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Irs Form 1040ez

Irs form 1040ez 3. Irs form 1040ez   Investment Expenses Table of Contents Topics - This chapter discusses: Useful Items - You may want to see: Limits on DeductionsPassive activity. Irs form 1040ez Other income (nonpassive income). Irs form 1040ez Expenses. Irs form 1040ez Additional information. Irs form 1040ez Interest ExpensesInvestment Interest Limit on Deduction Bond Premium AmortizationSpecial rules to determine amounts payable on a bond. Irs form 1040ez Basis. Irs form 1040ez How To Figure Amortization Choosing To Amortize How To Report Amortization Expenses of Producing IncomeFees to buy or sell. Irs form 1040ez Including mutual fund or REMIC expenses in income. Irs form 1040ez Nondeductible ExpensesUsed as collateral. Irs form 1040ez Short-sale expenses. Irs form 1040ez Expenses for both tax-exempt and taxable income. Irs form 1040ez State income taxes. Irs form 1040ez Nondeductible amount. Irs form 1040ez Basis adjustment. Irs form 1040ez How To Report Investment Expenses When To Report Investment Expenses Topics - This chapter discusses: Limits on Deductions , Interest Expenses , Bond Premium Amortization , Expenses of Producing Income , Nondeductible Expenses , How To Report Investment Expenses , and When To Report Investment Expenses . Irs form 1040ez Useful Items - You may want to see: Publication 535 Business Expenses 925 Passive Activity and At-Risk Rules 929 Tax Rules for Children and Dependents Form (and Instructions) Schedule A (Form 1040) Itemized Deductions 4952 Investment Interest Expense Deduction See chapter 5, How To Get Tax Help , for information about getting these publications and forms. Irs form 1040ez Limits on Deductions Your deductions for investment expenses may be limited by: The at-risk rules, The passive activity loss limits, The limit on investment interest, or The 2% limit on certain miscellaneous itemized deductions. Irs form 1040ez The at-risk rules and passive activity rules are explained briefly in this section. Irs form 1040ez The limit on investment interest is explained later in this chapter under Interest Expenses . Irs form 1040ez The 2% limit is explained later in this chapter under Expenses of Producing Income . Irs form 1040ez At-risk rules. Irs form 1040ez   Special at-risk rules apply to most income-producing activities. Irs form 1040ez These rules limit the amount of loss you can deduct to the amount you risk losing in the activity. Irs form 1040ez Generally, this is the cash and the adjusted basis of property you contribute to the activity. Irs form 1040ez It also includes money you borrow for use in the activity if you are personally liable for repayment or if you use property not used in the activity as security for the loan. Irs form 1040ez For more information, see Publication 925. Irs form 1040ez Passive activity losses and credits. Irs form 1040ez   The amount of losses and tax credits you can claim from passive activities is limited. Irs form 1040ez Generally, you are allowed to deduct passive activity losses only up to the amount of your passive activity income. Irs form 1040ez Also, you can use credits from passive activities only against tax on the income from passive activities. Irs form 1040ez There are exceptions for certain activities, such as rental real estate activities. Irs form 1040ez Passive activity. Irs form 1040ez   A passive activity generally is any activity involving the conduct of any trade or business in which you do not materially participate and any rental activity. Irs form 1040ez However, if you are involved in renting real estate, the activity is not a passive activity if both of the following are true. Irs form 1040ez More than one-half of the personal services you perform during the year in all trades or businesses are performed in real property trades or businesses in which you materially participate. Irs form 1040ez You perform more than 750 hours of services during the year in real property trades or businesses in which you materially participate. Irs form 1040ez  The term “trade or business” generally means any activity that involves the conduct of a trade or business, is conducted in anticipation of starting a trade or business, or involves certain research or experimental expenditures. Irs form 1040ez However, it does not include rental activities or certain activities treated as incidental to holding property for investment. Irs form 1040ez   You are considered to materially participate in an activity if you are involved on a regular, continuous, and substantial basis in the operations of the activity. Irs form 1040ez Other income (nonpassive income). Irs form 1040ez    Generally, you can use losses from passive activities only to offset income from passive activities. Irs form 1040ez You cannot use passive activity losses to offset your other income, such as your wages or your portfolio income. Irs form 1040ez Portfolio income includes gross income from interest, dividends, annuities, or royalties that is not derived in the ordinary course of a trade or business. Irs form 1040ez It also includes gains or losses (not derived in the ordinary course of a trade or business) from the sale or trade of property (other than an interest in a passive activity) producing portfolio income or held for investment. Irs form 1040ez This includes capital gain distributions from mutual funds (and other regulated investment companies) and real estate investment trusts. Irs form 1040ez   You cannot use passive activity losses to offset Alaska Permanent Fund dividends. Irs form 1040ez Expenses. Irs form 1040ez   Do not include in the computation of your passive activity income or loss: Expenses (other than interest) that are clearly and directly allocable to your portfolio income, or Interest expense properly allocable to portfolio income. Irs form 1040ez However, this interest and other expenses may be subject to other limits. Irs form 1040ez These limits are explained in the rest of this chapter. Irs form 1040ez Additional information. Irs form 1040ez   For more information about determining and reporting income and losses from passive activities, see Publication 925. Irs form 1040ez Interest Expenses This section discusses interest expenses you may be able to deduct as an investor. Irs form 1040ez For information on business interest, see chapter 4 of Publication 535. Irs form 1040ez You cannot deduct personal interest expenses other than qualified home mortgage interest, as explained in Publication 936, Home Mortgage Interest Deduction, and interest on certain student loans, as explained in Publication 970. Irs form 1040ez Investment Interest If you borrow money to buy property you hold for investment, the interest you pay is investment interest. Irs form 1040ez You can deduct investment interest subject to the limit discussed later. Irs form 1040ez However, you cannot deduct interest you incurred to produce tax-exempt income. Irs form 1040ez See Tax-exempt income under Nondeductible Expenses, later. Irs form 1040ez You also cannot deduct interest expenses on straddles discussed under Interest expense and carrying charges on straddles , later. Irs form 1040ez Investment interest does not include any qualified home mortgage interest or any interest taken into account in computing income or loss from a passive activity. Irs form 1040ez Investment property. Irs form 1040ez   Property held for investment includes property that produces interest, dividends, annuities, or royalties not derived in the ordinary course of a trade or business. Irs form 1040ez It also includes property that produces gain or loss (not derived in the ordinary course of a trade or business) from the sale or trade of property producing these types of income or held for investment (other than an interest in a passive activity). Irs form 1040ez Investment property also includes an interest in a trade or business activity in which you did not materially participate (other than a passive activity). Irs form 1040ez Partners, shareholders, and beneficiaries. Irs form 1040ez   To determine your investment interest, combine your share of investment interest from a partnership, S corporation, estate, or trust with your other investment interest. Irs form 1040ez Allocation of Interest Expense If you borrow money for business or personal purposes as well as for investment, you must allocate the debt among those purposes. Irs form 1040ez Only the interest expense on the part of the debt used for investment purposes is treated as investment interest. Irs form 1040ez The allocation is not affected by the use of property that secures the debt. Irs form 1040ez Example 1. Irs form 1040ez You borrow $10,000 and use $8,000 to buy stock. Irs form 1040ez You use the other $2,000 to buy items for your home. Irs form 1040ez Since 80% of the debt is used for, and allocated to, investment purposes, 80% of the interest on that debt is investment interest. Irs form 1040ez The other 20% is nondeductible personal interest. Irs form 1040ez Debt proceeds received in cash. Irs form 1040ez   If you receive debt proceeds in cash, the proceeds are generally not treated as investment property. Irs form 1040ez Debt proceeds deposited in account. Irs form 1040ez   If you deposit debt proceeds in an account, that deposit is treated as investment property, regardless of whether the account bears interest. Irs form 1040ez But, if you withdraw the funds and use them for another purpose, you must reallocate the debt to determine the amount considered to be for investment purposes. Irs form 1040ez Example 2. Irs form 1040ez Assume in Example 1 that you borrowed the money on March 1 and immediately bought the stock for $8,000. Irs form 1040ez You did not buy the household items until June 1. Irs form 1040ez You had deposited the $2,000 in the bank. Irs form 1040ez You had no other transactions on the bank account until June. Irs form 1040ez You did not sell the stock, and you made no principal payments on the debt. Irs form 1040ez You paid interest from another account. Irs form 1040ez The $8,000 is treated as being used for an investment purpose. Irs form 1040ez The $2,000 is treated as being used for an investment purpose for the 3-month period. Irs form 1040ez Your total interest expense for 3 months on this debt is investment interest. Irs form 1040ez In June, when you spend the $2,000 for household items, you must begin to allocate 80% of the debt and the interest expense to investment purposes and 20% to personal purposes. Irs form 1040ez Amounts paid within 30 days. Irs form 1040ez   If you receive loan proceeds in cash or if the loan proceeds are deposited in an account, you can treat any payment (up to the amount of the proceeds) made from any account you own, or from cash, as made from those proceeds. Irs form 1040ez This applies to any payment made within 30 days before or after the proceeds are received in cash or deposited in your account. Irs form 1040ez   If you received the loan proceeds in cash, you can treat the payment as made on the date you received the cash instead of the date you actually made the payment. Irs form 1040ez Payments on debt may require new allocation. Irs form 1040ez   As you repay a debt used for more than one purpose, you must reallocate the balance. Irs form 1040ez You must first reduce the amount allocated to personal purposes by the repayment. Irs form 1040ez You then reallocate the rest of the debt to find what part is for investment purposes. Irs form 1040ez Example 3. Irs form 1040ez If, in Example 2 , you repay $500 on November 1, the entire repayment is applied against the amount allocated to personal purposes. Irs form 1040ez The debt balance is now allocated as $8,000 for investment purposes and $1,500 for personal purposes. Irs form 1040ez Until the next reallocation is necessary, 84% ($8,000 ÷ $9,500) of the debt and the interest expense is allocated to investment. Irs form 1040ez Pass-through entities. Irs form 1040ez   If you use borrowed funds to buy an interest in a partnership or S corporation, then the interest on those funds must be allocated based on the assets of the entity. Irs form 1040ez If you contribute to the capital of the entity, you can make the allocation using any reasonable method. Irs form 1040ez Additional allocation rules. Irs form 1040ez   For more information about allocating interest expense, see chapter 4 of Publication 535. Irs form 1040ez When To Deduct Investment Interest If you use the cash method of accounting, you must pay the interest before you can deduct it. Irs form 1040ez If you use an accrual method of accounting, you can deduct interest over the period it accrues, regardless of when you pay it. Irs form 1040ez For an exception, see Unpaid expenses owed to related party under When To Report Investment Expenses, later in this chapter. Irs form 1040ez Example. Irs form 1040ez You borrowed $1,000 on August 26, 2013, payable in 90 days at 12% interest. Irs form 1040ez On November 26, 2013, you paid this with a new note for $1,030, due on February 26, 2014. Irs form 1040ez If you use the cash method of accounting, you cannot deduct any part of the $30 interest on your return for 2013 because you did not actually pay it. Irs form 1040ez If you use an accrual method, you may be able to deduct a portion of the interest on the loans through December 31, 2013, on your return for 2013. Irs form 1040ez Interest paid in advance. Irs form 1040ez   Generally, if you pay interest in advance for a period that goes beyond the end of the tax year, you must spread the interest over the tax years to which it belongs under the OID rules discussed in chapter 1. Irs form 1040ez You can deduct in each year only the interest for that year. Irs form 1040ez Interest on margin accounts. Irs form 1040ez   If you are a cash method taxpayer, you can deduct interest on margin accounts to buy taxable securities as investment interest in the year you paid it. Irs form 1040ez You are considered to have paid interest on these accounts only when you actually pay the broker or when payment becomes available to the broker through your account. Irs form 1040ez Payment may become available to the broker through your account when the broker collects dividends or interest for your account, or sells securities held for you or received from you. Irs form 1040ez   You cannot deduct any interest on money borrowed for personal reasons. Irs form 1040ez Limit on interest deduction for market discount bonds. Irs form 1040ez   The amount you can deduct for interest expense you paid or accrued during the year to buy or carry a market discount bond may be limited. Irs form 1040ez This limit does not apply if you accrue the market discount and include it in your income currently. Irs form 1040ez   Under this limit, the interest is deductible only to the extent it is more than: The total interest and OID includible in gross income for the bond for the year, plus The market discount for the number of days you held the bond during the year. Irs form 1040ez Figure the amount in (2) above using the rules for figuring accrued market discount in chapter 1 under Market Discount Bonds . Irs form 1040ez Interest not deducted due to limit. Irs form 1040ez   In the year you dispose of the bond, you can deduct any interest expense you were not allowed to deduct in earlier years because of the limit. Irs form 1040ez Choosing to deduct disallowed interest expense before the year of disposition. Irs form 1040ez   You can choose to deduct disallowed interest expense in any year before the year you dispose of the bond, up to your net interest income from the bond during the year. Irs form 1040ez The rest of the disallowed interest expense remains deductible in the year you dispose of the bond. Irs form 1040ez Net interest income. Irs form 1040ez   This is the interest income (including OID) from the bond that you include in income for the year, minus the interest expense paid or accrued during the year to purchase or carry the bond. Irs form 1040ez Limit on interest deduction for short-term obligations. Irs form 1040ez   If the current income inclusion rules discussed in chapter 1 under Discount on Short-Term Obligations do not apply to you, the amount you can deduct for interest expense you paid or accrued during the year to buy or carry a short-term obligation is limited. Irs form 1040ez   The interest is deductible only to the extent it is more than: The amount of acquisition discount or OID on the obligation for the tax year, plus The amount of any interest payable on the obligation for the year that is not included in income because of your accounting method (other than interest taken into account in determining the amount of acquisition discount or OID). Irs form 1040ez The method of determining acquisition discount and OID for short-term obligations is discussed in chapter 1 under Discount on Short-Term Obligations . Irs form 1040ez Interest not deducted due to limit. Irs form 1040ez   In the year you dispose of the obligation, or, if you choose, in another year in which you have net interest income from the obligation, you can deduct any interest expense you were not allowed to deduct for an earlier year because of the limit. Irs form 1040ez Follow the same rules provided in the earlier discussion under Limit on interest deduction for market discount bonds , earlier. Irs form 1040ez Limit on Deduction Generally, your deduction for investment interest expense is limited to your net investment income. Irs form 1040ez You can carry over the amount of investment interest you could not deduct because of this limit to the next tax year. Irs form 1040ez The interest carried over is treated as investment interest paid or accrued in that next year. Irs form 1040ez You can carry over disallowed investment interest to the next tax year even if it is more than your taxable income in the year the interest was paid or accrued. Irs form 1040ez Net Investment Income Determine the amount of your net investment income by subtracting your investment expenses (other than interest expense) from your investment income. Irs form 1040ez Investment income. Irs form 1040ez   This generally includes your gross income from property held for investment (such as interest, dividends, annuities, and royalties). Irs form 1040ez Investment income does not include Alaska Permanent Fund dividends. Irs form 1040ez It also does not include qualified dividends or net capital gain unless you choose to include them. Irs form 1040ez Choosing to include qualified dividends. Irs form 1040ez   Investment income generally does not include qualified dividends, discussed in chapter 1. Irs form 1040ez However, you can choose to include all or part of your qualified dividends in investment income. Irs form 1040ez   You make this choice by completing Form 4952, line 4g, according to its instructions. Irs form 1040ez   If you choose to include any of your qualified dividends in investment income, you must reduce your qualified dividends that are eligible for the lower capital gains tax rates by the same amount. Irs form 1040ez Choosing to include net capital gain. Irs form 1040ez    Investment income generally does not include net capital gain from disposing of investment property (including capital gain distributions from mutual funds). Irs form 1040ez However, you can choose to include all or part of your net capital gain in investment income. Irs form 1040ez   You make this choice by completing Form 4952, line 4g, according to its instructions. Irs form 1040ez   If you choose to include any of your net capital gain in investment income, you must reduce your net capital gain that is eligible for the lower capital gains tax rates by the same amount. Irs form 1040ez   For more information about the capital gains rates, see Capital Gain Tax Rates in chapter 4. Irs form 1040ez    Before making either choice, consider the overall effect on your tax liability. Irs form 1040ez Compare your tax if you make one or both of these choices with your tax if you do not. Irs form 1040ez Investment income of child reported on parent's return. Irs form 1040ez   Investment income includes the part of your child's interest and dividend income you choose to report on your return. Irs form 1040ez If the child does not have qualified dividends, Alaska Permanent Fund dividends, or capital gain distributions, this is the amount on line 6 of Form 8814. Irs form 1040ez Include it on line 4a of Form 4952. Irs form 1040ez Example. Irs form 1040ez Your 8-year-old son has interest income of $2,200, which you choose to report on your own return. Irs form 1040ez You enter $2,200 on Form 8814, lines 1a and 4, and $200 on lines 6 and 12 and complete Part II. Irs form 1040ez Also enter $200 on Form 1040, line 21. Irs form 1040ez Your investment income includes this $200. Irs form 1040ez Child's qualified dividends. Irs form 1040ez   If part of the amount you report is your child's qualified dividends, that part (which is reported on Form 1040, line 9b) generally does not count as investment income. Irs form 1040ez However, you can choose to include all or part of it in investment income, as explained under Choosing to include qualified dividends , earlier. Irs form 1040ez   Your investment income also includes the amount on Form 8814, line 12 (or, if applicable, the reduced amount figured next under Child's Alaska Permanent Fund dividends). Irs form 1040ez Child's Alaska Permanent Fund dividends. Irs form 1040ez   If part of the amount you report is your child's Alaska Permanent Fund dividends, that part does not count as investment income. Irs form 1040ez To figure the amount of your child's income that you can consider your investment income, start with the amount on Form 8814, line 6. Irs form 1040ez Multiply that amount by a percentage that is equal to the Alaska Permanent Fund dividends divided by the total amount on Form 8814, line 4. Irs form 1040ez Subtract the result from the amount on Form 8814, line 12. Irs form 1040ez Example. Irs form 1040ez Your 10-year-old child has taxable interest income of $4,000 and Alaska Permanent Fund dividends of $2,000. Irs form 1040ez You choose to report this on your return. Irs form 1040ez You enter $4,000 on Form 8814, line 1a, $2,000 on line 2a, and $6,000 on line 4. Irs form 1040ez You then enter $4,000 on Form 8814, lines 6 and 12, and Form 1040, line 21. Irs form 1040ez You figure the amount of your child's income that you can consider your investment income as follows: $4,000 − ($4,000 × ($2,000 ÷ $6,000)) = $2,667 You include the result, $2,667, on Form 4952, line 4a. Irs form 1040ez Child's capital gain distributions. Irs form 1040ez   If part of the amount you report is your child's capital gain distributions, that part (which is reported on Schedule D (Form 1040), line 13, or Form 1040, line 13) generally does not count as investment income. Irs form 1040ez However, you can choose to include all or part of it in investment income, as explained in Choosing to include net capital gain , earlier. Irs form 1040ez   Your investment income also includes the amount on Form 8814, line 12 (or, if applicable, the reduced amount figured under Child's Alaska Permanent Fund dividends , earlier). Irs form 1040ez Investment expenses. Irs form 1040ez   Investment expenses are your allowed deductions (other than interest expense) directly connected with the production of investment income. Irs form 1040ez Investment expenses that are included as a miscellaneous itemized deduction on Schedule A (Form 1040) are allowable deductions after applying the 2% limit that applies to miscellaneous itemized deductions. Irs form 1040ez Use the smaller of: The investment expenses included on Schedule A (Form 1040), line 23, or The amount on Schedule A (Form 1040), line 27. Irs form 1040ez See Expenses of Producing Income , later, for a discussion of the 2% limit. Irs form 1040ez Losses from passive activities. Irs form 1040ez   Income or expenses that you used in computing income or loss from a passive activity are not included in determining your investment income or investment expenses (including investment interest expense). Irs form 1040ez See Publication 925 for information about passive activities. Irs form 1040ez Example. Irs form 1040ez Ted is a partner in a partnership that operates a business. Irs form 1040ez However, he does not materially participate in the partnership's business. Irs form 1040ez Ted's interest in the partnership is considered a passive activity. Irs form 1040ez Ted's investment income from interest and dividends (other than qualified dividends) is $10,000. Irs form 1040ez His investment expenses (other than interest) are $3,200 after taking into account the 2% limit on miscellaneous itemized deductions. Irs form 1040ez His investment interest expense is $8,000. Irs form 1040ez Ted also has income from the partnership of $2,000. Irs form 1040ez Ted figures his net investment income and the limit on his investment interest expense deduction in the following way: Total investment income $10,000 Minus: Investment expenses (other than interest) 3,200 Net investment income $6,800 Deductible investment interest expense for the year $6,800 The $2,000 of income from the passive activity is not used in determining Ted's net investment income. Irs form 1040ez His investment interest deduction for the year is limited to $6,800, the amount of his net investment income. Irs form 1040ez Form 4952 Use Form 4952 to figure your deduction for investment interest. Irs form 1040ez See Form 4952 for more information. Irs form 1040ez Exception to use of Form 4952. Irs form 1040ez   You do not have to complete Form 4952 or attach it to your return if you meet all of the following tests. Irs form 1040ez Your investment interest expense is not more than your investment income from interest and ordinary dividends minus any qualified dividends. Irs form 1040ez You do not have any other deductible investment expenses. Irs form 1040ez You have no carryover of investment interest expense from 2012. Irs form 1040ez   If you meet all of these tests, you can deduct all of your investment interest. Irs form 1040ez    Bond Premium Amortization If you pay a premium to buy a bond, the premium is part of your basis in the bond. Irs form 1040ez If the bond yields taxable interest, you can choose to amortize the premium. Irs form 1040ez This generally means that each year, over the life of the bond, you use a part of the premium to reduce the amount of interest includible in your income. Irs form 1040ez If you make this choice, you must reduce your basis in the bond by the amortization for the year. Irs form 1040ez If the bond yields tax-exempt interest, you must amortize the premium. Irs form 1040ez This amortized amount is not deductible in determining taxable income. Irs form 1040ez However, each year you must reduce your basis in the bond (and tax-exempt interest otherwise reportable on Form 1040, line 8b) by the amortization for the year. Irs form 1040ez Bond premium. Irs form 1040ez   Bond premium is the amount by which your basis in the bond right after you get it is more than the total of all amounts payable on the bond after you get it (other than payments of qualified stated interest). Irs form 1040ez For example, a bond with a maturity value of $1,000 generally would have a $50 premium if you buy it for $1,050. Irs form 1040ez Special rules to determine amounts payable on a bond. Irs form 1040ez   For special rules that apply to determine the amounts payable on a variable rate bond, an inflation-indexed debt instrument, a bond that provides for certain alternative payment schedules (for example, a bond callable prior to the stated maturity date of the bond), or a bond that provides for remote or incidental contingencies, see Regulations section 1. Irs form 1040ez 171-3. Irs form 1040ez Basis. Irs form 1040ez   In general, your basis for figuring bond premium amortization is the same as your basis for figuring any loss on the sale of the bond. Irs form 1040ez However, you may need to use a different basis for: Convertible bonds, Bonds you got in a trade, and Bonds whose basis has to be determined using the basis of the person who transferred the bond to you. Irs form 1040ez See Regulations section 1. Irs form 1040ez 171-1(e). Irs form 1040ez Dealers. Irs form 1040ez   A dealer in taxable bonds (or anyone who holds them mainly for sale to customers in the ordinary course of a trade or business or who would properly include bonds in inventory at the close of the tax year) cannot claim a deduction for amortizable bond premium. Irs form 1040ez   See section 75 of the Internal Revenue Code for the treatment of bond premium by a dealer in tax-exempt bonds. Irs form 1040ez How To Figure Amortization For bonds issued after September 27, 1985, you must amortize bond premium using a constant yield method on the basis of the bond's yield to maturity, determined by using the bond's basis and compounding at the close of each accrual period. Irs form 1040ez Constant yield method. Irs form 1040ez   Figure the bond premium amortization for each accrual period as follows. Irs form 1040ez Step 1: Determine your yield. Irs form 1040ez   Your yield is the discount rate that, when used in figuring the present value of all remaining payments to be made on the bond (including payments of qualified stated interest), produces an amount equal to your basis in the bond. Irs form 1040ez Figure the yield as of the date you got the bond. Irs form 1040ez It must be constant over the term of the bond and must be figured to at least two decimal places when expressed as a percentage. Irs form 1040ez   If you do not know the yield, consult your broker or tax advisor. Irs form 1040ez Databases available to them are likely to show the yield at the date of purchase. Irs form 1040ez Step 2: Determine the accrual periods. Irs form 1040ez   You can choose the accrual periods to use. Irs form 1040ez They may be of any length and may vary in length over the term of the bond, but each accrual period can be no longer than 1 year and each scheduled payment of principal or interest must occur either on the first or the final day of an accrual period. Irs form 1040ez The computation is simplest if accrual periods are the same as the intervals between interest payment dates. Irs form 1040ez Step 3: Determine the bond premium for the accrual period. Irs form 1040ez   To do this, multiply your adjusted acquisition price at the beginning of the accrual period by your yield. Irs form 1040ez Then subtract the result from the qualified stated interest for the period. Irs form 1040ez   Your adjusted acquisition price at the beginning of the first accrual period is the same as your basis. Irs form 1040ez After that, it is your basis decreased by the amount of bond premium amortized for earlier periods and the amount of any payment previously made on the bond other than a payment of qualified stated interest. Irs form 1040ez Example. Irs form 1040ez On February 1, 2012, you bought a taxable bond for $110,000. Irs form 1040ez The bond has a stated principal amount of $100,000, payable at maturity on February 1, 2019, making your premium $10,000 ($110,000 − $100,000). Irs form 1040ez The bond pays qualified stated interest of $10,000 on February 1 of each year. Irs form 1040ez Your yield is 8. Irs form 1040ez 07439% compounded annually. Irs form 1040ez You choose to use annual accrual periods ending on February 1 of each year. Irs form 1040ez To find your bond premium amortization for the accrual period ending on February 1, 2013, you multiply the adjusted acquisition price at the beginning of the period ($110,000) by your yield. Irs form 1040ez When you subtract the result ($8,881. Irs form 1040ez 83) from the qualified stated interest for the period ($10,000), you find that your bond premium amortization for the period is $1,118. Irs form 1040ez 17. Irs form 1040ez Special rules to figure amortization. Irs form 1040ez   For special rules to figure the bond premium amortization on a variable rate bond, an inflation-indexed debt instrument, a bond that provides for certain alternative payment schedules (for example, a bond callable prior to the stated maturity date of the bond), or a bond that provides for remote or incidental contingencies, see Regulations section 1. Irs form 1040ez 171-3. Irs form 1040ez Bonds Issued Before September 28, 1985 For these bonds, you can amortize bond premium using any reasonable method. Irs form 1040ez Reasonable methods include: The straight-line method, and The Revenue Ruling 82-10 method. Irs form 1040ez Straight-line method. Irs form 1040ez   Under this method, the amount of your bond premium amortization is the same each month. Irs form 1040ez Divide the number of months you held the bond during the year by the number of months from the beginning of the tax year (or, if later, the date of acquisition) to the date of maturity or earlier call date. Irs form 1040ez Then multiply the result by the bond premium (reduced by any bond premium amortization claimed in earlier years). Irs form 1040ez This gives you your bond premium amortization for the year. Irs form 1040ez Revenue Ruling 82-10 method. Irs form 1040ez   Under this method, the amount of your bond premium amortization increases each month over the life of the bond. Irs form 1040ez This method is explained in Revenue Ruling 82-10, 1982-1 C. Irs form 1040ez B. Irs form 1040ez 46. Irs form 1040ez Choosing To Amortize You choose to amortize the premium on taxable bonds by reporting the amortization for the year on your income tax return for the first tax year you want the choice to apply. Irs form 1040ez You should attach a statement to your return that you are making this choice under section 171. Irs form 1040ez See How To Report Amortization, next. Irs form 1040ez This choice is binding for the year you make it and for later tax years. Irs form 1040ez It applies to all taxable bonds you own in the year you make the choice and also to those you acquire in later years. Irs form 1040ez You can change your decision to amortize bond premium only with the written approval of the IRS. Irs form 1040ez To request approval, use Form 3115. Irs form 1040ez For more information on requesting approval, see section 5 of the Appendix to Revenue Procedure 2011-14 in Internal Revenue Bulletin 2011-4. Irs form 1040ez You can find Revenue Procedure 2011-14 at www. Irs form 1040ez irs. Irs form 1040ez gov/irb/2011-04_IRB/ar08. Irs form 1040ez html. Irs form 1040ez How To Report Amortization Subtract the bond premium amortization from your interest income from these bonds. Irs form 1040ez Report the bond's interest on Schedule B (Form 1040A or 1040), line 1. Irs form 1040ez Under your last entry on line 1, put a subtotal of all interest listed on line 1. Irs form 1040ez Below this subtotal, print “ABP Adjustment,” and the total interest you received. Irs form 1040ez Subtract this amount from the subtotal, and enter the result on line 2. Irs form 1040ez Bond premium amortization more than interest. Irs form 1040ez   If the amount of your bond premium amortization for an accrual period is more than the qualified stated interest for the period, you can deduct the difference as a miscellaneous itemized deduction on Schedule A (Form 1040), line 28. Irs form 1040ez    But your deduction is limited to the amount by which your total interest inclusions on the bond in prior accrual periods is more than your total bond premium deductions on the bond in prior periods. Irs form 1040ez Any amount you cannot deduct because of this limit can be carried forward to the next accrual period. Irs form 1040ez Pre-1998 election to amortize bond premium. Irs form 1040ez   Generally, if you first elected to amortize bond premium before 1998, the above treatment of the premium does not apply to bonds you acquired before 1988. Irs form 1040ez Bonds acquired before October 23, 1986. Irs form 1040ez   The amortization of the premium on these bonds is a miscellaneous itemized deduction not subject to the 2%-of-adjusted-gross-income limit. Irs form 1040ez Bonds acquired after October 22, 1986, but before 1988. Irs form 1040ez    The amortization of the premium on these bonds is investment interest expense subject to the investment interest limit, unless you choose to treat it as an offset to interest income on the bond. Irs form 1040ez Expenses of Producing Income You deduct investment expenses (other than interest expenses) as miscellaneous itemized deductions on Schedule A (Form 1040). Irs form 1040ez To be deductible, these expenses must be ordinary and necessary expenses paid or incurred: To produce or collect income, or To manage property held for producing income. Irs form 1040ez The expenses must be directly related to the income or income-producing property, and the income must be taxable to you. Irs form 1040ez The deduction for most income-producing expenses is subject to a 2% limit that also applies to certain other miscellaneous itemized deductions. Irs form 1040ez The amount deductible is limited to the total of these miscellaneous deductions that is more than 2% of your adjusted gross income. Irs form 1040ez For information on how to report expenses of producing income, see How To Report Investment Expenses , later. Irs form 1040ez Attorney or accounting fees. Irs form 1040ez   You can deduct attorney or accounting fees that are necessary to produce or collect taxable income. Irs form 1040ez However, in some cases, attorney or accounting fees are part of the basis of property. Irs form 1040ez See Basis of Investment Property in chapter 4. Irs form 1040ez Automatic investment service and dividend reinvestment plans. Irs form 1040ez   A bank may offer its checking account customers an automatic investment service so that, for a charge, each customer can choose to invest a part of the checking account each month in common stock. Irs form 1040ez Or a bank that is a dividend disbursing agent for a number of publicly-owned corporations may set up an automatic dividend reinvestment service. Irs form 1040ez Through that service, cash dividends are reinvested in more shares of stock after the bank deducts a service charge. Irs form 1040ez   A corporation in which you own stock also may have a dividend reinvestment plan. Irs form 1040ez This plan lets you choose to use your dividends to buy more shares of stock in the corporation instead of receiving the dividends in cash. Irs form 1040ez   You can deduct the monthly service charge you pay to a bank to participate in an automatic investment service. Irs form 1040ez If you participate in a dividend reinvestment plan, you can deduct any service charge subtracted from your cash dividends before the dividends are used to buy more shares of stock. Irs form 1040ez Deduct the charges in the year you pay them. Irs form 1040ez Clerical help and office rent. Irs form 1040ez   You can deduct office expenses, such as rent and clerical help, you incurred in connection with your investments and collecting the taxable income on your investments. Irs form 1040ez Cost of replacing missing securities. Irs form 1040ez   To replace your taxable securities that are mislaid, lost, stolen, or destroyed, you may have to post an indemnity bond. Irs form 1040ez You can deduct the premium you pay to buy the indemnity bond and the related incidental expenses. Irs form 1040ez   You may, however, get a refund of part of the bond premium if the missing securities are recovered within a specified time. Irs form 1040ez Under certain types of insurance policies, you can recover some of the expenses. Irs form 1040ez   If you receive the refund in the tax year you pay the amounts, you can deduct only the difference between the expenses paid and the amount refunded. Irs form 1040ez If the refund is made in a later tax year, you must include the refund in income in the year you received it, but only to the extent that the expenses decreased your tax in the year you deducted them. Irs form 1040ez Fees to collect income. Irs form 1040ez   You can deduct fees you pay to a broker, bank, trustee, or similar agent to collect investment income, such as your taxable bond or mortgage interest, or your dividends on shares of stock. Irs form 1040ez Fees to buy or sell. Irs form 1040ez   You cannot deduct a fee you pay to a broker to acquire investment property, such as stocks or bonds. Irs form 1040ez You must add the fee to the cost of the property. Irs form 1040ez See Basis of Investment Property in chapter 4. Irs form 1040ez    You cannot deduct any broker's fees, commissions, or option premiums you pay (or that were netted out) in connection with the sale of investment property. Irs form 1040ez They can be used only to figure gain or loss from the sale. Irs form 1040ez See Reporting Capital Gains and Losses , in chapter 4, for more information about the treatment of these sale expenses. Irs form 1040ez Investment counsel and advice. Irs form 1040ez   You can deduct fees you pay for counsel and advice about investments that produce taxable income. Irs form 1040ez This includes amounts you pay for investment advisory services. Irs form 1040ez Safe deposit box rent. Irs form 1040ez   You can deduct rent you pay for a safe deposit box if you use the box to store taxable income-producing stocks, bonds, or other investment-related papers and documents. Irs form 1040ez If you also use the box to store tax-exempt securities or personal items, you can deduct only part of the rent. Irs form 1040ez See Tax-exempt income under Nondeductible Expenses, later, to figure what part you can deduct. Irs form 1040ez State and local transfer taxes. Irs form 1040ez   You cannot deduct the state and local transfer taxes you pay when you buy or sell securities. Irs form 1040ez If you pay these transfer taxes when you buy securities, you must treat them as part of the cost of the property. Irs form 1040ez If you pay these transfer taxes when you sell securities, you must treat them as a reduction in the amount realized. Irs form 1040ez Trustee's commissions for revocable trust. Irs form 1040ez   If you set up a revocable trust and have its income distributed to you, you can deduct the commission you pay the trustee for managing the trust to the extent it is to produce or collect taxable income or to manage property. Irs form 1040ez However, you cannot deduct any part of the commission used for producing or collecting tax-exempt income or for managing property that produces tax-exempt income. Irs form 1040ez   If you are a cash-basis taxpayer and pay the commissions for several years in advance, you must deduct a part of the commission each year. Irs form 1040ez You cannot deduct the entire amount in the year you pay it. Irs form 1040ez Investment expenses from pass-through entities. Irs form 1040ez   If you hold an interest in a partnership, S corporation, real estate mortgage investment conduit (REMIC), or a nonpublicly offered mutual fund, you can deduct your share of that entity's investment expenses. Irs form 1040ez A partnership or S corporation will show your share of these expenses on your Schedule K-1 (Form 1065) or Schedule K-1 (Form 1120S). Irs form 1040ez A nonpublicly offered mutual fund will indicate your share of these expenses in box 5 of Form 1099-DIV (or substitute statement). Irs form 1040ez Publicly-offered mutual funds are discussed later. Irs form 1040ez   If you hold an interest in a REMIC, any expenses relating to your residual interest investment will be shown on Schedule Q (Form 1066), line 3b. Irs form 1040ez Any expenses relating to your regular interest investment will appear in box 5 of Form 1099-INT (or substitute statement) or box 9 of Form 1099-OID (or substitute statement). Irs form 1040ez   Report your share of these investment expenses on Schedule A (Form 1040), subject to the 2% limit, in the same manner as your other investment expenses. Irs form 1040ez Including mutual fund or REMIC expenses in income. Irs form 1040ez   Your share of the investment expenses of a REMIC or a nonpublicly offered mutual fund, as described above, are considered to be indirect deductions through that pass-through entity. Irs form 1040ez You must include in your gross income an amount equal to the expenses allocated to you, whether or not you are able to claim a deduction for those expenses. Irs form 1040ez If you are a shareholder in a nonpublicly offered mutual fund, you must include on your return the full amount of ordinary dividends or other distributions of stock, as shown in box 1a of Form 1099-DIV (or substitute statement). Irs form 1040ez If you are a residual interest holder in a REMIC, you must report as ordinary income on Schedule E (Form 1040) the total amounts shown on Schedule Q (Form 1066), lines 1b and 3b. Irs form 1040ez If you are a REMIC regular interest holder, you must include the amount of any expense allocation you received on Form 1040, line 8a. Irs form 1040ez Publicly-offered mutual funds. Irs form 1040ez   Most mutual funds are publicly offered. Irs form 1040ez These mutual funds, generally, are traded on an established securities exchange. Irs form 1040ez These funds do not pass investment expenses through to you. Irs form 1040ez Instead, the dividend income they report to you in box 1a of Form 1099-DIV (or substitute statement) is already reduced by your share of investment expenses. Irs form 1040ez As a result, you cannot deduct the expenses on your return. Irs form 1040ez   Include the amount from box 1a of Form 1099-DIV (or substitute statement) in your income. Irs form 1040ez    A publicly offered mutual fund is one that: Is continuously offered pursuant to a public offering, Is regularly traded on an established securities market, and Is held by or for no fewer than 500 persons at any time during the year. Irs form 1040ez Contact your mutual fund if you are not sure whether it is publicly offered. Irs form 1040ez Nondeductible Expenses Some expenses that you incur as an investor are not deductible. Irs form 1040ez Stockholders' meetings. Irs form 1040ez   You cannot deduct transportation and other expenses you pay to attend stockholders' meetings of companies in which you have no interest other than owning stock. Irs form 1040ez This is true even if your purpose in attending is to get information that would be useful in making further investments. Irs form 1040ez Investment-related seminar. Irs form 1040ez   You cannot deduct expenses for attending a convention, seminar, or similar meeting for investment purposes. Irs form 1040ez Single-premium life insurance, endowment, and annuity contracts. Irs form 1040ez   You cannot deduct interest on money you borrow to buy or carry a single-premium life insurance, endowment, or annuity contract. Irs form 1040ez Used as collateral. Irs form 1040ez   If you use a single premium annuity contract as collateral to obtain or continue a mortgage loan, you cannot deduct any interest on the loan that is collateralized by the annuity contract. Irs form 1040ez Figure the amount of interest expense disallowed by multiplying the current interest rate on the mortgage loan by the lesser of the amount of the annuity contract used as collateral or the amount of the loan. Irs form 1040ez Borrowing on insurance. Irs form 1040ez   Generally, you cannot deduct interest on money you borrow to buy or carry a life insurance, endowment, or annuity contract if you plan to systematically borrow part or all of the increases in the cash value of the contract. Irs form 1040ez This rule applies to the interest on the total amount borrowed to buy or carry the contract, not just the interest on the borrowed increases in the cash value. Irs form 1040ez Tax-exempt income. Irs form 1040ez   You cannot deduct expenses you incur to produce tax-exempt income. Irs form 1040ez Nor can you deduct interest on money you borrow to buy tax-exempt securities or shares in a mutual fund or other regulated investment company that distributes only exempt-interest dividends. Irs form 1040ez Short-sale expenses. Irs form 1040ez   The rule disallowing a deduction for interest expenses on tax-exempt securities applies to amounts you pay in connection with personal property used in a short sale or amounts paid by others for the use of any collateral in connection with the short sale. Irs form 1040ez However, it does not apply to the expenses you incur if you deposit cash as collateral for the property used in the short sale and the cash does not earn a material return during the period of the sale. Irs form 1040ez Short sales are discussed in Short Sales in chapter 4. Irs form 1040ez Expenses for both tax-exempt and taxable income. Irs form 1040ez   You may have expenses that are for both tax-exempt and taxable income. Irs form 1040ez If you cannot specifically identify what part of the expenses is for each type of income, you can divide the expenses, using reasonable proportions based on facts and circumstances. Irs form 1040ez You must attach a statement to your return showing how you divided the expenses and stating that each deduction claimed is not based on tax-exempt income. Irs form 1040ez   One accepted method for dividing expenses is to do it in the same proportion that each type of income is to the total income. Irs form 1040ez If the expenses relate in part to capital gains and losses, include the gains, but not the losses, in figuring this proportion. Irs form 1040ez To find the part of the expenses that is for the tax-exempt income, divide your tax-exempt income by the total income and multiply your expenses by the result. Irs form 1040ez Example. Irs form 1040ez You received $6,000 interest; $4,800 was tax-exempt and $1,200 was taxable. Irs form 1040ez In earning this income, you had $500 of expenses. Irs form 1040ez You cannot specifically identify the amount of each expense item that is for each income item, so you must divide your expenses. Irs form 1040ez 80% ($4,800 tax-exempt interest divided by $6,000 total interest) of your expenses is for the tax-exempt income. Irs form 1040ez You cannot deduct $400 (80% of $500) of the expenses. Irs form 1040ez You can deduct $100 (the rest of the expenses) because they are for the taxable interest. Irs form 1040ez State income taxes. Irs form 1040ez   If you itemize your deductions, you can deduct, as taxes, state income taxes on interest income that is exempt from federal income tax. Irs form 1040ez But you cannot deduct, as either taxes or investment expenses, state income taxes on other exempt income. Irs form 1040ez Interest expense and carrying charges on straddles. Irs form 1040ez   You cannot deduct interest and carrying charges allocable to personal property that is part of a straddle. Irs form 1040ez The nondeductible interest and carrying charges are added to the basis of the straddle property. Irs form 1040ez However, this treatment does not apply if: All the offsetting positions making up the straddle either consist of one or more qualified covered call options and the optioned stock, or consist of section 1256 contracts (and the straddle is not part of a larger straddle); or The straddle is a hedging transaction. Irs form 1040ez  For information about straddles, including definitions of the terms used in this discussion, see Straddles in chapter 4. Irs form 1040ez   Interest includes any amount you pay or incur in connection with personal property used in a short sale. Irs form 1040ez However, you must first apply the rules discussed in Payments in lieu of dividends under Short Sales in chapter 4. Irs form 1040ez   To determine the interest on market discount bonds and short-term obligations that are part of a straddle, you must first apply the rules discussed under Limit on interest deduction for market discount bonds and Limit on interest deduction for short-term obligations (both under Interest Expenses, earlier). Irs form 1040ez Nondeductible amount. Irs form 1040ez   Figure the nondeductible interest and carrying charges on straddle property as follows. Irs form 1040ez Add: Interest on indebtedness incurred or continued to buy or carry the personal property, and All other amounts (including charges to insure, store, or transport the personal property) paid or incurred to carry the personal property. Irs form 1040ez Subtract from the amount in (1): Interest (including OID) includible in gross income for the year on the personal property, Any income from the personal property treated as ordinary income on the disposition of short-term government obligations or as ordinary income under the market discount and short-term bond provisions — see Discount on Debt Instruments in chapter 1, The dividends includible in gross income for the year from the personal property, and Any payment on a loan of the personal property for use in a short sale that is includible in gross income. Irs form 1040ez Basis adjustment. Irs form 1040ez   Add the nondeductible amount to the basis of your straddle property. Irs form 1040ez How To Report Investment Expenses To deduct your investment expenses, you must itemize deductions on Schedule A (Form 1040). Irs form 1040ez Enter your deductible investment interest expense on Schedule A (Form1040), line 14. Irs form 1040ez Include any deductible short sale expenses. Irs form 1040ez (See Short Sales in chapter 4 for information on these expenses. Irs form 1040ez ) Also attach a completed Form 4952 if you used that form to figure your investment interest expense. Irs form 1040ez Enter the total amount of your other investment expenses (other than interest expenses) on Schedule A (Form 1040), line 23. Irs form 1040ez List the type and amount of each expense on the dotted lines next to line 23. Irs form 1040ez (If necessary, you can show the required information on an attached statement. Irs form 1040ez ) For information on how to report amortizable bond premium, see Bond Premium Amortization , earlier in this chapter. Irs form 1040ez When To Report Investment Expenses If you use the cash method to report income and expenses, you generally deduct your expenses, except for certain prepaid interest, in the year you pay them. Irs form 1040ez If you use an accrual method, you generally deduct your expenses when you incur a liability for them, rather than when you pay them. Irs form 1040ez Also see When To Deduct Investment Interest , earlier in this chapter. Irs form 1040ez Unpaid expenses owed to related party. Irs form 1040ez   If you use an accrual method, you cannot deduct interest and other expenses owed to a related cash-basis person until payment is made and the amount is includible in the gross income of that person. Irs form 1040ez The relationship, for purposes of this rule, is determined as of the end of the tax year for which the interest or expense would otherwise be deductible. Irs form 1040ez If a deduction is denied under this rule, this rule will continue to apply even if your relationship with the person ceases to exist before the amount is includible in the gross income of that person. Irs form 1040ez   This rule generally applies to those relationships listed in chapter 4 under Related Party Transactions . Irs form 1040ez It also applies to accruals by partnerships to partners, partners to partnerships, shareholders to S corporations, and S corporations to shareholders. Irs form 1040ez   The postponement of deductions for unpaid expenses and interest under the related party rule does not apply to OID, regardless of when payment is made. Irs form 1040ez This rule also does not apply to loans with below-market interest rates or to certain payments for the use of property and services when the lender or recipient has to include payments periodically in income, even if a payment has not been made. Irs form 1040ez Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications
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Irs form 1040ez Index A Additional Medicare Tax, Reminder, Social Security and Medicare Taxes, Withholding the employee's share. Irs form 1040ez Assistance (see Tax help) B Baby sitters (see Household employee) Baby-sitting costs (see Child and dependent care expenses) Business employers, employment tax payment option, Payment option for business employers. Irs form 1040ez C Caretakers (see Household employee) Child and dependent care expenses, credit for, Can You Claim a Credit for Child and Dependent Care Expenses? Comments on publication, Comments and suggestions. Irs form 1040ez Correcting Schedule H Schedule H attached to another form, How Can You Correct Schedule H? Schedule H filed by itself, How Can You Correct Schedule H? D Dependent care expenses, Can You Claim a Credit for Child and Dependent Care Expenses? Disability payments, state, State disability payments treated as wages. Irs form 1040ez Domestic worker (see Household employee) Drivers (see Household employee) E Earned income credit (EIC), What Do You Need To Know About the Earned Income Credit? EIC notice, Notice about the EIC. Irs form 1040ez Employer identification number (EIN), Employer identification number (EIN). Irs form 1040ez Employing an alien legally (see Legal employee) Employment eligibility verification form, Can Your Employee Legally Work in the United States? Employment taxes Need to pay, Do You Need To Pay Employment Taxes? Payment options, Payment option for business employers. Irs form 1040ez Tax returns, Business employment tax returns. Irs form 1040ez Estimated tax, paying, Paying estimated tax. Irs form 1040ez F Federal income tax withholding, increasing (see How to increase withholding) Federal unemployment (FUTA) tax, Federal Unemployment (FUTA) Tax Form 1040-ES, Paying estimated tax. Irs form 1040ez 940, Business employment tax returns. Irs form 1040ez 941, Business employment tax returns. Irs form 1040ez 943, Business employment tax returns. Irs form 1040ez 944, Business employment tax returns. Irs form 1040ez I-9, Can Your Employee Legally Work in the United States? M-274, Can Your Employee Legally Work in the United States? SS-4, Employer identification number (EIN). Irs form 1040ez SS-5, Employee's social security number. Irs form 1040ez W-2, Notice about the EIC. Irs form 1040ez , Form W-2. Irs form 1040ez W-4, Do You Need To Withhold Federal Income Tax?, Asking for more federal income tax withholding. Irs form 1040ez W-4P, Asking for more federal income tax withholding. Irs form 1040ez Forms you must file, What Forms Must You File? Free tax services, Free help with your tax return. Irs form 1040ez FUTA (see Federal Unemployment (FUTA)Tax) H Handbook for Employers, Can Your Employee Legally Work in the United States? Health aides (see Household employee) Help (see Tax help) House cleaning workers (see Household employee) Household employee, Do You Have a Household Employee? Housekeepers (see Household employee) How to increase withholding, Asking for more federal income tax withholding. Irs form 1040ez How to pay estimated tax, Paying estimated tax. Irs form 1040ez I Income tax withholding, increasing (see How to increase withholding) L Legal employee, Can Your Employee Legally Work in the United States? M Maids (see Household employee) Medicare (see Social security and Medicare taxes) N Nannies (see Household employee) Nonemployees, Workers who are not your employees. Irs form 1040ez Nurses, private (see Household employee) P Publications (see Tax help) R Records you must keep, What Records Must You Keep? S Schedule H (Form 1040), How Do You Make Tax Payments?, Schedule H. Irs form 1040ez Self-employed workers (see Nonemployees) Social security and Medicare Taxes, Social Security and Medicare Taxes Wages, Social security and Medicare wages. Irs form 1040ez Social security number, employee's, Employee's social security number. Irs form 1040ez State Disability payments, State disability payments treated as wages. Irs form 1040ez Employment taxes, State employment taxes. Irs form 1040ez Suggestions for publication, Comments and suggestions. Irs form 1040ez T Tax credits Child and dependent care expenses, Can You Claim a Credit for Child and Dependent Care Expenses? Earned income, What Do You Need To Know About the Earned Income Credit? FUTA, Credit for 2013. Irs form 1040ez Tax help, How To Get Tax Help Taxes How to make payments, How Do You Make Tax Payments? Medicare, Social Security and Medicare Taxes Social security, Social Security and Medicare Taxes U Unemployment taxes Federal, Federal Unemployment (FUTA) Tax State, State employment taxes. Irs form 1040ez USCIS website, Can Your Employee Legally Work in the United States? W Wages Cash, Cash wages. Irs form 1040ez FUTA, FUTA wages. Irs form 1040ez Medicare, Social security and Medicare wages. Irs form 1040ez Social security, Social security and Medicare wages. Irs form 1040ez State disability payments, State disability payments treated as wages. Irs form 1040ez Withholding Employee's share, Withholding the employee's share. Irs form 1040ez Federal income tax, Do You Need To Withhold Federal Income Tax? How to increase, Asking for more federal income tax withholding. Irs form 1040ez Wages, Wages. Irs form 1040ez Y Yard workers (see Household employee) Prev  Up     Home   More Online Publications