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2011 1040 form Publication 972 - Main Content Table of Contents Child Tax CreditQualifying Child Limits on the Credit Claiming the Credit Earned Income Additional Child Tax Credit How To Get Tax HelpLow Income Taxpayer Clinics Child Tax Credit This credit is for people who have a qualifying child as defined later. 2011 1040 form It is in addition to the credit for child and dependent care expenses (on Form 1040, line 48; Form 1040A, line 29; or Form 1040NR, line 46) and the earned income credit (on Form 1040, line 64a; or Form 1040A, line 38a). 2011 1040 form The maximum amount you can claim for the credit is $1,000 for each qualifying child. 2011 1040 form Qualifying Child A qualifying child for purposes of the child tax credit is a child who: Is your son, daughter, stepchild, foster child, brother, sister, stepbrother, stepsister, or a descendant of any of them (for example, your grandchild, niece, or nephew), Was under age 17 at the end of 2013, Did not provide over half of his or her own support for 2013, Lived with you for more than half of 2013 (see Exceptions to time lived with you , later), Is claimed as a dependent on your return, Does not file a joint return for the year (or files it only as a claim for refund), and Was a U. 2011 1040 form S. 2011 1040 form citizen, a U. 2011 1040 form S. 2011 1040 form national, or a U. 2011 1040 form S. 2011 1040 form resident alien. 2011 1040 form For more information, see Publication 519, U. 2011 1040 form S. 2011 1040 form Tax Guide for Aliens. 2011 1040 form If the child was adopted, see Adopted child , later. 2011 1040 form For each qualifying child, you must either check the box on Form 1040 or Form 1040A, line 6c, column (4); or Form 1040NR, line 7c, column (4). 2011 1040 form Example. 2011 1040 form Your 10-year-old nephew lives in Mexico and qualifies as your dependent. 2011 1040 form Because he is not a U. 2011 1040 form S. 2011 1040 form citizen, U. 2011 1040 form S. 2011 1040 form national, or U. 2011 1040 form S. 2011 1040 form resident alien, he is not a qualifying child for the child tax credit. 2011 1040 form Filers who have certain child dependents with an IRS Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN). 2011 1040 form   If you are claiming a child tax credit or additional child tax credit for a child identified on your tax return with an ITIN, you must complete Part I of Schedule 8812 (Form 1040A or 1040). 2011 1040 form   Although a child may be your dependent, you may only claim a child tax credit or additional child tax credit for a dependent who is a citizen, national, or resident of the United States. 2011 1040 form To be treated as a resident of the United States, a child generally will need to meet the requirements of the substantial presence test. 2011 1040 form For more information about the substantial presence test, see Publication 519, U. 2011 1040 form S. 2011 1040 form Tax Guide for Aliens. 2011 1040 form Adopted child. 2011 1040 form   An adopted child is always treated as your own child. 2011 1040 form An adopted child includes a child lawfully placed with you for legal adoption. 2011 1040 form   If you are a U. 2011 1040 form S. 2011 1040 form citizen or U. 2011 1040 form S. 2011 1040 form national and your adopted child lived with you all year as a member of your household in 2013, that child meets condition (7) above to be a qualifying child for the child tax credit. 2011 1040 form Exceptions to time lived with you. 2011 1040 form    A child is considered to have lived with you for more than half of 2013 if the child was born or died in 2013 and your home was this child's home for more than half the time he or she was alive. 2011 1040 form Temporary absences by you or the child for special circumstances, such as school, vacation, business, medical care, military service, or detention in a juvenile facility, count as time the child lived with you. 2011 1040 form   There are also exceptions for kidnapped children and children of divorced or separated parents. 2011 1040 form For details, see the instructions for line 6c in either the Form 1040 or Form 1040A instructions. 2011 1040 form Qualifying child of more than one person. 2011 1040 form   A special rule applies if your qualifying child is the qualifying child of more than one person. 2011 1040 form For details, see the instructions for line 6c in either the Form 1040 or Form 1040A instructions. 2011 1040 form Limits on the Credit You must reduce your child tax credit if either (1) or (2) applies. 2011 1040 form The amount on Form 1040, line 46; Form 1040A, line 28; or Form 1040NR, line 44, is less than the credit. 2011 1040 form If this amount is zero, you cannot take this credit because there is no tax to reduce. 2011 1040 form But you may be able to take the additional child tax credit. 2011 1040 form See Additional Child Tax Credit, later. 2011 1040 form Your modified adjusted gross income (AGI) is more than the amount shown below for your filing status. 2011 1040 form Married filing jointly – $110,000. 2011 1040 form Single, head of household, or qualifying widow(er) – $75,000. 2011 1040 form Married filing separately – $55,000. 2011 1040 form Modified AGI. 2011 1040 form   For purposes of the child tax credit, your modified AGI is your AGI plus the following amounts that may apply to you. 2011 1040 form Any amount excluded from income because of the exclusion of income from Puerto Rico. 2011 1040 form On the dotted line next to Form 1040, line 38, enter the amount excluded and identify it as “EPRI. 2011 1040 form ” Also attach a copy of any Form(s) 499R-2/W-2PR to your return. 2011 1040 form Any amount on line 45 or line 50 of Form 2555, Foreign Earned Income. 2011 1040 form Any amount on line 18 of Form 2555-EZ, Foreign Earned Income Exclusion. 2011 1040 form Any amount on line 15 of Form 4563, Exclusion of Income for Bona Fide Residents of American Samoa. 2011 1040 form   If you do not have any of the above, your modified AGI is the same as your AGI. 2011 1040 form AGI. 2011 1040 form   Your AGI is the amount on Form 1040, line 38; Form 1040A, line 22; or Form 1040NR, line 37. 2011 1040 form Claiming the Credit To claim the child tax credit, you must file Form 1040, Form 1040A, or Form 1040NR. 2011 1040 form You cannot claim the child tax credit on Form 1040EZ or Form 1040NR-EZ. 2011 1040 form You must provide the name and identification number (usually a social security number) on your tax return for each qualifying child. 2011 1040 form Earned Income You will need to figure your earned income using one of the worksheets that appear later in this publication if you are completing the Line 11 Worksheet , later, or Schedule 8812. 2011 1040 form Form 1040 or Form 1040NR filers, use the 1040 and 1040NR Filers — Earned Income Worksheet , later, to figure your earned income. 2011 1040 form Form 1040A filers, use the 1040A Filers —- Earned Income Worksheet , later. 2011 1040 form For this purpose, earned income includes only: Taxable earned income, and Nontaxable combat pay. 2011 1040 form Additional Child Tax Credit This credit is for certain individuals who get less than the full amount of the child tax credit. 2011 1040 form The additional child tax credit may give you a refund even if you do not owe any tax. 2011 1040 form How to claim the additional child tax credit. 2011 1040 form   To claim the additional child tax credit, follow the steps below. 2011 1040 form Make sure you figured the amount, if any, of your child tax credit. 2011 1040 form If you answered “Yes” on line 9 or line 10 of the Child Tax Credit Worksheet in the Form 1040, Form 1040A, or Form 1040NR instructions (or on line 13 of the Child Tax Credit Worksheet in this publication), use Parts II through IV of Schedule 8812 to see if you can take the additional child tax credit. 2011 1040 form If you have an additional child tax credit on line 13 of Schedule 8812, carry it to Form 1040, line 65; Form 1040A, line 39; or Form 1040NR, line 63. 2011 1040 form Child Tax Credit Worksheet This image is too large to be displayed in the current screen. 2011 1040 form Please click the link to view the image. 2011 1040 form Child tax worksheet - page 1. 2011 1040 form Child Tax Credit Worksheet—Continued This image is too large to be displayed in the current screen. 2011 1040 form Please click the link to view the image. 2011 1040 form Child tax worksheet - page 2. 2011 1040 form Line 11 Worksheet This image is too large to be displayed in the current screen. 2011 1040 form Please click the link to view the image. 2011 1040 form Line 11 worksheet - page 1. 2011 1040 form Line 11 Worksheet—Continued This image is too large to be displayed in the current screen. 2011 1040 form Please click the link to view the image. 2011 1040 form Line 11 worksheet - page 2. 2011 1040 form 1040 and 1040NR Filers — Earned Income Worksheet (for line 2 of the Line 11 Worksheet or line 4a of Schedule 8812, Child Tax Credit) Before you begin:    ✓Use this worksheet only if you were sent here from the Line 11 Worksheet earlier in this publication or line  4a of Schedule 8812, Child Tax Credit. 2011 1040 form  ✓Disregard community property laws when figuring the amounts to enter on this worksheet. 2011 1040 form  ✓If married filing jointly, include your spouse's amounts with yours when completing this worksheet. 2011 1040 form     1. 2011 1040 form a. 2011 1040 form Enter the amount from Form 1040, line 7, or Form 1040NR, line 8 1a. 2011 1040 form     b. 2011 1040 form Enter the amount of any nontaxable combat pay received. 2011 1040 form Also enter this amount on Schedule 8812, line 4b. 2011 1040 form This amount should be shown in Form(s) W-2, box 12, with code Q. 2011 1040 form 1b. 2011 1040 form       Next, if you are filing Schedule C, C-EZ, F, or SE, or you received a Schedule K-1 (Form 1065 or Form 1065-B), go to line 2a. 2011 1040 form Otherwise, skip lines 2a through 2e and go to line 3. 2011 1040 form     2. 2011 1040 form a. 2011 1040 form Enter any statutory employee income reported on line 1 of Schedule C or C-EZ 2a. 2011 1040 form     b. 2011 1040 form Enter any net profit or (loss) from Schedule C, line 31; Schedule C-EZ, line 3; Schedule K-1 (Form 1065), box 14, code A (other than farming); and Schedule K-1 (Form 1065-B), box 9, code J1. 2011 1040 form * Reduce any Schedule K-1 amounts as described in the instructions for completing Schedule SE in the Partner's Instructions for Schedule K-1. 2011 1040 form Do not include on this line any statutory employee income or any other amounts exempt from self-employment tax. 2011 1040 form Options and commodities dealers must add any gain or subtract any loss (in the normal course of dealing in or trading section 1256 contracts) from section 1256 contracts or related property 2b. 2011 1040 form     c. 2011 1040 form Enter any net farm profit or (loss) from Schedule F, line 34, and from farm partnerships, Schedule K-1 (Form 1065), box 14, code A. 2011 1040 form * Reduce any Schedule K-1 amounts as described in the instructions for completing Schedule SE in the Partner's Instructions for Schedule K-1. 2011 1040 form Do not include on this line any amounts exempt from self-employment tax 2c. 2011 1040 form         d. 2011 1040 form If you used the farm optional method to figure net earnings from self-employment, enter the amount from Schedule SE, Section B, line 15. 2011 1040 form Otherwise, skip this line and enter on line 2e the amount from line 2c 2d. 2011 1040 form         e. 2011 1040 form If line 2c is a profit, enter the smaller of line 2c or line 2d. 2011 1040 form If line 2c is a (loss), enter the (loss) from line 2c. 2011 1040 form 2e. 2011 1040 form   3. 2011 1040 form Combine lines 1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, and 2e. 2011 1040 form If zero or less, stop. 2011 1040 form Do not complete the rest of this worksheet. 2011 1040 form Instead, enter -0- on line 2 of the Line 11 Worksheet or line 4a of Schedule 8812, whichever applies 3. 2011 1040 form   4. 2011 1040 form Enter any amount included on line 1a that is:               a. 2011 1040 form A scholarship or fellowship grant not reported on Form W-2 4a. 2011 1040 form         b. 2011 1040 form For work done while an inmate in a penal institution (enter “PRI” and this amount on the dotted line next to line 7 of Form 1040 or line 8 of Form 1040NR) 4b. 2011 1040 form         c. 2011 1040 form A pension or annuity from a nonqualified deferred compensation plan or a nongovernmental section 457 plan (enter “DFC” and this amount on the dotted line next to line 7 of Form 1040 or line 8 of Form 1040NR). 2011 1040 form This amount may be shown in box 11 of your Form W-2. 2011 1040 form If you received such an amount but box 11 is blank, contact your employer for the amount received as a pension or annuity. 2011 1040 form 4c. 2011 1040 form       5. 2011 1040 form a. 2011 1040 form Enter any amount included on line 3 that is also included on Form 2555, line 43, or Form 2555-EZ, line 18. 2011 1040 form Do not include any amount that is also included on line 4a, 4b, or 4c above 5a. 2011 1040 form             b. 2011 1040 form Enter the portion, if any, of the amount from Form 2555, line 44 that you also included on Schedule E in partnership net income or (loss) or deducted on Form 1040, line 27, or Form 1040NR, line 27; Schedule C; Schedule C-EZ; or Schedule F. 2011 1040 form 5b. 2011 1040 form             c. 2011 1040 form Subtract line 5b from line 5a 5c. 2011 1040 form       6. 2011 1040 form Enter the amount from Form 1040, line 27, or Form 1040NR, line 27 6. 2011 1040 form       7. 2011 1040 form Add lines 4a through 4c, 5c, and 6 7. 2011 1040 form   8. 2011 1040 form Subtract line 7 from line 3 8. 2011 1040 form       If you were sent here from the Line 11 Worksheet, enter this amount on line 2 of that worksheet. 2011 1040 form If you were sent here from Schedule 8812, enter this amount on line 4a of that form. 2011 1040 form     *If you have any Schedule K-1 amounts and you are not required to file Schedule SE, complete the appropriate line(s) of Schedule SE, Section A. 2011 1040 form Put your name and social security number on Schedule SE and attach it to your return. 2011 1040 form                     1040A Filers — Earned Income Worksheet (for line 2 of the Line 11 Worksheet) Before you begin:   ✓Use this worksheet only if you were sent here from the Line 11 Worksheet earlier in this publication. 2011 1040 form  ✓Disregard community property laws when figuring the amounts to enter on this worksheet. 2011 1040 form               1. 2011 1040 form a. 2011 1040 form Enter the amount from Form 1040A, line 7 1a. 2011 1040 form         b. 2011 1040 form Enter the amount of any nontaxable combat pay received. 2011 1040 form Also enter this amount on Schedule 8812, line 4b. 2011 1040 form This amount should be shown in Form(s) W-2, box 12, with code Q. 2011 1040 form 1b. 2011 1040 form         c. 2011 1040 form Add lines 1a and 1b. 2011 1040 form     1c. 2011 1040 form   2. 2011 1040 form Enter any amount included on line 1a that is:           a. 2011 1040 form A scholarship or fellowship grant not reported on Form W-2 2a. 2011 1040 form         b. 2011 1040 form For work done while an inmate in a penal institution (enter “PRI” and this amount next to line 7 of Form 1040A) 2b. 2011 1040 form         c. 2011 1040 form A pension or annuity from a nonqualified deferred compensation plan or a nongovernmental section 457 plan (enter “DFC” and this amount next to line 7 of Form 1040A). 2011 1040 form This amount may be shown in box 11 of your Form W-2. 2011 1040 form If you received such an amount but box 11 is blank, contact your employer for the amount received as a pension or annuity 2c. 2011 1040 form       3. 2011 1040 form Add lines 2a through 2c 3. 2011 1040 form   4. 2011 1040 form Subtract line 3 from line 1c. 2011 1040 form Enter the result here and on line 2 of the Line 11 Worksheet 4. 2011 1040 form                 Additional Medicare Tax and RRTA Tax Worksheet (for line 6 of the Line 11 Worksheet) If your employer withheld or you paid Additional Medicare Tax or Tier 1 RRTA taxes, use this worksheet to figure the amount to enter on line 6 of the Line 11 Worksheet. 2011 1040 form Social security tax, Medicare tax, and Additional Medicare Tax on wages. 2011 1040 form 1. 2011 1040 form Enter the social security tax withheld (Form(s) W-2, box 4) 1. 2011 1040 form   2. 2011 1040 form Enter the Medicare tax withheld (Form(s) W-2, box 6). 2011 1040 form Box 6 includes any Additional Medicare Tax 2. 2011 1040 form   3. 2011 1040 form Enter the Additional Medicare Tax, if any, on wages (Form 8959, line 7) 3. 2011 1040 form   4. 2011 1040 form Add lines 1, 2, and 3 4. 2011 1040 form   5. 2011 1040 form Enter the Additional Medicare Tax withheld (Form 8959, line 22) 5. 2011 1040 form   6. 2011 1040 form Subtract line 5 from line 4 6. 2011 1040 form   Additional Medicare Tax on Self-Employment Income. 2011 1040 form 7. 2011 1040 form Enter one-half of the Additional Medicare Tax, if any, on self-employment income (one-half of Form 8959, line 13) 7. 2011 1040 form   Tier 1 RRTA taxes as an employee of a railroad (enter amounts on lines 8, 9, 10, and 11) or employee representative (enter amounts on lines 12, 13, 14, and 15). 2011 1040 form Do not include amounts in Form W-2, box 14, that are identified as Additional Medicare Tax or Tier 2 tax. 2011 1040 form Do not include amounts shown on Form CT-2 on line 3 for Additional Medicare Tax or line 4 for Tier 2 tax. 2011 1040 form 8. 2011 1040 form Enter the Tier 1 tax (Form(s) W-2, box 14) 8. 2011 1040 form   9. 2011 1040 form Enter the Medicare tax (Form(s) W-2, box 14) 9. 2011 1040 form   10. 2011 1040 form Enter the Additional Medicare Tax, if any, on RRTA compensation as an employee (Form 8959, line 17). 2011 1040 form Do not use the same amount from Form 8959, line 17, for both this line and line 14 10. 2011 1040 form   11. 2011 1040 form Add lines 8, 9, and 10 11. 2011 1040 form   12. 2011 1040 form Enter one-half of Tier 1 tax (one-half of Form(s) CT-2, line 1, for all 4 quarters of 2013) 12. 2011 1040 form   13. 2011 1040 form Enter one-half of Tier 1 Medicare tax (one-half of Form(s) CT-2, line 2, for all 4 quarters of 2013) 13. 2011 1040 form   14. 2011 1040 form Enter one-half of the Additional Medicare Tax, if any, on RRTA compensation as an employee representative (one-half of Form 8959, line 17). 2011 1040 form Do not use the same amount from Form 8959, line 17, for both this line and line 10 14. 2011 1040 form   15. 2011 1040 form Add lines 12, 13, and 14 15. 2011 1040 form   Line 6 amount 16. 2011 1040 form Add lines 6, 7, 11, and 15. 2011 1040 form Enter here and on line 6 of the Line 11 Worksheet. 2011 1040 form 16. 2011 1040 form   Paperwork Reduction Act Notice. 2011 1040 form   We ask for the information on the worksheets in this publication to carry out the Internal Revenue laws of the United States. 2011 1040 form You are required to give us the information if requested. 2011 1040 form We need it to ensure that you are complying with these laws and to allow us to figure and collect the right amount of tax. 2011 1040 form   You are not required to provide the information requested on a form (or worksheet in this publication) that is subject to the Paperwork Reduction Act unless the form (or publication) displays a valid OMB control number. 2011 1040 form Books or records relating to a form, its instructions, or this publication must be retained as long as their contents may become material in the administration of any Internal Revenue law. 2011 1040 form Generally, tax returns and return information are confidential, as required by section 6103. 2011 1040 form   The average time and expenses required to complete these worksheets will vary depending on individual circumstances. 2011 1040 form For the estimated averages, see the instructions for your income tax return. 2011 1040 form   If you have suggestions for making these worksheets simpler, we would be happy to hear from you. 2011 1040 form See Comments and suggestions , earlier. 2011 1040 form How To Get Tax Help Whether it's help with a tax issue, preparing your tax return or a need for a free publication or form, get the help you need the way you want it: online, use a smart phone, call or walk in to an IRS office or volunteer site near you. 2011 1040 form Free help with your tax return. 2011 1040 form   You can get free help preparing your return nationwide from IRS-certified volunteers. 2011 1040 form The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program helps low-to-moderate income, elderly, people with disabilities, and limited English proficient taxpayers. 2011 1040 form The Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) program helps taxpayers age 60 and older with their tax returns. 2011 1040 form Most VITA and TCE sites offer free electronic filing and all volunteers will let you know about credits and 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2011 1040 form Determine if you are eligible for the EITC and estimate the amount of the credit with the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Assistant. 2011 1040 form Visit Understanding Your IRS Notice or Letter to get answers to questions about a notice or letter you received from the IRS. 2011 1040 form If you received the First Time Homebuyer Credit, you can use the First Time Homebuyer Credit Account Look-up tool for information on your repayments and account balance. 2011 1040 form Check the status of your amended return using Where's My Amended Return? Go to IRS. 2011 1040 form gov and enter Where's My Amended Return? in the search box. 2011 1040 form You can generally expect your amended return to be processed up to 12 weeks from the date we receive it. 2011 1040 form It can take up to 3 weeks from the date you mailed it to show up in our system. 2011 1040 form Make a payment using one of several safe and convenient electronic payment options available on IRS. 2011 1040 form gov. 2011 1040 form Select the Payment tab on the front page of IRS. 2011 1040 form gov for more information. 2011 1040 form Determine if you are eligible and apply for an online payment agreement, if you owe more tax than you can pay today. 2011 1040 form Figure your income tax withholding with the IRS Withholding Calculator on IRS. 2011 1040 form gov. 2011 1040 form Use it if you've had too much or too little withheld, your personal situation has changed, you're starting a new job or you just want to see if you're having the right amount withheld. 2011 1040 form Determine if you might be subject to the Alternative Minimum Tax by using the Alternative Minimum Tax Assistant on IRS. 2011 1040 form gov. 2011 1040 form Request an Electronic Filing PIN by going to IRS. 2011 1040 form gov and entering Electronic Filing PIN in the search box. 2011 1040 form Download forms, instructions and publications, including accessible versions for people with disabilities. 2011 1040 form Locate the nearest Taxpayer Assistance Center (TAC) using the Office Locator tool on IRS. 2011 1040 form gov, or choose the Contact Us option on the IRS2Go app and search Local Offices. 2011 1040 form An employee can answer questions about your tax account or help you set up a payment plan. 2011 1040 form Before you visit, check the Office Locator on IRS. 2011 1040 form gov, or Local Offices under Contact Us on IRS2Go to confirm the address, phone number, days and hours of operation, and the services provided. 2011 1040 form If you have a special need, such as a disability, you can request an appointment. 2011 1040 form Call the local number listed in the Office Locator, or look in the phone book under United States Government, Internal Revenue Service. 2011 1040 form Apply for an Employer Identification Number (EIN). 2011 1040 form Go to IRS. 2011 1040 form gov and enter Apply for an EIN in the search box. 2011 1040 form Read the Internal Revenue Code, regulations, or other official guidance. 2011 1040 form Read Internal Revenue Bulletins. 2011 1040 form Sign up to receive local and national tax news and more by email. 2011 1040 form Just click on “subscriptions” above the search box on IRS. 2011 1040 form gov and choose from a variety of options. 2011 1040 form    Phone. 2011 1040 form You can call the IRS, or you can carry it in your pocket with the IRS2Go app on your smart phone or tablet. 2011 1040 form Download the free IRS2Go app from the iTunes app store or from Google Play. 2011 1040 form Call to locate the nearest volunteer help site, 1-800-906-9887 or you can use the VITA Locator Tool on IRS. 2011 1040 form gov, or download the IRS2Go app. 2011 1040 form Low-to-moderate income, elderly, people with disabilities, and limited English proficient taxpayers can get free help with their tax return from the nationwide Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. 2011 1040 form The Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) program helps taxpayers age 60 and older with their tax returns. 2011 1040 form Most VITA and TCE sites offer free electronic filing. 2011 1040 form Some VITA and TCE sites provide IRS-certified volunteers who can help prepare your tax return. 2011 1040 form Through the TCE program, AARP offers the Tax-Aide counseling program; call 1-888-227-7669 to find the nearest Tax-Aide location. 2011 1040 form Call the automated Where's My Refund? information hotline to check the status of your 2013 refund 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-800-829-1954. 2011 1040 form If you e-file, you can start checking on the status of your return within 24 hours after the IRS receives your tax return or 4 weeks after you've mailed a paper return. 2011 1040 form The IRS issues more than 9 out of 10 refunds in less than 21 days. 2011 1040 form Where's My Refund? will give you a personalized refund date as soon as the IRS processes your tax return and approves your refund. 2011 1040 form Before you call this automated hotline, have your 2013 tax return handy so you can enter your social security number, your filing status, and the exact whole dollar amount of your refund. 2011 1040 form The IRS updates Where's My Refund? every 24 hours, usually overnight, so you only need to check once a day. 2011 1040 form Note, the above information is for our automated hotline. 2011 1040 form Our live phone and walk-in assistors can research the status of your refund only if it's been 21 days or more since you filed electronically or more than 6 weeks since you mailed your paper return. 2011 1040 form Call the Amended Return Hotline, 1-866-464-2050, to check the status of your amended return. 2011 1040 form You can generally expect your amended return to be processed up to 12 weeks from the date we receive it. 2011 1040 form It can take up to 3 weeks from the date you mailed it to show up in our system. 2011 1040 form Call 1-800-TAX-FORM (1-800-829-3676) to order current-year forms, instructions, publications, and prior-year forms and instructions (limited to 5 years). 2011 1040 form You should receive your order within 10 business days. 2011 1040 form Call TeleTax, 1-800-829-4477, to listen to pre-recorded messages covering general and business tax information. 2011 1040 form If, between January and April 15, you still have questions about the Form 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ (like filing requirements, dependents, credits, Schedule D, pensions and IRAs or self-employment taxes), call 1-800-829-1040. 2011 1040 form Call using TTY/TDD equipment, 1-800-829-4059 to ask tax questions or order forms and publications. 2011 1040 form The TTY/TDD telephone number is for people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability. 2011 1040 form These individuals can also contact the IRS through relay services such as the Federal Relay Service. 2011 1040 form    Walk-in. 2011 1040 form You can find a selection of forms, publications and services — in-person. 2011 1040 form Products. 2011 1040 form You can walk in to some post offices, libraries, and IRS offices to pick up certain forms, instructions, and publications. 2011 1040 form Some IRS offices, libraries, and city and county government offices have a collection of products available to photocopy from reproducible proofs. 2011 1040 form Services. 2011 1040 form You can walk in to your local TAC for face-to-face tax help. 2011 1040 form An employee can answer questions about your tax account or help you set up a payment plan. 2011 1040 form Before visiting, use the Office Locator tool on IRS. 2011 1040 form gov, or choose the Contact Us option on the IRS2Go app and search Local Offices for days and hours of operation, and services provided. 2011 1040 form    Mail. 2011 1040 form You can send your order for forms, instructions, and publications to the address below. 2011 1040 form You should receive a response within 10 business days after your request is received. 2011 1040 form Internal Revenue Service 1201 N. 2011 1040 form Mitsubishi Motorway Bloomington, IL 61705-6613    The Taxpayer Advocate Service Is Here to Help You. 2011 1040 form The Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) is your voice at the IRS. 2011 1040 form Our job is to ensure that every taxpayer is treated fairly and that you know and understand your rights. 2011 1040 form   What can TAS do for you? We can offer you free help with IRS problems that you can't resolve on your own. 2011 1040 form We know this process can be confusing, but the worst thing you can do is nothing at all! TAS can help if you can't resolve your tax problem and: Your problem is causing financial difficulties for you, your family, or your business. 2011 1040 form You face (or your business is facing) an immediate threat of adverse action. 2011 1040 form You've tried repeatedly to contact the IRS but no one has responded, or the IRS hasn't responded by the date promised. 2011 1040 form   If you qualify for our help, you'll be assigned to one advocate who'll be with you at every turn and will do everything possible to resolve your problem. 2011 1040 form Here's why we can help: TAS is an independent organization within the IRS. 2011 1040 form Our advocates know how to work with the IRS. 2011 1040 form Our services are free and tailored to meet your needs. 2011 1040 form We have offices in every state, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. 2011 1040 form   How can you reach us? If you think TAS can help you, call your local advocate, whose number is in your local directory and at Taxpayer Advocate, or call us toll-free at 1-877-777-4778. 2011 1040 form   How else does TAS help taxpayers?  TAS also works to resolve large-scale, systemic problems that affect many taxpayers. 2011 1040 form If you know of one of these broad issues, please report it to us through our Systemic Advocacy Management System. 2011 1040 form Low Income Taxpayer Clinics Low Income Taxpayer Clinics (LITCs) serve individuals whose income is below a certain level and need to resolve tax problems such as audits, appeals and tax collection disputes. 2011 1040 form Some clinics can provide information about taxpayer rights and responsibilities in different languages for individuals who speak English as a second language. 2011 1040 form Visit Taxpayer Advocate or see IRS Publication 4134, Low Income Taxpayer Clinic List. 2011 1040 form Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications
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2011 1040 form Publication 938 - Main Content Table of Contents Who May Request Information How To Request Information Who May Request Information The persons listed below, or their agent or representative, should follow the procedures in this publication to request tax information from the representative of the REMIC or the issuer of the CDO. 2011 1040 form Any broker who holds a REMIC regular interest or CDO for itself or as a nominee for an actual holder. 2011 1040 form A middleman who holds a REMIC regular interest or CDO as a nominee for an actual holder and who is required to file an information return with respect to the regular interest or CDO. 2011 1040 form The following persons, if they hold their REMIC regular interest or CDO directly and not through a nominee. 2011 1040 form A corporation. 2011 1040 form A fiscal year taxpayer. 2011 1040 form A dealer in securities or commodities required to register as such under the laws of the United States or a state. 2011 1040 form A real estate investment trust (as defined in section 856). 2011 1040 form An entity registered at all times during the tax year under the Investment Company Act of 1940. 2011 1040 form A common trust fund (as defined in section 584(a)). 2011 1040 form A financial institution such as a mutual savings bank, savings and loan association, building and loan association, cooperative bank, homestead association, credit union, industrial loan association or bank, or other similar organization. 2011 1040 form Any trust that is exempt from tax under section 664(c) (a charitable remainder annuity trust or a charitable remainder unitrust). 2011 1040 form A REMIC. 2011 1040 form Note. 2011 1040 form A person listed in (3) above who holds an interest through a nominee (instead of directly from the REMIC or the issuer of the CDO) should request the information from the nominee instead of from the REMIC or the issuer of the CDO. 2011 1040 form The request should be made of the nominee in the same manner as specified below for requesting information from the representative. 2011 1040 form How To Request Information Use the directory to find the representative of the REMIC or issuer of the CDO. 2011 1040 form You can request information from the representative or issuer by telephone or mail. 2011 1040 form If only an address is listed in the directory, you must request the information in writing. 2011 1040 form Your request must specify the calendar quarters and the classes of REMIC regular interests or CDOs for which you need the information. 2011 1040 form The representative or issuer must provide the information to you by the later of: The 30th day after the close of the calendar quarter for which you request the information, or The 14th day after the receipt of your request. 2011 1040 form The representative or issuer can provide the information to you by telephone, by written statement sent by first class mail, by printing the information in a publication that is generally read by and available to persons who may request the information (for example, a webpage), or by any other method agreed to by both parties. 2011 1040 form If the information is published, the representative or issuer must notify you by telephone or in writing of the publication in which the information will appear, the date of its appearance, and, if possible, the page number. 2011 1040 form Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications