IRS Form 1040 & Instructions

IRS Form 1040 is the standard form that is used to file annual personal income tax returns and also known as the long form. Any person who lives full time in the United States may use the 1040 tax form to file their personal income tax return. Other individuals with simpler tax situations can often use the short IRS form 1040A or the shortest IRS Form 1040EZ.

If you qualified these conditions then you must use 1040 tax form:

  • Income over $50,000.
  • Income from:
    • self-employment,
    • rents,
    • royalties,
    • state and local income tax refunds,
    • capital gains,
    • alimony, or
    • any other unconventional sources.
  • itemized deductions
  • income adjustments for:
    • alimony paid,
    • penalty for early savings withdraw,
    • contribution to Keogh, SEP and SIMPLE plans,
    • self-employment tax or health insurance,
    • Medical Saving Account deduction, and
    • moving expenses.
  • taxes from:
    • self-employment,
    • retirement plans,
    • tax on tips not reported to employer,
    • uncollected Medicare and social security tax,
    • lump sum distribution tax, and
    • household employment tax.
  • credits for:
    • general business,
    • foreign tax,
    • federal tax on fuels,
    • mortgage interest, and
    • prior year minimum tax.
  • additional taxes, credit or adjustments not listed.

Download this IRS Form 1040 in pdf fillable and printable format from here, get the IRS Form 1040 instruction from here and use it as a guide to help you fill out and complete the form. You can use Adobe Reader to fill out and complete the from and then print it or print it first continued with manual filling.

Where to File Form 1040

These Where to File addresses are to be used ONLY by TAXPAYERS AND TAX PROFESSIONALS FILING FORM 1040 during Calendar Year 2014.

Form 1040 addresses for taxpayers living within the 50 states
If you live in… And you ARE NOT enclosing a payment use this address and you ARE enclosing a payment use this address
Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia Department of the Treasury
Internal Revenue Service
Kansas City, MO 64999-0002
Internal Revenue Service
P.O. Box 931000
Louisville, KY 40293-1000
Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas Department of the Treasury
Internal Revenue Service
Austin, TX 73301-0002
Internal Revenue Service
P.O. Box 1214
Charlotte, NC 28201-1214
Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming Department of the Treasury
Internal Revenue Service
Fresno, CA 93888-0002
Internal Revenue Service
P.O. Box 7704
San Francisco, CA
94120-7704
Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin Department of the Treasury
Internal Revenue Service
Fresno, CA 93888-0002
Internal Revenue Service
P.O. Box 802501
Cincinnati, OH 45280-2501
Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts,
New Hampshire,
New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia
Department of the Treasury
Internal Revenue Service
Kansas City, MO 64999-0002
Internal Revenue Service
P.O. Box 37008
Hartford, CT 06176-0008

 

Form 1040 Addresses for taxpayers who are non-residents

If you live… Use this address if you ARE NOT ENCLOSING A PAYMENT Use this address if you ARE ENCLOSING A PAYMENT

A foreign country, U.S. possession or territory*, or use an APO or FPO address, or file Form 2555, 2555-EZ, or 4563, or are a dual-status alien

Department of the Treasury
Internal Revenue Service
Austin, TX 73301-0215
USA
Internal Revenue Service
P.O. Box 1303
Charlotte, NC 28201-1303
USA
 

Form 1040 Addresses for taxpayers who are permanent residents of Guam or the US Virgin Islands

If you are…
* If you live in American Samoa, Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, or the Northern Mariana Islands, see Pub 570.

 

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