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E file federal taxes 2012 Index A Accrued leave payment Disability retirement and, Accrued leave payment. E file federal taxes 2012 Assistance (see Tax help) C Care Dependent care benefits, Dependent Care Benefits Child and dependent care expenses, Child and Dependent Care Credit Compensation for permanent loss or disfigurement, Other Payments Credit for the elderly or the disabled, Credit for the Elderly or the Disabled D Damages, physical injury or sickness, Other Payments Dependent care assistance, Dependent Care Benefits Disability Pensions, Disability Pensions Disability benefits, no-fault car insurance policy, Other Payments Disability pensions, Disability Pensions E Exclusion from income Employer-provided dependent care benefits, Exclusion or deduction. E file federal taxes 2012 F Form W-2 Dependent care benefits, Statement for employee. E file federal taxes 2012 Free tax services, Free help with your tax return. E file federal taxes 2012 H Help (see Tax help) I Impairment-related work expenses Definition, Impairment-related expenses defined. E file federal taxes 2012 Impairment–related work expenses, Impairment-Related Work Expenses Income, Income Compensation for permanent loss or disfigurement, Other Payments Dependent care assistance, Dependent Care Benefits Disability pensions, Disability Pensions Long-term care insurance, Long-Term Care Insurance Military and government disability pensions, Military and Government Disability Pensions No-fault car insurance policy disability benefits, Other Payments Physical injury or sickness damages, Other Payments Social security and railroad retirement benefits, Social Security and Railroad Retirement Benefits Supplemental security income (SSI) payments, Supplemental security income (SSI) payments. E file federal taxes 2012 VA disability benefits, VA disability benefits. E file federal taxes 2012 Welfare fund benefits, Other Payments Workers compensation, Other Payments Itemized deductions, Itemized Deductions Impairment-related work expenses, Impairment-Related Work Expenses Medical expenses, Medical Expenses L Long-term care insurance, Long-Term Care Insurance M Medical expenses, Medical Expenses Military and government disability pensions, Military and Government Disability Pensions N No-fault car insurance policy disability benefits, Other Payments P Pensions Disability pensions, Disability Pensions Physical injury or sickness damages, Other Payments Profit-sharing plan, Retirement and profit-sharing plans. E file federal taxes 2012 Publications (see Tax help) S Social security and railroad retirement benefits, Social Security and Railroad Retirement Benefits Supplemental security income (SSI) payments, Supplemental security income (SSI) payments. E file federal taxes 2012 T Tax credits, Tax Credits Child and dependent care credit, Child and Dependent Care Credit Credit for the elderly or the disabled, Credit for the Elderly or the Disabled Tax help, How To Get Tax Help TTY/TDD information, How To Get Tax Help V VA disability benefits, VA disability benefits. E file federal taxes 2012 W Welfare fund benefits, Other Payments Workers compensation, Other Payments Prev  Up     Home   More Online Publications
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E file federal taxes 2012 30. E file federal taxes 2012   How To Figure Your Tax Table of Contents Introduction Figuring Your Tax Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT) Tax Figured by IRSFiling the Return Introduction After you have figured your income and deductions as explained in Parts One through Five, your next step is to figure your tax. E file federal taxes 2012 This chapter discusses: The general steps you take to figure your tax, An additional tax you may have to pay called the alternative minimum tax (AMT), and The conditions you must meet if you want the IRS to figure your tax. E file federal taxes 2012 Figuring Your Tax Your income tax is based on your taxable income. E file federal taxes 2012 After you figure your income tax and AMT, if any, subtract your tax credits and add any other taxes you may owe. E file federal taxes 2012 The result is your total tax. E file federal taxes 2012 Compare your total tax with your total payments to determine whether you are entitled to a refund or if you must make a payment. E file federal taxes 2012 This section provides a general outline of how to figure your tax. E file federal taxes 2012 You can find step-by-step directions in the Instructions for Forms 1040EZ, 1040A, and 1040. E file federal taxes 2012 If you are unsure of which tax form you should file, see Which Form Should I Use? in chapter 1. E file federal taxes 2012 Tax. E file federal taxes 2012   Most taxpayers use either the Tax Table or the Tax Computation Worksheet to figure their income tax. E file federal taxes 2012 However, there are special methods if your income includes any of the following items. E file federal taxes 2012 A net capital gain. E file federal taxes 2012 (See chapter 16. E file federal taxes 2012 ) Qualified dividends taxed at the same rates as a net capital gain. E file federal taxes 2012 (See chapters 8 and 16. E file federal taxes 2012 ) Lump-sum distributions. E file federal taxes 2012 (See chapter 10. E file federal taxes 2012 ) Farming or fishing income. E file federal taxes 2012 (See Schedule J (Form 1040), Income Averaging for Farmers and Fishermen. E file federal taxes 2012 ) Unearned income over $2,000 for certain children. E file federal taxes 2012 (See chapter 31. E file federal taxes 2012 ) Parents' election to report child's interest and dividends. E file federal taxes 2012 (See chapter 31. E file federal taxes 2012 ) Foreign earned income exclusion or the housing exclusion. E file federal taxes 2012 (See Form 2555, Foreign Earned Income, or Form 2555-EZ, Foreign Earned Income Exclusion, and the Foreign Earned Income Tax Worksheet in the Form 1040 instructions. E file federal taxes 2012 ) Credits. E file federal taxes 2012   After you figure your income tax and any AMT (discussed later), determine if you are eligible for any tax credits. E file federal taxes 2012 Eligibility information for these tax credits is discussed in chapters 32 through 37 and your form instructions. E file federal taxes 2012 The following table lists the credits you may be able to subtract from your tax and shows where you can find more information on each credit. E file federal taxes 2012 CREDITS For information on: See  chapter: Adoption 37 Alternative motor vehicle 37 Alternative fuel vehicle refueling  property 37 Child and dependent care 32 Child tax 34 Credit to holders of tax credit  bonds 37 Education 35 Elderly or disabled 33 Electric vehicle 37 Foreign tax 37 Mortgage interest 37 Prior year minimum tax 37 Residential energy 37 Retirement savings contributions 37   Some credits (such as the earned income credit) are not listed because they are treated as payments. E file federal taxes 2012 See Payments , later. E file federal taxes 2012   There are other credits that are not discussed in this publication. E file federal taxes 2012 These include the following credits. E file federal taxes 2012 General business credit, which is made up of several separate business-related credits. E file federal taxes 2012 These generally are reported on Form 3800, General Business Credit, and are discussed in chapter 4 of Publication 334, Tax Guide for Small Business. E file federal taxes 2012 Renewable electricity, refined coal, and Indian coal production credit for electricity and refined coal produced at facilities placed in service after October 22, 2004 (after October 2, 2008, for electricity produced from marine and hydrokinetic renewables), and Indian coal produced at facilities placed in service after August 8, 2005. E file federal taxes 2012 See Form 8835, Part II. E file federal taxes 2012 Work opportunity credit. E file federal taxes 2012 See Form 5884. E file federal taxes 2012 Credit for employer social security and Medicare taxes paid on certain employee tips. E file federal taxes 2012 See Form 8846. E file federal taxes 2012 Other taxes. E file federal taxes 2012   After you subtract your tax credits, determine whether there are any other taxes you must pay. E file federal taxes 2012 This chapter does not explain these other taxes. E file federal taxes 2012 You can find that information in other chapters of this publication and your form instructions. E file federal taxes 2012 See the following table for other taxes you may need to add to your income tax. E file federal taxes 2012 OTHER TAXES For information on: See  chapter: Additional taxes on qualified retirement plans and IRAs 10, 17 Household employment taxes 32 Recapture of an education credit 35 Social security and Medicare tax on wages 5 Social security and Medicare tax on tips 6 Uncollected social security and Medicare tax on tips 6   You also may have to pay AMT (discussed later in this chapter). E file federal taxes 2012   There are other taxes that are not discussed in this publication. E file federal taxes 2012 These include the following items. E file federal taxes 2012 Self-employment tax. E file federal taxes 2012 You must figure this tax if either of the following applies to you (or your spouse if you file a joint return). E file federal taxes 2012 Your net earnings from self-employment from other than church employee income were $400 or more. E file federal taxes 2012 The term “net earnings from self-employment” may include certain nonemployee compensation and other amounts reported to you on Form 1099-MISC, Miscellaneous Income. E file federal taxes 2012 If you received a Form 1099-MISC, see the Instructions for Recipient on the back. E file federal taxes 2012 Also see the Instructions for Schedule SE (Form 1040), Self-Employment Tax; and Publication 334, Tax Guide for Small Business. E file federal taxes 2012 You had church employee income of $108. E file federal taxes 2012 28 or more. E file federal taxes 2012 Additional Medicare Tax. E file federal taxes 2012 Beginning in 2013, you may be subject to a 0. E file federal taxes 2012 9% Additional Medicare Tax that applies to Medicare wages, Railroad Retirement Act compensation, and self-employment income over a threshold based on your filing status. E file federal taxes 2012 For more information, see the Instructions for Form 1040, line 60 and Form 8959. E file federal taxes 2012 Net Investment Income Tax (NIIT). E file federal taxes 2012 Beginning in 2013, you may be subject to Net Investment Income Tax (NIIT). E file federal taxes 2012 NIIT is a 3. E file federal taxes 2012 8% tax on the lesser of net investment income or the excess of your modified adjusted gross income over a threshold amount. E file federal taxes 2012 For more information, see the Instructions for Form 1040, line 60 and Form 8960. E file federal taxes 2012 Recapture taxes. E file federal taxes 2012 You may have to pay these taxes if you previously claimed an investment credit, a low-income housing credit, a new markets credit, a qualified plug-in electric drive motor vehicle credit, an alternative motor vehicle credit, a credit for employer-provided child care facilities, an Indian employment credit, or other credits listed in the instructions for Form 1040, line 60. E file federal taxes 2012 For more information, see the instructions for Form 1040, line 60. E file federal taxes 2012 Section 72(m)(5) excess benefits tax. E file federal taxes 2012 If you are (or were) a 5% owner of a business and you received a distribution that exceeds the benefits provided for you under the qualified pension or annuity plan formula, you may have to pay this additional tax. E file federal taxes 2012 See Tax on Excess Benefits in chapter 4 of Publication 560, Retirement Plans for Small Business. E file federal taxes 2012 Uncollected social security and Medicare tax on group-term life insurance. E file federal taxes 2012 If your former employer provides you with more than $50,000 of group-term life insurance coverage, you must pay the employee part of social security and Medicare taxes on those premiums. E file federal taxes 2012 The amount should be shown in box 12 of your Form W-2 with codes M and N. E file federal taxes 2012 Tax on golden parachute payments. E file federal taxes 2012 This tax applies if you received an “excess parachute payment” (EPP) due to a change in a corporation's ownership or control. E file federal taxes 2012 The amount should be shown in box 12 of your Form W-2 with code K. E file federal taxes 2012 See the instructions for Form 1040, line 60. E file federal taxes 2012 Tax on accumulation distribution of trusts. E file federal taxes 2012 This applies if you are the beneficiary of a trust that accumulated its income instead of distributing it currently. E file federal taxes 2012 See Form 4970 and its instructions. E file federal taxes 2012 Additional tax on HSAs or MSAs. E file federal taxes 2012 If amounts contributed to, or distributed from, your health savings account or medical savings account do not meet the rules for these accounts, you may have to pay additional taxes. E file federal taxes 2012 See Publication 969, Health Savings Accounts and Other Tax-Favored Health Plans; Form 8853, Archer MSAs and Long-Term Care Insurance Contracts; Form 8889, Health Savings Accounts (HSAs); and Form 5329, Additional Taxes on Qualified Plans (Including IRAs) and Other Tax-Favored Accounts. E file federal taxes 2012 Additional tax on Coverdell ESAs. E file federal taxes 2012 This applies if amounts contributed to, or distributed from, your Coverdell ESA do not meet the rules for these accounts. E file federal taxes 2012 See Publication 970, Tax Benefits for Education, and Form 5329. E file federal taxes 2012 Additional tax on qualified tuition programs. E file federal taxes 2012 This applies to amounts distributed from qualified tuition programs that do not meet the rules for these accounts. E file federal taxes 2012 See Publication 970 and Form 5329. E file federal taxes 2012 Excise tax on insider stock compensation from an expatriated corporation. E file federal taxes 2012 You may owe a 15% excise tax on the value of nonstatutory stock options and certain other stock-based compensation held by you or a member of your family from an expatriated corporation or its expanded affiliated group in which you were an officer, director, or more-than-10% owner. E file federal taxes 2012 For more information, see the instructions for Form 1040, line 60. E file federal taxes 2012 Additional tax on income you received from a nonqualified deferred compensation plan that fails to meet certain requirements. E file federal taxes 2012 This income should be shown in Form W-2, box 12, with code Z, or in Form 1099-MISC, box 15b. E file federal taxes 2012 For more information, see the instructions for Form 1040, line 60. E file federal taxes 2012 Interest on the tax due on installment income from the sale of certain residential lots and timeshares. E file federal taxes 2012 For more information, see the instructions for Form 1040, line 60. E file federal taxes 2012 Interest on the deferred tax on gain from certain installment sales with a sales price over $150,000. E file federal taxes 2012 For more information, see the instructions for Form 1040, line 60. E file federal taxes 2012 Repayment of first-time homebuyer credit. E file federal taxes 2012 For more information, see Form 5405, Repayment of the First-Time Homebuyer Credit, and its instructions. E file federal taxes 2012 Also see the instructions for Form 1040, line 59b. E file federal taxes 2012 Payments. E file federal taxes 2012   After you determine your total tax, figure the total payments you have already made for the year. E file federal taxes 2012 Include credits that are treated as payments. E file federal taxes 2012 This chapter does not explain these payments and credits. E file federal taxes 2012 You can find that information in other chapters of this publication and your form instructions. E file federal taxes 2012 See the following table for amounts you can include in your total payments. E file federal taxes 2012 PAYMENTS For information on: See  chapter: Child tax credit (additional) 34 Earned income credit 36 Estimated tax paid 4 Excess social security   and RRTA tax withheld 37 Federal income tax withheld 4 Health coverage tax credit 37 Credit for tax on   undistributed capital gain 37 Tax paid with extension 1   Another credit that is treated as a payment is the credit for federal excise tax paid on fuels. E file federal taxes 2012 This credit is for persons who have a nontaxable use of certain fuels, such as diesel fuel and kerosene. E file federal taxes 2012 It is claimed on Form 1040, line 70. E file federal taxes 2012 See Form 4136, Credit for Federal Tax Paid on Fuels. E file federal taxes 2012 Refund or balance due. E file federal taxes 2012   To determine whether you are entitled to a refund or whether you must make a payment, compare your total payments with your total tax. E file federal taxes 2012 If you are entitled to a refund, see your form instructions for information on having it directly deposited into one or more of your accounts, or to purchase U. E file federal taxes 2012 S. E file federal taxes 2012 savings bonds instead of receiving a paper check. E file federal taxes 2012 Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT) This section briefly discusses an additional tax you may have to pay. E file federal taxes 2012 The tax law gives special treatment to some kinds of income and allows special deductions and credits for some kinds of expenses. E file federal taxes 2012 Taxpayers who benefit from this special treatment may have to pay at least a minimum amount of tax through an additional tax called AMT. E file federal taxes 2012 You may have to pay the AMT if your taxable income for regular tax purposes, combined with certain adjustments and tax preference items, is more than a certain amount. E file federal taxes 2012 See Form 6251, Alternative Minimum Tax — Individuals. E file federal taxes 2012 Adjustments and tax preference items. E file federal taxes 2012   The more common adjustments and tax preference items include: Addition of personal exemptions, Addition of the standard deduction (if claimed), Addition of itemized deductions claimed for state and local taxes, certain interest, most miscellaneous deductions, and part of medical expenses, Subtraction of any refund of state and local taxes included in gross income, Changes to accelerated depreciation of certain property, Difference between gain or loss on the sale of property reported for regular tax purposes and AMT purposes, Addition of certain income from incentive stock options, Change in certain passive activity loss deductions, Addition of certain depletion that is more than the adjusted basis of the property, Addition of part of the deduction for certain intangible drilling costs, and Addition of tax-exempt interest on certain private activity bonds. E file federal taxes 2012 More information. E file federal taxes 2012   For more information about the AMT, see the instructions for Form 6251. E file federal taxes 2012 Tax Figured by IRS If you file by April 15, 2014, you can have the IRS figure your tax for you on Form 1040EZ, Form 1040A, or Form 1040. E file federal taxes 2012 If the IRS figures your tax and you paid too much, you will receive a refund. E file federal taxes 2012 If you did not pay enough, you will receive a bill for the balance. E file federal taxes 2012 To avoid interest or the penalty for late payment, you must pay the bill within 30 days of the date of the bill or by the due date for your return, whichever is later. E file federal taxes 2012 The IRS can also figure the credit for the elderly or the disabled and the earned income credit for you. E file federal taxes 2012 When the IRS cannot figure your tax. E file federal taxes 2012   The IRS cannot figure your tax for you if any of the following apply. E file federal taxes 2012 You want your refund directly deposited into your accounts. E file federal taxes 2012 You want any part of your refund applied to your 2014 estimated tax. E file federal taxes 2012 You had income for the year from sources other than wages, salaries, tips, interest, dividends, taxable social security benefits, unemployment compensation, IRA distributions, pensions, and annuities. E file federal taxes 2012 Your taxable income is $100,000 or more. E file federal taxes 2012 You itemize deductions. E file federal taxes 2012 You file any of the following forms. E file federal taxes 2012 Form 2555, Foreign Earned Income. E file federal taxes 2012 Form 2555-EZ, Foreign Earned Income Exclusion. E file federal taxes 2012 Form 4137, Social Security and Medicare Tax on Unreported Tip Income. E file federal taxes 2012 Form 4970, Tax on Accumulation Distribution of Trusts. E file federal taxes 2012 Form 4972, Tax on Lump-Sum Distributions. E file federal taxes 2012 Form 6198, At-Risk Limitations. E file federal taxes 2012 Form 6251, Alternative Minimum Tax—Individuals. E file federal taxes 2012 Form 8606, Nondeductible IRAs. E file federal taxes 2012 Form 8615, Tax for Certain Children Who Have Unearned Income. E file federal taxes 2012 Form 8814, Parents' Election To Report Child's Interest and Dividends. E file federal taxes 2012 Form 8839, Qualified Adoption Expenses. E file federal taxes 2012 Form 8853, Archer MSAs and Long-Term Care Insurance Contracts. E file federal taxes 2012 Form 8889, Health Savings Accounts (HSAs). E file federal taxes 2012 Form 8919, Uncollected Social Security and Medicare Tax on Wages. E file federal taxes 2012 Filing the Return After you complete the line entries for the tax form you are filing, fill in your name and address. E file federal taxes 2012 Enter your social security number in the space provided. E file federal taxes 2012 If you are married, enter the social security numbers of you and your spouse even if you file separately. E file federal taxes 2012 Sign and date your return and enter your occupation(s). E file federal taxes 2012 If you are filing a joint return, both you and your spouse must sign it. E file federal taxes 2012 Enter your daytime phone number in the space provided. E file federal taxes 2012 This may help speed the processing of your return if we have a question that can be answered over the phone. E file federal taxes 2012 If you are filing a joint return, you may enter either your or your spouse's daytime phone number. E file federal taxes 2012 If you want to allow a friend, family member, or any other person you choose to discuss your 2013 tax return with the IRS, check the “Yes” box in the “Third party designee” area on your return. E file federal taxes 2012 Also enter the designee's name, phone number, and any five digits the designee chooses as his or her personal identification number (PIN). E file federal taxes 2012 If you check the “Yes” box, you, and your spouse if filing a joint return, are authorizing the IRS to call the designee to answer any questions that may arise during the processing of your return. E file federal taxes 2012 Fill in and attach any schedules and forms asked for on the lines you completed to your paper return. E file federal taxes 2012 Attach a copy of each of your Forms W-2 to your paper return. E file federal taxes 2012 Also attach to your paper return any Form 1099-R you received that has withholding tax in box 4. E file federal taxes 2012 Mail your return to the Internal Revenue Service Center for the area where you live. E file federal taxes 2012 A list of Service Center addresses is in the instructions for your tax return. E file federal taxes 2012 Form 1040EZ Line Entries Read lines 1 through 8b and fill in the lines that apply to you. E file federal taxes 2012 Do not complete lines 9 through 12. E file federal taxes 2012 If you are filing a joint return, use the space to the left of line 6 to separately show your taxable income and your spouse's taxable income. E file federal taxes 2012 Payments. E file federal taxes 2012   Enter any federal income tax withheld on line 7. E file federal taxes 2012 Federal income tax withheld is shown on Form W-2, box 2, or Form 1099, box 4. E file federal taxes 2012 Earned income credit. E file federal taxes 2012   If you can take this credit, as discussed in chapter 36, the IRS can figure it for you. E file federal taxes 2012 Enter “EIC” in the space to the left of line 8a. E file federal taxes 2012 Enter the nontaxable combat pay you elect to include in earned income on line 8b. E file federal taxes 2012   If your credit for any year after 1996 was reduced or disallowed by the IRS, you may also have to file Form 8862, Information To Claim Earned Income Credit After Disallowance, with your return. E file federal taxes 2012 For details, see the Form 1040EZ Instructions. E file federal taxes 2012 Form 1040A Line Entries Read lines 1 through 27 and fill in the lines that apply to you. E file federal taxes 2012 If you are filing a joint return, use the space to the left of the entry space for line 27 to separately show your taxable income and your spouse's taxable income. E file federal taxes 2012 Do not complete line 28. E file federal taxes 2012 Complete lines 29 through 33 and 36 through 40 if they apply to you. E file federal taxes 2012 However, do not fill in lines 30 and 38a if you want the IRS to figure the credits shown on those lines. E file federal taxes 2012 Also, enter any write-in information that applies to you in the space to the left of line 41. E file federal taxes 2012 Do not complete lines 34, 35, and 42 through 46. E file federal taxes 2012 Payments. E file federal taxes 2012   Enter any federal income tax withheld that is shown on Form W-2, box 2, or Form 1099, box 4, on line 36. E file federal taxes 2012 Enter any estimated tax payments you made on line 37. E file federal taxes 2012 Credit for child and dependent care expenses. E file federal taxes 2012   If you can take this credit, as discussed in chapter 32, complete Form 2441, Child and Dependent Care Expenses, and attach it to your return. E file federal taxes 2012 Enter the amount of the credit on line 29. E file federal taxes 2012 The IRS will not figure this credit. E file federal taxes 2012 Credit for the elderly or the disabled. E file federal taxes 2012   If you can take this credit, as discussed in chapter 33, the IRS can figure it for you. E file federal taxes 2012 Enter “CFE” in the space to the left of line 30 and attach Schedule R (Form 1040A or 1040), Credit for the Elderly or the Disabled, to your paper return. E file federal taxes 2012 On Schedule R (Form 1040A or 1040), check the box in Part I for your filing status and age. E file federal taxes 2012 Complete Part II and Part III, lines 11 and 13, if they apply. E file federal taxes 2012 Earned income credit. E file federal taxes 2012   If you can take this credit, as discussed in chapter 36, the IRS can figure it for you. E file federal taxes 2012 Enter “EIC” to the left of the entry space for line 38a. E file federal taxes 2012 Enter the nontaxable combat pay you elect to include in earned income on line 38b. E file federal taxes 2012    If you have a qualifying child, you must fill in Schedule EIC (Form 1040A or 1040), Earned Income Credit, and attach it to your paper return. E file federal taxes 2012 If you do not provide the child's social security number on Schedule EIC, line 2, the credit will be reduced or disallowed unless the child was born and died in 2013. E file federal taxes 2012   If your credit for any year after 1996 was reduced or disallowed by the IRS, you may also have to file Form 8862 with your return. E file federal taxes 2012 For details, see the Form 1040A Instructions. E file federal taxes 2012 Form 1040 Line Entries Read lines 1 through 43 and fill in the lines that apply to you. E file federal taxes 2012 Do not complete line 44. E file federal taxes 2012 If you are filing a joint return, use the space under the words “Adjusted Gross Income” on the front of your return to separately show your taxable income and your spouse's taxable income. E file federal taxes 2012 Read lines 45 through 71. E file federal taxes 2012 Fill in the lines that apply to you, but do not fill in lines 54, 61, and 72. E file federal taxes 2012 Also, do not complete line 55 and lines 73 through 77. E file federal taxes 2012 Do not fill in line 53, box “c,” if you are completing Schedule R (Form 1040A or 1040), or line 64a if you want the IRS to figure the credits shown on those lines. E file federal taxes 2012 Payments. E file federal taxes 2012   Enter any federal income tax withheld that is shown on Form W-2, box 2, or Form 1099, box 4, on line 62. E file federal taxes 2012 Enter any estimated tax payments you made on line 63. E file federal taxes 2012 Credit for child and dependent care expenses. E file federal taxes 2012   If you can take this credit, as discussed in chapter 32, complete Form 2441 and attach it to your paper return. E file federal taxes 2012 Enter the amount of the credit on line 48. E file federal taxes 2012 The IRS will not figure this credit. E file federal taxes 2012 Credit for the elderly or the disabled. E file federal taxes 2012   If you can take this credit, as discussed in chapter 33, the IRS can figure it for you. E file federal taxes 2012 Enter “CFE” on the line next to line 53, check box “c,” and attach Schedule R (Form 1040A or 1040) to your paper return. E file federal taxes 2012 On Schedule R (Form 1040A or 1040), check the box in Part I for your filing status and age. E file federal taxes 2012 Complete Part II and Part III, lines 11 and 13, if they apply. E file federal taxes 2012 Earned income credit. E file federal taxes 2012   If you can take this credit, as discussed in chapter 36, the IRS can figure it for you. E file federal taxes 2012 Enter “EIC” on the dotted line next to Form 1040, line 64a. E file federal taxes 2012 Enter the nontaxable combat pay you elect to include in earned income on line 64b. E file federal taxes 2012   If you have a qualifying child, you must fill in Schedule EIC (Form 1040A or 1040), Earned Income Credit, and attach it to your paper return. E file federal taxes 2012 If you do not provide the child's social security number on Schedule EIC, line 2, the credit will be reduced or disallowed unless the child was born and died in 2013. E file federal taxes 2012   If your credit for any year after 1996 was reduced or disallowed by the IRS, you may also have to file Form 8862 with your return. E file federal taxes 2012 For details, see the Form 1040 Instructions. E file federal taxes 2012 Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications