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Tax amended return Publication 17 - Introductory Material Table of Contents What's New Reminders IntroductionIcons. Tax amended return Ordering forms and publications. Tax amended return Tax questions. Tax amended return All material in this publication may be reprinted freely. Tax amended return A citation to Your Federal Income Tax (2013) would be appropriate. Tax amended return The explanations and examples in this publication reflect the interpretation by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) of: Tax laws enacted by Congress, Treasury regulations, and Court decisions. Tax amended return However, the information given does not cover every situation and is not intended to replace the law or change its meaning. Tax amended return This publication covers some subjects on which a court may have made a decision more favorable to taxpayers than the interpretation by the IRS. Tax amended return Until these differing interpretations are resolved by higher court decisions or in some other way, this publication will continue to present the interpretations by the IRS. Tax amended return All taxpayers have important rights when working with the IRS. Tax amended return These rights are described in Your Rights as a Taxpayer in the back of this publication. Tax amended return What's New This section summarizes important tax changes that took effect in 2013. Tax amended return Most of these changes are discussed in more detail throughout this publication. Tax amended return Future developments. Tax amended return  For the latest information about the tax law topics covered in this publication, including information about any tax legislation, go to www. Tax amended return irs. Tax amended return gov/pub17. Tax amended return Additional Medicare Tax. Tax amended return  Beginning in 2013, a 0. Tax amended return 9% Additional Medicare Tax applies to Medicare wages, railroad retirement (RRTA) compensation, and self-employment income that are more than: $125,000 if married filing separately, $250,000 if married filing jointly, or $200,000 for any other filing status. Tax amended return See Form 8959 and its instructions. Tax amended return Net Investment Income Tax. Tax amended return  Beginning in 2013, you may be subject to Net Investment Income Tax (NIIT). Tax amended return The NIIT is 3. Tax amended return 8% of the smaller of (a) your net investment income or (b) the excess of your modified adjusted gross income over: $125,000 if married filing separately, $250,000 if married filing jointly or qualifying widow(er), or $200,000 if any other filing status. Tax amended return See Form 8960 and its instructions. Tax amended return Change in tax rates. Tax amended return  The highest tax rate is 39. Tax amended return 6%. Tax amended return For more information, see the 2013 Tax Computation Worksheet or the 2013 Tax Rate Schedules near the end of this publication. Tax amended return Tax rate on net capital gain and qualified dividends. Tax amended return  The maximum tax rate of 15% on net capital gain and qualified dividends has increased to 20% for some taxpayers. Tax amended return See chapter 16. Tax amended return Medical and dental expenses. Tax amended return  You can deduct only the part of your medical and dental expenses that is more than 10% of your adjusted gross income (7. Tax amended return 5% if either you or your spouse is age 65 or older). Tax amended return See chapter 21. Tax amended return Personal exemption amount increased for certain taxpayers. Tax amended return  Your personal exemption is increased to $3,900. Tax amended return But the amount is reduced if your adjusted gross income is more than: $150,000 if married filing separately, $250,000 if single, $275,000 if head of household, or $300,000 if any other filing status. Tax amended return See chapter 3. Tax amended return Limit on itemized deductions. Tax amended return  You may not be able to deduct all of your itemized deductions if your adjusted gross income is more than: $150,000 if married filing separately, $250,000 if single, $275,000 if head of household, or $300,000 if any other filing status. Tax amended return See chapter 29. Tax amended return Same-sex marriages. Tax amended return  If you have a same-sex spouse whom you legally married in a state (or foreign country) that recognizes same-sex marriage, you and your spouse generally must use the married filing jointly or married filing separately filing status on your 2013 return, even if you and your spouse now live in a state (or foreign country) that does not recognize same-sex marriage. Tax amended return See chapter 2. Tax amended return If you meet certain requirements, you may be able to file amended returns to change your filing status for some earlier years. Tax amended return For details on filing amended returns, see chapter 1. Tax amended return Health flexible spending arrangements (FSAs). Tax amended return  You cannot have more than $2,500 in salary reduction contributions made to a health FSA for plan years beginning after 2012. Tax amended return See chapter 5. Tax amended return Expiring credits. Tax amended return  The plug-in electric vehicle credit and the refundable part of the credit for prior year minimum tax have expired. Tax amended return You cannot claim either one on your 2013 return. Tax amended return See chapter 37. Tax amended return Ponzi-type investment schemes. Tax amended return  There are new rules for how to claim a theft loss deduction on Form 4684 due to a Ponzi-type investment scheme. Tax amended return See chapter 25. Tax amended return Home office deduction simplified method. Tax amended return  If you can take a home office deduction, you may be able to use a simplified method to figure it. Tax amended return See Publication 587. Tax amended return Standard mileage rates. Tax amended return  The 2013 rate for business use of your car is increased to 56½ cents a mile. Tax amended return See chapter 26. Tax amended return The 2013 rate for use of your car to get medical care is increased to 24 cents a mile. Tax amended return See chapter 21. Tax amended return The 2013 rate for use of your car to move is increased to 24 cents a mile. Tax amended return See Publication 521, Moving Expenses. Tax amended return Reminders Listed below are important reminders and other items that may help you file your 2013 tax return. Tax amended return Many of these items are explained in more detail later in this publication. Tax amended return Enter your social security number (SSN). Tax amended return  Enter your SSN in the space provided on your tax form. Tax amended return If you filed a joint return for 2012 and are filing a joint return for 2013 with the same spouse, enter your names and SSNs in the same order as on your 2012 return. Tax amended return See chapter 1. Tax amended return Secure your tax records from identity theft. Tax amended return  Identity theft occurs when someone uses your personal information, such as your name, SSN, or other identifying information, without your permission, to commit fraud or other crimes. Tax amended return An identity thief may use your SSN to get a job or may file a tax return using your SSN to receive a refund. Tax amended return For more information about identity theft and how to reduce your risk from it, see chapter 1. Tax amended return Taxpayer identification numbers. Tax amended return  You must provide the taxpayer identification number for each person for whom you claim certain tax benefits. Tax amended return This applies even if the person was born in 2013. Tax amended return Generally, this number is the person's social security number (SSN). Tax amended return See chapter 1. Tax amended return Foreign source income. Tax amended return  If you are a U. Tax amended return S. Tax amended return citizen with income from sources outside the United States (foreign income), you must report all such income on your tax return unless it is exempt by U. Tax amended return S. Tax amended return law. Tax amended return This is true whether you live inside or outside the United States and whether or not you receive a Form W-2 or Form 1099 from the foreign payer. Tax amended return This applies to earned income (such as wages and tips) as well as unearned income (such as interest, dividends, capital gains, pensions, rents and royalties). Tax amended return If you live outside the United States, you may be able to exclude part or all of your foreign source earned income. Tax amended return For details, see Publication 54, Tax Guide for U. Tax amended return S. Tax amended return Citizens and Resident Aliens Abroad. Tax amended return Foreign financial assets. Tax amended return  If you had foreign financial assets in 2013, you may have to file Form 8938 with your return. Tax amended return Check www. Tax amended return IRS. Tax amended return gov/form8938 for details. Tax amended return Automatic 6-month extension to file tax return. Tax amended return  You can use Form 4868, Application for Automatic Extension of Time To File U. Tax amended return S. Tax amended return Individual Income Tax Return, to obtain an automatic 6-month extension of time to file your tax return. Tax amended return See chapter 1. Tax amended return Include your phone number on your return. Tax amended return  To promptly resolve any questions we have in processing your tax return, we would like to be able to call you. Tax amended return Please enter your daytime telephone number on your tax form next to your signature and occupation. Tax amended return If you are filing a joint return, you can enter either your or your spouse's daytime phone number. Tax amended return Payment of taxes. Tax amended return   You can pay your taxes online, by phone, or by check or money order. Tax amended return You can make a direct transfer from your bank account or use a credit or debit card. Tax amended return If you e-file, you can schedule an electronic payment. Tax amended return See chapter 1. Tax amended return Faster ways to file your return. Tax amended return  The IRS offers fast, accurate ways to file your tax return information without filing a paper tax return. Tax amended return You can use IRS e-file (electronic filing). Tax amended return See chapter 1. Tax amended return Free electronic filing. Tax amended return  You may be able to file your 2013 taxes online for free. Tax amended return See chapter 1. Tax amended return Change of address. Tax amended return  If you change your address, you should notify the IRS. Tax amended return See Change of Address in chapter 1. Tax amended return Refund on a late filed return. Tax amended return  If you were due a refund but you did not file a return, you generally must file your return within 3 years from the date the return was due (including extensions) to get that refund. Tax amended return See chapter 1. Tax amended return Frivolous tax returns. Tax amended return  The IRS has published a list of positions that are identified as frivolous. Tax amended return The penalty for filing a frivolous tax return is $5,000. Tax amended return See chapter 1. Tax amended return Filing erroneous claim for refund or credit. Tax amended return  You may have to pay a penalty if you file an erroneous claim for refund or credit. Tax amended return See chapter 1. Tax amended return Privacy Act and paperwork reduction information. Tax amended return   The IRS Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998, the Privacy Act of 1974, and the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980 require that when we ask you for information we must first tell you what our legal right is to ask for the information, why we are asking for it, how it will be used, what could happen if we do not receive it, and whether your response is voluntary, required to obtain a benefit, or mandatory under the law. Tax amended return A complete statement on this subject can be found in your tax form instructions. Tax amended return Customer service for taxpayers. Tax amended return  You can set up a personal appointment at the most convenient Taxpayer Assistance Center, on the most convenient business day. Tax amended return See How To Get Tax Help in the back of this publication. Tax amended return Preparer e-file mandate. Tax amended return  Most paid preparers must e-file returns they prepare and file. Tax amended return Your preparer may make you aware of this requirement and the options available to you. Tax amended return Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration. Tax amended return   If you want to confidentially report misconduct, waste, fraud, or abuse by an IRS employee, you can call 1-800-366-4484 (call 1-800-877-8339 if you are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability, and are using TTY/TDD equipment). Tax amended return You can remain anonymous. Tax amended return Photographs of missing children. Tax amended return  The Internal Revenue Service is a proud partner with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Tax amended return Photographs of missing children selected by the Center may appear in this publication on pages that would otherwise be blank. Tax amended return 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. Tax amended return Introduction This publication covers the general rules for filing a federal income tax return. Tax amended return It supplements the information contained in your tax form instructions. Tax amended return It explains the tax law to make sure you pay only the tax you owe and no more. Tax amended return How this publication is arranged. Tax amended return   This publication closely follows Form 1040, U. Tax amended return S. Tax amended return Individual Income Tax Return. Tax amended return It is divided into six parts which cover different sections of Form 1040. Tax amended return Each part is further divided into chapters which generally discuss one line of the form. Tax amended return Do not worry if you file Form 1040A or Form 1040EZ. Tax amended return Anything included on a line of either of these forms is also included on Form 1040. Tax amended return   The table of contents inside the front cover and the index in the back of the publication are useful tools to help you find the information you need. Tax amended return What is in this publication. Tax amended return   The publication begins with the rules for filing a tax return. Tax amended return It explains: Who must file a return, Which tax form to use, When the return is due, How to e-file your return, and Other general information. Tax amended return It will help you identify which filing status you qualify for, whether you can claim any dependents, and whether the income you receive is taxable. Tax amended return The publication goes on to explain the standard deduction, the kinds of expenses you may be able to deduct, and the various kinds of credits you may be able to take to reduce your tax. Tax amended return   Throughout the publication are examples showing how the tax law applies in typical situations. Tax amended return Also throughout the publication are flowcharts and tables that present tax information in an easy-to-understand manner. Tax amended return   Many of the subjects discussed in this publication are discussed in greater detail in other IRS publications. Tax amended return References to those other publications are provided for your information. Tax amended return Icons. Tax amended return   Small graphic symbols, or icons, are used to draw your attention to special information. Tax amended return See Table 1 later for an explanation of each icon used in this publication. Tax amended return What is not covered in this publication. Tax amended return   Some material that you may find helpful is not included in this publication but can be found in your tax form instruction booklet. Tax amended return This includes lists of: Where to report certain items shown on information documents, and Recorded tax information topics (TeleTax). Tax amended return   If you operate your own business or have other self-employment income, such as from babysitting or selling crafts, see the following publications for more information. Tax amended return Publication 334, Tax Guide for Small Business (For Individuals Who Use Schedule C or C-EZ). Tax amended return Publication 535, Business Expenses. Tax amended return Publication 587, Business Use of Your Home (Including Use by Daycare Providers). Tax amended return Help from the IRS. Tax amended return   There are many ways you can get help from the IRS. Tax amended return These are explained under How To Get Tax Help in the back of this publication. Tax amended return Comments and suggestions. Tax amended return   We welcome your comments about this publication and your suggestions for future editions. Tax amended return   You can write to us at the following address: Internal Revenue Service Tax Forms and Publications Division 1111 Constitution Ave. Tax amended return NW, IR-6526 Washington, DC 20224   We respond to many letters by telephone. Tax amended return Therefore, it would be helpful if you would include your daytime phone number, including the area code, in your correspondence. Tax amended return   You can send your comments from www. Tax amended return irs. Tax amended return gov/formspubs/. Tax amended return Click on “More Information” and then on “Comment on Tax Forms and Publications”. Tax amended return   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. Tax amended return Ordering forms and publications. Tax amended return   Visit www. Tax amended return irs. Tax amended return 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. Tax amended return Internal Revenue Service 1201 N. Tax amended return Mitsubishi Motorway Bloomington, IL 61705-6613 Tax questions. Tax amended return   If you have a tax question, check the information available on IRS. Tax amended return gov or call 1-800-829-1040. Tax amended return We cannot answer tax questions sent to either of the above addresses. Tax amended return IRS mission. Tax amended return   Provide America's taxpayers top quality service by helping them understand and meet their tax responsibilities and by applying the tax law with integrity and fairness to all. Tax amended return Table 1. Tax amended return Legend of Icons Icon Explanation Items that may cause you particular problems, or an alert about pending legislation that may be enacted after this publication goes to print. Tax amended return An Internet site or an email address. Tax amended return An address you may need. Tax amended return Items you should keep in your personal records. Tax amended return Items you may need to figure or a worksheet you may need to complete and keep for your records. Tax amended return An important phone number. Tax amended return Helpful information you may need. Tax amended return Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications
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Understanding Your CP264 Notice

CP264 is the notice for denial of Form 2553, Election by a Small Business Corporation.


What you need to do

If you want to be treated as a Small Business Corporation, file a new and complete Form 2553. Be sure to include all required statements.


You may want to

Seek professional assistance


Answers to Common Questions

Q. Is there a waiting period before I can re-submit a new Form 2553?

A. No, a newly prepared, complete, and timely Form 2553 can be filed at any time.

Q. How can I find out why my Form 2553 was rejected?

A. Your denied Form 2553 will arrive in a separate envelope. Examine the form to see if it is complete; if not, this may be the reason.

 

 

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 12-Feb-2014

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How to get help

  • Call the 1-800 number listed on the top right corner of your notice.
  • Authorize someone (e.g., accountant) to contact the IRS on your behalf using Form 2848.
  • See if you qualify for help from a Low Income Taxpayer Clinic.
     

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Tax amended return Publication 521 - Introductory Material Table of Contents What's New Reminders IntroductionOrdering forms and publications. Tax amended return Tax questions. Tax amended return Useful Items - You may want to see: What's New Standard mileage rate. Tax amended return  For 2013, the standard mileage rate for using your vehicle to move to a new home is 24 cents per mile. Tax amended return See Travel by car under Deductible Moving Expenses. Tax amended return Reminders Future developments. Tax amended return  For the latest information about developments related to Publication 521, such as legislation enacted after it was published, go to www. Tax amended return irs. Tax amended return gov/pub521. Tax amended return Change of address. Tax amended return  If you change your mailing address, be sure to notify the IRS using Form 8822, Change of Address. Tax amended return Mail it to the Internal Revenue Service Center for your old address. Tax amended return Addresses for the service centers are on the back of the form. Tax amended return If you change your business address or the identity of your responsible party, use Form 8822-B, Change of Address or Responsible Party—Business. Tax amended return Photographs of missing children. Tax amended return  The Internal Revenue Service is a proud partner with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Tax amended return Photographs of missing children selected by the Center may appear in this publication on pages that would otherwise be blank. Tax amended return 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. Tax amended return Introduction This publication explains the deduction of certain expenses of moving to a new home because you changed job locations or started a new job. Tax amended return It includes the following topics. Tax amended return Who can deduct moving expenses. Tax amended return What moving expenses are deductible. Tax amended return What moving expenses are not deductible. Tax amended return How a reimbursement affects your moving expense deduction. Tax amended return How and when to report moving expenses. Tax amended return Special rules for members of the Armed Forces. Tax amended return Form 3903, Moving Expenses, is used to claim the moving expense deduction. Tax amended return An example of how to report your moving expenses, including a filled-in Form 3903, is shown near the end of the publication. Tax amended return You may be able to deduct moving expenses whether you are self-employed or an employee. Tax amended return Your expenses generally must be related to starting work at your new job location. Tax amended return However, certain retirees and survivors may qualify to claim the deduction even though they are not starting work at a new job location. Tax amended return See Who Can Deduct Moving Expenses. Tax amended return Recordkeeping. Tax amended return    It is important to maintain an accurate record of expenses you paid to move. Tax amended return You should save items such as receipts, bills, cancelled checks, credit card statements, and mileage logs. Tax amended return Also, you should save your Form W-2 and statements of reimbursement from your employer. Tax amended return Comments and suggestions. Tax amended return   We welcome your comments about this publication and your suggestions for future editions. Tax amended return   You can write to us at the following address: Internal Revenue Service Tax Forms and Publications Division 1111 Constitution Ave. Tax amended return NW, IR-6526 Washington, DC 20224   We respond to many letters by telephone. Tax amended return Therefore, it would be helpful if you would include your daytime phone number, including the area code, in your correspondence. Tax amended return   You can send your comments from www. Tax amended return irs. Tax amended return gov/formspubs/. Tax amended return Click on “More Information” and then on “Comment on Tax Forms and Publications”. Tax amended return   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. Tax amended return Ordering forms and publications. Tax amended return   Visit www. Tax amended return irs. Tax amended return 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. Tax amended return Internal Revenue Service 1201 N. Tax amended return Mitsubishi Motorway Bloomington, IL 61705-6613 Tax questions. Tax amended return   If you have a tax question, check the information available on IRS. Tax amended return gov or call 1-800-829-1040. Tax amended return We cannot answer tax questions sent to either of the above addresses. Tax amended return Useful Items - You may want to see: Publication 3 Armed Forces' Tax Guide Forms (and Instructions) 1040 U. Tax amended return S. Tax amended return Individual Income Tax Return 1040X Amended U. Tax amended return S. Tax amended return Individual Income Tax Return 3903 Moving Expenses 8822 Change of Address 8822–B Change of Address or Responsible Party-Business See How To Get Tax Help, near the end of this publication, for information about getting the publications and the forms listed above. Tax amended return Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications