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Deadline for taxes Index Symbols 1099-C, Persons who each receive a Form 1099-C showing the full amount of debt. Deadline for taxes 501(c)(3) organizations, Section 501(c)(3) organization. Deadline for taxes A Abandonments, Abandonments Canceled debt, Canceled debt. Deadline for taxes Assistance (see Tax help) B Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy Reduction of tax attributes, Bankruptcy and Insolvency Business Real property indebtedness, Qualified Real Property Business Indebtedness C Canceled debt, Canceled Debts, Persons who each receive a Form 1099-C showing the full amount of debt. Deadline for taxes Exceptions Deductible debt, Deductible Debt Gifts, Gifts, Bequests, Devises, and Inheritances Price reduced after purchase, Price Reduced After Purchase Student loans, Student Loans Exclusions Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy Insolvency, Insolvency Qualified farm indebtedness, Qualified Farm Indebtedness Qualified principal residence indebtedness, Qualified Principal Residence Indebtedness Qualified real property business indebtedness, Qualified Real Property Business Indebtedness Co-owners, Persons who each receive a Form 1099-C showing the full amount of debt. Deadline for taxes D Debts Stockholder's, Stockholder debt Definitions Adjusted tax attributes, Adjusted tax attributes. Deadline for taxes Main home, Main home. Deadline for taxes Qualified acquisition indebtedness, Definition of qualified acquisition indebtedness. Deadline for taxes Qualified farm indebtedness, Qualified Farm Indebtedness Qualified principal residence indebtedness, Qualified Principal Residence Indebtedness Qualified real property business indebtedness, Qualified Real Property Business Indebtedness E Educational loans, Student Loans Exceptions Home Affordable Modification Program, Home Affordable Modification Program F Farm indebtedness, Qualified Farm Indebtedness Reduction of tax attributes, Qualified Farm Indebtedness Foreclosures, Foreclosures and Repossessions Form 1099-A, Forms 1099-A and 1099-C. Deadline for taxes , Forms 1099-A and 1099-C. Deadline for taxes 1099-C, Forms 1099-A and 1099-C. Deadline for taxes , Forms 1099-A and 1099-C. Deadline for taxes Free tax services, Free help with your tax return. Deadline for taxes G Gifts, Gifts, Bequests, Devises, and Inheritances H Help (see Tax help) Home Affordable Modification Program, Home Affordable Modification Program I Income from, Canceled Debts Income from canceled debt, Canceled Debts Insolvency, Insolvency Reduction of tax attributes, Bankruptcy and Insolvency L Limits Excluded farm debt, Exclusion limit. Deadline for taxes Excluded principal residence indebtedness, Exclusion limit. Deadline for taxes Qualified real property business indebtedness, Exclusion limit. Deadline for taxes Loans Student, Student Loans M Missing children, photographs of, Reminder Mortgage Debt Relief Act (see Qualified Principal Residence Indebtedness) P Principal residence indebtedness, Qualified Principal Residence Indebtedness Publications (see Tax help) Q Qualified farm indebtedness, Qualified Farm Indebtedness Reduction of tax attributes, Qualified Farm Indebtedness Qualified principal residence indebtedness, Qualified Principal Residence Indebtedness Reduction of tax attributes, Qualified Principal Residence Indebtedness Qualified real property business indebtedness, Qualified Real Property Business Indebtedness Reduction of tax attributes, Qualified Real Property Business Indebtedness R Real property business indebtedness, Qualified Real Property Business Indebtedness Recapture Basis reductions, Recapture of basis reductions. Deadline for taxes Repossessions, Foreclosures and Repossessions S Stockholder debts, Stockholder debt Student loans, Student Loans Suggestions for publication, Comments and suggestions. Deadline for taxes T Tax attributes, reduction of Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy and Insolvency Insolvency, Bankruptcy and Insolvency Qualified farm indebtedness, Qualified Farm Indebtedness Qualified principal residence indebtedness, Qualified Principal Residence Indebtedness Qualified real property business indebtedness, Qualified Real Property Business Indebtedness Tax help, How To Get Tax Help TTY/TDD information, How To Get Tax Help Prev  Up     Home   More Online Publications
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Deadline for taxes Publication 560 - Introductory Material Table of Contents Future Developments What's New Reminders IntroductionSEP plans. Deadline for taxes SIMPLE plans. Deadline for taxes Qualified plans. Deadline for taxes Ordering forms and publications. Deadline for taxes Tax questions. Deadline for taxes Future Developments For the latest information about developments related to Publication 560, such as legislation enacted after we release it, go to www. Deadline for taxes irs. Deadline for taxes gov/pub560. Deadline for taxes What's New Compensation limit increased for 2013 and 2014. Deadline for taxes  For 2013 the maximum compensation used for figuring contributions and benefits increases to $255,000. Deadline for taxes This limit increases to $260,000 for 2014. Deadline for taxes Elective deferral limit for 2013 and 2014. Deadline for taxes  The limit on elective deferrals, other than catch-up contributions, increases to $17,500 for 2013 and remains at $17,500 for 2014. Deadline for taxes These limits apply for participants in SARSEPs, 401(k) plans (excluding SIMPLE plans), section 403(b) plans and section 457(b) plans. Deadline for taxes Defined contribution limit increased for 2013 and 2014. Deadline for taxes  The limit on contributions, other than catch-up contributions, for a participant in a defined contribution plan increases to $51,000 for 2013. Deadline for taxes This limit increases to $52,000 for 2014. Deadline for taxes SIMPLE plan salary reduction contribution limit for 2013 and 2014. Deadline for taxes  The limit on salary reduction contributions, other than catch-up contributions, increases to $12,000 for 2013 and remains at $12,000 for 2014. Deadline for taxes Catch-up contribution limit remains unchanged for 2013 and 2014. Deadline for taxes  A plan can permit participants who are age 50 or over at the end of the calendar year to make catch-up contributions in addition to elective deferrals and SIMPLE plan salary reduction contributions. Deadline for taxes The catch-up contribution limitation for defined contribution plans other than SIMPLE plans remains unchanged at $5,500 for 2013 and 2014. Deadline for taxes The catch-up contribution limitation for SIMPLE plans remains unchanged at $2,500 for 2013 and 2014. Deadline for taxes The catch-up contributions a participant can make for a year cannot exceed the lesser of the following amounts. Deadline for taxes The catch-up contribution limit. Deadline for taxes The excess of the participant's compensation over the elective deferrals that are not catch-up contributions. Deadline for taxes See “Catch-up contributions” under Contribution Limits and Limit on Elective Deferrals in chapters 3 and 4, respectively, for more information. Deadline for taxes All section references are to the Internal Revenue Code, unless otherwise stated. Deadline for taxes Reminders In-plan Roth rollovers. Deadline for taxes  Section 402A(c)(4) provides for a distribution from an individual's account in a 401(k) plan, other than from a designated Roth account, that is rolled over to the individual's designated Roth account in the same plan. Deadline for taxes An in-plan Roth rollover is not treated as a distribution for most purposes. Deadline for taxes Section 402A(c)(4) was added by the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 and applies to distributions made after September 27, 2010. Deadline for taxes For additional guidance on in-plan Roth rollovers, see Notice 2010-84, 2010-51 I. Deadline for taxes R. Deadline for taxes B. Deadline for taxes 872, available at  www. Deadline for taxes irs. Deadline for taxes gov/irb/2010-51_IRB/ar11. Deadline for taxes html. Deadline for taxes In-plan Roth rollovers expanded. Deadline for taxes  Beginning in 2013, a plan with designated Roth accounts can permit a participant to roll over amounts into a designated Roth account from his or her other accounts in the same plan, regardless of whether the participant is eligible for a distribution from the other accounts. Deadline for taxes Section 402A(c)(4) was amended by the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012. Deadline for taxes For more information, see Notice 2013-74, 2013-52 I. Deadline for taxes R. Deadline for taxes B. Deadline for taxes 819, available at www. Deadline for taxes irs. Deadline for taxes gov/irb/2013-52_IRB/ar11. Deadline for taxes html. Deadline for taxes Credit for startup costs. Deadline for taxes  You may be able to claim a tax credit for part of the ordinary and necessary costs of starting a SEP, SIMPLE, or qualified plan. Deadline for taxes The credit equals 50% of the cost to set up and administer the plan and educate employees about the plan, up to a maximum of $500 per year for each of the first 3 years of the plan. Deadline for taxes You can choose to start claiming the credit in the tax year before the tax year in which the plan becomes effective. Deadline for taxes You must have had 100 or fewer employees who received at least $5,000 in compensation from you for the preceding year. Deadline for taxes At least one participant must be a non-highly compensated employee. Deadline for taxes The employees generally cannot be substantially the same employees for whom contributions were made or benefits accrued under a plan of any of the following employers in the 3-tax-year period immediately before the first year to which the credit applies. Deadline for taxes You. Deadline for taxes A member of a controlled group that includes you. Deadline for taxes A predecessor of (1) or (2). Deadline for taxes The credit is part of the general business credit, which can be carried back or forward to other tax years if it cannot be used in the current year. Deadline for taxes However, the part of the general business credit attributable to the small employer pension plan startup cost credit cannot be carried back to a tax year beginning before January 1, 2002. Deadline for taxes You cannot deduct the part of the startup costs equal to the credit claimed for a tax year, but you can choose not to claim the allowable credit for a tax year. Deadline for taxes To take the credit, use Form 8881, Credit for Small Employer Pension Plan Startup Costs. Deadline for taxes Retirement savings contributions credit. Deadline for taxes  Retirement plan participants (including self-employed individuals) who make contributions to their plan may qualify for the retirement savings contribution credit. Deadline for taxes The maximum contribution eligible for the credit is $2,000. Deadline for taxes To take the credit, use Form 8880, Credit for Qualified Retirement Savings Contributions. Deadline for taxes For more information on who is eligible for the credit, retirement plan contributions eligible for the credit and how to figure the credit, see Form 8880 and its instructions or go to the IRS website and search Retirement Topics-Retirement Savings Contributions Credit (Saver's Credit). Deadline for taxes Photographs of missing children. Deadline for taxes  The Internal Revenue Service is a proud partner with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Deadline for taxes Photographs of missing children selected by the Center may appear in this publication on pages that would otherwise be blank. Deadline for taxes You can help bring these children home by looking at the photographs and calling 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678) if you recognize a child. Deadline for taxes Introduction This publication discusses retirement plans you can set up and maintain for yourself and your employees. Deadline for taxes In this publication, “you” refers to the employer. Deadline for taxes See chapter 1 for the definition of the term employer and the definitions of other terms used in this publication. Deadline for taxes This publication covers the following types of retirement plans. Deadline for taxes SEP (simplified employee pension) plans. Deadline for taxes SIMPLE (savings incentive match plan for employees) plans. Deadline for taxes Qualified plans (also called H. Deadline for taxes R. Deadline for taxes 10 plans or Keogh plans when covering self-employed individuals), including 401(k) plans. Deadline for taxes SEP, SIMPLE, and qualified plans offer you and your employees a tax-favored way to save for retirement. Deadline for taxes You can deduct contributions you make to the plan for your employees. Deadline for taxes If you are a sole proprietor, you can deduct contributions you make to the plan for yourself. Deadline for taxes You can also deduct trustees' fees if contributions to the plan do not cover them. Deadline for taxes Earnings on the contributions are generally tax free until you or your employees receive distributions from the plan. Deadline for taxes Under a 401(k) plan, employees can have you contribute limited amounts of their before-tax (after-tax, in the case of a qualified Roth contribution program) pay to the plan. Deadline for taxes These amounts (and the earnings on them) are generally tax free until your employees receive distributions from the plan or, in the case of a qualified distribution from a designated Roth account, completely tax free. Deadline for taxes What this publication covers. Deadline for taxes   This publication contains the information you need to understand the following topics. Deadline for taxes What type of plan to set up. Deadline for taxes How to set up a plan. Deadline for taxes How much you can contribute to a plan. Deadline for taxes How much of your contribution is deductible. Deadline for taxes How to treat certain distributions. Deadline for taxes How to report information about the plan to the IRS and your employees. Deadline for taxes Basic features of SEP, SIMPLE, and qualified plans. Deadline for taxes The key rules for SEP, SIMPLE, and qualified plans are outlined in Table 1. Deadline for taxes SEP plans. Deadline for taxes   SEPs provide a simplified method for you to make contributions to a retirement plan for yourself and your employees. Deadline for taxes Instead of setting up a profit-sharing or money purchase plan with a trust, you can adopt a SEP agreement and make contributions directly to a traditional individual retirement account or a traditional individual retirement annuity (SEP-IRA) set up for yourself and each eligible employee. Deadline for taxes SIMPLE plans. Deadline for taxes   Generally, if you had 100 or fewer employees who received at least $5,000 in compensation last year, you can set up a SIMPLE plan. Deadline for taxes Under a SIMPLE plan, employees can choose to make salary reduction contributions rather than receiving these amounts as part of their regular pay. Deadline for taxes In addition, you will contribute matching or nonelective contributions. Deadline for taxes The two types of SIMPLE plans are the SIMPLE IRA plan and the SIMPLE 401(k) plan. Deadline for taxes Qualified plans. Deadline for taxes   The qualified plan rules are more complex than the SEP plan and SIMPLE plan rules. Deadline for taxes However, there are advantages to qualified plans, such as increased flexibility in designing plans and increased contribution and deduction limits in some cases. Deadline for taxes Table 1. Deadline for taxes Key Retirement Plan Rules for 2013 Type  of  Plan Last Date for Contribution Maximum Contribution Maximum Deduction When To Set Up Plan SEP Due date of employer's return (including extensions). Deadline for taxes Smaller of $51,000 or 25%1 of participant's compensation. Deadline for taxes 2 25%1 of all participants' compensation. Deadline for taxes 2 Any time up to the due date of employer's return (including extensions). Deadline for taxes SIMPLE IRA and SIMPLE 401(k) Salary reduction contributions: 30 days after the end of the month for which the contributions are to be made. Deadline for taxes 4  Matching or nonelective contributions: Due date of employer's return (including extensions). Deadline for taxes Employee contribution: Salary reduction contribution up to $12,000, $14,500 if age 50 or over. Deadline for taxes   Employer contribution:  Either dollar-for-dollar matching contributions, up to 3% of employee's compensation,3 or fixed nonelective contributions of 2% of compensation. Deadline for taxes 2 Same as maximum contribution. Deadline for taxes Any time between 1/1 and 10/1 of the calendar year. Deadline for taxes   For a new employer coming into existence after 10/1, as soon as administratively feasible. Deadline for taxes Qualified Plan: Defined Contribution Plan  Elective deferral: Due date of employer's return (including extensions). Deadline for taxes 4   Employer contribution: Money Purchase or Profit-Sharing: Due date of employer's return (including extensions). Deadline for taxes  Employee contribution: Elective deferral up to $17,500, $23,000 if age 50 or over. Deadline for taxes   Employer contribution: Money Purchase: Smaller of $51,000 or 100%1 of participant's compensation. Deadline for taxes 2  Profit-Sharing: Smaller of $51,000 or 100%1 of participant's compensation. Deadline for taxes 2  25%1 of all participants' compensation2, plus amount of elective deferrals made. Deadline for taxes   By the end of the tax year. Deadline for taxes Qualified Plan: Defined Benefit Plan Contributions generally must be paid in quarterly installments, due 15 days after the end of each quarter. Deadline for taxes See Minimum Funding Requirement in chapter 4. Deadline for taxes Amount needed to provide an annual benefit no larger than the smaller of $205,000 or 100% of the participant's average compensation for his or her highest 3 consecutive calendar years. Deadline for taxes Based on actuarial assumptions and computations. Deadline for taxes By the end of the tax year. Deadline for taxes 1Net earnings from self-employment must take the contribution into account. Deadline for taxes See Deduction Limit for Self-Employed Individuals in chapters 2 and 4 . Deadline for taxes  2Compensation is generally limited to $255,000 in 2013. Deadline for taxes  3Under a SIMPLE 401(k) plan, compensation is generally limited to $255,000 in 2013. Deadline for taxes  4Certain plans subject to Department of Labor rules may have an earlier due date for salary reduction contributions and elective deferrals. Deadline for taxes What this publication does not cover. Deadline for taxes   Although the purpose of this publication is to provide general information about retirement plans you can set up for your employees, it does not contain all the rules and exceptions that apply to these plans. Deadline for taxes You may also need professional help and guidance. Deadline for taxes   Also, this publication does not cover all the rules that may be of interest to employees. Deadline for taxes For example, it does not cover the following topics. Deadline for taxes The comprehensive IRA rules an employee needs to know. Deadline for taxes These rules are covered in Publication 590, Individual Retirement Arrangements (IRAs). Deadline for taxes The comprehensive rules that apply to distributions from retirement plans. Deadline for taxes These rules are covered in Publication 575, Pension and Annuity Income. Deadline for taxes The comprehensive rules that apply to section 403(b) plans. Deadline for taxes These rules are covered in Publication 571, Tax-Sheltered Annuity Plans (403(b) Plans). Deadline for taxes Comments and suggestions. Deadline for taxes   We welcome your comments about this publication and your suggestions for future editions. Deadline for taxes   You can write to us at the following address: Internal Revenue Service Tax Forms and Publications Division 1111 Constitution Ave. Deadline for taxes NW, IR-6526 Washington, DC 20224   We respond to many letters by telephone. 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