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Amended tax forms Publication 972 - Main Content Table of Contents Child Tax CreditQualifying Child Limits on the Credit Claiming the Credit Earned Income Additional Child Tax Credit How To Get Tax HelpLow Income Taxpayer Clinics Child Tax Credit This credit is for people who have a qualifying child as defined later. Amended tax forms It is in addition to the credit for child and dependent care expenses (on Form 1040, line 48; Form 1040A, line 29; or Form 1040NR, line 46) and the earned income credit (on Form 1040, line 64a; or Form 1040A, line 38a). Amended tax forms The maximum amount you can claim for the credit is $1,000 for each qualifying child. Amended tax forms Qualifying Child A qualifying child for purposes of the child tax credit is a child who: Is your son, daughter, stepchild, foster child, brother, sister, stepbrother, stepsister, or a descendant of any of them (for example, your grandchild, niece, or nephew), Was under age 17 at the end of 2013, Did not provide over half of his or her own support for 2013, Lived with you for more than half of 2013 (see Exceptions to time lived with you , later), Is claimed as a dependent on your return, Does not file a joint return for the year (or files it only as a claim for refund), and Was a U. Amended tax forms S. Amended tax forms citizen, a U. Amended tax forms S. Amended tax forms national, or a U. Amended tax forms S. Amended tax forms resident alien. Amended tax forms For more information, see Publication 519, U. Amended tax forms S. Amended tax forms Tax Guide for Aliens. Amended tax forms If the child was adopted, see Adopted child , later. Amended tax forms For each qualifying child, you must either check the box on Form 1040 or Form 1040A, line 6c, column (4); or Form 1040NR, line 7c, column (4). Amended tax forms Example. Amended tax forms Your 10-year-old nephew lives in Mexico and qualifies as your dependent. Amended tax forms Because he is not a U. Amended tax forms S. Amended tax forms citizen, U. Amended tax forms S. Amended tax forms national, or U. Amended tax forms S. Amended tax forms resident alien, he is not a qualifying child for the child tax credit. Amended tax forms Filers who have certain child dependents with an IRS Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN). Amended tax forms   If you are claiming a child tax credit or additional child tax credit for a child identified on your tax return with an ITIN, you must complete Part I of Schedule 8812 (Form 1040A or 1040). Amended tax forms   Although a child may be your dependent, you may only claim a child tax credit or additional child tax credit for a dependent who is a citizen, national, or resident of the United States. Amended tax forms To be treated as a resident of the United States, a child generally will need to meet the requirements of the substantial presence test. Amended tax forms For more information about the substantial presence test, see Publication 519, U. Amended tax forms S. Amended tax forms Tax Guide for Aliens. Amended tax forms Adopted child. Amended tax forms   An adopted child is always treated as your own child. Amended tax forms An adopted child includes a child lawfully placed with you for legal adoption. Amended tax forms   If you are a U. Amended tax forms S. Amended tax forms citizen or U. Amended tax forms S. Amended tax forms national and your adopted child lived with you all year as a member of your household in 2013, that child meets condition (7) above to be a qualifying child for the child tax credit. Amended tax forms Exceptions to time lived with you. Amended tax forms    A child is considered to have lived with you for more than half of 2013 if the child was born or died in 2013 and your home was this child's home for more than half the time he or she was alive. Amended tax forms Temporary absences by you or the child for special circumstances, such as school, vacation, business, medical care, military service, or detention in a juvenile facility, count as time the child lived with you. Amended tax forms   There are also exceptions for kidnapped children and children of divorced or separated parents. Amended tax forms For details, see the instructions for line 6c in either the Form 1040 or Form 1040A instructions. Amended tax forms Qualifying child of more than one person. Amended tax forms   A special rule applies if your qualifying child is the qualifying child of more than one person. Amended tax forms For details, see the instructions for line 6c in either the Form 1040 or Form 1040A instructions. Amended tax forms Limits on the Credit You must reduce your child tax credit if either (1) or (2) applies. Amended tax forms The amount on Form 1040, line 46; Form 1040A, line 28; or Form 1040NR, line 44, is less than the credit. Amended tax forms If this amount is zero, you cannot take this credit because there is no tax to reduce. Amended tax forms But you may be able to take the additional child tax credit. Amended tax forms See Additional Child Tax Credit, later. Amended tax forms Your modified adjusted gross income (AGI) is more than the amount shown below for your filing status. Amended tax forms Married filing jointly – $110,000. Amended tax forms Single, head of household, or qualifying widow(er) – $75,000. Amended tax forms Married filing separately – $55,000. Amended tax forms Modified AGI. Amended tax forms   For purposes of the child tax credit, your modified AGI is your AGI plus the following amounts that may apply to you. Amended tax forms Any amount excluded from income because of the exclusion of income from Puerto Rico. Amended tax forms On the dotted line next to Form 1040, line 38, enter the amount excluded and identify it as “EPRI. Amended tax forms ” Also attach a copy of any Form(s) 499R-2/W-2PR to your return. Amended tax forms Any amount on line 45 or line 50 of Form 2555, Foreign Earned Income. Amended tax forms Any amount on line 18 of Form 2555-EZ, Foreign Earned Income Exclusion. Amended tax forms Any amount on line 15 of Form 4563, Exclusion of Income for Bona Fide Residents of American Samoa. Amended tax forms   If you do not have any of the above, your modified AGI is the same as your AGI. Amended tax forms AGI. Amended tax forms   Your AGI is the amount on Form 1040, line 38; Form 1040A, line 22; or Form 1040NR, line 37. Amended tax forms Claiming the Credit To claim the child tax credit, you must file Form 1040, Form 1040A, or Form 1040NR. Amended tax forms You cannot claim the child tax credit on Form 1040EZ or Form 1040NR-EZ. Amended tax forms You must provide the name and identification number (usually a social security number) on your tax return for each qualifying child. Amended tax forms Earned Income You will need to figure your earned income using one of the worksheets that appear later in this publication if you are completing the Line 11 Worksheet , later, or Schedule 8812. Amended tax forms Form 1040 or Form 1040NR filers, use the 1040 and 1040NR Filers — Earned Income Worksheet , later, to figure your earned income. Amended tax forms Form 1040A filers, use the 1040A Filers —- Earned Income Worksheet , later. Amended tax forms For this purpose, earned income includes only: Taxable earned income, and Nontaxable combat pay. Amended tax forms Additional Child Tax Credit This credit is for certain individuals who get less than the full amount of the child tax credit. Amended tax forms The additional child tax credit may give you a refund even if you do not owe any tax. Amended tax forms How to claim the additional child tax credit. Amended tax forms   To claim the additional child tax credit, follow the steps below. Amended tax forms Make sure you figured the amount, if any, of your child tax credit. Amended tax forms If you answered “Yes” on line 9 or line 10 of the Child Tax Credit Worksheet in the Form 1040, Form 1040A, or Form 1040NR instructions (or on line 13 of the Child Tax Credit Worksheet in this publication), use Parts II through IV of Schedule 8812 to see if you can take the additional child tax credit. Amended tax forms If you have an additional child tax credit on line 13 of Schedule 8812, carry it to Form 1040, line 65; Form 1040A, line 39; or Form 1040NR, line 63. Amended tax forms Child Tax Credit Worksheet This image is too large to be displayed in the current screen. Amended tax forms Please click the link to view the image. Amended tax forms Child tax worksheet - page 1. Amended tax forms Child Tax Credit Worksheet—Continued This image is too large to be displayed in the current screen. Amended tax forms Please click the link to view the image. Amended tax forms Child tax worksheet - page 2. Amended tax forms Line 11 Worksheet This image is too large to be displayed in the current screen. Amended tax forms Please click the link to view the image. Amended tax forms Line 11 worksheet - page 1. Amended tax forms Line 11 Worksheet—Continued This image is too large to be displayed in the current screen. Amended tax forms Please click the link to view the image. Amended tax forms Line 11 worksheet - page 2. Amended tax forms 1040 and 1040NR Filers — Earned Income Worksheet (for line 2 of the Line 11 Worksheet or line 4a of Schedule 8812, Child Tax Credit) Before you begin:    ✓Use this worksheet only if you were sent here from the Line 11 Worksheet earlier in this publication or line  4a of Schedule 8812, Child Tax Credit. Amended tax forms  ✓Disregard community property laws when figuring the amounts to enter on this worksheet. Amended tax forms  ✓If married filing jointly, include your spouse's amounts with yours when completing this worksheet. Amended tax forms     1. Amended tax forms a. Amended tax forms Enter the amount from Form 1040, line 7, or Form 1040NR, line 8 1a. Amended tax forms     b. Amended tax forms Enter the amount of any nontaxable combat pay received. Amended tax forms Also enter this amount on Schedule 8812, line 4b. Amended tax forms This amount should be shown in Form(s) W-2, box 12, with code Q. Amended tax forms 1b. Amended tax forms       Next, if you are filing Schedule C, C-EZ, F, or SE, or you received a Schedule K-1 (Form 1065 or Form 1065-B), go to line 2a. Amended tax forms Otherwise, skip lines 2a through 2e and go to line 3. Amended tax forms     2. Amended tax forms a. Amended tax forms Enter any statutory employee income reported on line 1 of Schedule C or C-EZ 2a. Amended tax forms     b. Amended tax forms Enter any net profit or (loss) from Schedule C, line 31; Schedule C-EZ, line 3; Schedule K-1 (Form 1065), box 14, code A (other than farming); and Schedule K-1 (Form 1065-B), box 9, code J1. Amended tax forms * Reduce any Schedule K-1 amounts as described in the instructions for completing Schedule SE in the Partner's Instructions for Schedule K-1. Amended tax forms Do not include on this line any statutory employee income or any other amounts exempt from self-employment tax. Amended tax forms Options and commodities dealers must add any gain or subtract any loss (in the normal course of dealing in or trading section 1256 contracts) from section 1256 contracts or related property 2b. Amended tax forms     c. Amended tax forms Enter any net farm profit or (loss) from Schedule F, line 34, and from farm partnerships, Schedule K-1 (Form 1065), box 14, code A. Amended tax forms * Reduce any Schedule K-1 amounts as described in the instructions for completing Schedule SE in the Partner's Instructions for Schedule K-1. Amended tax forms Do not include on this line any amounts exempt from self-employment tax 2c. Amended tax forms         d. Amended tax forms If you used the farm optional method to figure net earnings from self-employment, enter the amount from Schedule SE, Section B, line 15. Amended tax forms Otherwise, skip this line and enter on line 2e the amount from line 2c 2d. Amended tax forms         e. Amended tax forms If line 2c is a profit, enter the smaller of line 2c or line 2d. Amended tax forms If line 2c is a (loss), enter the (loss) from line 2c. Amended tax forms 2e. Amended tax forms   3. Amended tax forms Combine lines 1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, and 2e. Amended tax forms If zero or less, stop. Amended tax forms Do not complete the rest of this worksheet. Amended tax forms Instead, enter -0- on line 2 of the Line 11 Worksheet or line 4a of Schedule 8812, whichever applies 3. Amended tax forms   4. Amended tax forms Enter any amount included on line 1a that is:               a. Amended tax forms A scholarship or fellowship grant not reported on Form W-2 4a. Amended tax forms         b. Amended tax forms For work done while an inmate in a penal institution (enter “PRI” and this amount on the dotted line next to line 7 of Form 1040 or line 8 of Form 1040NR) 4b. Amended tax forms         c. Amended tax forms A pension or annuity from a nonqualified deferred compensation plan or a nongovernmental section 457 plan (enter “DFC” and this amount on the dotted line next to line 7 of Form 1040 or line 8 of Form 1040NR). Amended tax forms This amount may be shown in box 11 of your Form W-2. Amended tax forms If you received such an amount but box 11 is blank, contact your employer for the amount received as a pension or annuity. Amended tax forms 4c. Amended tax forms       5. Amended tax forms a. Amended tax forms Enter any amount included on line 3 that is also included on Form 2555, line 43, or Form 2555-EZ, line 18. Amended tax forms Do not include any amount that is also included on line 4a, 4b, or 4c above 5a. Amended tax forms             b. Amended tax forms Enter the portion, if any, of the amount from Form 2555, line 44 that you also included on Schedule E in partnership net income or (loss) or deducted on Form 1040, line 27, or Form 1040NR, line 27; Schedule C; Schedule C-EZ; or Schedule F. Amended tax forms 5b. Amended tax forms             c. Amended tax forms Subtract line 5b from line 5a 5c. Amended tax forms       6. Amended tax forms Enter the amount from Form 1040, line 27, or Form 1040NR, line 27 6. Amended tax forms       7. Amended tax forms Add lines 4a through 4c, 5c, and 6 7. Amended tax forms   8. Amended tax forms Subtract line 7 from line 3 8. Amended tax forms       If you were sent here from the Line 11 Worksheet, enter this amount on line 2 of that worksheet. Amended tax forms If you were sent here from Schedule 8812, enter this amount on line 4a of that form. Amended tax forms     *If you have any Schedule K-1 amounts and you are not required to file Schedule SE, complete the appropriate line(s) of Schedule SE, Section A. Amended tax forms Put your name and social security number on Schedule SE and attach it to your return. Amended tax forms                     1040A Filers — Earned Income Worksheet (for line 2 of the Line 11 Worksheet) Before you begin:   ✓Use this worksheet only if you were sent here from the Line 11 Worksheet earlier in this publication. Amended tax forms  ✓Disregard community property laws when figuring the amounts to enter on this worksheet. Amended tax forms               1. Amended tax forms a. Amended tax forms Enter the amount from Form 1040A, line 7 1a. Amended tax forms         b. Amended tax forms Enter the amount of any nontaxable combat pay received. Amended tax forms Also enter this amount on Schedule 8812, line 4b. Amended tax forms This amount should be shown in Form(s) W-2, box 12, with code Q. Amended tax forms 1b. Amended tax forms         c. Amended tax forms Add lines 1a and 1b. Amended tax forms     1c. Amended tax forms   2. Amended tax forms Enter any amount included on line 1a that is:           a. Amended tax forms A scholarship or fellowship grant not reported on Form W-2 2a. Amended tax forms         b. Amended tax forms For work done while an inmate in a penal institution (enter “PRI” and this amount next to line 7 of Form 1040A) 2b. Amended tax forms         c. Amended tax forms A pension or annuity from a nonqualified deferred compensation plan or a nongovernmental section 457 plan (enter “DFC” and this amount next to line 7 of Form 1040A). Amended tax forms This amount may be shown in box 11 of your Form W-2. Amended tax forms If you received such an amount but box 11 is blank, contact your employer for the amount received as a pension or annuity 2c. Amended tax forms       3. Amended tax forms Add lines 2a through 2c 3. Amended tax forms   4. Amended tax forms Subtract line 3 from line 1c. Amended tax forms Enter the result here and on line 2 of the Line 11 Worksheet 4. Amended tax forms                 Additional Medicare Tax and RRTA Tax Worksheet (for line 6 of the Line 11 Worksheet) If your employer withheld or you paid Additional Medicare Tax or Tier 1 RRTA taxes, use this worksheet to figure the amount to enter on line 6 of the Line 11 Worksheet. Amended tax forms Social security tax, Medicare tax, and Additional Medicare Tax on wages. Amended tax forms 1. Amended tax forms Enter the social security tax withheld (Form(s) W-2, box 4) 1. Amended tax forms   2. Amended tax forms Enter the Medicare tax withheld (Form(s) W-2, box 6). Amended tax forms Box 6 includes any Additional Medicare Tax 2. Amended tax forms   3. Amended tax forms Enter the Additional Medicare Tax, if any, on wages (Form 8959, line 7) 3. Amended tax forms   4. Amended tax forms Add lines 1, 2, and 3 4. Amended tax forms   5. Amended tax forms Enter the Additional Medicare Tax withheld (Form 8959, line 22) 5. Amended tax forms   6. Amended tax forms Subtract line 5 from line 4 6. Amended tax forms   Additional Medicare Tax on Self-Employment Income. Amended tax forms 7. Amended tax forms Enter one-half of the Additional Medicare Tax, if any, on self-employment income (one-half of Form 8959, line 13) 7. Amended tax forms   Tier 1 RRTA taxes as an employee of a railroad (enter amounts on lines 8, 9, 10, and 11) or employee representative (enter amounts on lines 12, 13, 14, and 15). Amended tax forms Do not include amounts in Form W-2, box 14, that are identified as Additional Medicare Tax or Tier 2 tax. Amended tax forms Do not include amounts shown on Form CT-2 on line 3 for Additional Medicare Tax or line 4 for Tier 2 tax. Amended tax forms 8. Amended tax forms Enter the Tier 1 tax (Form(s) W-2, box 14) 8. Amended tax forms   9. Amended tax forms Enter the Medicare tax (Form(s) W-2, box 14) 9. Amended tax forms   10. Amended tax forms Enter the Additional Medicare Tax, if any, on RRTA compensation as an employee (Form 8959, line 17). Amended tax forms Do not use the same amount from Form 8959, line 17, for both this line and line 14 10. Amended tax forms   11. Amended tax forms Add lines 8, 9, and 10 11. Amended tax forms   12. Amended tax forms Enter one-half of Tier 1 tax (one-half of Form(s) CT-2, line 1, for all 4 quarters of 2013) 12. Amended tax forms   13. Amended tax forms Enter one-half of Tier 1 Medicare tax (one-half of Form(s) CT-2, line 2, for all 4 quarters of 2013) 13. Amended tax forms   14. Amended tax forms Enter one-half of the Additional Medicare Tax, if any, on RRTA compensation as an employee representative (one-half of Form 8959, line 17). Amended tax forms Do not use the same amount from Form 8959, line 17, for both this line and line 10 14. Amended tax forms   15. Amended tax forms Add lines 12, 13, and 14 15. Amended tax forms   Line 6 amount 16. Amended tax forms Add lines 6, 7, 11, and 15. Amended tax forms Enter here and on line 6 of the Line 11 Worksheet. Amended tax forms 16. Amended tax forms   Paperwork Reduction Act Notice. Amended tax forms   We ask for the information on the worksheets in this publication to carry out the Internal Revenue laws of the United States. Amended tax forms You are required to give us the information if requested. Amended tax forms We need it to ensure that you are complying with these laws and to allow us to figure and collect the right amount of tax. Amended tax forms   You are not required to provide the information requested on a form (or worksheet in this publication) that is subject to the Paperwork Reduction Act unless the form (or publication) displays a valid OMB control number. Amended tax forms Books or records relating to a form, its instructions, or this publication must be retained as long as their contents may become material in the administration of any Internal Revenue law. Amended tax forms Generally, tax returns and return information are confidential, as required by section 6103. Amended tax forms   The average time and expenses required to complete these worksheets will vary depending on individual circumstances. Amended tax forms For the estimated averages, see the instructions for your income tax return. Amended tax forms   If you have suggestions for making these worksheets simpler, we would be happy to hear from you. Amended tax forms See Comments and suggestions , earlier. Amended tax forms How To Get Tax Help Whether it's help with a tax issue, preparing your tax return or a need for a free publication or form, get the help you need the way you want it: online, use a smart phone, call or walk in to an IRS office or volunteer site near you. Amended tax forms Free help with your tax return. Amended tax forms   You can get free help preparing your return nationwide from IRS-certified volunteers. Amended tax forms The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program helps low-to-moderate income, elderly, people with disabilities, and limited English proficient taxpayers. Amended tax forms The Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) program helps taxpayers age 60 and older with their tax returns. Amended tax forms Most VITA and TCE sites offer free electronic filing and all volunteers will let you know about credits and deductions you may be entitled to claim. Amended tax forms In addition, some VITA and TCE sites provide taxpayers the opportunity to prepare their own return with help from an IRS-certified volunteer. Amended tax forms To find the nearest VITA or TCE site, you can use the VITA Locator Tool on IRS. Amended tax forms gov, download the IRS2Go app, or call 1-800-906-9887. Amended tax forms   As part of the TCE program, AARP offers the Tax-Aide counseling program. Amended tax forms To find the nearest AARP Tax-Aide site, visit AARP's website at www. 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Amended tax forms Some VITA and TCE sites provide IRS-certified volunteers who can help prepare your tax return. Amended tax forms Through the TCE program, AARP offers the Tax-Aide counseling program; call 1-888-227-7669 to find the nearest Tax-Aide location. Amended tax forms Call the automated Where's My Refund? information hotline to check the status of your 2013 refund 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-800-829-1954. Amended tax forms If you e-file, you can start checking on the status of your return within 24 hours after the IRS receives your tax return or 4 weeks after you've mailed a paper return. Amended tax forms The IRS issues more than 9 out of 10 refunds in less than 21 days. Amended tax forms Where's My Refund? will give you a personalized refund date as soon as the IRS processes your tax return and approves your refund. Amended tax forms Before you call this automated hotline, have your 2013 tax return handy so you can enter your social security number, your filing status, and the exact whole dollar amount of your refund. Amended tax forms The IRS updates Where's My Refund? every 24 hours, usually overnight, so you only need to check once a day. Amended tax forms Note, the above information is for our automated hotline. Amended tax forms Our live phone and walk-in assistors can research the status of your refund only if it's been 21 days or more since you filed electronically or more than 6 weeks since you mailed your paper return. Amended tax forms Call the Amended Return Hotline, 1-866-464-2050, to check the status of your amended return. Amended tax forms You can generally expect your amended return to be processed up to 12 weeks from the date we receive it. Amended tax forms It can take up to 3 weeks from the date you mailed it to show up in our system. Amended tax forms Call 1-800-TAX-FORM (1-800-829-3676) to order current-year forms, instructions, publications, and prior-year forms and instructions (limited to 5 years). Amended tax forms You should receive your order within 10 business days. Amended tax forms Call TeleTax, 1-800-829-4477, to listen to pre-recorded messages covering general and business tax information. Amended tax forms If, between January and April 15, you still have questions about the Form 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ (like filing requirements, dependents, credits, Schedule D, pensions and IRAs or self-employment taxes), call 1-800-829-1040. Amended tax forms Call using TTY/TDD equipment, 1-800-829-4059 to ask tax questions or order forms and publications. Amended tax forms The TTY/TDD telephone number is for people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability. Amended tax forms These individuals can also contact the IRS through relay services such as the Federal Relay Service. Amended tax forms    Walk-in. Amended tax forms You can find a selection of forms, publications and services — in-person. Amended tax forms Products. Amended tax forms You can walk in to some post offices, libraries, and IRS offices to pick up certain forms, instructions, and publications. Amended tax forms Some IRS offices, libraries, and city and county government offices have a collection of products available to photocopy from reproducible proofs. Amended tax forms Services. Amended tax forms You can walk in to your local TAC for face-to-face tax help. Amended tax forms An employee can answer questions about your tax account or help you set up a payment plan. Amended tax forms Before visiting, use the Office Locator tool on IRS. Amended tax forms gov, or choose the Contact Us option on the IRS2Go app and search Local Offices for days and hours of operation, and services provided. Amended tax forms    Mail. Amended tax forms You can send your order for forms, instructions, and publications to the address below. Amended tax forms You should receive a response within 10 business days after your request is received. Amended tax forms Internal Revenue Service 1201 N. Amended tax forms Mitsubishi Motorway Bloomington, IL 61705-6613    The Taxpayer Advocate Service Is Here to Help You. Amended tax forms The Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) is your voice at the IRS. Amended tax forms Our job is to ensure that every taxpayer is treated fairly and that you know and understand your rights. Amended tax forms   What can TAS do for you? We can offer you free help with IRS problems that you can't resolve on your own. Amended tax forms We know this process can be confusing, but the worst thing you can do is nothing at all! TAS can help if you can't resolve your tax problem and: Your problem is causing financial difficulties for you, your family, or your business. Amended tax forms You face (or your business is facing) an immediate threat of adverse action. Amended tax forms You've tried repeatedly to contact the IRS but no one has responded, or the IRS hasn't responded by the date promised. Amended tax forms   If you qualify for our help, you'll be assigned to one advocate who'll be with you at every turn and will do everything possible to resolve your problem. Amended tax forms Here's why we can help: TAS is an independent organization within the IRS. Amended tax forms Our advocates know how to work with the IRS. Amended tax forms Our services are free and tailored to meet your needs. Amended tax forms We have offices in every state, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Amended tax forms   How can you reach us? If you think TAS can help you, call your local advocate, whose number is in your local directory and at Taxpayer Advocate, or call us toll-free at 1-877-777-4778. Amended tax forms   How else does TAS help taxpayers?  TAS also works to resolve large-scale, systemic problems that affect many taxpayers. Amended tax forms If you know of one of these broad issues, please report it to us through our Systemic Advocacy Management System. Amended tax forms Low Income Taxpayer Clinics Low Income Taxpayer Clinics (LITCs) serve individuals whose income is below a certain level and need to resolve tax problems such as audits, appeals and tax collection disputes. Amended tax forms Some clinics can provide information about taxpayer rights and responsibilities in different languages for individuals who speak English as a second language. Amended tax forms Visit Taxpayer Advocate or see IRS Publication 4134, Low Income Taxpayer Clinic List. Amended tax forms Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications
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Understanding Your CP515 Individuals Notice

This is a reminder notice that we still have no record that you filed your prior tax return or returns.


What you need to do

  • File your tax return immediately or explain to us why you don't need to file.
  • Use the response form on your notice to explain:
    • why you're filing late
    • why you don't have to file
    • that you’ve already filed

You may want to

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 09-Jan-2014

How to get help

  • Call the 1-800 number listed on the top right corner of your notice.
  • Authorize someone (e.g., accountant) to contact the IRS on your behalf using Form 2848.
  • See if you qualify for help from a Low Income Taxpayer Clinic.
     

The Amended Tax Forms

Amended tax forms 3. Amended tax forms   Adjustments to Income Table of Contents Individual Retirement Arrangement (IRA) Contributions and DeductionsContributions to Kay Bailey Hutchison Spousal IRAs. Amended tax forms Deductible contribution. Amended tax forms Nondeductible contribution. Amended tax forms You may be able to subtract amounts from your total income (Form 1040, line 22 or Form 1040A, line 15) or total effectively connected income (Form 1040NR, line 23) to get your adjusted gross income (Form 1040, line 37; Form 1040A, line 21; or Form 1040NR, line 36). Amended tax forms Some adjustments to income follow. Amended tax forms Contributions to your individual retirement arrangement (IRA) (Form 1040, line 32; Form 1040A, line 17; or Form 1040NR, line 32), explained later in this publication. Amended tax forms Certain moving expenses (Form 1040, line 26; or Form 1040NR, line 26) if you changed job locations or started a new job in 2013. Amended tax forms See Publication 521, Moving Expenses, or see Form 3903, Moving Expenses, and its instructions. Amended tax forms Some health insurance costs (Form 1040, line 29 or Form 1040NR, line 29) if you were self-employed and had a net profit for the year, or if you received wages in 2013 from an S corporation in which you were a more-than-2% shareholder. Amended tax forms For more details, see Publication 535, Business Expenses. Amended tax forms Payments to your self-employed SEP, SIMPLE, or qualified plan (Form 1040, line 28 or Form 1040NR, line 28). Amended tax forms For more information, including limits on how much you can deduct, see Publication 560, Retirement Plans for Small Business. Amended tax forms Penalties paid on early withdrawal of savings (Form 1040, line 30 or Form 1040NR, line 30). Amended tax forms Form 1099-INT, Interest Income, or Form 1099-OID, Original Issue Discount, will show the amount of any penalty you were charged. Amended tax forms Alimony payments (Form 1040, line 31a). Amended tax forms For more information, see Publication 504, Divorced or Separated Individuals. Amended tax forms There are other items you can claim as adjustments to income. Amended tax forms These adjustments are discussed in your tax return instructions. Amended tax forms Individual Retirement Arrangement (IRA) Contributions and Deductions This section explains the tax treatment of amounts you pay into traditional IRAs. Amended tax forms A traditional IRA is any IRA that is not a Roth or SIMPLE IRA. Amended tax forms Roth and SIMPLE IRAs are defined earlier in the IRA discussion under Retirement Plan Distributions . Amended tax forms For more detailed information, see Publication 590. Amended tax forms Contributions. Amended tax forms   An IRA is a personal savings plan that offers you tax advantages to set aside money for your retirement. Amended tax forms Two advantages of a traditional IRA are: You may be able to deduct some or all of your contributions to it, depending on your circumstances, and Generally, amounts in your IRA, including earnings and gains, are not taxed until distributed. Amended tax forms    Although interest earned from your traditional IRA generally is not taxed in the year earned, it is not tax-exempt interest. Amended tax forms Do not report this interest on your tax return as tax-exempt interest. Amended tax forms General limit. Amended tax forms   The most that can be contributed for 2013 to your traditional IRA is the smaller of the following amounts. Amended tax forms Your taxable compensation for the year, or $5,500 ($6,500 if you were age 50 or older by the end of 2013). Amended tax forms Contributions to Kay Bailey Hutchison Spousal IRAs. Amended tax forms   In the case of a married couple filing a joint return for 2013, up to $5,500 ($6,500 for each spouse age 50 or older by the end of 2013) can be contributed to IRAs on behalf of each spouse, even if one spouse has little or no compensation. Amended tax forms For more information on the general limit and the Kay Bailey Hutchison Spousal IRA limit, see How Much Can Be Contributed? in Publication 590. Amended tax forms Deductible contribution. Amended tax forms   Generally, you can deduct the lesser of the contributions to your traditional IRA for the year or the general limit (or Kay Bailey Hutchison Spousal IRA limit, if applicable) just explained. Amended tax forms However, if you or your spouse was covered by an employer retirement plan at any time during the year for which contributions were made, you may not be able to deduct all of the contributions. Amended tax forms Your deduction may be reduced or eliminated, depending on your filing status and the amount of your income. Amended tax forms For more information, see Limit if Covered by Employer Plan in Publication 590. Amended tax forms Nondeductible contribution. Amended tax forms   The difference between your total permitted contributions and your IRA deduction, if any, is your nondeductible contribution. Amended tax forms You must file Form 8606, Nondeductible IRAs, to report nondeductible contributions even if you do not have to file a tax return for the year. Amended tax forms    For 2014, the most that can be contributed to your traditional IRA is $5,500 ($6,500 if you are age 50 or older at the end of 2014). Amended tax forms Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications