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The IRS Form 1116 is titled as 'Foreign Tax Credit' to be submitted to the Internal Revenue Service of United States of America. You can know more about your eligibility from the IRS official website.
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The following step by step instruction given below will guide on how to complete the IRS Form 1116
Step 1: Download the IRS Form 1116 from the official website of Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service.
Step 2: Open it using PDFelement by clicking the "Open File" button or drag and drop it to open directly.
Step 3: At the top of the form write your name and identifying number. Check any one of the boxes below which is appropriate for you. Write the name of the country of residence on the next field.
Step 4: Start filling Part I 'Taxable Income or Loss from Sources outside the United States'- is used to separate by country received the associated category income and associated direct and indirect expenses.
Form 1116 bottom of page 2 Part II—Foreign Taxes Paid or Accrued- is used to elect either the Taxes Paid or Accrued Method and then to list out the applicable foreign taxes eligible for the Foreign Tax Credit.
Form 1116 page 2 Part III—Figuring the Credit- is used to adjust the taxes Paid or Accrued for the loss carry back and loss carry forward of foreign taxes, adjust the taxes Paid or Accrued for the reduction or scale down in foreign taxes as a result of the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion and then to calculate the limiting factor, which if lower will override the actual scaled down taxes Paid or Accrued.
Form 1116 page 2 Part IV— Summary of Credits from Separate- Parts III-
Complete Part IV only if you must complete more than one Form 1116 because you have more than one of the categories of income listed above Part I.