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Form 1040x 2009 7. Form 1040x 2009   Excess Contributions Table of Contents How Do I Know If I Have Excess Contributions? What Happens If I Have Excess Contributions?Excess Annual Addition Excess Elective Deferral If your actual contributions are greater than your MAC, you have an excess contribution. Form 1040x 2009 Excess contributions can result in income tax, additional taxes, and penalties. Form 1040x 2009 The effect of excess contributions depends on the type of excess contribution. Form 1040x 2009 This chapter discusses excess contributions to your 403(b) account. Form 1040x 2009 How Do I Know If I Have Excess Contributions? At the end of the year or the beginning of the next year, you should refigure your MAC based on your actual compensation and actual contributions made to your account. Form 1040x 2009 If the actual contributions to your account are greater than your MAC, you have excess contributions. Form 1040x 2009 If, at any time during the year, your employment status or your compensation changes, you should refigure your MAC using a revised estimate of compensation to prevent excess contributions. Form 1040x 2009 What Happens If I Have Excess Contributions? Certain excess contributions in a 403(b) account can be corrected. Form 1040x 2009 The effect of an excess 403(b) contribution will depend on the type of excess contribution. Form 1040x 2009 Types of excess contributions. Form 1040x 2009   If, after checking your actual contributions, you determine that you have an excess, the first thing is to identify the type of excess that you have. Form 1040x 2009 Excess contributions to a 403(b) account are categorized as either an: Excess annual addition, or Excess elective deferral. Form 1040x 2009 Excess Annual Addition An excess annual addition is a contribution that is more than your limit on annual additions. Form 1040x 2009 To determine your limit on annual additions, see chapter 3 (chapter 5 for ministers or church employees). Form 1040x 2009 In the year that your contributions are more than your limit on annual additions, the excess amount will be included in your income. Form 1040x 2009 Excise Tax If your 403(b) account invests in mutual funds, and you exceed your limit on annual additions, you may be subject to a 6% excise tax on the excess contribution. Form 1040x 2009 The excise tax does not apply to funds in an annuity account or to excess deferrals. Form 1040x 2009 You must pay the excise tax each year in which there are excess contributions in your account. Form 1040x 2009 Excess contributions can be corrected by contributing less than the applicable limit in later years or by making permissible distributions. Form 1040x 2009 See chapter 8 for a discussion on permissible distributions. Form 1040x 2009 You cannot deduct the excise tax. Form 1040x 2009 Reporting requirement. Form 1040x 2009   You must file Form 5330 if there has been an excess contribution to a custodial account and that excess has not been corrected. Form 1040x 2009 Excess Elective Deferral An excess elective deferral is the amount that is more than your limit on elective deferrals. Form 1040x 2009 To determine your limit on elective deferrals, see chapter 4. Form 1040x 2009 Your employer's 403(b) plan may contain language permitting it to distribute excess deferrals. Form 1040x 2009 If so, it may require that in order to get a distribution of excess deferrals, you either notify the plan of the amount of excess deferrals or designate a distribution as an excess deferral. Form 1040x 2009 The plan may require that the notification or designation be in writing and may require that you certify or otherwise establish that the designated amount is an excess deferral. Form 1040x 2009 A plan is not required to permit distribution of excess deferrals. Form 1040x 2009 Correction of excess deferrals during year. Form 1040x 2009   If you have excess deferrals for a year, a corrective distribution may be made only if both of the following conditions are satisfied. Form 1040x 2009 The plan and either you or your employer designate the distribution as an excess deferral to the extent you have excess deferrals for the year. Form 1040x 2009 The correcting distribution is made after the date on which the excess deferral was made. Form 1040x 2009 Correction of excess deferrals after the year. Form 1040x 2009   If you have excess deferrals for a year, you may receive a correcting distribution of the excess deferral no later than April 15 of the following year. Form 1040x 2009 The plan can distribute the excess deferral (and any income allocable to the excess) no later than April 15 of the year following the year the excess deferral was made. Form 1040x 2009 Tax treatment of excess deferrals not attributable to Roth contributions. Form 1040x 2009   If the excess deferral is distributed by April 15, it is included in your income in the year contributed and the earnings on the excess deferral will be taxed in the year distributed. Form 1040x 2009 Tax treatment of excess deferrals attributable to Roth contributions. Form 1040x 2009   For these rules, see Regulations section 1. Form 1040x 2009 402(g)-1(e). Form 1040x 2009 Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications
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Form 1040x 2009 6. Form 1040x 2009   Dual-Status Tax Year Table of Contents Introduction Topics - This chapter discusses: Useful Items - You may want to see: Tax Year Income Subject to Tax Restrictions for Dual-Status Taxpayers Exemptions How To Figure TaxIncome Tax Credits and Payments Forms To File When and Where To File Introduction You have a dual-status tax year when you have been both a resident alien and a nonresident alien in the same year. Form 1040x 2009 Dual status does not refer to your citizenship; it refers only to your resident status in the United States. Form 1040x 2009 In determining your U. Form 1040x 2009 S. Form 1040x 2009 income tax liability for a dual-status tax year, different rules apply for the part of the year you are a resident of the United States and the part of the year you are a nonresident. Form 1040x 2009 The most common dual-status tax years are the years of arrival and departure. Form 1040x 2009 See Dual-Status Aliens in chapter 1. Form 1040x 2009 If you are married and choose to be treated as a U. Form 1040x 2009 S. Form 1040x 2009 resident for the entire year, as explained in chapter 1, the rules of this chapter do not apply to you for that year. Form 1040x 2009 Topics - This chapter discusses: Income subject to tax, Restrictions for dual-status taxpayers, Exemptions, How to figure the tax, Forms to file, When and where to file, and How to fill out a dual-status return. Form 1040x 2009 Useful Items - You may want to see: Publication 503 Child and Dependent Care Expenses 514 Foreign Tax Credit for Individuals 575 Pension and Annuity Income Form (and Instructions) 1040 U. Form 1040x 2009 S. Form 1040x 2009 Individual Income Tax Return 1040-C U. Form 1040x 2009 S. Form 1040x 2009 Departing Alien Income Tax Return 1040-ES Estimated Tax for Individuals 1040-ES (NR) U. Form 1040x 2009 S. Form 1040x 2009 Estimated Tax for Nonresident Alien Individuals 1040NR U. Form 1040x 2009 S. Form 1040x 2009 Nonresident Alien Income Tax Return 1116 Foreign Tax Credit See chapter 12 for information about getting these publications and forms. Form 1040x 2009 Tax Year You must file your tax return on the basis of an annual accounting period called a tax year. Form 1040x 2009 If you have not previously established a fiscal tax year, your tax year is the calendar year. Form 1040x 2009 A calendar year is 12 consecutive months ending on December 31. Form 1040x 2009 If you have previously established a regular fiscal year (12 consecutive months ending on the last day of a month other than December, or a 52–53 week year) and are considered to be a U. Form 1040x 2009 S. Form 1040x 2009 resident for any calendar year, you will be treated as a U. Form 1040x 2009 S. Form 1040x 2009 resident for any part of your fiscal year that falls within that calendar year. Form 1040x 2009 Income Subject to Tax For the part of the year you are a resident alien, you are taxed on income from all sources. Form 1040x 2009 Income from sources outside the United States is taxable if you receive it while you are a resident alien. Form 1040x 2009 The income is taxable even if you earned it while you were a nonresident alien or if you became a nonresident alien after receiving it and before the end of the year. Form 1040x 2009 For the part of the year you are a nonresident alien, you are taxed on income from U. Form 1040x 2009 S. Form 1040x 2009 sources and on certain foreign source income treated as effectively connected with a U. Form 1040x 2009 S. Form 1040x 2009 trade or business. Form 1040x 2009 (The rules for treating foreign source income as effectively connected are discussed in chapter 4 under Foreign Income. Form 1040x 2009 ) Income from sources outside the United States that is not effectively connected with a trade or business in the United States is not taxable if you receive it while you are a nonresident alien. Form 1040x 2009 The income is not taxable even if you earned it while you were a resident alien or if you became a resident alien or a U. Form 1040x 2009 S. Form 1040x 2009 citizen after receiving it and before the end of the year. Form 1040x 2009 Income from U. Form 1040x 2009 S. Form 1040x 2009 sources is taxable whether you receive it while a nonresident alien or a resident alien unless specifically exempt under the Internal Revenue Code or a tax treaty provision. Form 1040x 2009 Generally, tax treaty provisions apply only to the part of the year you were a nonresident. Form 1040x 2009 In certain cases, however, treaty provisions may apply while you were a resident alien. Form 1040x 2009 See chapter 9 for more information. Form 1040x 2009 When determining what income is taxed in the United States, you must consider exemptions under U. Form 1040x 2009 S. Form 1040x 2009 tax law as well as the reduced tax rates and exemptions provided by tax treaties between the United States and certain foreign countries. Form 1040x 2009 For a further discussion of tax treaties, see chapter 9. Form 1040x 2009 Restrictions for Dual-Status Taxpayers The following restrictions apply if you are filing a tax return for a dual-status tax year. Form 1040x 2009 1) Standard deduction. Form 1040x 2009   You cannot use the standard deduction allowed on Form 1040. Form 1040x 2009 However, you can itemize any allowable deductions. Form 1040x 2009 2) Exemptions. Form 1040x 2009   Your total deduction for the exemptions for your spouse and allowable dependents cannot be more than your taxable income (figured without deducting personal exemptions) for the period you are a resident alien. Form 1040x 2009 3) Head of household. Form 1040x 2009   You cannot use the head of household Tax Table column or Tax Computation Worksheet. Form 1040x 2009 4) Joint return. Form 1040x 2009   You cannot file a joint return. Form 1040x 2009 However, see Choosing Resident Alien Status under Dual-Status Aliens in chapter 1. Form 1040x 2009 5) Tax rates. Form 1040x 2009   If you are married and a nonresident of the United States for all or part of the tax year and you do not choose to file jointly as discussed in chapter 1, you must use the Tax Table column or Tax Computation Worksheet for married filing separately to figure your tax on income effectively connected with a U. Form 1040x 2009 S. Form 1040x 2009 trade or business. Form 1040x 2009 You cannot use the Tax Table column or Tax Computation Worksheet for married filing jointly or single. Form 1040x 2009 However, you may be able to file as single if you lived apart from your spouse during the last 6 months of the year and you are a: Married resident of Canada, Mexico, or South Korea, or Married U. Form 1040x 2009 S. Form 1040x 2009 national. Form 1040x 2009  See the instructions for Form 1040NR to see if you qualify. Form 1040x 2009    A U. Form 1040x 2009 S. Form 1040x 2009 national is an individual who, although not a U. Form 1040x 2009 S. Form 1040x 2009 citizen, owes his or her allegiance to the United States. Form 1040x 2009 U. Form 1040x 2009 S. Form 1040x 2009 nationals include American Samoans and Northern Mariana Islanders who chose to become U. Form 1040x 2009 S. Form 1040x 2009 nationals instead of U. Form 1040x 2009 S. Form 1040x 2009 citizens. Form 1040x 2009 6) Tax credits. Form 1040x 2009   You cannot claim the education credits, the earned income credit, or the credit for the elderly or the disabled unless: You are married, and You choose to be treated as a resident for all of 2013 by filing a joint return with your spouse who is a U. Form 1040x 2009 S. Form 1040x 2009 citizen or resident, as discussed in chapter 1. Form 1040x 2009 Exemptions As a dual-status taxpayer, you usually will be able to claim your own personal exemption. Form 1040x 2009 Subject to the general rules for qualification, you can claim exemptions for your spouse and dependents when you figure taxable income for the part of the year you are a resident alien. Form 1040x 2009 The amount you can claim for these exemptions is limited to your taxable income (figured before subtracting exemptions) for the part of the year you are a resident alien. Form 1040x 2009 You cannot use exemptions (other than your own) to reduce taxable income to less than zero for that period. Form 1040x 2009 Special rules apply to exemptions for the part of the tax year you are a nonresident alien if you are a: Resident of Canada, Mexico, or South Korea, U. Form 1040x 2009 S. Form 1040x 2009 national, or Student or business apprentice from India. Form 1040x 2009 For more information, see Exemptions in chapter 5. Form 1040x 2009 How To Figure Tax When you figure your U. Form 1040x 2009 S. Form 1040x 2009 tax for a dual-status year, you are subject to different rules for the part of the year you are a resident and the part of the year you are a nonresident. Form 1040x 2009 Income All income for your period of residence and all income that is effectively connected with a trade or business in the United States for your period of nonresidence, after allowable deductions, is added and taxed at the rates that apply to U. Form 1040x 2009 S. Form 1040x 2009 citizens and residents. Form 1040x 2009 Income that is not connected with a trade or business in the United States for your period of nonresidence is subject to the flat 30% rate or lower treaty rate. Form 1040x 2009 You cannot take any deductions against this income. Form 1040x 2009 Social security and railroad retirement benefits. Form 1040x 2009   During the part of the year you are a nonresident alien, 85% of any U. Form 1040x 2009 S. Form 1040x 2009 social security benefits (and the equivalent portion of tier 1 railroad retirement benefits) you receive is subject to the flat 30% tax, unless exempt, or subject to a lower treaty rate. Form 1040x 2009 (See The 30% Tax in chapter 4. Form 1040x 2009 )   During the part of the year you are a resident alien, part of the social security and the equivalent portion of tier 1 railroad retirement benefits will be taxed at graduated rates if your modified adjusted gross income plus half of these benefits is more than a certain base amount. Form 1040x 2009 Use the Social Security Benefits Worksheet in the Form 1040 instructions to help you figure the taxable part of your social security and equivalent tier 1 railroad retirement benefits for the part of the year you were a resident alien. Form 1040x 2009 If you received U. Form 1040x 2009 S. Form 1040x 2009 social security benefits while you were a nonresident alien, the Social Security Administration will send you Form SSA-1042S showing your combined benefits for the entire year and the amount of tax withheld. Form 1040x 2009 You will not receive separate statements for the benefits received during your periods of U. Form 1040x 2009 S. Form 1040x 2009 residence and nonresidence. Form 1040x 2009 Therefore, it is important for you to keep careful records of these amounts. Form 1040x 2009 You will need this information to properly complete your return and determine your tax liability. Form 1040x 2009 If you received railroad retirement benefits while you were a nonresident alien, the U. Form 1040x 2009 S. Form 1040x 2009 Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) will send you Form RRB-1042S, Statement for Nonresident Alien Recipients of Payments by the Railroad Retirement Board, and/or Form RRB-1099-R, Annuities or Pensions by the Railroad Retirement Board. Form 1040x 2009 If your country of legal residence changed or your rate of tax changed during the tax year, you may receive more than one form. Form 1040x 2009 Tax Credits and Payments This discussion covers tax credits and payments for dual-status aliens. Form 1040x 2009 Credits As a dual-status alien, you generally can claim tax credits using the same rules that apply to resident aliens. Form 1040x 2009 There are certain restrictions that may apply. Form 1040x 2009 These restrictions are discussed here, along with a brief explanation of credits often claimed by individuals. Form 1040x 2009 Foreign tax credit. Form 1040x 2009   If you have paid or are liable for the payment of income tax to a foreign country on income from foreign sources, you may be able to claim a credit for the foreign taxes. Form 1040x 2009   If you claim the foreign tax credit, you generally must file Form 1116 with your income tax return. Form 1040x 2009 For more information, see the Instructions for Form 1116 and Publication 514. Form 1040x 2009 Child and dependent care credit. Form 1040x 2009   You may qualify for this credit if you pay someone to care for your qualifying child who is under age 13, or your disabled dependent or disabled spouse so that you can work or look for work. Form 1040x 2009 Generally, you must be able to claim an exemption for your dependent. Form 1040x 2009   Married dual-status aliens can claim the credit only if they choose to file a joint return as discussed in chapter 1, or if they qualify as certain married individuals living apart. Form 1040x 2009   The amount of your child and dependent care expense that qualifies for the credit in any tax year cannot be more than your earned income for that tax year. Form 1040x 2009   For more information, get Publication 503 and Form 2441. Form 1040x 2009 Retirement savings contributions credit. Form 1040x 2009   You may qualify for this credit (also known as the saver's credit) if you made eligible contributions to an employer-sponsored retirement plan or to an individual retirement arrangement (IRA) in 2013. Form 1040x 2009 You cannot claim this credit if: You were born after January 1, 1996, You were a full-time student, Your exemption is claimed by someone else on his or her 2013 tax return, or Your adjusted gross income is more than $29,500. Form 1040x 2009 Use Form 8880 to figure the credit. Form 1040x 2009 For more information, see Publication 590. Form 1040x 2009 Child tax credit. Form 1040x 2009   You may be able to take this credit if you have a qualifying child. Form 1040x 2009   A qualifying child for purposes of the child tax credit is a child who: Was under age 17 at the end of 2013. Form 1040x 2009 Is your son, daughter, stepchild, foster child, brother, sister, stepbrother, stepsister, half brother, half sister, or a descendant of any of them (for example, your grandchild, niece, or nephew). Form 1040x 2009 Is a U. Form 1040x 2009 S. Form 1040x 2009 citizen, a U. Form 1040x 2009 S. Form 1040x 2009 national, or a resident alien. Form 1040x 2009 Did not provide over half of his or her own support for 2013. Form 1040x 2009 Lived with you more than half of 2013. Form 1040x 2009 Temporary absences, such as for school, vacation, or medical care, count as time lived in the home. Form 1040x 2009 Is claimed as a dependent on your return. Form 1040x 2009 An adopted child is always treated as your own child. Form 1040x 2009 An adopted child includes a child lawfully placed with you for legal adoption. Form 1040x 2009   See your form instructions for additional details. Form 1040x 2009 Adoption credit. Form 1040x 2009   You may qualify to take a tax credit of up to $12,970 for qualifying expenses paid to adopt an eligible child. Form 1040x 2009 This amount may be allowed for the adoption of a child with special needs regardless of whether you have qualifying expenses. Form 1040x 2009 To claim the adoption credit, file Form 8839 with the U. Form 1040x 2009 S. Form 1040x 2009 income tax return that you file. Form 1040x 2009   Married dual-status aliens can claim the credit only if they choose to file a joint return with a U. Form 1040x 2009 S. Form 1040x 2009 citizen or resident spouse as discussed in chapter 1, or if they qualify as certain married individuals living apart (see Married Persons Not Filing Jointly in the Form 8839 instructions). Form 1040x 2009 Payments You can report as payments against your U. Form 1040x 2009 S. Form 1040x 2009 income tax liability certain taxes you paid, are considered to have paid, or that were withheld from your income. Form 1040x 2009 These include: Tax withheld from wages earned in the United States, Taxes withheld at the source from various items of income from U. Form 1040x 2009 S. Form 1040x 2009 sources other than wages, Estimated tax paid with Form 1040-ES or Form 1040-ES (NR), and Tax paid with Form 1040-C, at the time of departure from the United States. Form 1040x 2009 Forms To File The U. Form 1040x 2009 S. Form 1040x 2009 income tax return you must file as a dual-status alien depends on whether you are a resident alien or a nonresident alien at the end of the tax year. Form 1040x 2009 Resident at end of year. Form 1040x 2009   You must file Form 1040 if you are a dual-status taxpayer who becomes a resident during the year and who is a U. Form 1040x 2009 S. Form 1040x 2009 resident on the last day of the tax year. Form 1040x 2009 Write “Dual-Status Return” across the top of the return. Form 1040x 2009 Attach a statement to your return to show the income for the part of the year you are a nonresident. Form 1040x 2009 You can use Form 1040NR or Form 1040NR-EZ as the statement, but be sure to mark “Dual-Status Statement” across the top. Form 1040x 2009 Nonresident at end of year. Form 1040x 2009   You must file Form 1040NR or Form 1040NR-EZ if you are a dual-status taxpayer who gives up residence in the United States during the year and who is not a U. Form 1040x 2009 S. Form 1040x 2009 resident on the last day of the tax year. Form 1040x 2009 Write “Dual-Status Return” across the top of the return. Form 1040x 2009 Attach a statement to your return to show the income for the part of the year you are a resident. Form 1040x 2009 You can use Form 1040 as the statement, but be sure to mark “Dual-Status Statement” across the top. Form 1040x 2009   If you expatriated or terminated your residency in 2013, you may be required to file an expatriation statement (Form 8854) with your tax return. Form 1040x 2009 For more information, see Expatriation Tax in chapter 4. Form 1040x 2009 Statement. Form 1040x 2009   Any statement must have your name, address, and taxpayer identification number on it. Form 1040x 2009 You do not need to sign a separate statement or schedule accompanying your return, because your signature on the return also applies to the supporting statements and schedules. Form 1040x 2009 When and Where To File If you are a resident alien on the last day of your tax year and report your income on a calendar year basis, you must file no later than April 15 of the year following the close of your tax year. Form 1040x 2009 If you report your income on other than a calendar year basis, file your return no later than the 15th day of the 4th month following the close of your tax year. Form 1040x 2009 In either case, file your return with the address for dual-status aliens shown on the back page of the Form 1040 instructions. Form 1040x 2009 If you are a nonresident alien on the last day of your tax year and you report your income on a calendar year basis, you must file no later than April 15 of the year following the close of your tax year if you receive wages subject to withholding. Form 1040x 2009 If you report your income on other than a calendar year basis, file your return no later than the 15th day of the 4th month following the close of your tax year. Form 1040x 2009 If you did not receive wages subject to withholding and you report your income on a calendar year basis, you must file no later than June 15 of the year following the close of your tax year. Form 1040x 2009 If you report your income on other than a calendar year basis, file your return no later than the 15th day of the 6th month following the close of your tax year. Form 1040x 2009 In any case, mail your return to:  Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service  Austin, TX 73301-0215 If enclosing a payment, mail your return to:  Internal Revenue Service  P. Form 1040x 2009 O. Form 1040x 2009 Box 1303 Charlotte, NC 28201-1303 If the regular due date for filing falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, the due date is the next day that is not a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday. Form 1040x 2009 Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications