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2012 1040 Tax Return

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2012 1040 Tax Return

2012 1040 tax return 2. 2012 1040 tax return   Estimated Tax for 2014 Table of Contents Introduction Topics - This chapter discusses: Useful Items - You may want to see: Who Does Not Have To Pay Estimated Tax Who Must Pay Estimated TaxGeneral Rule Married Taxpayers Special Rules Aliens Estates and Trusts How To Figure Estimated Tax2014 Estimated Tax Worksheet When To Pay Estimated TaxWhen To Start Farmers and Fishermen How To Figure Each PaymentRegular Installment Method Annualized Income Installment Method Estimated Tax Payments Not Required How To Pay Estimated TaxCredit an Overpayment Pay Online Pay by Phone Pay by Check or Money Order Using the Estimated Tax Payment Voucher Introduction Estimated tax is the method used to pay tax on income that is not subject to withholding. 2012 1040 tax return This includes income from self-employment, interest, dividends, alimony, rent, gains from the sale of assets, prizes, and awards. 2012 1040 tax return You also may have to pay estimated tax if the amount of income tax being withheld from your salary, pension, or other income is not enough. 2012 1040 tax return Estimated tax is used to pay both income tax and self-employment tax, as well as other taxes and amounts reported on your tax return. 2012 1040 tax return If you do not pay enough tax, either through withholding or estimated tax, or a combination of both, you may have to pay a penalty. 2012 1040 tax return If you do not pay enough by the due date of each payment period (see When To Pay Estimated Tax , later), you may be charged a penalty even if you are due a refund when you file your tax return. 2012 1040 tax return For information on when the penalty applies, see chapter 4. 2012 1040 tax return It would be helpful for you to have a copy of your 2013 tax return and an estimate of your 2014 income nearby while reading this chapter. 2012 1040 tax return Topics - This chapter discusses: Who must pay estimated tax, How to figure estimated tax (including illustrated examples), When to pay estimated tax, How to figure each payment, and How to pay estimated tax. 2012 1040 tax return Useful Items - You may want to see: Form (and Instructions) 1040-ES Estimated Tax for Individuals See chapter 5 for information about how to get this publication and form. 2012 1040 tax return Worksheets. 2012 1040 tax return   You may need to use several of the blank worksheets included in this chapter. 2012 1040 tax return See Worksheets for Chapter 2, later, to locate what you need. 2012 1040 tax return Who Does Not Have To Pay Estimated Tax If you receive salaries and wages, you may be able to avoid paying estimated tax by asking your employer to take more tax out of your earnings. 2012 1040 tax return To do this, file a new Form W-4 with your employer. 2012 1040 tax return See chapter 1. 2012 1040 tax return Estimated tax not required. 2012 1040 tax return   You do not have to pay estimated tax for 2014 if you meet all three of the following conditions. 2012 1040 tax return You had no tax liability for 2013. 2012 1040 tax return You were a U. 2012 1040 tax return S. 2012 1040 tax return citizen or resident alien for the whole year. 2012 1040 tax return Your 2013 tax year covered a 12-month period. 2012 1040 tax return   You had no tax liability for 2013 if your total tax (defined later under Total tax for 2013—line 14b ) was zero or you did not have to file an income tax return. 2012 1040 tax return Please click here for the text description of the image. 2012 1040 tax return Figure 2-A: Do You Have To Pay Estimated Tax? Who Must Pay Estimated Tax If you owed additional tax for 2013, you may have to pay estimated tax for 2014. 2012 1040 tax return You can use the following general rule as a guide during the year to see if you will have enough withholding, or should increase your withholding or make estimated tax payments. 2012 1040 tax return General Rule In most cases, you must pay estimated tax for 2014 if both of the following apply. 2012 1040 tax return You expect to owe at least $1,000 in tax for 2014, after subtracting your withholding and refundable credits. 2012 1040 tax return You expect your withholding and refundable credits to be less than the smaller of: 90% of the tax to be shown on your 2014 tax return, or 100% of the tax shown on your 2013 tax return. 2012 1040 tax return Your 2013 tax return must cover all 12 months. 2012 1040 tax return Note. 2012 1040 tax return The percentages in (2a) or (2b) above may be different if you are a farmer, fisherman, or higher income taxpayer. 2012 1040 tax return See Special Rules , later. 2012 1040 tax return If the result from using the general rule above suggests that you will not have enough withholding, complete the 2014 Estimated Tax Worksheet for a more accurate calculation. 2012 1040 tax return Figure 2-A takes you through the general rule. 2012 1040 tax return You may find this helpful in determining if you must pay estimated tax. 2012 1040 tax return If all your income will be subject to income tax withholding, you probably do not need to pay estimated tax. 2012 1040 tax return Example 1. 2012 1040 tax return Jane Smart uses Figure 2-A and the following information to figure whether she should pay estimated tax for 2014. 2012 1040 tax return She files as head of household claiming her dependent son, takes the standard deduction, and expects no refundable credits for 2014. 2012 1040 tax return Expected adjusted gross income (AGI) for 2014 $82,800 AGI for 2013 $73,700 Total tax on 2013 return (Form 1040,  line 61) $  8,746 Total 2014 estimated tax (line 13c of the 2014 Estimated Tax Worksheet) $11,015 Tax expected to be withheld in 2014 $10,000 Jane's answer to Figure 2-A, box 1, is YES; she expects to owe at least $1,000 for 2014 after subtracting her withholding from her expected total tax ($11,015 − $10,000 = $1,015). 2012 1040 tax return Her answer to box 2a is YES; she expects her income tax withholding ($10,000) to be at least 90% of the tax to be shown on her 2014 return ($11,015 × 90% = $9,913. 2012 1040 tax return 50). 2012 1040 tax return Jane does not need to pay estimated tax. 2012 1040 tax return Example 2. 2012 1040 tax return The facts are the same as in Example 1, except that Jane expects only $8,700 tax to be withheld in 2014. 2012 1040 tax return Because that is less than $9,913. 2012 1040 tax return 50, her answer to box 2a is NO. 2012 1040 tax return Jane's answer to box 2b is also NO; she does not expect her income tax withholding ($8,700) to be at least 100% of the total tax shown on her 2013 return ($8,746). 2012 1040 tax return Jane must increase her withholding or pay estimated tax for 2014. 2012 1040 tax return Example 3. 2012 1040 tax return The facts are the same as in Example 2, except that the total tax shown on Jane's 2013 return was $8,600. 2012 1040 tax return Because she expects to have more than $8,600 withheld in 2014 ($8,700), her answer to box 2b is YES. 2012 1040 tax return Jane does not need to pay estimated tax for 2014. 2012 1040 tax return Married Taxpayers If you qualify to make joint estimated tax payments, apply the rules discussed here to your joint estimated income. 2012 1040 tax return You and your spouse can make joint estimated tax payments even if you are not living together. 2012 1040 tax return However, you and your spouse cannot make joint estimated tax payments if: You are legally separated under a decree of divorce or separate maintenance, You and your spouse have different tax years, Either spouse is a nonresident alien (unless that spouse elected to be treated as a resident alien for tax purposes). 2012 1040 tax return See Choosing Resident Alien Status in Publication 519, or Individuals of the same sex and opposite sex who are in registered domestic partnerships, civil unions, or other similar formal relationships that are not marriages under state law cannot make joint estimated tax payments. 2012 1040 tax return These individuals can take credit only for the estimated tax payments that he or she made. 2012 1040 tax return If you and your spouse cannot make joint estimated tax payments, apply these rules to your separate estimated income. 2012 1040 tax return Making joint or separate estimated tax payments will not affect your choice of filing a joint tax return or separate returns for 2014. 2012 1040 tax return 2013 separate returns and 2014 joint return. 2012 1040 tax return   If you plan to file a joint return with your spouse for 2014, but you filed separate returns for 2013, your 2013 tax is the total of the tax shown on your separate returns. 2012 1040 tax return You filed a separate return if you filed as single, head of household, or married filing separately. 2012 1040 tax return 2013 joint return and 2014 separate returns. 2012 1040 tax return   If you plan to file a separate return for 2014, but you filed a joint return for 2013, your 2013 tax is your share of the tax on the joint return. 2012 1040 tax return You file a separate return if you file as single, head of household, or married filing separately. 2012 1040 tax return   To figure your share of the tax on a joint return, first figure the tax both you and your spouse would have paid had you filed separate returns for 2013 using the same filing status for 2014. 2012 1040 tax return Then multiply the tax on the joint return by the following fraction. 2012 1040 tax return      The tax you would have paid had you filed a separate return   The total tax you and your spouse would have paid had you filed separate returns Example. 2012 1040 tax return Joe and Heather filed a joint return for 2013 showing taxable income of $48,500 and a tax of $6,386. 2012 1040 tax return Of the $48,500 taxable income, $40,100 was Joe's and the rest was Heather's. 2012 1040 tax return For 2014, they plan to file married filing separately. 2012 1040 tax return Joe figures his share of the tax on the 2013 joint return as follows: Tax on $40,100 based on separate return $5,960 Tax on $8,400 based on separate return 843 Total $6,803 Joe's percentage of total ($5,960 ÷ $6,803) 87. 2012 1040 tax return 6% Joe's share of tax on joint return  ($6,386 × 87. 2012 1040 tax return 6%) $5,594 Special Rules There are special rules for farmers, fishermen, and certain higher income taxpayers. 2012 1040 tax return Farmers and Fishermen If at least two-thirds of your gross income for 2013 or 2014 is from farming or fishing, substitute 662/3% for 90% in (2a) under General Rule , earlier. 2012 1040 tax return Gross income. 2012 1040 tax return   Your gross income is all income you receive in the form of money, goods, property, and services that is not exempt from tax. 2012 1040 tax return To determine whether two-thirds of your gross income for 2013 was from farming or fishing, use as your gross income the total of the income (not loss) amounts. 2012 1040 tax return Joint returns. 2012 1040 tax return   On a joint return, you must add your spouse's gross income to your gross income to determine if at least two-thirds of your total gross income is from farming or fishing. 2012 1040 tax return Gross income from farming. 2012 1040 tax return   This is income from cultivating the soil or raising agricultural commodities. 2012 1040 tax return It includes the following amounts. 2012 1040 tax return Income from operating a stock, dairy, poultry, bee, fruit, or truck farm. 2012 1040 tax return Income from a plantation, ranch, nursery, range, orchard, or oyster bed. 2012 1040 tax return Crop shares for the use of your land. 2012 1040 tax return Gains from sales of draft, breeding, dairy, or sporting livestock. 2012 1040 tax return   For 2013, gross income from farming is the total of the following amounts. 2012 1040 tax return Schedule F (Form 1040), Profit or Loss From Farming, line 9. 2012 1040 tax return Form 4835, Farm Rental Income and Expenses, line 7. 2012 1040 tax return Your share of the gross farming income from a partnership, S corporation, estate or trust, from: Schedule K-1 (Form 1065), Schedule K-1 (Form 1120S), or Schedule K-1 (Form 1041). 2012 1040 tax return Your gains from sales of draft, breeding, dairy, or sporting livestock shown on Form 4797, Sales of Business Property. 2012 1040 tax return   Wages you receive as a farm employee and wages you receive from a farm corporation are not gross income from farming. 2012 1040 tax return Gross income from fishing. 2012 1040 tax return   This is income from catching, taking, harvesting, cultivating, or farming any kind of fish, shellfish (for example, clams and mussels), crustaceans (for example, lobsters, crabs, and shrimp), sponges, seaweeds, or other aquatic forms of animal and vegetable life. 2012 1040 tax return   Gross income from fishing includes the following amounts. 2012 1040 tax return Schedule C (Form 1040), Profit or Loss From Business. 2012 1040 tax return Income for services as an officer or crew member of a vessel while the vessel is engaged in fishing. 2012 1040 tax return Your share of the gross fishing income from a partnership, S corporation, estate or trust, from: Schedule K-1 (Form 1065), Schedule K-1 (Form 1120S), or Schedule K-1 (Form 1041). 2012 1040 tax return Certain taxable interest and punitive damage awards received in connection with the Exxon Valdez litigation. 2012 1040 tax return Income for services normally performed in connection with fishing. 2012 1040 tax return Services normally performed in connection with fishing include: Shore service as an officer or crew member of a vessel engaged in fishing, and Services that are necessary for the immediate preservation of the catch, such as cleaning, icing, and packing the catch. 2012 1040 tax return Higher Income Taxpayers If your AGI for 2013 was more than $150,000 ($75,000 if your filing status for 2014 is married filing a separate return), substitute 110% for 100% in (2b) under General Rule , earlier. 2012 1040 tax return For 2013, AGI is the amount shown on Form 1040, line 37; Form 1040A, line 21; and Form 1040EZ, line 4. 2012 1040 tax return Note. 2012 1040 tax return This rule does not apply to farmers and fishermen. 2012 1040 tax return Aliens Resident and nonresident aliens also may have to pay estimated tax. 2012 1040 tax return Resident aliens should follow the rules in this publication, unless noted otherwise. 2012 1040 tax return Nonresident aliens should get Form 1040-ES (NR), U. 2012 1040 tax return S. 2012 1040 tax return Estimated Tax for Nonresident Alien Individuals. 2012 1040 tax return You are an alien if you are not a citizen or national of the United States. 2012 1040 tax return You are a resident alien if you either have a green card or meet the substantial presence test. 2012 1040 tax return For more information about withholding, the substantial presence test, and Form 1040-ES (NR), see Publication 519. 2012 1040 tax return Estates and Trusts Estates and trusts also must pay estimated tax. 2012 1040 tax return However, estates (and certain grantor trusts that receive the residue of the decedent's estate under the decedent's will) are exempt from paying estimated tax for the first 2 years after the decedent's death. 2012 1040 tax return Estates and trusts must use Form 1041-ES, Estimated Income Tax for Estates and Trusts, to figure and pay estimated tax. 2012 1040 tax return How To Figure Estimated Tax To figure your estimated tax, you must figure your expected AGI, taxable income, taxes, deductions, and credits for the year. 2012 1040 tax return When figuring your 2014 estimated tax, it may be helpful to use your income, deductions, and credits for 2013 as a starting point. 2012 1040 tax return Use your 2013 federal tax return as a guide. 2012 1040 tax return You can use Form 1040-ES to figure your estimated tax. 2012 1040 tax return Nonresident aliens use Form 1040-ES (NR) to figure estimated tax. 2012 1040 tax return You must make adjustments both for changes in your own situation and for recent changes in the tax law. 2012 1040 tax return Some of these changes are discussed under What's New for 2014 , earlier. 2012 1040 tax return For information about these and other changes in the law, visit the IRS website at IRS. 2012 1040 tax return gov. 2012 1040 tax return The instructions for Form 1040-ES include a worksheet to help you figure your estimated tax. 2012 1040 tax return Keep the worksheet for your records. 2012 1040 tax return 2014 Estimated Tax Worksheet Use Worksheet 2-1 to help guide you through the information about completing the 2014 Estimated Tax Worksheet. 2012 1040 tax return You can also find a copy of the worksheet in the Instructions for Form 1040-ES. 2012 1040 tax return Expected AGI—Line 1 Your expected AGI for 2014 (line 1) is your expected total income minus your expected adjustments to income. 2012 1040 tax return Total income. 2012 1040 tax return   Include in your total income all the income you expect to receive during the year, even income that is subject to withholding. 2012 1040 tax return However, do not include income that is tax exempt. 2012 1040 tax return   Total income includes all income and loss for 2014 that, if you had received it in 2013, would have been included on your 2013 tax return in the total on line 22 of Form 1040, line 15 of Form 1040A, or line 4 of Form 1040EZ. 2012 1040 tax return Social security and railroad retirement benefits. 2012 1040 tax return If you expect to receive social security or tier 1 railroad retirement benefits during 2014, use Worksheet 2-2 to figure the amount of expected taxable benefits you should include on line 1. 2012 1040 tax return Adjustments to income. 2012 1040 tax return   Be sure to subtract from your expected total income all of the adjustments you expect to take on your 2014 tax return. 2012 1040 tax return Self-employed. 2012 1040 tax return If you expect to have income from self-employment, use Worksheet 2-3 to figure your expected self-employment tax and your allowable deduction for self-employment tax. 2012 1040 tax return Include the amount from Worksheet 2-3 in your expected adjustments to income. 2012 1040 tax return If you file a joint return and both you and your spouse have net earnings from self-employment, each of you must complete a separate worksheet. 2012 1040 tax return Expected Taxable Income— Lines 2–5 Reduce your expected AGI for 2014 (line 1) by either your expected itemized deductions or your standard deduction and by your exemptions (lines 2 through 5). 2012 1040 tax return Itemized deductions—line 2. 2012 1040 tax return   If you expect to claim itemized deductions on your 2014 tax return, enter the estimated amount on line 2. 2012 1040 tax return   Itemized deductions are the deductions that can be claimed on Schedule A (Form 1040). 2012 1040 tax return    For 2014, your total itemized deductions may be reduced if your AGI is more than the amount shown next for your filing status. 2012 1040 tax return Single $254,200 Married filing jointly or qualifying widow(er) $305,050 Married filing separately $152,525 Head of household $279,650   If you expect your AGI to be more than this amount, use Worksheet 2-5 to figure the amount to enter on line 2. 2012 1040 tax return Standard deduction—line 2. 2012 1040 tax return   If you expect to claim the standard deduction on your 2014 tax return, enter the amount on line 2. 2012 1040 tax return Use Worksheet 2-4 to figure your standard deduction. 2012 1040 tax return No standard deduction. 2012 1040 tax return   The standard deduction for some individuals is zero. 2012 1040 tax return Your standard deduction will be zero if you: File a separate return and your spouse itemizes deductions, Are a dual-status alien, or File a return for a period of less than 12 months because you change your accounting period. 2012 1040 tax return Exemptions—line 4. 2012 1040 tax return   After you have subtracted either your expected itemized deductions or your standard deduction from your expected AGI, reduce the amount remaining by $3,950 for each exemption you expect to take on your 2014 tax return. 2012 1040 tax return If another person (such as your parent) can claim an exemption for you on his or her tax return, you cannot claim your own personal exemption. 2012 1040 tax return This is true even if the other person will not claim your exemption or the exemption will be reduced or eliminated under the phaseout rule. 2012 1040 tax return    For 2014, your deduction for personal exemption is reduced if your AGI is more than the amount shown next for your filing status. 2012 1040 tax return Single $254,200 Married filing jointly or qualifying widow(er) $305,050 Married filing separately $152,525 Head of household $279,650   If you expect your AGI to be more than this amount, use Worksheet 2-6 to figure the amount to enter on line 4. 2012 1040 tax return Expected Taxes and Credits— Lines 6–13c After you have figured your expected taxable income (line 5), follow the steps next to figure your expected taxes, credits, and total tax for 2014. 2012 1040 tax return Most people will have entries for only a few of these steps. 2012 1040 tax return However, you should check every step to be sure you do not overlook anything. 2012 1040 tax return Step 1. 2012 1040 tax return   Figure your expected income tax (line 6). 2012 1040 tax return Generally, you will use the 2014 Tax Rate Schedules, later, to figure your expected income tax. 2012 1040 tax return   However, see below for situations where you must use a different method to compute your estimated tax. 2012 1040 tax return Tax on child's investment income. 2012 1040 tax return   You must use a special method to figure tax on the income of the following children who have more than $2,000 of investment income. 2012 1040 tax return Children under age 18 at the end of 2014. 2012 1040 tax return The following children if their earned income is not more than half their support. 2012 1040 tax return Children age 18 at the end of 2014. 2012 1040 tax return Children who are full-time students over age 18 and under age 24 at the end of 2014. 2012 1040 tax return See Publication 929, Tax Rules for Children and Dependents. 2012 1040 tax return Although the ages and dollar amounts in the publication may be different in the 2014 revision, this reference will give you basic information for figuring the tax. 2012 1040 tax return Tax on net capital gain. 2012 1040 tax return   The regular income tax rates for individuals do not apply to a net capital gain. 2012 1040 tax return Instead, your net capital gain is taxed at a lower maximum rate. 2012 1040 tax return   The term “net capital gain” means the amount by which your net long-term capital gain for the year is more than your net short-term capital loss. 2012 1040 tax return Tax on capital gain and qualified dividends. 2012 1040 tax return If the amount on line 1 includes a net capital gain or qualified dividends, use Worksheet 2-7 to figure your tax. 2012 1040 tax return Note. 2012 1040 tax return For 2014, your capital gains and dividends rate will depend on your income. 2012 1040 tax return Tax if excluding foreign earned income or excluding or deducting foreign housing. 2012 1040 tax return If you expect to claim the foreign earned income exclusion or the housing exclusion or deduction on Form 2555 or Form 2555-EZ, use Worksheet 2-8 to figure your estimated tax. 2012 1040 tax return Step 2. 2012 1040 tax return   Total your expected taxes (line 8). 2012 1040 tax return Include on line 8 the sum of the following. 2012 1040 tax return Your tax on line 6. 2012 1040 tax return Your expected alternative minimum tax (AMT) from Form 6251, or included on Form 1040A. 2012 1040 tax return Your expected additional taxes from Form 8814, Parents' Election To Report Child's Interest and Dividends, and Form 4972, Tax on Lump-Sum Distributions. 2012 1040 tax return Any recapture of education credits. 2012 1040 tax return Step 3. 2012 1040 tax return   Subtract your expected credits (line 9). 2012 1040 tax return If you are using your 2013 return as a guide and filed Form 1040, your total credits for 2013 were shown on line 54. 2012 1040 tax return If you filed Form 1040A, your total credits for 2013 were on line 34. 2012 1040 tax return   If your credits on line 9 are more than your taxes on line 8, enter “-0-” on line 10 and go to Step 4. 2012 1040 tax return Step 4. 2012 1040 tax return   Add your expected self-employment tax (line 11). 2012 1040 tax return You already should have figured your self-employment tax (see Self-employed under Expected AGI—Line 1, earlier). 2012 1040 tax return Step 5. 2012 1040 tax return   Add your expected other taxes (line 12). 2012 1040 tax return   Other taxes include the following. 2012 1040 tax return Additional tax on early distributions from: An IRA or other qualified retirement plan, A tax-sheltered annuity, or A modified endowment contract entered into after June 20, 1988. 2012 1040 tax return Household employment taxes if: You will have federal income tax withheld from wages, pensions, annuities, gambling winnings, or other income, or You would be required to make estimated tax payments even if you did not include household employment taxes when figuring your estimated tax. 2012 1040 tax return Amounts written on Form 1040 on the line for “other taxes” (line 60 on the 2013 Form 1040). 2012 1040 tax return But, do not include recapture of a federal mortgage subsidy; tax on excess golden parachute payments; look-back interest due under section 167(g) or 460(b) of the Internal Revenue Code; excise tax on insider stock compensation from an expatriated corporation; uncollected social security and Medicare tax or RRTA tax on tips or group-term life insurance; or additional tax on advance payments of health coverage tax credit when not eligible. 2012 1040 tax return Repayment of the first-time homebuyer credit. 2012 1040 tax return See Form 5405. 2012 1040 tax return Additional Medicare Tax. 2012 1040 tax return A 0. 2012 1040 tax return 9% Additional Medicare Tax applies to your combined Medicare wages and self-employment income and/or your RRTA compensation that exceeds the amount listed in the following chart, based on your filing status. 2012 1040 tax return Filing Status Threshold Amount Married filing jointly $250,000 Married filing separately $125,000 Single $200,000 Head of household $200,000 Qualifying Widow(er) $200,000 Medicare wages and self-employment income are combined to determine if your income exceeds the threshold. 2012 1040 tax return A self-employment loss should not be considered for purposes of this tax. 2012 1040 tax return RRTA compensation should be separately compared to the threshold. 2012 1040 tax return Your employer is responsible for withholding the 0. 2012 1040 tax return 9% Additional Medicare Tax on Medicare wages or RRTA compensation it pays to you in excess of $200,000 in 2014. 2012 1040 tax return You should consider this withholding, if applicable, in determining whether you need to make an estimated payment. 2012 1040 tax return For more information on Additional Medicare Tax, go to IRS. 2012 1040 tax return gov and enter “Additional Medicare Tax” in the search box. 2012 1040 tax return Net Investment Income Tax (NIIT). 2012 1040 tax return The NIIT is 3. 2012 1040 tax return 8% of the lesser of your net investment income or the excess of your modified adjusted gross income over the amount listed in the following chart, based on your filing status. 2012 1040 tax return Filing Status Threshold Amount Married filing jointly $250,000 Married filing separately $125,000 Single $200,000 Head of household $200,000 Qualifying Widow(er) $250,000 For more information on Net Investment Income Tax, go to IRS. 2012 1040 tax return gov and enter “Net Investment Income Tax” in the search box. 2012 1040 tax return Step 6. 2012 1040 tax return   Subtract your refundable credit (line 13b). 2012 1040 tax return   To figure your expected fuel tax credit, do not include fuel tax for the first three quarters of the year that you expect to have refunded to you. 2012 1040 tax return   The result of steps 1 through 6 is your total estimated tax for 2014 (line 13c). 2012 1040 tax return Required Annual Payment— Line 14c On lines 14a through 14c, figure the total amount you must pay for 2014, through withholding and estimated tax payments, to avoid paying a penalty. 2012 1040 tax return General rule. 2012 1040 tax return   The total amount you must pay is the smaller of: 90% of your total expected tax for 2014, or 100% of the total tax shown on your 2013 return. 2012 1040 tax return Your 2013 tax return must cover all 12 months. 2012 1040 tax return Special rules. 2012 1040 tax return   There are special rules for higher income taxpayers and for farmers and fishermen. 2012 1040 tax return Higher income taxpayers. 2012 1040 tax return   If your AGI for 2013 was more than $150,000 ($75,000 if your filing status for 2014 is married filing separately), substitute 110% for 100% in (2) above. 2012 1040 tax return This rule does not apply to farmers and fishermen. 2012 1040 tax return For 2013, AGI is the amount shown on Form 1040, line 37; Form 1040A, line 21; and Form 1040EZ, line 4. 2012 1040 tax return Example. 2012 1040 tax return   Jeremy Martin's total tax on his 2013 return was $42,581, and his expected tax for 2014 is $71,253. 2012 1040 tax return His 2013 AGI was $180,000. 2012 1040 tax return Because Jeremy had more than $150,000 of AGI in 2013, he figures his required annual payment as follows. 2012 1040 tax return He determines that 90% of his expected tax for 2014 is $64,128 (. 2012 1040 tax return 90 × $71,253). 2012 1040 tax return Next, he determines that 110% of the tax shown on his 2013 return is $46,839 (1. 2012 1040 tax return 10 x $42,581). 2012 1040 tax return Finally, he determines that his required annual payment is $46,839, the smaller of the two. 2012 1040 tax return Farmers and fishermen. 2012 1040 tax return   If at least two-thirds of your gross income for 2013 or 2014 is from farming or fishing, your required annual payment is the smaller of: 662/3% (. 2012 1040 tax return 6667) of your total tax for 2014, or 100% of the total tax shown on your 2013 return. 2012 1040 tax return (Your 2013 tax return must cover all 12 months. 2012 1040 tax return )   For definitions of “gross income from farming” and “gross income from fishing,” see Farmers and Fishermen , under Special Rules discussed earlier. 2012 1040 tax return Total tax for 2013—line 14b. 2012 1040 tax return   Your 2013 total tax, if you filed Form 1040, is the amount on line 61 reduced by the following. 2012 1040 tax return Unreported social security and Medicare tax or RRTA tax from Forms 4137 or 8919 (line 57). 2012 1040 tax return The following amounts from Form 5329 included on line 58. 2012 1040 tax return Any tax on excess contributions to IRAs, Archer MSAs, Coverdell education savings accounts, and health savings accounts. 2012 1040 tax return Any tax on excess accumulations in qualified retirement plans. 2012 1040 tax return The following write-ins on line 60. 2012 1040 tax return Excise tax on excess golden parachute payments (identified as “EPP”). 2012 1040 tax return Excise tax on insider stock compensation from an expatriated corporation (identified as “ISC”). 2012 1040 tax return Look-back interest due under section 167(g) (identified as “From Form 8866”). 2012 1040 tax return Look-back interest due under section 460(b) (identified as “From Form 8697”). 2012 1040 tax return Recapture of federal mortgage subsidy (identified as “FMSR”). 2012 1040 tax return Additional tax on advance payments of health coverage tax credit when not eligible (identified as “HCTC”). 2012 1040 tax return Uncollected social security and Medicare tax or RRTA tax on tips or group-term life insurance (identified as “UT”). 2012 1040 tax return Any refundable credit amounts. 2012 1040 tax return   If you filed Form 1040A, your 2013 total tax is the amount on line 35 reduced by any refundable credits. 2012 1040 tax return   If you filed Form 1040EZ, your 2013 total tax is the amount on line 10 reduced by the amount on line 8a. 2012 1040 tax return Total Estimated Tax Payments Needed—Line 16a Use lines 15 and 16a to figure the total estimated tax you may be required to pay for 2014. 2012 1040 tax return Subtract your expected withholding from your required annual payment (line 14c). 2012 1040 tax return You usually must pay this difference in four equal installments. 2012 1040 tax return See When To Pay Estimated Tax and How To Figure Each Payment . 2012 1040 tax return You do not have to pay estimated tax if: Line 14c minus line 15 is zero or less, or Line 13c minus line 15 is less than $1,000. 2012 1040 tax return Withholding—line 15. 2012 1040 tax return   Your expected withholding for 2014 (line 15) includes the income tax you expect to be withheld from all sources (wages, pensions and annuities, etc. 2012 1040 tax return ). 2012 1040 tax return It includes excess social security, and tier 1 railroad retirement tax you expect to be withheld from your wages and compensation. 2012 1040 tax return For this purpose, you will have excess social security or tier 1 railroad retirement tax withholding for 2014 only if your wages and compensation from two or more employers are more than $117,000. 2012 1040 tax return See Excess Social Security or Railroad Retirement Tax Withholding in chapter 3. 2012 1040 tax return   It also includes Additional Medicare Tax you expect to be withheld from your wages or compensation. 2012 1040 tax return Your employer is responsible for withholding the 0. 2012 1040 tax return 9% Additional Medicare Tax on Medicare wages or RRTA compensation it pays to you in excess of $200,000. 2012 1040 tax return When To Pay Estimated Tax For estimated tax purposes, the year is divided into four payment periods. 2012 1040 tax return Each period has a specific payment due date. 2012 1040 tax return If you do not pay enough tax by the due date of each of the payment periods, you may be charged a penalty even if you are due a refund when you file your income tax return. 2012 1040 tax return If a payment is mailed, the date of the U. 2012 1040 tax return S. 2012 1040 tax return postmark is considered the date of payment. 2012 1040 tax return The payment periods and due dates for estimated tax payments are shown next. 2012 1040 tax return For exceptions to the dates listed, see Saturday, Sunday, holiday rule below. 2012 1040 tax return For the period: Due date: Jan. 2012 1040 tax return 11 – March 31 April 15 April 1 – May 31 June 16 June 1 – August 31 September 15 Sept. 2012 1040 tax return 1 – Dec. 2012 1040 tax return 31 January 15  next year2 1If your tax year does not begin on January 1,  see Fiscal year taxpayers . 2012 1040 tax return 2See January payment . 2012 1040 tax return Saturday, Sunday, holiday rule. 2012 1040 tax return   If the due date for an estimated tax payment falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, the payment will be on time if you make it on the next day that is not a Saturday, Sunday, or a holiday. 2012 1040 tax return January payment. 2012 1040 tax return   If you file your 2014 Form 1040 or Form 1040A by February 2, 2015, and pay the rest of the tax you owe, you do not need to make the payment due on January 15, 2015. 2012 1040 tax return Example. 2012 1040 tax return Janet Adams does not pay any estimated tax for 2014. 2012 1040 tax return She files her 2014 income tax return and pays the balance due shown on her return on January 26, 2015. 2012 1040 tax return Janet's estimated tax for the fourth payment period is considered to have been paid on time. 2012 1040 tax return However, she may owe a penalty for not making the first three estimated tax payments, if required. 2012 1040 tax return Any penalty for not making those payments will be figured up to January 26, 2015. 2012 1040 tax return Fiscal year taxpayers. 2012 1040 tax return   If your tax year does not start on January 1, your payment due dates are: The 15th day of the 4th month of your fiscal year, The 15th day of the 6th month of your fiscal year, The 15th day of the 9th month of your fiscal year, and The 15th day of the 1st month after the end of your fiscal year. 2012 1040 tax return   You do not have to make the last payment listed above if you file your income tax return by the last day of the first month after the end of your fiscal year and pay all the tax you owe with your return. 2012 1040 tax return When To Start You do not have to make estimated tax payments until you have income on which you will owe income tax. 2012 1040 tax return If you have income subject to estimated tax during the first payment period, you must make your first payment by the due date for the first payment period. 2012 1040 tax return You have several options when paying estimated taxes. 2012 1040 tax return You can: apply an overpayment from the previous tax year, pay all your estimated tax by the due date of your first payment, or pay it in installments. 2012 1040 tax return If you choose to pay in installments, make your first payment by the due date for the first payment period. 2012 1040 tax return Make your remaining installment payments by the due dates for the later periods. 2012 1040 tax return To avoid any estimated tax penalties, all installments must be paid by their due date and for the required amount. 2012 1040 tax return No income subject to estimated tax during first period. 2012 1040 tax return   If you do not have income subject to estimated tax until a later payment period, you must make your first payment by the due date for that period. 2012 1040 tax return You can pay your entire estimated tax by the due date for that period or you can pay it in installments by the due date for that period and the due dates for the remaining periods. 2012 1040 tax return Table 2-1 shows the dates for making installment payments. 2012 1040 tax return    Table 2-1. 2012 1040 tax return Due Dates for Estimated Tax Installment Payments If you first have income on which you must pay estimated tax: Make a payment  by:* Make later  installments  by:* Before April 1 April 15 June 16     Sept. 2012 1040 tax return 15     Jan. 2012 1040 tax return 15 next year April 1–May 31 June 16 Sept. 2012 1040 tax return 15     Jan. 2012 1040 tax return 15 next year June 1–Aug. 2012 1040 tax return 31 Sept. 2012 1040 tax return 15 Jan. 2012 1040 tax return 15 next year After Aug. 2012 1040 tax return 31 Jan. 2012 1040 tax return 15 next year (None) *See January payment and Saturday, Sunday, holiday rule . 2012 1040 tax return How much to pay to avoid penalty. 2012 1040 tax return   To determine how much you should pay by each payment due date, see How To Figure Each Payment , later. 2012 1040 tax return Farmers and Fishermen If at least two-thirds of your gross income for 2013 or 2014 is from farming or fishing, you have only one payment due date for your 2014 estimated tax, January 15, 2015. 2012 1040 tax return The due dates for the first three payment periods, discussed under When To Pay Estimated Tax , earlier, do not apply to you. 2012 1040 tax return If you file your 2014 Form 1040 by March 2, 2015, and pay all the tax you owe at that time, you do not need to make an estimated tax payment. 2012 1040 tax return Fiscal year farmers and fishermen. 2012 1040 tax return   If you are a farmer or fisherman, but your tax year does not start on January 1, you can either: Pay all your estimated tax by the 15th day after the end of your tax year, or File your return and pay all the tax you owe by the 1st day of the 3rd month after the end of your tax year. 2012 1040 tax return How To Figure Each Payment After you have figured your total estimated tax, figure how much you must pay by the due date of each payment period. 2012 1040 tax return You should pay enough by each due date to avoid a penalty for that period. 2012 1040 tax return If you do not pay enough during any payment period, you may be charged a penalty even if you are due a refund when you file your tax return. 2012 1040 tax return The penalty is discussed in chapter 4. 2012 1040 tax return Regular Installment Method If your first estimated tax payment is due April 15, 2014, you can figure your required payment for each period by dividing your annual estimated tax due (line 16a of the 2014 Estimated Tax Worksheet (Worksheet 2-1)) by 4. 2012 1040 tax return Enter this amount on line 17. 2012 1040 tax return However, use this method only if your income is basically the same throughout the year. 2012 1040 tax return Change in estimated tax. 2012 1040 tax return   After you make an estimated tax payment, changes in your income, adjustments, deductions, credits, or exemptions may make it necessary for you to refigure your estimated tax. 2012 1040 tax return Pay the unpaid balance of your amended estimated tax by the next payment due date after the change or in installments by that date and the due dates for the remaining payment periods. 2012 1040 tax return If you do not receive your income evenly throughout the year, your required estimated tax payments may not be the same for each period. 2012 1040 tax return See Annualized Income Installment Method . 2012 1040 tax return Amended estimated tax. 2012 1040 tax return If you refigure your estimated tax during the year, or if your first estimated tax payment is due after April 15, 2014, figure your required payment for each remaining payment period using Worksheet 2-14. 2012 1040 tax return Example. 2012 1040 tax return Early in 2014, Mira Roberts figures that her estimated tax due is $1,800. 2012 1040 tax return She makes estimated tax payments on April 15 and June 16 of $450 each ($1,800 ÷ 4). 2012 1040 tax return On July 10, she sells investment property at a gain. 2012 1040 tax return Her refigured estimated tax is $4,100. 2012 1040 tax return Her required estimated tax payment for the third payment period is $2,175, as shown in her filled-in Worksheet 2-14. 2012 1040 tax return If Mira's estimated tax does not change again, her required estimated tax payment for the fourth payment period will be $1,025. 2012 1040 tax return Worksheet 2-14. 2012 1040 tax return Amended Estimated Tax Worksheet—Illustrated               1. 2012 1040 tax return Amended total estimated tax due 1. 2012 1040 tax return $4,100 2. 2012 1040 tax return Multiply line 1 by:           50% (. 2012 1040 tax return 50) if next payment is due June 16, 2014           75% (. 2012 1040 tax return 75) if next payment is due September 15,  2014           100% (1. 2012 1040 tax return 00) if next payment is due January 15,  2015 2. 2012 1040 tax return 3,075     3. 2012 1040 tax return Estimated tax payments for all previous periods 3. 2012 1040 tax return 900     4. 2012 1040 tax return Next required payment: Subtract line 3 from line 2 and enter the result (but not less than zero) here and on your payment voucher for your next required payment 4. 2012 1040 tax return $2,175       Note. 2012 1040 tax return If the payment on line 4 is due January 15, 2015, stop here. 2012 1040 tax return Otherwise, go to line 5. 2012 1040 tax return         5. 2012 1040 tax return Add lines 3 and 4 5. 2012 1040 tax return 3,075 6. 2012 1040 tax return Subtract line 5 from line 1 and enter the result (but not less than zero) 6. 2012 1040 tax return 1,025 7. 2012 1040 tax return Each following required payment: If the payment on line 4 is due June 16, 2014, enter one-half of the amount on line 6 here and on the payment vouchers for your payments due September 15, 2014, and January 15, 2015. 2012 1040 tax return If the amount on line 4 is due September 15, 2014, enter the amount from line 6 here and on the payment voucher for your payment due January 15, 2015 7. 2012 1040 tax return $1,025 Worksheet 2-14. 2012 1040 tax return Amended Estimated Tax Worksheet—Blank               1. 2012 1040 tax return Amended total estimated tax due 1. 2012 1040 tax return   2. 2012 1040 tax return Multiply line 1 by:           50% (. 2012 1040 tax return 50) if next payment is due June 16, 2014           75% (. 2012 1040 tax return 75) if next payment is due September 15,  2014           100% (1. 2012 1040 tax return 00) if next payment is due January 15,  2015 2. 2012 1040 tax return       3. 2012 1040 tax return Estimated tax payments for all previous periods 3. 2012 1040 tax return       4. 2012 1040 tax return Next required payment: Subtract line 3 from line 2 and enter the result (but not less than zero) here and on your payment voucher for your next required payment 4. 2012 1040 tax return         Note. 2012 1040 tax return If the payment on line 4 is due January 15, 2015, stop here. 2012 1040 tax return Otherwise, go to line 5. 2012 1040 tax return         5. 2012 1040 tax return Add lines 3 and 4 5. 2012 1040 tax return   6. 2012 1040 tax return Subtract line 5 from line 1 and enter the result (but not less than zero) 6. 2012 1040 tax return   7. 2012 1040 tax return Each following required payment: If the payment on line 4 is due June 16, 2014, enter one-half of the amount on line 6 here and on the payment vouchers for your payments due September 15, 2014, and January 15, 2015. 2012 1040 tax return If the amount on line 4 is due September 15, 2014, enter the amount from line 6 here and on the payment voucher for your payment due January 15, 2015 7. 2012 1040 tax return   Underpayment penalty. 2012 1040 tax return   The penalty is figured separately for each payment period. 2012 1040 tax return If you figure your payments using the regular installment method and later refigure your payments because of an increase in income, you may be charged a penalty for underpayment of estimated tax for the period(s) before you changed your payments. 2012 1040 tax return To see how you may be able to avoid or reduce this penalty, see Annualized Income Installment Method (Schedule AI) in chapter 4. 2012 1040 tax return Annualized Income Installment Method If you do not receive your income evenly throughout the year (for example, your income from a repair shop you operate is much larger in the summer than it is during the rest of the year), your required estimated tax payment for one or more periods may be less than the amount figured using the regular installment method. 2012 1040 tax return The annualized income installment method annualizes your tax at the end of each period based on a reasonable estimate of your income, deductions, and other items relating to events that occurred from the beginning of the tax year through the end of the period. 2012 1040 tax return To see whether you can pay less for any period, complete the 2014 Annualized Estimated Tax Worksheet (Worksheet 2-9). 2012 1040 tax return You first must complete the 2014 Estimated Tax Worksheet (Worksheet 2-1) through line 16b. 2012 1040 tax return Use the result you figure on line 32 of Worksheet 2-9 to make your estimated tax payments and complete your payment vouchers. 2012 1040 tax return Note. 2012 1040 tax return If you use the annualized income installment method to figure your estimated tax payments, you must file Form 2210 with your 2014 tax return. 2012 1040 tax return See Annualized Income Installment Method (Schedule AI) in chapter 4 for more information. 2012 1040 tax return Instructions for the 2014 Annualized Estimated Tax Worksheet (Worksheet 2-9) Use Worksheet 2-9 to help you follow these instructions. 2012 1040 tax return The purpose of this worksheet is to determine your estimated tax liability as your income accumulates throughout the year, rather than dividing your entire year's estimated tax liability by four as if your income was earned equally throughout the year. 2012 1040 tax return The top of the worksheet shows the dates for each payment period. 2012 1040 tax return The periods build; that is, each period includes all previous periods. 2012 1040 tax return After the end of each payment period, complete the corresponding worksheet column to figure the payment due for that period. 2012 1040 tax return Line 1. 2012 1040 tax return   Enter your AGI for the period. 2012 1040 tax return This is your gross income for the period, including your share of partnership or S corporation income or loss, minus your adjustments to income for that period. 2012 1040 tax return See Expected AGI—Line 1 , earlier. 2012 1040 tax return Self-employment income. 2012 1040 tax return   If you had self-employment income, first complete Section B of this worksheet. 2012 1040 tax return Use the amounts on line 43 when figuring your expected AGI to enter in each column of Section A, line 1. 2012 1040 tax return Line 4. 2012 1040 tax return   Be sure to consider all deduction limits figured on Schedule A (Form 1040), such as reducing your medical expenses by 10% (7. 2012 1040 tax return 5% if either you or your spouse was born before January 2, 1950) or reducing certain miscellaneous deductions by 2% of your AGI. 2012 1040 tax return Figure your deduction limits using your expected AGI in the corresponding column of line 1 (2014 Annualized Estimated Tax Worksheet (Worksheet 2-9)). 2012 1040 tax return Line 6. 2012 1040 tax return   Multiply line 4 by line 5 and enter the result on line 6 unless line 3 is more than $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. 2012 1040 tax return In that case, use Worksheet 2-10 to figure the amount to enter on line 6. 2012 1040 tax return Complete Worksheet 2–10 for each period, as necessary. 2012 1040 tax return Line 7. 2012 1040 tax return   If you will not itemize your deductions, use Worksheet 2-4 to figure your standard deduction. 2012 1040 tax return Line 10. 2012 1040 tax return   Multiply $3,950 by your total expected exemptions and enter the result on line 10 unless line 3 is more than $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. 2012 1040 tax return   In that case, use Worksheet 2-11 to figure the amount to enter on line 10. 2012 1040 tax return Line 12. 2012 1040 tax return   Generally, you will use the Tax Rate Schedules to figure the tax on your annualized income. 2012 1040 tax return However, see below for situations where you must use a different method to compute your estimated tax. 2012 1040 tax return Tax on child's investment income. 2012 1040 tax return   You must use a special method to figure tax on the income of the following children who have more than $2,000 of investment income. 2012 1040 tax return Children under age 18 at the end of 2014. 2012 1040 tax return The following children if their earned income is not more than half their support. 2012 1040 tax return Children age 18 at the end of 2014. 2012 1040 tax return Children who are full-time students over age 18 and under age 24 at the end of 2014. 2012 1040 tax return See Publication 929. 2012 1040 tax return Tax on net capital gain. 2012 1040 tax return   The regular income tax rates for individuals do not apply to a net capital gain. 2012 1040 tax return Instead, your net capital gain is taxed at a lower maximum rate. 2012 1040 tax return   The term “net capital gain” means the amount by which your net long-term capital gain for the year is more than your net short-term capital loss. 2012 1040 tax return Tax on qualified dividends and capital gains. 2012 1040 tax return   For 2014, your capital gain and dividends rate will depend on your income. 2012 1040 tax return Tax on capital gain or qualified dividends. 2012 1040 tax return If the amount on line 1 includes a net capital gain or qualified dividends, use Worksheet 2-12 to figure the amount to enter on line 12. 2012 1040 tax return Tax if excluding foreign earned income or excluding or deducting foreign housing. 2012 1040 tax return If you expect to claim the foreign earned income exclusion or the housing exclusion or deduction on Form 2555 or Form 2555-EZ, use Worksheet 2-13 to figure the amount to enter on line 12. 2012 1040 tax return Line 13. 2012 1040 tax return   If you file Form 1040, add the tax from Forms 8814, 4972, and 6251 for the period. 2012 1040 tax return If you file Form 1040A, add the amount from the Alternative Minimum Tax Worksheet found in the instructions. 2012 1040 tax return Also include any recapture of an education credit for each period. 2012 1040 tax return You may owe this tax if you claimed an education credit in an earlier year and you received either tax-free educational assistance or a refund of qualifying expenses for the same student after filing your 2013 return. 2012 1040 tax return   Use the 2013 forms or worksheets to see if you will owe any of the taxes discussed above. 2012 1040 tax return Figure the tax based on your income and deductions during the period shown in the column headings. 2012 1040 tax return Multiply this amount by the annualization amounts shown for each column on line 2 of the 2014 Annualized Estimated Tax Worksheet (Worksheet 2-9). 2012 1040 tax return Enter the result on line 13 of this worksheet. 2012 1040 tax return Line 15. 2012 1040 tax return   Include all the nonrefundable credits you expect to claim because of events that will occur during the period. 2012 1040 tax return Note. 2012 1040 tax return When figuring your credits for each period, annualize any item of income or deduction to figure each credit. 2012 1040 tax return For example, if you need to use your AGI to figure a credit, use line 3 of Worksheet 2-9 to figure the credit for each column. 2012 1040 tax return Line 18. 2012 1040 tax return   Add your expected other taxes. 2012 1040 tax return   Other taxes include the following. 2012 1040 tax return Additional tax on early distributions from: An IRA or other qualified retirement plan, A tax-sheltered annuity, or A modified endowment contract entered into after June 20, 1988. 2012 1040 tax return Household employment taxes if: You will have federal income tax withheld from wages, pensions, annuities, gambling winnings, or other income, or You would be required to make estimated tax payments even if you did not include household employment taxes when figuring your estimated tax. 2012 1040 tax return Amounts on Form 1040 written on the line for “other taxes” (line 60 on the 2013 Form 1040). 2012 1040 tax return But do not include recapture of a federal mortgage subsidy; tax on excess golden parachute payments; look-back interest due under section 167(g) or 460(b) of the Internal Revenue Code; excise tax on insider stock compensation from an expatriated corporation; uncollected social security, Medicare, or RRTA tax on tips or group-term life insurance; or additional tax on advance payments of health coverage tax credit when not eligible. 2012 1040 tax return Repayment of the first-time homebuyer credit if the home will cease to be your main home in 2014. 2012 1040 tax return See Form 5405 for exceptions. 2012 1040 tax return Additional Medicare Tax. 2012 1040 tax return A 0. 2012 1040 tax return 9% Additional Medicare Tax applies to your combined Medicare wages and self-employment income and/or your RRTA compensation that exceeds the amount listed in the following chart, based on your filing status. 2012 1040 tax return Filing Status Threshold Amount Married filing jointly $250,000 Married filing separately $125,000 Single $200,000 Head of household $200,000 Qualifying Widow(er) $200,000 Medicare wages and self-employment income are combined to determine if your income exceeds the threshold. 2012 1040 tax return A self-employment loss should not be considered for purposes of this tax. 2012 1040 tax return RRTA compensation should be separately compared to the threshold. 2012 1040 tax return Your employer is responsible for withholding the 0. 2012 1040 tax return 9% Additional Medicare Tax on Medicare wages or RRTA compensation it pays you in excess of $200,000 in 2014. 2012 1040 tax return You should consider this withholding, if applicable, in determining whether you need to make an estimated payment. 2012 1040 tax return For more information on Additional Medicare Tax, go to IRS. 2012 1040 tax return gov and enter “Additional Medicare Tax” in the search box. 2012 1040 tax return Net Investment Income Tax (NIIT). 2012 1040 tax return The NIIT is 3. 2012 1040 tax return 8% of the lesser of your net investment income or the excess of your modified adjusted gross income over a specified threshold amount. 2012 1040 tax return Threshold amounts: Filing Status Threshold Amount Married filing jointly $250,000 Married filing separately $125,000 Single $200,000 Head of household $200,000 Qualifying Widow(er) $250,000 For more information on Net Investment Income Tax, go to IRS. 2012 1040 tax return gov and enter “Net Investment Income Tax” in the search box. 2012 1040 tax return Line 20. 2012 1040 tax return   Include all the refundable credits (other than withholding credits) you can claim because of events that occurred during the period. 2012 1040 tax return Note. 2012 1040 tax return When figuring your refundable credits for each period, annualize any item of income or deduction used to figure each credit. 2012 1040 tax return Line 29. 2012 1040 tax return   If line 28 is smaller than line 25 and you are not certain of the estimate of your 2014 tax, you can avoid a penalty by entering the amount from line 25 on line 29. 2012 1040 tax return Line 31. 2012 1040 tax return   For each period, include estimated tax payments made and any excess social security and railroad retirement tax. 2012 1040 tax return   Also include estimated federal income tax withholding. 2012 1040 tax return One-fourth of your estimated withholding is considered withheld on the due date of each payment period. 2012 1040 tax return To figure the amount to include on line 31 for each period, multiply your total expected withholding for 2014 by: 25% (. 2012 1040 tax return 25) for the first period, 50% (. 2012 1040 tax return 50) for the second period, 75% (. 2012 1040 tax return 75) for the third period, and 100% (1. 2012 1040 tax return 00) for the fourth period. 2012 1040 tax return   However, you may choose to include your withholding according to the actual dates on which the amounts will be withheld. 2012 1040 tax return For each period, include withholding made from the beginning of the period up to and including the payment due date. 2012 1040 tax return You can make this choice separately for the taxes withheld from your wages and all other withholding. 2012 1040 tax return For an explanation of what to include in withholding, see Total Estimated Tax Payments Needed—Line 16a , earlier. 2012 1040 tax return Nonresident aliens. 2012 1040 tax return   If you will file Form 1040NR and you do not receive wages as an employee subject to U. 2012 1040 tax return S. 2012 1040 tax return income tax withholding, the instructions for the worksheet are modified as follows. 2012 1040 tax return Skip column (a). 2012 1040 tax return On line 1, enter your income for the period that is effectively connected with a U. 2012 1040 tax return S. 2012 1040 tax return trade or business. 2012 1040 tax return On line 21, increase your entry by the amount determined by multiplying your income for the period that is not effectively connected with a U. 2012 1040 tax return S. 2012 1040 tax return trade or business by the following. 2012 1040 tax return 72% for column (b). 2012 1040 tax return 45% for column (c). 2012 1040 tax return 30% for column (d). 2012 1040 tax return However, if you can use a treaty rate lower than 30%, use the percentages determined by multiplying your treaty rate by 2. 2012 1040 tax return 4, 1. 2012 1040 tax return 5, and 1, respectively. 2012 1040 tax return On line 26, enter one-half of the amount from line 16c of the Form 1040-ES (NR) 2014 Estimated Tax Worksheet in column (b), and one-fourth in columns (c) and (d) of Worksheet 2-9. 2012 1040 tax return On lines 24 and 27, skip column (b). 2012 1040 tax return On line 31, if you do not use the actual withholding method, include one-half of your total expected withholding in column (b) and one-fourth in columns (c) and (d). 2012 1040 tax return See Publication 519 for more information. 2012 1040 tax return Estimated Tax Payments Not Required You do not have to pay estimated tax if your withholding in each payment period is at least as much as: One-fourth of your required annual payment, or Your required annualized income installment for that period. 2012 1040 tax return You also do not have to pay estimated tax if you will pay enough through withholding to keep the amount you will owe with your return under $1,000. 2012 1040 tax return How To Pay Estimated Tax There are several ways to pay estimated tax. 2012 1040 tax return Credit an overpayment on your 2013 return to your 2014 estimated tax. 2012 1040 tax return Pay by direct transfer from your bank account, or pay by credit or debit card using a pay-by-phone system or the Internet. 2012 1040 tax return Send in your payment (check or money order) with a payment voucher from Form 1040-ES. 2012 1040 tax return Credit an Overpayment If you show an overpayment of tax after completing your Form 1040 or Form 1040A for 2013, you can apply part or all of it to your estimated tax for 2014. 2012 1040 tax return On Form 1040, or Form 1040A, enter the amount you want credited to your estimated tax rather than refunded. 2012 1040 tax return Take the amount you have credited into account when figuring your estimated tax payments. 2012 1040 tax return If you timely file your 2013 return, treat the credit as a payment made on April 15, 2014. 2012 1040 tax return If you are a beneficiary of an estate or trust, and the trustee elects to credit 2014 trust payments of estimated tax to you, you can treat the amount credited as paid by you on January 15, 2015. 2012 1040 tax return If you choose to have an overpayment of tax credited to your estimated tax, you cannot have any of that amount refunded to you until you file your tax return for the following year. 2012 1040 tax return You also cannot use that overpayment in any other way. 2012 1040 tax return Example. 2012 1040 tax return When Kathleen finished filling out her 2013 tax return, she saw that she had overpaid her taxes by $750. 2012 1040 tax return Kathleen knew she would owe additional tax in 2014. 2012 1040 tax return She credited $600 of the overpayment to her 2014 estimated tax and had the remaining $150 refunded to her. 2012 1040 tax return In September, she amended her 2013 return by filing Form 1040X, Amended U. 2012 1040 tax return S. 2012 1040 tax return Individual Income Tax Return. 2012 1040 tax return It turned out that she owed $250 more in tax than she had thought. 2012 1040 tax return This reduced her 2013 overpayment from $750 to $500. 2012 1040 tax return Because the $750 had already been applied to her 2014 estimated tax or refunded to her, the IRS billed her for the additional $250 she owed, plus penalties and interest. 2012 1040 tax return Kathleen could not use any of the $600 she had credited to her 2014 estimated tax to pay this bill. 2012 1040 tax return Pay Online Paying online is convenient and secure and helps make sure we get your payments on time. 2012 1040 tax return You can make your estimated tax payments online when you e-file or at any time during the year. 2012 1040 tax return You can pay using either of the following electronic payment methods. 2012 1040 tax return Direct transfer from your bank account. 2012 1040 tax return Credit or debit card. 2012 1040 tax return To pay your taxes online or for more information, go to www. 2012 1040 tax return irs. 2012 1040 tax return gov/e-pay. 2012 1040 tax return Pay by Phone Paying by phone is another safe and secure method of paying electronically. 2012 1040 tax return Use one of the following methods. 2012 1040 tax return Direct transfer from your bank account. 2012 1040 tax return Credit or debit card. 2012 1040 tax return To pay by direct transfer from your bank account, call EFTPS Customer Service at 1-800-555-4477 (English), 1-800-244-4829 (Espanol), or TTY/TDD 1-800-733-4829. 2012 1040 tax return To pay using a credit or debit card, you can call one of the following service providers. 2012 1040 tax return There is a convenience fee charged by these providers that varies by provider, card type, and payment amount. 2012 1040 tax return WorldPay 1-888-9-PAY-TAXTM (1-888-972-9829) www. 2012 1040 tax return payUSAtax. 2012 1040 tax return com Official Payments Corporation 1-888-UPAY-TAXTM (1-888-872-9829) www. 2012 1040 tax return officialpayments. 2012 1040 tax return com Link2GOV Corporation 1-888-PAY-1040TM (1-888-729-1040) www. 2012 1040 tax return PAY1040. 2012 1040 tax return com For the latest details on how to pay by phone, go to www. 2012 1040 tax return irs. 2012 1040 tax return gov/e-pay. 2012 1040 tax return Pay by Check or Money Order Using the Estimated Tax Payment Voucher Each payment of estimated tax by check or money order must be accompanied by a payment voucher from Form 1040-ES. 2012 1040 tax return If you use your own envelopes (and not the window envelope that comes with the 1040-ES package), make sure you mail your payment vouchers to the address shown in the Form 1040-ES instructions for the place where you live. 2012 1040 tax return Do not use the address shown in the Form 1040 or Form 1040A instructions. 2012 1040 tax return If you did not pay estimated tax last year, get a copy of Form 1040-ES from the IRS (see chapter 5). 2012 1040 tax return Follow the instructions to make sure you use the vouchers correctly. 2012 1040 tax return Joint estimated tax payments. 2012 1040 tax return    If you file a joint return and are making joint estimated tax payments, enter the names and social security numbers on the payment voucher in the same order as they will appear on the joint return. 2012 1040 tax return Change of address. 2012 1040 tax return    You must notify the IRS if you are making estimated tax payments and you changed your address during the year. 2012 1040 tax return Complete Form 8822, Change of Address, and mail it to the address shown in the instructions for that form. 2012 1040 tax return Worksheets for Chapter 2 Use the following worksheets and tables to figure your correct estimated tax. 2012 1040 tax return IF you need. 2012 1040 tax return . 2012 1040 tax return . 2012 1040 tax return THEN use. 2012 1040 tax return . 2012 1040 tax return . 2012 1040 tax return 2014 Tax Rate Schedules   the 2014 Estimated Tax Worksheet Worksheet 2-1 to estimate your taxable social security and railroad retirement benefits—line 1 of ES Worksheet (or Annualized ES Worksheet (Worksheet 2-9)) Worksheet 2-2 to estimate your self-employment (SE) tax and your deduction for SE tax—lines 1 and 11 of ES Worksheet (lines 1 and 17 of Annualized ES Worksheet (Worksheet 2-9)) Worksheet 2-3 to estimate your standard deduction—line 2 of ES Worksheet (line 7 of Annualized ES Worksheet (Worksheet 2-9)) Worksheet 2-4 to reduce your itemized deductions because your estimated AGI is more than $152,525—line 2 of ES Worksheet Worksheet 2-5 to reduce your exemption amount because your estimated AGI is more than $152,525—line 4 of ES Worksheet Worksheet 2-6 to estimate your income tax if line 1 of your ES Worksheet includes a net capital gain or qualified dividends—line 6 of ES Worksheet Worksheet 2-7 to estimate your income tax if you expect to claim a foreign earned income exclusion or foreign housing exclusion or deduction on Form 2555 or Form 2555-EZ—line 6 of ES Worksheet Worksheet 2-8 the 2014 Annualized Estimated Tax Worksheet (Annualized ES Worksheet) Worksheet 2-9 to reduce your itemized deductions because your estimated annualized AGI is more than $152,525—line 6 of Annualized ES Worksheet Worksheet 2-10 to reduce your exemption amount because your estimated annualized AGI is more than $152,525—line 10 of Annualized ES Worksheet Worksheet 2-11 to estimate your income tax if line 1 of your Annualized ES Worksheet includes a net capital gain or qualified dividends—line 12 of Annualized ES Worksheet Worksheet 2-12 to estimate your income tax if you expect to claim a foreign earned income exclusion or foreign housing exclusion or deduction on Form 2555 or Form 2555-EZ—line 12 of Annualized ES Worksheet Worksheet 2-13 to refigure (amend) your estimated tax during the year Worksheet 2-14 2014 Tax Rate Schedules Do not use these Tax Rate Schedules to figure your 2013 taxes. 2012 1040 tax return Use them only to figure your 2014 estimated taxes. 2012 1040 tax return Schedule X—Use if your 2014 filing status is  Single Schedule Z—Use if your 2014 filing status is Head of household If line 5 is: The tax is:     If line 5 is: The tax is:     Over— But not  over—         of the  amount  over— Over— But not  over—         of the  amount  over— $0 $9,075     10. 2012 1040 tax return 0%   $0 $0 $12,950     10. 2012 1040 tax return 0%   $0 9,075 36,900 $907. 2012 1040 tax return 50 + 15. 2012 1040 tax return 0%   9,075 12,950 49,400 $1,295. 2012 1040 tax return 00 + 15. 2012 1040 tax return 0%   12,950 36,900 89,350 5,081. 2012 1040 tax return 25 + 25. 2012 1040 tax return 0%   36,900 49,400 127,550 6,762. 2012 1040 tax return 50 + 25. 2012 1040 tax return 0%   49,400 89,350 186,350 18,193. 2012 1040 tax return 75 + 28. 2012 1040 tax return 0%   89,350 127,550 206,600 26,300. 2012 1040 tax return 00 + 28. 2012 1040 tax return 0%   127,550 186,350 405,100 45,353. 2012 1040 tax return 75 + 33. 2012 1040 tax return 0%   186,350 206,600 405,100 48,434. 2012 1040 tax return 00 + 33. 2012 1040 tax return 0%   206,600 405,100 406,750 117,541. 2012 1040 tax return 25 + 35. 2012 1040 tax return 0%   405,100 405,100 432,200 113,939. 2012 1040 tax return 00 + 35. 2012 1040 tax return 0%   405,100 406,750 - - - - - - 118,118. 2012 1040 tax return 75 + 39. 2012 1040 tax return 6%   406,750 432,200 - - - - - - 123,424. 2012 1040 tax return 00 + 39. 2012 1040 tax return 6%   432,200 Schedule Y-1—Use if your 2014 filing status is Married filing jointly or Qualifying widow(er) Schedule Y-2—Use if your 2014 filing status is  Married filing separately If line 5 is: The tax is:     If line 5 is: The tax is:     Over— But not  over—         of the  amount  over— Over— But not  over—         of the  amount  over— $0 $18,150     10. 2012 1040 tax return 0%   $0 $0 $9,075     10. 2012 1040 tax return 0%   $0 18,150 73,800 $1,815. 2012 1040 tax return 00 + 15. 2012 1040 tax return 0%   18,150 9,075 36,900 $907. 2012 1040 tax return 50 + 15. 2012 1040 tax return 0%   9,075 73,800 148,850 10,162. 2012 1040 tax return 50 + 25. 2012 1040 tax return 0%   73,800 36,900 74,425 5,081. 2012 1040 tax return 25 + 25. 2012 1040 tax return 0%   36,900 148,850 226,850 28,925. 2012 1040 tax return 00 + 28. 2012 1040 tax return 0%   148,850 74,425 113,425 14,462. 2012 1040 tax return 50 + 28. 2012 1040 tax return 0%   74,425 226,850 405,100 50,765. 2012 1040 tax return 00 + 33. 2012 1040 tax return 0%   226,850 113,425 202,550 25,382. 2012 1040 tax return 50 + 33. 2012 1040 tax return 0%   113,425 405,100 457,600 109,587. 2012 1040 tax return 50 + 35. 2012 1040 tax return 0%   405,100 202,550 228,800 54,793. 2012 1040 tax return 75 + 35. 2012 1040 tax return 0%   202,550 457,600 - - - - - - 127,962. 2012 1040 tax return 50 + 39. 2012 1040 tax return 6%   457,600 228,800 - - - - - - 63,981. 2012 1040 tax return 25 + 39. 2012 1040 tax return 6%   228,800                             Worksheet 2-1. 2012 1040 tax return 2014 Estimated Tax Worksheet When this worksheet refers you to instructions, you can find those instructions in the Instructions for 2014 Form 1040-ES. 2012 1040 tax return 1 Adjusted gross income you expect in 2014 (see instructions) 1     2 If you plan to itemize deductions, enter the estimated total of your itemized deductions. 2012 1040 tax return  Caution: If line 1 is over $152,525, your deduction may be reduced. 2012 1040 tax return See Worksheet 2-5. 2012 1040 tax return If you do not plan to itemize deductions, enter your standard deduction. 2012 1040 tax return 2     3 Subtract line 2 from line 1 3     4 Exemptions. 2012 1040 tax return Multiply $3,950 by the number of personal exemptions. 2012 1040 tax return  Caution: If line 1 is over $152,525, the amount of your personal exemptions may be limited. 2012 1040 tax return See Worksheet 2-6. 2012 1040 tax return 4     5 Subtract line 4 from line 3 5     6 Tax. 2012 1040 tax return Figure your tax on the amount on line 5 by using the 2014 Tax Rate Schedules Caution: If you will have qualified dividends or a net capital gain, or expect to exclude or deduct foreign earned income or housing, see Worksheets 2-7 and 2-8 to figure the tax 6     7 Alternative minimum tax from Form 6251 or included on Form 1040A, line 28 7     8 Add lines 6 and 7. 2012 1040 tax return Add to this amount any other taxes you expect to include in the total on Form 1040, line 44 8     9 Credits (see instructions). 2012 1040 tax return Do not include any income tax withholding on this line 9     10 Subtract line 9 from line 8. 2012 1040 tax return If zero or less, enter -0- 10     11 Self-employment tax (see instructions) 11     12 Other taxes including, if applicable, Additional Medicare Tax and/or NIIT (see instructions) 12     13a Add lines 10 through 12 13a     b Earned income credit, additional child tax credit, fuel tax credit, and refundable American opportunity credit 13b     c Total 2014 estimated tax. 2012 1040 tax return Subtract line 13b from line 13a. 2012 1040 tax return If zero or less, enter -0- ▶ 13c     14a Multiply line 13c by 90% (662/3% for farmers and fishermen) 14a           b Required annual payment based on prior year's tax (see instructions) 14b           c Required annual payment to avoid a penalty. 2012 1040 tax return Enter the smaller of line 14a or 14b ▶ 14c        Caution: Generally, if you do not prepay (through income tax withholding and estimated tax payments) at least the amount on line 14c, you may owe a penalty for not paying enough estimated tax. 2012 1040 tax return To avoid a penalty, make sure your estimate on line 13c is as accurate as possible. 2012 1040 tax return Even if you pay the required annual payment, you may still owe tax when you file your return. 2012 1040 tax return If you prefer, you can pay the amount shown on line 13c. 2012 1040 tax return                         15 Income tax withheld and estimated to be withheld during 2014 (including income tax withholding on pensions, annuities, certain deferred income, etc. 2012 1040 tax return ) 15     16a Subtract line 15 from line 14c 16a             Is the result zero or less? □ Yes. 2012 1040 tax return Stop here. 2012 1040 tax return You are not required to make estimated tax payments. 2012 1040 tax return  □ No. 2012 1040 tax return Go to line 16b. 2012 1040 tax return             b Subtract line 15 from line 13c 16b             Is the result less than $1,000? □ Yes. 2012 1040 tax return Stop here. 2012 1040 tax return You are not required to make estimated tax payments. 2012 1040 tax return  □ No. 2012 1040 tax return Go to line 17 to figure your required payment. 2012 1040 tax return                         17 If the first payment you are required to make is due April 15, 2014, enter ¼ of line 16a (minus any 2013 overpayment that you are applying to this installment) here, and on your estimated tax payment voucher(s) if you are paying by check or money order 17     Worksheet 2-2. 2012 1040 tax return 2014 Estimated Tax Worksheet—Line 1 Estimated Taxable Social Security and Railroad Retirement Benefits Note. 2012 1040 tax return If you are using this worksheet to estimate your taxable social security or railroad retirement benefits for Worksheet 2-9, 2014 Annualized Estimated Tax Worksheet, multiply the expected amount of benefits for each period by the annualization amount shown on Worksheet 2-9, line 2, for the same period before entering it on line 1 below. 2012 1040 tax return     1. 2012 1040 tax return Enter your expected social security and railroad retirement benefits 1. 2012 1040 tax return   2. 2012 1040 tax return Enter one-half of line 1 2. 2012 1040 tax return   3. 2012 1040 tax return Enter your expected total income. 2012 1040 tax return Do not include any social security and railroad retirement benefits, nontaxable interest income, nontaxable IRA distributions, or nontaxable pension distributions 3. 2012 1040 tax return   4. 2012 1040 tax return Enter your expected nontaxable interest income 4. 2012 1040 tax return   5. 2012 1040 tax return Enter (as a positive amount) the total of any expected exclusions or deductions for: U. 2012 1040 tax return S. 2012 1040 tax return savings bond interest used for higher education expenses (Form 8815) Employer-provided adoption benefits (Form 8839) Foreign earned income or housing (Form 2555 or 2555-EZ) Income by bona fide residents of American Samoa (Form 4563) or Puerto Rico 5. 2012 1040 tax return   6. 2012 1040 tax return Add lines 2, 3, 4, and 5 6. 2012 1040 tax return   7. 2012 1040 tax return Enter your expected adjustments to income. 2012 1040 tax return Do not include any student loan interest deduction 7. 2012 1040 tax return   8. 2012 1040 tax return Subtract line 7 from line 6. 2012 1040 tax return If zero or less, stop here. 2012 1040 tax return  Note. 2012 1040 tax return Do not include any social security or railroad retirement benefits in the amount on line 1 of your 2014 Estimated Tax Worksheet (Worksheet 2-1) (or Annualized Estimated Tax Worksheet (Worksheet 2-9)) 8. 2012 1040 tax return   9. 2012 1040 tax return Enter $25,000 ($32,000 if you expect to file married filing jointly; $0 if you expect to file married filing separately and expect to live with your spouse at any time during the year) 9. 2012 1040 tax return   10. 2012 1040 tax return Subtract line 9 from line 8. 2012 1040 tax return If zero or less, stop here. 2012 1040 tax return  Note. 2012 1040 tax return Do not include any social security or railroad retirement benefits in the amount on line 1 of your Worksheet 2-1 (or Annualized Estimated Tax Worksheet (Worksheet 2-9)) 10. 2012 1040 tax return   11. 2012 1040 tax return Enter $9,000 ($12,000 if you expect to file married filing jointly; $0 if you expect to file married filing separately and expect to live with your spouse at any time during the year) 11. 2012 1040 tax return   12. 2012 1040 tax return Subtract line 11 from line 10. 2012 1040 tax return If zero or less, enter -0- 12. 2012 1040 tax return   13. 2012 1040 tax return Enter the smaller of line 10 or line 11 13. 2012 1040 tax return   14. 2012 1040 tax return Enter one-half of line 13 14. 2012 1040 tax return   15
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The 2012 1040 Tax Return

2012 1040 tax return Publication 527 - Introductory Material Table of Contents Future Developments What's New Reminders IntroductionSale of main home used as rental property. 2012 1040 tax return Tax-free exchange of rental property occasionally used for personal purposes. 2012 1040 tax return Ordering forms and publications. 2012 1040 tax return Tax questions. 2012 1040 tax return Useful Items - You may want to see: Future Developments For the latest information about developments related to Publication 527, such as legislation enacted after it was published, go to www. 2012 1040 tax return irs. 2012 1040 tax return gov/pub527. 2012 1040 tax return What's New Net Investment Income Tax (NIIT). 2012 1040 tax return  Beginning in 2013, you may be subject to the Net Investment Income Tax (NIIT). 2012 1040 tax return NIIT is a 3. 2012 1040 tax return 8% tax on the lesser of net investment income or the excess of modified adjusted gross income (MAGI) over the threshold amount. 2012 1040 tax return Net investment income may include rental income and other income from passive activities. 2012 1040 tax return Use Form 8960, Net Investment Income Tax, to figure this tax. 2012 1040 tax return For more information on NIIT, go to IRS. 2012 1040 tax return gov and enter “Net Investment Income Tax” in the search box. 2012 1040 tax return Reminders Photographs of missing children. 2012 1040 tax return  The Internal Revenue Service is a proud partner with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. 2012 1040 tax return Photographs of missing children selected by the Center may appear in this publication on pages that would otherwise be blank. 2012 1040 tax 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. 2012 1040 tax return Introduction Do you own a second house that you rent out all the time? Do you own a vacation home that you rent out when you or your family isn't using it? These are two common types of residential rental activities discussed in this publication. 2012 1040 tax return In most cases, all rental income must be reported on your tax return, but there are differences in the expenses you are allowed to deduct and in the way the rental activity is reported on your return. 2012 1040 tax return First, this publication will look at the rental-for-profit activity in which there is no personal use of the property. 2012 1040 tax return We will look at types of income and when each is reported, and at types of expenses and which are deductible. 2012 1040 tax return Chapter 2 discusses depreciation as it applies to your rental real estate activity—what property can be depreciated and how to figure it. 2012 1040 tax return Chapter 3 covers the actual reporting of your rental income and deductions, including casualties and thefts, limitations on losses, and claiming the correct amount of depreciation. 2012 1040 tax return Special rental situations are grouped together in chapter 4. 2012 1040 tax return These include condominiums, cooperatives, property changed to rental use, renting only part of your property, and a not-for-profit rental activity. 2012 1040 tax return Finally, in chapter 5, we will look at the rules for rental income and expenses when there is also personal use of the dwelling unit, such as a vacation home. 2012 1040 tax return Sale or exchange of rental property. 2012 1040 tax return   For information on how to figure and report any gain or loss from the sale, exchange or other disposition of your rental property, see Publication 544, Sales and Other Dispositions of Assets. 2012 1040 tax return Sale of main home used as rental property. 2012 1040 tax return   For information on how to figure and report any gain or loss from the sale or other disposition of your main home that you also used as rental property, see Publication 523, Selling Your Home. 2012 1040 tax return Tax-free exchange of rental property occasionally used for personal purposes. 2012 1040 tax return   If you meet certain qualifying use standards, you may qualify for a tax-free exchange (a like-kind or section 1031 exchange) of one piece of rental property you own for a similar piece of rental property, even if you have used the rental property for personal purposes. 2012 1040 tax return   For information on the qualifying use standards, see Rev. 2012 1040 tax return Proc. 2012 1040 tax return 2008–16, 2008 IRB 547, at http://www. 2012 1040 tax return irs. 2012 1040 tax return gov/irb/2008-10_IRB/ar12. 2012 1040 tax return html . 2012 1040 tax return For more information on like-kind exchanges, see chapter 1 of Publication 544. 2012 1040 tax return Comments and suggestions. 2012 1040 tax return   We welcome your comments about this publication and your suggestions for future editions. 2012 1040 tax return   You can write to us at the following address: Internal Revenue Service Tax Forms and Publications Division 1111 Constitution Ave. 2012 1040 tax return NW, IR-6526 Washington, DC 20224   We respond to many letters by telephone. 2012 1040 tax return Therefore, it would be helpful if you would include your daytime phone number, including the area code, in your correspondence. 2012 1040 tax return   You can send your comments from www. 2012 1040 tax return irs. 2012 1040 tax return gov/formspubs/. 2012 1040 tax return Click on “More Information” and then on “Comment on Tax Forms and Publications”. 2012 1040 tax 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. 2012 1040 tax return Ordering forms and publications. 2012 1040 tax return   Visit www. 2012 1040 tax return irs. 2012 1040 tax 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. 2012 1040 tax return Internal Revenue Service 1201 N. 2012 1040 tax return Mitsubishi Motorway Bloomington, IL 61705-6613 Tax questions. 2012 1040 tax return   If you have a tax question, check the information available on IRS. 2012 1040 tax return gov or call 1-800-829-1040. 2012 1040 tax return We cannot answer tax questions sent to either of the above addresses. 2012 1040 tax return Useful Items - You may want to see: Publication 463 Travel, Entertainment, Gift, and Car Expenses 523 Selling Your Home 534 Depreciating Property Placed in Service Before 1987 535 Business Expenses 544 Sales and Other Dispositions of Assets 547 Casualties, Disasters, and Thefts 551 Basis of Assets 925 Passive Activity and At-Risk Rules 946 How To Depreciate Property Form (and Instructions) 4562 Depreciation and Amortization 5213 Election To Postpone Determination as To Whether the Presumption Applies That an Activity Is Engaged in for Profit 8582 Passive Activity Loss Limitations Schedule E (Form 1040) Supplemental Income and Loss   See chapter 6, How To Get Tax Help for information about getting these publications and forms. 2012 1040 tax return Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications