Index

A

Additional Medicare Tax, What's New for 2013, What's New, Employment Taxes, Additional Medicare Tax.
Advertising, Advertising expenses.
Amortization
Anti-abuse rule, Anti-abuse rule.
Anti-churning rules, Anti-Churning Rules
Atmospheric pollution control facilities, Pollution Control Facilities
Corporate organization costs, Costs of Organizing a Corporation
Dispositions of section 197 intangibles, Disposition of Section 197 Intangibles
Experimental costs, Research and Experimental Costs
Geological and geophysical costs, Geological and Geophysical Costs
How to deduct, How To Deduct Amortization
Incorrect amount deducted, Incorrect Amount of Amortization Deducted
Partnership organization costs, Costs of Organizing a Partnership
Pollution control facilities, Pollution Control Facilities
Reforestation costs, Reforestation Costs
Reforestation expenses, Reforestation Costs
Related person, Related person.
Research costs, Research and Experimental Costs
Section 197 intangibles defined, Section 197 Intangibles Defined
Start-up costs, Business Start-Up Costs
Starting a businesscosts, Starting a Business
Anticipated liabilities, Anticipated liabilities.
Assessments, local, Taxes for local benefits.
Assistance (see Tax help)
At-risk limits, At-risk limits.
Attorney fees, Legal and professional fees.
Awards, Achievement awards., Length-of-service award., Safety achievement award.

C

Campaign contribution, Political contributions.
Capital expenses, Capital Expenses, Capital versus Deductible Expenses
Capitalization of interest, Capitalization of Interest
Car allowance, Car allowance.
Car and truck expenses, Car and truck expenses.
Carrying charges, Carrying Charges
Charitable contributions, Charitable contributions.
Circulation costs, newspapers and periodicals, Circulation Costs
Club dues, Club dues and membership fees.
Comments on publication, Comments and suggestions.
Commitment fees, Commitment fees or standby charges.
Computer software, Computer software.
Constant-yield method, OID, Constant-yield method.
Contested liability, Contested liability.
Contributions
Charitable, Charitable contributions.
Political, Political contributions.
Copyrights, Patents, copyrights, etc.
Cost depletion, Cost Depletion
Cost of getting lease, Cost of Getting a Lease, Getting a Lease
Cost of goods sold, Cost of Goods Sold
Cost recovery, Cost recovery.
Covenant not to compete, Covenant not to compete.
Credit card convenience fees, Credit card convenience fees.

D

De minimis OID, De minimis OID.
Debt-financed distributions, Debt-financed distribution.
Definitions
Business bad debt, Definition of Business Bad Debt
Necessary expense, What Can I Deduct?
Ordinary expense, What Can I Deduct?
Section 197 intangibles, Section 197 Intangibles Defined
Demolition expenses, Demolition expenses or losses.
Depletion
Mineral property, Mineral Property
Oil and gas wells, Oil and Gas Wells
Percentage table, Mines and other natural deposits.
Timber, Timber
Who can claim, Who Can Claim Depletion?
Depreciation (see Cost recovery)
Development costs, miners, Development Costs
Disabled, improvements for, Barrier Removal Costs
Drilling and development costs, Intangible Drilling Costs
Dues, membership, Club dues and membership fees.

E

Economic interest, Who Can Claim Depletion?
Economic performance, Economic performance.
Education expenses, Education Expenses, Education expenses.
Elderly, improvements for, Barrier Removal Costs
Employee benefit programs, Employee benefit programs.
Employment taxes, Employment Taxes
Entertainment, Reimbursement of Travel, Meals, and Entertainment
Excise taxes, Excise taxes.
Experimentation costs, Research and Experimental Costs, Research and Experimental Costs
Exploration costs, Exploration Costs

G

Gas wells, Natural Gas Wells
Geological and geophysical costs
Development, oil and gas, Geological and Geophysical Costs
Exploration, oil and gas, Geological and Geophysical Costs
Geothermal wells, Intangible Drilling Costs, Mines and Geothermal Deposits
Gifts, nominal value, Gifts of nominal value.
Going into business, Going Into Business, Starting a Business
Goodwill, Goodwill.
Gross income, not-for-profit activity, Gross Income

H

Health insurance, deduction for self-employed, Self-Employed Health Insurance Deduction
Heating equipment, Heating equipment.
Help (see Tax help)
Home, business use of, Business use of your home.

I

Impairment-related expenses, Impairment-related expenses.
Improvements, Improvements
By lessee, Improvements by Lessee
For disabled and elderly, Barrier Removal Costs
Income taxes, Income Taxes
Incorrect amount of amortization deducted, Incorrect Amount of Amortization Deducted
Insurance
Capitalized premiums, Capitalized Premiums
Deductible premiums, Deductible Premiums
Nondeductible premiums, Nondeductible Premiums
Self-employed individuals, Self-Employed Health Insurance Deduction
Intangible drilling costs, Intangible Drilling Costs
Intangibles, amortization, Section 197 Intangibles
Interest, Forgone interest.
Allocation of, Allocation of Interest
Below-market, Below-Market Loans
Business expense for, Interest
Capitalized, Capitalized interest., Capitalization of Interest
Carrying charge, Carrying Charges
Deductible, Interest You Can Deduct
Life insurance policies, Interest on loans with respect to life insurance policies.
Not deductible, Interest You Cannot Deduct
Refunds of, Refunds of interest.
When to deduct, When To Deduct Interest
Internet-related expenses, Internet-related expenses.
Interview expenses, Interview expense allowances.

K

Key person, Who is a key person?
Kickbacks, Bribes and kickbacks.

L

Leases
Canceling, Canceling a lease.
Cost of getting, Cost of Getting a Lease, Getting a Lease
Improvements by lessee, Improvements by Lessee
Leveraged, Leveraged leases.
Mineral, Bonuses and advanced royalties.
Oil and gas, Bonuses and advanced royalties.
Sales distinguished, Lease or purchase.
Taxes on, Taxes on Leased Property
Legal and professional fees, Legal and professional fees.
Licenses, Government-granted license, permit, etc., Licenses and regulatory fees.
Life insurance coverage, Life insurance coverage.
Limit on deductions, Not-for-Profit Activities
Line of credit, Line of credit (continuous borrowings).
Loans
Below-market interestrate, Below-Market Loans
Discounted, Discounted loan.
Loans or Advances, Loans or Advances
Lobbying expenses, Lobbying expenses.
Long-term care insurance, Qualified long-term care insurance.
Losses, Limits on losses., Not-for-Profit Activities
At-risk limits, At-risk limits.
Net operating, Net operating loss.
Passive activities, Passive activities.

M

Machinery parts, Machinery parts.
Meals, Reimbursement of Travel, Meals, and Entertainment
Meals and entertainment, Meals and Entertainment
Meals and lodging, Meals and lodging.
Methods of accounting, When Can I Deduct an Expense?
Mining
Depletion, Mines and Geothermal Deposits
Development costs, Development Costs
Exploration costs, Exploration Costs
Mortgage, Mortgage., Expenses paid to obtain a mortgage.
Moving expenses, machinery, Moving machinery.

N

Natural gas, Natural Gas Wells
Nonqualifying intangibles, Assets That Are Not Section 197 Intangibles
Not-for-profit activities, Not-for-Profit Activities
Not-for-profit activity, gross income, Gross Income

O

Office in home, Business use of your home.
Oil and gas wells
Depletion, Oil and Gas Wells
Drilling costs, Intangible Drilling Costs
Partnerships, Partnerships and S Corporations
S corporations, Partnerships and S Corporations
Optional safe harbor method, Optional safe harbor method.
Optional write-off method
Circulation costs, Optional Write-off of Certain Tax Preferences
Experimental costs, Optional Write-off of Certain Tax Preferences
Intangible drilling and development costs, Optional Write-off of Certain Tax Preferences
Mining exploration and development costs, Optional Write-off of Certain Tax Preferences
Research costs, Optional Write-off of Certain Tax Preferences
Organization costs
Corporate, Costs of Organizing a Corporation
Partnership, Costs of Organizing a Partnership
Organizational costs, Business Start-Up and Organizational Costs
Original issue discount, Original issue discount (OID).
Outplacement services, Outplacement services.

P

Passive activities, Passive activities.
Payments in kind, Payments in kind.
Penalties, Prepayment penalty.
Deductible, Penalties and fines.
Nondeductible, Penalties and fines.
Prepayment, Prepayment penalty.
Per diem and car allowances, Per Diem and Car Allowances
Percentage depletion, Percentage Depletion
Personal property tax, Personal property tax.
Political contributions, Political contributions.
Pollution control facilities, Pollution Control Facilities
Prepaid expense, Prepayment.
Extends useful life, Prepayment.
Interest, Prepaid interest., Prepaid interest.
Rent, Rent paid in advance.
Prepayment penalty, Prepayment penalty.
Presumption of profit, Not-for-Profit Activities
Publications (see Tax help)

R

Real estate taxes, Real Estate Taxes
Recapture
Exploration expenses, Recapture of exploration expenses.
Timber property, Recapture.
Recordkeeping, Partnerships and S Corporations
Recovery of amount deducted, Recovery of amount deducted (tax benefit rule).
Refiners who cannot claim percentage depletion, Refiners who cannot claim percentage depletion.
Reforestation costs, Reforestation Costs, Reforestation Costs
Regulatory fees, Licenses and regulatory fees.
Reimbursements, Reimbursements
Business expenses, Reimbursements for Business Expenses
Mileage, Per Diem and Car Allowances
Nonaccountable plan, Nonaccountable Plans
Per diem , Per Diem and Car Allowances
Related persons
Anti-churning rules, Related person.
Coal or iron ore, Disposal to related person.
Payments to, Related person., Related person.
Refiners, Related person.
Unreasonable rent, Unreasonable rent.
Removal, Retired Asset Removal Costs, Barrier Removal Costs
Rent expense, capitalizing, Capitalizing Rent Expenses
Repairs, Repairs.
Repayments (claim of right), Repayments.
Research costs, Research and Experimental Costs, Research and Experimental Costs
Retiree drug subsidy, What's New for 2013, What's New

S

Sales taxes, Sales tax.
Section 179 expense deduction (see Cost recovery)
Self-employed health insurance deduction, Self-Employed Health Insurance Deduction
Self-employment tax, Self-employment tax.
Self-insurance, reserve for, Nondeductible Premiums
Sick pay, Sick and Vacation Pay
Standard meal allowance, Standard meal allowance.
Standard mileage rate, Car allowance. (see Business use of your car)
Standby charges, Commitment fees or standby charges.
Start-up costs, Business Start-Up and Organizational Costs, Business Start-Up Costs
Subscriptions, Subscriptions.
Suggestions for publication, Comments and suggestions.
Supplies and materials, Supplies and materials.

U

Unemployment fund taxes, Unemployment fund taxes.
Unpaid expenses, related person, Related person.
Utilities, Utilities.

V

Vacation pay, Sick and Vacation Pay

W

Wages
Property, Property
Tests for deducting pay, Tests for Deducting Pay
Welfare benefit funds, Welfare benefit funds.

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