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Irs e file 2012 5. Irs e file 2012   How To Get Tax Help Table of Contents Whether it's help with a tax issue, preparing your tax return or a need for a free publication or form, get the help you need the way you want it: online, use a smart phone, call or walk in to an IRS office or volunteer site near you. Irs e file 2012 Free help with your tax return. Irs e file 2012   You can get free help preparing your return nationwide from IRS-certified volunteers. Irs e file 2012 The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program helps low-to-moderate income, elderly, people with disabilities, and limited English proficient taxpayers. Irs e file 2012 The Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) program helps taxpayers age 60 and older with their tax returns. Irs e file 2012 Most VITA and TCE sites offer free electronic filing and all volunteers will let you know about credits and deductions you may be entitled to claim. Irs e file 2012 In addition, some VITA and TCE sites provide taxpayers the opportunity to prepare their own return with help from an IRS-certified volunteer. Irs e file 2012 To find the nearest VITA or TCE site, you can use the VITA Locator Tool on IRS. Irs e file 2012 gov, download the IRS2Go app, or call 1-800-906-9887. Irs e file 2012   As part of the TCE program, AARP offers the Tax-Aide counseling program. Irs e file 2012 To find the nearest AARP Tax-Aide site, visit AARP's website at www. Irs e file 2012 aarp. Irs e file 2012 org/money/taxaide or call 1-888-227-7669. Irs e file 2012 For more information on these programs, go to IRS. Irs e file 2012 gov and enter “VITA” in the search box. Irs e file 2012 Internet. Irs e file 2012    IRS. Irs e file 2012 gov and IRS2Go are ready when you are —24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Irs e file 2012 Download the free IRS2Go app from the iTunes app store or from Google Play. Irs e file 2012 Use it to check your refund status, order transcripts of your tax returns or tax account, watch the IRS YouTube channel, get IRS news as soon as it's released to the public, subscribe to filing season updates or daily tax tips, and follow the IRS Twitter news feed, @IRSnews, to get the latest federal tax news, including information about tax law changes and important IRS programs. Irs e file 2012 Check the status of your 2013 refund with the Where's My Refund? application on IRS. Irs e file 2012 gov or download the IRS2Go app and select the Refund Status option. Irs e file 2012 The IRS issues more than 9 out of 10 refunds in less than 21 days. Irs e file 2012 Using these applications, you can start checking on the status of your return within 24 hours after we receive your e-filed return or 4 weeks after you mail a paper return. Irs e file 2012 You will also be given a personalized refund date as soon as the IRS processes your tax return and approves your refund. Irs e file 2012 The IRS updates Where's My Refund? every 24 hours, usually overnight, so you only need to check once a day. Irs e file 2012 Use the Interactive Tax Assistant (ITA) to research your tax questions. Irs e file 2012 No need to wait on the phone or stand in line. Irs e file 2012 The ITA is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and provides you with a variety of tax information related to general filing topics, deductions, credits, and income. Irs e file 2012 When you reach the response screen, you can print the entire interview and the final response for your records. Irs e file 2012 New subject areas are added on a regular basis. Irs e file 2012  Answers not provided through ITA may be found in Tax Trails, one of the Tax Topics on IRS. Irs e file 2012 gov which contain general individual and business tax information or by searching the IRS Tax Map, which includes an international subject index. Irs e file 2012 You can use the IRS Tax Map, to search publications and instructions by topic or keyword. Irs e file 2012 The IRS Tax Map integrates forms and publications into one research tool and provides single-point access to tax law information by subject. Irs e file 2012 When the user searches the IRS Tax Map, they will be provided with links to related content in existing IRS publications, forms and instructions, questions and answers, and Tax Topics. Irs e file 2012 Coming this filing season, you can immediately view and print for free all 5 types of individual federal tax transcripts (tax returns, tax account, record of account, wage and income statement, and certification of non-filing) using Get Transcript. Irs e file 2012 You can also ask the IRS to mail a return or an account transcript to you. Irs e file 2012 Only the mail option is available by choosing the Tax Records option on the IRS2Go app by selecting Mail Transcript on IRS. Irs e file 2012 gov or by calling 1-800-908-9946. Irs e file 2012 Tax return and tax account transcripts are generally available for the current year and the past three years. Irs e file 2012 Determine if you are eligible for the EITC and estimate the amount of the credit with the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Assistant. Irs e file 2012 Visit Understanding Your IRS Notice or Letter to get answers to questions about a notice or letter you received from the IRS. Irs e file 2012 If you received the First Time Homebuyer Credit, you can use the First Time Homebuyer Credit Account Look-up tool for information on your repayments and account balance. Irs e file 2012 Check the status of your amended return using Where's My Amended Return? Go to IRS. Irs e file 2012 gov and enter Where's My Amended Return? in the search box. Irs e file 2012 You can generally expect your amended return to be processed up to 12 weeks from the date we receive it. Irs e file 2012 It can take up to 3 weeks from the date you mailed it to show up in our system. Irs e file 2012 Make a payment using one of several safe and convenient electronic payment options available on IRS. Irs e file 2012 gov. Irs e file 2012 Select the Payment tab on the front page of IRS. Irs e file 2012 gov for more information. Irs e file 2012 Determine if you are eligible and apply for an online payment agreement, if you owe more tax than you can pay today. Irs e file 2012 Figure your income tax withholding with the IRS Withholding Calculator on IRS. Irs e file 2012 gov. Irs e file 2012 Use it if you've had too much or too little withheld, your personal situation has changed, you're starting a new job or you just want to see if you're having the right amount withheld. Irs e file 2012 Determine if you might be subject to the Alternative Minimum Tax by using the Alternative Minimum Tax Assistant on IRS. Irs e file 2012 gov. Irs e file 2012 Request an Electronic Filing PIN by going to IRS. Irs e file 2012 gov and entering Electronic Filing PIN in the search box. Irs e file 2012 Download forms, instructions and publications, including accessible versions for people with disabilities. Irs e file 2012 Locate the nearest Taxpayer Assistance Center (TAC) using the Office Locator tool on IRS. Irs e file 2012 gov, or choose the Contact Us option on the IRS2Go app and search Local Offices. Irs e file 2012 An employee can answer questions about your tax account or help you set up a payment plan. Irs e file 2012 Before you visit, check the Office Locator on IRS. Irs e file 2012 gov, or Local Offices under Contact Us on IRS2Go to confirm the address, phone number, days and hours of operation, and the services provided. Irs e file 2012 If you have a special need, such as a disability, you can request an appointment. Irs e file 2012 Call the local number listed in the Office Locator, or look in the phone book under United States Government, Internal Revenue Service. Irs e file 2012 Apply for an Employer Identification Number (EIN). Irs e file 2012 Go to IRS. Irs e file 2012 gov and enter Apply for an EIN in the search box. Irs e file 2012 Read the Internal Revenue Code, regulations, or other official guidance. Irs e file 2012 Read Internal Revenue Bulletins. Irs e file 2012 Sign up to receive local and national tax news and more by email. Irs e file 2012 Just click on “subscriptions” above the search box on IRS. Irs e file 2012 gov and choose from a variety of options. Irs e file 2012 Phone. Irs e file 2012   You can call the IRS, or you can carry it in your pocket with the IRS2Go app on your smart phone or tablet. Irs e file 2012 Download the free IRS2Go app from the iTunes app store or from Google Play. Irs e file 2012 Call to locate the nearest volunteer help site, 1-800-906-9887 or you can use the VITA Locator Tool on IRS. Irs e file 2012 gov, or download the IRS2Go app. Irs e file 2012 Low-to-moderate income, elderly, people with disabilities, and limited English proficient taxpayers can get free help with their tax return from the nationwide Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. Irs e file 2012 The Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) program helps taxpayers age 60 and older with their tax returns. Irs e file 2012 Most VITA and TCE sites offer free electronic filing. Irs e file 2012 Some VITA and TCE sites provide IRS-certified volunteers who can help prepare your tax return. Irs e file 2012 Through the TCE program, AARP offers the Tax-Aide counseling program; call 1-888-227-7669 to find the nearest Tax-Aide location. Irs e file 2012 Call the automated Where's My Refund? information hotline to check the status of your 2013 refund 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-800-829-1954. Irs e file 2012 If you e-file, you can start checking on the status of your return within 24 hours after the IRS receives your tax return or 4 weeks after you've mailed a paper return. Irs e file 2012 The IRS issues more than 9 out of 10 refunds in less than 21 days. Irs e file 2012 Where's My Refund? will give you a personalized refund date as soon as the IRS processes your tax return and approves your refund. Irs e file 2012 Before you call this automated hotline, have your 2013 tax return handy so you can enter your social security number, your filing status, and the exact whole dollar amount of your refund. Irs e file 2012 The IRS updates Where's My Refund? every 24 hours, usually overnight, so you only need to check once a day. Irs e file 2012 Note, the above information is for our automated hotline. Irs e file 2012 Our live phone and walk-in assistors can research the status of your refund only if it's been 21 days or more since you filed electronically or more than 6 weeks since you mailed your paper return. Irs e file 2012 Call the Amended Return Hotline, 1-866-464-2050, to check the status of your amended return. Irs e file 2012 You can generally expect your amended return to be processed up to 12 weeks from the date we receive it. Irs e file 2012 It can take up to 3 weeks from the date you mailed it to show up in our system. Irs e file 2012 Call 1-800-TAX-FORM (1-800-829-3676) to order current-year forms, instructions, publications, and prior-year forms and instructions (limited to 5 years). Irs e file 2012 You should receive your order within 10 business days. Irs e file 2012 Call TeleTax, 1-800-829-4477, to listen to pre-recorded messages covering general and business tax information. Irs e file 2012 If, between January and April 15, you still have questions about the Form 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ (like filing requirements, dependents, credits, Schedule D, pensions and IRAs or self-employment taxes), call 1-800-829-1040. Irs e file 2012 Call using TTY/TDD equipment, 1-800-829-4059 to ask tax questions or order forms and publications. Irs e file 2012 The TTY/TDD telephone number is for people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability. Irs e file 2012 These individuals can also contact the IRS through relay services such as the Federal Relay Service. Irs e file 2012 Walk-in. Irs e file 2012   You can find a selection of forms, publications and services — in-person. Irs e file 2012 Products. Irs e file 2012 You can walk in to some post offices, libraries, and IRS offices to pick up certain forms, instructions, and publications. Irs e file 2012 Some IRS offices, libraries, and city and county government offices have a collection of products available to photocopy from reproducible proofs. Irs e file 2012 Services. Irs e file 2012 You can walk in to your local TAC for face-to-face tax help. Irs e file 2012 An employee can answer questions about your tax account or help you set up a payment plan. Irs e file 2012 Before visiting, use the Office Locator tool on IRS. Irs e file 2012 gov, or choose the Contact Us option on the IRS2Go app and search Local Offices for days and hours of operation, and services provided. Irs e file 2012 Mail. Irs e file 2012   You can send your order for forms, instructions, and publications to the address below. Irs e file 2012 You should receive a response within 10 business days after your request is received. Irs e file 2012 Internal Revenue Service 1201 N. Irs e file 2012 Mitsubishi Motorway Bloomington, IL 61705-6613   The Taxpayer Advocate Service Is Here to Help You. Irs e file 2012 The Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) is your voice at the IRS. Irs e file 2012 Our job is to ensure that every taxpayer is treated fairly and that you know and understand your rights. Irs e file 2012   What can TAS do for you? We can offer you free help with IRS problems that you can't resolve on your own. Irs e file 2012 We know this process can be confusing, but the worst thing you can do is nothing at all! TAS can help if you can't resolve your tax problem and: Your problem is causing financial difficulties for you, your family, or your business. Irs e file 2012 You face (or your business is facing) an immediate threat of adverse action. Irs e file 2012 You've tried repeatedly to contact the IRS but no one has responded, or the IRS hasn't responded by the date promised. Irs e file 2012   If you qualify for our help, you'll be assigned to one advocate who'll be with you at every turn and will do everything possible to resolve your problem. Irs e file 2012 Here's why we can help: TAS is an independent organization within the IRS. Irs e file 2012 Our advocates know how to work with the IRS. Irs e file 2012 Our services are free and tailored to meet your needs. Irs e file 2012 We have offices in every state, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Irs e file 2012   How can you reach us? If you think TAS can help you, call your local advocate, whose number is in your local directory and at Taxpayer Advocate, or call us toll-free at 1-877-777-4778. Irs e file 2012   How else does TAS help taxpayers?  TAS also works to resolve large-scale, systemic problems that affect many taxpayers. Irs e file 2012 If you know of one of these broad issues, please report it to us through our Systemic Advocacy Management System. Irs e file 2012 Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications
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Powers of Attorney for LLCs

If… And… Then the taxpayer is… Form 2848, POA is…

The LLC is a single member disregarded entity…

(except for employment taxes for which the entity is not considered disregarded; see Treas. Reg. § 301.7701-2(c)(2)(iv)(B))

The business or activity is reporting income and expenses on Form 1040, Schedules C or E… The individual. Spouses cannot sign on behalf of the member/spouse unless a separate POA exists naming the spouse.  Signed by the individual (member) and should include the SSN (and if one exists for employment or excise taxes, the EIN of the LLC.)
The business or activity is reporting income on Form 1041, Trust or Estate Tax Return The trustee, executor or other fiduciary responsible for filing the Form 1041 return; Generally the fiduciary must submit Form 56. Signed by the trustee, executor or fiduciary with the authority to bind the trust or estate, listing the EIN from the Form 1041.

The issue is employment taxes reported on Forms 940/941 series

The LLC business.

Signed by the LLC member.

See Treas. Reg. § 301.7701-2(c)(2)(iv)(B)

The LLC (regardless of number of members) elects to be treated as an association taxable as a corporation… The business is reporting income on Form 1120, U.S. Corporation Tax Return… The corporation Signed by a current corporate officer or employee having the authority to bind the corporation using the corporate EIN. 
The business is reporting income on Form 1120 S, U.S. Income Tax Return for an S Corporation and liability is determined at the corporate level… The corporation Signed by a current corporate officer or employee having the authority to bind the corporation using the corporate EIN. 
The business is reporting income on Form 1120 S, U.S. Income Tax Return for an S Corporation and liability is determined at the shareholder level… The individual shareholder Signed by the shareholder using the SSN (or in the case of a qualifying trust, the trust EIN).

The LLC is a multiple member entity…

Also refer to the TEFRA Rules

The business or activity is reporting on Form 1065, U.S. Return of Partnership Income, is not subject to TEFRA rules and the liability is determined at the partnership level (for example: employment taxes) The partnership  Signed by any manager authorized to act in the name of the partnership (based on state law that LLC manager has the authority to bind the partnership); the partnership uses its EIN. 
The business or activity is reporting on Form 1065, U.S. Return of Partnership Income, is not subject to TEFRA rules and the liability is determined at the partner level (eg: flow through items, distributive shares of income, deductions, credits, etc.)… Each partner separately Signed by each partner using his/her SSN. See flowchart below.
The LLC is a TEFRA partnership and has designated a Tax Matters Partner (TMP) on its return or via Form 13798-L for regular partnership level business The partners Form 2848 is signed by the manager under state law or the TMP. Generally, only a TMP signed POA can extend the period for assessing partners and only a manager signed POA can sign documents for the LLC itself. If the TMP is not a natural person, the attribution for who acts on behalf of that partner/entity signs the POA (for example: the person authorized under state law to sign on behalf of a partnership, officer of a corporation, trustee of a trust, etc.). 
The LLC is a TEFRA partnership and has designated a TMP but involves issues binding non-notice partners or requests for partnership level administrative adjustments The partners Not allowed. Only the TMP can file a partnership-level AAR or sign a settlement agreement binding non-notice partners.
The LLC is a TEFRA partnership and has not designated a TMP The partners A manager under state law or the default TMP under the largest profits interests test. See IRC § 6231(a)(7)(B);Treas. Reg. § 301.6231(a)(7)-2
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Irs e file 2012 Publication 534 - Introductory Material Table of Contents Important Change for 1995 Introduction How To Use This Publication Important Change for 1995 Major changes to Publications 534 and 946. Irs e file 2012  This publication, as well as Publication 946,How To Depreciate Property, has been changed. Irs e file 2012 Publication 534 has been shortened. Irs e file 2012 It no longer contains general information on MACRS and the section 179 deduction. Irs e file 2012 It contains a discussion of the accelerated cost recovery system (ACRS), the ACRS Percentage Tables, a discussion of other methods of depreciation, and a limited discussion of listed property. Irs e file 2012 We expanded Publication 946 by adding material taken from Publication 534. Irs e file 2012 We added more detail to the discussions of the section 179 deduction, the modified accelerated cost recovery system (MACRS), and listed property. Irs e file 2012 We replaced the partialMACRS Percentage Tables with the complete ones from Publication 534. Irs e file 2012 We also added the Table of Class Lives and Recovery Periods from Publication 534. Irs e file 2012 We made these changes to eliminate most of the duplication that existed in the two publications. Irs e file 2012 This will save money and make it easier for you to decide which publication you need. Irs e file 2012 Use this publication to figure depreciation on property you placed in service before 1987; use Publication 946 to figure depreciation on property you placed in service after 1986. Irs e file 2012 Introduction The law allows you to recover your cost in business or income-producing property through yearly tax deductions. Irs e file 2012 You do this by depreciating your property, that is, by deducting some of your cost on your tax return each year. Irs e file 2012 You can depreciate both tangible property, such as a car, building, or machinery, and certain intangible property, such as a copyright or a patent. Irs e file 2012 The amount you can deduct depends on: How much the property cost, When you began using it, How long it will take to recover your cost, and Which of several depreciation methods you use. Irs e file 2012 Depreciation defined. Irs e file 2012   Depreciation is a loss in the value of property over the time the property is being used. Irs e file 2012 Events that can cause property to depreciate include wear and tear, age, deterioration, and obsolescence. Irs e file 2012 You can get back your cost of certain property, such as equipment you use in your business or property used for the production of income by taking deductions for depreciation. Irs e file 2012 Black's Law Dictionary Amortization. Irs e file 2012   Amortization is similar to depreciation. Irs e file 2012 Using amortization, you can recover your cost or basis in certain property proportionately over a specific number of years or months. Irs e file 2012 Examples of costs you can amortize are the costs of starting a business, reforestation, and pollution control facilities. Irs e file 2012 You can find information on amortization inchapter 12 of Publication 535, Business Expenses. Irs e file 2012 Alternative minimum tax. Irs e file 2012   If you use accelerated depreciation for real property, or personal property that is leased to others, you may be liable for the alternative minimum tax. Irs e file 2012 Accelerated depreciation is any method, that allows recovery at a faster rate in the earlier years than the straight line method. Irs e file 2012 For more information, you may wish to see the following: Form 6251, Alternative Minimum Tax-Individuals, and Publication 542, Tax Information on Corporations. Irs e file 2012 Ordering publications and forms. Irs e file 2012   To order free publications and forms, 1-800-TAX-FORM (1-800-829-3676). Irs e file 2012 You can also write to the IRS Forms Distribution Center nearest you. Irs e file 2012 Check your income tax package for the address. Irs e file 2012   If you have access to a personal computer and a modem, you can also get many forms and publications electronically. Irs e file 2012 See How To Get Forms and Publications in your income tax package for details. Irs e file 2012 Telephone help. Irs e file 2012   You can call the IRS with your tax question Monday through Friday during regular business hours. Irs e file 2012 Check your telephone book for the local number or you can call1-800-829-1040. Irs e file 2012 Telephone help for hearing-impaired persons. Irs e file 2012   If you have access to TDD equipment, you can call 1-800-829-4059 with your tax question or to order forms and publications. Irs e file 2012 See your tax package for the hours of operation. Irs e file 2012 How To Use This Publication This publication describes the kinds of property that can be depreciated and the methods used to figure depreciation on property placed in service before 1987. Irs e file 2012 It is divided into three chapters and contains an appendix. Irs e file 2012 Chapter 1 explains the rules for depreciating property under the Accelerated Cost Recovery System (ACRS). Irs e file 2012 Chapter 2 explains the rules for depreciating property first used before 1981. Irs e file 2012 Chapter 3 explains the rules for listed property. Irs e file 2012 Also this chapter defines listed property. Irs e file 2012 The appendix contains the ACRS Percentage Tables. Irs e file 2012 Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications