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2011 taxes turbotax Part One -   Fuel Taxes and Fuel Tax Credits and Refunds Chapter 1 defines the types of fuel, taxable events, and exemptions or exceptions to the fuel taxes. 2011 taxes turbotax Chapter 2 provides information on, and definitions of, the nontaxable uses and explains how to make a claim. 2011 taxes turbotax Table of Contents 1. 2011 taxes turbotax   Fuel TaxesDefinitions Information Returns Registration RequirementsAdditional information. 2011 taxes turbotax Gasoline and Aviation GasolineTaxable Events Gasoline Blendstocks Diesel Fuel and KeroseneTaxable Events Dyed Diesel Fuel and Dyed Kerosene Alaska and Feedstocks Back-up Tax Diesel-Water Fuel Emulsion Kerosene for Use in AviationTaxable Events Liability For Tax Surtax on any liquid used in a fractional ownership program aircraft as fuel Certificate for Commercial Aviation and Exempt UsesExempt use. 2011 taxes turbotax Reseller statement. 2011 taxes turbotax Other Fuels (Including Alternative Fuels)Taxable Events Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)Taxable Events Fuels Used on Inland WaterwaysFishing vessels. 2011 taxes turbotax Deep-draft ocean-going vessels. 2011 taxes turbotax Passenger vessels. 2011 taxes turbotax Ocean-going barges. 2011 taxes turbotax State or local governments. 2011 taxes turbotax Cellulosic or Second Generation Biofuel Not Used as Fuel Biodiesel Sold as But Not Used as Fuel 2. 2011 taxes turbotax   Fuel Tax Credits and RefundsGasoline and Aviation Gasoline Undyed Diesel Fuel and Undyed Kerosene (Other Than Kerosene Used in Aviation)Sales by Registered Ultimate Vendors Diesel-Water Fuel Emulsion Kerosene for Use in AviationSales by Registered Ultimate Vendors Other Fuels (Including Alternative Fuels) Refunds of Second TaxOptional reporting. 2011 taxes turbotax Providing information. 2011 taxes turbotax Definitions of Nontaxable UsesCustom application of fertilizer and pesticide. 2011 taxes turbotax Fuel used between airfield and farm. 2011 taxes turbotax Fuel not used for farming. 2011 taxes turbotax Vehicles not considered highway vehicles. 2011 taxes turbotax Biodiesel or Renewable Diesel Mixture Credit, Alternative Fuel Credit, and Alternative Fuel Mixture CreditHow to Claim the Credit Filing Claims Claiming A Refund Claiming a Credit on Form 4136 Including the Credit or Refund in Income Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications
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2011 taxes turbotax Publication 17 - Introductory Material Table of Contents What's New Reminders IntroductionIcons. 2011 taxes turbotax Ordering forms and publications. 2011 taxes turbotax Tax questions. 2011 taxes turbotax All material in this publication may be reprinted freely. 2011 taxes turbotax A citation to Your Federal Income Tax (2013) would be appropriate. 2011 taxes turbotax 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. 2011 taxes turbotax However, the information given does not cover every situation and is not intended to replace the law or change its meaning. 2011 taxes turbotax This publication covers some subjects on which a court may have made a decision more favorable to taxpayers than the interpretation by the IRS. 2011 taxes turbotax 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. 2011 taxes turbotax All taxpayers have important rights when working with the IRS. 2011 taxes turbotax These rights are described in Your Rights as a Taxpayer in the back of this publication. 2011 taxes turbotax What's New This section summarizes important tax changes that took effect in 2013. 2011 taxes turbotax Most of these changes are discussed in more detail throughout this publication. 2011 taxes turbotax Future developments. 2011 taxes turbotax  For the latest information about the tax law topics covered in this publication, including information about any tax legislation, go to www. 2011 taxes turbotax irs. 2011 taxes turbotax gov/pub17. 2011 taxes turbotax Additional Medicare Tax. 2011 taxes turbotax  Beginning in 2013, a 0. 2011 taxes turbotax 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. 2011 taxes turbotax See Form 8959 and its instructions. 2011 taxes turbotax Net Investment Income Tax. 2011 taxes turbotax  Beginning in 2013, you may be subject to Net Investment Income Tax (NIIT). 2011 taxes turbotax The NIIT is 3. 2011 taxes turbotax 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. 2011 taxes turbotax See Form 8960 and its instructions. 2011 taxes turbotax Change in tax rates. 2011 taxes turbotax  The highest tax rate is 39. 2011 taxes turbotax 6%. 2011 taxes turbotax For more information, see the 2013 Tax Computation Worksheet or the 2013 Tax Rate Schedules near the end of this publication. 2011 taxes turbotax Tax rate on net capital gain and qualified dividends. 2011 taxes turbotax  The maximum tax rate of 15% on net capital gain and qualified dividends has increased to 20% for some taxpayers. 2011 taxes turbotax See chapter 16. 2011 taxes turbotax Medical and dental expenses. 2011 taxes turbotax  You can deduct only the part of your medical and dental expenses that is more than 10% of your adjusted gross income (7. 2011 taxes turbotax 5% if either you or your spouse is age 65 or older). 2011 taxes turbotax See chapter 21. 2011 taxes turbotax Personal exemption amount increased for certain taxpayers. 2011 taxes turbotax  Your personal exemption is increased to $3,900. 2011 taxes turbotax 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. 2011 taxes turbotax See chapter 3. 2011 taxes turbotax Limit on itemized deductions. 2011 taxes turbotax  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. 2011 taxes turbotax See chapter 29. 2011 taxes turbotax Same-sex marriages. 2011 taxes turbotax  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. 2011 taxes turbotax See chapter 2. 2011 taxes turbotax If you meet certain requirements, you may be able to file amended returns to change your filing status for some earlier years. 2011 taxes turbotax For details on filing amended returns, see chapter 1. 2011 taxes turbotax Health flexible spending arrangements (FSAs). 2011 taxes turbotax  You cannot have more than $2,500 in salary reduction contributions made to a health FSA for plan years beginning after 2012. 2011 taxes turbotax See chapter 5. 2011 taxes turbotax Expiring credits. 2011 taxes turbotax  The plug-in electric vehicle credit and the refundable part of the credit for prior year minimum tax have expired. 2011 taxes turbotax You cannot claim either one on your 2013 return. 2011 taxes turbotax See chapter 37. 2011 taxes turbotax Ponzi-type investment schemes. 2011 taxes turbotax  There are new rules for how to claim a theft loss deduction on Form 4684 due to a Ponzi-type investment scheme. 2011 taxes turbotax See chapter 25. 2011 taxes turbotax Home office deduction simplified method. 2011 taxes turbotax  If you can take a home office deduction, you may be able to use a simplified method to figure it. 2011 taxes turbotax See Publication 587. 2011 taxes turbotax Standard mileage rates. 2011 taxes turbotax  The 2013 rate for business use of your car is increased to 56½ cents a mile. 2011 taxes turbotax See chapter 26. 2011 taxes turbotax The 2013 rate for use of your car to get medical care is increased to 24 cents a mile. 2011 taxes turbotax See chapter 21. 2011 taxes turbotax The 2013 rate for use of your car to move is increased to 24 cents a mile. 2011 taxes turbotax See Publication 521, Moving Expenses. 2011 taxes turbotax Reminders Listed below are important reminders and other items that may help you file your 2013 tax return. 2011 taxes turbotax Many of these items are explained in more detail later in this publication. 2011 taxes turbotax Enter your social security number (SSN). 2011 taxes turbotax  Enter your SSN in the space provided on your tax form. 2011 taxes turbotax 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. 2011 taxes turbotax See chapter 1. 2011 taxes turbotax Secure your tax records from identity theft. 2011 taxes turbotax  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. 2011 taxes turbotax An identity thief may use your SSN to get a job or may file a tax return using your SSN to receive a refund. 2011 taxes turbotax For more information about identity theft and how to reduce your risk from it, see chapter 1. 2011 taxes turbotax Taxpayer identification numbers. 2011 taxes turbotax  You must provide the taxpayer identification number for each person for whom you claim certain tax benefits. 2011 taxes turbotax This applies even if the person was born in 2013. 2011 taxes turbotax Generally, this number is the person's social security number (SSN). 2011 taxes turbotax See chapter 1. 2011 taxes turbotax Foreign source income. 2011 taxes turbotax  If you are a U. 2011 taxes turbotax S. 2011 taxes turbotax 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. 2011 taxes turbotax S. 2011 taxes turbotax law. 2011 taxes turbotax 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. 2011 taxes turbotax 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). 2011 taxes turbotax If you live outside the United States, you may be able to exclude part or all of your foreign source earned income. 2011 taxes turbotax For details, see Publication 54, Tax Guide for U. 2011 taxes turbotax S. 2011 taxes turbotax Citizens and Resident Aliens Abroad. 2011 taxes turbotax Foreign financial assets. 2011 taxes turbotax  If you had foreign financial assets in 2013, you may have to file Form 8938 with your return. 2011 taxes turbotax Check www. 2011 taxes turbotax IRS. 2011 taxes turbotax gov/form8938 for details. 2011 taxes turbotax Automatic 6-month extension to file tax return. 2011 taxes turbotax  You can use Form 4868, Application for Automatic Extension of Time To File U. 2011 taxes turbotax S. 2011 taxes turbotax Individual Income Tax Return, to obtain an automatic 6-month extension of time to file your tax return. 2011 taxes turbotax See chapter 1. 2011 taxes turbotax Include your phone number on your return. 2011 taxes turbotax  To promptly resolve any questions we have in processing your tax return, we would like to be able to call you. 2011 taxes turbotax Please enter your daytime telephone number on your tax form next to your signature and occupation. 2011 taxes turbotax If you are filing a joint return, you can enter either your or your spouse's daytime phone number. 2011 taxes turbotax Payment of taxes. 2011 taxes turbotax   You can pay your taxes online, by phone, or by check or money order. 2011 taxes turbotax You can make a direct transfer from your bank account or use a credit or debit card. 2011 taxes turbotax If you e-file, you can schedule an electronic payment. 2011 taxes turbotax See chapter 1. 2011 taxes turbotax Faster ways to file your return. 2011 taxes turbotax  The IRS offers fast, accurate ways to file your tax return information without filing a paper tax return. 2011 taxes turbotax You can use IRS e-file (electronic filing). 2011 taxes turbotax See chapter 1. 2011 taxes turbotax Free electronic filing. 2011 taxes turbotax  You may be able to file your 2013 taxes online for free. 2011 taxes turbotax See chapter 1. 2011 taxes turbotax Change of address. 2011 taxes turbotax  If you change your address, you should notify the IRS. 2011 taxes turbotax See Change of Address in chapter 1. 2011 taxes turbotax Refund on a late filed return. 2011 taxes turbotax  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. 2011 taxes turbotax See chapter 1. 2011 taxes turbotax Frivolous tax returns. 2011 taxes turbotax  The IRS has published a list of positions that are identified as frivolous. 2011 taxes turbotax The penalty for filing a frivolous tax return is $5,000. 2011 taxes turbotax See chapter 1. 2011 taxes turbotax Filing erroneous claim for refund or credit. 2011 taxes turbotax  You may have to pay a penalty if you file an erroneous claim for refund or credit. 2011 taxes turbotax See chapter 1. 2011 taxes turbotax Privacy Act and paperwork reduction information. 2011 taxes turbotax   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. 2011 taxes turbotax A complete statement on this subject can be found in your tax form instructions. 2011 taxes turbotax Customer service for taxpayers. 2011 taxes turbotax  You can set up a personal appointment at the most convenient Taxpayer Assistance Center, on the most convenient business day. 2011 taxes turbotax See How To Get Tax Help in the back of this publication. 2011 taxes turbotax Preparer e-file mandate. 2011 taxes turbotax  Most paid preparers must e-file returns they prepare and file. 2011 taxes turbotax Your preparer may make you aware of this requirement and the options available to you. 2011 taxes turbotax Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration. 2011 taxes turbotax   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). 2011 taxes turbotax You can remain anonymous. 2011 taxes turbotax Photographs of missing children. 2011 taxes turbotax  The Internal Revenue Service is a proud partner with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. 2011 taxes turbotax Photographs of missing children selected by the Center may appear in this publication on pages that would otherwise be blank. 2011 taxes turbotax 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 taxes turbotax Introduction This publication covers the general rules for filing a federal income tax return. 2011 taxes turbotax It supplements the information contained in your tax form instructions. 2011 taxes turbotax It explains the tax law to make sure you pay only the tax you owe and no more. 2011 taxes turbotax How this publication is arranged. 2011 taxes turbotax   This publication closely follows Form 1040, U. 2011 taxes turbotax S. 2011 taxes turbotax Individual Income Tax Return. 2011 taxes turbotax It is divided into six parts which cover different sections of Form 1040. 2011 taxes turbotax Each part is further divided into chapters which generally discuss one line of the form. 2011 taxes turbotax Do not worry if you file Form 1040A or Form 1040EZ. 2011 taxes turbotax Anything included on a line of either of these forms is also included on Form 1040. 2011 taxes turbotax   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. 2011 taxes turbotax What is in this publication. 2011 taxes turbotax   The publication begins with the rules for filing a tax return. 2011 taxes turbotax 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. 2011 taxes turbotax 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. 2011 taxes turbotax 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. 2011 taxes turbotax   Throughout the publication are examples showing how the tax law applies in typical situations. 2011 taxes turbotax Also throughout the publication are flowcharts and tables that present tax information in an easy-to-understand manner. 2011 taxes turbotax   Many of the subjects discussed in this publication are discussed in greater detail in other IRS publications. 2011 taxes turbotax References to those other publications are provided for your information. 2011 taxes turbotax Icons. 2011 taxes turbotax   Small graphic symbols, or icons, are used to draw your attention to special information. 2011 taxes turbotax See Table 1 later for an explanation of each icon used in this publication. 2011 taxes turbotax What is not covered in this publication. 2011 taxes turbotax   Some material that you may find helpful is not included in this publication but can be found in your tax form instruction booklet. 2011 taxes turbotax This includes lists of: Where to report certain items shown on information documents, and Recorded tax information topics (TeleTax). 2011 taxes turbotax   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. 2011 taxes turbotax Publication 334, Tax Guide for Small Business (For Individuals Who Use Schedule C or C-EZ). 2011 taxes turbotax Publication 535, Business Expenses. 2011 taxes turbotax Publication 587, Business Use of Your Home (Including Use by Daycare Providers). 2011 taxes turbotax Help from the IRS. 2011 taxes turbotax   There are many ways you can get help from the IRS. 2011 taxes turbotax These are explained under How To Get Tax Help 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