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Can i file 2011 taxes online Publication 536 - Main Content Table of Contents NOL Steps How To Figure an NOLNonbusiness deductions (line 6). Can i file 2011 taxes online Nonbusiness income (line 7). Can i file 2011 taxes online Nonbusiness capital losses. Can i file 2011 taxes online Business capital losses. Can i file 2011 taxes online Illustrated Form 1045, Schedule A When To Use an NOLExceptions to 2-Year Carryback Rule Waiving the Carryback Period How To Carry an NOL Back or Forward How To Claim an NOL DeductionDeducting a Carryback Deducting a Carryforward Change in Marital Status Change in Filing Status Illustrated Form 1045 How To Figure an NOL CarryoverIllustrated Form 1045, Schedule B NOL Carryover From 2013 to 2014Worksheet Instructions How To Get Tax HelpLow Income Taxpayer Clinics NOL Steps Follow Steps 1 through 5 to figure and use your NOL. Can i file 2011 taxes online Step 1. Can i file 2011 taxes online   Complete your tax return for the year. Can i file 2011 taxes online You may have an NOL if a negative figure appears on the line below: Individuals — Form 1040, line 41, or Form 1040NR, line 39. Can i file 2011 taxes online Estates and trusts — Form 1041, line 22. Can i file 2011 taxes online   If the amount on that line is not negative, stop here — you do not have an NOL. Can i file 2011 taxes online Step 2. Can i file 2011 taxes online   Determine whether you have an NOL and its amount. Can i file 2011 taxes online See How To Figure an NOL , later. Can i file 2011 taxes online If you do not have an NOL, stop here. Can i file 2011 taxes online Step 3. Can i file 2011 taxes online   Decide whether to carry the NOL back to a past year or to waive the carryback period and instead carry the NOL forward to a future year. Can i file 2011 taxes online See When To Use an NOL , later. Can i file 2011 taxes online Step 4. Can i file 2011 taxes online   Deduct the NOL in the carryback or carryforward year. Can i file 2011 taxes online See How To Claim an NOL Deduction , later. Can i file 2011 taxes online If your NOL deduction is equal to or less than your taxable income without the deduction, stop here — you have used up your NOL. Can i file 2011 taxes online Step 5. Can i file 2011 taxes online   Determine the amount of your unused NOL. Can i file 2011 taxes online See How To Figure an NOL Carryover , later. Can i file 2011 taxes online Carry over the unused NOL to the next carryback or carryforward year and begin again at Step 4. Can i file 2011 taxes online Note. Can i file 2011 taxes online   If your NOL deduction includes more than one NOL amount, apply Step 5 separately to each NOL amount, starting with the amount from the earliest year. Can i file 2011 taxes online How To Figure an NOL If your deductions for the year are more than your income for the year, you may have an NOL. Can i file 2011 taxes online There are rules that limit what you can deduct when figuring an NOL. Can i file 2011 taxes online In general, the following items are not allowed when figuring an NOL. Can i file 2011 taxes online Any deduction for personal exemptions. Can i file 2011 taxes online Capital losses in excess of capital gains. Can i file 2011 taxes online The section 1202 exclusion of the gain from the sale or exchange of qualified small business stock. Can i file 2011 taxes online Nonbusiness deductions in excess of nonbusiness income. Can i file 2011 taxes online The net operating loss deduction. Can i file 2011 taxes online The domestic production activities deduction. Can i file 2011 taxes online Form 1045, Schedule A. Can i file 2011 taxes online   Use Form 1045, Schedule A, to figure an NOL. Can i file 2011 taxes online The following discussion explains Schedule A and includes an illustrated example. Can i file 2011 taxes online   First, complete Form 1045, Schedule A, line 1, using amounts from your return. Can i file 2011 taxes online If line 1 is a negative amount, you may have an NOL. Can i file 2011 taxes online   Next, complete the rest of Form 1045, Schedule A, to figure your NOL. Can i file 2011 taxes online Nonbusiness deductions (line 6). Can i file 2011 taxes online   Enter on line 6 deductions that are not connected to your trade or business or your employment. Can i file 2011 taxes online Examples of deductions not related to your trade or business are: Alimony paid, Deductions for contributions to an IRA or a self-employed retirement plan, Health savings account deduction, Archer medical savings account deduction, Most itemized deductions (except for casualty and theft losses, state income tax on trade and business income, and any employee business expenses), and The standard deduction. Can i file 2011 taxes online   Do not include on line 6 the deduction for personal exemptions for you, your spouse, or your dependents. Can i file 2011 taxes online   Do not enter business deductions on line 6. Can i file 2011 taxes online These are deductions that are connected to your trade or business. Can i file 2011 taxes online They include the following. Can i file 2011 taxes online State income tax on income attributable to trade or business (including wages, salary, and unemployment compensation). Can i file 2011 taxes online Moving expenses. Can i file 2011 taxes online Educator expenses. Can i file 2011 taxes online The deduction for the deductible part of self-employed health insurance. Can i file 2011 taxes online Domestic production activities deduction. Can i file 2011 taxes online Rental losses. Can i file 2011 taxes online Loss on the sale or exchange of business real estate or depreciable property. Can i file 2011 taxes online Your share of a business loss from a partnership or an S corporation. Can i file 2011 taxes online Ordinary loss on the sale or exchange of stock in a small business corporation or a small business investment company. Can i file 2011 taxes online If you itemize your deductions, casualty and theft losses (even if they involve nonbusiness property) and employee business expenses (such as union dues, uniforms, tools, education expenses, and travel and transportation expenses). Can i file 2011 taxes online Loss on the sale of accounts receivable (if you use an accrual method of accounting). Can i file 2011 taxes online Interest and litigation expenses on state and federal income taxes related to your business. Can i file 2011 taxes online Unrecovered investment in a pension or annuity claimed on a decedent's final return. Can i file 2011 taxes online Payment by a federal employee to buy back sick leave used in an earlier year. Can i file 2011 taxes online Nonbusiness income (line 7). Can i file 2011 taxes online   Enter on line 7 only income that is not related to your trade or business or your employment. Can i file 2011 taxes online For example, enter your annuity income, dividends, and interest on investments. Can i file 2011 taxes online Also, include your share of nonbusiness income from partnerships and S corporations. Can i file 2011 taxes online   Do not include on line 7 the income you receive from your trade or business or your employment. Can i file 2011 taxes online This includes salaries and wages, self-employment income, unemployment compensation included in your gross income, and your share of business income from partnerships and S corporations. Can i file 2011 taxes online Also, do not include rental income or ordinary gain from the sale or other disposition of business real estate or depreciable business property. Can i file 2011 taxes online Adjustment for section 1202 exclusion (line 17). Can i file 2011 taxes online   Enter on line 17 any gain you excluded under section 1202 on the sale or exchange of qualified small business stock. Can i file 2011 taxes online Adjustments for capital losses (lines 19–22). Can i file 2011 taxes online   The amount deductible for capital losses is limited based on whether the losses are business capital losses or nonbusiness capital losses. Can i file 2011 taxes online Nonbusiness capital losses. Can i file 2011 taxes online   You can deduct your nonbusiness capital losses (line 2) only up to the amount of your nonbusiness capital gains without regard to any section 1202 exclusion (line 3). Can i file 2011 taxes online If your nonbusiness capital losses are more than your nonbusiness capital gains without regard to any section 1202 exclusion, you cannot deduct the excess. Can i file 2011 taxes online Business capital losses. Can i file 2011 taxes online   You can deduct your business capital losses (line 11) only up to the total of: Your nonbusiness capital gains that are more than the total of your nonbusiness capital losses and excess nonbusiness deductions (line 10), and Your total business capital gains without regard to any section 1202 exclusion (line 12). Can i file 2011 taxes online Domestic production activities deduction (line 23). Can i file 2011 taxes online   You cannot take the domestic production activities deduction when figuring your NOL. Can i file 2011 taxes online Enter on line 23 any domestic production activities deduction claimed on your return. Can i file 2011 taxes online NOLs from other years (line 24). Can i file 2011 taxes online   You cannot deduct any NOL carryovers or carrybacks from other years. Can i file 2011 taxes online Enter the total amount of your NOL deduction for losses from other years. Can i file 2011 taxes online Illustrated Form 1045, Schedule A The following example illustrates how to figure an NOL. Can i file 2011 taxes online It includes filled-in pages 1 and 2 of Form 1040 and Form 1045, Schedule A. Can i file 2011 taxes online Example. Can i file 2011 taxes online Glenn Johnson is in the retail record business. Can i file 2011 taxes online He is single and has the following income and deductions on his Form 1040 for 2013. Can i file 2011 taxes online See the illustrated Form 1040 , later. Can i file 2011 taxes online INCOME   Wages from part-time job $1,225 Interest on savings 425 Net long-term capital gain on sale of real estate used in business 2,000 Glenn's total income $3,650 DEDUCTIONS   Net loss from business (gross income of $67,000 minus expenses of $72,000) $5,000 Net short-term capital loss on sale of stock 1,000 Standard deduction 6,100 Personal exemption 3,900 Glenn's total deductions $16,000 Glenn's deductions exceed his income by $12,350 ($16,000 − $3,650). Can i file 2011 taxes online However, to figure whether he has an NOL, certain deductions are not allowed. Can i file 2011 taxes online He uses Form 1045, Schedule A, to figure his NOL. Can i file 2011 taxes online See the Illustrated Form 1045, Schedule A , later. Can i file 2011 taxes online The following items are not allowed on Form 1045, Schedule A. Can i file 2011 taxes online Nonbusiness net short-term capital loss $1,000 Nonbusiness deductions (standard deduction, $6,100) minus nonbusiness income (interest, $425) 5,675 Deduction for personal exemption 3,900 Total adjustments to net loss $10,575     Therefore, Glenn's NOL for 2013 is figured as follows: Glenn's total 2013 income $3,650 Less:     Glenn's original 2013 total deductions $16,000   Reduced by the disallowed items − 10,575 − 5,425 Glenn's NOL for 2013 $1,775 This image is too large to be displayed in the current screen. Can i file 2011 taxes online Please click the link to view the image. Can i file 2011 taxes online Form 1040, page 1 This image is too large to be displayed in the current screen. Can i file 2011 taxes online Please click the link to view the image. Can i file 2011 taxes online Form 1040, page 2 This image is too large to be displayed in the current screen. Can i file 2011 taxes online Please click the link to view the image. Can i file 2011 taxes online Form 1045, page 2 When To Use an NOL Generally, if you have an NOL for a tax year ending in 2013, you must carry back the entire amount of the NOL to the 2 tax years before the NOL year (the carryback period), and then carry forward any remaining NOL for up to 20 years after the NOL year (the carryforward period). Can i file 2011 taxes online You can, however, choose not to carry back an NOL and only carry it forward. Can i file 2011 taxes online See Waiving the Carryback Period , later. Can i file 2011 taxes online You cannot deduct any part of the NOL remaining after the 20-year carryforward period. Can i file 2011 taxes online NOL year. Can i file 2011 taxes online   This is the year in which the NOL occurred. Can i file 2011 taxes online Exceptions to 2-Year Carryback Rule Eligible losses, farming losses, qualified disaster losses, and specified liability losses, all defined next, qualify for longer carryback periods. Can i file 2011 taxes online Eligible loss. Can i file 2011 taxes online   The carryback period for eligible losses is 3 years. Can i file 2011 taxes online Only the eligible loss portion of the NOL can be carried back 3 years. Can i file 2011 taxes online An eligible loss is any part of an NOL that: Is from a casualty or theft, or Is attributable to a federally declared disaster for a qualified small business or certain qualified farming businesses. Can i file 2011 taxes online Qualified small business. Can i file 2011 taxes online   A qualified small business is a sole proprietorship or a partnership that has average annual gross receipts (reduced by returns and allowances) of $5 million or less during the 3-year period ending with the tax year of the NOL. Can i file 2011 taxes online If the business did not exist for this entire 3-year period, use the period the business was in existence. Can i file 2011 taxes online   An eligible loss does not include a farming loss or a qualified disaster loss. Can i file 2011 taxes online Farming loss. Can i file 2011 taxes online   The carryback period for a farming loss is 5 years. Can i file 2011 taxes online Only the farming loss portion of the NOL can be carried back 5 years. Can i file 2011 taxes online A farming loss is the smaller of: The amount that would be the NOL for the tax year if only income and deductions attributable to farming businesses were taken into account, or The NOL for the tax year. Can i file 2011 taxes online Farming business. Can i file 2011 taxes online   A farming business is a trade or business involving cultivation of land or the raising or harvesting of any agricultural or horticultural commodity. Can i file 2011 taxes online A farming business can include operating a nursery or sod farm or raising or harvesting most ornamental trees or trees bearing fruit, nuts, or other crops. Can i file 2011 taxes online The raising, shearing, feeding, caring for, training, and management of animals is also considered a farming business. Can i file 2011 taxes online   A farming business does not include contract harvesting of an agricultural or horticultural commodity grown or raised by someone else. Can i file 2011 taxes online It also does not include a business in which you merely buy or sell plants or animals grown or raised entirely by someone else. Can i file 2011 taxes online Waiving the 5-year carryback. Can i file 2011 taxes online   You can choose to figure the carryback period for a farming loss without regard to the special 5-year carryback rule. Can i file 2011 taxes online To make this choice for 2013, attach to your 2013 income tax return filed by the due date (including extensions) a statement that you are choosing to treat any 2013 farming losses without regard to the special 5-year carryback rule. Can i file 2011 taxes online If you filed your original return on time but did not file the statement with it, you can make this choice on an amended return filed within 6 months after the due date of the return (excluding extensions). Can i file 2011 taxes online Attach an election statement to your amended return, and write “Filed pursuant to section 301. Can i file 2011 taxes online 9100-2” at the top of the statement. Can i file 2011 taxes online Once made, this choice is irrevocable. Can i file 2011 taxes online Qualified disaster loss. Can i file 2011 taxes online   The carryback period for a qualified disaster loss is 5 years. Can i file 2011 taxes online Only the qualified disaster loss portion of the NOL can be carried back 5 years. Can i file 2011 taxes online A qualified disaster loss is the smaller of: The sum of: Any losses attributable to a federally declared disaster and occurring before January 1, 2010, in the disaster area, plus Any allowable qualified disaster expenses (even if you did not choose to treat those expenses as deductions in the current year), or The NOL for the tax year. Can i file 2011 taxes online Qualified disaster expenses. Can i file 2011 taxes online   A qualified disaster expense is any capital expense paid or incurred in connection with a trade or business or with business-related property which is: For the abatement or control of hazardous substances that were released as a result of a federally declared disaster occurring before January 1, 2010, For the removal of debris from, or the demolition of structures on, real property which is business-related property damaged or destroyed as a result of a federally declared disaster occurring before January 1, 2010, or For the repair of business-related property damaged as a result of a federally declared disaster occurring before January 1, 2010. Can i file 2011 taxes online Business-related property is property held for use in a trade or business, property held for the production of income, or inventory property. Can i file 2011 taxes online Note. Can i file 2011 taxes online Section 198A allows taxpayers to treat certain capital expenses (qualified disaster expenses) as deductions in the year the expenses were paid or incurred. Can i file 2011 taxes online Excluded losses. Can i file 2011 taxes online   A qualified disaster loss does not include any losses from property used in connection with any private or commercial golf course, country club, massage parlor, hot tub facility, suntan facility, or any store for which the principal business is the sale of alcoholic beverages for consumption off premises. Can i file 2011 taxes online   A qualified disaster loss also does not include any losses from any gambling or animal racing property. Can i file 2011 taxes online Gambling or animal racing property is any equipment, furniture, software, or other property used directly in connection with gambling, the racing of animals, or the on-site viewing of such racing, and the portion of any real property (determined by square footage) that is dedicated to gambling, the racing of animals, or the on-site viewing of such racing, unless this portion is less than 100 square feet. Can i file 2011 taxes online Specified liability loss. Can i file 2011 taxes online   The carryback period for a specified liability loss is 10 years. Can i file 2011 taxes online Only the specified liability loss portion of the NOL can be carried back 10 years. Can i file 2011 taxes online Generally, a specified liability loss is a loss arising from: Product liability and expenses incurred in the investigation or settlement of, or opposition to, product liability claims, or An act (or failure to act) that occurred at least 3 years before the beginning of the loss year and resulted in a liability under a federal or state law requiring: Reclamation of land, Dismantling of a drilling platform, Remediation of environmental contamination, or Payment under any workers compensation act. Can i file 2011 taxes online   Any loss from a liability arising from (1) through (4) above can be taken into account as a specified liability loss only if you used an accrual method of accounting throughout the period in which the act (or failure to act) occurred. Can i file 2011 taxes online For details, see section 172(f). Can i file 2011 taxes online Waiving the 10-year carryback. Can i file 2011 taxes online   You can choose to figure the carryback period for a specified liability loss without regard to the special 10-year carryback rule. Can i file 2011 taxes online To make this choice for 2013 attach to your 2013 income tax return filed by the due date (including extensions) a statement that you are choosing to treat any 2013 specified liability losses without regard to the special 10-year carryback rule. Can i file 2011 taxes online If you filed your original return on time but did not file the statement with it, you can make this choice on an amended return filed within 6 months after the due date of the return (excluding extensions). Can i file 2011 taxes online Attach a statement to your amended return and write “Filed pursuant to section 301. Can i file 2011 taxes online 9100-2” at the top of the statement. Can i file 2011 taxes online Once made, this choice is irrevocable. Can i file 2011 taxes online Waiving the Carryback Period You can choose not to carry back your NOL. Can i file 2011 taxes online If you make this choice, then you can use your NOL only in the 20-year carryforward period. Can i file 2011 taxes online (This choice means you also choose not to carry back any alternative tax NOL. Can i file 2011 taxes online ) To make this choice, attach a statement to your original return filed by the due date (including extensions) for the NOL year. Can i file 2011 taxes online This statement must show that you are choosing to waive the carryback period under section 172(b)(3). Can i file 2011 taxes online If you filed your original return on time but did not file the statement with it, you can make this choice on an amended return filed within 6 months of the due date of the return (excluding extensions). Can i file 2011 taxes online Attach a statement to your amended return, and write “Filed pursuant to section 301. Can i file 2011 taxes online 9100-2” at the top of the statement. Can i file 2011 taxes online Once you choose to waive the carryback period, it generally is irrevocable. Can i file 2011 taxes online If you choose to waive the carryback period for more than one NOL, you must make a separate choice and attach a separate statement for each NOL year. Can i file 2011 taxes online If you do not file this statement on time, you cannot waive the carryback period. Can i file 2011 taxes online How To Carry an NOL Back or Forward If you choose to carry back the NOL, you must first carry the entire NOL to the earliest carryback year. Can i file 2011 taxes online If your NOL is not used up, you can carry the rest to the next earliest carryback year, and so on. Can i file 2011 taxes online If you waive the carryback period or do not use up the NOL in the carryback period, carry forward what remains of the NOL to the 20 tax years following the NOL year. Can i file 2011 taxes online Start by carrying it to the first tax year after the NOL year. Can i file 2011 taxes online If you do not use it up, carry the unused part to the next year. Can i file 2011 taxes online Continue to carry any unused part of the NOL forward until the NOL is used up or you complete the 20-year carryforward period. Can i file 2011 taxes online Example 1. Can i file 2011 taxes online You started your business as a sole proprietor in 2013 and had a $42,000 NOL for the year. Can i file 2011 taxes online No part of the NOL qualifies for the 3-year, 5-year, or 10-year carryback. Can i file 2011 taxes online You begin using your NOL in 2011, the second year before the NOL year, as shown in the following chart. Can i file 2011 taxes online Year   Carryback/  Carryover Unused  Loss 2011 $42,000 $40,000 2012 40,000 37,000 2013 (NOL year)     2014 37,000 31,500 2015 31,500 22,500 2016 22,500 12,700 2017 12,700 4,000 2018 4,000 -0- If your loss were larger, you could carry it forward until the year 2033. Can i file 2011 taxes online If you still had an unused 2013 carryforward after the year 2033, you would not be allowed to deduct it. Can i file 2011 taxes online Example 2. Can i file 2011 taxes online Assume the same facts as in Example 1 , except that $4,000 of the NOL is attributable to a casualty loss and this loss qualifies for a 3-year carryback period. Can i file 2011 taxes online You begin using the $4,000 in 2010. Can i file 2011 taxes online As shown in the following chart, $3,000 of this NOL is used in 2010. Can i file 2011 taxes online The remaining $1,000 is carried to 2011 with the $38,000 NOL that you must begin using in 2011. Can i file 2011 taxes online Year   Carryback/  Carryover Unused  Loss 2010 $4,000 $1,000 2011 39,000 37,000 2012 37,000 34,000 2013 (NOL year)     2014 34,000 28,500 2015 28,500 19,500 2016 19,500 9,700 2017 9,700 1,000 2018 1,000 -0- How To Claim an NOL Deduction If you have not already carried the NOL to an earlier year, your NOL deduction is the total NOL. Can i file 2011 taxes online If you carried the NOL to an earlier year, your NOL deduction is the carried over NOL minus the NOL amount you used in the earlier year or years. Can i file 2011 taxes online If you carry more than one NOL to the same year, your NOL deduction is the total of these carrybacks and carryovers. Can i file 2011 taxes online NOL resulting in no taxable income. Can i file 2011 taxes online   If your NOL is more than the taxable income of the year you carry it to (figured before deducting the NOL), you generally will have an NOL carryover to the next year. Can i file 2011 taxes online See How To Figure an NOL Carryover , later, to determine how much NOL you have used and how much you carry to the next year. Can i file 2011 taxes online Deducting a Carryback If you carry back your NOL, you can use either Form 1045 or Form 1040X. Can i file 2011 taxes online You can get your refund faster by using Form 1045, but you have a shorter time to file it. Can i file 2011 taxes online You can use Form 1045 to apply an NOL to all carryback years. Can i file 2011 taxes online If you use Form 1040X, you must use a separate Form 1040X for each carryback year to which you apply the NOL. Can i file 2011 taxes online Estates and trusts that do not file Form 1045 must file an amended Form 1041 (instead of Form 1040X) for each carryback year to which NOLs are applied. Can i file 2011 taxes online Use a copy of the appropriate year's Form 1041, check the “Amended return” box, and follow the Form 1041 instructions for amended returns. Can i file 2011 taxes online Include the NOL deduction with other deductions not subject to the 2% limit (line 15a). Can i file 2011 taxes online Also, see the special procedures for filing an amended return due to an NOL carryback, explained under Form 1040X , later. Can i file 2011 taxes online Form 1045. Can i file 2011 taxes online   You can apply for a quick refund by filing Form 1045. Can i file 2011 taxes online This form results in a tentative adjustment of tax in the carryback year. Can i file 2011 taxes online See the Illustrated Form 1045 . Can i file 2011 taxes online at the end of this discussion. Can i file 2011 taxes online   If the IRS refunds or credits an amount to you from Form 1045 and later determines that the refund or credit is too much, the IRS may assess and collect the excess immediately. Can i file 2011 taxes online   Generally, you must file Form 1045 on or after the date you file your tax return for the NOL year, but not later than one year after the end of the NOL year. Can i file 2011 taxes online If the last day of the NOL year falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or holiday, the form will be considered timely if postmarked on the next business day. Can i file 2011 taxes online For example, if you are a calendar year taxpayer with a carryback from 2013 to 2011, you must file Form 1045 on or after the date you file your tax return for 2013, but no later than December 31, 2014. Can i file 2011 taxes online Form 1040X. Can i file 2011 taxes online   If you do not file Form 1045, you can file Form 1040X to get a refund of tax because of an NOL carryback. Can i file 2011 taxes online File Form 1040X within 3 years after the due date, including extensions, for filing the return for the NOL year. Can i file 2011 taxes online For example, if you are a calendar year taxpayer and filed your 2011 return by the April 15, 2012, due date, you must file a claim for refund of 2008 tax because of an NOL carryback from 2011 by April 15, 2015. Can i file 2011 taxes online   Attach a computation of your NOL using Form 1045, Schedule A, and, if it applies, your NOL carryover using Form 1045, Schedule B, discussed later . Can i file 2011 taxes online Refiguring your tax. Can i file 2011 taxes online   To refigure your total tax liability for a carryback year, first refigure your adjusted gross income for that year. Can i file 2011 taxes online (On Form 1045, use lines 10 and 11 and the “After carryback” column for the applicable carryback year. Can i file 2011 taxes online ) Use your adjusted gross income after applying the NOL deduction to refigure income or deduction items that are based on, or limited to, a percentage of your adjusted gross income. Can i file 2011 taxes online Refigure the following items. Can i file 2011 taxes online The special allowance for passive activity losses from rental real estate activities. Can i file 2011 taxes online Taxable social security and tier 1 railroad retirement benefits. Can i file 2011 taxes online IRA deductions. Can i file 2011 taxes online Excludable savings bond interest. Can i file 2011 taxes online Excludable employer-provided adoption benefits. Can i file 2011 taxes online The student loan interest deduction. Can i file 2011 taxes online The tuition and fees deduction. Can i file 2011 taxes online   If more than one of these items apply, refigure them in the order listed above, using your adjusted gross income after applying the NOL deduction and any previous item. Can i file 2011 taxes online (Enter your NOL deduction on Form 1045, line 10. Can i file 2011 taxes online On line 11, using the “After carryback” column, enter your adjusted gross income refigured after applying the NOL deduction and after refiguring any above items. Can i file 2011 taxes online )   Next, refigure your taxable income. Can i file 2011 taxes online (On Form 1045, use lines 12 through 15 and the “After carryback” column. Can i file 2011 taxes online ) Use your refigured adjusted gross income (Form 1045, line 11, using the “After carryback” column) to refigure certain deductions and other items that are based on or limited to a percentage of your adjusted gross income. Can i file 2011 taxes online Refigure the following items. Can i file 2011 taxes online The itemized deduction for medical expenses. Can i file 2011 taxes online The itemized deduction for qualified mortgage insurance premiums. Can i file 2011 taxes online The itemized deduction for casualty losses. Can i file 2011 taxes online Miscellaneous itemized deductions subject to the 2% limit. Can i file 2011 taxes online The overall limit on itemized deductions (do not apply to carryback years beginning after December 31, 2009). Can i file 2011 taxes online The phaseout of the deduction for exemptions (do not apply to carryback years beginning after December 31, 2009). Can i file 2011 taxes online Qualified motor vehicle tax (do not apply to carryback years beginning after December 31, 2009). Can i file 2011 taxes online    Do not refigure the itemized deduction for charitable contributions. Can i file 2011 taxes online   Finally, use your refigured taxable income (Form 1045, line 15, using the “After carryback” column) to refigure your total tax liability. Can i file 2011 taxes online Refigure your income tax, your alternative minimum tax, and any credits that are based on or limited by your adjusted gross income (AGI), modified adjusted gross income (MAGI), or tax liability. Can i file 2011 taxes online (On Form 1045, use lines 16 through 25, and the “After carryback” column. Can i file 2011 taxes online ) The earned income credit, for example, may be affected by changes to adjusted gross income or the amount of tax (or both) and, therefore, must be recomputed. Can i file 2011 taxes online If you become eligible for a credit because of the carryback, complete the form for that specific credit (such as the EIC Worksheet) for that year. Can i file 2011 taxes online   While it is necessary to refigure your income tax, alternative minimum tax, and credits, do not refigure your self-employment tax. Can i file 2011 taxes online Deducting a Carryforward If you carry forward your NOL to a tax year after the NOL year, list your NOL deduction as a negative figure on the “Other income” line of Form 1040 or Form 1040NR (line 21 for 2013). Can i file 2011 taxes online Estates and trusts include an NOL deduction on Form 1041 with other deductions not subject to the 2% limit (line 15a for 2013). Can i file 2011 taxes online You must attach a statement that shows all the important facts about the NOL. Can i file 2011 taxes online Your statement should include a computation showing how you figured the NOL deduction. Can i file 2011 taxes online If you deduct more than one NOL in the same year, your statement must cover each of them. Can i file 2011 taxes online Change in Marital Status If you and your spouse were not married to each other in all years involved in figuring NOL carrybacks and carryovers, only the spouse who had the loss can take the NOL deduction. Can i file 2011 taxes online If you file a joint return, the NOL deduction is limited to the income of that spouse. Can i file 2011 taxes online For example, if your marital status changes because of death or divorce, and in a later year you have an NOL, you can carry back that loss only to the part of the income reported on the joint return (filed with your former spouse) that was related to your taxable income. Can i file 2011 taxes online After you deduct the NOL in the carryback year, the joint rates apply to the resulting taxable income. Can i file 2011 taxes online Refund limit. Can i file 2011 taxes online   If you are not married in the NOL year (or are married to a different spouse), and in the carryback year you were married and filed a joint return, your refund for the overpaid joint tax may be limited. Can i file 2011 taxes online You can claim a refund for the difference between your share of the refigured tax and your contribution toward the tax paid on the joint return. Can i file 2011 taxes online The refund cannot be more than the joint overpayment. Can i file 2011 taxes online Attach a statement showing how you figured your refund. Can i file 2011 taxes online Figuring your share of a joint tax liability. Can i file 2011 taxes online   There are five steps for figuring your share of the refigured joint tax liability. Can i file 2011 taxes online Figure your total tax as though you had filed as married filing separately. Can i file 2011 taxes online Figure your spouse's total tax as though your spouse had also filed as married filing separately. Can i file 2011 taxes online Add the amounts in (1) and (2). Can i file 2011 taxes online Divide the amount in (1) by the amount in (3). Can i file 2011 taxes online Multiply the refigured tax on your joint return by the amount figured in (4). Can i file 2011 taxes online This is your share of the joint tax liability. Can i file 2011 taxes online Figuring your contribution toward tax paid. Can i file 2011 taxes online   Unless you have an agreement or clear evidence of each spouse's contributions toward the payment of the joint tax liability, figure your contribution by adding the tax withheld on your wages and your share of joint estimated tax payments or tax paid with the return. Can i file 2011 taxes online If the original return for the carryback year resulted in an overpayment, reduce your contribution by your share of the tax refund. Can i file 2011 taxes online Figure your share of a joint payment or refund by the same method used in figuring your share of the joint tax liability. Can i file 2011 taxes online Use your taxable income as originally reported on the joint return in steps (1) and (2) above, and substitute the joint payment or refund for the refigured joint tax in step (5). Can i file 2011 taxes online Change in Filing Status If you and your spouse were married and filed a joint return for each year involved in figuring NOL carrybacks and carryovers, figure the NOL deduction on a joint return as you would for an individual. Can i file 2011 taxes online However, treat the NOL deduction as a joint NOL. Can i file 2011 taxes online If you and your spouse were married and filed separate returns for each year involved in figuring NOL carrybacks and carryovers, the spouse who sustained the loss may take the NOL deduction on a separate return. Can i file 2011 taxes online Special rules apply for figuring the NOL carrybacks and carryovers of married people whose filing status changes for any tax year involved in figuring an NOL carryback or carryover. Can i file 2011 taxes online Separate to joint return. Can i file 2011 taxes online   If you and your spouse file a joint return for a carryback or carryforward year, and were married but filed separate returns for any of the tax years involved in figuring the NOL carryback or carryover, treat the separate carryback or carryover as a joint carryback or carryover. Can i file 2011 taxes online Joint to separate returns. Can i file 2011 taxes online   If you and your spouse file separate returns for a carryback or carryforward year, but filed a joint return for any or all of the tax years involved in figuring the NOL carryover, figure each of your carryovers separately. Can i file 2011 taxes online Joint return in NOL year. Can i file 2011 taxes online   Figure each spouse's share of the joint NOL through the following steps. Can i file 2011 taxes online Figure each spouse's NOL as if he or she filed a separate return. Can i file 2011 taxes online See How To Figure an NOL , earlier. Can i file 2011 taxes online If only one spouse has an NOL, stop here. Can i file 2011 taxes online All of the joint NOL is that spouse's NOL. Can i file 2011 taxes online If both spouses have an NOL, multiply the joint NOL by a fraction, the numerator of which is spouse A's NOL figured in (1) and the denominator of which is the total of the spouses' NOLs figured in (1). Can i file 2011 taxes online The result is spouse A's share of the joint NOL. Can i file 2011 taxes online The rest of the joint NOL is spouse B's share. Can i file 2011 taxes online Example 1. Can i file 2011 taxes online Mark and Nancy are married and file a joint return for 2013. Can i file 2011 taxes online They have an NOL of $5,000. Can i file 2011 taxes online They carry the NOL back to 2011, a year in which Mark and Nancy filed separate returns. Can i file 2011 taxes online Figured separately, Nancy's 2013 deductions were more than her income, and Mark's income was more than his deductions. Can i file 2011 taxes online Mark does not have any NOL to carry back. Can i file 2011 taxes online Nancy can carry back the entire $5,000 NOL to her 2011 separate return. Can i file 2011 taxes online Example 2. Can i file 2011 taxes online Assume the same facts as in Example 1 , except that both Mark and Nancy had deductions in 2013 that were more than their income. Can i file 2011 taxes online Figured separately, his NOL is $1,800 and her NOL is $3,000. Can i file 2011 taxes online The sum of their separate NOLs ($4,800) is less than their $5,000 joint NOL because his deductions included a $200 net capital loss that is not allowed in figuring his separate NOL. Can i file 2011 taxes online The loss is allowed in figuring their joint NOL because it was offset by Nancy's capital gains. Can i file 2011 taxes online Mark's share of their $5,000 joint NOL is $1,875 ($5,000 × $1,800/$4,800) and Nancy's is $3,125 ($5,000 − $1,875). Can i file 2011 taxes online Joint return in previous carryback or carryforward year. Can i file 2011 taxes online   If only one spouse had an NOL deduction on the previous year's joint return, all of the joint carryover is that spouse's carryover. Can i file 2011 taxes online If both spouses had an NOL deduction (including separate carryovers of a joint NOL, figured as explained in the previous discussion ), figure each spouse's share of the joint carryover through the following steps. Can i file 2011 taxes online Figure each spouse's modified taxable income as if he or she filed a separate return. Can i file 2011 taxes online See Modified taxable income under How To Figure an NOL Carryover , later. Can i file 2011 taxes online Multiply the joint modified taxable income you used to figure the joint carryover by a fraction, the numerator of which is spouse A's modified taxable income figured in (1) and the denominator of which is the total of the spouses' modified taxable incomes figured in (1). Can i file 2011 taxes online This is spouse A's share of the joint modified taxable income. Can i file 2011 taxes online Subtract the amount figured in (2) from the joint modified taxable income. Can i file 2011 taxes online This is spouse B's share of the joint modified taxable income. Can i file 2011 taxes online Reduce the amount figured in (3), but not below zero, by spouse B's NOL deduction. Can i file 2011 taxes online Add the amounts figured in (2) and (4). Can i file 2011 taxes online Subtract the amount figured in (5) from spouse A's NOL deduction. Can i file 2011 taxes online This is spouse A's share of the joint carryover. Can i file 2011 taxes online The rest of the joint carryover is spouse B's share. Can i file 2011 taxes online Example. Can i file 2011 taxes online Sam and Wanda filed a joint return for 2011 and separate returns for 2012 and 2013. Can i file 2011 taxes online In 2013, Sam had an NOL of $18,000 and Wanda had an NOL of $2,000. Can i file 2011 taxes online They choose to carry back both NOLs 2 years to their 2011 joint return and claim a $20,000 NOL deduction. Can i file 2011 taxes online Their joint modified taxable income (MTI) for 2011 is $15,000, and their joint NOL carryover to 2012 is $5,000 ($20,000 – $15,000). Can i file 2011 taxes online Sam and Wanda each figure their separate MTI for 2011 as if they had filed separate returns. Can i file 2011 taxes online Then they figure their shares of the $5,000 carryover as follows. Can i file 2011 taxes online Step 1. Can i file 2011 taxes online   Sam's separate MTI $9,000 Wanda's separate MTI + 3,000 Total MTI $12,000 Step 2. Can i file 2011 taxes online   Joint MTI $15,000 Sam's MTI ÷ total MTI ($9,000 ÷ $12,000) × . Can i file 2011 taxes online 75 Sam's share of joint MTI $11,250 Step 3. Can i file 2011 taxes online   Joint MTI $15,000 Sam's share of joint MTI − 11,250 Wanda's share of joint MTI $3,750 Step 4. Can i file 2011 taxes online   Wanda's share of joint MTI $3,750 Wanda's NOL deduction − 2,000 Wanda's remaining share $1,750 Step 5. Can i file 2011 taxes online   Sam's share of joint MTI $11,250 Wanda's remaining share + 1,750 Joint MTI to be offset $13,000 Step 6. Can i file 2011 taxes online   Sam's NOL deduction $18,000 Joint MTI to be offset − 13,000 Sam's carryover to 2012 $5,000 Joint carryover to 2012 $5,000 Sam's carryover − 5,000 Wanda's carryover to 2012 $-0- Wanda's $2,000 NOL deduction offsets $2,000 of her $3,750 share of the joint modified taxable income and is completely used up. Can i file 2011 taxes online She has no carryover to 2012. Can i file 2011 taxes online Sam's $18,000 NOL deduction offsets all of his $11,250 share of joint modified taxable income and the remaining $1,750 of Wanda's share. Can i file 2011 taxes online His carryover to 2012 is $5,000. Can i file 2011 taxes online Illustrated Form 1045 The following example illustrates how to use Form 1045 to claim an NOL deduction in a carryback year. Can i file 2011 taxes online It includes a filled-in page 1 of Form 1045. Can i file 2011 taxes online Example. Can i file 2011 taxes online Martha Sanders is a self-employed contractor. Can i file 2011 taxes online Martha's 2013 deductions are more than her 2013 income because of a business loss. Can i file 2011 taxes online She uses Form 1045 to carry back her NOL 2 years and claim an NOL deduction in 2011. Can i file 2011 taxes online Her filing status in both years was single. Can i file 2011 taxes online See the filled-in Form 1045 later. Can i file 2011 taxes online Martha figures her 2013 NOL on Form 1045, Schedule A (not shown). Can i file 2011 taxes online (For an example using Form 1045, Schedule A, see Illustrated Form 1045, Schedule A under How To Figure an NOL , earlier. Can i file 2011 taxes online ) She enters the $10,000 NOL from Form 1045, Schedule A, line 25, on Form 1045, line 1a. Can i file 2011 taxes online Martha completes lines 10 through 25, using the “Before carryback” column under the column for the second preceding tax year ended 12/31/11 on page 1 of Form 1045 using the following amounts from her 2011 return. Can i file 2011 taxes online 2011 Adjusted gross income $50,000 Itemized deductions:     Medical expenses [$6,000 − ($50,000 × 7. Can i file 2011 taxes online 5%)] $2,250   State income tax + 2,000   Real estate tax + 4,000   Home mortgage interest + 5,000   Total itemized deductions $13,250 Exemption $3,700 Income tax $4,550 Self-employment tax $6,120   Martha refigures her taxable income for 2011 after carrying back her 2013 NOL as follows: 2011 Adjusted gross income $50,000 Less:     NOL from 2013 −10,000 2011 Adjusted gross income after carryback $40,000 Less:     Itemized deductions:     Medical expenses [$6,000 − ($40,000 × 7. Can i file 2011 taxes online 5%)] $3,000   State income tax + 2,000   Real estate tax + 4,000   Home mortgage interest + 5,000   Total itemized deductions −14,000 Less:     Exemption − 3,700 2011 Taxable income after carryback $22,300 Martha then completes lines 10 through 25, using the “After carryback” column under the column for the second preceding tax year ended 12/31/11. Can i file 2011 taxes online On line 10, Martha enters her $10,000 NOL deduction. Can i file 2011 taxes online Her new adjusted gross income on line 11 is $40,000 ($50,000 − $10,000). Can i file 2011 taxes online To complete line 12, she must refigure her medical expense deduction using her new adjusted gross income. Can i file 2011 taxes online Her refigured medical expense deduction is $3,000 [$6,000 − ($40,000 × 7. Can i file 2011 taxes online 5%)]. Can i file 2011 taxes online This increases her total itemized deductions to $14,000 [$13,250 + ($3,000 − $2,250)]. Can i file 2011 taxes online Martha uses her refigured taxable income ($22,300) from line 15, and the tax tables in her 2011 Form 1040 instructions to find her income tax. Can i file 2011 taxes online She enters the new amount, $2,924, on line 16, and her new total tax liability, $9,044, on line 25. Can i file 2011 taxes online Martha used up her $10,000 NOL in 2011 so she does not complete a column for the first preceding tax year ended 12/31/2012. Can i file 2011 taxes online The decrease in tax because of her NOL deduction (line 27) is $1,612. Can i file 2011 taxes online Martha files Form 1045 after filing her 2013 return, but no later than December 31, 2014. Can i file 2011 taxes online She mails it to the Internal Revenue Service Center for the place where she lives as shown in the 2013 instructions for Form 1040 and attaches a copy of her 2013 return (including the applicable forms and schedules). Can i file 2011 taxes online This image is too large to be displayed in the current screen. Can i file 2011 taxes online Please click the link to view the image. Can i file 2011 taxes online Form 1045, page 1 How To Figure an NOL Carryover If your NOL is more than your taxable income for the year to which you carry it (figured before deducting the NOL), you may have an NOL carryover. Can i file 2011 taxes online You must make certain modifications to your taxable income to determine how much NOL you will use up in that year and how much you can carry over to the next tax year. Can i file 2011 taxes online Your carryover is the excess of your NOL deduction over your modified taxable income for the carryback or carryforward year. Can i file 2011 taxes online If your NOL deduction includes more than one NOL, apply the NOLs against your modified taxable income in the same order in which you incurred them, starting with the earliest. Can i file 2011 taxes online Modified taxable income. Can i file 2011 taxes online   Your modified taxable income is your taxable income figured with the following changes. Can i file 2011 taxes online You cannot claim an NOL deduction for the NOL carryover you are figuring or for any later NOL. Can i file 2011 taxes online You cannot claim a deduction for capital losses in excess of your capital gains. Can i file 2011 taxes online Also, you must increase your taxable income by the amount of any section 1202 exclusion. Can i file 2011 taxes online You cannot claim the domestic production activities deduction. Can i file 2011 taxes online You cannot claim a deduction for your exemptions for yourself, your spouse, or dependents. Can i file 2011 taxes online You must figure any item affected by the amount of your adjusted gross income after making the changes in (1), (2), and (3), above, and certain other changes to your adjusted gross income that result from (1), (2), and (3). Can i file 2011 taxes online This includes income and deduction items used to figure adjusted gross income (for example, IRA deductions), as well as certain itemized deductions. Can i file 2011 taxes online To figure a charitable contribution deduction, do not include deductions for NOL carrybacks in the change in (1) but do include deductions for NOL carryforwards from tax years before the NOL year. Can i file 2011 taxes online   Your taxable income as modified cannot be less than zero. Can i file 2011 taxes online Form 1045, Schedule B. Can i file 2011 taxes online   You can use Form 1045, Schedule B, to figure your modified taxable income for carryback years and your carryover from each of those years. Can i file 2011 taxes online Do not use Form 1045, Schedule B, for a carryforward year. Can i file 2011 taxes online If your 2013 return includes an NOL deduction from an NOL year before 2013 that reduced your taxable income to zero (to less than zero, if an estate or trust), see NOL Carryover From 2013 to 2014 , later. Can i file 2011 taxes online Illustrated Form 1045, Schedule B The following example illustrates how to figure an NOL carryover from a carryback year. Can i file 2011 taxes online It includes a filled-in Form 1045, Schedule B. Can i file 2011 taxes online Example. Can i file 2011 taxes online Ida Brown runs a small clothing shop. Can i file 2011 taxes online In 2013, she has an NOL of $36,000 that she carries back to 2011. Can i file 2011 taxes online She has no other carrybacks or carryforwards to 2011. Can i file 2011 taxes online Ida's adjusted gross income in 2011 was $35,000, consisting of her salary of $36,000 minus a $1,000 capital loss deduction. Can i file 2011 taxes online She is single and claimed only one personal exemption of $3,700. Can i file 2011 taxes online During that year, she gave $1,450 in charitable contributions. Can i file 2011 taxes online Her medical expenses were $3,000. Can i file 2011 taxes online She also deducted $1,650 in taxes and $3,125 in home mortgage interest. Can i file 2011 taxes online Her deduction for charitable contributions was not limited because her contributions, $1,450, were less than 50% of her adjusted gross income. Can i file 2011 taxes online The deduction for medical expenses was limited to expenses over 7. Can i file 2011 taxes online 5% of adjusted gross income (. Can i file 2011 taxes online 075 × $35,000 = $2,625; $3,000 − $2,625 = $375). Can i file 2011 taxes online The deductions for taxes and home mortgage interest were not subject to any limits. Can i file 2011 taxes online She was able to claim $6,600 ($1,450 + $375 + $1,650 + $3,125) in itemized deductions and a personal exemption deduction of $3,700 for 2011. Can i file 2011 taxes online She had no other deductions in 2011 (except the NOL deduction). Can i file 2011 taxes online Her taxable income (figured without the NOL deduction) for the year was $24,700. Can i file 2011 taxes online Ida's adjusted gross income in 2012 was $9,325, consisting of net business income from the clothing shop of $12,325 and a net capital loss of $3,000. Can i file 2011 taxes online She did not itemize her deductions in 2012. Can i file 2011 taxes online She deducted the standard deduction of $5,950 and the personal exemption deduction of $3,800. Can i file 2011 taxes online She had no other deductions in 2012 (other than the NOL deduction). Can i file 2011 taxes online Her taxable income, therefore, was ($425). Can i file 2011 taxes online Ida's $36,000 carryback will result in her having 2011 taxable income of zero. Can i file 2011 taxes online She then completes the column for the second preceding tax year ended 12/31/11 on Form 1045, Schedule B, to figure how much of her NOL she uses up in 2011 and how much she can carry over to 2012. Can i file 2011 taxes online She completes the column for the first preceding tax year ended 12/31/12. Can i file 2011 taxes online See the illustrated Form 1045, Schedule B , shown later. Can i file 2011 taxes online Column 1, line 1. Can i file 2011 taxes online Ida enters $36,000, her 2013 net operating loss, on line 1. Can i file 2011 taxes online Column 1, line 2. Can i file 2011 taxes online She enters $24,700, her 2011 taxable income (figured without the NOL deduction), on line 2. Can i file 2011 taxes online Column 1, line 3. Can i file 2011 taxes online Ida enters her net capital loss deduction of $1,000 on line 3. Can i file 2011 taxes online Column 1, lines 4 and 5. Can i file 2011 taxes online Ida had no section 1202 exclusion or domestic production activities deduction in 2011. Can i file 2011 taxes online She enters zero on lines 4 and 5. Can i file 2011 taxes online Column 1, line 6. Can i file 2011 taxes online Although Ida's entry on line 3 modifies her adjusted gross income, that does not affect any other items included in her adjusted gross income. Can i file 2011 taxes online Ida enters zero on line 6. Can i file 2011 taxes online Column 1, line 7. Can i file 2011 taxes online Ida had itemized deductions and entered $1,000 on line 3, so she completes lines 11 through 38 to figure her adjustment to itemized deductions. Can i file 2011 taxes online On line 7, she enters the total adjustment from line 38. Can i file 2011 taxes online Column 1, line 8. Can i file 2011 taxes online Ida enters the deduction for her personal exemption of $3,700 for 2011. Can i file 2011 taxes online Column 1, line 9. Can i file 2011 taxes online After combining lines 2 through 8, Ida's modified taxable income is $29,475. Can i file 2011 taxes online Column 1, line 10. Can i file 2011 taxes online Ida figures her carryover to 2012 by subtracting her modified taxable income (line 9) from her NOL deduction (line 1). Can i file 2011 taxes online She enters the $6,525 carryover on line 10. Can i file 2011 taxes online She also enters the $6,525 as her NOL deduction for 2012 on Form 1045, page 1, line 10, in the “After carryback” column under the column for the first preceding tax year ended 12/31/12. Can i file 2011 taxes online (For an illustrated example of page 1 of Form 1045, see Illustrated Form 1045 under How To Claim an NOL Deduction , earlier. Can i file 2011 taxes online ) Next, Ida completes column 2 for the first preceding tax year ended 12/31/12. Can i file 2011 taxes online Column 1, line 11. Can i file 2011 taxes online Ida's adjusted gross income for 2011 was $35,000. Can i file 2011 taxes online Column 1, line 12. Can i file 2011 taxes online She adds lines 3 through 6 and enters $1,000 on line 12. Can i file 2011 taxes online (This is her net capital loss deduction added back, which modifies her adjusted gross income. Can i file 2011 taxes online ) Column 1, line 13. Can i file 2011 taxes online Her modified adjusted gross income for 2011 is now $36,000. Can i file 2011 taxes online Column 1, line 14. Can i file 2011 taxes online On her 2011 tax return, she deducted $375 as medical expenses. Can i file 2011 taxes online Column 1, line 15. Can i file 2011 taxes online Her actual medical expenses were $3,000. Can i file 2011 taxes online Column 1, line 16. Can i file 2011 taxes online She multiplies her modified adjusted gross income, $36,000, by . Can i file 2011 taxes online 075. Can i file 2011 taxes online She enters $2,700 on line 16. Can i file 2011 taxes online Column 1, line 17. Can i file 2011 taxes online She substracts $2,700 from her actual medical expenses, $3,000. Can i file 2011 taxes online She enters $300 on line 17. Can i file 2011 taxes online This is her modified medical deduction. Can i file 2011 taxes online Column 1, line 18. Can i file 2011 taxes online The difference between her medical deduction and her modified medical deduction is $75. Can i file 2011 taxes online She enters this on line 18. Can i file 2011 taxes online Column 1, lines 19 through 21. Can i file 2011 taxes online Ida had no deduction for qualified mortgage insurance premiums in 2011. Can i file 2011 taxes online She skips lines 19 and 20 and enters zero on line 21. Can i file 2011 taxes online Column 1, line 22. Can i file 2011 taxes online She enters her modified adjusted gross income of $36,000 on line 22. Can i file 2011 taxes online Column 1, line 23. Can i file 2011 taxes online She had no other carrybacks to 2011 and enters zero on line 23. Can i file 2011 taxes online Column 1, line 24. Can i file 2011 taxes online Her modified adjusted gross income remains $36,000. Can i file 2011 taxes online Column 1, line 25. Can i file 2011 taxes online Her actual contributions for 2011 were $1,450, which she enters on line 25. Can i file 2011 taxes online Column 1, line 26. Can i file 2011 taxes online She now refigures her charitable contributions based on her modified adjusted gross income. Can i file 2011 taxes online Her contributions are well below the 50% limit, so she enters $1,450 on line 26. Can i file 2011 taxes online Column 1, line 27. Can i file 2011 taxes online The difference is zero. Can i file 2011 taxes online Column 1, lines 28 through 37. Can i file 2011 taxes online Ida had no casualty losses or deductions for miscellaneous items in 2011. Can i file 2011 taxes online She skips lines 28 through 31 and lines 33 through 36. Can i file 2011 taxes online Ida enters zero on lines 32 and 37. Can i file 2011 taxes online Column 1, line 38. Can i file 2011 taxes online She combines lines 18, 21, 27, 32, and 37 and enters $75 on line 38. Can i file 2011 taxes online She carries this figure to line 7. Can i file 2011 taxes online Column 2, line 1. Can i file 2011 taxes online Ida enters $6,525, the carryback of her 2013 NOL to 2012, from column 1, line 10, on line 1. Can i file 2011 taxes online Column 2, line 2. Can i file 2011 taxes online She enters ($425), her 2012 taxable income, on line 2. Can i file 2011 taxes online Column 2, line 3. Can i file 2011 taxes online Ida enters her net capital loss deduction of $3,000 on line 3. Can i file 2011 taxes online Column 2, lines 4 and 5. Can i file 2011 taxes online Ida had no section 1202 exclusion or domestic production activities deduction in 2012. Can i file 2011 taxes online She enters zero on lines 4 and 5. Can i file 2011 taxes online Column 2, line 6. Can i file 2011 taxes online Although Ida's entry on line 3 modifies her adjusted gross income, that does not affect any other items included in her adjusted gross income. Can i file 2011 taxes online Ida enters zero on line 6. Can i file 2011 taxes online Column 2, line 7. Can i file 2011 taxes online Because Ida did not itemize deductions on her 2012 tax return, she enters zero on line 7. Can i file 2011 taxes online Column 2, line 8. Can i file 2011 taxes online Ida enters the deduction for her personal exemption of $3,800 for 2012. Can i file 2011 taxes online Column 2, line 9. Can i file 2011 taxes online After combining lines 2 through 8, Ida's modified taxable income is $6,375. Can i file 2011 taxes online Column 2, line 10. Can i file 2011 taxes online Ida figures her carryforward to 2014 by subtracting her modified taxable income (line 9) from her NOL deduction (line 1). Can i file 2011 taxes online She enters the $150 carryover on line 10. Can i file 2011 taxes online This image is too large to be displayed in the current screen. Can i file 2011 taxes online Please click the link to view the image. Can i file 2011 taxes online Form 1045, page 3 This image is too large to be displayed in the current screen. Can i file 2011 taxes online Please click the link to view the image. Can i file 2011 taxes online Form 1045, page 4 NOL Carryover From 2013 to 2014 If you had an NOL deduction carried forward from a year prior to 2013 that resulted in your having taxable income on your 2013 return of zero (of less than zero, if an estate or trust), complete Table 1 , Worksheet for NOL Carryover From 2013 to 2014, on the following pages. Can i file 2011 taxes online It will help you figure your NOL to carry to 2014. Can i file 2011 taxes online Keep the worksheet for your records. Can i file 2011 taxes online Worksheet Instructions At the top of the worksheet, enter the NOL year for which you are figuring the carryover. Can i file 2011 taxes online More than one NOL. Can i file 2011 taxes online   If your 2013 NOL deduction includes amounts for more than one loss year, complete this worksheet only for one loss year. Can i file 2011 taxes online To determine which year, start with your earliest NOL and subtract each NOL separately from your taxable income figured without the NOL deduction. Can i file 2011 taxes online Complete this worksheet for the earliest NOL that results in your having taxable income below zero. Can i file 2011 taxes online Your NOL carryover to 2014 is the total of the amount on line 10 of the worksheet and all later NOL amounts. Can i file 2011 taxes online Example. Can i file 2011 taxes online Your taxable income for 2013 is $5,000 without your $9,000 NOL deduction. Can i file 2011 taxes online Your NOL deduction includes a $2,000 carryover from 2011 and a $7,000 carryover from 2012. Can i file 2011 taxes online Subtract your 2011 NOL of $2,000 from $5,000. Can i file 2011 taxes online This gives you taxable income of $3,000. Can i file 2011 taxes online Your 2011 NOL is now completely used up. Can i file 2011 taxes online Subtract your $7,000 2012 NOL from $3,000. Can i file 2011 taxes online This gives you taxable income of ($4,000). Can i file 2011 taxes online You now complete the worksheet for your 2012 NOL. Can i file 2011 taxes online Your NOL carryover to 2014 is the unused part of your 2012 NOL from line 10 of the worksheet. Can i file 2011 taxes online Line 2. Can i file 2011 taxes online   Treat your NOL deduction for the NOL year entered at the top of the worksheet and later years as a positive amount. Can i file 2011 taxes online Add it to your negative taxable income (figured without the NOL deduction). Can i file 2011 taxes online Enter the result on line 2. Can i file 2011 taxes online Line 6. Can i file 2011 taxes online   You must refigure the following income and deductions based on adjusted gross income. Can i file 2011 taxes online The special allowance for passive activity losses from rental real estate activities. Can i file 2011 taxes online Taxable social security and tier 1 railroad retirement benefits. Can i file 2011 taxes online IRA deductions. Can i file 2011 taxes online Excludable savings bond interest. Can i file 2011 taxes online Excludable employer-provided adoption benefits. Can i file 2011 taxes online The student loan interest deduction. Can i file 2011 taxes online The tuition and fees deduction. Can i file 2011 taxes online   If none of these items apply to you, enter zero on line 6. Can i file 2011 taxes online Otherwise, increase your adjusted gross income by the total of lines 3 through 5 and your NOL deduction for the NOL year entered at the top of the worksheet and later years. Can i file 2011 taxes online Using this increased adjusted gross income, refigure the items that apply, in the order listed above. Can i file 2011 taxes online Your adjustment for each item is the difference between the refigured amount and the amount included on your return. Can i file 2011 taxes online Combine the adjustments for previous items with your adjusted gross income before refiguring the next item. Can i file 2011 taxes online Keep a record of your computations. Can i file 2011 taxes online   Enter your total adjustments for the above items on line 6. Can i file 2011 taxes online Line 7. Can i file 2011 taxes online   Enter zero if you claimed the standard deduction or the amounts on lines 3 through 5 are zero. Can i file 2011 taxes online Otherwise, use lines 11 through 33 of the worksheet to figure the amount to enter on this line. Can i file 2011 taxes online Complete only those sections that apply to you. Can i file 2011 taxes online Estates and trusts. Can i file 2011 taxes online   Enter zero on line 7 if you did not claim any miscellaneous deductions on Form 1041, line 15c, or a casualty or theft loss. Can i file 2011 taxes online Otherwise, refigure these deductions by substituting modified adjusted gross income (see below ) for adjusted gross income. Can i file 2011 taxes online Subtract the recomputed deductions from those claimed on the return. Can i file 2011 taxes online Enter the result on line 7. Can i file 2011 taxes online Modified adjusted gross income. Can i file 2011 taxes online   To refigure miscellaneous itemized deductions of an estate or trust (Form 1041, line 15c), modified adjusted gross income is the total of the following amounts. Can i file 2011 taxes online The adjusted gross income on the return. Can i file 2011 taxes online The amounts from lines 3 through 5 of the worksheet. Can i file 2011 taxes online The exemption amount from Form 1041, line 20. Can i file 2011 taxes online The NOL deduction for the NOL year entered at the top of the worksheet and for later years. Can i file 2011 taxes online   To refigure the casualty and theft loss deduction of an estate or trust, modified adjusted gross income is the total of the following amounts. Can i file 2011 taxes online The adjusted gross income amount you used to figure the deduction claimed on the return. Can i file 2011 taxes online The amounts from lines 3 through 5 of the worksheet. Can i file 2011 taxes online The NOL deduction for the NOL year entered at the top of the worksheet and for later years. Can i file 2011 taxes online Line 11. Can i file 2011 taxes online   Treat your NOL deduction for the NOL year entered at the top of the worksheet and for later years as a positive amount. Can i file 2011 taxes online Add it to your adjusted gross income. Can i file 2011 taxes online Enter the result on line 11. Can i file 2011 taxes online Line 20. Can i file 2011 taxes online   Is your modified adjusted gross income from line 13 of this worksheet more than $100,000 ($50,000 if married filing separately)?   □ Yes. Can i file 2011 taxes online Your deduction is limited. Can i file 2011 taxes online Refigure your deduction using the Mortgage Insurance Premiums Deduction Worksheet in the 2013 Instructions for Form 1045. Can i file 2011 taxes online On line 2 of the Mortgage Insurance Premiums Deduction Worksheet, enter the amount from line 13 of this worksheet. Can i file 2011 taxes online   □ No. Can i file 2011 taxes online Your deduction is not limited. Can i file 2011 taxes online Enter the amount from line 19 on line 20 and enter -0- on line 21. Can i file 2011 taxes online Line 23. Can i file 2011 taxes online   If you had a contributions carryover from 2012 to 2013 and your NOL deduction includes an amount from an NOL year before 2012, you may have to reduce your contributions carryover. Can i file 2011 taxes online Reduce the contributions carryover by the amount of any adjustment you made to your 2012 charitable contributions deduction when figuring your NOL carryover to 2013. Can i file 2011 taxes online Use the reduced contributions carryover to figure the amount to enter on line 23. Can i file 2011 taxes online Please click here for the text description of the image. 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Understanding Your CP237A Notice

Call us to request your refund check.


What you need to do

  • Call us at 1-800-829-0115 to request a replacement check.
  • If you have the expired check, please destroy it.
  • When you receive the new check, remember to cash it.

You may want to...

  • Call 1-800-TAX-FORM (1-800-829-3676) to request forms and publications.

Answers to Common Questions

When will I receive my replacement check?

You should receive the replacement check within 30 days.

Can I request that you mail my refund check to an alternate address?

Refund checks are mailed only to the address of record, which is the address provided on the tax return or the result of a permanent address change request submitted after the return is filed.


Tips for next year

If you are not already doing so, consider filing your taxes electronically. Filing online can help you to avoid mistakes and find credits and deductions for which you may qualify. Learn more about how to file electronically here.


Tax publications you may find useful


How to get help

Calling the 1-800 number listed on the top right corner of your notice is the fastest way to get your questions answered. You can also authorize someone (such as an accountant) to contact the IRS on your behalf using a Power of Attorney and Declaration of Representative (Form 2848).


Reading your notice

Your notice may look different from the sample because the information contained in your notice is tailored to your situation.

Notice CP237A, Page 1

 

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Printable samples of this notice (PDF)

 

 

How to get help

  • Call the 1-800 number listed on the top right corner of your notice.
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  • See if you qualify for help from a Low Income Taxpayer Clinic.
     

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Can i file 2011 taxes online return is required, your next step is to see if you meet the filing requirements. Can i file 2011 taxes online If you do meet the filing requirements, the information presented in this chapter will help you understand the special procedures involved. Can i file 2011 taxes online This chapter discusses: Filing requirements, When to file your return, Where to send your return, How to adjust your deductions and credits if you are excluding income from American Samoa or Puerto Rico, How to make estimated tax payments and pay self-employment tax, and How to request assistance in resolving instances of double taxation. Can i file 2011 taxes online Who Must File If you are not required to file a possession tax return that includes your worldwide income, you must generally file a U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online income tax return if your gross income is at least the amount shown in Table 4-1, later, for your filing status and age. 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Can i file 2011 taxes online Filing Requirement if Possession Income Is Excluded If you were a bona fide resident of American Samoa or Puerto Rico and qualify to exclude possession income on your U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online tax return, you must determine your adjusted filing requirement. Can i file 2011 taxes online Generally, your filing requirement is based on the total of your (and your spouse's if filing a joint return) personal exemption(s) plus your standard deduction. Can i file 2011 taxes online Personal exemption. Can i file 2011 taxes online   When figuring your filing requirement, your personal exemption is allowed in full. Can i file 2011 taxes online Do not reduce it for this purpose. Can i file 2011 taxes online Do not include exemptions for your dependents. Can i file 2011 taxes online Allowable standard deduction. 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Can i file 2011 taxes online During 2013, she received $20,000 of income from American Samoa sources (qualifies for exclusion) and $8,000 of income from sources outside the possession (subject to U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online income tax). Can i file 2011 taxes online Her allowable standard deduction for 2013 is figured as follows:   $8,000 $28,000 × $6,100 (regular standard deduction) = $1,743   Adjusted filing requirement. Can i file 2011 taxes online   Figure your adjusted filing requirement by adding the amount of your allowable standard deduction to the amount of your personal exemption. Can i file 2011 taxes online You must file a U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online income tax return if your gross income is at least the amount shown on line 3 of the following worksheet. Can i file 2011 taxes online    1. 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Can i file 2011 taxes online . Can i file 2011 taxes online THEN file a return if your gross income** was at least. Can i file 2011 taxes online . Can i file 2011 taxes online . Can i file 2011 taxes online single under 65 $10,000 65 or older $11,500 married filing jointly*** under 65 (both spouses) $20,000 65 or older (one spouse) $21,200 65 or older (both spouses) $22,400 married filing separately any age $3,900 head of household under 65 $12,850 65 or older $14,350 qualifying widow(er)  with dependent child under 65 $16,100 65 or older $17,300 * If you were born on January 1, 1949, you are considered to be age 65 at the end of 2013. Can i file 2011 taxes online ** Gross income means all income you received in the form of money, goods, property, and services that is not exempt from tax, including any income from sources outside the United States (even if you can exclude part or all of it). Can i file 2011 taxes online Do not include social security benefits unless (a) you are married filing a separate return and you lived with your spouse at any time during 2013, or (b) one-half of your social security benefits plus your other gross income is more than $25,000 ($32,000 if married filing jointly). Can i file 2011 taxes online If (a) or (b) applies, see the instructions for Form 1040 or Publication 915, Social Security and Equivalent Railroad Retirement Benefits, to figure the taxable part of social security benefits you must include in gross income. Can i file 2011 taxes online *** If you did not live with your spouse at the end of 2013 (or on the date your spouse died) and your gross income was at least $3,900 you must file a return regardless of your age. Can i file 2011 taxes online Example 1. Can i file 2011 taxes online James and Joan Thompson, one over 65, are U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online citizens and bona fide residents of Puerto Rico during the entire tax year. Can i file 2011 taxes online They file a joint income tax return. Can i file 2011 taxes online During 2013, they received $35,000 of income from Puerto Rico sources (qualifies for exclusion) and $6,000 of income from sources outside Puerto Rico (subject to U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online income tax). Can i file 2011 taxes online Their allowable standard deduction for 2013 is figured as follows:   $6,000 $41,000 × $13,400 ( standard deduction for 65 or older (one spouse) ) = $1,961   The Thompsons do not have to file a U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online income tax return because their gross income subject to U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online tax ($6,000) is less than their allowable standard deduction plus their personal exemptions ($1,961+ $7,800= $9,761). 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Can i file 2011 taxes online If you do not pay the amount due by the regular due date (generally April 15), you will owe interest on any unpaid tax from the original due date to the date you pay the tax. Can i file 2011 taxes online You may also be charged penalties (see the Instructions for Form 4868). Can i file 2011 taxes online How to get the automatic extension. Can i file 2011 taxes online   You can get the automatic 6-month extension if you do one of the following by the due date for filing your return. Can i file 2011 taxes online E-file Form 4868 using your personal computer or a tax professional. Can i file 2011 taxes online E-file and pay by credit or debit card. Can i file 2011 taxes online Your payment must be at least $1. Can i file 2011 taxes online You may pay by phone or over the Internet. Can i file 2011 taxes online Do not file Form 4868. Can i file 2011 taxes online File a paper Form 4868. Can i file 2011 taxes online If you are a fiscal year taxpayer, you must file a paper Form 4868. Can i file 2011 taxes online See Form 4868 for information on getting an extension using these options. Can i file 2011 taxes online When to file. Can i file 2011 taxes online   You must request the automatic extension by the due date for your return. Can i file 2011 taxes online You can file your return any time before the 6-month extension period ends. Can i file 2011 taxes online When you file your return. Can i file 2011 taxes online   Enter any payment you made related to the extension of time to file on Form 1040, line 68. Can i file 2011 taxes online If you file Form 1040A, U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online Individual Income Tax Return, or Form 1040EZ, Income Tax Return for Single and Joint Filers With No Dependents, include that payment in your total payments on Form 1040A, line 41, or Form 1040EZ, line 9. Can i file 2011 taxes online Also enter “Form 4868” and the amount paid in the space to the left of the entry space for line 41 or line 9. Can i file 2011 taxes online You cannot ask the Internal Revenue Service to figure your tax if you use the extension of time to file. Can i file 2011 taxes online Individuals Outside the United States and Puerto Rico You are allowed an automatic 2-month extension (until June 16, 2014, if you use the calendar year) to file your 2013 return and pay any federal income tax due if: You are a U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online citizen or resident, and On the due date of your return: You are living outside of the United States and Puerto Rico, and your main place of business or post of duty is outside the United States and Puerto Rico, or You are in military or naval service on duty outside the United States and Puerto Rico. Can i file 2011 taxes online However, if you pay the tax due after the regular due date (generally April 15), interest will be charged from April 15 until the date the tax is paid. Can i file 2011 taxes online If you serve in a combat zone or qualified hazardous duty area, you may be eligible for a longer extension of time to file. Can i file 2011 taxes online For more information, see Publication 3, Armed Forces' Tax Guide. Can i file 2011 taxes online Married taxpayers. Can i file 2011 taxes online   If you file a joint return, only one spouse has to qualify for this automatic extension. Can i file 2011 taxes online However, if you and your spouse file separate returns, this automatic extension applies only to the spouse who qualifies. Can i file 2011 taxes online How to get the extension. Can i file 2011 taxes online   To use this special automatic extension, you must attach a statement to your return explaining what situation qualified you for the extension. Can i file 2011 taxes online (See the situations listed under (2), earlier. Can i file 2011 taxes online ) Extension beyond 2 months. Can i file 2011 taxes online   If you cannot file your 2013 return within the automatic 2-month extension period, you can get an additional 4-month extension, for a total of 6 months. Can i file 2011 taxes online File Form 4868 by the end of the automatic extension period (June 16, 2014 for calendar year taxpayers). Can i file 2011 taxes online Be sure to check the box on Form 4868, line 8, if appropriate. Can i file 2011 taxes online   In addition to this 6-month extension, taxpayers who are out of the country (as defined under (2) earlier) can request a discretionary 2-month additional extension of time to file their returns (to December 15 for calendar year taxpayers). Can i file 2011 taxes online   To request this extension, you must send the IRS a letter explaining the reasons why you need the additional 2 months. Can i file 2011 taxes online Send the letter by the extended due date (October 15 for calendar year taxpayers) to:  Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service Austin, TX 73301-0215 USA   You will not receive any notification from the IRS unless your request is denied for being untimely. Can i file 2011 taxes online Where To File Use the addresses listed below if you have to file Form 1040 with the United States and you are excluding possession income from American Samoa or Puerto Rico. Can i file 2011 taxes online If you are not including a check or a money order, send your U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online tax return and all attachments to:   Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service Austin, TX 73301-0215 USA If you are including a check or a money order, send your U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online tax return and all attachments to:  Internal Revenue Service P. Can i file 2011 taxes online O. Can i file 2011 taxes online Box 1303 Charlotte, NC 28201-1303 USA Also send your U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online return to these addresses if you are attaching Form 5074 or Form 8689. Can i file 2011 taxes online If you are not in either of the above categories, send your return to the address shown in the Form 1040 instructions for the possession or state in which you reside. Can i file 2011 taxes online Special Rules for Completing Your U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online Tax Return If you are not excluding possession income from your U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online tax return, follow the instructions for the specific forms you file. Can i file 2011 taxes online However, you may not qualify to claim the earned income credit (EIC). Can i file 2011 taxes online Earned income credit. Can i file 2011 taxes online   Even if you maintain a household in one of the possessions discussed in this publication that is your main home and the home of your qualifying child, you cannot claim the earned income credit on your U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online tax return. Can i file 2011 taxes online This credit is available only if you maintain the household in the United States or you are serving on extended active duty in the U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online Armed Forces. Can i file 2011 taxes online U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online Armed Forces. Can i file 2011 taxes online   U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online military personnel stationed outside the United States on extended active duty are considered to live in the United States during that duty period for purposes of the EIC. Can i file 2011 taxes online Extended active duty means you are called or ordered to duty for an indefinite period or for a period of more than 90 days. Can i file 2011 taxes online Once you begin serving your extended active duty, you are still considered to have been on extended active duty even if you do not serve more than 90 days. Can i file 2011 taxes online Income from American Samoa or Puerto Rico excluded. Can i file 2011 taxes online   You will not be allowed to take deductions and credits that apply to the excluded income. Can i file 2011 taxes online The additional information you need follows. Can i file 2011 taxes online Deductions if Possession Income Is Excluded Deductions that specifically apply to your excluded possession income, such as employee business expenses, are not allowable on your U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online income tax return. Can i file 2011 taxes online Deductions that do not specifically apply to any particular type of income must be divided between your excluded income from sources in the relevant possession and income from all other sources to find the part that you can deduct on your U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online tax return. Can i file 2011 taxes online Examples of such deductions are alimony payments, the standard deduction, and certain itemized deductions (such as medical expenses, charitable contributions, real estate taxes, and mortgage interest on your home). Can i file 2011 taxes online Figuring the deduction. Can i file 2011 taxes online   To find the part of a deduction that is allowable, multiply the deduction by the following fraction. Can i file 2011 taxes online   Gross income subject to U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online income tax     Gross income from all sources (including excluded possession income)   Adjustments to Income Your adjusted gross income equals your gross income minus certain deductions (adjustments). Can i file 2011 taxes online Moving expense deduction. Can i file 2011 taxes online   Generally, expenses of a move to a possession are directly attributable to wages, salaries, and other earned income from that possession. Can i file 2011 taxes online Likewise, the expenses of a move back to the United States are generally attributable to U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online earned income. Can i file 2011 taxes online   If you are claiming expenses for a move to a relevant possession, how and where you will deduct the expenses depends on your status as a bona fide resident and if any of your possession income is excluded on your U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online tax return. Can i file 2011 taxes online For more information, see Moving expense deduction in chapter 3 under the name of the relevant possession. Can i file 2011 taxes online   If you are claiming expenses for a move from a U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online possession to the United States, use Form 3903 to figure your deductible expenses and enter the amount on Form 1040, line 26. Can i file 2011 taxes online For purposes of deducting moving expenses, the possessions are considered part of the United States. Can i file 2011 taxes online See Publication 521, Moving Expenses, for information about what expenses are deductible. Can i file 2011 taxes online Self-employment tax deduction. Can i file 2011 taxes online   Generally, if you are reporting self-employment income on your U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online return, you can include the deductible part of your self-employment tax on Form 1040, line 27. Can i file 2011 taxes online This is an income tax deduction only; it is not a deduction in figuring net earnings from self-employment (for self-employment tax). Can i file 2011 taxes online   However, if you are a bona fide resident of American Samoa or Puerto Rico and you exclude all of your self-employment income from gross income, you cannot take the deduction on Form 1040, line 27, because the deduction is related to excluded income. Can i file 2011 taxes online   If only part of your self-employment income is excluded, the part of the deduction that is based on the nonexcluded income is allowed. Can i file 2011 taxes online This would happen if, for instance, you have two businesses and only the income from one of them is excludable. Can i file 2011 taxes online   For purposes of the deduction only, figure the self-employment tax on the nonexcluded income by multiplying your total self-employment tax (from Schedule SE (Form 1040)), Self-Employment Tax) by the following fraction. Can i file 2011 taxes online   Self-employment income subject to U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online income tax     Total self-employment income (including excluded possession income)   The result is your self-employment tax on nonexcluded income. Can i file 2011 taxes online Include the deductible part of this amount on Form 1040, line 27. Can i file 2011 taxes online Individual retirement arrangement (IRA) deduction. Can i file 2011 taxes online   Do not take excluded income into account when figuring your deductible IRA contribution. Can i file 2011 taxes online Standard Deduction The standard deduction is composed of the regular standard deduction amount and the additional standard deduction for taxpayers who are blind or age 65 or over. Can i file 2011 taxes online To find the amount you can claim on Form 1040, line 40, first figure your full standard deduction according to the Instructions for Form 1040. Can i file 2011 taxes online Then multiply your full standard deduction by the following fraction. Can i file 2011 taxes online   Gross income subject to U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online income tax     Gross income from all sources (including excluded possession income)   In the space above line 40, enter “Standard deduction modified due to income excluded under section 931 (if American Samoa) or section 933 (if Puerto Rico). Can i file 2011 taxes online ” This calculation may not be the same as the one you used to determine if you need to file a U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online tax return. Can i file 2011 taxes online Itemized Deductions Most itemized deductions do not apply to a particular type of income. Can i file 2011 taxes online However, itemized deductions can be divided into three categories. Can i file 2011 taxes online Those that apply specifically to excluded income, such as employee business expenses, are not deductible. Can i file 2011 taxes online Those that apply specifically to income subject to U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online income tax, which might also be employee business expenses, are fully allowable under the Instructions for Schedule A (Form 1040), Itemized Deductions. Can i file 2011 taxes online Those that do not apply to specific income must be allocated between your gross income subject to U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online income tax and your total gross income from all sources. Can i file 2011 taxes online The example given later shows how to figure the deductible part of each type of expense that is not related to specific income. Can i file 2011 taxes online Example. Can i file 2011 taxes online In 2013, you and your spouse are both under 65 and U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online citizens who are bona fide residents of Puerto Rico during the entire tax year. Can i file 2011 taxes online You file a joint income tax return. Can i file 2011 taxes online During 2013, you earned $20,000 from Puerto Rican sources (excluded from U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online gross income) and your spouse earned $60,000 from the U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online Government. Can i file 2011 taxes online You have $16,000 of itemized deductions that do not apply to any specific type of income. Can i file 2011 taxes online These are medical expenses of $4,000, real estate taxes of $5,000, home mortgage interest of $6,000, and charitable contributions of $1,000 (cash contributions). Can i file 2011 taxes online You determine the amount of each deduction that you can claim on your Schedule A (Form 1040), Itemized Deductions, by multiplying the deduction by the fraction shown under Figuring the deduction , earlier under Deductions if Possession Income is Excluded. Can i file 2011 taxes online   Medical Expenses   $60,000$80,000 × $4,000 = $3,000  (enter on line 1  of Schedule A)     Real Estate Taxes   $60,000$80,000 × $5,000 = $3,750  (enter on line 6  of Schedule A)     Home Mortgage Interest   $60,000$80,000 × $6,000 = $4,500  (enter on line 10 or 11 of  Schedule A)     Charitable Contributions (cash contributions)   $60,000$80,000 × $1,000 = $750  (enter on line 16 of Schedule A)   Enter on Schedule A (Form 1040) only the allowable portion of each deduction. Can i file 2011 taxes online Overall limitation on itemized deductions. Can i file 2011 taxes online   If your adjusted gross income (discussed earlier) is over $300,000 if married filing jointly or qualifying widow(er); $275,000 if head of household; $250,000 if single; or $150,000 if married filing separately; see the Itemized Deductions Worksheet in the Instructions for Schedule A (Form 1040), to figure your itemized deductions. Can i file 2011 taxes online Personal Exemptions Personal exemptions are allowed in full even if excluding possession income. Can i file 2011 taxes online However, depending upon your adjusted gross income and filing status, the amount you can deduct may be reduced. Can i file 2011 taxes online See the Deduction for Exemptions Worksheet—Line 42 in the instructions for Form 1040. Can i file 2011 taxes online Foreign Tax Credit if Possession Income Is Excluded If you must report American Samoa or Puerto Rico source income on your U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online tax return, you can claim a foreign tax credit for income taxes paid to the possession on that income. Can i file 2011 taxes online However, you cannot claim a foreign tax credit for taxes paid on possession income that is excluded on your U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online tax return. Can i file 2011 taxes online The foreign tax credit is generally figured on Form 1116. Can i file 2011 taxes online If you have income, such as U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online Government wages, that is not excludable, and you also have possession source income that is excludable, you must figure the credit by reducing your foreign taxes paid or accrued by the taxes based on the excluded income. Can i file 2011 taxes online You make this reduction for each separate income category. Can i file 2011 taxes online To find the amount of this reduction, use the following formula for each income category. Can i file 2011 taxes online Excluded income from possession sources less deductible expenses based on that income x Tax paid or accrued to the possession = Reduction in foreign taxes Total income subject to possession tax less deductible expenses based on that income Enter the amount of the reduction on Form 1116, line 12. Can i file 2011 taxes online For more information on the foreign tax credit, see Publication 514. Can i file 2011 taxes online Example. Can i file 2011 taxes online Jason and Lynn Reddy are U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online citizens who were bona fide residents of Puerto Rico during all of 2013. Can i file 2011 taxes online They file a joint tax return. Can i file 2011 taxes online The following table shows their excludable and taxable income for U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online federal income tax purposes. Can i file 2011 taxes online   Taxable   Excludable Jason's wages from  U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online Government $25,000     Lynn's wages from Puerto Rico  corp. Can i file 2011 taxes online     $15,000 Dividend from Puerto Rico corp. Can i file 2011 taxes online doing business in Puerto Rico     200 Dividend from U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online  corp. Can i file 2011 taxes online doing business  in U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online * 1,000     Totals $26,000   $15,200 * Income from sources outside Puerto Rico is taxable. Can i file 2011 taxes online   Jason and Lynn must file 2013 income tax returns with both Puerto Rico and the United States. Can i file 2011 taxes online They have gross income of $26,000 for U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online tax purposes. Can i file 2011 taxes online They paid taxes to Puerto Rico of $4,000 ($3,980 on their wages and $20 on the dividend from the Puerto Rico corporation). Can i file 2011 taxes online They figure their foreign tax credit on two Forms 1116, which they must attach to their U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online return. Can i file 2011 taxes online They fill out one Form 1116 for wages and one Form 1116 for the dividend. Can i file 2011 taxes online Jason and Lynn figure the Puerto Rico taxes on excluded income as follows. Can i file 2011 taxes online   Wages: ($15,000 ÷ $40,000) × $3,980 = $1,493   Dividend: ($200 ÷ $200) × $20 = $20 They enter $1,493 on Form 1116, line 12, for wages and $20 on the second Form 1116, line 12, for the dividend. Can i file 2011 taxes online Self-Employment Tax Self-employment tax includes both social security and Medicare taxes for individuals who are self-employed. Can i file 2011 taxes online A U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online citizen or resident alien who is self-employed must pay self-employment tax on net self-employment earnings of $400 or more. Can i file 2011 taxes online This rule applies whether or not the earnings are excludable from gross income (or whether or not a U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online income tax return must otherwise be filed). Can i file 2011 taxes online Bona fide residents of the possessions discussed in this publication are considered U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online residents for this purpose and are subject to the self-employment tax. Can i file 2011 taxes online Forms to file. Can i file 2011 taxes online   If you have net self-employment income and are subject to self-employment tax, file one of the following with the United States. Can i file 2011 taxes online If you are required to file Form 1040 with the United States, complete Schedule SE (Form 1040) and attach it to your Form 1040. Can i file 2011 taxes online If you are not required to file Form 1040 with the United States and you are a bona fide resident of American Samoa, the CNMI, Guam, Puerto Rico, or the USVI, file Form 1040-SS. Can i file 2011 taxes online If you are a resident of Puerto Rico, you can file the Spanish-language Form 1040-PR instead. Can i file 2011 taxes online Do not file forms 1040-SS or 1040-PR with Form 1040. Can i file 2011 taxes online If you are required to pay Additional Medicare Tax (discussed later) on your self-employment income, attach Form 8959, Additional Medicare Tax to Form 1040, Form 1040-SS, or Form 1040-PR, as applicable. Can i file 2011 taxes online Chapter 11 Bankruptcy cases. Can i file 2011 taxes online   While you are a debtor in a chapter 11 bankruptcy case, your net profit or loss from self-employment will be included on the income tax return (Form 1041, U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online Income Tax Return for Estates and Trusts) of the bankruptcy estate. Can i file 2011 taxes online However, you—not the bankruptcy estate—are responsible for paying self-employment tax on your net earnings from self-employment. Can i file 2011 taxes online   Use Schedule SE (Form 1040), Form 1040-SS, or Form 1040-PR, as determined above, to figure your correct amount of self-employment tax. Can i file 2011 taxes online   For other reporting requirements, see Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Cases in the Instructions for Form 1040. Can i file 2011 taxes online Additional Medicare Tax Beginning in 2013, a 0. Can i file 2011 taxes online 9% Additional Medicare Tax applies to Medicare wages, railroad retirement (RRTA) compensation, and self-employment income that are more than: $125,000 if married filing separately, $250,000 if married filing jointly, or $200,000 if single, head of household, or qualifying widow(er). Can i file 2011 taxes online Medicare wages and self-employment income are combined to determine if income exceeds the threshold. Can i file 2011 taxes online A self-employment loss should not be considered for purposes of this tax. Can i file 2011 taxes online RRTA compensation should be separately compared to the threshold. Can i file 2011 taxes online Your employer is responsible for withholding the 0. Can i file 2011 taxes online 9% Additional Medicare Tax on Medicare wages or RRTA compensation it pays to you in excess of $200,000. Can i file 2011 taxes online You should consider this withholding, if applicable, in determining whether you need to make estimated tax payments. Can i file 2011 taxes online There are no special rules for U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online citizens and nonresident aliens living abroad for purposes of this provision. Can i file 2011 taxes online Wages, RRTA compensation, and self-employment income that are subject to Medicare tax will also be subject to Additional Medicare Tax if in excess of the applicable threshold. Can i file 2011 taxes online For more information, see Form 8959, Additional Medicare Tax, and its instructions or visit www. Can i file 2011 taxes online irs. Can i file 2011 taxes online gov and enter the following words in the search box: Additional Medicare Tax. Can i file 2011 taxes online You cannot include the Additional Medicare Tax as a deductible part of your self-employment tax. Can i file 2011 taxes online Net Investment Income Tax Beginning in 2013, the Net Investment Income Tax (NIIT) imposes a 3. Can i file 2011 taxes online 8% tax on the lesser of an individual’s net investment income or the excess of the individual’s modified adjusted gross income over a specified threshold amount. Can i file 2011 taxes online Bona fide residents of Puerto Rico and American Samoa who may have a federal income tax return filing obligation may be liable for the NIIT if the taxpayer’s modified adjusted gross income from non-territory sources exceeds a specified threshold amount. Can i file 2011 taxes online The NIIT does not apply to any individual who is a nonresident alien with respect to the United States. Can i file 2011 taxes online Bona fide residents must take into account any additional tax liability associated with the NIIT when calculating your estimated tax payments. Can i file 2011 taxes online Forms to file. Can i file 2011 taxes online   If you are a bona fide resident of American Samoa and Puerto Rico and you are required to pay the NIIT, you must file Form 1040 with the United States and attach Form 8960, Net Investment Income Tax—Individuals, Estates, and Trusts. Can i file 2011 taxes online For more information, see Form 8960 and its instructions. Can i file 2011 taxes online Paying Your Taxes You may find that not all of your income tax has been paid through withholding by either the United States or the possession. Can i file 2011 taxes online This is often true if you have income that is not subject to withholding, such as self-employment, interest, or rental income. Can i file 2011 taxes online In this situation, you may need to make estimated tax payments. Can i file 2011 taxes online Estimated Tax If your estimated income tax obligation is to the United States, use the worksheet in the Form 1040-ES package to figure your estimated tax, including self-employment tax. Can i file 2011 taxes online Include the Additional Medicare Tax and Net Investment Income Tax if applicable. Can i file 2011 taxes online If you are paying by check or money order, use the payment vouchers in the Form 1040-ES package. Can i file 2011 taxes online Or, you can make your payments electronically and not have to file any paper forms. Can i file 2011 taxes online See the Form 1040-ES instructions for information on making payments. Can i file 2011 taxes online Double Taxation Mutual agreement procedures exist to settle issues where there is inconsistent tax treatment between the IRS and the taxing authorities of the following possessions. Can i file 2011 taxes online American Samoa. Can i file 2011 taxes online The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. Can i file 2011 taxes online The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Can i file 2011 taxes online Guam. Can i file 2011 taxes online The U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online Virgin Islands. Can i file 2011 taxes online These issues usually involve allocations of income, deductions, credits, or allowances between related persons; determinations of residency; and determinations of the source of income and related expenses. Can i file 2011 taxes online Competent Authority Assistance The tax coordination agreements between the United States and the possession tax departments contain provisions allowing the competent authorities of the United States and the relevant possession to resolve, by mutual agreement, inconsistent tax treatment by the two jurisdictions. Can i file 2011 taxes online How to make your request. Can i file 2011 taxes online   Your request for competent authority assistance must include all the information listed in Revenue Procedure 2006-23, 2006-20 I. Can i file 2011 taxes online R. Can i file 2011 taxes online B. Can i file 2011 taxes online 900 available at www. Can i file 2011 taxes online irs. Can i file 2011 taxes online gov/pub/irs-irbs/irb06-49. Can i file 2011 taxes online pdf. Can i file 2011 taxes online    Also, see Notice 2013-78, which provides proposed updates to the procedures for requesting U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online competent authority assistance under tax treaties. Can i file 2011 taxes online As noted, an update to Revenue Procedure 2006-23 will be published in the future. Can i file 2011 taxes online   Your request must be in the form of a letter addressed to the Deputy Commissioner (International) LB&I. Can i file 2011 taxes online It must contain a statement that competent authority assistance is requested under the mutual agreement procedure with the possession. Can i file 2011 taxes online You (or a person having authority to sign your federal return) must sign and date the request. Can i file 2011 taxes online    Send your written request for U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online assistance under this procedure to:   Deputy Commissioner (International) Large Business and International Division Internal Revenue Service 1111 Constitution Avenue, N. Can i file 2011 taxes online W. Can i file 2011 taxes online  Routing: M4-365 Washington, DC 20224 (Attention: TAIT) Nonresident aliens generally must present their initial request for assistance to the relevant possession tax agency. Can i file 2011 taxes online Credit or Refund In addition to the tax assistance request, if you seek a credit or refund of any overpayment of U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online tax paid on the income in question, you should file a claim on Form 1040X, Amended U. Can i file 2011 taxes online S. Can i file 2011 taxes online Individual Income Tax Return. Can i file 2011 taxes online Indicate on the form that a request for assistance under the mutual agreement procedure with the possession has been filed. Can i file 2011 taxes online Attach a copy of the request to the form. Can i file 2011 taxes online Also, you should take whatever steps must be taken under the possession tax code to prevent the expiration of the statutory period for filing a claim for credit or refund of a possession tax. Can i file 2011 taxes online See Revenue Procedure 2006-54 (or its successor), section 9, for complete information. Can i file 2011 taxes online Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications