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Irs form 1040 ez Internal Revenue Bulletin:  2012-14  April 2, 2012  Rev. Irs form 1040 ez Proc. Irs form 1040 ez 2012-23 Table of Contents SECTION 1. Irs form 1040 ez PURPOSE SECTION 2. Irs form 1040 ez BACKGROUND SECTION 3. Irs form 1040 ez SCOPE SECTION 4. Irs form 1040 ez APPLICATION. Irs form 1040 ez 01 Limitations on Depreciation Deductions for Certain Automobiles. Irs form 1040 ez . Irs form 1040 ez 02 Inclusions in Income of Lessees of Passenger Automobiles. Irs form 1040 ez SECTION 5. Irs form 1040 ez EFFECTIVE DATE SECTION 6. Irs form 1040 ez DRAFTING INFORMATION SECTION 1. Irs form 1040 ez PURPOSE This revenue procedure provides: (1) limitations on depreciation deductions for owners of passenger automobiles first placed in service by the taxpayer during calendar year 2012, including separate tables of limitations on depreciation deductions for trucks and vans; and (2) the amounts that must be included in income by lessees of passenger automobiles first leased by the taxpayer during calendar year 2012, including a separate table of inclusion amounts for lessees of trucks and vans. Irs form 1040 ez The tables detailing these depreciation limitations and lessee inclusion amounts reflect the automobile price inflation adjustments required by § 280F(d)(7) of the Internal Revenue Code. Irs form 1040 ez SECTION 2. Irs form 1040 ez BACKGROUND . Irs form 1040 ez 01 For owners of passenger automobiles, § 280F(a) imposes dollar limitations on the depreciation deduction for the year the taxpayer places the passenger automobile in service and for each succeeding year. Irs form 1040 ez For passenger automobiles placed in service after 1988, § 280F(d)(7) requires the Internal Revenue Service to increase the amounts allowable as depreciation deductions by a price inflation adjustment amount. Irs form 1040 ez The method of calculating this price inflation amount for trucks and vans placed in service in or after calendar year 2003 uses a different CPI “automobile component” (the “new trucks” component) than that used in the price inflation amount calculation for other passenger automobiles (the “new cars” component), resulting in somewhat higher depreciation deductions for trucks and vans. Irs form 1040 ez This change reflects the higher rate of price inflation for trucks and vans since 1988. Irs form 1040 ez . Irs form 1040 ez 02 Section 401(a) of the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010, Pub. Irs form 1040 ez L. Irs form 1040 ez No. Irs form 1040 ez 111-312, 124 Stat. Irs form 1040 ez 3296 (Dec. Irs form 1040 ez 17, 2010) (the “Act”) extended the 50 percent additional first year depreciation deduction under § 168(k) to qualified property acquired by the taxpayer after December 31, 2007, and before January 1, 2013, if no written binding contract for the acquisition of the property existed before January 1, 2008, and if the taxpayer places the property in service generally before January 1, 2013. Irs form 1040 ez Section 168(k)(2)(F)(i) increases the first year depreciation allowed under § 280F(a)(1)(A)(i) by $8,000 for passenger automobiles to which the additional first year depreciation deduction under § 168(k) (hereinafter, referred to as “§ 168(k) additional first year depreciation deduction”) applies. Irs form 1040 ez . Irs form 1040 ez 03 Section 168(k)(2)(D)(i) provides that the § 168(k) additional first year depreciation deduction does not apply to any property required to be depreciated under the alternative depreciation system of § 168(g), including property described in § 280F(b)(1). Irs form 1040 ez Section 168(k)(2)(D)(iii) permits a taxpayer to elect out of the § 168(k) additional first year depreciation deduction for any class of property. Irs form 1040 ez Section 168(k)(4), as amended by the Act, permits a corporation to elect to increase the alternative minimum tax (“AMT”) credit limitation under § 53(c), instead of claiming the § 168(k) additional first year depreciation deduction for all eligible qualified property placed in service after December 31, 2010, that is round 2 extension property (as defined in § 168(k)(4)(I)(iv)). Irs form 1040 ez Accordingly, this revenue procedure provides tables for passenger automobiles for which the § 168(k) additional first year depreciation deduction applies. Irs form 1040 ez This revenue procedure also provides tables for passenger automobiles for which the § 168(k) additional first year depreciation deduction does not apply, either because taxpayer (1) purchased the passenger automobile used; (2) did not use the passenger automobile during 2012 more than 50 percent for business purposes; (3) elected out of the § 168(k) additional first year depreciation deduction pursuant to § 168(k)(2)(D)(iii); or (4) elected to increase the § 53 AMT credit limitation in lieu of claiming § 168(k) additional first year depreciation. Irs form 1040 ez . Irs form 1040 ez 04 Section 280F(c) requires a reduction in the deduction allowed to the lessee of a leased passenger automobile. Irs form 1040 ez The reduction must be substantially equivalent to the limitations on the depreciation deductions imposed on owners of passenger automobiles. Irs form 1040 ez Under § 1. Irs form 1040 ez 280F-7(a) of the Income Tax Regulations, this reduction requires a lessee to include in gross income an amount determined by applying a formula to the amount obtained from a table. Irs form 1040 ez One table applies to lessees of trucks and vans and another table applies to all other passenger automobiles. Irs form 1040 ez Each table shows inclusion amounts for a range of fair market values for each taxable year after the passenger automobile is first leased. Irs form 1040 ez SECTION 3. Irs form 1040 ez SCOPE . Irs form 1040 ez 01 The limitations on depreciation deductions in section 4. Irs form 1040 ez 01(2) of this revenue procedure apply to passenger automobiles (other than leased passenger automobiles) that are placed in service by the taxpayer in calendar year 2012, and continue to apply for each taxable year that the passenger automobile remains in service. Irs form 1040 ez . Irs form 1040 ez 02 The tables in section 4. Irs form 1040 ez 02 of this revenue procedure apply to leased passenger automobiles for which the lease term begins during calendar year 2012. Irs form 1040 ez Lessees of these passenger automobiles must use these tables to determine the inclusion amount for each taxable year during which the passenger automobile is leased. Irs form 1040 ez See Rev. Irs form 1040 ez Proc. Irs form 1040 ez 2007-30, 2007-1 C. Irs form 1040 ez B. Irs form 1040 ez 1104, for passenger automobiles first leased during calendar year 2007; Rev. Irs form 1040 ez Proc. Irs form 1040 ez 2008-22, 2008-1 C. Irs form 1040 ez B. Irs form 1040 ez 658, for passenger automobiles first leased during calendar year 2008; Rev. Irs form 1040 ez Proc. Irs form 1040 ez 2009-24, 2009-17 I. Irs form 1040 ez R. Irs form 1040 ez B. Irs form 1040 ez 885, for passenger automobiles first leased during calendar year 2009; Rev. Irs form 1040 ez Proc. Irs form 1040 ez 2010-18, 2010-9 I. Irs form 1040 ez R. Irs form 1040 ez B. Irs form 1040 ez 427, as amplified and modified by section 4. Irs form 1040 ez 03 of Rev. Irs form 1040 ez Proc. Irs form 1040 ez 2011-21, 2011-12 I. Irs form 1040 ez R. Irs form 1040 ez B. Irs form 1040 ez 560, for passenger automobiles first leased during calendar year 2010; and Rev. Irs form 1040 ez Proc. Irs form 1040 ez 2011-21, for passenger automobiles first leased during calendar year 2011. Irs form 1040 ez SECTION 4. Irs form 1040 ez APPLICATION . Irs form 1040 ez 01 Limitations on Depreciation Deductions for Certain Automobiles. Irs form 1040 ez (1) Amount of the inflation adjustment. Irs form 1040 ez (a) Passenger automobiles (other than trucks or vans). Irs form 1040 ez Under § 280F(d)(7)(B)(i), the automobile price inflation adjustment for any calendar year is the percentage (if any) by which the CPI automobile component for October of the preceding calendar year exceeds the CPI automobile component for October 1987. Irs form 1040 ez Section 280F(d)(7)(B)(ii) defines the term “CPI automobile component” as the automobile component of the Consumer Price Index for all Urban Consumers published by the Department of Labor. Irs form 1040 ez The new car component of the CPI was 115. Irs form 1040 ez 2 for October 1987 and 143. Irs form 1040 ez 419 for October 2011. Irs form 1040 ez The October 2011 index exceeded the October 1987 index by 28. Irs form 1040 ez 219. Irs form 1040 ez Therefore, the automobile price inflation adjustment for 2012 for passenger automobiles (other than trucks and vans) is 24. Irs form 1040 ez 5 percent (28. Irs form 1040 ez 219/115. Irs form 1040 ez 2 x 100%). Irs form 1040 ez The dollar limitations in § 280F(a) are multiplied by a factor of 0. Irs form 1040 ez 245, and the resulting increases, after rounding to the nearest $100, are added to the 1988 limitations to give the depreciation limitations applicable to passenger automobiles (other than trucks and vans) for calendar year 2012. Irs form 1040 ez This adjustment applies to all passenger automobiles (other than trucks and vans) that are first placed in service in calendar year 2012. Irs form 1040 ez (b) Trucks and vans. Irs form 1040 ez To determine the dollar limitations for trucks and vans first placed in service during calendar year 2012, the Service uses the new truck component of the CPI instead of the new car component. Irs form 1040 ez The new truck component of the CPI was 112. Irs form 1040 ez 4 for October 1987 and 146. Irs form 1040 ez 607 for October 2011. Irs form 1040 ez The October 2011 index exceeded the October 1987 index by 34. Irs form 1040 ez 207. Irs form 1040 ez Therefore, the automobile price inflation adjustment for 2012 for trucks and vans is 30. Irs form 1040 ez 43 percent (34. Irs form 1040 ez 207/112. Irs form 1040 ez 4 x 100%). Irs form 1040 ez The dollar limitations in § 280F(a) are multiplied by a factor of 0. Irs form 1040 ez 3043, and the resulting increases, after rounding to the nearest $100, are added to the 1988 limitations to give the depreciation limitations for trucks and vans. Irs form 1040 ez This adjustment applies to all trucks and vans that are first placed in service in calendar year 2012. Irs form 1040 ez (2) Amount of the limitation. Irs form 1040 ez Tables 1 through 4 contain the dollar amount of the depreciation limitation for each taxable year for passenger automobiles a taxpayer places in service in calendar year 2012. Irs form 1040 ez Use Table 1 for a passenger automobile (other than a truck or van), and Table 2 for a truck or van, placed in service in calendar year 2012 for which the § 168(k) additional first year depreciation deduction applies. Irs form 1040 ez Use Table 3 for a passenger automobile (other than a truck or van), and Table 4 for a truck or van, placed in service in calendar year 2012 for which the § 168(k) additional first year depreciation deduction does not apply. Irs form 1040 ez REV. Irs form 1040 ez PROC. Irs form 1040 ez 2012-23 TABLE 1 DEPRECIATION LIMITATIONS FOR PASSENGER AUTOMOBILES (THAT ARE NOT TRUCKS OR VANS) PLACED IN SERVICE IN CALENDAR YEAR 2012 FOR WHICH THE § 168(k) ADDITIONAL FIRST YEAR DEPRECIATION DEDUCTION APPLIES Tax Year Amount 1st Tax Year $11,160 2nd Tax Year $5,100 3rd Tax Year $3,050 Each Succeeding Year $1,875 REV. Irs form 1040 ez PROC. Irs form 1040 ez 2012-23 TABLE 2 DEPRECIATION LIMITATIONS FOR TRUCKS AND VANS PLACED IN SERVICE IN CALENDAR YEAR 2012 FOR WHICH THE § 168(k) ADDITIONAL FIRST YEAR DEPRECIATION DEDUCTION APPLIES Tax Year Amount 1st Tax Year $11,360 2nd Tax Year $5,300 3rd Tax Year $3,150 Each Succeeding Year $1,875 REV. Irs form 1040 ez PROC. Irs form 1040 ez 2012-23 TABLE 3 DEPRECIATION LIMITATIONS FOR PASSENGER AUTOMOBILES (THAT ARE NOT TRUCKS OR VANS) PLACED IN SERVICE IN CALENDAR YEAR 2012 FOR WHICH THE § 168(k) ADDITIONAL FIRST YEAR DEPRECIATION DEDUCTION DOES NOT APPLY Tax Year Amount 1st Tax Year $3,160 2nd Tax Year $5,100 3rd Tax Year $3,050 Each Succeeding Year $1,875 REV. Irs form 1040 ez PROC. Irs form 1040 ez 2012-23 TABLE 4 DEPRECIATION LIMITATIONS FOR TRUCKS AND VANS PLACED IN SERVICE IN CALENDAR YEAR 2012 FOR WHICH THE § 168(k) ADDITIONAL FIRST YEAR DEPRECIATION DEDUCTION DOES NOT APPLY Tax Year Amount 1st Tax Year $3,360 2nd Tax Year $5,300 3rd Tax Year $3,150 Each Succeeding Year $1,875 . Irs form 1040 ez 02 Inclusions in Income of Lessees of Passenger Automobiles. Irs form 1040 ez A taxpayer must follow the procedures in § 1. Irs form 1040 ez 280F-7(a) for determining the inclusion amounts for passenger automobiles first leased in calendar year 2012. Irs form 1040 ez In applying these procedures, lessees of passenger automobiles other than trucks and vans should use Table 5 of this revenue procedure, while lessees of trucks and vans should use Table 6 of this revenue procedure. Irs form 1040 ez REV. Irs form 1040 ez PROC. Irs form 1040 ez 2012-23 TABLE 5 DOLLAR AMOUNTS FOR PASSENGER AUTOMOBILES (THAT ARE NOT TRUCKS OR VANS) WITH A LEASE TERM BEGINNING IN CALENDAR YEAR 2012 Fair Market Value of Passenger Automobile Tax Year During Lease Over Not Over 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th & Later $18,500 $19,000 2 4 5 6 8 19,000 19,500 2 4 7 7 9 19,500 20,000 2 5 8 8 10 20,000 20,500 3 5 9 10 11 20,500 21,000 3 6 9 12 12 21,000 21,500 3 7 10 12 14 21,500 22,000 3 8 11 13 16 22,000 23,000 4 8 13 15 17 23,000 24,000 4 10 15 17 20 24,000 25,000 5 11 17 19 23 25,000 26,000 6 12 19 21 26 26,000 27,000 6 14 20 24 28 27,000 28,000 7 15 22 26 31 28,000 29,000 7 16 25 28 33 29,000 30,000 8 18 25 32 35 30,000 31,000 9 19 27 34 38 31,000 32,000 9 20 30 36 41 32,000 33,000 10 21 32 38 43 33,000 34,000 10 23 33 41 46 34,000 35,000 11 24 35 43 49 35,000 36,000 12 25 37 45 52 36,000 37,000 12 27 39 47 54 37,000 38,000 13 28 41 49 57 38,000 39,000 13 29 43 52 59 39,000 40,000 14 30 45 54 62 40,000 41,000 14 32 47 56 65 41,000 42,000 15 33 49 58 68 42,000 43,000 16 34 51 61 70 43,000 44,000 16 36 52 63 73 44,000 45,000 17 37 54 66 75 45,000 46,000 17 38 57 67 78 46,000 47,000 18 39 59 70 80 47,000 48,000 19 40 61 72 83 48,000 49,000 19 42 62 75 86 49,000 50,000 20 43 64 77 89 50,000 51,000 20 45 66 79 91 51,000 52,000 21 46 68 81 94 52,000 53,000 21 47 70 84 96 53,000 54,000 22 48 72 86 99 54,000 55,000 23 49 74 88 102 55,000 56,000 23 51 76 90 104 56,000 57,000 24 52 78 92 107 57,000 58,000 24 54 79 95 110 58,000 59,000 25 55 81 97 113 59,000 60,000 26 56 83 100 115 60,000 62,000 26 58 86 103 119 62,000 64,000 28 60 90 108 124 64,000 66,000 29 63 94 112 129 66,000 68,000 30 66 97 117 135 68,000 70,000 31 68 102 121 140 70,000 72,000 32 71 105 126 145 72,000 74,000 33 74 109 130 151 74,000 76,000 35 76 113 135 156 76,000 78,000 36 78 117 140 161 78,000 80,000 37 81 120 145 166 80,000 85,000 39 86 127 152 176 85,000 90,000 42 92 137 163 189 90,000 95,000 45 98 147 175 202 95,000 100,000 48 105 155 187 215 100,000 110,000 52 115 170 203 235 110,000 120,000 58 127 189 227 262 120,000 130,000 64 140 208 250 288 130,000 140,000 70 153 227 272 315 140,000 150,000 75 166 246 296 340 150,000 160,000 81 179 265 318 368 160,000 170,000 87 192 284 341 394 170,000 180,000 93 204 304 364 420 180,000 190,000 99 217 323 387 446 190,000 200,000 105 230 342 409 473 200,000 210,000 111 243 361 432 499 210,000 220,000 116 256 380 455 526 220,000 230,000 122 269 399 478 552 230,000 240,000 128 282 418 501 578 240,000 and up 134 294 437 524 605 REV. Irs form 1040 ez PROC. Irs form 1040 ez 2012-23 TABLE 6 DOLLAR AMOUNTS FOR TRUCKS AND VANS WITH A LEASE TERM BEGINNING IN CALENDAR YEAR 2012 Fair Market Value of Truck or Van Tax Year During Lease Over Not Over 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th & Later $19,000 $19,500 1 4 5 6 7 19,500 20,000 2 4 6 7 9 20,000 20,500 2 5 7 8 10 20,500 21,000 2 5 8 10 11 21,000 21,500 3 6 9 10 13 21,500 22,000 3 6 10 12 14 22,000 23,000 3 8 11 14 15 23,000 24,000 4 9 13 16 18 24,000 25,000 4 10 15 19 21 25,000 26,000 5 11 17 21 24 26,000 27,000 6 12 19 23 26 27,000 28,000 6 14 21 25 29 28,000 29,000 7 15 23 27 32 29,000 30,000 7 17 24 30 34 30,000 31,000 8 18 26 32 37 31,000 32,000 9 19 28 34 40 32,000 33,000 9 20 31 36 42 33,000 34,000 10 21 33 39 44 34,000 35,000 10 23 34 41 48 35,000 36,000 11 24 36 44 50 36,000 37,000 12 25 38 46 53 37,000 38,000 12 27 40 48 55 38,000 39,000 13 28 42 50 58 39,000 40,000 13 29 44 53 60 40,000 41,000 14 31 45 55 63 41,000 42,000 14 32 48 57 66 42,000 43,000 15 33 50 59 69 43,000 44,000 16 34 52 61 72 44,000 45,000 16 36 53 64 74 45,000 46,000 17 37 55 66 77 46,000 47,000 17 38 58 68 79 47,000 48,000 18 40 59 70 82 48,000 49,000 19 41 61 73 84 49,000 50,000 19 42 63 75 87 50,000 51,000 20 43 65 78 89 51,000 52,000 20 45 66 80 93 52,000 53,000 21 46 68 83 95 53,000 54,000 21 48 70 84 98 54,000 55,000 22 49 72 87 100 55,000 56,000 23 50 74 89 103 56,000 57,000 23 51 76 92 105 57,000 58,000 24 52 78 94 108 58,000 59,000 24 54 80 96 111 59,000 60,000 25 55 82 98 114 60,000 62,000 26 57 85 101 118 62,000 64,000 27 60 88 106 123 64,000 66,000 28 62 93 110 128 66,000 68,000 29 65 96 115 134 68,000 70,000 30 67 100 120 139 70,000 72,000 32 70 103 125 144 72,000 74,000 33 72 108 129 149 74,000 76,000 34 75 111 134 155 76,000 78,000 35 78 115 138 160 78,000 80,000 36 80 119 143 165 80,000 85,000 38 85 125 151 175 85,000 90,000 41 91 135 163 187 90,000 95,000 44 98 144 174 201 95,000 100,000 47 104 154 185 214 100,000 110,000 52 113 169 202 234 110,000 120,000 57 127 187 225 261 120,000 130,000 63 139 207 248 287 130,000 140,000 69 152 226 271 313 140,000 150,000 75 165 245 294 339 150,000 160,000 81 178 264 316 366 160,000 170,000 87 190 283 340 392 170,000 180,000 92 204 302 362 419 180,000 190,000 98 216 322 385 445 190,000 200,000 104 229 340 409 471 200,000 210,000 110 242 359 431 498 210,000 220,000 116 255 378 454 524 220,000 230,000 122 267 398 477 551 230,000 240,000 127 281 416 500 577 240,000 and up 133 294 435 523 603 SECTION 5. Irs form 1040 ez EFFECTIVE DATE This revenue procedure applies to passenger automobiles that a taxpayer first places in service or first leases during calendar year 2012. Irs form 1040 ez SECTION 6. Irs form 1040 ez DRAFTING INFORMATION The principal author of this revenue procedure is Bernard P. Irs form 1040 ez Harvey of the Office of Associate Chief Counsel (Income Tax & Accounting). Irs form 1040 ez For further information regarding this revenue procedure, contact Mr. Irs form 1040 ez Harvey at (202) 622-4930 (not a toll-free call). Irs form 1040 ez Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Internal Revenue Bulletins
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What is the Personal Wealth Study?

The Personal Wealth Study uses information reported on Form 706, United States Estate (and Generation Skipping Transfer) Tax Return, to estimate the wealth of the living population. These estimates, based on the Estate Multiplier technique, appear every three years. The estimates are limited to that segment of the population for whom personal wealth is at least equal to the estate tax filing threshold in effect for the estimation period.

For information about selected terms and concepts and a description of the data sources and limitations, please visit Personal Wealth Study Metadata.

SOI Data Tables SOI Bulletin Articles Research Papers
 
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Compendium of Federal 
Estate Tax & Personal 
Wealth Studies: Volume 1
 

Compendium of Federal 
Transfer Tax & Personal 
Wealth Studies: Volume 2

 

SOI Data Tables

Included Items: Total and selected assets, debts and mortgages, and net worth.

All Top Wealthholders by Size of Net Worth

Female Top Wealthholders by Size of Net Worth

Male Top Wealthholders by Size of Net Worth

Female Top Wealthholders by Age

Male Top Wealthholders by Age

Top Wealthholders by State of Residence


SOI Bulletin Articles

The articles below contain detailed analysis, including some year-to-year comparisons, as well as an explanation of estimation methodology and data tables. All of the articles are in .pdf format. These articles were also published in the quarterly SOI Bulletin.

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The Underlying Methodology of the Estate Multiplier Technique Recent Improvements for 1989

Preliminary Estimates of Personal Wealth, 1982: Composition of Assets

Estimates of Personal Wealth, 1982: A Second Look

Trends in Personal Wealth, 1976-1981


Research Papers

The following are research papers written by SOI analysts.  The papers below are in .pdf format.

Consider the Source: Differences in Estimates of Income and Wealth From Survey and Tax Data
Author: Barry W. Johnson                 Kevin Moore
Statistics of Income, IRS     Federal Reserve Board of Governors
This paper examines the comparability of administrative and survey data, focusing specifically on data from Federal income and estate tax returns collected by the Statistics of Income (SOI) Division of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and the Survey of Consumer Finances (SCF) sponsored by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

 

Updating Techniques for Estimating Wealth from Federal Estate Tax Returns
Author: Barry W. Johnson
Statistics of Income, IRS
This paper documents the history and development of the estate multiplier technique, a statistical methodology for estimating the wealth of a living population using data reported on returns filed for wealthy decedents, with an emphasis on recent methodological improvements.

 


Additional Information

The Federal Reserve Board of Governor's triennial Survey of Consumer Finances, which is supported by the Statistics of Income Division, provides estimates of household finances, including wealth, income, and debts.  Analyses of survey results, as well as public-use data sets, can be accessed online at through the Federal Reserve.
 


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Bulletin articles and research papers are available in Adobe PDF format, which requires the free Adobe Acrobat reader to view and print these files.  Data tables are available in Excel version 4.0.  A free Excel viewer is available for download, if needed.

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Irs form 1040 ez You can use the IRS Tax Map, to search publications and instructions by topic or keyword. Irs form 1040 ez The IRS Tax Map integrates forms and publications into one research tool and provides single-point access to tax law information by subject. Irs form 1040 ez 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 form 1040 ez 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 form 1040 ez You can also ask the IRS to mail a return or an account transcript to you. Irs form 1040 ez Only the mail option is available by choosing the Tax Records option on the IRS2Go app by selecting Mail Transcript on IRS. Irs form 1040 ez gov or by calling 1-800-908-9946. Irs form 1040 ez Tax return and tax account transcripts are generally available for the current year and the past three years. Irs form 1040 ez Determine if you are eligible for the EITC and estimate the amount of the credit with the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Assistant. Irs form 1040 ez Visit Understanding Your IRS Notice or Letter to get answers to questions about a notice or letter you received from the IRS. Irs form 1040 ez 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 form 1040 ez Check the status of your amended return using Where's My Amended Return? Go to IRS. Irs form 1040 ez gov and enter Where's My Amended Return? in the search box. Irs form 1040 ez You can generally expect your amended return to be processed up to 12 weeks from the date we receive it. Irs form 1040 ez It can take up to 3 weeks from the date you mailed it to show up in our system. Irs form 1040 ez Make a payment using one of several safe and convenient electronic payment options available on IRS. Irs form 1040 ez gov. Irs form 1040 ez Select the Payment tab on the front page of IRS. Irs form 1040 ez gov for more information. Irs form 1040 ez Determine if you are eligible and apply for an online payment agreement, if you owe more tax than you can pay today. Irs form 1040 ez Figure your income tax withholding with the IRS Withholding Calculator on IRS. Irs form 1040 ez gov. Irs form 1040 ez 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 form 1040 ez Determine if you might be subject to the Alternative Minimum Tax by using the Alternative Minimum Tax Assistant on IRS. Irs form 1040 ez gov. Irs form 1040 ez Request an Electronic Filing PIN by going to IRS. Irs form 1040 ez gov and entering Electronic Filing PIN in the search box. Irs form 1040 ez Download forms, instructions and publications, including accessible versions for people with disabilities. Irs form 1040 ez Locate the nearest Taxpayer Assistance Center (TAC) using the Office Locator tool on IRS. Irs form 1040 ez gov, or choose the Contact Us option on the IRS2Go app and search Local Offices. Irs form 1040 ez An employee can answer questions about your tax account or help you set up a payment plan. Irs form 1040 ez Before you visit, check the Office Locator on IRS. Irs form 1040 ez 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 form 1040 ez If you have a special need, such as a disability, you can request an appointment. Irs form 1040 ez Call the local number listed in the Office Locator, or look in the phone book under United States Government, Internal Revenue Service. Irs form 1040 ez Apply for an Employer Identification Number (EIN). Irs form 1040 ez Go to IRS. Irs form 1040 ez gov and enter Apply for an EIN in the search box. Irs form 1040 ez Read the Internal Revenue Code, regulations, or other official guidance. Irs form 1040 ez Read Internal Revenue Bulletins. Irs form 1040 ez Sign up to receive local and national tax news and more by email. Irs form 1040 ez Just click on “subscriptions” above the search box on IRS. Irs form 1040 ez gov and choose from a variety of options. Irs form 1040 ez    Phone. Irs form 1040 ez You can call the IRS, or you can carry it in your pocket with the IRS2Go app on your smart phone or tablet. Irs form 1040 ez Download the free IRS2Go app from the iTunes app store or from Google Play. Irs form 1040 ez Call to locate the nearest volunteer help site, 1-800-906-9887 or you can use the VITA Locator Tool on IRS. Irs form 1040 ez gov, or download the IRS2Go app. Irs form 1040 ez 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 form 1040 ez The Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) program helps taxpayers age 60 and older with their tax returns. Irs form 1040 ez Most VITA and TCE sites offer free electronic filing. Irs form 1040 ez Some VITA and TCE sites provide IRS-certified volunteers who can help prepare your tax return. Irs form 1040 ez Through the TCE program, AARP offers the Tax-Aide counseling program; call 1-888-227-7669 to find the nearest Tax-Aide location. Irs form 1040 ez 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 form 1040 ez 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 form 1040 ez The IRS issues more than 9 out of 10 refunds in less than 21 days. Irs form 1040 ez 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 form 1040 ez 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 form 1040 ez The IRS updates Where's My Refund? every 24 hours, usually overnight, so you only need to check once a day. Irs form 1040 ez Note, the above information is for our automated hotline. Irs form 1040 ez 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 form 1040 ez Call the Amended Return Hotline, 1-866-464-2050, to check the status of your amended return. Irs form 1040 ez You can generally expect your amended return to be processed up to 12 weeks from the date we receive it. Irs form 1040 ez It can take up to 3 weeks from the date you mailed it to show up in our system. Irs form 1040 ez 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 form 1040 ez You should receive your order within 10 business days. Irs form 1040 ez Call TeleTax, 1-800-829-4477, to listen to pre-recorded messages covering general and business tax information. Irs form 1040 ez 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 form 1040 ez Call using TTY/TDD equipment, 1-800-829-4059 to ask tax questions or order forms and publications. Irs form 1040 ez The TTY/TDD telephone number is for people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability. Irs form 1040 ez These individuals can also contact the IRS through relay services such as the Federal Relay Service. Irs form 1040 ez    Walk-in. Irs form 1040 ez You can find a selection of forms, publications and services — in-person. Irs form 1040 ez Products. Irs form 1040 ez You can walk in to some post offices, libraries, and IRS offices to pick up certain forms, instructions, and publications. Irs form 1040 ez Some IRS offices, libraries, and city and county government offices have a collection of products available to photocopy from reproducible proofs. Irs form 1040 ez Services. Irs form 1040 ez You can walk in to your local TAC for face-to-face tax help. Irs form 1040 ez An employee can answer questions about your tax account or help you set up a payment plan. Irs form 1040 ez Before visiting, use the Office Locator tool on IRS. Irs form 1040 ez 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 form 1040 ez    Mail. Irs form 1040 ez You can send your order for forms, instructions, and publications to the address below. Irs form 1040 ez You should receive a response within 10 business days after your request is received. Irs form 1040 ez Internal Revenue Service 1201 N. Irs form 1040 ez Mitsubishi Motorway Bloomington, IL 61705-6613    The Taxpayer Advocate Service Is Here to Help You. Irs form 1040 ez The Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) is your voice at the IRS. Irs form 1040 ez Our job is to ensure that every taxpayer is treated fairly and that you know and understand your rights. Irs form 1040 ez   What can TAS do for you? We can offer you free help with IRS problems that you can't resolve on your own. Irs form 1040 ez 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 form 1040 ez You face (or your business is facing) an immediate threat of adverse action. Irs form 1040 ez You've tried repeatedly to contact the IRS but no one has responded, or the IRS hasn't responded by the date promised. Irs form 1040 ez   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 form 1040 ez Here's why we can help: TAS is an independent organization within the IRS. Irs form 1040 ez Our advocates know how to work with the IRS. Irs form 1040 ez Our services are free and tailored to meet your needs. Irs form 1040 ez We have offices in every state, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Irs form 1040 ez   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 form 1040 ez   How else does TAS help taxpayers?  TAS also works to resolve large-scale, systemic problems that affect many taxpayers. Irs form 1040 ez If you know of one of these broad issues, please report it to us through our Systemic Advocacy Management System. Irs form 1040 ez Low Income Taxpayer Clinics Low Income Taxpayer Clinics (LITCs) serve individuals whose income is below a certain level and need to resolve tax problems such as audits, appeals and tax collection disputes. Irs form 1040 ez Some clinics can provide information about taxpayer rights and responsibilities in different languages for individuals who speak English as a second language. Irs form 1040 ez Visit Taxpayer Advocate or see IRS Publication 4134, Low Income Taxpayer Clinic List. Irs form 1040 ez Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications