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Taxact amended return 3. Taxact amended return   Claiming the Special Depreciation Allowance Table of Contents Introduction What Is Qualified Property?Qualified Reuse and Recycling Property Qualified Cellulosic Biofuel Plant Property Qualified Disaster Assistance Property Certain Qualified Property Acquired After December 31, 2007 Election to Accelerate Certain Credits in Lieu of the Special Depreciation Allowance How Much Can You Deduct? How Can You Elect Not To Claim an Allowance? When Must You Recapture an Allowance? Introduction You can take a special depreciation allowance to recover part of the cost of qualified property (defined next), placed in service during the tax year. Taxact amended return The allowance applies only for the first year you place the property in service. Taxact amended return For qualified property placed in service in 2013, you can take an additional 50% special allowance. Taxact amended return The allowance is an additional deduction you can take after any section 179 deduction and before you figure regular depreciation under MACRS for the year you place the property in service. Taxact amended return This chapter explains what is qualified property. Taxact amended return It also includes rules regarding how to figure an allowance, how to elect not to claim an allowance, and when you must recapture an allowance. Taxact amended return Corporations can elect to accelerate certain minimum tax credits in lieu of claiming the special depreciation allowance for eligible qualified property. Taxact amended return See Election to Accelerate Certain Credits in Lieu of the Special Depreciation Allowance , later. Taxact amended return See chapter 6 for information about getting publications and forms. Taxact amended return What Is Qualified Property? Your property is qualified property if it is one of the following. Taxact amended return Qualified reuse and recycling property. Taxact amended return Qualified cellulosic biofuel plant property. Taxact amended return Qualified disaster assistance property. Taxact amended return Certain qualified property acquired after December 31, 2007. Taxact amended return The following discussions provide information about the types of qualified property listed above for which you can take the special depreciation allowance. Taxact amended return Qualified Reuse and Recycling Property You can take a 50% special depreciation allowance for qualified reuse and recycling property. Taxact amended return Qualified reuse and recycling property is any machinery or equipment (not including buildings or real estate), along with any appurtenance, that is used exclusively to collect, distribute, or recycle qualified reuse and recyclable materials (as defined in section 168(m)(3)(B) of the Internal Revenue Code). Taxact amended return Qualified reuse and recycling property also includes software necessary to operate such equipment. Taxact amended return The property must meet the following requirements. Taxact amended return The property must be depreciated under MACRS. Taxact amended return The property must have a useful life of at least 5 years. Taxact amended return The original use of the property must begin with you after August 31, 2008. Taxact amended return You must have acquired the property by purchase (as discussed under Property Acquired by Purchase in chapter 2 ) after August 31, 2008, with no binding written contract for the acquisition in effect before September 1, 2008. Taxact amended return The property must be placed in service for use in your trade or business after August 31, 2008. Taxact amended return Excepted Property Qualified reuse and recycling property does not include any of the following. Taxact amended return Any rolling stock or other equipment used to transport reuse or recyclable materials. Taxact amended return Property required to be depreciated using the Alternative Depreciation System (ADS). Taxact amended return For other property required to be depreciated using ADS, see Required use of ADS under Which Depreciation System (GDS or ADS) Applies , in chapter 4 . Taxact amended return Other bonus depreciation property to which section 168(k) of the Internal Revenue Code applies. Taxact amended return Property for which you elected not to claim any special depreciation allowance (discussed later). Taxact amended return Property placed in service and disposed of in the same tax year. Taxact amended return Property converted from business use to personal use in the same tax year acquired. Taxact amended return Property converted from personal use to business use in the same or later tax year may be qualified reuse and recycling property. Taxact amended return Qualified Cellulosic Biofuel Plant Property You can take a 50% special depreciation allowance for qualified cellulosic biofuel plant property. Taxact amended return Cellulosic biofuel is any liquid fuel which is produced from any lignocellulosic or hemicellulosic matter that is available on a renewable or recurring basis. Taxact amended return Examples include bagasse (from sugar cane), corn stalks, and switchgrass. Taxact amended return The property must meet the following requirements. Taxact amended return The property is used in the United States solely to produce cellulosic biofuel. Taxact amended return The original use of the property must begin with you after December 20, 2006. Taxact amended return You must have acquired the property by purchase (as discussed under Property Acquired by Purchase in chapter 2 ) after December 20, 2006, with no binding written contract for acquisition in effect before December 21, 2006. Taxact amended return The property must be placed in service for use in your trade or business or for the production of income after October 3, 2008, and before January 3, 2013. Taxact amended return Note. Taxact amended return For property placed in service after January 2, 2013, and before January 1, 2014, you can take a 50% special depreciation allowance for qualified second generation biofuel plant property that is used solely in the United States to produce second generation biofuel (as defined in section 40(b)(6)(E)). Taxact amended return The other requirements for qualified second generation biofuel plant property to be eligible for the special depreciation allowance are identical to the requirements discussed for Qualified Cellulosic Biofuel Plant Property above. Taxact amended return Special Rules Sale-leaseback. Taxact amended return   If you sold qualified cellulosic biofuel plant property you placed in service after October 3, 2008, and leased it back within 3 months after you originally placed it in service, the property is treated as originally placed in service no earlier than the date it is used by you under the leaseback. Taxact amended return   The property will not qualify for the special allowance if the lessee or a related person to the lessee or lessor had a written binding contract in effect for the acquisition of the property before December 21, 2006. Taxact amended return Syndicated leasing transactions. Taxact amended return   If qualified cellulosic biofuel plant property is originally placed in service by a lessor after October 3, 2008, the property is sold within 3 months of the date it was placed in service, and the user of the property does not change, then the property is treated as originally placed in service by the taxpayer no earlier than the date of the last sale. Taxact amended return   Multiple units of property subject to the same lease will be treated as originally placed in service no earlier than the date of sale if the property is sold within 3 months after the final unit is placed in service and the period between the times the first and last units are placed in service does not exceed 12 months. Taxact amended return Excepted Property Qualified cellulosic biofuel plant property does not include any of the following. Taxact amended return Property placed in service and disposed of in the same tax year. Taxact amended return Property converted from business use to personal use in the same tax year it is acquired. Taxact amended return Property converted from personal use to business use in the same or later tax year may be qualified cellulosic biomass ethanol plant property. Taxact amended return Property required to be depreciated using the Alternative Depreciation System (ADS). Taxact amended return For other property required to be depreciated using ADS, see Required use of ADS under Which Depreciation System (GDS or ADS) Applies , in chapter 4 . Taxact amended return Property any portion of which is financed with the proceeds of any obligation the interest on which is exempt from tax under section 103 of the Internal Revenue Code. Taxact amended return Property for which you elected not to claim any special depreciation allowance (discussed later). Taxact amended return Property for which a deduction was taken under section 179C for certain qualified refinery property. Taxact amended return Other bonus depreciation property to which section 168(k) of the Internal Revenue Code applies. Taxact amended return Qualified Disaster Assistance Property You can take a 50% special depreciation allowance for qualified disaster assistance property placed in service in federally declared disaster areas in which the disaster occurred in 2009. Taxact amended return A list of the federally declared disaster areas is available at the FEMA website at www. Taxact amended return fema. Taxact amended return gov. Taxact amended return Your property is qualified disaster assistance property if it meets the following requirements. Taxact amended return The property is nonresidential real property or residential real property placed in service before January 1, 2014, in a federally declared disaster area in which the disaster occurred in 2009. Taxact amended return You must have acquired the property by purchase (as discussed under Property Acquired by Purchase in chapter 2 ) on or after the applicable disaster date, with no binding written contract for the acquisition in effect before the applicable disaster date. Taxact amended return The property must rehabilitate property damaged, or replace property destroyed or condemned, as a result of the applicable federally declared disaster. Taxact amended return The property must be similar in nature to, and located in the same county as, the rehabilitated or replaced property. Taxact amended return The original use of the property within the applicable disaster area must have begun with you on or after the applicable disaster date. Taxact amended return The property is placed in service by you on or before the date which is the last day of the fourth calendar year. Taxact amended return Substantially all (80% or more) of the use of the property must be in the active conduct of your trade or business in a federally declared disaster area, occurring in 2009. Taxact amended return It is not excepted property (explained later in Excepted Property ). Taxact amended return Special Rules Sale-leaseback. Taxact amended return   If you sold qualified disaster assistance property you placed in service after the applicable disaster date and leased it back within 3 months after you originally placed it in service, the property is treated as originally placed in service no earlier than the date it is used by you under the leaseback. Taxact amended return   The property will not qualify for the special allowance if the lessee or a related person to the lessee or lessor had a written binding contract in effect for the acquisition of the property before the applicable disaster date. Taxact amended return Syndicated leasing transactions. Taxact amended return   If qualified disaster assistance property is originally placed in service by a lessor after the applicable disaster date, the property is sold within 3 months of the date it was placed in service, and the user of the property does not change, then the property is treated as originally placed in service by the taxpayer no earlier than the date of the last sale. Taxact amended return   Multiple units of property subject to the same lease will be treated as originally placed in service no earlier than the date of sale if the property is sold within 3 months after the final unit is placed in service and the period between the times the first and last units are placed in service does not exceed 12 months. Taxact amended return Excepted Property Qualified disaster assistance property does not include any of the following. Taxact amended return Property required to be depreciated using the Alternative Depreciation System (ADS). Taxact amended return For other property required to be depreciated using ADS, see Required use of ADS under Which Depreciation System (GDS or ADS) Applies , in chapter 4 . Taxact amended return Property any portion of which is financed with the proceeds of a tax-exempt obligation under section 103 of the Internal Revenue Code. Taxact amended return Any qualified revitalization building (defined later) placed in service before January 1, 2010, for which you have elected to claim a commercial revitalization deduction for qualified revitalization expenditures. Taxact amended return Any property used in connection with any private or commercial golf course, country club, massage parlor, hot tub facility, suntan facility, or any store, the principal business of which is the sale of alcoholic beverages for consumption off premises. Taxact amended return Any property for which the special allowance under section 168(k) or section 1400N(d) of the Internal Revenue Code applies. Taxact amended return Property for which you elected not to claim any special depreciation allowance (discussed later). Taxact amended return Property placed in service and disposed of in the same tax year. Taxact amended return Property converted from business use to personal use in the same tax year acquired. Taxact amended return Property converted from personal use to business use in the same or later tax year may be qualified disaster assistance property. Taxact amended return Any gambling or animal racing property (defined later). Taxact amended return Qualified revitalization building. Taxact amended return   This is a commercial building and its structural components that you placed in service in a renewal community before January 1, 2010. Taxact amended return If the building is new, the original use of the building must begin with you. Taxact amended return If the building is not new, you must substantially rehabilitate the building and then place it in service. Taxact amended return For more information, including definitions of substantially rehabilitated building and qualified revitalization expenditure, see section 1400I(b) of the Internal Revenue Code. Taxact amended return Gambling or animal racing property. Taxact amended return   Gambling or animal racing property includes the following personal and real property. Taxact amended return Any equipment, furniture, software, or other property used directly in connection with gambling, the racing of animals, or the on-site viewing of such racing. Taxact amended return Any real property determined by square footage (other than any portion that is less than 100 square feet) that is dedicated to gambling, the racing of animals, or the on-site viewing of such racing. Taxact amended return Certain Qualified Property Acquired After December 31, 2007 You can take a 50% special depreciation deduction allowance for certain qualified property acquired after December 31, 2007. Taxact amended return Your property is qualified property if it meets the following requirements. Taxact amended return It is one of the following types of property. Taxact amended return Tangible property depreciated under MACRS with a recovery period of 20 years or less. Taxact amended return Water utility property. Taxact amended return Computer software that is readily available for purchase by the general public, is subject to a nonexclusive license, and has not been substantially modified. Taxact amended return (The cost of some computer software is treated as part of the cost of hardware and is depreciated under MACRS. Taxact amended return ) Qualified leasehold improvement property (defined under Qualified leasehold improvement property later). Taxact amended return You must have acquired the property after December 31, 2007, with no binding written contract for the acquisition in effect before January 1, 2008. Taxact amended return The property must be placed in service for use in your trade or business or for the production of income before January 1, 2014 (before January 1, 2015, for certain property with a long production period and certain aircraft (defined next)). Taxact amended return The original use of the property must begin with you after December 31, 2007. Taxact amended return It is not excepted property (explained later in Excepted property). Taxact amended return Qualified leasehold improvement property. Taxact amended return    Generally, this is any improvement to an interior part of a building that is nonresidential real property, if all the following requirements are met. Taxact amended return The improvement is made under or according to a lease by the lessee (or any sublessee) or the lessor of that part of the building. Taxact amended return That part of the building is to be occupied exclusively by the lessee (or any sublessee) of that part. Taxact amended return The improvement is placed in service more than 3 years after the date the building was first placed in service by any person. Taxact amended return The improvement is section 1250 property. Taxact amended return See chapter 3 in Publication 544, Sales and Other Dispositions of Assets, for the definition of section 1250 property. Taxact amended return   However, a qualified leasehold improvement does not include any improvement for which the expenditure is attributable to any of the following. Taxact amended return The enlargement of the building. Taxact amended return Any elevator or escalator. Taxact amended return Any structural component benefiting a common area. Taxact amended return The internal structural framework of the building. Taxact amended return   Generally, a binding commitment to enter into a lease is treated as a lease and the parties to the commitment are treated as the lessor and lessee. Taxact amended return However, a lease between related persons is not treated as a lease. Taxact amended return Related persons. Taxact amended return   For this purpose, the following are related persons. Taxact amended return Members of an affiliated group. Taxact amended return An individual and a member of his or her family, including only a spouse, child, parent, brother, sister, half-brother, half-sister, ancestor, and lineal descendant. Taxact amended return A corporation and an individual who directly or indirectly owns 80% or more of the value of the outstanding stock of that corporation. Taxact amended return Two corporations that are members of the same controlled group. Taxact amended return A trust fiduciary and a corporation if 80% or more of the value of the outstanding stock is directly or indirectly owned by or for the trust or grantor of the trust. Taxact amended return The grantor and fiduciary, and the fiduciary and beneficiary, of any trust. Taxact amended return The fiduciaries of two different trusts, and the fiduciaries and beneficiaries of two different trusts, if the same person is the grantor of both trusts. Taxact amended return A tax-exempt educational or charitable organization and any person (or, if that person is an individual, a member of that person's family) who directly or indirectly controls the organization. Taxact amended return Two S corporations, and an S corporation and a regular corporation, if the same persons own 80% or more of the value of the outstanding stock of each corporation. Taxact amended return A corporation and a partnership if the same persons own both of the following. Taxact amended return 80% or more of the value of the outstanding stock of the corporation. Taxact amended return 80% or more of the capital or profits interest in the partnership. Taxact amended return The executor and beneficiary of any estate. Taxact amended return Long Production Period Property To be qualified property, long production period property must meet the following requirements. Taxact amended return It must meet the requirements in (2)-(5), above. Taxact amended return The property has a recovery period of at least 10 years or is transportation property. Taxact amended return Transportation property is tangible personal property used in the trade or business of transporting persons or property. Taxact amended return The property is subject to section 263A of the Internal Revenue Code. Taxact amended return The property has an estimated production period exceeding 1 year and an estimated production cost exceeding $1,000,000. Taxact amended return Noncommercial Aircraft To be qualified property, noncommercial aircraft must meet the following requirements. Taxact amended return It must meet the requirements in (2)-(5), above. Taxact amended return The aircraft must not be tangible personal property used in the trade or business of transporting persons or property (except for agricultural or firefighting purposes). Taxact amended return The aircraft must be purchased (as discussed under Property Acquired by Purchase in chapter 2 ) by a purchaser who at the time of the contract for purchase, makes a nonrefundable deposit of the lesser of 10% of the cost or $100,000. Taxact amended return The aircraft must have an estimated production period exceeding four months and a cost exceeding $200,000. Taxact amended return Special Rules Sale-leaseback. Taxact amended return   If you sold qualified property you placed in service after December 31, 2007, and leased it back within 3 months after you originally placed in service, the property is treated as originally placed in service no earlier than the date it is used by you under the leaseback. Taxact amended return   The property will not qualify for the special depreciation allowance if the lessee or a related person to the lessee or lessor had a written binding contract in effect for the acquisition of the property before January 1, 2008. Taxact amended return Syndicated leasing transactions. Taxact amended return   If qualified property is originally placed in service by a lessor after December 31, 2007, the property is sold within 3 months of the date it was placed in service, and the user of the property does not change, then the property is treated as originally placed in service by the taxpayer no earlier than the date of the last sale. Taxact amended return   Multiple units of property subject to the same lease will be treated as originally placed in service no earlier than the date of the last sale if the property is sold within 3 months after the final unit is placed in service and the period between the time the first and last units are placed in service does not exceed 12 months. Taxact amended return Excepted Property Qualified property does not include any of the following. Taxact amended return Property placed in service and disposed of in the same tax year. Taxact amended return Property converted from business use to personal use in the same tax year acquired. Taxact amended return Property converted from personal use to business use in the same or later tax year may be qualified property. Taxact amended return Property required to be depreciated under the Alternative Depreciation System (ADS). Taxact amended return This includes listed property used 50% or less in a qualified business use. Taxact amended return For other property required to be depreciated using ADS, see Required use of ADS under Which Depreciation System (GDS or ADS) Applies , in chapter 4 . Taxact amended return Qualified restaurant property (as defined in section 168(e)(7) of the Internal Revenue Code). Taxact amended return Qualified retail improvement property (as defined in section 168(e)(8) of the Internal Revenue Code). Taxact amended return Property for which you elected not to claim any special depreciation allowance (discussed later). Taxact amended return Property for which you elected to accelerate certain credits in lieu of the special depreciation allowance (discussed next). Taxact amended return Election to Accelerate Certain Credits in Lieu of the Special Depreciation Allowance An election made by a corporation to claim pre-2006 unused minimum tax credits in lieu of claiming the special depreciation allowance for either its first tax year ending after March 31, 2008, its first tax year ending after December 31, 2008, or its first tax year ending after December 31, 2010, continues to apply to round 2 extension property (as defined in section 168(k)(4)(I)(iv)), unless the corporation made an election not to apply the section 168(k)(4) election to round 2 extension property for its first tax year ending after December 31, 2010. Taxact amended return For 2013, round 2 extension property generally is long production period and noncommercial aircraft if acquired after March 31, 2008, and placed in service after December 31, 2012, but before January 1, 2014. Taxact amended return An election made by a corporation to claim pre-2006 unused minimum tax credits in lieu of claiming the special depreciation allowance for either its first tax year ending after March 31, 2008, its first tax year ending after December 31, 2008, or its first tax year ending after December 31, 2010, continues to apply to round 3 extension property (as defined in section 168(k)(4)(J)(iv)), unless the corporation makes an election not to apply the section 168(k)(4) election to round 3 extension property. Taxact amended return If a corporation did not make a section 168(k)(4) election for either its first tax year ending after March 31, 2008, its first tax year ending after December 31, 2008, or its first tax year ending after December 31, 2010, the corporation may elect for its first tax year ending after December 31, 2012, to claim pre-2006 unused minimum tax credits in lieu of claiming the special depreciation allowance for only round 3 extension property. Taxact amended return If you make an election to accelerate these credits in lieu of claiming the special depreciation allowance for eligible property, you must not take the 50% special depreciation allowance for the property and must depreciate the basis in the property under MACRS using the straight line method. Taxact amended return See Which Depreciation Method Applies in chapter 4 . Taxact amended return Once made, the election cannot be revoked without IRS consent. Taxact amended return Additional guidance. Taxact amended return   For additional guidance on the election to accelerate the research or minimum tax credit in lieu of claiming the special depreciation allowance, see Rev. Taxact amended return Proc. Taxact amended return 2008-65 on page 1082 of Internal Revenue Bulletin 2008-44, available at www. Taxact amended return irs. Taxact amended return gov/pub/irs-irbs/irb08-44. Taxact amended return pdf, Rev. Taxact amended return Proc. Taxact amended return 2009-16 on page 449 of Internal Revenue Bulletin 2009-06, available at www. Taxact amended return irs. Taxact amended return gov/pub/irs-irbs/irb09-06. Taxact amended return pdf, and Rev. Taxact amended return Proc. Taxact amended return 2009-33 on page 150 of Internal Revenue Bulletin 2009-29, available at www. Taxact amended return irs. Taxact amended return gov/pub/irs-irbs/irb09-29. Taxact amended return pdf. Taxact amended return Also, see Form 3800, General Business Credit; Form 8827, Credit for Prior Year Minimum Tax — Corporations; and related instructions. Taxact amended return   Additional guidance regarding the election to accelerate the minimum tax credit in lieu of claiming the special depreciation allowance for round 2 extension property and round 3 extension property may also be available in later Internal Revenue Bulletins available at www. Taxact amended return irs. Taxact amended return gov/irb. Taxact amended return How Much Can You Deduct? Figure the special depreciation allowance by multiplying the depreciable basis of qualified reuse and recycling property, qualified cellulosic biofuel plant property, qualified disaster assistance property, and certain qualified property acquired after December 31, 2007, by 50%. Taxact amended return For qualified property other than listed property, enter the special allowance on line 14 in Part II of Form 4562. Taxact amended return For qualified property that is listed property, enter the special allowance on line 25 in Part V of Form 4562. Taxact amended return If you place qualified property in service in a short tax year, you can take the full amount of a special depreciation allowance. Taxact amended return Depreciable basis. Taxact amended return   This is the property's cost or other basis multiplied by the percentage of business/investment use, reduced by the total amount of any credits and deductions allocable to the property. Taxact amended return   The following are examples of some credits and deductions that reduce depreciable basis. Taxact amended return Any section 179 deduction. Taxact amended return Any deduction for removal of barriers to the disabled and the elderly. Taxact amended return Any disabled access credit, enhanced oil recovery credit, and credit for employer-provided childcare facilities and services. Taxact amended return Basis adjustment to investment credit property under section 50(c) of the Internal Revenue Code. Taxact amended return   For additional credits and deductions that affect basis, see section 1016 of the Internal Revenue Code. Taxact amended return   For information about how to determine the cost or other basis of property, see What Is the Basis of Your Depreciable Property in chapter 1 . Taxact amended return For a discussion of business/investment use, see Partial business or investment use under Property Used in Your Business or Income-Producing Activity in chapter 1 . Taxact amended return Depreciating the remaining cost. Taxact amended return   After you figure your special depreciation allowance for your qualified property, you can use the remaining cost to figure your regular MACRS depreciation deduction (discussed in chapter 4 . Taxact amended return Therefore, you must reduce the depreciable basis of the property by the special depreciation allowance before figuring your regular MACRS depreciation deduction. Taxact amended return Example. Taxact amended return On November 1, 2013, Tom Brown bought and placed in service in his business qualified property that cost $450,000. Taxact amended return He did not elect to claim a section 179 deduction. Taxact amended return He deducts 50% of the cost ($225,000) as a special depreciation allowance for 2013. Taxact amended return He uses the remaining $225,000 of cost to figure his regular MACRS depreciation deduction for 2013 and later years. Taxact amended return Like-kind exchanges and involuntary conversions. Taxact amended return   If you acquire qualified property in a like-kind exchange or involuntary conversion, the carryover basis of the acquired property is eligible for a special depreciation allowance. Taxact amended return After you figure your special allowance, you can use the remaining carryover basis to figure your regular MACRS depreciation deduction. Taxact amended return In the year you claim the allowance (the year you place in service the property received in the exchange or dispose of involuntarily converted property), you must reduce the carryover basis of the property by the allowance before figuring your regular MACRS depreciation deduction. Taxact amended return See Figuring the Deduction for Property Acquired in a Nontaxable Exchange , in chapter 4 under How Is the Depreciation Deduction Figured . Taxact amended return The excess basis (the part of the acquired property's basis that exceeds its carryover basis) is also eligible for a special depreciation allowance. Taxact amended return How Can You Elect Not To Claim an Allowance? You can elect, for any class of property, not to deduct any special allowances for all property in such class placed in service during the tax year. Taxact amended return To make an election, attach a statement to your return indicating what election you are making and the class of property for which you are making the election. Taxact amended return When to make election. Taxact amended return   Generally, you must make the election on a timely filed tax return (including extensions) for the year in which you place the property in service. Taxact amended return   However, if you timely filed your return for the year without making the election, you can still make the election by filing an amended return within 6 months of the due date of the original return (not including extensions). Taxact amended return Attach the election statement to the amended return. Taxact amended return On the amended return, write “Filed pursuant to section 301. Taxact amended return 9100-2. Taxact amended return ” Revoking an election. Taxact amended return   Once you elect not to deduct a special depreciation allowance for a class of property, you cannot revoke the election without IRS consent. Taxact amended return A request to revoke the election is a request for a letter ruling. Taxact amended return If you elect not to have any special allowance apply, the property may be subject to an alternative minimum tax adjustment for depreciation. Taxact amended return When Must You Recapture an Allowance? When you dispose of property for which you claimed a special depreciation allowance, any gain on the disposition is generally recaptured (included in income) as ordinary income up to the amount of the special depreciation allowance previously allowed or allowable. Taxact amended return See When Do You Recapture MACRS Depreciation in chapter 4 or more information. Taxact amended return Recapture of allowance deducted for qualified GO Zone property. Taxact amended return   If, in any year after the year you claim the special depreciation allowance for qualified GO Zone property (including specified GO Zone extension property), the property ceases to be used in the GO Zone, you may have to recapture as ordinary income the excess benefit you received from claiming the special depreciation allowance. Taxact amended return For additional guidance, see Notice 2008-25 on page 484 of Internal Revenue Bulletin 2008-9. Taxact amended return Qualified cellulosic biomass ethanol plant property and qualified cellulosic biofuel plant property. Taxact amended return   If, in any year after the year you claim the special depreciation allowance for any qualified cellulosic biomass ethanol plant property or qualified biofuel plant property, the property ceases to be qualified cellulosic biomass ethanol plant property or qualified biofuel plant property, you may have to recapture as ordinary income the excess benefit you received from claiming the special depreciation allowance. Taxact amended return Recapture of allowance for qualified Recovery Assistance property. Taxact amended return   If, in any year after the year you claim the special depreciation allowance for qualified Recovery Assistance property, the property ceases to be used in the Kansas disaster area, you may have to recapture as ordinary income the excess benefit you received from claiming the special depreciation allowance. Taxact amended return For additional guidance, see Notice 2008-67 on page 307 of Internal Revenue Bulletin 2008-32. Taxact amended return Recapture of allowance for qualified disaster assistance property. Taxact amended return   If, in any year after the year you claim the special depreciation allowance for qualified disaster assistance property, the property ceases to be used in the applicable disaster area, you may have to recapture as ordinary income the excess benefit you received from claiming the special depreciation allowance. Taxact amended return   For additional guidance, see Notice 2008-67 on page 307 of Internal Revenue Bulletin 2008-32. Taxact amended return Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications
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Taxact amended return Publication 531 - Introductory Material Table of Contents Future Developments What's New Reminder IntroductionOrdering forms and publications. Taxact amended return Tax questions. Taxact amended return Future Developments For the latest information about developments related to Publication 531, such as legislation enacted after this publication was published, go to www. Taxact amended return irs. Taxact amended return gov/pub531. Taxact amended return What's New Additional Medicare Tax. Taxact amended return  Beginning in 2013, a 0. Taxact amended return 9% Additional Medicare Tax applies to Medicare wages, Railroad Retirement Tax Act (RRTA) compensation, and self-employment income that are more than: $125,000 if married filing separately, $250,000 if married filing jointly, or $200,000 for any other filing status. Taxact amended return An employer is required to withhold Additional Medicare Tax on any Medicare wages or RRTA compensation it pays to an employee in excess of $200,000 in a calendar year without regard to the employee's filing status. Taxact amended return An employer is required to begin withholding Additional Medicare Tax in the pay period in which it pays wages or compensation in excess of $200,000 to an employee and continue to withhold it until the end of the calendar year. Taxact amended return Additional Medicare Tax is only imposed on the employee. Taxact amended return There is no employer share of Additional Medicare Tax. Taxact amended return All wages and compensation that are subject to Medicare tax are subject to Additional Medicare Tax withholding if paid in excess of the $200,000 withholding threshold. Taxact amended return Tips are subject to Additional Medicare Tax withholding, if, in combination with other wages paid by the employer, they exceed the $200,000 withholding threshold. Taxact amended return Similarly, tips are subject to Additional Medicare Tax withholding, if, in combination with other RRTA compensation paid by the employer, they exceed the $200,000 withholding threshold. Taxact amended return For more information on Additional Medicare Tax, go to www. Taxact amended return irs. Taxact amended return gov and enter “Additional Medicare Tax” in the search box. Taxact amended return Reminder Photographs of missing children. Taxact amended return  The Internal Revenue Service is a proud partner with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Taxact amended return Photographs of missing children selected by the Center may appear in this publication on pages that would otherwise be blank. Taxact amended return 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. Taxact amended return Introduction This publication is for employees who receive tips. Taxact amended return All tips you receive are income and are subject to federal income tax. Taxact amended return You must include in gross income all tips you receive directly, charged tips paid to you by your employer, and your share of any tips you receive under a tip-splitting or tip-pooling arrangement. Taxact amended return The value of noncash tips, such as tickets, passes, or other items of value, is also income and subject to tax. Taxact amended return Reporting your tip income correctly is not difficult. Taxact amended return You must do three things. Taxact amended return Keep a daily tip record. Taxact amended return Report tips to your employer. Taxact amended return Report all your tips on your income tax return. Taxact amended return  This publication will explain these three things and show you what to do on your tax return if you have not done the first two. Taxact amended return This publication will also show you how to treat allocated tips. Taxact amended return Comments and suggestions. Taxact amended return   We welcome your comments about this publication and your suggestions for future editions. Taxact amended return   You can write to us at the following address: Internal Revenue Service Tax Forms and Publications Division 1111 Constitution Ave. Taxact amended return NW, IR-6526 Washington, DC 20224   We respond to many letters by telephone. Taxact amended return Therefore, it would be helpful if you would include your daytime phone number, including the area code, in your correspondence. Taxact amended return   You can send your comments from www. Taxact amended return irs. Taxact amended return gov/formspubs/. Taxact amended return Click on “More Information” and then on “Comment on Tax Forms and Publications”. Taxact amended return   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. Taxact amended return Ordering forms and publications. Taxact amended return   Visit www. Taxact amended return irs. Taxact amended return 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. Taxact amended return Internal Revenue Service 1201 N. Taxact amended return Mitsubishi Motorway Bloomington, IL 61705-6613 Tax questions. Taxact amended return   If you have a tax question, check the information available on IRS. Taxact amended return gov or call 1-800-829-1040. Taxact amended return We cannot answer tax questions sent to either of the above addresses. 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