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Irs tax filing Publication 584 - Additional Material Table of Contents This image is too large to be displayed in the current screen. Irs tax filing Please click the link to view the image. Irs tax filing Entrance Hall This image is too large to be displayed in the current screen. Irs tax filing Please click the link to view the image. Irs tax filing Living Room This image is too large to be displayed in the current screen. Irs tax filing Please click the link to view the image. Irs tax filing Dining Room This image is too large to be displayed in the current screen. Irs tax filing Please click the link to view the image. Irs tax filing Kitchen This image is too large to be displayed in the current screen. Irs tax filing Please click the link to view the image. Irs tax filing Den This image is too large to be displayed in the current screen. Irs tax filing Please click the link to view the image. Irs tax filing Bedrooms This image is too large to be displayed in the current screen. 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Irs tax filing If you used the entire property as your home, fill out only column (a). Irs tax filing If you used part of the property as your home and part of it for business or to produce rental income, you must allocate the entries on lines 2-9 between the personal part (column (a)) and the business/rental part (column (b)). Irs tax filing 1. Irs tax filing Description of property (Show location and date acquired. Irs tax filing )     (a)  Personal Part (b)  Business/Rental Part 2. Irs tax filing Cost or other (adjusted) basis of property (from Worksheet A)     3. Irs tax filing Insurance or other reimbursement Note. Irs tax filing If line 2 is more than line 3, skip line 4. Irs tax filing If line 3 is more than line 2, you exclude gain, and the gain is more than you can exclude, see the instructions for line 3 in the Instructions for Form 4684 for the amount to enter. Irs tax filing     4. Irs tax filing Gain from casualty. Irs tax filing If line 3 is more than line 2, enter the difference here and skip lines 5 through 9. Irs tax filing But see Next below line 9. Irs tax filing     5. Irs tax filing Fair market value before casualty     6. Irs tax filing Fair market value after casualty     7. Irs tax filing Decrease in fair market value. Irs tax filing Subtract line 6 from line 5. Irs tax filing     8. Irs tax filing Enter the smaller of line 2 or line 7 Note for business/rental part. Irs tax filing If the property was totally destroyed by casualty, enter on line 8, column (b) the amount from line 2, column (b). Irs tax filing     9. Irs tax filing Subtract line 3 from line 8. Irs tax filing If zero or less, enter -0-. Irs tax filing     Next: Transfer the entries from line 1 and lines 2-9, column (a), above to the corresponding lines on Form 4684, Section A. Irs tax filing Transfer the entries from line 1 and lines 2-9, column (b), to the corresponding lines on Form 4684, Section B. Irs tax filing Worksheet A. Irs tax filing Cost or Other (Adjusted) Basis Caution. Irs tax filing See the Worksheet A Instructions before you use this worksheet. Irs tax filing         (a) Personal Part (b) Business/Rental Part 1. Irs tax filing   Enter the purchase price of the home damaged or destroyed. Irs tax filing (If you filed Form 2119 when you originally acquired that home to postpone gain on the sale of a previous home before May 7, 1997, enter the adjusted basis of the new home from that Form 2119. Irs tax filing ) 1. Irs tax filing     2. Irs tax filing   Seller paid points for home bought after 1990. Irs tax filing Do not include any seller-paid points you already subtracted to arrive at the amount entered on line 1 2. Irs tax filing     3. Irs tax filing   Subtract line 2 from line 1 3. Irs tax filing     4. Irs tax filing   Settlement fees or closing costs. Irs tax filing (See Settlement costs in Publication 551. Irs tax filing ) If line 1 includes the adjusted basis of the new home from Form 2119, skip lines 4a-4g and 5; go to line 6. Irs tax filing         a. Irs tax filing Abstract and recording fees 4a. Irs tax filing       b. Irs tax filing Legal fees (including fees for title search and preparing documents) 4b. Irs tax filing       c. Irs tax filing Survey fees 4c. Irs tax filing       d. Irs tax filing Title insurance 4d. Irs tax filing       e. Irs tax filing Transfer or stamp taxes 4e. Irs tax filing       f. Irs tax filing Amounts that the seller owed that you agreed to pay (back taxes or interest, recording or mortgage fees, and sales commissions) 4f. Irs tax filing       g. Irs tax filing Other 4g. Irs tax filing     5. Irs tax filing   Add lines 4a through 4g 5. Irs tax filing     6. Irs tax filing   Cost of additions and improvements. Irs tax filing (See Increases to Basis in Publication 551. Irs tax filing ) Do not include any additions and improvements included on line 1 6. Irs tax filing     7. Irs tax filing   Special tax assessments paid for local improvements, such as streets and sidewalks 7. Irs tax filing     8. Irs tax filing   Other increases to basis 8. Irs tax filing     9. Irs tax filing   Add lines 3, 5, 6, 7, and 8 9. Irs tax filing     10. Irs tax filing   Depreciation allowed or allowable, related to the business use or rental of the home 10. Irs tax filing 0   11. Irs tax filing   Other decreases to basis (See Decreases to Basis in Publication 551. Irs tax filing ) 11. Irs tax filing     12. Irs tax filing   Add lines 10 and 11 12. Irs tax filing     13. Irs tax filing   Cost or other (adjusted) basis of home damaged or destroyed. Irs tax filing Subtract line 12 from line 9. Irs tax filing Enter here and on Schedule 20, line 2 13. Irs tax filing     Worksheet A Instructions. Irs tax filing If you use Worksheet A to figure the cost or other (adjusted) basis of your home, follow these instructions. Irs tax filing DO NOT use this worksheet to determine your basis if you acquired an interest in your home from a decedent who died in 2010 and whose executor filed Form 8939. Irs tax filing IF. Irs tax filing . Irs tax filing . Irs tax filing   THEN. Irs tax filing . Irs tax filing . Irs tax filing you inherited your home from a decedent who died either before or after 2010 or from a decedent who died in 2010 and whose executor did not file Form 8939. Irs tax filing 1 skip lines 1–4 of the worksheet. Irs tax filing 2 find your basis using the rules under Inherited Property in Publication 551. Irs tax filing Enter this amount on line 5 of the worksheet. Irs tax filing 3 fill out lines 6–13 of the worksheet. Irs tax filing you received your home as a gift 1 read Property Received as a Gift in Publication 551 and enter on lines 1 and 3 of the worksheet either the donor's adjusted basis or the home's fair market value at the time of the gift, whichever is appropriate. Irs tax filing 2 if you can add any federal gift tax to your basis, enter that amount on line 5 of the worksheet. Irs tax filing 3 fill out the rest of the worksheet. Irs tax filing you received your home as a trade for other property 1 enter on line 1 of the worksheet the fair market value of the other property at the time of the trade. Irs tax filing (But if you received your home as a trade for your previous home before May 7, 1997, and had a gain on the trade that you postponed using Form 2119, enter on line 1 of the worksheet the adjusted basis of the new home from that Form 2119. Irs tax filing ) 2 fill out the rest of the worksheet. Irs tax filing you built your home 1 add the purchase price of the land and the cost of building the home. Irs tax filing Enter that total on line 1 of the worksheet. Irs tax filing (However, if you filed a Form 2119 to postpone gain on the sale of a previous home before May 7, 1997, enter on line 1 of the worksheet the adjusted basis of the new home from that Form 2119. Irs tax filing ) 2 fill out the rest of the worksheet. Irs tax filing you received your home from your spouse after July 18, 1984 1 skip lines 1–4 of the worksheet. Irs tax filing 2 enter on line 5 of the worksheet your spouse's cost or other (adjusted) basis in the home just before you received it. Irs tax filing 3 fill out lines 6–13 of the worksheet, making adjustments to basis only for events after the transfer. Irs tax filing you owned a home jointly with your spouse, who transferred his or her interest in the home to you after July 18, 1984     fill out one worksheet, making adjustments to basis for events both before and after the transfer. Irs tax filing   you received your home from your spouse before July 19, 1984 1 skip lines 1–4 of the worksheet. Irs tax filing 2 enter on line 5 of the worksheet the home's fair market value at the time you received it. Irs tax filing 3 fill out lines 6–13 of the worksheet, making adjustments to basis only for events after the transfer. Irs tax filing you owned a home jointly with your spouse, and your spouse transferred his or her interest in the home to you before July 19, 1984 1 fill out a worksheet, lines 1–13, making adjustments to basis only for events before the transfer. Irs tax filing 2 multiply the amount on line 13 of that worksheet by 50% (0. Irs tax filing 50) to get the adjusted basis of your half-interest at the time of the transfer. Irs tax filing 3 multiply the fair market value of the home at the time of the transfer by 50% (0. Irs tax filing 50). Irs tax filing Generally, this is the basis of the half-interest that your spouse owned. Irs tax filing 4 add the amounts from steps 2 and 3 and enter the total on line 5 of a second worksheet. Irs tax filing 5 complete lines 6–13 of the second worksheet, making adjustments to basis only for events after the transfer. Irs tax filing you owned your home jointly with a nonspouse 1 fill out lines 1–13 of the worksheet. Irs tax filing 2 multiply the amount on line 13 by your percentage of ownership to get the adjusted basis of your part-interest. Irs tax filing Worksheet A Instructions. Irs tax filing (Continued) IF. Irs tax filing . Irs tax filing . Irs tax filing   THEN. Irs tax filing . Irs tax filing . Irs tax filing you owned your home jointly with your spouse who died before 2010 and before the casualty 1 fill out a worksheet, lines 1–13, including adjustments to basis only for events before your spouse's death. Irs tax filing 2 multiply the amount on line 13 of that worksheet by 50% (0. Irs tax filing 50) to get the adjusted basis of your half-interest on the date of death. Irs tax filing 3 figure the basis for the half-interest owned by your spouse. Irs tax filing This is one-half of the fair market value on the date of death (or later alternate valuation used for estate or inheritance tax). Irs tax filing (The basis in your half will remain one-half of the adjusted basis determined in step 2. Irs tax filing ) 4 add the amounts from steps 2 and 3 and enter the total on line 5 of a second worksheet. Irs tax filing 5 complete lines 6–13 of the second worksheet, making adjustments to basis only for events after your spouse's death. Irs tax filing you owned your home jointly with your spouse who died before 2010 and before the casualty, and your permanent legal home is in a community property state 1 skip lines 1–4 of the worksheet. Irs tax filing 2 enter the amount of your basis on line 5 of the worksheet. Irs tax filing Generally, this is the fair market value of the home at the time of death. Irs tax filing (But see Community Property in Publication 551 for special rules. Irs tax filing ) 3 fill out lines 6–13 of the worksheet, making adjustments to basis only for events after your spouse's death. Irs tax filing you owned your home jointly with a nonspouse who died before 2010 and before the casualty 1 fill out lines 1–13 of the worksheet, including adjustments to basis only for events before the co-owner's death. Irs tax filing 2 multiply the amount on line 13 by your percentage of ownership to get the adjusted basis of your part-interest on the date of death. Irs tax filing 3 multiply the fair market value on the date of death (or later alternate valuation used for estate or inheritance tax) by the co-owner's percentage of ownership. Irs tax filing This is the basis for the co-owner's part-interest. Irs tax filing 4 add the amounts from steps 2 and 3 and enter the total on line 5 of a second worksheet. Irs tax filing 5 complete lines 6–13 of the second worksheet, including adjustments to basis only for events after the co-owner's death. Irs tax filing your home was ever damaged as a result of a prior casualty 1 on line 8 of the worksheet, enter any amounts you spent to restore the home to its condition before the prior casualty. Irs tax filing 2 on line 11 enter: any insurance reimbursements you received (or expect to receive) for the prior loss,  and any deductible casualty losses from prior years not covered by insurance. Irs tax filing the person who sold you your home paid points on your loan and you bought your home after 1990 but before April 4, 1994. Irs tax filing   on line 2 enter the seller-paid points only if you deducted them as home mortgage interest in the year paid (unless you used the seller-paid points to reduce the amount on line 1). Irs tax filing the person who sold you your home paid points on your loan and you bought your home after April 3, 1994   on line 2 enter the seller-paid points even if you did not deduct them (unless you used the seller-paid points to reduce the amount on line 1). Irs tax filing you used part of the property as your home and part of it for business or to produce rental income   you must allocate the entries on Worksheet A between the personal part (column (a)) and the business/rental part (column (b)). Irs tax filing none of these items apply   fill out the entire worksheet. Irs tax filing Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications
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Cyber security, phishing, worms, firewalls, Trojan horses, hackers, and viruses seem to be in the news every day. Plus warnings to update your virus protection, watch out for online scams, protect your privacy, and watch what you click on are everywhere. But what does it all mean? And what can you do to safeguard access to your computer and to protect yourself and your family? What is this all about?

The first step in protecting yourself is to recognize the risks and become familiar with some of the terminology associated with cyber security. The Department of Homeland Security created this list of terms: Hacker, attacker, or intruder - These terms are applied to the people who seek to exploit weaknesses in software and computer systems for their own gain. Although their intentions are sometimes fairly benign and motivated solely by curiosity, their actions are typically in violation of the intended use of the systems they are exploiting. The results can range from mere mischief (creating a virus with no intentionally negative impact) to malicious (stealing or altering information).

Malicious code includes code such as viruses, worms, and Trojan horses. Although some people use these terms interchangeably, they have unique characteristics:

  • Viruses - This type of malicious code requires you to actually do something before it infects your computer. This action could be opening an email attachment or going to a particular web page.
  • Worms - Worms propagate without you r doing anything. They typically start by exploiting a software vulnerability (a flaw that allows the software's intended security policy to be violated). Then once the victim computer has been infected, the worm will attempt to find and infect other computers. Similar to viruses, worms can propagate via email, web sites, or network-based software. The automated self-propagation of worms distinguishes them from viruses.
  • Trojan horses - A Trojan horse program is software that claims to do one thing while, in fact, doing something different behind the scenes. For example, a program that claims it will speed up your computer may actually be sending your confidential information to an intruder.
  • Spyware - This sneaky software rides its way onto computers when you download screensavers, games, music, and other applications. Spyware sends information about what you're doing on the Internet to a third-party, usually to target you with pop-up ads. Browsers enable you to block pop-ups. You can also install anti-spyware to stop this threat to your privacy.

Minimize Access to Your Information

It is probably easy for you to identify people who could gain physical access to your computer—family members, roommates, co-workers, members of a cleaning crew, and maybe some others. But identifying the people who could gain remote access to your computer becomes much more difficult. As long as you have a computer and connect it to a network or the internet, you are vulnerable to someone or something else accessing or corrupting your information. Luckily, you can develop habits that make it more difficult.

Lock or log-off your computer when you are away from it. This prevents another person from waiting for you to leave and then sitting down at your computer and accessing all of your information.

To be really secure, disconnect your computer from the Internet when you aren't using it. DSL and cable modems make it possible for users to be online all the time, but this convenience comes with risks. The likelihood that attackers or viruses scanning the network for available computers will target your computer becomes much higher if your computer is always connected.

Evaluate your security settings. It is important to examine your computer's settings, especially the security settings, and select options that meet your needs without putting you at increased risk. Many, but not all Internet providers offer free security software. If you don't receive free software, you should consider buying a commercial product that includes virus scan, firewall, and pop-up blockers. You should also be aware of your Internet cookies setting. Cookies are short pieces of data used by web servers to identify users. Some cookies are useful for storing images and data from websites that you frequent, but others are malicious and collect information about you. You'll have to decide how much risk from cookies you can accept. Finally, if you install a patch or a new version of software, or if you hear of something that might affect your settings, reevaluate your settings to make sure they are still appropriate.

Look for a privacy policy statement or seal that indicates the site abides by privacy standards. Take time to read how your privacy is protected.

Look for signals that you are using a secure web page. A secure site encrypts or scrambles personal information so it cannot be easily intercepted. Signals include a screen notice that says you are on a secure site, a closed lock or unbroken key in the bottom corner of your screen, or the first letters of the Internet address you are viewing changes from "http" to "https."

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What if Your Online Privacy is Compromised?

If you believe you might have revealed sensitive information about your organization, report it to the appropriate people within the organization, including network administrators. They can be alert for any suspicious or unusual activity.

If you believe your financial accounts may be compromised, contact your financial institution immediately and close any accounts that may have been compromised. Watch for any unexplainable charges to your account.

Check your credit reports for unusual activity.

Report your situation to local police, and file a report with the Federal Trade Commission.

Protecting Children Online

The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act requires commercial websites to obtain parental consent before collecting, using, or disclosing personal information from children under 13. For more information, contact the FTC about Children's Privacy.

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Irs tax filing 8. Irs tax filing   Distributions and Rollovers Table of Contents DistributionsMinimum Required Distributions No Special 10-Year Tax Option Transfer of Interest in 403(b) ContractAfter-tax contributions. Irs tax filing Permissive service credit. Irs tax filing Tax-Free RolloversHardship exception to rollover rules. Irs tax filing Eligible retirement plans. Irs tax filing Nonqualifying distributions. Irs tax filing Second rollover. Irs tax filing Gift Tax Distributions Permissible distributions. Irs tax filing   Generally, a distribution cannot be made from a 403(b) account until the employee: Reaches age 59½, Has a severance from employment, Dies, Becomes disabled, In the case of elective deferrals, encounters financial hardship, or Has a qualified reservist distribution. Irs tax filing In most cases, the payments you receive or that are made available to you under your 403(b) account are taxable in full as ordinary income. Irs tax filing In general, the same tax rules apply to distributions from 403(b) plans that apply to distributions from other retirement plans. Irs tax filing These rules are explained in Publication 575. Irs tax filing Publication 575 also discusses the additional tax on early distributions from retirement plans. Irs tax filing Retired public safety officers. Irs tax filing   If you are an eligible retired public safety officer, distributions of up to $3,000, made directly from your 403(b) plan to pay accident, health, or long-term care insurance, are not included in your taxable income. Irs tax filing The premiums can be for you, your spouse, or your dependents. Irs tax filing   A public safety officer is a law enforcement officer, fire fighter, chaplain, or member of a rescue squad or ambulance crew. Irs tax filing   For additional information, see Publication 575. Irs tax filing Distribution for active reservist. Irs tax filing   The 10% penalty for early withdrawals will not apply to a qualified reservist distribution attributable to elective deferrals from a 403(b) plan. Irs tax filing A qualified reservist distribution is a distribution that is made: To an individual who is a reservist or national guardsman and who was ordered or called to active duty for a period in excess of 179 days or for an indefinite period; and During the period beginning on the date of the order or call to duty and ending at the close of the active duty period. Irs tax filing Minimum Required Distributions You must receive all, or at least a certain minimum, of your interest accruing after 1986 in the 403(b) plan by April 1 of the calendar year following the later of the calendar year in which you become age 70½, or the calendar year in which you retire. Irs tax filing Check with your employer, plan administrator, or provider to find out whether this rule also applies to pre-1987 accruals. Irs tax filing If not, a minimum amount of these accruals must begin to be distributed by the later of the end of the calendar year in which you reach age 75 or April 1 of the calendar year following retirement. Irs tax filing For each year thereafter, the minimum distribution must be made by the last day of the year. Irs tax filing If you do not receive the required minimum distribution, you are subject to a nondeductible 50% excise tax on the difference between the required minimum distribution and the amount actually distributed. Irs tax filing No Special 10-Year Tax Option A distribution from a 403(b) plan does not qualify as a lump-sum distribution. Irs tax filing This means you cannot use the special 10-year tax option to calculate the taxable portion of a 403(b) distribution. Irs tax filing For more information, see Publication 575. Irs tax filing Transfer of Interest in 403(b) Contract Contract exchanges. Irs tax filing   If you transfer all or part of your interest from a 403(b) contract to another 403(b) contract (held in the same plan), the transfer is tax free, and is referred to as a contract exchange. Irs tax filing This was previously known as a 90-24 transfer. Irs tax filing A contract exchange is similar to a 90-24 transfer with one major difference. Irs tax filing Previously, you were able to accomplish the transfer without your employer’s involvement. Irs tax filing After September 24, 2007, all such transfers are accomplished through a contract exchange requiring your employer’s involvement. Irs tax filing In addition, the plan must provide for the exchange and the transferred interest must be subject to the same or stricter distribution restrictions. Irs tax filing Finally, your accumulated benefit after the exchange must be equal to what it was before the exchange. Irs tax filing   Transfers that do not satisfy this rule are plan distributions and are generally taxable as ordinary income. Irs tax filing Plan-to-plan transfers. Irs tax filing   You may also transfer part or all of your interest from a 403(b) plan to another 403(b) plan if you are an employee of (or were formerly employed by) the employer of the plan to which you would like to transfer. Irs tax filing Both the initial plan and the receiving plan must provide for transfers. Irs tax filing Your accumulated benefit after the transfer must be at least equal to what it was before the transfer. Irs tax filing The new plan’s restrictions on distributions must be the same or stricter than those of the original plan. Irs tax filing Tax-free transfers for certain cash distributions. Irs tax filing   A tax-free transfer may also apply to a cash distribution of your 403(b) account from an insurance company that is subject to a rehabilitation, conservatorship, insolvency, or similar state proceeding. Irs tax filing To receive tax-free treatment, you must do all of the following: Withdraw all the cash to which you are entitled in full settlement of your contract rights or, if less, the maximum permitted by the state. Irs tax filing Reinvest the cash distribution in a single policy or contract issued by another insurance company or in a single custodial account subject to the same or stricter distribution restrictions as the original contract not later than 60 days after you receive the cash distribution. Irs tax filing Assign all future distribution rights to the new contract or account for investment in that contract or account if you received an amount that is less than what you are entitled to because of state restrictions. Irs tax filing   In addition to the preceding requirements, you must provide the new insurer with a written statement containing all of the following information: The gross amount of cash distributed under the old contract. Irs tax filing The amount of cash reinvested in the new contract. Irs tax filing Your investment in the old contract on the date you receive your first cash distribution. Irs tax filing   Also, you must attach the following items to your timely filed income tax return in the year you receive the first distribution of cash. Irs tax filing A copy of the statement you gave the new insurer. Irs tax filing A statement that includes: The words ELECTION UNDER REV. Irs tax filing PROC. Irs tax filing 92-44, The name of the company that issued the new contract, and The new policy number. Irs tax filing Direct trustee-to-trustee transfer. Irs tax filing   If you make a direct trustee-to-trustee transfer, from your governmental 403(b) account to a defined benefit governmental plan, it may not be includible in gross income. Irs tax filing   The transfer amount is not includible in gross income if it is made to: Purchase permissive service credits, or Repay contributions and earnings that were previously refunded under a forfeiture of service credit under the plan, or under another plan maintained by a state or local government employer within the same state. Irs tax filing After-tax contributions. Irs tax filing   For distributions beginning after December 31, 2006, after-tax contributions can be rolled over between a 403(b) plan and a defined benefit plan, IRA, or a defined contribution plan. Irs tax filing If the rollover is to or from a 403(b) plan, it must occur through a direct trustee-to-trustee transfer. Irs tax filing Permissive service credit. Irs tax filing   A permissive service credit is credit for a period of service recognized by a defined benefit governmental plan only if you voluntarily contribute to the plan an amount that does not exceed the amount necessary to fund the benefit attributable to the period of service and the amount contributed is in addition to the regular employee contribution, if any, under the plan. Irs tax filing   A permissive service credit may also include service credit for up to 5 years where there is no performance of service, or service credited to provide an increased benefit for service credit which a participant is receiving under the plan. Irs tax filing   Check with your plan administrator as to the type and extent of service that may be purchased by this transfer. Irs tax filing Tax-Free Rollovers You can generally roll over tax free all or any part of a distribution from a 403(b) plan to a traditional IRA or a non-Roth eligible retirement plan, except for any nonqualifying distributions, described later. Irs tax filing You may also roll over any part of a distribution from a 403(b) plan by converting it through a direct rollover, described below, to a Roth IRA. Irs tax filing Conversion amounts are generally includible in your taxable income in the year of the distribution from your 403(b) account. Irs tax filing See Publication 590 for more information about conversion into a Roth IRA. Irs tax filing Note. Irs tax filing A participant is required to roll over distribution amounts received within 60 days in order for the amount to be treated as nontaxable. Irs tax filing Distribution amounts that are rolled over within the 60 days are not subject to the 10% early distribution penalty. Irs tax filing Rollovers to and from 403(b) plans. Irs tax filing   You can generally roll over tax free all or any part of a distribution from an eligible retirement plan to a 403(b) plan. Irs tax filing Beginning January 1, 2008, distributions from tax-qualified retirement plans and tax-sheltered annuities can be converted by making a direct rollover into a Roth IRA subject to the restrictions that currently apply to rollovers from a traditional IRA into a Roth IRA. Irs tax filing Converted amounts are generally includible in your taxable income in the year of the distribution from your 403(b) account. Irs tax filing See Publication 590 for more information on conversion into a Roth IRA. Irs tax filing   If a distribution includes both pre-tax contributions and after-tax contributions, the portion of the distribution that is rolled over is treated as consisting first of pre-tax amounts (contributions and earnings that would be includible in income if no rollover occurred). Irs tax filing This means that if you roll over an amount that is at least as much as the pre-tax portion of the distribution, you do not have to include any of the distribution in income. Irs tax filing   For more information on rollovers and eligible retirement plans, see Publication 575. Irs tax filing If you roll over money or other property from a 403(b) plan to an eligible retirement plan, see Publication 575 for information about possible effects on later distributions from the eligible retirement plan. Irs tax filing Hardship exception to rollover rules. Irs tax filing   The IRS may waive the 60-day rollover period if the failure to waive such requirement would be against equity or good conscience, including cases of casualty, disaster, or other events beyond the reasonable control of an individual. Irs tax filing   To obtain a hardship exception, you must apply to the IRS for a waiver of the 60-day rollover requirement. Irs tax filing You apply for the waiver by following the general instructions used in requesting a letter ruling. Irs tax filing These instructions are stated in Revenue Procedure 2013-4, 2013-1 I. Irs tax filing R. Irs tax filing B. Irs tax filing 126 available at www. Irs tax filing irs. Irs tax filing gov/irb/2013-01_IRB/ar09. Irs tax filing html, or see the latest annual update. Irs tax filing You must also pay a user fee with the application. Irs tax filing The user fee for a rollover that is less than $50,000 is $500. Irs tax filing For rollovers that are $50,000 or more, see Revenue Procedure 2013-8, 2013-1 I. Irs tax filing R. Irs tax filing B. Irs tax filing 237 available at www. Irs tax filing irs. Irs tax filing gov/irb/2013-01_IRB/ar13. Irs tax filing html, or see the latest annual update. Irs tax filing   In determining whether to grant a waiver, the IRS will consider all relevant facts and circumstances, including: Whether errors were made by the financial institution; Whether you were unable to complete the rollover due to death, disability, hospitalization, incarceration, restrictions imposed by a foreign country, or postal error; Whether you used the amount distributed (for example, in the case of payment by check, whether you cashed the check); and How much time has passed since the date of distribution. Irs tax filing   For additional information on rollovers, see Publication 590. Irs tax filing Eligible retirement plans. Irs tax filing   The following are considered eligible retirement plans. Irs tax filing Individual retirement arrangements. Irs tax filing Roth IRA. Irs tax filing 403(b) plans. Irs tax filing Government eligible 457 plans. Irs tax filing Qualified retirement plans. Irs tax filing  If the distribution is from a designated Roth account, then the only eligible retirement plan is another designated Roth account or a Roth IRA. Irs tax filing Nonqualifying distributions. Irs tax filing   You cannot roll over tax free: Minimum required distributions (generally required to begin at age 70½), Substantially equal payments over your life or life expectancy, Substantially equal payments over the joint lives or life expectancies of your beneficiary and you, Substantially equal payments for a period of 10 years or more, Hardship distributions, or Corrective distributions of excess contributions or excess deferrals, and any income allocable to the excess, or excess annual additions and any allocable gains. Irs tax filing Rollover of nontaxable amounts. Irs tax filing    You may be able to roll over the nontaxable part of a distribution (such as your after-tax contributions) made to another eligible retirement plan, traditional IRA, or Roth IRA. Irs tax filing The transfer must be made either through a direct rollover to an eligible plan that separately accounts for the taxable and nontaxable parts of the rollover or through a rollover to a traditional IRA or Roth IRA. Irs tax filing   If you roll over only part of a distribution that includes both taxable and nontaxable amounts, the amount you roll over is treated as coming first from the taxable part of the distribution. Irs tax filing Direct rollovers of 403(b) plan distributions. Irs tax filing   You have the option of having your 403(b) plan make the rollover directly to a traditional IRA, Roth IRA, or new plan. Irs tax filing Before you receive a distribution, your plan will give you information on this. Irs tax filing It is generally to your advantage to choose this option because your plan will not withhold tax on the distribution if you choose it. Irs tax filing Distribution received by you. Irs tax filing   If you receive a distribution that qualifies to be rolled over, you can roll over all or any part of the distribution. Irs tax filing Generally, you will receive only 80% of the distribution because 20% must be withheld. Irs tax filing If you roll over only the 80% you receive, you must pay tax on the 20% you did not roll over. Irs tax filing You can replace the 20% that was withheld with other money within the 60-day period to make a 100% rollover. Irs tax filing Voluntary deductible contributions. Irs tax filing   For tax years 1982 through 1986, employees could make deductible contributions to a 403(b) plan under the individual retirement arrangement (IRA) rules instead of deducting contributions to a traditional IRA. Irs tax filing   If you made voluntary deductible contributions to a 403(b) plan under these traditional IRA rules, the distribution of all or part of the accumulated deductible contributions may be rolled over if it otherwise qualifies as a distribution you can roll over. Irs tax filing Accumulated deductible contributions are the deductible contributions: Plus Income allocable to the contributions, Gain allocable to the contributions, and Minus Expenses and losses allocable to the contributions, and Distributions from the contributions, income, or gain. Irs tax filing Excess employer contributions. Irs tax filing   The portion of a distribution from a 403(b) plan transferred to a traditional IRA that was previously included in income as excess employer contributions (discussed earlier) is not an eligible rollover distribution. Irs tax filing   Its transfer does not affect the rollover treatment of the eligible portion of the transferred amounts. Irs tax filing However, the ineligible portion is subject to the traditional IRA contribution limits and may create an excess IRA contribution subject to a 6% excise tax (see chapter 1 of Publication 590). Irs tax filing Qualified domestic relations order. Irs tax filing   You may be able to roll over tax free all or any part of an eligible rollover distribution from a 403(b) plan that you receive under a qualified domestic relations order (QDRO). Irs tax filing If you receive the interest in the 403(b) plan as an employee's spouse or former spouse under a QDRO, all of the rollover rules apply to you as if you were the employee. Irs tax filing You can roll over your interest in the plan to a traditional IRA or another 403(b) plan. Irs tax filing For more information on the treatment of an interest received under a QDRO, see Publication 575. Irs tax filing Spouses of deceased employees. Irs tax filing   If you are the spouse of a deceased employee, you can roll over the qualifying distribution attributable to the employee. Irs tax filing You can make the rollover to any eligible retirement plan. Irs tax filing   After you roll money and other property over from a 403(b) plan to an eligible retirement plan, and you take a distribution from that plan, you will not be eligible to receive the capital gain treatment or the special averaging treatment for the distribution. Irs tax filing Second rollover. Irs tax filing   If you roll over a qualifying distribution to a traditional IRA, you can, if certain conditions are satisfied, later roll the distribution into another 403(b) plan. Irs tax filing For more information, see IRA as a holding account (conduit IRA) for rollovers to other eligible plans in chapter 1 of Publication 590. Irs tax filing Nonspouse beneficiary. Irs tax filing   A nonspouse beneficiary may make a direct rollover of a distribution from a 403(b) plan of a deceased participant if the rollover is a direct transfer to an inherited IRA established to receive the distribution. Irs tax filing If the rollover is a direct trustee-to-trustee transfer to an IRA established to receive the distribution: The transfer will be treated as an eligible rollover distribution. Irs tax filing The IRA will be considered an inherited account. Irs tax filing The required minimum distribution rules that apply in instances where the participant dies before the entire interest is distributed will apply to the transferred IRA. Irs tax filing    For more information on IRAs, see Publication 590. Irs tax filing Frozen deposits. Irs tax filing   The 60-day period usually allowed for completing a rollover is extended for any time that the amount distributed is a frozen deposit in a financial institution. Irs tax filing The 60-day period cannot end earlier than 10 days after the deposit ceases to be a frozen deposit. Irs tax filing   A frozen deposit is any deposit that on any day during the 60-day period cannot be withdrawn because: The financial institution is bankrupt or insolvent, or The state where the institution is located has placed limits on withdrawals because one or more banks in the state are (or are about to be) bankrupt or insolvent. Irs tax filing Gift Tax If, by choosing or not choosing an election, or option, you provide an annuity for your beneficiary at or after your death, you may have made a taxable gift equal to the value of the annuity. Irs tax filing Joint and survivor annuity. Irs tax filing   If the gift is an interest in a joint and survivor annuity where only you and your spouse have the right to receive payments, the gift will generally be treated as qualifying for the unlimited marital deduction. Irs tax filing More information. Irs tax filing   For information on the gift tax, see Publication 559, Survivors, Executors, and Administrators. Irs tax filing Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications