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Filing federal and state taxes for free 5. Filing federal and state taxes for free   Wages, Salaries, and Other Earnings Table of Contents Reminder Introduction Useful Items - You may want to see: Employee CompensationBabysitting. Filing federal and state taxes for free Miscellaneous Compensation Fringe Benefits Retirement Plan Contributions Stock Options Restricted Property Special Rules for Certain EmployeesClergy Members of Religious Orders Foreign Employer Military Volunteers Sickness and Injury BenefitsDisability Pensions Long-Term Care Insurance Contracts Workers' Compensation Other Sickness and Injury Benefits Reminder Foreign income. Filing federal and state taxes for free   If you are a U. Filing federal and state taxes for free S. Filing federal and state taxes for free citizen or resident alien, you must report income from sources outside the United States (foreign income) on your tax return unless it is exempt by U. Filing federal and state taxes for free S. Filing federal and state taxes for free law. Filing federal and state taxes for free This is true whether you reside inside or outside the United States and whether or not you receive a Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, or Form 1099 from the foreign payer. Filing federal and state taxes for free This applies to earned income (such as wages and tips) as well as unearned income (such as interest, dividends, capital gains, pensions, rents, and royalties). Filing federal and state taxes for free If you reside outside the United States, you may be able to exclude part or all of your foreign source earned income. Filing federal and state taxes for free For details, see Publication 54, Tax Guide for U. Filing federal and state taxes for free S. Filing federal and state taxes for free Citizens and Resident Aliens Abroad. Filing federal and state taxes for free Introduction This chapter discusses compensation received for services as an employee, such as wages, salaries, and fringe benefits. Filing federal and state taxes for free The following topics are included. Filing federal and state taxes for free Bonuses and awards. Filing federal and state taxes for free Special rules for certain employees. Filing federal and state taxes for free Sickness and injury benefits. Filing federal and state taxes for free The chapter explains what income is included in the employee's gross income and what is not included. Filing federal and state taxes for free Useful Items - You may want to see: Publication 463 Travel, Entertainment, Gift, and Car Expenses 525 Taxable and Nontaxable Income Employee Compensation This section discusses various types of employee compensation including fringe benefits, retirement plan contributions, stock options, and restricted property. Filing federal and state taxes for free Form W-2. Filing federal and state taxes for free    If you are an employee, you should receive Form W-2 from your employer showing the pay you received for your services. Filing federal and state taxes for free Include your pay on line 7 of Form 1040 or Form 1040A, or on line 1 of Form 1040EZ, even if you do not receive a Form W-2. Filing federal and state taxes for free   If you performed services, other than as an independent contractor, and your employer did not withhold social security and Medicare taxes from your pay, you must file Form 8919, Uncollected Social Security and Medicare Tax on Wages, with your Form 1040. Filing federal and state taxes for free These wages must be included on line 7 of Form 1040. Filing federal and state taxes for free See Form 8919 for more information. Filing federal and state taxes for free Childcare providers. Filing federal and state taxes for free    If you provide childcare, either in the child's home or in your home or other place of business, the pay you receive must be included in your income. Filing federal and state taxes for free If you are not an employee, you are probably self-employed and must include payments for your services on Schedule C (Form 1040), Profit or Loss From Business, or Schedule C-EZ (Form 1040), Net Profit From Business. Filing federal and state taxes for free You generally are not an employee unless you are subject to the will and control of the person who employs you as to what you are to do and how you are to do it. Filing federal and state taxes for free Babysitting. Filing federal and state taxes for free   If you babysit for relatives or neighborhood children, whether on a regular basis or only periodically, the rules for childcare providers apply to you. Filing federal and state taxes for free Miscellaneous Compensation This section discusses different types of employee compensation. Filing federal and state taxes for free Advance commissions and other earnings. Filing federal and state taxes for free   If you receive advance commissions or other amounts for services to be performed in the future and you are a cash-method taxpayer, you must include these amounts in your income in the year you receive them. Filing federal and state taxes for free    If you repay unearned commissions or other amounts in the same year you receive them, reduce the amount included in your income by the repayment. Filing federal and state taxes for free If you repay them in a later tax year, you can deduct the repayment as an itemized deduction on your Schedule A (Form 1040), or you may be able to take a credit for that year. Filing federal and state taxes for free See Repayments in chapter 12. Filing federal and state taxes for free Allowances and reimbursements. Filing federal and state taxes for free    If you receive travel, transportation, or other business expense allowances or reimbursements from your employer, see Publication 463. Filing federal and state taxes for free If you are reimbursed for moving expenses, see Publication 521, Moving Expenses. Filing federal and state taxes for free Back pay awards. Filing federal and state taxes for free    Include in income amounts you are awarded in a settlement or judgment for back pay. Filing federal and state taxes for free These include payments made to you for damages, unpaid life insurance premiums, and unpaid health insurance premiums. Filing federal and state taxes for free They should be reported to you by your employer on Form W-2. Filing federal and state taxes for free Bonuses and awards. Filing federal and state taxes for free   Bonuses or awards you receive for outstanding work are included in your income and should be shown on your Form W-2. Filing federal and state taxes for free These include prizes such as vacation trips for meeting sales goals. 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Filing federal and state taxes for free These payments are treated as wages and are subject to income tax withholding, but not FICA or FUTA taxes. Filing federal and state taxes for free The payments are reported as wages on Form W-2. Filing federal and state taxes for free Government cost-of-living allowances. Filing federal and state taxes for free   Most payments received by U. Filing federal and state taxes for free S. Filing federal and state taxes for free Government civilian employees for working abroad are taxable. Filing federal and state taxes for free However, certain cost-of-living allowances are tax free. Filing federal and state taxes for free Publication 516, U. Filing federal and state taxes for free S. Filing federal and state taxes for free Government Civilian Employees Stationed Abroad, explains the tax treatment of allowances, differentials, and other special pay you receive for employment abroad. Filing federal and state taxes for free Nonqualified deferred compensation plans. Filing federal and state taxes for free   Your employer will report to you the total amount of deferrals for the year under a nonqualified deferred compensation plan. Filing federal and state taxes for free This amount is shown on Form W-2, box 12, using code Y. Filing federal and state taxes for free This amount is not included in your income. Filing federal and state taxes for free   However, if at any time during the tax year, the plan fails to meet certain requirements, or is not operated under those requirements, all amounts deferred under the plan for the tax year and all preceding tax years are included in your income for the current year. Filing federal and state taxes for free This amount is included in your wages shown on Form W-2, box 1. Filing federal and state taxes for free It is also shown on Form W-2, box 12, using code Z. Filing federal and state taxes for free Note received for services. Filing federal and state taxes for free    If your employer gives you a secured note as payment for your services, you must include the fair market value (usually the discount value) of the note in your income for the year you receive it. Filing federal and state taxes for free When you later receive payments on the note, a proportionate part of each payment is the recovery of the fair market value that you previously included in your income. Filing federal and state taxes for free Do not include that part again in your income. Filing federal and state taxes for free Include the rest of the payment in your income in the year of payment. Filing federal and state taxes for free   If your employer gives you a nonnegotiable unsecured note as payment for your services, payments on the note that are credited toward the principal amount of the note are compensation income when you receive them. 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Filing federal and state taxes for free Attach to your tax return a copy of the receipt or statement given to you by the agency you repaid to explain the difference between the wages on the return and the wages on your Forms W-2. Filing federal and state taxes for free Outplacement services. Filing federal and state taxes for free   If you choose to accept a reduced amount of severance pay so that you can receive outplacement services (such as training in résumé writing and interview techniques), you must include the unreduced amount of the severance pay in income. Filing federal and state taxes for free    However, you can deduct the value of these outplacement services (up to the difference between the severance pay included in income and the amount actually received) as a miscellaneous deduction (subject to the 2%-of-adjusted-gross-income (AGI) limit) on Schedule A (Form 1040). Filing federal and state taxes for free Sick pay. Filing federal and state taxes for free   Pay you receive from your employer while you are sick or injured is part of your salary or wages. Filing federal and state taxes for free In addition, you must include in your income sick pay benefits received from any of the following payers: A welfare fund. Filing federal and state taxes for free A state sickness or disability fund. Filing federal and state taxes for free An association of employers or employees. Filing federal and state taxes for free An insurance company, if your employer paid for the plan. Filing federal and state taxes for free However, if you paid the premiums on an accident or health insurance policy, the benefits you receive under the policy are not taxable. Filing federal and state taxes for free For more information, see Publication 525. Filing federal and state taxes for free Social security and Medicare taxes paid by employer. Filing federal and state taxes for free   If you and your employer have an agreement that your employer pays your social security and Medicare taxes without deducting them from your gross wages, you must report the amount of tax paid for you as taxable wages on your tax return. Filing federal and state taxes for free The payment also is treated as wages for figuring your social security and Medicare taxes and your social security and Medicare benefits. Filing federal and state taxes for free However, these payments are not treated as social security and Medicare wages if you are a household worker or a farm worker. Filing federal and state taxes for free Stock appreciation rights. Filing federal and state taxes for free   Do not include a stock appreciation right granted by your employer in income until you exercise (use) the right. Filing federal and state taxes for free When you use the right, you are entitled to a cash payment equal to the fair market value of the corporation's stock on the date of use minus the fair market value on the date the right was granted. Filing federal and state taxes for free You include the cash payment in your income in the year you use the right. Filing federal and state taxes for free Fringe Benefits Fringe benefits received in connection with the performance of your services are included in your income as compensation unless you pay fair market value for them or they are specifically excluded by law. Filing federal and state taxes for free Abstaining from the performance of services (for example, under a covenant not to compete) is treated as the performance of services for purposes of these rules. Filing federal and state taxes for free Accounting period. Filing federal and state taxes for free   You must use the same accounting period your employer uses to report your taxable noncash fringe benefits. Filing federal and state taxes for free Your employer has the option to report taxable noncash fringe benefits by using either of the following rules. Filing federal and state taxes for free The general rule: benefits are reported for a full calendar year (January 1–December 31). Filing federal and state taxes for free The special accounting period rule: benefits provided during the last 2 months of the calendar year (or any shorter period) are treated as paid during the following calendar year. Filing federal and state taxes for free For example, each year your employer reports the value of benefits provided during the last 2 months of the prior year and the first 10 months of the current year. Filing federal and state taxes for free  Your employer does not have to use the same accounting period for each fringe benefit, but must use the same period for all employees who receive a particular benefit. Filing federal and state taxes for free   You must use the same accounting period that you use to report the benefit to claim an employee business deduction (for use of a car, for example). Filing federal and state taxes for free Form W-2. Filing federal and state taxes for free   Your employer must include all taxable fringe benefits in box 1 of Form W-2 as wages, tips, and other compensation and, if applicable, in boxes 3 and 5 as social security and Medicare wages. Filing federal and state taxes for free Although not required, your employer may include the total value of fringe benefits in box 14 (or on a separate statement). Filing federal and state taxes for free However, if your employer provided you with a vehicle and included 100% of its annual lease value in your income, the employer must separately report this value to you in box 14 (or on a separate statement). Filing federal and state taxes for free Accident or Health Plan In most cases, the value of accident or health plan coverage provided to you by your employer is not included in your income. Filing federal and state taxes for free Benefits you receive from the plan may be taxable, as explained later under Sickness and Injury Benefits . Filing federal and state taxes for free For information on the items covered in this section, other than Long-term care coverage, see Publication 969, Health Savings Accounts and Other Tax-Favored Health Plans. Filing federal and state taxes for free Long-term care coverage. Filing federal and state taxes for free    Contributions by your employer to provide coverage for long-term care services generally are not included in your income. Filing federal and state taxes for free However, contributions made through a flexible spending or similar arrangement (such as a cafeteria plan) must be included in your income. Filing federal and state taxes for free This amount will be reported as wages in box 1 of your Form W-2. Filing federal and state taxes for free   Contributions you make to the plan are discussed in Publication 502, Medical and Dental Expenses. Filing federal and state taxes for free Archer MSA contributions. Filing federal and state taxes for free    Contributions by your employer to your Archer MSA generally are not included in your income. Filing federal and state taxes for free Their total will be reported in box 12 of Form W-2 with code R. Filing federal and state taxes for free You must report this amount on Form 8853, Archer MSAs and Long-Term Care Insurance Contracts. Filing federal and state taxes for free File the form with your return. Filing federal and state taxes for free Health flexible spending arrangement (health FSA). Filing federal and state taxes for free   If your employer provides a health FSA that qualifies as an accident or health plan, the amount of your salary reduction, and reimbursements of your medical care expenses, in most cases, are not included in your income. Filing federal and state taxes for free Note. Filing federal and state taxes for free Health FSAs are subject to a $2,500 limit on salary reduction contributions for plan years beginning after 2012. Filing federal and state taxes for free The $2,500 limit is subject to an inflation adjustment for plan years beginning after 2013. Filing federal and state taxes for free For more information, see Notice 2012-40, 2012-26 I. 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Filing federal and state taxes for free See Publication 590 for the requirements for these qualified HSA funding distributions. Filing federal and state taxes for free Failure to maintain eligibility. Filing federal and state taxes for free   If your HSA received qualified HSA distributions from a health FSA or HRA (discussed earlier) or a qualified HSA funding distribution, you must be an eligible individual for HSA purposes for the period beginning with the month in which the qualified distribution was made and ending on the last day of the 12th month following that month. Filing federal and state taxes for free If you fail to be an eligible individual during this period, other than because of death or disability, you must include the distribution in your income for the tax year in which you become ineligible. Filing federal and state taxes for free This income is also subject to an additional 10% tax. 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Filing federal and state taxes for free Also, it is shown separately in box 12 with code C. Filing federal and state taxes for free Box 12 also will show the amount of uncollected social security and Medicare taxes on the excess coverage, with codes M and N. Filing federal and state taxes for free You must pay these taxes with your income tax return. Filing federal and state taxes for free Include them on line 60, Form 1040, and follow the instructions for line 60. Filing federal and state taxes for free For more information, see the Instructions for Form 1040. Filing federal and state taxes for free Two or more employers. Filing federal and state taxes for free   Your exclusion for employer-provided group-term life insurance coverage cannot exceed the cost of $50,000 of coverage, whether the insurance is provided by a single employer or multiple employers. Filing federal and state taxes for free If two or more employers provide insurance coverage that totals more than $50,000, the amounts reported as wages on your Forms W-2 will not be correct. Filing federal and state taxes for free You must figure how much to include in your income. Filing federal and state taxes for free Reduce the amount you figure by any amount reported with code C in box 12 of your Forms W-2, add the result to the wages reported in box 1, and report the total on your return. Filing federal and state taxes for free Figuring the taxable cost. Filing federal and state taxes for free   Use the following worksheet to figure the amount to include in your income. Filing federal and state taxes for free     Worksheet 5-1. Filing federal and state taxes for free Figuring the Cost of Group-Term Life Insurance To Include in Income 1. Filing federal and state taxes for free Enter the total amount of your insurance coverage from your employer(s) 1. Filing federal and state taxes for free   2. Filing federal and state taxes for free Limit on exclusion for employer-provided group-term life insurance coverage 2. Filing federal and state taxes for free 50,000 3. Filing federal and state taxes for free Subtract line 2 from line 1 3. Filing federal and state taxes for free   4. Filing federal and state taxes for free Divide line 3 by $1,000. Filing federal and state taxes for free Figure to the nearest tenth 4. Filing federal and state taxes for free   5. Filing federal and state taxes for free Go to Table 5-1. Filing federal and state taxes for free Using your age on the last day of the tax year, find your age group in the left column, and enter the cost from the column on the right for your age group 5. Filing federal and state taxes for free   6. Filing federal and state taxes for free Multiply line 4 by line 5 6. Filing federal and state taxes for free   7. Filing federal and state taxes for free Enter the number of full months of coverage at this cost. Filing federal and state taxes for free 7. Filing federal and state taxes for free   8. Filing federal and state taxes for free Multiply line 6 by line 7 8. Filing federal and state taxes for free   9. Filing federal and state taxes for free Enter the premiums you paid per month 9. Filing federal and state taxes for free       10. Filing federal and state taxes for free Enter the number of months you paid the premiums 10. Filing federal and state taxes for free       11. Filing federal and state taxes for free Multiply line 9 by line 10. Filing federal and state taxes for free 11. Filing federal and state taxes for free   12. Filing federal and state taxes for free Subtract line 11 from line 8. Filing federal and state taxes for free Include this amount in your income as wages 12. Filing federal and state taxes for free      Table 5-1. Filing federal and state taxes for free Cost of $1,000 of Group-Term Life Insurance for One Month Age Cost Under 25 $. Filing federal and state taxes for free 05 25 through 29 . Filing federal and state taxes for free 06 30 through 34 . Filing federal and state taxes for free 08 35 through 39 . Filing federal and state taxes for free 09 40 through 44 . Filing federal and state taxes for free 10 45 through 49 . Filing federal and state taxes for free 15 50 through 54 . Filing federal and state taxes for free 23 55 through 59 . Filing federal and state taxes for free 43 60 through 64 . Filing federal and state taxes for free 66 65 through 69 1. Filing federal and state taxes for free 27 70 and older 2. Filing federal and state taxes for free 06 Example. Filing federal and state taxes for free You are 51 years old and work for employers A and B. Filing federal and state taxes for free Both employers provide group-term life insurance coverage for you for the entire year. Filing federal and state taxes for free Your coverage is $35,000 with employer A and $45,000 with employer B. Filing federal and state taxes for free You pay premiums of $4. Filing federal and state taxes for free 15 a month under the employer B group plan. Filing federal and state taxes for free You figure the amount to include in your income as shown in Worksheet 5-1. Filing federal and state taxes for free Figuring the Cost of Group-Term Life Insurance to Include in Income—Illustrated, later. Filing federal and state taxes for free Worksheet 5-1. Filing federal and state taxes for free Figuring the Cost of Group-Term Life Insurance to Include in Income—Illustrated 1. Filing federal and state taxes for free Enter the total amount of your insurance coverage from your employer(s) 1. Filing federal and state taxes for free 80,000 2. Filing federal and state taxes for free Limit on exclusion for employer-provided group-term life insurance coverage 2. Filing federal and state taxes for free 50,000 3. Filing federal and state taxes for free Subtract line 2 from line 1 3. Filing federal and state taxes for free 30,000 4. Filing federal and state taxes for free Divide line 3 by $1,000. Filing federal and state taxes for free Figure to the nearest tenth 4. Filing federal and state taxes for free 30. Filing federal and state taxes for free 0 5. Filing federal and state taxes for free Go to Table 5-1. Filing federal and state taxes for free Using your age on the last day of the tax year, find your age group in the left column, and enter the cost from the column on the right for your age group 5. Filing federal and state taxes for free . Filing federal and state taxes for free 23 6. Filing federal and state taxes for free Multiply line 4 by line 5 6. Filing federal and state taxes for free 6. Filing federal and state taxes for free 90 7. Filing federal and state taxes for free Enter the number of full months of coverage at this cost. Filing federal and state taxes for free 7. Filing federal and state taxes for free 12 8. Filing federal and state taxes for free Multiply line 6 by line 7 8. Filing federal and state taxes for free 82. Filing federal and state taxes for free 80 9. Filing federal and state taxes for free Enter the premiums you paid per month 9. Filing federal and state taxes for free 4. Filing federal and state taxes for free 15     10. Filing federal and state taxes for free Enter the number of months you paid the premiums 10. Filing federal and state taxes for free 12     11. Filing federal and state taxes for free Multiply line 9 by line 10. Filing federal and state taxes for free 11. Filing federal and state taxes for free 49. Filing federal and state taxes for free 80 12. Filing federal and state taxes for free Subtract line 11 from line 8. Filing federal and state taxes for free Include this amount in your income as wages 12. Filing federal and state taxes for free 33. Filing federal and state taxes for free 00 Entire cost excluded. Filing federal and state taxes for free   You are not taxed on the cost of group-term life insurance if any of the following circumstances apply. Filing federal and state taxes for free You are permanently and totally disabled and have ended your employment. Filing federal and state taxes for free Your employer is the beneficiary of the policy for the entire period the insurance is in force during the tax year. Filing federal and state taxes for free A charitable organization (defined in chapter 24) to which contributions are deductible is the only beneficiary of the policy for the entire period the insurance is in force during the tax year. Filing federal and state taxes for free (You are not entitled to a deduction for a charitable contribution for naming a charitable organization as the beneficiary of your policy. Filing federal and state taxes for free ) The plan existed on January 1, 1984, and You retired before January 2, 1984, and were covered by the plan when you retired, or You reached age 55 before January 2, 1984, and were employed by the employer or its predecessor in 1983. Filing federal and state taxes for free Entire cost taxed. Filing federal and state taxes for free   You are taxed on the entire cost of group-term life insurance if either of the following circumstances apply: The insurance is provided by your employer through a qualified employees' trust, such as a pension trust or a qualified annuity plan. Filing federal and state taxes for free You are a key employee and your employer's plan discriminates in favor of key employees. Filing federal and state taxes for free Retirement Planning Services If your employer has a qualified retirement plan, qualified retirement planning services provided to you (and your spouse) by your employer are not included in your income. Filing federal and state taxes for free Qualified services include retirement planning advice, information about your employer's retirement plan, and information about how the plan may fit into your overall individual retirement income plan. Filing federal and state taxes for free You cannot exclude the value of any tax preparation, accounting, legal, or brokerage services provided by your employer. Filing federal and state taxes for free Transportation If your employer provides you with a qualified transportation fringe benefit, it can be excluded from your income, up to certain limits. Filing federal and state taxes for free A qualified transportation fringe benefit is: Transportation in a commuter highway vehicle (such as a van) between your home and work place, A transit pass, Qualified parking, or Qualified bicycle commuting reimbursement. Filing federal and state taxes for free Cash reimbursement by your employer for these expenses under a bona fide reimbursement arrangement is also excludable. Filing federal and state taxes for free However, cash reimbursement for a transit pass is excludable only if a voucher or similar item that can be exchanged only for a transit pass is not readily available for direct distribution to you. Filing federal and state taxes for free Exclusion limit. Filing federal and state taxes for free   The exclusion for commuter vehicle transportation and transit pass fringe benefits cannot be more than $245 a month. Filing federal and state taxes for free   The exclusion for the qualified parking fringe benefit cannot be more than $245 a month. Filing federal and state taxes for free   The exclusion for qualified bicycle commuting in a calendar year is $20 multiplied by the number of qualified bicycle commuting months that year. Filing federal and state taxes for free   If the benefits have a value that is more than these limits, the excess must be included in your income. Filing federal and state taxes for free You are not entitled to these exclusions if the reimbursements are made under a compensation reduction agreement. Filing federal and state taxes for free Commuter highway vehicle. Filing federal and state taxes for free   This is a highway vehicle that seats at least six adults (not including the driver). Filing federal and state taxes for free At least 80% of the vehicle's mileage must reasonably be expected to be: For transporting employees between their homes and work place, and On trips during which employees occupy at least half of the vehicle's adult seating capacity (not including the driver). Filing federal and state taxes for free Transit pass. Filing federal and state taxes for free   This is any pass, token, farecard, voucher, or similar item entitling a person to ride mass transit (whether public or private) free or at a reduced rate or to ride in a commuter highway vehicle operated by a person in the business of transporting persons for compensation. Filing federal and state taxes for free Qualified parking. Filing federal and state taxes for free   This is parking provided to an employee at or near the employer's place of business. Filing federal and state taxes for free It also includes parking provided on or near a location from which the employee commutes to work by mass transit, in a commuter highway vehicle, or by carpool. Filing federal and state taxes for free It does not include parking at or near the employee's home. Filing federal and state taxes for free Qualified bicycle commuting. Filing federal and state taxes for free   This is reimbursement based on the number of qualified bicycle commuting months for the year. Filing federal and state taxes for free A qualified bicycle commuting month is any month you use the bicycle regularly for a substantial portion of the travel between your home and place of employment and you do not receive any of the other qualified transportation fringe benefits. Filing federal and state taxes for free The reimbursement can be for expenses you incurred during the year for the purchase of a bicycle and bicycle improvements, repair, and storage. Filing federal and state taxes for free Retirement Plan Contributions Your employer's contributions to a qualified retirement plan for you are not included in income at the time contributed. Filing federal and state taxes for free (Your employer can tell you whether your retirement plan is qualified. Filing federal and state taxes for free ) However, the cost of life insurance coverage included in the plan may have to be included. Filing federal and state taxes for free See Group-Term Life Insurance , earlier, under Fringe Benefits. Filing federal and state taxes for free If your employer pays into a nonqualified plan for you, you generally must include the contributions in your income as wages for the tax year in which the contributions are made. Filing federal and state taxes for free However, if your interest in the plan is not transferable or is subject to a substantial risk of forfeiture (you have a good chance of losing it) at the time of the contribution, you do not have to include the value of your interest in your income until it is transferable or is no longer subject to a substantial risk of forfeiture. Filing federal and state taxes for free For information on distributions from retirement plans, see Publication 575, Pension and Annuity Income (or Publication 721, Tax Guide to U. Filing federal and state taxes for free S. Filing federal and state taxes for free Civil Service Retirement Benefits, if you are a federal employee or retiree). Filing federal and state taxes for free Elective deferrals. Filing federal and state taxes for free   If you are covered by certain kinds of retirement plans, you can choose to have part of your compensation contributed by your employer to a retirement fund, rather than have it paid to you. Filing federal and state taxes for free The amount you set aside (called an elective deferral) is treated as an employer contribution to a qualified plan. Filing federal and state taxes for free An elective deferral, other than a designated Roth contribution (discussed later), is not included in wages subject to income tax at the time contributed. Filing federal and state taxes for free However, it is included in wages subject to social security and Medicare taxes. Filing federal and state taxes for free   Elective deferrals include elective contributions to the following retirement plans. Filing federal and state taxes for free Cash or deferred arrangements (section 401(k) plans). Filing federal and state taxes for free The Thrift Savings Plan for federal employees. Filing federal and state taxes for free Salary reduction simplified employee pension plans (SARSEP). Filing federal and state taxes for free Savings incentive match plans for employees (SIMPLE plans). Filing federal and state taxes for free Tax-sheltered annuity plans (403(b) plans). Filing federal and state taxes for free Section 501(c)(18)(D) plans. Filing federal and state taxes for free Section 457 plans. Filing federal and state taxes for free Qualified automatic contribution arrangements. Filing federal and state taxes for free   Under a qualified automatic contribution arrangement, your employer can treat you as having elected to have a part of your compensation contributed to a section 401(k) plan. Filing federal and state taxes for free You are to receive written notice of your rights and obligations under the qualified automatic contribution arrangement. Filing federal and state taxes for free The notice must explain: Your rights to elect not to have elective contributions made, or to have contributions made at a different percentage, and How contributions made will be invested in the absence of any investment decision by you. Filing federal and state taxes for free   You must be given a reasonable period of time after receipt of the notice and before the first elective contribution is made to make an election with respect to the contributions. Filing federal and state taxes for free Overall limit on deferrals. Filing federal and state taxes for free   For 2013, in most cases, you should not have deferred more than a total of $17,500 of contributions to the plans listed in (1) through (3) and (5) above. Filing federal and state taxes for free The limit for SIMPLE plans is $12,000. Filing federal and state taxes for free The limit for section 501(c)(18)(D) plans is the lesser of $7,000 or 25% of your compensation. Filing federal and state taxes for free The limit for section 457 plans is the lesser of your includible compensation or $17,500. Filing federal and state taxes for free Amounts deferred under specific plan limits are part of the overall limit on deferrals. Filing federal and state taxes for free Designated Roth contributions. Filing federal and state taxes for free   Employers with section 401(k) and section 403(b) plans can create qualified Roth contribution programs so that you may elect to have part or all of your elective deferrals to the plan designated as after-tax Roth contributions. Filing federal and state taxes for free Designated Roth contributions are treated as elective deferrals, except that they are included in income. Filing federal and state taxes for free Excess deferrals. Filing federal and state taxes for free   Your employer or plan administrator should apply the proper annual limit when figuring your plan contributions. Filing federal and state taxes for free However, you are responsible for monitoring the total you defer to ensure that the deferrals are not more than the overall limit. Filing federal and state taxes for free   If you set aside more than the limit, the excess generally must be included in your income for that year, unless you have an excess deferral of a designated Roth contribution. Filing federal and state taxes for free See Publication 525 for a discussion of the tax treatment of excess deferrals. Filing federal and state taxes for free Catch-up contributions. Filing federal and state taxes for free   You may be allowed catch-up contributions (additional elective deferral) if you are age 50 or older by the end of your tax year. Filing federal and state taxes for free Stock Options If you receive a nonstatutory option to buy or sell stock or other property as payment for your services, you usually will have income when you receive the option, when you exercise the option (use it to buy or sell the stock or other property), or when you sell or otherwise dispose of the option. Filing federal and state taxes for free However, if your option is a statutory stock option, you will not have any income until you sell or exchange your stock. Filing federal and state taxes for free Your employer can tell you which kind of option you hold. Filing federal and state taxes for free For more information, see Publication 525. Filing federal and state taxes for free Restricted Property In most cases, if you receive property for your services, you must include its fair market value in your income in the year you receive the property. Filing federal and state taxes for free However, if you receive stock or other property that has certain restrictions that affect its value, you do not include the value of the property in your income until it has substantially vested. Filing federal and state taxes for free (You can choose to include the value of the property in your income in the year it is transferred to you. Filing federal and state taxes for free ) For more information, see Restricted Property in Publication 525. Filing federal and state taxes for free Dividends received on restricted stock. Filing federal and state taxes for free   Dividends you receive on restricted stock are treated as compensation and not as dividend income. Filing federal and state taxes for free Your employer should include these payments on your Form W-2. Filing federal and state taxes for free Stock you chose to include in income. Filing federal and state taxes for free   Dividends you receive on restricted stock you chose to include in your income in the year transferred are treated the same as any other dividends. Filing federal and state taxes for free Report them on your return as dividends. Filing federal and state taxes for free For a discussion of dividends, see chapter 8. Filing federal and state taxes for free    For information on how to treat dividends reported on both your Form W-2 and Form 1099-DIV, see Dividends received on restricted stock in Publication 525. Filing federal and state taxes for free Special Rules for Certain Employees This section deals with special rules for people in certain types of employment: members of the clergy, members of religious orders, people working for foreign employers, military personnel, and volunteers. Filing federal and state taxes for free Clergy Generally, if you are a member of the clergy, you must include in your income offerings and fees you receive for marriages, baptisms, funerals, masses, etc. Filing federal and state taxes for free , in addition to your salary. Filing federal and state taxes for free If the offering is made to the religious institution, it is not taxable to you. Filing federal and state taxes for free If you are a member of a religious organization and you give your outside earnings to the religious organization, you still must include the earnings in your income. Filing federal and state taxes for free However, you may be entitled to a charitable contribution deduction for the amount paid to the organization. Filing federal and state taxes for free See chapter 24. Filing federal and state taxes for free Pension. Filing federal and state taxes for free    A pension or retirement pay for a member of the clergy usually is treated as any other pension or annuity. Filing federal and state taxes for free It must be reported on lines 16a and 16b of Form 1040 or on lines 12a and 12b of Form 1040A. Filing federal and state taxes for free Housing. Filing federal and state taxes for free    Special rules for housing apply to members of the clergy. Filing federal and state taxes for free Under these rules, you do not include in your income the rental value of a home (including utilities) or a designated housing allowance provided to you as part of your pay. Filing federal and state taxes for free However, the exclusion cannot be more than the reasonable pay for your service. Filing federal and state taxes for free If you pay for the utilities, you can exclude any allowance designated for utility cost, up to your actual cost. Filing federal and state taxes for free The home or allowance must be provided as compensation for your services as an ordained, licensed, or commissioned minister. Filing federal and state taxes for free However, you must include the rental value of the home or the housing allowance as earnings from self-employment on Schedule SE (Form 1040) if you are subject to the self-employment tax. Filing federal and state taxes for free For more information, see Publication 517, Social Security and Other Information for Members of the Clergy and Religious Workers. Filing federal and state taxes for free Members of Religious Orders If you are a member of a religious order who has taken a vow of poverty, how you treat earnings that you renounce and turn over to the order depends on whether your services are performed for the order. Filing federal and state taxes for free Services performed for the order. Filing federal and state taxes for free   If you are performing the services as an agent of the order in the exercise of duties required by the order, do not include in your income the amounts turned over to the order. Filing federal and state taxes for free   If your order directs you to perform services for another agency of the supervising church or an associated institution, you are considered to be performing the services as an agent of the order. Filing federal and state taxes for free Any wages you earn as an agent of an order that you turn over to the order are not included in your income. Filing federal and state taxes for free Example. Filing federal and state taxes for free You are a member of a church order and have taken a vow of poverty. Filing federal and state taxes for free You renounce any claims to your earnings and turn over to the order any salaries or wages you earn. Filing federal and state taxes for free You are a registered nurse, so your order assigns you to work in a hospital that is an associated institution of the church. Filing federal and state taxes for free However, you remain under the general direction and control of the order. Filing federal and state taxes for free You are considered to be an agent of the order and any wages you earn at the hospital that you turn over to your order are not included in your income. Filing federal and state taxes for free Services performed outside the order. Filing federal and state taxes for free   If you are directed to work outside the order, your services are not an exercise of duties required by the order unless they meet both of the following requirements: They are the kind of services that are ordinarily the duties of members of the order. Filing federal and state taxes for free They are part of the duties that you must exercise for, or on behalf of, the religious order as its agent. Filing federal and state taxes for free If you are an employee of a third party, the services you perform for the third party will not be considered directed or required of you by the order. Filing federal and state taxes for free Amounts you receive for these services are included in your income, even if you have taken a vow of poverty. Filing federal and state taxes for free Example. Filing federal and state taxes for free Mark Brown is a member of a religious order and has taken a vow of poverty. Filing federal and state taxes for free He renounces all claims to his earnings and turns over his earnings to the order. Filing federal and state taxes for free Mark is a schoolteacher. Filing federal and state taxes for free He was instructed by the superiors of the order to get a job with a private tax-exempt school. Filing federal and state taxes for free Mark became an employee of the school, and, at his request, the school made the salary payments directly to the order. Filing federal and state taxes for free Because Mark is an employee of the school, he is performing services for the school rather than as an agent of the order. Filing federal and state taxes for free The wages Mark earns working for the school are included in his income. Filing federal and state taxes for free Foreign Employer Special rules apply if you work for a foreign employer. Filing federal and state taxes for free U. Filing federal and state taxes for free S. Filing federal and state taxes for free citizen. Filing federal and state taxes for free   If you are a U. Filing federal and state taxes for free S. Filing federal and state taxes for free citizen who works in the United States for a foreign government, an international organization, a foreign embassy, or any foreign employer, you must include your salary in your income. Filing federal and state taxes for free Social security and Medicare taxes. Filing federal and state taxes for free   You are exempt from social security and Medicare employee taxes if you are employed in the United States by an international organization or a foreign government. Filing federal and state taxes for free However, you must pay self-employment tax on your earnings from services performed in the United States, even though you are not self-employed. Filing federal and state taxes for free This rule also applies if you are an employee of a qualifying wholly owned instrumentality of a foreign government. Filing federal and state taxes for free Employees of international organizations or foreign governments. Filing federal and state taxes for free   Your compensation for official services to an international organization is exempt from federal income tax if you are not a citizen of the United States or you are a citizen of the Philippines (whether or not you are a citizen of the United States). Filing federal and state taxes for free   Your compensation for official services to a foreign government is exempt from federal income tax if all of the following are true. Filing federal and state taxes for free You are not a citizen of the United States or you are a citizen of the Philippines (whether or not you are a citizen of the United States). Filing federal and state taxes for free Your work is like the work done by employees of the United States in foreign countries. Filing federal and state taxes for free The foreign government gives an equal exemption to employees of the United States in its country. Filing federal and state taxes for free Waiver of alien status. Filing federal and state taxes for free   If you are an alien who works for a foreign government or international organization and you file a waiver under section 247(b) of the Immigration and Nationality Act to keep your immigrant status, different rules may apply. Filing federal and state taxes for free See Foreign Employer in Publication 525. Filing federal and state taxes for free Employment abroad. Filing federal and state taxes for free   For information on the tax treatment of income earned abroad, see Publication 54. Filing federal and state taxes for free Military Payments you receive as a member of a military service generally are taxed as wages except for retirement pay, which is taxed as a pension. Filing federal and state taxes for free Allowances generally are not taxed. Filing federal and state taxes for free For more information on the tax treatment of military allowances and benefits, see Publication 3, Armed Forces' Tax Guide. Filing federal and state taxes for free Differential wage payments. Filing federal and state taxes for free   Any payments made to you by an employer during the time you are performing service in the uniformed services are treated as compensation. Filing federal and state taxes for free These wages are subject to income tax withholding and are reported on a Form W-2. Filing federal and state taxes for free See the discussion under Miscellaneous Compensation , earlier. Filing federal and state taxes for free Military retirement pay. Filing federal and state taxes for free   If your retirement pay is based on age or length of service, it is taxable and must be included in your income as a pension on lines 16a and 16b of Form 1040 or on lines 12a and 12b of Form 1040A. Filing federal and state taxes for free Do not include in your income the amount of any reduction in retirement or retainer pay to provide a survivor annuity for your spouse or children under the Retired Serviceman's Family Protection Plan or the Survivor Benefit Plan. Filing federal and state taxes for free   For more detailed discussion of survivor annuities, see chapter 10. Filing federal and state taxes for free Disability. Filing federal and state taxes for free   If you are retired on disability, see Military and Government Disability Pensions under Sickness and Injury Benefits, later. Filing federal and state taxes for free Veterans' benefits. Filing federal and state taxes for free   Do not include in your income any veterans' benefits paid under any law, regulation, or administrative practice administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Filing federal and state taxes for free The following amounts paid to veterans or their families are not taxable. Filing federal and state taxes for free Education, training, and subsistence allowances. Filing federal and state taxes for free Disability compensation and pension payments for disabilities paid either to veterans or their families. Filing federal and state taxes for free Grants for homes designed for wheelchair living. Filing federal and state taxes for free Grants for motor vehicles for veterans who lost their sight or the use of their limbs. Filing federal and state taxes for free Veterans' insurance proceeds and dividends paid either to veterans or their beneficiaries, including the proceeds of a veteran's endowment policy paid before death. Filing federal and state taxes for free Interest on insurance dividends you leave on deposit with the VA. Filing federal and state taxes for free Benefits under a dependent-care assistance program. Filing federal and state taxes for free The death gratuity paid to a survivor of a member of the Armed Forces who died after September 10, 2001. Filing federal and state taxes for free Payments made under the compensated work therapy program. Filing federal and state taxes for free Any bonus payment by a state or political subdivision because of service in a combat zone. Filing federal and state taxes for free Volunteers The tax treatment of amounts you receive as a volunteer worker for the Peace Corps or similar agency is covered in the following discussions. Filing federal and state taxes for free Peace Corps. Filing federal and state taxes for free   Living allowances you receive as a Peace Corps volunteer or volunteer leader for housing, utilities, household supplies, food, and clothing are exempt from tax. Filing federal and state taxes for free Taxable allowances. Filing federal and state taxes for free   The following allowances must be included in your income and reported as wages: Allowances paid to your spouse and minor children while you are a volunteer leader training in the United States. Filing federal and state taxes for free Living allowances designated by the Director of the Peace Corps as basic compensation. Filing federal and state taxes for free These are allowances for personal items such as domestic help, laundry and clothing maintenance, entertainment and recreation, transportation, and other miscellaneous expenses. Filing federal and state taxes for free Leave allowances. Filing federal and state taxes for free Readjustment allowances or termination payments. Filing federal and state taxes for free These are considered received by you when credited to your account. Filing federal and state taxes for free Example. Filing federal and state taxes for free Gary Carpenter, a Peace Corps volunteer, gets $175 a month as a readjustment allowance during his period of service, to be paid to him in a lump sum at the end of his tour of duty. Filing federal and state taxes for free Although the allowance is not available to him until the end of his service, Gary must include it in his income on a monthly basis as it is credited to his account. Filing federal and state taxes for free Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA). Filing federal and state taxes for free   If you are a VISTA volunteer, you must include meal and lodging allowances paid to you in your income as wages. Filing federal and state taxes for free National Senior Services Corps programs. Filing federal and state taxes for free   Do not include in your income amounts you receive for supportive services or reimbursements for out-of-pocket expenses from the following programs. Filing federal and state taxes for free Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP). Filing federal and state taxes for free Foster Grandparent Program. Filing federal and state taxes for free Senior Companion Program. Filing federal and state taxes for free Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE). Filing federal and state taxes for free   If you receive amounts for supportive services or reimbursements for out-of-pocket expenses from SCORE, do not include these amounts in income. Filing federal and state taxes for free Volunteer tax counseling. Filing federal and state taxes for free   Do not include in your income any reimbursements you receive for transportation, meals, and other expenses you have in training for, or actually providing, volunteer federal income tax counseling for the elderly (TCE). Filing federal and state taxes for free   You can deduct as a charitable contribution your unreimbursed out-of-pocket expenses in taking part in the volunteer income tax assistance (VITA) program. Filing federal and state taxes for free See chapter 24. Filing federal and state taxes for free Sickness and Injury Benefits This section discusses sickness and injury benefits including disability pensions, long-term care insurance contracts, workers' compensation, and other benefits. Filing federal and state taxes for free In most cases, you must report as income any amount you receive for personal injury or sickness through an accident or health plan that is paid for by your employer. Filing federal and state taxes for free If both you and your employer pay for the plan, only the amount you receive that is due to your employer's payments is reported as income. Filing federal and state taxes for free However, certain payments may not be taxable to you. Filing federal and state taxes for free Your employer should be able to give you specific details about your pension plan and tell you the amount you paid for your disability pension. Filing federal and state taxes for free In addition to disability pensions and annuities, you may be receiving other payments for sickness and injury. Filing federal and state taxes for free Do not report as income any amounts paid to reimburse you for medical expenses you incurred after the plan was established. Filing federal and state taxes for free Cost paid by you. Filing federal and state taxes for free   If you pay the entire cost of a health or accident insurance plan, do not include any amounts you receive from the plan for personal injury or sickness as income on your tax return. Filing federal and state taxes for free If your plan reimbursed you for medical expenses you deducted in an earlier year, you may have to include some, or all, of the reimbursement in your income. Filing federal and state taxes for free See Reimbursement in a later year in chapter 21. Filing federal and state taxes for free Cafeteria plans. Filing federal and state taxes for free   In most cases, if you are covered by an accident or health insurance plan through a cafeteria plan, and the amount of the insurance premiums was not included in your income, you are not considered to have paid the premiums and you must include any benefits you receive in your income. Filing federal and state taxes for free If the amount of the premiums was included in your income, you are considered to have paid the premiums, and any benefits you receive are not taxable. Filing federal and state taxes for free Disability Pensions If you retired on disability, you must include in income any disability pension you receive under a plan that is paid for by your employer. Filing federal and state taxes for free You must report your taxable disability payments as wages on line 7 of Form 1040 or Form 1040A, until you reach minimum retirement age. Filing federal and state taxes for free Minimum retirement age generally is the age at which you can first receive a pension or annuity if you are not disabled. Filing federal and state taxes for free You may be entitled to a tax credit if you were permanently and totally disabled when you retired. Filing federal and state taxes for free For information on this credit and the definition of permanent and total disability, see chapter 33. Filing federal and state taxes for free Beginning on the day after you reach minimum retirement age, payments you receive are taxable as a pension or annuity. Filing federal and state taxes for free Report the payments on lines 16a and 16b of Form 1040 or on lines 12a and 12b of Form 1040A. Filing federal and state taxes for free The rules for reporting pensions are explained in How To Report in chapter 10. Filing federal and state taxes for free For information on disability payments from a governmental program provided as a substitute for unemployment compensation, see chapter 12. Filing federal and state taxes for free Retirement and profit-sharing plans. Filing federal and state taxes for free   If you receive payments from a retirement or profit-sharing plan that does not provide for disability retirement, do not treat the payments as a disability pension. Filing federal and state taxes for free The payments must be reported as a pension or annuity. Filing federal and state taxes for free For more information on pensions, see chapter 10. Filing federal and state taxes for free Accrued leave payment. Filing federal and state taxes for free   If you retire on disability, any lump-sum payment you receive for accrued annual leave is a salary payment. Filing federal and state taxes for free The payment is not a disability payment. Filing federal and state taxes for free Include it in your income in the tax year you receive it. Filing federal and state taxes for free Military and Government Disability Pensions Certain military and government disability pensions are not taxable. Filing federal and state taxes for free Service-connected disability. Filing federal and state taxes for free   You may be able to exclude from income amounts you receive as a pension, annuity, or similar allowance for personal injury or sickness resulting from active service in one of the following government services. Filing federal and state taxes for free The armed forces of any country. Filing federal and state taxes for free The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Filing federal and state taxes for free The Public Health Service. Filing federal and state taxes for free The Foreign Service. Filing federal and state taxes for free Conditions for exclusion. Filing federal and state taxes for free   Do not include the disability payments in your income if any of the following conditions apply. Filing federal and state taxes for free You were entitled to receive a disability payment before September 25, 1975. Filing federal and state taxes for free You were a member of a listed government service or its reserve component, or were under a binding written commitment to become a member, on September 24, 1975. Filing federal and state taxes for free You receive the disability payments for a combat-related injury. Filing federal and state taxes for free This is a personal injury or sickness that Results directly from armed conflict, Takes place while you are engaged in extra-hazardous service, Takes place under conditions simulating war, including training exercises such as maneuvers, or Is caused by an instrumentality of war. Filing federal and state taxes for free You would be entitled to receive disability compensation from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) if you filed an application for it. Filing federal and state taxes for free Your exclusion under this condition is equal to the amount you would be entitled to receive from the VA. Filing federal and state taxes for free Pension based on years of service. Filing federal and state taxes for free   If you receive a disability pension based on years of service, in most cases you must include it in your income. Filing federal and state taxes for free However, if the pension qualifies for the exclusion for a service-connected disability (discussed earlier), do not include in income the part of your pension that you would have received if the pension had been based on a percentage of disability. Filing federal and state taxes for free You must include the rest of your pension in your income. Filing federal and state taxes for free Retroactive VA determination. Filing federal and state taxes for free   If you retire from the armed services based on years of service and are later given a retroactive service-connected disability rating by the VA, your retirement pay for the retroactive period is excluded from income up to the amount of VA disability benefits you would have been entitled to receive. Filing federal and state taxes for free You can claim a refund of any tax paid on the excludable amount (subject to the statute of limitations) by filing an amended return on Form 1040X for each previous year during the retroactive period. Filing federal and state taxes for free You must include with each Form 1040X a copy of the official VA Determination letter granting the retroactive benefit. Filing federal and state taxes for free The letter must show the amount withheld and the effective date of the benefit. 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Filing federal and state taxes for free This 1-year extended period applies to claims for credit or refund filed after June 17, 2008, and does not apply to any tax year that began more than 5 years before the date of the determination. Filing federal and state taxes for free Example. Filing federal and state taxes for free You retired in 2007 and receive a pension based on your years of service. Filing federal and state taxes for free On August 1, 2013, you receive a determination of service-connected disability retroactive to 2007. Filing federal and state taxes for free Generally, you could claim a refund for the taxes paid on your pension for 2010, 2011, and 2012. Filing federal and state taxes for free However, under the special limitation period, you can also file a claim for 2009 as long as you file the claim by August 1, 2014. 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Filing federal and state taxes for free To claim an exclusion for payments made on a per diem or other periodic basis under a long-term care insurance contract, you must file Form 8853 with your return. Filing federal and state taxes for free A long-term care insurance contract is an insurance contract that only provides coverage for qualified long-term care services. Filing federal and state taxes for free The contract must: Be guaranteed renewable, Not provide for a cash surrender value or other money that can be paid, assigned, pledged, or borrowed, Provide that refunds, other than refunds on the death of the insured or complete surrender or cancellation of the contract, and dividends under the contract may be used only to reduce future premiums or increase future benefits, and In most cases, not pay or reimburse expenses incurred for services or items that would be reimbursed under Medicare, except where Medicare is a secondary payer or the contract makes per diem or other periodic payments without regard to expenses. Filing federal and state taxes for free Qualified long-term care services. Filing federal and state taxes for free   Qualified long-term care services are: Necessary diagnostic, preventive, therapeutic, curing, treating, mitigating, and rehabilitative services, and maintenance and personal care services, and Required by a chronically ill individual and provided pursuant to a plan of care as prescribed by a licensed health care practitioner. Filing federal and state taxes for free Chronically ill individual. Filing federal and state taxes for free   A chronically ill individual is one who has been certified by a licensed health care practitioner within the previous 12 months as one of the following: An individual who, for at least 90 days, is unable to perform at least two activities of daily living without substantial assistance due to loss of functional capacity. Filing federal and state taxes for free Activities of daily living are eating, toileting, transferring, bathing, dressing, and continence. Filing federal and state taxes for free An individual who requires substantial supervision to be protected from threats to health and safety due to severe cognitive impairment. Filing federal and state taxes for free Limit on exclusion. Filing federal and state taxes for free   You generally can exclude from gross income up to $320 a day for 2013. Filing federal and state taxes for free See Limit on exclusion, under Long-Term Care Insurance Contracts, under Sickness and Injury Benefits in Publication 525 for more information. Filing federal and state taxes for free Workers' Compensation Amounts you receive as workers' compensation for an occupational sickness or injury are fully exempt from tax if they are paid under a workers' compensation act or a statute in the nature of a workers' compensation act. Filing federal and state taxes for free The exemption also applies to your survivors. Filing federal and state taxes for free The exemption, however, does not apply to retirement plan benefits you receive based on your age, length of service, or prior contributions to the plan, even if you retired because of an occupational sickness or injury. Filing federal and state taxes for free If part of your workers' compensation reduces your social security or equivalent railroad retirement benefits received, that part is considered social security (or equivalent railroad retirement) benefits and may be taxable. Filing federal and state taxes for free For more information, see Publication 915, Social Security and Equivalent Railroad Retirement Benefits. Filing federal and state taxes for free Return to work. Filing federal and state taxes for free    If you return to work after qualifying for workers' compensation, salary payments you receive for performing light duties are taxable as wages. Filing federal and state taxes for free Other Sickness and Injury Benefits In addition to disability pensions and annuities, you may receive other payments for sickness or injury. Filing federal and state taxes for free Railroad sick pay. Filing federal and state taxes for free    Payments you receive as sick pay under the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act are taxable and you must include them in your income. Filing federal and state taxes for free However, do not include them in your income if they are for an on-the-job injury. Filing federal and state taxes for free   If you received income because of a disability, see Disability Pensions , earlier. Filing federal and state taxes for free Federal Employees' Compensation Act (FECA). Filing federal and state taxes for free   Payments received under this Act for personal injury or sickness, including payments to beneficiaries in case of death, are not taxable. Filing federal and state taxes for free However, you are taxed on amounts you receive under this Act as continuation of pay for up to 45 days while a claim is being decided. Filing federal and state taxes for free Report this income on line 7 of Form 1040 or Form 1040A or on line 1 of Form 1040-EZ. Filing federal and state taxes for free Also, pay for sick leave while a claim is being processed is taxable and must be included in your income as wages. Filing federal and state taxes for free    If part of the payments you receive under FECA reduces your social security or equivalent railroad retirement benefits received, that part is considered social security (or equivalent railroad retirement) benefits and may be taxable. Filing federal and state taxes for free For a discussion of the taxability of these benefits, see Social security and equivalent railroad retirement benefits under Other Income, in Publication 525. Filing federal and state taxes for free    You can deduct the amount you spend to buy back sick leave for an earlier year to be eligible for nontaxable FECA benefits for that period. Filing federal and state taxes for free It is a miscellaneous deduction subject to the 2%-of-AGI limit on Schedule A (Form 1040). Filing federal and state taxes for free If you buy back sick leave in the same year you used it, the amount reduces your taxable sick leave pay. Filing federal and state taxes for free Do not deduct it separately. Filing federal and state taxes for free Other compensation. Filing federal and state taxes for free   Many other amounts you receive as compensation for sickness or injury are not taxable. Filing federal and state taxes for free These include the following amounts. Filing federal and state taxes for free Compensatory damages you receive for physical injury or physical sickness, whether paid in a lump sum or in periodic payments. Filing federal and state taxes for free Benefits you receive under an accident or health insurance policy on which either you paid the premiums or your employer paid the premiums but you had to include them in your income. Filing federal and state taxes for free Disability benefits you receive for loss of income or earning capacity as a result of injuries under a no-fault car insurance policy. Filing federal and state taxes for free Compensation you receive for permanent loss or loss of use of a part or function of your body, or for your permanent disfigurement. Filing federal and state taxes for free This compensation must be based only on the injury and not on the period of your absence from work. Filing federal and state taxes for free These benefits are not taxable even if your employer pays for the accident and health plan that provides these benefits. Filing federal and state taxes for free Reimbursement for medical care. Filing federal and state taxes for free    A reimbursement for medical care is generally not taxable. Filing federal and state taxes for free However, it may reduce your medical expense deduction. Filing federal and state taxes for free For more information, see chapter 21. Filing federal and state taxes for free Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications
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