPYE” The amount of this credit for a prior year's expenses             Also, attach a statement to your tax return showing the name and taxpayer identification number of the person for whom you paid the prior year's expenses and how you figured the credit 13. Irs tax forms 2007   $162   How To Claim the Credit To claim the credit, you can file Form 1040, Form 1040A, or Form 1040NR. Irs tax forms 2007 You cannot claim the credit on Form 1040EZ or Form 1040NR-EZ. Irs tax forms 2007 Form 1040, Form 1040A, or Form 1040NR. Irs tax forms 2007    You must complete Form 2441 and attach it to your Form 1040, Form 1040A, or Form 1040NR. Irs tax forms 2007 Enter the credit on your Form 1040, line 48; Form 1040A, line 29; or Form 1040NR, line 46. Irs tax forms 2007 Limit on credit. Irs tax forms 2007    The amount of credit you can claim is limited to your tax. Irs tax forms 2007 For more information, see the Instructions for Form 2441. Irs tax forms 2007 Tax credit not refundable. Irs tax forms 2007   You cannot get a refund for any part of the credit that is more than this limit. Irs tax forms 2007 Recordkeeping. Irs tax forms 2007 You should keep records of your work-related expenses. Irs tax forms 2007 Also, if your dependent or spouse is not able to care for himself or herself, your records should show both the nature and length of the disability. Irs tax forms 2007 Other records you should keep to support your claim for the credit are described under Provider Identification Test, earlier. Irs tax forms 2007 Employment Taxes for Household Employers If you pay someone to come to your home and care for your dependent or spouse, you may be a household employer. Irs tax forms 2007 If you are a household employer, you will need an employer identification number (EIN) and you may have to pay employment taxes. Irs tax forms 2007 If the individuals who work in your home are self-employed, you are not liable for any of the taxes discussed in this section. Irs tax forms 2007 Self-employed persons who are in business for themselves are not household employees. Irs tax forms 2007 Usually, you are not a household employer if the person who cares for your dependent or spouse does so at his or her home or place of business. Irs tax forms 2007 If you use a placement agency that exercises control over what work is done and how it will be done by a babysitter or companion who works in your home, the worker is not your employee. Irs tax forms 2007 This control could include providing rules of conduct and appearance and requiring regular reports. Irs tax forms 2007 In this case, you do not have to pay employment taxes. Irs tax forms 2007 But, if an agency merely gives you a list of sitters and you hire one from that list, and pay the sitter directly, the sitter may be your employee. Irs tax forms 2007 If you have a household employee, you may be subject to: Social security and Medicare taxes, Federal unemployment tax, and Federal income tax withholding. Irs tax forms 2007 Social security and Medicare taxes are generally withheld from the employee's pay and matched by the employer. Irs tax forms 2007 Federal unemployment (FUTA) tax is paid by the employer only and provides for payments of unemployment compensation to workers who have lost their jobs. Irs tax forms 2007 Federal income tax is withheld from the employee's total pay if the employee asks you to do so and you agree. Irs tax forms 2007 For more information on a household employer's tax responsibilities, see Publication 926 and Schedule H (Form 1040) and its instructions. Irs tax forms 2007 State employment tax. Irs tax forms 2007   You may also have to pay state unemployment tax. Irs tax forms 2007 Contact your state unemployment tax office for information. Irs tax forms 2007 You should also find out whether you need to pay or collect other state employment taxes or carry worker's compensation insurance. Irs tax forms 2007 For a list of state unemployment tax agencies, visit the U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 Department of Labor's website. Irs tax forms 2007 To find that website, use the link in Publication 926 or search online. Irs tax forms 2007 How To Get Tax Help Whether it's help with a tax issue, preparing your tax return or a need for a free publication or form, get the help you need the way you want it: online, use a smart phone, call or walk in to an IRS office or volunteer site near you. Irs tax forms 2007 Free help with your tax return. Irs tax forms 2007   You can get free help preparing your return nationwide from IRS-certified volunteers. Irs tax forms 2007 The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program helps low-to-moderate income, elderly, people with disabilities, and limited English proficient taxpayers. Irs tax forms 2007 The Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) program helps taxpayers age 60 and older with their tax returns. Irs tax forms 2007 Most VITA and TCE sites offer free electronic filing and all volunteers will let you know about credits and deductions you may be entitled to claim. Irs tax forms 2007 In addition, some VITA and TCE sites provide taxpayers the opportunity to prepare their own return with help from an IRS-certified volunteer. Irs tax forms 2007 To find the nearest VITA or TCE site, you can use the VITA Locator Tool on IRS. Irs tax forms 2007 gov, download the IRS2Go app, or call 1-800-906-9887. Irs tax forms 2007   As part of the TCE program, AARP offers the Tax-Aide counseling program. Irs tax forms 2007 To find the nearest AARP Tax-Aide site, visit AARP's website at www. Irs tax forms 2007 aarp. Irs tax forms 2007 org/money/taxaide or call 1-888-227-7669. Irs tax forms 2007 For more information on these programs, go to IRS. Irs tax forms 2007 gov and enter “VITA” in the search box. Irs tax forms 2007 Internet. Irs tax forms 2007    IRS. Irs tax forms 2007 gov and IRS2Go are ready when you are —24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Irs tax forms 2007 Download the free IRS2Go app from the iTunes app store or from Google Play. Irs tax forms 2007 Use it to check your refund status, order transcripts of your tax returns or tax account, watch the IRS YouTube channel, get IRS news as soon as it's released to the public, subscribe to filing season updates or daily tax tips, and follow the IRS Twitter news feed, @IRSnews, to get the latest federal tax news, including information about tax law changes and important IRS programs. Irs tax forms 2007 Check the status of your 2013 refund with the Where's My Refund? application on IRS. Irs tax forms 2007 gov or download the IRS2Go app and select the Refund Status option. Irs tax forms 2007 The IRS issues more than 9 out of 10 refunds in less than 21 days. Irs tax forms 2007 Using these applications, you can start checking on the status of your return within 24 hours after we receive your e-filed return or 4 weeks after you mail a paper return. Irs tax forms 2007 You will also be given a personalized refund date as soon as the IRS processes your tax return and approves your refund. Irs tax forms 2007 The IRS updates Where's My Refund? every 24 hours, usually overnight, so you only need to check once a day. Irs tax forms 2007 Use the Interactive Tax Assistant (ITA) to research your tax questions. Irs tax forms 2007 No need to wait on the phone or stand in line. Irs tax forms 2007 The ITA is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and provides you with a variety of tax information related to general filing topics, deductions, credits, and income. Irs tax forms 2007 When you reach the response screen, you can print the entire interview and the final response for your records. Irs tax forms 2007 New subject areas are added on a regular basis. Irs tax forms 2007  Answers not provided through ITA may be found in Tax Trails, one of the Tax Topics on IRS. Irs tax forms 2007 gov which contain general individual and business tax information or by searching the IRS Tax Map, which includes an international subject index. Irs tax forms 2007 You can use the IRS Tax Map, to search publications and instructions by topic or keyword. Irs tax forms 2007 The IRS Tax Map integrates forms and publications into one research tool and provides single-point access to tax law information by subject. Irs tax forms 2007 When the user searches the IRS Tax Map, they will be provided with links to related content in existing IRS publications, forms and instructions, questions and answers, and Tax Topics. Irs tax forms 2007 Coming this filing season, you can immediately view and print for free all 5 types of individual federal tax transcripts (tax returns, tax account, record of account, wage and income statement, and certification of non-filing) using Get Transcript. Irs tax forms 2007 You can also ask the IRS to mail a return or an account transcript to you. Irs tax forms 2007 Only the mail option is available by choosing the Tax Records option on the IRS2Go app by selecting Mail Transcript on IRS. Irs tax forms 2007 gov or by calling 1-800-908-9946. Irs tax forms 2007 Tax return and tax account transcripts are generally available for the current year and the past three years. Irs tax forms 2007 Determine if you are eligible for the EITC and estimate the amount of the credit with the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Assistant. Irs tax forms 2007 Visit Understanding Your IRS Notice or Letter to get answers to questions about a notice or letter you received from the IRS. Irs tax forms 2007 If you received the First Time Homebuyer Credit, you can use the First Time Homebuyer Credit Account Look-up tool for information on your repayments and account balance. Irs tax forms 2007 Check the status of your amended return using Where's My Amended Return? Go to IRS. Irs tax forms 2007 gov and enter Where's My Amended Return? in the search box. Irs tax forms 2007 You can generally expect your amended return to be processed up to 12 weeks from the date we receive it. Irs tax forms 2007 It can take up to 3 weeks from the date you mailed it to show up in our system. Irs tax forms 2007 Make a payment using one of several safe and convenient electronic payment options available on IRS. Irs tax forms 2007 gov. Irs tax forms 2007 Select the Payment tab on the front page of IRS. Irs tax forms 2007 gov for more information. Irs tax forms 2007 Determine if you are eligible and apply for an online payment agreement, if you owe more tax than you can pay today. Irs tax forms 2007 Figure your income tax withholding with the IRS Withholding Calculator on IRS. Irs tax forms 2007 gov. Irs tax forms 2007 Use it if you've had too much or too little withheld, your personal situation has changed, you're starting a new job or you just want to see if you're having the right amount withheld. Irs tax forms 2007 Determine if you might be subject to the Alternative Minimum Tax by using the Alternative Minimum Tax Assistant on IRS. Irs tax forms 2007 gov. Irs tax forms 2007 Request an Electronic Filing PIN by going to IRS. Irs tax forms 2007 gov and entering Electronic Filing PIN in the search box. Irs tax forms 2007 Download forms, instructions and publications, including accessible versions for people with disabilities. Irs tax forms 2007 Locate the nearest Taxpayer Assistance Center (TAC) using the Office Locator tool on IRS. Irs tax forms 2007 gov, or choose the Contact Us option on the IRS2Go app and search Local Offices. Irs tax forms 2007 An employee can answer questions about your tax account or help you set up a payment plan. Irs tax forms 2007 Before you visit, check the Office Locator on IRS. Irs tax forms 2007 gov, or Local Offices under Contact Us on IRS2Go to confirm the address, phone number, days and hours of operation, and the services provided. Irs tax forms 2007 If you have a special need, such as a disability, you can request an appointment. Irs tax forms 2007 Call the local number listed in the Office Locator, or look in the phone book under Unit
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The only proven way to help you lose weight is to burn more calories than you consume. If you need to lose weight, talk with your doctor about the options that are best for you. Most health experts agree that the best and safest way to lose weight is to modestly cut calories, eat a balanced diet, and exercise. People usually do best when they reduce their usual calorie intake or increase the calories they use by 500-1,000 per day. This allows you to eat enough for good nutrition yet lose about one to two pounds a week. Steer clear of harmful tactics such as smoking, fasting, purging, or abusing laxatives.

Avoid fad diets and other weight loss programs that promise fast results or limit your food choices. Ask yourself the following:

  • How does the product or service work? Does the program emphasize diet, exercise or a combination of both?
  • How much will it cost? Ask for an itemized list that includes membership fees and fees for weekly visits. Ask if there are extra fees for diagnostic tests, food, dietary supplements, or other products in the program.
  • How well does it work? Ask to see the studies that back up success claims. Look for how many people completed the program, how much weight they lost, and how long they kept the weight off.
  • What are the risks? Get details about possible side effects. Check with your doctor before you take prescriptions, over-the-counter weight loss drugs, or dietary supplements. Diets that require drastic food restriction should be under the supervision of a physician.
  • How many calories will you eat each day? For diets under 1,500 calories, be sure to check with your doctor to make sure you get all your nutrients.
  • What are the staff qualifications? Ask about their training and experience.
  • What type of attention will you receive? Will you get individual counseling or group support? How often?

Complaints concerning fraudulent weight loss claims should be directed to the Federal Trade Commission.

Cancelling Gym Memberships

Signing up for a gym membership can be a great step, but it is important to know what commitments you are making before you sign on the dotted line. For example:

  • Read the contract. Pay attention to cancellation policies, including whether there is an "exit fee" for breaking the agreement.
  • Know your state's laws. Many states have consumer protections that offer a "cooling-off period" during which you can back out of contracts, including gym memberships. However, these laws vary from state to state.
  • Know your gym's rules. Some gyms grant waivers if you are temporarily incapacitated, out of the area for an extended period, or move a certain distance away. These rules vary from gym to gym.
  • Cancel in writing
  • Always put your intention to cancel in writing, even if you are advised that is not necessary, and keep a copy of your letter. Make sure you follow the advance notice requirements in your contract.

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Irs tax forms 2007 4. Irs tax forms 2007   Filing U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 Tax Returns Table of Contents Who Must FileFiling Requirement if Possession Income Is Excluded When To FileExtension of Time To File Where To File Special Rules for Completing Your U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 Tax ReturnU. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 Armed Forces. Irs tax forms 2007 Deductions if Possession Income Is Excluded Foreign Tax Credit if Possession Income Is Excluded Self-Employment Tax Additional Medicare Tax Net Investment Income Tax Paying Your TaxesEstimated Tax Double TaxationCompetent Authority Assistance The information in chapter 3 will tell you if a U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 income tax return is required for your situation. Irs tax forms 2007 If a U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 return is required, your next step is to see if you meet the filing requirements. Irs tax forms 2007 If you do meet the filing requirements, the information presented in this chapter will help you understand the special procedures involved. Irs tax forms 2007 This chapter discusses: Filing requirements, When to file your return, Where to send your return, How to adjust your deductions and credits if you are excluding income from American Samoa or Puerto Rico, How to make estimated tax payments and pay self-employment tax, and How to request assistance in resolving instances of double taxation. Irs tax forms 2007 Who Must File If you are not required to file a possession tax return that includes your worldwide income, you must generally file a U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 income tax return if your gross income is at least the amount shown in Table 4-1, later, for your filing status and age. Irs tax forms 2007 If you were a bona fide resident of American Samoa or Puerto Rico and are able to exclude your possession income from your U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 tax return, your filing requirement may be less than the amount in Table 4-1. Irs tax forms 2007 For details, see the information under Filing Requirement if Possession Income Is Excluded , later. Irs tax forms 2007 Some individuals (such as those who can be claimed as a dependent on another person's return or who owe certain taxes, such as self-employment tax) must file a tax return even though the gross income is less than the amount shown in Table 4-1 for their filing status and age. Irs tax forms 2007 For more information, see the Form 1040 instructions. Irs tax forms 2007 Filing Requirement if Possession Income Is Excluded If you were a bona fide resident of American Samoa or Puerto Rico and qualify to exclude possession income on your U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 tax return, you must determine your adjusted filing requirement. Irs tax forms 2007 Generally, your filing requirement is based on the total of your (and your spouse's if filing a joint return) personal exemption(s) plus your standard deduction. Irs tax forms 2007 Personal exemption. Irs tax forms 2007   When figuring your filing requirement, your personal exemption is allowed in full. Irs tax forms 2007 Do not reduce it for this purpose. Irs tax forms 2007 Do not include exemptions for your dependents. Irs tax forms 2007 Allowable standard deduction. Irs tax forms 2007   Unless your filing status is married filing separately, the minimum income level at which you must file a return is based, in part, on the standard deduction for your filing status and age. Irs tax forms 2007 Because the standard deduction applies to all types of income, it must be divided between your excluded income and income from other sources. Irs tax forms 2007 Multiply the regular standard deduction for your filing status and age (this is zero if you are married filing a separate return; all others, see Form 1040 instructions) by the following fraction:      Gross income subject to U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 income tax     Gross income from all sources (including excluded possession income)   Example. Irs tax forms 2007 Barbara Spruce, a U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 citizen, is single, under 65, and a bona fide resident of American Samoa. Irs tax forms 2007 During 2013, she received $20,000 of income from American Samoa sources (qualifies for exclusion) and $8,000 of income from sources outside the possession (subject to U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 income tax). Irs tax forms 2007 Her allowable standard deduction for 2013 is figured as follows:   $8,000 $28,000 × $6,100 (regular standard deduction) = $1,743   Adjusted filing requirement. Irs tax forms 2007   Figure your adjusted filing requirement by adding the amount of your allowable standard deduction to the amount of your personal exemption. Irs tax forms 2007 You must file a U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 income tax return if your gross income is at least the amount shown on line 3 of the following worksheet. Irs tax forms 2007    1. Irs tax forms 2007 Enter the allowable standard deduction you figured earlier under Allowable standard deduction . Irs tax forms 2007 If your filing status is married filing separately, enter -0-   2. Irs tax forms 2007 Personal exemption. Irs tax forms 2007 If your filing status is married filing jointly, enter $7,800; if someone can claim you as a dependent, enter -0-; otherwise, enter $3,900   3. Irs tax forms 2007 Add lines 1 and 2. Irs tax forms 2007 You must file a U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 income tax return if your gross income from sources outside the relevant possession is at least this amount   Table 4-1. Irs tax forms 2007 2013 Filing Requirements Chart for Most Taxpayers IF your filing status is. Irs tax forms 2007 . Irs tax forms 2007 . Irs tax forms 2007 AND at the end of 2013 you were*. Irs tax forms 2007 . Irs tax forms 2007 . Irs tax forms 2007 THEN file a return if your gross income** was at least. Irs tax forms 2007 . Irs tax forms 2007 . Irs tax forms 2007 single under 65 $10,000 65 or older $11,500 married filing jointly*** under 65 (both spouses) $20,000 65 or older (one spouse) $21,200 65 or older (both spouses) $22,400 married filing separately any age $3,900 head of household under 65 $12,850 65 or older $14,350 qualifying widow(er)  with dependent child under 65 $16,100 65 or older $17,300 * If you were born on January 1, 1949, you are considered to be age 65 at the end of 2013. Irs tax forms 2007 ** Gross income means all income you received in the form of money, goods, property, and services that is not exempt from tax, including any income from sources outside the United States (even if you can exclude part or all of it). Irs tax forms 2007 Do not include social security benefits unless (a) you are married filing a separate return and you lived with your spouse at any time during 2013, or (b) one-half of your social security benefits plus your other gross income is more than $25,000 ($32,000 if married filing jointly). Irs tax forms 2007 If (a) or (b) applies, see the instructions for Form 1040 or Publication 915, Social Security and Equivalent Railroad Retirement Benefits, to figure the taxable part of social security benefits you must include in gross income. Irs tax forms 2007 *** If you did not live with your spouse at the end of 2013 (or on the date your spouse died) and your gross income was at least $3,900 you must file a return regardless of your age. Irs tax forms 2007 Example 1. Irs tax forms 2007 James and Joan Thompson, one over 65, are U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 citizens and bona fide residents of Puerto Rico during the entire tax year. Irs tax forms 2007 They file a joint income tax return. Irs tax forms 2007 During 2013, they received $35,000 of income from Puerto Rico sources (qualifies for exclusion) and $6,000 of income from sources outside Puerto Rico (subject to U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 income tax). Irs tax forms 2007 Their allowable standard deduction for 2013 is figured as follows:   $6,000 $41,000 × $13,400 ( standard deduction for 65 or older (one spouse) ) = $1,961   The Thompsons do not have to file a U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 income tax return because their gross income subject to U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 tax ($6,000) is less than their allowable standard deduction plus their personal exemptions ($1,961+ $7,800= $9,761). Irs tax forms 2007 Example 2. Irs tax forms 2007 Barbara Spruce (see Example under Allowable standard deduction, earlier), however, must file a U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 income tax return because her gross income subject to U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 tax ($8,000) is more than her allowable standard deduction plus her personal exemption ($1,743 + $3,900 = $5,643). Irs tax forms 2007 If you must file a U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 income tax return, you may be able to file a paperless return using IRS e-file. Irs tax forms 2007 See your form instructions or visit our website at IRS. Irs tax forms 2007 gov. Irs tax forms 2007 When To File If you file on a calendar year basis, the due date for filing your U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 income tax return is April 15 following the end of your tax year. Irs tax forms 2007 If you use a fiscal year (a year ending on the last day of a month other than December), the due date is the 15th day of the 4th month after the end of your fiscal year. Irs tax forms 2007 If any due date falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, your tax return is due on the next business day. Irs tax forms 2007 For your 2013 tax return, the due date is April 15, 2014. Irs tax forms 2007 If you mail your federal tax return, it is considered timely if it bears an official postmark dated on or before the due date, including any extensions. Irs tax forms 2007 If you use a private delivery service designated by the IRS, generally the postmark date is the date the private delivery service records in its database or marks on the mailing label. Irs tax forms 2007 See your form instructions for a list of designated private delivery services. Irs tax forms 2007 Extension of Time To File You can get an extension of time to file your U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 income tax return. Irs tax forms 2007 Special rules apply for those living outside the United States. Irs tax forms 2007 Automatic 6-Month Extension If you cannot file your 2013 return by the due date, you can get an automatic 6-month extension of time to file. Irs tax forms 2007 Example. Irs tax forms 2007 If your return must be filed by April 15, 2014, you will have until October 15, 2014, to file. Irs tax forms 2007 Although you are not required to make a payment of the tax you estimate as due, Form 4868 does not extend the time to pay taxes. Irs tax forms 2007 If you do not pay the amount due by the regular due date (generally April 15), you will owe interest on any unpaid tax from the original due date to the date you pay the tax. Irs tax forms 2007 You may also be charged penalties (see the Instructions for Form 4868). Irs tax forms 2007 How to get the automatic extension. Irs tax forms 2007   You can get the automatic 6-month extension if you do one of the following by the due date for filing your return. Irs tax forms 2007 E-file Form 4868 using your personal computer or a tax professional. Irs tax forms 2007 E-file and pay by credit or debit card. Irs tax forms 2007 Your payment must be at least $1. Irs tax forms 2007 You may pay by phone or over the Internet. Irs tax forms 2007 Do not file Form 4868. Irs tax forms 2007 File a paper Form 4868. Irs tax forms 2007 If you are a fiscal year taxpayer, you must file a paper Form 4868. Irs tax forms 2007 See Form 4868 for information on getting an extension using these options. Irs tax forms 2007 When to file. Irs tax forms 2007   You must request the automatic extension by the due date for your return. Irs tax forms 2007 You can file your return any time before the 6-month extension period ends. Irs tax forms 2007 When you file your return. Irs tax forms 2007   Enter any payment you made related to the extension of time to file on Form 1040, line 68. Irs tax forms 2007 If you file Form 1040A, U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 Individual Income Tax Return, or Form 1040EZ, Income Tax Return for Single and Joint Filers With No Dependents, include that payment in your total payments on Form 1040A, line 41, or Form 1040EZ, line 9. Irs tax forms 2007 Also enter “Form 4868” and the amount paid in the space to the left of the entry space for line 41 or line 9. Irs tax forms 2007 You cannot ask the Internal Revenue Service to figure your tax if you use the extension of time to file. Irs tax forms 2007 Individuals Outside the United States and Puerto Rico You are allowed an automatic 2-month extension (until June 16, 2014, if you use the calendar year) to file your 2013 return and pay any federal income tax due if: You are a U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 citizen or resident, and On the due date of your return: You are living outside of the United States and Puerto Rico, and your main place of business or post of duty is outside the United States and Puerto Rico, or You are in military or naval service on duty outside the United States and Puerto Rico. Irs tax forms 2007 However, if you pay the tax due after the regular due date (generally April 15), interest will be charged from April 15 until the date the tax is paid. Irs tax forms 2007 If you serve in a combat zone or qualified hazardous duty area, you may be eligible for a longer extension of time to file. Irs tax forms 2007 For more information, see Publication 3, Armed Forces' Tax Guide. Irs tax forms 2007 Married taxpayers. Irs tax forms 2007   If you file a joint return, only one spouse has to qualify for this automatic extension. Irs tax forms 2007 However, if you and your spouse file separate returns, this automatic extension applies only to the spouse who qualifies. Irs tax forms 2007 How to get the extension. Irs tax forms 2007   To use this special automatic extension, you must attach a statement to your return explaining what situation qualified you for the extension. Irs tax forms 2007 (See the situations listed under (2), earlier. Irs tax forms 2007 ) Extension beyond 2 months. Irs tax forms 2007   If you cannot file your 2013 return within the automatic 2-month extension period, you can get an additional 4-month extension, for a total of 6 months. Irs tax forms 2007 File Form 4868 by the end of the automatic extension period (June 16, 2014 for calendar year taxpayers). Irs tax forms 2007 Be sure to check the box on Form 4868, line 8, if appropriate. Irs tax forms 2007   In addition to this 6-month extension, taxpayers who are out of the country (as defined under (2) earlier) can request a discretionary 2-month additional extension of time to file their returns (to December 15 for calendar year taxpayers). Irs tax forms 2007   To request this extension, you must send the IRS a letter explaining the reasons why you need the additional 2 months. Irs tax forms 2007 Send the letter by the extended due date (October 15 for calendar year taxpayers) to:  Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service Austin, TX 73301-0215 USA   You will not receive any notification from the IRS unless your request is denied for being untimely. Irs tax forms 2007 Where To File Use the addresses listed below if you have to file Form 1040 with the United States and you are excluding possession income from American Samoa or Puerto Rico. Irs tax forms 2007 If you are not including a check or a money order, send your U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 tax return and all attachments to:   Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service Austin, TX 73301-0215 USA If you are including a check or a money order, send your U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 tax return and all attachments to:  Internal Revenue Service P. Irs tax forms 2007 O. Irs tax forms 2007 Box 1303 Charlotte, NC 28201-1303 USA Also send your U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 return to these addresses if you are attaching Form 5074 or Form 8689. Irs tax forms 2007 If you are not in either of the above categories, send your return to the address shown in the Form 1040 instructions for the possession or state in which you reside. Irs tax forms 2007 Special Rules for Completing Your U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 Tax Return If you are not excluding possession income from your U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 tax return, follow the instructions for the specific forms you file. Irs tax forms 2007 However, you may not qualify to claim the earned income credit (EIC). Irs tax forms 2007 Earned income credit. Irs tax forms 2007   Even if you maintain a household in one of the possessions discussed in this publication that is your main home and the home of your qualifying child, you cannot claim the earned income credit on your U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 tax return. Irs tax forms 2007 This credit is available only if you maintain the household in the United States or you are serving on extended active duty in the U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 Armed Forces. Irs tax forms 2007 U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 Armed Forces. Irs tax forms 2007   U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 military personnel stationed outside the United States on extended active duty are considered to live in the United States during that duty period for purposes of the EIC. Irs tax forms 2007 Extended active duty means you are called or ordered to duty for an indefinite period or for a period of more than 90 days. Irs tax forms 2007 Once you begin serving your extended active duty, you are still considered to have been on extended active duty even if you do not serve more than 90 days. Irs tax forms 2007 Income from American Samoa or Puerto Rico excluded. Irs tax forms 2007   You will not be allowed to take deductions and credits that apply to the excluded income. Irs tax forms 2007 The additional information you need follows. Irs tax forms 2007 Deductions if Possession Income Is Excluded Deductions that specifically apply to your excluded possession income, such as employee business expenses, are not allowable on your U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 income tax return. Irs tax forms 2007 Deductions that do not specifically apply to any particular type of income must be divided between your excluded income from sources in the relevant possession and income from all other sources to find the part that you can deduct on your U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 tax return. Irs tax forms 2007 Examples of such deductions are alimony payments, the standard deduction, and certain itemized deductions (such as medical expenses, charitable contributions, real estate taxes, and mortgage interest on your home). Irs tax forms 2007 Figuring the deduction. Irs tax forms 2007   To find the part of a deduction that is allowable, multiply the deduction by the following fraction. Irs tax forms 2007   Gross income subject to U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 income tax     Gross income from all sources (including excluded possession income)   Adjustments to Income Your adjusted gross income equals your gross income minus certain deductions (adjustments). Irs tax forms 2007 Moving expense deduction. Irs tax forms 2007   Generally, expenses of a move to a possession are directly attributable to wages, salaries, and other earned income from that possession. Irs tax forms 2007 Likewise, the expenses of a move back to the United States are generally attributable to U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 earned income. Irs tax forms 2007   If you are claiming expenses for a move to a relevant possession, how and where you will deduct the expenses depends on your status as a bona fide resident and if any of your possession income is excluded on your U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 tax return. Irs tax forms 2007 For more information, see Moving expense deduction in chapter 3 under the name of the relevant possession. Irs tax forms 2007   If you are claiming expenses for a move from a U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 possession to the United States, use Form 3903 to figure your deductible expenses and enter the amount on Form 1040, line 26. Irs tax forms 2007 For purposes of deducting moving expenses, the possessions are considered part of the United States. Irs tax forms 2007 See Publication 521, Moving Expenses, for information about what expenses are deductible. Irs tax forms 2007 Self-employment tax deduction. Irs tax forms 2007   Generally, if you are reporting self-employment income on your U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 return, you can include the deductible part of your self-employment tax on Form 1040, line 27. Irs tax forms 2007 This is an income tax deduction only; it is not a deduction in figuring net earnings from self-employment (for self-employment tax). Irs tax forms 2007   However, if you are a bona fide resident of American Samoa or Puerto Rico and you exclude all of your self-employment income from gross income, you cannot take the deduction on Form 1040, line 27, because the deduction is related to excluded income. Irs tax forms 2007   If only part of your self-employment income is excluded, the part of the deduction that is based on the nonexcluded income is allowed. Irs tax forms 2007 This would happen if, for instance, you have two businesses and only the income from one of them is excludable. Irs tax forms 2007   For purposes of the deduction only, figure the self-employment tax on the nonexcluded income by multiplying your total self-employment tax (from Schedule SE (Form 1040)), Self-Employment Tax) by the following fraction. Irs tax forms 2007   Self-employment income subject to U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 income tax     Total self-employment income (including excluded possession income)   The result is your self-employment tax on nonexcluded income. Irs tax forms 2007 Include the deductible part of this amount on Form 1040, line 27. Irs tax forms 2007 Individual retirement arrangement (IRA) deduction. Irs tax forms 2007   Do not take excluded income into account when figuring your deductible IRA contribution. Irs tax forms 2007 Standard Deduction The standard deduction is composed of the regular standard deduction amount and the additional standard deduction for taxpayers who are blind or age 65 or over. Irs tax forms 2007 To find the amount you can claim on Form 1040, line 40, first figure your full standard deduction according to the Instructions for Form 1040. Irs tax forms 2007 Then multiply your full standard deduction by the following fraction. Irs tax forms 2007   Gross income subject to U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 income tax     Gross income from all sources (including excluded possession income)   In the space above line 40, enter “Standard deduction modified due to income excluded under section 931 (if American Samoa) or section 933 (if Puerto Rico). Irs tax forms 2007 ” This calculation may not be the same as the one you used to determine if you need to file a U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 tax return. Irs tax forms 2007 Itemized Deductions Most itemized deductions do not apply to a particular type of income. Irs tax forms 2007 However, itemized deductions can be divided into three categories. Irs tax forms 2007 Those that apply specifically to excluded income, such as employee business expenses, are not deductible. Irs tax forms 2007 Those that apply specifically to income subject to U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 income tax, which might also be employee business expenses, are fully allowable under the Instructions for Schedule A (Form 1040), Itemized Deductions. Irs tax forms 2007 Those that do not apply to specific income must be allocated between your gross income subject to U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 income tax and your total gross income from all sources. Irs tax forms 2007 The example given later shows how to figure the deductible part of each type of expense that is not related to specific income. Irs tax forms 2007 Example. Irs tax forms 2007 In 2013, you and your spouse are both under 65 and U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 citizens who are bona fide residents of Puerto Rico during the entire tax year. Irs tax forms 2007 You file a joint income tax return. Irs tax forms 2007 During 2013, you earned $20,000 from Puerto Rican sources (excluded from U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 gross income) and your spouse earned $60,000 from the U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 Government. Irs tax forms 2007 You have $16,000 of itemized deductions that do not apply to any specific type of income. Irs tax forms 2007 These are medical expenses of $4,000, real estate taxes of $5,000, home mortgage interest of $6,000, and charitable contributions of $1,000 (cash contributions). Irs tax forms 2007 You determine the amount of each deduction that you can claim on your Schedule A (Form 1040), Itemized Deductions, by multiplying the deduction by the fraction shown under Figuring the deduction , earlier under Deductions if Possession Income is Excluded. Irs tax forms 2007   Medical Expenses   $60,000$80,000 × $4,000 = $3,000  (enter on line 1  of Schedule A)     Real Estate Taxes   $60,000$80,000 × $5,000 = $3,750  (enter on line 6  of Schedule A)     Home Mortgage Interest   $60,000$80,000 × $6,000 = $4,500  (enter on line 10 or 11 of  Schedule A)     Charitable Contributions (cash contributions)   $60,000$80,000 × $1,000 = $750  (enter on line 16 of Schedule A)   Enter on Schedule A (Form 1040) only the allowable portion of each deduction. Irs tax forms 2007 Overall limitation on itemized deductions. Irs tax forms 2007   If your adjusted gross income (discussed earlier) is over $300,000 if married filing jointly or qualifying widow(er); $275,000 if head of household; $250,000 if single; or $150,000 if married filing separately; see the Itemized Deductions Worksheet in the Instructions for Schedule A (Form 1040), to figure your itemized deductions. Irs tax forms 2007 Personal Exemptions Personal exemptions are allowed in full even if excluding possession income. Irs tax forms 2007 However, depending upon your adjusted gross income and filing status, the amount you can deduct may be reduced. Irs tax forms 2007 See the Deduction for Exemptions Worksheet—Line 42 in the instructions for Form 1040. Irs tax forms 2007 Foreign Tax Credit if Possession Income Is Excluded If you must report American Samoa or Puerto Rico source income on your U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 tax return, you can claim a foreign tax credit for income taxes paid to the possession on that income. Irs tax forms 2007 However, you cannot claim a foreign tax credit for taxes paid on possession income that is excluded on your U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 tax return. Irs tax forms 2007 The foreign tax credit is generally figured on Form 1116. Irs tax forms 2007 If you have income, such as U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 Government wages, that is not excludable, and you also have possession source income that is excludable, you must figure the credit by reducing your foreign taxes paid or accrued by the taxes based on the excluded income. Irs tax forms 2007 You make this reduction for each separate income category. Irs tax forms 2007 To find the amount of this reduction, use the following formula for each income category. Irs tax forms 2007 Excluded income from possession sources less deductible expenses based on that income x Tax paid or accrued to the possession = Reduction in foreign taxes Total income subject to possession tax less deductible expenses based on that income Enter the amount of the reduction on Form 1116, line 12. Irs tax forms 2007 For more information on the foreign tax credit, see Publication 514. Irs tax forms 2007 Example. Irs tax forms 2007 Jason and Lynn Reddy are U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 citizens who were bona fide residents of Puerto Rico during all of 2013. Irs tax forms 2007 They file a joint tax return. Irs tax forms 2007 The following table shows their excludable and taxable income for U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 federal income tax purposes. Irs tax forms 2007   Taxable   Excludable Jason's wages from  U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 Government $25,000     Lynn's wages from Puerto Rico  corp. Irs tax forms 2007     $15,000 Dividend from Puerto Rico corp. Irs tax forms 2007 doing business in Puerto Rico     200 Dividend from U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007  corp. Irs tax forms 2007 doing business  in U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 * 1,000     Totals $26,000   $15,200 * Income from sources outside Puerto Rico is taxable. Irs tax forms 2007   Jason and Lynn must file 2013 income tax returns with both Puerto Rico and the United States. Irs tax forms 2007 They have gross income of $26,000 for U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 tax purposes. Irs tax forms 2007 They paid taxes to Puerto Rico of $4,000 ($3,980 on their wages and $20 on the dividend from the Puerto Rico corporation). Irs tax forms 2007 They figure their foreign tax credit on two Forms 1116, which they must attach to their U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 return. Irs tax forms 2007 They fill out one Form 1116 for wages and one Form 1116 for the dividend. Irs tax forms 2007 Jason and Lynn figure the Puerto Rico taxes on excluded income as follows. Irs tax forms 2007   Wages: ($15,000 ÷ $40,000) × $3,980 = $1,493   Dividend: ($200 ÷ $200) × $20 = $20 They enter $1,493 on Form 1116, line 12, for wages and $20 on the second Form 1116, line 12, for the dividend. Irs tax forms 2007 Self-Employment Tax Self-employment tax includes both social security and Medicare taxes for individuals who are self-employed. Irs tax forms 2007 A U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 citizen or resident alien who is self-employed must pay self-employment tax on net self-employment earnings of $400 or more. Irs tax forms 2007 This rule applies whether or not the earnings are excludable from gross income (or whether or not a U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 income tax return must otherwise be filed). Irs tax forms 2007 Bona fide residents of the possessions discussed in this publication are considered U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 residents for this purpose and are subject to the self-employment tax. Irs tax forms 2007 Forms to file. Irs tax forms 2007   If you have net self-employment income and are subject to self-employment tax, file one of the following with the United States. Irs tax forms 2007 If you are required to file Form 1040 with the United States, complete Schedule SE (Form 1040) and attach it to your Form 1040. Irs tax forms 2007 If you are not required to file Form 1040 with the United States and you are a bona fide resident of American Samoa, the CNMI, Guam, Puerto Rico, or the USVI, file Form 1040-SS. Irs tax forms 2007 If you are a resident of Puerto Rico, you can file the Spanish-language Form 1040-PR instead. Irs tax forms 2007 Do not file forms 1040-SS or 1040-PR with Form 1040. Irs tax forms 2007 If you are required to pay Additional Medicare Tax (discussed later) on your self-employment income, attach Form 8959, Additional Medicare Tax to Form 1040, Form 1040-SS, or Form 1040-PR, as applicable. Irs tax forms 2007 Chapter 11 Bankruptcy cases. Irs tax forms 2007   While you are a debtor in a chapter 11 bankruptcy case, your net profit or loss from self-employment will be included on the income tax return (Form 1041, U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 Income Tax Return for Estates and Trusts) of the bankruptcy estate. Irs tax forms 2007 However, you—not the bankruptcy estate—are responsible for paying self-employment tax on your net earnings from self-employment. Irs tax forms 2007   Use Schedule SE (Form 1040), Form 1040-SS, or Form 1040-PR, as determined above, to figure your correct amount of self-employment tax. Irs tax forms 2007   For other reporting requirements, see Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Cases in the Instructions for Form 1040. Irs tax forms 2007 Additional Medicare Tax Beginning in 2013, a 0. Irs tax forms 2007 9% Additional Medicare Tax applies to Medicare wages, railroad retirement (RRTA) compensation, and self-employment income that are more than: $125,000 if married filing separately, $250,000 if married filing jointly, or $200,000 if single, head of household, or qualifying widow(er). Irs tax forms 2007 Medicare wages and self-employment income are combined to determine if income exceeds the threshold. Irs tax forms 2007 A self-employment loss should not be considered for purposes of this tax. Irs tax forms 2007 RRTA compensation should be separately compared to the threshold. Irs tax forms 2007 Your employer is responsible for withholding the 0. Irs tax forms 2007 9% Additional Medicare Tax on Medicare wages or RRTA compensation it pays to you in excess of $200,000. Irs tax forms 2007 You should consider this withholding, if applicable, in determining whether you need to make estimated tax payments. Irs tax forms 2007 There are no special rules for U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 citizens and nonresident aliens living abroad for purposes of this provision. Irs tax forms 2007 Wages, RRTA compensation, and self-employment income that are subject to Medicare tax will also be subject to Additional Medicare Tax if in excess of the applicable threshold. Irs tax forms 2007 For more information, see Form 8959, Additional Medicare Tax, and its instructions or visit www. Irs tax forms 2007 irs. Irs tax forms 2007 gov and enter the following words in the search box: Additional Medicare Tax. Irs tax forms 2007 You cannot include the Additional Medicare Tax as a deductible part of your self-employment tax. Irs tax forms 2007 Net Investment Income Tax Beginning in 2013, the Net Investment Income Tax (NIIT) imposes a 3. Irs tax forms 2007 8% tax on the lesser of an individual’s net investment income or the excess of the individual’s modified adjusted gross income over a specified threshold amount. Irs tax forms 2007 Bona fide residents of Puerto Rico and American Samoa who may have a federal income tax return filing obligation may be liable for the NIIT if the taxpayer’s modified adjusted gross income from non-territory sources exceeds a specified threshold amount. Irs tax forms 2007 The NIIT does not apply to any individual who is a nonresident alien with respect to the United States. Irs tax forms 2007 Bona fide residents must take into account any additional tax liability associated with the NIIT when calculating your estimated tax payments. Irs tax forms 2007 Forms to file. Irs tax forms 2007   If you are a bona fide resident of American Samoa and Puerto Rico and you are required to pay the NIIT, you must file Form 1040 with the United States and attach Form 8960, Net Investment Income Tax—Individuals, Estates, and Trusts. Irs tax forms 2007 For more information, see Form 8960 and its instructions. Irs tax forms 2007 Paying Your Taxes You may find that not all of your income tax has been paid through withholding by either the United States or the possession. Irs tax forms 2007 This is often true if you have income that is not subject to withholding, such as self-employment, interest, or rental income. Irs tax forms 2007 In this situation, you may need to make estimated tax payments. Irs tax forms 2007 Estimated Tax If your estimated income tax obligation is to the United States, use the worksheet in the Form 1040-ES package to figure your estimated tax, including self-employment tax. Irs tax forms 2007 Include the Additional Medicare Tax and Net Investment Income Tax if applicable. Irs tax forms 2007 If you are paying by check or money order, use the payment vouchers in the Form 1040-ES package. Irs tax forms 2007 Or, you can make your payments electronically and not have to file any paper forms. Irs tax forms 2007 See the Form 1040-ES instructions for information on making payments. Irs tax forms 2007 Double Taxation Mutual agreement procedures exist to settle issues where there is inconsistent tax treatment between the IRS and the taxing authorities of the following possessions. Irs tax forms 2007 American Samoa. Irs tax forms 2007 The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. Irs tax forms 2007 The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Irs tax forms 2007 Guam. Irs tax forms 2007 The U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 Virgin Islands. Irs tax forms 2007 These issues usually involve allocations of income, deductions, credits, or allowances between related persons; determinations of residency; and determinations of the source of income and related expenses. Irs tax forms 2007 Competent Authority Assistance The tax coordination agreements between the United States and the possession tax departments contain provisions allowing the competent authorities of the United States and the relevant possession to resolve, by mutual agreement, inconsistent tax treatment by the two jurisdictions. Irs tax forms 2007 How to make your request. Irs tax forms 2007   Your request for competent authority assistance must include all the information listed in Revenue Procedure 2006-23, 2006-20 I. Irs tax forms 2007 R. Irs tax forms 2007 B. Irs tax forms 2007 900 available at www. Irs tax forms 2007 irs. Irs tax forms 2007 gov/pub/irs-irbs/irb06-49. Irs tax forms 2007 pdf. Irs tax forms 2007    Also, see Notice 2013-78, which provides proposed updates to the procedures for requesting U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 competent authority assistance under tax treaties. Irs tax forms 2007 As noted, an update to Revenue Procedure 2006-23 will be published in the future. Irs tax forms 2007   Your request must be in the form of a letter addressed to the Deputy Commissioner (International) LB&I. Irs tax forms 2007 It must contain a statement that competent authority assistance is requested under the mutual agreement procedure with the possession. Irs tax forms 2007 You (or a person having authority to sign your federal return) must sign and date the request. Irs tax forms 2007    Send your written request for U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 assistance under this procedure to:   Deputy Commissioner (International) Large Business and International Division Internal Revenue Service 1111 Constitution Avenue, N. Irs tax forms 2007 W. Irs tax forms 2007  Routing: M4-365 Washington, DC 20224 (Attention: TAIT) Nonresident aliens generally must present their initial request for assistance to the relevant possession tax agency. Irs tax forms 2007 Credit or Refund In addition to the tax assistance request, if you seek a credit or refund of any overpayment of U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 tax paid on the income in question, you should file a claim on Form 1040X, Amended U. Irs tax forms 2007 S. Irs tax forms 2007 Individual Income Tax Return. Irs tax forms 2007 Indicate on the form that a request for assistance under the mutual agreement procedure with the possession has been filed. Irs tax forms 2007 Attach a copy of the request to the form. Irs tax forms 2007 Also, you should take whatever steps must be taken under the possession tax code to prevent the expiration of the statutory period for filing a claim for credit or refund of a possession tax. Irs tax forms 2007 See Revenue Procedure 2006-54 (or its successor), section 9, for complete information. Irs tax forms 2007 Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications