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Tax amended return Publication 590 - Introductory Material Table of Contents What's New for 2013 What's New for 2014 Reminders IntroductionOrdering forms and publications. Tax amended return Tax questions. Tax amended return Useful Items - You may want to see: Note. Tax amended return After 2013, Publication 590 will be split into two separate publications as follows. Tax amended return Publication 590-A, will focus on contributions to traditional IRAs as well as Roth IRAs. Tax amended return This publication will include the rules for rollover and conversion contributions. Tax amended return Publication 590-B, will focus on distributions from traditional IRAs as well as Roth IRAs. Tax amended return This publication will include the rules for required minimum distributions and IRA beneficiaries. Tax amended return What's New for 2013 Traditional IRA contribution and deduction limit. Tax amended return  The contribution limit to your traditional IRA for 2013 will be increased to the smaller of the following amounts: $5,500, or Your taxable compensation for the year. Tax amended return If you were age 50 or older before 2014, the most that can be contributed to your traditional IRA for 2013 will be the smaller of the following amounts: $6,500, or Your taxable compensation for the year. Tax amended return For more information, see How Much Can Be Contributed? in chapter 1. Tax amended return Roth IRA contribution limit. Tax amended return  If contributions on your behalf are made only to Roth IRAs, your contribution limit for 2013 will generally be the lesser of: $5,500, or Your taxable compensation for the year. Tax amended return If you were age 50 or older before 2014 and contributions on your behalf were made only to Roth IRAs, your contribution limit for 2013 will generally be the lesser of: $6,500, or Your taxable compensation for the year. Tax amended return However, if your modified adjusted gross income (AGI) is above a certain amount, your contribution limit may be reduced. Tax amended return For more information, see How Much Can Be Contributed? under Can You Contribute to a Roth IRA? in chapter 2. Tax amended return Modified AGI limit for traditional IRA contributions increased. Tax amended return  For 2013, if you were covered by a retirement plan at work, your deduction for contributions to a traditional IRA is reduced (phased out) if your modified AGI is: More than $95,000 but less than $115,000 for a married couple filing a joint return or a qualifying widow(er), More than $59,000 but less than $69,000 for a single individual or head of household, or Less than $10,000 for a married individual filing a separate return. Tax amended return If you either lived with your spouse or file a joint return, and your spouse was covered by a retirement plan at work, but you were not, your deduction is phased out if your modified AGI is more than $178,000 but less than $188,000. Tax amended return If your modified AGI is $188,000 or more, you cannot take a deduction for contributions to a traditional IRA. Tax amended return See How Much Can You Deduct? in chapter 1. Tax amended return Modified AGI limit for Roth IRA contributions increased. Tax amended return  For 2013, your Roth IRA contribution limit is reduced (phased out) in the following situations. Tax amended return Your filing status is married filing jointly or qualifying widow(er) and your modified AGI is at least $178,000. Tax amended return You cannot make a Roth IRA contribution if your modified AGI is $188,000 or more. Tax amended return Your filing status is single, head of household, or married filing separately and you did not live with your spouse at any time in 2013 and your modified AGI is at least $112,000. Tax amended return You cannot make a Roth IRA contribution if your modified AGI is $127,000 or more. Tax amended return Your filing status is married filing separately, you lived with your spouse at any time during the year, and your modified AGI is more than -0-. Tax amended return You cannot make a Roth IRA contribution if your modified AGI is $10,000 or more. Tax amended return See Can You Contribute to a Roth IRA? in chapter 2. Tax amended return Net Investment Income Tax. Tax amended return  For purposes of the Net Investment Income Tax (NIIT), net investment income does not include distributions from a qualified retirement plan (for example, 401(a), 403(a), 403(b), 457(b) plans, and IRAs). Tax amended return However, these distributions are taken into account when determining the modified adjusted gross income threshold. Tax amended return Distributions from a nonqualified retirement plan are included in net investment income. Tax amended return See Form 8960, Net Investment Income Tax—Individuals, Estates, and Trusts, and its instructions for more information. Tax amended return Kay Bailey Hutchison Spousal IRA. Tax amended return . Tax amended return  In 2013, spousal IRAs were renamed to Kay Bailey Hutchison Spousal IRAs. Tax amended return There are no changes to the rules regarding these IRAs. Tax amended return See Kay Bailey Hutchison Spousal IRA Limit in chapter 1 for more information. Tax amended return What's New for 2014 Modified AGI limit for traditional IRA contributions increased. Tax amended return  For 2014, if you are covered by a retirement plan at work, your deduction for contributions to a traditional IRA is reduced (phased out) if your modified AGI is: More than $96,000 but less than $116,000 for a married couple filing a joint return or a qualifying widow(er), More than $60,000 but less than $70,000 for a single individual or head of household, or Less than $10,000 for a married individual filing a separate return. Tax amended return If you either live with your spouse or file a joint return, and your spouse is covered by a retirement plan at work, but you are not, your deduction is phased out if your modified AGI is more than $181,000 but less than $191,000. Tax amended return If your modified AGI is $191,000 or more, you cannot take a deduction for contributions to a traditional IRA. Tax amended return Modified AGI limit for Roth IRA contributions increased. Tax amended return  For 2014, your Roth IRA contribution limit is reduced (phased out) in the following situations. Tax amended return Your filing status is married filing jointly or qualifying widow(er) and your modified AGI is at least $181,000. Tax amended return You cannot make a Roth IRA contribution if your modified AGI is $191,000 or more. Tax amended return Your filing status is single, head of household, or married filing separately and you did not live with your spouse at any time in 2014 and your modified AGI is at least $114,000. Tax amended return You cannot make a Roth IRA contribution if your modified AGI is $129,000 or more. Tax amended return Your filing status is married filing separately, you lived with your spouse at any time during the year, and your modified AGI is more than -0-. Tax amended return You cannot make a Roth IRA contribution if your modified AGI is $10,000 or more. Tax amended return Reminders Future developments. Tax amended return  For the latest information about developments related to Publication 590, such as legislation enacted after it was published, go to www. Tax amended return irs. Tax amended return gov/pub590. Tax amended return Simplified employee pension (SEP). Tax amended return  SEP IRAs are not covered in this publication. Tax amended return They are covered in Publication 560, Retirement Plans for Small Business. Tax amended return Deemed IRAs. Tax amended return  A qualified employer plan (retirement plan) can maintain a separate account or annuity under the plan (a deemed IRA) to receive voluntary employee contributions. Tax amended return If the separate account or annuity otherwise meets the requirements of an IRA, it will be subject only to IRA rules. Tax amended return An employee's account can be treated as a traditional IRA or a Roth IRA. Tax amended return For this purpose, a “qualified employer plan” includes: A qualified pension, profit-sharing, or stock bonus plan (section 401(a) plan), A qualified employee annuity plan (section 403(a) plan), A tax-sheltered annuity plan (section 403(b) plan), and A deferred compensation plan (section 457 plan) maintained by a state, a political subdivision of a state, or an agency or instrumentality of a state or political subdivision of a state. Tax amended return Contributions to both traditional and Roth IRAs. Tax amended return  For information on your combined contribution limit if you contribute to both traditional and Roth IRAs, see Roth IRAs and traditional IRAs under How Much Can Be Contributed? in chapter 2. Tax amended return Statement of required minimum distribution (RMD). Tax amended return  If an RMD is required from your IRA, the trustee, custodian, or issuer that held the IRA at the end of the preceding year must either report the amount of the RMD to you, or offer to calculate it for you. Tax amended return The report or offer must include the date by which the amount must be distributed. Tax amended return The report is due January 31 of the year in which the minimum distribution is required. Tax amended return It can be provided with the year-end fair market value statement that you normally get each year. Tax amended return No report is required for section 403(b) contracts (generally tax-sheltered annuities) or for IRAs of owners who have died. Tax amended return IRA interest. Tax amended return  Although interest earned from your IRA is generally not taxed in the year earned, it is not tax-exempt interest. Tax amended return Tax on your traditional IRA is generally deferred until you take a distribution. Tax amended return Do not report this interest on your return as tax-exempt interest. Tax amended return For more information on tax-exempt interest, see the instructions for your tax return. 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 discusses individual retirement arrangements (IRAs). Tax amended return An IRA is a personal savings plan that gives you tax advantages for setting aside money for retirement. Tax amended return What are some tax advantages of an IRA?   Two tax advantages of an IRA are that: Contributions you make to an IRA may be fully or partially deductible, depending on which type of IRA you have and on your circumstances, and Generally, amounts in your IRA (including earnings and gains) are not taxed until distributed. Tax amended return In some cases, amounts are not taxed at all if distributed according to the rules. Tax amended return What's in this publication?   This publication discusses traditional, Roth, and SIMPLE IRAs. Tax amended return It explains the rules for: Setting up an IRA, Contributing to an IRA, Transferring money or property to and from an IRA, Handling an inherited IRA, Receiving distributions (making withdrawals) from an IRA, and Taking a credit for contributions to an IRA. Tax amended return   It also explains the penalties and additional taxes that apply when the rules are not followed. Tax amended return To assist you in complying with the tax rules for IRAs, this publication contains worksheets, sample forms, and tables, which can be found throughout the publication and in the appendices at the back of the publication. Tax amended return How to use this publication. Tax amended return   The rules that you must follow depend on which type of IRA you have. Tax amended return Use Table I-1 to help you determine which parts of this publication to read. Tax amended return Also use Table I-1 if you were referred to this publication from instructions to a form. 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: Publications 560 Retirement Plans for Small Business (SEP, SIMPLE, and Qualified Plans) 571 Tax-Sheltered Annuity Plans (403(b) Plans) 575 Pension and Annuity Income 939 General Rule for Pensions and Annuities Forms (and instructions) W-4P Withholding Certificate for Pension or Annuity Payments 1099-R Distributions From Pensions, Annuities, Retirement or Profit-Sharing Plans, IRAs, Insurance Contracts, etc. Tax amended return 5304-SIMPLE Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees of Small Employers (SIMPLE)–Not for Use With a Designated Financial Institution 5305-S SIMPLE Individual Retirement Trust Account 5305-SA SIMPLE Individual Retirement Custodial Account 5305-SIMPLE Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees of Small Employers (SIMPLE)–for Use With a Designated Financial Institution 5329 Additional Taxes on Qualified Plans (Including IRAs) and Other Tax-Favored Accounts 5498 IRA Contribution Information 8606 Nondeductible IRAs 8815 Exclusion of Interest From Series EE and I U. Tax amended return S. Tax amended return Savings Bonds Issued After 1989 8839 Qualified Adoption Expenses 8880 Credit for Qualified Retirement Savings Contributions See chapter 5 for information about getting these publications and forms. Tax amended return Table I-1. Tax amended return Using This Publication IF you need information on . Tax amended return . Tax amended return . Tax amended return THEN see . Tax amended return . Tax amended return . Tax amended return traditional IRAs chapter 1. Tax amended return Roth IRAs chapter 2, and parts of  chapter 1. Tax amended return SIMPLE IRAs chapter 3. Tax amended return the credit for qualified retirement savings contributions (the saver's credit) chapter 4. Tax amended return how to keep a record of your contributions to, and distributions from, your traditional IRA(s) appendix A. Tax amended return SEP IRAs and 401(k) plans Publication 560. Tax amended return Coverdell education savings accounts (formerly called education IRAs) Publication 970. Tax amended return IF for 2013, you received social security benefits, had taxable compensation, contributed to a traditional IRA, and you or your spouse was covered by an employer retirement plan, and you want to. Tax amended return . Tax amended return . Tax amended return THEN see . Tax amended return . Tax amended return . Tax amended return first figure your modified adjusted gross income (AGI) appendix B, worksheet 1. Tax amended return then figure how much of your traditional IRA contribution you can deduct appendix B, worksheet 2. Tax amended return and finally figure how much of your social security is taxable appendix B, worksheet 3. Tax amended return Table I-2. Tax amended return How Are a Traditional IRA and a Roth IRA Different? This table shows the differences between traditional and Roth IRAs. Tax amended return Answers in the middle column apply to traditional IRAs. Tax amended return Answers in the right column apply to Roth IRAs. Tax amended return Question Answer   Traditional IRA? Roth IRA? Is there an age limit on when I can open and contribute to a Yes. Tax amended return You must not have reached age  70½ by the end of the year. Tax amended return See Who Can Open a Traditional IRA? in chapter 1. Tax amended return No. Tax amended return You can be any age. Tax amended return See Can You Contribute to a Roth IRA? in chapter 2. Tax amended return If I earned more than $5,500 in 2013 ($6,500 if I was 50 or older by the end of 2013), is there a limit on how much I can contribute to a Yes. Tax amended return For 2013, you can contribute to a traditional IRA up to: $5,500, or $6,500 if you were age 50 or older by the end of 2013. Tax amended return  There is no upper limit on how much you can earn and still contribute. Tax amended return See How Much Can Be Contributed? in chapter 1. Tax amended return Yes. Tax amended return For 2013, you may be able to contribute to a Roth IRA up to: $5,500, or $6,500 if you were age 50 or older by the end of 2013,  but the amount you can contribute may be less than that depending on your income, filing status, and if you contribute to another IRA. Tax amended return See How Much Can Be Contributed? and Table 2-1 in chapter 2. Tax amended return Can I deduct contributions to a Yes. Tax amended return You may be able to deduct your contributions to a traditional IRA depending on your income, filing status, whether you are covered by a retirement plan at work, and whether you receive social security benefits. Tax amended return See How Much Can You Deduct? in chapter 1. Tax amended return No. Tax amended return You can never deduct contributions to a Roth IRA. Tax amended return See What Is a Roth IRA? in chapter 2. Tax amended return Do I have to file a form just because I contribute to a Not unless you make nondeductible contributions to your traditional IRA. Tax amended return In that case, you must file Form 8606. Tax amended return See Nondeductible Contributions in chapter 1. Tax amended return No. Tax amended return You do not have to file a form if you contribute to a Roth IRA. Tax amended return See Contributions not reported in chapter 2. Tax amended return Do I have to start taking distributions when I reach a certain age from a Yes. Tax amended return You must begin receiving required minimum distributions by April 1 of the year following the year you reach age 70½. Tax amended return See When Must You Withdraw Assets? (Required Minimum Distributions) in chapter 1. Tax amended return No. Tax amended return If you are the original owner of a Roth IRA, you do not have to take distributions regardless of your age. Tax amended return See Are Distributions Taxable? in chapter 2. Tax amended return However, if you are the beneficiary of a Roth IRA, you may have to take distributions. Tax amended return See Distributions After Owner's Death in chapter 2. Tax amended return How are distributions taxed from a Distributions from a traditional IRA are taxed as ordinary income, but if you made nondeductible contributions, not all of the distribution is taxable. Tax amended return See Are Distributions Taxable? in chapter 1. Tax amended return Distributions from a Roth IRA are not taxed as long as you meet certain criteria. Tax amended return See Are Distributions Taxable? in chapter 2. Tax amended return Do I have to file a form just because I receive distributions from a Not unless you have ever made a nondeductible contribution to a traditional IRA. Tax amended return If you have, file Form 8606. Tax amended return See Nondeductible Contributions in chapter 1. Tax amended return Yes. 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Tax amended return Some employees may be able to deduct certain work-related expenses. The following facts from the IRS can help you determine which expenses are deductible as an employee business expense. You must be itemizing deductions on IRS Schedule A to qualify. Tax amended return Expenses that qualify for an itemized deduction generally include: Tax amended return Business travel away from home Tax amended return Business use of your car Tax amended return Business meals and entertainment Tax amended return Travel Tax amended return Use of your home Tax amended return Education Tax amended return Supplies Tax amended return Tools Tax amended return Miscellaneous expenses Tax amended return You must keep records to prove the business expenses you deduct. For general information on recordkeeping, see IRS Publication 552, Recordkeeping for Individuals available on this website, or by calling 1-800-TAX-FORM (800-829-3676). Tax amended return If your employer reimburses you under an accountable plan, you should not include the payments in your gross income, and you may not deduct any of the reimbursed amounts. Tax amended return An accountable plan must meet three requirements: Tax amended return You must have paid or incurred expenses that are deductible while performing services as an employee. Tax amended return Tax amended return You must adequately account to your employer for these expenses within a reasonable time period. Tax amended return Tax amended return You must return any excess reimbursement or allowance within a reasonable time period. Tax amended return If the plan under which you are reimbursed by your employer is non-accountable, the payments you receive should be included in the wages shown on your Form W-2. You must report the income and itemize your deductions to deduct these expenses. Tax amended return Generally, you report unreimbursed expenses on IRS Form 2106 or IRS Form 2106-EZ and attach it to Form 1040. Deductible expenses are then reported on IRS Schedule A, as a miscellaneous itemized deduction subject to a rule that limits your employee business expenses deduction to the amount that exceeds 2 percent of your adjusted gross income. Tax amended return For more information see IRS Publication 529, Miscellaneous Deductions, which is available on this website, or by calling 1-800-TAX-FORM (800-829-3676). Tax amended return