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Irs Forms 1040nr

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Irs Forms 1040nr

Irs forms 1040nr 5. Irs forms 1040nr   Excise Taxes Table of Contents Introduction Topics - This chapter discusses: Useful Items - You may want to see: Prohibited Tax Shelter TransactionsEntity Level Tax Excess Benefit TransactionsTax on Disqualified Persons Tax on Organization Managers Excess Benefit Transaction Excess Business Holdings Taxable Distributions of Sponsoring Organizations Exception. Irs forms 1040nr A donor advised fund does not include: Taxes on Prohibited Benefits Resulting From Donor Advised Fund Distributions Excise Taxes on Private Foundations Excise Taxes on Black Lung Benefit Trusts Excise Tax on Failure to Meet the Community Health Needs Assessment Requirements Introduction An excise tax may be imposed on certain tax-exempt organizations. Irs forms 1040nr Topics - This chapter discusses: Prohibited tax shelter transactions Excess benefit transactions Excess business holdings Taxable distributions of sponsoring organizations Taxes on prohibited benefits distributed from donor advised funds Excise taxes on private foundations Excise taxes on 501(c)(21) black lung benefit trusts Excise Tax on Failure to Meet the Community Health Needs Assessment Requirements of Hospitals Useful Items - You may want to see: Forms (and Instructions) 4720 Return of Certain Excise Taxes Under Chapters 41 and 42 of the Internal Revenue Code See chapter 6 for more information about getting Form 4720. Irs forms 1040nr Prohibited Tax Shelter Transactions Section 4965 imposes an excise tax on: Certain tax-exempt entities that are party to prohibited tax shelter transactions, and Any entity manager who approves or otherwise causes the entity to be a party to a prohibited tax shelter transaction and knows or has reason to know that the transaction is a prohibited tax shelter transaction. Irs forms 1040nr  Additionally, section 6033 provides new disclosure requirements on a tax-exempt entity that is a party to a prohibited tax shelter transaction. Irs forms 1040nr Tax-exempt entities. Irs forms 1040nr   Tax-exempt entities that are subject to section 4965 include: Entities described in section 501(c), including but not limited to the following common types of entities: Instrumentalities of the United States described in section 501(c)(1); Churches, hospitals, museums, schools, scientific research organizations, and other charities described in section 501(c)(3); Civic leagues, social welfare organizations, and local associations of employees described in section 501(c)(4); Labor, agricultural, or horticultural organizations described in section 501(c)(5); Business leagues, chambers of commerce, trade associations, and other organizations described in section 501(c)(6); Voluntary employees' beneficiary associations (VEBAs) described in section 501(c)(9); Credit unions described in section 501(c)(14); Insurance companies described in section 501(c)(15); and Veterans' organizations described in section 501(c)(19). Irs forms 1040nr Religious or apostolic associations or corporations described in section 501(d). Irs forms 1040nr Entities described in section 170(c), including states, possessions of the United States, the District of Columbia, political subdivisions of states and political subdivisions of possessions of the United States (but not including the United States). Irs forms 1040nr Indian tribal governments within the meaning of section 7701(a)(40). Irs forms 1040nr Entity manager. Irs forms 1040nr    An entity manager is any person with authority or responsibility similar to that exercised by an officer, director, or trustee, and, for any act, the person that has authority or responsibility with respect to the prohibited transaction. Irs forms 1040nr Prohibited tax shelter transaction. Irs forms 1040nr   A prohibited tax shelter transaction is any listed transaction, within the meaning of section 6707A(c)(2), and any prohibited reportable transactions. Irs forms 1040nr A prohibited reportable transaction is a confidential transaction within the meaning of Regulations section 1. Irs forms 1040nr 6011-4(b)(3), and a transaction with contractual protection within the meaning of Regulations section 1. Irs forms 1040nr 6011-4(b)(4). Irs forms 1040nr See the Instructions for Form 8886 for more information on listed transactions and prohibited reportable transactions. Irs forms 1040nr Subsequently listed transaction. Irs forms 1040nr   Any transaction to which the tax-exempt entity is a party and is later determined to be a listed transaction after the entity has become a party to it, is a subsequently listed transaction. Irs forms 1040nr Entity Level Tax Section 4965(a)(1) imposes an entity level excise tax on any tax-exempt entity described in 1, 2, 3, or 4 above that becomes a party to a prohibited tax shelter transaction or is a party to a subsequently listed transaction (defined earlier). Irs forms 1040nr The excise tax imposed on a tax-exempt entity applies to tax years in which the entity becomes a party to the prohibited tax shelter transaction and any subsequent tax years. Irs forms 1040nr The amount of the excise tax depends on whether the tax-exempt entity knew or had reason to know that the transaction was a prohibited tax shelter transaction at the time it became a party to the transaction. Irs forms 1040nr To figure and report the excise tax imposed on a tax-exempt entity for being a party to a prohibited tax shelter transaction, file Form 4720. Irs forms 1040nr For more information about this excise tax, including information about how it is figured, see the Instructions for Form 4720. Irs forms 1040nr Manager Level Tax Section 4965(a)(2) imposes an excise tax on any tax-exempt entity manager who approves or otherwise causes the entity to be a party to a prohibited tax shelter transaction and knows (or has reason to know) that the transaction is a prohibited tax shelter transaction. Irs forms 1040nr The excise tax, in the amount of $20,000, is assessed for each approval or other act causing the organization to be a party to the prohibited tax shelter transaction. Irs forms 1040nr To report this tax, file Form 4720. Irs forms 1040nr Excess Benefit Transactions Excise tax on excess benefit transactions. Irs forms 1040nr   A disqualified person who benefits from an excess benefit transaction, such as compensation, fringe benefits, or contract payments from certain section 501(c)(3), 501(c)(4), or 501(c)(29) organizations, must correct the transaction and may have to pay an excise tax under section 4958. Irs forms 1040nr A manager of the organization may also have to pay an excise tax under section 4958. Irs forms 1040nr These taxes are reported on Form 4720. Irs forms 1040nr   The excise taxes are imposed if an applicable tax-exempt organization provides an excess benefit to a disqualified person and that benefit exceeds the value of the benefit received in exchange. Irs forms 1040nr   There are three taxes under section 4958. Irs forms 1040nr Disqualified persons are liable for the first two taxes and certain organization managers are liable for the third tax. Irs forms 1040nr    Taxes imposed on excess benefit transactions do not apply to a transaction under a written contract that was binding on September 13, 1995, and at all times thereafter before the transaction occurred. Irs forms 1040nr Tax on Disqualified Persons An excise tax equal to 25% of the excess benefit is imposed on each excess benefit transaction between an applicable tax-exempt organization and a disqualified person. Irs forms 1040nr The disqualified person who benefited from the transaction is liable for the tax. Irs forms 1040nr See definition of Disqualified person, later at Disqualified person. Irs forms 1040nr Additional tax on the disqualified person. Irs forms 1040nr   If the 25% tax is imposed and the excess benefit transaction is not corrected within the taxable period, an additional excise tax equal to 200% of the excess benefit is imposed on any disqualified person involved. Irs forms 1040nr   If a disqualified person makes a payment of less than the full correction amount, the 200% tax is imposed only on the unpaid portion of the correction amount. Irs forms 1040nr If more than one disqualified person received an excess benefit from an excess benefit transaction, all such disqualified persons are jointly and severally liable for the taxes. Irs forms 1040nr   To avoid the 200% tax, a disqualified person must correct the excess benefit transaction during the taxable period. Irs forms 1040nr The 200% tax is abated (refunded if collected) if the excess benefit transaction is corrected within a 90-day correction period beginning on the date a statutory notice of deficiency is issued. Irs forms 1040nr Taxable period. Irs forms 1040nr   The taxable period means the period beginning with the date on which the excess benefit transaction occurs and ending on the earlier of: The date a notice of deficiency was mailed to the disqualified person for the initial tax on the excess benefit transaction, or The date on which the initial tax on the excess benefit transaction for the disqualified person is assessed. Irs forms 1040nr Tax on Organization Managers If tax is imposed on a disqualified person for any excess benefit transaction, an excise tax equal to 10% of the excess benefit is imposed on an organization manager who knowingly participated in an excess benefit transaction, unless such participation was not willful and was due to reasonable cause. Irs forms 1040nr This tax cannot exceed $20,000 ($10,000 for transactions entered in a tax year beginning before August 18, 2006), for each transaction. Irs forms 1040nr There is also joint and several liability for this tax. Irs forms 1040nr A person can be liable for both the tax paid by the disqualified person and the organization manager tax for a particular excess benefit transaction. Irs forms 1040nr Organization Manager. Irs forms 1040nr   An organization manager is any officer, director, or trustee of an applicable tax-exempt organization, or any individual having powers or responsibilities similar to officers, directors, or trustees of the organization, regardless of title. Irs forms 1040nr An organization manager is not considered to have participated in an excess benefit transaction where the manager has opposed the transaction in a manner consistent with the fulfillment of the manager's responsibilities to the organization. Irs forms 1040nr For example, a director who votes against giving an excess benefit would ordinarily not be subject to the 10% tax. Irs forms 1040nr A person participates in a transaction knowingly if the person: Has actual knowledge of sufficient facts so that, based solely upon those facts, such transaction would be an excess benefit transaction; Is aware that such a transaction under these circumstances may violate the provisions of federal tax law governing excess benefit transactions; and Negligently fails to make reasonable attempts to ascertain whether the transaction is an excess benefit transaction, or the manager is in fact aware that it is such a transaction. Irs forms 1040nr Knowing does not mean having reason to know. Irs forms 1040nr The organization manager ordinarily will not be considered knowing if, after full disclosure of the factual situation to an appropriate professional, the organization manager relied on the professional's reasoned written opinion on matters within the professional's expertise or if the manager relied on the fact that the requirements for the rebuttable presumption of reasonableness have been satisfied. Irs forms 1040nr Participation by an organization manager is willful if it is voluntary, conscious, and intentional. Irs forms 1040nr An organization manager's participation is due to reasonable cause if the manager has exercised responsibility on behalf of the organization with ordinary business care and prudence. Irs forms 1040nr Excess Benefit Transaction An excess benefit transaction is a transaction in which an economic benefit is provided by an applicable tax-exempt organization, directly or indirectly, to or for the use of any disqualified person, and the value of the economic benefit provided by the organization exceeds the value of the consideration (including the performance of services) received for providing such benefit. Irs forms 1040nr The excess benefit transaction rules apply to all transactions with disqualified persons, regardless of whether the amount of the benefit provided is determined in whole or in part by the revenues of one or more activities of the organization. Irs forms 1040nr To determine whether an excess benefit transaction has occurred, all consideration and benefits exchanged between a disqualified person and the applicable tax-exempt organization, and all entities it controls, are taken into account. Irs forms 1040nr For purposes of determining the value of economic benefits, the value of property, including the right to use property, is the fair market value. Irs forms 1040nr Fair market value is the price at which property, or the right to use property, would change hands between a willing buyer and a willing seller, neither being under any compulsion to buy, sell, or transfer property or the right to use property, and both having reasonable knowledge of relevant facts. Irs forms 1040nr Donor advised fund transactions occurring after August 17, 2006. Irs forms 1040nr   For a donor advised fund, an excess benefit transaction includes a grant, loan, compensation, or other similar payment from the fund to a: Donor or donor advisor, Family member of a donor, or donor advisor, 35% controlled entity of a donor, or donor advisor, or 35% controlled entity of a family member of a donor, or donor advisor. Irs forms 1040nr   The excess benefit in this transaction is the amount of the grant, loan, compensation, or other similar payment. Irs forms 1040nr For additional information, see the Instructions for Form 4720. Irs forms 1040nr Supporting organization transactions occurring after July 25, 2006. Irs forms 1040nr   For any supporting organization, defined in section 509(a)(3), an excess benefit transaction includes grants, loans, compensation, or other similar payment provided by the supporting organization to a: Substantial contributor, Family member of a substantial contributor, 35% controlled entity of a substantial contributor, or 35% controlled entity of a family member of a substantial contributor. Irs forms 1040nr   Additionally, an excess benefit transaction includes any loans provided by the supporting organization to a disqualified person (other than an organization described in section 509(a)(1), (2), or (4)). Irs forms 1040nr   The excess benefit for substantial contributors and parties related to those contributors includes the amount of the grant, loan, compensation, or other similar payment. Irs forms 1040nr For additional information, see the Instructions for Form 4720. Irs forms 1040nr   Excess benefit transaction rules generally do not apply to transactions between a supporting organization and its supported organization described in section 501(c)(4), (5), or (6) in furtherance of charitable purposes. Irs forms 1040nr Date of Occurrence An excess benefit transaction occurs on the date the disqualified person receives the economic benefit from the organization for federal income tax purposes. Irs forms 1040nr However, when a single contractual arrangement provides for a series of compensation or other payments to or for the use of a disqualified person during the disqualified person's tax year, any excess benefit transaction with respect to these payments occurs on the last day of the taxpayer's tax year. Irs forms 1040nr In the case of benefits provided to a qualified pension, profit-sharing, or stock bonus plan, the transaction occurs on the date the benefit is vested. Irs forms 1040nr In the case of the transfer of property subject to a substantial risk of forfeiture, or in the case of rights to future compensation or property, the transaction occurs on the date the property, or the rights to future compensation or property, is not subject to a substantial risk of forfeiture. Irs forms 1040nr Where the disqualified person elects to include an amount in gross income in the tax year of transfer under section 83(b), the excess benefit transaction occurs on the date the disqualified person receives the economic benefit for federal income tax purposes. Irs forms 1040nr Correcting the excess benefit. Irs forms 1040nr   An excess benefit transaction is corrected by undoing the excess benefit to the extent possible, and by taking any additional measures necessary to place the organization in a financial position not worse than what it would have been if the disqualified person were dealing under the highest fiduciary standards. Irs forms 1040nr   A disqualified person corrects an excess benefit by making a payment in cash or cash equivalents, excluding payment by a promissory note, equal to the correction amount to the applicable tax-exempt organization. Irs forms 1040nr The correction amount equals the excess benefit plus the interest on the excess benefit. Irs forms 1040nr The interest rate can be no lower than the applicable federal rate, compounded annually, for the month the transaction occurred. Irs forms 1040nr   A disqualified person can, with the agreement of the applicable tax-exempt organization, make a payment by returning the specific property previously transferred in the excess transaction. Irs forms 1040nr In this case, the disqualified person is treated as making a payment equal to the lesser of: The fair market value of the property on the date the property is returned to the organization, or The fair market value of the property on the date the excess benefit transaction occurred. Irs forms 1040nr   If the payment resulting from the return of property is less than the correction amount, the disqualified person must make an additional cash payment to the organization equal to the difference. Irs forms 1040nr   If the payment resulting from the return of the property exceeds the correction amount described above, the organization can make a cash payment to the disqualified person equal to the difference. Irs forms 1040nr Exception. Irs forms 1040nr   For a correction of an excess benefit transaction (discussed earlier), no amount repaid in a manner prescribed by the Secretary can be held in a donor advised fund. Irs forms 1040nr Applicable Tax-Exempt Organization An applicable tax-exempt organization is a section 501(c)(3), 501(c)(4), or 501(c)(29) organization that is tax-exempt under section 501(a), or was such an organization at any time during a 5-year period ending on the day of the excess benefit transaction. Irs forms 1040nr An applicable tax-exempt organization does not include: A private foundation as defined in section 509(a), A governmental entity that is: Exempt from (or not subject to) taxation without regard to section 501(a), or Not required to file an annual return, or A foreign organization, recognized by the IRS or by treaty, that receives substantially all of its support (other than gross investment income) from sources outside the United States. Irs forms 1040nr An organization is not treated as a section 501(c)(3), 501(c)(4), or 501(c)(29) organization for any period covered by a final determination that the organization was not tax-exempt under section 501(a), but only if the determination was not based on private inurement or one or more excess benefit transactions. Irs forms 1040nr Disqualified Person A disqualified person is: Any person (at any time during the 5-year period ending on the date of the transaction) in a position to exercise substantial influence over the affairs of the organization, A family member of an individual described in 1, and A 35% controlled entity. Irs forms 1040nr For donor advised funds, sponsoring organizations, and certain supporting organizations occurring after August 17, 2006. Irs forms 1040nr   The following persons will be considered disqualified persons along with certain family members and 35% controlled entities associated with them. Irs forms 1040nr Donors of donor advised funds, Investment advisors of sponsoring organizations, and Disqualified persons of a section 509(a)(3) supporting organization that supports the applicable tax-exempt organization. Irs forms 1040nr For certain supporting organization transactions occurring after July 25, 2006. Irs forms 1040nr   Substantial contributors to supporting organizations will also be considered disqualified persons with respect to the supporting organizations, along with their family members and 35% controlled entities. Irs forms 1040nr Investment advisor. Irs forms 1040nr   Investment advisor means for any sponsoring organization, any person compensated by such organization (but not an employee of such organization) for managing the investment of, or providing investment advice for, assets maintained in donor advised funds owned by such sponsoring organization. Irs forms 1040nr Substantial contributor. Irs forms 1040nr   In general, a substantial contributor means any person who contributed or bequeathed an aggregate of more than $5,000 to the organization, if that amount is more than 2% of the total contributions and bequests received by the end of the organization's tax year in which the contribution or bequest is received. Irs forms 1040nr A substantial contributor includes the grantor of a trust. Irs forms 1040nr Family members. Irs forms 1040nr   Family members of a disqualified person include a disqualified person's spouse, brothers or sisters (whether by whole or half-blood), spouses of brothers or sisters (whether by whole or half-blood), ancestors, children (including a legally adopted child), grandchildren, great grandchildren, and spouses of children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren (whether by whole or half-blood). Irs forms 1040nr 35% controlled entity. Irs forms 1040nr   A 35% controlled entity is: A corporation in which disqualified persons own more than 35% of the total combined voting power, A partnership in which such persons own more than 35% of the profits interest, or A trust or estate in which such persons own more than 35% of the beneficial interest. Irs forms 1040nr   In determining the holdings of a business enterprise, any stock or other interest owned directly or indirectly shall apply. Irs forms 1040nr Persons having substantial influence. Irs forms 1040nr   Among those who are in a position to exercise substantial influence over the affairs of the organization are, for example, voting members of the governing body, and persons holding the power of: Presidents, chief executives, or chief operating officers. Irs forms 1040nr Treasurers and chief financial officers. Irs forms 1040nr Persons with a material financial interest in a provider-sponsored organization. Irs forms 1040nr Persons not considered to have substantial influence. Irs forms 1040nr   Persons who are not considered to be in a position to exercise substantial influence over the affairs of an organization include: An employee who receives benefits that total less than the highly compensated amount in section 414(q)(1)(B)(i) and who does not hold the executive or voting powers mentioned earlier in the discussion on Disqualified Person, is not a family member of a disqualified person, and is not a substantial contributor, Tax-exempt organizations described in section 501(c)(3), and Section 501(c)(4) organizations with respect to transactions engaged in with other section 501(c)(4) organizations. Irs forms 1040nr Facts and circumstances. Irs forms 1040nr   The determination of whether a person has substantial influence over the affairs of an organization is based on all the facts and circumstances. Irs forms 1040nr Facts and circumstances that tend to show a person has substantial influence over the affairs of an organization include, but are not limited to, the following. Irs forms 1040nr The person founded the organization. Irs forms 1040nr The person is a substantial contributor to the organization under the section 507(d)(2)(A) definition, only taking into account contributions to the organization for the past 5 years. Irs forms 1040nr The person's compensation is primarily based on revenues derived from activities of the organization that the person controls. Irs forms 1040nr The person has or shares authority to control or determine a substantial portion of the organization's capital expenditures, operating budget, or compensation for employees. Irs forms 1040nr The person manages a discrete segment or activity of the organization that represents a substantial portion of the activities, assets, income, or expenses of the organization, as compared to the organization as a whole. Irs forms 1040nr The person owns a controlling interest (measured by either vote or value) in a corporation, partnership, or trust that is a disqualified person. Irs forms 1040nr The person is a nonstock organization controlled directly or indirectly by one or more disqualified persons. Irs forms 1040nr   Facts and circumstances tending to show that a person does not have substantial influence over the affairs of an organization include, but are not limited to, the following. Irs forms 1040nr The person has taken a bona fide vow of poverty as an employee or agent of a religious organization or on its behalf. Irs forms 1040nr The person is an independent contractor whose sole relationship to the organization is providing professional advice (without having decision-making authority) with respect to transactions from which the independent contractor will not economically benefit either directly or indirectly aside from customary fees received for the professional advice rendered. Irs forms 1040nr Any preferential treatment the person receives based on the size of the person's donation is also offered to others making comparable widely solicited donations. Irs forms 1040nr The direct supervisor of the person is not a disqualified person. Irs forms 1040nr The person does not participate in any management decisions affecting the organization as a whole or a discrete segment of the organization that represents a substantial portion of the activities, assets, income, or expenses of the organization, as compared to the organization as a whole. Irs forms 1040nr   In the case of multiple organizations affiliated by common control or governing documents, the determination of whether a person does or does not have substantial influence is made separately for each applicable tax-exempt organization. Irs forms 1040nr A person may be a disqualified person with respect to transactions with more than one organization. Irs forms 1040nr Reasonable Compensation. Irs forms 1040nr    Reasonable compensation is the value that would ordinarily be paid for like services by like enterprises under like circumstances. Irs forms 1040nr The section 162 standard will apply in determining the reasonableness of compensation. Irs forms 1040nr The fact that a bonus or revenue-sharing arrangement is subject to a cap is a relevant factor in determining reasonableness of compensation. Irs forms 1040nr   To determine the reasonableness of compensation, all items of compensation provided by an applicable tax-exempt organization in exchange for performance of services are taken into account in determining the value of compensation (except for economic benefits that are disregarded under the discussion Disregarded benefits , later). Irs forms 1040nr Items of compensation include: All forms of cash and noncash compensation, including salary, fees, bonuses, severance payments, and deferred noncash compensation, The payment of liability insurance premiums for, or the payment or reimbursement by the organization of penalties, taxes, or certain expenses under section 4958, unless excludable from income as a de minimis fringe benefit under section 132(a)(4), All other compensatory benefits, whether or not included in gross income for income tax purposes, Taxable and nontaxable fringe benefits, except fringe benefits described in section 132, and Foregone interest on loans. Irs forms 1040nr    Intent to treat benefits as compensation. Irs forms 1040nr An economic benefit is not treated as consideration for the performance of services unless the organization providing the benefit clearly indicates its intent to treat the benefit as compensation when the benefit is paid. Irs forms 1040nr   An applicable tax-exempt organization (or entity that it controls) is treated as clearly indicating its intent to provide an economic benefit as compensation for services only if the organization provides written substantiation that is contemporaneous with the transfer of the economic benefits under consideration. Irs forms 1040nr Ways to provide contemporaneous written substantiation of its intent to provide an economic benefit as compensation include: The organization produces a signed written employment contract, The organization reports the benefit as compensation on an original Form W-2, Form 1099, or Form 990, or on an amended form filed before starting an IRS examination, or The disqualified person reports the benefit as income on the person's original Form 1040, or on an amended form filed before starting an IRS examination. Irs forms 1040nr Exception. Irs forms 1040nr   If the economic benefit is excluded from the disqualified person's gross income for income tax purposes, the applicable tax-exempt organization is not required to indicate its intent to provide an economic benefit as compensation for services. Irs forms 1040nr Rebuttable presumption that a transaction is not an excess benefit transaction. Irs forms 1040nr   Payments under a compensation arrangement are presumed to be reasonable and the transfer of property (or right to use property) is presumed to be at fair market value, if the following three conditions are met. Irs forms 1040nr The transaction is approved in advance by an authorized body of the organization (or an entity it controls) which is composed of individuals who do not have a conflict of interest concerning the transaction. Irs forms 1040nr Before making its determination, the authorized body obtained and relied upon appropriate data as to comparability. Irs forms 1040nr (There is a special safe harbor for small organizations. Irs forms 1040nr If the organization has gross receipts of less than $1 million, appropriate comparability data includes data on compensation paid by three comparable organizations in the same or similar communities for similar services. Irs forms 1040nr ) The authorized body adequately documents the basis for its determination concurrently with making that determination. Irs forms 1040nr The documentation should include: The terms of the approved transaction and the date approved, The members of the authorized body who were present during debate on the transaction that was approved and those who voted on it, The comparability data obtained and relied upon by the authorized body and how the data was obtained, Any actions by a member of the authorized body having conflict of interest, and Documentation of the basis of the determination before the later of the next meeting of the authorized body or 60 days after the final actions of the authorized body are taken, and approval of records as reasonable, accurate, and complete within a reasonable time thereafter. Irs forms 1040nr Disregarded benefits. Irs forms 1040nr   The following economic benefits are disregarded for section 4958 purposes. Irs forms 1040nr Nontaxable fringe benefits that are excluded from income under section 132. Irs forms 1040nr Benefits provided to a volunteer for the organization if the benefit is provided to the general public in exchange for a membership fee or contribution of $75 or less. Irs forms 1040nr Benefits provided to a member of an organization due to the payment of a membership fee or to a donor as a result of a deductible contribution, if a significant number of disqualified persons make similar payments or contributions and are offered a similar economic benefit. Irs forms 1040nr Benefits provided to a person solely as a member of a charitable class that the applicable tax-exempt organization intends to benefit as part of the accomplishment of its exempt purpose. Irs forms 1040nr A transfer of an economic benefit to or for the use of a governmental unit, as defined in section 170(c)(1), if exclusively for public purposes. Irs forms 1040nr Special Exception for Initial Contracts      Section 4958 does not apply to any fixed payment made to a person under an initial contract. Irs forms 1040nr   A fixed payment is an amount of cash or other property specified in the contract, or determined by a fixed formula that is specified in the contract, which is to be paid or transferred in exchange for the provision of specified services or property. Irs forms 1040nr   A fixed formula can, generally, incorporate an amount that depends upon future specified events or contingencies, as long as no one has discretion when calculating the amount of a payment or deciding whether to make a payment (such as a bonus). Irs forms 1040nr   An initial contract is a binding written contract between an applicable tax-exempt organization and a person who was not a disqualified person immediately before entering into the contract. Irs forms 1040nr   A binding written contract, providing it can be terminated or canceled by the applicable tax-exempt organization without the other party's consent (except as a result of substantial nonperformance) and without substantial penalty, is treated as a new contract, as of the earliest date any termination or cancellation would be effective. Irs forms 1040nr Also, if the parties make a material change to a contract, which includes an extension or renewal of the contract (except for an extension or renewal resulting from the exercise of an option by the disqualified person), or a more than incidental change to the amount payable under the contract, it is treated as a new contract as of the effective date of the material change. Irs forms 1040nr More information. Irs forms 1040nr   For more information, see the Instructions to Forms 990 and 4720. Irs forms 1040nr Excess Business Holdings Private foundations are generally not permitted to hold more than a 20% interest in an unrelated business enterprise. Irs forms 1040nr They may be subject to an excise tax on the amount of any excess business holdings. Irs forms 1040nr For purposes of section 4943, for tax years beginning after August 17, 2006, donor advised funds and certain supporting organizations are considered private foundations. Irs forms 1040nr Donor advised fund. Irs forms 1040nr   In general, a donor advised fund is a fund or account separately identified by reference to contributions of a donor or donors that is owned and controlled by a sponsoring organization and for which the donor has or expects to have advisory privileges concerning the distribution or investment of the funds. Irs forms 1040nr Supporting organizations. Irs forms 1040nr   Only certain supporting organizations are subject to the excess business holdings tax under section 4943. Irs forms 1040nr These include (1) Type III supporting organizations that are not functionally integrated and (2) Type II supporting organizations that accept any gift or contribution from a person who by himself or in connection with a related party controls the supported organization that the Type II supporting organization supports. Irs forms 1040nr Taxes. Irs forms 1040nr   A private foundation that has excess holdings in a business enterprise may become liable for an excise tax based on the amount of holdings. Irs forms 1040nr The initial tax is 10% (5% for tax years beginning before August 18, 2006) of the value of the excess holdings and is imposed on the last day of each tax year that ends during the taxable period. Irs forms 1040nr The excess holdings are determined on the day during the tax year when they were the largest. Irs forms 1040nr   A foundation that fails to correct the excess business holdings becomes liable for an additional tax of 200% of the remaining excess business holdings as of the earlier of tax assessment or mailing of a notice of deficiency. Irs forms 1040nr   For more information on the tax on excess business holdings, see the Instructions for Form 4720. Irs forms 1040nr Taxable Distributions of Sponsoring Organizations An excise tax is imposed on a sponsoring organization for each taxable distribution it makes from a donor advised fund. Irs forms 1040nr An excise tax is also imposed on any fund manager of the sponsoring organization who agreed to the making of a distribution, knowing that it is a taxable distribution. Irs forms 1040nr Taxable distribution. Irs forms 1040nr   A taxable distribution is any distribution from a donor advised fund to any natural person or to any other person if: The distribution is for any purpose other than one specified in section 170(c)(2)(B), or The sponsoring organization maintaining the donor advised fund does not exercise expenditure responsibility with respect to the distribution in accordance with section 4945(h). Irs forms 1040nr    However, a taxable distribution does not include a distribution from a donor advised fund to: Any organization described in section 170(b)(1)(A) (other than a disqualified supporting organization), The sponsoring organization of the donor advised fund, or Any other donor advised fund. Irs forms 1040nr The tax on taxable distributions applies to distributions occurring in tax years beginning after August 17, 2006. Irs forms 1040nr Sponsoring organization. Irs forms 1040nr   A sponsoring organization is a section 170(c) organization that is neither a government organization (as referred to in section 170(c)(1) and (2)(A)) nor a private foundation. Irs forms 1040nr Donor advised fund. Irs forms 1040nr    A donor advised fund is a fund or account: Which is separately identified by reference to contributions of a donor or donors, Which is owned and controlled by a sponsoring organization, and For which the donor (or any person appointed or designated by the donor) has or expects to have advisory privileges concerning the distribution or investment of the funds held in the donor advised funds or accounts because of the donor's status as a donor. Irs forms 1040nr Exception. Irs forms 1040nr A donor advised fund does not include:    A fund or account that makes distributions only to a single identified organization or governmental entity, or Any fund or account for a person described in 3 above that gives advice about which individuals receive grants for travel, study, or similar purposes, if the following three requirements are met: The person's advisory privileges are performed exclusively by such person in their capacity as a committee member of which all the committee members are appointed by the sponsoring organization, No combination of persons with advisory privileges, described in 3 above, or persons related to those in 3 above directly or indirectly control the committee, and All grants from the fund or account are awarded on an objective and nondiscriminatory basis according to a procedure approved in advance by the board of directors of the sponsoring organization. Irs forms 1040nr The procedure must be designed to ensure that all grants meet the requirements of section 4945(g)(1), (2), or (3). Irs forms 1040nr Disqualified supporting organization. Irs forms 1040nr   A disqualified supporting organization includes (1) a Type III supporting organization that is not functionally integrated and (2) any supporting organization where the donor or donor advisor (and any related parties) directly or indirectly controls a supported organization of the supporting organization. Irs forms 1040nr Tax on sponsoring organization. Irs forms 1040nr   A tax of 20% of the amount of each taxable distribution is imposed on the sponsoring organization. Irs forms 1040nr Tax on fund manager. Irs forms 1040nr   If a tax is imposed on a taxable distribution of the sponsoring organization, a tax of 5% of the distribution will be imposed on any fund manager who agreed to the distribution knowing that it was a taxable distribution. Irs forms 1040nr Any fund manager who took part in the distribution and is liable for the tax must pay the tax. Irs forms 1040nr The maximum amount of tax on all fund managers for any one taxable distribution is $10,000. Irs forms 1040nr If more than one fund manager is liable for tax on a taxable distribution, all such managers are jointly and severally liable for the tax. Irs forms 1040nr   For more information on the tax on taxable distributions of sponsoring organizations, see the Instructions for Form 4720. Irs forms 1040nr Taxes on Prohibited Benefits Resulting From Donor Advised Fund Distributions Prohibited benefit. Irs forms 1040nr   If any donor, donor advisor, or related party advises the sponsoring organization about making a distribution which results in a donor, donor advisor, or related party receiving (either directly or indirectly) a more than incidental benefit, then such benefit is a prohibited benefit. Irs forms 1040nr The tax on prohibited benefits applies to distributions occurring in tax years beginning after August 17, 2006. Irs forms 1040nr Donor advisor. Irs forms 1040nr   A donor advisor is any person appointed or designated by a donor to advise a sponsoring organization on the distribution or investment of amounts held in the donor's fund or account. Irs forms 1040nr Related party. Irs forms 1040nr   A related party includes any family member or 35% controlled entity. Irs forms 1040nr See the definition of those terms under Disqualified Person , earlier. Irs forms 1040nr Tax on donor, donor advisor, or related person. Irs forms 1040nr    A tax of 125% of the benefit resulting from the distribution is imposed on both the party who advised as to the distribution (which might be a donor, donor advisor, or related party) and the party who received such benefit (which might be a donor, donor advisor, or related party). Irs forms 1040nr The advisor and the party who received the benefit are jointly and severally liable for the tax. Irs forms 1040nr Tax on fund managers. Irs forms 1040nr   If a tax is imposed on a prohibited benefit received by a donor, donor advisor, or related person, a tax of 10% of the amount of the prohibited benefit is imposed on any fund manager who agreed to the distribution knowing that it would confer a prohibited benefit. Irs forms 1040nr Any fund manager who took part in the distribution and is liable for the tax must pay the tax. Irs forms 1040nr The maximum amount of tax on all fund managers for any one taxable distribution is $10,000. Irs forms 1040nr If more than one fund manager is liable for tax on a taxable distribution, all such managers are jointly and severally liable for the tax. Irs forms 1040nr Exception. Irs forms 1040nr   If a person engaged in an excess benefit transaction and received a prohibited benefit for the same transaction, the person is taxed under section 4958, and no tax is imposed under section 4967 for a prohibited benefit. Irs forms 1040nr   For more information on taxes on prohibited benefits distributed from donor advised funds, see the Instructions for Form 4720. Irs forms 1040nr Excise Taxes on Private Foundations There is an excise tax on the net investment income of most domestic private foundations. Irs forms 1040nr Capital gains from appreciation are included in the tax base on private foundation net investment income. Irs forms 1040nr This tax must be reported on Form 990-PF and must be paid annually at the time for filing that return or in quarterly estimated tax payments if the total tax for the year (section 4940 tax minus credits) is $500 or more. Irs forms 1040nr Form 990-W is used to calculate the estimated tax. Irs forms 1040nr In addition, there are several other rules that apply to excise taxes on private foundations. Irs forms 1040nr These include: Restrictions on self-dealing between private foundations and their substantial contributors and other disqualified persons, Requirements that the foundation annually distribute income for charitable purposes, Limits on their holdings in any business enterprise (see Excess Business Holdings, earlier), Provisions that investments must not jeopardize the carrying out of exempt purposes, and Provisions to assure that expenditures further the organization's exempt purposes. Irs forms 1040nr Violations of these provisions give rise to taxes and penalties against the private foundation and, in some cases, its managers, its substantial contributors, and certain related persons. Irs forms 1040nr For more information on the excise taxes imposed on private foundations, see the Instructions for Form 4720 and the Instructions for Form 990-PF. Irs forms 1040nr Excise Taxes on Black Lung Benefit Trusts A black lung benefit trust that makes any expenditures, payments, or investments other than those described in chapter 4 under 501(c)(21) - Black Lung Benefit Trusts must pay a tax equal to 10% of the amount of such expenditures. Irs forms 1040nr If there are any acts of self-dealing between the trust and a disqualified person, a tax equal to 10% of the amount involved is imposed on the disqualified person. Irs forms 1040nr Both of these excise taxes are reported on Schedule A (Form 990-BL). Irs forms 1040nr See the Form 990-BL instructions for more information on these taxes and what has to be filed, even if the trust is excepted from filing. Irs forms 1040nr Excise Tax on Failure to Meet the Community Health Needs Assessment Requirements For tax years beginning after March 23, 2012, new section 4959 imposes an excise tax on hospital organizations which fail to meet certain section 501(r) requirements for each of their hospital facilities. Irs forms 1040nr These entities must meet section 501(r)(3) requirements at all times during their tax year. Irs forms 1040nr Section 501(r)(3) requirements pertain to a hospital organization preparing a community health needs assessment (CHNA). Irs forms 1040nr See Schedule H, Hospitals (Form 990), for details. Irs forms 1040nr Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications
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The Irs Forms 1040nr

Irs forms 1040nr Publication 504 - Introductory Material Table of Contents Future Developments Reminders IntroductionOrdering forms and publications. Irs forms 1040nr Tax questions. Irs forms 1040nr Useful Items - You may want to see: Future Developments For the latest information about developments related to Publication 504, such as legislation enacted after this publication was published, go to www. Irs forms 1040nr irs. Irs forms 1040nr gov/pub504. Irs forms 1040nr Reminders Relief from joint liability. Irs forms 1040nr  In some cases, one spouse may be relieved of joint liability for tax, interest, and penalties on a joint tax return. Irs forms 1040nr For more information, see Relief from joint liability under Married Filing Jointly. Irs forms 1040nr Social security numbers for dependents. Irs forms 1040nr  You must include on your tax return the taxpayer identification number (generally the social security number) of every person for whom you claim an exemption. Irs forms 1040nr See Exemptions for Dependents under Exemptions, later. Irs forms 1040nr Individual taxpayer identification number (ITIN). Irs forms 1040nr  The IRS will issue an ITIN to a nonresident or resident alien who does not have and is not eligible to get a social security number (SSN). Irs forms 1040nr To apply for an ITIN, file Form W-7, Application for IRS Individual Taxpayer Identification Number, with the IRS. Irs forms 1040nr It takes about 6 to 10 weeks to get an ITIN. Irs forms 1040nr The ITIN is entered wherever an SSN is requested on a tax return. Irs forms 1040nr If you are required to include another person's SSN on your return and that person does not have and cannot get an SSN, enter that person's ITIN. Irs forms 1040nr Change of address. Irs forms 1040nr  If you change your mailing address, be sure to notify the Internal Revenue Service. Irs forms 1040nr You can use Form 8822, Change of Address. Irs forms 1040nr Mail it to the Internal Revenue Service Center for your old address. Irs forms 1040nr (Addresses for the Service Centers are on the back of the form. Irs forms 1040nr ) Change of name. Irs forms 1040nr  If you change your name, be sure to notify the Social Security Administration using Form SS-5, Application for a Social Security Card. Irs forms 1040nr Change of withholding. Irs forms 1040nr  If you have been claiming a withholding exemption for your spouse, and you divorce or legally separate, you must give your employer a new Form W-4, Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate, within 10 days after the divorce or separation showing the correct number of exemptions. Irs forms 1040nr Photographs of missing children. Irs forms 1040nr  The Internal Revenue Service is a proud partner with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Irs forms 1040nr Photographs of missing children selected by the Center may appear in this publication on pages that would otherwise be blank. Irs forms 1040nr You can help bring these children home by looking at the photographs and calling 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678) if you recognize a child. Irs forms 1040nr Introduction This publication explains tax rules that apply if you are divorced or separated from your spouse. Irs forms 1040nr It covers general filing information and can help you choose your filing status. Irs forms 1040nr It also can help you decide which exemptions you are entitled to claim, including exemptions for dependents. Irs forms 1040nr The publication also discusses payments and transfers of property that often occur as a result of divorce and how you must treat them on your tax return. Irs forms 1040nr Examples include alimony, child support, other court-ordered payments, property settlements, and transfers of individual retirement arrangements. Irs forms 1040nr In addition, this publication also explains deductions allowed for some of the costs of obtaining a divorce and how to handle tax withholding and estimated tax payments. Irs forms 1040nr The last part of the publication explains special rules that may apply to persons who live in community property states. Irs forms 1040nr Comments and suggestions. Irs forms 1040nr   We welcome your comments about this publication and your suggestions for future editions. Irs forms 1040nr   You can write to us at the following address: Internal Revenue Service Tax Forms and Publications Division 1111 Constitution Ave. Irs forms 1040nr NW, IR-6526 Washington, DC 20224   We respond to many letters by telephone. Irs forms 1040nr Therefore, it would be helpful if you would include your daytime phone number, including the area code, in your correspondence. Irs forms 1040nr   You can send your comments from www. Irs forms 1040nr irs. Irs forms 1040nr gov/formspubs/. Irs forms 1040nr Click on “More Information. Irs forms 1040nr ”and then on “Comment on Tax Forms and Publications”. Irs forms 1040nr   Although we cannot respond individually to each comment received, we do appreciate your feedback and will consider your comments as we revise our tax products. Irs forms 1040nr Ordering forms and publications. Irs forms 1040nr   Visit www. Irs forms 1040nr irs. Irs forms 1040nr gov/formspubs/ to download forms and publications, call 1-800-TAX-FORM (1-800-829-3676), or write to the address below and receive a response within 10 days after your request is received. Irs forms 1040nr Internal Revenue Service 1201 N. Irs forms 1040nr Mitsubishi Motorway Bloomington, IL 61705-6613 Tax questions. Irs forms 1040nr   If you have a tax question, check the information available on IRS. Irs forms 1040nr gov or call 1-800-829-1040. Irs forms 1040nr We cannot answer tax questions sent to either of the above addresses. Irs forms 1040nr Useful Items - You may want to see: Publications 501 Exemptions, Standard Deduction, and Filing Information 544 Sales and Other Dispositions of Assets 555 Community Property 590 Individual Retirement Arrangements (IRAs) 971 Innocent Spouse Relief Form (and Instructions) 8332 Release/Revocation of Release of Claim to Exemption for Child by Custodial Parent 8379 Injured Spouse Allocation 8857 Request for Innocent Spouse Relief See How To Get Tax Help near the end of this publication for information about getting publications and forms. Irs forms 1040nr Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications