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Instructions For Filing 1040ez

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Instructions for filing 1040ez Publication 524 - Introductory Material Table of Contents Reminders IntroductionOrdering forms and publications. Instructions for filing 1040ez Tax questions. Instructions for filing 1040ez Useful Items - You may want to see: Reminders Future developments. Instructions for filing 1040ez  For the latest information about developments related to Publication 524, such as legislation enacted after it was published, go to www. Instructions for filing 1040ez irs. Instructions for filing 1040ez gov/pub524. Instructions for filing 1040ez Photographs of missing children. Instructions for filing 1040ez  The Internal Revenue Service is a proud partner with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Instructions for filing 1040ez Photographs of missing children selected by the Center may appear in this publication on pages that would otherwise be blank. Instructions for filing 1040ez You can help bring these children home by looking at the photographs and calling 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678) if you recognize a child. Instructions for filing 1040ez Introduction If you qualify, you may be able to reduce the tax you owe by taking the credit for the elderly or the disabled. Instructions for filing 1040ez This publication explains: Who qualifies for the credit for the elderly or the disabled, and How to figure the credit. Instructions for filing 1040ez You may be able to take the credit for the elderly or the disabled if: You are age 65 or older at the end of 2013, or You retired on permanent and total disability and have taxable disability income. Instructions for filing 1040ez Comments and suggestions. Instructions for filing 1040ez   We welcome your comments about this publication and your suggestions for future editions. Instructions for filing 1040ez   You can write to us at the following address: Internal Revenue Service Tax Forms and Publications Division 1111 Constitution Ave. Instructions for filing 1040ez NW, IR-6526 Washington, DC 20224   We respond to many letters by telephone. Instructions for filing 1040ez Therefore, it would be helpful if you would include your daytime phone number, including the area code, in your correspondence. Instructions for filing 1040ez   You can send your comments from www. Instructions for filing 1040ez irs. Instructions for filing 1040ez gov/formspubs/. Instructions for filing 1040ez Click on “More Information” and then on “Comment on Tax Forms and Publications”. Instructions for filing 1040ez   Although we cannot respond individually to each comment received, we do appreciate your feedback and will consider your comments as we revise our tax products. Instructions for filing 1040ez Ordering forms and publications. Instructions for filing 1040ez   Visit www. Instructions for filing 1040ez irs. Instructions for filing 1040ez gov/formspubs/ to download forms and publications, call 1-800-TAX-FORM (1-800-829-3676), or write to the address below and receive a response within 10 days after your request is received. Instructions for filing 1040ez Internal Revenue Service 1201 N. Instructions for filing 1040ez Mitsubishi Motorway Bloomington, IL 61705-6613 Tax questions. Instructions for filing 1040ez   If you have a tax question, check the information available on IRS. Instructions for filing 1040ez gov or call 1-800-829-1040. Instructions for filing 1040ez We cannot answer tax questions sent to either of the above addresses. Instructions for filing 1040ez Useful Items - You may want to see: Publication 554 Tax Guide for Seniors Form (and instruction) Schedule R (Form 1040A or 1040) Credit for the Elderly or the Disabled See How To Get Tax Help , near the end of this publication, for information about getting this publication and form. Instructions for filing 1040ez Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications
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The Instructions For Filing 1040ez

Instructions for filing 1040ez 5. Instructions for filing 1040ez   Table and Worksheets for the Self-Employed Table of Contents Community property laws. Instructions for filing 1040ez As discussed in chapters 2 and 4, if you are self-employed, you must use the rate table or rate worksheet and deduction worksheet to figure your deduction for contributions you made for yourself to a SEP-IRA or qualified plan. Instructions for filing 1040ez First, use either the rate table or rate worksheet to find your reduced contribution rate. Instructions for filing 1040ez Then complete the deduction worksheet to figure your deduction for contributions. Instructions for filing 1040ez The table and the worksheets in chapter 5 apply only to self-employed individuals who have only one defined contribution plan, such as a profit-sharing plan. Instructions for filing 1040ez A SEP plan is treated as a profit-sharing plan. Instructions for filing 1040ez However, do not use this worksheet for SARSEPs. Instructions for filing 1040ez Rate table for self-employed. Instructions for filing 1040ez   If your plan's contribution rate is a whole percentage (for example, 12% rather than 12½%), you can use the table on the next page to find your reduced contribution rate. Instructions for filing 1040ez Otherwise, use the rate worksheet provided below. Instructions for filing 1040ez   First, find your plan contribution rate (the contribution rate stated in your plan) in Column A of the table. Instructions for filing 1040ez Then read across to the rate under Column B. Instructions for filing 1040ez Enter the rate from Column B in step 4 of the Deduction Worksheet for Self-Employed on this page. Instructions for filing 1040ez    Example. Instructions for filing 1040ez You are a sole proprietor with no employees. Instructions for filing 1040ez If your plan's contribution rate is 10% of a participant's compensation, your rate is 0. Instructions for filing 1040ez 090909. Instructions for filing 1040ez Enter this rate in step 4 of the Deduction Worksheet for Self-Employed on this page. Instructions for filing 1040ez Deduction Worksheet for Self-Employed   Step 1           Enter your net profit from line 31, Schedule C (Form 1040); line 3, Schedule C-EZ (Form 1040); line 34, Schedule F (Form 1040)*; or box 14, code A**, Schedule K-1 (Form 1065)*. Instructions for filing 1040ez For information on other income included in net profit from self-employment, see the Instructions for Schedule SE, Form 1040. Instructions for filing 1040ez       *Reduce this amount by any amount reported on Schedule SE (Form 1040), line 1b. Instructions for filing 1040ez       **General partners should reduce this amount by the same additional expenses subtracted from box 14, code A to determine the amount on line 1 or 2 of Schedule SE. Instructions for filing 1040ez     Step 2           Enter your deduction for self-employment tax from Form 1040, line 27             Step 3           Net earnings from self-employment. Instructions for filing 1040ez Subtract step 2 from step 1     Step 4           Enter your rate from the Rate Table for Self-Employed or Rate Worksheet for Self-Employed     Step 5           Multiply step 3 by step 4     Step 6           Multiply $255,000 by your plan contribution rate (not the reduced rate)     Step 7           Enter the smaller of step 5 or step 6     Step 8           Contribution dollar limit $51,000     • If you made any elective deferrals to your self-employed plan, go to step 9. Instructions for filing 1040ez         • Otherwise, skip steps 9 through 20 and enter the smaller of step 7 or step 8 on step 21. Instructions for filing 1040ez       Step 9           Enter your allowable elective deferrals (including designated Roth contributions) made to your self-employed plan during 2013. Instructions for filing 1040ez Do not enter more than $17,500     Step 10           Subtract step 9 from step 8     Step 11           Subtract step 9 from step 3       Step 12           Enter one-half of step 11     Step 13           Enter the smallest of step 7, 10, or 12     Step 14           Subtract step 13 from step 3     Step 15           Enter the smaller of step 9 or step 14       • If you made catch-up contributions, go to step 16. Instructions for filing 1040ez         • Otherwise, skip steps 16 through 18 and go to step 19. Instructions for filing 1040ez       Step 16           Subtract step 15 from step 14     Step 17           Enter your catch-up contributions (including designated Roth contributions), if any. Instructions for filing 1040ez Do not enter more than $5,500     Step 18           Enter the smaller of step 16 or step 17     Step 19           Add steps 13, 15, and 18. Instructions for filing 1040ez     Step 20           Enter the amount of designated Roth contributions included on lines 9 and 17. Instructions for filing 1040ez     Step 21           Subtract step 20 from step 19. Instructions for filing 1040ez This is your maximum deductible contribution. Instructions for filing 1040ez                 Next: Enter your actual contribution, not to exceed your maximum deductible contribution, on Form 1040, line 28. Instructions for filing 1040ez   Rate worksheet for self-employed. Instructions for filing 1040ez   If your plan's contribution rate is not a whole percentage (for example, 10½%), you cannot use the Rate Table for Self-Employed. Instructions for filing 1040ez Use the following worksheet instead. Instructions for filing 1040ez Rate Worksheet for Self-Employed 1) Plan contribution rate as a decimal (for example, 10½% = 0. Instructions for filing 1040ez 105)   2) Rate in line 1 plus 1 (for example, 0. Instructions for filing 1040ez 105 + 1 = 1. Instructions for filing 1040ez 105)   3) Self-employed rate as a decimal rounded to at least 3 decimal places (line 1 ÷ line 2) (for example, 0. Instructions for filing 1040ez 105 ÷ 1. Instructions for filing 1040ez 105 = 0. Instructions for filing 1040ez 095)   Figuring your deduction. Instructions for filing 1040ez   Now that you have your self-employed rate from either the rate table or rate worksheet, you can figure your maximum deduction for contributions for yourself by completing the Deduction Worksheet for Self-Employed. Instructions for filing 1040ez Community property laws. Instructions for filing 1040ez   If you reside in a community property state and you are married and filing a separate return, disregard community property laws for step 1 of the Deduction Worksheet for Self-Employed. Instructions for filing 1040ez Enter on step 1 the total net profit you actually earned. Instructions for filing 1040ez Rate Table for Self-Employed Column A  If the plan contri- bution rate is: (shown as %) Column B  Your rate is: (shown as decimal) 1 . Instructions for filing 1040ez 009901 2 . Instructions for filing 1040ez 019608 3 . Instructions for filing 1040ez 029126 4 . Instructions for filing 1040ez 038462 5 . Instructions for filing 1040ez 047619 6 . Instructions for filing 1040ez 056604 7 . Instructions for filing 1040ez 065421 8 . Instructions for filing 1040ez 074074 9 . Instructions for filing 1040ez 082569 10 . Instructions for filing 1040ez 090909 11 . Instructions for filing 1040ez 099099 12 . Instructions for filing 1040ez 107143 13 . Instructions for filing 1040ez 115044 14 . Instructions for filing 1040ez 122807 15 . Instructions for filing 1040ez 130435 16 . Instructions for filing 1040ez 137931 17 . Instructions for filing 1040ez 145299 18 . Instructions for filing 1040ez 152542 19 . Instructions for filing 1040ez 159664 20 . Instructions for filing 1040ez 166667 21 . Instructions for filing 1040ez 173554 22 . Instructions for filing 1040ez 180328 23 . Instructions for filing 1040ez 186992 24 . Instructions for filing 1040ez 193548 25* . Instructions for filing 1040ez 200000* *The deduction for annual employer contributions (other than elective deferrals) to a SEP plan, a profit-sharing plan, or a money purchase plan cannot be more than 20% of your net earnings (figured without deducting contributions for yourself) from the business that has the plan. Instructions for filing 1040ez Example. Instructions for filing 1040ez You are a sole proprietor with no employees. Instructions for filing 1040ez The terms of your plan provide that you contribute 8½% (. Instructions for filing 1040ez 085) of your compensation to your plan. Instructions for filing 1040ez Your net profit from line 31, Schedule C (Form 1040) is $200,000. Instructions for filing 1040ez You have no elective deferrals or catch-up contributions. Instructions for filing 1040ez Your self-employment tax deduction on line 27 of Form 1040 is $9,728. Instructions for filing 1040ez See the filled-in portions of both Schedule SE (Form 1040), Self-Employment Income, and Form 1040, later. Instructions for filing 1040ez You figure your self-employed rate and maximum deduction for employer contributions you made for yourself as follows. Instructions for filing 1040ez Deduction Worksheet for Self-Employed   Step 1           Enter your net profit from line 31, Schedule C (Form 1040); line 3, Schedule C-EZ (Form 1040); line 34, Schedule F (Form 1040)*; or box 14, code A**, Schedule K-1 (Form 1065)*. Instructions for filing 1040ez For information on other income included in net profit from self-employment, see the Instructions for Schedule SE, Form 1040. Instructions for filing 1040ez $200,000     *Reduce this amount by any amount reported on Schedule SE (Form 1040), line 1b. Instructions for filing 1040ez       **General partners should reduce this amount by the same additional expenses subtracted from box 14, code A to determine the amount on line 1 or 2 of Schedule SE. Instructions for filing 1040ez     Step 2           Enter your deduction for self-employment tax from Form 1040, line 27 9,728           Step 3           Net earnings from self-employment. Instructions for filing 1040ez Subtract step 2 from step 1 190,272   Step 4           Enter your rate from the Rate Table for Self-Employed or Rate Worksheet for Self-Employed 0. Instructions for filing 1040ez 078   Step 5           Multiply step 3 by step 4 14,841   Step 6           Multiply $255,000 by your plan contribution rate (not the reduced rate) 21,675   Step 7           Enter the smaller of step 5 or step 6 14,841   Step 8           Contribution dollar limit $51,000     • If you made any elective deferrals to your self-employed plan, go to step 9. Instructions for filing 1040ez         • Otherwise, skip steps 9 through 20 and enter the smaller of step 7 or step 8 on step 21. Instructions for filing 1040ez       Step 9           Enter your allowable elective deferrals (including designated Roth contributions) made to your self-employed plan during 2013. Instructions for filing 1040ez Do not enter more than $17,500 N/A   Step 10           Subtract step 9 from step 8     Step 11           Subtract step 9 from step 3       Step 12           Enter one-half of step 11     Step 13           Enter the smallest of step 7, 10, or 12     Step 14           Subtract step 13 from step 3     Step 15           Enter the smaller of step 9 or step 14       • If you made catch-up contributions, go to step 16. Instructions for filing 1040ez         • Otherwise, skip steps 16 through 18 and go to step 19. Instructions for filing 1040ez       Step 16           Subtract step 15 from step 14     Step 17           Enter your catch-up contributions (including designated Roth contributions), if any. Instructions for filing 1040ez Do not enter more than $5,500     Step 18           Enter the smaller of step 16 or step 17     Step 19           Add steps 13, 15, and 18. Instructions for filing 1040ez     Step 20           Enter the amount of designated Roth contributions included on lines 9 and 17     Step 21           Subtract step 20 from step 19. Instructions for filing 1040ez This is your maximum deductible contribution $14,841                 Next: Enter your actual contribution, not to exceed your maximum deductible contribution, on Form 1040, line 28. Instructions for filing 1040ez   See the filled-in Deduction Worksheet for Self-Employed on this page. Instructions for filing 1040ez Rate Worksheet for Self-Employed 1) Plan contribution rate as a decimal (for example, 10½% = 0. Instructions for filing 1040ez 105) 0. Instructions for filing 1040ez 085 2) Rate in line 1 plus 1 (for example, 0. Instructions for filing 1040ez 105 + 1 = 1. Instructions for filing 1040ez 105) 1. Instructions for filing 1040ez 085 3) Self-employed rate as a decimal rounded to at least 3 decimal places (line 1 ÷ line 2) (for example, 0. 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