Download free Excel Template for Schedule B Calculator. This template consists of calculations of taxable interest and ordinary dividends under Schedule B of Form 1040 and 1040A for the federal income tax.
Interests and dividend incomes received during the tax year are posted in Schedule B as per Federal Income Tax Laws.
It is not mandatory to file a Schedule B for taxpayer every year.
Note: A taxpayer requires filing the Schedule B only when they receive any interest and dividend above a certain threshold as prescribed by law.
What is Schedule B of IRS Form ?
Who needs to file Schedule B tax form?
According to IRS, you require to file Schedule B (Form 1040A or 1040).For the purpose of ease of understanding and avoiding mistakes, we have created an excel template Schedule B Calculator considering all the points.
About IRS Schedule B Calculator Excel Template
Once you download this IRS Schedule B Calculator template, you will find three sections, namely –
- Interest – Part I
- Ordinary Dividend – Part II
- Foreign Accounts and Trusts – Part III
1. Interests – Part I (Tax Schedule B)
Usually, all types of interest are subject for federal income tax except Interest earned on Series I and EE savings bonds issued after 1989.
Therefore, These interests include interest from bank savings accounts, investment in corporate bonds etc.
Form 1099 provides you a relevant details to fill in Schedule B.
Simply enter the relevant description as well as amounts in respective cells in Part I. It will automatically make subtotals with a predefine formula using the SUM Function.
As Interests earned on Series I and EE savings bond are not subject to federal income tax, it will deduct from the interest amounts.
2. Ordinary Dividends – Part II
Dividends refer to rewards in the form of cash or shares are given by a company to its shareholders. Similar to interests, if total dividends income exceeds a certain threshold, it is mandatory to file Schedule B.
Also, you need to report the dividends along with the name of the company that has paid dividends.
Enter the name of the organization/company paying the dividend and the amounts in Part II. The system will automatically subtotal the amount for you.
3. Foreign Accounts and Trusts – Part III
A taxpayer must complete Part III, if :
- has the taxable interest or dividends over $1,500;
- has a foreign account
- has received a distribution from, or were a grantor or a transferor to, a foreign trust.
Download and use Schedule B IRS Form Excel Template
Now, let us look into how to use this Schedule B IRS Form excel template. You should have Microsoft Office/ Microsoft Excel installed in your system.
Post installing Excel or Spreadsheet, download the zip file of this template, extract the template using WinRAR or 7Zip decompressing software. Once extracted, you can open the file using Excel and start entering data or customizing the template. You can change currency and fields but with caution.