1040A Form

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1040A Form

In the United States, a simplified version of the 1040 Form on which a taxpayer lists his/her income. In order to be eligible to use the 1040A, the taxpayer must not itemize deductions, own a business, or exceed a certain ceiling on income. It is more complex than the 1040EZ Form, but it appeals primarily to new taxpayers who do not have dependents and cannot claim other credits.
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If you are eligible to claim the Saver's Credit, you should use Form 1040, Form 1040A or Form 1040NR.
This includes anyone who files a short form Form 1040A or 1040EZ).
People who are not other wise required to file an income tax return should file Form 1040A to receive the economic stimulus payment.
More information, including the necessary Form 1040A, is available at www.
15, 2008 (extended filing date of 180 days after leaving a combat zone) to receive the tax rebate in 2008; and (iii) file Form 1040A with the IRS (report the nontaxable combat duty pay on Line 40b of Form 1040A).
When filing Form 1040A for these purposes, individuals should write "Stimulus Payment" in the blank space at the top of page 1.
Form 1040A's Schedule 2, Child and Dependent Care Expenses for Form 1040A Fliers
The simpler Form 1040A and Form 1040EZ cannot be used.
19) This will affect federal income tax returns utilizing these forms: (1) Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Form 8863, Education Credits; (2) IRS Form 5695, Residential Energy Credits; (3) Schedule 2, IRS Form 1040A, Child and Dependent Care Expenses for Form 1040A Filers; (4) IRS Form 8396, Mortgage Interest Credit; and (5) IRS Form 8859, District of Columbia First-Time Homebuyer Credit.
Form 1040A with Schedule 1,2,3 and Earned Income Credit
The percentage of returns with interest and dividend income, supplemental income, farm income, capital gains income, itemizing, Keogh, self-employment income, estimated tax payments, married status, and using Form 1040 (rather than the simpler Form 1040A or Form 1040EZ) all increase as one moves from early to late filers.