Filing Your Taxes Online is Fast, Easy and Secure.
Start now and receive your tax refund in as little as 7 days.

1. Get Answers

Your online questions are customized to your unique tax situation.

2. Maximize your Refund

Find tax credits for everything from school tuition to buying a hybri

3. E-File for FREE

E-file free with direct deposit to get your refund in as few as 7 days.

Filing your taxes with paper mail can be difficult and it could take weeks for your refund to arrive. IRS e-file is easy, fast and secure. There is no paperwork going to the IRS so tax refunds can be processed in as little as 7 days with direct deposit. As you prepare your taxes online, you can see your tax refund in real time.

FREE audit support and representation from an enrolled agent – NEW and only from H&R Block

2010 Tax File Free

Free 2012 Tax Software Download1040x Mailing AddressFile Your State Taxes Online For FreeRefile Taxes 20122010 Tax Amendment FormEz1040 FormNeed To Amend 2012 Tax ReturnTax Slayer 2011Free State Tax FormsIrs 1040x2005 Tax Return2011 Irs Form 1040ez2010 Tax Form 1040H R Block 2011 Free FilingFiling State Taxes OnlineTurbo Tax 20062010 State Tax FormsIrs Tax Forms 2012Form 1040ezFree Income Tax Preparation1040 Ez 2011 Tax FormHow Do I Amend My TaxesFile 1040x ElectronicallyHow To File 2012 Tax Return LateHow To Fill Out The 1040ezIrs.gov Form 1040xFree State Filing1040 Ez DownloadEz Tax ReturnStudent TaxTax Forms 1040 For 2012Irs 1040ez Form Online2011 Free Tax SoftwareFile AmendmentForm 1040 EsWhere Can You File State Taxes For FreeHow To File Irs Form 1040xFree Amended Tax Return OnlineHow Do I File Taxes On Unemployment1040ez Refund

