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2011 1040ez instructions Publication 550 - Introductory Material Table of Contents Future Developments What's New Reminders IntroductionOrdering forms and publications. 2011 1040ez instructions Tax questions. 2011 1040ez instructions Future Developments For the latest information about developments related to Publication 550, such as legislation enacted after it was published, go to www. 2011 1040ez instructions irs. 2011 1040ez instructions gov/pub550. 2011 1040ez instructions What's New Net investment income tax (NIIT). 2011 1040ez instructions  Beginning in 2013, you may be subject to the NIIT. 2011 1040ez instructions The NIIT applies at a rate of 3. 2011 1040ez instructions 8% to certain net investment income of individuals, estates, and trusts that have income above statutory threshold amounts. 2011 1040ez instructions See Net investment income tax (NIIT) , later. 2011 1040ez instructions Maximum capital gain rates. 2011 1040ez instructions  For 2013, the maximum capital gain rates are 0%, 15%, 20%, 25%, and 28%. 2011 1040ez instructions See Capital Gain Tax Rates , later, for more information. 2011 1040ez instructions Gift tax exclusion amount increased. 2011 1040ez instructions  For calendar year 2013, the first $14,000 of gifts to any person (other than gifts of future interests in property) are not included in the total amount of taxable gifts. 2011 1040ez instructions See Property Received as a Gift , later. 2011 1040ez instructions Reminders Mutual fund distributions. 2011 1040ez instructions  Publication 564, Mutual Fund Distributions, has been incorporated into this publication. 2011 1040ez instructions Foreign source income. 2011 1040ez instructions  If you are a U. 2011 1040ez instructions S. 2011 1040ez instructions citizen with investment income from sources outside the United States (foreign income), you must report that income on your tax return unless it is exempt by U. 2011 1040ez instructions S. 2011 1040ez instructions law. 2011 1040ez instructions This is true whether you reside inside or outside the United States and whether or not you receive a Form 1099 from the foreign payer. 2011 1040ez instructions Employee stock options. 2011 1040ez instructions  If you received an option to buy or sell stock or other property as payment for your services, see Publication 525, Taxable and Nontaxable Income, for the special tax rules that apply. 2011 1040ez instructions Photographs of missing children. 2011 1040ez instructions  The Internal Revenue Service is a proud partner with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. 2011 1040ez instructions Photographs of missing children selected by the Center may appear in this publication on pages that would otherwise be blank. 2011 1040ez instructions 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. 2011 1040ez instructions Introduction This publication provides information on the tax treatment of investment income and expenses. 2011 1040ez instructions It includes information on the tax treatment of investment income and expenses for individual shareholders of mutual funds or other regulated investment companies, such as money market funds. 2011 1040ez instructions It explains what investment income is taxable and what investment expenses are deductible. 2011 1040ez instructions It explains when and how to show these items on your tax return. 2011 1040ez instructions It also explains how to determine and report gains and losses on the disposition of investment property and provides information on property trades and tax shelters. 2011 1040ez instructions The glossary at the end of this publication defines many of the terms used. 2011 1040ez instructions Investment income. 2011 1040ez instructions   This generally includes interest, dividends, capital gains, and other types of distributions including mutual fund distributions. 2011 1040ez instructions Investment expenses. 2011 1040ez instructions   These include interest paid or incurred to acquire investment property and expenses to manage or collect income from investment property. 2011 1040ez instructions Qualified retirement plans and IRAs. 2011 1040ez instructions   The rules in this publication do not apply to mutual fund shares held in individual retirement arrangements (IRAs), section 401(k) plans, and other qualified retirement plans. 2011 1040ez instructions The value of the mutual fund shares and earnings allocated to you are included in your retirement plan assets and stay tax free generally until the plan distributes them to you. 2011 1040ez instructions The tax rules that apply to retirement plan distributions are explained in the following publications. 2011 1040ez instructions Publication 560, Retirement Plans for Small Business. 2011 1040ez instructions Publication 571, Tax-Sheltered Annuity Plans. 2011 1040ez instructions Publication 575, Pension and Annuity Income. 2011 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2011 1040ez instructions Index A Accrual period, Accrual period. 2011 1040ez instructions Acquisition premium, Acquisition premium. 2011 1040ez instructions Adjusted issue price, Adjusted issue price. 2011 1040ez instructions Assistance (see Tax help) B Backup withholding, Backup Withholding Bearer bonds and coupons, Bearer Bonds and Coupons Brokers (see Information for brokers and other middlemen) C Certificates of deposit, Certificates of Deposit Comments and suggestions, Comments and suggestions. 2011 1040ez instructions Contingent payment debt instruments, Contingent Payment Debt Instruments D Debt instrument, Debt instrument. 2011 1040ez instructions Debt instruments Long-term, Long-Term Debt Instruments Short-term, Short-Term Obligations Redeemed at Maturity Debt instruments and coupons purchased after 1984, Debt Instruments and Coupons Purchased After 1984 Debt instruments and coupons purchased after July 1, 1982, and before 1985, Debt Instruments and Coupons Purchased After July 1, 1982, and Before 1985 Debt instruments issued after 1954, corporate, Corporate Debt Instruments Issued After 1954 and Before May 28, 1969, and Government Debt Instruments Issued After 1954 and Before July 2, 1982 Debt instruments issued after 1984, Debt Instruments Issued After 1984 Debt instruments issued after July 1, 1982, Debt Instruments Issued After July 1, 1982, and Before 1985 Debt instruments issued after May 27, 1969, corporate, Corporate Debt Instruments Issued After May 27, 1969, and Before July 2, 1982 Debt instruments not on the OID list, Debt Instruments Not on the OID List Debt Instruments on the OID list, Debt Instruments on the OID List Definitions, Definitions Accrual period, Accrual period. 2011 1040ez instructions Acquisition premium, Acquisition premium. 2011 1040ez instructions Adjusted issue price, Adjusted issue price. 2011 1040ez instructions Debt instrument, Debt instrument. 2011 1040ez instructions Issue price, Issue price. 2011 1040ez instructions Market discount, Market discount. 2011 1040ez instructions Original issue discount (OID), Original issue discount (OID). 2011 1040ez instructions Premium, Premium. 2011 1040ez instructions Qualified stated interest, Qualified stated interest. 2011 1040ez instructions Stated redemption price at maturity, Stated redemption price at maturity. 2011 1040ez instructions Yield to maturity, Yield to maturity (YTM). 2011 1040ez instructions E Electronic payee statements, Electronic payee statements. 2011 1040ez instructions F Form 1099-OID, Form 1099-OID. 2011 1040ez instructions Free tax services, Free help with your tax return. 2011 1040ez instructions H Help (see Tax help) I Inflation-indexed debt instruments, Inflation-Indexed Debt Instruments Information for brokers and other middlemen, Information for Brokers and Other Middlemen Information for owners of OID debt instruments, Information for Owners of OID Debt Instruments Issue price, Issue price. 2011 1040ez instructions Issuers of OID debt instruments, Instructions for, Instructions for issuers of OID debt instruments. 2011 1040ez instructions L Long-term debt instruments, Long-Term Debt Instruments M Market discount, Market discount. 2011 1040ez instructions O OID list, Debt Instruments on, Debt Instruments on the OID List OID on long-term debt instruments, figuring, Figuring OID on Long-Term Debt Instruments OID on stripped bonds and coupons, figuring, Figuring OID on Stripped Bonds and Coupons OID, figuring, Figuring OID. 2011 1040ez instructions Using section I, Using Section I. 2011 1040ez instructions Using the income tax regulations, Using the income tax regulations. 2011 1040ez instructions Original issue discount (OID), Original issue discount (OID). 2011 1040ez instructions Owners of OID debt instruments, information for, Information for Owners of OID Debt Instruments P Premium, Premium. 2011 1040ez instructions Publications (see Tax help) Q Qualified stated interest, Qualified stated interest. 2011 1040ez instructions R REMIC and CDO information reporting requirements, REMIC and CDO information reporting requirements. 2011 1040ez instructions S Section I, Section I. 2011 1040ez instructions Section II, Section II. 2011 1040ez instructions Section III, Section III. 2011 1040ez instructions Short-term obligations redeemed at maturity, Short-Term Obligations Redeemed at Maturity Stated redemption price at maturity, Stated redemption price at maturity. 2011 1040ez instructions Stripped bonds and coupons, figuring OID, Figuring OID on Stripped Bonds and Coupons Suggestions, Comments and, Comments and suggestions. 2011 1040ez instructions T Tax help, How To Get Tax Help Y Yield to maturity, Yield to maturity (YTM). 2011 1040ez instructions , Yield to maturity (YTM). 2011 1040ez instructions Prev  Up     Home   More Online Publications