Income Tax Form 1040A
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If you are not eligible to file form 1040EZ you don't always have to file the long form 1040, you can still file the simpler income tax form 1040A.
Form 1040A is a form that can be used for taxpayers with dependents and/or want to claim the more common tax credits.
Here a checklist for you to see if you can use form 1040A:
Types of income
Form W2 - wages and tips (unreported tips must be reported on form 1040)
Household employee earning less than $1700 but didn't get a form W2.
Form 1099-R - disability pensions, IRA distributions, pensions, and annuities
Form 1099-INT - interest income
Form 1099-OID - interest income
Form 1099-DIV - dividend income and capital gains distribution (if you have an amount in box 2b, 2c, 2d you must use form 1040)
Form 1099-G - unemployment compensation
Alaska Permanent Fund dividends
Form SSA-1099 - Social security benefits
Form RRB-1099 - Railroad retirement benefits
Adjustments and deductions to lower your taxable income
Student Loan Interest Deduction
Tuition and Fees
Child and Dependent Care Credit
Elderly or the Disabled Credit
Retirement Savings Contributions Credit (Saver’s Credit)
Child Tax Credit
Earned Income Credit
Additional Child Tax Credit
If you have a different type of income, or a deduction or credit that you might be eligible for that was not mentioned above, you need to file form
Here you can download:
2011 Form 1040A
2011 Form 1040A instructions
Updated January 10, 2012
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