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1040x electronically file Publication 527 - Introductory Material Table of Contents Future Developments What's New Reminders IntroductionSale of main home used as rental property. 1040x electronically file Tax-free exchange of rental property occasionally used for personal purposes. 1040x electronically file Ordering forms and publications. 1040x electronically file Tax questions. 1040x electronically file Useful Items - You may want to see: Future Developments For the latest information about developments related to Publication 527, such as legislation enacted after it was published, go to www. 1040x electronically file irs. 1040x electronically file gov/pub527. 1040x electronically file What's New Net Investment Income Tax (NIIT). 1040x electronically file  Beginning in 2013, you may be subject to the Net Investment Income Tax (NIIT). 1040x electronically file NIIT is a 3. 1040x electronically file 8% tax on the lesser of net investment income or the excess of modified adjusted gross income (MAGI) over the threshold amount. 1040x electronically file Net investment income may include rental income and other income from passive activities. 1040x electronically file Use Form 8960, Net Investment Income Tax, to figure this tax. 1040x electronically file For more information on NIIT, go to IRS. 1040x electronically file gov and enter “Net Investment Income Tax” in the search box. 1040x electronically file Reminders Photographs of missing children. 1040x electronically file  The Internal Revenue Service is a proud partner with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. 1040x electronically file Photographs of missing children selected by the Center may appear in this publication on pages that would otherwise be blank. 1040x electronically file You can help bring these children home by looking at the photographs and calling 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678) if you recognize a child. 1040x electronically file Introduction Do you own a second house that you rent out all the time? Do you own a vacation home that you rent out when you or your family isn't using it? These are two common types of residential rental activities discussed in this publication. 1040x electronically file In most cases, all rental income must be reported on your tax return, but there are differences in the expenses you are allowed to deduct and in the way the rental activity is reported on your return. 1040x electronically file First, this publication will look at the rental-for-profit activity in which there is no personal use of the property. 1040x electronically file We will look at types of income and when each is reported, and at types of expenses and which are deductible. 1040x electronically file Chapter 2 discusses depreciation as it applies to your rental real estate activity—what property can be depreciated and how to figure it. 1040x electronically file Chapter 3 covers the actual reporting of your rental income and deductions, including casualties and thefts, limitations on losses, and claiming the correct amount of depreciation. 1040x electronically file Special rental situations are grouped together in chapter 4. 1040x electronically file These include condominiums, cooperatives, property changed to rental use, renting only part of your property, and a not-for-profit rental activity. 1040x electronically file Finally, in chapter 5, we will look at the rules for rental income and expenses when there is also personal use of the dwelling unit, such as a vacation home. 1040x electronically file Sale or exchange of rental property. 1040x electronically file   For information on how to figure and report any gain or loss from the sale, exchange or other disposition of your rental property, see Publication 544, Sales and Other Dispositions of Assets. 1040x electronically file Sale of main home used as rental property. 1040x electronically file   For information on how to figure and report any gain or loss from the sale or other disposition of your main home that you also used as rental property, see Publication 523, Selling Your Home. 1040x electronically file Tax-free exchange of rental property occasionally used for personal purposes. 1040x electronically file   If you meet certain qualifying use standards, you may qualify for a tax-free exchange (a like-kind or section 1031 exchange) of one piece of rental property you own for a similar piece of rental property, even if you have used the rental property for personal purposes. 1040x electronically file   For information on the qualifying use standards, see Rev. 1040x electronically file Proc. 1040x electronically file 2008–16, 2008 IRB 547, at http://www. 1040x electronically file irs. 1040x electronically file gov/irb/2008-10_IRB/ar12. 1040x electronically file html . 1040x electronically file For more information on like-kind exchanges, see chapter 1 of Publication 544. 1040x electronically file Comments and suggestions. 1040x electronically file   We welcome your comments about this publication and your suggestions for future editions. 1040x electronically file   You can write to us at the following address: Internal Revenue Service Tax Forms and Publications Division 1111 Constitution Ave. 1040x electronically file NW, IR-6526 Washington, DC 20224   We respond to many letters by telephone. 1040x electronically file Therefore, it would be helpful if you would include your daytime phone number, including the area code, in your correspondence. 1040x electronically file   You can send your comments from www. 1040x electronically file irs. 1040x electronically file gov/formspubs/. 1040x electronically file Click on “More Information” and then on “Comment on Tax Forms and Publications”. 1040x electronically file   Although we cannot respond individually to each comment received, we do appreciate your feedback and will consider your comments as we revise our tax products. 1040x electronically file Ordering forms and publications. 1040x electronically file   Visit www. 1040x electronically file irs. 1040x electronically file gov/formspubs/ to download forms and publications, call 1-800-TAX-FORM (1-800-829-3676), or write to the address below and receive a response within 10 days after your request is received. 1040x electronically file Internal Revenue Service 1201 N. 1040x electronically file Mitsubishi Motorway Bloomington, IL 61705-6613 Tax questions. 1040x electronically file   If you have a tax question, check the information available on IRS. 1040x electronically file gov or call 1-800-829-1040. 1040x electronically file We cannot answer tax questions sent to either of the above addresses. 1040x electronically file Useful Items - 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1040x electronically file 7. 1040x electronically file   How To Get Tax Help Table of Contents Low Income Taxpayer Clinics 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. 1040x electronically file Free help with your tax return. 1040x electronically file   You can get free help preparing your return nationwide from IRS-certified volunteers. 1040x electronically file The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program helps low-to-moderate income, elderly, people with disabilities, and limited English proficient taxpayers. 1040x electronically file The Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) program helps taxpayers age 60 and older with their tax returns. 1040x electronically file 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. 1040x electronically file In addition, some VITA and TCE sites provide taxpayers the opportunity to prepare their own return with help from an IRS-certified volunteer. 1040x electronically file To find the nearest VITA or TCE site, you can use the VITA Locator Tool on IRS. 1040x electronically file gov, download the IRS2Go app, or call 1-800-906-9887. 1040x electronically file   As part of the TCE program, AARP offers the Tax-Aide counseling program. 1040x electronically file To find the nearest AARP Tax-Aide site, visit AARP's website at www. 1040x electronically file aarp. 1040x electronically file org/money/taxaide or call 1-888-227-7669. 1040x electronically file For more information on these programs, go to IRS. 1040x electronically file gov and enter “VITA” in the search box. 1040x electronically file Internet. 1040x electronically file    IRS. 1040x electronically file gov and IRS2Go are ready when you are —24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 1040x electronically file Download the free IRS2Go app from the iTunes app store or from Google Play. 1040x electronically file 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. 1040x electronically file Check the status of your 2013 refund with the Where's My Refund? application on IRS. 1040x electronically file gov or download the IRS2Go app and select the Refund Status option. 1040x electronically file The IRS issues more than 9 out of 10 refunds in less than 21 days. 1040x electronically file 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. 1040x electronically file You will also be given a personalized refund date as soon as the IRS processes your tax return and approves your refund. 1040x electronically file The IRS updates Where's My Refund? every 24 hours, usually overnight, so you only need to check once a day. 1040x electronically file Use the Interactive Tax Assistant (ITA) to research your tax questions. 1040x electronically file No need to wait on the phone or stand in line. 1040x electronically file 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. 1040x electronically file When you reach the response screen, you can print the entire interview and the final response for your records. 1040x electronically file New subject areas are added on a regular basis. 1040x electronically file  Answers not provided through ITA may be found in Tax Trails, one of the Tax Topics on IRS. 1040x electronically file gov which contain general individual and business tax information or by searching the IRS Tax Map, which includes an international subject index. 1040x electronically file You can use the IRS Tax Map, to search publications and instructions by topic or keyword. 1040x electronically file The IRS Tax Map integrates forms and publications into one research tool and provides single-point access to tax law information by subject. 1040x electronically file 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. 1040x electronically file 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. 1040x electronically file You can also ask the IRS to mail a return or an account transcript to you. 1040x electronically file Only the mail option is available by choosing the Tax Records option on the IRS2Go app by selecting Mail Transcript on IRS. 1040x electronically file gov or by calling 1-800-908-9946. 1040x electronically file Tax return and tax account transcripts are generally available for the current year and the past three years. 1040x electronically file Determine if you are eligible for the EITC and estimate the amount of the credit with the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Assistant. 1040x electronically file Visit Understanding Your IRS Notice or Letter to get answers to questions about a notice or letter you received from the IRS. 1040x electronically file 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. 1040x electronically file Check the status of your amended return using Where's My Amended Return? Go to IRS. 1040x electronically file gov and enter Where's My Amended Return? in the search box. 1040x electronically file You can generally expect your amended return to be processed up to 12 weeks from the date we receive it. 1040x electronically file It can take up to 3 weeks from the date you mailed it to show up in our system. 1040x electronically file Make a payment using one of several safe and convenient electronic payment options available on IRS. 1040x electronically file gov. 1040x electronically file Select the Payment tab on the front page of IRS. 1040x electronically file gov for more information. 1040x electronically file Determine if you are eligible and apply for an online payment agreement, if you owe more tax than you can pay today. 1040x electronically file Figure your income tax withholding with the IRS Withholding Calculator on IRS. 1040x electronically file gov. 1040x electronically file 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. 1040x electronically file Determine if you might be subject to the Alternative Minimum Tax by using the Alternative Minimum Tax Assistant on IRS. 1040x electronically file gov. 1040x electronically file Request an Electronic Filing PIN by going to IRS. 1040x electronically file gov and entering Electronic Filing PIN in the search box. 1040x electronically file Download forms, instructions and publications, including accessible versions for people with disabilities. 1040x electronically file Locate the nearest Taxpayer Assistance Center (TAC) using the Office Locator tool on IRS. 1040x electronically file gov, or choose the Contact Us option on the IRS2Go app and search Local Offices. 1040x electronically file An employee can answer questions about your tax account or help you set up a payment plan. 1040x electronically file Before you visit, check the Office Locator on IRS. 1040x electronically file gov, or Local Offices under Contact Us on IRS2Go to confirm the address, phone number, days and hours of operation, and the services provided. 1040x electronically file If you have a special need, such as a disability, you can request an appointment. 1040x electronically file Call the local number listed in the Office Locator, or look in the phone book under United States Government, Internal Revenue Service. 1040x electronically file Apply for an Employer Identification Number (EIN). 1040x electronically file Go to IRS. 1040x electronically file gov and enter Apply for an EIN in the search box. 1040x electronically file Read the Internal Revenue Code, regulations, or other official guidance. 1040x electronically file Read Internal Revenue Bulletins. 1040x electronically file Sign up to receive local and national tax news and more by email. 1040x electronically file Just click on “subscriptions” above the search box on IRS. 1040x electronically file gov and choose from a variety of options. 1040x electronically file    Phone. 1040x electronically file You can call the IRS, or you can carry it in your pocket with the IRS2Go app on your smart phone or tablet. 1040x electronically file Download the free IRS2Go app from the iTunes app store or from Google Play. 1040x electronically file Call to locate the nearest volunteer help site, 1-800-906-9887 or you can use the VITA Locator Tool on IRS. 1040x electronically file gov, or download the IRS2Go app. 1040x electronically file Low-to-moderate income, elderly, people with disabilities, and limited English proficient taxpayers can get free help with their tax return from the nationwide Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. 1040x electronically file The Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) program helps taxpayers age 60 and older with their tax returns. 1040x electronically file Most VITA and TCE sites offer free electronic filing. 1040x electronically file Some VITA and TCE sites provide IRS-certified volunteers who can help prepare your tax return. 1040x electronically file Through the TCE program, AARP offers the Tax-Aide counseling program; call 1-888-227-7669 to find the nearest Tax-Aide location. 1040x electronically file Call the automated Where's My Refund? information hotline to check the status of your 2013 refund 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-800-829-1954. 1040x electronically file If you e-file, you can start checking on the status of your return within 24 hours after the IRS receives your tax return or 4 weeks after you've mailed a paper return. 1040x electronically file The IRS issues more than 9 out of 10 refunds in less than 21 days. 1040x electronically file Where's My Refund? will give you a personalized refund date as soon as the IRS processes your tax return and approves your refund. 1040x electronically file Before you call this automated hotline, have your 2013 tax return handy so you can enter your social security number, your filing status, and the exact whole dollar amount of your refund. 1040x electronically file The IRS updates Where's My Refund? every 24 hours, usually overnight, so you only need to check once a day. 1040x electronically file Note, the above information is for our automated hotline. 1040x electronically file Our live phone and walk-in assistors can research the status of your refund only if it's been 21 days or more since you filed electronically or more than 6 weeks since you mailed your paper return. 1040x electronically file Call the Amended Return Hotline, 1-866-464-2050, to check the status of your amended return. 1040x electronically file You can generally expect your amended return to be processed up to 12 weeks from the date we receive it. 1040x electronically file It can take up to 3 weeks from the date you mailed it to show up in our system. 1040x electronically file Call 1-800-TAX-FORM (1-800-829-3676) to order current-year forms, instructions, publications, and prior-year forms and instructions (limited to 5 years). 1040x electronically file You should receive your order within 10 business days. 1040x electronically file Call TeleTax, 1-800-829-4477, to listen to pre-recorded messages covering general and business tax information. 1040x electronically file If, between January and April 15, you still have questions about the Form 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ (like filing requirements, dependents, credits, Schedule D, pensions and IRAs or self-employment taxes), call 1-800-829-1040. 1040x electronically file Call using TTY/TDD equipment, 1-800-829-4059 to ask tax questions or order forms and publications. 1040x electronically file The TTY/TDD telephone number is for people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability. 1040x electronically file These individuals can also contact the IRS through relay services such as the Federal Relay Service. 1040x electronically file    Walk-in. 1040x electronically file You can find a selection of forms, publications and services — in-person. 1040x electronically file Products. 1040x electronically file You can walk in to some post offices, libraries, and IRS offices to pick up certain forms, instructions, and publications. 1040x electronically file Some IRS offices, libraries, and city and county government offices have a collection of products available to photocopy from reproducible proofs. 1040x electronically file Services. 1040x electronically file You can walk in to your local TAC for face-to-face tax help. 1040x electronically file An employee can answer questions about your tax account or help you set up a payment plan. 1040x electronically file Before visiting, use the Office Locator tool on IRS. 1040x electronically file gov, or choose the Contact Us option on the IRS2Go app and search Local Offices for days and hours of operation, and services provided. 1040x electronically file    Mail. 1040x electronically file You can send your order for forms, instructions, and publications to the address below. 1040x electronically file You should receive a response within 10 business days after your request is received. 1040x electronically file Internal Revenue Service 1201 N. 1040x electronically file Mitsubishi Motorway Bloomington, IL 61705-6613    The Taxpayer Advocate Service Is Here to Help You. 1040x electronically file The Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) is your voice at the IRS. 1040x electronically file Our job is to ensure that every taxpayer is treated fairly and that you know and understand your rights. 1040x electronically file   What can TAS do for you? 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TAS can help if you can't resolve your tax problem and: Your problem is causing financial difficulties for you, your family, or your business. 1040x electronically file You face (or your business is facing) an immediate threat of adverse action. 1040x electronically file You've tried repeatedly to contact the IRS but no one has responded, or the IRS hasn't responded by the date promised. 1040x electronically file   If you qualify for our help, you'll be assigned to one advocate who'll be with you at every turn and will do everything possible to resolve your problem. 1040x electronically file Here's why we can help: TAS is an independent organization within the IRS. 1040x electronically file Our advocates know how to work with the IRS. 1040x electronically file Our services are free and tailored to meet your needs. 1040x electronically file We have offices in every state, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. 1040x electronically file   How can you reach us? 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