IRS Form 8801 "Credit for Prior Year Minimum Tax - Individuals, Estates, and Trusts"

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8801
Credit for Prior Year Minimum Tax—
OMB No. 1545-1073
2018
Individuals, Estates, and Trusts
Form
Go to www.irs.gov/Form8801 for instructions and the latest information.
Department of the Treasury
Attachment
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Attach to Form 1040, 1040NR, or 1041.
Sequence No.
Internal Revenue Service (99)
Name(s) shown on return
Identifying number
Part I
Net Minimum Tax on Exclusion Items
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Combine lines 1, 6, and 10 of your 2017 Form 6251. Estates and trusts, see instructions .
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Enter adjustments and preferences treated as exclusion items (see instructions)
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Minimum tax credit net operating loss deduction (see instructions) .
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Combine lines 1, 2, and 3. If zero or less, enter -0- here and on line 15 and go to Part II. If more
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than $249,450 and you were married filing separately for 2017, see instructions
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Enter: $84,500 if married filing jointly or qualifying widow(er) for 2017; $54,300 if single or head of
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household for 2017; or $42,250 if married filing separately for 2017. Estates and trusts, enter $24,100
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Enter: $160,900 if married filing jointly or qualifying widow(er) for 2017; $120,700 if single or head
of household for 2017; or $80,450 if married filing separately for 2017. Estates and trusts, enter
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Multiply line 7 by 25% (0.25) .
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Subtract line 8 from line 5. If zero or less, enter -0-. If under age 24 at the end of 2017, see instructions
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Subtract line 9 from line 4. If zero or less, enter -0- here and on line 15 and go to Part II. Form
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• If for 2017 you filed Form 2555 or 2555-EZ, see instructions for the amount to enter.
• If for 2017 you reported capital gain distributions directly on Form 1040, line 13; you
reported qualified dividends on Form 1040, line 9b (Form 1041, line 2b(2)); or you had a
gain on both lines 15 and 16 of Schedule D (Form 1040) (lines 18a and 19, column (2), of
Schedule D (Form 1041)), complete Part III of Form 8801 and enter the amount from line
55 here. Form 1040NR filers, see instructions.
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• All others: If line 10 is $187,800 or less ($93,900 or less if married filing separately for
2017), multiply line 10 by 26% (0.26). Otherwise, multiply line 10 by 28% (0.28) and
subtract $3,756 ($1,878 if married filing separately for 2017) from the result. Form
1040NR filers, see instructions.
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Minimum tax foreign tax credit on exclusion items (see instructions)
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Tentative minimum tax on exclusion items. Subtract line 12 from line 11 .
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Enter the amount from your 2017 Form 6251, line 34, or 2017 Form 1041, Schedule I, line 55 .
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Net minimum tax on exclusion items. Subtract line 14 from line 13. If zero or less, enter -0- .
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8801
For Paperwork Reduction Act Notice, see instructions.
Form
(2018)
Cat. No. 10002S
8801
Credit for Prior Year Minimum Tax—
OMB No. 1545-1073
2018
Individuals, Estates, and Trusts
Form
Go to www.irs.gov/Form8801 for instructions and the latest information.
Department of the Treasury
Attachment
74
Attach to Form 1040, 1040NR, or 1041.
Sequence No.
Internal Revenue Service (99)
Name(s) shown on return
Identifying number
Part I
Net Minimum Tax on Exclusion Items
1
1
Combine lines 1, 6, and 10 of your 2017 Form 6251. Estates and trusts, see instructions .
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2
Enter adjustments and preferences treated as exclusion items (see instructions)
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Minimum tax credit net operating loss deduction (see instructions) .
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Combine lines 1, 2, and 3. If zero or less, enter -0- here and on line 15 and go to Part II. If more
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than $249,450 and you were married filing separately for 2017, see instructions
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Enter: $84,500 if married filing jointly or qualifying widow(er) for 2017; $54,300 if single or head of
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household for 2017; or $42,250 if married filing separately for 2017. Estates and trusts, enter $24,100
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Enter: $160,900 if married filing jointly or qualifying widow(er) for 2017; $120,700 if single or head
of household for 2017; or $80,450 if married filing separately for 2017. Estates and trusts, enter
$80,450
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Subtract line 6 from line 4. If zero or less, enter -0- here and on line 8 and go to line 9
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Multiply line 7 by 25% (0.25) .
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Subtract line 8 from line 5. If zero or less, enter -0-. If under age 24 at the end of 2017, see instructions
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Subtract line 9 from line 4. If zero or less, enter -0- here and on line 15 and go to Part II. Form
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1040NR filers, see instructions .
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• If for 2017 you filed Form 2555 or 2555-EZ, see instructions for the amount to enter.
• If for 2017 you reported capital gain distributions directly on Form 1040, line 13; you
reported qualified dividends on Form 1040, line 9b (Form 1041, line 2b(2)); or you had a
gain on both lines 15 and 16 of Schedule D (Form 1040) (lines 18a and 19, column (2), of
Schedule D (Form 1041)), complete Part III of Form 8801 and enter the amount from line
55 here. Form 1040NR filers, see instructions.
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• All others: If line 10 is $187,800 or less ($93,900 or less if married filing separately for
2017), multiply line 10 by 26% (0.26). Otherwise, multiply line 10 by 28% (0.28) and
subtract $3,756 ($1,878 if married filing separately for 2017) from the result. Form
1040NR filers, see instructions.
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Minimum tax foreign tax credit on exclusion items (see instructions)
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Tentative minimum tax on exclusion items. Subtract line 12 from line 11 .
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Enter the amount from your 2017 Form 6251, line 34, or 2017 Form 1041, Schedule I, line 55 .
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Net minimum tax on exclusion items. Subtract line 14 from line 13. If zero or less, enter -0- .
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8801
For Paperwork Reduction Act Notice, see instructions.
Form
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Cat. No. 10002S
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Form 8801 (2018)
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Part II
Minimum Tax Credit and Carryforward to 2019
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Enter the amount from your 2017 Form 6251, line 35, or 2017 Form 1041, Schedule I, line 56 .
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2017 credit carryforward. Enter the amount from your 2017 Form 8801, line 26
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Enter your 2017 unallowed qualified electric vehicle credit (see instructions) .
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Combine lines 18 through 20. If zero or less, stop here and see the instructions .
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Enter your 2018 regular income tax liability minus allowable credits (see instructions) .
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Enter the amount from your 2018 Form 6251, line 9, or 2018 Form 1041, Schedule I, line 54 .
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Minimum tax credit. Enter the smaller of line 21 or line 24. Also enter this amount on your 2018
Schedule 3 (Form 1040), line 54 (check box b); Form 1040NR, line 51 (check box b); or Form 1041,
Schedule G, line 2c .
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Credit carryforward to 2019. Subtract line 25 from line 21. Keep a record of this amount because
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Form 8801 (2018)
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Part III
Tax Computation Using Maximum Capital Gains Rates
Complete Part III only if you are required to do so by line 11 or by the Foreign Earned Income Tax Worksheet in the instructions.
Caution: If you didn’t complete the 2017 Qualified Dividends and Capital Gain Tax Worksheet,
the 2017 Schedule D Tax Worksheet, or Part V of the 2017 Schedule D (Form 1041), see the
instructions before completing this part.*
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Enter the amount from Form 8801, line 10. If you filed Form 2555 or 2555-EZ for 2017, enter the
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amount from line 3 of the Foreign Earned Income Tax Worksheet in the instructions .
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Caution: If for 2017 you filed Form 1040NR, 1041, 2555, or 2555-EZ, see the instructions before
completing lines 28, 29, and 30.
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Enter the amount from line 6 of your 2017 Qualified Dividends and Capital Gain Tax Worksheet,
the amount from line 13 of your 2017 Schedule D Tax Worksheet, or the amount from line 26 of
the 2017 Schedule D (Form 1041), whichever applies* .
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If you figured your 2017 tax using the 2017 Qualified Dividends and Capital Gain Tax
Worksheet, skip line 29 and enter the amount from line 28 on line 30. Otherwise, go to line
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Enter the amount from line 19 of your 2017 Schedule D (Form 1040), or line 18b, column (2), of the
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2017 Schedule D (Form 1041) .
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Add lines 28 and 29, and enter the smaller of that result or the amount from line 10 of your 2017
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If line 32 is $187,800 or less ($93,900 or less if married filing separately for 2017), multiply line 32
by 26% (0.26). Otherwise, multiply line 32 by 28% (0.28) and subtract $3,756 ($1,878 if married
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filing separately for 2017) from the result. Form 1040NR filers, see instructions .
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Enter:
• $75,900 if married filing jointly or qualifying widow(er) for 2017,
• $37,950 if single or married filing separately for 2017,
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• $50,800 if head of household for 2017, or
• $2,550 for an estate or trust.
Form 1040NR filers, see instructions.
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Enter the amount from line 7 of your 2017 Qualified Dividends and Capital Gain Tax Worksheet, the
amount from line 14 of your 2017 Schedule D Tax Worksheet, or the amount from line 27 of the 2017
Schedule D (Form 1041), whichever applies. If you didn’t complete either worksheet or Part V of the
2017 Schedule D (Form 1041), enter the amount from your 2017 Form 1040, line 43, or 2017 Form
1041, line 22, whichever applies; if zero or less, enter -0-. Form 1040NR filers, see instructions .
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Enter:
• $418,400 if single for 2017,
• $235,350 if married filing separately for 2017,
• $470,700 if married filing jointly or qualifying widow(er) for 2017,
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• $444,550 if head of household for 2017, or
• $12,500 for an estate or trust.
Form 1040NR filers, see instructions.
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Form 1040 filers, enter the amount from line 7 of your 2017 Qualified Dividends and Capital Gain Tax
Worksheet or the amount from line 19 of your 2017 Schedule D Tax Worksheet, whichever applies. If you
didn’t complete either worksheet, see instructions. Form 1041 filers, enter the amount from line 27 of your
2017 Schedule D (Form 1041) or line 18 of your 2017 Schedule D Tax Worksheet, whichever applies. If
you didn’t complete either the worksheet or Part V of the 2017 Schedule D (Form 1041), enter the amount
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from your 2017 Form 1041, line 22; if zero or less, enter -0-. Form 1040NR filers, see instructions .
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The 2017 Qualified Dividends and Capital Gain Tax Worksheet is in the 2017 Instructions for Form 1040. The 2017 Schedule D Tax Worksheet is in the 2017 Instructions
for Schedule D (Form 1040) (or the 2017 Instructions for Schedule D (Form 1041)).
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Tax Computation Using Maximum Capital Gains Rates (continued)
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If line 27 is $187,800 or less ($93,900 or less if married filing separately for 2017), multiply line 27
by 26% (0.26). Otherwise, multiply line 27 by 28% (0.28) and subtract $3,756 ($1,878 if married
filing separately for 2017) from the result. Form 1040NR filers, see instructions .
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Enter the smaller of line 53 or line 54 here and on line 11. If you filed Form 2555 or 2555-EZ for
2017, don’t enter this amount on line 11. Instead, enter it on line 4 of the Foreign Earned Income
Tax Worksheet in the instructions for line 11
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