IRS Logo
Print - Click this link to Print this page

Filing Information for Individuals

1040 Central
1040 Central has been updated for the last few weeks of Filing Season 2014.

Electronic Return Preparation and Filing Options
Everyone can e-file, and everyone can e-file Individual tax returns for free

Free Tax Return Preparation for You by Volunteers
The IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance and the Tax Counseling for the Elderly Programs offer free tax help for taxpayers who qualify.

Publication 501, Exemptions, Standard Deductions, and Filing Information
Your guide for basic information like filing status, exemptions and claiming the standard deduction.

Should I itemize?
You should itemize deductions if your total deductions are more than the standard deductions amount. Also, you should itemize if you do not qualify for the standard deduction.

Where to File Paper Tax Returns - With or Without a Payment
Filing addresses for businesses, tax professionals and individual taxpayers for use during calendar year 2014.

Need More Time To File Your 2013 Tax Return?
Find out how to request an automatic extension of time to file a U.S. individual income tax return. Remember, this is NOT an extension of time to pay.

Filing Past Due Tax Returns
Understand how to file past due returns.

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 15-Sep-2014