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1040ez Tax Form 2010

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1040ez Tax Form 2010

1040ez tax form 2010 Publication 4492-A - Main Contents Table of Contents DefinitionsKansas Disaster Area Storms and Tornadoes Casualty and Theft Losses Replacement Period for Nonrecognition of Gain Net Operating Losses IRAs and Other Retirement PlansDefinitions Taxation of Qualified Recovery Assistance Distributions Repayment of Qualified Recovery Assistance Distributions How To Report Qualified Recovery Assistance Distributions Repayment of Qualified Distributions for the Purchase or Construction of a Main Home Loans From Qualified Plans Additional Tax Relief for BusinessesSpecial Depreciation Allowance Increased Section 179 Deduction Employee Retention Credit Demolition and Clean-up Costs Request for Copy or Transcript of Tax Return How To Get Tax HelpLow Income Taxpayer Clinics (LITCs). 1040ez tax form 2010 Definitions The following definitions are used throughout this publication. 1040ez tax form 2010 Kansas Disaster Area The Kansas disaster area covers the Kansas counties of Barton, Clay, Cloud, Comanche, Dickinson, Edwards, Ellsworth, Kiowa, Leavenworth, Lyon, McPherson, Osage, Osborne, Ottawa, Phillips, Pottawatomie, Pratt, Reno, Rice, Riley, Saline, Shawnee, Smith, and Stafford. 1040ez tax form 2010 Storms and Tornadoes The term “storms and tornadoes” as used in this publication, refers to the storms and tornadoes that began on May 4, 2007, and affected the Kansas disaster area (defined above). 1040ez tax form 2010 Casualty and Theft Losses The following paragraphs explain changes to casualty and theft losses that occurred in the Kansas disaster area. 1040ez tax form 2010 Limits on personal casualty or theft losses in the Kansas disaster area. 1040ez tax form 2010   Losses of personal use property that arose in the Kansas disaster area after May 3, 2007, are not subject to the $100 or 10% of adjusted gross income limits. 1040ez tax form 2010 Qualifying losses include losses from casualties and thefts that arose in the disaster area and that were attributable to the storms and tornadoes. 1040ez tax form 2010 When to deduct the loss. 1040ez tax form 2010   Casualty and theft losses are generally deductible only in the year the casualty occurred or the theft was discovered. 1040ez tax form 2010 However, the Kansas disaster area is a Presidentially declared disaster. 1040ez tax form 2010 Therefore, you could have elected to deduct losses from these storms and tornadoes on your tax return for the previous year. 1040ez tax form 2010 The deadline for making this election has expired. 1040ez tax form 2010   The following special instructions explain how to complete your forms if you deduct the loss in 2007 or elected to deduct the loss in 2006. 1040ez tax form 2010 Special instructions for individuals who file Form 4684 to claim a Kansas disaster area casualty or theft loss for 2007 or are amending their 2006 return. 1040ez tax form 2010   Individuals filing or amending their 2007 tax return or amending their 2006 tax return for casualty or theft losses that were attributable to the storms and tornadoes should enter “Kansas Disaster Area” at the top of Form 1040 or 1040X. 1040ez tax form 2010 They must also complete and attach the 2006 version of Form 4684 for either year and enter “Kansas Disaster Area” on the top and on the dotted line next to line 11 and enter -0- on line 11. 1040ez tax form 2010 Individuals filing or amending their 2007 tax return should cross out “2006” and enter “2007” at the top of Form 4684. 1040ez tax form 2010 They must also enter the amount from line 21 of that form on line 20 of Schedule A (Form 1040). 1040ez tax form 2010 Replacement Period for Nonrecognition of Gain Generally, an involuntary conversion occurs when property is damaged, destroyed, stolen, seized, requisitioned, or condemned, and you receive other property or money in payment, such as insurance or a condemnation award. 1040ez tax form 2010 Generally, you do not have to report a gain (if any) if you replace the property within 2 years (4 years for a main home in a Presidentially declared disaster area). 1040ez tax form 2010 However, for property that was involuntarily converted after May 3, 2007, as a result of the storms and tornadoes, a 5-year replacement period applies if substantially all of the use of the replacement property is in the Kansas disaster area. 1040ez tax form 2010 For more information, see the Instructions for Form 4684. 1040ez tax form 2010 Net Operating Losses Qualified recovery assistance loss. 1040ez tax form 2010   Generally, you can carry a net operating loss (NOL) back to the 2 tax years before the NOL year. 1040ez tax form 2010 However, the portion of an NOL that is a qualified recovery assistance loss can be carried back to the 5 tax years before the NOL year. 1040ez tax form 2010 In addition, the 90% limit on the alternative tax NOL deduction (ATNOLD) does not apply to such portion of the ATNOLD. 1040ez tax form 2010   A qualified recovery assistance loss is the smaller of: The excess of the NOL for the year over the specified liability loss for the year to which a 10-year carryback applies, or The total of the following deductions (to the extent they are taken into account in computing the NOL for the tax year): Qualified recovery assistance casualty loss (as defined below), Moving expenses paid or incurred after May 3, 2007, and before January 1, 2010, for the employment of an individual whose main home was in the Kansas disaster area before May 4, 2007, who was unable to remain in that home because of the storms and tornadoes, and whose main job location (after the move) is in the Kansas disaster area, Temporary housing expenses paid or incurred after May 3, 2007, and before January 1, 2010, to house employees of the taxpayer whose main job location is in the Kansas disaster area, Depreciation or amortization allowable for any qualified recovery assistance property (even if you elected not to claim the special recovery assistance depreciation allowance for such property) for the year placed in service, and Repair expenses (including expenses for the removal of debris) paid or incurred after May 3, 2007, and before January 1, 2010, for any damage from the storms and tornadoes to property located in the Kansas disaster area. 1040ez tax form 2010 Qualified recovery assistance casualty loss. 1040ez tax form 2010   A qualified recovery assistance casualty loss is any deductible section 1231 loss of property located in the Kansas disaster area if the loss was caused by the storms and tornadoes. 1040ez tax form 2010 For this purpose, the amount of the loss is reduced by any recognized gain from an involuntary conversion caused by the storms and tornadoes of property located in the Kansas disaster area. 1040ez tax form 2010 Any such loss taken into account in figuring your qualified recovery assistance loss is not eligible for the election to be treated as having occurred in the previous tax year. 1040ez tax form 2010 Amended return. 1040ez tax form 2010   If you have already filed your 2007 tax return and then carried your NOL back 2 years, you may file an amended return to carry back for 5 years your NOL attributable to a qualified recovery assistance loss. 1040ez tax form 2010 More information. 1040ez tax form 2010    For more information on NOLs, see Publication 536. 1040ez tax form 2010 IRAs and Other Retirement Plans New rules provide for tax-favored withdrawals, repayments, and loans from certain retirement plans for individuals who suffered economic losses as a result of the storms and tornadoes. 1040ez tax form 2010 Definitions Qualified recovery assistance distribution. 1040ez tax form 2010   Except as provided below, a qualified recovery assistance distribution is any distribution you received and designated as such from an eligible retirement plan if all of the following apply. 1040ez tax form 2010 The distribution was made after May 3, 2007, and before January 1, 2009. 1040ez tax form 2010 Your main home was located in the Kansas disaster area on May 4, 2007. 1040ez tax form 2010 You sustained an economic loss because of the storms and tornadoes. 1040ez tax form 2010 Examples of an economic loss include, but are not limited to: Loss, damage to, or destruction of real or personal property from fire, flooding, looting, vandalism, theft, wind, or other cause; Loss related to displacement from your home; or Loss of livelihood due to temporary or permanent layoffs. 1040ez tax form 2010   If (1) through (3) above apply, you can generally designate any distribution (including periodic payments and required minimum distributions) from an eligible retirement plan as a qualified recovery assistance distribution, regardless of whether the distribution was made on account of the storms and tornadoes. 1040ez tax form 2010 Qualified recovery assistance distributions are permitted without regard to your need or the actual amount of your economic loss. 1040ez tax form 2010   The total of your qualified recovery assistance distributions from all plans is limited to $100,000. 1040ez tax form 2010 If you have distributions in excess of $100,000 from more than one type of plan, such as a 401(k) plan and an IRA, you may allocate the $100,000 limit among the plans any way you choose. 1040ez tax form 2010   A reduction or offset after May 3, 2007, of your account balance in an eligible retirement plan in order to repay a loan can also be designated as a qualified recovery assistance distribution. 1040ez tax form 2010 Eligible retirement plan. 1040ez tax form 2010   An eligible retirement plan can be any of the following. 1040ez tax form 2010 A qualified pension, profit-sharing, or stock bonus plan (including a 401(k) plan). 1040ez tax form 2010 A qualified annuity plan. 1040ez tax form 2010 A tax-sheltered annuity contract. 1040ez tax form 2010 A governmental section 457 deferred compensation plan. 1040ez tax form 2010 A traditional, SEP, SIMPLE, or Roth IRA. 1040ez tax form 2010 Main home. 1040ez tax form 2010   Generally, your main home is the home where you live most of the time. 1040ez tax form 2010 A temporary absence due to special circumstances, such as illness, education, business, military service, evacuation, or vacation, will not change your main home. 1040ez tax form 2010 Taxation of Qualified Recovery Assistance Distributions Qualified recovery assistance distributions are included in income in equal amounts over three years. 1040ez tax form 2010 However, if you elect, you can include the entire distribution in your income in the year it was received. 1040ez tax form 2010 Qualified recovery assistance distributions are not subject to the additional 10% tax (or the additional 25% tax for certain distributions from SIMPLE IRAs) on early distributions from qualified retirement plans (including IRAs). 1040ez tax form 2010 However, any distributions you receive in excess of the $100,000 qualified recovery assistance distribution limit may be subject to the additional tax on early distributions. 1040ez tax form 2010 For more information, see How To Report Qualified Recovery Assistance Distributions on page 4. 1040ez tax form 2010 Repayment of Qualified Recovery Assistance Distributions If you choose, you generally can repay any portion of a qualified recovery assistance distribution that is eligible for tax-free rollover treatment to an eligible retirement plan. 1040ez tax form 2010 Also, you can repay a qualified recovery assistance distribution made on account of a hardship from a retirement plan. 1040ez tax form 2010 However, see Exceptions below for qualified recovery assistance distributions you cannot repay. 1040ez tax form 2010 You have three years from the day after the date you received the distribution to make a repayment. 1040ez tax form 2010 Amounts that are repaid are treated as a qualified rollover and are not included in income. 1040ez tax form 2010 Also, for purposes of the one-rollover-per-year limitation for IRAs, a repayment to an IRA is not considered a qualified rollover. 1040ez tax form 2010 See Form 8915 for more information on how to report repayments. 1040ez tax form 2010 Exceptions. 1040ez tax form 2010   You cannot repay the following types of distributions. 1040ez tax form 2010 Qualified recovery assistance distributions received as a beneficiary (other than a surviving spouse). 1040ez tax form 2010 Required minimum distributions. 1040ez tax form 2010 Periodic payments (other than from an IRA) that are for: A period of 10 years or more, Your life or life expectancy, or The joint lives or joint life expectancies of you and your beneficiary. 1040ez tax form 2010 How To Report Qualified Recovery Assistance Distributions You will need the following information to correctly report any 2007 or 2008 qualified recovery assistance distributions. 1040ez tax form 2010 2007 Qualified Recovery Assistance Distributions If you received a distribution after May 3, 2007, from an eligible retirement plan, you may be able to designate it as a qualified recovery assistance distribution. 1040ez tax form 2010 See Qualified recovery assistance distribution on page 3. 1040ez tax form 2010 If you have not filed your 2007 income tax return, see Form 8915 and Form 8606 on this page to see how to complete these forms for any qualified recovery assistance distributions. 1040ez tax form 2010 Be sure to attach Form 8915 and Form 8606 (if required) to your 2007 income tax return. 1040ez tax form 2010 If you have filed your 2007 income tax return, you will need to amend your return to designate any distributions as qualified recovery assistance distributions. 1040ez tax form 2010 You can amend your 2007 income tax return by using Form 1040X. 1040ez tax form 2010 You will need to complete and attach Form 8915 and Form 8606 (if required) to your amended income tax return for any qualified recovery assistance distributions. 1040ez tax form 2010 See Form 8915 and Form 8606 on this page. 1040ez tax form 2010 Form 8915. 1040ez tax form 2010   For a 2007 qualified recovery assistance distribution, complete the 2005 Form 8915, Qualified Hurricane Retirement Plan Distributions and Repayments. 1040ez tax form 2010 Before you complete the form, modify the form as follows. 1040ez tax form 2010 Cross out “Hurricane” in the title at the top of the form and enter “Recovery Assistance. 1040ez tax form 2010 ” To the right of the title, cross out “2005” and enter “2007. 1040ez tax form 2010 ” In Part I, at the top of column (a), cross out “2005” and enter “2007. 1040ez tax form 2010 ” In Part II, cross out “Hurricane” in the title and enter “Recovery Assistance. 1040ez tax form 2010 ” On lines 10 and 11, cross out “2005” and enter “2007. 1040ez tax form 2010 ” In Part III, cross out “Hurricane” in the title and enter “Recovery Assistance. 1040ez tax form 2010 ” On line 12, cross out “hurricane” and enter “recovery assistance. 1040ez tax form 2010 ” On lines 13 and 14, cross out “line 15b” and “line 25b. 1040ez tax form 2010 ” On lines 18 and 19, cross out “2005” and enter “2007. 1040ez tax form 2010 ”   You can now complete Form 8915. 1040ez tax form 2010 For the instructions, use the applicable dates and terms in this publication instead of those used in the 2005 Form 8915 instructions. 1040ez tax form 2010 See Example 1 on page 5 to see how to complete Form 8915. 1040ez tax form 2010 Form 8606. 1040ez tax form 2010   For a 2007 qualified recovery assistance distribution, complete or amend the 2007 Form 8606, Nondeductible IRAs. 1040ez tax form 2010 Before you complete or amend the form, use the following additional instructions. 1040ez tax form 2010 Form 8606, Part I. 1040ez tax form 2010    On line 6, subtract any repayments of qualified recovery assistance distributions from the amount you would otherwise enter on line 6. 1040ez tax form 2010 Do not enter an amount less than -0-. 1040ez tax form 2010 Include on line 7 the amount of any qualified recovery assistance distributions that you received even if they were later repaid. 1040ez tax form 2010 Complete line 15 as follows. 1040ez tax form 2010 If all of your distributions are qualified recovery assistance distributions, enter the amount from line 15 on Form 8915, line 13. 1040ez tax form 2010 Do not enter this amount on Form 1040, line 15b; Form 1040A, line 11b; or Form 1040NR, line 16b. 1040ez tax form 2010 If you have qualified recovery assistance distributions as well as other distributions, you will need to multiply the amount on line 15 by a fraction. 1040ez tax form 2010 The numerator of the fraction is your total qualified recovery assistance distributions and the denominator is the amount from Form 8606, line 7. 1040ez tax form 2010 Enter the result in the white space in the bottom margin of the form under line 15. 1040ez tax form 2010 To the left of this amount, enter “Qualified recovery assistance distributions” and also enter this amount on Form 8915, line 13. 1040ez tax form 2010 Then, subtract this amount from the amount on line 15 and include the result on Form 1040, line 15b; Form 1040A, line 11b; or Form 1040NR, line 16b. 1040ez tax form 2010 Also, enter this amount on Form 8606 under your qualified recovery assistance distributions. 1040ez tax form 2010 To the left of this amount, enter “Other distributions. 1040ez tax form 2010 ” Form 8606, Part III. 1040ez tax form 2010    Include on line 19 the amount of any qualified recovery assistance distributions that you received even if they were later repaid. 1040ez tax form 2010 Complete line 25 as follows. 1040ez tax form 2010 If all of your distributions are qualified recovery assistance distributions, enter the amount from line 25 on Form 8915, line 14. 1040ez tax form 2010 Do not enter this amount on Form 1040, line 15b; Form 1040A, line 11b; or Form 1040NR, line 16b. 1040ez tax form 2010 If you have qualified recovery assistance distributions as well as other distributions, you will need to multiply the amount on line 25 by a fraction. 1040ez tax form 2010 The numerator of the fraction is your total qualified recovery assistance distributions and the denominator is the amount from Form 8606, line 21. 1040ez tax form 2010 Enter the result in the white space in the bottom margin of the form under line 25. 1040ez tax form 2010 To the left of this amount, enter “Qualified recovery assistance distributions” and also enter this amount on Form 8915, line 14. 1040ez tax form 2010 Then, subtract this amount from the amount on line 25 and include the result on Form 1040, line 15b; Form 1040A, line 11b; or Form 1040NR, line 16b. 1040ez tax form 2010 Also, enter this amount on Form 8606 under your qualified recovery assistance distributions. 1040ez tax form 2010 To the left of this amount, enter “Other distributions. 1040ez tax form 2010 ” Example 1. 1040ez tax form 2010   On May 4, 2007, Margaret Maple lost her home due to the tornadoes on that day. 1040ez tax form 2010 Her home was located in the Kansas disaster area. 1040ez tax form 2010 On July 31, 2007, Margaret took out $30,000 from her 401(k) plan and an additional $15,000 from her traditional IRA in order to rebuild her home. 1040ez tax form 2010 Margaret has not filed her 2007 return yet but would like to designate the $45,000 in distributions from her retirement plans as qualified recovery assistance distributions. 1040ez tax form 2010 Since the distributions occurred in 2007, Margaret would modify and complete the 2005 Form 8915 as discussed on page 4. 1040ez tax form 2010 Margaret would also need to complete Form 8606 since her distribution from her traditional IRA has nondeductible contributions from previous years. 1040ez tax form 2010   In addition to the $15,000 qualified recovery assistance distribution on July 31, 2007, Margaret received an additional distribution of $15,000 from her traditional IRA on October 31, 2007, that she did not designate as a qualified recovery assistance distribution. 1040ez tax form 2010 Because Margaret has a qualified recovery assistance distribution as well as a distribution not so designated, Margaret must allocate the amount on Form 8606, line 15 to both distributions, as discussed earlier. 1040ez tax form 2010 Margaret's qualified recovery assistance distributions are $13,125 ($26,250 × $15,000 ÷ $30,000). 1040ez tax form 2010 Margaret enters in the white space in the bottom margin of Form 8606, the following, “Qualified recovery assistance distributions $13,125. 1040ez tax form 2010 ” This amount is then reported on Form 8915, line 13. 1040ez tax form 2010 Below this entry, Margaret enters “Other distributions $13,125,” and includes this amount on Form 1040, line 15b. 1040ez tax form 2010 See Margaret's modified 2005 Form 8915 and 2007 Form 8606 shown on pages 6 through 8. 1040ez tax form 2010 This image is too large to be displayed in the current screen. 1040ez tax form 2010 Please click the link to view the image. 1040ez tax form 2010 2005 Form 8915, page 1, Illustrated Example 1. 1040ez tax form 2010 This image is too large to be displayed in the current screen. 1040ez tax form 2010 Please click the link to view the image. 1040ez tax form 2010 2005 Form 8915, page 2, Illustrated Example 1 This image is too large to be displayed in the current screen. 1040ez tax form 2010 Please click the link to view the image. 1040ez tax form 2010 Form 8606, page 1, Illustrated Example 1 2008 Qualified Recovery Assistance Distributions If you received a distribution in 2008 from an eligible retirement plan, you may be able to designate it as a qualified recovery assistance distribution. 1040ez tax form 2010 See Qualified recovery assistance distribution on page 3. 1040ez tax form 2010 You will need to complete and attach Form 8915 and Form 8606 (if required) to your 2008 income tax return for any qualified recovery assistance distributions. 1040ez tax form 2010 See Form 8915 and Form 8606 below. 1040ez tax form 2010 Form 8915. 1040ez tax form 2010   For a 2008 qualified recovery assistance distribution, you will need to complete the 2006 Form 8915. 1040ez tax form 2010 Before you complete the form, modify the form as follows. 1040ez tax form 2010 Cross out “Hurricane” in the title at the top of the form and enter “Recovery Assistance. 1040ez tax form 2010 ” To the right of the title, cross out “2006” and enter “2008. 1040ez tax form 2010 ” In the first sentence of Part I and on line 1, cross out “hurricane” and enter “recovery assistance,” cross out “2006” and enter “2008,” and cross out “2005” and enter “2007. 1040ez tax form 2010 ” At the top of column (a) cross out “2006” and enter “2008. 1040ez tax form 2010 ” In Part II, cross out “Hurricane” in the title and enter “Recovery Assistance. 1040ez tax form 2010 ” On lines 12, 14, and 15, cross out “2005” and enter “2007. 1040ez tax form 2010 ” On lines 17 and 19, cross out “2006” and enter “2008. 1040ez tax form 2010 ” In Part III, cross out “Hurricane” in the title and enter “Recovery Assistance. 1040ez tax form 2010 ” On line 21, cross out “hurricane” and enter “recovery assistance. 1040ez tax form 2010 ” On lines 22 and 23, cross out “line 15b” and “line 25b. 1040ez tax form 2010 ” On lines 27, 29, and 30, cross out “2005” and enter “2007. 1040ez tax form 2010 ” On lines 32 and 34, cross out “2006” and enter “2008. 1040ez tax form 2010 ”   You can now complete Form 8915. 1040ez tax form 2010 For the instructions, use the applicable dates and terms in this publication instead of those used in the 2006 Form 8915 instructions. 1040ez tax form 2010 Example 2. 1040ez tax form 2010   On June 15, 2008, Margaret Maple, from the previous example, took out $15,000 from her 401(k) plan that she is designating as a qualified recovery assistance distribution. 1040ez tax form 2010 Since the distribution occurred in 2008, Margaret would modify and complete the 2006 Form 8915 as discussed above. 1040ez tax form 2010 Also, since Margaret is including her 2007 recovery assistance distributions in income over 3 years, she reports the applicable amount of those distributions on the modified 2006 Form 8915. 1040ez tax form 2010 See Margaret's modified 2006 Form 8915 shown on pages 9 and 10. 1040ez tax form 2010 This image is too large to be displayed in the current screen. 1040ez tax form 2010 Please click the link to view the image. 1040ez tax form 2010 2006 Form 8915, page 1, Illustrated Example 2 This image is too large to be displayed in the current screen. 1040ez tax form 2010 Please click the link to view the image. 1040ez tax form 2010 2006 Form 8915, page 2, Illustrated Example 2 Form 8606. 1040ez tax form 2010   For a 2008 qualified recovery assistance distribution, you may need to complete the 2008 Form 8606. 1040ez tax form 2010 Before you complete Form 8606, use the additional instructions outlined in Form 8606, Part I, on page 4 and Form 8606, Part III, on this page. 1040ez tax form 2010 Repayment of Qualified Distributions for the Purchase or Construction of a Main Home If you received a qualified distribution to purchase or construct a main home in the Kansas disaster area, you can repay part or all of that distribution after May 3, 2007, but no later than October 22, 2008, to an eligible retirement plan. 1040ez tax form 2010 For this purpose, an eligible retirement plan is any plan, annuity, or IRA to which a qualified rollover can be made. 1040ez tax form 2010 To be a qualified distribution, the distribution must meet all of the following requirements. 1040ez tax form 2010 The distribution is a hardship distribution from a 401(k) plan, a hardship distribution from a tax-sheltered annuity contract, or a qualified first-time homebuyer distribution from an IRA. 1040ez tax form 2010 The distribution was received after November 4, 2006, and before May 5, 2007. 1040ez tax form 2010 The distribution was to be used to purchase or construct a main home in the Kansas disaster area that was not purchased or constructed because of the storms and tornadoes. 1040ez tax form 2010 Amounts that are repaid before October 23, 2008, are treated as a qualified rollover and are not included in income. 1040ez tax form 2010 Also, for purposes of the one-rollover-per-year limitation for IRAs, a repayment to an IRA is not considered a qualified rollover. 1040ez tax form 2010 A qualified distribution not repaid before October 23, 2008, may be taxable for 2006 or 2007 and subject to the additional 10% tax (or the additional 25% tax for certain SIMPLE IRAs) on early distributions. 1040ez tax form 2010 You must file Form 8915 if you received a qualified distribution that you repaid, in whole or in part, before October 23, 2008. 1040ez tax form 2010 See How to report, next, for information on completing Form 8915. 1040ez tax form 2010 How to report. 1040ez tax form 2010   To report the repayment of a qualified distribution for the purchase or construction of a main home that was not purchased or constructed due to the storms and tornadoes, use the 2005 Form 8915, Part IV. 1040ez tax form 2010 Before you complete the form, modify the form as follows. 1040ez tax form 2010 Cross out “Hurricane” in the title at the top of the form and enter “Recovery Assistance. 1040ez tax form 2010 ” To the right of the title, cross out “2005” and enter “2006” or “2007. 1040ez tax form 2010 ” Enter only the year the distribution was received. 1040ez tax form 2010 Cross out “Hurricane” in the title of Part IV and enter “Kansas. 1040ez tax form 2010 ” In the sentence below the title of Part IV, cross out “March 1, 2006” and enter “October 23, 2008. 1040ez tax form 2010 ” On line 24, cross out “March 1, 2006” and enter “October 23, 2008. 1040ez tax form 2010 ” You can now complete Part IV of Form 8915. 1040ez tax form 2010 Use the applicable dates and terms in this publication instead of those used in the 2005 Form 8915 instructions to complete the form. 1040ez tax form 2010 Attach Form 8915 to your original or amended return for the year of the distribution. 1040ez tax form 2010 Amended return. 1040ez tax form 2010   If you repay part or all of a qualified distribution by October 22, 2008, you will need to file an amended return for that part of a distribution that was previously included in income. 1040ez tax form 2010 Loans From Qualified Plans The following benefits are available to qualified individuals. 1040ez tax form 2010 Increases to the limits for distributions treated as loans from employer plans. 1040ez tax form 2010 A 1-year suspension for payments due on plan loans. 1040ez tax form 2010 Qualified individual. 1040ez tax form 2010   You are a qualified individual if your main home on May 4, 2007, was located in the Kansas disaster area and you had an economic loss because of the storms and tornadoes. 1040ez tax form 2010 Examples of an economic loss include, but are not limited to: Loss, damage to, or destruction of real or personal property from fire, flooding, looting, vandalism, theft, wind, or other cause; Loss related to displacement from your home; or Loss of livelihood due to temporary or permanent layoffs. 1040ez tax form 2010 Limits on plan loans. 1040ez tax form 2010   The $50,000 limit for distributions treated as plan loans is increased to $100,000. 1040ez tax form 2010 In addition, the limit based on 50% of your vested accrued benefit is increased to 100% of that benefit. 1040ez tax form 2010 If your home was located in the Kansas disaster area, the higher limits apply only to loans received during the period beginning on May 22, 2008, and ending on December 31, 2008. 1040ez tax form 2010 One-year suspension of loan payments. 1040ez tax form 2010   Payments on plan loans outstanding after May 3, 2007, may be suspended for 1 year by the plan administrator. 1040ez tax form 2010 To qualify for the suspension, the due date for any loan payment must occur during the period beginning on May 4, 2007, and ending on December 31, 2008. 1040ez tax form 2010 Additional Tax Relief for Businesses Special Depreciation Allowance You can take a special depreciation allowance for qualified recovery assistance property (as defined below) you acquire after May 4, 2007. 1040ez tax form 2010 The special allowance is an additional deduction of 50% of the property's depreciable basis (after any section 179 deduction and before figuring your regular depreciation deduction). 1040ez tax form 2010 The special allowance applies only for the first year the property is placed in service. 1040ez tax form 2010 The special allowance is deductible for both the regular tax and the alternative minimum tax (AMT). 1040ez tax form 2010 There is no AMT adjustment required for any depreciation figured on the remaining basis of the property. 1040ez tax form 2010 You can elect not to deduct the special allowance for qualified recovery assistance property. 1040ez tax form 2010 If you make this election for any property, it applies to all property in the same class placed in service during the year. 1040ez tax form 2010 Qualified recovery assistance property. 1040ez tax form 2010   Property that qualifies for the special allowance for qualified recovery assistance property includes the following. 1040ez tax form 2010 Tangible property depreciated under the modified accelerated cost recovery system (MACRS) with a recovery period of 20 years or less. 1040ez tax form 2010 Water utility property. 1040ez tax form 2010 Computer software that is readily available for purchase by the general public, is subject to a nonexclusive license, and has not been substantially modified. 1040ez tax form 2010 (The cost of some computer software is treated as part of the cost of hardware and is depreciated under MACRS. 1040ez tax form 2010 ) Qualified leasehold improvement property. 1040ez tax form 2010 Nonresidential real property and residential rental property. 1040ez tax form 2010   For more information on this property, see Publication 946. 1040ez tax form 2010 Other tests to be met. 1040ez tax form 2010   To be qualified recovery assistance property, the property must also meet all of the following tests. 1040ez tax form 2010 You must have acquired the property, by purchase, after May 4, 2007, but only if no binding written contract for the acquisition was in effect before May 5, 2007. 1040ez tax form 2010 The property must be placed in service before 2009 (2010 in the case of nonresidential real property and residential rental property). 1040ez tax form 2010 Substantially all of the use of the property must be in the Kansas disaster area and in the active conduct of your trade or business in the Kansas disaster area. 1040ez tax form 2010 The original use of the property in the Kansas disaster area must begin with you after May 4, 2007. 1040ez tax form 2010 Used property can be qualified recovery assistance property if it has not previously been used within the Kansas disaster area. 1040ez tax form 2010 Also, additional capital expenditures you incurred after May 4, 2007, to recondition or rebuild your property meet the original use test if the original use of the property in the Kansas disaster area began with you. 1040ez tax form 2010 Excepted property. 1040ez tax form 2010   Qualified recovery assistance property does not include any of the following. 1040ez tax form 2010 Property required to be depreciated using the Alternative Depreciation System (ADS). 1040ez tax form 2010 Property any portion of which is financed with the proceeds of a tax-exempt obligation under section 103. 1040ez tax form 2010 Property for which you are claiming a commercial revitalization deduction. 1040ez tax form 2010 Property in the same class as that for which you elected not to claim the special allowance for qualified recovery assistance property. 1040ez tax form 2010 Property placed in service and disposed of in the same tax year. 1040ez tax form 2010 Property converted from business use to personal use in the same tax year it is placed in service. 1040ez tax form 2010 Property converted from personal use to business use in the same or later tax year may be qualified recovery assistance property. 1040ez tax form 2010 Recapture of special allowance. 1040ez tax form 2010   If, in any year after the year you claim the special allowance, the property ceases to be qualified recovery assistance property, you may have to recapture as ordinary income any excess benefit you received from claiming the special allowance. 1040ez tax form 2010 Amended return. 1040ez tax form 2010   If you have already filed your tax return, you may have to amend that return to claim any special allowance. 1040ez tax form 2010 Additional guidance will be published on how you may claim, or elect not to claim, the special allowance if you have already filed your tax return. 1040ez tax form 2010 Increased Section 179 Deduction An increased section 179 deduction is allowable for qualified section 179 recovery assistance property (as defined later) placed in service in the Kansas disaster area. 1040ez tax form 2010 Increased dollar limit. 1040ez tax form 2010   The limit on the section 179 deduction ($125,000 for 2007, $250,000 for 2008) is increased by the smaller of: $100,000, or The cost of qualified section 179 recovery assistance property placed in service during the year (including such property placed in service by your spouse, even if you are filing a separate return). 1040ez tax form 2010   The amount for which you can make the election is reduced if the cost of all section 179 property you placed in service during the year exceeds $500,000 for 2007 and $800,000 for 2008 increased by the smaller of: $600,000, or The cost of qualified section 179 recovery assistance property placed in service during the year. 1040ez tax form 2010 Qualified section 179 recovery assistance property. 1040ez tax form 2010   Qualified section 179 recovery assistance property is section 179 property that is qualified recovery assistance property (explained earlier under Special Depreciation Allowance). 1040ez tax form 2010 Section 179 property does not include nonresidential real property or residential rental property. 1040ez tax form 2010 For more information, including the requirements that must be met for property to qualify for the section 179 deduction, see chapter 2 of Publication 946. 1040ez tax form 2010 Amended return. 1040ez tax form 2010   If you have already filed your tax return, you may have to amend that return for any increased section 179 deduction. 1040ez tax form 2010 Employee Retention Credit An eligible employer who conducted an active trade or business in the Kansas disaster area can claim the employee retention credit. 1040ez tax form 2010 The credit is 40% of qualified wages for each eligible employee (up to a maximum of $6,000 in qualified wages per employee). 1040ez tax form 2010 Generally, you must reduce your deduction for salaries and wages by the amount of this credit (before the tax liability limit). 1040ez tax form 2010 Use Form 5884-A to claim the credit. 1040ez tax form 2010 See Form 5884-A later. 1040ez tax form 2010 The following rules and definitions apply. 1040ez tax form 2010 Employers affected by the storms and tornadoes. 1040ez tax form 2010   The following definitions apply to employers affected by the storms and tornadoes. 1040ez tax form 2010 Eligible employer. 1040ez tax form 2010   For this purpose, an eligible employer is any employer who meets all of the following. 1040ez tax form 2010 Employed an average of not more than 200 employees on business days during the tax year before May 4, 2007. 1040ez tax form 2010 Conducted an active trade or business on May 4, 2007, in the Kansas disaster area. 1040ez tax form 2010 Whose trade or business was inoperable on any day after May 4, 2007, and before January 1, 2008, because of damage caused by the storms and tornadoes. 1040ez tax form 2010 Eligible employee. 1040ez tax form 2010   For this purpose, an eligible employee is an employee whose principal place of employment on May 4, 2007, with the eligible employer was in the Kansas disaster area. 1040ez tax form 2010 An employee is not an eligible employee for purposes of the storms and tornadoes if the employee is treated as an eligible employee for the work opportunity credit. 1040ez tax form 2010 Qualified wages. 1040ez tax form 2010   Qualified wages are wages you paid or incurred before January 1, 2008, (up to $6,000 per employee) for an eligible employee beginning on the date your trade or business first became inoperable at the employee's principal place of employment immediately before May 4, 2007, and ending on the date your trade or business resumed significant operations at that place. 1040ez tax form 2010 In addition, the wages must have been paid or incurred after May 4, 2007. 1040ez tax form 2010    This includes wages paid even if the employee performed no services, performed services at a place of employment other than the principal place of employment, or performed services at the principal place of employment before significant operations resumed. 1040ez tax form 2010    Wages qualifying for the credit generally have the same meaning as wages subject to the Federal Unemployment Tax Act (FUTA). 1040ez tax form 2010 Qualified wages also include amounts you paid for medical or hospitalization expenses in connection with sickness or accident disability. 1040ez tax form 2010 Qualified wages for any employee must be reduced by the amount of any work supplementation payment you received under the Social Security Act. 1040ez tax form 2010   For agricultural employees, if the work performed by any employee during more than half of any pay period qualified under FUTA as agricultural labor, that employee's wages subject to social security and Medicare taxes are qualified wages. 1040ez tax form 2010 For a special rule that applies to railroad employees, see section 51(h)(1)(B). 1040ez tax form 2010   Qualified wages do not include the following. 1040ez tax form 2010 Wages paid to your dependent or a related individual. 1040ez tax form 2010 See section 51(i)(1). 1040ez tax form 2010 Wages paid to any employee during the period for which you received payment for the employee from a federally funded on-the-job training program. 1040ez tax form 2010 Wages for services of replacement workers during a strike or lockout. 1040ez tax form 2010 Form 5884-A. 1040ez tax form 2010   Use Section A of Form 5884-A (Rev. 1040ez tax form 2010 October 2006) to claim the employer retention credit. 1040ez tax form 2010 Section B does not apply to the Kansas disaster area. 1040ez tax form 2010 Before you complete the form, modify the form as follows. 1040ez tax form 2010 Cross out “Hurricane Katrina, Rita, or Wilma” in the title at the top of the form and enter “Kansas Storms and Tornadoes. 1040ez tax form 2010 ” On line 1a cross out “Hurricane Katrina” and enter “Kansas Storms and Tornadoes,” cross out “August 28, 2005,” and enter “May 4, 2007,” and cross out “January 1, 2006,” and enter “January 1, 2008. 1040ez tax form 2010 ”   Complete the form as instructed. 1040ez tax form 2010 Lines 1b and 1c do not apply. 1040ez tax form 2010 Include the amount from Form 5884-A, line 4 in the amount entered on Form 3800, line 1x. 1040ez tax form 2010 On the dotted line to the left of line 1x, enter “5884-A. 1040ez tax form 2010 ” Use the applicable dates and terms in this publication instead of those used in the Form 5884-A instructions. 1040ez tax form 2010 Amended return. 1040ez tax form 2010   You may have to amend a previously filed return to claim the employee retention credit. 1040ez tax form 2010 Demolition and Clean-up Costs You can elect to deduct 50% of any qualified recovery assistance clean-up costs for the tax year in which the costs are paid or incurred, instead of capitalizing them. 1040ez tax form 2010 Qualified recovery assistance clean-up costs are any amounts paid or incurred after May 3, 2007, and before January 1, 2010, for the removal of debris from, or the demolition of structures on, real property located in the Kansas disaster area that is: Held by you for use in a trade or business or for the production of income, or Inventory or other property held primarily for sale to customers in the ordinary course of your trade or business. 1040ez tax form 2010 Amended return. 1040ez tax form 2010   If you have already filed your tax return, you may have to amend that return to claim the 50% of any qualified recovery assistance clean-up costs. 1040ez tax form 2010 Request for Copy or Transcript of Tax Return Request for copy of tax return. 1040ez tax form 2010   You can use Form 4506 to order a copy of your tax return. 1040ez tax form 2010 Generally, there is a $39. 1040ez tax form 2010 00 fee (subject to change) for requesting each copy of a tax return. 1040ez tax form 2010 If your main home, principal place of business, or tax records are located in a Presidentially declared disaster area, the fee will be waived if the assigned disaster designation (for example, “Kansas Storms”) is written in red across the top of the form when filed. 1040ez tax form 2010 Request for transcript of tax return. 1040ez tax form 2010   You can use Form 4506-T to order a free transcript of your tax return. 1040ez tax form 2010 A transcript provides most of the line entries from a tax return and usually contains the information that a third party requires. 1040ez tax form 2010 You can also call 1-800-829-1040 to order a transcript. 1040ez tax form 2010 How To Get Tax Help You can get help with unresolved tax issues, order free publications and forms, ask tax questions, and get information from the IRS in several ways. 1040ez tax form 2010 By selecting the method that is best for you, you will have quick and easy access to tax help. 1040ez tax form 2010 Contacting your Taxpayer Advocate. 1040ez tax form 2010   The Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) is an independent organization within the IRS whose employees assist taxpayers who are experiencing economic harm, who are seeking help in resolving tax problems that have not been resolved through normal channels, or who believe that an IRS system or procedure is not working as it should. 1040ez tax form 2010   You can contact the TAS by calling the TAS toll-free case intake line at 1-877-777-4778 or TTY/TDD 1-800-829-4059 to see if you are eligible for assistance. 1040ez tax form 2010 You can also call or write to your local taxpayer advocate, whose phone number and address are listed in your local telephone directory and in Publication 1546, Taxpayer Advocate Service — Your Voice at the IRS. 1040ez tax form 2010 You can file Form 911, Request for Taxpayer Advocate Service Assistance (And Application for Taxpayer Assistance Order), or ask an IRS employee to complete it on your behalf. 1040ez tax form 2010 For more information, go to www. 1040ez tax form 2010 irs. 1040ez tax form 2010 gov/advocate. 1040ez tax form 2010 Low Income Taxpayer Clinics (LITCs). 1040ez tax form 2010   LITCs are independent organizations that provide low income taxpayers with representation in federal tax controversies with the IRS for free or for a nominal charge. 1040ez tax form 2010 The clinics also provide tax education and outreach for taxpayers who speak English as a second language. 1040ez tax form 2010 Publication 4134, Low Income Taxpayer Clinic List, provides information on clinics in your area. 1040ez tax form 2010 It is available at www. 1040ez tax form 2010 irs. 1040ez tax form 2010 gov or your local IRS office. 1040ez tax form 2010 Free tax services. 1040ez tax form 2010   To find out what services are available, get Publication 910, IRS Guide to Free Tax Services. 1040ez tax form 2010 It contains lists of free tax information sources, including publications, services, and free tax education and assistance programs. 1040ez tax form 2010 It also has an index of over 100 TeleTax topics, (recorded tax information) you can listen to on your telephone. 1040ez tax form 2010   Accessible versions of IRS published products are available on request in a variety of alternative formats for people with disabilities. 1040ez tax form 2010 Free help with your return. 1040ez tax form 2010   Free help in preparing your return is available nationwide from IRS-trained volunteers. 1040ez tax form 2010 The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is designed to help low-income taxpayers and Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) program is designed to assist taxpayers age 60 and older with their tax returns. 1040ez tax form 2010 Many VITA sites offer free electronic filing and all volunteers will let you know about credits and deductions you may be entitled to claim. 1040ez tax form 2010 To find a site near you, call 1-800-829-1040. 1040ez tax form 2010 Or to find the nearest AARP TaxAide site, visit AARP's website at www. 1040ez tax form 2010 aarp. 1040ez tax form 2010 org/taxaide or call 1-888-227-7669. 1040ez tax form 2010 For more information on these programs, go to www. 1040ez tax form 2010 irs. 1040ez tax form 2010 gov and enter keyword “VITA” in the upper right-hand corner. 1040ez tax form 2010 Internet. 1040ez tax form 2010 You can access the IRS website at www. 1040ez tax form 2010 irs. 1040ez tax form 2010 gov 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to: E-file your return. 1040ez tax form 2010 Find out about commercial tax preparation and e-file services available free to eligible taxpayers. 1040ez tax form 2010 Check the status of your refund. 1040ez tax form 2010 Click on Where's My Refund. 1040ez tax form 2010 Wait at least 6 weeks from the date you filed your return (3 weeks if you filed electronically). 1040ez tax form 2010 Have your tax return available because you will need to know your social security number, your filing status, and the exact whole dollar amount of your refund. 1040ez tax form 2010 Download forms, instructions, and publications. 1040ez tax form 2010 Order IRS products online. 1040ez tax form 2010 Research your tax questions online. 1040ez tax form 2010 Search publications online by topic or keyword. 1040ez tax form 2010 View Internal Revenue Bulletins (IRBs) published in the last few years. 1040ez tax form 2010 Figure your withholding allowances using the withholding calculator online at www. 1040ez tax form 2010 irs. 1040ez tax form 2010 gov/individuals. 1040ez tax form 2010 Determine if Form 6251 must be filed using our Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT) Assistant. 1040ez tax form 2010 Sign up to receive local and national tax news by email. 1040ez tax form 2010 Get information on starting and operating a small business. 1040ez tax form 2010 Phone. 1040ez tax form 2010 Many services are available by phone. 1040ez tax form 2010 Ordering forms, instructions, and publications. 1040ez tax form 2010 Call 1-800-829-3676 to order current-year forms, instructions, and publications, and prior-year forms and instructions. 1040ez tax form 2010 You should receive your order within 10 days. 1040ez tax form 2010 Asking tax questions. 1040ez tax form 2010 Call the IRS with your tax questions at 1-800-829-1040. 1040ez tax form 2010 Solving problems. 1040ez tax form 2010 You can get face-to-face help solving tax problems every business day in IRS Taxpayer Assistance Centers. 1040ez tax form 2010 An employee can explain IRS letters, request adjustments to your account, or help you set up a payment plan. 1040ez tax form 2010 Call your local Taxpayer Assistance Center for an appointment. 1040ez tax form 2010 To find the number, go to www. 1040ez tax form 2010 irs. 1040ez tax form 2010 gov/localcontacts or look in the phone book under United States Government, Internal Revenue Service. 1040ez tax form 2010 TTY/TDD equipment. 1040ez tax form 2010 If you have access to TTY/TDD equipment, call 1-800-829-4059 to ask tax questions or to order forms and publications. 1040ez tax form 2010 TeleTax topics. 1040ez tax form 2010 Call 1-800-829-4477 to listen to pre-recorded messages covering various tax topics. 1040ez tax form 2010 Refund information. 1040ez tax form 2010 To check the status of your refund, call 1-800-829-4477 and press 1 for automated refund information or call 1-800-829-1954. 1040ez tax form 2010 Be sure to wait at least 6 weeks from the date you filed your return (3 weeks if you filed electronically). 1040ez tax form 2010 Have your tax return available because you will need to know your social security number, your filing status, and the exact whole dollar amount of your refund. 1040ez tax form 2010 Evaluating the quality of our telephone services. 1040ez tax form 2010 To ensure IRS representatives give accurate, courteous, and professional answers, we use several methods to evaluate the quality of our telephone services. 1040ez tax form 2010 One method is for a second IRS representative to listen in on or record random telephone calls. 1040ez tax form 2010 Another is to ask some callers to complete a short survey at the end of the call. 1040ez tax form 2010 Walk-in. 1040ez tax form 2010 Many products and services are available on a walk-in basis. 1040ez tax form 2010 Products. 1040ez tax form 2010 You can walk in to many post offices, libraries, and IRS offices to pick up certain forms, instructions, and publications. 1040ez tax form 2010 Some IRS offices, libraries, grocery stores, copy centers, city and county government offices, credit unions, and office supply stores have a collection of products available to print from a CD or photocopy from reproducible proofs. 1040ez tax form 2010 Also, some IRS offices and libraries have the Internal Revenue Code, regulations, Internal Revenue Bulletins, and Cumulative Bulletins available for research purposes. 1040ez tax form 2010 Services. 1040ez tax form 2010 You can walk in to your local Taxpayer Assistance Center every business day for personal, face-to-face tax help. 1040ez tax form 2010 An employee can explain IRS letters, request adjustments to your tax account, or help you set up a payment plan. 1040ez tax form 2010 If you need to resolve a tax problem, have questions about how the tax law applies to your individual tax return, or you're more comfortable talking with someone in person, visit your local Taxpayer Assistance Center where you can spread out your records and talk with an IRS representative face-to-face. 1040ez tax form 2010 No appointment is necessary — just walk in. 1040ez tax form 2010 If you prefer, you can call your local Center and leave a message requesting an appointment to resolve a tax account issue. 1040ez tax form 2010 A representative will call you back within 2 business days to schedule an in-person appointment at your convenience. 1040ez tax form 2010 If you have an ongoing, complex tax account problem or a special need, such as a disability, an appointment may be requested. 1040ez tax form 2010 All other issues will be handled without an appointment. 1040ez tax form 2010 To find the number of your local office, go to www. 1040ez tax form 2010 irs. 1040ez tax form 2010 gov/localcontacts or look in the phone book under United States Government, Internal Revenue Service. 1040ez tax form 2010 Mail. 1040ez tax form 2010 You can send your order for forms, instructions, and publications to the address below. 1040ez tax form 2010 You should receive a response within 10 days after your request is received. 1040ez tax form 2010 Internal Revenue Service 1201 N. 1040ez tax form 2010 Mitsubishi Motorway Bloomington, IL 61705-6613 CD/DVD for tax products. 1040ez tax form 2010 You can order Publication 1796, IRS Tax Products CD/DVD, and obtain: Current-year forms, instructions, and publications. 1040ez tax form 2010 Prior-year forms, instructions, and publications. 1040ez tax form 2010 Bonus: Historical Tax Products DVD - Ships with the final release. 1040ez tax form 2010 IRS Tax Map: an electronic research tool and finding aid. 1040ez tax form 2010 Tax law frequently asked questions (FAQ). 1040ez tax form 2010 Tax Topics from the IRS telephone response system. 1040ez tax form 2010 Fill-in, print, and save features for most tax forms. 1040ez tax form 2010 Internal Revenue Bulletins. 1040ez tax form 2010 Toll-free and email technical support. 1040ez tax form 2010 The CD/DVD is released twice during the year in January and March. 1040ez tax form 2010 Purchase the CD/DVD from National Technical Information Service (NTIS) at www. 1040ez tax form 2010 irs. 1040ez tax form 2010 gov/cdorders for $35 (no handling fee) or call 1-877-CDFORMS (1-877-233-6767) toll free to buy the CD/DVD for $35 (plus a $5 handling fee). 1040ez tax form 2010 Price is subject to change. 1040ez tax form 2010 CD for small businesses. 1040ez tax form 2010 Publication 3207, The Small Business Resource Guide CD, is a must for every small business owner or any taxpayer about to start a business. 1040ez tax form 2010 This year's CD includes: Helpful information, such as how to prepare a business plan, find financing for your business, and much more. 1040ez tax form 2010 All the business tax forms, instructions, and publications needed to successfully manage a business. 1040ez tax form 2010 Tax law changes. 1040ez tax form 2010 Tax Map: an electronic research tool and finding aid. 1040ez tax form 2010 Web links to various government agencies, business associations, and IRS organizations. 1040ez tax form 2010 “Rate the Product” survey—your opportunity to suggest changes for future editions. 1040ez tax form 2010 A site map of the CD to help you navigate the pages of the CD with ease. 1040ez tax form 2010 An interactive “Teens in Biz” module that gives practical tips for teens about starting their own business, creating a business plan, and filing taxes. 1040ez tax form 2010 An updated version of this CD is available each year in early April. 1040ez tax form 2010 You can get a free copy by calling 1-800-829-3676 or by visiting www. 1040ez tax form 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Topic 157 - Change of Address – How to Notify the IRS

If your address has changed, you need to notify the IRS to ensure you receive any IRS refunds or correspondence. There are several ways to notify the IRS of an address change. If you change your address before filing your return, write the new address in the appropriate boxes on your return when you file. When your return is processed, we will update your records.

If you change your address after filing your return, you should notify the post office that services your old address. Because not all post offices forward government checks, notifying the post office that services your old address ensures that your mail will be forwarded, but not necessarily your refund check. To change your address with the IRS, you may complete a Form 8822 (PDF), Change of Address, and/or a Form 8822-B (PDF), Change of Address — Business, and send them to the address shown on the forms. Note: Beginning January 1, 2014, any entity with an EIN must file Form 8822-B to report to the IRS the latest change to its responsible party. For more information, see "responsible party" in Form 8822-B. You may download Forms 8822 and 8822-B from www.irs.gov or order them by calling 800-TAX-FORM (800-829-3676).

You may also write to inform us of your address change. If you write, we need your full name, old and new addresses, social security number, individual taxpayer identification number or employer identification number and signature. If you filed a joint return, you should provide the same information and signatures for both spouses. Send your written address change information to the campus where you filed your last return. The campus addresses are listed in the instructions to the tax forms.

If you filed a joint return and you and/or your spouse have since established separate residences, you both should notify the IRS of your new addresses.

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The 1040ez Tax Form 2010

1040ez tax form 2010 Index A Accelerated death benefits, Accelerated Death Benefits, Accelerated death benefits. 1040ez tax form 2010 Archer MSA, HSA, Archer MSA, or Medicare Advantage MSA, HSA, Archer MSA, or a Medicare Advantage MSA. 1040ez tax form 2010 Assistance (see Tax help) Astronauts Tax forgiveness, Astronauts B Basis Inherited property, Basis of Inherited Property Joint interest property, Joint interest. 1040ez tax form 2010 Qualified joint interest, Qualified joint interest. 1040ez tax form 2010 Beneficiary Basis of property, Basis of Inherited Property Character of distributions, Character of Distributions Excess deductions, Excess deductions. 1040ez tax form 2010 Income received, Other Items of Income Liability, estate's income tax, Liability of the beneficiary. 1040ez tax form 2010 Nonresident alien, Nonresident alien beneficiary. 1040ez tax form 2010 Reporting distributions, How and When To Report Successor, Successor beneficiary. 1040ez tax form 2010 Treatment of distributions, Distributions to Beneficiaries Unused loss carryovers, Unused loss carryovers. 1040ez tax form 2010 Bequest Defined, Bequest Property received, Gifts, Insurance, and Inheritances C Claim, credit or refund, Claim for Credit or Refund Combat zone, Combat Zone Comments, Comments and suggestions. 1040ez tax form 2010 Coverdell education savings account (ESA), Coverdell Education Savings Account (ESA), Coverdell education savings account (ESA). 1040ez tax form 2010 Credit Child tax, Child tax credit. 1040ez tax form 2010 Earned income, Earned income credit. 1040ez tax form 2010 Elderly or disabled, Credit for the elderly or the disabled. 1040ez tax form 2010 Final return for decedent, Credits General business, General business tax credit. 1040ez tax form 2010 D Death benefits Accelerated, Accelerated Death Benefits, Accelerated death benefits. 1040ez tax form 2010 Public safety officers, Death benefits. 1040ez tax form 2010 Decedent Final return, Final Income Tax Return for Decedent—Form 1040 Income in respect of, Income in Respect of a Decedent Deductions Estate tax, Estate Tax Deduction In respect of decedent, Deductions in Respect of a Decedent Medical expenses, Medical Expenses Standard, Standard Deduction Distributable net income, Distributable net income. 1040ez tax form 2010 Distributions Deduction, Income Distribution Deduction Limit on deduction, Tax-exempt income not deductible. 1040ez tax form 2010 Not treated as bequests, Distributions not treated as bequests. 1040ez tax form 2010 Property, in kind, Property distributed in kind. 1040ez tax form 2010 E Education savings account, Coverdell, Coverdell Education Savings Account (ESA), Coverdell education savings account (ESA). 1040ez tax form 2010 Estate Income tax return, Income Tax Return of an Estate— Form 1041 Insolvent, Insolvent estate. 1040ez tax form 2010 Period of administration, Period of Administration Tax deduction, Estate Tax Deduction Termination, Termination of Estate Transfer of unused deductions, Transfer of Unused Deductions to Beneficiaries Estate tax deduction, Estate Tax Deduction Estimated tax, Estimated tax. 1040ez tax form 2010 , Transfer of Credit for Estimated Tax Payments Example Comprehensive, Comprehensive Example Decedent's final return, Final Return for Decedent—Form 1040 Estate's tax return, Income Tax Return of an Estate—Form 1041 Exemption Estate's tax return, Exemption Deduction Final return for decedent, Exemptions Expenses Accrued, Accrued expenses. 1040ez tax form 2010 Administration, Administration Expenses Deductions in respect of decedent, Deductions in Respect of a Decedent Funeral, Funeral and Medical Expenses Medical, Medical Expenses, Medical and dental expenses of a decedent. 1040ez tax form 2010 Extension to file Form 1041, Extension of time to file. 1040ez tax form 2010 F Fiduciary relationship, Notice of fiduciary relationship. 1040ez tax form 2010 Filing requirements Decedent's final return, Filing Requirements Estate's tax return, Filing Requirements Final return for decedent Credits, Credits Exemption and deductions, Exemptions and Deductions Filing requirements, Filing Requirements Income to include, Income To Include Joint return, Joint Return Name, address, and signature, Name, Address, and Signature Other taxes, Other Taxes Payments, Payments of Tax When and where to file, When and Where To File Who must file, Final Income Tax Return for Decedent—Form 1040 Form 1040NR, Nonresident Alien, Filing Requirements 1041, Income Tax Return of an Estate— Form 1041 1042, Nonresident alien beneficiary. 1040ez tax form 2010 1310, Form 1310, Statement of Person Claiming Refund Due a Deceased Taxpayer. 1040ez tax form 2010 4810, Form 4810. 1040ez tax form 2010 56, Notice of fiduciary relationship. 1040ez tax form 2010 6251, Form 6251. 1040ez tax form 2010 706, Estate and Gift Taxes SS–4, Identification number. 1040ez tax form 2010 Free tax services, Free help with your tax return. 1040ez tax form 2010 Funeral expenses, Funeral expenses. 1040ez tax form 2010 G Gift, property, Gifts, Insurance, and Inheritances H Help (see Tax help) I Identification number, application, Identification number. 1040ez tax form 2010 Income Community, Community Income Distributable net income, Distributable net income. 1040ez tax form 2010 Distributed currently, Income That Must Be Distributed Currently Interest and dividend, Interest and Dividend Income (Forms 1099) Partnership, final return, Partnership Income S corporation, S Corporation Income Self-employment, Self-Employment Income Income in respect of decedent, Income in Respect of a Decedent, Inherited IRAs. 1040ez tax form 2010 Income tax return of an estate Credits, tax, and payments, Credits, Tax, and Payments Exemption and deductions, Exemption and Deductions Filing requirements, Filing Requirements Income to include, Income To Include Name, address, and signature, Name, Address, and Signature When and where to file, When and Where To File Inherited IRAs, Inherited IRAs. 1040ez tax form 2010 Inherited property, Gifts, Insurance, and Inheritances Installment obligations, Installment obligations. 1040ez tax form 2010 , Installment obligations. 1040ez tax form 2010 Insurance, Insurance J Joint return Revoked by personal representative, Personal representative may revoke joint return election. 1040ez tax form 2010 Who can file, Joint Return L Losses Deduction on final return, Deduction for Losses Estate's tax return, Losses M Military or terrorist actions Claim for credit or refund, Claim for Credit or Refund Defined, Military or terrorist action defined. 1040ez tax form 2010 Tax forgiveness, Tax Forgiveness for Armed Forces Members, Victims of Terrorism, and Astronauts N Notice of fiduciary relationship Form 56, Notice of fiduciary relationship. 1040ez tax form 2010 P Partnership income, Partnership Income, Partnership income. 1040ez tax form 2010 Penalty Information returns, Penalty. 1040ez tax form 2010 Substantial valuation misstatement, Valuation misstatements. 1040ez tax form 2010 Personal representative Defined, Personal Representative Duties, Duties Fees received, Fees Received by Personal Representatives Penalty, Penalty. 1040ez tax form 2010 , Penalty. 1040ez tax form 2010 Prompt assessment, request, Request for prompt assessment (charge) of tax. 1040ez tax form 2010 Public safety officers, death benefits, Death benefits. 1040ez tax form 2010 Publications (see Tax help) R Refund File for decedent, Refund Military or terrorist action deaths, Claim for Credit or Refund Release from liability, Request for discharge from personal liability for tax. 1040ez tax form 2010 Return Decedent's final, Final Income Tax Return for Decedent—Form 1040 Estate's income tax, Income Tax Return of an Estate— Form 1041 Information, Information Returns Roth IRA, Roth IRAs. 1040ez tax form 2010 S Separate shares rule, Separate shares rule. 1040ez tax form 2010 Suggestions, Comments and suggestions. 1040ez tax form 2010 Survivors Income, Other Items of Income Tax benefits, Tax Benefits for Survivors T Tax Alternative minimum Estate, Alternative minimum tax (AMT). 1040ez tax form 2010 Individuals, Alternative minimum tax (AMT). 1040ez tax form 2010 Benefits, survivors, Tax Benefits for Survivors Estimated, estate, Estimated tax. 1040ez tax form 2010 , Transfer of Credit for Estimated Tax Payments Payments, final return, Payments of Tax Refund of income (claim), Form 1310, Statement of Person Claiming Refund Due a Deceased Taxpayer. 1040ez tax form 2010 Self-employment, Self-employment tax. 1040ez tax form 2010 Transfer of credit, Transfer of Credit for Estimated Tax Payments Tax help, How To Get Tax Help Terrorist action, tax relief, Tax Forgiveness for Armed Forces Members, Victims of Terrorism, and Astronauts Terrorist victim, Specified Terrorist Victim TTY/TDD information, How To Get Tax Help V Valuation method Inherited property, Basis of Inherited Property Special-use, Special-use valuation. 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