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Payments Workout

Workout Resources

Publication 4491 Payments

This lesson provides links to resource materials and practice to help you determine how to complete the Payments section of a tax return. Begin this lesson by reviewing the Payments lesson from Publication 4491.

Use your resource materials to apply what you've learned in the Payments lesson:

  • Identify the following types of payments and credits that are applicable for most low- and moderate-income taxpayers:
    • Federal income tax withheld from Forms W-2, Wage and Tax Statement
    • Federal income tax withheld from Forms 1099
    • Estimated tax payments and amounts applied from the prior year's return
    • Amount paid with a request for an extension to file
    • Excess social security and tier 1 RRTA tax withholding
  • Report these payments and credits correctly on the taxpayer's return
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