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Filing taxes as a student 4. Filing taxes as a student   Communications and Air Transportation Taxes Table of Contents Uncollected Tax Report Communications TaxLocal-only service. Filing taxes as a student Private communication service. Filing taxes as a student Exemptions Credits or Refunds Air Transportation TaxesTransportation of Persons by Air International Air Travel Facilities Transportation of Property by Air Special Rules on Transportation Taxes Excise taxes are imposed on amounts paid for certain facilities and services. Filing taxes as a student If you receive any payment on which tax is imposed, you are required to collect the tax, file returns, and pay the tax over to the government. Filing taxes as a student If you fail to collect and pay over the taxes, you may be liable for the trust fund recovery penalty. Filing taxes as a student See chapter 14, later. Filing taxes as a student Uncollected Tax Report A separate report is required to be filed by collecting agents of communications services and air transportation taxes if the person from whom the facilities or services tax (the tax) is required to be collected (the taxpayer) refuses to pay the tax, or it is impossible for the collecting agent to collect the tax. Filing taxes as a student The report must contain the name and address of the taxpayer, the type of facility provided or service rendered, the amount paid for the facility or service (the amount on which the tax is based), and the date paid. Filing taxes as a student Regular method taxpayers. Filing taxes as a student   For regular method taxpayers, the report must be filed by the due date of the Form 720 on which the tax would have been reported. Filing taxes as a student Alternative method taxpayers. Filing taxes as a student   For alternative method taxpayers, the report must be filed by the due date of the Form 720 that includes an adjustment to the separate account for the uncollected tax. Filing taxes as a student See Alternative method in  chapter 11. Filing taxes as a student Where to file. Filing taxes as a student    Do not file the uncollected tax report with Form 720. Filing taxes as a student Instead, mail the report to: Internal Revenue Service Excise Tax Program SE:S:SP:EX MS C9-109 5000 Ellin Rd. Filing taxes as a student  Lanham, MD 20706 Communications Tax A 3% tax is imposed on amounts paid for local telephone service and teletypewriter exchange service. Filing taxes as a student Local telephone service. Filing taxes as a student   This includes access to a local telephone system and the privilege of telephonic quality communication with most people who are part of the system. Filing taxes as a student Local telephone service also includes any facility or services provided in connection with this service. Filing taxes as a student The tax applies to lease payments for certain customer premises equipment (CPE) even though the lessor does not also provide access to a local telecommunications system. Filing taxes as a student Local-only service. Filing taxes as a student   Local-only service is local telephone service as described above, provided under a plan that does not include long distance telephone service or that separately states the charge for local service on the bill to customers. Filing taxes as a student Local-only service also includes any facility or services provided in connection with this service, even though these services and facilities may also be used with long-distance service. Filing taxes as a student Private communication service. Filing taxes as a student   Private communication service is not local telephone service. Filing taxes as a student Private communication service includes accessory-type services provided in connection with a Centrex, PBX, or other similar system for dual use accessory equipment. Filing taxes as a student However, the charge for the service must be stated separately from the charge for the basic system, and the accessory must function, in whole or in part, in connection with intercommunication among the subscriber's stations. Filing taxes as a student Teletypewriter exchange service. Filing taxes as a student   This includes access from a teletypewriter or other data station to a teletypewriter exchange system and the privilege of intercommunication by that station with most persons having teletypewriter or other data stations in the same exchange system. Filing taxes as a student Figuring the tax. Filing taxes as a student   The tax is based on the sum of all charges for local telephone service included in the bill. Filing taxes as a student However, if the bill groups individual items for billing and tax purposes, the tax is based on the sum of the individual items within that group. Filing taxes as a student The tax on the remaining items not included in any group is based on the charge for each item separately. Filing taxes as a student Do not include in the tax base state or local sales or use taxes that are separately stated on the taxpayer's bill. Filing taxes as a student Exemptions Payments for certain services or payments from certain users are exempt from the communications tax. Filing taxes as a student Nontaxable service. Filing taxes as a student   Nontaxable service means bundled service and long distance service. Filing taxes as a student Nontaxable service also includes pre-paid telephone cards and pre-paid cellular service. Filing taxes as a student Bundled service. Filing taxes as a student   Bundled service is local and long distance service provided under a plan that does not separately state the charge for the local telephone service. Filing taxes as a student Bundled service includes plans that provide both local and long distance service for either a flat monthly fee or a charge that varies with the elapsed transmission time for which the service is used. Filing taxes as a student Telecommunications companies provide bundled service for both landlines and wireless (cellular) service. Filing taxes as a student If Voice over Internet Protocol service provides both local and long distance service and the charges are not separately stated, such service is bundled service. Filing taxes as a student   The method for sending or receiving a call, such as on a landline telephone, wireless (cellular), or some other method, does not affect whether a service is local-only or bundled. Filing taxes as a student Long distance service. Filing taxes as a student   Long distance service is telephonic quality communication with persons whose telephones are outside the local telephone system of the caller. Filing taxes as a student Pre-paid telephone cards (PTC). Filing taxes as a student   A PTC will be treated as bundled service unless a PTC expressly states it is for local-only service. Filing taxes as a student Generally, the person responsible for collecting the tax is the carrier who transfers the PTC to the transferee. Filing taxes as a student The transferee is the first person that is not a carrier to whom a PTC is transferred by the carrier. Filing taxes as a student The transferee is the person liable for the tax and is eligible to request a credit or refund. Filing taxes as a student For more information, see Regulations section 49. Filing taxes as a student 4251-4. Filing taxes as a student   The holder is the person that purchases a PTC to use and not to resell. Filing taxes as a student Holders are not liable for the tax and cannot request a credit or refund. Filing taxes as a student Pre-paid cellular telephones. Filing taxes as a student   Rules similar to the PTC rules described above apply to pre-paid cellular telephones. Filing taxes as a student The transferee is the person eligible to request the credit or refund. Filing taxes as a student Installation charges. Filing taxes as a student   The tax does not apply to payments received for the installation of any instrument, wire, pole, switchboard, apparatus, or equipment. Filing taxes as a student However, the tax does apply to payments for the repair or replacement of those items incidental to ordinary maintenance. Filing taxes as a student Answering services. Filing taxes as a student   The tax does not apply to amounts paid for a private line, an answering service, and a one-way paging or message service if they do not provide access to a local telephone system and the privilege of telephonic communication as part of the local telephone system. Filing taxes as a student Mobile radio telephone service. Filing taxes as a student   The tax does not apply to payments for a two-way radio service that does not provide access to a local telephone system. Filing taxes as a student Coin-operated telephones. Filing taxes as a student   The tax for local telephone service does not apply to payments made for services by inserting coins in public coin-operated telephones. Filing taxes as a student But the tax applies if the coin-operated telephone service is furnished for a guaranteed amount. Filing taxes as a student Figure the tax on the amount paid under the guarantee plus any fixed monthly or other periodic charge. Filing taxes as a student Telephone-operated security systems. Filing taxes as a student   The tax does not apply to amounts paid for telephones used only to originate calls to a limited number of telephone stations for security entry into a building. Filing taxes as a student In addition, the tax does not apply to any amounts paid for rented communication equipment used in the security system. Filing taxes as a student News services. Filing taxes as a student   The tax on teletypewriter exchange service does not apply to charges for the following news services. Filing taxes as a student Services dealing exclusively with the collection or dissemination of news for or through the public press or radio or television broadcasting. Filing taxes as a student Services used exclusively in the collection or dissemination of news by a news ticker service furnishing a general news service similar to that of the public press. Filing taxes as a student This exemption applies to payments received for messages from one member of the news media to another member (or to or from their bona fide correspondents). Filing taxes as a student For the exemption to apply, the charge for these services must be billed in writing to the person paying for the service and that person must certify in writing that the services are used for an exempt purpose. Filing taxes as a student Services not exempted. Filing taxes as a student   The tax applies to amounts paid by members of the news media for local telephone service. Filing taxes as a student International organizations and the American Red Cross. Filing taxes as a student   The tax does not apply to communication services furnished to an international organization or to the American National Red Cross. Filing taxes as a student Nonprofit hospitals. Filing taxes as a student   The tax does not apply to telephone services furnished to income tax-exempt nonprofit hospitals for their use. Filing taxes as a student Also, the tax does not apply to amounts paid by these hospitals to provide local telephone service in the homes of their personnel who must be reached during their off-duty hours. Filing taxes as a student Nonprofit educational organizations. Filing taxes as a student   The tax does not apply to payments received for services and facilities furnished to a nonprofit educational organization for its use. Filing taxes as a student A nonprofit educational organization is one that satisfies all the following requirements. Filing taxes as a student It normally maintains a regular faculty and curriculum. Filing taxes as a student It normally has a regularly enrolled body of pupils or students in attendance at the place where its educational activities are regularly carried on. Filing taxes as a student It is exempt from income tax under section 501(a). Filing taxes as a student This includes a school operated by an organization exempt under section 501(c)(3) if the school meets the above qualifications. Filing taxes as a student Qualified blood collector organizations. Filing taxes as a student   The tax does not apply to telephone services furnished to qualified blood collector organizations for their use. Filing taxes as a student A qualified blood collector organization is one that is: Described in section 501(c)(3) and exempt from tax under section 501(a), Primarily engaged in the activity of collecting human blood, Registered with the IRS, and Registered by the Food and Drug Administration to collect blood. Filing taxes as a student Federal, state, and local government. Filing taxes as a student   The tax does not apply to communication services provided to the government of the United States, the government of any state or its political subdivisions, the District of Columbia, or the United Nations. Filing taxes as a student Treat an Indian tribal government as a state for the exemption from the communications tax only if the services involve the exercise of an essential tribal government function. Filing taxes as a student Exemption certificate. Filing taxes as a student   Any form of exemption certificate will be acceptable if it includes all the information required by the Internal Revenue Code and Regulations. Filing taxes as a student See Regulations section 49. Filing taxes as a student 4253-11. Filing taxes as a student File the certificate with the provider of the communication services. Filing taxes as a student An exemption certificate is not required for nontaxable services. Filing taxes as a student   The following users that are exempt from the communications tax do not have to file an annual exemption certificate after they have filed the initial certificate to claim an exemption from the communications tax. Filing taxes as a student The American National Red Cross and other international organizations. Filing taxes as a student Nonprofit hospitals. Filing taxes as a student Nonprofit educational organizations. Filing taxes as a student Qualified blood collector organizations. Filing taxes as a student State and local governments. Filing taxes as a student   The federal government does not have to file any exemption certificate. Filing taxes as a student   All other organizations must furnish exemption certificates when required. Filing taxes as a student Credits or Refunds If tax is collected and paid over for nontaxable services, or for certain services or users exempt from the communications tax, the collector or taxpayer may claim a credit or refund if it has repaid the tax to the person from whom the tax was collected or obtained the consent of that person to the allowance of the credit or refund. Filing taxes as a student Alternatively, the person who paid the tax may claim a refund. Filing taxes as a student For more information on how to file for credits or refunds, see the Instructions for Form 720 or Form 8849. Filing taxes as a student Collectors. Filing taxes as a student   The collector may request a credit or refund if it has repaid the tax to the person from whom the tax was collected, or obtained the consent of that person to the allowance of the credit or refund. Filing taxes as a student These requirements also apply to nontaxable service refunds. Filing taxes as a student Collectors using the regular method for deposits. Filing taxes as a student   Collectors using the regular method for deposits must use Form 720X to request a credit or refund if the collector has repaid the tax to the person from whom the tax was collected, or obtained the consent of that person to the allowance of the credit or refund. Filing taxes as a student Collectors using the alternative method for deposits. Filing taxes as a student   Collectors using the alternative method for deposits must adjust their separate accounts for the credit or refund if it has repaid the tax to the person from whom the tax was collected, or obtained the consent of that person to the allowance of the credit or refund. Filing taxes as a student For more information, see the Instructions for Form 720. Filing taxes as a student Air Transportation Taxes Taxes are imposed on amounts paid for: Transportation of persons by air, Use of international air travel facilities, and Transportation of property by air. Filing taxes as a student Transportation of Persons by Air The tax on transportation of persons by air is made up of the: Percentage tax, and Domestic-segment tax. Filing taxes as a student Percentage tax. Filing taxes as a student   A tax of 7. Filing taxes as a student 5% applies to amounts paid for taxable transportation of persons by air. Filing taxes as a student Amounts paid for transportation include charges for layover or waiting time and movement of aircraft in deadhead service. Filing taxes as a student Mileage awards. Filing taxes as a student   The percentage tax may apply to an amount paid (in cash or in kind) to an air carrier (or any related person) for the right to provide mileage awards for, or other reductions in the cost of, any transportation of persons by air. Filing taxes as a student For example, this applies to mileage awards purchased by credit card companies, telephone companies, restaurants, hotels, and other businesses. Filing taxes as a student   Generally, the percentage tax does not apply to amounts paid for mileage awards where the mileage awards cannot, under any circumstances, be redeemed for air transportation that is subject to the tax. Filing taxes as a student Until regulations are issued, the following rules apply to mileage awards. Filing taxes as a student Amounts paid for mileage awards that cannot be redeemed for taxable transportation beginning and ending in the United States are not subject to the tax. Filing taxes as a student For this rule, mileage awards issued by a foreign air carrier are considered to be usable only on that foreign air carrier and thus not redeemable for taxable transportation beginning and ending in the United States. Filing taxes as a student Therefore, amounts paid to a foreign air carrier for mileage awards are not subject to the tax. Filing taxes as a student Amounts paid by an air carrier to a domestic air carrier for mileage awards that can be redeemed for taxable transportation are not subject to the tax to the extent those miles will be awarded in connection with the purchase of taxable transportation. Filing taxes as a student Amounts paid by an air carrier to a domestic air carrier for mileage awards that can be redeemed for taxable transportation are subject to the tax to the extent those miles will not be awarded in connection with the purchase of taxable transportation. Filing taxes as a student Domestic-segment tax. Filing taxes as a student   The domestic-segment tax is a flat dollar amount for each segment of taxable transportation for which an amount is paid. Filing taxes as a student However, see Rural airports, later. Filing taxes as a student A segment is a single takeoff and a single landing. Filing taxes as a student The amount of the domestic-segment tax is in the Instructions for Form 720. Filing taxes as a student Charter flights. Filing taxes as a student    If an aircraft is chartered, the domestic-segment tax for each segment of taxable transportation is figured by multiplying the tax by the number of passengers transported on the aircraft. Filing taxes as a student Rural airports. Filing taxes as a student   The domestic-segment tax does not apply to a segment to or from a rural airport. Filing taxes as a student An airport is a rural airport for a calendar year if fewer than 100,000 commercial passengers departed from the airport by air during the second preceding calendar year (the 100,000 passenger rule), and one of the following is true: The airport is not located within 75 miles of another airport from which 100,000 or more commercial passengers departed during the second preceding calendar year, The airport was receiving essential air service subsidies as of August 5, 1997, or The airport is not connected by paved roads to another airport. Filing taxes as a student   To apply the 100,000 passenger rule to any airport described in (3) above, only count commercial passengers departing from the airport by air on flight segments of at least 100 miles. Filing taxes as a student   An updated list of rural airports can be found on the Department of Transportation website at www. Filing taxes as a student dot. Filing taxes as a student gov and enter the phrase “Essential Air Service” in the search box. Filing taxes as a student Taxable transportation. Filing taxes as a student   Taxable transportation is transportation by air that meets either of the following tests. Filing taxes as a student It begins and ends either in the United States or at any place in Canada or Mexico not more than 225 miles from the nearest point on the continental United States boundary (this is the 225-mile zone). Filing taxes as a student It is directly or indirectly from one port or station in the United States to another port or station in the United States, but only if it is not a part of uninterrupted international air transportation, discussed later. Filing taxes as a student Round trip. Filing taxes as a student   A round trip is considered two separate trips. Filing taxes as a student The first trip is from the point of departure to the destination. Filing taxes as a student The second trip is the return trip from that destination. Filing taxes as a student Uninterrupted international air transportation. Filing taxes as a student   This means transportation entirely by air that does not begin and end in the United States or in the 225-mile zone if there is not more than a 12-hour scheduled interval between arrival and departure at any station in the United States. Filing taxes as a student For a special rule that applies to military personnel, see Exemptions, later. Filing taxes as a student Transportation between the continental U. Filing taxes as a student S. Filing taxes as a student and Alaska or Hawaii. Filing taxes as a student   This transportation is partially exempt from the tax on transportation of persons by air. Filing taxes as a student The tax does not apply to the part of the trip between the point at which the route of transportation leaves or enters the continental United States (or a port or station in the 225-mile zone) and the point at which it enters or leaves Hawaii or Alaska. Filing taxes as a student Leaving or entering occurs when the route of the transportation passes over either the United States border or a point 3 nautical miles (3. Filing taxes as a student 45 statute miles) from low tide on the coast line, or when it leaves a port or station in the 225-mile zone. Filing taxes as a student Therefore, this transportation is subject to the percentage tax on the part of the trip in U. Filing taxes as a student S. Filing taxes as a student airspace, the domestic-segment tax for each domestic segment, and the tax on the use of international air travel facilities, discussed later. Filing taxes as a student Transportation within Alaska or Hawaii. Filing taxes as a student   The tax on transportation of persons by air applies to the entire fare paid in the case of flights between any of the Hawaiian Islands, and between any ports or stations in the Aleutian Islands or other ports or stations elsewhere in Alaska. Filing taxes as a student The tax applies even though parts of the flights may be over international waters or over Canada, if no point on the direct line of transportation between the ports or stations is more than 225 miles from the United States (Hawaii or Alaska). Filing taxes as a student Package tours. Filing taxes as a student   The air transportation taxes apply to “complimentary” air transportation furnished solely to participants in package holiday tours. Filing taxes as a student The amount paid for these package tours includes a charge for air transportation even though it may be advertised as “free. Filing taxes as a student ” This rule also applies to the tax on the use of international air travel facilities, discussed later. Filing taxes as a student Liability for tax. Filing taxes as a student   The person paying for taxable transportation is liable for the tax and, ordinarily, the person receiving the payment collects the tax, files the returns, and pays the tax over to the government. Filing taxes as a student However, if payment is made outside the United States for a prepaid order, exchange order, or similar order, the person furnishing the initial transportation provided for under that order must collect the tax. Filing taxes as a student    A travel agency that is an independent broker and sells tours on aircraft that it charters must collect the transportation tax, file the returns, and pay the tax over to the government. Filing taxes as a student However, a travel agency that sells tours as the agent of an airline must collect the tax and remit it to the airline for the filing of returns and for the payment of the tax over to the government. Filing taxes as a student An independent third party that is not under the airline's supervision or control, but is acting on behalf of, and receiving compensation from, a passenger, is not required to collect the tax and pay it to the government. Filing taxes as a student For more information on resellers of air transportation, see Revenue Ruling 2006-52. Filing taxes as a student You can find Revenue Ruling 2006-52 on page 761 of I. Filing taxes as a student R. Filing taxes as a student B. Filing taxes as a student 2006-43 at www. Filing taxes as a student irs. Filing taxes as a student gov/pub/irs-irbs/irb06-43. Filing taxes as a student pdf. Filing taxes as a student   The fact that the aircraft does not use public or commercial airports in taking off and landing has no effect on the tax. Filing taxes as a student But see Certain helicopter uses, later. Filing taxes as a student   For taxable transportation that begins and ends in the United States, the tax applies regardless of whether the payment is made in or outside the United States. Filing taxes as a student   If the tax is not paid when payment for the transportation is made, the air carrier providing the initial segment of the transportation that begins or ends in the United States becomes liable for the tax. Filing taxes as a student Exemptions. Filing taxes as a student   The tax on transportation of persons by air does not apply in the following situations. Filing taxes as a student See also Special Rules on Transportation Taxes, later. Filing taxes as a student Military personnel on international trips. Filing taxes as a student   When traveling in uniform at their own expense, United States military personnel on authorized leave are deemed to be traveling in uninterrupted international air transportation (defined earlier) even if the scheduled interval between arrival and departure at any station in the United States is actually more than 12 hours. Filing taxes as a student However, such personnel must buy their tickets within 12 hours after landing at the first domestic airport and accept the first available accommodation of the type called for by their tickets. Filing taxes as a student The trip must begin or end outside the United States and the 225-mile zone. Filing taxes as a student Certain helicopter uses. Filing taxes as a student   The tax does not apply to air transportation by helicopter if the helicopter is used for any of the following purposes. Filing taxes as a student Transporting individuals, equipment, or supplies in the exploration for, or the development or removal of, hard minerals, oil, or gas. Filing taxes as a student Planting, cultivating, cutting, transporting, or caring for trees (including logging operations). Filing taxes as a student Providing emergency medical transportation. Filing taxes as a student   However, during a use described in items (1) or (2), the tax applies if the helicopter takes off from, or lands at, a facility eligible for assistance under the Airport and Airway Development Act of 1970, or otherwise uses services provided under section 44509 or 44913(b) or subchapter I of chapter 471 of title 49, United States Code. Filing taxes as a student For item (1), treat each flight segment as a separate flight. Filing taxes as a student Fixed-wing aircraft uses. Filing taxes as a student   The tax does not apply to air transportation by fixed-wing aircraft if the fixed-wing aircraft is used for any of the following purposes. Filing taxes as a student Planting, cultivating, cutting, transporting, or caring for trees (including logging operations). Filing taxes as a student Providing emergency medical transportation. Filing taxes as a student The aircraft must be equipped for and exclusively dedicated on that flight to acute care emergency medical services. Filing taxes as a student   However, during a use described in item (1), the tax applies if the fixed-wing aircraft takes off from, or lands at, a facility eligible for assistance under the Airport and Airway Development Act of 1970, or otherwise uses services provided under section 44509 or 44913(b) or subchapter I of chapter 471 of title 49, United States Code. Filing taxes as a student Skydiving. Filing taxes as a student   The tax does not apply to any air transportation exclusively for the purpose of skydiving. Filing taxes as a student Seaplanes. Filing taxes as a student   The tax does not apply to any air transportation by seaplane for any segment consisting of a takeoff from, and a landing on, water if the places where the takeoff and landing occur are not receiving financial assistance from the Airport and Airways Trust Fund. Filing taxes as a student Bonus tickets. Filing taxes as a student   The tax does not apply to free bonus tickets issued by an airline company to its customers who have satisfied all requirements to qualify for the bonus tickets. Filing taxes as a student However, the tax applies to amounts paid by customers for advance bonus tickets when customers have traveled insufficient mileage to fully qualify for the free advance bonus tickets. Filing taxes as a student International Air Travel Facilities A tax per person is imposed (whether in or outside the United States) for international flights that begin or end in the United States. Filing taxes as a student However, for a domestic segment that begins or ends in Alaska or Hawaii, a reduced tax per person applies only to departures. Filing taxes as a student This tax does not apply if all the transportation is subject to the percentage tax, discussed earlier. Filing taxes as a student It also doesn't apply if the surtax on fuel used in a fractional ownership program aircraft (discussed earlier) is imposed. Filing taxes as a student See the Instructions for Form 720 for the tax rates. Filing taxes as a student Transportation of Property by Air A tax of 6. Filing taxes as a student 25% is imposed on amounts paid (whether in or outside the United States) for transportation of property by air. Filing taxes as a student The fact that the aircraft may not use public or commercial airports in taking off and landing has no effect on the tax. Filing taxes as a student The tax applies only to amounts paid to a person engaged in the business of transporting property by air for hire. Filing taxes as a student The tax applies only to transportation (including layover time and movement of aircraft in deadhead service) that begins and ends in the United States. Filing taxes as a student Thus, the tax does not apply to transportation of property by air that begins or ends outside the United States. Filing taxes as a student Exemptions. Filing taxes as a student   The tax on transportation of property by air does not apply in the following situations. Filing taxes as a student See also Special Rules on Transportation Taxes, later. Filing taxes as a student Cropdusting and firefighting service. Filing taxes as a student   The tax does not apply to amounts paid for cropdusting or aerial firefighting service. Filing taxes as a student Exportation. Filing taxes as a student    The tax does not apply to payments for transportation of property by air in the course of exportation (including to United States possessions) by continuous movement, as evidenced by the execution of Form 1363, Export Exemption Certificate. Filing taxes as a student See Form 1363 for more information. Filing taxes as a student Certain helicopter and fixed-wing air ambulance uses. Filing taxes as a student   The tax does not apply to amounts paid for the use of helicopters in construction to set heating and air conditioning units on roofs of buildings, to dismantle tower cranes, and to aid in construction of power lines and ski lifts. Filing taxes as a student   The tax also does not apply to air transportation by helicopter or fixed-wing aircraft for the purpose of providing emergency medical services. Filing taxes as a student The fixed-wing aircraft must be equipped for and exclusively dedicated on that flight to acute care emergency medical services. Filing taxes as a student Skydiving. Filing taxes as a student   The tax does not apply to any air transportation exclusively for the purpose of skydiving. Filing taxes as a student Excess baggage. Filing taxes as a student    The tax does not apply to excess baggage accompanying a passenger on an aircraft operated on an established line. Filing taxes as a student Surtax on fuel used in a fractional ownership program aircraft. Filing taxes as a student   The tax does not apply if the surtax on fuel used in a fractional ownership program aircraft (discussed earlier) is imposed. Filing taxes as a student Alaska and Hawaii. Filing taxes as a student   For transportation of property to and from Alaska and Hawaii, the tax in general does not apply to the portion of the transportation that is entirely outside the continental United States (or the 225-mile zone if the aircraft departs from or arrives at an airport in the 225-mile zone). Filing taxes as a student But the tax applies to flights between ports or stations in Alaska and the Aleutian Islands, as well as between ports or stations in Hawaii. Filing taxes as a student The tax applies even though parts of the flights may be over international waters or over Canada, if no point on a line drawn from where the route of transportation leaves the United States (Alaska) to where it reenters the United States (Alaska) is more than 225 miles from the United States. Filing taxes as a student Liability for tax. Filing taxes as a student   The person paying for taxable transportation is liable for the tax and, ordinarily, the person engaged in the business of transporting property by air for hire receives the payment, collects the tax, files the returns, and pays the tax over to the government. Filing taxes as a student   If tax is not paid when a payment is made outside the United States, the person furnishing the last segment of taxable transportation collects the tax from the person to whom the property is delivered in the United States. Filing taxes as a student Special Rules on Transportation Taxes In certain circumstances, special rules apply to the taxes on transportation of persons and property by air. Filing taxes as a student Aircraft used by affiliated corporations. Filing taxes as a student   The taxes do not apply to payments received by one member of an affiliated group of corporations from another member for services furnished in connection with the use of an aircraft. Filing taxes as a student However, the aircraft must be owned or leased by a member of the affiliated group and cannot be available for hire by a nonmember of the affiliated group. Filing taxes as a student Determine whether an aircraft is available for hire by a nonmember of an affiliated group on a flight-by-flight basis. Filing taxes as a student   For this rule, an affiliated group of corporations is any group of corporations connected with a common parent corporation through 80% or more of stock ownership. Filing taxes as a student Small aircraft. Filing taxes as a student   The taxes do not apply to transportation furnished by an aircraft having a maximum certificated takeoff weight of 6,000 pounds or less. Filing taxes as a student However, the taxes do apply if the aircraft is operated on an established line. Filing taxes as a student “Operated on an established line” means the aircraft operates with some degree of regularity between definite points. Filing taxes as a student However, it does not include any time an aircraft is being operated on a flight that is solely for sightseeing. Filing taxes as a student   Consider an aircraft to be operated on an established line if it is operated on a charter basis between two cities also served by that carrier on a regularly scheduled basis. Filing taxes as a student   Also, the taxes apply if the aircraft is jet-powered, regardless of its maximum certificated takeoff weight or whether or not it is operated on an established line. Filing taxes as a student Mixed load of persons and property. Filing taxes as a student   If a single amount is paid for air transportation of persons and property, the payment must be allocated between the amount subject to the tax on transportation of persons and the amount subject to the tax on transportation of property. Filing taxes as a student The allocation must be reasonable and supported by adequate records. 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The Filing Taxes As A Student

Filing taxes as a student Publication 1544 - Introductory Material Table of Contents What's New Introduction What's New Future developments. Filing taxes as a student  For the latest information about developments related to Publication 1544, such as legislation enacted after it was published, go to www. Filing taxes as a student irs. Filing taxes as a student gov/pub1544. Filing taxes as a student Amending a report. Filing taxes as a student  You can amend a prior report by checking box 1a at the top of Form 8300. Filing taxes as a student See Amending a report, later. Filing taxes as a student Introduction If, in a 12-month period, you receive more than $10,000 in cash from one buyer as a result of a transaction in your trade or business, you must report it to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) on Form 8300, Report of Cash Payments Over $10,000 Received in a Trade or Business. Filing taxes as a student This publication explains why, when, and where to report these cash payments. Filing taxes as a student It also discusses the substantial penalties for not reporting them. Filing taxes as a student Some organizations do not have to file Form 8300, including financial institutions who must file FinCEN Form 104 (formerly Form 4789), Currency Transaction Report, and casinos who must file FinCEN Form 103 (formerly Form 8362), Currency Transaction Report by Casinos. Filing taxes as a student They are not discussed in this publication. Filing taxes as a student This publication explains key issues and terms related to Form 8300. Filing taxes as a student You should also read the instructions attached to the form. Filing taxes as a student They explain what to enter on each line. Filing taxes as a student Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications