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2012 1040 income tax form Índice Pérdidas en ciertas actividades madereras, retroactivación a 5 años, Traspaso a 5 años de NOL por ciertas pérdidas en actividades madereras. 2012 1040 income tax form A Actividad maderera: Costos de reforestación, Costos de Reforestación Retroactivación a 5 años de NOL, Costos de Reforestación Apógrafo de la declaración de impuestos, solicitud de, Solicitud de apógrafo de la declaración de impuestos. 2012 1040 income tax form Ayuda: Ayuda especial del IRS, Cómo Obtener Ayuda con los Impuestos Cibersitio del IRS, Cómo Obtener Ayuda con los Impuestos Cómo obtener, Cómo Obtener Ayuda con los Impuestos Teléfono, Cómo Obtener Ayuda con los Impuestos C Cancelación de endeudamiento, Exclusión de Ciertas Cancelaciones de Endeudamiento por Motivos del Huracán Katrina Cibersitio del IRS, Servicios gratis con los impuestos. 2012 1040 income tax form Contribuciones caritativas, Suspensión Temporal de los Límites sobre las Contribuciones Caritativas Contribuyentes afectados, Contribuyentes afectados. 2012 1040 income tax form Conversión involuntaria (ver Plazo de reposición para que las ganancias no sean reconocidas) Copia de su declaración de impuestos, solicitud de, Solicitud de copia de la declaración de impuestos. 2012 1040 income tax form Costos de demolición, Costos de Demolición y Limpieza Costos de limpieza, Costos de Demolición y Limpieza Costos de reforestación, Costos de Reforestación Crédito Hope (ver Créditos por enseñanza superior) Crédito perpétuo (vitalicio) por aprendizaje (ver Créditos por enseñanza superior) Crédito por ingreso del trabajo, Crédito por Ingreso del Trabajo y Crédito Tributario por Hijos Crédito por la retención de empleados, Créditos por la Retención de Empleados Crédito por oportunidad de trabajo, Crédito por Oportunidad de Trabajo Crédito por vivienda para afectados por el huracán Katrina, Crédito por Vivienda del Huracán Katrina Crédito tributario por hijos, Crédito por Ingreso del Trabajo y Crédito Tributario por Hijos Crédito tributario por rehabilitación, Aumento del Crédito Tributario por Rehabilitación Créditos por enseñanza superior, Créditos Tributarios por Enseñanza Superior Créditos: Enseñanza superior, Créditos Tributarios por Enseñanza Superior Impuesto por rehabilitación, Aumento del Crédito Tributario por Rehabilitación Ingreso del trabajo, Crédito por Ingreso del Trabajo y Crédito Tributario por Hijos Oportunidad de trabajo, Crédito por Oportunidad de Trabajo Retención de empleados , Créditos por la Retención de Empleados Tributario por hijos, Crédito por Ingreso del Trabajo y Crédito Tributario por Hijos Vivienda para afectados por el huracán Katrina, Crédito por Vivienda del Huracán Katrina Cuentas IRA y otros planes de jubilación, Las Cuentas IRA y Otros Planes de Jubilación D Declaración de impuestos: Solicitud de apógrafo, Solicitud de apógrafo de la declaración de impuestos. 2012 1040 income tax form Solicitud de una copia, Solicitud de copia de la declaración de impuestos. 2012 1040 income tax form Deducción caritativa: Inventario de alimentos, Deducción Caritativa por Contribuciones de Inventario de Alimentos Inventario de libros, Deducción Caritativa por Contribuciones de Inventarios de Libros a Escuelas Públicas Deducción conforme a la sección 179, Mayor Deducción Conforme a la Sección 179 Defensor del contribuyente, Poniéndose en contacto con el Defensor del Contribuyente. 2012 1040 income tax form Depreciación : Asignación especial , Asignación (Descuento) Especial de Depreciación Depreciación: Propiedad calificada de la Zona GO, Propiedad calificada de la Zona GO. 2012 1040 income tax form Distribución calificada por motivos del huracán, Distribución calificada por motivos del huracán. 2012 1040 income tax form Distribuciones: Compra o construcción de una vivienda, Reintegro de Distribuciones Calificadas por la Compra o Construcción de un Hogar Principal Huracán calificado, Distribución calificada por motivos del huracán. 2012 1040 income tax form Reintegro de, Reintegro de Distribuciones Calificadas por Motivos de un Huracán Tributación de, Tributación de Distribuciones Calificadas por Motivos de un Huracán E Exención adicional por provisión de vivienda, Exenciones Adicionales por la Provisión de Vivienda para Personas que Tuvieron que Abandonar sus Hogares por Causa del Huracán Katrina F Fechas de vencimiento, prorrogadas, Prórrogas de las Fechas de Vencimiento Tributarias I Internet: Cibersitio del IRS, Servicios gratis con los impuestos. 2012 1040 income tax form Inventario de alimentos, deducción caritativa por , Deducción Caritativa por Contribuciones de Inventario de Alimentos Inventario de libros, deducción caritativa por, Deducción Caritativa por Contribuciones de Inventarios de Libros a Escuelas Públicas P Pérdida calificada en una Zona GO, Pérdida calificada en una Zona GO. 2012 1040 income tax form Pérdidas netas de operación , Pérdidas Netas de Operación Pérdidas por hechos fortuitos y robos, 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2012 1040 income tax form 30. 2012 1040 income tax form   How To Figure Your Tax Table of Contents Introduction Figuring Your Tax Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT) Tax Figured by IRSFiling the Return Introduction After you have figured your income and deductions as explained in Parts One through Five, your next step is to figure your tax. 2012 1040 income tax form This chapter discusses: The general steps you take to figure your tax, An additional tax you may have to pay called the alternative minimum tax (AMT), and The conditions you must meet if you want the IRS to figure your tax. 2012 1040 income tax form Figuring Your Tax Your income tax is based on your taxable income. 2012 1040 income tax form After you figure your income tax and AMT, if any, subtract your tax credits and add any other taxes you may owe. 2012 1040 income tax form The result is your total tax. 2012 1040 income tax form Compare your total tax with your total payments to determine whether you are entitled to a refund or if you must make a payment. 2012 1040 income tax form This section provides a general outline of how to figure your tax. 2012 1040 income tax form You can find step-by-step directions in the Instructions for Forms 1040EZ, 1040A, and 1040. 2012 1040 income tax form If you are unsure of which tax form you should file, see Which Form Should I Use? in chapter 1. 2012 1040 income tax form Tax. 2012 1040 income tax form   Most taxpayers use either the Tax Table or the Tax Computation Worksheet to figure their income tax. 2012 1040 income tax form However, there are special methods if your income includes any of the following items. 2012 1040 income tax form A net capital gain. 2012 1040 income tax form (See chapter 16. 2012 1040 income tax form ) Qualified dividends taxed at the same rates as a net capital gain. 2012 1040 income tax form (See chapters 8 and 16. 2012 1040 income tax form ) Lump-sum distributions. 2012 1040 income tax form (See chapter 10. 2012 1040 income tax form ) Farming or fishing income. 2012 1040 income tax form (See Schedule J (Form 1040), Income Averaging for Farmers and Fishermen. 2012 1040 income tax form ) Unearned income over $2,000 for certain children. 2012 1040 income tax form (See chapter 31. 2012 1040 income tax form ) Parents' election to report child's interest and dividends. 2012 1040 income tax form (See chapter 31. 2012 1040 income tax form ) Foreign earned income exclusion or the housing exclusion. 2012 1040 income tax form (See Form 2555, Foreign Earned Income, or Form 2555-EZ, Foreign Earned Income Exclusion, and the Foreign Earned Income Tax Worksheet in the Form 1040 instructions. 2012 1040 income tax form ) Credits. 2012 1040 income tax form   After you figure your income tax and any AMT (discussed later), determine if you are eligible for any tax credits. 2012 1040 income tax form Eligibility information for these tax credits is discussed in chapters 32 through 37 and your form instructions. 2012 1040 income tax form The following table lists the credits you may be able to subtract from your tax and shows where you can find more information on each credit. 2012 1040 income tax form CREDITS For information on: See  chapter: Adoption 37 Alternative motor vehicle 37 Alternative fuel vehicle refueling  property 37 Child and dependent care 32 Child tax 34 Credit to holders of tax credit  bonds 37 Education 35 Elderly or disabled 33 Electric vehicle 37 Foreign tax 37 Mortgage interest 37 Prior year minimum tax 37 Residential energy 37 Retirement savings contributions 37   Some credits (such as the earned income credit) are not listed because they are treated as payments. 2012 1040 income tax form See Payments , later. 2012 1040 income tax form   There are other credits that are not discussed in this publication. 2012 1040 income tax form These include the following credits. 2012 1040 income tax form General business credit, which is made up of several separate business-related credits. 2012 1040 income tax form These generally are reported on Form 3800, General Business Credit, and are discussed in chapter 4 of Publication 334, Tax Guide for Small Business. 2012 1040 income tax form Renewable electricity, refined coal, and Indian coal production credit for electricity and refined coal produced at facilities placed in service after October 22, 2004 (after October 2, 2008, for electricity produced from marine and hydrokinetic renewables), and Indian coal produced at facilities placed in service after August 8, 2005. 2012 1040 income tax form See Form 8835, Part II. 2012 1040 income tax form Work opportunity credit. 2012 1040 income tax form See Form 5884. 2012 1040 income tax form Credit for employer social security and Medicare taxes paid on certain employee tips. 2012 1040 income tax form See Form 8846. 2012 1040 income tax form Other taxes. 2012 1040 income tax form   After you subtract your tax credits, determine whether there are any other taxes you must pay. 2012 1040 income tax form This chapter does not explain these other taxes. 2012 1040 income tax form You can find that information in other chapters of this publication and your form instructions. 2012 1040 income tax form See the following table for other taxes you may need to add to your income tax. 2012 1040 income tax form OTHER TAXES For information on: See  chapter: Additional taxes on qualified retirement plans and IRAs 10, 17 Household employment taxes 32 Recapture of an education credit 35 Social security and Medicare tax on wages 5 Social security and Medicare tax on tips 6 Uncollected social security and Medicare tax on tips 6   You also may have to pay AMT (discussed later in this chapter). 2012 1040 income tax form   There are other taxes that are not discussed in this publication. 2012 1040 income tax form These include the following items. 2012 1040 income tax form Self-employment tax. 2012 1040 income tax form You must figure this tax if either of the following applies to you (or your spouse if you file a joint return). 2012 1040 income tax form Your net earnings from self-employment from other than church employee income were $400 or more. 2012 1040 income tax form The term “net earnings from self-employment” may include certain nonemployee compensation and other amounts reported to you on Form 1099-MISC, Miscellaneous Income. 2012 1040 income tax form If you received a Form 1099-MISC, see the Instructions for Recipient on the back. 2012 1040 income tax form Also see the Instructions for Schedule SE (Form 1040), Self-Employment Tax; and Publication 334, Tax Guide for Small Business. 2012 1040 income tax form You had church employee income of $108. 2012 1040 income tax form 28 or more. 2012 1040 income tax form Additional Medicare Tax. 2012 1040 income tax form Beginning in 2013, you may be subject to a 0. 2012 1040 income tax form 9% Additional Medicare Tax that applies to Medicare wages, Railroad Retirement Act compensation, and self-employment income over a threshold based on your filing status. 2012 1040 income tax form For more information, see the Instructions for Form 1040, line 60 and Form 8959. 2012 1040 income tax form Net Investment Income Tax (NIIT). 2012 1040 income tax form Beginning in 2013, you may be subject to Net Investment Income Tax (NIIT). 2012 1040 income tax form NIIT is a 3. 2012 1040 income tax form 8% tax on the lesser of net investment income or the excess of your modified adjusted gross income over a threshold amount. 2012 1040 income tax form For more information, see the Instructions for Form 1040, line 60 and Form 8960. 2012 1040 income tax form Recapture taxes. 2012 1040 income tax form You may have to pay these taxes if you previously claimed an investment credit, a low-income housing credit, a new markets credit, a qualified plug-in electric drive motor vehicle credit, an alternative motor vehicle credit, a credit for employer-provided child care facilities, an Indian employment credit, or other credits listed in the instructions for Form 1040, line 60. 2012 1040 income tax form For more information, see the instructions for Form 1040, line 60. 2012 1040 income tax form Section 72(m)(5) excess benefits tax. 2012 1040 income tax form If you are (or were) a 5% owner of a business and you received a distribution that exceeds the benefits provided for you under the qualified pension or annuity plan formula, you may have to pay this additional tax. 2012 1040 income tax form See Tax on Excess Benefits in chapter 4 of Publication 560, Retirement Plans for Small Business. 2012 1040 income tax form Uncollected social security and Medicare tax on group-term life insurance. 2012 1040 income tax form If your former employer provides you with more than $50,000 of group-term life insurance coverage, you must pay the employee part of social security and Medicare taxes on those premiums. 2012 1040 income tax form The amount should be shown in box 12 of your Form W-2 with codes M and N. 2012 1040 income tax form Tax on golden parachute payments. 2012 1040 income tax form This tax applies if you received an “excess parachute payment” (EPP) due to a change in a corporation's ownership or control. 2012 1040 income tax form The amount should be shown in box 12 of your Form W-2 with code K. 2012 1040 income tax form See the instructions for Form 1040, line 60. 2012 1040 income tax form Tax on accumulation distribution of trusts. 2012 1040 income tax form This applies if you are the beneficiary of a trust that accumulated its income instead of distributing it currently. 2012 1040 income tax form See Form 4970 and its instructions. 2012 1040 income tax form Additional tax on HSAs or MSAs. 2012 1040 income tax form If amounts contributed to, or distributed from, your health savings account or medical savings account do not meet the rules for these accounts, you may have to pay additional taxes. 2012 1040 income tax form See Publication 969, Health Savings Accounts and Other Tax-Favored Health Plans; Form 8853, Archer MSAs and Long-Term Care Insurance Contracts; Form 8889, Health Savings Accounts (HSAs); and Form 5329, Additional Taxes on Qualified Plans (Including IRAs) and Other Tax-Favored Accounts. 2012 1040 income tax form Additional tax on Coverdell ESAs. 2012 1040 income tax form This applies if amounts contributed to, or distributed from, your Coverdell ESA do not meet the rules for these accounts. 2012 1040 income tax form See Publication 970, Tax Benefits for Education, and Form 5329. 2012 1040 income tax form Additional tax on qualified tuition programs. 2012 1040 income tax form This applies to amounts distributed from qualified tuition programs that do not meet the rules for these accounts. 2012 1040 income tax form See Publication 970 and Form 5329. 2012 1040 income tax form Excise tax on insider stock compensation from an expatriated corporation. 2012 1040 income tax form You may owe a 15% excise tax on the value of nonstatutory stock options and certain other stock-based compensation held by you or a member of your family from an expatriated corporation or its expanded affiliated group in which you were an officer, director, or more-than-10% owner. 2012 1040 income tax form For more information, see the instructions for Form 1040, line 60. 2012 1040 income tax form Additional tax on income you received from a nonqualified deferred compensation plan that fails to meet certain requirements. 2012 1040 income tax form This income should be shown in Form W-2, box 12, with code Z, or in Form 1099-MISC, box 15b. 2012 1040 income tax form For more information, see the instructions for Form 1040, line 60. 2012 1040 income tax form Interest on the tax due on installment income from the sale of certain residential lots and timeshares. 2012 1040 income tax form For more information, see the instructions for Form 1040, line 60. 2012 1040 income tax form Interest on the deferred tax on gain from certain installment sales with a sales price over $150,000. 2012 1040 income tax form For more information, see the instructions for Form 1040, line 60. 2012 1040 income tax form Repayment of first-time homebuyer credit. 2012 1040 income tax form For more information, see Form 5405, Repayment of the First-Time Homebuyer Credit, and its instructions. 2012 1040 income tax form Also see the instructions for Form 1040, line 59b. 2012 1040 income tax form Payments. 2012 1040 income tax form   After you determine your total tax, figure the total payments you have already made for the year. 2012 1040 income tax form Include credits that are treated as payments. 2012 1040 income tax form This chapter does not explain these payments and credits. 2012 1040 income tax form You can find that information in other chapters of this publication and your form instructions. 2012 1040 income tax form See the following table for amounts you can include in your total payments. 2012 1040 income tax form PAYMENTS For information on: See  chapter: Child tax credit (additional) 34 Earned income credit 36 Estimated tax paid 4 Excess social security   and RRTA tax withheld 37 Federal income tax withheld 4 Health coverage tax credit 37 Credit for tax on   undistributed capital gain 37 Tax paid with extension 1   Another credit that is treated as a payment is the credit for federal excise tax paid on fuels. 2012 1040 income tax form This credit is for persons who have a nontaxable use of certain fuels, such as diesel fuel and kerosene. 2012 1040 income tax form It is claimed on Form 1040, line 70. 2012 1040 income tax form See Form 4136, Credit for Federal Tax Paid on Fuels. 2012 1040 income tax form Refund or balance due. 2012 1040 income tax form   To determine whether you are entitled to a refund or whether you must make a payment, compare your total payments with your total tax. 2012 1040 income tax form If you are entitled to a refund, see your form instructions for information on having it directly deposited into one or more of your accounts, or to purchase U. 2012 1040 income tax form S. 2012 1040 income tax form savings bonds instead of receiving a paper check. 2012 1040 income tax form Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT) This section briefly discusses an additional tax you may have to pay. 2012 1040 income tax form The tax law gives special treatment to some kinds of income and allows special deductions and credits for some kinds of expenses. 2012 1040 income tax form Taxpayers who benefit from this special treatment may have to pay at least a minimum amount of tax through an additional tax called AMT. 2012 1040 income tax form You may have to pay the AMT if your taxable income for regular tax purposes, combined with certain adjustments and tax preference items, is more than a certain amount. 2012 1040 income tax form See Form 6251, Alternative Minimum Tax — Individuals. 2012 1040 income tax form Adjustments and tax preference items. 2012 1040 income tax form   The more common adjustments and tax preference items include: Addition of personal exemptions, Addition of the standard deduction (if claimed), Addition of itemized deductions claimed for state and local taxes, certain interest, most miscellaneous deductions, and part of medical expenses, Subtraction of any refund of state and local taxes included in gross income, Changes to accelerated depreciation of certain property, Difference between gain or loss on the sale of property reported for regular tax purposes and AMT purposes, Addition of certain income from incentive stock options, Change in certain passive activity loss deductions, Addition of certain depletion that is more than the adjusted basis of the property, Addition of part of the deduction for certain intangible drilling costs, and Addition of tax-exempt interest on certain private activity bonds. 2012 1040 income tax form More information. 2012 1040 income tax form   For more information about the AMT, see the instructions for Form 6251. 2012 1040 income tax form Tax Figured by IRS If you file by April 15, 2014, you can have the IRS figure your tax for you on Form 1040EZ, Form 1040A, or Form 1040. 2012 1040 income tax form If the IRS figures your tax and you paid too much, you will receive a refund. 2012 1040 income tax form If you did not pay enough, you will receive a bill for the balance. 2012 1040 income tax form To avoid interest or the penalty for late payment, you must pay the bill within 30 days of the date of the bill or by the due date for your return, whichever is later. 2012 1040 income tax form The IRS can also figure the credit for the elderly or the disabled and the earned income credit for you. 2012 1040 income tax form When the IRS cannot figure your tax. 2012 1040 income tax form   The IRS cannot figure your tax for you if any of the following apply. 2012 1040 income tax form You want your refund directly deposited into your accounts. 2012 1040 income tax form You want any part of your refund applied to your 2014 estimated tax. 2012 1040 income tax form You had income for the year from sources other than wages, salaries, tips, interest, dividends, taxable social security benefits, unemployment compensation, IRA distributions, pensions, and annuities. 2012 1040 income tax form Your taxable income is $100,000 or more. 2012 1040 income tax form You itemize deductions. 2012 1040 income tax form You file any of the following forms. 2012 1040 income tax form Form 2555, Foreign Earned Income. 2012 1040 income tax form Form 2555-EZ, Foreign Earned Income Exclusion. 2012 1040 income tax form Form 4137, Social Security and Medicare Tax on Unreported Tip Income. 2012 1040 income tax form Form 4970, Tax on Accumulation Distribution of Trusts. 2012 1040 income tax form Form 4972, Tax on Lump-Sum Distributions. 2012 1040 income tax form Form 6198, At-Risk Limitations. 2012 1040 income tax form Form 6251, Alternative Minimum Tax—Individuals. 2012 1040 income tax form Form 8606, Nondeductible IRAs. 2012 1040 income tax form Form 8615, Tax for Certain Children Who Have Unearned Income. 2012 1040 income tax form Form 8814, Parents' Election To Report Child's Interest and Dividends. 2012 1040 income tax form Form 8839, Qualified Adoption Expenses. 2012 1040 income tax form Form 8853, Archer MSAs and Long-Term Care Insurance Contracts. 2012 1040 income tax form Form 8889, Health Savings Accounts (HSAs). 2012 1040 income tax form Form 8919, Uncollected Social Security and Medicare Tax on Wages. 2012 1040 income tax form Filing the Return After you complete the line entries for the tax form you are filing, fill in your name and address. 2012 1040 income tax form Enter your social security number in the space provided. 2012 1040 income tax form If you are married, enter the social security numbers of you and your spouse even if you file separately. 2012 1040 income tax form Sign and date your return and enter your occupation(s). 2012 1040 income tax form If you are filing a joint return, both you and your spouse must sign it. 2012 1040 income tax form Enter your daytime phone number in the space provided. 2012 1040 income tax form This may help speed the processing of your return if we have a question that can be answered over the phone. 2012 1040 income tax form If you are filing a joint return, you may enter either your or your spouse's daytime phone number. 2012 1040 income tax form If you want to allow a friend, family member, or any other person you choose to discuss your 2013 tax return with the IRS, check the “Yes” box in the “Third party designee” area on your return. 2012 1040 income tax form Also enter the designee's name, phone number, and any five digits the designee chooses as his or her personal identification number (PIN). 2012 1040 income tax form If you check the “Yes” box, you, and your spouse if filing a joint return, are authorizing the IRS to call the designee to answer any questions that may arise during the processing of your return. 2012 1040 income tax form Fill in and attach any schedules and forms asked for on the lines you completed to your paper return. 2012 1040 income tax form Attach a copy of each of your Forms W-2 to your paper return. 2012 1040 income tax form Also attach to your paper return any Form 1099-R you received that has withholding tax in box 4. 2012 1040 income tax form Mail your return to the Internal Revenue Service Center for the area where you live. 2012 1040 income tax form A list of Service Center addresses is in the instructions for your tax return. 2012 1040 income tax form Form 1040EZ Line Entries Read lines 1 through 8b and fill in the lines that apply to you. 2012 1040 income tax form Do not complete lines 9 through 12. 2012 1040 income tax form If you are filing a joint return, use the space to the left of line 6 to separately show your taxable income and your spouse's taxable income. 2012 1040 income tax form Payments. 2012 1040 income tax form   Enter any federal income tax withheld on line 7. 2012 1040 income tax form Federal income tax withheld is shown on Form W-2, box 2, or Form 1099, box 4. 2012 1040 income tax form Earned income credit. 2012 1040 income tax form   If you can take this credit, as discussed in chapter 36, the IRS can figure it for you. 2012 1040 income tax form Enter “EIC” in the space to the left of line 8a. 2012 1040 income tax form Enter the nontaxable combat pay you elect to include in earned income on line 8b. 2012 1040 income tax form   If your credit for any year after 1996 was reduced or disallowed by the IRS, you may also have to file Form 8862, Information To Claim Earned Income Credit After Disallowance, with your return. 2012 1040 income tax form For details, see the Form 1040EZ Instructions. 2012 1040 income tax form Form 1040A Line Entries Read lines 1 through 27 and fill in the lines that apply to you. 2012 1040 income tax form If you are filing a joint return, use the space to the left of the entry space for line 27 to separately show your taxable income and your spouse's taxable income. 2012 1040 income tax form Do not complete line 28. 2012 1040 income tax form Complete lines 29 through 33 and 36 through 40 if they apply to you. 2012 1040 income tax form However, do not fill in lines 30 and 38a if you want the IRS to figure the credits shown on those lines. 2012 1040 income tax form Also, enter any write-in information that applies to you in the space to the left of line 41. 2012 1040 income tax form Do not complete lines 34, 35, and 42 through 46. 2012 1040 income tax form Payments. 2012 1040 income tax form   Enter any federal income tax withheld that is shown on Form W-2, box 2, or Form 1099, box 4, on line 36. 2012 1040 income tax form Enter any estimated tax payments you made on line 37. 2012 1040 income tax form Credit for child and dependent care expenses. 2012 1040 income tax form   If you can take this credit, as discussed in chapter 32, complete Form 2441, Child and Dependent Care Expenses, and attach it to your return. 2012 1040 income tax form Enter the amount of the credit on line 29. 2012 1040 income tax form The IRS will not figure this credit. 2012 1040 income tax form Credit for the elderly or the disabled. 2012 1040 income tax form   If you can take this credit, as discussed in chapter 33, the IRS can figure it for you. 2012 1040 income tax form Enter “CFE” in the space to the left of line 30 and attach Schedule R (Form 1040A or 1040), Credit for the Elderly or the Disabled, to your paper return. 2012 1040 income tax form On Schedule R (Form 1040A or 1040), check the box in Part I for your filing status and age. 2012 1040 income tax form Complete Part II and Part III, lines 11 and 13, if they apply. 2012 1040 income tax form Earned income credit. 2012 1040 income tax form   If you can take this credit, as discussed in chapter 36, the IRS can figure it for you. 2012 1040 income tax form Enter “EIC” to the left of the entry space for line 38a. 2012 1040 income tax form Enter the nontaxable combat pay you elect to include in earned income on line 38b. 2012 1040 income tax form    If you have a qualifying child, you must fill in Schedule EIC (Form 1040A or 1040), Earned Income Credit, and attach it to your paper return. 2012 1040 income tax form If you do not provide the child's social security number on Schedule EIC, line 2, the credit will be reduced or disallowed unless the child was born and died in 2013. 2012 1040 income tax form   If your credit for any year after 1996 was reduced or disallowed by the IRS, you may also have to file Form 8862 with your return. 2012 1040 income tax form For details, see the Form 1040A Instructions. 2012 1040 income tax form Form 1040 Line Entries Read lines 1 through 43 and fill in the lines that apply to you. 2012 1040 income tax form Do not complete line 44. 2012 1040 income tax form If you are filing a joint return, use the space under the words “Adjusted Gross Income” on the front of your return to separately show your taxable income and your spouse's taxable income. 2012 1040 income tax form Read lines 45 through 71. 2012 1040 income tax form Fill in the lines that apply to you, but do not fill in lines 54, 61, and 72. 2012 1040 income tax form Also, do not complete line 55 and lines 73 through 77. 2012 1040 income tax form Do not fill in line 53, box “c,” if you are completing Schedule R (Form 1040A or 1040), or line 64a if you want the IRS to figure the credits shown on those lines. 2012 1040 income tax form Payments. 2012 1040 income tax form   Enter any federal income tax withheld that is shown on Form W-2, box 2, or Form 1099, box 4, on line 62. 2012 1040 income tax form Enter any estimated tax payments you made on line 63. 2012 1040 income tax form Credit for child and dependent care expenses. 2012 1040 income tax form   If you can take this credit, as discussed in chapter 32, complete Form 2441 and attach it to your paper return. 2012 1040 income tax form Enter the amount of the credit on line 48. 2012 1040 income tax form The IRS will not figure this credit. 2012 1040 income tax form Credit for the elderly or the disabled. 2012 1040 income tax form   If you can take this credit, as discussed in chapter 33, the IRS can figure it for you. 2012 1040 income tax form Enter “CFE” on the line next to line 53, check box “c,” and attach Schedule R (Form 1040A or 1040) to your paper return. 2012 1040 income tax form On Schedule R (Form 1040A or 1040), check the box in Part I for your filing status and age. 2012 1040 income tax form Complete Part II and Part III, lines 11 and 13, if they apply. 2012 1040 income tax form Earned income credit. 2012 1040 income tax form   If you can take this credit, as discussed in chapter 36, the IRS can figure it for you. 2012 1040 income tax form Enter “EIC” on the dotted line next to Form 1040, line 64a. 2012 1040 income tax form Enter the nontaxable combat pay you elect to include in earned income on line 64b. 2012 1040 income tax form   If you have a qualifying child, you must fill in Schedule EIC (Form 1040A or 1040), Earned Income Credit, and attach it to your paper return. 2012 1040 income tax form If you do not provide the child's social security number on Schedule EIC, line 2, the credit will be reduced or disallowed unless the child was born and died in 2013. 2012 1040 income tax form   If your credit for any year after 1996 was reduced or disallowed by the IRS, you may also have to file Form 8862 with your return. 2012 1040 income tax form For details, see the Form 1040 Instructions. 2012 1040 income tax form Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications