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Myfreetaxes review 3. Myfreetaxes review   Farm Income Table of Contents Introduction Topics - This chapter discusses: Useful Items - You may want to see: Schedule F (Form 1040) Sales of Farm ProductsSchedule F. Myfreetaxes review Form 4797. Myfreetaxes review Sales Caused by Weather-Related Conditions Rents (Including Crop Shares)Crop Shares Agricultural Program PaymentsCommodity Credit Corporation (CCC) Loans Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Crop Insurance and Crop Disaster Payments Feed Assistance and Payments Cost-Sharing Exclusion (Improvements) Payments Under the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 and Under the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 Tobacco Quota Buyout Program Payments Other Payments Payment to More Than One Person Income From CooperativesPatronage Dividends Per-Unit Retain Certificates Cancellation of DebtGeneral Rule Exceptions Exclusions Income From Other SourcesSod. Myfreetaxes review Granting the right to remove deposits. Myfreetaxes review Income Averaging for FarmersElected Farm Income (EFI) How To Figure the Tax Effect on Other Tax Determinations Tax for Certain Children Who Have Unearned Income Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT) Schedule J Introduction You may receive income from many sources. Myfreetaxes review You must report the income from all the different sources on your tax return, unless it is excluded by law. Myfreetaxes review Where you report the income on your tax return depends on its source. Myfreetaxes review This chapter discusses farm income you report on Schedule F (Form 1040), Profit or Loss From Farming. Myfreetaxes review For information on where to report other income, see the Instructions for Form 1040, U. Myfreetaxes review S. Myfreetaxes review Individual Income Tax Return. Myfreetaxes review Accounting method. Myfreetaxes review   The rules discussed in this chapter assume you use the cash method of accounting. Myfreetaxes review Under the cash method, you generally include an item of income in gross income in the year you receive it. Myfreetaxes review See Cash Method in chapter 2. Myfreetaxes review   If you use an accrual method of accounting, different rules may apply to your situation. Myfreetaxes review See Accrual Method in chapter 2. Myfreetaxes review Topics - This chapter discusses: Schedule F Sales of farm products Rents (including crop shares) Agricultural program payments Income from cooperatives Cancellation of debt Income from other sources Income averaging for farmers Useful Items - You may want to see: Publication 525 Taxable and Nontaxable Income 550 Investment Income and Expenses 908 Bankruptcy Tax Guide 925 Passive Activity and At-Risk Rules 4681 Canceled Debts, Foreclosures, Repossessions, and Abandonments Form (and Instructions) 982 Reduction of Tax Attributes Due to Discharge of Indebtedness Sch E (Form 1040) Supplemental Income and Loss Sch J (Form 1040) Income Averaging for Farmers and Fishermen 1099-G Certain Government Payments 1099-PATR Taxable Distributions Received From Cooperatives 4797 Sales of Business Property 4835 Farm Rental Income and Expenses See chapter 16 for information about getting publications and forms. Myfreetaxes review Schedule F (Form 1040) Individuals, trusts, and partnerships report farm income on Schedule F (Form 1040), Profit or Loss From Farming. Myfreetaxes review Use this schedule to figure the net profit or loss from regular farming operations. Myfreetaxes review Income from farming reported on Schedule F includes amounts you receive from cultivating, operating, or managing a farm for gain or profit, either as owner or tenant. Myfreetaxes review This includes income from operating a stock, dairy, poultry, fish, fruit, or truck farm and income from operating a plantation, ranch, range, or orchard. Myfreetaxes review It also includes income from the sale of crop shares if you materially participate in producing the crop. Myfreetaxes review See Rents (Including Crop Shares) , later. Myfreetaxes review Income received from operating a nursery, which specializes in growing ornamental plants, is considered to be income from farming. Myfreetaxes review Income reported on Schedule F does not include gains or losses from sales or other dispositions of the following farm assets. Myfreetaxes review Land. Myfreetaxes review Depreciable farm equipment. Myfreetaxes review Buildings and structures. Myfreetaxes review Livestock held for draft, breeding, sport, or dairy purposes. Myfreetaxes review Gains and losses from most dispositions of farm assets are discussed in chapters 8 and 9. Myfreetaxes review Gains and losses from casualties, thefts, and condemnations are discussed in chapter 11. Myfreetaxes review Sales of Farm Products Where to report. Myfreetaxes review    Table 3-1 shows where to report the sale of farm products on your tax return. Myfreetaxes review Schedule F. Myfreetaxes review   Amounts received from the sales of products you raised on your farm for sale (or bought for resale), such as livestock, produce, or grains, are reported on Schedule F. Myfreetaxes review This includes money and the fair market value of any property or services you receive. Myfreetaxes review When you sell farm products bought for resale, your profit or loss is the difference between your selling price (money plus the fair market value of any property) and your basis in the item (usually the cost). Myfreetaxes review See chapter 6 for information on the basis of assets. Myfreetaxes review You generally report these amounts on Schedule F for the year you receive payment. Myfreetaxes review Example. Myfreetaxes review In 2012, you bought 20 feeder calves for $11,000 for resale. Myfreetaxes review You sold them in 2013 for $21,000. Myfreetaxes review You report the $21,000 sales price on Schedule F, line 1b, subtract your $11,000 basis on line 1d, and report the resulting $10,000 profit on line 1e. Myfreetaxes review Form 4797. Myfreetaxes review   Sales of livestock held for draft, breeding, sport, or dairy purposes may result in ordinary or capital gains or losses, depending on the circumstances. Myfreetaxes review In either case, you should always report these sales on Form 4797 instead of Schedule F. Myfreetaxes review See Livestock under Ordinary or Capital Gain or Loss in chapter 8. Myfreetaxes review Animals you do not hold primarily for sale are considered business assets of your farm. Myfreetaxes review Table 3-1. Myfreetaxes review Where To Report Sales of Farm Products Item Sold Schedule F Form 4797 Farm products raised for sale X   Farm products bought for resale X   Farm assets not held primarily for sale, such as livestock held for draft, breeding, sport, or dairy purposes (bought or raised)   X Sale by agent. Myfreetaxes review   If your agent sells your farm products, you have constructive receipt of the income when your agent receives payment and you must include the net proceeds from the sale in gross income for the year the agent receives payment. Myfreetaxes review This applies even if your agent pays you in a later year. Myfreetaxes review For a discussion on constructive receipt of income, see Cash Method under Accounting Methods in chapter 2. Myfreetaxes review Sales Caused by Weather-Related Conditions If you sell or exchange more livestock, including poultry, than you normally would in a year because of a drought, flood, or other weather-related condition, you may be able to postpone reporting the gain from the additional animals until the next year. Myfreetaxes review You must meet all the following conditions to qualify. Myfreetaxes review Your principal trade or business is farming. Myfreetaxes review You use the cash method of accounting. Myfreetaxes review You can show that, under your usual business practices, you would not have sold or exchanged the additional animals this year except for the weather-related condition. Myfreetaxes review The weather-related condition caused an area to be designated as eligible for assistance by the federal government. Myfreetaxes review Sales or exchanges made before an area became eligible for federal assistance qualify if the weather-related condition that caused the sale or exchange also caused the area to be designated as eligible for federal assistance. Myfreetaxes review The designation can be made by the President, the Department of Agriculture (or any of its agencies), or by other federal departments or agencies. Myfreetaxes review A weather-related sale or exchange of livestock (other than poultry) held for draft, breeding, or dairy purposes may be an involuntary conversion. Myfreetaxes review See Other Involuntary Conversions in chapter 11. Myfreetaxes review Usual business practice. Myfreetaxes review   You must determine the number of animals you would have sold had you followed your usual business practice in the absence of the weather-related condition. Myfreetaxes review Do this by considering all the facts and circumstances, but do not take into account your sales in any earlier year for which you postponed the gain. Myfreetaxes review If you have not yet established a usual business practice, rely on the usual business practices of similarly situated farmers in your general region. Myfreetaxes review Connection with affected area. Myfreetaxes review   The livestock does not have to be raised or sold in an area affected by a weather-related condition for the postponement to apply. Myfreetaxes review However, the sale must occur solely because of a weather-related condition that affected the water, grazing, or other requirements of the livestock. Myfreetaxes review This requirement generally will not be met if the costs of feed, water, or other requirements of the livestock affected by the weather-related condition are not substantial in relation to the total costs of holding the livestock. Myfreetaxes review Classes of livestock. Myfreetaxes review   You must figure the amount to be postponed separately for each generic class of animals—for example, hogs, sheep, and cattle. Myfreetaxes review Do not separate animals into classes based on age, sex, or breed. Myfreetaxes review Amount to be postponed. Myfreetaxes review   Follow these steps to figure the amount of gain to be postponed for each class of animals. Myfreetaxes review Divide the total income realized from the sale of all livestock in the class during the tax year by the total number of such livestock sold. Myfreetaxes review For this purpose, do not treat any postponed gain from the previous year as income received from the sale of livestock. Myfreetaxes review Multiply the result in (1) by the excess number of such livestock sold solely because of weather-related conditions. Myfreetaxes review Example. Myfreetaxes review You are a calendar year taxpayer and you normally sell 100 head of beef cattle a year. Myfreetaxes review As a result of drought, you sold 135 head during 2012. Myfreetaxes review You realized $70,200 from the sale. Myfreetaxes review On August 9, 2012, as a result of drought, the affected area was declared a disaster area eligible for federal assistance. Myfreetaxes review The income you can postpone until 2013 is $18,200 [($70,200 ÷ 135) × 35]. Myfreetaxes review How to postpone gain. Myfreetaxes review   To postpone gain, attach a statement to your tax return for the year of the sale. Myfreetaxes review The statement must include your name and address and give the following information for each class of livestock for which you are postponing gain. Myfreetaxes review A statement that you are postponing gain under Internal Revenue Code (IRC) section 451(e). Myfreetaxes review Evidence of the weather-related conditions that forced the early sale or exchange of the livestock and the date, if known, on which an area was designated as eligible for assistance by the federal government because of weather-related conditions. Myfreetaxes review A statement explaining the relationship of the area affected by the weather-related condition to your early sale or exchange of the livestock. Myfreetaxes review The number of animals sold in each of the 3 preceding years. Myfreetaxes review The number of animals you would have sold in the tax year had you followed your normal business practice in the absence of weather-related conditions. Myfreetaxes review The total number of animals sold and the number sold because of weather-related conditions during the tax year. Myfreetaxes review A computation, as described above, of the income to be postponed for each class of livestock. Myfreetaxes review   Generally, you must file the statement and the return by the due date of the return, including extensions. Myfreetaxes review However, for sales or exchanges treated as an involuntary conversion from weather-related sales of livestock in an area eligible for federal assistance (discussed in chapter 11), you can file this statement at any time during the replacement period. Myfreetaxes review For other sales or exchanges, if you timely filed your return for the year without postponing gain, you can still postpone gain by filing an amended return within 6 months of the due date of the return (excluding extensions). Myfreetaxes review Attach the statement to the amended return and write “Filed pursuant to section 301. Myfreetaxes review 9100-2” at the top of the amended return. Myfreetaxes review File the amended return at the same address you filed the original return. Myfreetaxes review Once you have filed the statement, you can cancel your postponement of gain only with the approval of the IRS. Myfreetaxes review Rents (Including Crop Shares) The rent you receive for the use of your farmland is generally rental income, not farm income. Myfreetaxes review However, if you materially participate in farming operations on the land, the rent is farm income. Myfreetaxes review See Landlord Participation in Farming in chapter 12. Myfreetaxes review Pasture income and rental. Myfreetaxes review   If you pasture someone else's livestock and take care of them for a fee, the income is from your farming business. Myfreetaxes review You must enter it as Other income on Schedule F. Myfreetaxes review If you simply rent your pasture for a flat cash amount without providing services, report the income as rent on Part I of Schedule E (Form 1040), Supplemental Income and Loss. Myfreetaxes review Crop Shares You must include rent you receive in the form of crop shares in income in the year you convert the shares to money or the equivalent of money. Myfreetaxes review It does not matter whether you use the cash method of accounting or an accrual method of accounting. Myfreetaxes review If you materially participate in operating a farm from which you receive rent in the form of crop shares or livestock, the rental income is included in self-employment income. Myfreetaxes review See Landlord Participation in Farming in chapter 12. Myfreetaxes review Report the rental income on Schedule F. Myfreetaxes review If you do not materially participate in operating the farm, report this income on Form 4835 and carry the net income or loss to Schedule E (Form 1040). Myfreetaxes review The income is not included in self-employment income. Myfreetaxes review Crop shares you use to feed livestock. Myfreetaxes review   Crop shares you receive as a landlord and feed to your livestock are considered converted to money when fed to the livestock. Myfreetaxes review You must include the fair market value of the crop shares in income at that time. Myfreetaxes review You are entitled to a business expense deduction for the livestock feed in the same amount and at the same time you include the fair market value of the crop share as rental income. Myfreetaxes review Although these two transactions cancel each other for figuring adjusted gross income on Form 1040, they may be necessary to figure your self-employment tax. Myfreetaxes review See  chapter 12. Myfreetaxes review Crop shares you give to others (gift). Myfreetaxes review   Crop shares you receive as a landlord and give to others are considered converted to money when you make the gift. Myfreetaxes review You must report the fair market value of the crop share as income, even though someone else receives payment for the crop share. Myfreetaxes review Example. Myfreetaxes review A tenant farmed part of your land under a crop-share arrangement. Myfreetaxes review The tenant harvested and delivered the crop in your name to an elevator company. Myfreetaxes review Before selling any of the crop, you instructed the elevator company to cancel your warehouse receipt and make out new warehouse receipts in equal amounts of the crop in the names of your children. Myfreetaxes review They sell their crop shares in the following year and the elevator company makes payments directly to your children. Myfreetaxes review In this situation, you are considered to have received rental income and then made a gift of that income. Myfreetaxes review You must include the fair market value of the crop shares in your income for the tax year you gave the crop shares to your children. Myfreetaxes review Crop share loss. Myfreetaxes review   If you are involved in a rental or crop-share lease arrangement, any loss from these activities may be subject to the limits under the passive loss rules. Myfreetaxes review See Publication 925 for information on these rules. Myfreetaxes review Agricultural Program Payments You must include in income most government payments, such as those for approved conservation practices, direct payments, and counter-cyclical payments, whether you receive them in cash, materials, services, or commodity certificates. Myfreetaxes review However, you can exclude from income some payments you receive under certain cost-sharing conservation programs. Myfreetaxes review See Cost-Sharing Exclusion (Improvements) , later. Myfreetaxes review Report the agricultural program payment on the appropriate line of Schedule F, Part I. Myfreetaxes review Report the full amount even if you return a government check for cancellation, refund any of the payment you receive, or the government collects all or part of the payment from you by reducing the amount of some other payment or Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) loan. Myfreetaxes review However, you can deduct the amount you refund or return or that reduces some other payment or loan to you. Myfreetaxes review Claim the deduction on Schedule F for the year of repayment or reduction. Myfreetaxes review Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) Loans Generally, you do not report loans you receive as income. Myfreetaxes review However, if you pledge part or all of your production to secure a CCC loan, you can treat the loan as if it were a sale of the crop and report the loan proceeds as income in the year you receive them. Myfreetaxes review You do not need approval from the IRS to adopt this method of reporting CCC loans. Myfreetaxes review Once you report a CCC loan as income for the year received, you generally must report all CCC loans in that year and later years in the same way. Myfreetaxes review However, you can obtain for your tax year an automatic consent to change your method of accounting for loans received from the CCC, from including the loan amount in gross income for the tax year in which the loan is received to treating the loan amount as a loan. Myfreetaxes review For more information, see Part I of the Instructions for Form 3115 and Revenue Procedure 2008-52. Myfreetaxes review Revenue Procedure 2008-52, 2008-36 I. Myfreetaxes review R. Myfreetaxes review B. Myfreetaxes review 587, is available at  www. Myfreetaxes review irs. Myfreetaxes review gov/irb/2008-36_IRB/ar09. Myfreetaxes review html. Myfreetaxes review You can request income tax withholding from CCC loan payments you receive. Myfreetaxes review Use Form W-4V, Voluntary Withholding Request. Myfreetaxes review See chapter 16 for information about ordering the form. Myfreetaxes review To elect to report a CCC loan as income, include the loan proceeds as income on Schedule F, line 7a, for the year you receive it. Myfreetaxes review Attach a statement to your return showing the details of the loan. Myfreetaxes review You must file the statement and the return by the due date of the return, including extensions. Myfreetaxes review If you timely filed your return for the year without making the election, you can still make the election by filing an amended return within 6 months of the due date of the return (excluding extensions). Myfreetaxes review Attach the statement to the amended return and write “Filed pursuant to section 301. Myfreetaxes review 9100-2” at the top of the return. Myfreetaxes review File the amended return at the same address you filed the original return. Myfreetaxes review When you make this election, the amount you report as income becomes your basis in the commodity. Myfreetaxes review See chapter 6 for information on the basis of assets. Myfreetaxes review If you later repay the loan, redeem the pledged commodity, and sell it, you report as income at the time of sale the sale proceeds minus your basis in the commodity. Myfreetaxes review If the sale proceeds are less than your basis in the commodity, you can report the difference as a loss on Schedule F. Myfreetaxes review If you forfeit the pledged crops to the CCC in full payment of the loan, the forfeiture is treated for tax purposes as a sale of the crops. Myfreetaxes review If you did not report the loan proceeds as income for the year you received them, you must include them in your income for the year of the forfeiture. Myfreetaxes review Form 1099-A. Myfreetaxes review   If you forfeit pledged crops to the CCC in full payment of a loan, you may receive a Form 1099-A, Acquisition or Abandonment of Secured Property. Myfreetaxes review “CCC” should be shown in box 6. Myfreetaxes review The amount of any CCC loan outstanding when you forfeited your commodity should also be indicated on the form. Myfreetaxes review Market Gain Under the CCC nonrecourse marketing assistance loan program, your repayment amount for a loan secured by your pledge of an eligible commodity is generally based on the lower of the loan rate or the prevailing world market price for the commodity on the date of repayment. Myfreetaxes review If you repay the loan when the world price is lower, the difference between that repayment amount and the original loan amount is market gain. Myfreetaxes review Whether you use cash or CCC certificates to repay the loan, you will receive a Form 1099-G showing the market gain you realized. Myfreetaxes review Market gain should be reported as follows. Myfreetaxes review If you elected to include the CCC loan in income in the year you received it, do not include the market gain in income. Myfreetaxes review However, adjust the basis of the commodity for the amount of the market gain. Myfreetaxes review If you did not include the CCC loan in income in the year received, include the market gain in your income. Myfreetaxes review The following examples show how to report market gain. Myfreetaxes review Example 1. Myfreetaxes review Mike Green is a cotton farmer. Myfreetaxes review He uses the cash method of accounting and files his tax return on a calendar year basis. Myfreetaxes review He has deducted all expenses incurred in producing the cotton and has a zero basis in the commodity. Myfreetaxes review In 2012, Mike pledged 1,000 pounds of cotton as collateral for a CCC loan of $2,000 (a loan rate of $2. Myfreetaxes review 00 per pound). Myfreetaxes review In 2013, he repaid the loan and redeemed the cotton for $1,500 when the world price was $1. Myfreetaxes review 50 per pound (lower than the loan amount). Myfreetaxes review Later in 2013, he sold the cotton for $2,500. Myfreetaxes review The market gain on the redemption was $. Myfreetaxes review 50 ($2. Myfreetaxes review 00 – $1. Myfreetaxes review 50) per pound. Myfreetaxes review Mike realized total market gain of $500 ($. Myfreetaxes review 50 x 1,000 pounds). Myfreetaxes review How he reports this market gain and figures his gain or loss from the sale of the cotton depends on whether he included CCC loans in income in 2012. Myfreetaxes review Included CCC loan. Myfreetaxes review   Mike reported the $2,000 CCC loan as income for 2012 on Schedule F, line 1b, so he is treated as if he sold the cotton for $2,000 when he pledged it and repurchased the cotton for $1,500 when he redeemed it. Myfreetaxes review The $500 market gain is not recognized on the redemption. Myfreetaxes review He reports it for 2013 as an agricultural program payment on Schedule F, line 4a, but does not include it as a taxable amount on line 4b. Myfreetaxes review   Mike's basis in the cotton after he redeemed it was $1,500, which is the redemption (repurchase) price paid for the cotton. Myfreetaxes review His gain from the sale is $1,000 ($2,500 – $1,500). Myfreetaxes review He reports the $1,000 gain as income for 2013 on Schedule F, line 1b. Myfreetaxes review Excluded CCC loan. Myfreetaxes review   Mike has income of $500 from market gain in 2013. Myfreetaxes review He reports it on Schedule F, lines 4a and 4b. Myfreetaxes review His basis in the cotton is zero, so his gain from its sale is $2,500. Myfreetaxes review He reports the $2,500 gain as income for 2013 on Schedule F, line 1b. Myfreetaxes review Example 2. Myfreetaxes review The facts are the same as in Example 1 except that, instead of selling the cotton for $2,500 after redeeming it, Mike entered into an option-to-purchase contract with a cotton buyer before redeeming the cotton. Myfreetaxes review Under that contract, Mike authorized the cotton buyer to pay the CCC loan on Mike's behalf. Myfreetaxes review In 2013, the cotton buyer repaid the loan for $1,500 and immediately exercised his option, buying the cotton for $1,500. Myfreetaxes review How Mike reports the $500 market gain on the redemption of the cotton and figures his gain or loss from its sale depends on whether he included CCC loans in income in 2012. Myfreetaxes review Included CCC loan. Myfreetaxes review   As in Example 1, Mike is treated as though he sold the cotton for $2,000 when he pledged it and repurchased the cotton for $1,500 when the cotton buyer redeemed it for him. Myfreetaxes review The $500 market gain is not recognized on the redemption. Myfreetaxes review Mike reports it for 2013 as an agricultural program payment on Schedule F, line 4a, but does not include it as a taxable amount on line 4b. Myfreetaxes review   Also, as in Example 1, Mike's basis in the cotton when the cotton buyer redeemed it for him was $1,500. Myfreetaxes review Mike has no gain or loss on its sale to the cotton buyer for that amount. Myfreetaxes review Excluded CCC loan. Myfreetaxes review   As in Example 1, Mike has income of $500 from market gain in 2013. Myfreetaxes review He reports it on Schedule F, lines 4a and 4b. Myfreetaxes review His basis in the cotton is zero, so his gain from its sale is $1,500. Myfreetaxes review He reports the $1,500 gain as income for 2013 on Schedule F, line 1b. Myfreetaxes review Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Under the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP), if you own or operate highly erodible or other specified cropland, you may enter into a long-term contract with the USDA, agreeing to convert to a less intensive use of that cropland. Myfreetaxes review You must include the annual rental payments and any one-time incentive payment you receive under the program on Schedule F, lines 4a and 4b. Myfreetaxes review Cost-share payments you receive may qualify for the cost-sharing exclusion. Myfreetaxes review See Cost-Sharing Exclusion (Improvements) , later. Myfreetaxes review CRP payments are reported to you on Form 1099-G. Myfreetaxes review Individuals who are receiving Social Security retirement or disability benefits may exclude CRP payments when calculating self-employment tax. Myfreetaxes review See the instructions for Schedule SE (Form 1040). Myfreetaxes review Crop Insurance and Crop Disaster Payments You must include in income any crop insurance proceeds you receive as the result of physical crop damage or reduction of crop revenue, or both. Myfreetaxes review You generally include them in the year you receive them. Myfreetaxes review Treat as crop insurance proceeds the crop disaster payments you receive from the federal government as the result of destruction or damage to crops, or the inability to plant crops, because of drought, flood, or any other natural disaster. Myfreetaxes review You can request income tax withholding from crop disaster payments you receive from the federal government. Myfreetaxes review Use Form W-4V, Voluntary Withholding Request. Myfreetaxes review See chapter 16 for information about ordering the form. Myfreetaxes review Election to postpone reporting until the following year. Myfreetaxes review   You can postpone reporting some or all crop insurance proceeds as income until the year following the year the physical damage occurred if you meet all the following conditions. Myfreetaxes review You use the cash method of accounting. Myfreetaxes review You receive the crop insurance proceeds in the same tax year the crops are damaged. Myfreetaxes review You can show that under your normal business practice you would have included income from the damaged crops in any tax year following the year the damage occurred. Myfreetaxes review   Deferral is not permitted for proceeds received from revenue insurance policies. Myfreetaxes review   To postpone reporting some or all crop insurance proceeds received in 2013, report the amount you received on Schedule F, line 6a, but do not include it as a taxable amount on line 6b. Myfreetaxes review Check the box on line 8c and attach a statement to your tax return. Myfreetaxes review The statement must include your name and address and contain the following information. Myfreetaxes review A statement that you are making an election under IRC section 451(d) and Regulations section 1. Myfreetaxes review 451-6. Myfreetaxes review The specific crop or crops physically destroyed or damaged. Myfreetaxes review A statement that under your normal business practice you would have included income from some or all of the destroyed or damaged crops in gross income for a tax year following the year the crops were destroyed or damaged. Myfreetaxes review The cause of the physical destruction or damage and the date or dates it occurred. Myfreetaxes review The total payments you received from insurance carriers, itemized for each specific crop, and the date you received each payment. Myfreetaxes review The name of each insurance carrier from whom you received payments. Myfreetaxes review   One election covers all crops representing a single trade or business. Myfreetaxes review If you have more than one farming business, make a separate election for each one. Myfreetaxes review For example, if you operate two separate farms on which you grow different crops and you keep separate books for each farm, you should make two separate elections to postpone reporting insurance proceeds you receive for crops grown on each of your farms. Myfreetaxes review   An election is binding for the year unless the IRS approves your request to change it. Myfreetaxes review To request IRS approval to change your election, write to the IRS at the following address giving your name, address, identification number, the year you made the election, and your reasons for wanting to change it. Myfreetaxes review Ogden Submission Processing Center P. Myfreetaxes review O. Myfreetaxes review Box 9941 Ogden, UT 84409 Feed Assistance and Payments The Disaster Assistance Act of 1988 authorizes programs to provide feed assistance, reimbursement payments, and other benefits to qualifying livestock producers if the Secretary of Agriculture determines that, because of a natural disaster, a livestock emergency exists. Myfreetaxes review These programs include partial reimbursement for the cost of purchased feed and for certain transportation expenses. Myfreetaxes review They also include the donation or sale at a below-market price of feed owned by the Commodity Credit Corporation. Myfreetaxes review Include in income: The market value of donated feed, The difference between the market value and the price you paid for feed you buy at below-market prices, and Any cost reimbursement you receive. Myfreetaxes review You must include these benefits in income in the year you receive them. Myfreetaxes review You cannot postpone reporting them under the rules explained earlier for weather-related sales of livestock or crop insurance proceeds. Myfreetaxes review Report the benefits on Schedule F, Part I, as agricultural program payments. Myfreetaxes review You can usually take a current deduction for the same amount as a feed expense. Myfreetaxes review Cost-Sharing Exclusion (Improvements) You can exclude from your income part or all of a payment you receive under certain federal or state cost-sharing conservation, reclamation, and restoration programs. Myfreetaxes review A payment is any economic benefit you get as a result of an improvement. Myfreetaxes review However, this exclusion applies only to that part of a payment that meets all three of the following tests. Myfreetaxes review It was for a capital expense. Myfreetaxes review You cannot exclude any part of a payment for an expense you can deduct in the year you pay or incur it. Myfreetaxes review You must include the payment for a deductible expense in income, and you can take any offsetting deduction. Myfreetaxes review See chapter 5 for information on deducting soil and water conservation expenses. Myfreetaxes review It does not substantially increase your annual income from the property for which it is made. Myfreetaxes review An increase in annual income is substantial if it is more than the greater of the following amounts. Myfreetaxes review 10% of the average annual income derived from the affected property before receiving the improvement. Myfreetaxes review $2. Myfreetaxes review 50 times the number of affected acres. Myfreetaxes review The Secretary of Agriculture certified that the payment was primarily made for conserving soil and water resources, protecting or restoring the environment, improving forests, or providing a habitat for wildlife. Myfreetaxes review Qualifying programs. Myfreetaxes review   If the three tests listed above are met, you can exclude part or all of the payments from the following programs. Myfreetaxes review The rural clean water program authorized by the Federal Water Pollution Control Act. Myfreetaxes review The rural abandoned mine program authorized by the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977. Myfreetaxes review The water bank program authorized by the Water Bank Act. Myfreetaxes review The emergency conservation measures program authorized by title IV of the Agricultural Credit Act of 1978. Myfreetaxes review The agricultural conservation program authorized by the Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act. Myfreetaxes review The great plains conservation program authorized by the Soil Conservation and Domestic Policy Act. Myfreetaxes review The resource conservation and development program authorized by the Bankhead-Jones Farm Tenant Act and by the Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act. Myfreetaxes review Certain small watershed programs, listed later. Myfreetaxes review Any program of a state, possession of the United States, a political subdivision of any of these, or of the District of Columbia under which payments are made to individuals primarily for conserving soil, protecting or restoring the environment, improving forests, or providing a habitat for wildlife. Myfreetaxes review Several state programs have been approved. Myfreetaxes review For information about the status of those programs, contact the state offices of the Farm Service Agency (FSA) and the Natural Resources and Conservation Service (NRCS). Myfreetaxes review Small watershed programs. Myfreetaxes review   If the three tests listed earlier are met, you can exclude part or all of the payments you receive under the following programs for improvements made in connection with a watershed. Myfreetaxes review The programs under the Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act. Myfreetaxes review The flood prevention projects under the Flood Control Act of 1944. Myfreetaxes review The Emergency Watershed Protection Program under the Flood Control Act of 1950. Myfreetaxes review Certain programs under the Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Act. Myfreetaxes review The Wetlands Reserve Program authorized by the Food Security Act of 1985, the Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 1996 and the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002. Myfreetaxes review The Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) authorized by the Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 1996. Myfreetaxes review The Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) authorized by the Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 1996. Myfreetaxes review The Soil and Water Conservation Assistance Program authorized by the Agricultural Risk Protection Act of 2000. Myfreetaxes review The Agricultural Management Assistance Program authorized by the Agricultural Risk Protection Act of 2000. Myfreetaxes review The Conservation Reserve Program authorized by the Food Security Act of 1985 and the Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 1996. Myfreetaxes review The Forest Land Enhancement Program authorized under the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002. Myfreetaxes review The Conservation Security Program authorized by the Food Security Act of 1985. Myfreetaxes review The Forest Health Protection Program (FHPP) authorized by the Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act of 1978. Myfreetaxes review Income realized. Myfreetaxes review   The gross income you realize upon getting an improvement under these cost-sharing programs is the value of the improvement reduced by the sum of the excludable portion and your share of the cost of the improvement (if any). Myfreetaxes review Value of the improvement. Myfreetaxes review   You determine the value of the improvement by multiplying its fair market value (defined in chapter 6) by a fraction. Myfreetaxes review The numerator of the fraction is the total cost of the improvement (all amounts paid either by you or by the government for the improvement) reduced by the sum of the following items. Myfreetaxes review Any government payments under a program not listed earlier. Myfreetaxes review Any part of a government payment under a program listed earlier that the Secretary of Agriculture has not certified as primarily for conservation. Myfreetaxes review Any government payment to you for rent or for your services. Myfreetaxes review The denominator of the fraction is the total cost of the improvement. Myfreetaxes review Excludable portion. Myfreetaxes review   The excludable portion is the present fair market value of the right to receive annual income from the affected acreage of the greater of the following amounts. Myfreetaxes review 10% of the prior average annual income from the affected acreage. Myfreetaxes review The prior average annual income is the average of the gross receipts from the affected acreage for the last 3 tax years before the tax year in which you started to install the improvement. Myfreetaxes review $2. Myfreetaxes review 50 times the number of affected acres. Myfreetaxes review The calculation of present fair market value of the right to receive annual income is too complex to discuss in this publication. Myfreetaxes review You may need to consult your tax advisor for assistance. Myfreetaxes review Example. Myfreetaxes review One hundred acres of your land was reclaimed under a rural abandoned mine program contract with the Natural Resources Conservation Service of the USDA. Myfreetaxes review The total cost of the improvement was $500,000. Myfreetaxes review The USDA paid $490,000. Myfreetaxes review You paid $10,000. Myfreetaxes review The value of the cost-sharing improvement is $15,000. Myfreetaxes review The present fair market value of the right to receive the annual income described in (1) above is $1,380, and the present fair market value of the right to receive the annual income described in (2) is $1,550. Myfreetaxes review The excludable portion is the greater amount, $1,550. Myfreetaxes review You figure the amount to include in gross income as follows: Value of cost-sharing improvement $15,000 Minus: Your share $10,000     Excludable portion 1,550 11,550 Amount included in income $ 3,450 Effects of the exclusion. Myfreetaxes review   When you figure the basis of property you acquire or improve using cost-sharing payments excluded from income, subtract the excluded payments from your capital costs. Myfreetaxes review Any payment excluded from income is not part of your basis. Myfreetaxes review In the example above, the increase in basis is $500,000 – $490,000 + $3,450 = $13,450. Myfreetaxes review   In addition, you cannot take depreciation, amortization, or depletion deductions for the part of the cost of the property for which you receive cost-sharing payments you exclude from income. Myfreetaxes review How to report the exclusion. Myfreetaxes review   Attach a statement to your tax return (or amended return) for the tax year you receive the last government payment for the improvement. Myfreetaxes review The statement must include the following information. Myfreetaxes review The dollar amount of the cost funded by the government payment. Myfreetaxes review The value of the improvement. Myfreetaxes review The amount you are excluding. Myfreetaxes review   Report the total cost-sharing payments you receive on Schedule F, line 4a, and the taxable amount on line 4b. Myfreetaxes review Recapture. Myfreetaxes review   If you dispose of the property within 20 years after you received the excluded payments, you must treat as ordinary income part or all of the cost-sharing payments you excluded. Myfreetaxes review In the above example, if the 100 acres were sold within 20 years of the exclusion for a gain of $2,000, $1,550 of that amount would be included in ordinary income. Myfreetaxes review You must report the recapture on Form 4797. Myfreetaxes review See Section 1255 property under Other Gains in chapter 9. Myfreetaxes review Electing not to exclude payments. Myfreetaxes review   You can elect not to exclude all or part of any payments you receive under these programs. Myfreetaxes review If you make this election for all of these payments, none of the above restrictions and rules apply. Myfreetaxes review You must make this election by the due date, including extensions, for filing your return. Myfreetaxes review In the example above, an election not to exclude payments results in $5,000 included in income and a $15,000 increase in basis. Myfreetaxes review If you timely filed your return for the year without making the election, you can still make the election by filing an amended return within 6 months of the due date of the return (excluding extensions). Myfreetaxes review Write “Filed pursuant to section 301. Myfreetaxes review 9100-2” at the top of the amended return and file it at the same address you filed the original return. Myfreetaxes review Payments Under the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 and Under the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 The Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 created two new types of payments—direct and counter-cyclical payments. Myfreetaxes review You must include these payments on Schedule F, lines 4a and 4b. Myfreetaxes review The Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 provides for direct and counter-cyclical payments (DCP) as well as Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) payments. Myfreetaxes review You must include these payments on Schedule F, lines 6a and 6b. Myfreetaxes review The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, enacted on January 2, 2013, amends the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 and provided a one-year extension for these payments. Myfreetaxes review Tobacco Quota Buyout Program Payments The Fair and Equitable Tobacco Reform Act of 2004, title VI of the American Jobs Creation Act of 2004, terminated the tobacco marketing quota program and the tobacco price support program. Myfreetaxes review As a result, the USDA offered to enter into contracts with eligible tobacco quota holders and growers to provide compensation for the lost value of the quotas and related price support. Myfreetaxes review If you are an eligible tobacco quota holder, your contract entitles you to receive total payments of $7 per pound of quota in 10 equal annual payments in fiscal years 2005 through 2014. Myfreetaxes review If you are an eligible tobacco grower, your contract entitles you to receive total payments of up to $3 per pound of quota in 10 equal annual payments in fiscal years 2005 through 2014. Myfreetaxes review Tobacco Quota Holders Contract payments you receive are considered proceeds from a sale of your tobacco quota as of the date on which you and the USDA enter into the contract. Myfreetaxes review Your taxable gain or loss is the total amount received for your quota reduced by any amount treated as interest (discussed below), over your adjusted basis. Myfreetaxes review The gain or loss is capital or ordinary depending on how you used the quota. Myfreetaxes review See Capital or ordinary gain or loss , later. Myfreetaxes review Report the entire gain on your income tax return for the tax year that includes the date you entered into the contract if you elect not to use the installment method. Myfreetaxes review Adjusted basis. Myfreetaxes review   The adjusted basis of your quota is determined differently depending on how you obtained the quota. Myfreetaxes review The basis of a quota derived from an original grant by the federal government is zero. Myfreetaxes review The basis of a purchased quota is the purchase price. Myfreetaxes review The basis of a quota received as a gift is generally the same as the donor's basis. Myfreetaxes review However, under certain circumstances, the basis is increased by the amount of gift taxes paid. Myfreetaxes review If the basis is greater than the fair market value of the quota at the time of the gift, the basis for determining loss is the fair market value. Myfreetaxes review The basis of an inherited quota is generally the fair market value of the quota at the time of the decedent's death. Myfreetaxes review Reduction of basis. Myfreetaxes review   You are required to reduce the basis of your tobacco quota by the following amounts. Myfreetaxes review Deductions you took for amortization, depletion, or depreciation. Myfreetaxes review Amounts you previously deducted as a loss because of a reduction in the number of pounds of tobacco allowable under the quota. Myfreetaxes review The entire cost of a purchased quota you deducted in an earlier year (which reduces your basis to zero). Myfreetaxes review Amount treated as interest. Myfreetaxes review   You must reduce your tobacco quota buyout program payment by the amount treated as interest. Myfreetaxes review The interest is reportable as ordinary income. Myfreetaxes review If payments total $3,000 or less, your total quota buyout program payment does not include any amount treated as interest and you are not required to reduce the total payment you receive. Myfreetaxes review   In all other cases, a portion of each payment may be treated as interest for federal tax purposes. Myfreetaxes review You may be required to reduce your total quota buyout program payment before you calculate your gain or loss. Myfreetaxes review For more information, see Notice 2005-57, 2005-32 I. Myfreetaxes review R. Myfreetaxes review B. Myfreetaxes review 267, available at www. Myfreetaxes review irs. Myfreetaxes review gov/irb/2005-32_IRB/ar13. Myfreetaxes review html. Myfreetaxes review Installment method. Myfreetaxes review   You may use the installment method to report a gain if you receive at least one payment after the close of your tax year. Myfreetaxes review Under the installment method, a portion of the gain is taken into account in each year in which a payment is received. Myfreetaxes review See chapter 10 for more information. Myfreetaxes review Capital or ordinary gain or loss. Myfreetaxes review   Whether your gain or loss is ordinary or capital depends on how you used the quota. Myfreetaxes review Quota used in the trade or business of farming. Myfreetaxes review   If you used the quota in the trade or business of farming and you held it for more than one year, you report the transaction as a section 1231 transaction on Form 4797. Myfreetaxes review See Section 1231 transactions in the Instructions for Form 4797 for detailed information on reporting section 1231 transactions. Myfreetaxes review Quota held for investment. Myfreetaxes review   If you held the quota for investment purposes, any gain or loss is capital gain or loss. Myfreetaxes review The same result also applies if you held the quota for the production of income, though not connected with a trade or business. Myfreetaxes review Gain treated as ordinary income. Myfreetaxes review   If you previously deducted any of the following items, some or all of the capital gain must be recharacterized and reported as ordinary income. Myfreetaxes review Any resulting capital gain is taxed as ordinary income up to the amount previously deducted. Myfreetaxes review The cost of acquiring a quota. Myfreetaxes review Amounts for amortization, depletion, or depreciation. Myfreetaxes review Amounts to reflect a reduction in the quota pounds. Myfreetaxes review   You should include the ordinary income on your return for the tax year even if you use the installment method to report the remainder of the gain. Myfreetaxes review Self-employment income. Myfreetaxes review   The tobacco quota buyout payments are not self-employment income. Myfreetaxes review Income averaging for farmers. Myfreetaxes review   The gain or loss resulting from the quota payments does not qualify for income averaging. Myfreetaxes review A tobacco quota is considered an interest in land. Myfreetaxes review Income averaging is not available for gain or loss arising from the sale or other disposition of land. Myfreetaxes review Involuntary conversion. Myfreetaxes review   The buyout of the tobacco quota is not an involuntary conversion. Myfreetaxes review Form 1099-S. Myfreetaxes review   A tobacco quota is considered an interest in land, so the USDA will generally report the total amount you receive under a contract on Form 1099-S, Proceeds From Real Estate Transactions, if the amount is $600 or more. Myfreetaxes review The USDA will generally report any portion of a payment treated as interest of $600 or more to you on Form 1099-INT, Interest Income, for the year in which the payment is made. Myfreetaxes review Like-kind exchange of quota. Myfreetaxes review   You may postpone reporting the gain or loss from tobacco quota buyout payments by entering into a like-kind exchange if you comply with the requirements of section 1031 and the regulations thereunder. Myfreetaxes review See Notice 2005-57 for more information. Myfreetaxes review Tobacco Growers Contract payments you receive are determined by reference to the amount of quota under which you produced (or planted) quota tobacco during the 2002, 2003, and 2004 tobacco marketing years and are prorated based on the number of years that you produced (or planted) quota tobacco during those years. Myfreetaxes review Taxation of payments to tobacco growers. Myfreetaxes review   Payments to growers replace ordinary income that would have been earned had the tobacco marketing quota and price support programs continued. Myfreetaxes review Individuals will generally report the payments as an Agricultural program payment on Schedule F. Myfreetaxes review If you are a landowner who does not materially participate in the operation or management of the farm and are receiving the grower payment because your farm rental income is based on the tobacco grown by a tenant, the grower payment should be reported on Form 4835. Myfreetaxes review Self-employment income. Myfreetaxes review   Payments to growers generally represent self-employment income. Myfreetaxes review If the grower is an individual carrying on a trade or business and deriving income (other than farm rental income properly reported on Form 4835) from that trade or business, the payments are net earnings from self-employment. Myfreetaxes review Income averaging for farmers. Myfreetaxes review   Payments to growers who are individuals qualify for farm income averaging. Myfreetaxes review Form 1099-G. Myfreetaxes review   If the amount received in a taxable year is $600 or more, the amount will generally be reported by the USDA on a Form 1099-G. Myfreetaxes review Other Payments You must include most other government program payments in income. Myfreetaxes review Fertilizer and Lime Include in income the value of fertilizer or lime you receive under a government program. Myfreetaxes review How to claim the offsetting deduction is explained under Fertilizer and Lime in chapter 4. Myfreetaxes review Improvements If government payments are based on improvements, such as a pollution control facility, you must include them in income. Myfreetaxes review You must also capitalize the full cost of the improvement. Myfreetaxes review Since you have included the payments in income, they do not reduce your basis. Myfreetaxes review However, see Cost-Sharing Exclusion (Improvements) , earlier, for additional information. Myfreetaxes review National Tobacco Growers' Settlement Trust Fund Payments If you are a producer, landowner, or tobacco quota owner who receives money from the National Tobacco Growers' Settlement Trust Fund, you must report those payments as income. Myfreetaxes review You should receive a Form 1099-MISC, Miscellaneous Income, that shows the payment amount. Myfreetaxes review If you produce a tobacco crop, report the payments as income from farming on your Schedule F. Myfreetaxes review If you are a landowner or tobacco quota owner who leases tobacco-related property but you do not produce the crop, report the payments as farm rental income on Form 4835. Myfreetaxes review Payment to More Than One Person The USDA reports program payments to the IRS. Myfreetaxes review It reports a program payment intended for more than one person as having been paid to the person whose identification number is on record for that payment (payee of record). Myfreetaxes review If you, as the payee of record, receive a program payment belonging to someone else, such as your landlord, the amount belonging to the other person is a nominee distribution. Myfreetaxes review You should file Form 1099-G to report the identity of the actual recipient to the IRS. Myfreetaxes review You should also give this information to the recipient. Myfreetaxes review You can avoid the inconvenience of unnecessary inquiries about the identity of the recipient if you file this form. Myfreetaxes review Report the total amount reported to you as the payee of record on Schedule F, line 4a or 6a. Myfreetaxes review However, do not report as a taxable amount on line 4b or 6b any amount belonging to someone else. Myfreetaxes review See chapter 16 for information about ordering Form 1099-G. Myfreetaxes review Income From Cooperatives If you buy farm supplies through a cooperative, you may receive income from the cooperative in the form of patronage dividends (refunds). Myfreetaxes review If you sell your farm products through a cooperative, you may receive either patronage dividends or a per-unit retain certificate, explained later, from the cooperative. Myfreetaxes review Form 1099-PATR. Myfreetaxes review   The cooperative will report the income to you on Form 1099-PATR or a similar form and send a copy to the IRS. Myfreetaxes review Form 1099-PATR may also show an alternative minimum tax adjustment that you must include on Form 6251, Alternative Minimum Tax—Individuals, if you are required to file the form. Myfreetaxes review For information on the alternative minimum tax, see the Instructions for Form 6251. Myfreetaxes review Patronage Dividends You generally report patronage dividends as income on Schedule F, lines 3a and 3b, for the tax year you receive them. Myfreetaxes review They include the following items. Myfreetaxes review Money paid as a patronage dividend, including cash advances received (for example, from a marketing cooperative). Myfreetaxes review The stated dollar value of qualified written notices of allocation. Myfreetaxes review The fair market value of other property. Myfreetaxes review Do not report as income on line 3b any patronage dividends you receive from expenditures that were not deductible, such as buying personal or family items, capital assets, or depreciable property. Myfreetaxes review You must reduce the cost or other basis of these items by the amount of such patronage dividends received. Myfreetaxes review Personal items include fuel purchased for personal use, basic local telephone service, and personal long distance calls. Myfreetaxes review If you cannot determine what the dividend is for, report it as income on lines 3a and 3b. Myfreetaxes review Qualified written notice of allocation. Myfreetaxes review   If you receive a qualified written notice of allocation as part of a patronage dividend, you must generally include its stated dollar value in your income on Schedule F, lines 3a and 3b, in the year you receive it. Myfreetaxes review A written notice of allocation is qualified if at least 20% of the patronage dividend is paid in money or by qualified check and either of the following conditions is met. Myfreetaxes review The notice must be redeemable in cash for at least 90 days after it is issued, and you must have received a written notice of your right of redemption at the same time as the written notice of allocation. Myfreetaxes review You must have agreed to include the stated dollar value in income in the year you receive the notice by doing one of the following. Myfreetaxes review Signing and giving a written agreement to the cooperative. Myfreetaxes review Getting or keeping membership in the cooperative after it adopted a bylaw providing that membership constitutes agreement. Myfreetaxes review The cooperative must notify you in writing of this bylaw and give you a copy. Myfreetaxes review Endorsing and cashing a qualified check paid as part of the same patronage dividend. Myfreetaxes review You must cash the check by the 90th day after the close of the payment period for the cooperative's tax year for which the patronage dividend was paid. Myfreetaxes review Qualified check. Myfreetaxes review   A qualified check is any instrument that is redeemable in money and meets both of the following requirements. Myfreetaxes review It is part of a patronage dividend that also includes a qualified written notice of allocation for which you met condition 2(c), above. Myfreetaxes review It is imprinted with a statement that endorsing and cashing it constitutes the payee's consent to include in income the stated dollar value of any written notices of allocation paid as part of the same patronage dividend. Myfreetaxes review Loss on redemption. Myfreetaxes review   You can deduct on Schedule F, Part II, any loss incurred on the redemption of a qualified written notice of allocation you received in the ordinary course of your farming business. Myfreetaxes review The loss is the difference between the stated dollar amount of the qualified written notice you included in income and the amount you received when you redeemed it. Myfreetaxes review Nonqualified notice of allocation. Myfreetaxes review   Do not include the stated dollar value of any nonqualified notice of allocation in income when you receive it. Myfreetaxes review Your basis in the notice is zero. Myfreetaxes review You must include in income for the tax year of disposition any amount you receive from its sale, redemption, or other disposition. Myfreetaxes review Report that amount, up to the stated dollar value of the notice, on Schedule F, lines 3a and 3b. Myfreetaxes review However, do not include that amount in your income if the notice resulted from buying or selling capital assets or depreciable property or from buying personal items, as explained in the following discussions. Myfreetaxes review   If the amount you receive is more than the stated dollar value of the notice, report the excess as the type of income it represents. Myfreetaxes review For example, if it represents interest income, report it on your return as interest. Myfreetaxes review Buying or selling capital assets or depreciable property. Myfreetaxes review   Do not include in income patronage dividends from buying capital assets or depreciable property used in your business. Myfreetaxes review You must, however, reduce the basis of these assets by the dividends. Myfreetaxes review This reduction is taken into account as of the first day of the tax year in which the dividends are received. Myfreetaxes review If the dividends are more than your unrecovered basis, reduce the unrecovered basis to zero and include the difference on Schedule F, line 3a, for the tax year you receive them. Myfreetaxes review   This rule and the exceptions explained below also apply to amounts you receive from the sale, redemption, or other disposition of a nonqualified notice of allocation that resulted from buying or selling capital assets or depreciable property. Myfreetaxes review Example. Myfreetaxes review On July 1, 2012, Mr. Myfreetaxes review Brown, a patron of a cooperative association, bought a machine for his dairy farm business from the association for $2,900. Myfreetaxes review The machine has a life of 7 years under MACRS (as provided in the Table of Class Lives and Recovery Periods in Appendix B of Publication 946, Depreciation and Amortization). Myfreetaxes review Mr. Myfreetaxes review Brown files his return on a calendar year basis. Myfreetaxes review For 2012, he claimed a depreciation deduction of $311, using the 10. Myfreetaxes review 71% depreciation rate from the 150% declining balance, half-year convention table (shown in Table A-14 in Appendix A of Publication 946). Myfreetaxes review On July 2, 2013, the cooperative association paid Mr. Myfreetaxes review Brown a $300 cash patronage dividend for buying the machine. Myfreetaxes review Mr. Myfreetaxes review Brown adjusts the basis of the machine and figures his depreciation deduction for 2013 (and later years) as follows. Myfreetaxes review Cost of machine on July 1, 2012 $2,900 Minus: 2012 depreciation $311     2013 cash dividend 300 611 Adjusted basis for  depreciation for 2013: $2,289 Depreciation rate: 1 ÷ 6½ (remaining recovery period as of 1/1/2012) = 15. Myfreetaxes review 38% × 1. Myfreetaxes review 5 = 23. Myfreetaxes review 07% Depreciation deduction for 2013 ($2,289 × 23. Myfreetaxes review 07%) $528 Exceptions. Myfreetaxes review   If the dividends are for buying or selling capital assets or depreciable property you did not own at any time during the year you received the dividends, you must include them on Schedule F, lines 3a and 3b, unless one of the following rules applies. Myfreetaxes review If the dividends relate to a capital asset you held for more than 1 year for which a loss was or would have been deductible, treat them as gain from the sale or exchange of a capital asset held for more than 1 year. Myfreetaxes review If the dividends relate to a capital asset for which a loss was not or would not have been deductible, do not report them as income (ordinary or capital gain). Myfreetaxes review   If the dividends are for selling capital assets or depreciable property during the year you received the dividends, treat them as an additional amount received on the sale. Myfreetaxes review Personal purchases. Myfreetaxes review   Because you cannot deduct the cost of personal, living, or family items, such as supplies, equipment, or services not related to the production of farm income, you can omit from the taxable amount of patronage dividends on Schedule F, line 3b, any dividends from buying those items (and you must reduce the cost or other basis of those items by the amount of the dividends). Myfreetaxes review This rule also applies to amounts you receive from the sale, redemption, or other disposition of a nonqualified written notice of allocation resulting from these purchases. Myfreetaxes review Per-Unit Retain Certificates A per-unit retain certificate is any written notice that shows the stated dollar amount of a per-unit retain allocation made to you by the cooperative. Myfreetaxes review A per-unit retain allocation is an amount paid to patrons for products sold for them that is fixed without regard to the net earnings of the cooperative. Myfreetaxes review These allocations can be paid in money, other property, or qualified certificates. Myfreetaxes review Per-unit retain certificates issued by a cooperative generally receive the same tax treatment as patronage dividends, discussed earlier. Myfreetaxes review Qualified certificates. Myfreetaxes review   Qualified per-unit retain certificates are those issued to patrons who have agreed to include the stated dollar amount of these certificates in income in the year of receipt. Myfreetaxes review The agreement may be made in writing or by getting or keeping membership in a cooperative whose bylaws or charter states that membership constitutes agreement. Myfreetaxes review If you receive qualified per-unit retain certificates, include the stated dollar amount of the certificates in income on Schedule F, lines 3a and 3b, for the tax year you receive them. Myfreetaxes review Nonqualified certificates. Myfreetaxes review   Do not include the stated dollar value of a nonqualified per-unit retain certificate in income when you receive it. Myfreetaxes review Your basis in the certificate is zero. Myfreetaxes review You must include in income any amount you receive from its sale, redemption, or other disposition. Myfreetaxes review Report the amount you receive from the disposition as ordinary income on Schedule F, lines 3a and 3b, for the tax year of disposition. Myfreetaxes review Cancellation of Debt This section explains the general rule for including canceled debt in income and the exceptions to the general rule. Myfreetaxes review For more information on canceled debt, see Publication 4681, Canceled Debts, Foreclosures, Repossessions, and Abandonments. Myfreetaxes review General Rule Generally, if your debt is canceled or forgiven, other than as a gift or bequest to you, you must include the canceled amount in gross income for tax purposes. Myfreetaxes review Discharge of qualified farm indebtedness (defined below) is one of the exceptions to the general rule. Myfreetaxes review It is excluded from taxable income (see Exclusions , later). Myfreetaxes review Report the canceled amount on Schedule F, line 8, if you incurred the debt in your farming business. Myfreetaxes review If the debt is a nonbusiness debt, report the canceled amount as other income on Form 1040, line 21. Myfreetaxes review Election to defer income from discharge of indebtedness. Myfreetaxes review   You can elect to defer income from a discharge of business indebtedness that occurred after 2008 and before 2011. Myfreetaxes review Generally, if the election is made, the deferred income is included in gross income ratably over a 5-year period beginning in 2014 (for calendar year taxpayers) and the exclusions listed below do not apply. Myfreetaxes review See IRC section 108(i) and Publication 4681 for details. Myfreetaxes review Form 1099-C. Myfreetaxes review   If a federal agency, financial institution, credit union, finance company, or credit card company cancels or forgives your debt of $600 or more, you will receive a Form 1099-C, Cancellation of Debt. Myfreetaxes review The amount of debt canceled is shown in box 2. Myfreetaxes review Exceptions The following discussion covers some exceptions to the general rule for canceled debt. Myfreetaxes review These exceptions apply before the exclusions discussed below. Myfreetaxes review Price reduced after purchase. Myfreetaxes review   If your purchase of property was financed by the seller and the seller reduces the amount of the debt at a time when you are not insolvent and the reduction does not occur in a chapter 11 bankruptcy case, the amount of the debt reduction will be treated as a reduction in the purchase price of the property. Myfreetaxes review Reduce your basis in the property by the amount of the reduction in the debt. Myfreetaxes review The rules that apply to bankruptcy and insolvency are explained below under Exclusions . Myfreetaxes review Deductible debt. Myfreetaxes review   You do not realize income from a canceled debt to the extent the payment of the debt would have been a deductible expense. Myfreetaxes review This exception applies before the price reduction exception discussed above and the bankruptcy and insolvency exclusions discussed next. Myfreetaxes review Example. Myfreetaxes review You get accounting services for your farm on credit. Myfreetaxes review Later, you have trouble paying your farm debts, but you are not bankrupt or insolvent. Myfreetaxes review Your accountant forgives part of the amount you owe for the accounting services. Myfreetaxes review How you treat the canceled debt depends on your method of accounting. Myfreetaxes review Cash method — You do not include the canceled debt in income because payment of the debt would have been deductible as a business expense. Myfreetaxes review Accrual method — You include the canceled debt in income because the expense was deductible when you incurred the debt. Myfreetaxes review Exclusions Do not include canceled debt in income in the following situations. Myfreetaxes review The cancellation takes place in a bankruptcy case under title 11 of the U. Myfreetaxes review S. Myfreetaxes review Code. Myfreetaxes review The cancellation takes place when you are insolvent. Myfreetaxes review The canceled debt is a qualified farm debt. Myfreetaxes review The canceled debt is a qualified real property business debt (in the case of a taxpayer other than a C corporation). Myfreetaxes review See Publication 334, Tax Guide for Small Business, chapter 5. Myfreetaxes review The canceled debt is qualified principal residence indebtedness which is discharged after 2006 and before 2014. Myfreetaxes review The exclusions do not apply in the following situations: If a canceled debt is excluded from income because it takes place in a bankruptcy case, the exclusions in situations (2), (3), (4), and (5) do not apply. Myfreetaxes review If a canceled debt is excluded from income because it takes place when you are insolvent, the exclusions in situations (3) and (4) do not apply to the extent you are insolvent. Myfreetaxes review If a canceled debt is excluded from income because it is qualified principal residence indebtedness, the exclusion in situation (2) does not apply unless you elect to apply situation (2) instead of the exclusion for qualified principal residence indebtedness. Myfreetaxes review See Form 982 , later, for information on how to claim an exclusion for a canceled debt. Myfreetaxes review Debt. Myfreetaxes review   For this discussion, debt includes any debt for which you are liable or that attaches to property you hold. Myfreetaxes review Bankruptcy and Insolvency You can exclude a canceled debt from income if you are bankrupt or to the extent you are insolvent. Myfreetaxes review Bankruptcy. Myfreetaxes review   A bankruptcy case is a case under title 11 of the U. Myfreetaxes review S. Myfreetaxes review Code if you are under the jurisdiction of the court and the cancellation of the debt is granted by the court or is the result of a plan approved by the court. Myfreetaxes review   Do not include debt canceled in a bankruptcy case in your income in the year it is canceled. Myfreetaxes review Instead, you must use the amount canceled to reduce your tax attributes, explained below under Reduction of tax attributes . Myfreetaxes review Insolvency. Myfreetaxes review   You are insolvent to the extent your liabilities are more than the fair market value of your assets immediately before the cancellation of debt. Myfreetaxes review   You can exclude canceled debt from gross income up to the amount by which you are insolvent. Myfreetaxes review If the canceled debt is more than this amount and the debt qualifies, you can apply the rules for qualified farm debt or qualified real property business debt to the difference. Myfreetaxes review Otherwise, you include the difference in gross income. Myfreetaxes review Use the amount excluded because of insolvency to reduce any tax attributes, as explained below under Reduction of tax attributes . Myfreetaxes review You must reduce the tax attributes under the insolvency rules before applying the rules for qualified farm debt or for qualified real property business debt. Myfreetaxes review Example. Myfreetaxes review You had a $15,000 debt that was not qualified principal residence debt canceled outside of bankruptcy. Myfreetaxes review Immediately before the cancellation, your liabilities totaled $80,000 and your assets totaled $75,000. Myfreetaxes review Since your liabilities were more than your assets, you were insolvent to the extent of $5,000 ($80,000 − $75,000). Myfreetaxes review You can exclude this amount from income. Myfreetaxes review The remaining canceled debt ($10,000) may be subject to the qualified farm debt or qualified real property business debt rules. Myfreetaxes review If not, you must include it in income. Myfreetaxes review Reduction of tax attributes. Myfreetaxes review   If you exclude canceled debt from income in a bankruptcy case or during insolvency, you must use the excluded debt to reduce certain tax attributes. Myfreetaxes review Order of reduction. Myfreetaxes review   You must use the excluded canceled debt to reduce the following tax attributes in the order listed unless you elect to reduce the basis of depreciable property first, as explained later. Myfreetaxes review Net operating loss (NOL). Myfreetaxes review Reduce any NOL for the tax year of the debt cancellation, and then any NOL carryover to that year. Myfreetaxes review Reduce the NOL or NOL carryover one dollar for each dollar of excluded canceled debt. Myfreetaxes review General business credit carryover. Myfreetaxes review Reduce the credit carryover to or from the tax year of the debt cancellation. Myfreetaxes review Reduce the carryover 331/3 cents for each dollar of excluded canceled debt. Myfreetaxes review Minimum tax credit. Myfreetaxes review Reduce the minimum tax credit available at the beginning of the tax year following the tax year of the debt cancellation. Myfreetaxes review Reduce the credit 331/3 cents for each dollar of excluded canceled debt. Myfreetaxes review Capital loss. Myfreetaxes review Reduce any net capital loss for the tax year of the debt cancellation, and then any capital loss carryover to that year. Myfreetaxes review Reduce the capital loss or loss carryover one dollar for each dollar of excluded canceled debt. Myfreetaxes review Basis. Myfreetaxes review Reduce the basis of the property you hold at the beginning of the tax year following the tax year of the debt cancellation in the following order. Myfreetaxes review Real property (except inventory) used in your trade or business or held for investment that secured the canceled debt. Myfreetaxes review Personal property (except inventory and accounts and notes receivable) used in your trade or business or held for investment that secured the canceled debt. Myfreetaxes review Other property (except inventory and accounts and notes receivable) used in your trade or business or held for investment. Myfreetaxes review Inventory and accounts and notes receivable. Myfreetaxes review Other property. Myfreetaxes review Reduce the basis one dollar for each dollar of excluded canceled debt. Myfreetaxes review However, the reduction cannot be more than the total basis of property and the amount of money you hold immediately after the debt cancellation minus your total liabilities immediately after the cancellation. Myfreetaxes review For allocation rules that apply to basis reductions for multiple canceled debts, see Regulations section 1. Myfreetaxes review 1017-1(b)(2). Myfreetaxes review Also see Electing to reduce the basis of depreciable property

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Myfreetaxes review Index A Absence, temporary, Temporary absences. Myfreetaxes review Address, change of, Reminders Aliens (see Nonresident aliens) Alimony, Alimony. Myfreetaxes review , Alimony, Instruments Executed Before 1985 Community income, Alimony (Community Income) Fees paid for getting, Fees for getting alimony. Myfreetaxes review No exemption for spouse, Alimony paid. Myfreetaxes review Annual exclusion, gift tax, Annual exclusion. Myfreetaxes review Annulment decrees Absolute decree, Ending the Marital Community Amended return required, Unmarried persons. Myfreetaxes review Considered unmarried, Unmarried persons. Myfreetaxes review Archer MSA, Archer medical savings account (MSA). Myfreetaxes review Assistance (see Tax help) B Basis Property received in settlement, Basis of property received. Myfreetaxes review Benefits paid under QDROs, Benefits paid to a child or other dependent. Myfreetaxes review , Benefits paid to a spouse or former spouse. Myfreetaxes review Birth of dependent, Death or birth. Myfreetaxes review C Change of address, Reminders Change of name, Reminders Change of withholding, Reminders Child custody, Custodial parent and noncustodial parent. Myfreetaxes review Child support Alimony, difference from, Child support. Myfreetaxes review Clearly associated with contingency, Clearly associated with a contingency. Myfreetaxes review Contingency relating to child, Contingency relating to your child. Myfreetaxes review Payment specifically designated as, Specifically designated as child support. Myfreetaxes review Child support under pre-1985 agreement, Child support under pre-1985 agreement. Myfreetaxes review Child tax credit, Exemptions for Dependents Children Birth of child Head of household, qualifying person to file as, Death or birth. Myfreetaxes review Claiming parent, when child is head of household, Special rule for parent. Myfreetaxes review Custody of, Custodial parent and noncustodial parent. Myfreetaxes review Death of child Head of household, qualifying person to file as, Death or birth. Myfreetaxes review Photographs of missing children, Reminders Community income, Community Income, Alimony (Community Income) Community property, Community Property, Alimony (Community Income) (see also Community income) Ending the marital community, Ending the Marital Community Laws disregarded, Certain community income not treated as community income by one spouse. Myfreetaxes review States, Community property states. Myfreetaxes review Costs of getting divorce, Costs of Getting a Divorce Fees for tax advice, Fees for tax advice. Myfreetaxes review Nondeductible expenses, Nondeductible expenses. Myfreetaxes review Custody of child, Custodial parent and noncustodial parent. Myfreetaxes review D Death of dependent, Death or birth. Myfreetaxes review Death of recipient spouse. Myfreetaxes review , Alimony Requirements Debts of spouse Refund applied to, Tax refund applied to spouse's debts. Myfreetaxes review Deductions Alimony paid, Deducting alimony paid. Myfreetaxes review Alimony recapture, Deducting the recapture. Myfreetaxes review Limits on IRAs, IRA contribution and deduction limits. Myfreetaxes review Marital, Marital deduction. Myfreetaxes review Dependents Exemption for, Exemptions for Dependents, Special Rule for Qualifying Child of More Than One Person Qualifying child, Exemptions for Dependents Qualifying child (Table 3), Table 3. Myfreetaxes review Overview of the Rules for Claiming an Exemption for a Dependent Qualifying relative, Exemptions for Dependents Qualifying relative (Table 3), Table 3. Myfreetaxes review Overview of the Rules for Claiming an Exemption for a Dependent Social security numbers, Reminders Divorce decrees Absolute decree, Ending the Marital Community Amended, Amended instrument. Myfreetaxes review Costs of getting, Costs of Getting a Divorce Defined for purposes of alimony, Divorce or separation instrument. Myfreetaxes review Invalid, Invalid decree. Myfreetaxes review Unmarried persons, Unmarried persons. Myfreetaxes review Divorced parents, Children of Divorced or Separated Parents (or Parents Who Live Apart) Child custody, Custodial parent and noncustodial parent. Myfreetaxes review Domestic relations orders (see Qualified domestic relations orders (QDROs)) Domicile, Community Income E Earned income, Earned income. Myfreetaxes review Equitable relief (see Relief from joint liability) Estimated tax, Tax Withholding and Estimated Tax Joint payments, Joint estimated tax payments. Myfreetaxes review Exemptions, Exemptions, Special Rule for Qualifying Child of More Than One Person Dependents, Exemptions for Dependents, Special Rule for Qualifying Child of More Than One Person Personal, Personal Exemptions Spouse, Exemption for Your Spouse F Fees for tax advice, Fees for tax advice. Myfreetaxes review Filing status, Filing Status, More information. Myfreetaxes review Head of household, Requirements. Myfreetaxes review Form 1040 Deducting alimony paid, Deducting alimony paid. Myfreetaxes review Reporting alimony received, Reporting alimony received. Myfreetaxes review Form 1040X Annulment, decree of, Unmarried persons. Myfreetaxes review Form 8332 Release of exemption to noncustodial parent, Written declaration. Myfreetaxes review Form 8379 Injured spouse, Injured spouse. Myfreetaxes review Form 8857 Innocent spouse relief, Relief from joint liability. Myfreetaxes review Form W-4 Withholding, Tax Withholding and Estimated Tax Form W-7 Individual taxpayer identification number (ITIN), Reminders Former spouse Defined for purposes of alimony, Spouse or former spouse. Myfreetaxes review Free tax services, How To Get Tax Help G Gift tax, Gift Tax on Property Settlements, Annual exclusion. Myfreetaxes review , Gift Tax Return H Head of household, Head of Household Health savings accounts (HSAs), Health savings account (HSA). Myfreetaxes review Help (see Tax help) Home owned jointly Alimony payments for, Payments for jointly-owned home. Myfreetaxes review Expenses for, as alimony (Table 4), Table 4. Myfreetaxes review Expenses for a Jointly-Owned Home Sale of, Sale of home. Myfreetaxes review HSAs (Health savings accounts), Health savings account (HSA). Myfreetaxes review I Identification number, Reminders Income, Community Income (see also Community income) Alimony received, Reporting alimony received. Myfreetaxes review Individual retirement arrangements (IRAs), Individual Retirement Arrangements, IRA contribution and deduction limits. Myfreetaxes review Individual taxpayer identification numbers (ITINs), Reminders Injured spouse, Injured spouse. Myfreetaxes review Innocent spouse relief, Relief from joint liability. Myfreetaxes review Insurance premiums, Life insurance premiums. Myfreetaxes review Invalid decree, Invalid decree. Myfreetaxes review IRAs (Individual retirement arrangements), Individual Retirement Arrangements, IRA contribution and deduction limits. Myfreetaxes review Itemized deductions on separate returns, Itemized deductions. Myfreetaxes review ITINs (Individual taxpayer identification numbers), Reminders J Joint liability Relief from, Reminders, Relief from joint liability. Myfreetaxes review Joint returns, Married Filing Jointly Change from separate return, Joint return after separate returns. Myfreetaxes review Change to separate return, Separate returns after joint return. Myfreetaxes review Divorced taxpayers, Divorced taxpayers. Myfreetaxes review Exemption for spouse, Joint return. Myfreetaxes review Joint and individual liability, Joint and individual liability. Myfreetaxes review Relief from joint liability, Relief from joint liability. Myfreetaxes review Signing, Signing a joint return. Myfreetaxes review Jointly-owned home Alimony payments for, Payments for jointly-owned home. Myfreetaxes review Expenses for, as alimony (Table 4), Table 4. Myfreetaxes review Expenses for a Jointly-Owned Home Sale of, Sale of Jointly-Owned Property, Sale of home. Myfreetaxes review K Kidnapped child Head of household status and, Kidnapped child. Myfreetaxes review L Liability for taxes (see Relief from joint liability) Life insurance premiums as alimony, Life insurance premiums. Myfreetaxes review M Marital community, ending, Ending the Marital Community Marital status, Marital status. Myfreetaxes review Married persons, Married persons. Myfreetaxes review Medical savings accounts (MSAs), Archer medical savings account (MSA). Myfreetaxes review Missing children, photographs of, Reminders More information (see Tax help) Mortgage payments as alimony, Payments for jointly-owned home. Myfreetaxes review MSAs (Medical savings accounts), Archer medical savings account (MSA). Myfreetaxes review N Name, change of, Reminders Nondeductible expenses, Nondeductible expenses. Myfreetaxes review Nonresident aliens Joint returns, Nonresident alien. Myfreetaxes review Withholding, Withholding on nonresident aliens. Myfreetaxes review P Parent Head of household, claim for, Special rule for parent. Myfreetaxes review Parents, divorced or separated, Children of Divorced or Separated Parents (or Parents Who Live Apart) Personal exemptions, Personal Exemptions Phaseout of Exemptions, Phaseout of Exemptions Property settlements, Property Settlements, Sale of home. Myfreetaxes review Publications (see Tax help) Q Qualified domestic relations orders (QDROs), Qualified Domestic Relations Order, Benefits paid to a child or other dependent. Myfreetaxes review , Benefits paid to a spouse or former spouse. Myfreetaxes review Qualifying child, exemption for, Exemptions for Dependents Qualifying child, exemption for (Table 3), Table 3. Myfreetaxes review Overview of the Rules for Claiming an Exemption for a Dependent Qualifying person, head of household, Qualifying person. Myfreetaxes review Table 2, Table 2. Myfreetaxes review Who Is a Qualifying Person Qualifying You To File as Head of Household?1 Qualifying relative, exemption for, Exemptions for Dependents Qualifying relative, exemption for (Table 3), Table 3. Myfreetaxes review Overview of the Rules for Claiming an Exemption for a Dependent R Recapture of alimony, Recapture of Alimony Refunds Injured spouse, community property, Injured spouse. Myfreetaxes review Spouse's debts, applied to, Tax refund applied to spouse's debts. Myfreetaxes review Release of exemption to noncustodial parent, Written declaration. Myfreetaxes review Revocation, Revocation of release of claim to an exemption. Myfreetaxes review Relief from joint liability, Reminders, Relief from joint liability. Myfreetaxes review Relief from separate return liability Community income, Relief from liability arising from community property law. Myfreetaxes review Reporting requirements Alimony received, Reporting alimony received. Myfreetaxes review Returns Amended return required, Unmarried persons. Myfreetaxes review Joint (see Joint returns) Separate (see Separate returns) Rollovers, Rollovers. Myfreetaxes review S Sales of jointly-owned property, Sale of Jointly-Owned Property Section 1041 election, Basis of property received. Myfreetaxes review Separate maintenance decrees, Unmarried persons. Myfreetaxes review , Divorce or separation instrument. Myfreetaxes review , Ending the Marital Community Separate returns, Married Filing Separately Change to or from joint return, Joint return after separate returns. Myfreetaxes review Community or separate income, Community or separate income. Myfreetaxes review Exemption for spouse, Separate return. Myfreetaxes review Itemized deductions, Itemized deductions. Myfreetaxes review Relief from liability, Relief from liability arising from community property law. Myfreetaxes review Separate liability, Separate liability. Myfreetaxes review Tax consequences, Separate returns may give you a higher tax. Myfreetaxes review Separated parents, Children of Divorced or Separated Parents (or Parents Who Live Apart) Separation agreements, Ending the Marital Community Defined for purposes of alimony, Divorce or separation instrument. Myfreetaxes review Separation of liability (see Relief from joint liability) Settlement of property (see Property settlements) Social security benefits, Social security benefits. Myfreetaxes review Social security numbers (SSNs) Alimony recipient's number required, Alimony Dependents, Reminders Spousal IRA, Spousal IRA. Myfreetaxes review Spouse Defined for purposes of alimony, Spouse or former spouse. Myfreetaxes review Refund applied to debts, Tax refund applied to spouse's debts. Myfreetaxes review Statute of limitations Amended return, Unmarried persons. Myfreetaxes review Injured spouse allocation, Injured spouse. Myfreetaxes review T Tables and figures Exemption for dependents (Table 3), Table 3. Myfreetaxes review Overview of the Rules for Claiming an Exemption for a Dependent Itemized deductions on separate returns (Table 1), Table 1. Myfreetaxes review Itemized Deductions on Separate Returns Jointly-owned home, expenses for, as alimony (Table 4), Table 4. Myfreetaxes review Expenses for a Jointly-Owned Home Property transferred pursuant to divorce (Table 5), Table 5. Myfreetaxes review Property Transferred Pursuant to Divorce Qualifying person for head of household (Table 2), Table 2. Myfreetaxes review Who Is a Qualifying Person Qualifying You To File as Head of Household?1 Tax advice fees, Fees for tax advice. Myfreetaxes review Tax help, How To Get Tax Help Tax withholding (see Withholding) Taxpayer Advocate, The Taxpayer Advocate Service is Here to Help You. Myfreetaxes review Taxpayer identification numbers, Reminders Third parties Alimony payments to, Payments to a third party. Myfreetaxes review , Payments to a third party. Myfreetaxes review Property settlements, transfers to, Transfers to third parties. Myfreetaxes review Tiebreaker rules, Tiebreaker rules. Myfreetaxes review TTY/TDD information, How To Get Tax Help U Underpayment of alimony, Underpayment. Myfreetaxes review Unmarried persons, Unmarried persons. Myfreetaxes review W Withholding Change of, Reminders, Tax Withholding and Estimated Tax Nonresident aliens, Withholding on nonresident aliens. Myfreetaxes review Worksheets Recapture of alimony (Worksheet 1), How to figure and report the recapture. Myfreetaxes review Prev  Up     Home   More Online Publications