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How do i file taxes from 2009 7. How do i file taxes from 2009   Filing Information Table of Contents Introduction Topics - This chapter discusses: Useful Items - You may want to see: What, When, and Where To FileResident Aliens Nonresident Aliens Amended Returns and Claims for Refund Other Forms You May Have To File PenaltiesCivil Penalties Criminal Penalties Introduction This chapter provides the basic filing information that you may need. How do i file taxes from 2009 Topics - This chapter discusses: Forms aliens must file, When and where to file, Penalties, and Amended returns and claims for refund. How do i file taxes from 2009 Useful Items - You may want to see: Forms (and Instructions) 1040 U. How do i file taxes from 2009 S. How do i file taxes from 2009 Individual Income Tax Return 1040A U. How do i file taxes from 2009 S. How do i file taxes from 2009 Individual Income Tax Return 1040EZ Income Tax Return for Single and Joint Filers With No Dependents 1040NR U. How do i file taxes from 2009 S. How do i file taxes from 2009 Nonresident Alien Income Tax Return 1040NR-EZ U. How do i file taxes from 2009 S. How do i file taxes from 2009 Income Tax Return for Certain Nonresident Aliens With No Dependents See chapter 12 for information about getting these forms. How do i file taxes from 2009 What, When, and Where To File What return you must file as well as when and where you file that return, depends on your status at the end of the tax year as a resident or a nonresident alien. How do i file taxes from 2009 Resident Aliens Resident aliens should file Form 1040EZ, 1040A, or 1040 at the address shown in the instructions for that form. How do i file taxes from 2009 The due date for filing the return and paying any tax due is April 15 of the year following the year for which you are filing a return (but see the Tip, later). How do i file taxes from 2009 Under U. How do i file taxes from 2009 S. How do i file taxes from 2009 immigration law, a lawful permanent resident who is required to file a tax return as a resident and fails to do so may be regarded as having abandoned status and may lose permanent resident status. How do i file taxes from 2009 Extensions of time to file. How do i file taxes from 2009   You are allowed an automatic extension to June 15 to file if your main place of business and the home you live in are outside the United States and Puerto Rico on April 15. How do i file taxes from 2009 You can get an extension of time to October 15 to file your return if you get an extension by April 15 (June 15 if you qualify for the June 15 extension). How do i file taxes from 2009 Use Form 4868 to get the extension to October 15. How do i file taxes from 2009 In addition to this 6-month extension, taxpayers who are out of the country (as defined in the Form 4868 instructions) can request a discretionary 2-month additional extension of time to file their returns (to December 15 for calendar year taxpayers). How do i file taxes from 2009 To request this extension, you must send the IRS a letter explaining the reasons why you need the additional 2 months. How do i file taxes from 2009 Send the letter by the extended due date (October 15 for calendar year taxpayers) to the following address:  Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service Center Austin, TX 73301-0215   You will not receive any notification from the IRS unless your request is denied for being untimely. How do i file taxes from 2009   The discretionary 2-month additional extension is not available to taxpayers who have an approved extension of time to file on Form 2350 (for U. How do i file taxes from 2009 S. How do i file taxes from 2009 citizens and resident aliens abroad who expect to qualify for special tax treatment). How do i file taxes from 2009    If the due date for filing falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, the due date is the next day which is not a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday. How do i file taxes from 2009 You may be able to file your return electronically. How do i file taxes from 2009 See IRS e-file in your form instructions. How do i file taxes from 2009 Nonresident Aliens Nonresident aliens who are required to file an income tax return should use Form 1040NR or, if qualified, Form 1040NR-EZ. How do i file taxes from 2009 If you are any of the following, you must file a return. How do i file taxes from 2009 A nonresident alien individual engaged or considered to be engaged in a trade or business in the United States during 2013. How do i file taxes from 2009 (But see Exceptions , later. How do i file taxes from 2009 ) You must file even if: Your income did not come from a trade or business conducted in the United States, You have no income from U. How do i file taxes from 2009 S. How do i file taxes from 2009 sources, or Your income is exempt from income tax. How do i file taxes from 2009 A nonresident alien individual not engaged in a trade or business in the United States with U. How do i file taxes from 2009 S. How do i file taxes from 2009 income on which the tax liability was not satisfied by the withholding of tax at the source. How do i file taxes from 2009 A representative or agent responsible for filing the return of an individual described in (1) or (2). How do i file taxes from 2009 A fiduciary for a nonresident alien estate or trust. How do i file taxes from 2009 You must also file if you want to: Claim a refund of overwithheld or overpaid tax, or Claim the benefit of any deductions or credits. How do i file taxes from 2009 For example, if you have no U. How do i file taxes from 2009 S. How do i file taxes from 2009 business activities but have income from real property that you choose to treat as effectively connected income (discussed in chapter 4), you must timely file a true and accurate return to take any allowable deductions against that income. How do i file taxes from 2009 For information on what is timely, see When to file for deductions and credits under When To File, later. How do i file taxes from 2009 Exceptions. How do i file taxes from 2009   You do not need to file Form 1040NR or Form 1040NR-EZ if you meet either of the following conditions. How do i file taxes from 2009 Your only U. How do i file taxes from 2009 S. How do i file taxes from 2009 trade or business was the performance of personal services, and Your wages were less than $3,900, and You have no other need to file a return to claim a refund of overwithheld taxes, to satisfy additional withholding at source, or to claim income exempt or partly exempt by treaty. How do i file taxes from 2009 You were a nonresident alien student, teacher, or trainee who was temporarily present in the United States under an “F,” “J,” “M,” or “Q” visa and you have no income that is subject to tax, such as wages, tips, scholarship and fellowship grants, dividends, etc. How do i file taxes from 2009 Even if you have left the United States and filed a Form 1040-C, U. How do i file taxes from 2009 S. How do i file taxes from 2009 Departing Alien Income Tax Return, on departure, you still must file an annual U. How do i file taxes from 2009 S. How do i file taxes from 2009 income tax return. How do i file taxes from 2009 If you are married and both you and your spouse are required to file, you must each file a separate return. How do i file taxes from 2009 Form 1040NR-EZ You can use Form 1040NR-EZ if all of the following conditions are met. How do i file taxes from 2009 You do not claim any dependents. How do i file taxes from 2009 You cannot be claimed as a dependent on someone else's U. How do i file taxes from 2009 S. How do i file taxes from 2009 tax return. How do i file taxes from 2009 If you were married, you do not claim an exemption for your spouse. How do i file taxes from 2009 Your taxable income is less than $100,000. How do i file taxes from 2009 The only itemized deduction you can claim is for state and local income taxes. How do i file taxes from 2009 Note. How do i file taxes from 2009 Residents of India who were students or business apprentices may be able to take the standard deduction instead of the itemized deduction for state and local income taxes. How do i file taxes from 2009 See chapter 5. How do i file taxes from 2009 Your only U. How do i file taxes from 2009 S. How do i file taxes from 2009 source income is from wages, salaries, tips, taxable refunds of state and local income taxes, scholarship or fellowship grants, and nontaxable interest or dividends. How do i file taxes from 2009 (If you had taxable interest or dividend income, you cannot use this form. How do i file taxes from 2009 ) You are not claiming any adjustments to income other than the student loan interest deduction or scholarship and fellowship grants excluded. How do i file taxes from 2009 You are not claiming any tax credits. How do i file taxes from 2009 This is not an “expatriation return. How do i file taxes from 2009 ” See Expatriation Tax in chapter 4. How do i file taxes from 2009 The only taxes you owe are: The income tax from the Tax Table. How do i file taxes from 2009 The social security and Medicare tax from Form 4137 or Form 8919. 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How do i file taxes from 2009 income tax withholding, you must file by the 15th day of the 6th month after your tax year ends. How do i file taxes from 2009 For the 2013 calendar year, file your return by June 16, 2014 (because June 15 is a Sunday. How do i file taxes from 2009 ) Extensions of time to file. How do i file taxes from 2009   If you cannot file your return by the due date, file Form 4868 or use one of the electronic filing options explained in the Form 4868 instructions. How do i file taxes from 2009 For the 2013 calendar year, this will extend the due date to October 15, 2014 (December 15, 2014, if the regular due date of your return is June 16, 2014). How do i file taxes from 2009 You must file the extension by the regular due date of your return. How do i file taxes from 2009   In addition to the 6-month extension to October 15, taxpayers whose main place of business is outside the United States and Puerto Rico and who live outside those jurisdictions can request a discretionary 2-month extension of time to file their returns (to December 15 for calendar year taxpayers). How do i file taxes from 2009 To request this extension, you must send the IRS a letter explaining the reasons why you need the additional 2 months. How do i file taxes from 2009 Send the letter by the extended due date (October 15 for calendar year taxpayers) to the following address: Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service Center Austin, TX 73301-0215   You will not receive any notification from the IRS unless your request is denied for being untimely. How do i file taxes from 2009 When to file for deductions and credits. 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How do i file taxes from 2009 Credit for tax paid by a mutual fund (or other regulated investment company) or a real estate investment trust on undistributed long-term capital gains. How do i file taxes from 2009 Protective return. How do i file taxes from 2009   If your activities in the United States were limited and you do not believe that you had any gross income effectively connected with a U. How do i file taxes from 2009 S. How do i file taxes from 2009 trade or business during the year, you can file a protective return (Form 1040NR) by the deadline explained above. How do i file taxes from 2009 By filing a protective return, you protect your right to receive the benefit of deductions and credits in the event it is later determined that some or all of your income is effectively connected. How do i file taxes from 2009 You are not required to report any effectively connected income or any deductions on the protective return, but you must give the reason the return is being filed. How do i file taxes from 2009   If you believe some of your activities resulted in effectively connected income, file your return reporting that income and related deductions by the regular due date. How do i file taxes from 2009 To protect your right to claim deductions or credits resulting from other activities, attach a statement to that return explaining that you wish to protect your right to claim deductions and credits if it is later determined that the other activities produced effectively connected income. How do i file taxes from 2009   You can follow the same procedure if you believe you have no U. How do i file taxes from 2009 S. How do i file taxes from 2009 tax liability because of a U. How do i file taxes from 2009 S. How do i file taxes from 2009 tax treaty. How do i file taxes from 2009 Be sure to also complete item L on page 5 of Form 1040NR. How do i file taxes from 2009 Waiver of filing deadline. How do i file taxes from 2009   The IRS may waive the filing deadline if you establish that, based on the facts and circumstances, you acted reasonably and in good faith in failing to file a U. How do i file taxes from 2009 S. How do i file taxes from 2009 income tax return (including a protective return) and you cooperate with the IRS in determining your U. How do i file taxes from 2009 S. How do i file taxes from 2009 income tax liability for the tax year for which you did not file a return. How do i file taxes from 2009 Where To File If you are not enclosing a payment, file Form 1040NR-EZ and Form 1040NR at the following address. How do i file taxes from 2009  Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service Center Austin, TX 73301-0215 If enclosing a payment, mail your return to:  Internal Revenue Service  P. How do i file taxes from 2009 O. How do i file taxes from 2009 Box 1303 Charlotte, NC 28201-1303 Aliens from the U. How do i file taxes from 2009 S. How do i file taxes from 2009 Virgin Islands. How do i file taxes from 2009    If you are a bona fide resident of the U. How do i file taxes from 2009 S. How do i file taxes from 2009 Virgin Islands during your entire tax year and work temporarily in the United States, you must pay your income taxes to the U. How do i file taxes from 2009 S. How do i file taxes from 2009 Virgin Islands and file your income tax returns at the following address. How do i file taxes from 2009 Virgin Islands Bureau of Internal Revenue 6115 Estate Smith Bay Suite 225 St. How do i file taxes from 2009 Thomas, VI 00802   Report all income from U. How do i file taxes from 2009 S. How do i file taxes from 2009 sources, as well as income from other sources, on your return. How do i file taxes from 2009 For information on filing U. How do i file taxes from 2009 S. 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How do i file taxes from 2009 S. How do i file taxes from 2009 income tax return. How do i file taxes from 2009    Bona fide residents of Guam should file their Guam returns at the following address. How do i file taxes from 2009   Department of Revenue and Taxation Government of Guam P. How do i file taxes from 2009 O. How do i file taxes from 2009 Box 23607 GMF, GU 96921    Bona fide residents of the CNMI should file their CNMI income tax returns at the following address. How do i file taxes from 2009   Department of Finance Division of Revenue and Taxation Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands P. How do i file taxes from 2009 O. How do i file taxes from 2009 Box 5234 CHRB Saipan, MP 96950   If you are not a bona fide resident of Guam or the CNMI, see Pub. How do i file taxes from 2009 570, Tax Guide for Individuals With Income From U. How do i file taxes from 2009 S. How do i file taxes from 2009 Possessions, for information on where to file your return. 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How do i file taxes from 2009 The filing requirement also applies to each person who receives in the United States currency or monetary instruments totaling more than $10,000 at one time from any place outside of the United States. How do i file taxes from 2009 The term “monetary instruments” means the following: Coin and currency of the United States or of any other country, Travelers' checks in any form, Investment securities or stock in bearer form or otherwise in such form that title to them passes upon delivery, Negotiable instruments (including checks, promissory notes, and money orders) in bearer form, endorsed without restriction, made out to a fictitious payee, or otherwise in such form that title to them passes upon delivery, and Checks, promissory notes, and money orders which are signed but on which the name of the payee has been omitted. How do i file taxes from 2009 However, the term does not include: Checks or money orders made payable to the order of a named person which have not been endorsed or which contain restrictive endorsements, Warehouse receipts, or Bills of lading. How do i file taxes from 2009 A transfer of funds through normal banking procedures (wire transfer) that does not involve the physical transportation of currency or monetary instruments is not required to be reported on FinCEN Form 105. How do i file taxes from 2009 Filing requirements. How do i file taxes from 2009   FinCEN Form 105 filing requirements follow. How do i file taxes from 2009 Recipients. How do i file taxes from 2009   Each person who receives currency or other monetary instruments in the United States must file FinCEN Form 105 within 15 days after receipt, with the Customs officer in charge at any port of entry or departure, or by mail at the following address. How do i file taxes from 2009 Commissioner of Customs  Attention: Currency Transportation Reports Washington, DC 20229 Shippers or mailers. How do i file taxes from 2009   If the currency or other monetary instrument does not accompany the person entering or departing the United States, FinCEN Form 105 can be filed by mail at the above address on or before the date of entry, departure, mailing, or shipping. How do i file taxes from 2009 Travelers. How do i file taxes from 2009   Travelers must file FinCEN Form 105 with the Customs officer in charge at any Customs port of entry or departure, when entering or departing the United States. How do i file taxes from 2009 Penalties. How do i file taxes from 2009   Civil and criminal penalties are provided for failing to file a report, filing a report containing material omissions or misstatements, or filing a false or fraudulent report. How do i file taxes from 2009 Also, the entire amount of the currency or monetary instrument may be subject to seizure and forfeiture. How do i file taxes from 2009 More information. How do i file taxes from 2009   More information regarding the filing of FinCEN Form 105 can be found in the instructions on the back of the form. How do i file taxes from 2009 Form 8938 You may have to file Form 8938, Statement of Specified Foreign Financial Assets, to report the ownership of specified foreign financial asset(s) if you are one of the following individuals. How do i file taxes from 2009 A resident alien of the United States for any part of the tax year. How do i file taxes from 2009 A resident alien of the United States who elects to be treated as a resident of a foreign country under the provisions of a U. How do i file taxes from 2009 S. How do i file taxes from 2009 income tax treaty. How do i file taxes from 2009 See Effect of Tax Treaties in chapter 1. How do i file taxes from 2009 A nonresident alien who makes an election to be treated as a resident alien for purposes of filing a joint income tax return. How do i file taxes from 2009 See chapter 1 for information about this election. How do i file taxes from 2009 A nonresident alien who is a bona fide resident of American Samoa or Puerto Rico. How do i file taxes from 2009 See Publication 570, Tax Guide for Individuals With Income From U. How do i file taxes from 2009 S. How do i file taxes from 2009 Possessions, for a definition of bona fide resident. How do i file taxes from 2009 You must file Form 8938 if the total value of those assets exceeds an applicable threshold (the “reporting threshold”). How do i file taxes from 2009 The reporting threshold varies depending on whether you live in the United States, are married, or file a joint income tax return with your spouse. How do i file taxes from 2009 Specified foreign financial assets include any financial account maintained by a foreign financial institution and, to the extent held for investment, any stock, securities, or any other interest in a foreign entity and any financial instrument or contract with an issuer or counterparty that is not a U. How do i file taxes from 2009 S. How do i file taxes from 2009 person. How do i file taxes from 2009 You may have to pay penalties if you are required to file Form 8938 and fail to do so, or if you have an understatement of tax due to any transaction involving an undisclosed foreign financial asset. How do i file taxes from 2009 More information about the filing of Form 8938 can be found in the separate instructions for Form 8938. How do i file taxes from 2009 Penalties The law provides penalties for failure to file returns or pay taxes as required. How do i file taxes from 2009 Civil Penalties If you do not file your return and pay your tax by the due date, you may have to pay a penalty. How do i file taxes from 2009 You may also have to pay a penalty if you substantially understate your tax, file a frivolous tax submission, or fail to supply your taxpayer identification number. How do i file taxes from 2009 If you provide fraudulent information on your return, you may have to pay a civil fraud penalty. How do i file taxes from 2009 Filing late. How do i file taxes from 2009   If you do not file your return by the due date (including extensions), you may have to pay a failure-to-file penalty. How do i file taxes from 2009 The penalty is based on the tax not paid by the due date (without regard to extensions). How do i file taxes from 2009 The penalty is usually 5% for each month or part of a month that a return is late, but not more than 25%. How do i file taxes from 2009 Fraud. How do i file taxes from 2009   If your failure to file is due to fraud, the penalty is 15% for each month or part of a month that your return is late, up to a maximum of 75%. How do i file taxes from 2009 Return over 60 days late. How do i file taxes from 2009   If you file your return more than 60 days after the due date or extended due date, the minimum penalty is the smaller of $135 or 100% of the unpaid tax. How do i file taxes from 2009 Exception. How do i file taxes from 2009   You will not have to pay the penalty if you show that you failed to file on time because of reasonable cause and not because of willful neglect. How do i file taxes from 2009 Paying tax late. How do i file taxes from 2009   You will have to pay a failure-to-pay penalty of ½ of 1% (. How do i file taxes from 2009 50%) of your unpaid taxes for each month, or part of a month, after the due date that the tax is not paid. How do i file taxes from 2009 This penalty does not apply during the automatic 6-month extension of time to file period, if you paid at least 90% of your actual tax liability on or before the due date of your return and pay the balance when you file the return. How do i file taxes from 2009   The monthly rate of the failure-to-pay penalty is half the usual rate (. How do i file taxes from 2009 25% instead of . How do i file taxes from 2009 50%) if an installment agreement is in effect for that month. How do i file taxes from 2009 You must have filed your return by the due date (including extensions) to qualify for this reduced penalty. How do i file taxes from 2009   If a notice of intent to levy is issued, the rate will increase to 1% at the start of the first month beginning at least 10 days after the day that the notice is issued. How do i file taxes from 2009 If a notice and demand for immediate payment is issued, the rate will increase to 1% at the start of the first month beginning after the day that the notice and demand is issued. How do i file taxes from 2009   This penalty cannot be more than 25% of your unpaid tax. How do i file taxes from 2009 You will not have to pay the penalty if you can show that you had a good reason for not paying your tax on time. How do i file taxes from 2009 Combined penalties. How do i file taxes from 2009   If both the failure-to-file penalty and the failure-to-pay penalty (discussed earlier) apply in any month, the 5% (or 15%) failure-to-file penalty is reduced by the failure-to-pay penalty. How do i file taxes from 2009 However, if you file your return more than 60 days after the due date or extended due date, the minimum penalty is the smaller of $135 or 100% of the unpaid tax. How do i file taxes from 2009 Accuracy-related penalty. 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How do i file taxes from 2009   The term “negligence” includes a failure to make a reasonable attempt to comply with the tax law or to exercise ordinary and reasonable care in preparing a return. How do i file taxes from 2009 Negligence also includes failure to keep adequate books and records. How do i file taxes from 2009 You will not have to pay a negligence penalty if you have a reasonable basis for a position you took. How do i file taxes from 2009   The term “disregard” includes any careless, reckless, or intentional disregard. How do i file taxes from 2009 Adequate disclosure. How do i file taxes from 2009   You can avoid the penalty for disregard of rules or regulations if you adequately disclose on your return a position that has at least a reasonable basis. How do i file taxes from 2009 See Disclosure statement , later. How do i file taxes from 2009   This exception will not apply to an item that is attributable to a tax shelter. How do i file taxes from 2009 In addition, it will not apply if you fail to keep adequate books and records, or substantiate items properly. How do i file taxes from 2009 Substantial understatement of income tax. How do i file taxes from 2009   You understate your tax if the tax shown on your return is less than the correct tax. How do i file taxes from 2009 The understatement is substantial if it is more than the larger of 10% of the correct tax or $5,000. How do i file taxes from 2009 However, the amount of the understatement is reduced to the extent the understatement is due to: Substantial authority, or Adequate disclosure and a reasonable basis. How do i file taxes from 2009   If an item on your return is attributable to a tax shelter, there is no reduction for an adequate disclosure. How do i file taxes from 2009 However, there is a reduction for a position with substantial authority, but only if you reasonably believed that your tax treatment was more likely than not the proper treatment. How do i file taxes from 2009 Substantial authority. How do i file taxes from 2009   Whether there is or was substantial authority for the tax treatment of an item depends on the facts and circumstances. How do i file taxes from 2009 Consideration will be given to court opinions, Treasury regulations, revenue rulings, revenue procedures, and notices and announcements issued by the IRS and published in the Internal Revenue Bulletin that involve the same or similar circumstances as yours. How do i file taxes from 2009 Disclosure statement. How do i file taxes from 2009   To adequately disclose the relevant facts about your tax treatment of an item, use Form 8275, Disclosure Statement. How do i file taxes from 2009 You must also have a reasonable basis for treating the item the way you did. How do i file taxes from 2009   In cases of substantial understatement only, items that meet the requirements of Revenue Procedure 2012-51, 2012-51 IRB 719 (or later update) are considered adequately disclosed on your return without filing Form 8275. How do i file taxes from 2009   Use Form 8275-R, Regulation Disclosure Statement, to disclose items or positions contrary to regulations. How do i file taxes from 2009 Transaction lacking economic substance. How do i file taxes from 2009   For more information on economic substance, see section 7701(o). How do i file taxes from 2009 Foreign financial asset. How do i file taxes from 2009   For more information on undisclosed foreign financial assets, see section 6662(j) or the Instructions for Form 8938. How do i file taxes from 2009 Reasonable cause. 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How do i file taxes from 2009   You will have to pay the penalty if you filed this kind of return or submission based on a frivolous position or a desire to delay or interfere with the administration of federal tax laws. How do i file taxes from 2009 This includes altering or striking out the preprinted language above the space provided for your signature. How do i file taxes from 2009   This penalty is added to any other penalty provided by law. How do i file taxes from 2009 Fraud. How do i file taxes from 2009   If there is any underpayment of tax on your return due to fraud, a penalty of 75% of the underpayment due to fraud will be added to your tax. How do i file taxes from 2009 Failure to supply taxpayer identification number. 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