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Federal income tax amendment form Publication 334 - Introductory Material Table of Contents IntroductionOrdering forms and publications. Federal income tax amendment form Tax questions. Federal income tax amendment form Future Developments What's New for 2013 What's New for 2014 Reminders Photographs of Missing Children Introduction The purpose of this publication is to provide general information about the federal tax laws that apply to small business owners who are sole proprietors and to statutory employees. Federal income tax amendment form This publication has information on business income, expenses, and tax credits that may help you file your income tax return. Federal income tax amendment form Are you self-employed?   You are self-employed if you carry on a trade or business as a sole proprietor or an independent contractor. Federal income tax amendment form Sole proprietor. Federal income tax amendment form   A sole proprietor is someone who owns an unincorporated business by himself or herself. Federal income tax amendment form However, if you are the sole member of a domestic limited liability company (LLC), you are not a sole proprietor if you elect to treat the LLC as a corporation. Federal income tax amendment form Trade or business. Federal income tax amendment form    A trade or business is generally an activity carried on to make a profit. Federal income tax amendment form The facts and circumstances of each case determine whether or not an activity is a trade or business. Federal income tax amendment form You do not need to actually make a profit to be in a trade or business as long as you have a profit motive. Federal income tax amendment form You do need to make ongoing efforts to further the interests of your business. Federal income tax amendment form   You do not have to carry on regular full-time business activities to be self-employed. Federal income tax amendment form Having a part-time business in addition to your regular job or business may be self-employment. Federal income tax amendment form Independent contractor. Federal income tax amendment form    People such as doctors, dentists, veterinarians, lawyers, accountants, contractors, subcontractors, public stenographers, or auctioneers who are in an independent trade, business, or profession in which they offer their services to the general public are generally independent contractors. Federal income tax amendment form However, whether they are independent contractors or employees depends on the facts in each case. Federal income tax amendment form The general rule is that an individual is an independent contractor if the payer has the right to control or to direct only the result of the work and not how it will be done. Federal income tax amendment form The earnings of a person who is working as an independent contractor are subject to self-employment tax. Federal income tax amendment form For more information on determining whether you are an employee or independent contractor, see Publication 15-A, Employer's Supplemental Tax Guide. Federal income tax amendment form Statutory employee. Federal income tax amendment form   A statutory employee has a checkmark in box 13 of his or her Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement. Federal income tax amendment form Statutory employees use Schedule C or C-EZ to report their wages and expenses. Federal income tax amendment form Limited liability company (LLC). Federal income tax amendment form   A limited liability company (LLC) is an entity formed under state law by filing articles of organization. Federal income tax amendment form Generally, a single-member LLC is disregarded as an entity separate from its owner and reports its income and deductions on its owner's federal income tax return. Federal income tax amendment form An owner who is an individual may use Schedule C or C-EZ. Federal income tax amendment form Business owned and operated by spouses. Federal income tax amendment form   If you and your spouse jointly own and operate an unincorporated business and share in the profits and losses, you are partners in a partnership, whether or not you have a formal partnership agreement. Federal income tax amendment form Do not use Schedule C or C-EZ. Federal income tax amendment form Instead, file Form 1065, U. Federal income tax amendment form S. Federal income tax amendment form Return of Partnership Income. Federal income tax amendment form For more information, see Publication 541, Partnerships. Federal income tax amendment form    Exception—Community income. Federal income tax amendment form If you and your spouse wholly own an unincorporated business as community property under the community property laws of a state, foreign country, or U. Federal income tax amendment form S. Federal income tax amendment form possession, you can treat the business either as a sole proprietorship or a partnership. Federal income tax amendment form The only states with community property laws are Arizona, California, Idaho, Louisiana, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Washington, and Wisconsin. Federal income tax amendment form A change in your reporting position will be treated as a conversion of the entity. Federal income tax amendment form    Exception—Qualified joint venture. Federal income tax amendment form If you and your spouse each materially participate as the only members of a jointly owned and operated business, and you file a joint return for the tax year, you can make a joint election to be treated as a qualified joint venture instead of a partnership for the tax year. Federal income tax amendment form Making this election will allow you to avoid the complexity of Form 1065 but still give each spouse credit for social security earnings on which retirement benefits are based. Federal income tax amendment form For an explanation of "material participation," see the Instructions for Schedule C, line G. Federal income tax amendment form   To make this election, you must divide all items of income, gain, loss, deduction, and credit attributable to the business between you and your spouse in accordance with your respective interests in the venture. Federal income tax amendment form Each of you must file a separate Schedule C or C-EZ and a separate Schedule SE. Federal income tax amendment form For more information, see Qualified Joint Ventures in the Instructions for Schedule SE. Federal income tax amendment form This publication does not cover the topics listed in the following table. Federal income tax amendment form    IF you need information about: THEN you should see: Corporations Publication 542 Farming Publication 225 Fishermen (Capital Construction Fund)  Publication 595 Partnerships Publication 541 Passive activities Publication 925 Recordkeeping Publication 583 Rental Publication 527 S corporations Instructions for Form 1120S What you need to know. Federal income tax amendment form   Table A provides a list of questions you need to answer to help you meet your federal tax obligations. Federal income tax amendment form After each question is the location in this publication where you will find the related discussion. Federal income tax amendment form Table A. Federal income tax amendment form What You Need To Know About Federal Taxes (Note. Federal income tax amendment form The following is a list of questions you may need to answer so you can fill out your federal income tax return. Federal income tax amendment form Chapters are given to help you find the related discussion in this publication. Federal income tax amendment form ) What must I know   Where to find the answer   What kinds of federal taxes do I have to pay? How do I pay them?   See chapter 1. Federal income tax amendment form What forms must I file?   See chapter 1. Federal income tax amendment form What must I do if I have employees?   See Employment Taxes in chapter 1. Federal income tax amendment form Do I have to start my tax year in January, or can I start it in any other month?   See Accounting Periods in chapter 2. Federal income tax amendment form What method can I use to account for my income and expenses?   See Accounting Methods in chapter 2. Federal income tax amendment form What kinds of business income do I have to report on my tax return?   See chapter 5. Federal income tax amendment form What kinds of business expenses can I deduct on my tax return?   See Business Expenses in chapter 8. Federal income tax amendment form What kinds of expenses are not deductible as business expenses?   See Expenses You Cannot Deduct in chapter 8. Federal income tax amendment form What happens if I have a business loss? Can I deduct it?   See chapter 9. Federal income tax amendment form What must I do if I disposed of business property during the year?   See chapter 3. Federal income tax amendment form What are my rights as a taxpayer?   See chapter 11. Federal income tax amendment form Where do I go if I need help with federal tax matters?   See chapter 12. Federal income tax amendment form IRS mission. Federal income tax amendment form   Provide America's taxpayers top quality service by helping them understand and meet their tax responsibilities and by applying the tax law with integrity and fairness to all. Federal income tax amendment form Comments and suggestions. Federal income tax amendment form   We welcome your comments about this publication and your suggestions for future editions. Federal income tax amendment form   You can write to us at the following address:  Internal Revenue Service Tax Forms and Publications Division 1111 Constitution Ave. Federal income tax amendment form NW, IR-6526 Washington, DC 20224   We respond to many letters by telephone. Federal income tax amendment form Therefore, it would be helpful if you would include your daytime phone number, including the area code, in your correspondence. Federal income tax amendment form   You can send your comments from www. Federal income tax amendment form irs. Federal income tax amendment form gov/formspubs/. Federal income tax amendment form Click on “More Information” then on “Comment on Tax Forms and Publications. Federal income tax amendment form ”   Although we cannot respond individually to each comment received, we do appreciate your feedback and will consider your comments as we revise our tax products. Federal income tax amendment form Ordering forms and publications. Federal income tax amendment form   Visit  www. Federal income tax amendment form irs. Federal income tax amendment form gov/formspubs/ to download forms and publications, call 1-800-TAX-FORM (1-800-829-3676), or write to the address below and receive a response within 10 days after your request is received. Federal income tax amendment form  Internal Revenue Service 1201 N. Federal income tax amendment form Mitsubishi Motorway Bloomington, IL 61705-6613 Tax questions. Federal income tax amendment form   If you have a tax question, check the information available on IRS. Federal income tax amendment form gov or call 1-800-829-1040. Federal income tax amendment form We cannot answer tax questions sent to either of the above addresses. Federal income tax amendment form Future Developments For the latest information about developments related to Publication 334, such as legislation enacted after it was published, go to www. Federal income tax amendment form irs. Federal income tax amendment form gov/pub334. Federal income tax amendment form What's New for 2013 The following are some of the tax changes for 2013. Federal income tax amendment form For information on other changes, go to IRS. Federal income tax amendment form gov. Federal income tax amendment form Tax rates. Federal income tax amendment form . Federal income tax amendment form  For tax years beginning in 2013, the social security part of the self-employment tax increases to 12. Federal income tax amendment form 4%. Federal income tax amendment form The Medicare part of the tax remains at 2. Federal income tax amendment form 9%. Federal income tax amendment form As a result, the self-employment tax is 15. Federal income tax amendment form 3%. Federal income tax amendment form Maximum net earnings. Federal income tax amendment form  The maximum net self-employment earnings subject to the social security part of the self-employment tax increases to $113,700 for 2013. Federal income tax amendment form There is no maximum limit on earnings subject to the Medicare part. Federal income tax amendment form Standard mileage rate. Federal income tax amendment form  For 2013, the standard mileage rate for the cost of operating your car, van, pickup, or panel truck for each mile of business use is 56. Federal income tax amendment form 5 cents per mile. Federal income tax amendment form For more information, see Car and Truck Expenses in chapter 8. Federal income tax amendment form Simplified method for business use of home deduction. Federal income tax amendment form . Federal income tax amendment form  The IRS now provides a simplified method to determine your expenses for business use of your home. Federal income tax amendment form For more information, see Business Use of Your Home in chapter 8. Federal income tax amendment form What's New for 2014 The following are some of the tax changes for 2014. Federal income tax amendment form For information on other changes, go to IRS. Federal income tax amendment form gov. Federal income tax amendment form Standard mileage rate. Federal income tax amendment form  For 2014, the standard mileage rate for the cost of operating your car, van, pickup, or panel truck for each mile of business use is 56 cents per mile. Federal income tax amendment form Self-employment tax. Federal income tax amendment form  The maximum net self-employment earnings subject to the social security part of the self-employment tax is $117,000 for 2014. Federal income tax amendment form Reminders Accounting methods. Federal income tax amendment form  Certain small business taxpayers may be eligible to adopt or change to the cash method of accounting and may not be required to account for inventories. Federal income tax amendment form For more information, see Inventories in chapter 2. Federal income tax amendment form Reportable transactions. Federal income tax amendment form  You must file Form 8886, Reportable Transaction Disclosure Statement, to report certain transactions. Federal income tax amendment form You may have to pay a penalty if you are required to file Form 8886 but do not do so. Federal income tax amendment form You may also have to pay interest and penalties on any reportable transaction understatements. Federal income tax amendment form Reportable transactions include: Transactions the same as or substantially similar to tax avoidance transactions identified by the IRS, Transactions offered to you under conditions of confidentiality for which you paid an advisor a minimum fee, Transactions for which you have, or a related party has, contractual protection against disallowance of the tax benefits, Transactions that result in losses of at least $2 million in any single tax year ($50,000 if from certain foreign currency transactions) or $4 million in any combination of tax years, and Transactions the same or substantially similar to one of the types of transactions the IRS has identified as a transaction of interest. Federal income tax amendment form For more information, see the Instructions for Form 8886. Federal income tax amendment form Photographs of Missing Children The Internal Revenue Service is a proud partner with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. 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Federal income tax amendment form IRAs and Other Retirement Plans Table of Contents 2002 ChangesSimplified Employee Pensions (SEPs) 403(b) Plans Later ChangeDeemed IRAs 2002 Changes Simplified Employee Pensions (SEPs) Contribution limit increased. Federal income tax amendment form   For plan years beginning after December 31, 2001, the annual limit on the amount of employer contributions to a SEP increases to the lesser of the following amounts. Federal income tax amendment form 25% of an eligible employee's compensation. Federal income tax amendment form $40,000 (subject to cost-of-living adjustments after 2002). Federal income tax amendment form Deduction limit. Federal income tax amendment form   For years beginning after 2001, the following changes apply to the SEP deduction limit. Federal income tax amendment form Elective deferrals (SARSEPs). Federal income tax amendment form   Elective deferrals under a SARSEP are not subject to the deduction limit that applies to employer contributions. Federal income tax amendment form Also, elective deferrals are not taken into account when figuring the amount you can deduct for employer contributions that are not elective deferrals. Federal income tax amendment form Definition of compensation. Federal income tax amendment form    Compensation for figuring the deduction for employer contributions includes elective deferrals under a SARSEP. Federal income tax amendment form More information. Federal income tax amendment form   For more information about SEPs, see Publication 560, Retirement Plans for Small Business. Federal income tax amendment form 403(b) Plans Figuring catch-up contributions. Federal income tax amendment form   When figuring allowable catch-up contributions, combine all contributions made by your employer on your behalf to the following plans. Federal income tax amendment form Qualified retirement plans. Federal income tax amendment form 403(b) plans. Federal income tax amendment form Simplified employee pensions (SEP). Federal income tax amendment form SIMPLE plans. Federal income tax amendment form   The total amount of the catch-up contributions to all plans maintained by your employer cannot exceed the annual limit. Federal income tax amendment form For 2002, the limit is $1,000. Federal income tax amendment form Rollovers to and from 403(b) plans. Federal income tax amendment form   If a distribution includes both pre-tax contributions and after-tax contributions, the portion of the distribution that is rolled over is treated as consisting first of pre-tax amounts (contributions and earnings that would be includible in income if no rollover occurred). Federal income tax amendment form This means that if you roll over an amount that is at least as much as the pre-tax portion of the distribution, you do not have to include any of the distribution in income. Federal income tax amendment form Years of service for church employees and ministers. Federal income tax amendment form   If you are a minister or church employee, treat all of your years of service as an employee of a church or a convention or association of churches as years of service with one employer. Federal income tax amendment form Prior law required church employees and ministers to figure years of service separately for each employer. Federal income tax amendment form   As a minister or church employee, all contributions made to 403(b) plans on your behalf, as an employee of a church or a convention or association of churches, are considered made by one employer. Federal income tax amendment form Foreign missionaries. Federal income tax amendment form   If you are a foreign missionary, contributions to your 403(b) account will not be treated as exceeding the limit on annual additions if the contributions are not more than the greater of: $3,000, or Your includible compensation. Federal income tax amendment form More information. Federal income tax amendment form   For more information about 403(b) plans, see Publication 571, Tax-Sheltered Annuity Plans (403(b) Plans). Federal income tax amendment form Later Change Deemed IRAs For plan years beginning after 2002, a qualified employer plan can provide for voluntary employee contributions to a separate account or annuity that is deemed to be an IRA. Federal income tax amendment form For this purpose, a qualified employer plan includes a deferred compensation plan (section 457(b) plan) maintained by a state, a political subdivision of a state, or an agency or instrumentality of a state or political subdivision of a state. Federal income tax amendment form The term qualified employer plan also includes: A qualified pension, profit-sharing, or stock bonus plan (section 401(a) plan), A qualified employee annuity plan (section 403(a) plan), and A tax-sheltered annuity plan (section 403(b) plan). Federal income tax amendment form More information about IRAs can be found in Publication 590, Individual Retirement Arrangements (IRAs). Federal income tax amendment form Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications