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Senior tax stimulus check Download the free IRS2Go app from the iTunes app store or from Google Play. Senior tax stimulus check Use it to check your refund status, order transcripts of your tax returns or tax account, watch the IRS YouTube channel, get IRS news as soon as it's released to the public, subscribe to filing season updates or daily tax tips, and follow the IRS Twitter news feed, @IRSnews, to get the latest federal tax news, including information about tax law changes and important IRS programs. Senior tax stimulus check Check the status of your 2013 refund with the Where's My Refund? application on IRS. Senior tax stimulus check gov or download the IRS2Go app and select the Refund Status option. Senior tax stimulus check The IRS issues more than 9 out of 10 refunds in less than 21 days. Senior tax stimulus check Using these applications, you can start checking on the status of your return within 24 hours after we receive your e-filed return or 4 weeks after you mail a paper return. Senior tax stimulus check You will also be given a personalized refund date as soon as the IRS processes your tax return and approves your refund. Senior tax stimulus check The IRS updates Where's My Refund? every 24 hours, usually overnight, so you only need to check once a day. Senior tax stimulus check Use the Interactive Tax Assistant (ITA) to research your tax questions. Senior tax stimulus check No need to wait on the phone or stand in line. Senior tax stimulus check The ITA is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and provides you with a variety of tax information related to general filing topics, deductions, credits, and income. Senior tax stimulus check When you reach the response screen, you can print the entire interview and the final response for your records. Senior tax stimulus check New subject areas are added on a regular basis. Senior tax stimulus check  Answers not provided through ITA may be found in Tax Trails, one of the Tax Topics on IRS. Senior tax stimulus check gov which contain general individual and business tax information or by searching the IRS Tax Map, which includes an international subject index. Senior tax stimulus check You can use the IRS Tax Map, to search publications and instructions by topic or keyword. Senior tax stimulus check The IRS Tax Map integrates forms and publications into one research tool and provides single-point access to tax law information by subject. Senior tax stimulus check When the user searches the IRS Tax Map, they will be provided with links to related content in existing IRS publications, forms and instructions, questions and answers, and Tax Topics. 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Senior tax stimulus check Select the Payment tab on the front page of IRS. Senior tax stimulus check gov for more information. Senior tax stimulus check Determine if you are eligible and apply for an online payment agreement, if you owe more tax than you can pay today. Senior tax stimulus check Figure your income tax withholding with the IRS Withholding Calculator on IRS. Senior tax stimulus check gov. Senior tax stimulus check Use it if you've had too much or too little withheld, your personal situation has changed, you're starting a new job or you just want to see if you're having the right amount withheld. Senior tax stimulus check Determine if you might be subject to the Alternative Minimum Tax by using the Alternative Minimum Tax Assistant on IRS. Senior tax stimulus check gov. Senior tax stimulus check Request an Electronic Filing PIN by going to IRS. Senior tax stimulus check gov and entering Electronic Filing PIN in the search box. Senior tax stimulus check Download forms, instructions and publications, including accessible versions for people with disabilities. Senior tax stimulus check Locate the nearest Taxpayer Assistance Center (TAC) using the Office Locator tool on IRS. Senior tax stimulus check gov, or choose the Contact Us option on the IRS2Go app and search Local Offices. Senior tax stimulus check An employee can answer questions about your tax account or help you set up a payment plan. Senior tax stimulus check Before you visit, check the Office Locator on IRS. Senior tax stimulus check gov, or Local Offices under Contact Us on IRS2Go to confirm the address, phone number, days and hours of operation, and the services provided. Senior tax stimulus check If you have a special need, such as a disability, you can request an appointment. Senior tax stimulus check Call the local number listed in the Office Locator, or look in the phone book under United States Government, Internal Revenue Service. Senior tax stimulus check Apply for an Employer Identification Number (EIN). Senior tax stimulus check Go to IRS. Senior tax stimulus check gov and enter Apply for an EIN in the search box. Senior tax stimulus check Read the Internal Revenue Code, regulations, or other official guidance. Senior tax stimulus check Read Internal Revenue Bulletins. Senior tax stimulus check Sign up to receive local and national tax news and more by email. Senior tax stimulus check Just click on “subscriptions” above the search box on IRS. Senior tax stimulus check gov and choose from a variety of options. Senior tax stimulus check Phone. Senior tax stimulus check    You can call the IRS, or you can carry it in your pocket with the IRS2Go app on your smart phone or tablet. Senior tax stimulus check Download the free IRS2Go app from the iTunes app store or from Google Play. Senior tax stimulus check Call to locate the nearest volunteer help site, 1-800-906-9887 or you can use the VITA Locator Tool on IRS. Senior tax stimulus check gov, or download the IRS2Go app. Senior tax stimulus check Low-to-moderate income, elderly, people with disabilities, and limited English proficient taxpayers can get free help with their tax return from the nationwide Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. Senior tax stimulus check The Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) program helps taxpayers age 60 and older with their tax returns. Senior tax stimulus check Most VITA and TCE sites offer free electronic filing. Senior tax stimulus check Some VITA and TCE sites provide IRS-certified volunteers who can help prepare your tax return. Senior tax stimulus check Through the TCE program, AARP offers the Tax-Aide counseling program; call 1-888-227-7669 to find the nearest Tax-Aide location. Senior tax stimulus check Call the automated Where's My Refund? information hotline to check the status of your 2013 refund 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-800-829-1954. Senior tax stimulus check If you e-file, you can start checking on the status of your return within 24 hours after the IRS receives your tax return or 4 weeks after you've mailed a paper return. Senior tax stimulus check The IRS issues more than 9 out of 10 refunds in less than 21 days. Senior tax stimulus check Where's My Refund? will give you a personalized refund date as soon as the IRS processes your tax return and approves your refund. Senior tax stimulus check Before you call this automated hotline, have your 2013 tax return handy so you can enter your social security number, your filing status, and the exact whole dollar amount of your refund. Senior tax stimulus check The IRS updates Where's My Refund? every 24 hours, usually overnight, so you only need to check once a day. Senior tax stimulus check Note, the above information is for our automated hotline. Senior tax stimulus check Our live phone and walk-in assistors can research the status of your refund only if it's been 21 days or more since you filed electronically or more than 6 weeks since you mailed your paper return. Senior tax stimulus check Call the Amended Return Hotline, 1-866-464-2050, to check the status of your amended return. Senior tax stimulus check You can generally expect your amended return to be processed up to 12 weeks from the date we receive it. Senior tax stimulus check It can take up to 3 weeks from the date you mailed it to show up in our system. Senior tax stimulus check Call 1-800-TAX-FORM (1-800-829-3676) to order current-year forms, instructions, publications, and prior-year forms and instructions (limited to 5 years). Senior tax stimulus check You should receive your order within 10 business days. Senior tax stimulus check Call TeleTax, 1-800-829-4477, to listen to pre-recorded messages covering general and business tax information. 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Senior tax stimulus check Some IRS offices, libraries, and city and county government offices have a collection of products available to photocopy from reproducible proofs. Senior tax stimulus check Services. Senior tax stimulus check You can walk in to your local TAC for face-to-face tax help. Senior tax stimulus check An employee can answer questions about your tax account or help you set up a payment plan. Senior tax stimulus check Before visiting, use the Office Locator tool on IRS. Senior tax stimulus check gov, or choose the Contact Us option on the IRS2Go app and search Local Offices for days and hours of operation, and services provided. Senior tax stimulus check Mail. Senior tax stimulus check   You can send your order for forms, instructions, and publications to the address below. Senior tax stimulus check You should receive a response within 10 business days after your request is received. Senior tax stimulus check Internal Revenue Service 1201 N. 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Senior tax stimulus check Publication 560 - Introductory Material Table of Contents Future Developments What's New Reminders IntroductionSEP plans. Senior tax stimulus check SIMPLE plans. Senior tax stimulus check Qualified plans. Senior tax stimulus check Ordering forms and publications. Senior tax stimulus check Tax questions. Senior tax stimulus check Future Developments For the latest information about developments related to Publication 560, such as legislation enacted after we release it, go to www. Senior tax stimulus check irs. Senior tax stimulus check gov/pub560. Senior tax stimulus check What's New Compensation limit increased for 2013 and 2014. Senior tax stimulus check  For 2013 the maximum compensation used for figuring contributions and benefits increases to $255,000. Senior tax stimulus check This limit increases to $260,000 for 2014. Senior tax stimulus check Elective deferral limit for 2013 and 2014. Senior tax stimulus check  The limit on elective deferrals, other than catch-up contributions, increases to $17,500 for 2013 and remains at $17,500 for 2014. Senior tax stimulus check These limits apply for participants in SARSEPs, 401(k) plans (excluding SIMPLE plans), section 403(b) plans and section 457(b) plans. Senior tax stimulus check Defined contribution limit increased for 2013 and 2014. Senior tax stimulus check  The limit on contributions, other than catch-up contributions, for a participant in a defined contribution plan increases to $51,000 for 2013. Senior tax stimulus check This limit increases to $52,000 for 2014. Senior tax stimulus check SIMPLE plan salary reduction contribution limit for 2013 and 2014. Senior tax stimulus check  The limit on salary reduction contributions, other than catch-up contributions, increases to $12,000 for 2013 and remains at $12,000 for 2014. Senior tax stimulus check Catch-up contribution limit remains unchanged for 2013 and 2014. Senior tax stimulus check  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. Senior tax stimulus check The catch-up contribution limitation for defined contribution plans other than SIMPLE plans remains unchanged at $5,500 for 2013 and 2014. Senior tax stimulus check The catch-up contribution limitation for SIMPLE plans remains unchanged at $2,500 for 2013 and 2014. Senior tax stimulus check The catch-up contributions a participant can make for a year cannot exceed the lesser of the following amounts. Senior tax stimulus check The catch-up contribution limit. Senior tax stimulus check The excess of the participant's compensation over the elective deferrals that are not catch-up contributions. Senior tax stimulus check See “Catch-up contributions” under Contribution Limits and Limit on Elective Deferrals in chapters 3 and 4, respectively, for more information. Senior tax stimulus check All section references are to the Internal Revenue Code, unless otherwise stated. Senior tax stimulus check Reminders In-plan Roth rollovers. Senior tax stimulus check  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. Senior tax stimulus check An in-plan Roth rollover is not treated as a distribution for most purposes. Senior tax stimulus check Section 402A(c)(4) was added by the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 and applies to distributions made after September 27, 2010. Senior tax stimulus check For additional guidance on in-plan Roth rollovers, see Notice 2010-84, 2010-51 I. Senior tax stimulus check R. Senior tax stimulus check B. Senior tax stimulus check 872, available at  www. Senior tax stimulus check irs. Senior tax stimulus check gov/irb/2010-51_IRB/ar11. Senior tax stimulus check html. Senior tax stimulus check In-plan Roth rollovers expanded. Senior tax stimulus check  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. Senior tax stimulus check Section 402A(c)(4) was amended by the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012. Senior tax stimulus check For more information, see Notice 2013-74, 2013-52 I. Senior tax stimulus check R. Senior tax stimulus check B. Senior tax stimulus check 819, available at www. Senior tax stimulus check irs. Senior tax stimulus check gov/irb/2013-52_IRB/ar11. Senior tax stimulus check html. Senior tax stimulus check Credit for startup costs. Senior tax stimulus check  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. Senior tax stimulus check 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. Senior tax stimulus check You can choose to start claiming the credit in the tax year before the tax year in which the plan becomes effective. Senior tax stimulus check You must have had 100 or fewer employees who received at least $5,000 in compensation from you for the preceding year. Senior tax stimulus check At least one participant must be a non-highly compensated employee. Senior tax stimulus check 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. Senior tax stimulus check You. Senior tax stimulus check A member of a controlled group that includes you. Senior tax stimulus check A predecessor of (1) or (2). Senior tax stimulus check 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. Senior tax stimulus check 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. Senior tax stimulus check 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. Senior tax stimulus check To take the credit, use Form 8881, Credit for Small Employer Pension Plan Startup Costs. Senior tax stimulus check Retirement savings contributions credit. Senior tax stimulus check  Retirement plan participants (including self-employed individuals) who make contributions to their plan may qualify for the retirement savings contribution credit. Senior tax stimulus check The maximum contribution eligible for the credit is $2,000. Senior tax stimulus check To take the credit, use Form 8880, Credit for Qualified Retirement Savings Contributions. Senior tax stimulus check 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). Senior tax stimulus check Photographs of missing children. Senior tax stimulus check  The Internal Revenue Service is a proud partner with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Senior tax stimulus check Photographs of missing children selected by the Center may appear in this publication on pages that would otherwise be blank. Senior tax stimulus check 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. Senior tax stimulus check Introduction This publication discusses retirement plans you can set up and maintain for yourself and your employees. Senior tax stimulus check In this publication, “you” refers to the employer. Senior tax stimulus check See chapter 1 for the definition of the term employer and the definitions of other terms used in this publication. Senior tax stimulus check This publication covers the following types of retirement plans. Senior tax stimulus check SEP (simplified employee pension) plans. Senior tax stimulus check SIMPLE (savings incentive match plan for employees) plans. Senior tax stimulus check Qualified plans (also called H. Senior tax stimulus check R. Senior tax stimulus check 10 plans or Keogh plans when covering self-employed individuals), including 401(k) plans. Senior tax stimulus check SEP, SIMPLE, and qualified plans offer you and your employees a tax-favored way to save for retirement. Senior tax stimulus check You can deduct contributions you make to the plan for your employees. Senior tax stimulus check If you are a sole proprietor, you can deduct contributions you make to the plan for yourself. Senior tax stimulus check You can also deduct trustees' fees if contributions to the plan do not cover them. Senior tax stimulus check Earnings on the contributions are generally tax free until you or your employees receive distributions from the plan. Senior tax stimulus check 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. Senior tax stimulus check 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. Senior tax stimulus check What this publication covers. Senior tax stimulus check   This publication contains the information you need to understand the following topics. Senior tax stimulus check What type of plan to set up. Senior tax stimulus check How to set up a plan. Senior tax stimulus check How much you can contribute to a plan. Senior tax stimulus check How much of your contribution is deductible. Senior tax stimulus check How to treat certain distributions. Senior tax stimulus check How to report information about the plan to the IRS and your employees. Senior tax stimulus check Basic features of SEP, SIMPLE, and qualified plans. Senior tax stimulus check The key rules for SEP, SIMPLE, and qualified plans are outlined in Table 1. Senior tax stimulus check SEP plans. Senior tax stimulus check   SEPs provide a simplified method for you to make contributions to a retirement plan for yourself and your employees. Senior tax stimulus check 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. Senior tax stimulus check SIMPLE plans. Senior tax stimulus check   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. Senior tax stimulus check Under a SIMPLE plan, employees can choose to make salary reduction contributions rather than receiving these amounts as part of their regular pay. Senior tax stimulus check In addition, you will contribute matching or nonelective contributions. Senior tax stimulus check The two types of SIMPLE plans are the SIMPLE IRA plan and the SIMPLE 401(k) plan. Senior tax stimulus check Qualified plans. Senior tax stimulus check   The qualified plan rules are more complex than the SEP plan and SIMPLE plan rules. Senior tax stimulus check However, there are advantages to qualified plans, such as increased flexibility in designing plans and increased contribution and deduction limits in some cases. Senior tax stimulus check Table 1. Senior tax stimulus check 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). Senior tax stimulus check Smaller of $51,000 or 25%1 of participant's compensation. Senior tax stimulus check 2 25%1 of all participants' compensation. Senior tax stimulus check 2 Any time up to the due date of employer's return (including extensions). Senior tax stimulus check 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. Senior tax stimulus check 4  Matching or nonelective contributions: Due date of employer's return (including extensions). Senior tax stimulus check Employee contribution: Salary reduction contribution up to $12,000, $14,500 if age 50 or over. Senior tax stimulus check   Employer contribution:  Either dollar-for-dollar matching contributions, up to 3% of employee's compensation,3 or fixed nonelective contributions of 2% of compensation. Senior tax stimulus check 2 Same as maximum contribution. Senior tax stimulus check Any time between 1/1 and 10/1 of the calendar year. Senior tax stimulus check   For a new employer coming into existence after 10/1, as soon as administratively feasible. Senior tax stimulus check Qualified Plan: Defined Contribution Plan  Elective deferral: Due date of employer's return (including extensions). Senior tax stimulus check 4   Employer contribution: Money Purchase or Profit-Sharing: Due date of employer's return (including extensions). Senior tax stimulus check  Employee contribution: Elective deferral up to $17,500, $23,000 if age 50 or over. Senior tax stimulus check   Employer contribution: Money Purchase: Smaller of $51,000 or 100%1 of participant's compensation. Senior tax stimulus check 2  Profit-Sharing: Smaller of $51,000 or 100%1 of participant's compensation. Senior tax stimulus check 2  25%1 of all participants' compensation2, plus amount of elective deferrals made. Senior tax stimulus check   By the end of the tax year. Senior tax stimulus check Qualified Plan: Defined Benefit Plan Contributions generally must be paid in quarterly installments, due 15 days after the end of each quarter. Senior tax stimulus check See Minimum Funding Requirement in chapter 4. Senior tax stimulus check 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. Senior tax stimulus check Based on actuarial assumptions and computations. Senior tax stimulus check By the end of the tax year. Senior tax stimulus check 1Net earnings from self-employment must take the contribution into account. Senior tax stimulus check See Deduction Limit for Self-Employed Individuals in chapters 2 and 4 . Senior tax stimulus check  2Compensation is generally limited to $255,000 in 2013. Senior tax stimulus check  3Under a SIMPLE 401(k) plan, compensation is generally limited to $255,000 in 2013. Senior tax stimulus check  4Certain plans subject to Department of Labor rules may have an earlier due date for salary reduction contributions and elective deferrals. Senior tax stimulus check What this publication does not cover. Senior tax stimulus check   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. 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