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2012 online tax return 9. 2012 online tax return   Worksheets Table of Contents When Should I Figure MAC?Checking the Previous Year's Contributions Available Worksheets Chapter 2 introduced you to the term maximum amount contributable (MAC). 2012 online tax return Generally, your MAC is the lesser of your: Limit on annual additions (chapter 3), or Limit on elective deferrals (chapter 4). 2012 online tax return The worksheets in this chapter can help you figure the cost of incidental life insurance, your includible compensation, your limit on annual additions, your limit on elective deferrals, your limit on catch-up contributions, and your MAC. 2012 online tax return After completing the worksheets, you should maintain them with your 403(b) records for that year. 2012 online tax return Do not attach them to your tax return. 2012 online tax return At the end of the year or the beginning of the next year, you should compare your estimated compensation figures with your actual figures. 2012 online tax return If your compensation is the same as, or more than, the projected amounts and the calculations are correct, then you should simply file these worksheets with your other tax records for the year. 2012 online tax return If your compensation was lower than your estimated figures, you will need to check the amount contributed during the year to determine if contributions are more than your MAC. 2012 online tax return When Should I Figure MAC? At the beginning of each year, you should figure your MAC using a conservative estimate of your compensation. 2012 online tax return Should your income change during the year, you should refigure your MAC based on a revised conservative estimate. 2012 online tax return By doing this, you will be able to determine if contributions to your 403(b) account should be increased or decreased for the year. 2012 online tax return Checking the Previous Year's Contributions At the beginning of the following year, you should refigure your MAC based on your actual earned income. 2012 online tax return At the end of the current year or the beginning of the next year, you should check your contributions to be sure you did not exceed your MAC. 2012 online tax return This means refiguring your limit based on your actual compensation figures for the year. 2012 online tax return This will allow you to determine if the amount contributed is more than the allowable amounts, and possibly avoid additional taxes. 2012 online tax return Available Worksheets The following worksheets have been provided to help you figure your MAC. 2012 online tax return Worksheet A. 2012 online tax return Cost of Incidental Life Insurance. 2012 online tax return Worksheet B. 2012 online tax return Includible Compensation for Your Most Recent Year of Service Worksheet C. 2012 online tax return Limit on Catch-Up Contributions. 2012 online tax return ??? Worksheet 1. 2012 online tax return Maximum Amount Contributable (MAC). 2012 online tax return Worksheet A. 2012 online tax return Cost of Incidental Life Insurance Note. 2012 online tax return Use this worksheet to figure the cost of incidental life insurance included in your annuity contract. 2012 online tax return This amount will be used to figure includible compensation for your most recent year of service. 2012 online tax return 1. 2012 online tax return Enter the value of the contract (amount payable upon your death) 1. 2012 online tax return   2. 2012 online tax return Enter the cash value in the contract at the end of the year 2. 2012 online tax return   3. 2012 online tax return Subtract line 2 from line 1. 2012 online tax return This is the value of your current life insurance protection 3. 2012 online tax return   4. 2012 online tax return Enter your age on your birthday nearest the beginning of the policy year 4. 2012 online tax return   5. 2012 online tax return Enter the 1-year term premium for $1,000 of life insurance based on your age. 2012 online tax return (From Figure 3-1) 5. 2012 online tax return   6. 2012 online tax return Divide line 3 by $1,000 6. 2012 online tax return   7. 2012 online tax return Multiply line 6 by line 5. 2012 online tax return This is the cost of your incidental life insurance 7. 2012 online tax return   Worksheet B. 2012 online tax return Includible Compensation for Your Most Recent Year of Service1 Note. 2012 online tax return Use this worksheet to figure includible compensation for your most recent year of service. 2012 online tax return 1. 2012 online tax return Enter your includible wages from the employer maintaining your 403(b) account for your most recent year of service 1. 2012 online tax return   2. 2012 online tax return Enter elective deferrals excluded from your gross income for your most recent year of service2 2. 2012 online tax return   3. 2012 online tax return Enter amounts contributed or deferred by your employer under a cafeteria plan for your most recent year of service 3. 2012 online tax return   4. 2012 online tax return Enter amounts contributed or deferred by your employer according to your election to your 457 account (a nonqualified plan of a state or local government or of a tax-exempt organization) for your most recent year of service 4. 2012 online tax return   5. 2012 online tax return Enter pre-tax contributions (employer's contributions made on your behalf according to your election) to a qualified transportation fringe benefit plan for your most recent year of service 5. 2012 online tax return   6. 2012 online tax return Enter your foreign earned income exclusion for your most recent year of service 6. 2012 online tax return   7. 2012 online tax return Add lines 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 7. 2012 online tax return   8. 2012 online tax return Enter the cost of incidental life insurance that is part of your annuity contract for your most recent year of service 8. 2012 online tax return   9. 2012 online tax return Enter compensation that was both: Earned during your most recent year of service, and Earned while your employer was not qualified to maintain a 403(b) plan 9. 2012 online tax return   10. 2012 online tax return Add lines 8 and 9 10. 2012 online tax return   11. 2012 online tax return Subtract line 10 from line 7. 2012 online tax return This is your includible compensation for your most recent year of service 11. 2012 online tax return   1Use estimated amounts if figuring includible compensation before the end of the year. 2012 online tax return  2Elective deferrals made to a designated Roth account are not excluded from your gross income and should not be included on this line. 2012 online tax return Worksheet C. 2012 online tax return Limit on Catch-Up Contributions Note. 2012 online tax return If you will be age 50 or older by the end of the year, use this worksheet to figure your limit on catch-up contributions. 2012 online tax return 1. 2012 online tax return Maximum catch-up contributions 1. 2012 online tax return $5,500 2. 2012 online tax return Enter your includible compensation for your most recent year of service 2. 2012 online tax return   3. 2012 online tax return Enter your elective deferrals 3. 2012 online tax return   4. 2012 online tax return Subtract line 3 from line 2 4. 2012 online tax return   5. 2012 online tax return Enter the lesser of line 1 or line 4. 2012 online tax return This is your limit on catch-up contributions 5. 2012 online tax return   Worksheet 1. 2012 online tax return Maximum Amount Contributable (MAC) Note. 2012 online tax return Use this worksheet to figure your MAC. 2012 online tax return Part I. 2012 online tax return Limit on Annual Additions     1. 2012 online tax return Enter your includible compensation for your most recent year of service 1. 2012 online tax return   2. 2012 online tax return Maximum1: For 2013, enter $51,000 For 2014, enter $52,000 2. 2012 online tax return   3. 2012 online tax return Enter the lesser of line 1 or line 2. 2012 online tax return This is your limit on annual additions 3. 2012 online tax return     Caution: If you had only nonelective contributions, skip Part II and enter the amount from line 3 on line 18. 2012 online tax return     Part II. 2012 online tax return Limit on Elective Deferrals     4. 2012 online tax return Maximum contribution: For 2013, enter $17,500 For 2014, enter $17,500 4. 2012 online tax return     Note. 2012 online tax return If you have at least 15 years of service with a qualifying organization, complete lines 5 through 17. 2012 online tax return If not, enter zero (-0-) on line 16 and go to line 17. 2012 online tax return     5. 2012 online tax return Amount per year of service 5. 2012 online tax return $ 5,000 6. 2012 online tax return Enter your years of service 6. 2012 online tax return   7. 2012 online tax return Multiply line 5 by line 6 7. 2012 online tax return   8. 2012 online tax return Enter the total of all elective deferrals made for you by the qualifying organization for prior years 8. 2012 online tax return   9. 2012 online tax return Subtract line 8 from line 7. 2012 online tax return If zero or less, enter zero (-0-) 9. 2012 online tax return   10. 2012 online tax return Maximum increase in limit for long service 10. 2012 online tax return $15,000 11. 2012 online tax return Enter the total of additional pre-tax elective deferrals made in prior years under the 15-year rule 11. 2012 online tax return   12. 2012 online tax return Enter the aggregate amount of all designated Roth contributions permitted for prior years under the 15-year rule 12. 2012 online tax return   13. 2012 online tax return Add line 11 and line 12 13. 2012 online tax return   14. 2012 online tax return Subtract line 13 from line 10 14. 2012 online tax return   15. 2012 online tax return Maximum additional contributions 15. 2012 online tax return $ 3,000 16. 2012 online tax return Enter the least of lines 9, 14, or 15. 2012 online tax return This is your increase in the limit for long service 16. 2012 online tax return   17. 2012 online tax return Add lines 4 and 16. 2012 online tax return This is your limit on elective deferrals 17. 2012 online tax return     Part III. 2012 online tax return Maximum Amount Contributable     18. 2012 online tax return If you had only nonelective contributions, enter the amount from line 3. 2012 online tax return This is your MAC. 2012 online tax return    If you had only elective deferrals, enter the lesser of lines 3 or 17. 2012 online tax return This is your MAC. 2012 online tax return    If you had both elective deferrals and nonelective contributions, enter the amount from line 3. 2012 online tax return This is your MAC. 2012 online tax return (Use the amount on line 17 to determine if you have excess elective deferrals as explained in chapter 7. 2012 online tax return ) 18. 2012 online tax return   1If you participate in a 403(b) plan and a 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2012 online tax return Publication 463 - Introductory Material Table of Contents Future Developments What's New Reminder IntroductionUsers of employer-provided vehicles. 2012 online tax return Volunteers. 2012 online tax return Ordering forms and publications. 2012 online tax return Tax questions. 2012 online tax return Useful Items - You may want to see: Future Developments For the latest information about developments related to Publication 463, such as legislation enacted after it was published, go to www. 2012 online tax return irs. 2012 online tax return gov/pub463. 2012 online tax return What's New Standard mileage rate. 2012 online tax return  For 2013, the standard mileage rate for the cost of operating your car for business use is 56½ cents per mile. 2012 online tax return Car expenses and use of the standard mileage rate are explained in chapter 4. 2012 online tax return Depreciation limits on cars, trucks, and vans. 2012 online tax return  For 2013, the first-year limit on the total depreciation deduction for cars remains at $11,160 ($3,160 if you elect not to claim the special depreciation allowance). 2012 online tax return For trucks and vans the first-year limit remains at $11,360 ($3,360 if you elect not to claim the special depreciation allowance). 2012 online tax return Depreciation limits are explained in chapter 4. 2012 online tax return Section 179 deduction. 2012 online tax return  For 2013, the section 179 deduction limit on qualifying property purchases (including cars, trucks, and vans) is a total of $500,000 and the limit on those purchases at which the deduction begins to be phased out is $2,000,000. 2012 online tax return Section 179 Deduction is explained in chapter 4. 2012 online tax return Special depreciation allowance. 2012 online tax return  For 2013, the special (“bonus”) depreciation allowance on qualified property (including cars, trucks, and vans) remains at 50%. 2012 online tax return Special Depreciation Allowance is explained 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