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Turbo tax filing for 2010 10. Turbo tax filing for 2010   Self-Employment (SE) Tax Table of Contents Who Must Pay SE Tax?Special Rules and Exceptions Figuring Earnings Subject to SE Tax Farm Optional Method Using Both Optional Methods Reporting Self-Employment Tax The SE tax rules apply no matter how old you are and even if you are already receiving social security and Medicare benefits. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Who Must Pay SE Tax? Generally, you must pay SE tax and file Schedule SE (Form 1040) if your net earnings from self-employment were $400 or more. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Use Schedule SE to figure net earnings from self-employment. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Sole proprietor or independent contractor. Turbo tax filing for 2010   If you are self-employed as a sole proprietor or independent contractor, you generally use Schedule C or C-EZ (Form 1040) to figure your earnings subject to SE tax. Turbo tax filing for 2010 SE tax rate. Turbo tax filing for 2010    For 2013, the SE tax rate on net earnings is 15. Turbo tax filing for 2010 3% (12. Turbo tax filing for 2010 4% social security tax plus 2. Turbo tax filing for 2010 9% Medicare tax). Turbo tax filing for 2010 Maximum earnings subject to self-employment tax. Turbo tax filing for 2010    Only the first $113,700 of your combined wages, tips, and net earnings in 2013 is subject to any combination of the 12. Turbo tax filing for 2010 4% social security part of SE tax, social security tax, or railroad retirement (tier 1) tax. Turbo tax filing for 2010   All of your combined wages, tips, and net earnings in 2013 are subject to any combination of the 2. Turbo tax filing for 2010 9% Medicare part of SE tax, social security tax, or railroad retirement (tier 1) tax. Turbo tax filing for 2010   If your wages and tips are subject to either social security or railroad retirement (tier 1) tax, or both, and total at least $113,700, do not pay the 12. Turbo tax filing for 2010 4% social security part of the SE tax on any of your net earnings. Turbo tax filing for 2010 However, you must pay the 2. Turbo tax filing for 2010 9% Medicare part of the SE tax on all your net earnings. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Special Rules and Exceptions Aliens. Turbo tax filing for 2010   Generally, resident aliens must pay self-employment tax under the same rules that apply to U. Turbo tax filing for 2010 S. Turbo tax filing for 2010 citizens. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Nonresident aliens are not subject to SE tax unless an international social security agreement in effect determines that they are covered under the U. Turbo tax filing for 2010 S. Turbo tax filing for 2010 social security system. Turbo tax filing for 2010 However, residents of the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, or American Samoa are subject to self-employment tax, as they are considered U. Turbo tax filing for 2010 S. Turbo tax filing for 2010 residents for self-employment tax purposes. Turbo tax filing for 2010 For more information on aliens, see Publication 519, U. Turbo tax filing for 2010 S. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Tax Guide for Aliens. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Child employed by parent. Turbo tax filing for 2010   You are not subject to SE tax if you are under age 18 and you are working for your father or mother. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Church employee. Turbo tax filing for 2010    If you work for a church or a qualified church-controlled organization (other than as a minister or member of a religious order) that elected an exemption from social security and Medicare taxes, you are subject to SE tax if you receive $108. Turbo tax filing for 2010 28 or more in wages from the church or organization. Turbo tax filing for 2010 For more information, see Publication 517, Social Security and Other Information for Members of the Clergy and Religious Workers. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Fishing crew member. Turbo tax filing for 2010   If you are a member of the crew on a boat that catches fish or other water life, your earnings are subject to SE tax if all the following conditions apply. Turbo tax filing for 2010 You do not get any pay for the work except your share of the catch or a share of the proceeds from the sale of the catch, unless the pay meets all the following conditions. Turbo tax filing for 2010 The pay is not more than $100 per trip. Turbo tax filing for 2010 The pay is received only if there is a minimum catch. Turbo tax filing for 2010 The pay is solely for additional duties (such as mate, engineer, or cook) for which additional cash pay is traditional in the fishing industry. Turbo tax filing for 2010 You get a share of the catch or a share of the proceeds from the sale of the catch. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Your share depends on the amount of the catch. Turbo tax filing for 2010 The boat's operating crew normally numbers fewer than 10 individuals. Turbo tax filing for 2010 (An operating crew is considered as normally made up of fewer than 10 if the average size of the crew on trips made during the last four calendar quarters is fewer than 10. Turbo tax filing for 2010 ) Notary public. Turbo tax filing for 2010   Fees you receive for services you perform as a notary public are reported on Schedule C or C-EZ but are not subject to self-employment tax (see the Instructions for Schedule SE (Form 1040)). Turbo tax filing for 2010 State or local government employee. Turbo tax filing for 2010   You are subject to SE tax if you are an employee of a state or local government, are paid solely on a fee basis, and your services are not covered under a federal-state social security agreement. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Foreign government or international organization employee. Turbo tax filing for 2010   You are subject to SE tax if both the following conditions are true. Turbo tax filing for 2010 You are a U. Turbo tax filing for 2010 S. Turbo tax filing for 2010 citizen employed in the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, or the Virgin Islands by: A foreign government, A wholly-owned agency of a foreign government, or An international organization. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Your employer is not required to withhold social security and Medicare taxes from your wages. Turbo tax filing for 2010 U. Turbo tax filing for 2010 S. Turbo tax filing for 2010 citizen or resident alien residing abroad. Turbo tax filing for 2010    If you are a self-employed U. Turbo tax filing for 2010 S. Turbo tax filing for 2010 citizen or resident alien living outside the United States, in most cases you must pay SE tax. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Do not reduce your foreign earnings from self-employment by your foreign earned income exclusion. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Exception. Turbo tax filing for 2010    The United States has social security agreements with many countries to eliminate double taxation under two social security systems. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Under these agreements, you generally must only pay social security and Medicare taxes to the country in which you live. Turbo tax filing for 2010 The country to which you must pay the tax will issue a certificate which serves as proof of exemption from social security tax in the other country. Turbo tax filing for 2010   For more information, see the Instructions for Schedule SE (Form 1040). Turbo tax filing for 2010 More Than One Business If you have earnings subject to SE tax from more than one trade, business, or profession, you must combine the net profit (or loss) from each to determine your total earnings subject to SE tax. Turbo tax filing for 2010 A loss from one business reduces your profit from another business. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Community Property Income If any of the income from a trade or business, other than a partnership, is community property income under state law, it is included in the earnings subject to SE tax of the spouse carrying on the trade or business. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Gain or Loss Do not include in earnings subject to SE tax a gain or loss from the disposition of property that is neither stock in trade nor held primarily for sale to customers. Turbo tax filing for 2010 It does not matter whether the disposition is a sale, exchange, or an involuntary conversion. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Lost Income Payments If you are self-employed and reduce or stop your business activities, any payment you receive from insurance or other sources for the lost business income is included in earnings subject to SE tax. Turbo tax filing for 2010 If you are not working when you receive the payment, it still relates to your business and is included in earnings subject to SE tax, even though your business is temporarily inactive. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Figuring Earnings Subject to SE Tax Methods for Figuring Net Earnings There are three ways to figure your net earnings from self-employment. Turbo tax filing for 2010 The regular method. Turbo tax filing for 2010 The nonfarm optional method. Turbo tax filing for 2010 The farm optional method. Turbo tax filing for 2010 You must use the regular method unless you are eligible to use one or both of the optional methods. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Why use an optional method?    You may want to use the optional methods (discussed later) when you have a loss or a small net profit and any one of the following applies. Turbo tax filing for 2010 You want to receive credit for social security benefit coverage. Turbo tax filing for 2010 You incurred child or dependent care expenses for which you could claim a credit. Turbo tax filing for 2010 (An optional method may increase your earned income, which could increase your credit. Turbo tax filing for 2010 ) You are entitled to the earned income credit. Turbo tax filing for 2010 (An optional method may increase your earned income, which could increase your credit. Turbo tax filing for 2010 ) You are entitled to the additional child tax credit. Turbo tax filing for 2010 (An optional method may increase your earned income, which could increase your credit. Turbo tax filing for 2010 ) Effects of using an optional method. Turbo tax filing for 2010   Using an optional method could increase your SE tax. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Paying more SE tax could result in your getting higher benefits when you retire. Turbo tax filing for 2010   If you use either or both optional methods, you must figure and pay the SE tax due under these methods even if you would have had a smaller tax or no tax using the regular method. Turbo tax filing for 2010   The optional methods may be used only to figure your SE tax. Turbo tax filing for 2010 To figure your income tax, include your actual earnings in gross income, regardless of which method you use to determine SE tax. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Regular Method Multiply your total earnings subject to SE tax by 92. Turbo tax filing for 2010 35% (. Turbo tax filing for 2010 9235) to get your net earnings under the regular method. Turbo tax filing for 2010 See Short Schedule SE, line 4, or Long Schedule SE, line 4a. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Net earnings figured using the regular method are also called actual net earnings. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Nonfarm Optional Method Use the nonfarm optional method only for earnings that do not come from farming. Turbo tax filing for 2010 You may use this method if you meet all the following tests. Turbo tax filing for 2010 You are self-employed on a regular basis. Turbo tax filing for 2010 This means that your actual net earnings from self-employment were $400 or more in at least 2 of the 3 tax years before the one for which you use this method. Turbo tax filing for 2010 The net earnings can be from either farm or nonfarm earnings or both. Turbo tax filing for 2010 You have used this method less than 5 years. Turbo tax filing for 2010 (There is a 5-year lifetime limit. Turbo tax filing for 2010 ) The years do not have to be one after another. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Your net nonfarm profits were: Less than $5,024, and Less than 72. Turbo tax filing for 2010 189% of your gross nonfarm income. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Net nonfarm profits. Turbo tax filing for 2010   Net nonfarm profit generally is the total of the amounts from: Line 31, Schedule C (Form 1040), Line 3, Schedule C-EZ (Form 1040), Box 14, code A, Schedule K-1 (Form 1065) (from nonfarm partnerships), and Box 9, code J1, Schedule K-1 (Form 1065-B). Turbo tax filing for 2010   However, you may need to adjust the amount reported on Schedule K-1 if you are a general partner or if it is a loss. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Gross nonfarm income. Turbo tax filing for 2010   Your gross nonfarm income generally is the total of the amounts from: Line 7, Schedule C (Form 1040), Line 1, Schedule C-EZ (Form 1040), Box 14, code C, Schedule K-1 (Form 1065) (from nonfarm partnerships), and Box 9, code J2, Schedule K-1 (Form 1065-B). Turbo tax filing for 2010 Figuring Nonfarm Net Earnings If you meet the three tests explained earlier, use the following table to figure your net earnings from self-employment under the nonfarm optional method. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Table 10-1. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Figuring Nonfarm Net Earnings IF your gross nonfarm income is. Turbo tax filing for 2010 . Turbo tax filing for 2010 . Turbo tax filing for 2010 THEN your net earnings are equal to. Turbo tax filing for 2010 . Turbo tax filing for 2010 . Turbo tax filing for 2010 $6,960 or less Two-thirds of your gross nonfarm income. Turbo tax filing for 2010 More than $6,960 $4,640 Actual net earnings. Turbo tax filing for 2010   Your actual net earnings are 92. Turbo tax filing for 2010 35% of your total earnings subject to SE tax (that is, multiply total earnings subject to SE tax by 92. Turbo tax filing for 2010 35% (. Turbo tax filing for 2010 9235) to get actual net earnings). Turbo tax filing for 2010 Actual net earnings are equivalent to net earnings figured using the regular method. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Optional net earnings less than actual net earnings. Turbo tax filing for 2010   You cannot use this method to report an amount less than your actual net earnings from self-employment. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Gross nonfarm income of $6,960 or less. Turbo tax filing for 2010   The following examples illustrate how to figure net earnings when gross nonfarm income is $6,960 or less. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Example 1. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Net nonfarm profit less than $5,024 and less than 72. Turbo tax filing for 2010 189% of gross nonfarm income. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Ann Green runs a craft business. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Her actual net earnings from self-employment were $800 in 2011 and $900 in 2012. Turbo tax filing for 2010 She meets the test for being self-employed on a regular basis. Turbo tax filing for 2010 She has used the nonfarm optional method less than 5 years. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Her gross income and net profit in 2013 are as follows: Gross nonfarm income $5,400 Net nonfarm profit $1,200 Ann's actual net earnings for 2013 are $1,108 ($1,200 × . Turbo tax filing for 2010 9235). Turbo tax filing for 2010 Because her net profit is less than $5,024 and less than 72. Turbo tax filing for 2010 189% of her gross income, she can use the nonfarm optional method to figure net earnings of $3,600 (2/3 × $5,400). Turbo tax filing for 2010 Because these net earnings are higher than her actual net earnings, she can report net earnings of $3,600 for 2013. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Example 2. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Net nonfarm profit less than $5,024 but not less than 72. Turbo tax filing for 2010 189% of gross nonfarm income. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Assume that in Example 1 Ann's gross income is $1,000 and her net profit is $800. Turbo tax filing for 2010 She must use the regular method to figure her net earnings. Turbo tax filing for 2010 She cannot use the nonfarm optional method because her net profit is not less than 72. Turbo tax filing for 2010 189% of her gross income. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Example 3. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Net loss from a nonfarm business. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Assume that in Example 1 Ann has a net loss of $700. Turbo tax filing for 2010 She can use the nonfarm optional method and report $3,600 (2/3 × $5,400) as her net earnings. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Example 4. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Nonfarm net earnings less than $400. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Assume that in Example 1 Ann has gross income of $525 and a net profit of $175. Turbo tax filing for 2010 In this situation, she would not pay any SE tax under either the regular method or the nonfarm optional method because her net earnings under both methods are less than $400. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Gross nonfarm income of more than $6,960. Turbo tax filing for 2010   The following examples illustrate how to figure net earnings when gross nonfarm income is more than $6,960. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Example 1. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Net nonfarm profit less than $5,024 and less than 72. Turbo tax filing for 2010 189% of gross nonfarm income. Turbo tax filing for 2010 John White runs an appliance repair shop. Turbo tax filing for 2010 His actual net earnings from self-employment were $10,500 in 2011 and $9,500 in 2012. Turbo tax filing for 2010 He meets the test for being self-employed on a regular basis. Turbo tax filing for 2010 He has used the nonfarm optional method less than 5 years. Turbo tax filing for 2010 His gross income and net profit in 2013 are as follows: Gross nonfarm income $12,000 Net nonfarm profit $1,200 John's actual net earnings for 2013 are $1,108 ($1,200 × . Turbo tax filing for 2010 9235). Turbo tax filing for 2010 Because his net profit is less than $5,024 and less than 72. Turbo tax filing for 2010 189% of his gross income, he can use the nonfarm optional method to figure net earnings of $4,640. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Because these net earnings are higher than his actual net earnings, he can report net earnings of $4,640 for 2013. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Example 2. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Net nonfarm profit not less than $5,024. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Assume that in Example 1 John's net profit is $5,400. Turbo tax filing for 2010 He must use the regular method. Turbo tax filing for 2010 He cannot use the nonfarm optional method because his net nonfarm profit is not less than $5,024. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Example 3. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Net loss from a nonfarm business. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Assume that in Example 1 John has a net loss of $700. Turbo tax filing for 2010 He can use the nonfarm optional method and report $4,640 as his net earnings from self-employment. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Farm Optional Method Use the farm optional method only for earnings from a farming business. Turbo tax filing for 2010 See Publication 225 for information about this method. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Using Both Optional Methods If you have both farm and nonfarm earnings, you may be able to use both optional methods to determine your net earnings from self-employment. Turbo tax filing for 2010 To figure your net earnings using both optional methods, you must: Figure your farm and nonfarm net earnings separately under each method. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Do not combine farm earnings with nonfarm earnings to figure your net earnings under either method. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Add the net earnings figured under each method to arrive at your total net earnings from self-employment. Turbo tax filing for 2010 You can report less than your total actual farm and nonfarm net earnings but not less than actual nonfarm net earnings. Turbo tax filing for 2010 If you use both optional methods, you can report no more than $4,640 as your combined net earnings from self-employment. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Example. Turbo tax filing for 2010 You are a self-employed farmer. Turbo tax filing for 2010 You also operate a retail grocery store. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Your gross income, actual net earnings from self-employment, and optional farm and optional nonfarm net earnings from self-employment are shown in Table 10-2. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Table 10-2. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Example—Farm and Nonfarm Earnings Income and Earnings Farm Nonfarm Gross income $3,000 $6,000 Actual net earnings $900 $500 Optional net earnings (2/3 of gross income) $2,000 $4,000 Table 10-3 shows four methods or combinations of methods you can use to figure net earnings from self-employment using the farm and nonfarm gross income and actual net earnings shown in Table 10-2. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Method 1. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Using the regular method for both farm and nonfarm income. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Method 2. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Using the optional method for farm income and the regular method for nonfarm income. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Method 3. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Using the regular method for farm income and the optional method for nonfarm income. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Method 4. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Using the optional method for both farm and nonfarm income. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Note. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Actual net earnings is the same as net earnings figured using the regular method. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Table 10-3. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Example—Net Earnings Net Earnings 1 2 3 4 Actual  farm $ 900   $ 900   Optional  farm   $ 2,000   $ 2,000 Actual nonfarm $ 500 $ 500     Optional nonfarm     $4,000 $4,000 Amount you can report: $1,400 $2,500 $4,900 $4,640* *Limited to $4,640 because you used both optional methods. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Fiscal Year Filer If you use a tax year other than the calendar year, you must use the tax rate and maximum earnings limit in effect at the beginning of your tax year. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Even if the tax rate or maximum earnings limit changes during your tax year, continue to use the same rate and limit throughout your tax year. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Reporting Self-Employment Tax Use Schedule SE (Form 1040) to figure and report your SE tax. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Then enter the SE tax on line 56 of Form 1040 and attach Schedule SE to Form 1040. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Most taxpayers can use Section A—Short Schedule SE to figure their SE tax. Turbo tax filing for 2010 However, certain taxpayers must use Section B—Long Schedule SE. Turbo tax filing for 2010 If you have to pay SE tax, you must file Form 1040 (with Schedule SE attached) even if you do not otherwise have to file a federal income tax return. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Joint return. Turbo tax filing for 2010   Even if you file a joint return, you cannot file a joint Schedule SE. Turbo tax filing for 2010 This is true whether one spouse or both spouses have earnings subject to SE tax. Turbo tax filing for 2010 If both of you have earnings subject to SE tax, each of you must complete a separate Schedule SE. Turbo tax filing for 2010 However, if one spouse uses the Short Schedule SE and the other spouse has to use the Long Schedule SE, both can use the same form. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Attach both schedules to the joint return. Turbo tax filing for 2010 More than one business. Turbo tax filing for 2010   If you have more than one trade or business, you must combine the net profit (or loss) from each business to figure your SE tax. Turbo tax filing for 2010 A loss from one business will reduce your profit from another business. Turbo tax filing for 2010 File one Schedule SE showing the earnings from self-employment, but file a separate Schedule C, C-EZ, or F for each business. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Example. Turbo tax filing for 2010 You are the sole proprietor of two separate businesses. Turbo tax filing for 2010 You operate a restaurant that made a net profit of $25,000. Turbo tax filing for 2010 You also have a cabinetmaking business that had a net loss of $500. Turbo tax filing for 2010 You must file a Schedule C for the restaurant showing your net profit of $25,000 and another Schedule C for the cabinetmaking business showing your net loss of $500. Turbo tax filing for 2010 You file Schedule SE showing total earnings subject to SE tax of $24,500. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications
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Turbo tax filing for 2010 Publication 505 - Introductory Material Table of Contents IntroductionNonresident aliens. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Ordering forms and publications. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Tax questions. Turbo tax filing for 2010 What's New for 2014 Reminders Introduction The federal income tax is a pay-as-you-go tax. Turbo tax filing for 2010 You must pay the tax as you earn or receive income during the year. Turbo tax filing for 2010 There are two ways to pay as you go. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Withholding. Turbo tax filing for 2010 If you are an employee, your employer probably withholds income tax from your pay. Turbo tax filing for 2010 In addition, tax may be withheld from certain other income, such as pensions, bonuses, commissions, and gambling winnings. Turbo tax filing for 2010 The amount withheld is paid to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in your name. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Estimated tax. Turbo tax filing for 2010 If you do not pay your tax through withholding, or do not pay enough tax that way, you might have to pay estimated tax. Turbo tax filing for 2010 People who are in business for themselves generally will have to pay their tax this way. Turbo tax filing for 2010 You may have to pay estimated tax if you receive income such as dividends, interest, capital gains, rents, and royalties. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Estimated tax is used to pay not only income tax, but other taxes such as self-employment tax and alternative minimum tax. Turbo tax filing for 2010 This publication explains both of these methods. Turbo tax filing for 2010 It also explains how to take credit on your return for the tax that was withheld and for your estimated tax payments. Turbo tax filing for 2010 If you did not pay enough tax during the year, either through withholding or by making estimated tax payments, you may have to pay a penalty. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Generally, the IRS can figure this penalty for you. Turbo tax filing for 2010 This underpayment penalty, and the exceptions to it, are discussed in chapter 4. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Nonresident aliens. Turbo tax filing for 2010    Before completing Form W-4, nonresident alien employees should see the Instructions for Form 8233, Exemption From Withholding on Compensation for Independent (and Certain Dependent) Personal Services of a Nonresident Alien Individual. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Also see chapter 8 of Publication 519, U. Turbo tax filing for 2010 S. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Tax Guide for Aliens, for important information on withholding. Turbo tax filing for 2010 What's new for 2013 and 2014. Turbo tax filing for 2010   See What's New for 2014 in this Introduction, and What's New for 2013 in chapter 4. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Comments and suggestions. Turbo tax filing for 2010   We welcome your comments about this publication and your suggestions for future editions. Turbo tax filing for 2010   You can write to us at the following address: Internal Revenue Service Tax Forms and Publications Division 1111 Constitution Ave. Turbo tax filing for 2010 NW, IR-6526 Washington, DC 20224   We respond to many letters by telephone. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Therefore, it would be helpful if you would include your daytime phone number, including the area code, in your correspondence. Turbo tax filing for 2010   You can send your comments from www. Turbo tax filing for 2010 irs. Turbo tax filing for 2010 gov/formspubs/. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Click on “More Information” and then on Give us feedback on forms and publications. Turbo tax filing for 2010   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. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Ordering forms and publications. Turbo tax filing for 2010   Visit www. Turbo tax filing for 2010 irs. Turbo tax filing for 2010 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 business days after your request is received. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Internal Revenue Service 1201 N. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Mitsubishi Motorway Bloomington, IL 61705-6613 Tax questions. Turbo tax filing for 2010   If you have a tax question, check the information available on IRS. Turbo tax filing for 2010 gov or call 1-800-829-1040. Turbo tax filing for 2010 We cannot answer tax questions sent to either of the above addresses. Turbo tax filing for 2010 What's New for 2014 Use your 2013 tax return as a guide in figuring your 2014 estimated tax, but be sure to consider the following. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Standard mileage rates. Turbo tax filing for 2010  The 2014 rate for business use of your vehicle is 56 cents per mile. Turbo tax filing for 2010 The rate for use of your vehicle to get medical care or move is 23½ cents per mile. Turbo tax filing for 2010 The rate of 14 cents per mile for charitable use is unchanged. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Personal exemption increased for certain taxpayers. Turbo tax filing for 2010  For 2014, the personal exemption amount is increased to $3,950 for taxpayers with adjusted gross income at or below $305,050 if married filing jointly or qualifying widow(er), $279,650 if head of household, $254,200 if single, or $152,525 if married filing separately. Turbo tax filing for 2010 The personal exemption amount for taxpayers with adjusted gross income above these thresholds may be reduced. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Limitation on itemized deductions. Turbo tax filing for 2010  For 2014, itemized deductions for taxpayers with adjusted gross income above $305,050 if married filing jointly or qualifying widow(er), $279,650 if head of household, $254,200 if single, and $152,525 if married filing separately may be reduced. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Health care coverage. Turbo tax filing for 2010  When you file your 2014 tax return in 2015, you will need to either (1) indicate on your return that you and your family had health care coverage throughout 2014, (2) claim an exemption from the health care coverage requirement for some or all of 2014, or (3) make a payment if you do not have coverage or an exemption(s) for all 12 months of 2014. Turbo tax filing for 2010 For examples on how this payment works, go to www. Turbo tax filing for 2010 IRS. Turbo tax filing for 2010 gov/aca and click under the “Individuals & Families” section. Turbo tax filing for 2010 You may want to consider this when figuring your “Other taxes” on Line 12 of the 2014 Estimated Tax Worksheet (Worksheet 2-1). Turbo tax filing for 2010 For general information on these requirements, go to www. Turbo tax filing for 2010 IRS. Turbo tax filing for 2010 gov/aca. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Advance payments of the Premium Tax Credit. Turbo tax filing for 2010  If you buy health care insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace, you may be eligible for advance payments of the Premium Tax Credit to help pay for your insurance coverage. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Receiving too little or too much in advance will affect your refund or balance due. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Promptly report changes in your income or family size to your Marketplace. Turbo tax filing for 2010 You may want to consider this when figuring your estimated taxes for 2014. Turbo tax filing for 2010 For more information, go to www. Turbo tax filing for 2010 IRS. Turbo tax filing for 2010 gov/aca and see Publication 5120 and Publication 5121. Turbo tax filing for 2010 http://www. Turbo tax filing for 2010 IRS. Turbo tax filing for 2010 gov/pub5120 Alternative minimum tax (AMT) exemption amount increased. Turbo tax filing for 2010  The AMT exemption amount is increased to $52,800 ($82,100 if married filing jointly or qualifying widow(er); $41,050 if married filing separately). Turbo tax filing for 2010 Lifetime learning credit income limits. Turbo tax filing for 2010  In order to claim a lifetime learning credit, your MAGI must be less than $54,000 ($108,000 if married filing jointly). Turbo tax filing for 2010 Retirement savings contribution credit income limits increased. Turbo tax filing for 2010  In order to claim this credit for 2014, your MAGI must be less than $30,000 ($60,000 if married filing jointly; $45,000 if head of household). Turbo tax filing for 2010 Adoption credit or exclusion. Turbo tax filing for 2010  The maximum adoption credit or exclusion for employer-provided adoption benefits has increased to $13,190. Turbo tax filing for 2010 In order to claim either the credit or exclusion, your MAGI must be less than $237,880. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Earned income credit (EIC). Turbo tax filing for 2010  You may be able to take the EIC in 2014 if: Three or more children lived with you and you earned less than $46,997 ($52,427 if married filing jointly), Two children lived with you and you earned less than $43,756 ($49,186 if married filing jointly), One child lived with you and you earned less than $38,511 ($43,941 if married filing jointly), or A child did not live with you and you earned less than $14,590 ($20,020 if married filing jointly). Turbo tax filing for 2010 Also, the maximum MAGI you can have and still get the credit has increased. Turbo tax filing for 2010 You may be able to take the credit if your MAGI is less than the amount in the above list that applies to you. Turbo tax filing for 2010 The maximum investment income you can have and get the credit has increased to $3,350. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Reminders Future developments. Turbo tax filing for 2010  The IRS has created a page on IRS. Turbo tax filing for 2010 gov for information about Publication 505 at www. Turbo tax filing for 2010 irs. Turbo tax filing for 2010 gov/pub505. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Information about any future developments affecting Publication 505 (such as legislation enacted after we release it) will be posted on that page. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Social security tax. Turbo tax filing for 2010   Generally, each employer for whom you work during the tax year must withhold social security tax up to the annual limit. Turbo tax filing for 2010 The annual limit is $117,000 in 2014. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Photographs of missing children. Turbo tax filing for 2010  The Internal Revenue Service is a proud partner with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Photographs of missing children selected by the Center may appear in this publication on pages that otherwise would be blank. Turbo tax filing for 2010 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. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Additional Medicare Tax. Turbo tax filing for 2010  Beginning in 2013, a 0. Turbo tax filing for 2010 9% Additional Medicare Tax applies to Medicare wages, Railroad Retirement Tax Act compensation, and self-employment income over a threshold amount based on your filing status. Turbo tax filing for 2010 You may need to include this amount when figuring your estimated tax. Turbo tax filing for 2010 See the instructions for line 12 of the 2014 Estimated Tax Worksheet. Turbo tax filing for 2010 You may also request that your employer deduct and withhold an additional amount of income tax withholding from your wages on Form W-4, Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate. Turbo tax filing for 2010 For more information on Additional Medicare Tax, go to IRS. Turbo tax filing for 2010 gov and enter “Additional Medicare Tax” in the search box. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Net Investment Income Tax. Turbo tax filing for 2010  Beginning in 2013, you may be subject to Net Investment Income Tax (NIIT). Turbo tax filing for 2010 NIIT is a 3. Turbo tax filing for 2010 8% tax on the lesser of net investment income or the excess of your modified adjusted gross income (MAGI) over the threshold amount. Turbo tax filing for 2010 NIIT may need to be included when figuring estimated tax. Turbo tax filing for 2010 See the instructions for line 12 of the 2014 Estimated Tax Worksheet. Turbo tax filing for 2010 You may also request that your employer deduct and withhold an additional amount of income tax withholding from your wages on Form W-4. Turbo tax filing for 2010 For more information on NIIT, go to IRS. Turbo tax filing for 2010 gov and enter “Net Investment Income Tax” in the search box. Turbo tax filing for 2010 Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications