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Irs forms instructions 1040ez 6. Irs forms instructions 1040ez   Dual-Status Tax Year Table of Contents Introduction Topics - This chapter discusses: Useful Items - You may want to see: Tax Year Income Subject to Tax Restrictions for Dual-Status Taxpayers Exemptions How To Figure TaxIncome Tax Credits and Payments Forms To File When and Where To File Introduction You have a dual-status tax year when you have been both a resident alien and a nonresident alien in the same year. Irs forms instructions 1040ez Dual status does not refer to your citizenship; it refers only to your resident status in the United States. Irs forms instructions 1040ez In determining your U. Irs forms instructions 1040ez S. Irs forms instructions 1040ez income tax liability for a dual-status tax year, different rules apply for the part of the year you are a resident of the United States and the part of the year you are a nonresident. Irs forms instructions 1040ez The most common dual-status tax years are the years of arrival and departure. Irs forms instructions 1040ez See Dual-Status Aliens in chapter 1. Irs forms instructions 1040ez If you are married and choose to be treated as a U. Irs forms instructions 1040ez S. Irs forms instructions 1040ez resident for the entire year, as explained in chapter 1, the rules of this chapter do not apply to you for that year. Irs forms instructions 1040ez Topics - This chapter discusses: Income subject to tax, Restrictions for dual-status taxpayers, Exemptions, How to figure the tax, Forms to file, When and where to file, and How to fill out a dual-status return. Irs forms instructions 1040ez Useful Items - You may want to see: Publication 503 Child and Dependent Care Expenses 514 Foreign Tax Credit for Individuals 575 Pension and Annuity Income Form (and Instructions) 1040 U. Irs forms instructions 1040ez S. Irs forms instructions 1040ez Individual Income Tax Return 1040-C U. Irs forms instructions 1040ez S. Irs forms instructions 1040ez Departing Alien Income Tax Return 1040-ES Estimated Tax for Individuals 1040-ES (NR) U. Irs forms instructions 1040ez S. Irs forms instructions 1040ez Estimated Tax for Nonresident Alien Individuals 1040NR U. Irs forms instructions 1040ez S. Irs forms instructions 1040ez Nonresident Alien Income Tax Return 1116 Foreign Tax Credit See chapter 12 for information about getting these publications and forms. Irs forms instructions 1040ez Tax Year You must file your tax return on the basis of an annual accounting period called a tax year. Irs forms instructions 1040ez If you have not previously established a fiscal tax year, your tax year is the calendar year. Irs forms instructions 1040ez A calendar year is 12 consecutive months ending on December 31. Irs forms instructions 1040ez If you have previously established a regular fiscal year (12 consecutive months ending on the last day of a month other than December, or a 52–53 week year) and are considered to be a U. Irs forms instructions 1040ez S. Irs forms instructions 1040ez resident for any calendar year, you will be treated as a U. Irs forms instructions 1040ez S. Irs forms instructions 1040ez resident for any part of your fiscal year that falls within that calendar year. Irs forms instructions 1040ez Income Subject to Tax For the part of the year you are a resident alien, you are taxed on income from all sources. Irs forms instructions 1040ez Income from sources outside the United States is taxable if you receive it while you are a resident alien. Irs forms instructions 1040ez The income is taxable even if you earned it while you were a nonresident alien or if you became a nonresident alien after receiving it and before the end of the year. Irs forms instructions 1040ez For the part of the year you are a nonresident alien, you are taxed on income from U. Irs forms instructions 1040ez S. Irs forms instructions 1040ez sources and on certain foreign source income treated as effectively connected with a U. Irs forms instructions 1040ez S. Irs forms instructions 1040ez trade or business. Irs forms instructions 1040ez (The rules for treating foreign source income as effectively connected are discussed in chapter 4 under Foreign Income. Irs forms instructions 1040ez ) Income from sources outside the United States that is not effectively connected with a trade or business in the United States is not taxable if you receive it while you are a nonresident alien. Irs forms instructions 1040ez The income is not taxable even if you earned it while you were a resident alien or if you became a resident alien or a U. Irs forms instructions 1040ez S. Irs forms instructions 1040ez citizen after receiving it and before the end of the year. Irs forms instructions 1040ez Income from U. Irs forms instructions 1040ez S. Irs forms instructions 1040ez sources is taxable whether you receive it while a nonresident alien or a resident alien unless specifically exempt under the Internal Revenue Code or a tax treaty provision. Irs forms instructions 1040ez Generally, tax treaty provisions apply only to the part of the year you were a nonresident. Irs forms instructions 1040ez In certain cases, however, treaty provisions may apply while you were a resident alien. Irs forms instructions 1040ez See chapter 9 for more information. Irs forms instructions 1040ez When determining what income is taxed in the United States, you must consider exemptions under U. Irs forms instructions 1040ez S. Irs forms instructions 1040ez tax law as well as the reduced tax rates and exemptions provided by tax treaties between the United States and certain foreign countries. Irs forms instructions 1040ez For a further discussion of tax treaties, see chapter 9. Irs forms instructions 1040ez Restrictions for Dual-Status Taxpayers The following restrictions apply if you are filing a tax return for a dual-status tax year. Irs forms instructions 1040ez 1) Standard deduction. Irs forms instructions 1040ez   You cannot use the standard deduction allowed on Form 1040. Irs forms instructions 1040ez However, you can itemize any allowable deductions. Irs forms instructions 1040ez 2) Exemptions. Irs forms instructions 1040ez   Your total deduction for the exemptions for your spouse and allowable dependents cannot be more than your taxable income (figured without deducting personal exemptions) for the period you are a resident alien. Irs forms instructions 1040ez 3) Head of household. Irs forms instructions 1040ez   You cannot use the head of household Tax Table column or Tax Computation Worksheet. Irs forms instructions 1040ez 4) Joint return. Irs forms instructions 1040ez   You cannot file a joint return. Irs forms instructions 1040ez However, see Choosing Resident Alien Status under Dual-Status Aliens in chapter 1. Irs forms instructions 1040ez 5) Tax rates. Irs forms instructions 1040ez   If you are married and a nonresident of the United States for all or part of the tax year and you do not choose to file jointly as discussed in chapter 1, you must use the Tax Table column or Tax Computation Worksheet for married filing separately to figure your tax on income effectively connected with a U. Irs forms instructions 1040ez S. Irs forms instructions 1040ez trade or business. Irs forms instructions 1040ez You cannot use the Tax Table column or Tax Computation Worksheet for married filing jointly or single. Irs forms instructions 1040ez However, you may be able to file as single if you lived apart from your spouse during the last 6 months of the year and you are a: Married resident of Canada, Mexico, or South Korea, or Married U. Irs forms instructions 1040ez S. Irs forms instructions 1040ez national. Irs forms instructions 1040ez  See the instructions for Form 1040NR to see if you qualify. Irs forms instructions 1040ez    A U. Irs forms instructions 1040ez S. Irs forms instructions 1040ez national is an individual who, although not a U. Irs forms instructions 1040ez S. Irs forms instructions 1040ez citizen, owes his or her allegiance to the United States. Irs forms instructions 1040ez U. Irs forms instructions 1040ez S. Irs forms instructions 1040ez nationals include American Samoans and Northern Mariana Islanders who chose to become U. Irs forms instructions 1040ez S. Irs forms instructions 1040ez nationals instead of U. Irs forms instructions 1040ez S. Irs forms instructions 1040ez citizens. Irs forms instructions 1040ez 6) Tax credits. Irs forms instructions 1040ez   You cannot claim the education credits, the earned income credit, or the credit for the elderly or the disabled unless: You are married, and You choose to be treated as a resident for all of 2013 by filing a joint return with your spouse who is a U. Irs forms instructions 1040ez S. Irs forms instructions 1040ez citizen or resident, as discussed in chapter 1. Irs forms instructions 1040ez Exemptions As a dual-status taxpayer, you usually will be able to claim your own personal exemption. Irs forms instructions 1040ez Subject to the general rules for qualification, you can claim exemptions for your spouse and dependents when you figure taxable income for the part of the year you are a resident alien. Irs forms instructions 1040ez The amount you can claim for these exemptions is limited to your taxable income (figured before subtracting exemptions) for the part of the year you are a resident alien. Irs forms instructions 1040ez You cannot use exemptions (other than your own) to reduce taxable income to less than zero for that period. Irs forms instructions 1040ez Special rules apply to exemptions for the part of the tax year you are a nonresident alien if you are a: Resident of Canada, Mexico, or South Korea, U. Irs forms instructions 1040ez S. Irs forms instructions 1040ez national, or Student or business apprentice from India. Irs forms instructions 1040ez For more information, see Exemptions in chapter 5. Irs forms instructions 1040ez How To Figure Tax When you figure your U. Irs forms instructions 1040ez S. Irs forms instructions 1040ez tax for a dual-status year, you are subject to different rules for the part of the year you are a resident and the part of the year you are a nonresident. Irs forms instructions 1040ez Income All income for your period of residence and all income that is effectively connected with a trade or business in the United States for your period of nonresidence, after allowable deductions, is added and taxed at the rates that apply to U. Irs forms instructions 1040ez S. Irs forms instructions 1040ez citizens and residents. Irs forms instructions 1040ez Income that is not connected with a trade or business in the United States for your period of nonresidence is subject to the flat 30% rate or lower treaty rate. Irs forms instructions 1040ez You cannot take any deductions against this income. Irs forms instructions 1040ez Social security and railroad retirement benefits. Irs forms instructions 1040ez   During the part of the year you are a nonresident alien, 85% of any U. Irs forms instructions 1040ez S. Irs forms instructions 1040ez social security benefits (and the equivalent portion of tier 1 railroad retirement benefits) you receive is subject to the flat 30% tax, unless exempt, or subject to a lower treaty rate. Irs forms instructions 1040ez (See The 30% Tax in chapter 4. Irs forms instructions 1040ez )   During the part of the year you are a resident alien, part of the social security and the equivalent portion of tier 1 railroad retirement benefits will be taxed at graduated rates if your modified adjusted gross income plus half of these benefits is more than a certain base amount. Irs forms instructions 1040ez Use the Social Security Benefits Worksheet in the Form 1040 instructions to help you figure the taxable part of your social security and equivalent tier 1 railroad retirement benefits for the part of the year you were a resident alien. Irs forms instructions 1040ez If you received U. Irs forms instructions 1040ez S. Irs forms instructions 1040ez social security benefits while you were a nonresident alien, the Social Security Administration will send you Form SSA-1042S showing your combined benefits for the entire year and the amount of tax withheld. Irs forms instructions 1040ez You will not receive separate statements for the benefits received during your periods of U. Irs forms instructions 1040ez S. Irs forms instructions 1040ez residence and nonresidence. Irs forms instructions 1040ez Therefore, it is important for you to keep careful records of these amounts. Irs forms instructions 1040ez You will need this information to properly complete your return and determine your tax liability. Irs forms instructions 1040ez If you received railroad retirement benefits while you were a nonresident alien, the U. Irs forms instructions 1040ez S. Irs forms instructions 1040ez Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) will send you Form RRB-1042S, Statement for Nonresident Alien Recipients of Payments by the Railroad Retirement Board, and/or Form RRB-1099-R, Annuities or Pensions by the Railroad Retirement Board. Irs forms instructions 1040ez If your country of legal residence changed or your rate of tax changed during the tax year, you may receive more than one form. Irs forms instructions 1040ez Tax Credits and Payments This discussion covers tax credits and payments for dual-status aliens. Irs forms instructions 1040ez Credits As a dual-status alien, you generally can claim tax credits using the same rules that apply to resident aliens. Irs forms instructions 1040ez There are certain restrictions that may apply. Irs forms instructions 1040ez These restrictions are discussed here, along with a brief explanation of credits often claimed by individuals. Irs forms instructions 1040ez Foreign tax credit. Irs forms instructions 1040ez   If you have paid or are liable for the payment of income tax to a foreign country on income from foreign sources, you may be able to claim a credit for the foreign taxes. Irs forms instructions 1040ez   If you claim the foreign tax credit, you generally must file Form 1116 with your income tax return. Irs forms instructions 1040ez For more information, see the Instructions for Form 1116 and Publication 514. Irs forms instructions 1040ez Child and dependent care credit. Irs forms instructions 1040ez   You may qualify for this credit if you pay someone to care for your qualifying child who is under age 13, or your disabled dependent or disabled spouse so that you can work or look for work. Irs forms instructions 1040ez Generally, you must be able to claim an exemption for your dependent. Irs forms instructions 1040ez   Married dual-status aliens can claim the credit only if they choose to file a joint return as discussed in chapter 1, or if they qualify as certain married individuals living apart. Irs forms instructions 1040ez   The amount of your child and dependent care expense that qualifies for the credit in any tax year cannot be more than your earned income for that tax year. Irs forms instructions 1040ez   For more information, get Publication 503 and Form 2441. Irs forms instructions 1040ez Retirement savings contributions credit. Irs forms instructions 1040ez   You may qualify for this credit (also known as the saver's credit) if you made eligible contributions to an employer-sponsored retirement plan or to an individual retirement arrangement (IRA) in 2013. Irs forms instructions 1040ez You cannot claim this credit if: You were born after January 1, 1996, You were a full-time student, Your exemption is claimed by someone else on his or her 2013 tax return, or Your adjusted gross income is more than $29,500. Irs forms instructions 1040ez Use Form 8880 to figure the credit. Irs forms instructions 1040ez For more information, see Publication 590. Irs forms instructions 1040ez Child tax credit. Irs forms instructions 1040ez   You may be able to take this credit if you have a qualifying child. Irs forms instructions 1040ez   A qualifying child for purposes of the child tax credit is a child who: Was under age 17 at the end of 2013. Irs forms instructions 1040ez Is your son, daughter, stepchild, foster child, brother, sister, stepbrother, stepsister, half brother, half sister, or a descendant of any of them (for example, your grandchild, niece, or nephew). Irs forms instructions 1040ez Is a U. Irs forms instructions 1040ez S. Irs forms instructions 1040ez citizen, a U. Irs forms instructions 1040ez S. Irs forms instructions 1040ez national, or a resident alien. Irs forms instructions 1040ez Did not provide over half of his or her own support for 2013. Irs forms instructions 1040ez Lived with you more than half of 2013. Irs forms instructions 1040ez Temporary absences, such as for school, vacation, or medical care, count as time lived in the home. Irs forms instructions 1040ez Is claimed as a dependent on your return. Irs forms instructions 1040ez An adopted child is always treated as your own child. Irs forms instructions 1040ez An adopted child includes a child lawfully placed with you for legal adoption. Irs forms instructions 1040ez   See your form instructions for additional details. Irs forms instructions 1040ez Adoption credit. Irs forms instructions 1040ez   You may qualify to take a tax credit of up to $12,970 for qualifying expenses paid to adopt an eligible child. Irs forms instructions 1040ez This amount may be allowed for the adoption of a child with special needs regardless of whether you have qualifying expenses. Irs forms instructions 1040ez To claim the adoption credit, file Form 8839 with the U. Irs forms instructions 1040ez S. Irs forms instructions 1040ez income tax return that you file. Irs forms instructions 1040ez   Married dual-status aliens can claim the credit only if they choose to file a joint return with a U. Irs forms instructions 1040ez S. Irs forms instructions 1040ez citizen or resident spouse as discussed in chapter 1, or if they qualify as certain married individuals living apart (see Married Persons Not Filing Jointly in the Form 8839 instructions). Irs forms instructions 1040ez Payments You can report as payments against your U. Irs forms instructions 1040ez S. Irs forms instructions 1040ez income tax liability certain taxes you paid, are considered to have paid, or that were withheld from your income. Irs forms instructions 1040ez These include: Tax withheld from wages earned in the United States, Taxes withheld at the source from various items of income from U. Irs forms instructions 1040ez S. Irs forms instructions 1040ez sources other than wages, Estimated tax paid with Form 1040-ES or Form 1040-ES (NR), and Tax paid with Form 1040-C, at the time of departure from the United States. Irs forms instructions 1040ez Forms To File The U. Irs forms instructions 1040ez S. Irs forms instructions 1040ez income tax return you must file as a dual-status alien depends on whether you are a resident alien or a nonresident alien at the end of the tax year. Irs forms instructions 1040ez Resident at end of year. Irs forms instructions 1040ez   You must file Form 1040 if you are a dual-status taxpayer who becomes a resident during the year and who is a U. Irs forms instructions 1040ez S. Irs forms instructions 1040ez resident on the last day of the tax year. Irs forms instructions 1040ez Write “Dual-Status Return” across the top of the return. Irs forms instructions 1040ez Attach a statement to your return to show the income for the part of the year you are a nonresident. Irs forms instructions 1040ez You can use Form 1040NR or Form 1040NR-EZ as the statement, but be sure to mark “Dual-Status Statement” across the top. Irs forms instructions 1040ez Nonresident at end of year. Irs forms instructions 1040ez   You must file Form 1040NR or Form 1040NR-EZ if you are a dual-status taxpayer who gives up residence in the United States during the year and who is not a U. Irs forms instructions 1040ez S. Irs forms instructions 1040ez resident on the last day of the tax year. Irs forms instructions 1040ez Write “Dual-Status Return” across the top of the return. Irs forms instructions 1040ez Attach a statement to your return to show the income for the part of the year you are a resident. Irs forms instructions 1040ez You can use Form 1040 as the statement, but be sure to mark “Dual-Status Statement” across the top. Irs forms instructions 1040ez   If you expatriated or terminated your residency in 2013, you may be required to file an expatriation statement (Form 8854) with your tax return. Irs forms instructions 1040ez For more information, see Expatriation Tax in chapter 4. Irs forms instructions 1040ez Statement. Irs forms instructions 1040ez   Any statement must have your name, address, and taxpayer identification number on it. Irs forms instructions 1040ez You do not need to sign a separate statement or schedule accompanying your return, because your signature on the return also applies to the supporting statements and schedules. Irs forms instructions 1040ez When and Where To File If you are a resident alien on the last day of your tax year and report your income on a calendar year basis, you must file no later than April 15 of the year following the close of your tax year. Irs forms instructions 1040ez If you report your income on other than a calendar year basis, file your return no later than the 15th day of the 4th month following the close of your tax year. Irs forms instructions 1040ez In either case, file your return with the address for dual-status aliens shown on the back page of the Form 1040 instructions. Irs forms instructions 1040ez If you are a nonresident alien on the last day of your tax year and you report your income on a calendar year basis, you must file no later than April 15 of the year following the close of your tax year if you receive wages subject to withholding. Irs forms instructions 1040ez If you report your income on other than a calendar year basis, file your return no later than the 15th day of the 4th month following the close of your tax year. Irs forms instructions 1040ez If you did not receive wages subject to withholding and you report your income on a calendar year basis, you must file no later than June 15 of the year following the close of your tax year. Irs forms instructions 1040ez If you report your income on other than a calendar year basis, file your return no later than the 15th day of the 6th month following the close of your tax year. Irs forms instructions 1040ez In any case, mail your return to:  Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service  Austin, TX 73301-0215 If enclosing a payment, mail your return to:  Internal Revenue Service  P. Irs forms instructions 1040ez O. 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