Links to the IRS Tax Forms, Publications and eBooks

A full list of all IRS Forms can be found here

Form Description Instructions
1040 U.S. Individual Income Tax Return Instructions
1040A U.S. Individual Income Tax Return Instructions
1040EZ U.S. Individual Income Tax Return Instructions
Sch A Itemized Deductions Instructions
Sch B Interest and Ordinary Dividends n/a
Sch C Profit and Loss from Business Instructions
Sch C-EZ Net Profit from Business n/a
Sch D Capital Gains and Losses Instructions
Sch E Supplemental Income and Loss Instructions
Sch EIC Earned Income Credit n/a
Sch F Profit and Loss from Farming Instructions
Sch H Household Employment Taxes Instructions
Sch J Farm Income Averaging Instructions
Sch R Credit for the Elderly or the Disabled Instructions
Sch SE Self-Employment Tax Instructions
W-4 Employee’s Withholding Allowance Certificate n/a
W-4P Withholding Certificate for Pension or Annuity Payments n/a
W9 Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification Instructions

 

IRS Publications

Publication 1   Your Rights As a Taxpayer
Publication 3 Armed Forces’ Tax Guide
Publication 15 Circular E, Employer’s Tax Guide
Publication 15A Employer’s Supplemental Tax Guide
Publication 17 Your Federal Income Tax
Publication 51 Circular A, Agricultural Employer’s Tax Guide
Publication 54 Tax Guide for U.S. Citizens and Resident Aliens Abroad
Publication 80 Circular SS – Federal Tax Guide for Employers in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
Publication 225 Farmer’s Tax Guide
Publication 334   Tax Guide for Small Business
Publication 463 Travel, Entertainment, Gift, and Car Expenses
Publication 501 Exemptions, Standard Deduction, and Filing Information
Publication 502 Medical and Dental Expenses
Publication 503 Child and Dependent Care Expenses
Publication 504 Divorced or Separated Individuals
Publication 505 Tax Withholding and Estimated Tax
Publication 509 Tax Calendars
Publication 510 Excise Taxes (Including Fuel Tax Credits and Refunds)
Publication 514 Foreign Tax Credit for Individuals
Publication 515 Withholding of Tax on Nonresident Aliens and Foreign Corporations
Publication 516 U.S. Government Civilian Employees Stationed Abroad
Publication 517 Social Security and Other Information for Members of the Clergy & Religious Workers
Publication 519 U.S. Tax Guide for Aliens
Publication 521 Moving Expenses
Publication 523 Selling Your Home
Publication 524 Credit for the Elderly or the Disabled
Publication 525 Taxable and Nontaxable Income
Publication 526 Charitable Contributions
Publication 527 Residential Rental Property (Including Rental of Vacation Homes)
Publication 529 Miscellaneous Deductions
Publication 530 Tax Information for First-Time Homeowners
Publication 531 Reporting Tip Income
Publication 535 Business Expenses
Publication 536 Net Operating Losses
Publication 537 Installment Sales
Publication 538 Accounting Periods and Methods
Publication 541 Partnerships
Publication 542 Corporations
Publication 544 Sales and other Dispositions of Assets
Publication 547 Casualties, Disasters, and Thefts
Publication 550 Investment Income and Expenses (Including Capital Gains and Losses and Mutual fund Distributions)
Publication 554 Older Americans’ Tax Guide
Publication 555 Community Property
Publication 556 Examination of Returns, Appeal Rights, and Claims for Refund
Publication 557 Tax-Exempt Status for Your Organization
Publication 559 Survivors, Executors and Administrators
Publication 560 Retirement Plans for Small Business
Publication 570   Tax Guide for Individuals With Income from U.S. Possessions
Publication 571 Tax-Sheltered Annuity Programs for Employees of Public Schools and Certain Tax-Exempt Organizations
Publication 575 Pension and Annuity Income
Publication 583 Starting a Business and Keeping Records
Publication 587 Business Use of Your Home (Including Use by Day-Care Providers)
Publication 590-A Contributions to Individual Retirement Arrangements (IRAs)
Publication 590-B Distributions to Individual Retirement Arrangements (IRAs)
Publication 595 Tax Highlights for Commercial Fishermen
Publication 596 Earned Income Credit
Publication 598 Tax on Unrelated Business Income of Exempt Organizations
Publication 721 Tax Guide to U.S. Civil Service Retirement Benefits
Publication 901 U.S. Tax Treaties
Publication 907 Tax Highlights for Persons With Disabilities
Form 911 Request for Taxpayer Advocate Service Assistance
Publication 915 Social Security and Equivalent Railroad Retirement Benefits
Publication 925 Passive Activity and At-Risk Rules
Publication 926 Household Employers Tax Guide
Publication 929 Tax Rules for Children and Dependents
Publication 936 Home Mortgage Interest Deduction
Publication 939 General Rule for Pensions and Annuities
Publication 946 How to Depreciate Property
Publication 954 Tax Incentives for Empowerment Zones and Other Distressed Communities
Publication 957 Reporting Back Pay and Special Wage Payments to the Social Security Administration
Form 8839 Qualified Adoption Expenses
Publication 969 Health Savings Accounts and Other Tax-Favored Health Plans
Publication 970 Tax Benefits for Education
Publication 1212 Guide to Original Issue Discount (OID) Instruments
Publication 1345 Handbook for Authorized IRS e-file Providers of Individual Income Tax Returns
Publication 1544 Reporting Cash Payments of Over $10,000
Publication 4557 Safeguarding Taxpayer Data – A Guide for Your Business

Tax Publication & Instruction eBooks

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Instruction or Publication

Title

Revision Date or Tax Year

Posted

Instruction 1040

Instructions for Form 1040, U.S. Individual Income Tax Return

2015

1-11-2016

Publication 15

(Circular E), Employer’s Tax Guide

2016

1-6-2016

Publication 17

Your Federal Income Tax (For Individuals)

2015

1-6-2016

Publication 501

Exemptions, Standard Deduction, and Filing Information

2015

1-12-2016

Publication 525

Taxable and Nontaxable Income

2015

1-21-2016

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INDIVIDUALS

Form 1040 (2014)
US Individual Income Tax Return
Annual income tax return filed by citizens or residents of the United States.
Related: Instructions for 1040 (2014)
Form 1040 (2013)
US Individual Income Tax Return
Annual income tax return filed by citizens or residents of the United States.
Related: Instructions for 1040 (2013)
Form 1040 (2012)
US Individual Income Tax Return
Annual income tax return filed by citizens or residents of the United States.
Related: Instructions for 1040 (2012)
Form 1040 (2011)
US Individual Income Tax Return
Annual income tax return filed by citizens or residents of the United States.
Related: Instructions for 1040 (2011)
Form 1040EZ (2014)
Income Tax Return for Single and Joint Filers With No Dependents
If you file Form 1040EZ, you cannot itemize deductions or claim any adjustments to income or tax credits (other than the earned income credit).
Related: Instructions for 1040EZ (2014)
Form 1040EZ (2013)
Income Tax Return for Single and Joint Filers With No Dependents
If you file Form 1040EZ, you cannot itemize deductions or claim any adjustments to income or tax credits (other than the earned income credit).
Related: Instructions for 1040EZ (2013)
Publication 17 (2014)
Your Federal Income Tax
Explains the general rules for filing a federal income tax return.
Related: Publication 17 (2013)

BUSINESSES

Form 941 (2014)
Employer’s Quarterly Federal Tax Return (Revised January 2014)
For Employers who withhold taxes from employee’s paychecks or who must pay the employer’s portion of social security or Medicare tax (also known as Schedule B).
Related: Instructions for Form 941 (January 2014)
Form 940 (2014)
Employer’s Annual Federal Unemployment (FUTA) Tax Return
For employer’s who withhold taxes from employee’s paychecks or who must pay the employer’s portion of social security or Medicare tax.
Related: Instructions for Form 940 (2014)
Form 1099-MISC (2014)
Miscellaneous Income
File this form for each person to whom you made certain types of payment during the tax year. (See instructions for details.)
Note: Downloadable 1099 forms are for information only. Learn more about obtaining official scannable forms.
Related: Instructions for Form 1099-MISC (2014)
Form 1099-G (2014)
Certain Government Payments
Federal, state, or local governments file this form if they made certain types of payments. (See Instructions for details.)
Note: Downloadable 1099 forms are for information only. Learn more about obtaining official scannable forms.
Related: Instructions for Form 1099-G (2014)
Publication 15 (2014)
Employer’s Tax Guide
Explains your tax responsibilities as an employer (also known as Circular E).
Related: Publication 15 (2013)

 

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