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Irs amended return instructions Part Two -   Ingresos Los ocho capítulos de esta sección abordan distintos tipos de ingresos. Irs amended return instructions Explican cuáles ingresos están y cuáles no están sujetos a impuestos. Irs amended return instructions Vea la Parte Tres para información sobre ganancias y pérdidas que se declaran en el Formulario 8949 y el Anexo D (Formulario 1040) y para información que debe saber al vender su vivienda. Irs amended return instructions Table of Contents 5. Irs amended return instructions   Salarios, Sueldos y Otros IngresosRecordatorio Introduction Useful Items - You may want to see: Remuneración del EmpleadoNiñeras. Irs amended return instructions Otras Clases de Remuneración Beneficios Marginales Aportaciones a un Plan de Jubilación Opciones de Compra de Acciones Bienes Restringidos Reglas Especiales para Algunos EmpleadosClero Miembros de Órdenes Religiosas Empleador Extranjero Fuerzas Armadas Voluntarios Beneficios por Enfermedad y LesionesPensiones por Incapacidad Contratos de Seguro de Cuidados a Largo Plazo Compensación del Seguro Obrero Otros Beneficios por Enfermedad y Lesiones 6. Irs amended return instructions   Ingresos de PropinasIntroduction Useful Items - You may want to see: Cómo Mantener un Registro Diario de PropinasRegistro electrónico de propinas. Irs amended return instructions Cómo Declarar las Propinas a su EmpleadorInforme electrónico de propinas. Irs amended return instructions Declaración final. Irs amended return instructions Cómo se Declaran las Propinas en la Declaración de Impuestos Asignación de Propinas 7. Irs amended return instructions   Ingresos de InteresesRecordatorio Introduction Useful Items - You may want to see: Información General SSN para una cuenta conjunta. Irs amended return instructions Cuenta de custodia para su hijo. Irs amended return instructions Multa por no facilitar un SSN. Irs amended return instructions Cómo se declara la retención adicional. Irs amended return instructions Cuenta de ahorros con uno de los padres como fideicomisario. Irs amended return instructions Intereses que no se declaran en el Formulario 1099-INT. Irs amended return instructions Nominatarios. Irs amended return instructions Cantidad incorrecta. Irs amended return instructions Requisito de declarar ciertos datos. Irs amended return instructions Intereses Sujetos a ImpuestosIntereses sujetos a la multa por retiro prematuro de fondos. Irs amended return instructions Préstamo para invertir en un certificado de depósito. 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Irs amended return instructions Cómo se le informa del impuesto retenido. Irs amended return instructions Nominatarios. Irs amended return instructions Dividendos OrdinariosDividendos Calificados Dividendos Utilizados para la Compra de más Acciones Fondos de Inversión del Mercado Monetario Distribuciones de Ganancias de CapitalAjuste a la base. Irs amended return instructions Distribuciones que no son DividendosDistribuciones de Liquidación Distribuciones de Acciones y Derechos a Acciones Otras DistribucionesRequisito de declarar ciertos datos. Irs amended return instructions Tratamiento del impuesto mínimo alternativo. Irs amended return instructions Cómo Declarar el Ingreso de DividendosDeducción de los intereses de inversiones. Irs amended return instructions 9. Irs amended return instructions   Ingresos y Gastos de AlquilerIntroduction Useful Items - You may want to see: Ingresos de Alquiler Gastos de AlquilerDesocupada mientras está en venta. Irs amended return instructions Reparaciones y Mejoras Otros Gastos Propiedad que Pasa a Ser de Alquiler Alquiler de Parte de una Propiedad Alquiler sin Fines de Lucro Uso Personal de una Unidad Habitable (Incluyendo una Casa de Vacaciones)Cómo Dividir los Gastos Unidad Habitable Usada como Vivienda Cómo Declarar Ingresos y Deducciones DepreciaciónCambio de método contable para deducir depreciación no declarada. Irs amended return instructions Límites sobre las Pérdidas de AlquilerReglas sobre el Monto de Riesgo Límites sobre las Actividades Pasivas Cómo Declarar Ingresos y Gastos de AlquilerAnexo E (Formulario 1040) 10. Irs amended return instructions   Planes de Jubilación, Pensiones y AnualidadesQué Hay de Nuevo Recordatorio IntroductionLa Regla General. Irs amended return instructions Arreglos de ahorros para la jubilación (IRA, por sus siglas en inglés). Irs amended return instructions Beneficios de la jubilación del gobierno federal. Irs amended return instructions Useful Items - You may want to see: Información GeneralReinversiones en arreglos de ahorros para la jubilación designados Roth IRA dentro del mismo plan. Irs amended return instructions Cómo Hacer la Declaración Costo (Inversión en el Contrato) Tributación de Pagos PeriódicosExclusión limitada al costo. Irs amended return instructions Exclusión no limitada al costo. Irs amended return instructions Método Simplificado Tributación de Pagos no PeriódicosDistribuciones de Suma Global ReinversionesReinversiones en arreglos de ahorros para la jubilación designados Roth IRA dentro del mismo plan. Irs amended return instructions Impuestos Adicionales EspecialesImpuesto sobre Distribuciones Prematuras Impuestos sobre Acumulación en Exceso Sobrevivientes y Beneficiarios 11. 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IRS Encourages Small Employers to Check Out Small Business Health Care Tax Credit; Helpful Resources, Tax Tips Available on IRS.gov

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IR-2014-27, March 10, 2014

WASHINGTON — With business tax-filing deadlines fast approaching, the Internal Revenue Service today encouraged small employers that provide health insurance coverage to their employees to check out the small business health care tax credit and then claim it if they qualify.

The Small Business Health Care Tax Credit page on IRS.gov is packed with information and resources designed to help small employers see if they qualify for the credit and then figure it correctly. These include a 2013 tax credit estimator, examples of typical tax savings under various scenarios and answers to frequently-asked questions.

Additionally, the IRS has Health Care Tax Tips, designed to provide useful information to employers, families and individuals. These tips include a new Small Business Health Care Tax Credit tip as well as tips covering other Affordable Care Act topics.

The small business health care tax credit was included in the Affordable Care Act enacted in 2010. Under the ACA, eligible small employers can claim the credit for 2010 through 2013 and for two additional years beginning in 2014. For 2010 through 2013, the maximum credit is 35 percent of premiums paid by eligible small businesses and 25 percent of premiums paid by eligible tax-exempt organizations. In 2014, the maximum credit rate rises to 50 percent for small businesses and 35 percent for tax-exempt organizations.

Small employers that pay at least half of the premiums for employee health insurance coverage under a qualifying arrangement may be eligible for this credit. The credit is specifically targeted to help small businesses and tax-exempt organizations provide health insurance for their employees.

Depending upon how they are structured, eligible small employers are likely subject to one of the following three tax-filing deadlines, which fall in coming weeks:

  • March 17: Corporations and S Corporations that file on a calendar year basis can figure the credit on Form 8941 attached to the income tax return.
  • April 15: Partnerships and individuals have until April 15 to complete and file their income tax returns (partnerships on Form 1065 and individuals on Form 1040). Sole proprietors can figure the credit on Form 8941 attached to the individual income tax return. Individuals who have business income and credits reported to them on Schedules K-1—partners in partnerships, S corporation shareholders and beneficiaries of estates and trusts—will report the credit amount directly on Form 3800– no Form 8941 required. The resulting credit is entered on Form 1040, Line 53.
  • May 15: Tax-exempt organizations that file on a calendar year basis can use Form 8941 and then claim the credit on Form 990-T, Line 44f.

Taxpayers needing more time to determine eligibility should consider obtaining an automatic tax-filing extension, usually for six months. See Form 4868 for individuals, Form 7004 for businesses and Form 8868 for tax-exempt organizations.

Businesses that have already filed and later find that they qualified in 2013 or an earlier year can still claim the credit by filing an amended return for the affected years. Corporations use Form 1120X, individuals use Form 1040X and tax-exempt organizations use Form 990-T. A three-year statute of limitations normally applies to these refund claims. See the instructions to these forms for details.

Some businesses and tax-exempt organizations that already locked into health insurance plan structures and contributions may not have had the opportunity to make any needed adjustments to qualify for the credit for 2013 or earlier years. These employers can still make changes so they qualify to claim the credit on future returns.

To learn more about the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit and view tips about other ACA topics, visit the Health Care Tax Tip page on IRS.gov/aca. Newly added tips include:

  • Small Business Health Care Tax Credit ─ Employers can find out if they qualify and how much they can get.
  • What You Need to Know about the Amount of Health Insurance Reported on Form W-2 - Learn about the amount of health insurance reported on Form W-2. 
  • What do I need to know about the Health Care Law for my 2013 Tax Return? – Provides tips that help with filing the 2013 income tax return, including information about filing requirements and Form W-2.

To receive copies of IRS tax tips via email, subscribe at www.irs.gov/uac/Subscribe-to-IRS-Tax-Tips.

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The Irs Amended Return Instructions

Irs amended return instructions Publication 524 - Main Content Table of Contents Are You Eligible for the Credit?Qualified Individual Income Limits Credit Figured for You Figuring the Credit YourselfStep 1. Irs amended return instructions Determine Initial Amount Step 2. Irs amended return instructions Total Certain Nontaxable Pensions and Benefits Step 3. Irs amended return instructions Determine Excess Adjusted Gross Income Step 4. Irs amended return instructions Determine the Total of Steps 2 and 3 Step 5. Irs amended return instructions Determine Your Credit Examples How To Get Tax Help Are You Eligible for the Credit? You can take the credit for the elderly or the disabled if you meet both of the following requirements. Irs amended return instructions You are a qualified individual. Irs amended return instructions Your income is not more than certain limits. Irs amended return instructions You can use Figure A and Table 1 as guides to see if you are eligible for the credit. Irs amended return instructions Use Figure A first to see if you are a qualified individual. Irs amended return instructions If you are, go to Table 1 to make sure your income is not too high to take the credit. Irs amended return instructions You can take the credit only if you file Form 1040 or Form 1040A. Irs amended return instructions You cannot take the credit if you file Form 1040EZ or Form 1040NR. Irs amended return instructions Qualified Individual You are a qualified individual for this credit if you are a U. Irs amended return instructions S. Irs amended return instructions citizen or resident alien, and either of the following applies. Irs amended return instructions You were age 65 or older at the end of 2013. Irs amended return instructions You were under age 65 at the end of 2013 and all three of the following statements are true. Irs amended return instructions You retired on permanent and total disability (explained later). Irs amended return instructions You received taxable disability income for 2013. Irs amended return instructions On January 1, 2013, you had not reached mandatory retirement age (defined later under Disability income ). Irs amended return instructions Age 65. Irs amended return instructions   You are considered to be age 65 on the day before your 65th birthday. Irs amended return instructions As a result, if you were born on January 1, 1949, you are considered to be age 65 at the end of 2013. Irs amended return instructions U. Irs amended return instructions S. Irs amended return instructions Citizen or Resident Alien You must be a U. Irs amended return instructions S. Irs amended return instructions citizen or resident alien (or be treated as a resident alien) to take the credit. Irs amended return instructions Generally, you cannot take the credit if you were a nonresident alien at any time during the tax year. Irs amended return instructions Exceptions. Irs amended return instructions   You may be able to take the credit if you are a nonresident alien who is married to a U. Irs amended return instructions S. Irs amended return instructions citizen or resident alien at the end of the tax year and you and your spouse choose to treat you as a U. Irs amended return instructions S. Irs amended return instructions resident alien. Irs amended return instructions If you make that choice, both you and your spouse are taxed on your worldwide incomes. Irs amended return instructions   If you were a nonresident alien at the beginning of the year and a resident alien at the end of the year, and you were married to a U. Irs amended return instructions S. Irs amended return instructions citizen or resident alien at the end of the year, you may be able to choose to be treated as a U. Irs amended return instructions S. Irs amended return instructions resident alien for the entire year. Irs amended return instructions In that case, you may be allowed to take the credit. Irs amended return instructions   For information on these choices, see chapter 1 of Publication 519, U. Irs amended return instructions S. Irs amended return instructions Tax Guide for Aliens. Irs amended return instructions Married Persons Generally, if you are married at the end of the tax year, you and your spouse must file a joint return to take the credit. Irs amended return instructions However, if you and your spouse did not live in the same household at any time during the tax year, you can file either a joint return or separate returns and still take the credit. Irs amended return instructions Head of household. Irs amended return instructions   You can file as head of household and qualify to take the credit, even if your spouse lived with you during the first 6 months of the year, if you meet all the following tests. Irs amended return instructions You file a separate return. Irs amended return instructions You paid more than half the cost of keeping up your home during the tax year. Irs amended return instructions Your spouse did not live in your home at any time during the last 6 months of the tax year and the absence was not temporary. Irs amended return instructions (See Temporary absences under Head of Household in Publication 501. Irs amended return instructions ) Your home was the main home of your child, stepchild, or an eligible foster child for more than half the year. Irs amended return instructions An eligible foster child is a child placed with you by an authorized placement agency or by judgment, decree, or other order of any court of competent jurisdiction. Irs amended return instructions You can claim an exemption for that child, or you cannot claim the exemption only because the noncustodial parent can claim the child using the rules for children of divorced or separated parents. Irs amended return instructions For more information, see Publication 501, Exemptions, Standard Deduction, and Filing Information. Irs amended return instructions Figure A. Irs amended return instructions Are You a Qualified Individual? Please click here for the text description of the image. Irs amended return instructions figure a Under Age 65 If you are under age 65 at the end of 2013, you can qualify for the credit only if you are retired on permanent and total disability (discussed next) and have taxable disability income (discussed later under Disability income ). Irs amended return instructions You are retired on permanent and total disability if: You were permanently and totally disabled when you retired, and You retired on disability before the close of the tax year. Irs amended return instructions Even if you do not retire formally, you may be considered retired on disability when you have stopped working because of your disability. Irs amended return instructions If you retired on disability before 1977, and were not permanently and totally disabled at the time, you can qualify for the credit if you were permanently and totally disabled on January 1, 1976, or January 1, 1977. Irs amended return instructions You are considered to be under age 65 at the end of 2013 if you were born after January 1, 1949. Irs amended return instructions Permanent and total disability. Irs amended return instructions    You are permanently and totally disabled if you cannot engage in any substantial gainful activity because of your physical or mental condition. Irs amended return instructions A qualified physician must certify that the condition has lasted or can be expected to last continuously for 12 months or more, or that the condition can be expected to result in death. Irs amended return instructions See Physician's statement , later. Irs amended return instructions Substantial gainful activity. Irs amended return instructions   Substantial gainful activity is the performance of significant duties over a reasonable period of time while working for pay or profit, or in work generally done for pay or profit. Irs amended return instructions Full-time work (or part-time work done at your employer's convenience) in a competitive work situation for at least the minimum wage conclusively shows that you are able to engage in substantial gainful activity. Irs amended return instructions   Substantial gainful activity is not work you do to take care of yourself or your home. Irs amended return instructions It is not unpaid work on hobbies, institutional therapy or training, school attendance, clubs, social programs, and similar activities. Irs amended return instructions However, doing this kind of work may show that you are able to engage in substantial gainful activity. Irs amended return instructions    The fact that you have not worked for some time is not, of itself, conclusive evidence that you cannot engage in substantial gainful activity. Irs amended return instructions   The following examples illustrate the tests of substantial gainful activity. Irs amended return instructions Example 1. Irs amended return instructions Trisha, a sales clerk, retired on disability. Irs amended return instructions She is 53 years old and now works as a full-time babysitter for the minimum wage. Irs amended return instructions Even though Trisha is doing different work, she is able to do the duties of her new job in a full-time competitive work situation for the minimum wage. Irs amended return instructions She cannot take the credit because she is able to engage in substantial gainful activity. Irs amended return instructions Example 2. Irs amended return instructions Tom, a bookkeeper, retired on disability. Irs amended return instructions He is 59 years old and now drives a truck for a charitable organization. Irs amended return instructions He sets his own hours and is not paid. Irs amended return instructions Duties of this nature generally are performed for pay or profit. Irs amended return instructions Some weeks he works 10 hours, and some weeks he works 40 hours. Irs amended return instructions Over the year he averages 20 hours a week. Irs amended return instructions The kind of work and his average hours a week conclusively show that Tom is able to engage in substantial gainful activity. Irs amended return instructions This is true even though Tom is not paid and he sets his own hours. Irs amended return instructions He cannot take the credit. Irs amended return instructions Example 3. Irs amended return instructions John, who retired on disability, took a job with a former employer on a trial basis. Irs amended return instructions The purpose of the job was to see if John could do the work. Irs amended return instructions The trial period lasted for 6 months during which John was paid the minimum wage. Irs amended return instructions Because of John's disability, he was assigned only light duties of a nonproductive “make-work” nature. Irs amended return instructions The activity was gainful because John was paid at least the minimum wage. Irs amended return instructions But the activity was not substantial because his duties were nonproductive. Irs amended return instructions These facts do not, by themselves, show that John is able to engage in substantial gainful activity. Irs amended return instructions Example 4. Irs amended return instructions Joan, who retired on disability from a job as a bookkeeper, lives with her sister who manages several motel units. Irs amended return instructions Joan helps her sister for 1 or 2 hours a day by performing duties such as washing dishes, answering phones, registering guests, and bookkeeping. Irs amended return instructions Joan can select the time of day when she feels most fit to work. Irs amended return instructions Work of this nature, performed off and on during the day at Joan's convenience, is not activity of a “substantial and gainful” nature even if she is paid for the work. Irs amended return instructions The performance of these duties does not, of itself, show that Joan is able to engage in substantial gainful activity. Irs amended return instructions Sheltered employment. Irs amended return instructions   Certain work offered at qualified locations to physically or mentally impaired persons is considered sheltered employment. Irs amended return instructions These qualified locations are in sheltered workshops, hospitals and similar institutions, homebound programs, and Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) sponsored homes. Irs amended return instructions   Compared to commercial employment, pay is lower for sheltered employment. Irs amended return instructions Therefore, one usually does not look for sheltered employment if he or she can get other employment. Irs amended return instructions The fact that one has accepted sheltered employment is not proof of the person's ability to engage in substantial gainful activity. Irs amended return instructions Physician's statement. Irs amended return instructions   If you are under age 65, you must have your physician complete a statement certifying that you were permanently and totally disabled on the date you retired. Irs amended return instructions You can use the statement in the Instructions for Schedule R. Irs amended return instructions   You do not have to file this statement with your Form 1040 or Form 1040A, but you must keep it for your records. Irs amended return instructions Veterans. Irs amended return instructions    If the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) certifies that you are permanently and totally disabled, you can substitute VA Form 21-0172, Certification of Permanent and Total Disability, for the physician's statement you are required to keep. Irs amended return instructions VA Form 21-0172 must be signed by a person authorized by the VA to do so. Irs amended return instructions You can get this form from your local VA regional office. Irs amended return instructions Physician's statement obtained in earlier year. Irs amended return instructions   If you got a physician's statement in an earlier year and, due to your continued disabled condition, you were unable to engage in any substantial gainful activity during 2013, you may not need to get another physician's statement for 2013. Irs amended return instructions For a detailed explanation of the conditions you must meet, see the instructions for Schedule R, Part II. Irs amended return instructions If you meet the required conditions, check the box on your Schedule R, Part II, line 2. Irs amended return instructions   If you checked box 4, 5, or 6 in Part I of Schedule R, enter in the space above the box on line 2 in Part II the first name(s) of the spouse(s) for whom the box is checked. Irs amended return instructions Disability income. Irs amended return instructions   If you are under age 65, you must also have taxable disability income to qualify for the credit. Irs amended return instructions Disability income must meet both of the following requirements. Irs amended return instructions It must be paid under your employer's accident or health plan or pension plan. Irs amended return instructions It must be included in your income as wages (or payments instead of wages) for the time you are absent from work because of permanent and total disability. Irs amended return instructions Payments that are not disability income. Irs amended return instructions    Any payment you receive from a plan that does not provide for disability retirement is not disability income. Irs amended return instructions Any lump-sum payment for accrued annual leave that you receive when you retire on disability is a salary payment and is not disability income. Irs amended return instructions    For purposes of the credit for the elderly or the disabled, disability income does not include amounts you receive after you reach mandatory retirement age. Irs amended return instructions Mandatory retirement age is the age set by your employer at which you would have had to retire, had you not become disabled. Irs amended return instructions Income Limits To determine if you can claim the credit, you must consider two income limits. Irs amended return instructions The first limit is the amount of your adjusted gross income (AGI). Irs amended return instructions The second limit is the amount of nontaxable social security and other nontaxable pensions, annuities, or disability income you received. Irs amended return instructions The limits are shown in Table 1. Irs amended return instructions If your AGI and your nontaxable pensions, annuities, or disability income are less than the income limits, you may be able to claim the credit. Irs amended return instructions See Figuring the Credit Yourself , later. Irs amended return instructions Table 1. Irs amended return instructions Income Limits IF your filing status is THEN, even if you qualify (see Figure A), you CANNOT take the credit if   Your adjusted gross income (AGI)* is equal to or more than. Irs amended return instructions . Irs amended return instructions . Irs amended return instructions     OR the total of your nontaxable social security and other nontaxable pension(s), annuities, or disability income is equal to or more than. Irs amended return instructions . Irs amended return instructions . Irs amended return instructions   single, head of household, or qualifying widow(er) with dependent child   $17,500     $5,000   married filing jointly and only one spouse qualifies in Figure A   $20,000     $5,000   married filing jointly and both spouses qualify in Figure A   $25,000     $7,500   married filing separately and you lived apart from your spouse for all of 2013   $12,500     $3,750   * AGI is the amount on Form 1040A, line 22, or Form 1040, line 38. Irs amended return instructions If your AGI or your nontaxable pensions, annuities, or disability income are equal to or more than the income limits, you cannot take the credit. Irs amended return instructions Credit Figured for You You can figure the credit yourself, or the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will figure it for you. Irs amended return instructions See Figuring the Credit Yourself , next. Irs amended return instructions If you can take the credit and you want the IRS to figure the credit for you, attach Schedule R to your return. Irs amended return instructions Check the appropriate box in Part I of Schedule R and fill in Part II and lines 11, 13a, and 13b of Part III, if they apply to you. Irs amended return instructions If you file Form 1040A, enter “CFE” in the space to the left of Form 1040A, line 30. Irs amended return instructions If you file Form 1040, check box c on Form 1040, line 53, and enter “CFE” on the line next to that box. Irs amended return instructions Attach Schedule R to your return. Irs amended return instructions Table 2. Irs amended return instructions Initial Amounts IF your filing status is. Irs amended return instructions . Irs amended return instructions . Irs amended return instructions   THEN enter on line 10 of Schedule R. Irs amended return instructions . Irs amended return instructions . Irs amended return instructions single,head of household, or qualifying widow(er) with dependent child and, by the end of 2013, you were       • 65 or older $5,000   • under 65 and retired on permanent and total disability1 $5,000 married filing a joint return and by the end of 2013       • both of you were 65 or older $7,500   • both of you were under 65 and one of you retired on permanent and total disability1 $5,000   • both of you were under 65 and both of you retired on permanent and total disability2 $7,500   • one of you was 65 or older, and the other was under 65 and retired on permanent  and total disability3 $7,500   • one of you was 65 or older, and the other was under 65 and not retired on permanent  and total disability $5,000 married filing a separate return and you did not live with your spouse at any time during the year and, by the end of 2013, you were       • 65 or older $3,750   • under 65 and retired on permanent and total disability1 $3,750   1 Amount cannot be more than the taxable disability income. Irs amended return instructions     2 Amount cannot be more than your combined taxable disability income. Irs amended return instructions     3 Amount is $5,000 plus the taxable disability income of the spouse under age 65, but not more than $7,500. Irs amended return instructions   Figuring the Credit Yourself If you figure the credit yourself, fill out the front of Schedule R. Irs amended return instructions Next, fill out Schedule R, Part III. Irs amended return instructions If you file Form 1040A, enter the amount from Schedule R, line 22 on line 30. Irs amended return instructions If you file Form 1040, include the amount from Schedule R, line 22 on line 53, check box c, and enter “Sch R” on the line next to that box. Irs amended return instructions There are five steps in Part III to determine the amount of your credit. Irs amended return instructions Determine your initial amount (lines 10–12). Irs amended return instructions Determine the total of any nontaxable social security and certain other nontaxable pensions, annuities, and disability benefits you received (lines 13a, 13b, and 13c). Irs amended return instructions Determine your excess adjusted gross income (lines 14–17). Irs amended return instructions Determine the total of steps 2 and 3 (line 18). Irs amended return instructions Determine your credit (lines 19–22). Irs amended return instructions These steps are discussed in more detail next. Irs amended return instructions Step 1. Irs amended return instructions Determine Initial Amount To figure the credit, you must first determine your initial amount using lines 10 through 12. Irs amended return instructions See Table 2. Irs amended return instructions Your initial amount is on line 12. Irs amended return instructions Initial amounts for persons under age 65. Irs amended return instructions   If you are a qualified individual under age 65, your initial amount cannot be more than your taxable disability income. Irs amended return instructions Special rules for joint returns. Irs amended return instructions   If you are a qualified individual under age 65, and your spouse is also a qualified individual, your initial amount is your taxable disability income plus $5,000. Irs amended return instructions   If you are a qualified individual, and both you and your spouse are under age 65, your initial amount cannot be more than your combined taxable disability income. Irs amended return instructions Step 2. Irs amended return instructions Total Certain Nontaxable Pensions and Benefits Step 2 is to figure the total amount of nontaxable social security and certain other nontaxable payments you received during the year. Irs amended return instructions You must reduce your initial amount by these payments. Irs amended return instructions Enter these nontaxable payments on lines 13a or 13b and total them on line 13c. Irs amended return instructions If you are married filing jointly, you must enter the combined amount of nontaxable payments both you and your spouse received. Irs amended return instructions Worksheets are provided in the instructions for Forms 1040 and 1040A to help you determine if any of your social security benefits (or equivalent railroad retirement benefits) are taxable. Irs amended return instructions Include the following nontaxable payments in the amounts you enter on lines 13a and 13b. Irs amended return instructions Nontaxable social security payments. Irs amended return instructions This is the nontaxable part of the benefits shown in box 5 of Form SSA-1099, Social Security Benefit Statement, before deducting any amounts withheld to pay premiums on supplementary Medicare insurance, and before any reduction because of benefits received under workers' compensation. Irs amended return instructions (Do not include a lump-sum death benefit payment you may receive as a surviving spouse, or a surviving child's insurance benefit payments you may receive as a guardian. Irs amended return instructions ) Nontaxable railroad retirement pension payments treated as social security. Irs amended return instructions This is the nontaxable part of the benefits shown in box 5 of Form RRB-1099, Payments by the Railroad Retirement Board. Irs amended return instructions Nontaxable pension or annuity payments or disability benefits that are paid under a law administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Irs amended return instructions (Do not include amounts received as a pension, annuity, or similar allowance for personal injuries or sickness resulting from active service in the armed forces of any country or in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration or the Public Health Service, or as a disability annuity under section 808 of the Foreign Service Act of 1980. Irs amended return instructions ) Pension or annuity payments or disability benefits that are excluded from income under any provision of federal law other than the Internal Revenue Code. Irs amended return instructions (Do not include amounts that are a return of your cost of a pension or annuity. Irs amended return instructions These amounts do not reduce your initial amount. Irs amended return instructions ) You should be sure to take into account all of the nontaxable amounts you receive. Irs amended return instructions These amounts are verified by the IRS through information supplied by other government agencies. Irs amended return instructions Step 3. Irs amended return instructions Determine Excess Adjusted Gross Income You also must reduce your initial amount by your excess adjusted gross income. Irs amended return instructions Figure your excess adjusted gross income on lines 14–17. Irs amended return instructions You figure your excess adjusted gross income as follows. Irs amended return instructions Subtract from your adjusted gross income (Form 1040A, line 22 or Form 1040, line 38) the amount shown for your filing status. Irs amended return instructions $7,500 if you are single, a head of household, or a qualifying widow(er) with dependent child, $10,000 if you are married filing jointly, or $5,000 if you are married filing separately and you and your spouse did not live in the same household at any time during the tax year. Irs amended return instructions Divide the result of (1) by 2. Irs amended return instructions Step 4. Irs amended return instructions Determine the Total of Steps 2 and 3 To determine if you can take the credit, you must add (on line 18) the amounts you figured in Step 2 (line 13c) and Step 3 (line 17). Irs amended return instructions Step 5. Irs amended return instructions Determine Your Credit Subtract the amount determined in Step 4 (line 18) from the amount determined in Step 1 (line 12), and multiply the result by 15% (. Irs amended return instructions 15). Irs amended return instructions In certain cases, the amount of your credit may be limited. Irs amended return instructions See Limit on credit , later. Irs amended return instructions Example. Irs amended return instructions You are 66 years old and your spouse is 64. Irs amended return instructions Your spouse is not disabled. Irs amended return instructions You file a joint return on Form 1040. Irs amended return instructions Your adjusted gross income is $14,630. Irs amended return instructions Together you received $3,200 from social security, which was nontaxable. Irs amended return instructions You figure the credit as follows: Example applying the 5 step process Amount (Line references (shown in parentheses) are to the Schedule R)      1. Irs amended return instructions Initial amount (line 12) $5,000 2. Irs amended return instructions Total nontaxable social security  and other nontaxable  pensions (line 13c) $3,200   3. Irs amended return instructions Excess adjusted gross income  ($14,630–$10,000) ÷ 2 (line 17) 2,315   4. Irs amended return instructions Add (2) and (3) (line 18) 5,515 5. Irs amended return instructions Subtract (4) from (1) (line 12 – line 18 = line 19) (Do not enter less than -0-) $ -0- You cannot take the credit because your nontaxable social security plus your excess adjusted gross income is more than your initial amount. Irs amended return instructions Limit on credit. Irs amended return instructions   The amount of credit you can claim is generally limited to the amount of your tax. Irs amended return instructions Use the Credit Limit Worksheet in the Instructions for Schedule R to determine if your credit is limited. Irs amended return instructions Examples The following examples illustrate the credit for the elderly or the disabled. Irs amended return instructions The initial amounts are taken from Table 2, earlier. Irs amended return instructions Example 1. Irs amended return instructions James Davis is 58 years old, single, and files Form 1040A. Irs amended return instructions In 2011 he retired on permanent and total disability, and he is still permanently and totally disabled. Irs amended return instructions He got the required physician's statement in 2011 and kept it with his tax records. Irs amended return instructions His physician signed on line B of the statement. Irs amended return instructions This year James checks the box in Schedule R, Part II. Irs amended return instructions He does not need to get another statement for 2013. Irs amended return instructions He received the following income for the year: Nontaxable social security $1,500 Interest (taxable) 100 Taxable disability pension 11,400       James' adjusted gross income is $11,500 ($11,400 + $100). Irs amended return instructions He figures the credit on Schedule R as follows: 1. Irs amended return instructions Initial amount   $5,000 2. Irs amended return instructions Taxable disability pension   11,400 3. Irs amended return instructions Smaller of line 1 or line 2   5,000 4. Irs amended return instructions Nontaxable social security  benefits $1,500     5. Irs amended return instructions Excess adjusted gross income  ($11,500 − $7,500) ÷ 2 2,000     6. Irs amended return instructions Add lines 4 and 5   3,500 7. Irs amended return instructions Subtract line 6 from line 3  (Do not enter less than (-0-))   1,500 8. Irs amended return instructions Multiply line 7 by 15% (. Irs amended return instructions 15)   225 9. Irs amended return instructions Enter the amount from the  Credit Limit Worksheet in the  Instructions for Schedule R, line 21   151 10. Irs amended return instructions Credit (Enter the smaller of  line 8 or line 9)   $ 151 He enters $151 on line 30 of Form 1040A. Irs amended return instructions The Schedule R for James Davis is not shown. Irs amended return instructions Example 2. Irs amended return instructions William White is 53. Irs amended return instructions His wife Helen is 49. Irs amended return instructions William had a stroke 3 years ago and retired on permanent and total disability. Irs amended return instructions He is still permanently and totally disabled because of the stroke. Irs amended return instructions In November, Helen was injured in an accident at work and retired on permanent and total disability. Irs amended return instructions William received nontaxable social security disability benefits of $2,000 during the year and a taxable disability pension of $6,200. Irs amended return instructions Helen earned $12,500 from her job and received a taxable disability pension of $1,700. Irs amended return instructions Their joint return on Form 1040 shows adjusted gross income of $20,400 ($6,200 + $12,500 + $1,700). Irs amended return instructions They do not itemize deductions. Irs amended return instructions They do not have any amounts that would increase their standard deduction. Irs amended return instructions Helen's doctor completed the physician's statement in the Instructions for Schedule R. Irs amended return instructions Helen is not required to include the statement with their return, but she must keep it for her records. Irs amended return instructions William got a physician's statement for the year he had the stroke. Irs amended return instructions His doctor had signed on line B of that physician's statement to certify that William was permanently and totally disabled. Irs amended return instructions William has kept the physician's statement with his records. Irs amended return instructions He checks the box on Schedule R, Part II and writes his first name in the space above the box on line 2. Irs amended return instructions William and Helen use Schedule R to figure their $41 credit for the elderly or the disabled. Irs amended return instructions They attach Schedule R to their Form 1040 and enter $41 on line 53. Irs amended return instructions They check box c on line 53 and enter “Sch R” on the line next to that box. Irs amended return instructions See their filled-in Schedule R and Helen's filled-in physician's statement, later. Irs amended return instructions Instructions for Physician's Statement     Taxpayer Physician If you retired after 1976, enter the date you retired in the space provided on the statement below. Irs amended return instructions A person is permanently and totally disabled if both of the following apply:   1. Irs amended return instructions He or she cannot engage in any substantial gainful activity because of a physical or mental condition. Irs amended return instructions   2. Irs amended return instructions A physician determines that the disability has lasted or can be expected to last continuously for at least a year or can lead to death. Irs amended return instructions Physician's Statement     I certify that Helen A. Irs amended return instructions White Name of disabled person was permanently and totally disabled on January 1, 1976, or January 1, 1977, or was permanently and totally disabled on the date he or she retired. Irs amended return instructions If retired after 1976, enter the date retired ▶ November 1, 2013   Physician: Sign your name on either A or B below. Irs amended return instructions AThe disability has lasted or can be expected to last continuously for at least a year     Physician's signatureDate BThere is no reasonable probability that the disabled condition will ever improve Ayden D. Irs amended return instructions Doctor 2/8/14   Physician's signatureDate Physician's name Physician's address Ayden D. Irs amended return instructions Doctor 1900 Green St. Irs amended return instructions , Hometown, MD 20000         This image is too large to be displayed in the current screen. Irs amended return instructions Please click the link to view the image. Irs amended return instructions Page 1 of Schedule R for the Whites This image is too large to be displayed in the current screen. Irs amended return instructions Please click the link to view the image. Irs amended return instructions Page 2 of Schedule R for the Whites How To Get Tax Help Go online, use a smart phone, call or walk in to an office near you. Irs amended return instructions Whether it's help with a tax issue, preparing your tax return or picking up a free publication or form, get the help you need the way you want it. Irs amended return instructions Free help with your tax return. Irs amended return instructions   Free help in preparing your return is available nationwide from IRS-certified volunteers. Irs amended return instructions The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is designed to help low-to-moderate income, elderly, persons with disabilities, and limited English proficient taxpayers. Irs amended return instructions The Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) program is designed to assist taxpayers age 60 and older with their tax returns. Irs amended return instructions Most VITA and TCE sites offer free electronic filing and all volunteers will let you know about credits and deductions you may be entitled to claim. Irs amended return instructions Some VITA and TCE sites provide taxpayers the opportunity to prepare their return with the assistance of an IRS-certified volunteer. Irs amended return instructions To find the nearest VITA or TCE site, visit IRS. Irs amended return instructions gov or call 1-800-906-9887. Irs amended return instructions   As part of the TCE program, AARP offers the Tax-Aide counseling program. Irs amended return instructions To find the nearest AARP Tax-Aide site, visit AARP's website at www. Irs amended return instructions aarp. Irs amended return instructions org/money/taxaide or call 1-888-227-7669. Irs amended return instructions   For more information on these programs, go to IRS. Irs amended return instructions gov and enter “VITA” in the search box. 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Irs amended return instructions Use it if you've had too much or too little withheld, your personal situation has changed, you're starting a new job or you just want to see if you're having the right amount withheld. Irs amended return instructions Determine if you might be subject to the Alternative Minimum Tax by using the Alternative Minimum Tax Assistant on IRS. Irs amended return instructions gov. Irs amended return instructions Locate the nearest Taxpayer Assistance Center using the Office Locator tool on IRS. Irs amended return instructions gov or IRS2Go. Irs amended return instructions Stop by most business days for face-to-face tax help, no appointment necessary — just walk in. Irs amended return instructions An employee can explain IRS letters, request adjustments to your tax account or help you set up a payment plan. Irs amended return instructions Before you visit, check the Office Locator for the address, phone number, hours of operation and the services provided. Irs amended return instructions If you have an ongoing tax account problem or a special need, such as a disability, you can request an appointment. Irs amended return instructions Call the local number listed in the Office Locator, or look in the phone book under United States Government, Internal Revenue Service. Irs amended return instructions Locate the nearest volunteer help site with the VITA Locator Tool on IRS. Irs amended return instructions gov. Irs amended return instructions Low-to-moderate income, elderly, persons with disabilities, and limited English proficient taxpayers can get free help with their tax return from the nationwide Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. Irs amended return instructions The Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) program helps taxpayers 60 and older with their tax returns. Irs amended return instructions Most VITA and TCE sites offer free electronic filing and some provide IRS-certified volunteers who can help prepare your tax return. Irs amended return instructions AARP offers the Tax-Aide counseling program as part of the TCE program. Irs amended return instructions Visit AARP's website to find the nearest Tax-Aide location. Irs amended return instructions Research your tax questions. Irs amended return instructions Search publications and instructions by topic or keyword. Irs amended return instructions Read the Internal Revenue Code, regulations, or other official guidance. Irs amended return instructions Read Internal Revenue Bulletins. Irs amended return instructions Sign up to receive local and national tax news by email. Irs amended return instructions Phone. Irs amended return instructions You can call the IRS, or you can carry it in your pocket with the IRS2Go app on your smart phone or tablet. Irs amended return instructions Download the free IRS2Go mobile app from the iTunes app store or from Google Play. 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Irs amended return instructions Some VITA and TCE sites provide IRS-certified volunteers who can help prepare your tax return. Irs amended return instructions Through the TCE program, AARP offers the Tax-Aide counseling program; call 1-888-227-7669 to find the nearest Tax-Aide location. Irs amended return instructions Call to check the status of your 2013 refund, 1-800-829-1954 or 1-800-829-4477. Irs amended return instructions The automated Where's My Refund? information is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Irs amended return instructions If you e-file, your refund status is usually available within 24 hours after the IRS receives your tax return or 4 weeks after you've mailed a paper return. Irs amended return instructions Before you call, have your 2013 tax return handy so you can provide your social security number, your filing status, and the exact whole dollar amount of your refund. 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