Other Items Related to Publication 596
Publication 3, Armed Forces' Tax Guide
This publication covers the special tax situations of active members of the U.S. Armed Forces.
Publication 17, Your Federal Income Tax
This publication covers the general rules for filing a federal income tax return. It supplements the information contained in your tax form instruction booklet. It explains the tax law to make sure you pay only the tax you owe and no more.
Publication 54, Tax Guide for U.S. Citizens and Resident Aliens Abroad
This publication discusses special tax rules for U.S. citizens and resident aliens who work abroad or who have income earned in foreign countries.
Publication 501, Exemptions, Standard Deduction, and Filing Information
This publication discusses some tax rules that affect every person who may have to file a federal income tax return.
Publication 519, U.S. Tax Guide for Aliens
For tax purposes, an alien is an individual who is not a U.S. citizen. Aliens are classified as nonresident aliens and resident aliens. This publication will help to determine an individual's status and gives information needed to file returns.
Form 1040, U.S. Individual Income Tax Return
Annual income tax return filed by citizens or residents of the United States.
Form 1040A, U.S. Individual Income Tax Return
Annual income tax return filed by citizens and residents of the United States.
Form 1040EZ, Income Tax Return for Single and Joint Filers With No Dependents
Income tax return filed by certain citizens or residents of the United States.
Form 1040X, Amended U.S. Individual Income Tax Return
Used by individual taxpayers to amend prior year tax returns.
Form 2555, Foreign Earned Income
If you qualify, you can use Form 2555 to figure your foreign earned income exclusion and your housing exclusion or deduction. You cannot exclude or deduct more than your foreign earned income for the year.
Form 2555-EZ, Foreign Earned Income Exclusion
If you qualify, you can use Form 2555-EZ instead of Form 2555, Foreign Earned Income, to figure your foreign earned income exclusion. You cannot exclude more than your foreign earned income for the year.
Form 4868, Application for Automatic Extension of Time To File U.S. Individual Income Tax Return
A U.S. citizen or resident files this form to request an automatic extension of time to file a U.S. individual income tax return.
Form 8814, Parents' Election To Report Child's Interest and Dividends
Parents use this form to report their child’s income on their return, so their child will not have to file a return.
Form 8862, Information To Claim Earned Income Credit After Disallowance
Taxpayers file this form if their Earned Income Credit (EIC) was reduced or disallowed for any reason other than a math or clerical error for a year after 1996 and want to take the EIC and meet all the requirements.
Form 8867, Paid Preparer's Earned Income Credit Checklist
This form is used by paid preparers of federal income tax returns or claims for refund involving the earned income credit (EIC) who must meet the due diligence requirements in determining if the taxpayer is eligible for, and the amount of, the EIC.