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Filing state income taxes Publication 517 - Introductory Material Table of Contents What's New Reminders IntroductionOrdering forms and publications. Filing state income taxes Tax questions. Filing state income taxes Useful Items - You may want to see: What's New SE tax rate. Filing state income taxes  For 2013 and 2014, the Old Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI) portion of the SE tax is 12. Filing state income taxes 4%. Filing state income taxes The Medicare (HI) portion of the SE tax remains 2. Filing state income taxes 9%. Filing state income taxes As a result, the SE tax rate returns to 15. Filing state income taxes 3%. Filing state income taxes For more information, see the Instructions for Schedule SE (Form 1040). Filing state income taxes Earnings subject to social security. Filing state income taxes  For 2013, the maximum wages and self-employment income subject to social security tax increases from $110,100 to $113,700. Filing state income taxes For 2014, the maximum wages and self-employment income subject to social security tax is $117,000. Filing state income taxes Additional Medicare Tax. Filing state income taxes  Beginning in 2013, a 0. Filing state income taxes 9% Additional Medicare Tax applies to Medicare wages, railroad retirement (RRTA) compensation, and self-employment income that are more than: $125,000 if married filing separately, $250,000 if married filing jointly, or $200,000 for any other filing status. Filing state income taxes For more information, see Form 8959, Additional Medicare Tax, and its separate instructions. Filing state income taxes Modified AGI limit for traditional IRA contributions increased. Filing state income taxes  For 2013, you may be able to take an IRA deduction if you were covered by a retirement plan at work and your modified AGI is: Less than $115,000 if married filing jointly or qualifying widow(er), Less than $69,000 if single or head of household, or Less than $10,000 if married filing separately. Filing state income taxes If you file a joint return and either you or your spouse was not covered by a retirement plan at work, you may be able to take an IRA deduction if your modified AGI is less than $188,000. Filing state income taxes Modified AGI limit for Roth IRA contributions increased. Filing state income taxes  For 2013, you may be able to contribute to your Roth IRA if your modified AGI is: Less than $188,000 if married filing jointly or qualifying widow(er), Less than $127,000 if single, head of household, or married filing separately and you did not live with your spouse at any time during the year, or Less than $10,000 if married filing separately and you lived with your spouse at any time during the year. Filing state income taxes Earned income credit (EIC). Filing state income taxes  For 2013, the maximum amount of income you can earn and still claim the EIC has increased. Filing state income taxes You may be able to take the EIC if you earned less than $46,227 ($51,567 for married filing jointly) and you have three or more qualifying children; $43,038 ($48,378 for married filing jointly) and you have two qualifying children; $37,870 ($43,210 for married filing jointly) and you have one qualifying child; and $14,340 ($19,680 for married filing jointly) and you do not have any qualifying children. Filing state income taxes Reminders Future developments. Filing state income taxes . Filing state income taxes   For the latest information about developments related to Publication 517, such as legislation enacted after it was published, go to www. Filing state income taxes irs. Filing state income taxes gov/pub517. Filing state income taxes Photographs of missing children. Filing state income taxes  The Internal Revenue Service is a proud partner with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. Filing state income taxes Photographs of missing children selected by the Center may appear in this publication on pages that would otherwise be blank. Filing state income taxes 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. Filing state income taxes Introduction Three federal taxes are paid on wages and self-employment income—income tax, social security tax, and Medicare tax. Filing state income taxes Social security and Medicare taxes are collected under one of two systems. Filing state income taxes Under the Self-Employment Contributions Act (SECA), the self-employed person pays all the taxes. Filing state income taxes Under the Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA), the employee and the employer each pay half of the social security and Medicare taxes. Filing state income taxes No earnings are subject to both systems. Filing state income taxes Table 1. Filing state income taxes Are Your Ministerial Earnings* Covered Under FICA or SECA? Find the class to which you belong in the left column and read across the table to find if you are covered under FICA or SECA. Filing state income taxes Do not rely on this table alone. Filing state income taxes Also read the discussion for the class in the following pages. Filing state income taxes Class Covered under FICA? Covered under SECA? Minister NO. Filing state income taxes Your ministerial earnings are exempt. Filing state income taxes YES, if you do not have an approved exemption from the IRS. Filing state income taxes   NO, if you have an approved exemption. Filing state income taxes Member of a religious order who has not taken a vow of poverty NO. Filing state income taxes Your ministerial earnings are exempt. Filing state income taxes YES, if you do not have an approved exemption from the IRS. Filing state income taxes   NO, if you have an approved exemption. Filing state income taxes Member of a religious order who has taken a vow of poverty YES, if: Your order elected FICA coverage for its members, or You worked outside the order and the work was not required by, or done on behalf of, the order. Filing state income taxes   NO, if neither of the above applies. Filing state income taxes NO. Filing state income taxes Your ministerial earnings are exempt. Filing state income taxes Christian Science practitioner or reader NO. Filing state income taxes Your ministerial earnings are exempt. Filing state income taxes YES, if you do not have an approved exemption from the IRS. Filing state income taxes   NO, if you have an approved exemption. Filing state income taxes Religious worker (church employee) YES, if your employer did not elect to exclude you. Filing state income taxes    NO, if your employer elected to exclude you. Filing state income taxes YES, if your employer elected to exclude you from FICA. Filing state income taxes   NO, if you are covered under FICA. Filing state income taxes Member of a recognized religious sect YES, if you are an employee and do not have an approved exemption from the IRS. Filing state income taxes    NO, if you have an approved exemption. Filing state income taxes YES, if you are self-employed and do not have an approved exemption from the IRS. Filing state income taxes   NO, if you have an approved exemption. Filing state income taxes * Ministerial earnings are the self-employment earnings that result from ministerial services, defined and discussed later. Filing state income taxes In addition, all wages and self-employment income that are subject to Medicare tax are subject to a 0. Filing state income taxes 9% Additional Medicare Tax if they are paid in excess of the applicable threshold for an individual's filing status. Filing state income taxes Additional Medicare Tax applies to Medicare wages, railroad retirement (RRTA) compensation, and self-employment income that are more than: $125,000 if married filing separately, $250,000 if married filing jointly, or $200,000 for any other filing status. Filing state income taxes Medicare wages and self-employment income are combined to determine if income exceeds the threshold. Filing state income taxes A self-employment loss is not considered for purposes of this tax. Filing state income taxes RRTA compensation is separately compared to the threshold. Filing state income taxes There is no employer match for Additional Medicare Tax. Filing state income taxes For more information, see Form 8959, Additional Medicare Tax, and its separate instructions. Filing state income taxes This publication contains information for the following classes of taxpayers. Filing state income taxes Ministers. Filing state income taxes Members of a religious order. Filing state income taxes Christian Science practitioners and readers. Filing state income taxes Religious workers (church employees). Filing state income taxes Members of a recognized religious sect. Filing state income taxes Note. Filing state income taxes Unless otherwise noted, in this publication references to members of the clergy include ministers, members of a religious order (but not members of a recognized religious sect), and Christian Science practitioners and readers. Filing state income taxes This publication covers the following topics about the collection of social security and Medicare taxes from members of the clergy, religious workers, and members of a recognized religious sect. Filing state income taxes Which earnings are taxed under FICA and which under SECA. Filing state income taxes See Table 1 above. Filing state income taxes How a member of the clergy can apply for an exemption from self-employment tax. Filing state income taxes How a member of a recognized religious sect can apply for an exemption from both self-employment tax and FICA taxes. Filing state income taxes How a member of the clergy or religious worker figures net earnings from self-employment. Filing state income taxes This publication also covers certain income tax rules of interest to ministers and members of a religious order. Filing state income taxes A Comprehensive Example shows filled-in forms for a minister who has income taxed under SECA, other income taxed under FICA, and income tax reporting of items specific to a minister. Filing state income taxes In the back of Publication 517 is a set of worksheets that you can use to figure the amount of your taxable ministerial income and allowable deductions. Filing state income taxes You will find these worksheets right after the Comprehensive Example . Filing state income taxes Note. Filing state income taxes In this publication, the term “church” is generally used in its generic sense and not in reference to any particular religion. Filing state income taxes Comments and suggestions. Filing state income taxes   We welcome your comments about this publication and your suggestions for future editions. Filing state income taxes   You can write to us at the following address: Internal Revenue Service Tax Forms and Publications Division 1111 Constitution Ave. Filing state income taxes NW, IR-6526 Washington, DC 20224   We respond to many letters by telephone. Filing state income taxes Therefore, it would be helpful if you would include your daytime phone number, including the area code, in your correspondence. Filing state income taxes   You can send your comments from www. Filing state income taxes irs. Filing state income taxes gov/formspubs/. Filing state income taxes Click on “More Information” and then on “Give us feedback”. Filing state income taxes   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. Filing state income taxes Ordering forms and publications. Filing state income taxes   Visit www. Filing state income taxes irs. Filing state income taxes 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. Filing state income taxes Internal Revenue Service 1201 N. Filing state income taxes Mitsubishi Motorway Bloomington, IL 61705-6613 Tax questions. Filing state income taxes   If you have a tax question, check the information available on IRS. Filing state income taxes gov or call 1-800-829-1040. Filing state income taxes We cannot answer tax questions sent to either of the above addresses. Filing state income taxes Useful Items - You may want to see: Publication 54 Tax Guide for U. Filing state income taxes S. Filing state income taxes Citizens and Resident Aliens Abroad 525 Taxable and Nontaxable Income 529 Miscellaneous Deductions 535 Business Expenses 590 Individual Retirement Arrangements (IRAs) 596 Earned Income Credit (EIC) Form (and Instructions) SS-8 Determination of Worker Status for Purposes of Federal Employment Taxes and Income Tax Withholding SS-16 Certificate of Election of Coverage Under the Federal Insurance Contributions Act Schedule C (Form 1040) Profit or Loss From Business (Sole Proprietorship) Schedule C-EZ (Form 1040) Net Profit From Business (Sole Proprietorship) Schedule SE (Form 1040) Self-Employment Tax 1040-ES Estimated Tax for Individuals 1040X Amended U. Filing state income taxes S. Filing state income taxes Individual Income Tax Return 4029 Application for Exemption From Social Security and Medicare Taxes and Waiver of Benefits 4361 Application for Exemption From Self-Employment Tax for Use by Ministers, Members of Religious Orders and Christian Science Practitioners 8274 Certification by Churches and Qualified Church-Controlled Organizations Electing Exemption From Employer Social Security and Medicare Taxes 8959 Additional Medicare Tax Ordering publications and forms. Filing state income taxes   See How To Get Tax Help , near the end of this publication, for information about getting these publications and forms. Filing state income taxes Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications