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1040 ez electronic filing 8. 1040 ez electronic filing   Foreign Insurance Taxes Table of Contents Premium. 1040 ez electronic filing Tax is imposed on insurance policies issued by foreign insurers. 1040 ez electronic filing Any person who makes, signs, issues, or sells any of the documents and instruments subject to the tax, or for whose use or benefit they are made, signed, issued, or sold, is liable for the tax. 1040 ez electronic filing The following tax rates apply to each dollar (or fraction thereof) of the premium paid. 1040 ez electronic filing Casualty insurance and indemnity, fidelity, and surety bonds: 4 cents. 1040 ez electronic filing For example, on a premium payment of $10. 1040 ez electronic filing 10, the tax is 44 cents. 1040 ez electronic filing Life, sickness, and accident insurance, and annuity contracts: 1 cent. 1040 ez electronic filing For example, on a premium payment of $10. 1040 ez electronic filing 10, the tax is 11 cents. 1040 ez electronic filing Reinsurance policies covering any of the taxable contracts described in items (1) and (2): 1 cent. 1040 ez electronic filing However, the tax does not apply to casualty insurance premiums paid to foreign insurers for coverage of export goods in transit to foreign destinations. 1040 ez electronic filing Premium. 1040 ez electronic filing   Premium means the agreed price or consideration for assuming and carrying the risk or obligation. 1040 ez electronic filing It includes any additional charge or assessment payable under the contract, whether in one sum or installments. 1040 ez electronic filing If premiums are refunded, claim the tax paid on those premiums as an overpayment against tax due on other premiums paid or file a claim for refund. 1040 ez electronic filing When liability attaches. 1040 ez electronic filing   The liability for this tax attaches when the premium payment is transferred to the foreign insurer or reinsurer (including transfers to any bank, trust fund, or similar recipient designated by the foreign insurer or reinsurer) or to any nonresident agent, solicitor, or broker. 1040 ez electronic filing A person can pay the tax before the liability attaches if the person keeps records consistent with that practice. 1040 ez electronic filing Who must file. 1040 ez electronic filing   The person who pays the premium to the foreign insurer (or to any nonresident person such as a foreign broker) must pay the tax and file the return. 1040 ez electronic filing Otherwise, any person who issued or sold the policy, or who is insured under the policy, is required to pay the tax and file the return. 1040 ez electronic filing    The person liable for this tax must keep accurate records that identify each policy or instrument subject to tax. 1040 ez electronic filing These records must clearly establish the type of policy or instrument, the gross premium paid, the identity of the insured and insurer, and the total premium charged. 1040 ez electronic filing If the premium is to be paid in installments, the records must also establish the amount and anniversary date of each installment. 1040 ez electronic filing   The records must be kept at the place of business or other convenient location for at least 3 years after the later of the date any part of the tax became due, or the date any part of the tax was paid. 1040 ez electronic filing During this period, the records must be readily accessible to the IRS. 1040 ez electronic filing   The person having control or possession of a policy or instrument subject to this tax must keep the policy for at least 3 years after the date any part of the tax on it was paid. 1040 ez electronic filing For information on reinsurance premiums paid from one foreign insurer to another foreign insurer, see Rev. 1040 ez electronic filing Rul. 1040 ez electronic filing 2008-15. 1040 ez electronic filing You can find Rev. 1040 ez electronic filing Rul. 1040 ez electronic filing 2008-15 on page 633 of I. 1040 ez 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