Form 4972 Tax on LumpSum Distributions 2008
Summary: This is an example of Form 4972 (2008) with items included as described in the text. Additionally, these line items are also completed:
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Name of recipient of distribution
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Identifying number
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Part I: Complete this part to see if you can use Form 4972
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1. Was this a distribution of a plan participant's entire balance (excluding deductible voluntary employee contributions and certain forfeited amounts) from all of an employer's qualified plans of one kind (pension, profitsharing, or stock bonus)? If No, do not use this form. YES
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2. Did you roll over any part of the distribution? If Yes, do not use this form. NO
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3. Was this distribution paid to you as a beneficiary of a plan participant who was born before 1936? NO
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4. Were you (a) a plan participant who received this distribution, (b) born before 1936, and (c) a participant in the plan for at least 5 years before the year of the distribution? YES
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5a. Did you use Form 4972 after 1986 for a previous distribution from your own plan? If Yes, do not use this form for a 2008 distribution from your own plan. NO
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Part II: Complete this part to choose the 20% capital gain election (see instructions)
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6. Capital gain part from Form 1099R, box 3
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7. Multiply line 6 by 20% (.20)
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Part III: Complete this part to choose the 10year tax option (see instructions)
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8. Ordinary income from Form 1099R, box 2a minus box 3. If you did not complete Part II, enter the taxable amount from Form 1099R, box 2a
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10. Total taxable amount. Subtract line 9 from line 8
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11. Current actuarial value of annuity from Form 1099R, box 8. If none, enter 0
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12. Adjusted total taxable amount. Add lines 10 and 11. If this amount is $70,000 or more, skip lines 13 through 16, enter this amount on line 17, and go to line 18
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17. Subtract line 16 from line 12
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19. Subtract line 18 from line 17. If line 11 is zero, skip lines 20 through 22 and go to line 23
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23. Multiply line 19 by 10% (.10)
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24. Tax on amount on line 23. Use the Tax Rate Schedule in the instructions
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25. Multiply line 24 by ten (10). If line 11 is zero, skip lines 26 through 28, enter this amount on line 29, and go to line 30
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29. Subtract line 28 from line 25. Multiple recipients, see instructions
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30. Tax on lumpsum distribution. Add lines 7 and 29. Also include this amount in the total on Form 1040, line 44, Form 1040NR, line 41, or Form 1041, Schedule G, line 1b, whichever applies
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