2010 Tax File Free

2010 tax file free 2. 2010 tax file free   Estimated Tax for 2014 Table of Contents Introduction Topics - This chapter discusses: Useful Items - You may want to see: Who Does Not Have To Pay Estimated Tax Who Must Pay Estimated TaxGeneral Rule Married Taxpayers Special Rules Aliens Estates and Trusts How To Figure Estimated Tax2014 Estimated Tax Worksheet When To Pay Estimated TaxWhen To Start Farmers and Fishermen How To Figure Each PaymentRegular Installment Method Annualized Income Installment Method Estimated Tax Payments Not Required How To Pay Estimated TaxCredit an Overpayment Pay Online Pay by Phone Pay by Check or Money Order Using the Estimated Tax Payment Voucher Introduction Estimated tax is the method used to pay tax on income that is not subject to withholding. 2010 tax file free This includes income from self-employment, interest, dividends, alimony, rent, gains from the sale of assets, prizes, and awards. 2010 tax file free You also may have to pay estimated tax if the amount of income tax being withheld from your salary, pension, or other income is not enough. 2010 tax file free Estimated tax is used to pay both income tax and self-employment tax, as well as other taxes and amounts reported on your tax return. 2010 tax file free If you do not pay enough tax, either through withholding or estimated tax, or a combination of both, you may have to pay a penalty. 2010 tax file free If you do not pay enough by the due date of each payment period (see When To Pay Estimated Tax , later), you may be charged a penalty even if you are due a refund when you file your tax return. 2010 tax file free For information on when the penalty applies, see chapter 4. 2010 tax file free It would be helpful for you to have a copy of your 2013 tax return and an estimate of your 2014 income nearby while reading this chapter. 2010 tax file free Topics - This chapter discusses: Who must pay estimated tax, How to figure estimated tax (including illustrated examples), When to pay estimated tax, How to figure each payment, and How to pay estimated tax. 2010 tax file free Useful Items - You may want to see: Form (and Instructions) 1040-ES Estimated Tax for Individuals See chapter 5 for information about how to get this publication and form. 2010 tax file free Worksheets. 2010 tax file free   You may need to use several of the blank worksheets included in this chapter. 2010 tax file free See Worksheets for Chapter 2, later, to locate what you need. 2010 tax file free Who Does Not Have To Pay Estimated Tax If you receive salaries and wages, you may be able to avoid paying estimated tax by asking your employer to take more tax out of your earnings. 2010 tax file free To do this, file a new Form W-4 with your employer. 2010 tax file free See chapter 1. 2010 tax file free Estimated tax not required. 2010 tax file free   You do not have to pay estimated tax for 2014 if you meet all three of the following conditions. 2010 tax file free You had no tax liability for 2013. 2010 tax file free You were a U. 2010 tax file free S. 2010 tax file free citizen or resident alien for the whole year. 2010 tax file free Your 2013 tax year covered a 12-month period. 2010 tax file free   You had no tax liability for 2013 if your total tax (defined later under Total tax for 2013—line 14b ) was zero or you did not have to file an income tax return. 2010 tax file free Please click here for the text description of the image. 2010 tax file free Figure 2-A: Do You Have To Pay Estimated Tax? Who Must Pay Estimated Tax If you owed additional tax for 2013, you may have to pay estimated tax for 2014. 2010 tax file free You can use the following general rule as a guide during the year to see if you will have enough withholding, or should increase your withholding or make estimated tax payments. 2010 tax file free General Rule In most cases, you must pay estimated tax for 2014 if both of the following apply. 2010 tax file free You expect to owe at least $1,000 in tax for 2014, after subtracting your withholding and refundable credits. 2010 tax file free You expect your withholding and refundable credits to be less than the smaller of: 90% of the tax to be shown on your 2014 tax return, or 100% of the tax shown on your 2013 tax return. 2010 tax file free Your 2013 tax return must cover all 12 months. 2010 tax file free Note. 2010 tax file free The percentages in (2a) or (2b) above may be different if you are a farmer, fisherman, or higher income taxpayer. 2010 tax file free See Special Rules , later. 2010 tax file free If the result from using the general rule above suggests that you will not have enough withholding, complete the 2014 Estimated Tax Worksheet for a more accurate calculation. 2010 tax file free Figure 2-A takes you through the general rule. 2010 tax file free You may find this helpful in determining if you must pay estimated tax. 2010 tax file free If all your income will be subject to income tax withholding, you probably do not need to pay estimated tax. 2010 tax file free Example 1. 2010 tax file free Jane Smart uses Figure 2-A and the following information to figure whether she should pay estimated tax for 2014. 2010 tax file free She files as head of household claiming her dependent son, takes the standard deduction, and expects no refundable credits for 2014. 2010 tax file free Expected adjusted gross income (AGI) for 2014 $82,800 AGI for 2013 $73,700 Total tax on 2013 return (Form 1040,  line 61) $  8,746 Total 2014 estimated tax (line 13c of the 2014 Estimated Tax Worksheet) $11,015 Tax expected to be withheld in 2014 $10,000 Jane's answer to Figure 2-A, box 1, is YES; she expects to owe at least $1,000 for 2014 after subtracting her withholding from her expected total tax ($11,015 − $10,000 = $1,015). 2010 tax file free Her answer to box 2a is YES; she expects her income tax withholding ($10,000) to be at least 90% of the tax to be shown on her 2014 return ($11,015 × 90% = $9,913. 2010 tax file free 50). 2010 tax file free Jane does not need to pay estimated tax. 2010 tax file free Example 2. 2010 tax file free The facts are the same as in Example 1, except that Jane expects only $8,700 tax to be withheld in 2014. 2010 tax file free Because that is less than $9,913. 2010 tax file free 50, her answer to box 2a is NO. 2010 tax file free Jane's answer to box 2b is also NO; she does not expect her income tax withholding ($8,700) to be at least 100% of the total tax shown on her 2013 return ($8,746). 2010 tax file free Jane must increase her withholding or pay estimated tax for 2014. 2010 tax file free Example 3. 2010 tax file free The facts are the same as in Example 2, except that the total tax shown on Jane's 2013 return was $8,600. 2010 tax file free Because she expects to have more than $8,600 withheld in 2014 ($8,700), her answer to box 2b is YES. 2010 tax file free Jane does not need to pay estimated tax for 2014. 2010 tax file free Married Taxpayers If you qualify to make joint estimated tax payments, apply the rules discussed here to your joint estimated income. 2010 tax file free You and your spouse can make joint estimated tax payments even if you are not living together. 2010 tax file free However, you and your spouse cannot make joint estimated tax payments if: You are legally separated under a decree of divorce or separate maintenance, You and your spouse have different tax years, Either spouse is a nonresident alien (unless that spouse elected to be treated as a resident alien for tax purposes). 2010 tax file free See Choosing Resident Alien Status in Publication 519, or Individuals of the same sex and opposite sex who are in registered domestic partnerships, civil unions, or other similar formal relationships that are not marriages under state law cannot make joint estimated tax payments. 2010 tax file free These individuals can take credit only for the estimated tax payments that he or she made. 2010 tax file free If you and your spouse cannot make joint estimated tax payments, apply these rules to your separate estimated income. 2010 tax file free Making joint or separate estimated tax payments will not affect your choice of filing a joint tax return or separate returns for 2014. 2010 tax file free 2013 separate returns and 2014 joint return. 2010 tax file free   If you plan to file a joint return with your spouse for 2014, but you filed separate returns for 2013, your 2013 tax is the total of the tax shown on your separate returns. 2010 tax file free You filed a separate return if you filed as single, head of household, or married filing separately. 2010 tax file free 2013 joint return and 2014 separate returns. 2010 tax file free   If you plan to file a separate return for 2014, but you filed a joint return for 2013, your 2013 tax is your share of the tax on the joint return. 2010 tax file free You file a separate return if you file as single, head of household, or married filing separately. 2010 tax file free   To figure your share of the tax on a joint return, first figure the tax both you and your spouse would have paid had you filed separate returns for 2013 using the same filing status for 2014. 2010 tax file free Then multiply the tax on the joint return by the following fraction. 2010 tax file free      The tax you would have paid had you filed a separate return   The total tax you and your spouse would have paid had you filed separate returns Example. 2010 tax file free Joe and Heather filed a joint return for 2013 showing taxable income of $48,500 and a tax of $6,386. 2010 tax file free Of the $48,500 taxable income, $40,100 was Joe's and the rest was Heather's. 2010 tax file free For 2014, they plan to file married filing separately. 2010 tax file free Joe figures his share of the tax on the 2013 joint return as follows: Tax on $40,100 based on separate return $5,960 Tax on $8,400 based on separate return 843 Total $6,803 Joe's percentage of total ($5,960 ÷ $6,803) 87. 2010 tax file free 6% Joe's share of tax on joint return  ($6,386 × 87. 2010 tax file free 6%) $5,594 Special Rules There are special rules for farmers, fishermen, and certain higher income taxpayers. 2010 tax file free Farmers and Fishermen If at least two-thirds of your gross income for 2013 or 2014 is from farming or fishing, substitute 662/3% for 90% in (2a) under General Rule , earlier. 2010 tax file free Gross income. 2010 tax file free   Your gross income is all income you receive in the form of money, goods, property, and services that is not exempt from tax. 2010 tax file free To determine whether two-thirds of your gross income for 2013 was from farming or fishing, use as your gross income the total of the income (not loss) amounts. 2010 tax file free Joint returns. 2010 tax file free   On a joint return, you must add your spouse's gross income to your gross income to determine if at least two-thirds of your total gross income is from farming or fishing. 2010 tax file free Gross income from farming. 2010 tax file free   This is income from cultivating the soil or raising agricultural commodities. 2010 tax file free It includes the following amounts. 2010 tax file free Income from operating a stock, dairy, poultry, bee, fruit, or truck farm. 2010 tax file free Income from a plantation, ranch, nursery, range, orchard, or oyster bed. 2010 tax file free Crop shares for the use of your land. 2010 tax file free Gains from sales of draft, breeding, dairy, or sporting livestock. 2010 tax file free   For 2013, gross income from farming is the total of the following amounts. 2010 tax file free Schedule F (Form 1040), Profit or Loss From Farming, line 9. 2010 tax file free Form 4835, Farm Rental Income and Expenses, line 7. 2010 tax file free Your share of the gross farming income from a partnership, S corporation, estate or trust, from: Schedule K-1 (Form 1065), Schedule K-1 (Form 1120S), or Schedule K-1 (Form 1041). 2010 tax file free Your gains from sales of draft, breeding, dairy, or sporting livestock shown on Form 4797, Sales of Business Property. 2010 tax file free   Wages you receive as a farm employee and wages you receive from a farm corporation are not gross income from farming. 2010 tax file free Gross income from fishing. 2010 tax file free   This is income from catching, taking, harvesting, cultivating, or farming any kind of fish, shellfish (for example, clams and mussels), crustaceans (for example, lobsters, crabs, and shrimp), sponges, seaweeds, or other aquatic forms of animal and vegetable life. 2010 tax file free   Gross income from fishing includes the following amounts. 2010 tax file free Schedule C (Form 1040), Profit or Loss From Business. 2010 tax file free Income for services as an officer or crew member of a vessel while the vessel is engaged in fishing. 2010 tax file free Your share of the gross fishing income from a partnership, S corporation, estate or trust, from: Schedule K-1 (Form 1065), Schedule K-1 (Form 1120S), or Schedule K-1 (Form 1041). 2010 tax file free Certain taxable interest and punitive damage awards received in connection with the Exxon Valdez litigation. 2010 tax file free Income for services normally performed in connection with fishing. 2010 tax file free Services normally performed in connection with fishing include: Shore service as an officer or crew member of a vessel engaged in fishing, and Services that are necessary for the immediate preservation of the catch, such as cleaning, icing, and packing the catch. 2010 tax file free Higher Income Taxpayers If your AGI for 2013 was more than $150,000 ($75,000 if your filing status for 2014 is married filing a separate return), substitute 110% for 100% in (2b) under General Rule , earlier. 2010 tax file free For 2013, AGI is the amount shown on Form 1040, line 37; Form 1040A, line 21; and Form 1040EZ, line 4. 2010 tax file free Note. 2010 tax file free This rule does not apply to farmers and fishermen. 2010 tax file free Aliens Resident and nonresident aliens also may have to pay estimated tax. 2010 tax file free Resident aliens should follow the rules in this publication, unless noted otherwise. 2010 tax file free Nonresident aliens should get Form 1040-ES (NR), U. 2010 tax file free S. 2010 tax file free Estimated Tax for Nonresident Alien Individuals. 2010 tax file free You are an alien if you are not a citizen or national of the United States. 2010 tax file free You are a resident alien if you either have a green card or meet the substantial presence test. 2010 tax file free For more information about withholding, the substantial presence test, and Form 1040-ES (NR), see Publication 519. 2010 tax file free Estates and Trusts Estates and trusts also must pay estimated tax. 2010 tax file free However, estates (and certain grantor trusts that receive the residue of the decedent's estate under the decedent's will) are exempt from paying estimated tax for the first 2 years after the decedent's death. 2010 tax file free Estates and trusts must use Form 1041-ES, Estimated Income Tax for Estates and Trusts, to figure and pay estimated tax. 2010 tax file free How To Figure Estimated Tax To figure your estimated tax, you must figure your expected AGI, taxable income, taxes, deductions, and credits for the year. 2010 tax file free When figuring your 2014 estimated tax, it may be helpful to use your income, deductions, and credits for 2013 as a starting point. 2010 tax file free Use your 2013 federal tax return as a guide. 2010 tax file free You can use Form 1040-ES to figure your estimated tax. 2010 tax file free Nonresident aliens use Form 1040-ES (NR) to figure estimated tax. 2010 tax file free You must make adjustments both for changes in your own situation and for recent changes in the tax law. 2010 tax file free Some of these changes are discussed under What's New for 2014 , earlier. 2010 tax file free For information about these and other changes in the law, visit the IRS website at IRS. 2010 tax file free gov. 2010 tax file free The instructions for Form 1040-ES include a worksheet to help you figure your estimated tax. 2010 tax file free Keep the worksheet for your records. 2010 tax file free 2014 Estimated Tax Worksheet Use Worksheet 2-1 to help guide you through the information about completing the 2014 Estimated Tax Worksheet. 2010 tax file free You can also find a copy of the worksheet in the Instructions for Form 1040-ES. 2010 tax file free Expected AGI—Line 1 Your expected AGI for 2014 (line 1) is your expected total income minus your expected adjustments to income. 2010 tax file free Total income. 2010 tax file free   Include in your total income all the income you expect to receive during the year, even income that is subject to withholding. 2010 tax file free However, do not include income that is tax exempt. 2010 tax file free   Total income includes all income and loss for 2014 that, if you had received it in 2013, would have been included on your 2013 tax return in the total on line 22 of Form 1040, line 15 of Form 1040A, or line 4 of Form 1040EZ. 2010 tax file free Social security and railroad retirement benefits. 2010 tax file free If you expect to receive social security or tier 1 railroad retirement benefits during 2014, use Worksheet 2-2 to figure the amount of expected taxable benefits you should include on line 1. 2010 tax file free Adjustments to income. 2010 tax file free   Be sure to subtract from your expected total income all of the adjustments you expect to take on your 2014 tax return. 2010 tax file free Self-employed. 2010 tax file free If you expect to have income from self-employment, use Worksheet 2-3 to figure your expected self-employment tax and your allowable deduction for self-employment tax. 2010 tax file free Include the amount from Worksheet 2-3 in your expected adjustments to income. 2010 tax file free If you file a joint return and both you and your spouse have net earnings from self-employment, each of you must complete a separate worksheet. 2010 tax file free Expected Taxable Income— Lines 2–5 Reduce your expected AGI for 2014 (line 1) by either your expected itemized deductions or your standard deduction and by your exemptions (lines 2 through 5). 2010 tax file free Itemized deductions—line 2. 2010 tax file free   If you expect to claim itemized deductions on your 2014 tax return, enter the estimated amount on line 2. 2010 tax file free   Itemized deductions are the deductions that can be claimed on Schedule A (Form 1040). 2010 tax file free    For 2014, your total itemized deductions may be reduced if your AGI is more than the amount shown next for your filing status. 2010 tax file free Single $254,200 Married filing jointly or qualifying widow(er) $305,050 Married filing separately $152,525 Head of household $279,650   If you expect your AGI to be more than this amount, use Worksheet 2-5 to figure the amount to enter on line 2. 2010 tax file free Standard deduction—line 2. 2010 tax file free   If you expect to claim the standard deduction on your 2014 tax return, enter the amount on line 2. 2010 tax file free Use Worksheet 2-4 to figure your standard deduction. 2010 tax file free No standard deduction. 2010 tax file free   The standard deduction for some individuals is zero. 2010 tax file free Your standard deduction will be zero if you: File a separate return and your spouse itemizes deductions, Are a dual-status alien, or File a return for a period of less than 12 months because you change your accounting period. 2010 tax file free Exemptions—line 4. 2010 tax file free   After you have subtracted either your expected itemized deductions or your standard deduction from your expected AGI, reduce the amount remaining by $3,950 for each exemption you expect to take on your 2014 tax return. 2010 tax file free If another person (such as your parent) can claim an exemption for you on his or her tax return, you cannot claim your own personal exemption. 2010 tax file free This is true even if the other person will not claim your exemption or the exemption will be reduced or eliminated under the phaseout rule. 2010 tax file free    For 2014, your deduction for personal exemption is reduced if your AGI is more than the amount shown next for your filing status. 2010 tax file free Single $254,200 Married filing jointly or qualifying widow(er) $305,050 Married filing separately $152,525 Head of household $279,650   If you expect your AGI to be more than this amount, use Worksheet 2-6 to figure the amount to enter on line 4. 2010 tax file free Expected Taxes and Credits— Lines 6–13c After you have figured your expected taxable income (line 5), follow the steps next to figure your expected taxes, credits, and total tax for 2014. 2010 tax file free Most people will have entries for only a few of these steps. 2010 tax file free However, you should check every step to be sure you do not overlook anything. 2010 tax file free Step 1. 2010 tax file free   Figure your expected income tax (line 6). 2010 tax file free Generally, you will use the 2014 Tax Rate Schedules, later, to figure your expected income tax. 2010 tax file free   However, see below for situations where you must use a different method to compute your estimated tax. 2010 tax file free Tax on child's investment income. 2010 tax file free   You must use a special method to figure tax on the income of the following children who have more than $2,000 of investment income. 2010 tax file free Children under age 18 at the end of 2014. 2010 tax file free The following children if their earned income is not more than half their support. 2010 tax file free Children age 18 at the end of 2014. 2010 tax file free Children who are full-time students over age 18 and under age 24 at the end of 2014. 2010 tax file free See Publication 929, Tax Rules for Children and Dependents. 2010 tax file free Although the ages and dollar amounts in the publication may be different in the 2014 revision, this reference will give you basic information for figuring the tax. 2010 tax file free Tax on net capital gain. 2010 tax file free   The regular income tax rates for individuals do not apply to a net capital gain. 2010 tax file free Instead, your net capital gain is taxed at a lower maximum rate. 2010 tax file free   The term “net capital gain” means the amount by which your net long-term capital gain for the year is more than your net short-term capital loss. 2010 tax file free Tax on capital gain and qualified dividends. 2010 tax file free If the amount on line 1 includes a net capital gain or qualified dividends, use Worksheet 2-7 to figure your tax. 2010 tax file free Note. 2010 tax file free For 2014, your capital gains and dividends rate will depend on your income. 2010 tax file free Tax if excluding foreign earned income or excluding or deducting foreign housing. 2010 tax file free If you expect to claim the foreign earned income exclusion or the housing exclusion or deduction on Form 2555 or Form 2555-EZ, use Worksheet 2-8 to figure your estimated tax. 2010 tax file free Step 2. 2010 tax file free   Total your expected taxes (line 8). 2010 tax file free Include on line 8 the sum of the following. 2010 tax file free Your tax on line 6. 2010 tax file free Your expected alternative minimum tax (AMT) from Form 6251, or included on Form 1040A. 2010 tax file free Your expected additional taxes from Form 8814, Parents' Election To Report Child's Interest and Dividends, and Form 4972, Tax on Lump-Sum Distributions. 2010 tax file free Any recapture of education credits. 2010 tax file free Step 3. 2010 tax file free   Subtract your expected credits (line 9). 2010 tax file free If you are using your 2013 return as a guide and filed Form 1040, your total credits for 2013 were shown on line 54. 2010 tax file free If you filed Form 1040A, your total credits for 2013 were on line 34. 2010 tax file free   If your credits on line 9 are more than your taxes on line 8, enter “-0-” on line 10 and go to Step 4. 2010 tax file free Step 4. 2010 tax file free   Add your expected self-employment tax (line 11). 2010 tax file free You already should have figured your self-employment tax (see Self-employed under Expected AGI—Line 1, earlier). 2010 tax file free Step 5. 2010 tax file free   Add your expected other taxes (line 12). 2010 tax file free   Other taxes include the following. 2010 tax file free Additional tax on early distributions from: An IRA or other qualified retirement plan, A tax-sheltered annuity, or A modified endowment contract entered into after June 20, 1988. 2010 tax file free Household employment taxes if: You will have federal income tax withheld from wages, pensions, annuities, gambling winnings, or other income, or You would be required to make estimated tax payments even if you did not include household employment taxes when figuring your estimated tax. 2010 tax file free Amounts written on Form 1040 on the line for “other taxes” (line 60 on the 2013 Form 1040). 2010 tax file free But, do not include recapture of a federal mortgage subsidy; tax on excess golden parachute payments; look-back interest due under section 167(g) or 460(b) of the Internal Revenue Code; excise tax on insider stock compensation from an expatriated corporation; uncollected social security and Medicare tax or RRTA tax on tips or group-term life insurance; or additional tax on advance payments of health coverage tax credit when not eligible. 2010 tax file free Repayment of the first-time homebuyer credit. 2010 tax file free See Form 5405. 2010 tax file free Additional Medicare Tax. 2010 tax file free A 0. 2010 tax file free 9% Additional Medicare Tax applies to your combined Medicare wages and self-employment income and/or your RRTA compensation that exceeds the amount listed in the following chart, based on your filing status. 2010 tax file free Filing Status Threshold Amount Married filing jointly $250,000 Married filing separately $125,000 Single $200,000 Head of household $200,000 Qualifying Widow(er) $200,000 Medicare wages and self-employment income are combined to determine if your income exceeds the threshold. 2010 tax file free A self-employment loss should not be considered for purposes of this tax. 2010 tax file free RRTA compensation should be separately compared to the threshold. 2010 tax file free Your employer is responsible for withholding the 0. 2010 tax file free 9% Additional Medicare Tax on Medicare wages or RRTA compensation it pays to you in excess of $200,000 in 2014. 2010 tax file free You should consider this withholding, if applicable, in determining whether you need to make an estimated payment. 2010 tax file free For more information on Additional Medicare Tax, go to IRS. 2010 tax file free gov and enter “Additional Medicare Tax” in the search box. 2010 tax file free Net Investment Income Tax (NIIT). 2010 tax file free The NIIT is 3. 2010 tax file free 8% of the lesser of your net investment income or the excess of your modified adjusted gross income over the amount listed in the following chart, based on your filing status. 2010 tax file free Filing Status Threshold Amount Married filing jointly $250,000 Married filing separately $125,000 Single $200,000 Head of household $200,000 Qualifying Widow(er) $250,000 For more information on Net Investment Income Tax, go to IRS. 2010 tax file free gov and enter “Net Investment Income Tax” in the search box. 2010 tax file free Step 6. 2010 tax file free   Subtract your refundable credit (line 13b). 2010 tax file free   To figure your expected fuel tax credit, do not include fuel tax for the first three quarters of the year that you expect to have refunded to you. 2010 tax file free   The result of steps 1 through 6 is your total estimated tax for 2014 (line 13c). 2010 tax file free Required Annual Payment— Line 14c On lines 14a through 14c, figure the total amount you must pay for 2014, through withholding and estimated tax payments, to avoid paying a penalty. 2010 tax file free General rule. 2010 tax file free   The total amount you must pay is the smaller of: 90% of your total expected tax for 2014, or 100% of the total tax shown on your 2013 return. 2010 tax file free Your 2013 tax return must cover all 12 months. 2010 tax file free Special rules. 2010 tax file free   There are special rules for higher income taxpayers and for farmers and fishermen. 2010 tax file free Higher income taxpayers. 2010 tax file free   If your AGI for 2013 was more than $150,000 ($75,000 if your filing status for 2014 is married filing separately), substitute 110% for 100% in (2) above. 2010 tax file free This rule does not apply to farmers and fishermen. 2010 tax file free For 2013, AGI is the amount shown on Form 1040, line 37; Form 1040A, line 21; and Form 1040EZ, line 4. 2010 tax file free Example. 2010 tax file free   Jeremy Martin's total tax on his 2013 return was $42,581, and his expected tax for 2014 is $71,253. 2010 tax file free His 2013 AGI was $180,000. 2010 tax file free Because Jeremy had more than $150,000 of AGI in 2013, he figures his required annual payment as follows. 2010 tax file free He determines that 90% of his expected tax for 2014 is $64,128 (. 2010 tax file free 90 × $71,253). 2010 tax file free Next, he determines that 110% of the tax shown on his 2013 return is $46,839 (1. 2010 tax file free 10 x $42,581). 2010 tax file free Finally, he determines that his required annual payment is $46,839, the smaller of the two. 2010 tax file free Farmers and fishermen. 2010 tax file free   If at least two-thirds of your gross income for 2013 or 2014 is from farming or fishing, your required annual payment is the smaller of: 662/3% (. 2010 tax file free 6667) of your total tax for 2014, or 100% of the total tax shown on your 2013 return. 2010 tax file free (Your 2013 tax return must cover all 12 months. 2010 tax file free )   For definitions of “gross income from farming” and “gross income from fishing,” see Farmers and Fishermen , under Special Rules discussed earlier. 2010 tax file free Total tax for 2013—line 14b. 2010 tax file free   Your 2013 total tax, if you filed Form 1040, is the amount on line 61 reduced by the following. 2010 tax file free Unreported social security and Medicare tax or RRTA tax from Forms 4137 or 8919 (line 57). 2010 tax file free The following amounts from Form 5329 included on line 58. 2010 tax file free Any tax on excess contributions to IRAs, Archer MSAs, Coverdell education savings accounts, and health savings accounts. 2010 tax file free Any tax on excess accumulations in qualified retirement plans. 2010 tax file free The following write-ins on line 60. 2010 tax file free Excise tax on excess golden parachute payments (identified as “EPP”). 2010 tax file free Excise tax on insider stock compensation from an expatriated corporation (identified as “ISC”). 2010 tax file free Look-back interest due under section 167(g) (identified as “From Form 8866”). 2010 tax file free Look-back interest due under section 460(b) (identified as “From Form 8697”). 2010 tax file free Recapture of federal mortgage subsidy (identified as “FMSR”). 2010 tax file free Additional tax on advance payments of health coverage tax credit when not eligible (identified as “HCTC”). 2010 tax file free Uncollected social security and Medicare tax or RRTA tax on tips or group-term life insurance (identified as “UT”). 2010 tax file free Any refundable credit amounts. 2010 tax file free   If you filed Form 1040A, your 2013 total tax is the amount on line 35 reduced by any refundable credits. 2010 tax file free   If you filed Form 1040EZ, your 2013 total tax is the amount on line 10 reduced by the amount on line 8a. 2010 tax file free Total Estimated Tax Payments Needed—Line 16a Use lines 15 and 16a to figure the total estimated tax you may be required to pay for 2014. 2010 tax file free Subtract your expected withholding from your required annual payment (line 14c). 2010 tax file free You usually must pay this difference in four equal installments. 2010 tax file free See When To Pay Estimated Tax and How To Figure Each Payment . 2010 tax file free You do not have to pay estimated tax if: Line 14c minus line 15 is zero or less, or Line 13c minus line 15 is less than $1,000. 2010 tax file free Withholding—line 15. 2010 tax file free   Your expected withholding for 2014 (line 15) includes the income tax you expect to be withheld from all sources (wages, pensions and annuities, etc. 2010 tax file free ). 2010 tax file free It includes excess social security, and tier 1 railroad retirement tax you expect to be withheld from your wages and compensation. 2010 tax file free For this purpose, you will have excess social security or tier 1 railroad retirement tax withholding for 2014 only if your wages and compensation from two or more employers are more than $117,000. 2010 tax file free See Excess Social Security or Railroad Retirement Tax Withholding in chapter 3. 2010 tax file free   It also includes Additional Medicare Tax you expect to be withheld from your wages or compensation. 2010 tax file free Your employer is responsible for withholding the 0. 2010 tax file free 9% Additional Medicare Tax on Medicare wages or RRTA compensation it pays to you in excess of $200,000. 2010 tax file free When To Pay Estimated Tax For estimated tax purposes, the year is divided into four payment periods. 2010 tax file free Each period has a specific payment due date. 2010 tax file free If you do not pay enough tax by the due date of each of the payment periods, you may be charged a penalty even if you are due a refund when you file your income tax return. 2010 tax file free If a payment is mailed, the date of the U. 2010 tax file free S. 2010 tax file free postmark is considered the date of payment. 2010 tax file free The payment periods and due dates for estimated tax payments are shown next. 2010 tax file free For exceptions to the dates listed, see Saturday, Sunday, holiday rule below. 2010 tax file free For the period: Due date: Jan. 2010 tax file free 11 – March 31 April 15 April 1 – May 31 June 16 June 1 – August 31 September 15 Sept. 2010 tax file free 1 – Dec. 2010 tax file free 31 January 15  next year2 1If your tax year does not begin on January 1,  see Fiscal year taxpayers . 2010 tax file free 2See January payment . 2010 tax file free Saturday, Sunday, holiday rule. 2010 tax file free   If the due date for an estimated tax payment falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, the payment will be on time if you make it on the next day that is not a Saturday, Sunday, or a holiday. 2010 tax file free January payment. 2010 tax file free   If you file your 2014 Form 1040 or Form 1040A by February 2, 2015, and pay the rest of the tax you owe, you do not need to make the payment due on January 15, 2015. 2010 tax file free Example. 2010 tax file free Janet Adams does not pay any estimated tax for 2014. 2010 tax file free She files her 2014 income tax return and pays the balance due shown on her return on January 26, 2015. 2010 tax file free Janet's estimated tax for the fourth payment period is considered to have been paid on time. 2010 tax file free However, she may owe a penalty for not making the first three estimated tax payments, if required. 2010 tax file free Any penalty for not making those payments will be figured up to January 26, 2015. 2010 tax file free Fiscal year taxpayers. 2010 tax file free   If your tax year does not start on January 1, your payment due dates are: The 15th day of the 4th month of your fiscal year, The 15th day of the 6th month of your fiscal year, The 15th day of the 9th month of your fiscal year, and The 15th day of the 1st month after the end of your fiscal year. 2010 tax file free   You do not have to make the last payment listed above if you file your income tax return by the last day of the first month after the end of your fiscal year and pay all the tax you owe with your return. 2010 tax file free When To Start You do not have to make estimated tax payments until you have income on which you will owe income tax. 2010 tax file free If you have income subject to estimated tax during the first payment period, you must make your first payment by the due date for the first payment period. 2010 tax file free You have several options when paying estimated taxes. 2010 tax file free You can: apply an overpayment from the previous tax year, pay all your estimated tax by the due date of your first payment, or pay it in installments. 2010 tax file free If you choose to pay in installments, make your first payment by the due date for the first payment period. 2010 tax file free Make your remaining installment payments by the due dates for the later periods. 2010 tax file free To avoid any estimated tax penalties, all installments must be paid by their due date and for the required amount. 2010 tax file free No income subject to estimated tax during first period. 2010 tax file free   If you do not have income subject to estimated tax until a later payment period, you must make your first payment by the due date for that period. 2010 tax file free You can pay your entire estimated tax by the due date for that period or you can pay it in installments by the due date for that period and the due dates for the remaining periods. 2010 tax file free Table 2-1 shows the dates for making installment payments. 2010 tax file free    Table 2-1. 2010 tax file free Due Dates for Estimated Tax Installment Payments If you first have income on which you must pay estimated tax: Make a payment  by:* Make later  installments  by:* Before April 1 April 15 June 16     Sept. 2010 tax file free 15     Jan. 2010 tax file free 15 next year April 1–May 31 June 16 Sept. 2010 tax file free 15     Jan. 2010 tax file free 15 next year June 1–Aug. 2010 tax file free 31 Sept. 2010 tax file free 15 Jan. 2010 tax file free 15 next year After Aug. 2010 tax file free 31 Jan. 2010 tax file free 15 next year (None) *See January payment and Saturday, Sunday, holiday rule . 2010 tax file free How much to pay to avoid penalty. 2010 tax file free   To determine how much you should pay by each payment due date, see How To Figure Each Payment , later. 2010 tax file free Farmers and Fishermen If at least two-thirds of your gross income for 2013 or 2014 is from farming or fishing, you have only one payment due date for your 2014 estimated tax, January 15, 2015. 2010 tax file free The due dates for the first three payment periods, discussed under When To Pay Estimated Tax , earlier, do not apply to you. 2010 tax file free If you file your 2014 Form 1040 by March 2, 2015, and pay all the tax you owe at that time, you do not need to make an estimated tax payment. 2010 tax file free Fiscal year farmers and fishermen. 2010 tax file free   If you are a farmer or fisherman, but your tax year does not start on January 1, you can either: Pay all your estimated tax by the 15th day after the end of your tax year, or File your return and pay all the tax you owe by the 1st day of the 3rd month after the end of your tax year. 2010 tax file free How To Figure Each Payment After you have figured your total estimated tax, figure how much you must pay by the due date of each payment period. 2010 tax file free You should pay enough by each due date to avoid a penalty for that period. 2010 tax file free If you do not pay enough during any payment period, you may be charged a penalty even if you are due a refund when you file your tax return. 2010 tax file free The penalty is discussed in chapter 4. 2010 tax file free Regular Installment Method If your first estimated tax payment is due April 15, 2014, you can figure your required payment for each period by dividing your annual estimated tax due (line 16a of the 2014 Estimated Tax Worksheet (Worksheet 2-1)) by 4. 2010 tax file free Enter this amount on line 17. 2010 tax file free However, use this method only if your income is basically the same throughout the year. 2010 tax file free Change in estimated tax. 2010 tax file free   After you make an estimated tax payment, changes in your income, adjustments, deductions, credits, or exemptions may make it necessary for you to refigure your estimated tax. 2010 tax file free Pay the unpaid balance of your amended estimated tax by the next payment due date after the change or in installments by that date and the due dates for the remaining payment periods. 2010 tax file free If you do not receive your income evenly throughout the year, your required estimated tax payments may not be the same for each period. 2010 tax file free See Annualized Income Installment Method . 2010 tax file free Amended estimated tax. 2010 tax file free If you refigure your estimated tax during the year, or if your first estimated tax payment is due after April 15, 2014, figure your required payment for each remaining payment period using Worksheet 2-14. 2010 tax file free Example. 2010 tax file free Early in 2014, Mira Roberts figures that her estimated tax due is $1,800. 2010 tax file free She makes estimated tax payments on April 15 and June 16 of $450 each ($1,800 ÷ 4). 2010 tax file free On July 10, she sells investment property at a gain. 2010 tax file free Her refigured estimated tax is $4,100. 2010 tax file free Her required estimated tax payment for the third payment period is $2,175, as shown in her filled-in Worksheet 2-14. 2010 tax file free If Mira's estimated tax does not change again, her required estimated tax payment for the fourth payment period will be $1,025. 2010 tax file free Worksheet 2-14. 2010 tax file free Amended Estimated Tax Worksheet—Illustrated               1. 2010 tax file free Amended total estimated tax due 1. 2010 tax file free $4,100 2. 2010 tax file free Multiply line 1 by:           50% (. 2010 tax file free 50) if next payment is due June 16, 2014           75% (. 2010 tax file free 75) if next payment is due September 15,  2014           100% (1. 2010 tax file free 00) if next payment is due January 15,  2015 2. 2010 tax file free 3,075     3. 2010 tax file free Estimated tax payments for all previous periods 3. 2010 tax file free 900     4. 2010 tax file free Next required payment: Subtract line 3 from line 2 and enter the result (but not less than zero) here and on your payment voucher for your next required payment 4. 2010 tax file free $2,175       Note. 2010 tax file free If the payment on line 4 is due January 15, 2015, stop here. 2010 tax file free Otherwise, go to line 5. 2010 tax file free         5. 2010 tax file free Add lines 3 and 4 5. 2010 tax file free 3,075 6. 2010 tax file free Subtract line 5 from line 1 and enter the result (but not less than zero) 6. 2010 tax file free 1,025 7. 2010 tax file free Each following required payment: If the payment on line 4 is due June 16, 2014, enter one-half of the amount on line 6 here and on the payment vouchers for your payments due September 15, 2014, and January 15, 2015. 2010 tax file free If the amount on line 4 is due September 15, 2014, enter the amount from line 6 here and on the payment voucher for your payment due January 15, 2015 7. 2010 tax file free $1,025 Worksheet 2-14. 2010 tax file free Amended Estimated Tax Worksheet—Blank               1. 2010 tax file free Amended total estimated tax due 1. 2010 tax file free   2. 2010 tax file free Multiply line 1 by:           50% (. 2010 tax file free 50) if next payment is due June 16, 2014           75% (. 2010 tax file free 75) if next payment is due September 15,  2014           100% (1. 2010 tax file free 00) if next payment is due January 15,  2015 2. 2010 tax file free       3. 2010 tax file free Estimated tax payments for all previous periods 3. 2010 tax file free       4. 2010 tax file free Next required payment: Subtract line 3 from line 2 and enter the result (but not less than zero) here and on your payment voucher for your next required payment 4. 2010 tax file free         Note. 2010 tax file free If the payment on line 4 is due January 15, 2015, stop here. 2010 tax file free Otherwise, go to line 5. 2010 tax file free         5. 2010 tax file free Add lines 3 and 4 5. 2010 tax file free   6. 2010 tax file free Subtract line 5 from line 1 and enter the result (but not less than zero) 6. 2010 tax file free   7. 2010 tax file free Each following required payment: If the payment on line 4 is due June 16, 2014, enter one-half of the amount on line 6 here and on the payment vouchers for your payments due September 15, 2014, and January 15, 2015. 2010 tax file free If the amount on line 4 is due September 15, 2014, enter the amount from line 6 here and on the payment voucher for your payment due January 15, 2015 7. 2010 tax file free   Underpayment penalty. 2010 tax file free   The penalty is figured separately for each payment period. 2010 tax file free If you figure your payments using the regular installment method and later refigure your payments because of an increase in income, you may be charged a penalty for underpayment of estimated tax for the period(s) before you changed your payments. 2010 tax file free To see how you may be able to avoid or reduce this penalty, see Annualized Income Installment Method (Schedule AI) in chapter 4. 2010 tax file free Annualized Income Installment Method If you do not receive your income evenly throughout the year (for example, your income from a repair shop you operate is much larger in the summer than it is during the rest of the year), your required estimated tax payment for one or more periods may be less than the amount figured using the regular installment method. 2010 tax file free The annualized income installment method annualizes your tax at the end of each period based on a reasonable estimate of your income, deductions, and other items relating to events that occurred from the beginning of the tax year through the end of the period. 2010 tax file free To see whether you can pay less for any period, complete the 2014 Annualized Estimated Tax Worksheet (Worksheet 2-9). 2010 tax file free You first must complete the 2014 Estimated Tax Worksheet (Worksheet 2-1) through line 16b. 2010 tax file free Use the result you figure on line 32 of Worksheet 2-9 to make your estimated tax payments and complete your payment vouchers. 2010 tax file free Note. 2010 tax file free If you use the annualized income installment method to figure your estimated tax payments, you must file Form 2210 with your 2014 tax return. 2010 tax file free See Annualized Income Installment Method (Schedule AI) in chapter 4 for more information. 2010 tax file free Instructions for the 2014 Annualized Estimated Tax Worksheet (Worksheet 2-9) Use Worksheet 2-9 to help you follow these instructions. 2010 tax file free The purpose of this worksheet is to determine your estimated tax liability as your income accumulates throughout the year, rather than dividing your entire year's estimated tax liability by four as if your income was earned equally throughout the year. 2010 tax file free The top of the worksheet shows the dates for each payment period. 2010 tax file free The periods build; that is, each period includes all previous periods. 2010 tax file free After the end of each payment period, complete the corresponding worksheet column to figure the payment due for that period. 2010 tax file free Line 1. 2010 tax file free   Enter your AGI for the period. 2010 tax file free This is your gross income for the period, including your share of partnership or S corporation income or loss, minus your adjustments to income for that period. 2010 tax file free See Expected AGI—Line 1 , earlier. 2010 tax file free Self-employment income. 2010 tax file free   If you had self-employment income, first complete Section B of this worksheet. 2010 tax file free Use the amounts on line 43 when figuring your expected AGI to enter in each column of Section A, line 1. 2010 tax file free Line 4. 2010 tax file free   Be sure to consider all deduction limits figured on Schedule A (Form 1040), such as reducing your medical expenses by 10% (7. 2010 tax file free 5% if either you or your spouse was born before January 2, 1950) or reducing certain miscellaneous deductions by 2% of your AGI. 2010 tax file free Figure your deduction limits using your expected AGI in the corresponding column of line 1 (2014 Annualized Estimated Tax Worksheet (Worksheet 2-9)). 2010 tax file free Line 6. 2010 tax file free   Multiply line 4 by line 5 and enter the result on line 6 unless line 3 is more than $305,050 if married filing jointly or qualifying widow(er), $279,650 if head of household, $254,200 if single, or $152,525 if married filing separately. 2010 tax file free In that case, use Worksheet 2-10 to figure the amount to enter on line 6. 2010 tax file free Complete Worksheet 2–10 for each period, as necessary. 2010 tax file free Line 7. 2010 tax file free   If you will not itemize your deductions, use Worksheet 2-4 to figure your standard deduction. 2010 tax file free Line 10. 2010 tax file free   Multiply $3,950 by your total expected exemptions and enter the result on line 10 unless line 3 is more than $305,050 if married filing jointly or qualifying widow(er), $279,650 if head of household, $254,200 if single, or $152,525 if married filing separately. 2010 tax file free   In that case, use Worksheet 2-11 to figure the amount to enter on line 10. 2010 tax file free Line 12. 2010 tax file free   Generally, you will use the Tax Rate Schedules to figure the tax on your annualized income. 2010 tax file free However, see below for situations where you must use a different method to compute your estimated tax. 2010 tax file free Tax on child's investment income. 2010 tax file free   You must use a special method to figure tax on the income of the following children who have more than $2,000 of investment income. 2010 tax file free Children under age 18 at the end of 2014. 2010 tax file free The following children if their earned income is not more than half their support. 2010 tax file free Children age 18 at the end of 2014. 2010 tax file free Children who are full-time students over age 18 and under age 24 at the end of 2014. 2010 tax file free See Publication 929. 2010 tax file free Tax on net capital gain. 2010 tax file free   The regular income tax rates for individuals do not apply to a net capital gain. 2010 tax file free Instead, your net capital gain is taxed at a lower maximum rate. 2010 tax file free   The term “net capital gain” means the amount by which your net long-term capital gain for the year is more than your net short-term capital loss. 2010 tax file free Tax on qualified dividends and capital gains. 2010 tax file free   For 2014, your capital gain and dividends rate will depend on your income. 2010 tax file free Tax on capital gain or qualified dividends. 2010 tax file free If the amount on line 1 includes a net capital gain or qualified dividends, use Worksheet 2-12 to figure the amount to enter on line 12. 2010 tax file free Tax if excluding foreign earned income or excluding or deducting foreign housing. 2010 tax file free If you expect to claim the foreign earned income exclusion or the housing exclusion or deduction on Form 2555 or Form 2555-EZ, use Worksheet 2-13 to figure the amount to enter on line 12. 2010 tax file free Line 13. 2010 tax file free   If you file Form 1040, add the tax from Forms 8814, 4972, and 6251 for the period. 2010 tax file free If you file Form 1040A, add the amount from the Alternative Minimum Tax Worksheet found in the instructions. 2010 tax file free Also include any recapture of an education credit for each period. 2010 tax file free You may owe this tax if you claimed an education credit in an earlier year and you received either tax-free educational assistance or a refund of qualifying expenses for the same student after filing your 2013 return. 2010 tax file free   Use the 2013 forms or worksheets to see if you will owe any of the taxes discussed above. 2010 tax file free Figure the tax based on your income and deductions during the period shown in the column headings. 2010 tax file free Multiply this amount by the annualization amounts shown for each column on line 2 of the 2014 Annualized Estimated Tax Worksheet (Worksheet 2-9). 2010 tax file free Enter the result on line 13 of this worksheet. 2010 tax file free Line 15. 2010 tax file free   Include all the nonrefundable credits you expect to claim because of events that will occur during the period. 2010 tax file free Note. 2010 tax file free When figuring your credits for each period, annualize any item of income or deduction to figure each credit. 2010 tax file free For example, if you need to use your AGI to figure a credit, use line 3 of Worksheet 2-9 to figure the credit for each column. 2010 tax file free Line 18. 2010 tax file free   Add your expected other taxes. 2010 tax file free   Other taxes include the following. 2010 tax file free Additional tax on early distributions from: An IRA or other qualified retirement plan, A tax-sheltered annuity, or A modified endowment contract entered into after June 20, 1988. 2010 tax file free Household employment taxes if: You will have federal income tax withheld from wages, pensions, annuities, gambling winnings, or other income, or You would be required to make estimated tax payments even if you did not include household employment taxes when figuring your estimated tax. 2010 tax file free Amounts on Form 1040 written on the line for “other taxes” (line 60 on the 2013 Form 1040). 2010 tax file free But do not include recapture of a federal mortgage subsidy; tax on excess golden parachute payments; look-back interest due under section 167(g) or 460(b) of the Internal Revenue Code; excise tax on insider stock compensation from an expatriated corporation; uncollected social security, Medicare, or RRTA tax on tips or group-term life insurance; or additional tax on advance payments of health coverage tax credit when not eligible. 2010 tax file free Repayment of the first-time homebuyer credit if the home will cease to be your main home in 2014. 2010 tax file free See Form 5405 for exceptions. 2010 tax file free Additional Medicare Tax. 2010 tax file free A 0. 2010 tax file free 9% Additional Medicare Tax applies to your combined Medicare wages and self-employment income and/or your RRTA compensation that exceeds the amount listed in the following chart, based on your filing status. 2010 tax file free Filing Status Threshold Amount Married filing jointly $250,000 Married filing separately $125,000 Single $200,000 Head of household $200,000 Qualifying Widow(er) $200,000 Medicare wages and self-employment income are combined to determine if your income exceeds the threshold. 2010 tax file free A self-employment loss should not be considered for purposes of this tax. 2010 tax file free RRTA compensation should be separately compared to the threshold. 2010 tax file free Your employer is responsible for withholding the 0. 2010 tax file free 9% Additional Medicare Tax on Medicare wages or RRTA compensation it pays you in excess of $200,000 in 2014. 2010 tax file free You should consider this withholding, if applicable, in determining whether you need to make an estimated payment. 2010 tax file free For more information on Additional Medicare Tax, go to IRS. 2010 tax file free gov and enter “Additional Medicare Tax” in the search box. 2010 tax file free Net Investment Income Tax (NIIT). 2010 tax file free The NIIT is 3. 2010 tax file free 8% of the lesser of your net investment income or the excess of your modified adjusted gross income over a specified threshold amount. 2010 tax file free Threshold amounts: Filing Status Threshold Amount Married filing jointly $250,000 Married filing separately $125,000 Single $200,000 Head of household $200,000 Qualifying Widow(er) $250,000 For more information on Net Investment Income Tax, go to IRS. 2010 tax file free gov and enter “Net Investment Income Tax” in the search box. 2010 tax file free Line 20. 2010 tax file free   Include all the refundable credits (other than withholding credits) you can claim because of events that occurred during the period. 2010 tax file free Note. 2010 tax file free When figuring your refundable credits for each period, annualize any item of income or deduction used to figure each credit. 2010 tax file free Line 29. 2010 tax file free   If line 28 is smaller than line 25 and you are not certain of the estimate of your 2014 tax, you can avoid a penalty by entering the amount from line 25 on line 29. 2010 tax file free Line 31. 2010 tax file free   For each period, include estimated tax payments made and any excess social security and railroad retirement tax. 2010 tax file free   Also include estimated federal income tax withholding. 2010 tax file free One-fourth of your estimated withholding is considered withheld on the due date of each payment period. 2010 tax file free To figure the amount to include on line 31 for each period, multiply your total expected withholding for 2014 by: 25% (. 2010 tax file free 25) for the first period, 50% (. 2010 tax file free 50) for the second period, 75% (. 2010 tax file free 75) for the third period, and 100% (1. 2010 tax file free 00) for the fourth period. 2010 tax file free   However, you may choose to include your withholding according to the actual dates on which the amounts will be withheld. 2010 tax file free For each period, include withholding made from the beginning of the period up to and including the payment due date. 2010 tax file free You can make this choice separately for the taxes withheld from your wages and all other withholding. 2010 tax file free For an explanation of what to include in withholding, see Total Estimated Tax Payments Needed—Line 16a , earlier. 2010 tax file free Nonresident aliens. 2010 tax file free   If you will file Form 1040NR and you do not receive wages as an employee subject to U. 2010 tax file free S. 2010 tax file free income tax withholding, the instructions for the worksheet are modified as follows. 2010 tax file free Skip column (a). 2010 tax file free On line 1, enter your income for the period that is effectively connected with a U. 2010 tax file free S. 2010 tax file free trade or business. 2010 tax file free On line 21, increase your entry by the amount determined by multiplying your income for the period that is not effectively connected with a U. 2010 tax file free S. 2010 tax file free trade or business by the following. 2010 tax file free 72% for column (b). 2010 tax file free 45% for column (c). 2010 tax file free 30% for column (d). 2010 tax file free However, if you can use a treaty rate lower than 30%, use the percentages determined by multiplying your treaty rate by 2. 2010 tax file free 4, 1. 2010 tax file free 5, and 1, respectively. 2010 tax file free On line 26, enter one-half of the amount from line 16c of the Form 1040-ES (NR) 2014 Estimated Tax Worksheet in column (b), and one-fourth in columns (c) and (d) of Worksheet 2-9. 2010 tax file free On lines 24 and 27, skip column (b). 2010 tax file free On line 31, if you do not use the actual withholding method, include one-half of your total expected withholding in column (b) and one-fourth in columns (c) and (d). 2010 tax file free See Publication 519 for more information. 2010 tax file free Estimated Tax Payments Not Required You do not have to pay estimated tax if your withholding in each payment period is at least as much as: One-fourth of your required annual payment, or Your required annualized income installment for that period. 2010 tax file free You also do not have to pay estimated tax if you will pay enough through withholding to keep the amount you will owe with your return under $1,000. 2010 tax file free How To Pay Estimated Tax There are several ways to pay estimated tax. 2010 tax file free Credit an overpayment on your 2013 return to your 2014 estimated tax. 2010 tax file free Pay by direct transfer from your bank account, or pay by credit or debit card using a pay-by-phone system or the Internet. 2010 tax file free Send in your payment (check or money order) with a payment voucher from Form 1040-ES. 2010 tax file free Credit an Overpayment If you show an overpayment of tax after completing your Form 1040 or Form 1040A for 2013, you can apply part or all of it to your estimated tax for 2014. 2010 tax file free On Form 1040, or Form 1040A, enter the amount you want credited to your estimated tax rather than refunded. 2010 tax file free Take the amount you have credited into account when figuring your estimated tax payments. 2010 tax file free If you timely file your 2013 return, treat the credit as a payment made on April 15, 2014. 2010 tax file free If you are a beneficiary of an estate or trust, and the trustee elects to credit 2014 trust payments of estimated tax to you, you can treat the amount credited as paid by you on January 15, 2015. 2010 tax file free If you choose to have an overpayment of tax credited to your estimated tax, you cannot have any of that amount refunded to you until you file your tax return for the following year. 2010 tax file free You also cannot use that overpayment in any other way. 2010 tax file free Example. 2010 tax file free When Kathleen finished filling out her 2013 tax return, she saw that she had overpaid her taxes by $750. 2010 tax file free Kathleen knew she would owe additional tax in 2014. 2010 tax file free She credited $600 of the overpayment to her 2014 estimated tax and had the remaining $150 refunded to her. 2010 tax file free In September, she amended her 2013 return by filing Form 1040X, Amended U. 2010 tax file free S. 2010 tax file free Individual Income Tax Return. 2010 tax file free It turned out that she owed $250 more in tax than she had thought. 2010 tax file free This reduced her 2013 overpayment from $750 to $500. 2010 tax file free Because the $750 had already been applied to her 2014 estimated tax or refunded to her, the IRS billed her for the additional $250 she owed, plus penalties and interest. 2010 tax file free Kathleen could not use any of the $600 she had credited to her 2014 estimated tax to pay this bill. 2010 tax file free Pay Online Paying online is convenient and secure and helps make sure we get your payments on time. 2010 tax file free You can make your estimated tax payments online when you e-file or at any time during the year. 2010 tax file free You can pay using either of the following electronic payment methods. 2010 tax file free Direct transfer from your bank account. 2010 tax file free Credit or debit card. 2010 tax file free To pay your taxes online or for more information, go to www. 2010 tax file free irs. 2010 tax file free gov/e-pay. 2010 tax file free Pay by Phone Paying by phone is another safe and secure method of paying electronically. 2010 tax file free Use one of the following methods. 2010 tax file free Direct transfer from your bank account. 2010 tax file free Credit or debit card. 2010 tax file free To pay by direct transfer from your bank account, call EFTPS Customer Service at 1-800-555-4477 (English), 1-800-244-4829 (Espanol), or TTY/TDD 1-800-733-4829. 2010 tax file free To pay using a credit or debit card, you can call one of the following service providers. 2010 tax file free There is a convenience fee charged by these providers that varies by provider, card type, and payment amount. 2010 tax file free WorldPay 1-888-9-PAY-TAXTM (1-888-972-9829) www. 2010 tax file free payUSAtax. 2010 tax file free com Official Payments Corporation 1-888-UPAY-TAXTM (1-888-872-9829) www. 2010 tax file free officialpayments. 2010 tax file free com Link2GOV Corporation 1-888-PAY-1040TM (1-888-729-1040) www. 2010 tax file free PAY1040. 2010 tax file free com For the latest details on how to pay by phone, go to www. 2010 tax file free irs. 2010 tax file free gov/e-pay. 2010 tax file free Pay by Check or Money Order Using the Estimated Tax Payment Voucher Each payment of estimated tax by check or money order must be accompanied by a payment voucher from Form 1040-ES. 2010 tax file free If you use your own envelopes (and not the window envelope that comes with the 1040-ES package), make sure you mail your payment vouchers to the address shown in the Form 1040-ES instructions for the place where you live. 2010 tax file free Do not use the address shown in the Form 1040 or Form 1040A instructions. 2010 tax file free If you did not pay estimated tax last year, get a copy of Form 1040-ES from the IRS (see chapter 5). 2010 tax file free Follow the instructions to make sure you use the vouchers correctly. 2010 tax file free Joint estimated tax payments. 2010 tax file free    If you file a joint return and are making joint estimated tax payments, enter the names and social security numbers on the payment voucher in the same order as they will appear on the joint return. 2010 tax file free Change of address. 2010 tax file free    You must notify the IRS if you are making estimated tax payments and you changed your address during the year. 2010 tax file free Complete Form 8822, Change of Address, and mail it to the address shown in the instructions for that form. 2010 tax file free Worksheets for Chapter 2 Use the following worksheets and tables to figure your correct estimated tax. 2010 tax file free IF you need. 2010 tax file free . 2010 tax file free . 2010 tax file free THEN use. 2010 tax file free . 2010 tax file free . 2010 tax file free 2014 Tax Rate Schedules   the 2014 Estimated Tax Worksheet Worksheet 2-1 to estimate your taxable social security and railroad retirement benefits—line 1 of ES Worksheet (or Annualized ES Worksheet (Worksheet 2-9)) Worksheet 2-2 to estimate your self-employment (SE) tax and your deduction for SE tax—lines 1 and 11 of ES Worksheet (lines 1 and 17 of Annualized ES Worksheet (Worksheet 2-9)) Worksheet 2-3 to estimate your standard deduction—line 2 of ES Worksheet (line 7 of Annualized ES Worksheet (Worksheet 2-9)) Worksheet 2-4 to reduce your itemized deductions because your estimated AGI is more than $152,525—line 2 of ES Worksheet Worksheet 2-5 to reduce your exemption amount because your estimated AGI is more than $152,525—line 4 of ES Worksheet Worksheet 2-6 to estimate your income tax if line 1 of your ES Worksheet includes a net capital gain or qualified dividends—line 6 of ES Worksheet Worksheet 2-7 to estimate your income tax if you expect to claim a foreign earned income exclusion or foreign housing exclusion or deduction on Form 2555 or Form 2555-EZ—line 6 of ES Worksheet Worksheet 2-8 the 2014 Annualized Estimated Tax Worksheet (Annualized ES Worksheet) Worksheet 2-9 to reduce your itemized deductions because your estimated annualized AGI is more than $152,525—line 6 of Annualized ES Worksheet Worksheet 2-10 to reduce your exemption amount because your estimated annualized AGI is more than $152,525—line 10 of Annualized ES Worksheet Worksheet 2-11 to estimate your income tax if line 1 of your Annualized ES Worksheet includes a net capital gain or qualified dividends—line 12 of Annualized ES Worksheet Worksheet 2-12 to estimate your income tax if you expect to claim a foreign earned income exclusion or foreign housing exclusion or deduction on Form 2555 or Form 2555-EZ—line 12 of Annualized ES Worksheet Worksheet 2-13 to refigure (amend) your estimated tax during the year Worksheet 2-14 2014 Tax Rate Schedules Do not use these Tax Rate Schedules to figure your 2013 taxes. 2010 tax file free Use them only to figure your 2014 estimated taxes. 2010 tax file free Schedule X—Use if your 2014 filing status is  Single Schedule Z—Use if your 2014 filing status is Head of household If line 5 is: The tax is:     If line 5 is: The tax is:     Over— But not  over—         of the  amount  over— Over— But not  over—         of the  amount  over— $0 $9,075     10. 2010 tax file free 0%   $0 $0 $12,950     10. 2010 tax file free 0%   $0 9,075 36,900 $907. 2010 tax file free 50 + 15. 2010 tax file free 0%   9,075 12,950 49,400 $1,295. 2010 tax file free 00 + 15. 2010 tax file free 0%   12,950 36,900 89,350 5,081. 2010 tax file free 25 + 25. 2010 tax file free 0%   36,900 49,400 127,550 6,762. 2010 tax file free 50 + 25. 2010 tax file free 0%   49,400 89,350 186,350 18,193. 2010 tax file free 75 + 28. 2010 tax file free 0%   89,350 127,550 206,600 26,300. 2010 tax file free 00 + 28. 2010 tax file free 0%   127,550 186,350 405,100 45,353. 2010 tax file free 75 + 33. 2010 tax file free 0%   186,350 206,600 405,100 48,434. 2010 tax file free 00 + 33. 2010 tax file free 0%   206,600 405,100 406,750 117,541. 2010 tax file free 25 + 35. 2010 tax file free 0%   405,100 405,100 432,200 113,939. 2010 tax file free 00 + 35. 2010 tax file free 0%   405,100 406,750 - - - - - - 118,118. 2010 tax file free 75 + 39. 2010 tax file free 6%   406,750 432,200 - - - - - - 123,424. 2010 tax file free 00 + 39. 2010 tax file free 6%   432,200 Schedule Y-1—Use if your 2014 filing status is Married filing jointly or Qualifying widow(er) Schedule Y-2—Use if your 2014 filing status is  Married filing separately If line 5 is: The tax is:     If line 5 is: The tax is:     Over— But not  over—         of the  amount  over— Over— But not  over—         of the  amount  over— $0 $18,150     10. 2010 tax file free 0%   $0 $0 $9,075     10. 2010 tax file free 0%   $0 18,150 73,800 $1,815. 2010 tax file free 00 + 15. 2010 tax file free 0%   18,150 9,075 36,900 $907. 2010 tax file free 50 + 15. 2010 tax file free 0%   9,075 73,800 148,850 10,162. 2010 tax file free 50 + 25. 2010 tax file free 0%   73,800 36,900 74,425 5,081. 2010 tax file free 25 + 25. 2010 tax file free 0%   36,900 148,850 226,850 28,925. 2010 tax file free 00 + 28. 2010 tax file free 0%   148,850 74,425 113,425 14,462. 2010 tax file free 50 + 28. 2010 tax file free 0%   74,425 226,850 405,100 50,765. 2010 tax file free 00 + 33. 2010 tax file free 0%   226,850 113,425 202,550 25,382. 2010 tax file free 50 + 33. 2010 tax file free 0%   113,425 405,100 457,600 109,587. 2010 tax file free 50 + 35. 2010 tax file free 0%   405,100 202,550 228,800 54,793. 2010 tax file free 75 + 35. 2010 tax file free 0%   202,550 457,600 - - - - - - 127,962. 2010 tax file free 50 + 39. 2010 tax file free 6%   457,600 228,800 - - - - - - 63,981. 2010 tax file free 25 + 39. 2010 tax file free 6%   228,800                             Worksheet 2-1. 2010 tax file free 2014 Estimated Tax Worksheet When this worksheet refers you to instructions, you can find those instructions in the Instructions for 2014 Form 1040-ES. 2010 tax file free 1 Adjusted gross income you expect in 2014 (see instructions) 1     2 If you plan to itemize deductions, enter the estimated total of your itemized deductions. 2010 tax file free  Caution: If line 1 is over $152,525, your deduction may be reduced. 2010 tax file free See Worksheet 2-5. 2010 tax file free If you do not plan to itemize deductions, enter your standard deduction. 2010 tax file free 2     3 Subtract line 2 from line 1 3     4 Exemptions. 2010 tax file free Multiply $3,950 by the number of personal exemptions. 2010 tax file free  Caution: If line 1 is over $152,525, the amount of your personal exemptions may be limited. 2010 tax file free See Worksheet 2-6. 2010 tax file free 4     5 Subtract line 4 from line 3 5     6 Tax. 2010 tax file free Figure your tax on the amount on line 5 by using the 2014 Tax Rate Schedules Caution: If you will have qualified dividends or a net capital gain, or expect to exclude or deduct foreign earned income or housing, see Worksheets 2-7 and 2-8 to figure the tax 6     7 Alternative minimum tax from Form 6251 or included on Form 1040A, line 28 7     8 Add lines 6 and 7. 2010 tax file free Add to this amount any other taxes you expect to include in the total on Form 1040, line 44 8     9 Credits (see instructions). 2010 tax file free Do not include any income tax withholding on this line 9     10 Subtract line 9 from line 8. 2010 tax file free If zero or less, enter -0- 10     11 Self-employment tax (see instructions) 11     12 Other taxes including, if applicable, Additional Medicare Tax and/or NIIT (see instructions) 12     13a Add lines 10 through 12 13a     b Earned income credit, additional child tax credit, fuel tax credit, and refundable American opportunity credit 13b     c Total 2014 estimated tax. 2010 tax file free Subtract line 13b from line 13a. 2010 tax file free If zero or less, enter -0- ▶ 13c     14a Multiply line 13c by 90% (662/3% for farmers and fishermen) 14a           b Required annual payment based on prior year's tax (see instructions) 14b           c Required annual payment to avoid a penalty. 2010 tax file free Enter the smaller of line 14a or 14b ▶ 14c        Caution: Generally, if you do not prepay (through income tax withholding and estimated tax payments) at least the amount on line 14c, you may owe a penalty for not paying enough estimated tax. 2010 tax file free To avoid a penalty, make sure your estimate on line 13c is as accurate as possible. 2010 tax file free Even if you pay the required annual payment, you may still owe tax when you file your return. 2010 tax file free If you prefer, you can pay the amount shown on line 13c. 2010 tax file free                         15 Income tax withheld and estimated to be withheld during 2014 (including income tax withholding on pensions, annuities, certain deferred income, etc. 2010 tax file free ) 15     16a Subtract line 15 from line 14c 16a             Is the result zero or less? □ Yes. 2010 tax file free Stop here. 2010 tax file free You are not required to make estimated tax payments. 2010 tax file free  □ No. 2010 tax file free Go to line 16b. 2010 tax file free             b Subtract line 15 from line 13c 16b             Is the result less than $1,000? □ Yes. 2010 tax file free Stop here. 2010 tax file free You are not required to make estimated tax payments. 2010 tax file free  □ No. 2010 tax file free Go to line 17 to figure your required payment. 2010 tax file free                         17 If the first payment you are required to make is due April 15, 2014, enter ¼ of line 16a (minus any 2013 overpayment that you are applying to this installment) here, and on your estimated tax payment voucher(s) if you are paying by check or money order 17     Worksheet 2-2. 2010 tax file free 2014 Estimated Tax Worksheet—Line 1 Estimated Taxable Social Security and Railroad Retirement Benefits Note. 2010 tax file free If you are using this worksheet to estimate your taxable social security or railroad retirement benefits for Worksheet 2-9, 2014 Annualized Estimated Tax Worksheet, multiply the expected amount of benefits for each period by the annualization amount shown on Worksheet 2-9, line 2, for the same period before entering it on line 1 below. 2010 tax file free     1. 2010 tax file free Enter your expected social security and railroad retirement benefits 1. 2010 tax file free   2. 2010 tax file free Enter one-half of line 1 2. 2010 tax file free   3. 2010 tax file free Enter your expected total income. 2010 tax file free Do not include any social security and railroad retirement benefits, nontaxable interest income, nontaxable IRA distributions, or nontaxable pension distributions 3. 2010 tax file free   4. 2010 tax file free Enter your expected nontaxable interest income 4. 2010 tax file free   5. 2010 tax file free Enter (as a positive amount) the total of any expected exclusions or deductions for: U. 2010 tax file free S. 2010 tax file free savings bond interest used for higher education expenses (Form 8815) Employer-provided adoption benefits (Form 8839) Foreign earned income or housing (Form 2555 or 2555-EZ) Income by bona fide residents of American Samoa (Form 4563) or Puerto Rico 5. 2010 tax file free   6. 2010 tax file free Add lines 2, 3, 4, and 5 6. 2010 tax file free   7. 2010 tax file free Enter your expected adjustments to income. 2010 tax file free Do not include any student loan interest deduction 7. 2010 tax file free   8. 2010 tax file free Subtract line 7 from line 6. 2010 tax file free If zero or less, stop here. 2010 tax file free  Note. 2010 tax file free Do not include any social security or railroad retirement benefits in the amount on line 1 of your 2014 Estimated Tax Worksheet (Worksheet 2-1) (or Annualized Estimated Tax Worksheet (Worksheet 2-9)) 8. 2010 tax file free   9. 2010 tax file free Enter $25,000 ($32,000 if you expect to file married filing jointly; $0 if you expect to file married filing separately and expect to live with your spouse at any time during the year) 9. 2010 tax file free   10. 2010 tax file free Subtract line 9 from line 8. 2010 tax file free If zero or less, stop here. 2010 tax file free  Note. 2010 tax file free Do not include any social security or railroad retirement benefits in the amount on line 1 of your Worksheet 2-1 (or Annualized Estimated Tax Worksheet (Worksheet 2-9)) 10. 2010 tax file free   11. 2010 tax file free Enter $9,000 ($12,000 if you expect to file married filing jointly; $0 if you expect to file married filing separately and expect to live with your spouse at any time during the year) 11. 2010 tax file free   12. 2010 tax file free Subtract line 11 from line 10. 2010 tax file free If zero or less, enter -0- 12. 2010 tax file free   13. 2010 tax file free Enter the smaller of line 10 or line 11 13. 2010 tax file free   14. 2010 tax file free Enter one-half of line 13 14. 2010 tax file free   15
Español

  • Did You Know? USCIS Forms and InfoPass Appointments are Free
    All too often, free services offered by USCIS are sold to unsuspecting individuals by those seeking to make a quick profit. This is frequently true of forms and InfoPass appointments. You can download USCIS forms for free on our website. You may also order hard copies by mail free of charge. Scheduling an InfoPass appointment is also free and you can do so online in a dozen languages. Don't be taken advantage of by predators looking to make a quick buck at your expense
  • FTC Offers Facts to Help U.S. Diversity Visa Lottery Applicants Avoid Fraud
    The Federal Trade Commission is offering information to help prospective immigrants avoid fraud when seeking green cards -- the right to live in the Unites States permanently. Even though the U.S. State Department's Diversity Immigrant Visa (DV) program is free and the agency does not authorize any other organization to notify applicants about the application process, some fraudulent businesses and lawyers charge substantial fees and misrepresent their "services."
  • Immigration Document Scams Hurt Those Trying to Do the Right Thing
    We often forget just what it means to have driver's license and social security card. Unfortunately, the scammers of the world haven't forgotten. A rapidly growing area of fraud in the U.S. involves taking advantage of those needing help with immigration processes.

The 2010 Tax File Free

2010 tax file free Part One -   The Income Tax Return The four chapters in this part provide basic information on the tax system. 2010 tax file free They take you through the first steps of filling out a tax return—such as deciding what your filing status is, how many exemptions you can take, and what form to file. 2010 tax file free They also discuss recordkeeping requirements, IRS e-file (electronic filing), certain penalties, and the two methods used to pay tax during the year: withholding and estimated tax. 2010 tax file free Table of Contents 1. 2010 tax file free   Filing InformationWhat's New Reminders Introduction Do I Have To File a Return?Individuals—In General Dependents Certain Children Under Age 19 or Full-Time Students Self-Employed Persons Aliens Who Should File Which Form Should I Use?Form 1040EZ Form 1040A Form 1040 Does My Return Have To Be on Paper?IRS e-file When Do I Have To File?Private delivery services. 2010 tax file free Extensions of Time To File How Do I Prepare My Return?When Do I Report My Income and Expenses? Social Security Number (SSN) Presidential Election Campaign Fund Computations Attachments Third Party Designee Signatures Paid Preparer Refunds Amount You Owe Gift To Reduce Debt Held by the Public Name and Address Where Do I File? What Happens After I File?What Records Should I Keep? Why Keep Records? Kinds of Records to Keep Basic Records How Long to Keep Records Refund Information Interest on Refunds Change of Address What If I Made a Mistake?Amended Returns and Claims for Refund Penalties Identity Theft 2. 2010 tax file free   Filing StatusWhat's New Introduction Useful Items - You may want to see: Marital StatusDivorced persons. 2010 tax file free Divorce and remarriage. 2010 tax file free Annulled marriages. 2010 tax file free Head of household or qualifying widow(er) with dependent child. 2010 tax file free Considered married. 2010 tax file free Same-sex marriage. 2010 tax file free Spouse died during the year. 2010 tax file free Married persons living apart. 2010 tax file free Single Married Filing JointlyFiling a Joint Return Married Filing SeparatelySpecial Rules Head of HouseholdConsidered Unmarried Keeping Up a Home Qualifying Person Qualifying Widow(er) With Dependent Child 3. 2010 tax file free   Personal Exemptions and DependentsWhat's New Introduction Useful Items - You may want to see: ExemptionsPersonal Exemptions Exemptions for Dependents Qualifying Child Qualifying Relative Phaseout of Exemptions Social Security Numbers for DependentsBorn and died in 2013. 2010 tax file free Taxpayer identification numbers for aliens. 2010 tax file free Taxpayer identification numbers for adoptees. 2010 tax file free 4. 2010 tax file free   Tax Withholding and Estimated TaxWhat's New for 2014 Reminders Introduction Useful Items - You may want to see: Tax Withholding for 2014Salaries and Wages Tips Taxable Fringe Benefits Sick Pay Pensions and Annuities Gambling Winnings Unemployment Compensation Federal Payments Backup Withholding Estimated Tax for 2014Who Does Not Have To Pay Estimated Tax Who Must Pay Estimated Tax How To Figure Estimated Tax When To Pay Estimated Tax How To Figure Each Payment How To Pay Estimated Tax Credit for Withholding and Estimated Tax for 2013Withholding Estimated Tax Underpayment Penalty for 2013 Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications