The taxpayer's modified AGI
must be no more than $127,000/$ 108,000 in 2014 (MFJ) or $63,000/$54,000 in 2014 (other filing status).
If, however, Bob's salary is $124,000 and interest income remains at $6,000, the full $25,000 maximum cannot be utilized since Bob's modified AGI
Adoption credit--Line 51: The maximum adoption credit has risen to $10,000, and phases out over a higher range of modified AGI
Coverdell Educational Savings Accounts Annual Contribution Limit $2,000 Contribution phase-out based on modified AGI
Married Filing Jointly $190,000-220,000 All Others 95,000-110,000 2016 Student Loan Interest Deduction Maximum interest deduction $2,500 Deduction phase-out based on modified AGI
Married Filing Jointly $135,000-165,000 All Others 65,000-80,000 American Opportunity Tax Credit Maximum Credit $2,500 Credit phase-out based on modifed AGI Married Filing Jointly $160,000-180,000 All Others 80,000-90,000 Lifetime Learning Credit Maximum Credit $2,000 Credit phase-out based on modifed AGI Married Filing Jointly $111,000-132,000 All Others 56,000-66,000 Fast Tax Facts provides general guidance to CalCPA members.
" refers to AGI increased by net foreign income excluded by Sec.
At the same time, employer-provided assistance for adoption was excluded from income, and the threshold for the modified AGI
phaseout increased from $75,000 to $150,000.
This $2,000 annual contribution limit is phased out ratably for individual taxpayers with modified AGI
between $95,000 and $110,000, and for married taxpayers filing jointly with modified AGI
between $190,000 and $220,000.
An exception allows you to deduct up to $25,000 in rental real estate losses against non-passive income, but this loss allowance is phased out beginning at $100,000 in modified adjusted gross income (AGO and eliminated once your modified AGI
For 2002, the contribution is phased out for joint filers with modified AGI
of at least $190,000 and less than $220,000 (formerly between $150,000 and $160,000).
Benefits can be phased out when modified AGI
reaches certain amounts built into the tax law (as with education credits).
Starting in 1998, the definition of modified AGI
A taxpayer making a conversion or reconversion must satisfy the $100,000 modified AGI
limitation, and a taxpayer transferring a contribution from one IRA to another IRA by means of a re-characterization must make the transfer on or before the due date for the taxable year of the contribution.