Instructions for Schedule I (Form 1041) - Introductory Material

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Future Developments

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What's New

AMT tax brackets.   The threshold for the 28% AMT tax bracket increased to amounts over $182,500.

AMT exemption amount and phaseout.   The AMT exemption amount increased to $23,500. The exemption amount begins to be phased-out at amounts over $78,250 and is completely phased-out at $172,250.

Capital gains and qualified dividends.   For tax year 2014, the 20% maximum capital gains rate applies to estates and trusts with income above $12,150. The 0% and 15% rates continue to apply to certain threshold amounts. The 0% rate applies to amounts up to $2,500. The 15% rate applies to amounts over $2,500 and up to $12,150.

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