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Understanding Your CP515 Business Notice

You received this reminder notice because our records indicate you didn't file a business tax return.


What you need to do

  • File your required business return immediately.
  • If eligible, file your return electronically with all required schedules, using your e-file provider, or
  • File a paper return with all required schedules
  • Complete the Response form enclosed with your notice and mail it to us, using the enclosed envelope:
    • To explain why you are filing late.
    • To explain why you don’t think you need to file.
    • If you already filed and it's been more than four weeks, or if you used a different name or employer ID number (EIN) than shown on the notice when filing.
  • If you filed within the last four weeks using the same name and EIN shown on the notice, you may disregard this notice.

You may want to...

  • Review Tax Information for Businesses which provides information regarding various business filing issues.
  • Review your records and ensure all returns are filed timely.

Answers to Common Questions

Why did I receive multiple CP 515 notices?
If your business hasn't filed tax returns, a notice will be generated and mailed for each tax form and tax period the IRS shows as delinquent.

I have never had employees and or filed this return previously so why did I receive a notice requesting me to file?
When you apply for an employer identification number, filing requirements are established requiring specific types of returns to be filed (e.g. Form 940, Employer's Annual Federal Unemployment Tax Return; Form 941, Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return; Form 1120, U.S. Corporation Income Tax Return, etc.). When the return isn't filed, the IRS considers it to be delinquent and generates a notice requesting the return be filed.

Do I still need to file a tax return even if I had no employees or business activity during the tax period(s) in question?
If you had no employees or business activity during a tax period, you aren't required to file a return for that tax period. You still need to respond to this notice. 

If you made Federal Tax Deposits or other payments or credits for the tax period, you must file a signed return showing the payments to get a refund.


Tips for next year

File all required returns by the appropriate due date.


  • Understanding your notice

    Your notice may look different from the sample because the information contained in your notice is tailored to your situation.

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How to get help

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  • See if you qualify for help from a Low Income Taxpayer Clinic.
     

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Taxact 1040x Publication 3920 - Main Contents Table of Contents Tax ForgivenessYears Eligible for Tax Forgiveness Amount of Tax Forgiven Refund of Taxes Paid How To Claim Tax Forgiveness Payments to SurvivorsSeptember 11th Victim Compensation Fund of 2001 Qualified Disaster Relief Payments Disability Payments Death Benefits Canceled Debt Payments to Survivors of Public Safety Officers Postponed Tax DeadlinesCovered area. Taxact 1040x Disaster Area Losses Estate Tax Reduction Structured Settlement Factoring Transactions Illustrated Worksheets B and C Additional Worksheets How To Get Tax Help Tax Forgiveness The IRS will forgive the federal income tax liabilities of decedents who died as a result of the Oklahoma City attack, September 11 attacks, and anthrax attacks. Taxact 1040x Income tax is forgiven for these decedents whether they were killed in an attack or in rescue or recovery operations. Taxact 1040x Any forgiven tax liability owed to the IRS will not have to be paid. Taxact 1040x Any forgiven tax liability that has already been paid will be refunded. Taxact 1040x (See Refund of Taxes Paid, later. Taxact 1040x ) To determine the amount of tax to be forgiven, read Years Eligible for Tax Forgiveness first. Taxact 1040x Then read Amount of Tax Forgiven. Taxact 1040x Decedents whose total forgiven tax liability for all eligible years is less than $10,000 are entitled to $10,000 minimum relief. Taxact 1040x Even decedents who were not required to file tax returns for the eligible tax years are entitled to $10,000 minimum relief. Taxact 1040x See Minimum Amount of Relief later under Amount of Tax Forgiven. Taxact 1040x Years Eligible for Tax Forgiveness The following paragraphs explain which years are eligible for tax forgiveness. Taxact 1040x Oklahoma City attack. Taxact 1040x   For those who died from this attack, income tax is forgiven for 1994 and all later years up to and including the year of death. Taxact 1040x Example 1. Taxact 1040x A man was killed in the bombing of the federal building in Oklahoma City on April 19, 1995. Taxact 1040x His income tax is forgiven for 1994 and 1995. Taxact 1040x Example 2. Taxact 1040x A woman was wounded while walking outside the federal building in Oklahoma City on April 19, 1995. Taxact 1040x She subsequently died of her wounds in 1996. Taxact 1040x Her income tax is forgiven for 1994, 1995, and 1996. Taxact 1040x September 11 attacks and anthrax attacks. Taxact 1040x   For those who die from these attacks, income tax is forgiven for 2000 and all later years up to and including the year of death. Taxact 1040x Example 1. Taxact 1040x A Pentagon employee died in the September 11 attack. Taxact 1040x Her income tax is forgiven for 2000 and 2001. Taxact 1040x Example 2. Taxact 1040x A visitor to the World Trade Center died in 2002 of wounds he sustained in the September 11 attack. Taxact 1040x His income tax liability is forgiven for 2000, 2001, and 2002. Taxact 1040x Amount of Tax Forgiven The IRS will forgive the decedent's income tax liability for all years eligible for tax forgiveness. Taxact 1040x On a joint return, only the decedent's part of the joint income tax liability is eligible for forgiveness. Taxact 1040x To figure the tax to be forgiven, use the following worksheets. Taxact 1040x Use Worksheet A for any eligible year the decedent filed a return as single, married filing separately, head of household, or qualifying widow(er). Taxact 1040x Use Worksheet B for any eligible year the decedent filed a joint return. Taxact 1040x See the illustrated Worksheet B near the end of this publication. Taxact 1040x Do not complete Worksheet A or B if the decedent was not required to file tax returns for the eligible tax years. Taxact 1040x Instead, complete Worksheet C and file a return for the decedent's last tax year. Taxact 1040x See Minimum Amount of Relief, later. Taxact 1040x If you need assistance, call the IRS at 1–866–562–5227 Monday through Friday during the following times. Taxact 1040x In English–7 a. Taxact 1040x m. Taxact 1040x to 10 p. Taxact 1040x m. Taxact 1040x local time. Taxact 1040x In Spanish–8 a. Taxact 1040x m. Taxact 1040x to 9:30 p. Taxact 1040x m. Taxact 1040x local time. Taxact 1040x Both spouses died. Taxact 1040x   If both spouses died as a result of a terrorist attack and they filed a joint return for an eligible tax year, fill out Worksheet B for each spouse for that year. Taxact 1040x Do this to determine if each spouse qualifies for the minimum relief of $10,000 (discussed later under Minimum Amount of Relief). Taxact 1040x If you are certain that neither spouse's total forgiven tax liability for all eligible years is less than $10,000, skip Worksheet B. Taxact 1040x However, attach a computation of the forgiven tax liability to the final income tax return or amended tax return for each eligible year. Taxact 1040x The forgiven tax liability is the total tax shown on the joint return minus the taxes listed in the instructions for line 4 of Worksheet B. Taxact 1040x Residents of community property states. Taxact 1040x   If the decedent was domiciled in a community property state and the spouse reported half the community income on a separate return, the surviving spouse can get a refund of taxes paid on his or her share of the decedent's income for the eligible years. Taxact 1040x Also, all of the decedent's income taxes paid for the eligible years will be refunded to either the executor or administrator of the estate, or to the surviving spouse if there is no legal representative. Taxact 1040x Worksheet B. Taxact 1040x Figuring the Tax To Be Forgiven (For Decedents Who Filed a Joint Return)       (A) First Eligible Year (1994 or 2000) (B) Second Eligible Year (1995 or 2001) (C) Third Eligible Year (1996 or 2002) 1 Enter the years eligible for forgiveness. Taxact 1040x 1       2 Enter the decedent's taxable income. Taxact 1040x Figure taxable income as if a separate return had been filed. Taxact 1040x See the instructions. Taxact 1040x 2       3 Enter the decedent's total tax. Taxact 1040x See the instructions. Taxact 1040x 3       4 Enter the total, if any, of the decedent's taxes not eligible for forgiveness. Taxact 1040x See the instructions. Taxact 1040x 4       5 Subtract line 4 from line 3. Taxact 1040x 5       6 Enter the surviving spouse's taxable income. Taxact 1040x Figure taxable income as if a separate return had been filed. Taxact 1040x See the instructions. Taxact 1040x 6       7 Enter the surviving spouse's total tax. Taxact 1040x See the instructions. Taxact 1040x 7       8 Enter the total, if any, of the surviving spouse's taxes listed in the instructions for line 4. Taxact 1040x 8       9 Subtract line 8 from line 7. Taxact 1040x 9       10 Add lines 5 and 9. Taxact 1040x 10       11 Enter the total tax from the joint return. Taxact 1040x See Table 1 on page 5 for the line number for years before 2002. Taxact 1040x 11       12 Add lines 4 and 8. Taxact 1040x 12       13 Subtract line 12 from line 11. Taxact 1040x 13       14 Divide line 5 by line 10. Taxact 1040x Enter the result as a decimal. Taxact 1040x 14       15 Tax to be forgiven. Taxact 1040x Multiply line 13 by line 14 and enter the result. Taxact 1040x 15       Note. Taxact 1040x If the total of columns (A), (B), and (C) of line 15 (including any amounts shown on line 5 of Worksheet A) is less than $10,000, also complete Worksheet C. Taxact 1040x Attach the computation of the tax to be forgiven or a copy of this worksheet to the decedent's final income tax return or amended tax return (Form 1040X) for each year listed on line 1. Taxact 1040x If filing Form 1040X for an eligible year, enter the amount from line 15 above on Form 1040X in column B of line 10 as a decrease in tax. Taxact 1040x The IRS will determine the amount to be refunded. Taxact 1040x Worksheet B. Taxact 1040x Figuring the Tax To Be Forgiven (For Decedents Who Filed a Joint Return)       (A) First Eligible Year (1994 or 2000) (B) Second Eligible Year (1995 or 2001) (C) Third Eligible Year (1996 or 2002) 1 Enter the years eligible for forgiveness. Taxact 1040x 1       2 Enter the decedent's taxable income. Taxact 1040x Figure taxable income as if a separate return had been filed. Taxact 1040x See the instructions. Taxact 1040x 2       3 Enter the decedent's total tax. Taxact 1040x See the instructions. Taxact 1040x 3       4 Enter the total, if any, of the decedent's taxes not eligible for forgiveness. Taxact 1040x See the instructions. Taxact 1040x 4       5 Subtract line 4 from line 3. Taxact 1040x 5       6 Enter the surviving spouse's taxable income. Taxact 1040x Figure taxable income as if a separate return had been filed. Taxact 1040x See the instructions. Taxact 1040x 6       7 Enter the surviving spouse's total tax. Taxact 1040x See the instructions. Taxact 1040x 7       8 Enter the total, if any, of the surviving spouse's taxes listed in the instructions for line 4. Taxact 1040x 8       9 Subtract line 8 from line 7. Taxact 1040x 9       10 Add lines 5 and 9. Taxact 1040x 10       11 Enter the total tax from the joint return. Taxact 1040x See Table 1 on page 5 for the line number for years before 2002. Taxact 1040x 11       12 Add lines 4 and 8. Taxact 1040x 12       13 Subtract line 12 from line 11. Taxact 1040x 13       14 Divide line 5 by line 10. Taxact 1040x Enter the result as a decimal. Taxact 1040x 14       15 Tax to be forgiven. Taxact 1040x Multiply line 13 by line 14 and enter the result. Taxact 1040x 15       Note. Taxact 1040x If the total of columns (A), (B), and (C) of line 15 (including any amounts shown on line 5 of Worksheet A) is less than $10,000, also complete Worksheet C. Taxact 1040x Attach the computation of the tax to be forgiven or a copy of this worksheet to the decedent's final income tax return or amended tax return (Form 1040X) for each year listed on line 1. Taxact 1040x If filing Form 1040X for an eligible year, enter the amount from line 15 above on Form 1040X in column B of line 10 as a decrease in tax. Taxact 1040x The IRS will determine the amount to be refunded. Taxact 1040x Instructions for Worksheet B Table 1. Taxact 1040x Total Tax Line on Decedent's Return Note: Use this table to find the total tax line on the decedent's income tax return. Taxact 1040x * Form 1994 1995 1996 2000 2001 1040 Line 53 Line 54 Line 51 Line 57 Line 58 1040A Line 27 Line 28 Line 28 Line 35 File Form 1040 1040EZ Line 9 Line 10 Line 10 Line 10 TeleFile Tax Record ** Line E Line J Line K 1040NR Line 51 Line 52 Line 49 Line 54 Line 54 1040NR–EZ N/A Line 17 Line 17 Line 18 File Form 1040NR * Line numbers for the 2002 forms were not available when this publication went to print. Taxact 1040x ** File Form 4506 to get a transcript of the decedent's account. Taxact 1040x Table 1. Taxact 1040x Total Tax Line on Decedent's Return Note: Use this table to find the total tax line on the decedent's income tax return. Taxact 1040x * Form 1994 1995 1996 2000 2001 1040 Line 53 Line 54 Line 51 Line 57 Line 58 1040A Line 27 Line 28 Line 28 Line 35 File Form 1040 1040EZ Line 9 Line 10 Line 10 Line 10 TeleFile Tax Record ** Line E Line J Line K 1040NR Line 51 Line 52 Line 49 Line 54 Line 54 1040NR–EZ N/A Line 17 Line 17 Line 18 File Form 1040NR * Line numbers for the 2002 forms were not available when this publication went to print. Taxact 1040x ** File Form 4506 to get a transcript of the decedent's account. Taxact 1040x Lines 2 and 6. Taxact 1040x   Allocate income and deductions in the same manner they would have been allocated if the spouses had filed separate returns. Taxact 1040x   Allocate wages and salaries to the spouse who performed the services and received the Form W-2. Taxact 1040x Business and investment income (including capital gains) are generally allocated to the spouse who owned the business or investment that produced the income. Taxact 1040x Income from a jointly owned business or investment should be allocated equally between the spouses unless there is evidence that shows a different allocation is appropriate. Taxact 1040x   Allocate business deductions to the owner of the business. Taxact 1040x Allocate personal deductions (such as itemized deductions for mortgage interest and taxes) equally between the spouses unless there is evidence that shows a different allocation is appropriate. Taxact 1040x Lines 3 and 7. Taxact 1040x   Figure the total tax as if a separate return had been filed. Taxact 1040x The total tax is the tax that would have been entered on the tax return line shown in Table 1 if a separate return had been filed. Taxact 1040x When figuring the tax using the Tax Table or Tax Rate Schedule, use the “Married filing separately” column in the Tax Table or Tax Rate Schedule Y-2. Taxact 1040x   When figuring the total tax, allocate credits and other taxes, if any, in the same manner as they would have been allocated if the spouses had filed separate returns. Taxact 1040x If a credit would not have been allowed on a separate return, allocate the credit shown on the joint return between the spouses. Taxact 1040x Examples of credits generally not allowed on a separate return are the child and dependent care credit, credit for the elderly, adoption credit, education credits, and earned income credit. Taxact 1040x Line 4. Taxact 1040x   Enter the total, if any, of the following taxes. Taxact 1040x Self-employment tax. Taxact 1040x Social security and Medicare tax on tip income not reported to employer. Taxact 1040x Tax on excess contributions to IRAs, Coverdell education savings accounts (formerly Ed IRAs), or Archer MSAs (formerly medical savings accounts). Taxact 1040x Tax on excess accumulation in qualified retirement plans. Taxact 1040x Household employment taxes. Taxact 1040x Uncollected social security and Medicare or RRTA tax on tips or group-term life insurance. Taxact 1040x Tax on golden parachute payments. Taxact 1040x Minimum Amount of Relief The minimum amount of relief is $10,000. Taxact 1040x If the decedent's total forgiven tax liability for all eligible years is less than $10,000, the difference between $10,000 and the total forgiven tax liability for those years will be treated as a tax payment for the decedent's last tax year. Taxact 1040x The IRS will refund the difference as explained under Refund of Taxes Paid. Taxact 1040x Use Worksheet C to figure the additional tax payment. Taxact 1040x But first complete Worksheet A or B, unless the decedent was not required to file tax returns for the eligible tax years. Taxact 1040x Example 1. Taxact 1040x An individual who died in the September 11 attacks had an income tax liability of $-0- for 2000 and $6,400 for 2001. Taxact 1040x The $6,400 is eligible for forgiveness. Taxact 1040x The IRS will forgive $6,400 and treat the difference between $10,000 and $6,400 ($3,600) as a tax payment for 2001. Taxact 1040x Example 2. Taxact 1040x A child who died in the September 11 attacks had no (-0-) income tax liability for 2000 or 2001. Taxact 1040x The IRS will treat $10,000 as a tax payment for 2001. Taxact 1040x Income received after date of death. Taxact 1040x   Generally, income of the decedent received after the date of death must be reported on Form 1041 if the estate has gross income for the tax year of $600 or more. Taxact 1040x Examples are the final paycheck or dividends on stock owned by the decedent. Taxact 1040x However, this income is exempt from income tax and is not included on Form 1041 if it is received: After the date of the decedent's death, and Before the end of the decedent's tax year (determined without regard to death). Taxact 1040x Nonqualifying income. Taxact 1040x   The following income is not exempt from tax. Taxact 1040x The tax on it is not eligible for forgiveness. Taxact 1040x Deferred compensation that would have been payable if the death had occurred because of an event other than these attacks. Taxact 1040x Amounts that would not have been payable but for an action taken after September 11, 2001. Taxact 1040x The following are examples of nonqualifying income. Taxact 1040x Amounts payable from a qualified retirement plan or IRA to the beneficiary or estate of the decedent. Taxact 1040x Amounts payable only as death or survivor's benefits from pre-existing arrangements that would have been paid if the death had occurred for another reason. Taxact 1040x Income received as a result of adjustments made by the decedent's employer to a plan or arrangement to accelerate the vesting of restricted property or the payment of nonqualified deferred compensation after the date of the attack. Taxact 1040x Interest on savings bonds cashed by the beneficiary of the decedent. Taxact 1040x If you are responsible for the estate of a decedent, see Publication 559. Taxact 1040x Publication 559 discusses how to complete and file federal income tax returns and explains your responsibility to pay any taxes due. Taxact 1040x Instructions for lines 2–9 of Worksheet C. Taxact 1040x   The tax that would have been payable on the exempt income (discussed earlier) must be considered when determining whether a decedent is entitled to the $10,000 minimum relief. Taxact 1040x To figure the tax that would have been payable, you can use lines 2 through 9 of Worksheet C. Taxact 1040x Or, if special requirements are met, you can use the alternative computation instead. Taxact 1040x See Alternative computation, later. Taxact 1040x   You have to use lines 2–9 (or the alternative computation) to figure the tax that would have been payable even if Form 1041 was not required to be filed. Taxact 1040x Use Form 1041 to figure what the taxable income would be without including the exempt income. Taxact 1040x Then enter that taxable income (even if a negative number) on line 2 of Worksheet C (or line 1 of Worksheet D, Alternative Computation of Tax on Exempt Income (Line 9 of Worksheet C)). Taxact 1040x Alternative computation. Taxact 1040x   Instead of using lines 2–8 of Worksheet C to figure the tax on exempt income (line 9 of Worksheet C), you may be able to use Worksheet D. Taxact 1040x You can use Worksheet D to figure the tax on the exempt income payable by the estate and its beneficiaries only if both of the following requirements are met. Taxact 1040x The estate claimed an income distribution deduction on line 18 (Form 1041). Taxact 1040x Each beneficiary submits the information necessary to refigure the income tax payable on the exempt income received from the decedent's estate. Taxact 1040x If requirement (2) is met but requirement (1) is not, you can still use Worksheet D if: Form 1041 was not required because exempt income was received, and The estate would have claimed an income distribution deduction if the exempt income were taxable. Taxact 1040x If you use this alternative computation, skip lines 2–8 of Worksheet C and enter the amount from line 8 of Worksheet D on line 9 of Worksheet C. Taxact 1040x Complete the rest of Worksheet C to determine the additional payment allowed. Taxact 1040x Worksheet C. Taxact 1040x Amount Treated as Tax Payment for Decedent's Last Tax Year Caution: The decedent is entitled to minimum relief of $10,000. Taxact 1040x Complete this worksheet only if the total tax forgiven for all eligible years is less than $10,000. Taxact 1040x 1 Minimum relief amount. Taxact 1040x Note: Before completing lines 2–9, see Instructions for lines 2–9 of Worksheet C. Taxact 1040x 1 $10,000 2 Enter the taxable income from line 22 (Form 1041) 2       3 Enter the distribution deduction from line 18 (Form 1041) . Taxact 1040x 3       4 Add lines 2 and 3. Taxact 1040x 4       5 Enter exempt income received after death minus expenses allocable to exempt income. Taxact 1040x (See Income received after date of death on page 5. Taxact 1040x ) 5       6 Add lines 4 and 5. Taxact 1040x 6       7 Figure the tax on line 6 using Schedule G (Form 1041). Taxact 1040x 7       8 Figure the tax on line 4 using Schedule G (Form 1041). Taxact 1040x 8       9 Tax on exempt income. Taxact 1040x Subtract line 8 from line 7. Taxact 1040x 9       10 Enter the total of columns (A)–(C) from line 5 of Worksheet A or line 15 of Worksheet B. Taxact 1040x If the decedent was not required to file tax returns for the eligible tax years, enter -0-. Taxact 1040x 10       11 Add lines 9 and 10. Taxact 1040x 11   12 Additional payment allowed. Taxact 1040x If line 11 is $10,000 or more, enter -0- and stop here. Taxact 1040x No additional amount is allowed as a tax payment. Taxact 1040x Otherwise, subtract line 11 from line 1 and enter the result. Taxact 1040x 12   Note. Taxact 1040x The amount on line 12 is allowed as a tax payment for the decedent's last tax year (usually 1995 or 2001). Taxact 1040x Attach the computation of the additional payment allowed or a copy of this worksheet to the original or amended income tax return for the decedent's last tax year. Taxact 1040x If filing Form 1040, include the amount from line 12 above on the “Other payments” line of the form. Taxact 1040x Write "Sec. Taxact 1040x 692(d)(2) Payment" and the amount to the right of the entry space. Taxact 1040x Also indicate whether a Form 1041 is being filed for the decedent's estate. Taxact 1040x If filing Form 1040X, include the amount from line 12 above on Form 1040X on line 15, columns (B) and (C). Taxact 1040x Write “Sec. Taxact 1040x 692(d)(2) Payment” on the dotted line to the left of the entry space. Taxact 1040x Worksheet C. Taxact 1040x Amount Treated as Tax Payment for Decedent's Last Tax Year Caution: The decedent is entitled to minimum relief of $10,000. Taxact 1040x Complete this worksheet only if the total tax forgiven for all eligible years is less than $10,000. Taxact 1040x 1 Minimum relief amount. Taxact 1040x Note: Before completing lines 2–9, see Instructions for lines 2–9 of Worksheet C. Taxact 1040x 1 $10,000 2 Enter the taxable income from line 22 (Form 1041) 2       3 Enter the distribution deduction from line 18 (Form 1041) . Taxact 1040x 3       4 Add lines 2 and 3. Taxact 1040x 4       5 Enter exempt income received after death minus expenses allocable to exempt income. Taxact 1040x (See Income received after date of death on page 5. Taxact 1040x ) 5       6 Add lines 4 and 5. Taxact 1040x 6       7 Figure the tax on line 6 using Schedule G (Form 1041). Taxact 1040x 7       8 Figure the tax on line 4 using Schedule G (Form 1041). Taxact 1040x 8       9 Tax on exempt income. Taxact 1040x Subtract line 8 from line 7. Taxact 1040x 9       10 Enter the total of columns (A)–(C) from line 5 of Worksheet A or line 15 of Worksheet B. Taxact 1040x If the decedent was not required to file tax returns for the eligible tax years, enter -0-. Taxact 1040x 10       11 Add lines 9 and 10. Taxact 1040x 11   12 Additional payment allowed. Taxact 1040x If line 11 is $10,000 or more, enter -0- and stop here. Taxact 1040x No additional amount is allowed as a tax payment. Taxact 1040x Otherwise, subtract line 11 from line 1 and enter the result. Taxact 1040x 12   Note. Taxact 1040x The amount on line 12 is allowed as a tax payment for the decedent's last tax year (usually 1995 or 2001). Taxact 1040x Attach the computation of the additional payment allowed or a copy of this worksheet to the original or amended income tax return for the decedent's last tax year. Taxact 1040x If filing Form 1040, include the amount from line 12 above on the “Other payments” line of the form. Taxact 1040x Write "Sec. Taxact 1040x 692(d)(2) Payment" and the amount to the right of the entry space. Taxact 1040x Also indicate whether a Form 1041 is being filed for the decedent's estate. Taxact 1040x If filing Form 1040X, include the amount from line 12 above on Form 1040X on line 15, columns (B) and (C). Taxact 1040x Write “Sec. Taxact 1040x 692(d)(2) Payment” on the dotted line to the left of the entry space. Taxact 1040x Worksheet D. Taxact 1040x Alternative Computation of Tax on Exempt Income (Line 9 of Worksheet C) 1 Enter the taxable income from line 22 (Form 1041) 1   2 Enter exempt income received after death minus expenses allocable to exempt income. Taxact 1040x (See Income received after date of death on page 5. Taxact 1040x ) 2   3 Add lines 1 and 2 3   4 Figure the tax on line 3 using Schedule G (Form 1041). Taxact 1040x 4   5 Figure the tax on line 1 using Schedule G (Form 1041). Taxact 1040x 5   6 Estate's tax on exempt income. Taxact 1040x Subtract line 5 from line 4 6   7 Beneficiaries' tax on exempt income. Taxact 1040x Figure the total tax that would have been payable by all beneficiaries. Taxact 1040x Do this by including in each beneficiary's gross income the exempt income received from the decedent's estate and refiguring the income tax. Taxact 1040x Add the amounts by which each beneficiary's income tax is increased. Taxact 1040x 7   8 Add lines 6 and 7. Taxact 1040x Enter this amount on line 9 of Worksheet C. Taxact 1040x 8   Worksheet D. Taxact 1040x Alternative Computation of Tax on Exempt Income (Line 9 of Worksheet C) 1 Enter the taxable income from line 22 (Form 1041) 1   2 Enter exempt income received after death minus expenses allocable to exempt income. Taxact 1040x (See Income received after date of death on page 5. Taxact 1040x ) 2   3 Add lines 1 and 2 3   4 Figure the tax on line 3 using Schedule G (Form 1041). Taxact 1040x 4   5 Figure the tax on line 1 using Schedule G (Form 1041). Taxact 1040x 5   6 Estate's tax on exempt income. Taxact 1040x Subtract line 5 from line 4 6   7 Beneficiaries' tax on exempt income. Taxact 1040x Figure the total tax that would have been payable by all beneficiaries. Taxact 1040x Do this by including in each beneficiary's gross income the exempt income received from the decedent's estate and refiguring the income tax. Taxact 1040x Add the amounts by which each beneficiary's income tax is increased. Taxact 1040x 7   8 Add lines 6 and 7. Taxact 1040x Enter this amount on line 9 of Worksheet C. Taxact 1040x 8   Refund of Taxes Paid The IRS will refund the following forgiven income tax liabilities. Taxact 1040x Income tax liabilities that have been paid. Taxact 1040x Income tax liabilities treated as paid because the total tax liability for all years eligible for tax forgiveness is less than $10,000. Taxact 1040x See Minimum Amount of Relief, earlier. Taxact 1040x Example 1. Taxact 1040x A man who died in the September 11 attacks had an income tax liability of $7,500 for 2000 and $6,500 for 2001. Taxact 1040x The total, $14,000, is eligible for tax forgiveness. Taxact 1040x However, he paid only $13,000 of that amount. Taxact 1040x The IRS will refund the $13,000 paid. Taxact 1040x Example 2. Taxact 1040x A child who died in the September 11 attacks had no income tax liability for 2000 or 2001. Taxact 1040x The child qualifies for the minimum relief of $10,000. Taxact 1040x The $10,000 is treated as a tax payment for 2001 and will be refunded. Taxact 1040x Period for filing a claim for credit or refund. Taxact 1040x   To obtain a tax refund on a previously filed income tax return, file an amended return (Form 1040X or an amended Form 1041) within 3 years from the time the return was filed or 2 years from the time the tax was paid, whichever is later. Taxact 1040x For example, you have until April 15, 2004, to file an amended return on a 2000 Form 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ that was filed by April 16, 2001, and for which the tax was paid when due. Taxact 1040x To obtain a refund on a return that has not been filed, file the return within 3 years of the original due date of the return. Taxact 1040x Extension of time for victims of Oklahoma City attack. Taxact 1040x   The period described above has been extended for victims of the Oklahoma City attack. Taxact 1040x Survivors and personal representatives of these victims have until January 22, 2003, to file an original or amended return. Taxact 1040x How To Claim Tax Forgiveness Use the following procedures to claim income tax forgiveness. Taxact 1040x Which Form To Use The form you use depends on whether an income tax return for the eligible year was already filed for the decedent. Taxact 1040x Return required but not yet filed. Taxact 1040x   File Form 1040 if the decedent was a U. Taxact 1040x S. Taxact 1040x citizen or resident. Taxact 1040x File Form 1040NR if the decedent was a nonresident alien. Taxact 1040x A nonresident alien is someone who is not a U. Taxact 1040x S. Taxact 1040x citizen or resident. Taxact 1040x Return required and already filed. Taxact 1040x   File a separate Form 1040X for each year you are claiming tax relief. Taxact 1040x Return not required and not filed. Taxact 1040x   File Form 1040 only for the year of death if the decedent was a U. Taxact 1040x S. Taxact 1040x citizen or resident. Taxact 1040x File Form 1040NR if the decedent was a nonresident alien. Taxact 1040x Return not required but already filed. Taxact 1040x   File Form 1040X only for the year of death. Taxact 1040x How to complete the returns. Taxact 1040x   Fill out Form 1040 or 1040NR according to its instructions but do not reduce the decedent's tax liability by any taxes that will be forgiven. Taxact 1040x Attach to each return a computation of the income tax to be forgiven or a copy of Worksheet A or B. Taxact 1040x If filing Form 1040 or Form 1040NR, also attach any Forms W–2. Taxact 1040x If the total forgiven tax liability for all eligible years is less than $10,000, attach to the decedent's final return a computation of the additional tax payment allowed or a copy of Worksheet C. Taxact 1040x Also, please write one of the following across the top of page 1 of each return. Taxact 1040x KITA—Oklahoma City KITA—9/11 KITA—Anthrax “KITA” means “killed in terrorist attack. Taxact 1040x ” Need a copy of a previously filed return?   You will find it easier to prepare Form 1040X if you have a copy of the decedent's previously filed tax return. Taxact 1040x If you need a copy, use Form 4506. Taxact 1040x The IRS will provide a free copy of the tax return if you write “DISASTER” in the top margin of Form 4506. Taxact 1040x Attach Letters Testamentary or other evidence to establish that you are authorized to act for the decedent's estate. Taxact 1040x Send Form 4506 to the address shown in the form instructions. Taxact 1040x Taxpayer identification number. Taxact 1040x   A taxpayer identification number must be furnished on the decedent's returns. Taxact 1040x This is usually the decedent's social security number (SSN). Taxact 1040x However, a nonresident alien who is not eligible to get an SSN should have an individual taxpayer identification number (ITIN). Taxact 1040x If the decedent was a nonresident alien, had neither an SSN nor an ITIN, and was not required to file a U. Taxact 1040x S. Taxact 1040x income tax return for any tax year, do not apply for an ITIN. Taxact 1040x You may claim a refund by filing Form 1040NR without an SSN or ITIN. Taxact 1040x Necessary Documents Please attach the following documents to the return or amended return. Taxact 1040x Proof of death. Taxact 1040x   Attach a copy of the death certificate. Taxact 1040x If the Department of Defense issued DD Form 1300, Report of Casualty, you can attach that form instead of the death certificate. Taxact 1040x Form 1310. Taxact 1040x   You must send Form 1310 with all returns and claims for refund, unless either of the following applies. Taxact 1040x You are a surviving spouse filing an original or amended joint return with the decedent. Taxact 1040x You are a personal representative filing an original Form 1040 or Form 1040NR for the decedent and a court certificate showing your appointment is attached to the return. Taxact 1040x A personal representative is an executor or administrator of a decedent's estate, as certified or appointed by the court. Taxact 1040x A copy of the decedent's will cannot be accepted as evidence that you are the personal representative. Taxact 1040x      If you have proof of death but do not have enough tax information to file a timely claim for a refund, file Form 1040X with Form 1310. Taxact 1040x Include a statement saying an amended return will be filed as soon as the necessary tax information is available. Taxact 1040x Where To File The IRS has set up a special office for processing returns and claims for tax forgiveness. Taxact 1040x Use one of the addresses shown below. Taxact 1040x Where you file the returns or claims depends on whether you use the U. Taxact 1040x S. Taxact 1040x Postal Service or a private delivery service. Taxact 1040x Please do not send these returns or claims to any of the addresses shown in the tax form instructions. Taxact 1040x U. Taxact 1040x S. Taxact 1040x Postal Service. Taxact 1040x   If you use the U. Taxact 1040x S. Taxact 1040x Postal Service, file these returns and claims at the following address. Taxact 1040x Internal Revenue Service P. Taxact 1040x O. Taxact 1040x Box 4053 Woburn, MA 01888 Private delivery service. Taxact 1040x   Private delivery services cannot deliver items to P. Taxact 1040x O. Taxact 1040x boxes. Taxact 1040x If you use a private delivery service, file these returns and claims at the following address. Taxact 1040x Internal Revenue Service Stop 661 310 Lowell St. Taxact 1040x Andover, MA 01810 Designated private delivery services. Taxact 1040x   You can use the following private delivery services to file these returns and claims. Taxact 1040x Airborne Express (Airborne): Overnight Air Express Service, Next Afternoon Service, and Second Day Service. Taxact 1040x DHL Worldwide Express (DHL): DHL “Same Day” Service, and DHL USA Overnight. Taxact 1040x Federal Express (FedEx): FedEx Priority Overnight, FedEx Standard Overnight, and FedEx 2Day. Taxact 1040x United Parcel Service (UPS): UPS Next Day Air, UPS Next Day Air Saver, UPS 2nd Day Air, UPS 2nd Day Air A. Taxact 1040x M. Taxact 1040x , UPS Worldwide Express Plus, and UPS Worldwide Express. Taxact 1040x The private delivery service can tell you how to get written proof of the mailing date. Taxact 1040x Payments to Survivors The following section discusses the tax treatment of certain amounts received by survivors. Taxact 1040x September 11th Victim Compensation Fund of 2001 Payments from the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund of 2001 are not included in income. Taxact 1040x Qualified Disaster Relief Payments Qualified disaster relief payments are not included in income. Taxact 1040x These payments are not subject to income tax, self-employment tax, or employment taxes (social security, Medicare, and federal unemployment taxes). Taxact 1040x No withholding applies to these payments. Taxact 1040x Qualified disaster relief payments include payments you receive (regardless of the source) after September 10, 2001, for the following expenses. Taxact 1040x Reasonable and necessary personal, family, living, or funeral expenses incurred as a result of a terrorist attack. Taxact 1040x Reasonable and necessary expenses incurred for the repair or rehabilitation of a personal residence due to a terrorist attack. Taxact 1040x (A personal residence can be a rented residence or one you own. Taxact 1040x ) Reasonable and necessary expenses incurred for the repair or replacement of the contents of a personal residence due to a terrorist attack. Taxact 1040x Qualified disaster relief payments also include the following. Taxact 1040x Payments made by common carriers (for example, American Airlines and United Airlines regarding the September 11 attacks) because of death or physical injury incurred as a result of a terrorist attack. Taxact 1040x Amounts paid by a federal, state, or local government in connection with a terrorist attack to those affected by the attack. Taxact 1040x Qualified disaster relief payments do not include: Insurance or other reimbursements for expenses, or Income replacement payments, such as payments of lost wages, lost business income, or unemployment compensation. Taxact 1040x Disability Payments For tax years ending after September 10, 2001, disability payments for injuries incurred as a direct result of a terrorist attack directed against the United States (or its allies), whether outside or within the United States, are not included in income. Taxact 1040x Death Benefits Payments received by an individual or the estate of a decedent from the employer of an employee who died as a result of the Oklahoma City or September 11 terrorist attacks, or as a result of the anthrax attacks, are not included in income. Taxact 1040x Only the amount that exceeds the benefits that would have been payable if the death had occurred for a reason other than a terrorist or anthrax attack is excludable. Taxact 1040x However, the exclusion does apply to incidental death benefits paid under a qualified retirement plan even if these amounts would have been payable if the death had occurred for a reason other than a terrorist or anthrax attack. Taxact 1040x If you included death benefits in income on a previously filed return and they are now excludable under the above rule, file Form 1040X to amend that return. Taxact 1040x For information on the period for filing Form 1040X, see Period for filing claim for credit or refund earlier under Refund of Taxes Paid. Taxact 1040x If that period has expired, you are granted an extension. Taxact 1040x You have until January 22, 2003, to file Form 1040X to exclude the death benefits. Taxact 1040x On top of page 1 of Form 1040X, write “Extension of Limitations Under PL 107–134, sec. Taxact 1040x 102(b)(2). Taxact 1040x ” Canceled Debt Canceled debt is not included in your income (or the income of the estate) if: You (or the estate) were liable, or became liable, for the debt of a decedent, and The debt was canceled after September 10, 2001, and before January 1, 2002, because the decedent died as a result of the September 11 attacks or anthrax attacks. Taxact 1040x The lender is not required to report the canceled debt on Form 1099–C, Cancellation of Debt. Taxact 1040x Payments to Survivors of Public Safety Officers If you are a survivor of a public safety officer who died in the line of duty, certain amounts you receive are not included in income. Taxact 1040x Bureau of Justice Assistance payments. Taxact 1040x   If you are a surviving dependent of a public safety officer (law enforcement officer or firefighter) who died in the line of duty, do not include in your income the death benefit paid to you by the Bureau of Justice Assistance. Taxact 1040x Government plan annuity. Taxact 1040x   If you receive a survivor annuity as the child or spouse (or former spouse) of a public safety officer who was killed in the line of duty, you generally do not have to include it in income. Taxact 1040x This exclusion applies to the amount of the annuity based on the officer's service as a public safety officer. Taxact 1040x For this purpose, the term public safety officer includes police and law enforcement officers, firefighters, and rescue squad and ambulance crews. Taxact 1040x More information. Taxact 1040x   For more information, see Publication 559. Taxact 1040x Postponed Tax Deadlines The IRS may postpone for up to 1 year certain tax deadlines of taxpayers who are affected by a terrorist attack. Taxact 1040x The tax deadlines the IRS may postpone include those for filing income and employment tax returns, paying income and employment taxes, and making contributions to a traditional IRA or Roth IRA. Taxact 1040x If any tax deadline is postponed, the IRS will publicize the postponement in the affected area and publish a news release, revenue ruling, revenue procedure, notice, announcement, or other guidance in the Internal Revenue Bulletin (IRB). Taxact 1040x Affected taxpayers. Taxact 1040x   If the IRS postpones a tax deadline, the following taxpayers are eligible for the postponement. Taxact 1040x Any individual whose main home is located in a covered area (defined later). Taxact 1040x Any business entity or sole proprietor whose principal place of business is located in a covered area. Taxact 1040x Any individual, business entity, or sole proprietor whose records needed to meet a postponed deadline are maintained in a covered area. Taxact 1040x The main home or principal place of business does not have to be located in the covered area. Taxact 1040x Any estate or trust whose tax records necessary to meet a postponed tax deadline are maintained in a covered area. Taxact 1040x Any individual who is a relief worker affiliated with a recognized government or philanthropic organization and who is assisting in a covered area. Taxact 1040x The spouse on a joint return with a taxpayer who is eligible for postponements. Taxact 1040x Any other person determined by the IRS to be affected by a terrorist attack. Taxact 1040x Covered area. Taxact 1040x   This is an area in which a terrorist attack took place and in which the IRS has decided to postpone tax deadlines for up to 1 year. Taxact 1040x Abatement of interest. Taxact 1040x   The IRS may abate (forgive) the interest on any underpaid income tax for the length of any postponement. Taxact 1040x Disaster Area Losses If your property was damaged or destroyed as a result of the September 11 attacks, you can choose to deduct your disaster loss on your 2000 return (or amended return) rather than on your 2001 return. Taxact 1040x You must make this choice to deduct your loss on your 2000 return by the later of the following dates. Taxact 1040x The due date (without extensions) for filing your 2001 income tax return (April 15, 2002, if you are a calendar year taxpayer). Taxact 1040x The due date (with extensions) for the 2000 return. Taxact 1040x For more information about disaster area losses, see Publication 547. Taxact 1040x Estate Tax Reduction The federal estate tax is reduced for taxable estates of individuals who died as a result of the Oklahoma City attack, the September 11 attacks, and the anthrax attacks. Taxact 1040x The estate tax is computed using a new rate schedule on page 25 of the November 2001 revision of the instructions for Form 706. Taxact 1040x The estate tax is reduced by credits against the estate tax, including the unified credit and the state death tax credit. Taxact 1040x These credits may reduce or eliminate the estate tax due. Taxact 1040x A special rule extends until January 22, 2003, the period of time allowed to file a claim for a refund of estate taxes that have been paid. Taxact 1040x Recovery from the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund. Taxact 1040x   The value of claims for a decedent's pain and suffering is normally included in the gross estate. Taxact 1040x However, if the estate chooses to seek recovery from this fund, the IRS has determined that, in view of the unique circumstances of this situation and the high likelihood that such claims will be valued at a nominal or zero amount, the claims will be valued at zero for estate tax purposes. Taxact 1040x Thus, there are no federal estate tax consequences if an estate or beneficiary receives a recovery from this fund. Taxact 1040x Which estates must file a return. Taxact 1040x   For decedents dying in 2001, Form 706 must be filed by the executor for the estate of every U. Taxact 1040x S. Taxact 1040x citizen or resident whose gross estate, plus adjusted taxable gifts and specific exemption, is more than $675,000. Taxact 1040x Form 706 must be filed within 9 months after the date of decedent's death unless you receive an extension of time to file. Taxact 1040x Use Form 4768, Application for Extension of Time To File a Return and/or Pay U. Taxact 1040x S. Taxact 1040x Estate (and Generation-Skipping Transfer) Taxes, to apply for an extension. Taxact 1040x Where to file. Taxact 1040x   Returns on which the new rate schedule is used should be sent to the following address, which was not available when Form 706 went to print. Taxact 1040x Internal Revenue Service E & G Department/Stop 824T 201 W. Taxact 1040x Rivercenter Blvd. Taxact 1040x Covington, KY 41011 More information. Taxact 1040x   For more information on the federal estate tax, see the instructions for Form 706. Taxact 1040x Structured Settlement Factoring Transactions A person who acquires payment rights in a structured settlement arrangement after February 21, 2002, may be subject to a 40% excise tax unless the transfer of the payment rights was approved in advance in a qualified order. Taxact 1040x The excise tax is figured on the excess of the undiscounted amount of the payments being acquired over the total amount actually paid to acquire them. Taxact 1040x However, this tax will not apply to transactions entered into from February 22, 2002, to July 1, 2002, if certain requirements are met. Taxact 1040x For information about these requirements, see Internal Revenue Code section 5891. Taxact 1040x Worksheet B Illustrated. Taxact 1040x Figuring the Tax To Be Forgiven (For Decedents Who Filed a Joint Return)       (A) First Eligible Year (1994 or 2000) (B) Second Eligible Year (1995 or 2001) (C) Third Eligible Year (1996 or 2002) 1 Enter the years eligible for forgiveness. Taxact 1040x 1 2000 2001   2 Enter the decedent's taxable income. Taxact 1040x Figure taxable income as if a separate return had been filed. Taxact 1040x See the instructions. Taxact 1040x 2 $17,259 $14,295   3 Enter the decedent's total tax. Taxact 1040x See the instructions. Taxact 1040x 3 6,123 5,250   4 Enter the total, if any, of the decedent's taxes not eligible for forgiveness. Taxact 1040x See the instructions. Taxact 1040x 4 3,532 3,109   5 Subtract line 4 from line 3. Taxact 1040x 5 2,591 2,141   6 Enter the surviving spouse's taxable income. Taxact 1040x Figure taxable income as if a separate return had been filed. Taxact 1040x See the instructions for line 2. Taxact 1040x 6 29,025 29,850   7 Enter the surviving spouse's total tax. Taxact 1040x See the instructions. Taxact 1040x 7 5,277 5,391   8 Enter the total, if any, of the surviving spouse's taxes listed in the instructions for line 4. Taxact 1040x 8 0 0   9 Subtract line 8 from line 7. Taxact 1040x 9 5,277 5,391   10 Add lines 5 and 9. Taxact 1040x 10 7,868 7,532   11 Enter the total tax from the joint return. Taxact 1040x See Table 1 on page 5 for the line number for years before 2002. Taxact 1040x 11 10,789 9,728   12 Add lines 4 and 8. Taxact 1040x 12 3,532 3,109   13 Subtract line 12 from line 11. Taxact 1040x 13 7,257 6,619   14 Divide line 5 by line 10. Taxact 1040x Enter the result as a decimal. Taxact 1040x 14 . Taxact 1040x 329 . Taxact 1040x 284   15 Tax to be forgiven. Taxact 1040x Multiply line 13 by line 14 and enter the result. Taxact 1040x 15 $2,388 $1,880   Note. Taxact 1040x If the total of columns (A), (B), and (C) of line 15 (including any amounts shown on line 5 of Worksheet A) is less than $10,000, also complete Worksheet C. Taxact 1040x Attach the computation of the tax to be forgiven or a copy of this worksheet to the decedent's final income tax return or amended tax return (Form 1040X) for each year listed on line 1. Taxact 1040x If filing Form 1040X for an eligible year, enter the amount from line 15 above on Form 1040X in column B of line 10 as a decrease in tax. Taxact 1040x The IRS will determine the amount to be refunded. Taxact 1040x Worksheet B Illustrated. Taxact 1040x Figuring the Tax To Be Forgiven (For Decedents Who Filed a Joint Return)       (A) First Eligible Year (1994 or 2000) (B) Second Eligible Year (1995 or 2001) (C) Third Eligible Year (1996 or 2002) 1 Enter the years eligible for forgiveness. Taxact 1040x 1 2000 2001   2 Enter the decedent's taxable income. Taxact 1040x Figure taxable income as if a separate return had been filed. Taxact 1040x See the instructions. Taxact 1040x 2 $17,259 $14,295   3 Enter the decedent's total tax. Taxact 1040x See the instructions. Taxact 1040x 3 6,123 5,250   4 Enter the total, if any, of the decedent's taxes not eligible for forgiveness. Taxact 1040x See the instructions. Taxact 1040x 4 3,532 3,109   5 Subtract line 4 from line 3. Taxact 1040x 5 2,591 2,141   6 Enter the surviving spouse's taxable income. Taxact 1040x Figure taxable income as if a separate return had been filed. Taxact 1040x See the instructions for line 2. Taxact 1040x 6 29,025 29,850   7 Enter the surviving spouse's total tax. Taxact 1040x See the instructions. Taxact 1040x 7 5,277 5,391   8 Enter the total, if any, of the surviving spouse's taxes listed in the instructions for line 4. Taxact 1040x 8 0 0   9 Subtract line 8 from line 7. Taxact 1040x 9 5,277 5,391   10 Add lines 5 and 9. Taxact 1040x 10 7,868 7,532   11 Enter the total tax from the joint return. Taxact 1040x See Table 1 on page 5 for the line number for years before 2002. Taxact 1040x 11 10,789 9,728   12 Add lines 4 and 8. Taxact 1040x 12 3,532 3,109   13 Subtract line 12 from line 11. Taxact 1040x 13 7,257 6,619   14 Divide line 5 by line 10. Taxact 1040x Enter the result as a decimal. Taxact 1040x 14 . Taxact 1040x 329 . Taxact 1040x 284   15 Tax to be forgiven. Taxact 1040x Multiply line 13 by line 14 and enter the result. Taxact 1040x 15 $2,388 $1,880   Note. Taxact 1040x If the total of columns (A), (B), and (C) of line 15 (including any amounts shown on line 5 of Worksheet A) is less than $10,000, also complete Worksheet C. Taxact 1040x Attach the computation of the tax to be forgiven or a copy of this worksheet to the decedent's final income tax return or amended tax return (Form 1040X) for each year listed on line 1. Taxact 1040x If filing Form 1040X for an eligible year, enter the amount from line 15 above on Form 1040X in column B of line 10 as a decrease in tax. Taxact 1040x The IRS will determine the amount to be refunded. Taxact 1040x Illustrated Worksheets B and C A wife lost her husband in the September 11 attack on the World Trade Center. Taxact 1040x They filed a joint return for 2000 and the wife chose to file a joint return as a surviving spouse for 2001. Taxact 1040x The returns for 2000 and 2001 showed the following income, deductions, and tax liabilities. Taxact 1040x After the husband died, his estate received income of $4,000. Taxact 1040x Of that amount, $1,000 is net profit from Schedule C received before the end of 2001. Taxact 1040x This net profit is exempt from income tax as explained earlier under Income received after date of death. Taxact 1040x The wife files Form 1041 because the gross income of the estate for the tax year ($3,000) is $600 or more. Taxact 1040x To determine how much of the husband's tax liability for 2000 and 2001 is to be forgiven, the wife completes Worksheet B. Taxact 1040x She also completes Worksheet C because the forgiven tax liabilities for 2000 and 2001 (line 15 of Worksheet B) total less than $10,000. Taxact 1040x To claim tax relief for 2000, the wife files Form 1040X and attaches a copy of Worksheet B. Taxact 1040x To claim tax relief for 2001, she files Form 1040 and attaches copies of Worksheets B and C. Taxact 1040x   2000 2001 Wages (wife) $35,000 $36,000 Net profit from Schedule C, Profit or Loss From Business (husband) 25,000 22,000 Interest income (joint account) 1,000 1,100 Deduction for ½ of self-employment tax (husband) (1,766) (1,555) Standard deduction (7,350) (7,600) Personal exemptions (2) (5,600) (5,800) Taxable income $46,284 $44,145 Joint income tax liability $7,257 $6,619 Plus: Self-employment tax (husband) 3,532 3,109 Total tax liability $10,789 $9,728   2000 2001 Wages (wife) $35,000 $36,000 Net profit from Schedule C, Profit or Loss From Business (husband) 25,000 22,000 Interest income (joint account) 1,000 1,100 Deduction for ½ of self-employment tax (husband) (1,766) (1,555) Standard deduction (7,350) (7,600) Personal exemptions (2) (5,600) (5,800) Taxable income $46,284 $44,145 Joint income tax liability $7,257 $6,619 Plus: Self-employment tax (husband) 3,532 3,109 Total tax liability $10,789 $9,728 Worksheet C Illustrated. Taxact 1040x Amount Treated as Tax Payment for Decedent's Last Tax Year Caution: The decedent is entitled to minimum relief of $10,000. Taxact 1040x Complete this worksheet only if the total tax forgiven for all eligible years is less than $10,000. Taxact 1040x 1 Minimum relief amount. Taxact 1040x Note: Before completing lines 2–9, see Instructions for lines 2–9 of Worksheet C. Taxact 1040x 1 $10,000 2 Enter the taxable income from line 22 (Form 1041) 2 2,400     3 Enter the distribution deduction from line 18 (Form 1041) . Taxact 1040x 3 0     4 Add lines 2 and 3. Taxact 1040x 4 2,400     5 Enter exempt income received after death minus expenses allocable to exempt income. Taxact 1040x (See Income received after date of death on page 5. Taxact 1040x ) 5 1,000     6 Add lines 4 and 5. Taxact 1040x 6 3,400     7 Figure the tax on line 6 using Schedule G (Form 1041). Taxact 1040x 7 710     8 Figure the tax on line 4 using Schedule G (Form 1041). Taxact 1040x 8 435     9 Tax on exempt income. Taxact 1040x Subtract line 8 from line 7. Taxact 1040x 9 275     10 Enter the total of columns (A)–(C) from line 5 of Worksheet A or line 15 of Worksheet B. Taxact 1040x If the decedent was not required to file tax returns for the eligible tax years, enter -0-. Taxact 1040x 10 4,268     11 Add lines 9 and 10. Taxact 1040x 11 $4,543 12 Additional payment allowed. Taxact 1040x If line 11 is $10,000 or more, enter -0- and stop here. Taxact 1040x No additional amount is allowed as a tax payment. Taxact 1040x Otherwise, subtract line 11 from line 1 and enter the result. Taxact 1040x 12 $5,457 Note. Taxact 1040x The amount on line 12 is allowed as a tax payment for the decedent's last tax year (usually 1995 or 2001). Taxact 1040x Attach the computation of the additional payment allowed or a copy of this worksheet to the original or amended income tax return for the decedent's last tax year. Taxact 1040x If filing Form 1040, include the amount from line 12 above on the “Other payments” line of the form. Taxact 1040x Write "Sec. Taxact 1040x 692(d)(2) Payment" and the amount to the right of the entry space. Taxact 1040x Also indicate whether a Form 1041 is being filed for the decedent's estate. Taxact 1040x If filing Form 1040X, include the amount from line 12 above on Form 1040X on line 15, columns (B) and (C). Taxact 1040x Write “Sec. Taxact 1040x 692(d)(2) Payment” on the dotted line to the left of the entry space. Taxact 1040x Worksheet C Illustrated. Taxact 1040x Amount Treated as Tax Payment for Decedent's Last Tax Year Caution: The decedent is entitled to minimum relief of $10,000. Taxact 1040x Complete this worksheet only if the total tax forgiven for all eligible years is less than $10,000. Taxact 1040x 1 Minimum relief amount. Taxact 1040x Note: Before completing lines 2–9, see Instructions for lines 2–9 of Worksheet C. Taxact 1040x 1 $10,000 2 Enter the taxable income from line 22 (Form 1041) 2 2,400     3 Enter the distribution deduction from line 18 (Form 1041) . Taxact 1040x 3 0     4 Add lines 2 and 3. Taxact 1040x 4 2,400     5 Enter exempt income received after death minus expenses allocable to exempt income. Taxact 1040x (See Income received after date of death on page 5. Taxact 1040x ) 5 1,000     6 Add lines 4 and 5. Taxact 1040x 6 3,400     7 Figure the tax on line 6 using Schedule G (Form 1041). Taxact 1040x 7 710     8 Figure the tax on line 4 using Schedule G (Form 1041). Taxact 1040x 8 435     9 Tax on exempt income. Taxact 1040x Subtract line 8 from line 7. Taxact 1040x 9 275     10 Enter the total of columns (A)–(C) from line 5 of Worksheet A or line 15 of Worksheet B. Taxact 1040x If the decedent was not required to file tax returns for the eligible tax years, enter -0-. Taxact 1040x 10 4,268     11 Add lines 9 and 10. Taxact 1040x 11 $4,543 12 Additional payment allowed. Taxact 1040x If line 11 is $10,000 or more, enter -0- and stop here. Taxact 1040x No additional amount is allowed as a tax payment. Taxact 1040x Otherwise, subtract line 11 from line 1 and enter the result. Taxact 1040x 12 $5,457 Note. Taxact 1040x The amount on line 12 is allowed as a tax payment for the decedent's last tax year (usually 1995 or 2001). Taxact 1040x Attach the computation of the additional payment allowed or a copy of this worksheet to the original or amended income tax return for the decedent's last tax year. Taxact 1040x If filing Form 1040, include the amount from line 12 above on the “Other payments” line of the form. Taxact 1040x Write "Sec. Taxact 1040x 692(d)(2) Payment" and the amount to the right of the entry space. Taxact 1040x Also indicate whether a Form 1041 is being filed for the decedent's estate. Taxact 1040x If filing Form 1040X, include the amount from line 12 above on Form 1040X on line 15, columns (B) and (C). Taxact 1040x Write “Sec. Taxact 1040x 692(d)(2) Payment” on the dotted line to the left of the entry space. Taxact 1040x Additional Worksheets The following additional worksheets are provided for your convenience. Taxact 1040x Worksheet A. Taxact 1040x Figuring the Tax To Be Forgiven (For Decedents Who Filed a Return as Single, Married Filing Separately, Head of Household, or Qualifying Widow(er))         (A) First Eligible Year (1994 or 2000) (B) Second Eligible Year (1995 or 2001) (C) Third Eligible Year (1996 or 2002) 1 Enter the years eligible for tax forgiveness. Taxact 1040x 1       2 Enter the total tax from the decedent's income tax return. Taxact 1040x See Table 1 on page 5 for the line number for years before 2002. Taxact 1040x 2       3 Enter the following taxes, if any, shown on the decedent's income tax return. Taxact 1040x (These taxes are not eligible for forgiveness. Taxact 1040x )           a Self-employment tax. Taxact 1040x 3a         b Social security and Medicare tax on tip income not reported to employer. Taxact 1040x 3b         c Tax on excess contributions to IRAs, Coverdell education savings accounts (formerly Ed IRAs), or Archer MSAs (formerly medical savings accounts). Taxact 1040x 3c         d Tax on excess accumulation in qualified retirement plans. Taxact 1040x 3d         e Household employment taxes. Taxact 1040x 3e         f Uncollected social security and Medicare or RRTA tax on tips or group-term life insurance. Taxact 1040x 3f         g Tax on golden parachute payments. Taxact 1040x 3g       4 Add lines 3a through 3g. Taxact 1040x 4       5 Tax to be forgiven. Taxact 1040x Subtract line 4 from line 2. Taxact 1040x 5       Note. Taxact 1040x If the total of columns (A), (B), and (C) of line 5 (including any amounts shown on line 15 of Worksheet B) is less than $10,000, also complete Worksheet C. Taxact 1040x Attach the computation of the tax to be forgiven or a copy of this worksheet to the decedent's final income tax return or amended tax return (Form 1040X) for each year listed on line 1. Taxact 1040x If filing Form 1040X for an eligible year, enter the amount from line 5 above on Form 1040X in column B of line 10 as a decrease in tax. Taxact 1040x The IRS will determine the amount to be refunded. Taxact 1040x Worksheet A. Taxact 1040x Figuring the Tax To Be Forgiven (For Decedents Who Filed a Return as Single, Married Filing Separately, Head of Household, or Qualifying Widow(er))         (A) First Eligible Year (1994 or 2000) (B) Second Eligible Year (1995 or 2001) (C) Third Eligible Year (1996 or 2002) 1 Enter the years eligible for tax forgiveness. Taxact 1040x 1       2 Enter the total tax from the decedent's income tax return. Taxact 1040x See Table 1 on page 5 for the line number for years before 2002. Taxact 1040x 2       3 Enter the following taxes, if any, shown on the decedent's income tax return. Taxact 1040x (These taxes are not eligible for forgiveness. Taxact 1040x )           a Self-employment tax. Taxact 1040x 3a         b Social security and Medicare tax on tip income not reported to employer. Taxact 1040x 3b         c Tax on excess contributions to IRAs, Coverdell education savings accounts (formerly Ed IRAs), or Archer MSAs (formerly medical savings accounts). Taxact 1040x 3c         d Tax on excess accumulation in qualified retirement plans. Taxact 1040x 3d         e Household employment taxes. Taxact 1040x 3e         f Uncollected social security and Medicare or RRTA tax on tips or group-term life insurance. Taxact 1040x 3f         g Tax on golden parachute payments. Taxact 1040x 3g       4 Add lines 3a through 3g. Taxact 1040x 4       5 Tax to be forgiven. Taxact 1040x Subtract line 4 from line 2. Taxact 1040x 5       Note. Taxact 1040x If the total of columns (A), (B), and (C) of line 5 (including any amounts shown on line 15 of Worksheet B) is less than $10,000, also complete Worksheet C. Taxact 1040x Attach the computation of the tax to be forgiven or a copy of this worksheet to the decedent's final income tax return or amended tax return (Form 1040X) for each year listed on line 1. Taxact 1040x If filing Form 1040X for an eligible year, enter the amount from line 5 above on Form 1040X in column B of line 10 as a decrease in tax. Taxact 1040x The IRS will determine the amount to be refunded. Taxact 1040x Worksheet B. Taxact 1040x Figuring the Tax To Be Forgiven (For Decedents Who Filed a Joint Return)       (A) First Eligible Year (1994 or 2000) (B) Second Eligible Year (1995 or 2001) (C) Third Eligible Year (1996 or 2002) 1 Enter the years eligible for forgiveness. Taxact 1040x 1       2 Enter the decedent's taxable income. Taxact 1040x Figure taxable income as if a separate return had been filed. Taxact 1040x See the instructions. Taxact 1040x 2       3 Enter the decedent's total tax. Taxact 1040x See the instructions. Taxact 1040x 3       4 Enter the total, if any, of the decedent's taxes not eligible for forgiveness. Taxact 1040x See the instructions. Taxact 1040x 4       5 Subtract line 4 from line 3. Taxact 1040x 5       6 Enter the surviving spouse's taxable income. Taxact 1040x Figure taxable income as if a separate return had been filed. Taxact 1040x See the instructions. Taxact 1040x 6       7 Enter the surviving spouse's total tax. Taxact 1040x See the instructions. Taxact 1040x 7       8 Enter the total, if any, of the surviving spouse's taxes listed in the instructions for line 4. Taxact 1040x 8       9 Subtract line 8 from line 7. Taxact 1040x 9       10 Add lines 5 and 9. Taxact 1040x 10       11 Enter the total tax from the joint return. Taxact 1040x See Table 1 on page 5 for the line number for years before 2002. Taxact 1040x 11       12 Add lines 4 and 8. Taxact 1040x 12       13 Subtract line 12 from line 11. Taxact 1040x 13       14 Divide line 5 by line 10. Taxact 1040x Enter the result as a decimal. Taxact 1040x 14       15 Tax to be forgiven. Taxact 1040x Multiply line 13 by line 14 and enter the result. Taxact 1040x 15       Note. Taxact 1040x If the total of columns (A), (B), and (C) of line 15 (including any amounts shown on line 5 of Worksheet A) is less than $10,000, also complete Worksheet C. Taxact 1040x Attach the computation of the tax to be forgiven or a copy of this worksheet to the decedent's final income tax return or amended tax return (Form 1040X) for each year listed on line 1. Taxact 1040x If filing Form 1040X for an eligible year, enter the amount from line 15 above on Form 1040X in column B of line 10 as a decrease in tax. Taxact 1040x The IRS will determine the amount to be refunded. Taxact 1040x Worksheet B. Taxact 1040x Figuring the Tax To Be Forgiven (For Decedents Who Filed a Joint Return)       (A) First Eligible Year (1994 or 2000) (B) Second Eligible Year (1995 or 2001) (C) Third Eligible Year (1996 or 2002) 1 Enter the years eligible for forgiveness. Taxact 1040x 1       2 Enter the decedent's taxable income. Taxact 1040x Figure taxable income as if a separate return had been filed. Taxact 1040x See the instructions. Taxact 1040x 2       3 Enter the decedent's total tax. Taxact 1040x See the instructions. Taxact 1040x 3       4 Enter the total, if any, of the decedent's taxes not eligible for forgiveness. Taxact 1040x See the instructions. Taxact 1040x 4       5 Subtract line 4 from line 3. Taxact 1040x 5       6 Enter the surviving spouse's taxable income. Taxact 1040x Figure taxable income as if a separate return had been filed. Taxact 1040x See the instructions. Taxact 1040x 6       7 Enter the surviving spouse's total tax. Taxact 1040x See the instructions. Taxact 1040x 7       8 Enter the total, if any, of the surviving spouse's taxes listed in the instructions for line 4. Taxact 1040x 8       9 Subtract line 8 from line 7. Taxact 1040x 9       10 Add lines 5 and 9. Taxact 1040x 10       11 Enter the total tax from the joint return. Taxact 1040x See Table 1 on page 5 for the line number for years before 2002. Taxact 1040x 11       12 Add lines 4 and 8. Taxact 1040x 12       13 Subtract line 12 from line 11. Taxact 1040x 13       14 Divide line 5 by line 10. Taxact 1040x Enter the result as a decimal. Taxact 1040x 14       15 Tax to be forgiven. Taxact 1040x Multiply line 13 by line 14 and enter the result. Taxact 1040x 15       Note. Taxact 1040x If the total of columns (A), (B), and (C) of line 15 (including any amounts shown on line 5 of Worksheet A) is less than $10,000, also complete Worksheet C. Taxact 1040x Attach the computation of the tax to be forgiven or a copy of this worksheet to the decedent's final income tax return or amended tax return (Form 1040X) for each year listed on line 1. Taxact 1040x If filing Form 1040X for an eligible year, enter the amount from line 15 above on Form 1040X in column B of line 10 as a decrease in tax. Taxact 1040x The IRS will determine the amount to be refunded. Taxact 1040x Worksheet C. Taxact 1040x Amount Treated as Tax Payment for Decedent's Last Tax Year Caution: The decedent is entitled to minimum tax forgiveness of $10,000. Taxact 1040x Complete this worksheet only if the total tax forgiven for all eligible years is less than $10,000. Taxact 1040x 1 Minimum tax forgiveness. Taxact 1040x Note. Taxact 1040x Before completing lines 2–9, see Instructions for lines 2–9 of Worksheet C. Taxact 1040x 1 $10,000 2 Enter the taxable income from line 22 (Form 1041) 2       3 Enter the distribution deduction from line 18 (Form 1041) . Taxact 1040x 3       4 Add lines 2 and 3. Taxact 1040x 4       5 Enter exempt income received after death minus expenses allocable to exempt income. Taxact 1040x (See Income received after date of death on page 5. Taxact 1040x ) 5       6 Add lines 4 and 5. Taxact 1040x 6       7 Figure the tax on line 6 using Schedule G (Form 1041). Taxact 1040x 7       8 Figure the tax on line 4 using Schedule G (Form 1041). Taxact 1040x 8       9 Tax on exempt income. Taxact 1040x Subtract line 8 from line 7. Taxact 1040x 9       10 Enter the total of columns (A)–(C) from line 5 of Worksheet A or line 15 of Worksheet B. Taxact 1040x If the decedent was not required to file tax returns for the eligible tax years, enter -0-. Taxact 1040x 10       11 Add lines 9 and 10. Taxact 1040x 11   12 Additional payment allowed. Taxact 1040x If line 11 is $10,000 or more, enter -0- and stop here. Taxact 1040x No additional amount is allowed as a tax payment. Taxact 1040x Otherwise, subtract line 11 from line 1 and enter the result. Taxact 1040x 12   Note. Taxact 1040x The amount on line 12 is allowed as a tax payment for the decedent's last tax year (usually 1995 or 2001). Taxact 1040x Attach the computation of the additional payment allowed or a copy of this worksheet to the original or amended income tax return for the decedent's last tax year. Taxact 1040x If filing Form 1040, include the amount from line 12 above on the “Other payments” line of the form. Taxact 1040x Write "Sec. Taxact 1040x 692(d)(2) Payment" and the amount to the right of the entry space. Taxact 1040x Also indicate whether a Form 1041 is being filed for the decedent's estate. Taxact 1040x If filing Form 1040X, include the amount from line 12 above on Form 1040X on line 15, columns (B) and (C). Taxact 1040x Write “Sec. Taxact 1040x 692(d)(2) Payment” on the dotted line to the left of the entry space. Taxact 1040x Worksheet C. Taxact 1040x Amount Treated as Tax Payment for Decedent's Last Tax Year Caution: The decedent is entitled to minimum tax forgiveness of $10,000. Taxact 1040x Complete this worksheet only if the total tax forgiven for all eligible years is less than $10,000. Taxact 1040x 1 Minimum tax forgiveness. Taxact 1040x Note. Taxact 1040x Before completing lines 2–9, see Instructions for lines 2–9 of Worksheet C. Taxact 1040x 1 $10,000 2 Enter the taxable income from line 22 (Form 1041) 2       3 Enter the distribution deduction from line 18 (Form 1041) . Taxact 1040x 3       4 Add lines 2 and 3. Taxact 1040x 4       5 Enter exempt income received after death minus expenses allocable to exempt income. Taxact 1040x (See Income received after date of death on page 5. Taxact 1040x ) 5       6 Add lines 4 and 5. Taxact 1040x 6       7 Figure the tax on line 6 using Schedule G (Form 1041). Taxact 1040x 7       8 Figure the tax on line 4 using Schedule G (Form 1041). Taxact 1040x 8       9 Tax on exempt income. Taxact 1040x Subtract line 8 from line 7. Taxact 1040x 9       10 Enter the total of columns (A)–(C) from line 5 of Worksheet A or line 15 of Worksheet B. Taxact 1040x If the decedent was not required to file tax returns for the eligible tax years, enter -0-. Taxact 1040x 10       11 Add lines 9 and 10. Taxact 1040x 11   12 Additional payment allowed. Taxact 1040x If line 11 is $10,000 or more, enter -0- and stop here. Taxact 1040x No additional amount is allowed as a tax payment. Taxact 1040x Otherwise, subtract line 11 from line 1 and enter the result. Taxact 1040x 12   Note. Taxact 1040x The amount on line 12 is allowed as a tax payment for the decedent's last tax year (usually 1995 or 2001). Taxact 1040x Attach the computation of the additional payment allowed or a copy of this worksheet to the original or amended income tax return for the decedent's last tax year. Taxact 1040x If filing Form 1040, include the amount from line 12 above on the “Other payments” line of the form. Taxact 1040x Write "Sec. Taxact 1040x 692(d)(2) Payment" and the amount to the right of the entry space. Taxact 1040x Also indicate whether a Form 1041 is being filed for the decedent's estate. Taxact 1040x If filing Form 1040X, include the amount from line 12 above on Form 1040X on line 15, columns (B) and (C). Taxact 1040x Write “Sec. Taxact 1040x 692(d)(2) Payment” on the dotted line to the left of the entry space. Taxact 1040x How To Get Tax Help Special IRS assistance. Taxact 1040x   The IRS is providing special help for those affected by the terrorist attacks, as well as survivors and personal representatives of the victims. Taxact 1040x We have set up a special toll-free number for people who may have trouble filing or paying their taxes because they were affected by the terrorist attacks, or who have other tax issues related to the attacks. Taxact 1040x Call 1–866–562–5227 Monday through Friday In English–7 a. Taxact 1040x m. Taxact 1040x to 10 p. Taxact 1040x m. Taxact 1040x local time In Spanish–8 a. Taxact 1040x m. Taxact 1040x to 9:30 p. Taxact 1040x m. Taxact 1040x local time   The IRS web site at www. Taxact 1040x irs. Taxact 1040x gov has notices and other tax relief information. Taxact 1040x Check it periodically for any new guidance or to see if Congress has enacted new legislation. Taxact 1040x   Business taxpayers affected by the attacks can e-mail their questions to corp. Taxact 1040x disaster. Taxact 1040x relief@irs. Taxact 1040x gov. Taxact 1040x   For current information on Presidentially declared disaster areas, check the Federal Emergency Management Agency Web site at www. Taxact 1040x fema. Taxact 1040x gov. Taxact 1040x Other help from the IRS. Taxact 1040x   You can get help with unresolved tax issues, order free publications and forms, ask tax questions, and get more information from the IRS in several ways. Taxact 1040x By selecting the method that is best for you, you will have quick and easy access to tax help. Taxact 1040x Contacting your Taxpayer Advocate. Taxact 1040x   If you have attempted to deal with an IRS problem unsuccessfully, you should contact your Taxpayer Advocate. Taxact 1040x   The Taxpayer Advocate represents your interests and concerns within the IRS by protecting your rights and resolving problems that have not been fixed through normal channels. Taxact 1040x While Taxpayer Advocates cannot change the tax law or make a technical tax decision, they can clear up problems that resulted from previous contacts and ensure that your case is given a complete and impartial review. Taxact 1040x   To contact your Taxpayer Advocate: Call the Taxpayer Advocate at 1–877–777–4778. Taxact 1040x Call the IRS at 1–800–829–1040. Taxact 1040x Call, write, or fax the Taxpayer Advocate office in your area. Taxact 1040x Call 1–800–829–4059 if you are a TTY/TDD user. Taxact 1040x   For more information, see Publication 1546, The Taxpayer Advocate Service of the IRS. Taxact 1040x Free tax services. Taxact 1040x   To find out what services are available, get Publication 910, Guide to Free Tax Services. Taxact 1040x It contains a list of free tax publications and an index of tax topics. Taxact 1040x It also describes other free tax information services, including tax education and assistance programs and a list of TeleTax topics. Taxact 1040x Personal computer. Taxact 1040x With your personal computer and modem, you can access the IRS on the Internet at www. Taxact 1040x irs. Taxact 1040x gov. Taxact 1040x While visiting our web site, you can: Find answers to questions you may have. Taxact 1040x Download forms and publications or search for forms and pub