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1040x amended 16. 1040x amended   Rulings Program The IRS has a program for assisting taxpayers who have technical problems with tax laws and regulations. 1040x amended The IRS will answer inquiries from individuals and organizations about the tax effect of their acts or transactions. 1040x amended The National Office of the IRS issues rulings on those matters. 1040x amended A ruling is a written statement to a taxpayer that interprets and applies tax laws to the taxpayer's specific set of facts. 1040x amended There are also determination letters issued by IRS directors and information letters issued by IRS directors or the National Office. 1040x amended There is a fee for most types of determination letters and rulings. 1040x amended For complete information on the rulings program, see the first Internal Revenue Bulletin published each year. 1040x amended Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications
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1040x amended 29. 1040x amended   Limit on Itemized Deductions Table of Contents Introduction Useful Items - You may want to see: Are You Subject to the Limit? Which Itemized Deductions Are Limited? Which Itemized Deductions Are Not Limited? How Do You Figure the Limit?Example. 1040x amended Introduction This chapter discusses the overall limit on itemized deductions on Schedule A (Form 1040). 1040x amended The following topics are included. 1040x amended Who is subject to the limit. 1040x amended Which itemized deductions are limited. 1040x amended How to figure the limit. 1040x amended Useful Items - You may want to see: Forms (and Instructions) Schedule A (Form 1040) Itemized Deductions Are You Subject to the Limit? You are subject to the limit on certain itemized deductions if your adjusted gross income (AGI) is more than $300,000 if married filing jointly or qualifying widow(er), $275,000 if head of household, $250,000 if single, or $150,000 if married filing separately. 1040x amended Your AGI is the amount on Form 1040, line 38. 1040x amended Which Itemized Deductions Are Limited? The following Schedule A (Form 1040) deductions are subject to the overall limit on itemized deductions. 1040x amended Taxes paid—line 9 Interest paid—lines 10, 11, 12, and 13 Gifts to charity—line 19 Job expenses and certain miscellaneous deductions—line 27 Other miscellaneous deductions—line 28, excluding gambling and casualty or theft losses. 1040x amended . 1040x amended Which Itemized Deductions Are Not Limited? The following Schedule A (Form 1040) deductions are not subject to the overall limit on itemized deductions. 1040x amended However, they are still subject to other applicable limits. 1040x amended Medical and dental expenses—line 4. 1040x amended Investment interest expense—line 14. 1040x amended Casualty and theft losses of personal use property—line 20. 1040x amended Casualty and theft losses of income-producing property—line 28. 1040x amended Gambling losses—line 28. 1040x amended How Do You Figure the Limit? If your itemized deductions are subject to the limit, the total of all your itemized deductions is reduced by the smaller of: 80% of your itemized deductions that are affected by the limit. 1040x amended See Which Itemized Deductions Are Limited , earlier, or 3% of the amount by which your AGI exceeds $300,000 if married filing jointly or qualifying widow(er), $275,000 if head of household, $250,000 if single, or $150,000 if married filing separately. 1040x amended Before you figure the overall limit on itemized deductions, you first must complete Schedule A (Form 1040), lines 1 through 28, including any related forms (such as Form 2106, Form 4684, etc. 1040x amended ). 1040x amended The overall limit on itemized deductions is figured after you have applied any other limit on the allowance of any itemized deduction. 1040x amended These other limits include charitable contribution limits (chapter 24), the limit on certain meal and entertainment expenses (chapter 26), and the 2%-of-adjusted-gross-income limit on certain miscellaneous deductions (chapter 28). 1040x amended Itemized Deductions Worksheet. 1040x amended   After you have completed Schedule A (Form 1040) through line 28, you can use the Itemized Deductions Worksheet in the Instructions for Schedule A (Form 1040) to figure your limit. 1040x amended Enter the result on Schedule A (Form 1040), line 29. 1040x amended Keep the worksheet for your records. 1040x amended    You should compare the amount of your standard deduction to the amount of your itemized deductions after applying the limit. 1040x amended Use the greater amount when completing Form 1040, line 40. 1040x amended See chapter 20 for information on how to figure your standard deduction. 1040x amended Example. 1040x amended For tax year 2013 Bill and Terry Willow are filing a joint return on Form 1040. 1040x amended Their adjusted gross income on line 38 is $325,500. 1040x amended Their Schedule A itemized deductions are as follows: Taxes paid—line 9 $17,900 Interest paid—lines 10, 11, 12, and 13 45,000 Investment interest expense—line 14 41,000 Gifts to charity—line 19 21,000 Job expenses—line 27 17,240 Total $142,140 The Willows’ investment interest expense deduction ($41,000 from Schedule A (Form 1040), line 14) is not subject to the overall limit on itemized deductions. 1040x amended The Willows use the Itemized Deductions Worksheet in the Schedule A (Form 1040) instructions to figure their overall limit. 1040x amended Of their $142,140 total itemized deductions, the Willows can deduct only $141,375 ($142,140 - $765). 1040x amended They enter $141,375 on Schedule A (Form 1040), line 29. 1040x amended Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications