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E file state taxes only free Index A Addition to property, Additions and Improvements Adjusted basis, Adjusted Basis Alternative Depreciation System (ADS) Recovery periods, Recovery Periods Under ADS Required use, Required use of ADS. E file state taxes only free Amended return, Filing an Amended Return Apartment Cooperative, Cooperative apartments. E file state taxes only free Rental, Which Property Class Applies Under GDS? Automobile (see Passenger automobile) B Basis Adjustments, Basis adjustment for depreciation allowed or allowable. E file state taxes only free , Adjustment of partner's basis in partnership. E file state taxes only free , Basis adjustment due to recapture of clean-fuel vehicle deduction or credit. E file state taxes only free , Basis adjustment due to casualty loss. E file state taxes only free Basis for depreciation, What Is the Basis for Depreciation? Casualty loss, Basis adjustment due to casualty loss. E file state taxes only free Change in use, Property changed from personal use. E file state taxes only free Cost, Cost as Basis Depreciable basis, Depreciable basis. E file state taxes only free Other than cost, Other Basis Recapture of clean-fuel vehicle deduction or credit, Basis adjustment due to recapture of clean-fuel vehicle deduction or credit. E file state taxes only free Term interest, Basis adjustments. E file state taxes only free Unadjusted, Figuring the Unadjusted Basis of Your Property Business use of property, partial, Partial business or investment use. E file state taxes only free Business-use limit, recapture of Section 179 deduction, When Must You Recapture the Deduction? Business-use requirement, listed property, What Is the Business-Use Requirement? C Car (see Passenger automobile) Carryover of section 179 deduction, Carryover of disallowed deduction. E file state taxes only free Casualty loss, effect of, Basis adjustment due to casualty loss. E file state taxes only free Changing accounting method, Changing Your Accounting Method Communication equipment (see Listed property) Commuting, Commuting use. E file state taxes only free Computer (see Listed property) Computer software, Computer software. E file state taxes only free , Off-the-shelf computer software. E file state taxes only free Containers, Containers. E file state taxes only free Conventions, Which Convention Applies? Cooperative apartment, Cooperative apartments. E file state taxes only free Copyright, Patents and copyrights. E file state taxes only free (see also Section 197 intangibles) Correcting depreciation deductions, How Do You Correct Depreciation Deductions? Cost basis, Cost as Basis D Declining balance Method, Declining Balance Method Rates, Declining balance rate. E file state taxes only free Deduction limit Automobile, Do the Passenger Automobile Limits Apply? Section 179, How Much Can You Deduct? Depreciation Deduction Employee, Can Employees Claim a Deduction? Listed property, Can Employees Claim a Deduction? Determinable useful life, Property Having a Determinable Useful Life Excepted property, Excepted Property Incorrect amount deducted, How Do You Correct Depreciation Deductions? Methods, Which Depreciation Method Applies? Property lasting more than one year, Property Lasting More Than One Year Property owned, Property You Own Property used in business, Property Used in Your Business or Income-Producing Activity Recapture, Revoking an election. E file state taxes only free , Recapture of Excess Depreciation Depreciation allowable, Basis adjustment for depreciation allowed or allowable. E file state taxes only free Depreciation allowed, Basis adjustment for depreciation allowed or allowable. E file state taxes only free Depreciation deduction Listed property, What Is the Business-Use Requirement? Determinable useful life, Property Having a Determinable Useful Life Disposition Before recovery period ends, Sale or Other Disposition Before the Recovery Period Ends General asset account property, Disposing of GAA Property Section 179 deduction, When Must You Recapture the Deduction? E Election ADS, Electing ADS. E file state taxes only free , Election of ADS. E file state taxes only free Declining balance (150% DB) method, 150% election. E file state taxes only free Exclusion from MACRS, Election To Exclude Property From MACRS General asset account, Electing To Use a GAA Not to claim special depreciation allowance, How Can You Elect Not To Claim an Allowance? Section 179 deduction, How Do You Elect the Deduction? Straight line method, Straight line election. E file state taxes only free Electric vehicle, Electric Vehicles Employee Depreciation deduction, Can Employees Claim a Deduction? How to claim depreciation, Employee. E file state taxes only free Employee deduction, listed property, Can Employees Claim a Deduction? Energy property, Energy property. E file state taxes only free Exchange of MACRS property, Property Acquired in a Like-kind Exchange or Involuntary Conversion F Farm Property, Depreciation Methods for Farm Property Figuring MACRS Using percentage tables, How Is the Depreciation Deduction Figured? Without using percentage tables, Figuring the Deduction Without Using the Tables Films, Films, video tapes, and recordings. E file state taxes only free Free tax services, Free help with your tax return. E file state taxes only free G General asset account Abusive transaction, Abusive transactions. E file state taxes only free Disposing of property, Disposing of GAA Property Grouping property in, Grouping Property Nonrecognition transaction, Nonrecognition transactions. E file state taxes only free General Depreciation System (GDS), recovery periods, Recovery Periods Under GDS Gift (see Basis, other than cost) H Help (see Tax help) I Idle property, Idle Property Improvements, How Do You Treat Repairs and Improvements?, Additions and Improvements Income forecast method, Income Forecast Method Incorrect depreciation deductions, How Do You Correct Depreciation Deductions? Indian reservation Defined, Indian reservation. E file state taxes only free Qualified infrastructure property, Qualified infrastructure property. E file state taxes only free Qualified property, Qualified property. E file state taxes only free Recovery periods for qualified property, Indian Reservation Property Related person, Related person. E file state taxes only free Inheritance (see Basis, other than cost) Intangible property Depreciation method, Intangible Property, Income Forecast Method Income forecast method, Income Forecast Method Straight line method, Intangible Property Inventory, Inventory. E file state taxes only free Investment use of property, partial, Partial business or investment use. E file state taxes only free Involuntary conversion of MACRS property, Property Acquired in a Like-kind Exchange or Involuntary Conversion L Land Not depreciable, Land Preparation costs, Land Leased property, Leased property. E file state taxes only free Leasehold improvement property, defined, Qualified leasehold improvement property. E file state taxes only free , Qualified leasehold improvement property. E file state taxes only free Life tenant, Life tenant. E file state taxes only free (see also Term interests) Limit on deduction Automobile, Do the Passenger Automobile Limits Apply? Section 179, How Much Can You Deduct? Listed property 5% owner, 5% owner. E file state taxes only free Computer, Computers and Related Peripheral Equipment Condition of employment, Condition of employment. E file state taxes only free Defined, What Is Listed Property? Employee deduction, Can Employees Claim a Deduction? Employer convenience, Employer's convenience. E file state taxes only free Improvements to, Improvements to listed property. E file state taxes only free Leased, Lessee's Inclusion Amount Passenger automobile, Passenger Automobiles Qualified business use, Qualified Business Use Recordkeeping, Adequate Records Related person, Related persons. E file state taxes only free Reporting on Form 4562, How Is Listed Property Information Reported? Lodging, Property used for lodging. E file state taxes only free M Maximum deduction Electric vehicles, Electric Vehicles Passenger automobiles, Maximum Depreciation Deduction Trucks, Trucks and Vans Vans, Trucks and Vans Mobile home (see Residential rental property) Modified ACRS (MACRS) Addition or improvement, Additions and Improvements Alternative Depreciation System (ADS), Which Depreciation System (GDS or ADS) Applies? Conventions, Which Convention Applies? Declining balance method, Declining Balance Method Depreciation methods, Which Depreciation Method Applies? Farm property, Depreciation Methods for Farm Property Figuring, short tax year, Property Placed in Service in a Short Tax Year General Depreciation System (GDS), Which Depreciation System (GDS or ADS) Applies? Percentage tables, Using the MACRS Percentage Tables Property classes, Which Property Class Applies Under GDS? Recovery periods, Which Recovery Period Applies? Short tax year, Figuring the Deduction for a Short Tax Year Straight line method, Straight Line Method N Nonresidential real property, Which Property Class Applies Under GDS? Nontaxable transfer of MACRS property, Property Acquired in a Nontaxable Transfer O Office in the home, Office in the home. E file state taxes only free , Office in the home. E file state taxes only free Ownership, incidents of, Incidents of ownership. E file state taxes only free P Partial business use, Partial business use. E file state taxes only free Passenger automobile Defined, Passenger Automobiles Electric vehicles, Electric Vehicles Limit on, Do the Passenger Automobile Limits Apply? Maximum depreciation deduction, Maximum Depreciation Deduction Trucks, Trucks and Vans Vans, Trucks and Vans Patent, Patents and copyrights. E file state taxes only free (see also Section 197 intangibles) Personal property, Personal property. E file state taxes only free Phonographic equipment (see Listed property) Photographic equipment (see Listed property) Placed in service Before 1987, Property You Placed in Service Before 1987 Date, What Is the Placed in Service Date? Rule, Placed in Service Property Classes, Which Property Class Applies Under GDS? Depreciable, What Property Can Be Depreciated? Idle, Idle Property Improvements, How Do You Treat Repairs and Improvements? Leased, Leased property. E file state taxes only free , Leased property. E file state taxes only free Listed, What Is Listed Property? Personal, Personal property. E file state taxes only free Real, Real property. E file state taxes only free Retired from service, Retired From Service Tangible personal, Tangible personal property. E file state taxes only free Term interest, Certain term interests in property. E file state taxes only free Q Qualified leasehold improvement property, defined, Qualified leasehold improvement property. E file state taxes only free , Qualified leasehold improvement property. E file state taxes only free Qualified property, special depreciation allowance, What Is Qualified Property? R Real property, Real property. E file state taxes only free Recapture Clean-fuel vehicle deduction or credit, Basis adjustment due to recapture of clean-fuel vehicle deduction or credit. E file state taxes only free General asset account, abusive transaction, Abusive transactions. E file state taxes only free Listed property, Recapture of Excess Depreciation MACRS depreciation, Revoking an election. E file state taxes only free Section 179 deduction, When Must You Recapture the Deduction? Special depreciation allowance, When Must You Recapture an Allowance? Recordkeeping Listed property, Adequate Records Section 179, How Do You Elect the Deduction? Recovery periods ADS, Recovery Periods Under ADS GDS, Recovery Periods Under GDS Related persons, Related persons. E file state taxes only free , Related persons. E file state taxes only free , Related persons. E file state taxes only free , Related persons. E file state taxes only free , Related person. E file state taxes only free , Related persons. E file state taxes only free Rent-to-own property, defined, Qualified rent-to-own property. E file state taxes only free Rental home (see Residential rental property) Rented property, improvements, Improvements to rented property. E file state taxes only free Repairs, How Do You Treat Repairs and Improvements? Residential rental property, Which Property Class Applies Under GDS? Retail motor fuels outlet, Retail motor fuels outlet. E file state taxes only free Revoking ADS election, Electing ADS. E file state taxes only free General asset account election, Revoking an election. E file state taxes only free Section 179 election, Revoking an election. E file state taxes only free S Sale of property, Sale or Other Disposition Before the Recovery Period Ends Section 179 deduction Business use required, Partial business use. E file state taxes only free Carryover, Carryover of disallowed deduction. E file state taxes only free Dispositions, When Must You Recapture the Deduction? Electing, How Do You Elect the Deduction? Limits Business (taxable) income, Business Income Limit Business-use, recapture, When Must You Recapture the Deduction? Dollar, Dollar Limits Enterprise zone business, Enterprise Zone Businesses Partial business use, Partial business use. E file state taxes only free Married filing separate returns, Married Individuals Partnership rules, Partnerships and Partners Property Eligible, Eligible Property Excepted, Excepted Property Purchase required, Property Acquired by Purchase Recapture, When Must You Recapture the Deduction? Recordkeeping, How Do You Elect the Deduction? S corporation rules, S Corporations Settlement fees, Settlement costs. E file state taxes only free Short tax year Figuring depreciation, Property Placed in Service in a Short Tax Year Figuring placed-in-service date, Using the Applicable Convention in a Short Tax Year Software, computer, Computer software. E file state taxes only free , Off-the-shelf computer software. E file state taxes only free Sound recording, Films, video tapes, and recordings. E file state taxes only free Special depreciation allowance Election not to claim, How Can You Elect Not To Claim an Allowance? Qualified property, What Is Qualified Property? Recapture, When Must You Recapture an Allowance? Stock, constructive ownership of, Constructive ownership of stock or partnership interest. E file state taxes only free Straight line method, Intangible Property, Straight Line Method Created intangibles, Certain created intangibles. E file state taxes only free T Tangible personal property, Tangible personal property. E file state taxes only free Term interest, Certain term interests in property. E file state taxes only free Trade-in of property, Trade-in of other property. E file state taxes only free Trucks, Trucks and Vans U Unadjusted basis, Figuring the Unadjusted Basis of Your Property Useful life, Property Having a Determinable Useful Life V Vans, Trucks and Vans Video tape, Films, video tapes, and recordings. E file state taxes only free Video-recording equipment (see Listed property) W When to use ADS, Which Depreciation System (GDS or ADS) Applies? Worksheet Leased listed property, Inclusion amount worksheet. E file state taxes only free MACRS, MACRS Worksheet Prev  Up     Home   More Online Publications
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E file state taxes only free 6. E file state taxes only free   How To Figure Cost of Goods Sold Table of Contents Introduction Figuring Cost of Goods Sold on Schedule C, Lines 35 Through 42Line 35 Inventory at Beginning of Year Line 36 Purchases Less Cost of Items Withdrawn for Personal Use Line 37 Cost of Labor Line 38 Materials and Supplies Line 39 Other Costs Line 40 Add Lines 35 through 39 Line 41 Inventory at End of Year Line 42 Cost of Goods Sold Introduction If you make or buy goods to sell, you can deduct the cost of goods sold from your gross receipts on Schedule C. E file state taxes only free However, to determine these costs, you must value your inventory at the beginning and end of each tax year. E file state taxes only free This chapter applies to you if you are a manufacturer, wholesaler, or retailer or if you are engaged in any business that makes, buys, or sells goods to produce income. E file state taxes only free This chapter does not apply to a personal service business, such as the business of a doctor, lawyer, carpenter, or painter. E file state taxes only free However, if you work in a personal service business and also sell or charge for the materials and supplies normally used in your business, this chapter applies to you. E file state taxes only free If you must account for an inventory in your business, you must generally use an accrual method of accounting for your purchases and sales. E file state taxes only free For more information, see chapter 2. E file state taxes only free Figuring Cost of Goods Sold on Schedule C, Lines 35 Through 42 Figure your cost of goods sold by filling out lines 35 through 42 of Schedule C. E file state taxes only free These lines are reproduced below and are explained in the discussion that follows. E file state taxes only free 35 Inventory at beginning of year. E file state taxes only free If different from last year's closing inventory, attach explanation   36 Purchases less cost of items withdrawn for personal use   37 Cost of labor. E file state taxes only free Do not include any amounts paid to yourself   38 Materials and supplies   39 Other costs   40 Add lines 35 through 39   41 Inventory at end of year   42 Cost of goods sold. E file state taxes only free Subtract line 41 from line 40. E file state taxes only free  Enter the result here and on line 4   Line 35 Inventory at Beginning of Year If you are a merchant, beginning inventory is the cost of merchandise on hand at the beginning of the year that you will sell to customers. E file state taxes only free If you are a manufacturer or producer, it includes the total cost of raw materials, work in process, finished goods, and materials and supplies used in manufacturing the goods (see Inventories in chapter 2). E file state taxes only free Opening inventory usually will be identical to the closing inventory of the year before. E file state taxes only free You must explain any difference in a schedule attached to your return. E file state taxes only free Donation of inventory. E file state taxes only free   If you contribute inventory (property that you sell in the course of your business), the amount you can claim as a contribution deduction is the smaller of its fair market value on the day you contributed it or its basis. E file state taxes only free The basis of donated inventory is any cost incurred for the inventory in an earlier year that you would otherwise include in your opening inventory for the year of the contribution. E file state taxes only free You must remove the amount of your contribution deduction from your opening inventory. E file state taxes only free It is not part of the cost of goods sold. E file state taxes only free   If the cost of donated inventory is not included in your opening inventory, the inventory's basis is zero and you cannot claim a charitable contribution deduction. E file state taxes only free Treat the inventory's cost as you would ordinarily treat it under your method of accounting. E file state taxes only free For example, include the purchase price of inventory bought and donated in the same year in the cost of goods sold for that year. E file state taxes only free   A special rule may apply to certain donations of food inventory. E file state taxes only free See Publication 526, Charitable Contributions. E file state taxes only free Example 1. E file state taxes only free You are a calendar year taxpayer who uses an accrual method of accounting. E file state taxes only free In 2013, you contributed property from inventory to a church. E file state taxes only free It had a fair market value of $600. E file state taxes only free The closing inventory at the end of 2012 properly included $400 of costs due to the acquisition of the property, and in 2012, you properly deducted $50 of administrative and other expenses attributable to the property as business expenses. E file state taxes only free The charitable contribution allowed for 2013 is $400 ($600 − $200). E file state taxes only free The $200 is the amount that would be ordinary income if you had sold the contributed inventory at fair market value on the date of the gift. E file state taxes only free The cost of goods sold you use in determining gross income for 2013 must not include the $400. E file state taxes only free You remove that amount from opening inventory for 2013. E file state taxes only free Example 2. E file state taxes only free If, in Example 1, you acquired the contributed property in 2013 at a cost of $400, you would include the $400 cost of the property in figuring the cost of goods sold for 2013 and deduct the $50 of administrative and other expenses attributable to the property for that year. E file state taxes only free You would not be allowed any charitable contribution deduction for the contributed property. E file state taxes only free Line 36 Purchases Less Cost of Items Withdrawn for Personal Use If you are a merchant, use the cost of all merchandise you bought for sale. E file state taxes only free If you are a manufacturer or producer, this includes the cost of all raw materials or parts purchased for manufacture into a finished product. E file state taxes only free Trade discounts. E file state taxes only free   The differences between the stated prices of articles and the actual prices you pay for them are called trade discounts. E file state taxes only free You must use the prices you pay (not the stated prices) in figuring your cost of purchases. E file state taxes only free Do not show the discount amount separately as an item in gross income. E file state taxes only free   An automobile dealer must record the cost of a car in inventory reduced by any manufacturer's rebate that represents a trade discount. E file state taxes only free Cash discounts. E file state taxes only free   Cash discounts are amounts your suppliers let you deduct from your purchase invoices for prompt payments. E file state taxes only free There are two methods of accounting for cash discounts. E file state taxes only free You can either credit them to a separate discount account or deduct them from total purchases for the year. E file state taxes only free Whichever method you use, you must be consistent. E file state taxes only free If you want to change your method of figuring inventory cost, you must file Form 3115, Application for Change in Accounting Method. E file state taxes only free For more information, see Change in Accounting Method in chapter 2. E file state taxes only free   If you credit cash discounts to a separate account, you must include this credit balance in your business income at the end of the tax year. E file state taxes only free If you use this method, do not reduce your cost of goods sold by the cash discounts. E file state taxes only free Purchase returns and allowances. E file state taxes only free   You must deduct all returns and allowances from your total purchases during the year. E file state taxes only free Merchandise withdrawn from sale. E file state taxes only free   If you withdraw merchandise for your personal or family use, you must exclude this cost from the total amount of merchandise you bought for sale. E file state taxes only free Do this by crediting the purchases or sales account with the cost of merchandise you withdraw for personal use. E file state taxes only free You must also charge the amount to your drawing account. E file state taxes only free   A drawing account is a separate account you should keep to record the business income you withdraw to pay for personal and family expenses. E file state taxes only free As stated above, you also use it to record withdrawals of merchandise for personal or family use. E file state taxes only free This account is also known as a “withdrawals account” or “personal account. E file state taxes only free ” Line 37 Cost of Labor Labor costs are usually an element of cost of goods sold only in a manufacturing or mining business. E file state taxes only free Small merchandisers (wholesalers, retailers, etc. E file state taxes only free ) usually do not have labor costs that can properly be charged to cost of goods sold. E file state taxes only free In a manufacturing business, labor costs properly allocable to the cost of goods sold include both the direct and indirect labor used in fabricating the raw material into a finished, saleable product. E file state taxes only free Direct labor. E file state taxes only free   Direct labor costs are the wages you pay to those employees who spend all their time working directly on the product being manufactured. E file state taxes only free They also include a part of the wages you pay to employees who work directly on the product part time if you can determine that part of their wages. E file state taxes only free Indirect labor. E file state taxes only free   Indirect labor costs are the wages you pay to employees who perform a general factory function that does not have any immediate or direct connection with making the saleable product, but that is a necessary part of the manufacturing process. E file state taxes only free Other labor. E file state taxes only free   Other labor costs not properly chargeable to the cost of goods sold can be deducted as selling or administrative expenses. E file state taxes only free Generally, the only kinds of labor costs properly chargeable to your cost of goods sold are the direct or indirect labor costs and certain other costs treated as overhead expenses properly charged to the manufacturing process, as discussed later under Line 39 Other Costs. E file state taxes only free Line 38 Materials and Supplies Materials and supplies, such as hardware and chemicals, used in manufacturing goods are charged to cost of goods sold. E file state taxes only free Those that are not used in the manufacturing process are treated as deferred charges. E file state taxes only free You deduct them as a business expense when you use them. E file state taxes only free Business expenses are discussed in chapter 8. E file state taxes only free Line 39 Other Costs Examples of other costs incurred in a manufacturing or mining process that you charge to your cost of goods sold are as follows. E file state taxes only free Containers. E file state taxes only free   Containers and packages that are an integral part of the product manufactured are a part of your cost of goods sold. E file state taxes only free If they are not an integral part of the manufactured product, their costs are shipping or selling expenses. E file state taxes only free Freight-in. E file state taxes only free   Freight-in, express-in, and cartage-in on raw materials, supplies you use in production, and merchandise you purchase for sale are all part of cost of goods sold. E file state taxes only free Overhead expenses. E file state taxes only free   Overhead expenses include expenses such as rent, heat, light, power, insurance, depreciation, taxes, maintenance, labor, and supervision. E file state taxes only free The overhead expenses you have as direct and necessary expenses of the manufacturing operation are included in your cost of goods sold. E file state taxes only free Line 40 Add Lines 35 through 39 The total of lines 35 through 39 equals the cost of the goods available for sale during the year. E file state taxes only free Line 41 Inventory at End of Year Subtract the value of your closing inventory (including, as appropriate, the allocable parts of the cost of raw materials and supplies, direct labor, and overhead expenses) from line 40. E file state taxes only free Inventory at the end of the year is also known as closing or ending inventory. E file state taxes only free Your ending inventory will usually become the beginning inventory of your next tax year. E file state taxes only free Line 42 Cost of Goods Sold When you subtract your closing inventory (inventory at the end of the year) from the cost of goods available for sale, the remainder is your cost of goods sold during the tax year. E file state taxes only free Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications