This section could lead to the creation of a simple tax form, similar to the Form 1040EZ
, that people ages 65 and older could use even if they had income from Social Security, or distributions from annuities or retirement plans.
Lastly, the saver's credit is not available on the IRS' Form 1040EZ
Many people who were formerly able to file Form 1040EZ
may find that they are no longer eligible to use this short form.
Jackson Hewitt will offer free federal Form 1040EZ
filing at its Walmart kiosks throughout the tax season, and H&R Block's kiosks will do the same until February 29.
The free federal Form 1040EZ
offer, available at Jackson Hewitt's Walmart kiosk locations nationwide, includes up to two W-2's and is generally used by single or married taxpayers who claim no dependents and who do not itemize deductions.
In tax form 1040EZ
, all the "inputs" go into numbered boxes so the end user knows exactly where to put what information.
The simpler Form 1040A and Form 1040EZ
cannot be used.
Trained volunteers, who are certified by the IRS to prepare taxes, will help income-eligible participants prepare and electronically file: Form 1040 with Schedule A, B, EIC & R, Form 1040A with Schedule 1, 2, 3, & EIC and Form 1040EZ
A new refund option is now available for filers of Form 1040, Form 1040A, Form 1040EZ
, Form 1040NR, Form 1040NR-EZ, Form 1040-PR, and Form 1040-SS.
You cannot take the Credit for the Elderly or the Disabled if you file Form 1040EZ
For example, (1) the opportunity for Form 1040EZ
filers to enjoy faster refunds, as promised by the first release of the project that is to replace IRS's master files of taxpayer information, has been delayed for an additional 13 months and (2) schedule delays for the first release of the e-Services project will defer the provision of easy-to-use electronic products and services targeted at tax practitioners who inform, educate, and provide services to the taxpaying public.
Customers who file using form 1040EZ
, or have an adjusted gross income of $20,000 or less, can prepare and file electronically for free at Kinko's.