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Free state tax return 5. Free state tax return   Illustrated Examples Table of Contents Illustrated Example of Form 4563Line 1. Free state tax return Line 2. Free state tax return Lines 3a and 3b. Free state tax return Lines 4a and 4b. Free state tax return Line 5. Free state tax return Line 6. Free state tax return Line 7. Free state tax return Line 9. Free state tax return Line 15. Free state tax return Illustrated Example of Form 5074Part I. Free state tax return Part II. Free state tax return Part III. Free state tax return Illustrated Example of Form 8689Part I. Free state tax return Part II. Free state tax return Part III. Free state tax return Part IV. Free state tax return Use the following examples to help you complete the correct attachment to your Form 1040. Free state tax return The completed form for each example is shown on the pages that follow. Free state tax return Illustrated Example of Form 4563 John Black is a U. Free state tax return S. Free state tax return citizen, single, and under 65. Free state tax return He was a bona fide resident of American Samoa during all of 2013. Free state tax return John must file Form 1040 because his gross income from sources outside the possessions ($10,000 of dividends from U. Free state tax return S. Free state tax return corporations) is more than his adjusted filing requirement for single filers under 65. Free state tax return (See Filing Requirement if Possession Income Is Excluded in chapter 4. Free state tax return ) Because he must file Form 1040 (not illustrated), he fills out Form 4563 to determine the amount of income from American Samoa he can exclude. Free state tax return See Bona Fide Resident of American Samoa in chapter 3. Free state tax return Completing Form 4563. Free state tax return   John enters his name and social security number at the top of the form. Free state tax return Line 1. Free state tax return   On Form 4563 (see later), John enters the date his bona fide residence began in American Samoa, June 2, 2012. Free state tax return Because he is still a bona fide resident, he enters “not ended” in the second blank space. Free state tax return Line 2. Free state tax return   He checks the box labeled “Rented house or apartment” to describe his type of living quarters in American Samoa. Free state tax return Lines 3a and 3b. Free state tax return   He checks “No” on line 3a because no family members lived with him. Free state tax return He leaves line 3b blank. Free state tax return Lines 4a and 4b. Free state tax return   He checks “No” on line 4a because he did not maintain a home outside American Samoa. Free state tax return He leaves line 4b blank. Free state tax return Line 5. Free state tax return   He enters the name and address of his employer, Samoa Products Co. Free state tax return It is a private American Samoa corporation. Free state tax return Line 6. Free state tax return   He enters the dates of his 2-week vacation to New Zealand from November 11 to November 25. Free state tax return That was his only trip outside American Samoa during the year. Free state tax return Line 7. Free state tax return   He enters the $24,000 in wages he received from Samoa Products Co. Free state tax return Line 9. Free state tax return   He received $220 in dividends from an American Samoa corporation, which he enters here. Free state tax return He also received $10,000 of dividends from a U. Free state tax return S. Free state tax return corporation, but he will enter that amount only on his Form 1040 because the U. Free state tax return S. Free state tax return dividends do not qualify for the possession exclusion. Free state tax return Line 15. Free state tax return   John totals the amounts on lines 7 and 9 to get the amount he can exclude from his gross income in 2013. Free state tax return He will not enter his excluded income on Form 1040. Free state tax return However, he will attach his completed Form 4563 to his Form 1040. Free state tax return Illustrated Example of Form 5074 Tracy Grey is a U. Free state tax return S. Free state tax return citizen who is a self-employed fisheries consultant with a tax home in New York. Free state tax return Her only income for 2013 was net self-employment income of $80,000. Free state tax return Of the $80,000, $20,000 was from consulting work in Guam and the rest was earned in the United States. Free state tax return Thinking she would owe tax to Guam on the $20,000, Tracy made estimated tax payments of $1,409 to Guam. Free state tax return She was not a bona fide resident of Guam during 2013. Free state tax return Tracy completes Form 1040 (not illustrated), reporting her worldwide income. Free state tax return Because the adjusted gross income on her Form 1040 was $50,000 or more and at least $5,000 of her gross income is from Guam, Tracy must file Form 5074 with her Form 1040. Free state tax return All amounts reported on Form 5074 are also reported on her Form 1040. Free state tax return See U. Free state tax return S. Free state tax return Citizen or Resident Alien (Other Than a Bona Fide Resident of Guam) in chapter 3. Free state tax return Completing Form 5074. Free state tax return   Tracy enters her name and social security number at the top of the form. Free state tax return Part I. Free state tax return   On Form 5074 (see later), Tracy enters her self-employment income from Guam ($20,000) on line 6. Free state tax return She has no other income from Guam, so the total on line 16 is $20,000. Free state tax return Part II. Free state tax return   Tracy's only adjustment in Part II is the deductible part of the self-employment tax on her net income earned in Guam. Free state tax return She enters $1,413 on line 21 and line 28. Free state tax return Her adjusted gross income on line 29 is $18,587. Free state tax return Part III. Free state tax return   Tracy made estimated tax payments of $1,409. Free state tax return She enters this amount on line 30, and again on line 34 as the total payments. Free state tax return Illustrated Example of Form 8689 Juan and Carla Moreno live and work in the United States. Free state tax return In 2013, they received $14,400 in income from the rental of a condominium they own in the U. Free state tax return S. Free state tax return Virgin Islands (USVI). Free state tax return The rental income was deposited in a bank in the USVI and they received $500 of interest on this income. Free state tax return They were not bona fide residents of the USVI during the entire tax year. Free state tax return The Morenos complete Form 1040 (not illustrated), reporting their income from all sources, including their interest income and the income and expenses from their USVI rental property (reported on Schedule E (Form 1040)). Free state tax return The Morenos take the standard deduction for married filing jointly, both are under 65, and they have no dependents. Free state tax return The Morenos also complete Form 8689 to determine how much of their U. Free state tax return S. Free state tax return tax shown on Form 1040, line 61 (with certain adjustments), must be paid to the U. Free state tax return S. Free state tax return Virgin Islands. Free state tax return See U. Free state tax return S. Free state tax return Citizen or Resident Alien (Other Than a Bona Fide Resident of the USVI) in chapter 3. Free state tax return The Morenos file their Form 1040, attaching Form 8689 and all other schedules, with the Internal Revenue Service. Free state tax return At the same time, they send a copy of their Form 1040 with all attachments, including Form 8689, to the Virgin Islands Bureau of Internal Revenue. Free state tax return The Virgin Islands Bureau of Internal Revenue will process this copy. Free state tax return Completing Form 8689. Free state tax return   Juan and Carla enter their names and Juan's social security number at the top of the form. Free state tax return Part I. Free state tax return   The Morenos enter their income from the USVI in Part I (see later). Free state tax return The interest income is entered on line 2 and the net rental income of $6,200 ($14,400 of rental income minus $8,200 of rental expenses) is entered on line 11. Free state tax return The Morenos' total USVI income of $6,700 is entered on line 16. Free state tax return Part II. Free state tax return   The Morenos have no adjustments to their USVI income, so they enter zero (-0-) on line 28, and $6,700 on line 29. Free state tax return Their USVI adjusted gross income (AGI) is $6,700. Free state tax return Part III. Free state tax return   On line 30, the Morenos enter the amount from Form 1040, line 61 ($4,539). Free state tax return Their Form 1040 does not show any entries required on line 31, so they leave that line blank and enter $4,539 on line 32. Free state tax return   The Morenos enter their worldwide AGI, $54,901 (Form 1040, line 38), on line 33. Free state tax return Next, they find what percentage of their AGI is from USVI sources ($6,700 ÷ $54,901 = 0. Free state tax return 122) and enter that as a decimal on line 34. Free state tax return They then apply that percentage to the U. Free state tax return S. Free state tax return tax entered on line 32 to find the amount of U. Free state tax return S. Free state tax return tax allocated to USVI income ($4,539 x 0. Free state tax return 122 = $554), and enter that amount on line 35. Free state tax return Part IV. Free state tax return   Part IV is used to show payments of income tax to the USVI only. Free state tax return The Morenos had no tax withheld by the U. Free state tax return S. Free state tax return Virgin Islands, but made estimated tax payments to the USVI of $400, which they entered on lines 37 and 39. Free state tax return They include this amount ($400) in the total payments on Form 1040, line 72. Free state tax return On the dotted line next to the entry space for line 72, they enter “Form 8689” and show the amount. Free state tax return The Morenos do not complete Form 1116 because they receive credit on Form 1040, line 72, for the tax paid to the USVI. Free state tax return   The income tax they owe to the USVI ($154) is shown on Form 8689, line 44. Free state tax return They enter this amount on line 45. Free state tax return They also include this additional amount ($154) on the dotted line next to the entry space and in the total on Form 1040, line 72. Free state tax return The Morenos will pay their USVI tax at the same time they file the copy of their U. Free state tax return S. Free state tax return income tax return with the U. Free state tax return S. Free state tax return Virgin Islands. Free state tax return This image is too large to be displayed in the current screen. Free state tax return Please click the link to view the image. Free state tax return Form 4563, page 1 for John Black This image is too large to be displayed in the current screen. Free state tax return Please click the link to view the image. Free state tax return Form 5074, for Tracy Grey This image is too large to be displayed in the current screen. Free state tax return Please click the link to view the image. 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Free state tax return Car Expenses Table of Contents Introduction Depreciation of CarSpecial Depreciation Allowance Depreciation Limit Amended Return Election Not To Claim Special Allowance If you purchased a car after September 10, 2001, for use in your business (or as an employee) and figure your deductible expenses using the actual car expense method, new law contains provisions that may affect your depreciation deduction for that car. Free state tax return Publication 463, Travel, Entertainment, Gift, and Car Expenses, contains information on figuring depreciation on your car. Free state tax return However, Publication 463 does not contain the new provisions because it was printed before the law was enacted. Free state tax return The new provisions are in the Supplement to Publication 463, which is reprinted below. Free state tax return Supplement to Publication 463 Travel, Entertainment, Gift, and Car Expenses   Introduction This supplemental publication is for taxpayers who purchased a car for business purposes after September 10, 2001, and figure their deductible expenses, including a deduction for depreciation, using the actual car expense method. Free state tax return After Publication 463 was printed, the Job Creation and Worker Assistance Act of 2002 was signed into law by the President. Free state tax return Certain provisions of this new law may reduce your taxes for 2001. Free state tax return The new law contains the following provisions. Free state tax return A new depreciation deduction, the special depreciation allowance. Free state tax return An increase in the limit on depreciation for any car for which you claim the new special depreciation allowance. Free state tax return If you have already filed your 2001 return, you may wish to file an amended return to claim any of these benefits. Free state tax return See Amended Return, later. Free state tax return Depreciation of Car If you used the actual car expense method to figure your deduction for a car you own and use in your business (or as an employee), you generally can claim a depreciation deduction. Free state tax return However, there is a limit on the depreciation deduction you can take for your car each year. Free state tax return See Depreciation Limit later. Free state tax return Special Depreciation Allowance The new law allows you to claim a special depreciation allowance. Free state tax return This special allowance is a deduction equal to 30% of the depreciable basis of qualified property. Free state tax return You figure the amount of the special depreciation allowance after any section 179 deduction you choose to claim, but before figuring your regular depreciation deduction under the Modified Accelerated Cost Recovery System (MACRS). Free state tax return See Depreciation Deduction under Actual Car Expenses in chapter 4 of Publication 463 for information about MACRS. Free state tax return You can claim the special depreciation allowance only for the year the qualified property is placed in service. Free state tax return Qualified property. Free state tax return   Qualified property includes a car (any four-wheeled vehicle, including a truck or van not more than 6,000 pounds, that is made primarily for use on public streets, roads, and highways) that meets all of the following requirements. Free state tax return You bought it new. Free state tax return You bought it after September 10, 2001. Free state tax return (But a car is not qualified property if a binding written contract for you to buy the car was in effect before September 11, 2001. Free state tax return ) You began using it for business after September 10, 2001, and used it more than 50% in a qualified business use. Free state tax return Example. Free state tax return Bob bought a new car on October 15, 2001, for $20,000 and placed it in service immediately, using it 75% for business. Free state tax return Bob's car is qualified property. Free state tax return Bob chooses not to take a section 179 deduction for the car. Free state tax return He does claim the new special depreciation allowance. Free state tax return Bob first must figure the car's depreciable basis, which is $15,000 ($20,000 × . Free state tax return 75). Free state tax return He then figures the special depreciation allowance of $4,500 ($15,000 × . Free state tax return 30). Free state tax return The remaining depreciable basis of $10,500 ($15,000 - $4,500) is depreciated using MACRS (200% declining balance method, half-year convention) and results in a deduction of $2,100 ($10,500 × . Free state tax return 20), for a total depreciation deduction for 2001 of $6,600 ($4,500 + $2,100). Free state tax return However, Bob's depreciation deduction is limited to $5,745 ($7,660 × . Free state tax return 75), as discussed next. Free state tax return Depreciation Limit The limit on your depreciation deduction for 2001 is increased to $7,660 for a car that is qualified property (defined above) and for which you claim the special depreciation allowance. Free state tax return The limit is increased to $23,080 if the car is an electric car. Free state tax return The section 179 deduction is treated as depreciation for purposes of this limit. Free state tax return If you use a car less than 100% in your business or work, the limit is $7,660 (or $23,080 for an electric car) multiplied by the percentage of business and investment use during the year. Free state tax return For cars that do not qualify for (or for which you choose not to claim) the special depreciation allowance, the limit remains $3,060 ($9,280 for electric cars). Free state tax return Amended Return If you filed your 2001 calendar year return before June 1, 2002, and did not claim the new special depreciation allowance for a qualified car, you can claim it by filing an amended return on Form 1040X, Amended U. Free state tax return S. Free state tax return Individual Income Tax Return, by April 15, 2003. Free state tax return At the top of the Form 1040X, print “Filed pursuant to Revenue Procedure 2002–33. Free state tax return ” If you are an employee, attach Form 2106, Employee Business Expenses (revised March 2002). Free state tax return If you are self-employed, attach Form 4562, Depreciation and Amortization (revised March 2002). Free state tax return Or, you can claim the special depreciation allowance by filing Form 3115, Application for Change in Accounting Method, with your 2002 return. Free state tax return For details, see Revenue Procedure 2002–33. Free state tax return (But, filing Form 1040X for 2001 enables you to claim the special allowance earlier than attaching Form 3115 to your 2002 return. Free state tax return ) You cannot claim the special depreciation allowance on an amended return (or by using Form 3115) if you made, or are treated as having made, the election not to claim it described later. Free state tax return Example. Free state tax return The facts are the same as in the previous example except that Bob filed his original 2001 income tax return on April 15, 2002, and claimed a $3,000 ($20,000 x . Free state tax return 75 x . Free state tax return 20) depreciation deduction for his new car using MACRS. Free state tax return Bob now wishes to claim the special depreciation allowance for his new car on an amended 2001 return. Free state tax return Bob, who is an employee, files Form 1040X, by April 15, 2003, with an updated Form 2106 (revised March 2002) attached, increasing his total depreciation deduction to $5,745, as figured in the earlier example. Free state tax return Bob's new filled-in Form 2106 is shown later. Free state tax return Election Not To Claim Special Allowance You can elect not to claim the special depreciation allowance for a car by making a statement attached to, or written on, your return indicating that you are electing not to claim the special depreciation allowance for 5-year property. Free state tax return As a general rule, you must make this election by the due date (including extensions) of your return. Free state tax return You can have an automatic extension of 6 months from the due date of your return (excluding extensions) to make the election with an amended return. Free state tax return To get this extension, you must have filed your original return by the due date (including extensions). Free state tax return At the top of the statement, print “Filed pursuant to section 301. Free state tax return 9100–2. Free state tax return ” If you elect not to claim the special depreciation allowance for a car, you cannot claim it for any other 5-year property placed in service during the same year. Free state tax return Unless you elect (or are treated as electing) not to claim the special depreciation allowance, you must reduce the car's adjusted basis by the amount of the allowance, even if the allowance was not claimed. Free state tax return Deemed election for return filed before June 1, 2002. Free state tax return   If you did not make the election not to claim the special depreciation allowance in the time and manner described above, you will still be treated as electing not to claim it if all of the following apply. Free state tax return You filed your 2001 return before June 1, 2002. Free state tax return You claimed depreciation on your return but did not claim the special depreciation allowance. Free state tax return You did not file an amended 2001 return by April 15, 2003, or a Form 3115 with your 2002 return, to claim the special depreciation allowance. Free state tax return Form 2106, Page 1, for Bob Smith Form 2106, Page 2, for Bob Smith Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications