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Federal tax amendment 8. Federal tax amendment   Foreign Insurance Taxes Table of Contents Premium. Federal tax amendment Tax is imposed on insurance policies issued by foreign insurers. Federal tax amendment Any person who makes, signs, issues, or sells any of the documents and instruments subject to the tax, or for whose use or benefit they are made, signed, issued, or sold, is liable for the tax. Federal tax amendment The following tax rates apply to each dollar (or fraction thereof) of the premium paid. Federal tax amendment Casualty insurance and indemnity, fidelity, and surety bonds: 4 cents. Federal tax amendment For example, on a premium payment of $10. Federal tax amendment 10, the tax is 44 cents. Federal tax amendment Life, sickness, and accident insurance, and annuity contracts: 1 cent. Federal tax amendment For example, on a premium payment of $10. Federal tax amendment 10, the tax is 11 cents. Federal tax amendment Reinsurance policies covering any of the taxable contracts described in items (1) and (2): 1 cent. Federal tax amendment However, the tax does not apply to casualty insurance premiums paid to foreign insurers for coverage of export goods in transit to foreign destinations. Federal tax amendment Premium. Federal tax amendment   Premium means the agreed price or consideration for assuming and carrying the risk or obligation. Federal tax amendment It includes any additional charge or assessment payable under the contract, whether in one sum or installments. Federal tax amendment If premiums are refunded, claim the tax paid on those premiums as an overpayment against tax due on other premiums paid or file a claim for refund. Federal tax amendment When liability attaches. Federal tax amendment   The liability for this tax attaches when the premium payment is transferred to the foreign insurer or reinsurer (including transfers to any bank, trust fund, or similar recipient designated by the foreign insurer or reinsurer) or to any nonresident agent, solicitor, or broker. Federal tax amendment A person can pay the tax before the liability attaches if the person keeps records consistent with that practice. Federal tax amendment Who must file. Federal tax amendment   The person who pays the premium to the foreign insurer (or to any nonresident person such as a foreign broker) must pay the tax and file the return. Federal tax amendment Otherwise, any person who issued or sold the policy, or who is insured under the policy, is required to pay the tax and file the return. Federal tax amendment    The person liable for this tax must keep accurate records that identify each policy or instrument subject to tax. Federal tax amendment These records must clearly establish the type of policy or instrument, the gross premium paid, the identity of the insured and insurer, and the total premium charged. Federal tax amendment If the premium is to be paid in installments, the records must also establish the amount and anniversary date of each installment. Federal tax amendment   The records must be kept at the place of business or other convenient location for at least 3 years after the later of the date any part of the tax became due, or the date any part of the tax was paid. Federal tax amendment During this period, the records must be readily accessible to the IRS. Federal tax amendment   The person having control or possession of a policy or instrument subject to this tax must keep the policy for at least 3 years after the date any part of the tax on it was paid. Federal tax amendment For information on reinsurance premiums paid from one foreign insurer to another foreign insurer, see Rev. Federal tax amendment Rul. Federal tax amendment 2008-15. Federal tax amendment You can find Rev. Federal tax amendment Rul. Federal tax amendment 2008-15 on page 633 of I. Federal tax amendment R. Federal tax amendment B. Federal tax amendment 2008-12 at www. Federal tax amendment irs. Federal tax amendment gov/pub/irs-irbs/irb08-12. Federal tax amendment pdf. Federal tax amendment Treaty-based positions under IRC 6114. Federal tax amendment   You may have to file an annual report disclosing the amount of premiums exempt from United States excise tax as a result of the application of a treaty with the United States that overrides (or otherwise modifies) any provision of the Internal Revenue Code. Federal tax amendment   Attach any disclosure statement to the first quarter Form 720. Federal tax amendment You may be able to use Form 8833, Treaty-Based Return Position Disclosure Under Section 6114 or 7701(b), as a disclosure statement. Federal tax amendment See the Instructions for Form 720 for information on how and where to file. Federal tax amendment   See Revenue Procedure 92-14 in Cumulative Bulletin 1992-1 for procedures you can use to claim a refund of this tax under certain U. Federal tax amendment S. Federal tax amendment treaties. Federal tax amendment Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications
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The Federal Tax Amendment

Federal tax amendment 7. Federal tax amendment   How To Get Tax Help Table of Contents Whether it's help with a tax issue, preparing your tax return or a need for a free publication or form, get the help you need the way you want it: online, use a smart phone, call or walk in to an IRS office or volunteer site near you. Federal tax amendment Free help with your tax return. Federal tax amendment   You can get free help preparing your return nationwide from IRS-certified volunteers. Federal tax amendment The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program helps low-to-moderate income, elderly, people with disabilities, and limited English proficient taxpayers. Federal tax amendment The Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) program helps taxpayers age 60 and older with their tax returns. Federal tax amendment Most VITA and TCE sites offer free electronic filing and all volunteers will let you know about credits and deductions you may be entitled to claim. Federal tax amendment In addition, some VITA and TCE sites provide taxpayers the opportunity to prepare their own return with help from an IRS-certified volunteer. Federal tax amendment To find the nearest VITA or TCE site, you can use the VITA Locator Tool on IRS. Federal tax amendment gov, download the IRS2Go app, or call 1-800-906-9887. Federal tax amendment   As part of the TCE program, AARP offers the Tax-Aide counseling program. Federal tax amendment To find the nearest AARP Tax-Aide site, visit AARP's website at www. Federal tax amendment aarp. Federal tax amendment org/money/taxaide or call 1-888-227-7669. Federal tax amendment For more information on these programs, go to IRS. Federal tax amendment gov and enter “VITA” in the search box. Federal tax amendment Internet. Federal tax amendment    IRS. Federal tax amendment gov and IRS2Go are ready when you are —24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Federal tax amendment Download the free IRS2Go app from the iTunes app store or from Google Play. Federal tax amendment Use it to check your refund status, order transcripts of your tax returns or tax account, watch the IRS YouTube channel, get IRS news as soon as it's released to the public, subscribe to filing season updates or daily tax tips, and follow the IRS Twitter news feed, @IRSnews, to get the latest federal tax news, including information about tax law changes and important IRS programs. Federal tax amendment Check the status of your 2013 refund with the Where's My Refund? application on IRS. Federal tax amendment gov or download the IRS2Go app and select the Refund Status option. Federal tax amendment The IRS issues more than 9 out of 10 refunds in less than 21 days. Federal tax amendment Using these applications, you can start checking on the status of your return within 24 hours after we receive your e-filed return or 4 weeks after you mail a paper return. Federal tax amendment You will also be given a personalized refund date as soon as the IRS processes your tax return and approves your refund. Federal tax amendment The IRS updates Where's My Refund? every 24 hours, usually overnight, so you only need to check once a day. Federal tax amendment Use the Interactive Tax Assistant (ITA) to research your tax questions. Federal tax amendment No need to wait on the phone or stand in line. Federal tax amendment The ITA is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and provides you with a variety of tax information related to general filing topics, deductions, credits, and income. Federal tax amendment When you reach the response screen, you can print the entire interview and the final response for your records. Federal tax amendment New subject areas are added on a regular basis. Federal tax amendment  Answers not provided through ITA may be found in Tax Trails, one of the Tax Topics on IRS. Federal tax amendment gov which contain general individual and business tax information or by searching the IRS Tax Map, which includes an international subject index. Federal tax amendment You can use the IRS Tax Map, to search publications and instructions by topic or keyword. Federal tax amendment The IRS Tax Map integrates forms and publications into one research tool and provides single-point access to tax law information by subject. Federal tax amendment When the user searches the IRS Tax Map, they will be provided with links to related content in existing IRS publications, forms and instructions, questions and answers, and Tax Topics. Federal tax amendment Coming this filing season, you can immediately view and print for free all 5 types of individual federal tax transcripts (tax returns, tax account, record of account, wage and income statement, and certification of non-filing) using Get Transcript. Federal tax amendment You can also ask the IRS to mail a return or an account transcript to you. Federal tax amendment Only the mail option is available by choosing the Tax Records option on the IRS2Go app by selecting Mail Transcript on IRS. Federal tax amendment gov or by calling 1-800-908-9946. Federal tax amendment Tax return and tax account transcripts are generally available for the current year and the past three years. Federal tax amendment Determine if you are eligible for the EITC and estimate the amount of the credit with the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Assistant. Federal tax amendment Visit Understanding Your IRS Notice or Letter to get answers to questions about a notice or letter you received from the IRS. Federal tax amendment If you received the First Time Homebuyer Credit, you can use the First Time Homebuyer Credit Account Look-up tool for information on your repayments and account balance. Federal tax amendment Check the status of your amended return using Where's My Amended Return? Go to IRS. Federal tax amendment gov and enter Where's My Amended Return? in the search box. Federal tax amendment You can generally expect your amended return to be processed up to 12 weeks from the date we receive it. Federal tax amendment It can take up to 3 weeks from the date you mailed it to show up in our system. Federal tax amendment Make a payment using one of several safe and convenient electronic payment options available on IRS. Federal tax amendment gov. Federal tax amendment Select the Payment tab on the front page of IRS. Federal tax amendment gov for more information. Federal tax amendment Determine if you are eligible and apply for an online payment agreement, if you owe more tax than you can pay today. Federal tax amendment Figure your income tax withholding with the IRS Withholding Calculator on IRS. Federal tax amendment gov. Federal tax amendment Use it if you've had too much or too little withheld, your personal situation has changed, you're starting a new job or you just want to see if you're having the right amount withheld. Federal tax amendment Determine if you might be subject to the Alternative Minimum Tax by using the Alternative Minimum Tax Assistant on IRS. Federal tax amendment gov. Federal tax amendment Request an Electronic Filing PIN by going to IRS. Federal tax amendment gov and entering Electronic Filing PIN in the search box. Federal tax amendment Download forms, instructions and publications, including accessible versions for people with disabilities. Federal tax amendment Locate the nearest Taxpayer Assistance Center (TAC) using the Office Locator tool on IRS. Federal tax amendment gov, or choose the Contact Us option on the IRS2Go app and search Local Offices. Federal tax amendment An employee can answer questions about your tax account or help you set up a payment plan. Federal tax amendment Before you visit, check the Office Locator on IRS. Federal tax amendment gov, or Local Offices under Contact Us on IRS2Go to confirm the address, phone number, days and hours of operation, and the services provided. Federal tax amendment If you have a special need, such as a disability, you can request an appointment. Federal tax amendment Call the local number listed in the Office Locator, or look in the phone book under United States Government, Internal Revenue Service. Federal tax amendment Apply for an Employer Identification Number (EIN). Federal tax amendment Go to IRS. Federal tax amendment gov and enter Apply for an EIN in the search box. Federal tax amendment Read the Internal Revenue Code, regulations, or other official guidance. Federal tax amendment Read Internal Revenue Bulletins. Federal tax amendment Sign up to receive local and national tax news and more by email. Federal tax amendment Just click on “subscriptions” above the search box on IRS. Federal tax amendment gov and choose from a variety of options. Federal tax amendment Phone. Federal tax amendment    You can call the IRS, or you can carry it in your pocket with the IRS2Go app on your smart phone or tablet. Federal tax amendment Download the free IRS2Go app from the iTunes app store or from Google Play. Federal tax amendment Call to locate the nearest volunteer help site, 1-800-906-9887 or you can use the VITA Locator Tool on IRS. Federal tax amendment gov, or download the IRS2Go app. Federal tax amendment Low-to-moderate income, elderly, people with disabilities, and limited English proficient taxpayers can get free help with their tax return from the nationwide Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. Federal tax amendment The Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) program helps taxpayers age 60 and older with their tax returns. Federal tax amendment Most VITA and TCE sites offer free electronic filing. Federal tax amendment Some VITA and TCE sites provide IRS-certified volunteers who can help prepare your tax return. Federal tax amendment Through the TCE program, AARP offers the Tax-Aide counseling program; call 1-888-227-7669 to find the nearest Tax-Aide location. Federal tax amendment Call the automated Where's My Refund? information hotline to check the status of your 2013 refund 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-800-829-1954. Federal tax amendment If you e-file, you can start checking on the status of your return within 24 hours after the IRS receives your tax return or 4 weeks after you've mailed a paper return. Federal tax amendment The IRS issues more than 9 out of 10 refunds in less than 21 days. Federal tax amendment Where's My Refund? will give you a personalized refund date as soon as the IRS processes your tax return and approves your refund. Federal tax amendment Before you call this automated hotline, have your 2013 tax return handy so you can enter your social security number, your filing status, and the exact whole dollar amount of your refund. Federal tax amendment The IRS updates Where's My Refund? every 24 hours, usually overnight, so you only need to check once a day. Federal tax amendment Note, the above information is for our automated hotline. Federal tax amendment Our live phone and walk-in assistors can research the status of your refund only if it's been 21 days or more since you filed electronically or more than 6 weeks since you mailed your paper return. Federal tax amendment Call the Amended Return Hotline, 1-866-464-2050, to check the status of your amended return. Federal tax amendment You can generally expect your amended return to be processed up to 12 weeks from the date we receive it. Federal tax amendment It can take up to 3 weeks from the date you mailed it to show up in our system. Federal tax amendment Call 1-800-TAX-FORM (1-800-829-3676) to order current-year forms, instructions, publications, and prior-year forms and instructions (limited to 5 years). Federal tax amendment You should receive your order within 10 business days. Federal tax amendment Call TeleTax, 1-800-829-4477, to listen to pre-recorded messages covering general and business tax information. Federal tax amendment If, between January and April 15, you still have questions about the Form 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ (like filing requirements, dependents, credits, Schedule D, pensions and IRAs or self-employment taxes), call 1-800-829-1040. Federal tax amendment Call using TTY/TDD equipment, 1-800-829-4059 to ask tax questions or order forms and publications. Federal tax amendment The TTY/TDD telephone number is for people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability. Federal tax amendment These individuals can also contact the IRS through relay services such as the Federal Relay Service. Federal tax amendment Walk-in. Federal tax amendment   You can find a selection of forms, publications and services — in-person. Federal tax amendment Products. Federal tax amendment You can walk in to some post offices, libraries, and IRS offices to pick up certain forms, instructions, and publications. Federal tax amendment Some IRS offices, libraries, and city and county government offices have a collection of products available to photocopy from reproducible proofs. Federal tax amendment Services. Federal tax amendment You can walk in to your local TAC for face-to-face tax help. Federal tax amendment An employee can answer questions about your tax account or help you set up a payment plan. Federal tax amendment Before visiting, use the Office Locator tool on IRS. Federal tax amendment gov, or choose the Contact Us option on the IRS2Go app and search Local Offices for days and hours of operation, and services provided. Federal tax amendment Mail. Federal tax amendment   You can send your order for forms, instructions, and publications to the address below. Federal tax amendment You should receive a response within 10 business days after your request is received. Federal tax amendment Internal Revenue Service 1201 N. Federal tax amendment Mitsubishi Motorway Bloomington, IL 61705-6613    The Taxpayer Advocate Service Is Here to Help You. Federal tax amendment The Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) is your voice at the IRS. Federal tax amendment Our job is to ensure that every taxpayer is treated fairly and that you know and understand your rights. Federal tax amendment   What can TAS do for you? We can offer you free help with IRS problems that you can't resolve on your own. Federal tax amendment We know this process can be confusing, but the worst thing you can do is nothing at all! TAS can help if you can't resolve your tax problem and: Your problem is causing financial difficulties for you, your family, or your business. Federal tax amendment You face (or your business is facing) an immediate threat of adverse action. Federal tax amendment You've tried repeatedly to contact the IRS but no one has responded, or the IRS hasn't responded by the date promised. Federal tax amendment   If you qualify for our help, you'll be assigned to one advocate who'll be with you at every turn and will do everything possible to resolve your problem. Federal tax amendment Here's why we can help: TAS is an independent organization within the IRS. Federal tax amendment Our advocates know how to work with the IRS. Federal tax amendment Our services are free and tailored to meet your needs. Federal tax amendment We have offices in every state, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Federal tax amendment   How can you reach us? If you think TAS can help you, call your local advocate, whose number is in your local directory and at Taxpayer Advocate, or call us toll-free at 1-877-777-4778. Federal tax amendment   How else does TAS help taxpayers?  TAS also works to resolve large-scale, systemic problems that affect many taxpayers. Federal tax amendment If you know of one of these broad issues, please report it to us through our Systemic Advocacy Management System. Federal tax amendment Low Income Taxpayer Clinics. Federal tax amendment   Low Income Taxpayer Clinics (LITCs) serve individuals whose income is below a certain level and need to resolve tax problems such as audits, appeals, and tax collection disputes. Federal tax amendment Some clinics can provide information about taxpayer rights and responsibilities in different languages for individuals who speak English as a second language. Federal tax amendment Visit www. Federal tax amendment TaxpayerAdvocate. Federal tax amendment irs. Federal tax amendment gov or see IRS Publication 4134, Low Income Taxpayer Clinic List. Federal tax amendment Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications