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Filing Amended Tax Return

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Filing amended tax return 9. Filing amended tax return   Worksheets Table of Contents When Should I Figure MAC?Checking the Previous Year's Contributions Available Worksheets Chapter 2 introduced you to the term maximum amount contributable (MAC). Filing amended tax return Generally, your MAC is the lesser of your: Limit on annual additions (chapter 3), or Limit on elective deferrals (chapter 4). Filing amended tax return The worksheets in this chapter can help you figure the cost of incidental life insurance, your includible compensation, your limit on annual additions, your limit on elective deferrals, your limit on catch-up contributions, and your MAC. Filing amended tax return After completing the worksheets, you should maintain them with your 403(b) records for that year. Filing amended tax return Do not attach them to your tax return. Filing amended tax return At the end of the year or the beginning of the next year, you should compare your estimated compensation figures with your actual figures. Filing amended tax return If your compensation is the same as, or more than, the projected amounts and the calculations are correct, then you should simply file these worksheets with your other tax records for the year. Filing amended tax return If your compensation was lower than your estimated figures, you will need to check the amount contributed during the year to determine if contributions are more than your MAC. Filing amended tax return When Should I Figure MAC? At the beginning of each year, you should figure your MAC using a conservative estimate of your compensation. Filing amended tax return Should your income change during the year, you should refigure your MAC based on a revised conservative estimate. Filing amended tax return By doing this, you will be able to determine if contributions to your 403(b) account should be increased or decreased for the year. Filing amended tax return Checking the Previous Year's Contributions At the beginning of the following year, you should refigure your MAC based on your actual earned income. Filing amended tax return At the end of the current year or the beginning of the next year, you should check your contributions to be sure you did not exceed your MAC. Filing amended tax return This means refiguring your limit based on your actual compensation figures for the year. Filing amended tax return This will allow you to determine if the amount contributed is more than the allowable amounts, and possibly avoid additional taxes. Filing amended tax return Available Worksheets The following worksheets have been provided to help you figure your MAC. Filing amended tax return Worksheet A. Filing amended tax return Cost of Incidental Life Insurance. Filing amended tax return Worksheet B. Filing amended tax return Includible Compensation for Your Most Recent Year of Service Worksheet C. Filing amended tax return Limit on Catch-Up Contributions. Filing amended tax return ??? Worksheet 1. Filing amended tax return Maximum Amount Contributable (MAC). Filing amended tax return Worksheet A. Filing amended tax return Cost of Incidental Life Insurance Note. Filing amended tax return Use this worksheet to figure the cost of incidental life insurance included in your annuity contract. Filing amended tax return This amount will be used to figure includible compensation for your most recent year of service. Filing amended tax return 1. Filing amended tax return Enter the value of the contract (amount payable upon your death) 1. Filing amended tax return   2. Filing amended tax return Enter the cash value in the contract at the end of the year 2. Filing amended tax return   3. Filing amended tax return Subtract line 2 from line 1. Filing amended tax return This is the value of your current life insurance protection 3. Filing amended tax return   4. Filing amended tax return Enter your age on your birthday nearest the beginning of the policy year 4. Filing amended tax return   5. Filing amended tax return Enter the 1-year term premium for $1,000 of life insurance based on your age. Filing amended tax return (From Figure 3-1) 5. Filing amended tax return   6. Filing amended tax return Divide line 3 by $1,000 6. Filing amended tax return   7. Filing amended tax return Multiply line 6 by line 5. Filing amended tax return This is the cost of your incidental life insurance 7. Filing amended tax return   Worksheet B. Filing amended tax return Includible Compensation for Your Most Recent Year of Service1 Note. Filing amended tax return Use this worksheet to figure includible compensation for your most recent year of service. Filing amended tax return 1. Filing amended tax return Enter your includible wages from the employer maintaining your 403(b) account for your most recent year of service 1. Filing amended tax return   2. Filing amended tax return Enter elective deferrals excluded from your gross income for your most recent year of service2 2. Filing amended tax return   3. Filing amended tax return Enter amounts contributed or deferred by your employer under a cafeteria plan for your most recent year of service 3. Filing amended tax return   4. Filing amended tax return Enter amounts contributed or deferred by your employer according to your election to your 457 account (a nonqualified plan of a state or local government or of a tax-exempt organization) for your most recent year of service 4. Filing amended tax return   5. Filing amended tax return Enter pre-tax contributions (employer's contributions made on your behalf according to your election) to a qualified transportation fringe benefit plan for your most recent year of service 5. Filing amended tax return   6. Filing amended tax return Enter your foreign earned income exclusion for your most recent year of service 6. Filing amended tax return   7. Filing amended tax return Add lines 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 7. Filing amended tax return   8. Filing amended tax return Enter the cost of incidental life insurance that is part of your annuity contract for your most recent year of service 8. Filing amended tax return   9. Filing amended tax return Enter compensation that was both: Earned during your most recent year of service, and Earned while your employer was not qualified to maintain a 403(b) plan 9. Filing amended tax return   10. Filing amended tax return Add lines 8 and 9 10. Filing amended tax return   11. Filing amended tax return Subtract line 10 from line 7. Filing amended tax return This is your includible compensation for your most recent year of service 11. Filing amended tax return   1Use estimated amounts if figuring includible compensation before the end of the year. Filing amended tax return  2Elective deferrals made to a designated Roth account are not excluded from your gross income and should not be included on this line. Filing amended tax return Worksheet C. Filing amended tax return Limit on Catch-Up Contributions Note. Filing amended tax return If you will be age 50 or older by the end of the year, use this worksheet to figure your limit on catch-up contributions. Filing amended tax return 1. Filing amended tax return Maximum catch-up contributions 1. Filing amended tax return $5,500 2. Filing amended tax return Enter your includible compensation for your most recent year of service 2. Filing amended tax return   3. Filing amended tax return Enter your elective deferrals 3. Filing amended tax return   4. Filing amended tax return Subtract line 3 from line 2 4. Filing amended tax return   5. Filing amended tax return Enter the lesser of line 1 or line 4. Filing amended tax return This is your limit on catch-up contributions 5. Filing amended tax return   Worksheet 1. Filing amended tax return Maximum Amount Contributable (MAC) Note. Filing amended tax return Use this worksheet to figure your MAC. Filing amended tax return Part I. Filing amended tax return Limit on Annual Additions     1. Filing amended tax return Enter your includible compensation for your most recent year of service 1. Filing amended tax return   2. Filing amended tax return Maximum1: For 2013, enter $51,000 For 2014, enter $52,000 2. Filing amended tax return   3. Filing amended tax return Enter the lesser of line 1 or line 2. Filing amended tax return This is your limit on annual additions 3. Filing amended tax return     Caution: If you had only nonelective contributions, skip Part II and enter the amount from line 3 on line 18. Filing amended tax return     Part II. Filing amended tax return Limit on Elective Deferrals     4. Filing amended tax return Maximum contribution: For 2013, enter $17,500 For 2014, enter $17,500 4. Filing amended tax return     Note. Filing amended tax return If you have at least 15 years of service with a qualifying organization, complete lines 5 through 17. Filing amended tax return If not, enter zero (-0-) on line 16 and go to line 17. Filing amended tax return     5. Filing amended tax return Amount per year of service 5. Filing amended tax return $ 5,000 6. Filing amended tax return Enter your years of service 6. Filing amended tax return   7. Filing amended tax return Multiply line 5 by line 6 7. Filing amended tax return   8. Filing amended tax return Enter the total of all elective deferrals made for you by the qualifying organization for prior years 8. Filing amended tax return   9. Filing amended tax return Subtract line 8 from line 7. Filing amended tax return If zero or less, enter zero (-0-) 9. Filing amended tax return   10. Filing amended tax return Maximum increase in limit for long service 10. Filing amended tax return $15,000 11. Filing amended tax return Enter the total of additional pre-tax elective deferrals made in prior years under the 15-year rule 11. Filing amended tax return   12. Filing amended tax return Enter the aggregate amount of all designated Roth contributions permitted for prior years under the 15-year rule 12. Filing amended tax return   13. Filing amended tax return Add line 11 and line 12 13. Filing amended tax return   14. Filing amended tax return Subtract line 13 from line 10 14. Filing amended tax return   15. Filing amended tax return Maximum additional contributions 15. Filing amended tax return $ 3,000 16. Filing amended tax return Enter the least of lines 9, 14, or 15. Filing amended tax return This is your increase in the limit for long service 16. Filing amended tax return   17. Filing amended tax return Add lines 4 and 16. Filing amended tax return This is your limit on elective deferrals 17. Filing amended tax return     Part III. Filing amended tax return Maximum Amount Contributable     18. Filing amended tax return If you had only nonelective contributions, enter the amount from line 3. Filing amended tax return This is your MAC. Filing amended tax return    If you had only elective deferrals, enter the lesser of lines 3 or 17. Filing amended tax return This is your MAC. Filing amended tax return    If you had both elective deferrals and nonelective contributions, enter the amount from line 3. Filing amended tax return This is your MAC. Filing amended tax return (Use the amount on line 17 to determine if you have excess elective deferrals as explained in chapter 7. Filing amended tax return ) 18. Filing amended tax return   1If you participate in a 403(b) plan and a qualified plan, you must combine contributions made to your 403(b) account with contributions to a qualified plan and simplified employee pension plans of all corporations, partnerships, and sole proprietorships in which you have more than 50% control. Filing amended tax return You must also combine the contributions made to all 403(b) accounts on your behalf by your employer. Filing amended tax return Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications