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2010 online tax filing 10. 2010 online tax filing   Retirement Savings Contributions Credit (Saver's Credit) Table of Contents Full-time student. 2010 online tax filing Adjusted gross income. 2010 online tax filing Distributions received by spouse. 2010 online tax filing Testing period. 2010 online tax filing If you or your employer make eligible contributions (defined later) to a retirement plan, you may be able to take a credit of up to $1,000 (up to $2,000 if filing jointly). 2010 online tax filing This credit could reduce the federal income tax you pay dollar for dollar. 2010 online tax filing Can you claim the credit?   If you or your employer make eligible contributions to a retirement plan, you can claim the credit if all of the following apply. 2010 online tax filing You are not under age 18. 2010 online tax filing You are not a full-time student (explained next). 2010 online tax filing No one else, such as your parent(s), claims an exemption for you on their tax return. 2010 online tax filing Your adjusted gross income (defined later) is not more than: $59,000 for 2013 ($60,000 for 2014) if your filing status is married filing jointly, $44,250 for 2013 ($45,000 for 2014) if your filing status is head of household (with qualifying person), or $29,500 for 2013 ($30,000 for 2014) if your filing status is single, married filing separately, or qualifying widow(er) with dependent child. 2010 online tax filing Full-time student. 2010 online tax filing   You are a full-time student if, during some part of each of 5 calendar months (not necessarily consecutive) during the calendar year, you are either: A full-time student at a school that has a regular teaching staff, course of study, and regularly enrolled body of students in attendance, or A student taking a full-time, on-farm training course given by either a school that has a regular teaching staff, course of study, and regularly enrolled body of students in attendance, or a state, county, or local government. 2010 online tax filing You are a full-time student if you are enrolled for the number of hours or courses the school considers to be full-time. 2010 online tax filing Adjusted gross income. 2010 online tax filing   This is generally the amount on line 38 of your 2013 Form 1040 or line 22 of your 2013 Form 1040A. 2010 online tax filing However, you must add to that amount any exclusion or deduction claimed for the year for: Foreign earned income, Foreign housing costs, Income for bona fide residents of American Samoa, and Income from Puerto Rico. 2010 online tax filing Eligible contributions. 2010 online tax filing   These include: Contributions to a traditional or Roth IRA, Elective deferrals, including amounts designated as after-tax Roth contributions, to: A 401(k) plan (including a SIMPLE 401(k)), A section 403(b) annuity, An eligible deferred compensation plan of a state or local government (a governmental 457 plan), A SIMPLE IRA plan, or A salary reduction SEP, and Contributions to a section 501(c)(18) plan. 2010 online tax filing They also include voluntary after-tax employee contributions to a tax-qualified retirement plan or a section 403(b) annuity. 2010 online tax filing For purposes of the credit, an employee contribution will be voluntary as long as it is not required as a condition of employment. 2010 online tax filing Reducing eligible contributions. 2010 online tax filing   Reduce your eligible contributions (but not below zero) by the total distributions you received during the testing period (defined later) from any IRA, plan, or annuity included earlier under Eligible contributions. 2010 online tax filing Also reduce your eligible contributions by any distribution from a Roth IRA that is not rolled over, even if the distribution is not taxable. 2010 online tax filing      Do not reduce your eligible contributions by any of the following: The portion of any distribution which is not includible in income because it is a trustee-to-trustee transfer or a rollover distribution. 2010 online tax filing Any distribution that is a return of a contribution to an IRA (including a Roth IRA) made during the year for which you claim the credit if: The distribution is made before the due date (including extensions) of your tax return for that year, You do not take a deduction for the contribution, and The distribution includes any income attributable to the contribution. 2010 online tax filing Loans from a qualified employer plan treated as a distribution. 2010 online tax filing Distributions of excess contributions or deferrals (and income attributable to excess contributions and deferrals). 2010 online tax filing Distributions of dividends paid on stock held by an employee stock ownership plan under section 404(k). 2010 online tax filing Distributions from an eligible retirement plan that are converted or rolled over to a Roth IRA. 2010 online tax filing Distributions from a military retirement plan. 2010 online tax filing Distributions received by spouse. 2010 online tax filing   Any distributions your spouse receives are treated as received by you if you file a joint return with your spouse both for the year of the distribution and for the year for which you claim the credit. 2010 online tax filing Testing period. 2010 online tax filing   The testing period consists of: The year in which you claim the credit, The 2 years before the year in which you claim the credit, and The period after the end of the year in which you claim the credit and before the due date of the return (including extensions) for filing your return for the year in which you claimed the credit. 2010 online tax filing Example. 2010 online tax filing You and your spouse filed joint returns in 2011 and 2012, and plan to do so in 2013 and 2014. 2010 online tax filing You received a taxable distribution from a qualified plan in 2011 and a taxable distribution from an eligible section 457(b) deferred compensation plan in 2012. 2010 online tax filing Your spouse received taxable distributions from a Roth IRA in 2013 and tax-free distributions from a Roth IRA in 2014 before April 15. 2010 online tax filing You made eligible contributions to an IRA in 2013 and you otherwise qualify for this credit. 2010 online tax filing You must reduce the amount of your qualifying contributions in 2013 by the total of the distributions you and your spouse received in 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014. 2010 online tax filing Maximum eligible contributions. 2010 online tax filing   After your contributions are reduced, the maximum annual contribution on which you can base the credit is $2,000 per person. 2010 online tax filing Effect on other credits. 2010 online tax filing   The amount of this credit will not change the amount of your refundable tax credits. 2010 online tax filing A refundable tax credit, such as the earned income credit or the additional child tax credit, is an amount that you would receive as a refund even if you did not otherwise owe any taxes. 2010 online tax filing Maximum credit. 2010 online tax filing   This is a nonrefundable credit. 2010 online tax filing The amount of the credit in any year cannot be more than the amount of tax that you would otherwise pay (not counting any refundable credits or the adoption credit) in any year. 2010 online tax filing If your tax liability is reduced to zero because of other nonrefundable credits, such as the education credits, then you will not be entitled to this credit. 2010 online tax filing How to figure and report the credit. 2010 online tax filing   The amount of the credit you can get is based on the contributions you make and your credit rate. 2010 online tax filing The credit rate can be as low as 10% or as high as 50%. 2010 online tax filing Your credit rate depends on your income and your filing status. 2010 online tax filing See Form 8880, Credit for Qualified Retirement Savings Contributions, to determine your credit rate. 2010 online tax filing   The maximum 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2010 online tax filing Publication 972 - Introductory Material Table of Contents Future Developments Reminder IntroductionOrdering forms and publications. 2010 online tax filing Tax questions. 2010 online tax filing Future Developments For the latest information about developments related to Publication 972, such as legislation enacted after it was published, go to www. 2010 online tax filing irs. 2010 online tax filing gov/pub972. 2010 online tax filing Reminder Photographs of missing children. 2010 online tax filing  The Internal Revenue Service is a proud partner with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. 2010 online tax filing Photographs of missing children selected by the Center may appear in this publication on pages that would otherwise be blank. 2010 online tax filing 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. 2010 online tax filing Introduction The purpose of this publication is: To figure the child tax credit you claim on Form 1040, line 51; Form 1040A, line 33; or Form 1040NR, line 48; and To figure the amount of earned income you enter on line 4a of Schedule 8812 (Form 1040A or 1040), Child Tax Credit. 2010 online tax filing This publication is intended primarily for individuals sent here by the instructions to Forms 1040, 1040A, or 1040NR, or Schedule 8812. 2010 online tax filing Even if you were not sent here by the instructions to one of the forms or the schedule, you can still choose to use this publication to figure your credit. 2010 online tax filing However, most individuals can use a simpler worksheet in their tax form instructions. 2010 online tax filing If you were sent here from your Form 1040, Form 1040A, or Form 1040NR instructions. 2010 online tax filing   Complete the Child Tax Credit Worksheet , later in this publication. 2010 online tax filing If you were sent here from your Schedule 8812 instructions. 2010 online tax filing   Complete the 1040 and 1040NR Filers — Earned Income Worksheet , later in this publication. 2010 online tax filing If you have not read your Form 1040, Form 1040A, or Form 1040NR instructions. 2010 online tax filing   Read the explanation of who must use this publication next. 2010 online tax filing If you find that you are not required to use this publication to figure your child tax credit, you can use the simpler worksheet in the Form 1040, Form 1040A, or Form 1040NR instructions to figure your credit. 2010 online tax filing Who must use this publication. 2010 online tax filing   If you answer “Yes” to either of the following questions, you must use this publication to figure your child tax credit. 2010 online tax filing Are you excluding income from Puerto Rico or filing any of the following forms? 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