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Federal tax forms 2011 ez 3. Federal tax forms 2011 ez   Claiming the Special Depreciation Allowance Table of Contents Introduction What Is Qualified Property?Qualified Reuse and Recycling Property Qualified Cellulosic Biofuel Plant Property Qualified Disaster Assistance Property Certain Qualified Property Acquired After December 31, 2007 Election to Accelerate Certain Credits in Lieu of the Special Depreciation Allowance How Much Can You Deduct? How Can You Elect Not To Claim an Allowance? When Must You Recapture an Allowance? Introduction You can take a special depreciation allowance to recover part of the cost of qualified property (defined next), placed in service during the tax year. Federal tax forms 2011 ez The allowance applies only for the first year you place the property in service. Federal tax forms 2011 ez For qualified property placed in service in 2013, you can take an additional 50% special allowance. Federal tax forms 2011 ez The allowance is an additional deduction you can take after any section 179 deduction and before you figure regular depreciation under MACRS for the year you place the property in service. Federal tax forms 2011 ez This chapter explains what is qualified property. Federal tax forms 2011 ez It also includes rules regarding how to figure an allowance, how to elect not to claim an allowance, and when you must recapture an allowance. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Corporations can elect to accelerate certain minimum tax credits in lieu of claiming the special depreciation allowance for eligible qualified property. Federal tax forms 2011 ez See Election to Accelerate Certain Credits in Lieu of the Special Depreciation Allowance , later. Federal tax forms 2011 ez See chapter 6 for information about getting publications and forms. Federal tax forms 2011 ez What Is Qualified Property? Your property is qualified property if it is one of the following. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Qualified reuse and recycling property. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Qualified cellulosic biofuel plant property. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Qualified disaster assistance property. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Certain qualified property acquired after December 31, 2007. Federal tax forms 2011 ez The following discussions provide information about the types of qualified property listed above for which you can take the special depreciation allowance. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Qualified Reuse and Recycling Property You can take a 50% special depreciation allowance for qualified reuse and recycling property. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Qualified reuse and recycling property is any machinery or equipment (not including buildings or real estate), along with any appurtenance, that is used exclusively to collect, distribute, or recycle qualified reuse and recyclable materials (as defined in section 168(m)(3)(B) of the Internal Revenue Code). Federal tax forms 2011 ez Qualified reuse and recycling property also includes software necessary to operate such equipment. Federal tax forms 2011 ez The property must meet the following requirements. Federal tax forms 2011 ez The property must be depreciated under MACRS. Federal tax forms 2011 ez The property must have a useful life of at least 5 years. Federal tax forms 2011 ez The original use of the property must begin with you after August 31, 2008. Federal tax forms 2011 ez You must have acquired the property by purchase (as discussed under Property Acquired by Purchase in chapter 2 ) after August 31, 2008, with no binding written contract for the acquisition in effect before September 1, 2008. Federal tax forms 2011 ez The property must be placed in service for use in your trade or business after August 31, 2008. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Excepted Property Qualified reuse and recycling property does not include any of the following. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Any rolling stock or other equipment used to transport reuse or recyclable materials. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Property required to be depreciated using the Alternative Depreciation System (ADS). Federal tax forms 2011 ez For other property required to be depreciated using ADS, see Required use of ADS under Which Depreciation System (GDS or ADS) Applies , in chapter 4 . Federal tax forms 2011 ez Other bonus depreciation property to which section 168(k) of the Internal Revenue Code applies. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Property for which you elected not to claim any special depreciation allowance (discussed later). Federal tax forms 2011 ez Property placed in service and disposed of in the same tax year. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Property converted from business use to personal use in the same tax year acquired. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Property converted from personal use to business use in the same or later tax year may be qualified reuse and recycling property. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Qualified Cellulosic Biofuel Plant Property You can take a 50% special depreciation allowance for qualified cellulosic biofuel plant property. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Cellulosic biofuel is any liquid fuel which is produced from any lignocellulosic or hemicellulosic matter that is available on a renewable or recurring basis. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Examples include bagasse (from sugar cane), corn stalks, and switchgrass. Federal tax forms 2011 ez The property must meet the following requirements. Federal tax forms 2011 ez The property is used in the United States solely to produce cellulosic biofuel. Federal tax forms 2011 ez The original use of the property must begin with you after December 20, 2006. Federal tax forms 2011 ez You must have acquired the property by purchase (as discussed under Property Acquired by Purchase in chapter 2 ) after December 20, 2006, with no binding written contract for acquisition in effect before December 21, 2006. Federal tax forms 2011 ez The property must be placed in service for use in your trade or business or for the production of income after October 3, 2008, and before January 3, 2013. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Note. Federal tax forms 2011 ez For property placed in service after January 2, 2013, and before January 1, 2014, you can take a 50% special depreciation allowance for qualified second generation biofuel plant property that is used solely in the United States to produce second generation biofuel (as defined in section 40(b)(6)(E)). Federal tax forms 2011 ez The other requirements for qualified second generation biofuel plant property to be eligible for the special depreciation allowance are identical to the requirements discussed for Qualified Cellulosic Biofuel Plant Property above. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Special Rules Sale-leaseback. Federal tax forms 2011 ez   If you sold qualified cellulosic biofuel plant property you placed in service after October 3, 2008, and leased it back within 3 months after you originally placed it in service, the property is treated as originally placed in service no earlier than the date it is used by you under the leaseback. Federal tax forms 2011 ez   The property will not qualify for the special allowance if the lessee or a related person to the lessee or lessor had a written binding contract in effect for the acquisition of the property before December 21, 2006. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Syndicated leasing transactions. Federal tax forms 2011 ez   If qualified cellulosic biofuel plant property is originally placed in service by a lessor after October 3, 2008, the property is sold within 3 months of the date it was placed in service, and the user of the property does not change, then the property is treated as originally placed in service by the taxpayer no earlier than the date of the last sale. Federal tax forms 2011 ez   Multiple units of property subject to the same lease will be treated as originally placed in service no earlier than the date of sale if the property is sold within 3 months after the final unit is placed in service and the period between the times the first and last units are placed in service does not exceed 12 months. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Excepted Property Qualified cellulosic biofuel plant property does not include any of the following. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Property placed in service and disposed of in the same tax year. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Property converted from business use to personal use in the same tax year it is acquired. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Property converted from personal use to business use in the same or later tax year may be qualified cellulosic biomass ethanol plant property. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Property required to be depreciated using the Alternative Depreciation System (ADS). Federal tax forms 2011 ez For other property required to be depreciated using ADS, see Required use of ADS under Which Depreciation System (GDS or ADS) Applies , in chapter 4 . Federal tax forms 2011 ez Property any portion of which is financed with the proceeds of any obligation the interest on which is exempt from tax under section 103 of the Internal Revenue Code. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Property for which you elected not to claim any special depreciation allowance (discussed later). Federal tax forms 2011 ez Property for which a deduction was taken under section 179C for certain qualified refinery property. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Other bonus depreciation property to which section 168(k) of the Internal Revenue Code applies. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Qualified Disaster Assistance Property You can take a 50% special depreciation allowance for qualified disaster assistance property placed in service in federally declared disaster areas in which the disaster occurred in 2009. Federal tax forms 2011 ez A list of the federally declared disaster areas is available at the FEMA website at www. Federal tax forms 2011 ez fema. Federal tax forms 2011 ez gov. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Your property is qualified disaster assistance property if it meets the following requirements. Federal tax forms 2011 ez The property is nonresidential real property or residential real property placed in service before January 1, 2014, in a federally declared disaster area in which the disaster occurred in 2009. Federal tax forms 2011 ez You must have acquired the property by purchase (as discussed under Property Acquired by Purchase in chapter 2 ) on or after the applicable disaster date, with no binding written contract for the acquisition in effect before the applicable disaster date. Federal tax forms 2011 ez The property must rehabilitate property damaged, or replace property destroyed or condemned, as a result of the applicable federally declared disaster. Federal tax forms 2011 ez The property must be similar in nature to, and located in the same county as, the rehabilitated or replaced property. Federal tax forms 2011 ez The original use of the property within the applicable disaster area must have begun with you on or after the applicable disaster date. Federal tax forms 2011 ez The property is placed in service by you on or before the date which is the last day of the fourth calendar year. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Substantially all (80% or more) of the use of the property must be in the active conduct of your trade or business in a federally declared disaster area, occurring in 2009. Federal tax forms 2011 ez It is not excepted property (explained later in Excepted Property ). Federal tax forms 2011 ez Special Rules Sale-leaseback. Federal tax forms 2011 ez   If you sold qualified disaster assistance property you placed in service after the applicable disaster date and leased it back within 3 months after you originally placed it in service, the property is treated as originally placed in service no earlier than the date it is used by you under the leaseback. Federal tax forms 2011 ez   The property will not qualify for the special allowance if the lessee or a related person to the lessee or lessor had a written binding contract in effect for the acquisition of the property before the applicable disaster date. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Syndicated leasing transactions. Federal tax forms 2011 ez   If qualified disaster assistance property is originally placed in service by a lessor after the applicable disaster date, the property is sold within 3 months of the date it was placed in service, and the user of the property does not change, then the property is treated as originally placed in service by the taxpayer no earlier than the date of the last sale. Federal tax forms 2011 ez   Multiple units of property subject to the same lease will be treated as originally placed in service no earlier than the date of sale if the property is sold within 3 months after the final unit is placed in service and the period between the times the first and last units are placed in service does not exceed 12 months. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Excepted Property Qualified disaster assistance property does not include any of the following. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Property required to be depreciated using the Alternative Depreciation System (ADS). Federal tax forms 2011 ez For other property required to be depreciated using ADS, see Required use of ADS under Which Depreciation System (GDS or ADS) Applies , in chapter 4 . Federal tax forms 2011 ez Property any portion of which is financed with the proceeds of a tax-exempt obligation under section 103 of the Internal Revenue Code. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Any qualified revitalization building (defined later) placed in service before January 1, 2010, for which you have elected to claim a commercial revitalization deduction for qualified revitalization expenditures. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Any property used in connection with any private or commercial golf course, country club, massage parlor, hot tub facility, suntan facility, or any store, the principal business of which is the sale of alcoholic beverages for consumption off premises. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Any property for which the special allowance under section 168(k) or section 1400N(d) of the Internal Revenue Code applies. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Property for which you elected not to claim any special depreciation allowance (discussed later). Federal tax forms 2011 ez Property placed in service and disposed of in the same tax year. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Property converted from business use to personal use in the same tax year acquired. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Property converted from personal use to business use in the same or later tax year may be qualified disaster assistance property. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Any gambling or animal racing property (defined later). Federal tax forms 2011 ez Qualified revitalization building. Federal tax forms 2011 ez   This is a commercial building and its structural components that you placed in service in a renewal community before January 1, 2010. Federal tax forms 2011 ez If the building is new, the original use of the building must begin with you. Federal tax forms 2011 ez If the building is not new, you must substantially rehabilitate the building and then place it in service. Federal tax forms 2011 ez For more information, including definitions of substantially rehabilitated building and qualified revitalization expenditure, see section 1400I(b) of the Internal Revenue Code. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Gambling or animal racing property. Federal tax forms 2011 ez   Gambling or animal racing property includes the following personal and real property. Federal tax forms 2011 ez 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. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Any real property determined by square footage (other than any portion that is less than 100 square feet) that is dedicated to gambling, the racing of animals, or the on-site viewing of such racing. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Certain Qualified Property Acquired After December 31, 2007 You can take a 50% special depreciation deduction allowance for certain qualified property acquired after December 31, 2007. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Your property is qualified property if it meets the following requirements. Federal tax forms 2011 ez It is one of the following types of property. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Tangible property depreciated under MACRS with a recovery period of 20 years or less. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Water utility property. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Computer software that is readily available for purchase by the general public, is subject to a nonexclusive license, and has not been substantially modified. Federal tax forms 2011 ez (The cost of some computer software is treated as part of the cost of hardware and is depreciated under MACRS. Federal tax forms 2011 ez ) Qualified leasehold improvement property (defined under Qualified leasehold improvement property later). Federal tax forms 2011 ez You must have acquired the property after December 31, 2007, with no binding written contract for the acquisition in effect before January 1, 2008. Federal tax forms 2011 ez The property must be placed in service for use in your trade or business or for the production of income before January 1, 2014 (before January 1, 2015, for certain property with a long production period and certain aircraft (defined next)). Federal tax forms 2011 ez The original use of the property must begin with you after December 31, 2007. Federal tax forms 2011 ez It is not excepted property (explained later in Excepted property). Federal tax forms 2011 ez Qualified leasehold improvement property. Federal tax forms 2011 ez    Generally, this is any improvement to an interior part of a building that is nonresidential real property, if all the following requirements are met. Federal tax forms 2011 ez The improvement is made under or according to a lease by the lessee (or any sublessee) or the lessor of that part of the building. Federal tax forms 2011 ez That part of the building is to be occupied exclusively by the lessee (or any sublessee) of that part. Federal tax forms 2011 ez The improvement is placed in service more than 3 years after the date the building was first placed in service by any person. Federal tax forms 2011 ez The improvement is section 1250 property. Federal tax forms 2011 ez See chapter 3 in Publication 544, Sales and Other Dispositions of Assets, for the definition of section 1250 property. Federal tax forms 2011 ez   However, a qualified leasehold improvement does not include any improvement for which the expenditure is attributable to any of the following. Federal tax forms 2011 ez The enlargement of the building. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Any elevator or escalator. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Any structural component benefiting a common area. Federal tax forms 2011 ez The internal structural framework of the building. Federal tax forms 2011 ez   Generally, a binding commitment to enter into a lease is treated as a lease and the parties to the commitment are treated as the lessor and lessee. Federal tax forms 2011 ez However, a lease between related persons is not treated as a lease. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Related persons. Federal tax forms 2011 ez   For this purpose, the following are related persons. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Members of an affiliated group. Federal tax forms 2011 ez An individual and a member of his or her family, including only a spouse, child, parent, brother, sister, half-brother, half-sister, ancestor, and lineal descendant. Federal tax forms 2011 ez A corporation and an individual who directly or indirectly owns 80% or more of the value of the outstanding stock of that corporation. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Two corporations that are members of the same controlled group. Federal tax forms 2011 ez A trust fiduciary and a corporation if 80% or more of the value of the outstanding stock is directly or indirectly owned by or for the trust or grantor of the trust. Federal tax forms 2011 ez The grantor and fiduciary, and the fiduciary and beneficiary, of any trust. Federal tax forms 2011 ez The fiduciaries of two different trusts, and the fiduciaries and beneficiaries of two different trusts, if the same person is the grantor of both trusts. Federal tax forms 2011 ez A tax-exempt educational or charitable organization and any person (or, if that person is an individual, a member of that person's family) who directly or indirectly controls the organization. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Two S corporations, and an S corporation and a regular corporation, if the same persons own 80% or more of the value of the outstanding stock of each corporation. Federal tax forms 2011 ez A corporation and a partnership if the same persons own both of the following. Federal tax forms 2011 ez 80% or more of the value of the outstanding stock of the corporation. Federal tax forms 2011 ez 80% or more of the capital or profits interest in the partnership. Federal tax forms 2011 ez The executor and beneficiary of any estate. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Long Production Period Property To be qualified property, long production period property must meet the following requirements. Federal tax forms 2011 ez It must meet the requirements in (2)-(5), above. Federal tax forms 2011 ez The property has a recovery period of at least 10 years or is transportation property. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Transportation property is tangible personal property used in the trade or business of transporting persons or property. Federal tax forms 2011 ez The property is subject to section 263A of the Internal Revenue Code. Federal tax forms 2011 ez The property has an estimated production period exceeding 1 year and an estimated production cost exceeding $1,000,000. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Noncommercial Aircraft To be qualified property, noncommercial aircraft must meet the following requirements. Federal tax forms 2011 ez It must meet the requirements in (2)-(5), above. Federal tax forms 2011 ez The aircraft must not be tangible personal property used in the trade or business of transporting persons or property (except for agricultural or firefighting purposes). Federal tax forms 2011 ez The aircraft must be purchased (as discussed under Property Acquired by Purchase in chapter 2 ) by a purchaser who at the time of the contract for purchase, makes a nonrefundable deposit of the lesser of 10% of the cost or $100,000. Federal tax forms 2011 ez The aircraft must have an estimated production period exceeding four months and a cost exceeding $200,000. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Special Rules Sale-leaseback. Federal tax forms 2011 ez   If you sold qualified property you placed in service after December 31, 2007, and leased it back within 3 months after you originally placed in service, the property is treated as originally placed in service no earlier than the date it is used by you under the leaseback. Federal tax forms 2011 ez   The property will not qualify for the special depreciation allowance if the lessee or a related person to the lessee or lessor had a written binding contract in effect for the acquisition of the property before January 1, 2008. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Syndicated leasing transactions. Federal tax forms 2011 ez   If qualified property is originally placed in service by a lessor after December 31, 2007, the property is sold within 3 months of the date it was placed in service, and the user of the property does not change, then the property is treated as originally placed in service by the taxpayer no earlier than the date of the last sale. Federal tax forms 2011 ez   Multiple units of property subject to the same lease will be treated as originally placed in service no earlier than the date of the last sale if the property is sold within 3 months after the final unit is placed in service and the period between the time the first and last units are placed in service does not exceed 12 months. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Excepted Property Qualified property does not include any of the following. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Property placed in service and disposed of in the same tax year. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Property converted from business use to personal use in the same tax year acquired. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Property converted from personal use to business use in the same or later tax year may be qualified property. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Property required to be depreciated under the Alternative Depreciation System (ADS). Federal tax forms 2011 ez This includes listed property used 50% or less in a qualified business use. Federal tax forms 2011 ez For other property required to be depreciated using ADS, see Required use of ADS under Which Depreciation System (GDS or ADS) Applies , in chapter 4 . Federal tax forms 2011 ez Qualified restaurant property (as defined in section 168(e)(7) of the Internal Revenue Code). Federal tax forms 2011 ez Qualified retail improvement property (as defined in section 168(e)(8) of the Internal Revenue Code). Federal tax forms 2011 ez Property for which you elected not to claim any special depreciation allowance (discussed later). Federal tax forms 2011 ez Property for which you elected to accelerate certain credits in lieu of the special depreciation allowance (discussed next). Federal tax forms 2011 ez Election to Accelerate Certain Credits in Lieu of the Special Depreciation Allowance An election made by a corporation to claim pre-2006 unused minimum tax credits in lieu of claiming the special depreciation allowance for either its first tax year ending after March 31, 2008, its first tax year ending after December 31, 2008, or its first tax year ending after December 31, 2010, continues to apply to round 2 extension property (as defined in section 168(k)(4)(I)(iv)), unless the corporation made an election not to apply the section 168(k)(4) election to round 2 extension property for its first tax year ending after December 31, 2010. Federal tax forms 2011 ez For 2013, round 2 extension property generally is long production period and noncommercial aircraft if acquired after March 31, 2008, and placed in service after December 31, 2012, but before January 1, 2014. Federal tax forms 2011 ez An election made by a corporation to claim pre-2006 unused minimum tax credits in lieu of claiming the special depreciation allowance for either its first tax year ending after March 31, 2008, its first tax year ending after December 31, 2008, or its first tax year ending after December 31, 2010, continues to apply to round 3 extension property (as defined in section 168(k)(4)(J)(iv)), unless the corporation makes an election not to apply the section 168(k)(4) election to round 3 extension property. Federal tax forms 2011 ez If a corporation did not make a section 168(k)(4) election for either its first tax year ending after March 31, 2008, its first tax year ending after December 31, 2008, or its first tax year ending after December 31, 2010, the corporation may elect for its first tax year ending after December 31, 2012, to claim pre-2006 unused minimum tax credits in lieu of claiming the special depreciation allowance for only round 3 extension property. Federal tax forms 2011 ez If you make an election to accelerate these credits in lieu of claiming the special depreciation allowance for eligible property, you must not take the 50% special depreciation allowance for the property and must depreciate the basis in the property under MACRS using the straight line method. Federal tax forms 2011 ez See Which Depreciation Method Applies in chapter 4 . Federal tax forms 2011 ez Once made, the election cannot be revoked without IRS consent. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Additional guidance. Federal tax forms 2011 ez   For additional guidance on the election to accelerate the research or minimum tax credit in lieu of claiming the special depreciation allowance, see Rev. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Proc. Federal tax forms 2011 ez 2008-65 on page 1082 of Internal Revenue Bulletin 2008-44, available at www. Federal tax forms 2011 ez irs. Federal tax forms 2011 ez gov/pub/irs-irbs/irb08-44. Federal tax forms 2011 ez pdf, Rev. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Proc. Federal tax forms 2011 ez 2009-16 on page 449 of Internal Revenue Bulletin 2009-06, available at www. Federal tax forms 2011 ez irs. Federal tax forms 2011 ez gov/pub/irs-irbs/irb09-06. Federal tax forms 2011 ez pdf, and Rev. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Proc. Federal tax forms 2011 ez 2009-33 on page 150 of Internal Revenue Bulletin 2009-29, available at www. Federal tax forms 2011 ez irs. Federal tax forms 2011 ez gov/pub/irs-irbs/irb09-29. Federal tax forms 2011 ez pdf. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Also, see Form 3800, General Business Credit; Form 8827, Credit for Prior Year Minimum Tax — Corporations; and related instructions. Federal tax forms 2011 ez   Additional guidance regarding the election to accelerate the minimum tax credit in lieu of claiming the special depreciation allowance for round 2 extension property and round 3 extension property may also be available in later Internal Revenue Bulletins available at www. Federal tax forms 2011 ez irs. Federal tax forms 2011 ez gov/irb. Federal tax forms 2011 ez How Much Can You Deduct? Figure the special depreciation allowance by multiplying the depreciable basis of qualified reuse and recycling property, qualified cellulosic biofuel plant property, qualified disaster assistance property, and certain qualified property acquired after December 31, 2007, by 50%. Federal tax forms 2011 ez For qualified property other than listed property, enter the special allowance on line 14 in Part II of Form 4562. Federal tax forms 2011 ez For qualified property that is listed property, enter the special allowance on line 25 in Part V of Form 4562. Federal tax forms 2011 ez If you place qualified property in service in a short tax year, you can take the full amount of a special depreciation allowance. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Depreciable basis. Federal tax forms 2011 ez   This is the property's cost or other basis multiplied by the percentage of business/investment use, reduced by the total amount of any credits and deductions allocable to the property. Federal tax forms 2011 ez   The following are examples of some credits and deductions that reduce depreciable basis. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Any section 179 deduction. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Any deduction for removal of barriers to the disabled and the elderly. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Any disabled access credit, enhanced oil recovery credit, and credit for employer-provided childcare facilities and services. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Basis adjustment to investment credit property under section 50(c) of the Internal Revenue Code. Federal tax forms 2011 ez   For additional credits and deductions that affect basis, see section 1016 of the Internal Revenue Code. Federal tax forms 2011 ez   For information about how to determine the cost or other basis of property, see What Is the Basis of Your Depreciable Property in chapter 1 . Federal tax forms 2011 ez For a discussion of business/investment use, see Partial business or investment use under Property Used in Your Business or Income-Producing Activity in chapter 1 . Federal tax forms 2011 ez Depreciating the remaining cost. Federal tax forms 2011 ez   After you figure your special depreciation allowance for your qualified property, you can use the remaining cost to figure your regular MACRS depreciation deduction (discussed in chapter 4 . Federal tax forms 2011 ez Therefore, you must reduce the depreciable basis of the property by the special depreciation allowance before figuring your regular MACRS depreciation deduction. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Example. Federal tax forms 2011 ez On November 1, 2013, Tom Brown bought and placed in service in his business qualified property that cost $450,000. Federal tax forms 2011 ez He did not elect to claim a section 179 deduction. Federal tax forms 2011 ez He deducts 50% of the cost ($225,000) as a special depreciation allowance for 2013. Federal tax forms 2011 ez He uses the remaining $225,000 of cost to figure his regular MACRS depreciation deduction for 2013 and later years. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Like-kind exchanges and involuntary conversions. Federal tax forms 2011 ez   If you acquire qualified property in a like-kind exchange or involuntary conversion, the carryover basis of the acquired property is eligible for a special depreciation allowance. Federal tax forms 2011 ez After you figure your special allowance, you can use the remaining carryover basis to figure your regular MACRS depreciation deduction. Federal tax forms 2011 ez In the year you claim the allowance (the year you place in service the property received in the exchange or dispose of involuntarily converted property), you must reduce the carryover basis of the property by the allowance before figuring your regular MACRS depreciation deduction. Federal tax forms 2011 ez See Figuring the Deduction for Property Acquired in a Nontaxable Exchange , in chapter 4 under How Is the Depreciation Deduction Figured . Federal tax forms 2011 ez The excess basis (the part of the acquired property's basis that exceeds its carryover basis) is also eligible for a special depreciation allowance. Federal tax forms 2011 ez How Can You Elect Not To Claim an Allowance? You can elect, for any class of property, not to deduct any special allowances for all property in such class placed in service during the tax year. Federal tax forms 2011 ez To make an election, attach a statement to your return indicating what election you are making and the class of property for which you are making the election. Federal tax forms 2011 ez When to make election. Federal tax forms 2011 ez   Generally, you must make the election on a timely filed tax return (including extensions) for the year in which you place the property in service. Federal tax forms 2011 ez   However, if you timely filed your return for the year without making the election, you can still make the election by filing an amended return within 6 months of the due date of the original return (not including extensions). Federal tax forms 2011 ez Attach the election statement to the amended return. Federal tax forms 2011 ez On the amended return, write “Filed pursuant to section 301. Federal tax forms 2011 ez 9100-2. Federal tax forms 2011 ez ” Revoking an election. Federal tax forms 2011 ez   Once you elect not to deduct a special depreciation allowance for a class of property, you cannot revoke the election without IRS consent. Federal tax forms 2011 ez A request to revoke the election is a request for a letter ruling. Federal tax forms 2011 ez If you elect not to have any special allowance apply, the property may be subject to an alternative minimum tax adjustment for depreciation. Federal tax forms 2011 ez When Must You Recapture an Allowance? When you dispose of property for which you claimed a special depreciation allowance, any gain on the disposition is generally recaptured (included in income) as ordinary income up to the amount of the special depreciation allowance previously allowed or allowable. Federal tax forms 2011 ez See When Do You Recapture MACRS Depreciation in chapter 4 or more information. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Recapture of allowance deducted for qualified GO Zone property. Federal tax forms 2011 ez   If, in any year after the year you claim the special depreciation allowance for qualified GO Zone property (including specified GO Zone extension property), the property ceases to be used in the GO Zone, you may have to recapture as ordinary income the excess benefit you received from claiming the special depreciation allowance. Federal tax forms 2011 ez For additional guidance, see Notice 2008-25 on page 484 of Internal Revenue Bulletin 2008-9. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Qualified cellulosic biomass ethanol plant property and qualified cellulosic biofuel plant property. Federal tax forms 2011 ez   If, in any year after the year you claim the special depreciation allowance for any qualified cellulosic biomass ethanol plant property or qualified biofuel plant property, the property ceases to be qualified cellulosic biomass ethanol plant property or qualified biofuel plant property, you may have to recapture as ordinary income the excess benefit you received from claiming the special depreciation allowance. Federal tax forms 2011 ez Recapture of allowance for qualified Recovery Assistance property. Federal tax forms 2011 ez   If, in any year after the year you claim the special depreciation allowance for qualified Recovery Assistance property, the property ceases to be used in the Kansas disaster area, you may have to recapture as ordinary income the excess benefit you received from claiming the special depreciation allowance. Federal tax forms 2011 ez For additional guidance, see Notice 2008-67 on page 307 of Internal Revenue Bulletin 2008-32. 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Understanding Your CP145 Notice

We were unable to credit the full amount you requested to the succeeding tax period.


What you need to do

  • Read and review your notice carefully. It will explain why we were unable to apply the amount you requested to the following year’s taxes. It may also suggest additional steps for you to take, depending on your situation.
  • Compare our changes to the information on your tax return.
  • You don't need to do anything if you agree with the notice.
  • Correct the copy of your tax return that you kept for your records.
  • If you disagree with the notice, contact us at the toll-free number on the top right corner of your notice (within 60 days of the notice date).
  • Adjust this year’s tax payments to avoid any possible underpayment.

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Answers to Common Questions

Q. What should I do if I disagree with the changes you made?

A. If you disagree, contact us at the toll-free number listed on the top right corner of your notice.

Q. What do I say when I call the IRS?

A. Mention that you received a CP 145 notice and you need to review your account with a customer service representative. Be sure to have a copy of your notice and your tax return before you call.

Q. What should I do if I find you misapplied a payment or haven't credited a payment that I made?

A. Contact us with your information at the toll-free number listed on your notice. Please have your documentation (such as cancelled checks, amended return, etc.) ready when you call. Our representative will discuss the issue with you and give you further instructions.

Q. What if I need to make another correction to my account?

A. You'll need to file an amended return.

Q. What if I have tried to get answers and after contacting IRS several times have not been successful?

A. Call Taxpayer Advocate at 1-877-777-4778 or for TTY/TDD 1-800-829-4059.


Tips for the next tax period

Make sure that you claim the proper amount of credit on your next tax return. You may need to adjust your estimated tax payments or your federal tax deposits.

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 10-Feb-2014

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How to get help

  • Call the 1-800 number listed on the top right corner of your notice.
  • Authorize someone (e.g., accountant) to contact the IRS on your behalf using Form 2848.
  • See if you qualify for help from a Low Income Taxpayer Clinic.
     

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