Publication 17

Publication 17

A form published by the IRS explaining how individuals can file their taxes. Among other things, it explains how to report income, take deductions and apply credits.
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IRS Publication 17, Your Federal Income Tax, recommends the spouse sign the service member's name and put next to it: "By (your name), Husband (or Wife)." The spouse should also attach a signed, dated statement with the return that explains why the service member could not sign the return and that he or she agreed to have the spouse sign the return.
One document that's full of details on tax-saving opportunities is Publication 17. The 292-page guide explains the American Opportunity Tax Credit for parents and college students, as well as the Child Tax Credit and Earned Income Tax Credit for low- and moderate-income workers.
If the girlfriend does not have to file a return, or if she files for a refund and no tax is shown on the return, the child could qualify as a QR of the taxpayer if all of the QR tests are satisfied (IRS Publication 17, p.
Worksheet 3-1, "Worksheet for Determining Support," in IRS Publication 17, Your Federal Income Tax (2010), includes in the dependent's funds "those belonging to the person you supported, including income received (taxable and nontaxable)" (line 1) but excludes "the amount others provided for the person's support" (line 23).
Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Special Publication 17:1-73.
Taken as a whole, IRS taxpayer guidance--Schedule A and its instructions, Publication 17, Your Federal Income Tax, and Publication 936, Home Mortgage Interest Deduction--generally informed taxpayers that mortgage interest deductions are subject to limits.
Lasser," IRS Publication 17 with official directions, the latest IRS tax forms with constant updates, and the free e-mail newsletter.
[section] 62(a)(2)(D) (LEXIS 2006); see also INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, PUBLICATION 17, YOUR FEDERAL INCOME TAX (2005).
You cannot rely on IRS publications, even the famed Publication 17, Your Federal Income Tax.
Scheduled for inclusion on the CD-ROM are full reproductions of the Internal Revenue Code, Income Tax Regulations, IRS Penalties Handbook, and numerous other IRS publications including Publication 17, Your Federal Income Tax, and Publication 334, Tax Guide for Small Business.
One source of information, says CPA Henderson, is IRS publication 17, "Your Federal Income Tax." The 1992 edition will not be available until Jan.