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Forgot to file taxes 2012 16. Forgot to file taxes 2012   Reporting Gains and Losses Table of Contents What's New Introduction Useful Items - You may want to see: Reporting Capital Gains and Losses Exception 1. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Exception 2. Forgot to file taxes 2012 File Form 1099-B or Form 1099-S with the IRS. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Capital Losses Capital Gain Tax Rates What's New Maximum capital gain rates. Forgot to file taxes 2012 . Forgot to file taxes 2012  For 2013, the maximum capital gain rates are 0%, 15%, 20%, 25%, and 28%. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Introduction This chapter discusses how to report capital gains and losses from sales, exchanges, and other dispositions of investment property on Form 8949 and Schedule D (Form 1040). Forgot to file taxes 2012 The discussion includes the following topics. Forgot to file taxes 2012 How to report short-term gains and losses. Forgot to file taxes 2012 How to report long-term gains and losses. Forgot to file taxes 2012 How to figure capital loss carryovers. Forgot to file taxes 2012 How to figure your tax on a net capital gain. Forgot to file taxes 2012 If you sell or otherwise dispose of property used in a trade or business or for the production of income, see Publication 544, Sales and Other Dispositions of Assets, before completing Schedule D (Form 1040). Forgot to file taxes 2012 Useful Items - You may want to see: Publication 537 Installment Sales 544 Sales and Other Dispositions of Assets 550 Investment Income and Expenses Form (and Instructions) 4797 Sales of Business Property 6252 Installment Sale Income 8582 Passive Activity Loss Limitations 8949 Sales and Other Dispositions of Capital Assets Schedule D (Form 1040) Capital Gains and Losses Reporting Capital Gains and Losses Generally, report capital gains and losses on Form 8949. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Complete Form 8949 before you complete line 1b, 2, 3, 8b, 9, or 10 of Schedule D (Form 1040). Forgot to file taxes 2012 Use Form 8949 to report: The sale or exchange of a capital asset not reported on another form or schedule; Gains from involuntary conversions (other than from casualty or theft) of capital assets not held for business or profit; and Nonbusiness bad debts. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Use Schedule D (Form 1040): To figure the overall gain or loss from transactions reported on Form 8949; To report a gain from Form 6252 or Part I of Form 4797; To report a gain or loss from Form 4684, 6781, or 8824; To report capital gain distributions not reported directly on Form 1040 or Form 1040A; To report a capital loss carryover from the previous tax year to the current tax year; To report your share of a gain or (loss) from a partnership, S corporation, estate, or trust; To report transactions reported to you on a Form 1099-B (or substitute statement) showing basis was reported to the IRS and to which none of the Form 8949 adjustments or codes apply; and To report undistributed long-term capital gains from Form 2439. Forgot to file taxes 2012 On Form 8949, enter all sales and exchanges of capital assets, including stocks, bonds, etc. Forgot to file taxes 2012 , and real estate (if not reported on Form 4684, 4797, 6252, 6781, 8824, or line 1a or 8a of Schedule D). Forgot to file taxes 2012 Include these transactions even if you did not receive a Form 1099-B or 1099-S (or substitute statement) for the transaction. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Report short-term gains or losses in Part I. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Report long-term gains or losses in Part II. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Use as many Forms 8949 as you need. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Exceptions to filing Form 8949 and Schedule D (Form 1040). Forgot to file taxes 2012   There are certain situations where you may not have to file Form 8949 and/or Schedule D (Form 1040). Forgot to file taxes 2012 Exception 1. Forgot to file taxes 2012   You do not have to file Form 8949 or Schedule D (Form 1040) if you have no capital losses and your only capital gains are capital gain distributions from Form(s) 1099-DIV, box 2a (or substitute statements). Forgot to file taxes 2012 (If any Form(s) 1099-DIV (or substitute statements) you receive have an amount in box 2b (unrecaptured section 1250 gain), box 2c (section 1202 gain), or box 2d (collectibles (28%) gain), you do not qualify for this exception. Forgot to file taxes 2012 ) If you qualify for this exception, report your capital gain distributions directly on line 13 of Form 1040 (and check the box on line 13). Forgot to file taxes 2012 Also use the Qualified Dividends and Capital Gain Tax Worksheet in the Form 1040 instructions to figure your tax. Forgot to file taxes 2012 You can report your capital gain distributions on line 10 of Form 1040A, instead of on Form 1040, if none of the Forms 1099-DIV (or substitute statements) you received have an amount in box 2b, 2c, or 2d, and you do not have to file Form 1040. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Exception 2. Forgot to file taxes 2012   You must file Schedule D (Form 1040), but generally do not have to file Form 8949, if Exception 1 does not apply and your only capital gains and losses are: Capital gain distributions; A capital loss carryover; A gain from Form 2439 or 6252 or Part I of Form 4797; A gain or loss from Form 4684, 6781, or 8824; A gain or loss from a partnership, S corporation, estate, or trust; or Gains and losses from transactions for which you received a Form 1099-B (or substitute statement) that shows the basis was reported to the IRS and for which you do not need to make any adjustments in column (g) of Form 8949 or enter any codes in column (f) of Form 8949. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Installment sales. Forgot to file taxes 2012   You cannot use the installment method to report a gain from the sale of stock or securities traded on an established securities market. Forgot to file taxes 2012 You must report the entire gain in the year of sale (the year in which the trade date occurs). Forgot to file taxes 2012 Passive activity gains and losses. Forgot to file taxes 2012    If you have gains or losses from a passive activity, you may also have to report them on Form 8582. Forgot to file taxes 2012 In some cases, the loss may be limited under the passive activity rules. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Refer to Form 8582 and its instructions for more information about reporting capital gains and losses from a passive activity. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Form 1099-B transactions. Forgot to file taxes 2012   If you sold property, such as stocks, bonds, or certain commodities, through a broker, you should receive Form 1099-B or substitute statement from the broker. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Use the Form 1099-B or the substitute statement to complete Form 8949. Forgot to file taxes 2012 If you sold a covered security in 2013, your broker should send you a Form 1099-B (or substitute statement) that shows your basis. Forgot to file taxes 2012 This will help you complete Form 8949. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Generally, a covered security is a security you acquired after 2010. Forgot to file taxes 2012   Report the gross proceeds shown in box 2a of Form 1099-B as the sales price in column (d) of either Part I or Part II of Form 8949, whichever applies. Forgot to file taxes 2012 However, if the broker advises you, in box 2a of Form 1099-B, that gross proceeds (sales price) less commissions and option premiums were reported to the IRS, enter that net sales price in column (d) of either Part I or Part II of Form 8949, whichever applies. Forgot to file taxes 2012    Include in column (g) any expense of sale, such as broker's fees, commissions, state and local transfer taxes, and option premiums, unless you reported the net sales price in column (d). Forgot to file taxes 2012 If you include an expense of sale in column (g), enter “E” in column (f). Forgot to file taxes 2012 Form 1099-CAP transactions. Forgot to file taxes 2012   If a corporation in which you own stock has had a change in control or a substantial change in capital structure, you should receive Form 1099-CAP or a substitute statement from the corporation. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Use the Form 1099-CAP or substitute statement to fill in Form 8949. Forgot to file taxes 2012 If your computations show that you would have a loss because of the change, do not enter any amounts on Form 8949 or Schedule D (Form 1040). Forgot to file taxes 2012 You cannot claim a loss on Schedule D (Form 1040) as a result of this transaction. Forgot to file taxes 2012   Report the aggregate amount received shown in box 2 of Form 1099-CAP as the sales price in column (d) of either Part I or Part II of Form 8949, whichever applies. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Form 1099-S transactions. Forgot to file taxes 2012   If you sold or traded reportable real estate, you generally should receive from the real estate reporting person a Form 1099-S showing the gross proceeds. Forgot to file taxes 2012    “Reportable real estate” is defined as any present or future ownership interest in any of the following: Improved or unimproved land, including air space; Inherently permanent structures, including any residential, commercial, or industrial building; A condominium unit and its accessory fixtures and common elements, including land; and Stock in a cooperative housing corporation (as defined in section 216 of the Internal Revenue Code). Forgot to file taxes 2012   A “real estate reporting person” could include the buyer's attorney, your attorney, the title or escrow company, a mortgage lender, your broker, the buyer's broker, or the person acquiring the biggest interest in the property. Forgot to file taxes 2012   Your Form 1099-S will show the gross proceeds from the sale or exchange in box 2. Forgot to file taxes 2012 See the Instructions for Form 8949 and the Instructions for Schedule D (Form 1040) for how to report these transactions and include them in Part I or Part II of Form 8949 as appropriate. Forgot to file taxes 2012 However, report like-kind exchanges on Form 8824 instead. Forgot to file taxes 2012   It is unlawful for any real estate reporting person to separately charge you for complying with the requirement to file Form 1099-S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Nominees. Forgot to file taxes 2012   If you receive gross proceeds as a nominee (that is, the gross proceeds are in your name but actually belong to someone else), see the Instructions for Form 8949 for how to report these amounts on Form 8949. Forgot to file taxes 2012 File Form 1099-B or Form 1099-S with the IRS. Forgot to file taxes 2012   If you received gross proceeds as a nominee in 2013, you must file a Form 1099-B or Form 1099-S for those proceeds with the IRS. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Send the Form 1099-B or Form 1099-S with a Form 1096, Annual Summary and Transmittal of U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Information Returns, to your Internal Revenue Service Center by February 28, 2014 (March 31, 2014, if you file Form 1099-B or Form 1099-S electronically). Forgot to file taxes 2012 Give the actual owner of the proceeds Copy B of the Form 1099-B or Form 1099-S by February 18, 2014. Forgot to file taxes 2012 On Form 1099-B, you should be listed as the “Payer. Forgot to file taxes 2012 ” The other owner should be listed as the “Recipient. Forgot to file taxes 2012 ” On Form 1099-S, you should be listed as the “Filer. Forgot to file taxes 2012 ” The other owner should be listed as the “Transferor. Forgot to file taxes 2012 ” You do not have to file a Form 1099-B or Form 1099-S to show proceeds for your spouse. Forgot to file taxes 2012 For more information about the reporting requirements and the penalties for failure to file (or furnish) certain information returns, see the General Instructions for Certain Information Returns. Forgot to file taxes 2012 If you are filing electronically see Publication 1220. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Sale of property bought at various times. Forgot to file taxes 2012   If you sell a block of stock or other property that you bought at various times, report the short-term gain or loss from the sale on one row in Part I of Form 8949, and the long-term gain or loss on one row in Part II of Form 8949. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Write “Various” in column (b) for the “Date acquired. Forgot to file taxes 2012 ” Sale expenses. Forgot to file taxes 2012    On Form 8949, include in column (g) any expense of sale, such as broker's fees, commissions, state and local transfer taxes, and option premiums, unless you reported the net sales price in column (d). Forgot to file taxes 2012 If you include an expense of sale in column (g), enter “E” in column (f). Forgot to file taxes 2012   For more information about adjustments to basis, see chapter 13. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Short-term gains and losses. Forgot to file taxes 2012   Capital gain or loss on the sale or trade of investment property held 1 year or less is a short-term capital gain or loss. Forgot to file taxes 2012 You report it in Part I of Form 8949. Forgot to file taxes 2012   You combine your share of short-term capital gain or loss from partnerships, S corporations, estates, and trusts, and any short-term capital loss carryover, with your other short-term capital gains and losses to figure your net short-term capital gain or loss on line 7 of Schedule D (Form 1040). Forgot to file taxes 2012 Long-term gains and losses. Forgot to file taxes 2012    A capital gain or loss on the sale or trade of investment property held more than 1 year is a long-term capital gain or loss. Forgot to file taxes 2012 You report it in Part II of Form 8949. Forgot to file taxes 2012   You report the following in Part II of Schedule D (Form 1040): Undistributed long-term capital gains from a mutual fund (or other regulated investment company) or real estate investment trust (REIT); Your share of long-term capital gains or losses from partnerships, S corporations, estates, and trusts; All capital gain distributions from mutual funds and REITs not reported directly on line 10 of Form 1040A or line 13 of Form 1040; and Long-term capital loss carryovers. Forgot to file taxes 2012    The result after combining these items with your other long-term capital gains and losses is your net long-term capital gain or loss (Schedule D (Form 1040), line 15). Forgot to file taxes 2012 Total net gain or loss. Forgot to file taxes 2012   To figure your total net gain or loss, combine your net short-term capital gain or loss (Schedule D (Form 1040), line 7) with your net long-term capital gain or loss (Schedule D (Form 1040), line 15). Forgot to file taxes 2012 Enter the result on Schedule D (Form 1040), Part III, line 16. Forgot to file taxes 2012 If your losses are more than your gains, see Capital Losses , next. Forgot to file taxes 2012 If both lines 15 and 16 of your Schedule D (Form 1040) are gains and your taxable income on your Form 1040 is more than zero, see Capital Gain Tax Rates , later. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Capital Losses If your capital losses are more than your capital gains, you can claim a capital loss deduction. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Report the amount of the deduction on line 13 of Form 1040, in parentheses. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Limit on deduction. Forgot to file taxes 2012   Your allowable capital loss deduction, figured on Schedule D (Form 1040), is the lesser of: $3,000 ($1,500 if you are married and file a separate return); or Your total net loss as shown on line 16 of Schedule D (Form 1040). Forgot to file taxes 2012   You can use your total net loss to reduce your income dollar for dollar, up to the $3,000 limit. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Capital loss carryover. Forgot to file taxes 2012   If you have a total net loss on line 16 of Schedule D (Form 1040) that is more than the yearly limit on capital loss deductions, you can carry over the unused part to the next year and treat it as if you had incurred it in that next year. Forgot to file taxes 2012 If part of the loss is still unused, you can carry it over to later years until it is completely used up. Forgot to file taxes 2012   When you figure the amount of any capital loss carryover to the next year, you must take the current year's allowable deduction into account, whether or not you claimed it and whether or not you filed a return for the current year. Forgot to file taxes 2012   When you carry over a loss, it remains long term or short term. Forgot to file taxes 2012 A long-term capital loss you carry over to the next tax year will reduce that year's long-term capital gains before it reduces that year's short-term capital gains. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Figuring your carryover. Forgot to file taxes 2012   The amount of your capital loss carryover is the amount of your total net loss that is more than the lesser of: Your allowable capital loss deduction for the year; or Your taxable income increased by your allowable capital loss deduction for the year and your deduction for personal exemptions. Forgot to file taxes 2012   If your deductions are more than your gross income for the tax year, use your negative taxable income in computing the amount in item (2). Forgot to file taxes 2012    Complete the Capital Loss Carryover Worksheet in the Instructions for Schedule D or Publication 550 to determine the part of your capital loss that you can carry over. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Example. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Bob and Gloria sold securities in 2013. Forgot to file taxes 2012 The sales resulted in a capital loss of $7,000. Forgot to file taxes 2012 They had no other capital transactions. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Their taxable income was $26,000. Forgot to file taxes 2012 On their joint 2013 return, they can deduct $3,000. Forgot to file taxes 2012 The unused part of the loss, $4,000 ($7,000 − $3,000), can be carried over to 2014. Forgot to file taxes 2012 If their capital loss had been $2,000, their capital loss deduction would have been $2,000. Forgot to file taxes 2012 They would have no carryover. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Use short-term losses first. Forgot to file taxes 2012   When you figure your capital loss carryover, use your short-term capital losses first, even if you incurred them after a long-term capital loss. Forgot to file taxes 2012 If you have not reached the limit on the capital loss deduction after using the short-term capital losses, use the long-term capital losses until you reach the limit. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Decedent's capital loss. Forgot to file taxes 2012    A capital loss sustained by a decedent during his or her last tax year (or carried over to that year from an earlier year) can be deducted only on the final income tax return filed for the decedent. Forgot to file taxes 2012 The capital loss limits discussed earlier still apply in this situation. Forgot to file taxes 2012 The decedent's estate cannot deduct any of the loss or carry it over to following years. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Joint and separate returns. Forgot to file taxes 2012   If you and your spouse once filed separate returns and are now filing a joint return, combine your separate capital loss carryovers. Forgot to file taxes 2012 However, if you and your spouse once filed a joint return and are now filing separate returns, any capital loss carryover from the joint return can be deducted only on the return of the spouse who actually had the loss. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Capital Gain Tax Rates The tax rates that apply to a net capital gain are generally lower than the tax rates that apply to other income. Forgot to file taxes 2012 These lower rates are called the maximum capital gain rates. Forgot to file taxes 2012 The term “net capital gain” means the amount by which your net long-term capital gain for the year is more than your net short-term capital loss. Forgot to file taxes 2012 For 2013, the maximum capital gain rates are 0%, 15%, 20%, 25%, and 28%. Forgot to file taxes 2012 See Table 16-1 for details. Forgot to file taxes 2012 If you figure your tax using the maximum capital gain rate and the regular tax computation results in a lower tax, the regular tax computation applies. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Example. Forgot to file taxes 2012 All of your net capital gain is from selling collectibles, so the capital gain rate would be 28%. Forgot to file taxes 2012 If you are otherwise subject to a rate lower than 28%, the 28% rate does not apply. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Investment interest deducted. Forgot to file taxes 2012   If you claim a deduction for investment interest, you may have to reduce the amount of your net capital gain that is eligible for the capital gain tax rates. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Reduce it by the amount of the net capital gain you choose to include in investment income when figuring the limit on your investment interest deduction. Forgot to file taxes 2012 This is done on the Schedule D Tax Worksheet or the Qualified Dividends and Capital Gain Tax Worksheet. Forgot to file taxes 2012 For more information about the limit on investment interest, see Interest Expenses in chapter 3 of Publication 550. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Table 16-1. Forgot to file taxes 2012 What Is Your Maximum Capital Gain Rate? IF your net capital gain is from . Forgot to file taxes 2012 . Forgot to file taxes 2012 . Forgot to file taxes 2012 THEN your  maximum capital gain rate is . Forgot to file taxes 2012 . Forgot to file taxes 2012 . Forgot to file taxes 2012 a collectibles gain 28% an eligible gain on qualified small business stock minus the section 1202 exclusion 28% an unrecaptured section 1250 gain 25% other gain1 and the regular tax rate that would apply is 39. Forgot to file taxes 2012 6% 20% other gain1 and the regular tax rate that would apply is 25%, 28%, 33%, or 35% 15% other gain1 and the regular tax rate that would apply is 10% or 15% 0% 1 Other gain means any gain that is not collectibles gain, gain on qualified small business stock, or unrecaptured section 1250 gain. Forgot to file taxes 2012     Collectibles gain or loss. Forgot to file taxes 2012   This is gain or loss from the sale or trade of a work of art, rug, antique, metal (such as gold, silver, and platinum bullion), gem, stamp, coin, or alcoholic beverage held more than 1 year. Forgot to file taxes 2012   Collectibles gain includes gain from sale of an interest in a partnership, S corporation, or trust due to unrealized appreciation of collectibles. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Gain on qualified small business stock. Forgot to file taxes 2012    If you realized a gain from qualified small business stock that you held more than 5 years, you generally can exclude some or all of your gain under section 1202. Forgot to file taxes 2012 The eligible gain minus your section 1202 exclusion is a 28% rate gain. Forgot to file taxes 2012 See Gains on Qualified Small Business Stock in chapter 4 of Publication 550. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Unrecaptured section 1250 gain. Forgot to file taxes 2012    Generally, this is any part of your capital gain from selling section 1250 property (real property) that is due to depreciation (but not more than your net section 1231 gain), reduced by any net loss in the 28% group. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Use the Unrecaptured Section 1250 Gain Worksheet in the Schedule D (Form 1040) instructions to figure your unrecaptured section 1250 gain. Forgot to file taxes 2012 For more information about section 1250 property and section 1231 gain, see chapter 3 of Publication 544. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Tax computation using maximum capital gain rates. Forgot to file taxes 2012   Use the Qualified Dividends and Capital Gain Tax Worksheet or the Schedule D Tax Worksheet (whichever applies) to figure your tax if you have qualified dividends or net capital gain. Forgot to file taxes 2012 You have net capital gain if Schedule D (Form 1040), lines 15 and 16, are both gains. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Schedule D Tax Worksheet. Forgot to file taxes 2012   Use the Schedule D Tax Worksheet in the Schedule D (Form 1040) instructions to figure your tax if: You have to file Schedule D (Form 1040); and Schedule D (Form 1040), line 18 (28% rate gain) or line 19 (unrecaptured section 1250 gain), is more than zero. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Qualified Dividends and Capital Gain Tax Worksheet. Forgot to file taxes 2012   If you do not have to use the Schedule D Tax Worksheet (as explained above) and any of the following apply, use the Qualified Dividends and Capital Gain Tax Worksheet in the instructions for Form 1040 or Form 1040A (whichever you file) to figure your tax. Forgot to file taxes 2012 You received qualified dividends. Forgot to file taxes 2012 (See Qualified Dividends in chapter 8. Forgot to file taxes 2012 ) You do not have to file Schedule D (Form 1040) and you received capital gain distributions. Forgot to file taxes 2012 (See Exceptions to filing Form 8949 and Schedule D (Form 1040) , earlier. Forgot to file taxes 2012 ) Schedule D (Form 1040), lines 15 and 16, are both more than zero. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Alternative minimum tax. Forgot to file taxes 2012   These capital gain rates are also used in figuring alternative minimum tax. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications
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Forgot to file taxes 2012 If it is more than $10,000 for the year, it is exempt only if: The residents are present in Canada for no more than 183 days in any 12-month period beginning or ending in the year concerned, and The income is not paid by, or on behalf of, a Canadian resident and is not borne by a permanent establishment in Canada. Forgot to file taxes 2012    Whether there is a permanent establishment in Canada is determined by the rules set forth in Article V. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Example. Forgot to file taxes 2012 You are a U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 resident employed under an 8-month contract with a Canadian firm to install equipment in their Montreal plant. Forgot to file taxes 2012 During the calendar year you were physically present in Canada for 179 days and were paid $16,500 (Canadian) for your services. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Although you were in Canada for not more than 183 days during the year, your income is not exempt from Canadian income tax because it was paid by a Canadian resident and was more than $10,000 (Canadian) for the year. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Pay received by a U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 resident for work regularly done in more than one country as an employee on a ship, aircraft, motor vehicle, or train operated by a U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 resident is exempt from Canadian tax. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Income from self-employment (Article VII). Forgot to file taxes 2012   Income from services performed (other than those performed as an employee) are taxed in Canada if they are attributable to a permanent establishment in Canada. Forgot to file taxes 2012 This income is treated as business profits, and deductions similar to those allowed under U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 law are allowable. Forgot to file taxes 2012   If you carry on (or have carried on) business in both Canada and the United States, the business profits are attributable to each country based on the profits that the permanent establishment might be expected to make if it were a distinct and separate person engaged in the same or similar activities. Forgot to file taxes 2012 The business profits attributable to the permanent establishment include only those profits derived from assets used, risks assumed, and activities performed by the permanent establishment. Forgot to file taxes 2012   You may be considered to have a permanent establishment if you meet certain conditions. Forgot to file taxes 2012 For more information, see Article V (Permanent Establishment) and Article VII (Business Profits). Forgot to file taxes 2012 Public entertainers (Article XVI). Forgot to file taxes 2012   The provisions under income from employment or income from self-employment do not apply to public entertainers (such as theater, motion picture, radio, or television artistes, musicians, or athletes) from the United States who receive more than $15,000 in gross receipts in Canadian currency, including reimbursed expenses, from their entertainment activities in Canada during the calendar year. Forgot to file taxes 2012 However, this provision for public entertainers does not apply (and the other provisions will apply) to athletes participating in team sports in leagues with regularly scheduled games in both the United States and Canada. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Compensation paid by the U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Government (Article XIX). Forgot to file taxes 2012   Wages, salaries, and similar income (other than pensions) paid to a U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 citizen by the United States or any of its agencies, instrumentalities, or political subdivisions for discharging governmental functions are exempt from Canadian income tax. Forgot to file taxes 2012   The exemption does not apply to pay for services performed in connection with any trade or business carried on for profit by the United States, or any of its agencies, instrumentalities, or political subdivisions. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Students and apprentices (Article XX). Forgot to file taxes 2012   A full-time student, apprentice, or business trainee who is in Canada to study or acquire business experience is exempt from Canadian income tax on remittances received from any source outside Canada for maintenance, education, or training. Forgot to file taxes 2012 The recipient must be or must have been a U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 resident immediately before visiting Canada. Forgot to file taxes 2012   An apprentice or business trainee can claim this exemption only for a period of one year from the date the individual first arrived in Canada for the purpose of training. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Pensions, Annuities, Social Security, and Alimony Under Article XVIII, pensions and annuities from Canadian sources paid to U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 residents are subject to tax by Canada, but the tax is limited to 15% of the gross amount (if a periodic pension payment) or of the taxable amount (if an annuity). Forgot to file taxes 2012 Canadian pensions and annuities paid to U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 residents may be taxed by the United States, but the amount of any pension included in income for U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 tax purposes may not be more than the amount that would be included in income in Canada if the recipient were a Canadian resident. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Pensions. Forgot to file taxes 2012   A pension includes any payment under a pension or other retirement arrangement, Armed Forces retirement pay, war veterans pensions and allowances, and payments under a sickness, accident, or disability plan. Forgot to file taxes 2012 It includes pensions paid by private employers and the government for services rendered. Forgot to file taxes 2012   Pensions also include payments from individual retirement arrangements (IRAs) in the United States, registered retirement savings plans (RRSPs) and registered retirement income funds (RRIFs) in Canada. Forgot to file taxes 2012   Pensions do not include social security benefits. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Roth IRAs. Forgot to file taxes 2012   A distribution from a Roth IRA is exempt from Canadian tax to the extent it would be exempt from U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 tax if paid to a U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 resident. Forgot to file taxes 2012 In addition, you may elect to defer any tax in Canada on income accrued within the Roth IRA but not distributed by the Roth IRA. Forgot to file taxes 2012 However, you cannot defer tax on any accruals due to contributions made after you become a Canadian resident. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Tax-deferred plans. Forgot to file taxes 2012   Generally, income that accrues in a Canadian RRSP or RRIF is subject to U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 tax, even if it is not distributed. Forgot to file taxes 2012 However, a U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 citizen or resident can elect to defer U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 tax on income from the plan until the income is distributed. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Form 8891 is used to make the election. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Annuities. Forgot to file taxes 2012    An annuity is a stated sum payable periodically at stated times, during life, or during a specified number of years, under an obligation to make the payments in return for adequate and full consideration (other than services rendered). Forgot to file taxes 2012 Annuities do not include: Non-periodic payments, or An annuity the cost of which was deductible for tax purposes. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Special rules. Forgot to file taxes 2012    Special rules apply to pensions and annuities with respect to: Short-term assignments, Cross-border commuters, and Individuals who participate in a Canadian qualifying plan. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Generally, distributions in such cases are deemed to be earned in the country in which the plan is established, without regard to where the services were rendered. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Social security benefits. Forgot to file taxes 2012   U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 social security benefits paid to a resident of Canada are taxed in Canada as if they were benefits under the Canada Pension Plan, except that 15% of the amount of the benefit is exempt from Canadian tax. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Alimony. Forgot to file taxes 2012   Alimony and similar amounts (including child support payments) from Canadian sources paid to U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 residents are exempt from Canadian tax. Forgot to file taxes 2012 For purposes of U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 tax, these amounts are excluded from income to the same extent they would be excluded from income in Canada if the recipient was a Canadian resident. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Investment Income From Canadian Sources The treaty provides beneficial treatment for certain items of Canadian source income that result from an investment of capital. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Dividends (Article X). Forgot to file taxes 2012   For Canadian source dividends received by U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 residents, the Canadian income tax generally may not be more than 15%. Forgot to file taxes 2012   A 5% rate applies to intercorporate dividends paid from a subsidiary to a parent corporation owning at least 10% of the subsidiary's voting stock. Forgot to file taxes 2012 However, a 10% rate applies if the payer of the dividend is a nonresident-owned Canadian investment corporation. Forgot to file taxes 2012   These rates do not apply if the owner of the dividends carries on, or has carried on, a business in Canada through a permanent establishment and the holding on which the income is paid is effectively connected with that permanent establishment. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Interest (Article XI). Forgot to file taxes 2012   Generally, Canadian source interest received by U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 residents is exempt from Canadian income tax. Forgot to file taxes 2012   The exemption does not apply if the owner of the interest carries on, or has carried on, a business in Canada through a permanent establishment and the debt on which the income is paid is effectively connected with that permanent establishment. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Gains from the sale of property (Article XIII). Forgot to file taxes 2012   Generally, gains from the sale of personal property by a U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 resident having no permanent establishment in Canada are exempt from Canadian income tax. Forgot to file taxes 2012 However, the exemption from Canadian tax does not apply to gains realized by U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 residents on Canadian real property, and on personal property belonging to a permanent establishment in Canada. Forgot to file taxes 2012   If the property subject to Canadian tax is a capital asset and was owned by the U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 resident on September 26, 1980, not as part of the business property of a permanent establishment in Canada, generally the taxable gain is limited to the appreciation after 1984. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Royalties (Article XII). Forgot to file taxes 2012   The following are exempt from Canadian tax: Copyright royalties and other like payments for the production or reproduction of any literary, dramatic, musical, or artistic work (other than payments for motion pictures and works on film, videotape, or other means of reproduction for use in connection with television, which may be taxed at 10%), Payments for the use of, or the right to use, computer software, Payments for the use of, or the right to use, any patent or any information concerning industrial, commercial, or scientific experience (but not within a rental or franchise agreement), and Payments for broadcasting as agreed to in an exchange of notes between the countries. Forgot to file taxes 2012   This rate or exemption does not apply if the owner of the royalties carries on, or has carried on, a business in Canada through a permanent establishment and the right or property on which the income is paid is effectively connected with that permanent establishment. Forgot to file taxes 2012   This exemption (or lower rate) does not apply to royalties to explore for or to exploit mineral deposits, timber, and other natural resources. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Other Income Generally, Canadian source income that is not specifically mentioned in the treaty, may be taxed by Canada. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Gambling losses. Forgot to file taxes 2012   Canadian residents may deduct gambling losses in the U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 against gambling winnings in the U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 in the same manner as a U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 resident. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Charitable Contributions United States income tax return. Forgot to file taxes 2012   Under Article XXI, you may deduct contributions to certain qualified Canadian charitable organizations on your United States income tax return. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Besides being subject to the overall limits applicable to all your charitable contributions under U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 tax law, your charitable contributions to Canadian organizations (other than contributions to a college or university at which you or a member of your family is or was enrolled) are subject to the U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 percentage limits on charitable contributions, applied to your Canadian source income. Forgot to file taxes 2012 If your return does not include gross income from Canadian sources, charitable contributions to Canadian organizations are generally not deductible. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Example. Forgot to file taxes 2012 You are a U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 citizen living in Canada. Forgot to file taxes 2012 You have both U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 and Canadian source income. Forgot to file taxes 2012 During your tax year, you contribute to Canadian organizations that would qualify as charitable organizations under U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 tax law if they were U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 organizations. Forgot to file taxes 2012 To figure the maximum amount of the contribution to Canadian organizations that you can deduct on your U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 income tax return, multiply your adjusted gross income from Canadian sources by the percentage limit that applies to contributions under U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 income tax law. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Then include this amount on your return along with all your domestic charitable contributions, subject to the appropriate percentage limit required for contributions under U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 income tax law. Forgot to file taxes 2012 The appropriate percentage limit for U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 tax purposes is applied to your total adjusted gross income from all sources. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Qualified charities. Forgot to file taxes 2012   These Canadian organizations must meet the qualifications that a U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 charitable organization must meet under U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 tax law. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Usually an organization will notify you if it qualifies. Forgot to file taxes 2012 For further information on charitable contributions and the U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 percentage limits, see Publication 526, Charitable Contributions. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Canadian income tax return. Forgot to file taxes 2012   Under certain conditions, contributions to qualified U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 charitable organizations may also be claimed on your Canadian income tax return if you are a Canadian resident. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Income Tax Credits The treaty contains a credit provision (Article XXIV) for the elimination of double taxation. Forgot to file taxes 2012 In general, the United States and Canada both allow a credit against their income tax for the income tax paid to the other country on income from sources in that other country. Forgot to file taxes 2012 For detailed discussions of the U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 income tax treatment of tax paid to foreign countries, see Publication 514, Foreign Tax Credit for Individuals. Forgot to file taxes 2012 See paragraphs (4) and (5) of Article XXIV for certain provisions that affect the computation of the credit allowed by the United States for Canadian income taxes paid by U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 citizens residing in Canada. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Competent Authority Assistance Under Article XXVI, a U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 citizen or resident may request assistance from the U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 competent authority when the actions of Canada, the United States, or both, potentially result in double taxation or taxation contrary to the treaty. Forgot to file taxes 2012 The U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 competent authority may then consult with the Canadian competent authority to determine if the double taxation or denial of treaty benefits in question can be avoided. Forgot to file taxes 2012 If the competent authorities are not able to reach agreement in a case, binding arbitration proceedings may apply. Forgot to file taxes 2012 It is important that your request for competent authority assistance be made as soon as you have been notified by either Canada or the United States of proposed adjustments that would result in denial of treaty benefits or in double taxation. Forgot to file taxes 2012 This is so that implementation of any agreement reached by the competent authorities is not barred by administrative, legal, or procedural barriers. Forgot to file taxes 2012 For information that you should include with your request for competent authority assistance, see Revenue Procedure 2006-54, 2006-49 IRB 1035, available at www. Forgot to file taxes 2012 irs. Forgot to file taxes 2012 gov/irb/2006-49_IRB/ar13. Forgot to file taxes 2012 html. Forgot to file taxes 2012 The request should be addressed to:  Deputy Commissioner (International) Large Business and International Division Attn: Office of Tax Treaty  Internal Revenue Service 1111 Constitution Ave. Forgot to file taxes 2012 , NW Routing: MA3-322A Washington, D. Forgot to file taxes 2012 C. Forgot to file taxes 2012 20024 In addition to a timely request for assistance, you should take the following measures: File a timely protective claim for credit or refund of U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 taxes on Form 1040X, Form 1120X, or amended Form 1041, whichever is appropriate. Forgot to file taxes 2012 This will, among other things, give you the benefit of a foreign tax credit in case you do not qualify for the treaty benefit in question. Forgot to file taxes 2012 For figuring this credit, attach either Form 1116, Foreign Tax Credit (Individual, Estate, or Trust), or Form 1118, Foreign Tax Credit — Corporations, as appropriate. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Attach your protective claim to your request for competent authority assistance. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Take appropriate action under Canadian procedures to avoid the lapse or termination of your right of appeal under Canadian income tax law. Forgot to file taxes 2012 How To Get Tax Help You can get help with unresolved tax issues, order free publications and forms, ask tax questions, and get information from the IRS and the Canada Revenue Agency in several ways. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Text of Treaty You can get the text of the U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 —Canada income tax treaty from: Superintendent of Documents U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Government Printing Office P. Forgot to file taxes 2012 O. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Box 371954 Pittsburgh, PA 15250-7954 The treaty can also be found on the Internet at IRS. Forgot to file taxes 2012 gov. Forgot to file taxes 2012 U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Taxation During the filing season, the IRS conducts a taxpayer assistance program in Canada. Forgot to file taxes 2012 To find out if IRS personnel will be in your area, you should contact the consular office at the nearest U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Embassy or consulate. Forgot to file taxes 2012 Mail. Forgot to file taxes 2012 For answers to technical or account questions, you can write to:   Internal Revenue Service International Section Philadelphia, PA 19255-0525 Phone. Forgot to file taxes 2012 You can call the IRS for help at (267) 941-1000 (not a toll-free call). Forgot to file taxes 2012 Canadian Taxation You can get information on Canadian taxation from the Canada Revenue Agency. Forgot to file taxes 2012 The International Tax Services Office can be contacted on 1-800-267-5177 (from anywhere in Canada and the U. Forgot to file taxes 2012 S. 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