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Taxes 2008 9. Taxes 2008   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). Taxes 2008 Generally, your MAC is the lesser of your: Limit on annual additions (chapter 3), or Limit on elective deferrals (chapter 4). Taxes 2008 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. Taxes 2008 After completing the worksheets, you should maintain them with your 403(b) records for that year. Taxes 2008 Do not attach them to your tax return. Taxes 2008 At the end of the year or the beginning of the next year, you should compare your estimated compensation figures with your actual figures. Taxes 2008 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. Taxes 2008 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. Taxes 2008 When Should I Figure MAC? At the beginning of each year, you should figure your MAC using a conservative estimate of your compensation. Taxes 2008 Should your income change during the year, you should refigure your MAC based on a revised conservative estimate. Taxes 2008 By doing this, you will be able to determine if contributions to your 403(b) account should be increased or decreased for the year. Taxes 2008 Checking the Previous Year's Contributions At the beginning of the following year, you should refigure your MAC based on your actual earned income. Taxes 2008 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. Taxes 2008 This means refiguring your limit based on your actual compensation figures for the year. Taxes 2008 This will allow you to determine if the amount contributed is more than the allowable amounts, and possibly avoid additional taxes. Taxes 2008 Available Worksheets The following worksheets have been provided to help you figure your MAC. Taxes 2008 Worksheet A. Taxes 2008 Cost of Incidental Life Insurance. Taxes 2008 Worksheet B. Taxes 2008 Includible Compensation for Your Most Recent Year of Service Worksheet C. Taxes 2008 Limit on Catch-Up Contributions. Taxes 2008 ??? Worksheet 1. Taxes 2008 Maximum Amount Contributable (MAC). Taxes 2008 Worksheet A. Taxes 2008 Cost of Incidental Life Insurance Note. Taxes 2008 Use this worksheet to figure the cost of incidental life insurance included in your annuity contract. Taxes 2008 This amount will be used to figure includible compensation for your most recent year of service. Taxes 2008 1. Taxes 2008 Enter the value of the contract (amount payable upon your death) 1. Taxes 2008   2. Taxes 2008 Enter the cash value in the contract at the end of the year 2. Taxes 2008   3. Taxes 2008 Subtract line 2 from line 1. Taxes 2008 This is the value of your current life insurance protection 3. Taxes 2008   4. Taxes 2008 Enter your age on your birthday nearest the beginning of the policy year 4. Taxes 2008   5. Taxes 2008 Enter the 1-year term premium for $1,000 of life insurance based on your age. Taxes 2008 (From Figure 3-1) 5. Taxes 2008   6. Taxes 2008 Divide line 3 by $1,000 6. Taxes 2008   7. Taxes 2008 Multiply line 6 by line 5. Taxes 2008 This is the cost of your incidental life insurance 7. Taxes 2008   Worksheet B. Taxes 2008 Includible Compensation for Your Most Recent Year of Service1 Note. Taxes 2008 Use this worksheet to figure includible compensation for your most recent year of service. Taxes 2008 1. Taxes 2008 Enter your includible wages from the employer maintaining your 403(b) account for your most recent year of service 1. Taxes 2008   2. Taxes 2008 Enter elective deferrals excluded from your gross income for your most recent year of service2 2. Taxes 2008   3. Taxes 2008 Enter amounts contributed or deferred by your employer under a cafeteria plan for your most recent year of service 3. Taxes 2008   4. Taxes 2008 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. Taxes 2008   5. Taxes 2008 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. Taxes 2008   6. Taxes 2008 Enter your foreign earned income exclusion for your most recent year of service 6. Taxes 2008   7. Taxes 2008 Add lines 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 7. Taxes 2008   8. Taxes 2008 Enter the cost of incidental life insurance that is part of your annuity contract for your most recent year of service 8. Taxes 2008   9. Taxes 2008 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. Taxes 2008   10. Taxes 2008 Add lines 8 and 9 10. Taxes 2008   11. Taxes 2008 Subtract line 10 from line 7. Taxes 2008 This is your includible compensation for your most recent year of service 11. Taxes 2008   1Use estimated amounts if figuring includible compensation before the end of the year. Taxes 2008  2Elective deferrals made to a designated Roth account are not excluded from your gross income and should not be included on this line. Taxes 2008 Worksheet C. Taxes 2008 Limit on Catch-Up Contributions Note. Taxes 2008 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. Taxes 2008 1. Taxes 2008 Maximum catch-up contributions 1. Taxes 2008 $5,500 2. Taxes 2008 Enter your includible compensation for your most recent year of service 2. Taxes 2008   3. Taxes 2008 Enter your elective deferrals 3. Taxes 2008   4. Taxes 2008 Subtract line 3 from line 2 4. Taxes 2008   5. Taxes 2008 Enter the lesser of line 1 or line 4. Taxes 2008 This is your limit on catch-up contributions 5. Taxes 2008   Worksheet 1. Taxes 2008 Maximum Amount Contributable (MAC) Note. Taxes 2008 Use this worksheet to figure your MAC. Taxes 2008 Part I. Taxes 2008 Limit on Annual Additions     1. Taxes 2008 Enter your includible compensation for your most recent year of service 1. Taxes 2008   2. Taxes 2008 Maximum1: For 2013, enter $51,000 For 2014, enter $52,000 2. Taxes 2008   3. Taxes 2008 Enter the lesser of line 1 or line 2. Taxes 2008 This is your limit on annual additions 3. Taxes 2008     Caution: If you had only nonelective contributions, skip Part II and enter the amount from line 3 on line 18. Taxes 2008     Part II. Taxes 2008 Limit on Elective Deferrals     4. Taxes 2008 Maximum contribution: For 2013, enter $17,500 For 2014, enter $17,500 4. Taxes 2008     Note. Taxes 2008 If you have at least 15 years of service with a qualifying organization, complete lines 5 through 17. Taxes 2008 If not, enter zero (-0-) on line 16 and go to line 17. Taxes 2008     5. Taxes 2008 Amount per year of service 5. Taxes 2008 $ 5,000 6. Taxes 2008 Enter your years of service 6. Taxes 2008   7. Taxes 2008 Multiply line 5 by line 6 7. Taxes 2008   8. Taxes 2008 Enter the total of all elective deferrals made for you by the qualifying organization for prior years 8. Taxes 2008   9. Taxes 2008 Subtract line 8 from line 7. Taxes 2008 If zero or less, enter zero (-0-) 9. Taxes 2008   10. Taxes 2008 Maximum increase in limit for long service 10. Taxes 2008 $15,000 11. Taxes 2008 Enter the total of additional pre-tax elective deferrals made in prior years under the 15-year rule 11. Taxes 2008   12. Taxes 2008 Enter the aggregate amount of all designated Roth contributions permitted for prior years under the 15-year rule 12. Taxes 2008   13. Taxes 2008 Add line 11 and line 12 13. Taxes 2008   14. Taxes 2008 Subtract line 13 from line 10 14. Taxes 2008   15. Taxes 2008 Maximum additional contributions 15. Taxes 2008 $ 3,000 16. Taxes 2008 Enter the least of lines 9, 14, or 15. Taxes 2008 This is your increase in the limit for long service 16. Taxes 2008   17. Taxes 2008 Add lines 4 and 16. Taxes 2008 This is your limit on elective deferrals 17. Taxes 2008     Part III. Taxes 2008 Maximum Amount Contributable     18. Taxes 2008 If you had only nonelective contributions, enter the amount from line 3. Taxes 2008 This is your MAC. Taxes 2008    If you had only elective deferrals, enter the lesser of lines 3 or 17. Taxes 2008 This is your MAC. Taxes 2008    If you had both elective deferrals and nonelective contributions, enter the amount from line 3. Taxes 2008 This is your MAC. Taxes 2008 (Use the amount on line 17 to determine if you have excess elective deferrals as explained in chapter 7. Taxes 2008 ) 18. Taxes 2008   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. Taxes 2008 You must also combine the contributions made to all 403(b) accounts on your behalf by your employer. Taxes 2008 Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications
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Taxes 2008 Publication 525 - Introductory Material Table of Contents Future Developments What's New Reminders IntroductionAssignment of income. Taxes 2008 Ordering forms and publications. Taxes 2008 Tax questions. Taxes 2008 Useful Items - You may want to see: Future Developments For the latest information about developments related to Publication 525, such as legislation enacted after it was published, go to www. Taxes 2008 irs. Taxes 2008 gov/pub525. Taxes 2008 What's New Health flexible spending arrangements (health FSAs) under cafeteria plans. Taxes 2008  For plan years beginning after 2012, health FSAs are subject to a $2,500 limit on salary reduction contributions. Taxes 2008 For plan years beginning after 2013, the $2,500 limit is subject to an inflation adjustment. Taxes 2008 Itemized deduction for medical expenses. Taxes 2008  Beginning in 2013, an itemized deduction is generally allowed for uncompensated medical expenses that exceed 10% of adjusted gross income (AGI). Taxes 2008 If an individual or an individual’s spouse was born before January 2, 1949, the deduction is allowed for expenses that exceed 7. Taxes 2008 5% of AGI. Taxes 2008 Additional Medicare Tax. Taxes 2008  Beginning in 2013, a 0. Taxes 2008 9% Additional Medicare Tax applies to Medicare wages, railroad retirement (RRTA) compensation, and self-employment income that are more than: $125,000 if married filing separately, $250,000 if married filing jointly, or $200,000 if single, head of household, or qualifying widow(er). Taxes 2008 For more information, see Form 8959 and its instructions. Taxes 2008 Net Investment Income Tax (NIIT). Taxes 2008  Beginning in 2013, the NIIT applies at a rate of 3. Taxes 2008 8% to certain net investment income of individuals, estates and trusts that have income above the threshold amounts. Taxes 2008 Individuals will owe the tax if they have net investment income and also have modified adjusted gross income over the following thresholds for their filing status: Married filing jointly, $250,000; Married filing separately, $125,000; Single, $200,000; Head of household (with qualifying person), $200,000; Qualifying widow(er) with dependent child, $250,000. Taxes 2008 For more information, see Form 8960 and its instructions. Taxes 2008 Reminders Terrorist attacks. Taxes 2008  You can exclude from income certain disaster assistance, disability, and death payments received as a result of a terrorist or military action. Taxes 2008 For more information, see Publication 3920, Tax Relief for Victims of Terrorist Attacks. Taxes 2008 Gulf oil spill. Taxes 2008  You are required to include in your gross income payments you received for lost wages, lost business income, or lost profits. Taxes 2008 See Gulf oil spill under Other Income, later. Taxes 2008 Qualified settlement income. Taxes 2008 . Taxes 2008  If you are a qualified taxpayer, you can contribute all or part of your qualified settlement income, up to $100,000, to an eligible retirement plan, including an IRA. Taxes 2008 Contributions to eligible retirement plans, other than a Roth IRA or a designated Roth contribution, reduce the qualified settlement income that you must include in income. Taxes 2008 See Exxon Valdez settlement income under Other Income, later. Taxes 2008 Foreign income. Taxes 2008  If you are a U. Taxes 2008 S. Taxes 2008 citizen or resident alien, you must report income from sources outside the United States (foreign income) on your tax return unless it is exempt by U. Taxes 2008 S. Taxes 2008 law. Taxes 2008 This is true whether you reside inside or outside the United States and whether or not you receive a Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, or Form 1099 from the foreign payer. Taxes 2008 This applies to earned income (such as wages and tips) as well as unearned income (such as interest, dividends, capital gains, pensions, rents, and royalties). Taxes 2008 If you reside outside the United States, you may be able to exclude part or all of your foreign source earned income. Taxes 2008 For details, see Publication 54, Tax Guide for U. Taxes 2008 S. Taxes 2008 Citizens and Resident Aliens Abroad. Taxes 2008 Disaster mitigation payments. Taxes 2008 . Taxes 2008  You can exclude from income grants you use to mitigate (reduce the severity of) potential damage from future natural disasters that are paid to you through state and local governments. Taxes 2008 For more information, see Disaster mitigation payments under Welfare and Other Public Assistance Benefits, later. Taxes 2008 Qualified joint venture. Taxes 2008  A qualified joint venture conducted by you and your spouse may not be treated as a partnership if you file a joint return for the tax year. Taxes 2008 See Partnership Income under Business and Investment Income, later. Taxes 2008 Photographs of missing children. Taxes 2008  The Internal Revenue Service is a proud partner with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Taxes 2008 Photographs of missing children selected by the Center may appear in this publication on pages that otherwise would be blank. Taxes 2008 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. Taxes 2008 Introduction You can receive income in the form of money, property, or services. Taxes 2008 This publication discusses many kinds of income and explains whether they are taxable or nontaxable. Taxes 2008 It includes discussions on employee wages and fringe benefits, and income from bartering, partnerships, S corporations, and royalties. Taxes 2008 It also includes information on disability pensions, life insurance proceeds, and welfare and other public assistance benefits. Taxes 2008 Check the index for the location of a specific subject. Taxes 2008 In most cases, an amount included in your income is taxable unless it is specifically exempted by law. Taxes 2008 Income that is taxable must be reported on your return and is subject to tax. Taxes 2008 Income that is nontaxable may have to be shown on your tax return but is not taxable. Taxes 2008 Constructively received income. Taxes 2008   You are generally taxed on income that is available to you, regardless of whether it is actually in your possession. Taxes 2008    A valid check that you received or that was made available to you before the end of the tax year is considered income constructively received in that year, even if you do not cash the check or deposit it to your account until the next year. Taxes 2008 For example, if the postal service tries to deliver a check to you on the last day of the tax year but you are not at home to receive it, you must include the amount in your income for that tax year. Taxes 2008 If the check was mailed so that it could not possibly reach you until after the end of the tax year, and you otherwise could not get the funds before the end of the year, you include the amount in your income for the next tax year. Taxes 2008 Assignment of income. Taxes 2008   Income received by an agent for you is income you constructively received in the year the agent received it. Taxes 2008 If you agree by contract that a third party is to receive income for you, you must include the amount in your income when the third party receives it. Taxes 2008 Example. Taxes 2008 You and your employer agree that part of your salary is to be paid directly to one of your creditors. Taxes 2008 You must include that amount in your income when your creditor receives it. Taxes 2008 Prepaid income. Taxes 2008   In most cases, prepaid income, such as compensation for future services, is included in your income in the year you receive it. Taxes 2008 However, if you use an accrual method of accounting, you can defer prepaid income you receive for services to be performed before the end of the next tax year. Taxes 2008 In this case, you include the payment in your income as you earn it by performing the services. Taxes 2008 Comments and suggestions. Taxes 2008   We welcome your comments about this publication and your suggestions for future editions. Taxes 2008   You can write to us at the following address: Internal Revenue Service Tax Forms and Publications Division 1111 Constitution Ave. Taxes 2008 NW, IR-6526 Washington, DC 20224   We respond to many letters by telephone. Taxes 2008 Therefore, it would be helpful if you would include your daytime phone number, including the area code, in your correspondence. Taxes 2008   You can send your comments from www. Taxes 2008 irs. Taxes 2008 gov/formspubs/. Taxes 2008 Click on “More Information” and then on “Comment on Tax Forms and Publications. Taxes 2008 ”   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. Taxes 2008 Ordering forms and publications. Taxes 2008   Visit www. Taxes 2008 irs. Taxes 2008 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. Taxes 2008 Internal Revenue Service 1201 N. Taxes 2008 Mitsubishi Motorway Bloomington, IL 61705-6613 Tax questions. Taxes 2008   If you have a tax question, check the information available on IRS. Taxes 2008 gov or call 1-800-829-1040. Taxes 2008 We cannot answer tax questions sent to either of the above addresses. Taxes 2008 Useful Items - You may want to see: Publication 334 Tax Guide for Small Business 523 Selling Your Home 527 Residential Rental Property 541 Partnerships 544 Sales and Other Dispositions of Assets 550 Investment Income and Expenses 559 Survivors, Executors, and Administrators 575 Pension and Annuity Income 915 Social Security and Equivalent Railroad Retirement Benefits 970 Tax Benefits for Education 4681 Canceled Debts, Foreclosures, Repossessions, and Abandonments Form (and Instructions) 1040 U. Taxes 2008 S. Taxes 2008 Individual Income Tax Return 1040A U. Taxes 2008 S. Taxes 2008 Individual Income Tax Return 1040EZ Income Tax Return for Single and Joint Filers With No Dependents 1040NR U. Taxes 2008 S. Taxes 2008 Nonresident Alien Income Tax Return 1099-R Distributions From Pensions, Annuities, Retirement or Profit-Sharing Plans, IRAs, Insurance Contracts, etc. Taxes 2008 W-2 Wage and Tax Statement  See How To Get Tax Help , near the end of this publication, for information about getting these publications. Taxes 2008 Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications