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Forms and Instructions

Individual Tax Return
Instructions for Form 1040
Request for Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) and Certification
Request for Transcript of Tax Return

 

Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate
Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return
Employers engaged in a trade or business who pay compensation
Installment Agreement Request

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Amend/Fix Return
Apply for Power of Attorney
Apply for an ITIN
Rules Governing Practice before IRS

Private Foundation - Annual Accounting Period

A foundation must keep books, reports, and file returns based on an annual accounting period called a tax year.  A tax year is usually 12 consecutive months.  There are two kinds of tax years:

  • Calendar Tax Year
    This is a period of 12 consecutive months beginning January 1 and ending December 31; or
  • Fiscal Tax Year
    This is a period of 12 consecutive months ending on the last day of any month except December.

 


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