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Federal Free Printable Form 8902 (Rev. September 2017) for 2018 Federal Alternative Tax on Qualifying Shipping Activities

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Alternative Tax on Qualifying Shipping Activities
Form 8902 (Rev. September 2017)

Form 8902 Alternative Tax on Qualifying Shipping Activities OMB No. 1545-0123 (Rev. September 2017) ▶ Attach to the corporation’s income tax return. Department of the Treasury ▶ Go to www.irs.gov/Form8902 for instructions and the latest information. Internal Revenue Service Name of corporation (common parent, if consolidated return) Employer identification number Name of subsidiary (if consolidated return) Employer identification number Part I Section 1354 Election or Termination A The corporation previously made a valid and timely section 1354 election effective for the tax year , 20 , and ending , 20 . beginning B The corporation is making a section 1354 election for this tax year and all succeeding tax years. C The corporation is revoking its election under section 1354(d)(1) for its tax year beginning , 20 , and ending , 20 . D The corporation’s election was automatically terminated under section 1354(d)(2) because the corporation ceased to be , 20 . a qualifying vessel operator effective Part II Other Information (see instructions) E Is the corporation a member of an electing group? . If “No,” skip item F and go to item G. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (1) How many corporations are in the electing group? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ▶ (2) Enter the number of vessels included under the election for the electing group . . . . . . . ▶ Yes No Yes No F If the answer to item E is “Yes”: (3) Does any member of the electing group have income from qualifying secondary activities or qualifying incidental activities? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . If “Yes,” attach to Form 8902 a worksheet that provides the information requested in item G for each such member of the electing group. G Enter the corporation’s gross income from: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ (a) Amount included in the 0.1% limit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ (b) Amount that exceeds the 0.1% limit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ (1) Core qualifying activities . . . (2) Qualifying secondary activities: (a) Amount included in 20% limit (b) Amount that exceeds the 20% limit (3) Qualifying incidental activities: H Gross income from qualifying shipping activities excluded from gross income on the corporation’s income tax return. Add lines G(1), G(2)(a), and G(3)(a) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ For Paperwork Reduction Act Notice, see separate instructions. Cat. No. 37711U Form 8902 (Rev. 9-2017) Page 2 Form 8902 (Rev. 9-2017) Part III 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Vessel Information Description Vessel name . . . . . . . IMO number . . . . . . . USCG VIN number . . . . . Flag . . . . . . . . . Date flagged . . . . . . . Vessel type . . . . . . . Vessel used in U.S. foreign trade? A . . . . . . . . . . . . . . B Yes No Percentage of U.S. ownership in the vessel . . . . . . . . . . . Yes No % 20 21 22 Yes No % Yes No % % Notional Shipping Income A 19 D Type of ownership (see instructions) . Type of vessel use (see instructions) . Date placed in service . . . . . Part IV 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 C B C D Dead weight tons . . . . . . . Net tons . . . . . . . . . . Enter the smaller of line 13 or 25,000 . Multiply line 14 by 0.004 . . . . . Subtract line 14 from line 13 . . . Multiply line 16 by 0.002 . . . . . Daily notional shipping income. Add lines 15 and 17 . . . . . . Days operated in U.S. foreign trade during the tax year . . . . . . . Multiply line 18 by line 19 Ownership percentage . Multiply line 20 by line 21 . . . . . . . . . . . . % % % % If any income from this vessel was excluded from gross income by reason of section 883 or otherwise, complete lines 23 through 27. Otherwise, skip lines 23 through 27 and enter the amount from line 22 on line 28. A 23 24 25 26 27 28 C D Add lines 23 and 24 . . . . . . Divide line 24 by line 25 . . . . . Multiply line 22 by line 26 . . . . Annual notional shipping income. Enter the amount from line 22 or line 27, whichever applies . . . . . . Part V 29 30 B Gross income excluded under section 883 or otherwise . . . . . . . Gross income from operation of vessel in U.S. foreign trade . . . . . . Alternative Tax Total annual notional shipping income (enter the sum of all columns of Part IV, line 28) . . . . . Alternative tax on qualifying shipping activities. Multiply line 29 by 35% (0.35). Enter here and on the “Other taxes” line of Form 1120, Schedule J, or Form 1120-F, Schedule J. Be sure to check the box for Form 8902 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ $ Form 8902 (Rev. 9-2017)
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2017 Form 8902

Form 8902 (Rev. September 2017)

2016 Form 8902

Form 8902 (December 2007)

Alternative Tax on Qualifying Shipping Activities 2015 Form 8902

Form 8902 (December 2007)

Alternative Tax on Qualifying Shipping Activities 2012 Form 8902

Form 8902 (December 2007)

Alternative Tax on Qualifying Shipping Activities 2011 Form 8902

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