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Tax slayer 15. Tax slayer   Estimated Tax Table of Contents What's New Introduction Topics - This chapter discusses: Useful Items - You may want to see: Special Estimated Tax Rules for Qualified FarmersQualified Farmer Special Rules for Qualified Farmers Estimated Tax Penalty for 2013 What's New Net Investment Income Tax. Tax slayer . Tax slayer  For tax years beginning in 2013, you may be subject to Net Investment Income Tax (NIIT). Tax slayer NIIT is a 3. Tax slayer 8% tax on the lesser of net investment income or the excess of your modified adjusted gross income (MAGI) over the threshold amount. Tax slayer NIIT may need to be included when calculating your estimated tax. Tax slayer For more information, see Publication 505,Tax Withholding and Estimated Tax. Tax slayer Additional Medicare Tax. Tax slayer  For tax years beginning in 2013, a 0. Tax slayer 9% Additional Medicare Tax applies to Medicare wages, Railroad Retirement Tax Act (RRTA) compensation, and self-employment income over a threshold amount based on your filing status. Tax slayer You may need to include this amount when figuring your estimated tax. Tax slayer For more information, see Publication 505. Tax slayer Introduction Estimated tax is the method used to pay tax on income that is not subject to withholding. Tax slayer See Publication 505 for the general rules and requirements for paying estimated tax. Tax slayer If you are a qualified farmer, defined below, you are subject to the special rules covered in this chapter for paying estimated tax. Tax slayer Topics - This chapter discusses: Special estimated tax rules for qualified farmers Estimated tax penalty Useful Items - You may want to see: Publication 505 Tax Withholding and Estimated Tax Form (and Instructions) 1040 U. Tax slayer S. Tax slayer Individual Income Tax Return 1040-ES Estimated Tax for Individuals 2210-F Underpayment of Estimated Tax by Farmers and Fishermen See chapter 16 for information about getting publications and forms. Tax slayer Special Estimated Tax Rules for Qualified Farmers Special rules apply to the payment of estimated tax by individuals who are qualified farmers. Tax slayer If you are not a qualified farmer as defined next, see Publication 505 for the estimated tax rules that apply. Tax slayer Qualified Farmer An individual is a qualified farmer for 2013 if at least two-thirds of his or her gross income from all sources for 2012 or 2013 was from farming. Tax slayer See Gross Income , next, for information on how to figure your gross income from all sources and see Gross Income From Farming , later, for information on how to figure your gross income from farming. Tax slayer See also Percentage From Farming , later, for information on how to determine the percentage of your gross income from farming. Tax slayer Gross Income Gross income is all income you receive in the form of money, goods, property, and services that is not exempt from income tax. Tax slayer On a joint return, you must add your spouse's gross income to your gross income. Tax slayer To decide whether two-thirds of your gross income was from farming, use as your gross income the total of the following income (not loss) amounts from your tax return. Tax slayer Wages, salaries, tips, etc. Tax slayer Taxable interest. Tax slayer Ordinary dividends. Tax slayer Taxable refunds, credits, or offsets of state and local income taxes. Tax slayer Alimony. Tax slayer Gross business income from Schedule C (Form 1040). Tax slayer Gross business receipts from Schedule C-EZ (Form 1040). Tax slayer Capital gains from Schedule D (Form 1040). Tax slayer Losses are not netted against gains. 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Tax slayer Gross Income From Farming Gross income from farming is income from cultivating the soil or raising agricultural commodities. Tax slayer It includes the following amounts. Tax slayer Income from operating a stock, dairy, poultry, bee, fruit, or truck farm. Tax slayer Income from a plantation, ranch, nursery, range, orchard, or oyster bed. Tax slayer Crop shares for the use of your land. Tax slayer Gains from sales of draft, breeding, dairy, or sporting livestock. Tax slayer Gross income from farming is the total of the following amounts from your tax return. Tax slayer Gross farm income from Schedule F (Form 1040). Tax slayer Gross farm rental income from Form 4835. Tax slayer Gross farm income from Schedule E (Form 1040), Parts II and III. Tax slayer Gains from the sale of livestock used for draft, breeding, sport, or dairy purposes reported on Form 4797. Tax slayer For more information about income from farming, see chapter 3. 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