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Turbotax amended return Publication 560 - Introductory Material Table of Contents Future Developments What's New Reminders IntroductionSEP plans. Turbotax amended return SIMPLE plans. Turbotax amended return Qualified plans. Turbotax amended return Ordering forms and publications. Turbotax amended return Tax questions. Turbotax amended return Future Developments For the latest information about developments related to Publication 560, such as legislation enacted after we release it, go to www. Turbotax amended return irs. Turbotax amended return gov/pub560. Turbotax amended return What's New Compensation limit increased for 2013 and 2014. Turbotax amended return  For 2013 the maximum compensation used for figuring contributions and benefits increases to $255,000. Turbotax amended return This limit increases to $260,000 for 2014. Turbotax amended return Elective deferral limit for 2013 and 2014. Turbotax amended return  The limit on elective deferrals, other than catch-up contributions, increases to $17,500 for 2013 and remains at $17,500 for 2014. Turbotax amended return These limits apply for participants in SARSEPs, 401(k) plans (excluding SIMPLE plans), section 403(b) plans and section 457(b) plans. Turbotax amended return Defined contribution limit increased for 2013 and 2014. Turbotax amended return  The limit on contributions, other than catch-up contributions, for a participant in a defined contribution plan increases to $51,000 for 2013. Turbotax amended return This limit increases to $52,000 for 2014. Turbotax amended return SIMPLE plan salary reduction contribution limit for 2013 and 2014. Turbotax amended return  The limit on salary reduction contributions, other than catch-up contributions, increases to $12,000 for 2013 and remains at $12,000 for 2014. Turbotax amended return Catch-up contribution limit remains unchanged for 2013 and 2014. Turbotax amended return  A plan can permit participants who are age 50 or over at the end of the calendar year to make catch-up contributions in addition to elective deferrals and SIMPLE plan salary reduction contributions. Turbotax amended return The catch-up contribution limitation for defined contribution plans other than SIMPLE plans remains unchanged at $5,500 for 2013 and 2014. Turbotax amended return The catch-up contribution limitation for SIMPLE plans remains unchanged at $2,500 for 2013 and 2014. Turbotax amended return The catch-up contributions a participant can make for a year cannot exceed the lesser of the following amounts. Turbotax amended return The catch-up contribution limit. Turbotax amended return The excess of the participant's compensation over the elective deferrals that are not catch-up contributions. Turbotax amended return See “Catch-up contributions” under Contribution Limits and Limit on Elective Deferrals in chapters 3 and 4, respectively, for more information. Turbotax amended return All section references are to the Internal Revenue Code, unless otherwise stated. Turbotax amended return Reminders In-plan Roth rollovers. Turbotax amended return  Section 402A(c)(4) provides for a distribution from an individual's account in a 401(k) plan, other than from a designated Roth account, that is rolled over to the individual's designated Roth account in the same plan. Turbotax amended return An in-plan Roth rollover is not treated as a distribution for most purposes. Turbotax amended return Section 402A(c)(4) was added by the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 and applies to distributions made after September 27, 2010. Turbotax amended return For additional guidance on in-plan Roth rollovers, see Notice 2010-84, 2010-51 I. Turbotax amended return R. Turbotax amended return B. Turbotax amended return 872, available at  www. Turbotax amended return irs. Turbotax amended return gov/irb/2010-51_IRB/ar11. Turbotax amended return html. Turbotax amended return In-plan Roth rollovers expanded. Turbotax amended return  Beginning in 2013, a plan with designated Roth accounts can permit a participant to roll over amounts into a designated Roth account from his or her other accounts in the same plan, regardless of whether the participant is eligible for a distribution from the other accounts. Turbotax amended return Section 402A(c)(4) was amended by the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012. Turbotax amended return For more information, see Notice 2013-74, 2013-52 I. Turbotax amended return R. Turbotax amended return B. Turbotax amended return 819, available at www. Turbotax amended return irs. Turbotax amended return gov/irb/2013-52_IRB/ar11. Turbotax amended return html. Turbotax amended return Credit for startup costs. Turbotax amended return  You may be able to claim a tax credit for part of the ordinary and necessary costs of starting a SEP, SIMPLE, or qualified plan. Turbotax amended return The credit equals 50% of the cost to set up and administer the plan and educate employees about the plan, up to a maximum of $500 per year for each of the first 3 years of the plan. Turbotax amended return You can choose to start claiming the credit in the tax year before the tax year in which the plan becomes effective. Turbotax amended return You must have had 100 or fewer employees who received at least $5,000 in compensation from you for the preceding year. Turbotax amended return At least one participant must be a non-highly compensated employee. Turbotax amended return The employees generally cannot be substantially the same employees for whom contributions were made or benefits accrued under a plan of any of the following employers in the 3-tax-year period immediately before the first year to which the credit applies. Turbotax amended return You. Turbotax amended return A member of a controlled group that includes you. Turbotax amended return A predecessor of (1) or (2). Turbotax amended return The credit is part of the general business credit, which can be carried back or forward to other tax years if it cannot be used in the current year. Turbotax amended return However, the part of the general business credit attributable to the small employer pension plan startup cost credit cannot be carried back to a tax year beginning before January 1, 2002. Turbotax amended return You cannot deduct the part of the startup costs equal to the credit claimed for a tax year, but you can choose not to claim the allowable credit for a tax year. Turbotax amended return To take the credit, use Form 8881, Credit for Small Employer Pension Plan Startup Costs. Turbotax amended return Retirement savings contributions credit. Turbotax amended return  Retirement plan participants (including self-employed individuals) who make contributions to their plan may qualify for the retirement savings contribution credit. Turbotax amended return The maximum contribution eligible for the credit is $2,000. Turbotax amended return To take the credit, use Form 8880, Credit for Qualified Retirement Savings Contributions. Turbotax amended return For more information on who is eligible for the credit, retirement plan contributions eligible for the credit and how to figure the credit, see Form 8880 and its instructions or go to the IRS website and search Retirement Topics-Retirement Savings Contributions Credit (Saver's Credit). Turbotax amended return Photographs of missing children. Turbotax amended return  The Internal Revenue Service is a proud partner with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Turbotax amended return Photographs of missing children selected by the Center may appear in this publication on pages that would otherwise be blank. Turbotax 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. Turbotax amended return Introduction This publication discusses retirement plans you can set up and maintain for yourself and your employees. Turbotax amended return In this publication, “you” refers to the employer. Turbotax amended return See chapter 1 for the definition of the term employer and the definitions of other terms used in this publication. Turbotax amended return This publication covers the following types of retirement plans. Turbotax amended return SEP (simplified employee pension) plans. Turbotax amended return SIMPLE (savings incentive match plan for employees) plans. Turbotax amended return Qualified plans (also called H. Turbotax amended return R. Turbotax amended return 10 plans or Keogh plans when covering self-employed individuals), including 401(k) plans. Turbotax amended return SEP, SIMPLE, and qualified plans offer you and your employees a tax-favored way to save for retirement. Turbotax amended return You can deduct contributions you make to the plan for your employees. Turbotax amended return If you are a sole proprietor, you can deduct contributions you make to the plan for yourself. Turbotax amended return You can also deduct trustees' fees if contributions to the plan do not cover them. Turbotax amended return Earnings on the contributions are generally tax free until you or your employees receive distributions from the plan. Turbotax amended return Under a 401(k) plan, employees can have you contribute limited amounts of their before-tax (after-tax, in the case of a qualified Roth contribution program) pay to the plan. Turbotax amended return These amounts (and the earnings on them) are generally tax free until your employees receive distributions from the plan or, in the case of a qualified distribution from a designated Roth account, completely tax free. Turbotax amended return What this publication covers. Turbotax amended return   This publication contains the information you need to understand the following topics. Turbotax amended return What type of plan to set up. Turbotax amended return How to set up a plan. Turbotax amended return How much you can contribute to a plan. Turbotax amended return How much of your contribution is deductible. Turbotax amended return How to treat certain distributions. Turbotax amended return How to report information about the plan to the IRS and your employees. Turbotax amended return Basic features of SEP, SIMPLE, and qualified plans. Turbotax amended return The key rules for SEP, SIMPLE, and qualified plans are outlined in Table 1. Turbotax amended return SEP plans. Turbotax amended return   SEPs provide a simplified method for you to make contributions to a retirement plan for yourself and your employees. Turbotax amended return Instead of setting up a profit-sharing or money purchase plan with a trust, you can adopt a SEP agreement and make contributions directly to a traditional individual retirement account or a traditional individual retirement annuity (SEP-IRA) set up for yourself and each eligible employee. Turbotax amended return SIMPLE plans. Turbotax amended return   Generally, if you had 100 or fewer employees who received at least $5,000 in compensation last year, you can set up a SIMPLE plan. Turbotax amended return Under a SIMPLE plan, employees can choose to make salary reduction contributions rather than receiving these amounts as part of their regular pay. Turbotax amended return In addition, you will contribute matching or nonelective contributions. Turbotax amended return The two types of SIMPLE plans are the SIMPLE IRA plan and the SIMPLE 401(k) plan. Turbotax amended return Qualified plans. Turbotax amended return   The qualified plan rules are more complex than the SEP plan and SIMPLE plan rules. Turbotax amended return However, there are advantages to qualified plans, such as increased flexibility in designing plans and increased contribution and deduction limits in some cases. Turbotax amended return Table 1. Turbotax amended return Key Retirement Plan Rules for 2013 Type  of  Plan Last Date for Contribution Maximum Contribution Maximum Deduction When To Set Up Plan SEP Due date of employer's return (including extensions). Turbotax amended return Smaller of $51,000 or 25%1 of participant's compensation. Turbotax amended return 2 25%1 of all participants' compensation. Turbotax amended return 2 Any time up to the due date of employer's return (including extensions). Turbotax amended return SIMPLE IRA and SIMPLE 401(k) Salary reduction contributions: 30 days after the end of the month for which the contributions are to be made. Turbotax amended return 4  Matching or nonelective contributions: Due date of employer's return (including extensions). Turbotax amended return Employee contribution: Salary reduction contribution up to $12,000, $14,500 if age 50 or over. Turbotax amended return   Employer contribution:  Either dollar-for-dollar matching contributions, up to 3% of employee's compensation,3 or fixed nonelective contributions of 2% of compensation. Turbotax amended return 2 Same as maximum contribution. Turbotax amended return Any time between 1/1 and 10/1 of the calendar year. Turbotax amended return   For a new employer coming into existence after 10/1, as soon as administratively feasible. Turbotax amended return Qualified Plan: Defined Contribution Plan  Elective deferral: Due date of employer's return (including extensions). Turbotax amended return 4   Employer contribution: Money Purchase or Profit-Sharing: Due date of employer's return (including extensions). Turbotax amended return  Employee contribution: Elective deferral up to $17,500, $23,000 if age 50 or over. Turbotax amended return   Employer contribution: Money Purchase: Smaller of $51,000 or 100%1 of participant's compensation. Turbotax amended return 2  Profit-Sharing: Smaller of $51,000 or 100%1 of participant's compensation. Turbotax amended return 2  25%1 of all participants' compensation2, plus amount of elective deferrals made. Turbotax amended return   By the end of the tax year. Turbotax amended return Qualified Plan: Defined Benefit Plan Contributions generally must be paid in quarterly installments, due 15 days after the end of each quarter. Turbotax amended return See Minimum Funding Requirement in chapter 4. Turbotax amended return Amount needed to provide an annual benefit no larger than the smaller of $205,000 or 100% of the participant's average compensation for his or her highest 3 consecutive calendar years. Turbotax amended return Based on actuarial assumptions and computations. Turbotax amended return By the end of the tax year. Turbotax amended return 1Net earnings from self-employment must take the contribution into account. Turbotax amended return See Deduction Limit for Self-Employed Individuals in chapters 2 and 4 . Turbotax amended return  2Compensation is generally limited to $255,000 in 2013. Turbotax amended return  3Under a SIMPLE 401(k) plan, compensation is generally limited to $255,000 in 2013. Turbotax amended return  4Certain plans subject to Department of Labor rules may have an earlier due date for salary reduction contributions and elective deferrals. Turbotax amended return What this publication does not cover. Turbotax amended return   Although the purpose of this publication is to provide general information about retirement plans you can set up for your employees, it does not contain all the rules and exceptions that apply to these plans. Turbotax amended return You may also need professional help and guidance. Turbotax amended return   Also, this publication does not cover all the rules that may be of interest to employees. Turbotax amended return For example, it does not cover the following topics. Turbotax amended return The comprehensive IRA rules an employee needs to know. Turbotax amended return These rules are covered in Publication 590, Individual Retirement Arrangements (IRAs). Turbotax amended return The comprehensive rules that apply to distributions from retirement plans. Turbotax amended return These rules are covered in Publication 575, Pension and Annuity Income. Turbotax amended return The comprehensive rules that apply to section 403(b) plans. Turbotax amended return These rules are covered in Publication 571, Tax-Sheltered Annuity Plans (403(b) Plans). Turbotax amended return Comments and suggestions. Turbotax amended return   We welcome your comments about this publication and your suggestions for future editions. Turbotax amended return   You can write to us at the following address: Internal Revenue Service Tax Forms and Publications Division 1111 Constitution Ave. Turbotax amended return NW, IR-6526 Washington, DC 20224   We respond to many letters by telephone. Turbotax amended return Therefore, it would be helpful if you would include your daytime phone number, including the area code, in your correspondence. Turbotax amended return   You can send your comments from www. Turbotax amended return irs. Turbotax amended return gov/formspubs. Turbotax amended return Click on “More Information” and then on “Give us feedback. Turbotax 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. Turbotax amended return Ordering forms and publications. Turbotax amended return   Visit www. Turbotax amended return irs. 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Turbotax amended return Publication 584 - Main Content Table of Contents LossesCost or other basis. Turbotax amended return Fair market value. Turbotax amended return Exception for personal-use real property. Turbotax amended return More information. Turbotax amended return Comments and SuggestionsOrdering forms and publications. Turbotax amended return Tax questions. Turbotax amended return How To Get Tax HelpLow Income Taxpayer Clinics (LITCs). Turbotax amended return Losses Generally, you may deduct losses to your home, household goods, and motor vehicles on your federal income tax return. Turbotax amended return However, you may not deduct a casualty or theft loss that is covered by insurance unless you filed a timely insurance claim for reimbursement. Turbotax amended return Any reimbursement you receive will reduce the loss. Turbotax amended return If you did not file an insurance claim, you may deduct only the part of the loss that was not covered by insurance. Turbotax amended return Amount of loss. Turbotax amended return   You figure the amount of your loss using the following steps. Turbotax amended return Determine your cost or other basis in the property before the casualty or theft. Turbotax amended return Determine the decrease in fair market value (FMV) of the property as a result of the casualty or theft. Turbotax amended return (The decrease in FMV is the difference between the property's value immediately before and immediately after the casualty or theft. Turbotax amended return ) From the smaller of the amounts you determined in (1) and (2), subtract any insurance or other reimbursement you received or expect to receive. Turbotax amended return Apply the deduction limits, discussed later, to determine the amount of your deductible loss. Turbotax amended return Cost or other basis. Turbotax amended return   Cost or other basis usually means original cost plus improvements. Turbotax amended return If you did not acquire the property by purchasing it, your basis is determined as discussed in Publication 551, Basis of Assets. Turbotax amended return If you inherited the property from someone who died in 2010, and the executor of the decedent's estate made the election to file Form 8939, refer to the information provided by the executor or see Publication 4895, Tax Treatment of Property Acquired From a Decedent Dying in 2010. Turbotax amended return Fair market value. Turbotax amended return   FMV is the price for which you could sell your property to a willing buyer, when neither of you has to sell or buy and both of you know all the relevant facts. Turbotax amended return When filling out Schedules 1 through 20, you need to know the FMV of the property immediately before and immediately after the disaster, casualty, or theft. Turbotax amended return Separate computations. Turbotax amended return   Generally, if a single casualty or theft involves more than one item of property, you must figure the loss on each item separately. Turbotax amended return Then combine the losses to determine the total loss from that casualty or theft. Turbotax amended return Exception for personal-use real property. Turbotax amended return   In figuring a casualty loss on personal-use real property, the entire property (including any improvements, such as buildings, trees, and shrubs) is treated as one item. Turbotax amended return Figure the loss using the smaller of the following. Turbotax amended return The decrease in FMV of the entire property. Turbotax amended return The adjusted basis of the entire property. Turbotax amended return Deduction limits. Turbotax amended return   After you have figured the amount of your loss, as discussed earlier, you must figure how much of the loss you can deduct. Turbotax amended return You do this on Form 4684, section A. Turbotax amended return If the loss was to property for your personal use or your family's, there are two limits on the amount you can deduct for your casualty or theft loss. Turbotax amended return You must reduce each casualty or theft loss by $100 ($100 rule). Turbotax amended return You must further reduce the total of all your losses by 10% of your adjusted gross income (10% rule). Turbotax amended return More information. Turbotax amended return   For more information about the deduction limits, see Publication 547. Turbotax amended return When your loss is deductible. Turbotax amended return   You can generally deduct a casualty or disaster area loss only in the tax year in which the casualty or disaster occurred. Turbotax amended return You can generally deduct a theft loss only in the year you discovered your property was stolen. Turbotax amended return However, you can choose to deduct disaster area losses on your return for the year immediately before the year of the disaster if the President has declared your area a federal disaster area. Turbotax amended return For details, see Disaster Area Losses in Publication 547. Turbotax amended return Comments and Suggestions We welcome your comments about this publication and your suggestions for future editions. Turbotax amended return You can write to us at the following address: Internal Revenue Service Individual Forms and Publications Branch SE:W:CAR:MP:T:I 1111 Constitution Ave. Turbotax amended return NW, IR-6526 Washington, DC 20224 We respond to many letters by telephone. Turbotax amended return Therefore, it would be helpful if you would include your daytime phone number, including the area code, in your correspondence. Turbotax amended return You can email us at taxforms@irs. Turbotax amended return gov. Turbotax amended return Please put “Publications Comment” on the subject line. Turbotax amended return You can also send us comments from www. Turbotax amended return irs. Turbotax amended return gov/formspubs. Turbotax amended return Select “Comment on Tax Forms and Publications” under “Information about. Turbotax 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. Turbotax amended return Ordering forms and publications. Turbotax amended return   Visit www. Turbotax amended return irs. Turbotax amended return gov/formspubs/ to download forms and publications, call 1-800-829-3676, or write to the address below and receive a response within 10 days after your request is received. Turbotax amended return Internal Revenue Service 1201 N. Turbotax amended return Mitsubishi Motorway Bloomington, IL 61705-6613 Tax questions. 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Turbotax amended return Find out about commercial tax preparation and e-file services available free to eligible taxpayers. Turbotax amended return Check the status of your 2011 refund. Turbotax amended return Go to IRS. Turbotax amended return gov and click on Where's My Refund. Turbotax amended return Wait at least 72 hours after the IRS acknowledges receipt of your e-filed return, or 3 to 4 weeks after mailing a paper return. Turbotax amended return If you filed Form 8379 with your return, wait 14 weeks (11 weeks if you filed electronically). Turbotax amended return Have your 2011 tax return available so you can provide your social security number, your filing status, and the exact whole dollar amount of your refund. Turbotax amended return Download forms, including talking tax forms, instructions, and publications. Turbotax amended return Order IRS products online. Turbotax amended return Research your tax questions online. 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Turbotax amended return Call 1-800-TAX -FORM (1-800-829-3676) to order current-year forms, instructions, and publications, and prior-year forms and instructions. Turbotax amended return You should receive your order within 10 days. Turbotax amended return Asking tax questions. Turbotax amended return Call the IRS with your tax questions at 1-800-829-1040. Turbotax amended return Solving problems. Turbotax amended return You can get face-to-face help solving tax problems every business day in IRS Taxpayer Assistance Centers. Turbotax amended return An employee can explain IRS letters, request adjustments to your account, or help you set up a payment plan. Turbotax amended return Call your local Taxpayer Assistance Center for an appointment. Turbotax amended return To find the number, go to www. Turbotax amended return irs. Turbotax amended return gov/localcontacts or look in the phone book under United States Government, Internal Revenue Service. Turbotax amended return TTY/TDD equipment. Turbotax amended return If you have access to TTY/TDD equipment, call 1-800-829-4059 to ask tax questions or to order forms and publications. Turbotax amended return TeleTax topics. Turbotax amended return Call 1-800-829-4477 to listen to pre-recorded messages covering various tax topics. Turbotax amended return Refund information. Turbotax amended return To check the status of your 2011 refund, call 1-800-829-1954 or 1-800-829-4477 (automated refund information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week). Turbotax amended return Wait at least 72 hours after the IRS acknowledges receipt of your e-filed return, or 3 to 4 weeks after mailing a paper return. Turbotax amended return If you filed Form 8379 with your return, wait 14 weeks (11 weeks if you filed electronically). Turbotax amended return Have your 2011 tax return available so you can provide your social security number, your filing status, and the exact whole dollar amount of your refund. Turbotax amended return If you check the status of your refund and are not given the date it will be issued, please wait until the next week before checking back. Turbotax amended return Other refund information. Turbotax amended return To check the status of a prior-year refund or amended return refund, call 1-800-829-1040. Turbotax amended return Evaluating the quality of our telephone services. Turbotax amended return To ensure IRS representatives give accurate, courteous, and professional answers, we use several methods to evaluate the quality of our telephone services. Turbotax amended return One method is for a second IRS representative to listen in on or record random telephone calls. Turbotax amended return Another is to ask some callers to complete a short survey at the end of the call. Turbotax amended return Walk-in. Turbotax amended return Many products and services are available on a walk-in basis. Turbotax amended return   Products. Turbotax amended return You can walk in to many post offices, libraries, and IRS offices to pick up certain forms, instructions, and publications. Turbotax amended return Some IRS offices, libraries, grocery stores, copy centers, city and county government offices, credit unions, and office supply stores have a collection of products available to print from a CD or photocopy from reproducible proofs. Turbotax amended return Also, some IRS offices and libraries have the Internal Revenue Code, regulations, Internal Revenue Bulletins, and Cumulative Bulletins available for research purposes. Turbotax amended return Services. Turbotax amended return You can walk in to your local Taxpayer Assistance Center every business day for personal, face-to-face tax help. Turbotax amended return An employee can explain IRS letters, request adjustments to your tax account, or help you set up a payment plan. Turbotax amended return If you need to resolve a tax problem, have questions about how the tax law applies to your individual tax return, or you are more comfortable talking with someone in person, visit your local Taxpayer Assistance Center where you can spread out your records and talk with an IRS representative face-to-face. Turbotax amended return No appointment is necessary—just walk in. Turbotax amended return If you prefer, you can call your local Center and leave a message requesting an appointment to resolve a tax account issue. Turbotax amended return A representative will call you back within 2 business days to schedule an in-person appointment at your convenience. Turbotax amended return If you have an ongoing, complex tax account problem or a special need, such as a disability, an appointment can be requested. Turbotax amended return All other issues will be handled without an appointment. Turbotax amended return To find the number of your local office, go to  www. Turbotax amended return irs. Turbotax amended return gov/localcontacts or look in the phone book under United States Government, Internal Revenue Service. Turbotax amended return Mail. Turbotax amended return You can send your order for forms, instructions, and publications to the address below. Turbotax amended return You should receive a response within 10 days after your request is received. Turbotax amended return  Internal Revenue Service 1201 N. Turbotax amended return Mitsubishi Motorway Bloomington, IL 61705-6613 Taxpayer Advocate Service. Turbotax amended return   The Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) is your voice at the IRS. Turbotax amended return Our job is to ensure that every taxpayer is treated fairly, and that you know and understand your rights. Turbotax amended return We offer free help to guide you through the often-confusing process of resolving tax problems that you haven’t been able to solve on your own. Turbotax amended return Remember, the worst thing you can do is nothing at all. Turbotax amended return   TAS can help if you can’t resolve your problem with the IRS and: Your problem is causing financial difficulties for you, your family, or your business. Turbotax amended return You face (or your business is facing) an immediate threat of adverse action. Turbotax amended return You have tried repeatedly to contact the IRS but no one has responded, or the IRS has not responded to you by the date promised. Turbotax amended return   If you qualify for our help, we’ll do everything we can to get your problem resolved. Turbotax amended return You will be assigned to one advocate who will be with you at every turn. Turbotax amended return We have offices in every state, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Turbotax amended return Although TAS is independent within the IRS, our advocates know how to work with the IRS to get your problems resolved. Turbotax amended return And our services are always free. Turbotax amended return   As a taxpayer, you have rights that the IRS must abide by in its dealings with you. Turbotax amended return Our tax toolkit at www. Turbotax amended return TaxpayerAdvocate. Turbotax amended return irs. Turbotax amended return gov can help you understand these rights. Turbotax amended return   If you think TAS might be able to help you, call your local advocate, whose number is in your phone book and on our website at www. Turbotax amended return irs. Turbotax amended return gov/advocate. Turbotax amended return You can also call our toll-free number at 1-877-777-4778 or TTY/TDD 1-800-829-4059. Turbotax amended return   TAS also handles large-scale or systemic problems that affect many taxpayers. Turbotax amended return If you know of one of these broad issues, please report it to us through our Systemic Advocacy Management System at www. Turbotax amended return irs. Turbotax amended return gov/advocate. Turbotax amended return Low Income Taxpayer Clinics (LITCs). Turbotax amended return   Low Income Taxpayer Clinics (LITCs) are independent from the IRS. Turbotax amended return Some clinics serve individuals whose income is below a certain level and who need to resolve a tax problem. Turbotax amended return These clinics provide professional representation before the IRS or in court on audits, appeals, tax collection disputes, and other issues for free or for a small fee. Turbotax amended return Some clinics can provide information about taxpayer rights and responsibilities in many different languages for individuals who speak English as a second language. Turbotax amended return For more information and to find a clinic near you, see the LITC page on www. Turbotax amended return irs. Turbotax amended return gov/advocate or IRS Publication 4134, Low Income Taxpayer Clinic List. Turbotax amended return This publication is also available by calling 1-800-829-3676 or at your local IRS office. Turbotax amended return Free tax services. Turbotax amended return   Publication 910, IRS Guide to Free Tax Services, is your guide to IRS services and resources. Turbotax amended return Learn about free tax information from the IRS, including publications, services, and education and assistance programs. Turbotax amended return The publication also has an index of over 100 TeleTax topics (recorded tax information) you can listen to on the telephone. Turbotax amended return The majority of the information and services listed in this publication are available to you free of charge. Turbotax amended return If there is a fee associated with a resource or service, it is listed in the publication. Turbotax amended return   Accessible versions of IRS published products are available on request in a variety of alternative formats for people with disabilities. Turbotax amended return DVD for tax products. Turbotax amended return You can order Publication 1796, IRS Tax Products DVD, and obtain: Current-year forms, instructions, and publications. Turbotax amended return Prior-year forms, instructions, and publications. Turbotax amended return Tax Map: an electronic research tool and finding aid. Turbotax amended return Tax law frequently asked questions. Turbotax amended return Tax Topics from the IRS telephone response system. Turbotax amended return Internal Revenue Code—Title 26 of the U. Turbotax amended return S. Turbotax amended return Code. Turbotax amended return Links to other Internet based Tax Research Materials. Turbotax amended return Fill-in, print, and save features for most tax forms. Turbotax amended return Internal Revenue Bulletins. Turbotax amended return Toll-free and email technical support. Turbotax amended return Two releases during the year. Turbotax amended return  – The first release will ship the beginning of January 2012. Turbotax amended return  – The final release will ship the beginning of March 2012. Turbotax amended return Purchase the DVD from National Technical Information Service (NTIS) at www. Turbotax amended return irs. Turbotax amended return gov/cdorders for $30 (no handling fee) or call 1-877-233-6767 toll free to buy the DVD for $30 (plus a $6 handling fee). Turbotax amended return Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications