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Tax software for 2011 11. Tax software for 2011   Your Rights as a Taxpayer Table of Contents Declaration of Taxpayer Rights Examinations, Appeals, Collections, and RefundsBy mail. Tax software for 2011 By interview. Tax software for 2011 Repeat examinations. Tax software for 2011 The first part of this chapter explains some of your most important rights as a taxpayer. Tax software for 2011 The second part explains the examination, appeal, collection, and refund processes. Tax software for 2011 Declaration of Taxpayer Rights Protection of your rights. Tax software for 2011   IRS employees will explain and protect your rights as a taxpayer throughout your contact with us. Tax software for 2011 Privacy and confidentiality. Tax software for 2011   The IRS will not disclose to anyone the information you give us, except as authorized by law. Tax software for 2011 You have the right to know why we are asking you for information, how we will use it, and what happens if you do not provide requested information. Tax software for 2011 Professional and courteous service. Tax software for 2011   If you believe that an IRS employee has not treated you in a professional, fair, and courteous manner, you should tell that employee's supervisor. Tax software for 2011 If the supervisor's response is not satisfactory, you should write to the IRS director for your area or the center where you file your return. Tax software for 2011 Representation. Tax software for 2011   You can either represent yourself or, with proper written authorization, have someone else represent you in your place. Tax software for 2011 Your representative must be a person allowed to practice before the IRS, such as an attorney, certified public accountant, or enrolled agent. Tax software for 2011 If you are in an interview and ask to consult such a person, then we must stop and reschedule the interview in most cases. Tax software for 2011   You can have someone accompany you at an interview. Tax software for 2011 You can make sound recordings of any meetings with our examination, appeal, or collection personnel, provided you tell us in writing 10 days before the meeting. Tax software for 2011 Payment of only the correct amount of tax. Tax software for 2011   You are responsible for paying only the correct amount of tax due under the law—no more, no less. Tax software for 2011 If you cannot pay all of your tax when it is due, you may be able to make monthly installment payments. Tax software for 2011 Help with unresolved tax problems. Tax software for 2011   The Taxpayer Advocate Service can help you if you have tried unsuccessfully to resolve a problem with the IRS. Tax software for 2011 Your local Taxpayer Advocate can offer you special help if you have a significant hardship as a result of a tax problem. Tax software for 2011 For more information, call toll free 1-877-777-4778 (1-800-829-4059 for TTY/TDD) or write to the Taxpayer Advocate at the IRS office that last contacted you. Tax software for 2011 Appeals and judicial review. Tax software for 2011   If you disagree with us about the amount of your tax liability or certain collection actions, you have the right to ask the Appeals Office to review your case. Tax software for 2011 You can also ask a court to review your case. Tax software for 2011 Relief from certain penalties and interest. Tax software for 2011   The IRS will waive penalties when allowed by law if you can show you acted reasonably and in good faith or relied on the incorrect advice of an IRS employee. Tax software for 2011 We will waive interest that is the result of certain errors or delays caused by an IRS employee. Tax software for 2011 Examinations, Appeals, Collections, and Refunds Examinations (audits). Tax software for 2011   We accept most taxpayers' returns as filed. Tax software for 2011 If we inquire about your return or select it for examination, it does not suggest that you are dishonest. Tax software for 2011 The inquiry or examination may or may not result in more tax. Tax software for 2011 We may close your case without change; or, you may receive a refund. Tax software for 2011   The process of selecting a return for examination usually begins in one of two ways. Tax software for 2011 First, we use computer programs to identify returns that may have incorrect amounts. Tax software for 2011 These programs may be based on information returns, such as Forms 1099 and W-2, on studies of past examinations, or on certain issues identified by compliance projects. Tax software for 2011 Second, we use information from outside sources that indicates that a return may have incorrect amounts. Tax software for 2011 These sources may include newspapers, public records, and individuals. Tax software for 2011 If we determine that the information is accurate and reliable, we may use it to select a return for examination. Tax software for 2011   Publication 556, Examination of Returns, Appeal Rights, and Claims for Refund, explains the rules and procedures that we follow in examinations. Tax software for 2011 The following sections give an overview of how we conduct examinations. Tax software for 2011 By mail. Tax software for 2011   We handle many examinations and inquiries by mail. Tax software for 2011 We will send you a letter with either a request for more information or a reason why we believe a change to your return may be needed. Tax software for 2011 You can respond by mail or you can request a personal interview with an examiner. Tax software for 2011 If you mail us the requested information or provide an explanation, we may or may not agree with you, and we will explain the reasons for any changes. Tax software for 2011 Please do not hesitate to write to us about anything you do not understand. Tax software for 2011 By interview. Tax software for 2011   If we notify you that we will conduct your examination through a personal interview, or you request such an interview, you have the right to ask that the examination take place at a reasonable time and place that is convenient for both you and the IRS. Tax software for 2011 If our examiner proposes any changes to your return, he or she will explain the reasons for the changes. Tax software for 2011 If you do not agree with these changes, you can meet with the examiner's supervisor. Tax software for 2011 Repeat examinations. Tax software for 2011   If we examined your return for the same items in either of the 2 previous years and proposed no change to your tax liability, please contact us as soon as possible so we can see if we should discontinue the examination. Tax software for 2011 Appeals. Tax software for 2011   If you do not agree with the examiner's proposed changes, you can appeal them to the Appeals Office of the IRS. Tax software for 2011 Most differences can be settled without expensive and time-consuming court trials. Tax software for 2011 Your appeal rights are explained in detail in both Publication 5, Your Appeal Rights and How To Prepare a Protest If You Don't Agree, and Publication 556, Examination of Returns, Appeal Rights, and Claims for Refund. Tax software for 2011   If you do not wish to use the Appeals Office or disagree with its findings, you may be able to take your case to the U. Tax software for 2011 S. Tax software for 2011 Tax Court, U. Tax software for 2011 S. Tax software for 2011 Court of Federal Claims, or the U. Tax software for 2011 S. Tax software for 2011 District Court where you live. Tax software for 2011 If you take your case to court, the IRS will have the burden of proving certain facts if you kept adequate records to show your tax liability, cooperated with the IRS, and meet certain other conditions. Tax software for 2011 If the court agrees with you on most issues in your case and finds that our position was largely unjustified, you may be able to recover some of your administrative and litigation costs. Tax software for 2011 You will not be eligible to recover these costs unless you tried to resolve your case administratively, including going through the appeals system, and you gave us the information necessary to resolve the case. Tax software for 2011 Collections. Tax software for 2011   Publication 594, The IRS Collection Process, explains your rights and responsibilities regarding payment of federal taxes. Tax software for 2011 It describes: What to do when you owe taxes. Tax software for 2011 It describes what to do if you get a tax bill and what to do if you think your bill is wrong. Tax software for 2011 It also covers making installment payments, delaying collection action, and submitting an offer in compromise. Tax software for 2011 IRS collection actions. Tax software for 2011 It covers liens, releasing a lien, levies, releasing a levy, seizures and sales, and release of property. Tax software for 2011   Your collection appeal rights are explained in detail in Publication 1660, Collection Appeal Rights. Tax software for 2011 Innocent spouse relief. Tax software for 2011   Generally, both you and your spouse are responsible, jointly and individually, for paying the full amount of any tax, interest, or penalties due on your joint return. Tax software for 2011 To seek relief from any liability related to your spouse (or former spouse), you must file a claim on Form 8857, Request for Innocent Spouse Relief. Tax software for 2011 In some cases, Form 8857 may need to be filed within 2 years of the date on which the IRS first attempted to collect the tax from you. Tax software for 2011 Do not file Form 8857 with your Form 1040. Tax software for 2011 For more information, see Publication 971, Innocent Spouse Relief, and Form 8857 or you can call the Innocent Spouse office toll-free at 1-855-851-2009. Tax software for 2011 Refunds. Tax software for 2011   You can file a claim for refund if you think you paid too much tax. Tax software for 2011 You must generally file the claim within 3 years from the date you filed your original return or 2 years from the date you paid the tax, whichever is later. 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Tax software for 2011 Publication 590 - Introductory Material Table of Contents What's New for 2013 What's New for 2014 Reminders IntroductionOrdering forms and publications. Tax software for 2011 Tax questions. Tax software for 2011 Useful Items - You may want to see: Note. Tax software for 2011 After 2013, Publication 590 will be split into two separate publications as follows. Tax software for 2011 Publication 590-A, will focus on contributions to traditional IRAs as well as Roth IRAs. Tax software for 2011 This publication will include the rules for rollover and conversion contributions. Tax software for 2011 Publication 590-B, will focus on distributions from traditional IRAs as well as Roth IRAs. Tax software for 2011 This publication will include the rules for required minimum distributions and IRA beneficiaries. Tax software for 2011 What's New for 2013 Traditional IRA contribution and deduction limit. Tax software for 2011  The contribution limit to your traditional IRA for 2013 will be increased to the smaller of the following amounts: $5,500, or Your taxable compensation for the year. Tax software for 2011 If you were age 50 or older before 2014, the most that can be contributed to your traditional IRA for 2013 will be the smaller of the following amounts: $6,500, or Your taxable compensation for the year. Tax software for 2011 For more information, see How Much Can Be Contributed? in chapter 1. Tax software for 2011 Roth IRA contribution limit. Tax software for 2011  If contributions on your behalf are made only to Roth IRAs, your contribution limit for 2013 will generally be the lesser of: $5,500, or Your taxable compensation for the year. Tax software for 2011 If you were age 50 or older before 2014 and contributions on your behalf were made only to Roth IRAs, your contribution limit for 2013 will generally be the lesser of: $6,500, or Your taxable compensation for the year. Tax software for 2011 However, if your modified adjusted gross income (AGI) is above a certain amount, your contribution limit may be reduced. Tax software for 2011 For more information, see How Much Can Be Contributed? under Can You Contribute to a Roth IRA? in chapter 2. Tax software for 2011 Modified AGI limit for traditional IRA contributions increased. Tax software for 2011  For 2013, if you were covered by a retirement plan at work, your deduction for contributions to a traditional IRA is reduced (phased out) if your modified AGI is: More than $95,000 but less than $115,000 for a married couple filing a joint return or a qualifying widow(er), More than $59,000 but less than $69,000 for a single individual or head of household, or Less than $10,000 for a married individual filing a separate return. Tax software for 2011 If you either lived with your spouse or file a joint return, and your spouse was covered by a retirement plan at work, but you were not, your deduction is phased out if your modified AGI is more than $178,000 but less than $188,000. Tax software for 2011 If your modified AGI is $188,000 or more, you cannot take a deduction for contributions to a traditional IRA. Tax software for 2011 See How Much Can You Deduct? in chapter 1. Tax software for 2011 Modified AGI limit for Roth IRA contributions increased. Tax software for 2011  For 2013, your Roth IRA contribution limit is reduced (phased out) in the following situations. Tax software for 2011 Your filing status is married filing jointly or qualifying widow(er) and your modified AGI is at least $178,000. Tax software for 2011 You cannot make a Roth IRA contribution if your modified AGI is $188,000 or more. Tax software for 2011 Your filing status is single, head of household, or married filing separately and you did not live with your spouse at any time in 2013 and your modified AGI is at least $112,000. Tax software for 2011 You cannot make a Roth IRA contribution if your modified AGI is $127,000 or more. Tax software for 2011 Your filing status is married filing separately, you lived with your spouse at any time during the year, and your modified AGI is more than -0-. Tax software for 2011 You cannot make a Roth IRA contribution if your modified AGI is $10,000 or more. Tax software for 2011 See Can You Contribute to a Roth IRA? in chapter 2. Tax software for 2011 Net Investment Income Tax. Tax software for 2011  For purposes of the Net Investment Income Tax (NIIT), net investment income does not include distributions from a qualified retirement plan (for example, 401(a), 403(a), 403(b), 457(b) plans, and IRAs). Tax software for 2011 However, these distributions are taken into account when determining the modified adjusted gross income threshold. Tax software for 2011 Distributions from a nonqualified retirement plan are included in net investment income. Tax software for 2011 See Form 8960, Net Investment Income Tax—Individuals, Estates, and Trusts, and its instructions for more information. Tax software for 2011 Kay Bailey Hutchison Spousal IRA. Tax software for 2011 . Tax software for 2011  In 2013, spousal IRAs were renamed to Kay Bailey Hutchison Spousal IRAs. Tax software for 2011 There are no changes to the rules regarding these IRAs. Tax software for 2011 See Kay Bailey Hutchison Spousal IRA Limit in chapter 1 for more information. Tax software for 2011 What's New for 2014 Modified AGI limit for traditional IRA contributions increased. Tax software for 2011  For 2014, if you are covered by a retirement plan at work, your deduction for contributions to a traditional IRA is reduced (phased out) if your modified AGI is: More than $96,000 but less than $116,000 for a married couple filing a joint return or a qualifying widow(er), More than $60,000 but less than $70,000 for a single individual or head of household, or Less than $10,000 for a married individual filing a separate return. Tax software for 2011 If you either live with your spouse or file a joint return, and your spouse is covered by a retirement plan at work, but you are not, your deduction is phased out if your modified AGI is more than $181,000 but less than $191,000. Tax software for 2011 If your modified AGI is $191,000 or more, you cannot take a deduction for contributions to a traditional IRA. Tax software for 2011 Modified AGI limit for Roth IRA contributions increased. Tax software for 2011  For 2014, your Roth IRA contribution limit is reduced (phased out) in the following situations. Tax software for 2011 Your filing status is married filing jointly or qualifying widow(er) and your modified AGI is at least $181,000. Tax software for 2011 You cannot make a Roth IRA contribution if your modified AGI is $191,000 or more. Tax software for 2011 Your filing status is single, head of household, or married filing separately and you did not live with your spouse at any time in 2014 and your modified AGI is at least $114,000. Tax software for 2011 You cannot make a Roth IRA contribution if your modified AGI is $129,000 or more. Tax software for 2011 Your filing status is married filing separately, you lived with your spouse at any time during the year, and your modified AGI is more than -0-. Tax software for 2011 You cannot make a Roth IRA contribution if your modified AGI is $10,000 or more. Tax software for 2011 Reminders Future developments. Tax software for 2011  For the latest information about developments related to Publication 590, such as legislation enacted after it was published, go to www. Tax software for 2011 irs. Tax software for 2011 gov/pub590. Tax software for 2011 Simplified employee pension (SEP). Tax software for 2011  SEP IRAs are not covered in this publication. Tax software for 2011 They are covered in Publication 560, Retirement Plans for Small Business. Tax software for 2011 Deemed IRAs. Tax software for 2011  A qualified employer plan (retirement plan) can maintain a separate account or annuity under the plan (a deemed IRA) to receive voluntary employee contributions. Tax software for 2011 If the separate account or annuity otherwise meets the requirements of an IRA, it will be subject only to IRA rules. Tax software for 2011 An employee's account can be treated as a traditional IRA or a Roth IRA. Tax software for 2011 For this purpose, a “qualified employer plan” includes: A qualified pension, profit-sharing, or stock bonus plan (section 401(a) plan), A qualified employee annuity plan (section 403(a) plan), A tax-sheltered annuity plan (section 403(b) plan), and A deferred compensation plan (section 457 plan) maintained by a state, a political subdivision of a state, or an agency or instrumentality of a state or political subdivision of a state. Tax software for 2011 Contributions to both traditional and Roth IRAs. Tax software for 2011  For information on your combined contribution limit if you contribute to both traditional and Roth IRAs, see Roth IRAs and traditional IRAs under How Much Can Be Contributed? in chapter 2. Tax software for 2011 Statement of required minimum distribution (RMD). Tax software for 2011  If an RMD is required from your IRA, the trustee, custodian, or issuer that held the IRA at the end of the preceding year must either report the amount of the RMD to you, or offer to calculate it for you. Tax software for 2011 The report or offer must include the date by which the amount must be distributed. Tax software for 2011 The report is due January 31 of the year in which the minimum distribution is required. Tax software for 2011 It can be provided with the year-end fair market value statement that you normally get each year. Tax software for 2011 No report is required for section 403(b) contracts (generally tax-sheltered annuities) or for IRAs of owners who have died. Tax software for 2011 IRA interest. Tax software for 2011  Although interest earned from your IRA is generally not taxed in the year earned, it is not tax-exempt interest. Tax software for 2011 Tax on your traditional IRA is generally deferred until you take a distribution. Tax software for 2011 Do not report this interest on your return as tax-exempt interest. Tax software for 2011 For more information on tax-exempt interest, see the instructions for your tax return. Tax software for 2011 Photographs of missing children. Tax software for 2011  The Internal Revenue Service is a proud partner with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Tax software for 2011 Photographs of missing children selected by the Center may appear in this publication on pages that would otherwise be blank. Tax software for 2011 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. Tax software for 2011 Introduction This publication discusses individual retirement arrangements (IRAs). Tax software for 2011 An IRA is a personal savings plan that gives you tax advantages for setting aside money for retirement. Tax software for 2011 What are some tax advantages of an IRA?   Two tax advantages of an IRA are that: Contributions you make to an IRA may be fully or partially deductible, depending on which type of IRA you have and on your circumstances, and Generally, amounts in your IRA (including earnings and gains) are not taxed until distributed. Tax software for 2011 In some cases, amounts are not taxed at all if distributed according to the rules. Tax software for 2011 What's in this publication?   This publication discusses traditional, Roth, and SIMPLE IRAs. Tax software for 2011 It explains the rules for: Setting up an IRA, Contributing to an IRA, Transferring money or property to and from an IRA, Handling an inherited IRA, Receiving distributions (making withdrawals) from an IRA, and Taking a credit for contributions to an IRA. Tax software for 2011   It also explains the penalties and additional taxes that apply when the rules are not followed. Tax software for 2011 To assist you in complying with the tax rules for IRAs, this publication contains worksheets, sample forms, and tables, which can be found throughout the publication and in the appendices at the back of the publication. Tax software for 2011 How to use this publication. Tax software for 2011   The rules that you must follow depend on which type of IRA you have. Tax software for 2011 Use Table I-1 to help you determine which parts of this publication to read. Tax software for 2011 Also use Table I-1 if you were referred to this publication from instructions to a form. Tax software for 2011 Comments and suggestions. Tax software for 2011   We welcome your comments about this publication and your suggestions for future editions. Tax software for 2011   You can write to us at the following address: Internal Revenue Service Tax Forms and Publications Division 1111 Constitution Ave. Tax software for 2011 NW, IR-6526 Washington, DC 20224   We respond to many letters by telephone. Tax software for 2011 Therefore, it would be helpful if you would include your daytime phone number, including the area code, in your correspondence. Tax software for 2011   You can send your comments from www. Tax software for 2011 irs. Tax software for 2011 gov/formspubs/. Tax software for 2011 Click on “More Information” and then on “Comment on Tax Forms and Publications”. Tax software for 2011   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. Tax software for 2011 Ordering forms and publications. Tax software for 2011   Visit www. Tax software for 2011 irs. Tax software for 2011 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. Tax software for 2011 Internal Revenue Service 1201 N. Tax software for 2011 Mitsubishi Motorway Bloomington, IL 61705-6613 Tax questions. Tax software for 2011   If you have a tax question, check the information available on IRS. Tax software for 2011 gov or call 1-800-829-1040. Tax software for 2011 We cannot answer tax questions sent to either of the above addresses. Tax software for 2011 Useful Items - You may want to see: Publications 560 Retirement Plans for Small Business (SEP, SIMPLE, and Qualified Plans) 571 Tax-Sheltered Annuity Plans (403(b) Plans) 575 Pension and Annuity Income 939 General Rule for Pensions and Annuities Forms (and instructions) W-4P Withholding Certificate for Pension or Annuity Payments 1099-R Distributions From Pensions, Annuities, Retirement or Profit-Sharing Plans, IRAs, Insurance Contracts, etc. Tax software for 2011 5304-SIMPLE Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees of Small Employers (SIMPLE)–Not for Use With a Designated Financial Institution 5305-S SIMPLE Individual Retirement Trust Account 5305-SA SIMPLE Individual Retirement Custodial Account 5305-SIMPLE Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees of Small Employers (SIMPLE)–for Use With a Designated Financial Institution 5329 Additional Taxes on Qualified Plans (Including IRAs) and Other Tax-Favored Accounts 5498 IRA Contribution Information 8606 Nondeductible IRAs 8815 Exclusion of Interest From Series EE and I U. Tax software for 2011 S. Tax software for 2011 Savings Bonds Issued After 1989 8839 Qualified Adoption Expenses 8880 Credit for Qualified Retirement Savings Contributions See chapter 5 for information about getting these publications and forms. Tax software for 2011 Table I-1. Tax software for 2011 Using This Publication IF you need information on . Tax software for 2011 . Tax software for 2011 . Tax software for 2011 THEN see . Tax software for 2011 . Tax software for 2011 . Tax software for 2011 traditional IRAs chapter 1. Tax software for 2011 Roth IRAs chapter 2, and parts of  chapter 1. Tax software for 2011 SIMPLE IRAs chapter 3. Tax software for 2011 the credit for qualified retirement savings contributions (the saver's credit) chapter 4. Tax software for 2011 how to keep a record of your contributions to, and distributions from, your traditional IRA(s) appendix A. Tax software for 2011 SEP IRAs and 401(k) plans Publication 560. Tax software for 2011 Coverdell education savings accounts (formerly called education IRAs) Publication 970. Tax software for 2011 IF for 2013, you received social security benefits, had taxable compensation, contributed to a traditional IRA, and you or your spouse was covered by an employer retirement plan, and you want to. Tax software for 2011 . Tax software for 2011 . Tax software for 2011 THEN see . Tax software for 2011 . Tax software for 2011 . Tax software for 2011 first figure your modified adjusted gross income (AGI) appendix B, worksheet 1. Tax software for 2011 then figure how much of your traditional IRA contribution you can deduct appendix B, worksheet 2. Tax software for 2011 and finally figure how much of your social security is taxable appendix B, worksheet 3. Tax software for 2011 Table I-2. Tax software for 2011 How Are a Traditional IRA and a Roth IRA Different? This table shows the differences between traditional and Roth IRAs. Tax software for 2011 Answers in the middle column apply to traditional IRAs. Tax software for 2011 Answers in the right column apply to Roth IRAs. Tax software for 2011 Question Answer   Traditional IRA? Roth IRA? Is there an age limit on when I can open and contribute to a Yes. Tax software for 2011 You must not have reached age  70½ by the end of the year. Tax software for 2011 See Who Can Open a Traditional IRA? in chapter 1. Tax software for 2011 No. Tax software for 2011 You can be any age. Tax software for 2011 See Can You Contribute to a Roth IRA? in chapter 2. Tax software for 2011 If I earned more than $5,500 in 2013 ($6,500 if I was 50 or older by the end of 2013), is there a limit on how much I can contribute to a Yes. Tax software for 2011 For 2013, you can contribute to a traditional IRA up to: $5,500, or $6,500 if you were age 50 or older by the end of 2013. Tax software for 2011  There is no upper limit on how much you can earn and still contribute. Tax software for 2011 See How Much Can Be Contributed? in chapter 1. Tax software for 2011 Yes. Tax software for 2011 For 2013, you may be able to contribute to a Roth IRA up to: $5,500, or $6,500 if you were age 50 or older by the end of 2013,  but the amount you can contribute may be less than that depending on your income, filing status, and if you contribute to another IRA. Tax software for 2011 See How Much Can Be Contributed? and Table 2-1 in chapter 2. Tax software for 2011 Can I deduct contributions to a Yes. Tax software for 2011 You may be able to deduct your contributions to a traditional IRA depending on your income, filing status, whether you are covered by a retirement plan at work, and whether you receive social security benefits. Tax software for 2011 See How Much Can You Deduct? in chapter 1. Tax software for 2011 No. Tax software for 2011 You can never deduct contributions to a Roth IRA. Tax software for 2011 See What Is a Roth IRA? in chapter 2. Tax software for 2011 Do I have to file a form just because I contribute to a Not unless you make nondeductible contributions to your traditional IRA. Tax software for 2011 In that case, you must file Form 8606. Tax software for 2011 See Nondeductible Contributions in chapter 1. Tax software for 2011 No. Tax software for 2011 You do not have to file a form if you contribute to a Roth IRA. Tax software for 2011 See Contributions not reported in chapter 2. Tax software for 2011 Do I have to start taking distributions when I reach a certain age from a Yes. Tax software for 2011 You must begin receiving required minimum distributions by April 1 of the year following the year you reach age 70½. Tax software for 2011 See When Must You Withdraw Assets? (Required Minimum Distributions) in chapter 1. Tax software for 2011 No. Tax software for 2011 If you are the original owner of a Roth IRA, you do not have to take distributions regardless of your age. Tax software for 2011 See Are Distributions Taxable? in chapter 2. Tax software for 2011 However, if you are the beneficiary of a Roth IRA, you may have to take distributions. Tax software for 2011 See Distributions After Owner's Death in chapter 2. Tax software for 2011 How are distributions taxed from a Distributions from a traditional IRA are taxed as ordinary income, but if you made nondeductible contributions, not all of the distribution is taxable. Tax software for 2011 See Are Distributions Taxable? in chapter 1. Tax software for 2011 Distributions from a Roth IRA are not taxed as long as you meet certain criteria. Tax software for 2011 See Are Distributions Taxable? in chapter 2. Tax software for 2011 Do I have to file a form just because I receive distributions from a Not unless you have ever made a nondeductible contribution to a traditional IRA. Tax software for 2011 If you have, file Form 8606. Tax software for 2011 See Nondeductible Contributions in chapter 1. Tax software for 2011 Yes. Tax software for 2011 File Form 8606 if you received distributions from a Roth IRA (other than a rollover, qualified charitable distribution, one-time distribution to fund an HSA, recharacterization, certain qualified distributions, or a return of certain contributions). Tax software for 2011 Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications