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Can i still do my 2012 taxes Publication 531 - Main Content Table of Contents Keeping a Daily Tip RecordElectronic tip record. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Reporting Tips to Your EmployerElectronic tip statement. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Final report. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Tip Rate Determination and Education Program Reporting Tips on Your Tax Return Allocated Tips How To Get Tax Help Keeping a Daily Tip Record Why keep a daily tip record. Can i still do my 2012 taxes   You must keep a daily tip record so you can: Report your tips accurately to your employer, Report your tips accurately on your tax return, and Prove your tip income if your return is ever questioned. Can i still do my 2012 taxes How to keep a daily tip record. Can i still do my 2012 taxes   There are two ways to keep a daily tip record. Can i still do my 2012 taxes You can either: Write information about your tips in a tip diary, or Keep copies of documents that show your tips, such as restaurant bills and credit or debit card charge slips. Can i still do my 2012 taxes You should keep your daily tip record with your tax or other personal records. Can i still do my 2012 taxes You must keep your records for as long as they are important for administration of the federal tax law. Can i still do my 2012 taxes For information on how long to keep records, see How Long to Keep Records in chapter 1 of Publication 17, Your Federal Income Tax. Can i still do my 2012 taxes    If you keep a tip diary, you can use Form 4070A, Employee's Daily Record of Tips. Can i still do my 2012 taxes To get Form 4070A, ask the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) or your employer for Publication 1244, Employee's Daily Record of Tips and Report to Employer. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Publication 1244 is also available at www. Can i still do my 2012 taxes irs. Can i still do my 2012 taxes gov/pub1244. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Publication 1244 includes a 1-year supply of Form 4070A. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Each day, write in the information asked for on the form. Can i still do my 2012 taxes A filled-in Form 4070A is shown on the following page. Can i still do my 2012 taxes   In addition to the information asked for on Form 4070A, you also need to keep a record of the date and value of any noncash tips you get, such as tickets, passes, or other items of value. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Although you do not report these tips to your employer, you must report them on your tax return. Can i still do my 2012 taxes   If you do not use Form 4070A, start your records by writing your name, your employer's name, and the name of the business (if it is different from your employer's name). Can i still do my 2012 taxes Then, each workday, write the date and the following information. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Cash tips you get directly from customers or from other employees. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Tips from credit and debit card charge customers that your employer pays you. Can i still do my 2012 taxes The value of any noncash tips you get, such as tickets, passes, or other items of value. Can i still do my 2012 taxes The amount of tips you paid out to other employees through tip pools or tip splitting, or other arrangements, and the names of the employees to whom you paid the tips. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Please click here for the text description of the image. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Sample Filled-in Form 4070A from Publication 1244 Electronic tip record. Can i still do my 2012 taxes   You can use an electronic system provided by your employer to record your daily tips. Can i still do my 2012 taxes If you do, you must receive and keep a paper copy of this record. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Service charges. Can i still do my 2012 taxes    Do not write in your tip diary the amount of any service charge that your employer adds to a customer's bill and then pays to you and treats as wages. Can i still do my 2012 taxes This is part of your wages, not a tip. Can i still do my 2012 taxes The following factors determine if you have a tip or service charge: The payment is made free from compulsion; The customer has the right to determine the amount of payment; The payment is not subject to negotiation or dictated by employer policy; and The customer generally has the right to determine who receives the payment. Can i still do my 2012 taxes See examples below. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Example 1. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Good Food Restaurant adds an 18% charge to the bill for parties of 6 or more customers. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Jane's bill for food and beverages for her party of 8 includes an amount on the tip line equal to 18% of the charges for food and beverages, and the total includes this amount. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Because Jane did not have an unrestricted right to determine the amount on the “tip line,” the 18% charge is considered a service charge. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Do not include the 18% charge in your tip diary. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Service charges that are paid to you are considered wages, not tips. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Example 2. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Good Food Restaurant includes sample calculations of tip amounts at the bottom of its bills for food and beverages provided to customers. Can i still do my 2012 taxes David's bill includes a blank “tip line,” with sample tip calculations of 15%, 18%, and 20% of the charges for food and beverages at the bottom of the bill beneath the signature line. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Because David is free to enter any amount on the “tip line” or leave it blank, any amount he includes is considered a tip. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Be sure to include this amount in your tip diary. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Sample Filled-in Form 4070 from Publication 1244 Please click here for the text description of the image. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Filled-in Form 4070 Reporting Tips to Your Employer Why report tips to your employer. Can i still do my 2012 taxes   You must report tips to your employer so that: Your employer can withhold federal income tax and social security, Medicare, Additional Medicare, or railroad retirement taxes, Your employer can report the correct amount of your earnings to the Social Security Administration or Railroad Retirement Board (which affects your benefits when you retire or if you become disabled, or your family's benefits if you die), and You can avoid the penalty for not reporting tips to your employer (explained later). Can i still do my 2012 taxes What tips to report. Can i still do my 2012 taxes   Report to your employer only cash, check, and debit and credit card tips you receive. Can i still do my 2012 taxes   If your total tips for any 1 month from any one job are less than $20, do not report the tips for that month to that employer. Can i still do my 2012 taxes   If you participate in a tip-splitting or tip-pooling arrangement, report only the tips you receive and retain. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Do not report to your employer any portion of the tips you receive that you pass on to other employees. Can i still do my 2012 taxes However, you must report tips you receive from other employees. Can i still do my 2012 taxes   Do not report the value of any noncash tips, such as tickets or passes, to your employer. Can i still do my 2012 taxes You do not pay social security, Medicare, Additional Medicare, or railroad retirement taxes on these tips. Can i still do my 2012 taxes How to report. Can i still do my 2012 taxes   If your employer does not give you any other way to report your tips, you can use Form 4070, Employee's Report of Tips to Employer. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Fill in the information asked for on the form, sign and date the form, and give it to your employer. Can i still do my 2012 taxes A sample filled-in Form 4070 is shown above. Can i still do my 2012 taxes To get a 1-year supply of the form, ask the IRS or your employer for Publication 1244. Can i still do my 2012 taxes   If you do not use Form 4070, give your employer a statement with the following information. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Your name, address, and social security number. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Your employer's name, address, and business name (if it is different from your employer's name). Can i still do my 2012 taxes The month (or the dates of any shorter period) in which you received tips. Can i still do my 2012 taxes The total tips required to be reported for that period. Can i still do my 2012 taxes You must sign and date the statement. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Be sure to keep a copy with your tax or other personal records. Can i still do my 2012 taxes   Your employer may require you to report your tips more than once a month. Can i still do my 2012 taxes However, the statement cannot cover a period of more than 1 calendar month. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Electronic tip statement. Can i still do my 2012 taxes   Your employer can have you furnish your tip statements electronically. Can i still do my 2012 taxes When to report. Can i still do my 2012 taxes   Give your report for each month to your employer by the 10th of the next month. Can i still do my 2012 taxes If the 10th falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, give your employer the report by the next day that is not a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Example. Can i still do my 2012 taxes You must report your tips received in September 2014 by October 10, 2014. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Final report. Can i still do my 2012 taxes   If your employment ends during the month, you can report your tips when your employment ends. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Penalty for not reporting tips. Can i still do my 2012 taxes   If you do not report tips to your employer as required, you may be subject to a penalty equal to 50% of the social security, Medicare, Additional Medicare, or railroad retirement taxes you owe on the unreported tips. Can i still do my 2012 taxes (For information about these taxes, see Reporting social security, Medicare, Additional Medicare, or railroad retirement taxes on tips not reported to your employer under Reporting Tips on Your Tax Return, later. Can i still do my 2012 taxes ) The penalty amount is in addition to the taxes you owe. Can i still do my 2012 taxes   You can avoid this penalty if you can show reasonable cause for not reporting the tips to your employer. Can i still do my 2012 taxes To do so, attach a statement to your return explaining why you did not report them. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Giving your employer money for taxes. Can i still do my 2012 taxes   Your regular pay may not be enough for your employer to withhold all the taxes you owe on your regular pay plus your reported tips. Can i still do my 2012 taxes If this happens, you can give your employer money until the close of the calendar year to pay the rest of the taxes. Can i still do my 2012 taxes   If you do not give your employer enough money, your employer will apply your regular pay and any money you give to the taxes, in the following order. Can i still do my 2012 taxes All taxes on your regular pay. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Social security, Medicare, Additional Medicare, or railroad retirement taxes on your reported tips. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Federal, state, and local income taxes on your reported tips. Can i still do my 2012 taxes    Any taxes that remain unpaid can be collected by your employer from your next paycheck. Can i still do my 2012 taxes If withholding taxes remain uncollected at the end of the year, you may be subject to a penalty for underpayment of estimated taxes. Can i still do my 2012 taxes See Publication 505, Tax Withholding and Estimated Tax, for more information. Can i still do my 2012 taxes    Uncollected taxes. Can i still do my 2012 taxes You must report on your tax return any social security and Medicare taxes, or railroad retirement taxes that remained uncollected at the end of 2013. Can i still do my 2012 taxes These uncollected taxes will be shown on your 2013 Form W-2. Can i still do my 2012 taxes See Reporting uncollected social security, Medicare, Additional Medicare, or railroad retirement taxes on tips reported to your employer under Reporting Tips on Your Tax Return, later. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Tip Rate Determination and Education Program Your employer may participate in the Tip Rate Determination and Education Program. Can i still do my 2012 taxes The program was developed to help employees and employers understand and meet their tip reporting responsibilities. Can i still do my 2012 taxes There are two agreements under the program: the Tip Rate Determination Agreement (TRDA) and the Tip Reporting Alternative Commitment (TRAC). Can i still do my 2012 taxes A variation of the TRAC program, the Employer Tip Reporting Alternative Commitment, (EmTRAC) was designed to allow employers in the food and beverage industry to design and receive approval for their own TRAC programs. Can i still do my 2012 taxes For information on the EmTRAC program, see Notice 2001-1, which is on page 261 of Internal Revenue Bulletin 2001-2 at www. Can i still do my 2012 taxes irs. Can i still do my 2012 taxes gov/pub/irs-irbs/irb01-02. Can i still do my 2012 taxes pdf. Can i still do my 2012 taxes If you are employed in the gaming industry, your employer may participate in the Gaming Industry Tip Compliance Agreement Program. Can i still do my 2012 taxes See Revenue Procedure 2007-32, 2007-22 I. Can i still do my 2012 taxes R. Can i still do my 2012 taxes B. Can i still do my 2012 taxes 1322, available at www. Can i still do my 2012 taxes irs. Can i still do my 2012 taxes gov/pub/irs-irbs/irb07_22. Can i still do my 2012 taxes pdf. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Your employer can provide you with a copy of any applicable agreement. Can i still do my 2012 taxes To find out more about these agreements, visit IRS. Can i still do my 2012 taxes gov and enter “restaurant tip reporting” in the search box. Can i still do my 2012 taxes You may also call 1-800-829-4933, visit www. Can i still do my 2012 taxes irs. Can i still do my 2012 taxes gov/localcontacts for the IRS Taxpayer Assistance Center in your area, or send an email to Tip. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Program@irs. Can i still do my 2012 taxes gov and request information on this program. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Reporting Tips on Your Tax Return How to report tips. Can i still do my 2012 taxes   Report your tips with your wages on Form 1040, line 7; Form 1040A, line 7; Form 1040EZ, line 1; Form 1040NR, line 8; or Form 1040NR-EZ, line 3. Can i still do my 2012 taxes What tips to report. Can i still do my 2012 taxes   Generally, you must report all tips you received in 2013 on your tax return, including both cash tips and noncash tips. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Any tips you reported to your employer as required in 2013 are included in the wages shown in box 1 of your Form W-2. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Add to the amount in box 1 only the tips you did not report to your employer. Can i still do my 2012 taxes   However, any tips you received in 2013 that you reported to your employer as required after 2013 but before January 11, 2014, are not included in the wages shown in box 1 of your 2013 Form W-2. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Do not include the amount of these tips on your 2013 tax return. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Instead, include them on your 2014 tax return. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Tips you received in 2012 that you reported to your employer as required after 2012 but before January 11, 2013, are included in the wages shown in box 1 of your 2013 Form W-2. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Although these tips were received in 2012, you must report them on your 2013 tax return. Can i still do my 2012 taxes   If you participate in a tip-splitting or tip-pooling arrangement, report only the tips you receive and retain. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Do not report on your income tax return any portion of the tips you receive that you pass on to other employees. Can i still do my 2012 taxes However, you must report tips you receive from other employees. Can i still do my 2012 taxes    If you received $20 or more in cash and charge tips in a month and did not report all of those tips to your employer, see Reporting social security, Medicare, Additional Medicare, or railroad retirement taxes on tips not reported to your employer, later. Can i still do my 2012 taxes    If you did not keep a daily tip record as required and an amount is shown in box 8 of your Form W-2, see Allocated Tips, later. Can i still do my 2012 taxes   If you kept a daily tip record and reported tips to your employer as required under the rules explained earlier, add the following tips to the amount in box 1 of your Form W-2. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Cash and charge tips you received that totaled less than $20 for any month. Can i still do my 2012 taxes The value of noncash tips, such as tickets, passes, or other items of value. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Example. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Ben Smith began working at the Blue Ocean Restaurant (his only employer in 2013) on June 30 and received $10,000 in wages during the year. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Ben kept a daily tip record showing that his tips for June were $18 and his tips for the rest of the year totaled $7,000. Can i still do my 2012 taxes He was not required to report his June tips to his employer, but he reported all of the rest of his tips to his employer as required. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Ben's Form W-2 from Blue Ocean Restaurant shows $17,000 ($10,000 wages + $7,000 reported tips) in box 1. Can i still do my 2012 taxes He adds the $18 unreported tips to that amount and reports $17,018 as wages on his tax return. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Reporting social security, Medicare, Additional Medicare, or railroad retirement taxes on tips not reported to your employer. Can i still do my 2012 taxes    If you received $20 or more in cash and charge tips in a month from any one job and did not report all of those tips to your employer, you must report the social security, Medicare, and Additional Medicare taxes on the unreported tips as additional tax on your return. Can i still do my 2012 taxes To report these taxes, you must file a return even if you would not otherwise have to file. Can i still do my 2012 taxes You must use Form 1040, Form 1040NR, Form 1040NR-EZ, Form 1040-SS, or 1040-PR (as appropriate) for this purpose. Can i still do my 2012 taxes (You cannot file Form 1040EZ or Form 1040A. Can i still do my 2012 taxes )    Use Form 4137, Social Security and Medicare Tax on Unreported Tip Income, to figure social security and Medicare taxes. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Enter the tax on your return as instructed, and attach the completed Form 4137 to your return. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Use Form 8959 to figure Additional Medicare Tax. Can i still do my 2012 taxes If you are subject to the Railroad Retirement Tax Act, you cannot use Form 4137 to pay railroad retirement tax on unreported tips. Can i still do my 2012 taxes To get railroad retirement credit, you must report tips to your employer. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Reporting uncollected social security, Medicare, Additional Medicare, or railroad retirement taxes on tips reported to your employer. Can i still do my 2012 taxes    You may have uncollected taxes if your regular pay was not enough for your employer to withhold all the taxes you owe and you did not give your employer enough money to pay the rest of the taxes. Can i still do my 2012 taxes For more information, see Giving your employer money for taxes , under Reporting Tips to Your Employer, earlier. Can i still do my 2012 taxes   If your employer could not collect all the social security and Medicare taxes, or railroad retirement taxes you owe on tips reported for 2013, the uncollected taxes will be shown in box 12 of your Form W-2 (codes A and B). Can i still do my 2012 taxes You must report these amounts as additional tax on your return. Can i still do my 2012 taxes   If you worked in the U. Can i still do my 2012 taxes S. Can i still do my 2012 taxes possessions and received Form W-2AS, Form W-2CM, Form W-2GU, or Form W-2VI, any uncollected taxes on tips will be shown in box 12 with codes A and B. Can i still do my 2012 taxes If you received Form 499R-2/W-2PR, any uncollected taxes will be shown in boxes 22 and 23. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Unlike the uncollected portion of the regular (1. Can i still do my 2012 taxes 45%) Medicare tax, the uncollected Additional Medicare Tax is not reported on Form W-2. Can i still do my 2012 taxes   To report these uncollected taxes, you must file a return even if you would not otherwise have to file. Can i still do my 2012 taxes You can report these taxes on Form 1040, in the space next to line 60; Form 1040NR, line 59; Form 1040-SS, Part I, line 6; or Form 1040-PR, Part I, line 6. Can i still do my 2012 taxes See the instructions for the appropriate form and line number indicated, and Form 8959. Can i still do my 2012 taxes (You cannot file Form 1040A, Form 1040EZ, or Form 1040NR-EZ. Can i still do my 2012 taxes ) Self-employed persons. Can i still do my 2012 taxes    If you receive tips as a self-employed person, you should report these tips as income on Schedule C or C-EZ. Can i still do my 2012 taxes See Publication 334, Tax Guide for Small Business, for more information on reporting business income. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Allocated Tips If your employer allocated tips to you, they are shown separately in box 8 of your Form W-2. Can i still do my 2012 taxes They are not included in box 1 with your wages and reported tips. Can i still do my 2012 taxes If box 8 is blank, this discussion does not apply to you. Can i still do my 2012 taxes What are allocated tips. Can i still do my 2012 taxes   These are tips that your employer assigned to you in addition to the tips you reported to your employer for the year. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Your employer will have done this only if: You worked in an establishment (restaurant, cocktail lounge, or similar business) that must allocate tips to employees, and The tips you reported to your employer were less than your share of 8% of food and drink sales. Can i still do my 2012 taxes No income, social security, Medicare, Additional Medicare, or railroad retirement taxes are withheld on allocated tips. Can i still do my 2012 taxes How were your allocated tips figured. Can i still do my 2012 taxes   The tips allocated to you are your share of an amount figured by subtracting the reported tips of all employees from 8% (or an approved lower rate) of food and drink sales (other than carryout sales and sales with a service charge of 10% or more). Can i still do my 2012 taxes Your share of that amount was figured using either a method provided by an employer-employee agreement or a method provided by IRS regulations based on employees' sales or hours worked. Can i still do my 2012 taxes For information about the exact allocation method used, ask your employer. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Must you report your allocated tips on your tax return. Can i still do my 2012 taxes   You must report tips you received in 2013 (including both cash and noncash tips) on your tax return as explained in What tips to report , earlier. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Any tips you reported to your employer in 2013 as required (explained under Reporting Tips to Your Employer , earlier) are included in the wages shown in box 1 of your Form W-2. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Add to the amount in box 1 only the tips you did not report to your employer as required. Can i still do my 2012 taxes This should include any allocated tips shown in box 8 on your Form(s) W-2, unless you have adequate records to show that you received less tips in the year than the allocated amount. Can i still do my 2012 taxes   See What tips to report under Reporting Tips on Your Tax Return, and Keeping a Daily Tip Record , earlier. Can i still do my 2012 taxes How to report allocated tips. Can i still do my 2012 taxes   If you received any tips in 2013 that you did not report to your employer as required (including allocated tips that you are required to report on your tax return), add these tips to the amount in box 1 of your Form(s) W-2 and report this amount as wages on Form 1040, line 7; Form 1040NR, line 8; or Form 1040NR-EZ, line 3. Can i still do my 2012 taxes (You cannot file Form 1040A or Form 1040EZ). Can i still do my 2012 taxes    Because social security, Medicare, or Additional Medicare taxes were not withheld from the allocated tips, you must report those taxes as additional tax on your return. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Complete Form 4137 and include the allocated tips on line 1 of the form as provided in its instructions. Can i still do my 2012 taxes See Reporting social security, Medicare, Additional Medicare, or railroad retirement taxes on tips not reported to your employer under Reporting Tips on Your Tax Return, earlier. Can i still do my 2012 taxes How to request an approved lower rate. Can i still do my 2012 taxes   Your employer can use a tip rate lower than 8% (but not lower than 2%) to figure allocated tips only if the IRS approves the lower rate. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Either the employer or the employees can request approval of a lower rate by filing a petition with the IRS. Can i still do my 2012 taxes The petition must include specific information about the establishment that will justify the lower rate. Can i still do my 2012 taxes A user fee must be paid with the petition. Can i still do my 2012 taxes    An employee petition can be filed only with the consent of a majority of the directly tipped employees (waiters, bartenders, and others who receive tips directly from customers). Can i still do my 2012 taxes The petition must state the total number of directly tipped employees and the number of employees consenting to the petition. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Employees filing the petition must promptly notify the employer, and the employer must promptly give the IRS a copy of all Forms 8027, Employer's Annual Information Return of Tip Income and Allocated Tips, filed for the establishment for the previous 3 years. Can i still do my 2012 taxes   For more information about how to file a petition and what information to include, see Allocation of Tips in the Instructions for Form 8027. Can i still do my 2012 taxes How To Get Tax Help Go online, use a smart phone, call or walk in to an office near you. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Whether it's help with a tax issue, preparing your tax return or picking up a free publication or form, get the help you need the way you want it. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Free help with your tax return. Can i still do my 2012 taxes   Free help in preparing your return is available nationwide from IRS-certified volunteers. 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Can i still do my 2012 taxes 29. Can i still do my 2012 taxes   Límite sobre Deducciones Detalladas Table of Contents Introduction Useful Items - You may want to see: ¿Está Usted Sujeto al Límite? ¿Qué Deducciones Detalladas Están Limitadas? ¿Qué Deducciones Detalladas no Están Limitadas? ¿Cómo se Calcula el Límite?Ejemplo Introduction Este capítulo trata del límite general sobre las deducciones detalladas en el Anexo A (Formulario 1040). Can i still do my 2012 taxes Los temas abarcan: Quién está sujeto al límite. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Qué deducciones detalladas están limitadas. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Cómo calcular el límite. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Useful Items - You may want to see: Formulario (e Instrucciones) Anexo A (Formulario 1040) Itemized Deductions (Deducciones detalladas), en inglés. Can i still do my 2012 taxes ¿Está Usted Sujeto al Límite? Si tiene ingresos brutos ajustados (AGI, por sus siglas en inglés) de más de $300,000, si es casado que presenta la declaración conjunta o viudo calificado, $275,000, si es cabeza de familia, $250,000, si es soltero o $150,000, si es casado que presenta la declaración por separado, está sujeto al límite sobre determinadas deducciones detalladas. Can i still do my 2012 taxes El ingreso bruto ajustado (AGI) es la cantidad de la línea 38 (Formulario 1040). Can i still do my 2012 taxes ¿Qué Deducciones Detalladas Están Limitadas? Las siguientes deducciones del Anexo A (Formulario 1040) están sujetas al límite general sobre las deducciones detalladas: Impuestos pagados —línea 9. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Intereses pagados —líneas 10,11,12 y 13. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Donaciones a organizaciones caritativas —línea 19. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Gastos laborales y determinadas deducciones misceláneas —línea 27. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Otras deducciones misceláneas —línea 28, excluyendo pérdidas por apuestas y juegos de azar y por hecho fortuito o robo. Can i still do my 2012 taxes ¿Qué Deducciones Detalladas no Están Limitadas? Las siguientes deducciones del Anexo A (Formulario 1040) no están sujetas al límite general sobre las deducciones detalladas. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Sin embargo, igualmente están sujetas a otros límites aplicables. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Gastos médicos y dentales —línea 4. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Gastos de intereses de inversión —línea 14. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Pérdidas por hecho fortuito y robo de bienes de uso personal —línea 20. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Pérdidas por hecho fortuito y robo de bienes que generan ingresos —línea 28. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Pérdidas por apuestas y juegos de azar —línea 28. Can i still do my 2012 taxes ¿Cómo se Calcula el Límite? Si las deducciones detalladas están sujetas al límite, el total de todas sus deducciones detalladas es reducido por la cantidad menor de uno de: el 80% de las deducciones detalladas afectadas por el límite. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Vea ¿Qué Deducciones Detalladas Están Limitadas? , anteriormente o el 3% de la cantidad por la cual los ingresos brutos ajustados sobrepasen $300,000, si es casado que presenta la declaración conjunta o viudo calificado, $275,000, si es cabeza de familia, $250,000, si es soltero o $150,000, si es casado que presenta la declaración por separado. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Antes de calcular el límite general sobre las deducciones detalladas, primero tiene que llenar las líneas 1 a 28 del Anexo A (Formulario 1040), incluyendo todo formulario afín (tal como el Formulario 2106, el Formulario 4684, etc. Can i still do my 2012 taxes ) El límite general sobre las deducciones detalladas se calcula después de haberse aplicado cualquier otro límite sobre la asignación de alguna deducción detallada. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Estos límites adicionales abarcan los límites sobre donaciones caritativas (capítulo 24), el límite sobre determinados gastos de comida y entretenimiento (capítulo 26) y el límite del 2% de los ingresos brutos ajustados sobre determinadas deducciones misceláneas (capítulo 28). Can i still do my 2012 taxes Hoja de trabajo de deducciones detalladas. Can i still do my 2012 taxes   Después de completar hasta la línea 28, inclusive, del Anexo A (Formulario 1040), puede utilizar la Itemized Deductions Worksheet (Hoja de trabajo de las deducciones detalladas), en las Instrucciones del Anexo A (Formulario 1040) para calcular el límite. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Anote el resultado en la línea 29 del Anexo A (Formulario 1040). Can i still do my 2012 taxes Guarde la hoja de trabajo con su documentación. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Debe comparar la cantidad de la deducción estándar con la cantidad de las deducciones detalladas después de aplicar el límite. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Utilice la cantidad mayor cuando complete la línea 40 (Formulario 1040). Can i still do my 2012 taxes Vea el capítulo 20 para información sobre cómo calcular la deducción estándar. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Ejemplo Para el año tributario 2013, Guillermo y Teresa Valdez presentan la declaración conjunta en el Formulario 1040. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Tienen ingresos brutos ajustados de $325,500 en la línea 38. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Las deducciones detalladas de su Anexo A son las siguientes: Impuestos pagados —línea 9   $ 17,900 Intereses pagados —líneas 10,11,12 y 13   45,000 Gasto de intereses de inversión  —línea 14   41,000 Donaciones a organizaciones caritativas —línea 19   21,000 Gastos laborales —línea 27   17,240 Total   $142,140       La deducción por gastos de intereses de inversión de los Valdez ($41,000 de la línea 14 del Anexo A (Formulario 1040) no está sujeta al límite general de las deducciones detalladas. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Los Valdez utilizan la Itemized Deductions Worksheet (Hoja de trabajo de las deducciones detalladas), en las Instrucciones del Anexo A (Formulario 1040) para calcular el límite general. Can i still do my 2012 taxes Del total de las deducciones detalladas de $142,140, los Valdez pueden deducir sólo $141,375 ($142,140 - $765). 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