Video instructions and help with filling out and completing 1041 Schedule I Instructions

Instructions and Help about 1041 Schedule I Instructions

Laws dot-com legal forms guide US income tax return for estates and trusts 1041 step 1 the IRS provides detailed instructions for this form in the following instructional guide details about the specific sections of the form are located on pages 17 through 37 the 1041 form is used by the fiduciary of a domestic descendants estate trust or bankruptcy estate in order to report the following income deductions gains losses and more for the estate or trust income either accumulated or held for distribution in the future or currently being distributed any income tax liability of the estate or trust employment taxes on wages paid to household employees step 2 the current form has an amended section e of form 1041 the box is now only used for the charitable trust described in section 49 47 a 1 step 3 for tax years beginning in 2011 the requirement to file a return for bankruptcy estate only applies if the gross income is at least $9,500 step 4 as of June 24 2011 a person filing a chapter 7 or chapter 11 bankruptcy estate return is now eligible for a six-month extension instead of a five-month extension step 5 in 2011 qualified disability trust can claim an exemption up to $3,700 and the exemption is no longer phased out step 6 consider the following reminders when completing this form review a copy of the will or trust as well as amendments and codicils the election to deduct state and local sales taxes has been extended through the tax year of 2011 you are encouraged to use form 1040 1 - V to accompany your balance of tax due on this form especially if your payment is made through check or money order if you're filing an amended return for an NOL carry back put NLL carry-back on the top of the page to watch more videos please make sure to visit laws comm